Affordable

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 216 Advanced Drawing
    3
    Concentration on personal goals and directions developed in consultation with the instructor will be emphasized. May be repeated.
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    Art 315 Printmaking
    3
    Students learn to use selected printmaking techniques such as woodcut, etching, drypoint, aquatint, screen printing.
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    Art 316 Advanced Printmaking
    3
    Students repeating Printmaking for credit will select the process(es) they wish to pursue further.
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    Art 326 Advanced Painting
    3
    Continues Painting. Exploration of experimental painting techniques.
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    Art 426 Advanced Collage and Mixed Media
    3
    Continues Collage and Mixed Media. Concentrated study to develop competency in skills and expression.
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    Bio 244 Nutrition
    3
    A study of nutrients, their chemical structures, digestion, absorption and utilization in the body. The roles of nutrients, recommended allowances, their interactions and the results of deficiencies.
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    Bus 121 Financial Accounting
    3
    An introduction to the theory, language, and practice of accounting. Major components of the primary financial statements are examined. Emphasis on the uses of financial information.
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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 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 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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    Educ 430 School, Community and Parent Involvement
    2
    This course concentrates on the teacher’s role in building successful relationships between families, educators, schools and communities. Strategies for increasing respectful family–school partnerships that enhance children’s school success will be emphasized.
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    Educ 425a English as a Second Language (ESL) Instruction, Curriculum, and Assessment (Part 1)
    3
    This course introduces the student to the theory and practice of language learning and teaching through discussion and practice of various approaches, methods, and techniques for teaching English as a second language. The student will likewise learn principles of ESL curriculum selection, adaptation, evaluation, and development, and will explore options for the assessment of English language learner proficiency. Special attention is given to modification of content area lessons for English language learners, the growing multiethnic nature of the American classroom, and human relational dispositions and approaches to teaching effectively in a multiethnic classroom.
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    Eng 102 Experiences in Writing
    3
    This course focuses on helping students develop effective processes for writing in multiple genres, including research-based academic projects and creative works. Students will learn techniques for generating ideas; giving and receiving feedback; finding, evaluating and integrating sources; adapting rhetorical strategies for audience and context; revising; and editing. Students will also discuss the origins and application of English language conventions. Students will participate in an oral communication lab experience and adapt a research based paper for formal presentation to the class.
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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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    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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    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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    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.