6-Week Session

College Intensive programs offer rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit by engaging in challenging undergraduate level courses. Grades earned establish an official academic record at GW and may be transferable, depending on the policies of the receiving institution.

Students enroll in up to two 6-week summer courses taken alongside GW undergraduates. Courses are introductory level and are offered across a variety of disciplines. Classes meet for 1½ to 2 hours, 3 to 4 days per week. Students can expect significant reading, writing, and research assignments. Students also participate in an additional 10 - 20 hours/week of co-curricular, college preparatory and cultural enrichment programs.

Students who wish to engage in credit-bearing online courses may apply for the 6-week online option. Online courses are rigorous and best suited for self-motivated students with advanced study skills.

For dates and times, please consult the GW schedule of classes

Suggested Courses for Summer 2019 can be found below.  If you wish to take a course outside of those listed below, please contact our office for verificationAll course offerings are subject to cancellation.

Business

ECON 1001: Principles of Economics I

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Major economic principles, institutions, and problems in contemporary life. The focus of the class is on Microeconomics—supply and demand, the price system and how it works, competitive and monopolistic markets.

ORSC 1109: Introduction to Organizational Sciences

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

The evolution of organizations in terms of social context and the present-day systems environment. Emerging roles of leadership, communication, and employer-employee relationships. Organizational models are used to develop strategic thinking about career and life roles.

PHIL 2135: Ethics in Business and the Professions

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Ethical theories and basic concepts for analysis of moral issues arising in business and in professional practice.

STAT 1051: Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation, with applications to business.

The course includes a Lecture (3 hours) and laboratory (1 hour).

BADM 2301: Management Information Systems Technology

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to data and information processing concepts and systems viewed from a contemporary management perspective. Emphasis on uses and applications as well as emerging managerial issues with the potential to reshape the form and function of information systems. Lab required.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 


 

Communications & Arts

COMM 2140: Nonverbal Behavior

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Introduction to predominant theories, principles, and problems in the study of nonverbal behavior; application of research results to everyday life. Topics include facial expression, eye behavior, physical appearance, body movement and gestures, tactile messages, vocal characteristics, use of time, spatial dynamics, gender and life-stage differences.

COMM 1040: Public Communication

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Study and practice of the basic techniques of public speaking used to inform, to entertain, and to persuade audiences. Emphasis on the speech-building process: audience analysis, research, development, composition, organization, style, delivery, and criticism.

FREN 1001: Basic French I

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Handling the immediate context of daily experience in spoken and written French: identifying, describing, and characterizing people, objects, places, and events; giving information and instructions; issuing simple commands and requests. Laboratory fee.

COMM 1041: Interpersonal Communication

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Study and practice of verbal and nonverbal communication in ritual, information and perspective sharing, problem-solving, and relationship formation, maintenance, and dissolution. Designed to raise awareness of the complexity and power of the communication process in daily life and to help students develop interpersonal skills cognitively, affectively, and behaviorally.

SPHR 1011: Voice and Diction

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Development of naturalness, correctness, and clarity in conversation through the study of phonetics, rate, volume, pitch, and quality in preparation for performance. Laboratory fee.

SPHR 1084: Perspectives in Deaf Culture

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Introduction to the Deaf community as a linguistic and cultural minority group. The roles of deaf people in the larger society, including political activism. Generational differences concerning education, socioeconomic status, medical issues, and language.

AMST 1070: The American Cinema

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

History and criticism of American films. The course enables the student to recognize and evaluate cinema techniques, to express the evaluation clearly in writing, and to understand the role of films in the context of American culture. Laboratory fee.

ANTH 1004: Language in Culture and Society

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Comparison and analysis of how cultures use language to communicate. The relationship of language to issues of human nature, gender, race, class, artistic expression, and power. Laboratory fee.

ENGL 1210: Introduction to Creative Writing

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An exploration of genres of creative writing (fiction, poetry, and/or playwriting). Basic problems and techniques; examples of modern approaches; weekly writing assignments; workshop and/or conference discussion of student writing.

GER 2091: Introduction to German Literature (In English)

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of German literature from 1700 to 1830, including the Enlightenment through Sturm und Drang, classicism, and romanticism. This course is taught in English.

LATN 1001: Beginning Latin I

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Grammatical essentials of Latin, appropriate reading selections, development of English derivatives, introduction to Roman life and literature

MUS 1104: Music in Society

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A rotating set of classes; topics may include: American music, a composer, the opera, and musical life in Washington, DC. An introduction to the effects of music on society and the historical evolution within society. 

MUS 1104: Film on Music

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A rotating set of classes; topics may include: American music, a composer, the opera, and musical life in Washington, DC. An introduction to music in the film industry.

SMPA 2120: Public Opinion

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Key aspects of the literature on public opinion, with emphasis on the role of media in opinion formation and change. Topics include the meaning of public opinion in a democratic society, a review of methods used to measure opinions, and media effects on opinion.

SPHR 1071: Foundations of Human Communication

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the fundamental principles of the biology of speech, hearing and language, language structure and use, and human communicative interaction. Practice in the identification of specific verbal and nonverbal aspects of communication behavior.

 


 

History & Humanities

ANTH 1002: Sociocultural Anthropology

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of the world’s cultures, illustrating the principles of cultural behavior.

FREN 1001: Basic French I

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Handling the immediate context of daily experience in spoken and written French: identifying, describing, and characterizing people, objects, places, and events; giving information and instructions; issuing simple commands and requests. Laboratory fee.

HIST 1011: World History, 1500-Present

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to world history over the past half millennium, stressing themes of exchange and integration, tracing the ways various peoples of the world became bound together in a common system.

HIST 1120: European Civilization in Its World Context

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

 Introduction to the history of Europe, emphasizing primary sources and their interpretation. From 1715 to the present.

PSTD 1010: Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Major thinkers and themes in the field of peace studies and conflict resolution. Focus on philosophical and religious foundations of peace and justice movements in the twentieth century. Examination of peace and conflict through an interdisciplinary lens and on personal, local, and international levels.

PSYC 1001. General Psychology

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Fundamental principles underlying human behavior.

REL 1003: Introduction to World Religions

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Introduction to the major religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism. Examination of the central aspects of these religions including the doctrinal, ethical, ritual, experiential, and social dimensions. Exploration of similarities and differences between these religious traditions.

SOC 1002: The Sociological Imagination

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Definition and application of the concept of the sociological imagination; the connection between personal troubles and public issues; race, gender, inequality, and education. 

SOC 1003: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the study of criminal justice. The historical development of criminal justice and its evolution into modern legal systems. The impact of different forms of criminal justice on society and the individual.

AMST 1070: The American Cinema

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

History and criticism of American films. The course enables the student to recognize and evaluate cinema techniques, to express the evaluation clearly in writing, and to understand the role of films in the context of American culture. Laboratory fee.

ANTH: 1002: Sociocultural Anthropology

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of the world’s cultures, illustrating the principles of cultural behavior.

ANTH: 1004: Language in Culture and Society

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Comparison and analysis of how cultures use language to communicate. The relationship of language to issues of human nature, gender, race, class, artistic expression, and power. Laboratory fee.

ENGL 1210: Introduction to Creative Writing

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An exploration of genres of creative writing (fiction, poetry, and/or playwriting). Basic problems and techniques; examples of modern approaches; weekly writing assignments; workshop and/or conference discussion of student writing.

GEOG 1001: Introduction to Human Geography

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A systematic survey of human geography; spatial perspectives on demographic, social, cultural, economic, and political changes around the world.

GEOG 1003: Society and Environment

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the dynamic relationship between society and the physical environment, with a focus on population, natural resources, environmental degradation, pollution, and conservation.

GEOG 2104: Introduction to Cartography and GIS

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Fundamentals of cartography; geographic data structure and information systems. Laboratory fee.

GEOG 2127: Population Geography

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Patterns of world population; factors contributing to population pressures, growth, and migrations.

GER 2091: Introduction to German Literature-In English

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of German literature from 1700 to 1830, including the Enlightenment through Sturm und Drang, classicism, and romanticism. This course is taught in English.

HIST 1011: World History, 1500-Present

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to world history over the past half millennium, stressing themes of exchange and integration, tracing the ways various peoples of the world became bound together in a common system.

HIST 1310: Introduction to American History until 1876

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States. From the earliest settlements to 1876.

HIST 1311: Introduction to American History (1876-Present)

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States. From 1876 to present.

HIST 2340: U.S. Diplomatic History

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

American foreign relations in the twentieth century.

LATN 1001: Beginning Latin I

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Grammatical essentials of Latin, appropriate reading selections, development of English derivatives, introduction to Roman life and literature

MUS 1104: Music in Society

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A rotating set of classes; topics may include: American music, a composer, the opera, and musical life in Washington, DC. An introduction to the effects of music on society and the historical evolution within society. 

MUS 1104: Film on Music

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A rotating set of classes; topics may include: American music, a composer, the opera, and musical life in Washington, DC. An introduction to music in the film industry.

PHIL 1051: Introduction to Philosophy

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Readings from major philosophers and study of their positions on the most basic questions of human life. Topics include such issues as: What is justice? What is knowledge? What is reality? Does God exist? What is the mind? Do humans have free will?

PHIL 1062: Philosophy and Film

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Philosophical problems and theories of perception, meaning, personal identity, and moral agency and their illustration in the context of cinema. Cinema and its derivatives (TV, video) as prime routes to experience of the natural and social worlds in an age of communication. Readings in classical and contemporary philosophy and in film theory; screening of a series of films.

PHIL 2045: Introduction to Logic

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Introduction to informal logic, scientific argument, and formal logic. The informal logic component focuses on the fallacies of reasoning and practical applications of logic. The formal logic component focuses on translation from English into propositional logic, truth tables, and proofs in propositional logic.

PHIL 2131: Ethics: Theory and Applications

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Examination of leading ethical theories (e.g., utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics), and methodology in ethics. Engagement with contemporary problems.

 


 

Law & Politics

GEOG 2146: Political Geography

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Interrelationships among the human and physical environment and political systems; the organization of political territories.

PSC 1001: Introduction to Comparative Politics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Concepts and principles of comparative analysis, with an examination of politics and government in selected countries.

PSC 1003: Introduction to International Politics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Analysis of world politics, focusing on the role of nation-states and international organizations and on selected foreign policy issues.

PSC 2101: Scope and Methods of Political Science

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Nature of political inquiry, approaches to the study of politics and government, empirical methods of research.

PSC 2106: Major Issues of Western Political Thought II

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

History of political thought from the sixteenth through the late nineteenth century, as set forth in the works of representative thinkers.

SOC 1003: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the study of criminal justice. The historical development of criminal justice and its evolution into modern legal systems. The impact of different forms of criminal justice on society and the individual.

HSSJ 2160: Role of NGOs in International Humanitarian Assistance

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The increasing role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) as providers of service and care for vulnerable individuals and communities in need; development of NGOs, the place they hold in international interventions, and the types of services they provide.

PSC 1001: Introduction to Comparative Politics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Concepts and principles of comparative analysis, with an examination of politics and government in selected countries.

PSC 1002: Introduction to American Politics and Government

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Structure, powers, and processes of the American political system and the impact on public policy.

SMPA 2120: Public Opinion

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Key aspects of the literature on public opinion, with emphasis on the role of media in opinion formation and change. Topics include the meaning of public opinion in a democratic society, a review of methods used to measure opinions, and media effects on opinion.

SOC 1001: Introduction to Sociology

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A broad overview of the "sociological imagination" as a way of understanding social issues and personal experience; sociology’s place among the social sciences; basic elements of sociological perspectives. 

SOC 1003: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the study of criminal justice. The historical development of criminal justice and its evolution into modern legal systems. The impact of different forms of criminal justice on society and the individual.

 


 

Leadership

COMM 1041: Interpersonal Communication

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Study and practice of verbal and nonverbal communication in ritual, information and perspective sharing, problem-solving, and relationship formation, maintenance, and dissolution. Designed to raise awareness of the complexity and power of the communication process in daily life and to help students develop interpersonal skills cognitively, affectively, and behaviorally.

PSTD 1010: Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Major thinkers and themes in the field of peace studies and conflict resolution. Focus on philosophical and religious foundations of peace and justice movements in the twentieth century. Examination of peace and conflict through an interdisciplinary lens and on personal, local, and international levels.

ORSC 1109: Introduction to Organizational Sciences

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

The evolution of organizations in terms of social context and the present-day systems environment. Emerging roles of leadership, communication, and employer-employee relationships. Organizational models are used to develop strategic thinking about career and life roles.

SOC 1002: The Sociological Imagination

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Definition and application of the concept of the sociological imagination; the connection between personal troubles and public issues; race, gender, inequality, and education. 

ANTH: 1002: Sociocultural Anthropology

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of the world’s cultures, illustrating the principles of cultural behavior.

HIST 1310: Introduction to American History until 1876

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States. From the earliest settlements to 1876.

HIST 1311: Introduction to American History (1876-Present)

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States. From 1876 to present.

HIST 2340: U.S. Diplomatic History

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

American foreign relations in the twentieth century.

HSSJ 2160: Role of NGOs in International Humanitarian Assistance

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The increasing role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) as providers of service and care for vulnerable individuals and communities in need; development of NGOs, the place they hold in international interventions, and the types of services they provide.

PHIL 2045: Introduction to Logic

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Introduction to informal logic, scientific argument, and formal logic. The informal logic component focuses on the fallacies of reasoning and practical applications of logic. The formal logic component focuses on translation from English into propositional logic, truth tables, and proofs in propositional logic.

PHIL 2131: Ethics: Theory and Applications

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Examination of leading ethical theories (e.g., utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics), and methodology in ethics. Engagement with contemporary problems.

SOC 1003: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the study of criminal justice. The historical development of criminal justice and its evolution into modern legal systems. The impact of different forms of criminal justice on society and the individual.

 


 

STEM

ANTH 1001: Biological Anthropology (4 credits)

Four credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of human evolution, genetics and physical variation, and primatology. Includes Regular laboratory exercises and Laboratory fee.

ASTR 1001: Stars, Planets, and Life in the Universe (Four Credits)

Four credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Primarily for non-science majors. An introduction to how our Universe is structured, including the basic principles underlying astronomical systems and observations. Topics include the known laws of nature, stars, and planetary systems and the conditions for extraterrestrial life and exploration. Laboratory fee.

Prerequisite: High School level Algebra.

BISC 1005: The Biology of Nutrition and Health

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

A study of the human body and food-related health issues through the examination of the nutritional needs of the human body, digestion, genetics, and life experiences/exposures. Laboratory fee. 

CHEM 1003: Contemporary Science for Non-science Majors

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Contemporary topics in physical, biological, and medical science. Laboratory fee. 

CHEM 1111: General Chemistry I (Four Credits)

 Four credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Atomic structure and properties; stoichiometry; gas, liquid, and solid state; chemical bonding; solutions; chemical kinetics and equilibria; thermodynamics; acids and bases; electrochemistry; descriptive chemistry. Laboratory fee.

Prerequisite: Students with one year of High School Algebra.

CSCI 1011: Introduction to Programming with Java

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

An introductory course in programming a computer, using the Java language. Object-oriented programming, classes, applets, methods, control structures, inheritance, overriding, GUI widgets, containers, and exceptions.

GEOL 1001: Physical Geology

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Lecture, laboratory. An introduction to the principal features of the composition and structure of the earth. Topics include the nature of minerals and rocks, surface and deep earth processes, mineral and energy resources, and plate tectonics. Laboratory fee. 

GEOL 1005: Environmental Geology

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the impact of geology on the environment, with emphasis on the relation of people and society to natural environments; population evolution, natural hazards, and mineral resources. Laboratory fee. Includes lecture and laboratory.

MATH 1007. Mathematics and Politics

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

A mathematical treatment of fair representation, voting systems, power, and conflict; impossibility theorems of Balinski and Young and of Arrow; the electoral college; the prisoner’s dilemma.

MATH 1252: Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2018

Differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable; applications to business and economics.

Prerequisites: Qualifying results on the GW Mathematics placement examination or a score of 720 or above on the SAT II in mathematics. Applicants must submit proof of completion of prerequisites. Faculty review and approval is required. Please contact us for more information.

MATH 1051: Finite Mathematics for the Social and Management Sciences

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, linear programming, probability theory, and mathematics of finance. 

Prerequisites: Qualifying results on the GW Mathematics placement examination or a score of 720 or above on the SAT II. Applicants must submit proof of completion of prerequisites. Faculty review and approval is required. Please contact us for more information.

MATH 1220: Calculus with Precalculus I

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to single-variable calculus (differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions with applications), with the concepts and techniques of precalculus developed as needed.

Prerequisites: Qualifying results on the GW Mathematics placement examination or a score of 720 or above on the SAT II. Applicants must submit proof of completion of prerequisites. Faculty review and approval is required. Please contact us for more information.

MATH 1231: Single-Variable Calculus I

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Limits and continuity; differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions with applications.

Prerequisites: Qualifying results on the GW Mathematics placement examination or a score of 720 or above on the SAT II. Applicants must submit proof of completion of prerequisites. Faculty review and approval is required. Please contact us for more information.

PHYS 1011: General Physics I (Four Credits)

 Four credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Atomic structure and properties; stoichiometry; gas, liquid, and solid state; chemical bonding; solutions; chemical kinetics and equilibria; thermodynamics; acids and bases; electrochemistry; descriptive chemistry. Laboratory fee.

Prerequisite: Students with one year of High School Trigonometry.

STAT 1051: Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation, with applications to business.

The course includes a Lecture (3 hours) and laboratory (1 hour).

STAT 1053: Introduction to Statistics in Social Science

 Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon July 1—August 10, 2019

Frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability, sampling, estimation, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation, with applications to social sciences. Includes a lecture(3 hours) and laboratory (1 hour).

BISC 1005: The Biology of Nutrition & Health

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

A study of the human body and food-related health issues through the examination of the nutritional needs of the human body, digestion, genetics, and life experiences/exposures. Laboratory fee.

CSCI 1111: Introduction to Software Development

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Introduction to the solution of problems on a digital computer using the Java language. Object-oriented programming concepts; documentation techniques; design of test data. Writing, debugging, and running programs in an interactive computing environment.

EHS 2211: Introduction to Telemedicine

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the ethical, legal, and technical aspects of telemedicine, including, but not limited to, emerging technologies, planning and operational considerations. Students complete a number of practical exercises requiring direct application and utilization of the Internet, video, audio, and other technologies.

GEOG 2104: Introduction to Cartography and GIS

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Fundamentals of cartography; geographic data structure and information systems. Laboratory fee.

HLWL 1106: Drug Awareness

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Analysis of the complex role that drugs play in contemporary society and the ethical, legal, socioeconomic, and health issues that surround their therapeutic and recreational use.

HLWL 1109: Human Sexuality

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Biological and developmental aspects of human sexuality; psychological and emotional aspects of sexual behavior; sexual identity; social forces affecting sexual issues; and research trends in the area of human sexuality.

HLWL 1114: Personal Health and Wellness

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Survey of the various components involved in personal health and wellness, such as personal fitness, sexuality, mental health, and environmental health; application of knowledge through the use of decision making and behavior modification skills.

MATH 1008: History of Mathematics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

The history of mathematics, with emphasis on its importance in the evolution of human thought. Students learn some useful mathematics from areas such as geometry, number theory, and probability and develop an appreciation of the mathematical endeavor.

MATH 1231: Single-Variable Calculus I

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to single-variable calculus (differentiation and integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions with applications), with the concepts and techniques of precalculus developed as needed.

Prerequisites: Qualifying results on the GW Mathematics placement examination or a score of 720 or above on the SAT II. Applicants must submit proof of completion of prerequisites. Faculty review and approval is required. Please contact us for more information.

SPHR 1071: Foundations of Human Communication

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

An introduction to the fundamental principles of the biology of speech, hearing and language, language structure and use, and human communicative interaction. Practice in the identification of specific verbal and nonverbal aspects of communication behavior.

STAT 1051: Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Lecture (3 hours), laboratory (1 hour). Frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation, with applications to business.

STAT 1053: Introduction to Statistics in Social Science

Three credits

the number six Six-week program

calendar icon Online Course: July 1—August 10, 2019

Lecture (3 hours), laboratory (1 hour). Frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability, sampling, estimation, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation, with applications to social sciences.