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Six-Week Credit Courses

Emory Pre-College students may enroll alongside Emory undergraduates in a variety of  six-week undergraduate courses for credit.  Pre-College students will earn three or four hours of college credit for each of the following courses. 

Pre-College six-week students are subject to the same academic and attendance requirements as Emory undergraduates. This is the beginning of your college academic record, which includes a permanent college g.p.a. and college transcript.  This transcript will have to be submitted when you apply for college.

Two six-week sessions are available:

Session 1: May 18 – June 26, 2015 (commuter students only)

Session 2: June 29 August 7, 2015 (commuter students only)

*Indicates course has a prerequisite or language testing requirement.

Session 1

  • CS170-00A. Introduction to Computer Science I (4 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Daily / Lab (TBA)
  • La Fleur
  • This course is an introduction to computer science for the student who expects to make serious use of the computer in course work or research.

  • ECON 101-00A. Principles of Microeconomics (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Streeb
  • In this course, we learn the basic concepts and methods of microeconomics.

  • ECON 220-00A. Introduction to Statistical Methods (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Daily
  • Ginindza
  • The course covers basic statistical techniques, including regression, for analysis of economics and business data.

  • EDS 305 History of American Education (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily
  • Cochran
  • This course is a chronological study of American educational thought and practice from the European settlement to the present.

  • EDS 306W-00A. Philosophy of Education (4 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Daily
  • Cochran
  • This course is an exploration of philosophical questions regarding truth, good, right, and justice as they relate to education.

  • FREN101-00A. Elementary French I (4 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Staff
  • The course is conducted entirely in French. It is a beginning-level course designed to introduce students to reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the French language.

  • FREN 210-00A. French for Reading Comprehension (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 11:30a.m.-12:50p.m. Daily
  • Staff
  • Intensive basic grammar course with prose selections to develop only reading skills.

  • HEBR101-00A. Elementary Modern Hebrew I (5 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 11:30-a.m. 12:50 p.m. Daily
  • Yeglin
  • First in a series of courses designed to teach speaking, writing, reading, and comprehension of modern Hebrew.

  • ITAL101-00A. Elementary Italian I (5 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Muratore
  • From the first day of class, instruction is in Italian and students are encouraged to participate actively in the acquisition of integrated language skills.

  • LATIN 110-00A Intensive Latin (6 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Daily
  • Master
  • An introduction to the fundamentals of Classical Latin, covering the material normally taught in the first year of college-level Latin.

  • MATH 111-00A Calculus I (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00¿11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Hulgan
  • Introduction to the derivative and limits.

  • MATH 112-00A. Calculus II (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, and more.

  • POLS 208-00A. Political Science Methods (4 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 1:00-2:20p.m. Daily
  • Davis
  • Fundamental concepts and quantitative techniques of empirical political inquiry.

  • PSYC 110-00A. Introduction to Psychology I (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Edwards
  • The course has to do with the organization and operation of the nervous system as it pertains to behavior and its cognitive underpinnings.

  • SOC 101-00A Intro to Sociology (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 2:30-4:45 p.m. Daily
  • Gordon
  • This course is designed to provide a general survey of the field of sociology.

  • SOC 214-00A. Class/Status/Power (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 1:00-2:20 p.m. Daily
  • McMillan-Cotton
  • The course focuses on the nature, causes, and consequences of social stratification focusing on class, race, and gender.

  • SPAN101-00A. Elementary Spanish (4 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 8:30-9:50 a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • This course helps students develop a basic ability to communicate in Spanish.

  • SPAN201-00A. Intermediate Spanish I (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • This course develops students' communicative abilities in Spanish as well as understanding of the cultural context in which the language is used.

  • THEA 316-00A. Comedy (3 hr)

  • May 18 - June 26, 2015
  • 2:30-4:45 p.m. MWF
  • Evenden
  • Students will spend half their time on laughter and half on happy endings.

Session 2

  • BIOL120-00C. Concepts in Biology with Lab (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily / Lab 12:00-3:00 TuTh
  • Liepkalns (Lecture) / Cole (Lab)
  • The lecture and laboratory portions of this course will be organized around four modules that relate biology to current issues.

  • CS171-00C. Introduction to Computer Science II (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • La Fleur
  • A continuation of CS170. Emphasis is on the use and implementation of data structures, introductory algorithm analysis, and object oriented design and programming with Java.

  • DANC 229-00C. Introduction to Dance (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily
  • Radell
  • The course is designed to help students grasp a range of cultural, aesthetic, and bodily worlds from which dance is born.

  • FREN 210-00C. French for Reading Comprehension (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 11:30a.m.-12:50p.m. Daily
  • Staff
  • Intensive basic grammar course with prose selections to develop only reading skills.

  • HEBR101-00A. Elementary Modern Hebrew II (5 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 11:30-a.m. 12:50 p.m. Daily
  • Yeglin
  • First in a series of courses designed to teach speaking, writing, reading, and comprehension of modern Hebrew.

  • HIST 203-00C: The West in the World (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Payne
  • Examines the interaction of European cultures with other world cultures, and considers that interaction¿s impact both on the ¿West¿ and on those regions it sought to dominate.

  • HIST487WR-00C. The Soviet Gulag: Terror and Communism, 1918-1956 (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Daily
  • Payne
  • This class is an investigation of the most infamous symbol of Soviet Communism, its forced-labor camps¿the Gulags.

  • ITAL102-00C Elementary Italian II (5 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Ristaino and Porcarelli
  • This is the second course of the two-semester introductory sequence (Italian 101 and 102) that is taught with the new Italian Virtual Class interactive cultural text.

  • MESAS 125-00C. Introduction to Jewish Literature (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 11:30-a.m. 12:50 p.m. Daily
  • Yeglin
  • This course is based on a survey of the Modern Jewish literary canon and its most significant achievements over three continents.

  • MATH 111-00C Calculus I (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 11:30a.m.-12:50p.m. Daily
  • Hulgan
  • Introduction to the derivative and limits.

  • MATH 112-00C. Calculus II (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, and more.

  • PHYS116-00C. Introductory Astronomy w/Lab (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily | Lab, 2:30-5:30 p.m. MW or TTh
  • Bonning
  • A descriptive astronomy course with laboratory.

  • POLS 110-00C. Introduction to International Politics (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 Daily
  • Reiter
  • Introduction to analytical concepts, the nature of the inter-state system, the assumptions and ideas of diplomacy, and the determinants of foreign policy.

  • SOC 266-00C. Global Change (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 8:30-9:50 a.m. Daily
  • Amen
  • The course provides global perspectives on major institutions and conflicts.

  • SPAN102-00C. Elementary Spanish II (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 8:30-9:50 a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • It is an integrated-skills course designed to promote basic communication in and with Hispanic communities and to heighten cultural awareness.

  • SPAN202-00C. Intermediate Spanish II (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • This course is a continuation of Spanish 201 and is designed to further develop students' Spanish skills.

  • THEA 120-00C Introduction to Acting (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 7, 2015
  • 2:30-4:45 p.m. MWF
  • Owen
  • This course provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the basic skills of acting: warming up, voice and movement, improvisation, character development, script analysis, scene work and collaborating as an ensemble.