Summer Session 2022 Highlights

For a complete listing of courses and details for registering, view the full schedule on Campus Connection.

 

 Courses marked with a star fulfill a general education requirement at NDSU.

ACCT 102. Fundamentals of Accounting. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introduces financial statements and other accounting information to make personal and business decisions. Not available to majors and accounting minors in the College of Business Administration. Student may not have previously passed or be concurrently enrolled in ACCT 201. Starts June 14.

   ADHM 141. Tourism and International Travel Management. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Application of management principles and theories to tourism with emphasis on tourism components, recreational activities, international travel, and social, economic, and environmental impacts of the global tourism industry. This course provides fundamental knowledge of tourism impacts, global events and trends, destination management, tourist behaviors, and tourism marketing. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Global Perspectives. Registration closed for Summer 2022.
   ADHM 411. Food and World Cultures. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

An integrated approach to the study of foods and cultures. Food influences on demography, habitat, social traditions and settings, social status, religious beliefs, gender, and environmental considerations. History, concepts, and principles of cultures and cuisines.  F, S. Gen Ed: Humanities and Fine Arts | Cultural Diversity. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  ANTH 111. Introduction to Anthropology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introductory overview to anthropology, the holistic study of humans and the diversity of the human experience over space and time. Covers the major fields of anthropology: cultural and biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, applied anthropology. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

 ART 110. Intro to the Visual Arts. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Study and analysis of artistic methods and meaning in the visual arts; designed for non-majors.  Gen Ed: Humanities & Fine Arts. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  BIOL 100L. Non-Majors Biology Lab. 1 Credit. ONLINE.

Laboratory experience to introduce the application of the scientific method across a wide scale of biological topics, including molecular biology, the organism, evolution, and ecology. Science and Technology (Natural Science). Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  BIOL 111. Concepts of Biology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introduction to a wide range of biological topics, from the organism, ecology, and evolution to the cell, molecular biology, and genetics. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Natural Science). Starts June 14.

  BIOL 124. Environmental Science. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Ecological principles related to human cultures, resource use, and environmental alterations. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Natural Science) | Global Perspectives. Starts June 14.

  BIOL 126. Human Biology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Consideration of selected problems in human biology. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Natural Science). Starts June 14.

BIOL 150. General Biology I. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introduction to cellular and molecular biology, genetics, and evolution. Starts June 14.

BIOL 151. General Biology II. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

An introduction to the biology of living organisms and their interactions with each other and their environments. Examples primarily involve plants and animals, but include other groups of organisms as well. Prereq: BIOL 150Starts June 14.

  BIOL 220. Human Anatomy and Physiology I. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

An in-depth introduction to structure and function of human organ systems' cells, tissues, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, joints, muscle and muscular system, nervous tissue and nervous system, and the special senses. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Natural Science). Registration closed for Summer 2022.

BIOL 460/660. Animal Physiology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Can turtles really breathe through their butts?
Do some mammals really lay eggs?
Do some frogs really allow themselves to freeze solid in the winter?

If any of these animal questions interests you, then a course in Animal Physiology may be of interest to you. BIOL 460/660 (Animal Physiology) presents a broad overview of animal physiology and the fascinating ways in which animals have adapted to live across the globe. Animal physiology covers many aspects of organisms, from their subcellular structure and function to the whole-animal performance and abilities. Physiology encompasses all of the systems and functions that make life possible, from the day an animal is born until the day it dies. This course will deal with the physiological functions and structures of animals across all levels of organization (cells, tissues, organs, systems, organisms). We will especially highlight the uniqueness of animal physiology and some adaptations that have allowed animals to thrive in all sorts of environments. All content is delivered in an online, self-paced format to accommodate busy summer schedules. Starts June 14.

  CHEM 117. Chemical Concepts and Applications. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introduction to general and organic chemistry, with applications drawn from the health, environmental, and materials sciences. Prereq or Coreq: MATH 103, MATH 104 or MATH 107 or Math placement. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Starts June 14.

  CHEM 121. General Chemistry I. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Matter, measurement, atoms, ions, molecules, reactions, chemical calculations, thermochemistry, bonding, molecular geometry, periodicity, and gases. Prereq or Co-req: MATH 103 or MATH 107 or Math placement. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Starts June 14.

  CHEM 122. General Chemistry II. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Intermolecular forces, liquids, solids, kinetics, equilibria, acids and bases, solution chemistry, precipitation, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. Prereq: CHEM 121. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Starts June 14.

CJ/SOC 407/607. Deviant Behavior. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Analysis of the precursors, the processes, and the consequences of deviance in Western society. Prereq: SOC 110 or PSYC 111. Cross-listed with SOC 407.  {Also offered for graduate credit - see CJ 607.} Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  COMM 110 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Theory and practice of public speaking with emphasis on content, organization, language, delivery, and critical evaluation of messages. Gen Ed: Communications. Starts June 14.

  CSCI 114 - Microcomputer Packages. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

General introduction to computer concepts, operating systems, the internet, word processing, spreadsheets, database management and presentation software. Credit awarded only for CSCI 114 or CSCI 116, not both. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Technology). Starts June 14.

  ECON 105. Elements of Economics. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Study of demand and supply, competitive and noncompetitive markets, concepts of national income, unemployment, inflation, money, and fiscal and monetary policies. This course cannot be substituted for ECON 201 and ECON 202. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Global Perspectives. Starts June 14.

  ECON 201. Principles of Microeconomics. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Nature, method, and scope of economic analysis; economic scarcity, resources, specialization of labor; supply-demand analysis; production and cost analysis; product and resource market structures; distribution of income; international trade. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Global Perspectives. Starts June 14.

  ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Join us! Introductory macroeconomics will provide you an understanding of everyday topics we see on the news. The class will provide a basic understanding of topics about which economists advise everyone from local, national and world leaders to businessmen making decisions in board rooms around the world. In practical terms, we will discuss monetary and fiscal policy, international trade, what drives inflation and unemployment, and the government’s role in regulating and supporting business. It will be great! Not as interesting but important is the description from the bulletin: Aggregate income and employment analysis; business cycles, unemployment, inflation and economic growth; fiscal policy; money and monetary policy; the U.S. economy and the world economy. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Global Perspectives. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

EDUC 475/775. Reading in the Content Area. 2 Credits. ONLINE.

Introduction to the relevance and need for incorporating reading and developing reading skills in middle and high school classrooms. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  ENGL 120. College Composition II. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Advanced practice in reading and writing of various genres for different situations and audiences. Includes field research, collaboration, and visual communication. Prereq: ENGL 110 or placement. Gen Ed: Communications. Starts June 14.

  ENGL 321. Writing in the Technical Professions. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Intensive practice employing the conventions of professional genres to write about technology development and use for expert, business, and more general audiences. Prereq: ENGL 120, Junior standing. Gen Ed: Communications. Starts June 14.

  ENGL 324. Writing in the Sciences. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

The study and practice in written conventions of the sciences for academic, scientific, and public audiences. Prereq: ENGL 120. At least junior standing. Gen Ed: Communications. Starts June 14.

  ENGL 325. Writing in the Health Professions. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Study of and practice in language use and written conventions of the health professions for academic, scientific, and public audiences. Prereq: ENGL 120 and Junior standing. Gen Ed: Communications. Starts June 14.

  ENGL 358. Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Theory and practice for writing multiple genres in the humanities and social sciences. Prereq: ENGL 120, Junior standing. Gen Ed: Communications. Starts June 14.

  GEOL 105. Physical Geology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Study of the Earth as a physical body; its structure, composition, and the geologic processes acting on and within the Earth. Gen Ed: Physical Science | Global Perspectives. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  HDFS 230. Life Span Development. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Study of human growth and development throughout the life span. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  HDFS 242. Couples, Marriages and Families. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Study of the formation of relationships in varied contexts: examines the diversity of couples, marriages, and families that exists in our contemporary society. Emphasis will be on relationship health as well as barriers to relationship wellness. Gen Ed: Wellness. Starts June 14.

  HIST 101. Western Civilization I. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introductory survey of Western Civilization from prehistory to 1648, emphasizing major political, social, cultural, and intellectual developments. Gen Ed: Humanities & Fine Arts. Starts June 14.
  HNES 100 - Concepts of Fitness & Wellness. 2 Credits. ONLINE.
Facts about exercise and physical fitness. Gen Ed: Wellness. Starts June 14.
  HNES 111 - Wellness. 3 Credits. ONLINE.
Examination of personal lifestyle choices related to emotional, nutritional, and mental well-being. Gen Ed: Wellness. Registration closed for Summer 2022.
  HNES 217. Personal and Community Health. 3 Credits. ONLINE.
Study of vital personal and community health issues. Particular attention to current health facts, habits, and attitudes as they relate to home, school, and community. Gen Ed: Wellness. Starts June 14.
  HNES 250. Nutrition Science. 3 Credits. ONLINE.
Scientific principles of nutrition based on chemical structure and function of the nutrients. 3 lectures. Gen Ed: Wellness. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

IME 440/640. Engineering Economy. 2-4 Credits. ONLINE.

Capital investment decision foundation within the rules of general and project accounting. Analysis of benefits and returns against cost for engineering installation, operation, life cycle, and buy-rent-lease decisions. Prereq: Junior standing or IME major. Starts June 14.

IME 460/660. Evaluation of Engineering Data. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Design of engineering experiments and evaluations, curve fitting, regression, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, Taguchi methods in engineering design. Coreq: MATH 166. F, S. Starts June 14.

MATH 103. College Algebra. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Relations and functions, equations and inequalities, complex numbers; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations, and matrices. Prereq: MATH 98 with a grade of C or higher or placement. Starts June 14.

  MATH 104. Finite Mathematics.  3 Credits. ONLINE.

Systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrices, linear programming, mathematics of finance, elementary probability and descriptive statistics. Prereq: MATH 98 with a grade of C or higher or placement. Gen Ed: Quantitative Reasoning. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

MATH 105. Trigonometry. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Angle measure, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, polar coordinates and applications. Prereq: MATH 103 or placement. Credit awarded only for MATH 105 or MATH 107, not both. Starts June 14.

MATH 144. Mathematics for Business. 4 Credits. ONLINE.

Mathematics of finance, linear programming and its applications in business, limits, continuity, derivatives, implicit and logarithmic differentiation, higher order derivatives, optimization and extrema, partial differentiation, extreme values of functions of two variables. Prereq: MATH 103MATH 107 or placement exam. Credit awarded only for MATH 144 or MATH 146, not both. Starts June 14.

  MATH 165. Calculus I. 4 Credits. FACE-TO-FACE.

Limits, continuity, differentiation, Mean Value Theorem, integration, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and applications. Prereq: MATH 105, MATH 107, or placement.  Gen Ed: Quantitative Reasoning. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

MATH 166. Calculus II. 4 Credits. FACE-TO-FACE.

Applications and techniques of integration; polar equations; parametric equation; sequences and series, power series. Prereq: MATH 165. Starts June 14.

MATH 259/265/494. Multivariate Calculus. 3 Credits. FACE-TO-FACE.

Functions of several variables, vectors in two and three variables, partial derivatives, surfaces and gradients, tangent planes, differentials, chain rule, optimization, space curves, and multiple integrals. Prereq: MATH 166. Credit awarded only for MATH 259 or MATH 265, not both. Starts June 14.

ME 221. Engineering Mechanics I. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Scaler and vector approaches to trusses, frames and machines, internal forces, friction forces, center of gravity, centroid, and moment inertia. Prereq: MATH 165. Starts June 14.

ME 222. Engineering Mechanics II. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, work energy, impulse-momentum, principles of conservation of energy and momentum. Prereq: ME 221MATH 166. Starts June 14.

ME 223. Mechanics of Materials. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introduction to stress, strain, and their relationships; torsion of circular shafts, bending stresses, deflection of beams, stress transformations. Prereq: ME 221. Starts June 14.

  PHIL 101. Introduction to Philosophy. 3 Credits. ONLINE.
Basic problems, concepts, and methods of philosophy. Gen Ed: Humanities & Fine Arts. Registration closed for Summer 2022.
  PHIL 216. Business Ethics. 3 Credits. ONLINE.
Many of the central moral issues of business, such as consumer rights, advertising, employee rights, and business competition, are examined in light of the major ethical theories, such as Utilitarianism, Kantianism, and Relativism. Gen Ed: Humanities & Fine Arts. Registration closed for Summer 2022.
PHRM 391. Patient Medication Experience with Psychotropic Medications Seminar: Helping Patients Navigate the Complexities of Mental Illness Treatments. 2 credits. ONLINE.
This 2 credit elective online asynchronous course will focus on medication experiences with psychotropic medications. It will equip healthcare providers to work with their patients to best optimize treatment and experience with these medications. Topics discussed include: patient medication experiences, helping patients to self-monitor, dealing with stigma, complex psychotropic medication pearls, and promoting medication adherence. Prereq: PHRM 170, an introductory drug information course or psychology course, or instructor permission. Starts June 14.

  PHYS 211. College Physics I. 3 Credits. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.

Beginning course for students without a calculus background. Includes basic principles of bodies at rest and in motion, fluids, vibrations, waves, sound and thermodynamics. Prereq: MATH 105 or higher. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  PHYS 211L. College Physics I Laboratory. 1 Credit. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.

Beginning course for students without a calculus background. Includes basic principles of bodies at rest and in motion, fluids, vibrations, waves, sound and thermodynamics. Prereq: MATH 105. Co-req: PHYS 211. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Registration closed for Summer 2022.

 PHYS 212. College Physics II. 3 Credits. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.

Second course for students without a calculus background. Includes electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Prereq: PHYS 211, PHYS 211L. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Starts June 14.

 PHYS 212L. College Physics II. 1 Credit. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.

Second course for students without a calculus background. Includes electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Prereq: PHYS 211, PHYS 211L. Gen Ed: Science and Technology (Physical Science). Starts June 14.

PHYS 252. University Physics II. 4 Credits. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.

Electric charge, field, potential, and current; magnetic field; capacitance; resistance; inductance; RC, RL, LC and RLC circuits; waves; optics. Prereq: PHYS 251 or ME 222. Coreq: MATH 166. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

PHYS 252L. University Physics II Laboratory. 1 Credit. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE.

Electric charge, field, potential, and current; magnetic field; capacitance; resistance; inductance; RC, RL, LC and RLC circuits; waves; optics. Coreq: PHYS 252. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

  POLS 220. International Politics. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Concepts, theories, and issues in international relations. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Global Perspectives. Starts June 14.

  PSYC 111. Intro to Psychology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Survey of the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Registration closed for Summer 2022. 

  PSYC 210. Human Sexuality. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Survey of biological, developmental, and psychological aspects of human sexuality. Prereq: PSYC 111. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Starts June 28.

  PSYC 212. Psychological Aspects of Drug Use and Abuse. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Examination of legal and illegal psychoactive drugs. Emphasis on psychological, physiological, and behavioral effects of these drugs and problems of drug abuse. Prereq: PSYC 111. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Starts June 14.

  SOC 110. Introduction to Sociology. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Introductory analysis of the nature of society, the interrelationship of its component groups, and the process whereby society persists and changes. Gen Ed: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

STAT 330. Introductory Statistics. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Frequency tables, histograms, probability, well-known probability distributions, one and two sample tests of hypotheses, confidence intervals, and contingency tables. Prereq: MATH 103, MATH 104 or MATH 107 or Math placement into MATH 105, MATH 146 or MATH 165. Gen Ed: Quantitative Reasoning. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

 THEA 115. World Film. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Wait. I can earn college credit by watching movies? 

You sure can. 

Explore critically acclaimed, culturally diverse films from around the world. This course examines how culture impacts artistic expression and storytelling. If you enjoy watching movies, THEA 115 is for you. Gen Ed: Cultural Diversity, Humanities & Fine Arts.  Registration closed for Summer 2022.

   WGS 110. Women and Gender Studies. 3 Credits. ONLINE.

Exploration of a range of social/domestic and global issues related to women; development of a feminist framework for thinking and writing about woman and gender. Gen Ed: Humanities & Fine Arts | Cultural Diversity. Registration closed for Summer 2022.

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