Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Fall 2020 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 05/30/2020 05:20AM

Public Health

PH 101 - Introduction to Public Health

This course provides students with the key concepts underlying public health as a system and social endeavor. It will explore pressing public health challenges, including communicable diseases, environmental health, social inequalities in health, health care, public responses to emergencies, and reduction of unhealthy behaviors such as smoking, drinking, and violence.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday

06:00PM-
07:20PM
N/A
Cherie Ramirez Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/03/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Felipe I. Agudelo Open 7 No 4.00 Main Campus

PH 201 - Introduction to Epidemiology

Consent of instructor required. Students will learn and apply basic concepts of epidemiology, using collaborative learning through project activities, case students, peer discussion, and independent research. Students will examine the impact of social conditions and identify factors that account for adverse health at the population level, and use epidemiology to promote positive health outcomes.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2020 -
12/11/2020
Friday

11:00AM-
02:00PM
N/A
Valerie Leiter Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

PH 261 - Plagues, Epidemics and Society

This course will broaden your knowledge of infectious diseases from a public health perspective. Public involves the identification of measures that work to improve the health of the population. Through and examination of infectious diseases we will examine the ways in which epidemics impact relationships among social institutions, cultures, groups and individuals. We will examine the history of infectious disease and the history of public health practice. Students are encouraged to study epidemics of their choice and will have the opportunity to present their research to the class.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Donna M. Cole Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PH 347 - Public Health Seminar

Consent of instructor required. Normally open only to senior public health majors. Addresses the history of public health, discusses the current fields of public health and offers the student the opportunity to explore and learn about employment and graduate opportunities through readings, video and film, guest speakers, field trips, presentations, and other activities.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
SL 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Valerie Leiter Open 4 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Philosophy

PHIL 123 - Symbolic Logic

Explores argument forms and the nature of validity and deductive reasoning, including proof procedures, truth tables, syllogisms, quantification, and predicate logic.

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01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
N/A
Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 131 - Biomedical Ethics

Examines moral questions concerning rights and responsibilities in professional biomedical relationships. Includes issues such as truth-telling, informed consent, privacy, confidentiality, patient self-determination, reproductive technologies, euthanasia, eugenics, and broader questions of justice in health care.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Diane Grossman Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 152 - Philosopy Through Literature and Film

Examines philosophical themes and issues found in major works of literature and film. Based on a realization that meaning and truth arise through reflection upon everyday lived reality, we explore how one lives, struggles, and creates meaning in one's search for identity, wholeness, and truth by examining works of literature and film through various lenses of critical analysis.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 237 - Philosophy of Mind

Explores the nature of human consciousness and the self. Focuses on the views of contemporary philosophers, psychologists, and Asian religious thinkers; readings include classical authors such as Descartes as well as contemporary philosophers such as Daniel Dennett.

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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Robb Edward Eason Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 246 - Who Am I How Do I Know

Explores philosophies from different cultural traditions and historical periods on the nature of the self and self-knowledge. Examines philosophical issues including the definition of personal identity, the existence of the soul, the mind-body relation, the role of society in defining the individual, and the limits to knowledge of the self.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 98 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 355 - Thesis

Consent of instructor required.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 100 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Physics

PHYS 103 - Great Discoveries in Science

Focuses on breakthrough ideas concerning the universal laws of nature, the origin and composition of the universe, the nature of matter, and the origin and evolution of life. Encourages learning through inquiry and cooperative strategies to foster an appreciation of the processes, accomplishments, and limitations of science. Weekly laboratory. Designed for non-majors.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 103L - Great Disc. in Science Lab

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 110 - Introductory Physics I

Teaches the fundamentals of physics for students with preparation in algebra and trigonometry. Topics drawn from mechanics, energy, torque, and momentum. Three hours or lecture, a three-hour laborator, and one-hour interactive problem-solving session per week.

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Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Michael P. Jordan Open 30 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 110G - Intro to Physics GIL

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

02:00PM-
02:50PM
N/A
Michael P. Jordan Open 30 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 110L - Introductory Physics I Lab

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01 09/04/2020 -
12/11/2020
Friday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Michael P. Jordan Open 3 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/04/2020 -
12/11/2020
Friday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Michael P. Jordan Open 11 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 114 - Fundamentals of Physics I

First course in Physics for science majors (calculus based). Concentrates on the subjects of mechanics: motion, mass, force, energy, momentum, and torque and static equilibrium. Additional material includes fluids and simple harmonic motion. Three hours of lecture, a one-hour, guided-inquiry learning session and a three hour lab per week. t.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday

09:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Phillip J. White Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus
LC 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday

09:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Phillip J. White Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 114L - Fundamentals of Physics I Lab

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Phillip J. White Wlst 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
TBA Wlst 0 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 150 - Research Experience

Students will have the opportunity to build research skills in the laboratory and theoretical sciences by becoming involved in active research projects in the Department of Chemistry and Physics. Undergraduate students in all majors are encouraged to participate.

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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Mariam N. Ismail Open 3 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

PHYS 231 - Classical Waves

Analyzes the physics of classical waves, specifically systems that exhibit oscillatory behavior and phenomena common to all waves, focusing on sound and light. Half-semester, 2-credit course, followed by PHYS 232 in the same time slot. Students may take PHYS 231 alone or together with PHYS 232. Three hours of lecture per week for the first half of the semester.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
10/26/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00AM-
09:50AM
N/A
Michael P. Jordan Open 10 No 2.00 Main Campus

PHYS 232 - Modern Physics

Introduces fundamental topics of 20th century physics, including special relativity, wave-particle duality, solutions of the Schrodinger equation in one dimension, and the formalism and postulates of quantum mechanics. Half-semester, 2-credit courses, following PHYS 231 in the same time slot. Students may take PHYS 232 alone or together with PHYS 231. Three hours of lecture per week for the second half of the semester.

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01 10/28/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00AM-
09:50AM
N/A
Michael P. Jordan Open 12 No 2.00 Main Campus

PHYS 250 - Research Project

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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Mariam N. Ismail Open 4 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

PHYS 331 - Thermodynamics and Kinetics

Treats in detail the states of matter and the laws of thermodynamics (with applications to chemical and phase equilibria and electrochemistry) and reaction kinetics and mechanisms. Three hours of lecture and a four-hour laboratory per week.

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Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

12:00PM-
12:50PM
N/A
Gina M. Mustata Wlst 17 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 331L - Thermodynamics & Kinetics Lab

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Gina M. Mustata Wlst 9 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Gina M. Mustata Clsd 7 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Gina M. Mustata Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 331P - Thermo & Kinetics Pre Lab

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Credits Location
01 09/04/2020 -
12/11/2020
Friday

02:00PM-
02:50PM
N/A
Gina M. Mustata Open 23 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 350 - Independent Study

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Mariam N. Ismail Open 6 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

PHYS 355 - Independent Study With Thesis Independent Study With Thesis

Consent of instructor required. Selection of a research project involving scientific literature search, followed by laboratory work required for solution of the problem. Results presented in a thesis and a poster presentation.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Phillip J. White Clsd 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 370 - Internship

4 or 8 sem. hrs. Provides a supervised professional experience off campus. Placement must be approved by the department. Includes a final oral presentation.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Rich W. Gurney Open 16 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 390 - Physics Seminar

Required of all physics majors completing PHYS 355 Includes instruction and preparation for technical writing such as a manuscript or senior thesis. Students will prepare and practice several oral presentations, culminating with a seminar on their independent study research open to the entire Simmons community. One hour per week.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Phillip J. White Open 14 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

Political Science

POLS 101 - Introduction to American Politics

Introduces students to the fundamentals of American government and analyzes important and controversial political issues. Through lecture, discussion, and readings, examines: the Congress, the presidency, the courts, voting behavior, political participation, interest groups, political parties, social movements, civil rights, and civil liberties. A special focus will be on applying theories to current events in American politics.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Aaron Rosenthal Open 26 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 102 - Introduction to International Politics

This course introduces students to major topics in international relations: power politics, IR theories of the origins of conflict, war, and cooperation, international trade and markets, international organizations and law, North-South relations, global environmental problems, the commons, globalization, and terrorism. The course will cover contemporary issues in interstate relations.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

12:00PM-
12:50PM
N/A
Abel D. Amado Open 34 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 103 - The Nature of Politics

Introduces political theory and its contributions to the study of politics by considering problems of citizenship in different regimes. Examines both classic texts of political philosophy (including Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Marx) and the writings and speeches of political actors (both real and in fiction and film).

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00AM-
09:50AM
N/A
Lena Zuckerwise Open 13 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 209 - The Politics of American Pop Culture

Exposes students to the relationship between popular culture and the United States. Focuses on various aspects of TV, the Internet, music, radio, and sports to show how the rise of the 'Political Celebrity' has taken hold of all aspects of American politics in the 21st Century.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Leanne Doherty Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 212 - Politics Unplugged: How Things Work in Massachusetts

Prepares students for direct involvement in the political process with legislators or nongovernment organizations involved in policy formation. Provides an overview of the Massachusetts political system through classroom study, speakers, and site visits. Focuses on 'hands-on' skills: oral briefings, political research, and writing for policymakers. This course is required for participation in the Lee Family Foundation internship program.

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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Kristina Racek Pechulis Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 219 - Gender and Politics

Introduces questions of how politics is gendered, and how gender is political. Explores the development of the contemporary feminist movement; what masculinity means today; how transgender politics have uprooted traditional understandings of gender; why marriage equality has come to define gay rights; how race and class are relevant to gender; and the possibility of gender equality in the United States.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Lena Zuckerwise Open 13 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 220 - International Organization and Law

This course looks at the development of international organizations and their role in the post-Cold-War era. The course analyzes both the problems and processes of international organizations through case studies of different interventions. Focuses on the United Nations and its role in resolving international conflict. The course studies the development and increasing scope of international law, including the issues of war crimes and right to protect.

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01 09/03/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Denise M. Horn Open 23 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 223 - Human Rights: The Basic Dilemmas

Examines the basic dilemmas surrounding the issue of human rights in international affairs since 1945. After an overview of the emergence of the 'human rights regime,' we will explore debates over the universality of human rights and over the proper way to define them (as civil, economic and social, and/or cultural). Case studies of human rights violations will highlight key policy choices that confront activists, citizens, and policymakers alike.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Denise M. Horn Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 227 - Food Policy

We will look at how the government influences what we eat by looking at a variety of policy and legislation, including dietary guidelines and public health, nutritional assistance programs, policies that affect food justice and insecurity, how laws and regulations for the environment affect food production, and laws regarding food retail, including location of retail outlets and calorie count requirements. We will look at how governmental laws, regulations and the decisions and actions of governments influence food production, distribution and consumption.

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Consent
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LC 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

09:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Kristina Racek Pechulis Wlst 0 No 3.00 Main Campus

POLS 228 - The War on Drugs

Explores the War on Drugs that has been waged in the United States over the last fifty years. In doing so, it focuses on the history and development of the war, considers its various consequences, evaluates its effectiveness, and analyzes current reform efforts.

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Consent
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LC 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

09:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Aaron Rosenthal Wlst 0 No 3.00 Main Campus

POLS 350 - Independent Study

Consent of department required. Open to students in political science wishing to do advanced work with a member of the department.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Leanne Doherty Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Lena Zuckerwise Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 390 - Senior Seminar

Offers an intensive study of a specific topic in political science. Required of all senior political science majors.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Lena Zuckerwise Open 23 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 590 - Senior Seminar

Offers an intensive study of a specific topic in political science. Staff.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Lena Zuckerwise Open 22 No 4.00 Main Campus

Psychology

PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychological Science

Surveys contemporary approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Covers topics from neurons to neuroses, including perception, memory, social interaction, personality, and mental disorders.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00AM-
09:50AM
N/A
Geoff Turner Open 34 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Geoff Turner Open 29 No 4.00 Main Campus
03 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
02:00PM
N/A
Rachel L. Galli Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 201 - Biological Psychology

Considers some of the ways behavior and experience are related to biological processes. Classroom and laboratory topics include brain structure and function, drugs and addiction, brain damage, sleep and consciousness, stress, memory and amnesia, and mental illness. Includes lectures and laboratory sessions.

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01 09/03/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Rachel L. Galli Wlst 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 201L - Biological Psyc Lab

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01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

04:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Rachel L. Galli Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

12:00PM-
01:50PM
N/A
Rachel L. Galli Wlst 2 No 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 203 - Research Methods in Psychology

An introduction to methodologies and statistical analyses used in psychological research, including surveys, observation, correlation, and experiments. Lectures and lab activities emphasize critical-thinking in the evaluation of scientific evidence.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
John Reeder Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 203L - Research Methods in Psychology Lab

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
John Reeder Wlst 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
N/A
John Reeder Open 2 No 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 220 - The Psychology of Gender

Explores the origins and implications of similarities and differences between women and men. Examines concepts of sex and gender as they relate to social roles, stereotypes, identity, mental health, and sexuality in social and cultural contexts.

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01 09/03/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Megan McCarty Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 231 - Abnormal Psychology

Explores the nature and dynamics of psychological disorders including anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, and addiction. Emphasizes the issue of individual psychological growth and the interrelationship of normal and abnormal phenomena.

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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Sarah Martin Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Gary Senecal Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 232 - Health Psychology

Explores the biological, psychological, and social factors related to health and illness. Includes discussion of the biological factors involved in prevention and treatment; the role of personal factors such as lifestyle choices, stress, addictions, and coping mechanisms; and social factors related to compliance and health care delivery.

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01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:30PM
N/A
Elizabeth Donovan Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
02:00PM
N/A
Elizabeth Donovan Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 235 - Developmental Psychology

Considers the theoretical approaches and methodological issues involved in understanding normative development from conception to adolescence. Examines the origins and progression of biological, perceptual, cognitive, social, and emotional systems, as well as the complex interactions among them, via lecture, discussion, demonstration, and observation. Childrearing and education implications are discussed.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Elaine Augustine Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 236 - Psychology of Adolescence

Provides a systematic analysis of adolescent and young adult development, focusing on gender and cultural issues as well as major theories of psychological and social development.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00AM-
11:50AM
N/A
Geoff Turner Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 237N - Life Span Development

Nursing major required, and students cannot have taken PSYC-235. Explores the development of the individual from birth to death using psychological theory and research. Stresses the interaction of social, cognitive, and biological factors in human development; the interaction between the person and the environment; and the transitions across the lifespan.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Elaine Augustine Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Elaine Augustine Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
03 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Elaine Augustine Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 243 - Cognitive Psychology

(Previously Memory, Thought, and Language) Examines the mental processes that underlie perception, attention, memory, language, and reasoning from the perspective of psychological theory, experimental findings, and everyday experience.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
John Reeder Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 244 - Drugs and Behavior

Explores the psychological, biological, and societal factors that influence drug use. Focuses on the neurochemical bases of drug action and the experimental paradigms used in studying the behavioral effects of drugs. Topics include illegal and legal drugs, including medications for mental illness.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Amanda Natalie Carey Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/04/2020 -
12/11/2020
Friday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Amanda Natalie Carey Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 255 - Special Topics

In Fall 2020, the course examines the trustworthiness of memory. Scientific readings address how forgetting creates gaps in memories and how false information can fill those gaps. We will also explore how cognitive research informs responses to fake news, both in detecting contradictions with knowledge and correcting memories after exposure to false information.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
LC 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

09:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Ruthann C. Thomas Wlst 0 No 3.00 Main Campus

PSYC 304 - Research in Personality

Consent of instructor required. Surveys the methods psychologists use to investigate personality. Topics include how theories of personality guide hypothesis development, research ethics and design, data collection and analysis, and the presentation of research findings. Students will gain direct experience in conducting a research project in personality psychology. Includes a laboratory component.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Gregory Feldman Clsd 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 304L - Research in Personality Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Gregory Feldman Clsd 0 Yes 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 308 - Research in Social Psychology

Consent of instructor required. Discusses research methods in social psychology and the application of social psychological findings to various human environments. Students will participate in conducting all phases of a research project from design to data collection and analysis.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Megan McCarty Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 308L - Research in Social Psychology Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Megan McCarty Open 3 Yes 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 336 - Childhood Psychopathology

Consent of instructor required. Considers issues related to psychopathology in children and adolescents and the causes of such disorders. Discusses theories, research, and therapies related to these conditions. Includes lectures, discussion, and research projects.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Sarah Martin Open 2 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 345 - History & Systems of Psychology

Consent of instructor required. Normally open only to seniors. Addresses the intellectual history of controversial themes that cut across the psychology curriculum, such as mind vs. body, nature vs. nurture, and normal vs. abnormal. Challenging readings reveal the basis for our modern theories and practices, highlighting the connections between other courses in the major.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
N/A
John Reeder Open 7 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 355 - Thesis

Consent of department required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Megan McCarty Open 9 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 380 - Fieldwork in a Psychological Setting

Consent of instructor required. Provides staff-supervised experience to seniors in a variety of service and research settings. Involves exposure to activities such as counseling, psychological testing, special education, human resources, interviewing, psychotherapy, and laboratory research.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Sarah Martin Open 11 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
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