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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.

Two six-week sessions are available:

Session 1: May 19 – June 27, 2014 (commuter students only)

Session 2: June 29 August 9, 2014 (residential program available)

*Indicates course has a prerequisite or language testing requirement.

Session 1

  • ARAB 101-00A. Elementary Arabic I (5 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Abdugafurov
  • First in a series of courses that develop reading, speaking, listening, writing, and cultural skills in Arabic.

  • ARTVIS 105-00A. Drawing and Painting I (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. T,Th
  • Moore
  • This course is an introduction to drawing and painting, developing skills in various techniques and attitudes.

  • CS 170-00A. Introduction to Computer Science I (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m.- 12:50 p.m. Daily. Lab TBA.
  • TBA
  • 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 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • Maddox
  • In this course, we learn the basic concepts and methods of microeconomics -- the study of how individual consumers and producers make their decisions and interact in markets, under conditions of perfect and imperfect competition.

  • EDS 305-00A. History of American Education (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • Cochran
  • This course will explore the history of American education from colonial to modern times.

  • EDS 310-00A. Classics of Educational Thought (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 1:00 - 2:20 p.m. Daily.
  • Cochran
  • Classics of Educational Thought is a chronological study of Western education philosophy from its roots in Hebrew, Greek, and Roman traditions to the present.

  • ENGCW 272- 00A. Introduction to Fiction Writing (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 1:40-5:00 p.m. TTh.
  • Schachner
  • A workshop in fiction where, after learning about and practicing craft, students will write and revise their own short stories and read/respond to those of others.

  • FILM 270-00A. Introduction to Film (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily. Evening screenings.
  • Reynolds
  • General aesthetic introductions to film as a narrative form, with selected readings in criticism and critical theory.

  • FREN 101-00A. Elementary French I (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • TBA
  • This beginning-level course uses an immersion method to teach French.

  • ITAL 101-00A. Elementary Italian I (5 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • TBA
  • This is the first course of the two-semester introductory sequence (Italian 101 and 102) that is taught with the new Italian Virtual Class interactive cultural text.

  • MATH 107-00A Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • Jacobson
  • Elementary methods for calculating probabilities along with the construction of statistical models.

  • MATH 111-00A. Calculus I (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Ettinger
  • Introduction to the derivative and limits, including motivation; differentiation of functions; the chain rule; applications of differentiation including max-min problems and related rate problems; antiderivatives and the definite integral.

  • MATH 112-00A. Calculus II (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Yang
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions; techniques of integration; numerical methods of integration; improper integrals; infinite sequences and series; polar coordinates.

  • PHIL 110-00A. Introduction to Logic (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Rodgers
  • The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the subject of logic, thereby enhancing the student¿s ability to reason and evaluate the quality of an argument.

  • PHIL 115-00A. Introduction to Ethics (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 1:00 - 2:20 p.m. Daily.
  • Pena-Guzman
  • Examine historical philosophical approaches to ethics, including virtue ethics, deontology, utilitarianism, as well as contemporary adaptations of these approaches. roductory course, we will read canonical and recent texts in ethics for their value in our contemporary sociopolitical lives, and a service-learning component will be essential to our process of inquiry .

  • POLS 110-00A. Intro to International Politics (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. 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.

  • REL 200R-00A. Religion and Contemporary Experience, Religion and Popular Cultures (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 2:30 - 4:45 p.m. MTW.
  • Laderman
  • This course will explore religion in American popular culture. Its focus will be on questions of definition ("what is religion?"), theories about religious life ("how do we study it?), and what data counts in the study of religion ("who distinguishes between true and false religion?).

  • SOC 101-00A. Introduction to General Sociology (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Shannon
  • This course will provide students with an overview of the sociological approach.

  • SOC 225-00A. Sociology of Sex and Gender (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • Simula
  • This course will introduce students to sociological approaches to understanding sex and gender, beginning with the idea that biological sex and socially constructed gender are distinct.

  • SPAN 101-00A. Elementary Spanish I (4 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 8:30 - 9:50 a.m. Daily.
  • TBA
  • This course helps students develop a basic ability to communicate in Spanish.

  • SPAN 201-00A. Intermediate Spanish I (3 hr)

  • May 19 - June 27, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Talaya-Manso
  • This course develops students' communicative abilities in Spanish as well as understanding of the cultural context in which the language is used.

Session 2

  • ARAB 102-00C. Elementary Arabic II (5 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Abdugafurov
  • Second in a series of courses that develops reading, speaking, listening, writing, and cultural skills in Arabic.

  • BIOL 120-00C. Concepts in Biology w/Lab (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily. Lab 12:00-3:00 TTh
  • Staff
  • The lecture and laboratory portions of this course will be organized around four modules that relate biology to current issues.

  • CS 171-00C. Introduction to Computer Science II (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • 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. The course will also introduce the basics of procedural programming with C.

  • DANC 229-00C. Introduction to Dance (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily
  • Radell
  • Introduction to Dance is an overview of dance as an expressive art form, a symbolic language, and an integral aspect of world cultures.

  • FREN 102-00C. Elementary French II (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • TBA
  • Building on material in French 101 or an equivalent first year course at the high school level, French 102 broadens the fundamental skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.

  • HIST 203-00C. The West in World Context (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Payne
  • This course will concentrate on the emergence and consequences of Europe¿s rise to and decline from global hegemony in the half millennium from 1500-2000.

  • ITAL 102-00C. Elementary Italian II (5 credits)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Staff
  • 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.

  • MATH 107-00C. Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • La Fleur
  • Elementary methods for calculating probabilities along with the construction of statistical models.

  • MATH 111-00A. Calculus I (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • Hulgan
  • Introduction to the derivative and limits, including motivation; differentiation of functions; the chain rule; applications of differentiation including max-min problems and related rate problems; antiderivatives and the definite integral.

  • MATH 112-00A. Calculus II (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00-11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Ettinger
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions; techniques of integration; numerical methods of integration; improper integrals; infinite sequences and series; polar coordinates.

  • MUS 116-00C. Popular Music in America (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 2:30 - 4:45 p.m. TWTh.
  • Clendinning
  • A survey of the history of popular music in the United States focusing on the years 1955-2000.

  • PHIL 100-00C. Basic Problems in Philosophy (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m.- 12:50 p.m. Daily.
  • McCarthy
  • This course is an introduction to philosophy as an everyday activity.

  • PHYS 116-00C. Introductory Astronomy w/Lab (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily. Lab, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. MW or TTh.
  • Ronning
  • A descriptive astronomy course with laboratory. The celestial coordinate system, ancient astronomy, light and telescopes, the solar system, the suri, stellar evolution, galactic astronomy, and cosmology.

  • POLS 100-00C. National Politics in the U.S. (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 2:30 - 4:45 p.m. MWF.
  • Gillespie
  • This course explores the origins, principles, structures, processes, and practices of American national government.

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

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 2:30 - 4:45 p.m. MWF
  • McGee
  • This is an introduction to the field of contemporary psychology.

  • SOC 101-00C. Introduction to General Sociology (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 2:30 - 4:45 p.m. TWTh.
  • Scott
  • This course will provide students with an overview of the sociological approach.

  • SOC 230-00C. Social Aspects of Health and Illness (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 1:00- 2:20 p.m. Daily.
  • Robbins
  • In this class students will study several areas of medical sociology.

  • SOC 245-00C. Individual and Society (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily.
  • Watson
  • This course provides an introduction to social psychology.

  • SPAN 102-00C. Elementary Spanish II (4 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 8:30-9:50 a.m. Daily.
  • TBA
  • This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. It is an integrated-skills course designed to promote basic communication in and with Hispanic communities and to heighten cultural awareness.

  • SPAN 202-00C. Intermediate Spanish II (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. Daily
  • Ostrom
  • This course is a continuation of Spanish 201 and is designed to further develop students' Spanish skills.

  • THEA 120-00C. Acting Fundamentals (3 hr)

  • June 29 - August 9, 2014
  • 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.