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Online Summer Courses – 2021

Most courses meet EMU Core requirements. If applicable, courses will indicate: CA Creative Arts, CC Cross-Cultural, CL Community Learning, HL History/Literature, NS Natural Science, and SB Social/Behavioral Science. 

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If you are a returning student who has a valid Royal User Login (MyEMU, Moodle, Gmail) you will register by selecting the Returning Student box above. (Detailed instructions on how to register)

$427 per credit hour

Federal financial aid is available in the summer to EMU students taking at least 6 credit hours.  The EMU financial assistance office will notify students registered for 6 credits or more of their summer financial aid eligibility by email.

Online Summer Courses

Lancaster Course (Face-to-Face)

Art 141: Drawing

Dates/Times: May 10- June 30, Meeting M/W afternoons May-June 1:30-4:30; except 5/31/20
Instructor: Peter Mollenkof
Core: CA
Course Description: This course is designed to develop confidence in drawing and build basic drawing and perceptual skills. A variety of drawing media, techniques and conceptual approaches will be used.

Undergraduate Summer Internships

Student is responsible to contact instructor to obtain permission to enroll and to arrange dates/times for the course. Completion is required by August 20, 2021 or as designated by the instructor and approved by the Registrar’s Office.

ACTG 481 Accounting Internship (1-3 SH)

Core: CL 
Instructor: Jim Leaman

Work experience designed to integrate practice and theory and to give accounting majors insight into current policies, procedures and problems in all types of organizations. Frequent consultation with and written reports to the faculty advisor guide the student’s experience. Travel and personal expenses are the student’s responsibility. Can be done during the summer. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis. This is highly recommended for accounting majors. Prerequisite: admission to the department and junior or senior standing; application at least
one semester in advance; and a department GPA of at least 2.7.

BUAD 481 Business Administration Internship (1-3 SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Jim Leaman

Work experience designed to integrate practice and theory, to give business administration majors insight into current policies, procedure, and problems in all types of organizations. Frequent consultation with and written reports to the faculty advisor guide the student’s experience. Travel and personal expenses are the student’s responsibility. Can be taken during the summer. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis. This is highly recommended for business administration majors. Prerequisite: Admission to the department, junior or senior standing, and a department GPA of at least 2.7. The internship director must approve the internship before it commences.

EDS 381 - Special Education PFE (2 SH)

Dates: May 10 - June 30 
Instructor: Carrie Martell
Additional Course Fee: $55

ECON 481 – Economics Intership (1-3 SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Jim Leaman

Work experience designed to integrate practice and theory, to give economics majors insight into current policies, procedure, and problems in all types of organizations. Frequent consultation with and written reports to the faculty advisor guide the student’s experience. Travel and personal expenses are the student’s responsibility. Can be taken during the summer. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis. This is highly recommended for economics majors.  Prerequisite: Admission to the department, junior or senior standing, and a department GPA of at least 2.7. The internship director must approve the internship before it commences.

FIN 481 - Finance Internship (1-3 SH)

Instructor: Jim Leaman

LEAD 281 - Leadership Practicum (1 SH)

Core: CL
Faculty: Jim Leaman

This is an opportunity for students to explore leadership and gain limited practical experience in an organizational or team setting. Students will log at least 40 contact hours and complete some reflective written reports. Travel and personal expenses are the student’s responsibility. Can be taken during the summer. Graded on a Pass/Fail basis. Prerequisites: Sophomore+ status and EMU Cum. GPA 2.0 or better. (must apply one month in advance to secure placement.

LEAD 481 – Leadership Internship (1 - 3SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Jim Leaman

Work experience designed to integrate practice and theory, to give LEAD majors insight into current policies, procedure, and problems in all types of organizations. Frequent consultation with and written reports to the faculty advisor guide the student’s experience. Travel and personal expenses are the student’s responsibility. Can be taken during the summer. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis. This is highly recommended for LEAD majors. Prerequisite: Admission to the department, junior or senior standing, and a department GPA of at least 2.7. The internship director must approve the internship before it commences.

MKTG 481 – Marketing Internship (1 - 3SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Jim Leaman

Work experience designed to integrate practice and theory, to give marketing majors insight into current policies, procedure, and problems in all types of organizations. Frequent consultation with and written reports to the faculty advisor guide the student’s experience. Travel and personal expenses are the student’s responsibility. Can be taken during the summer. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis. This is highly recommended for marketing majors. Prerequisite: Admission to the department, junior or senior standing, and a department GPA of at least 2.7. The internship director must approve the internship before it commences.

PE 203a – Coaching Practicum (1 SH)

Instructor: Roger Mast

This practicum provides an on-the-job learning experience for students. A supervised placement is secured in a coaching role in a local youth sports or educational program. This course is not available for first-year students.

PE 210a – Sophomore Practicum – KES (1 SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Carleen Overacker

This individualized course provides exposure for kinesiology and exercise science minors in professional adult fitness or sports medicine settings. A volunteer position is secured in a related agency for fifty clock-hours of involvement.

PXD 431 -Peacebuilding and Development Practicum (1-3 SH)

Instructor: Timothy Seidel

A practicum provides PXD majors (and minors by permission) opportunities for practical off-campus experience in settings related to the field. Local and global placements, including the possibility of an international practicum placement through the International Peacebuilding and Development Practicum (IPDP) program, may be pursued in coordination with the student’s advisor. 

RSM 211 - Sophomore Practicum (1 SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Joohyun Lee

This is an opportunity for majors to explore involvement in the fields of recreation leadership and sport promotion, youth ministry, or kinesiology and sport science. A seasonal-level employment or volunteer position will be secured, with a suggested clock-hour involvement of fifty hours. Options include working in a university or high school athletic department, counseling at a summer camp, high school or university athletic training operation, or a physical therapy or adult fitness facility. Assignments will include several reflective exercises asking the student to explore characteristics of the profession and personal suitability to the field.

RSM 411- Senior Internship (4 SH)

Core: CL
Instructor: Joohyun Lee

This course is the culminating professional development experience for recreation leadership and sport studies majors. The involvement consists of a pre-professional or entry-level position in a related organization or agency, preferably emphasizing the student’s specialty or concentration. The time commitment is a minimum of 10 weeks and 200 hours. Assignments include a personal journal, a time log, and various reflective pieces asking the student to apply theory to practice, and evaluate personal suitability to the field. An on-site supervisor conducts monitoring and evaluation, with an EMU faculty assigned as institutional liaison. Prerequisites: Senior status and departmental approval.

VACA 491 – VACA Internship (1-3 SH)

Instructor: Cyndi Gusler

Provides students with an opportunity to integrate their and practice by working in a professional art/media/design-related environment. Student will work on site at a professional business that matches the student's interests and major. Students will learn professional practices as they experience real world work. Consultation with and reporting to the faculty advisor guide the student's experience. Grading is on a Pass/Fail basis. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. 

Graduate Summer Courses

Graduate programs at EMU also offer summer courses. See programs with summer courses below.

Summer Peacebuilding Institute - To register contact Janelle Myers-Benner.
Eastern Mennonite Seminary
MA in Education

While every effort is made to insure that the information contained in this schedule is correct, the university reserves the right to make changes in the courses offered and in other information contained herein. The university reserves the right to cancel courses or programs or to combine class sections when insufficient enrollment occurs.

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