General Education Course Offerings

Summer 2014

HIST352: History of Women (Blended)
Instructor: Sheri Wenger
Dates: Tuesday, April 29 – July 29
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Course description: Our understanding of American history is more complete when we consider it through women’s experiences. This course moves through the chronology of American history to study how women from various social classes and ethnic groups have contributed to the economic, political, social, and intellectual development of this nation. (3 semester hours in History). Required Textbook: None

REL223: World Religions
Instructor: Glen Roth
Dates: Wednesday, April 30 – July 30
Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Course Description: A historical and comparative study of the great religions of the world in order to understand values and meaning in specific cultural settings. The religions are evaluated at the level of their own claims and in light of biblical revelation. Special attention is given to a theology of religions, to emerging models of Christian witness to other religions, and to Christian theological development in the context of non-Christian religions.(3 semester hours in Cross Cultural). Required Textbooks: Global Gods, Exploring the Role of Religions in Modern Societies and Christianity and World Religions

THR320: Theatre & Justice
Instructor: Marion Wood O’Sullivan
Dates: Wednesday, April 30– July 30
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Course description: Theatre is one of the many powerful tools used to address the issues of justice. This course will explore the use of theatre in responding to matters of justice, the theatre artists and collectives striving to create change as well as each individual student’s own sense of justice and where their convictions lead them. Students will research and analyze various theatre artists and theorists who have and continue to attempt to transform and untangle the pain in this world in hope of inspiring their own responses to humanity and matters of justice. (3 semester hours in Fine Art credit).
Required Textbooks: Theatre of the Oppressed and The Intent to Live: Achieving Your True Potential as an Actor

WRIT150: Speech-Exploring Voice in Vocation
Instructor: Adam Jenkins
Dates: May 1 – July 31
Time: NA
Location: ONLINE
Course description: An introduction to oral communication with emphasis on helping the student increase competence as a communicator in interpersonal, small group, and public speaking contexts. EMU Lancaster’s Academic Advisor must determine Digital Competency and approve students for online courses (3 semester hours of speech credit). Required Textbook: The Public Speaking Project (PSP)

NRS345: Health Assessment (Blended)
Instructor: Andrea Petrokonis
Dates: Thursday, May 1 – July 31
Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Online/EMU Lancaster Classroom
Course description: (Note that this course will meet on select days per syllabus) The purpose of this blended course is to provide students with knowledge and skills in history taking and physical examination of healthy individuals. The information and skills that you will learn are required of a nursing baccalaureate curriculum. Required Textbook: Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking (11th ed.) (New, Rent, or Kindle)

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The cost for each 3 credit course is $960.00. Each credit costs $320. A technology of $25.00 per student per semester.

Payment can be mail by check, cash or money order and sent to:

Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster
P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster, PA 17605-0936
Attn: Sheryn Jerchau