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A nearly 50% discount is offered for summer courses.

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Courses from almost every department and level are available.

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Undergrad Summer Courses Offered

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    Art 101 Fundamentals of Art
    3
    An introduction to art. Emphasizing production of art through the exploration of design elements and principles; interpretation of art through cultural and historical context; investigation of nature and values of art. This course is for students with limited or no previous experience in art.
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    ART 400 Community Art
    3
    Students operate under the guidance of an art instructor to create works in any media characterized by interaction or dialog with the campus community in an effort to serve the needs of beautifying the campus.
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    Bus 343 Operations Management
    3
    A functional study of operational concepts as applied to managing the production of goods and services within a variety of environments such as profit, nonprofit, service and manufacturing-oriented organizations.
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    CEL 235 CEL Field Experiences I
    1
    An examination of the operational and administrative structures of the local congregation. The student will complete a guided, on-site analysis of a congregation, focusing especially on topics related to administrative structures, budgeting, vision/mission/goals, decisionmaking processes, participation levels, staffing and risk management.
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    CEL 335 CEL Field Experiences II
    1
    An examination of the educational ministries of the local congregation. The student will complete a guided, on-site analysis of a congregation’s educational efforts, focusing especially on volunteer recruitment and management, record-keeping, scope and sequence, evaluative efforts, teaching methodologies, participation levels and hoped-for outcomes.
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    CTA 153 Theatre History
    3
    A survey class that begins with ritual drama and selective Egyptian, Greek and Roman developments of dramatic form. It will include Medieval and Renaissance drama, Neoclassicalism, Romanticism, Realism and other twentieth century genres and styles as they occur in Western Europe and the United States. Contributions of selected Asian and African theatre forms and Native American dance drama will be also introduced.
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    CTA 211 Public Speaking
    3
    Students develop fundamental skills in the art of public speaking through the preparation and presentation of speeches designed for a variety of occasions, audiences, and situations. Skills of organization, delivery, and speech criticism developed.
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    CTA 333 Intercultural Communication
    3
    The study of cultural practices that influence the exchange of meaning between individuals and groups of differing cultural/racial backgrounds. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the uniqueness of cultures, the resulting variations in communication styles and preferences, and to provide strategies and skills for successful communication across cultures. Students will have a 20-hour lab requirement (outside of class) attached to the course.
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    Educ 424 Differentiated Instruction
    2
    The course will prepare teacher candidates to meet the diverse needs of ALL students, including the culturally diverse, gifted, at-risk, second language learner, and those with special needs, in inclusive educational settings. It will provide pre-service teachers an overview of special education and the federal laws which govern the education of these students today. Attention will be focused on the process of identifying the individual needs of students and creating effective teaching techniques to address those needs, primarily through the use of differentiated instruction.
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    Eng 201 Introduction to Literature
    3
    A general background in the reading, interpretation, evaluation and criticism of literature in various genres.
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    Eng 231 Studies in the English Language
    3
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    FINL 100 Financial Literacy I
    0.5
    Personal financial stewardship as it relates to students, specifically regarding the topics of budgeting, credit cards, student loans, and debt management. To be completed during a student’s first year at Concordia.
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    FINL 400 Financial Literacy II
    0.5
    Personal financial stewardship as it relates to students, specifically regarding the topics of budgeting, insurance and investments. To be completed during a student’s final year at Concordia.
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    Geog 202 World Regional Geography
    3
    This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the major regions of the world with emphasis on the increasing interconnectedness of people and places due to the influence of globalization on world trade, travel, communication, culture, and the natural environment.
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    Gero 499 Practicum
    3
    The practicum requires students to conduct programmatic research and implement an aging services project in their area of professional interest. Students must interview with and gain permission from the program director before enrolling.
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    GMC 290 Cross-Cultural Perspectives
    2
    This course provides for the practical application of Biblical principles for mission, offering cross-cultural perspectives and structures for lowering cross-cultural barriers and ethnocentric postures to make engagement and partnership successful in domestic or international mission. Students will actively participate in building cross-cultural perspective and reflection.
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    HHP 261 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
    2
    Intended to equip the student with sufficient knowledge and skill in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries common to athletic activities.
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    HHP 281 Health Topics: Drug Education
    1
    A course in the health topics series designed to develop and expand knowledge and skill to understand and address the issues of drug/substance use, misuse and abuse.
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    HHP 362 Internship in Coaching
    2
    An experience designed to provide opportunities to observe and work with a professional in a student's selected sport. The internship must be done in a sport other than the one chosen in HHP 322-327.
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    HHP 390 Internship in Recreation
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    HHP 391 Internship in Sport Ministry
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student's professional goals.
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    HHP 392 Internship in Fitness Studies
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    HHP 393 Internship in Senior Adult Fitness
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    HHP 394 Internship in Sport Communication
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    HHP 396 Internship in Recreation & Sport Management
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    HHP 397 Internship in Exercise Science
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    HHP 398 Internship in Community Health
    3
    A planned, supervised experience which integrates knowledge and practical experience in a setting appropriate to the student’s professional goals.
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    Mu 214 Jazz: An American Experience
    3
    An exploration of the fundamentals of jazz. Topics include jazz styles, eras, and musical forms; the experiences of American cultural identity and how this heritage shaped the development of jazz.
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    Psy 241 Child Psychology
    3
    Addresses the development of the child from conception to adolescence focusing on the physical, cognitive, social and personality development of childhood. Basic theories, research findings, and practical applications will be discussed.
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    Psy 324 Psychology of Exceptionality
    3
    This is a survey course which attempts to develop an understanding and appreciation for students with special needs. Characteristics of those with learning disabilities, physical challenges, behavioral disabilities, developmental delays, hearing and vision impairment, and giftedness are studied.
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    Psy 446 Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology
    1
    In-depth studies of individuals who live with mental illness will be conducted using auto-biographical accounts of their lives. Students will be required to use knowledge learned in all previous psychology courses (especially Psy 445) to participate in discussions and to complete assignments.
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    Psy 481 Internship in Psychology
    1
    The internship in psychology is a planned and supervised educational experience which integrates the knowledge and theory of psychology gained through course work with field experience. Students reflectively observe professionals in the field and participate in meaningful and appropriate ways in the work at hand.
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    Rel 121 History and Literature of the Old Testament
    3
    A historical and theological survey of the Old Testament era and the Old Testament writings with an emphasis on summarizing and communicating their major themes.
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    Rel 131 History and Literature of the New Testament
    3
    A historical and theological survey of the New Testament era and the New Testament writings with an emphasis on summarizing and communicating their major themes.
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    Soc 481 Internship in Sociology
    3
    The internship in sociology is a planned and supervised educational experience which integrates the knowledge and theory of sociology gained through course work with field experience. Students observe professionals in the field and participate as determined between the supervisor of that organization and the student. Students must contact the Office of Career Services to obtain the undergraduate internship/practicum packet and complete the required process.
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    SW 311 Social Work Internship I
    3
    Supervised instruction to acquire skills in social work practice and to test in a field setting social work principles and practices. Students spend approximately 135 hours during the semester in this experience.
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    SW 312 Social Work Internship II
    3
    A continuation of SW 311. Approximately 135 hours of supervised field experience.
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    Theo 210 Faith and Life
    3
    This course examines the implications of Lutheran Christian theology for an understanding of vocation at both the personal and corporate levels. The emphasis of the course is on the application to life of biblically based Lutheran theology. Topics to be explored will include, but will not be limited to: a survey of the Reformation era, the proper distinction between Law and Gospel, two-kingdoms theology, the priesthood of all believers, vocation, stewardship, ethics, and select contemporary issues in Christian theology.
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    Theo 252 Interpretation of the Gospels
    3
    Particular attention is given to developing interpretative skills and preparing devotions. This course focuses attention on the Gospels.
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    Theo 361 Christian Doctrine I
    3
    This course examines Lutheran doctrine and applies it to the work, worship, and life of the Christian community. The topics are the nature and authority of Scripture, the nature of God, creation, the nature of man under grace and law, and the person and the work of Christ.
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    Theo 362 Christian Doctrine II
    3
    This course examines Lutheran doctrine and applies it to the work, worship, and life of the Christian community. The topics are the Church’s mission and ministry, the means of grace (Word and Sacraments), the person and work of the Holy Spirit, justification, the Church, Christian living, predestination, and eschatology.
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    Theo 381 Christian Teacher’s Ministry
    2
    The course applies Biblical and theological principles of vocation, ministry, and the two kingdoms to the teacher of the church and the priesthood of all believers. Study of Scripture, standard historical documents, and current practice in calling, placement, and congregational life focuses on the identity of the teaching minister in parochial education and the Christian teaching in public and private education.