General Education at EMU Lancaster

Summer 2018

Summer registration opens Tuesday, February 6

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 on the right. (Detailed instructions on how to register can be accessed here)

If you have never taken a course with EMU and do not have login credentials you must select the New Student Link. If a course is full you will be added to the wait list. If you receive a message that you have not met a prerequisite for a course please contact Lisa Sauder.

Textbook list for Summer 2018

Online & Blended

Note: Read about our Information & Communication Technology: Requirements & Competencies
 

THR 320 L:  Theater and Justice  (3 credits, Online)
Instructor:
Marion O'Sullivan, MFA
Dates:
May 7 - August 17
Course description: Students explore the ability of theater to engage issues of social, economic, and political justice through an examination of various methods of performance. Special attention is paid to theater of advocacy.  

ART 321 L:  Survey of Western Art ( 3 credits, Online)
Instructor:  Hillary Nelson, MA
Dates: May 7 - August 17
Course description:  A thematic approach to the history and appreciation of Western art which examines the ways in which religious, social, political and philosophical concepts have been expressed in art. 
 

MATH 140 M:  Elementary Statistics (3 credits, Online) 
Instructor: Daniel Showalter, Ph.D.
Dates:  May 7 - August 17
Course description: This course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to understanding research. Topics include: correlation, normal distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. The spreadsheet program Excel is required and will be introduced and used throughout the course. 
Textbook Provided: Introduction to Statistics: The Online E-Book

CMUS 114 L:  Appreciating Music Making (3 credits, Online)
Instructor:  Ryan Keebaugh, D.M.A.
Dates:  May 7 - August 17
Course description: Focusing on experiential learning, this class introduces music from the insider’s perspective in order for students to explore creative processes involved in music making. Class content is organized topically, including notation systems, ensembles, composition, improvisation, music philosophies, film music, and music and worship from both Western and non-Western perspectives. Students will develop informed listening skills and cultivate an appreciation for the many contexts of music in our daily lives. Familiarity with music notation is not required. 
Required Textbooks: What to Listen for in Music and The Enjoyment of Music -
must be the ebook
.

BIOL 161 L:  Food and Population (3 credits, Online)
Instructor:  Dan Daneker, EdD
Dates:  May 7 - August 17
Course description: An examination of the biological and demographic aspects of the world food and population problems, including economic, political, ethical and theological contributions to the problems and solutions. Current international events that shape global food and population problems will also be addressed.

LIT 230 L:  Global Literatures III: 1800 to the Present (3 credits, Online)
Instructor:
Marti Eads, Ph.D.
Dates:
May 7 - August 17
Course description: Global Literatures III explores a selection of romantic, realist, modernist, post-modernist, and post-independence poetry, drama, fiction, and prose non-fiction. Although the course focuses on the Anglophone tradition, readings also reflect the emergence of a global literary
marketplace in the twentieth century and celebrate the contributions of various ethnic and
minority writers.
  

NRS 345 L:  Health Assessment (3 credits, Online) 
Instructor: Andrea Petrokonis, DNP
Dates:  May 7 - August 17
Course description: The purpose of this online 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’ Nursing Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking


WRIT 150:  Speech-Exploring Voice in Vocation (2 credits, Online)
Instructor: Emily Bryan
Dates:  May 7 - August 17
Course description: This course will build on the skills developed in College Writing for Transitions; particularly quality of thought, organization of ideas, and rhetorical strategies. Although it is a course that provides foundational skills transferrable to all disciplines, we will explore voice in vocation through the lens of our major disciplines. The speech assignments in this course, then, will provide opportunities for you to explore your calling, while also helping you develop the skills for effective, audience-oriented communication. The online version of this course requires students to demonstrate digital competency and be capable of submitting videos of speeches given in front of a live audience. Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.  E Textbook provided: The Public Speaking Project

Traditional Classroom

ART 141:  Drawing (3 credits, Daytime)  LANCASTER, PA LOCATION ONLY 
Instructor: Peter Mollenkof, MFA
Dates: Course will meet Monday &  Wednesday, May 7 - June 27
Time: 1:30pm– 4:30pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
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

MATH 140 L:  Elementary Statistics (3 credits, Evening)  LANCASTER, PA LOCATION ONLY 
Instructor: Ed Kane, MS
Dates: Thursdays,  May 10 - August 16
Time: 6:00pm– 9:00pm
Location: EMU Lancaster
Course description: This course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to understanding research. Topics include: correlation, normal distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. The spreadsheet program Excel is required and will be introduced and used throughout the course. 
Textbook Provided: Introduction to Statistics: The Online E-Book

Cost

The cost for each 3 credit course is $1185. Each credit costs $395. A technology fee of $50.00 per student per semester.

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

Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster
P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster, PA 17605-0936

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