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Upcoming Course Offerings

 

Jewish Studies

 

Course #

Course Title

Time

Days

Instructor

JWST 11001

Introduction to Jewish Studies

9:15-10:30am

TR

Kessler

 

Introductory exploration and examination of the diversity of Jewish life, culture, religion and society from antiquity to the present. 

JWST 30100

Jewish Women in the Modern World

12:30-1:45pm

TR

Kessler

Course explores the lives and experiences of Jewish women from diverse communities and traditions, in relation to a wide array of divergent cultural contexts within the modern world. 

JWST 40095

Hollywood and the Holocaust

11am-12:15pm

TR

Factor

This course will examine the history of how Hollywood, starting in the 1930s, dealt with the rise of Nazism and its impact on the Jews of Germany and of Europe. In addition, we will be dealing with the large numbers of Holocaust-related films that reached the movie houses starting in the late 1940s to the present.

HEBR 12102

Elementary Hebrew II

8:50-10:30am

MW

Kessler

HEBR 22105

Intermediate Hebrew II

2:15-3:30pm

MW

Kessler

 

 

LGBTQ Studies

 

Course #

Course Title

Time

Days

Instructor

LGBT 20020

Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

 

 

 

Introduction to the field of LGBTQ Studies, as well as an introduction to critical issues in LGBTQ lives. 

Section 1

2:15-3:30pm

TR

Vachon

Section 2

100% online

 

Vachon

LGBT 30095

LGBTQ Representations in Popular Culture

100% online

 

Vachon

Explore historical examples of lesbian, gay, queer, and transgender representations in books, films, television, and the media.

LGBT 40202

Queer Theory

12:30-1:45pm

TR

Vachon

Explores norms of gender and sexuality and how they are connected to structures of power and privilege.

 

 

Paralegal Studies

 

Course #

Course Title

Time

Days

Instructor

PLST 17007

Introduction to Paralegal Professional Ethics

2:15-3:30pm

MW

Paar Conroy

An overview of the legal system and the role of a paralegal professional. Includes legal terminology, types of laws, research, litigation, interviewing and office management. 

PLST 28001

Legal Research and Writing

2:15-3:30pm

TR

Peterson

In-depth analysis of the legal research process, development of legal writing skills, opportunities to utilize research and writing skills are integrated into the course. 

PLST 28004

Principles & Practice of Litigation

5:30-6:45pm

TR

Peterson

Provides an introduction to the rules of civil procedure, statutes of limitation, and discovery. Included in this course is a discussion of the role of the paralegal in preparation for litigation. 

PLST 35003

Health Law

100% online

 

Paar Conroy

Makes the student familiar with legal topics in the field of health care including federal and state statutes governing the health care industry in the United States. Specific topics include insurance, privacy, malpractice, fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, health records, labor law-related issues and clinical research. 

PLST 36792

Internship in Paralegal (ELR)

 

 

Peterson

Work experience under direction of supervising faculty member in the following entities: private law firms, legal service/legal aid offices, law departments or corporations and government agencies. 

PLST 38005

Tort Law

100% online

 

Peterson

Focus is on tort and personal injury law. Specific topics include intentional torts, negligent torts, strict liability, vicarious liability, product liability and business torts. Defenses to tort and product liability are also discussed. 

PLST 38006

Applied Legal Research and Litigation (WIC)

5:30-6:45pm

MW

Paar Conroy

Provides for intense case analysis and preparation of argumentative memorandum, including writing of factual memoranda, file summaries and advocacy letters. 

PLST 42708

Real Estate Law

3:45-5pm

MW

Peterson

Provides a general outlay of real estate law in the United States. Students will learn the substantive and procedural aspects of gaining and protecting property rights. Real estate contracts, financing, zoning, and landlord-tenant issues will also be covered. 

PLST 45401

Patent Law

100% online

 

Paar Conroy

Provides the student with an in-depth analysis of the law pertaining to patents, stressing the ability of the owner to protect their rights through filing, registration and use. International issues concerning registration, use, and trade agreements are also covered. 

 

 

Religion Studies

 

Course #

Course Title

Time

Days

Instructor

REL 11020*

Introduction to World Religions*

 

 

 

A study of the religious impulse as it manifests itself in the plurality of beliefs, practices and institutions of the world religions. 

Section 1

100% online

 

 

Section 2

100% online

 

 

Section 3

9:15-10:30am

TR

 

Section 4

11am-12:15pm

TR

 

Section 5

12:30-1:45pm

TR

 

Section 6

100% online

 

 

Section 7

9:15-10:30am

MW

 

Section 8

11am-12:15pm

MW

 

REL 20121*

Moses, Jesus, and Mohammad*

 

 

 

An in-depth exploration of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, considering the circumstances of each tradition's beginnings, the influence of the identified founder, and the cultural diversities evident in the history of each of the distinctive religious traditions, as well as the inter-connectedness and influence of each of three religions upon the others. Course concludes with a consideration of the contemporary situations faced by the traditions, including their engagements with modernity and one another as global historic traditions in a changing world. 

Section 1

11am-12:15pm

TR

 

Section 2

100% online

 

 

* These courses satisfy the DIVG, ELR, and KHUM requirements.

 

 

Women's Studies

 

Course #

Course Title

Time

Days

Instructor

WMST 30000

Colloquium in Women’s Studies (DIVD)

100% online

 

Holt

A critical investigation of the position and category of women from a cross-cultural, historical and interdisciplinary perspective, with special emphasis on major themes and issues in women's studies. Issues including race, ethnicity and sexuality are addressed. (No pre-req required.)

WMST 30001

Feminist Theory

100% online

 

Holt

An examination of important historical and contemporary works of feminist theory and their influence on the development of feminist thought and practice in the United States and worldwide. Issues including race, ethnicity and sexuality are addressed. 

WMST 30095

Witches: The Monstrous Feminine

6:35-9:20pm

T

Holt

An exploration of how, and why, women have been represented as witches and with what repercussions. The course also examines how women have responded to such efforts.

WMST 30095

Internet Feminism

3:45-5pm

TR

Holt