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A nearly 50% discount is offered for summer courses.

Accommodating

Courses from almost every department and level are available.

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Undergrad Summer Courses Offered

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    Art 103 Drawing I
    3
    Foundation in the basic perceptual, expressive and design aspects of drawing; use of various black and white media and diverse subjects.
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    Art 145 Digital Imaging
    3
    Explores capturing, digitizing and editing images with an emphasis on meeting aesthetic and technical requirements of the graphic design industry. Students will learn to color-correct, manipulate, retouch, enhance and composite digital images.
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    Art 243 Ceramics
    3
    Cover a range of concepts, traditions and techniques that are specific to the discipline of ceramics. Projects will revolve around the topics of space, structure and form. Techniques and processes including hand building, surface treatment, wheel thrown techniques and glazes will be covered. Through making, skills will become more developed providing a higher sense of confidence with the medium while allowing for more control over objects and projects.
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    Bus 281 Business Communication
    3
    The intense study of business writing and speaking using audience analysis. Implications for organizational communication and structure are considered. Major assignments include writing letters and reports for targeted audiences, analysis of organizational rhetoric as related to those products, self-presentation and audience analysis in interview situations, and editing skills.
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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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    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 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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    ECTA 150 Basic Special Topics in English, Communication and Theatre
    1
    This course offers students the opportunity to take classes in special topic areas in writing, communication, and theatre. Courses are offered in rotation by faculty members with interest and experience in the special topic area. Topics announced in the semester before their offering.
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    EDUC 224 Teaching Exceptional Learners
    3
    Understanding and appreciation of learners with exceptional needs, knowledge of characteristics of those with disabilities and the gifted, providing inclusive learning environments. Emphasis on proven strategies and a variety of methods and resources to meet needs of learners who require special services, adaptations, or different approaches to learning. Disposition development focuses on strengths and needs of learners, the belief that all can achieve. Field experience required.
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    Educ 452 Early Childhood Program Organization and Management
    3
    Organizing, planning, managing, and evaluating programs for young children. Day care and preprimary programs are the concerns of this course. Field trips to various agencies pertinent to families with young children, and experiences with families will be required.
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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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    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 182 First Aid and CPR
    2
    Safety, prevention of injuries, and first aid and CPR procedures as outlined by the American Red Cross.
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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 298 Theory of Coaching
    2
    This course provides an overview of coaching sports. It is designed for the student to develop a coaching philosophy and understand coaching techniques, the importance of communication in various interactions, psychology of sports and athletic competition, logistical planning, physical development of athletes, and motivation in sports.
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    HHP 495 Legal Aspects of Exercise, Recreation, and Sports
    3
    Legal concepts and principles related to the administration, instruction, training and coaching of exercise, recreation and sport. Issues regarding personnel, facilities, equipment, transportation, medical aspects, liability, age and gender will be examined.
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    Math 122 Introduction to Statistics
    3
    The fundamentals of elementary statistics, data collection and analysis, probability, distributions, sampling, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression.
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    Psy 101 Introduction to Psychology
    3
    The course is a survey of psychology as a natural science and a social science. As a study of human behavior and the mind, the course examines current sub-areas of psychology with attention to neurology, the environment, situation and experience, and the self. Throughout the content, the course also considers how presuppositions in philosophy and theology intersect, integrate, and conflict with views on the human condition.
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    Psy 445 Abnormal Psychology
    3
    Reviews theories and methods which underlie the classification and study of as well as responses to abnormal behavior.
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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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    Sci 202 Science of Everyday Things
    2
    Lecture 1, Lab. 2. Study of the science of everyday things with special use of particle and wave models. Understanding and explaining a wide variety of common phenomena in our lives; weather, household items, color effects, radio, TV, electricity, athletics, heating and cooling, etc.
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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 251 Interpretation of Selected Pauline Epistles
    3
    Particular attention is given to developing interpretative skills and preparing devotions. This course focuses attention on selected Pauline Epistles.
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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.