Summer Course Offerings

Make the Most of the Vacation Season by Taking a Summer Course at CSE

The lazy days of summer are a great time for students to take a step closer to graduation by signing up for a course at the College of Saint Elizabeth.

Whether a student home for vacation, a CSE undergraduate, or a graduate student, the summer season is a prime time to concentrate on that difficult or hard to schedule class, to pick up additional credits needed to satisfy a requirement, to further professional development, or to simply learn something new.

CSE offers a wide selection of courses, many of which are offered online, that can help students move toward achieving that coveted degree. 

Non-CSE students must fill out a Continuing Studies application.

Classes fill up quickly! Registration is ongoing. Summer classes run May 20 through August 2.


Summer 1 Courses (5/20/2014 - 6/28/2014)

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AHS-101

Introduction to Allied Health Studies

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

This introductory course will provide students with an overview of the health care system and the skills they will need to work in this system. The course will look at the profession from a professional and personal perspective. Topics on the professional aspect will include: health care today, language of health care, the human body, personal and workplace safety, communication in health care settings, health care skills, business of health care and opportunities in health care professions. The areas of personal perspective will include all issues related to work-life balance and incorporating health practices in their lives which will enhance their quality of life.

BUS-607

Organizational Design & Development

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

This course is designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of the current theory and practice of organizational development, including its application, major interventions and their evaluation. Traditional perspectives of organizational development will be integrated with the emerging areas of quality of-work-life, organizational design,performance management and strategy.

BUS-375

Recruitment,Selection, & Placement

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: A

A systematic approach to the employment function of the Organization as a whole and the human resources department specifically. Topics include the planning, recruitment, screening, selection, employment, placement, and orientation of employees. Emphasis is placed on how the employment function can help an organization achieve its long range goals and objectives. The impact of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws and regulations on the employment function is discussed. Performance Appraisal and Training Management will also be discussed. Case studies are used to reinforce principles and concepts discussed in class. Prerequisite: BUS 320 Human Resource Management

CSE-230

Health&Wellness-Addctn:TwinkiestoTwitter

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

Designed for all students, this interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary team taught course is designed to provide students with some of the necessary knowledge and skills for living a healthier life. From the standpoint of two ot three disciplines, students will learn about the characteristics of emotionally health persons and interpersonal relationships, as well as the natures and importance of self-reflection and empathy. Students will also gain knowledge and experience concerning the importance of teamwork, conflict resolution, personal integrity and good character. Overall, they will develop an understanding of healthy decision-making, and how to live a healthier life. Meets CSE Essentials Element II Outcome 2.3 Prerequisite:(CSE110) 4 Credits

ED-681

Field Experience in Educational Technol

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

This course will provide both class and field experiences on types of technologies being used in education.This course examines instructional technology that is used for research, curriculum planning and implementation of instruction and also the impact of technology on instructional design.Students will be responsible for developing technology - integrated lessons in their content areas. Evaluationmodels will also be examined.

ED-651

Math & Science:Curriculum & Instruction

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: B

This course will examine the nature and development of mathematics and science curricula, strategies,materials, and computer applications.A particular focus will be on practical applications in educational environments. Instructional modes will include lecture, discussion, research and laboratory-based projects.

ED-651

Math & Science:Curriculum & Instruction

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

This course will examine the nature and development of mathematics and science curricula, strategies,materials, and computer applications.A particular focus will be on practical applications in educational environments. Instructional modes will include lecture, discussion, research and laboratory-based projects.

ED-625

Assistive Tech for Indiv w/ Multi Disab

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

Software options to address the learning needs of students with a variety of disabilities and curriculum levels will be examined, explored, and evaluated in this hands-on class. Students will learn to customize software for individual students. Prerequisite: ED 620.

ED-623

Assistive Technology Reading & Writing

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

Explores how hardware and software can enable students with reading and writing disabilities to achieve educational goals.Techniques for using computers in the learning process are examined, with hands-on experience in an Adaptive Technology Lab. Prerequisite: ED 620.

FN-217

World Foods*

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OL

A study of the food habits of the people of the world, including the economic, environmental and cultural influences affecting their nutritional status and their food patterns. Open to all students and fulfills the general education requirement for Interdependent World.

FN-609

Supervised Practice in Dietetics III

Credit Hours: 2.00 | Section: A

Supervised practice in dietetics continued from FN 607. Offered summer only. Supervised Practice includes 32-40 hours on site weekly.Weekly lecture seminar may be required. Includes a three full time week culminating experience. Pass/fail only. Offered summer only.

GST-605

Graduate Research Writing Seminar

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

This course offers guided practice in in advanced techniques of research, analysis, and synthesis, leading to research projects which adhere to the discourse rules of the student's field of study. Includes attention to APA documentation format.

JUS-241

Public Policy & Administration

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

This course introduces the student to major areas of public administration. These include the development and implementation of public-sector policy, regulatory action, budgeting, federalism as it relates to the policymaking process, agency law, and criminal-justice administration.

JUS-495

Intrnshp:Roxbury Police Department

Credit Hours: 2.00 | Section: A

In consultation with a faculty supervisor, the student selects an appropriate placement site and completes an internship project. Program Chairperson approval must be obtained in advance of scheduling an internship for course credit. To obtain such approval, the student must demonstrate that the project will provide experience and perspectives applicable to the field of justice studies. 1 - 4 credits.

JUS-620

Law and Legal System

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OL

This course provides foundational information, concepts, and ideas critical to the fields of law and the criminal justice system. Included will be basic understanding of the criminal and legal systems with a focus on the structure of government and procedural issues relating to the administration of justice. It is the intention of this course to give the student a basic understanding and appreciation of the impact of the legal system as it relates to the discipline of forensic science.

JUS-680

Investigation & Digital Evidence

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OL

This course reviews the most effective investigative procedures for identifying, collecting, preserving, and analyzing criminal evidence obtained from computers or computer networks. The technical and legal aspects of accumulating digital evidence maintained on, or transmitted by computers for use in solving crimes will be examined. The proper methods of preparing such evidence for use in a court of law will also be studied.

MATH-119

Elementary Statistics*

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: A

Descriptive statistics, single variable and bivariate data, probability distributions, binomial and normal distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, statistical inferences of more than one population, t-distribution, Chi-square distribution, and ANOVA. Applications in Business, social and behavioral sciences will be presented. Appropriate statistical software will be utilized.

MC-626

Ethical Issues

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OLC

This course explores the variety of approaches to ethics, the central concepts of some major philosophical and religious traditions in ethics and their significance for professionals. Major ethical challenges confronting the professional today are identified and discussed.

MC-626

Ethical Issues

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

This course explores the variety of approaches to ethics, the central concepts of some major philosophical and religious traditions in ethics and their significance for professionals. Major ethical challenges confronting the professional today are identified and discussed.

MC-626

Ethical Issues

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OLB

This course explores the variety of approaches to ethics, the central concepts of some major philosophical and religious traditions in ethics and their significance for professionals. Major ethical challenges confronting the professional today are identified and discussed.

MCHM-610.1

Multidiscipl Applic HCM:Psy/Soc Issues

Credit Hours: 1.00 | Section: TRIA

From the health care management perspective, students will analyze diverse workplace situations and develop appropriate leadership responses to ethical, psycho-social, and technological dilemmas. Learning methodologies include: case history, simulations,problem solving, and decision-making exercises. Note: This course is offered as three (3) one-credit courses.

MCHM-610.1

Multidiscipl Applic HCM:Psy/Soc Issues

Credit Hours: 1.00 | Section: A

From the health care management perspective, students will analyze diverse workplace situations and develop appropriate leadership responses to ethical, psycho-social, and technological dilemmas. Learning methodologies include: case history, simulations,problem solving, and decision-making exercises. Note: This course is offered as three (3) one-credit courses.

NURS-430

Special Topics in Nursing:

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

Topics of interest that are identified by faculty which reflects the current and future needs of the nursing profession. Topics will be determined by department faculty and will vary from semester to semester. Students can take up to 6 credits of nursing electives to meet program requirements. Students are not able to repeat the same courses for credit.

PHIL-331

Ethics in Health Care

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OLB

A course in two sections. The first is concerned with the nature of ethics as a philosophical discipline, and with the development of those fundamental principles which guide the moral person in making decisions involving ethical considerations. The second section will concentrate on situations encountered in the field of health care in which ethical decisions must be made, and will endeavor to facilitate the application of the principles through reading, reflection, and discussion. For nursing and gerontology students only: Satisfies Cluster 4 General Education requirement.Students majoring in Allied Health Studies may take PHIL331 for 4 credits. They must register at the Registrar's Office for credit adjustment.

PHIL-331

Ethics in Health Care

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OLA

A course in two sections. The first is concerned with the nature of ethics as a philosophical discipline, and with the development of those fundamental principles which guide the moral person in making decisions involving ethical considerations. The second section will concentrate on situations encountered in the field of health care in which ethical decisions must be made, and will endeavor to facilitate the application of the principles through reading, reflection, and discussion. For nursing and gerontology students only: Satisfies Cluster 4 General Education requirement.Students majoring in Allied Health Studies may take PHIL331 for 4 credits. They must register at the Registrar's Office for credit adjustment.

PS-105

American Politics & Government*

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

This course explores the origins, objectives, institutions, and evolution of U.S. politics and the American system of government. Politics in America will be studied and evaluated from both historical and contemporary perspectives. The increasing involvement of women, African-Americans, Latinas/Latinos, and other formerly marginalized groups in U.S. society will be explored. Current political campaigns and issues will receive significant attention.

PSY-100

Intro to Psychology*

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: A

This comprehensive introductory course will cover major concepts and topic areas of psychology including human and social science as well as biological or natural science approaches. Content areas will include research methodology, theoretical perspectives related to human development, personality, intelligence, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, biological psychology, learning and memory, and social behaviors. These content areas will be explored in the context of sociocultural diversity and the global nature of the discipline of psychology. Empirical findings related to diverse content areas will be explored.

PSY-224

ResearchII:Scientific Investigations

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: OL


PSY-320

Personality Theory

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

This course is a systematic examination in historical perspective of the major theories of personality, their empirical status, and their application in the field of psychopathology. Emphasis is on humanistic theories, psychoanalytic theories, trait theories and learning theories, including the work of Rogers, Allport, Maslow, Freud, Erikson, Jung, Cattell, Miller, Bandura, and Skinner. Theoretical and methodological issues facing personality theorists will also be discussed. The course is taught with consideration of sociocultural issues important to the field and students will also consider the practical applications of this area of psychology to their own personal and professional development. Prerequisite: Psy 100

PSY-340

Abnormal Psychology

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

A study of the major disturbances of thought, personality, and behavior including their symptoms, etiology, and treatment. Topics include neuroses, schizophrenia, affective disorders, organic brain syndromes, childhood disorders, psychosomatic disorders, alcoholism and drug abuse, and suicide. The course is taught with consideration of social justice and sociocultural issues important to the field and students will also consider the practical applications of this area of psychology to their own personal and professional development. Prerequisites: Psy 320 and Psy 331

PSY-660

Counseling & Spirituality

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

This course will introduce the major theories, methods, thinkers, and trends in the field of religion as they pertain to counseling. The first part of the course will concentrate on the theoretical and research areas of the field, with a specific focus on the role of spirituality in physical and mental health. The second part will focus on the integration of spirituality in the therapeutic context, covering such topics as conduction of a genogram with respect to spirituality and ways of incorporating spirituality into treatment planning. Prerequisite: PSY 633.

PSY-634

Counseling Theory & Methods II

Credit Hours: 3.00 | Section: A

A study of counseling as a formof professional assistance in problems of development and adjustment. Provides the basic skills necessary for effective interaction and communication in a variety of situations,with the emphasis on individual counseling. Includes practical experiences such as role playing,audiotaping, and videotaping, critiquing, and test interpretation. Research on the effectiveness of techniques andmodels of counseling will be emphasized.Prerequisite: PSY 633.

THEO-135

Ecology and Faith

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

This course is an introduction to the relationship between faith and ecology with particular emphasis on the Christian understanding of creation and human responsibility. Contemporary ecological issues will be considered in light of the Judeo-Christian scriptural tradition, ethics and spirituality. The place of ecology within other faith traditions will also be considered. Satisfies Cluster 4 General Education requirement.

THEO-195

21st Century and the Spirit of Charity*

Credit Hours: 4.00 | Section: OL

This course will explore various expressions of contemporary spirituality present in religious traditions and movements. Attention will be given to the relationship of spirituality to Christian service, justice and the life of prayer including meditation, contemplation and mysticism. Consideration will be given to charity as the goal of the Christian spiritual life through an examination of the importance of both direct service and advocacy in the life and thought of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Seton. Satisfies Cluster 4 General Education requirement.