Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. Students and Faculty should log in to workday.simmons.edu and view the live course listings for the current semester. The current semester listings below are updated weekly. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Fall 2022 Course Schedule

Last Updated: 08/17/2022 03:00PM

Economics

ECON 100 - Principles of Microeconomics

Addresses debates about whether market capitalism provides the best institutional context for organizing the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Considers consumer and business behavior under various competitive conditions. Assesses the appropriate role for government policy in improving performance of market capitalism.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Masato Aoki
4
TBD
02 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
9:30AM - 10:50AM
Zinnia Mukherjee
4
TBD

ECON 101 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Examines how economy-wide consumption, saving, investment, trade, and government spending and taxation influence inflation, unemployment, and the economy's oscillation between prosperity and recession. Introduces alternative macroeconomic theories in terms of their analysis of how the economy works and the fiscal and monetary policies they support.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
Niloufer Sohrabji
4
TBD

ECON 231 - Money and Banking

Examines the U.S. monetary and financial systems, monetary theories, and monetary policy. Surveys theories of interest rates, theories of the interaction between the economy's monetary and productive sectors, and monetary policy. Places monetary theories within the context of broad economic debates. Tracks developments in monetary policy and financial markets, analyzing impacts on financial intermediation and the macroeconomy.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
2:00PM - 3:20PM
Masato Aoki
4
TBD

ECON 247 - Environmental Economics

Analyzes environmental problems and policies, with emphasis on the difficulties of measuring environmental costs and benefits. Considers pricing incentives vs. direct control approaches to regulating water pollution, air pollution, atmospheric change and acid rain, and the disposal of solid and hazardous wastes.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Zinnia Mukherjee
4
TBD

ECON 350 - Independent Study

Consent of department required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
TBD
8
TBD

ECON 370 - Internship

Consent of instructor required. Provides students with opportunities for workplace experience and supervised research projects that incorporate economic analysis.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Niloufer Sohrabji
8
TBD

ECON 393 - Econometrics

Introduces the quantitative measurement and analysis of actual economic phenomena using regression analysis. Uses regression techniques to describe economic relationships, to test hypotheses about economic relationships, and to forecast future economic activity. Constructs and tests economic models using a computer statistical package.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/12 - 2022/12/12
Monday
2:00PM - 4:50PM
Niloufer Sohrabji
4
TBD

Education

EDUC 156 - Schools in an Era of Change

Engages students in a range of issues and ideas that are part of the American educational scene, including schools as social organizations, special education, the role of technology in teaching, standardized testing, the philosophy and history of education, and the search for instructional excellence and equity in education. Requires fieldwork and computer use.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/07 - 2022/12/14
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Daren Graves
4
TBD

EDUC 346 - Learners With Special Needs

This course provides an overview of the major<br />areas of special needs and an examination of the<br />issues unique to the delivery of services to<br />learners with special needs, including assessment<br />strategies, equipment adaptation, materials and<br />parent/professional relations.  A major focus is<br />on language development and communication<br />problems.  An examination of theories of child<br />development is also a part of this course.<br />Fieldwork is required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/12 - 2022/12/10
Monday
10:00AM - 3:50PM

Saturday
10:00AM - 3:50PM

Sunday
10:00AM - 3:50PM
Ellen Davidson
4
TBD

EDUC 364 - Reading Methods

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/13
Tuesday
6:00PM - 8:50PM
Lisa Brooks
4
TBD

EDUC 388 - Fieldwork in Education

Consent of department required. Limited enrollment. Two full days a week of clinical experience in a private or public school classroom.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Janet Chumley
8
TBD

Exercise Science

EXSC 100 - Introduction to Exercise Science

Introduces the discipline of Exercise Science, including scientific foundations of the exercise science subdisciplines, professionalism, ethics, certification, licensure, employment opportunities.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/09 - 2022/10/31
Monday, Friday
2:00PM - 3:20PM
Tim Hanway
2
Main Campus

EXSC 110 - Form and Function in Resistance Exercise

Teaches students how to train each muscle group with both free weights and machines, how to take individuals through a 1 repetition max (RM) in various exercises, and how to assign reps and sets of exercises for specific training goals.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/11/04 - 2022/12/16
Monday, Friday
2:00PM - 3:20PM
Tim Hanway
2
Main Campus

EXSC 332 - Exercise Physiology

Studies the physiological and adaptive responses of the human body to acute and chronic exercise stress. Examines how exercise affects major organ systems across the spectrum of healthy and unhealthy populations. Laboratory uses a variety of exercise equipment to apply physiological concepts to exercise testing, prescription, and training.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Ling Xin
4
Main Campus

EXSC 332L - Exercise Physiology Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/09/12 - 2022/12/12
Monday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Ling Xin
TBD
Main Campus
02 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/13
Tuesday
2:00PM - 4:50PM
Alyssa Younker
TBD
TBD
03 2022/09/07 - 2022/12/14
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Tim Hanway
TBD
Main Campus

EXSC 362 - Kinesiology

The analysis of human movement based on anatomical and mechanical principles. Emphasis is given to the application of these principles for the understanding of human movement and performance.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/15
Tuesday, Thursday
8:00AM - 9:20AM
Michael Welch
4
Main Campus

EXSC 362L - Kinesiology Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 2022/09/08 - 2022/12/15
Thursday
2:00PM - 4:50PM
Alyssa Younker
TBD
Main Campus
03 2022/09/06 - 2022/12/13
Tuesday
2:00PM - 4:50PM
Michael Welch
TBD
Main Campus
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