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.

Spring 2024 Course Schedule

Last Updated: 07/21/2024 05:02AM

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 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
3:30PM - 4:50PM
Zinnia Mukherjee
4
Main Campus

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 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
Masato Aoki
4
Main Campus

ECON 145 - Economics of Sustainability and Resource Use

Introduces students to the economic theory of natural resource use and applies economics principles to issues related to sustainable development. Topics include "weak" versus "strong" sustainability, efficiency versus equity trade-offs in the analysis of policy options, corporate sustainability, and international trade's effects on economic growth and sustainable development.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/17 - 2024/05/08
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Zinnia Mukherjee
4
Main Campus

ECON 220 - International Monetary Systems

Introduces students to international monetary theory and policy. Examines the history and political economy of international monetary systems, the behavior of international financial markets, the balance of payments, exchange rates, financial crises, and the role of the International Monetary Fund. Emphasizes current events throughout the course.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
9:30AM - 10:50AM
Niloufer Sohrabji
4
Main Campus

ECON 225 - Political Economy of U.S. Capitalism

Analyzes contemporary U.S. capitalism through the prism of class, with emphasis on Marx's economic theory of class structures, surplus, exploitation, competition, contradiction, and crisis. Critically compares Marxian economic theory to neoclassical and Keynesian theories. Combines lectures and discussions, and develops critical thinking through critical writing.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
3:30PM - 4:50PM
Masato Aoki
4
Main Campus

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

Education

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 2024/01/18 - 2024/05/09
Thursday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Ellen Davidson
4
Main Campus

EDUC 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Janet Chumley
4
TBD

Environmental Forum

ENVI 200 - Environmental Forum

Provides a forum for different disciplines and interests to assess current environmental topics. Examines scientific, socioeconomic, and political aspects of environmental issues. Includes a service learning component and encourages interaction with local, regional and national environ- mental advocates. Students will develop applied research skills and make oral and written presentations.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 Emmanuel 2024/01/17 - 2024/04/10
Wednesday
6:30PM - 8:30PM
TBD
2
TBD

Exercise Science

EXSC 233 - Strength and Conditioning

Using National Strength and Conditioning Guidelines, this course provides the student with an introduction to key theories, concepts, and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance. Integration of lecture and lab activities in a seminar format will develop knowledge of and skill in neuromuscular fitness development.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Tim Hanway
4
Main Campus

EXSC 246 - Foundations of Exercise and Health

Class and lab introduce the student to the foundations of exercise that enhance health and prevent disease. Students learn to evaluate epidemiologic literature, studying factors that link lack of physical activity with the major chronic diseases of the present time.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Ling Xin
4
Main Campus

EXSC 246L - Foundations of Exercise and Health Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/17 - 2024/05/08
Wednesday
8:00AM - 10:50AM
Michael Welch
TBD
Main Campus
02 2024/01/17 - 2024/05/08
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Michael Welch
TBD
Main Campus
03 2024/01/19 - 2024/05/10
Friday
11:10AM - 1:50PM
Ling Xin
TBD
Main Campus

EXSC 361 - Exercise Assessment & Prescription

Class and lab familiarize students with the basic principles and practices of fitness assessment and exercise prescription for healthy individuals and those with controlled risk factors.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/09
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
Tim Hanway
4
Main Campus

EXSC 361L - Exercise Assessment & Prescription Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2024/01/22 - 2024/05/06
Monday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Ling Xin
TBD
Main Campus
03 2024/01/16 - 2024/05/07
Tuesday
2:00PM - 4:50PM
Tim Hanway
TBD
Main Campus
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