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.

Summer 2022 Course Schedule

Last Updated: 11/28/2022 08:04PM

Health Care Administration

HCA 509 - Health Care Finance I

This course presents basic concepts of finance and financial management in health care organizations. Along with the subsequent course HCA 534, this course is intended to prepare student competence in the basic business principles and analysis approaches that relate to keeping the health care organization financially viable. The main concepts covered include financial statement analysis, capital budgeting, using debt financing, product costing, and decision analysis techniques. In the course, students will utilize case analysis; excel spreadsheet modeling and short papers.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Gary Gaumer
3
TBD

History

HIST 371 - Seminar in Early American History

Consent of department required. Enrollment normally open only to juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Topics vary each year. Focuses on varied developments in New England, the Middle Colonies, and the South during the 17th and 18th centuries, with special attention to political institutions, social structure, race relations, and gender roles.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/16 - 2022/06/27
Monday, Wednesday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Jessica Parr
4
TBD

HIST 571 - Seminar in Early American History

Studies the development of a new society and culture in British America from the settlement of Jamestown in 1607 through the War for Independence. Focuses on varied developments in New England, the Middle Colonies, and the South, with special attention to political institutions, social structure, race relations, and gender roles.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/16 - 2022/06/27
Monday, Wednesday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Jessica Parr
4
TBD

Health Professions Education

HPED 540 - Curriculum Development, Program Design, and Evaluation

This course introduces students to research-based frameworks and processes for designing and evaluating a post-secondary curriculum in the health professions. The course leads students through a team-based simulated process of designing a new curriculum or degree program, including collecting, analyzing, and using external and other needs assessment data to inform design; developing program learning objectives, a curriculum map, and a sustainable, comprehensive evaluation plan; and course development and sequencing. The course also addresses issues such as incorporating high-impact practices, integrating inclusive practices, alignment with professional standards, meeting accreditation requirements, and working with a variety of stakeholders.20 Sep 2020 3:49 PM Kasha Williams

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
5:00PM - 7:50PM
Jennifer Herman
3
TBD

HPED 661 - Applied Statistics I

This first course in a 2-part statistics sequence is a fast-paced introduction to applied statistics. The overarching goal of the course is to provide students with the ability to identify the appropriate statistical method for their data, perform the analysis (using statistical software), and interpret the output in the context of the problem. A secondary goal of the course is to provide students with the ability to confidently critically analyze research literature.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/07/06 - 2022/08/22
Monday, Wednesday
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Dolores Wolongevicz
3
TBD

HPED 671 - Proposal Extension

Students who are not able to complete a dissertation proposal in CNBH or HPED 670 Proposal Development may take one additional semester of Proposal Extension, which is a non-credit-bearing course. The student will receive a grade for the Dissertation Proposal course only after successfully defending the proposal. Registration for this extension will result in an additional fee equal to one credit.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Dolores Wolongevicz
TBD
TBD

HPED 690 - Dissertation

During this course, the student will complete the research and pass an oral defense of the dissertation. Students enter this phase when ready for data collection, meaning that a written dissertation proposal has been defended, approved, and revised, if needed, and all IRB permissions have been obtained. The six credits for this course are generally spread over two semesters.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Dolores Wolongevicz
4
TBD

HPED 699 - Dissertation Extension

If the dissertation is not defended after the completion of the allotted dissertation credits and the student has exhausted the 48-credit program of study, the student will be required to register for 1 credit per semester of Dissertation Extension for each semester of continuation. This fee is beyond the 48 credits assigned to the PhD program. Such students will register for CNBH 699-Dissertation Extension each semester until the dissertation is successfully defended and following time limits as defined in the HPED Handbook.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Dolores Wolongevicz
TBD
TBD
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