Make Fairfield University part of your summer!

 

Registration for Summer Courses begins April 1st

Don't let summer pass you by! Fairfield University makes it easy for you to earn credits towards your degree. Day, evening, weekend, online and one-week courses are available covering a range of fun and fascinating topics.

In addition to day and evening courses, Fairfield offers many online course choices and makes transferring credits to other accredited colleges or universities simple. Classes are open to all - including qualified high school students looking to obtain additional credits. Online courses are offered every summer and accommodate students accelerating their degree program.

If you're a high school student looking to get a taste for what college is really like, check out our Summer Scholars Program, a two-week college residential and academic experience for talented high school students.

For information on courses, registration, pre-work or syllabi, please contact Sandy Richardson at (203) 254-4000 Ext. 2911 or arichardson@fairfield.edu

Please note that courses, dates, times, and faculty are subject to change. Please check with the Registrar office to ensure accurate information.

Tuition is $725 per credit. Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credits or $2,175 per course. There is also a $30 registration fee.
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Course descriptions for Summer 2014

To view courses offered by subject view the excel document

Courses by session

May 2014

One Week Courses (Classes are three credits; there is no class on Monday, 5/26/14)

Every one-week intensive course requires advance preparation. Students who register for a course will be e-mailed a syllabus to their student Gmail account. Students must buy textbooks and complete assignments prior to the start of classes. All courses are three credits. There are no classes on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

CourseCourse Reference Number  (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History    
AH 164 (A)  50183 American Art: Civil War to Civil Rights 5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. P. Eliasoph
Business    
BU 211 (A)  50025 Legal Environment of Business 5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McEvoy
Communication
CO 220 (A)  50105

Introduction to Organizational Communication

5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arendt
Economics    
EC 112 (A)  50106 Economic Aspects of Current Social Problems 5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Lane
Music    
MU 102 (A)  50200

History and Development of Rock Meets the U.S. diversity requirement.

5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Torff
Studio Art    
SA 139 (A)  50367  Watercolor 5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m Chamlin
Sociology
SO 279 (A) 50090 Criminal Justice System Seminar 5/21/14 - 5/28/14 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Rodrigues

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June 2014 Courses - Daytime

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History    
AH 130 (A)  50182 Early Renaissance Art in Italy 6/9/14 - 6/13/14 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. P. Eliasoph
Biology    
BI 18 (A) 50184 Human Biology: Form and Function 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Dutta
BI 76 (A) 50379 Environmental Science 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. J. Biardi
Chemistry    
CH 111 (A) 50185 General Chemistry I - Lecture 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Sobczynski
CH 111L (A)  50186 General Chemistry I - Lab (1 Credit) 6/3/14 - 6/26/14 Tues./Wed./Thurs., 11:10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sobczynski
Economics    
EC 12 (A)  50217 Introduction to Macroeconomics 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lane
English Writing    
ENW 200 (A)  50045 Creative Writing 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Hilts
French    
FR 110  50356

Elementary French I

6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Erotopoulos

FR 210 (A)  50358

Intermediate French I

6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  

Erotopoulos

History    
HI 10 (A)  50196 Origins of the Modern World Since 1500 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. McFadden
HI 239 (A)  50099

Twentieth-century United StatesMeets the U.S. diversity requirement.

6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. McFadden
Italian    
IT 110 (A)  50456 Elementary Italian I 6/2/14 - 6/13/14 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Y. Eliasoph
IT 111 (A)  50061 Elementary Italian II 6/16/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Y. Eliasoph
IT 210 (A) 50377 Intermediate Italian I 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Rakas
Mathematics
MA 17 (A)  50199 Introduction to Probability & Statistics 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Romansky
MA 19 (A)  50138 Introduction to Calculus 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Grant
Management
MG 101 (A) 50467 Introduction to Management in Organizations 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cavanaugh
Marketing    
MK 101 (A)  50037 Principles of Marketing 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Godbole
Physics    
PS 15 (A)  50074 General Physics I 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Das
PS 15L (A)  50161 General Physics I lab (1 credit) 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:40 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Das
Politics    
PO 167 (A)  50364 Media and Politics 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Greenberg
Psychology    
PY 101 (A)  50039

General Psychology

6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Claydon
Religious Studies
RS 221 (A)  50209 Good New of the Gospels 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Humphrey
Sociology    
SO 161 (A)  50368

American Class Structure Meets the U.S. diversity requirement.

6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Rodrigues

SO 162 (A)  50215 Race, Gender and Ethnic RelationsMeets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Ramlal-Nankoe
Spanish    
SP 110 (A)  50062 Elementary Spanish I 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sarria
SP 210 (A)  50064 Intermediate Spanish I 6/2/14 - 6/27/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pavon

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June 2014 Courses - Evening

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Biology    
BI 75 (A) 50277 Ecology and Society 6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Thurs., 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. WEB-ENHANCED Ford, Jr.
BI 107 (A)  50041 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4credits) 5/27/14 - 6/30/14 Mon.-Thurs., 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Dolyak
BI 107L (A)  50132 Human Anatomy and Physiology I lab (0 credits) 5/27/14 - 6/30/14 Mon.-Thurs., 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dolyak
Economics    
EC 210 (A)  50157 Money and Banking 6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Lane
EC 278 (A)  50218 Statistics 6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. LeClair
English    
EN 11 (A)  50001 Texts and Contexts I: Writing As Craft and Inquiry 6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Marciano
History    
HI 246 (A)  50139 Women and Gender in U.S. History Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/2/14 - 6/26/14

Mon./Wed., 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. plus 2 virtual sessions for an additional 8 hours

Hohl
Mathematics
MA 119 (A)  50208 Applied Calculus I 6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Giegengack
Religious Studies
RS 238 (A)  50211

Evil
THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES FOR THIS COURSE.

6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Thiel
Sociology     
SO 11 (A)  50012 Introduction to Sociology 6/2/14 - 6/26/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Rodrigues

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July 2014 Two Week Courses - Daytime

Classes are three credits.

Every two-week intensive course requires advance preparation. Students are required to complete approximately 5 hours of pre-work through an online communication website prior to the start of the program and to complete 5 hours during the running of the course. Students who register for a course will be e-mailed a syllabus to their student Gmail account. Students must buy textbooks and complete assignments prior to the start of classes. Registration Deadline: Monday, June 30, 2014.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Biology    
BI 71 (A)  50103 Identity and the Human Genome

7/7/14 - 7/18/14 

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Harriott
Communication    
CO 246 (A)  50189

Family CommunicationMeets the U.S. diversity requirement.

7/7/14 - 7/18/14

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wills
Economics    
EC 11 (B)  50190 Introduction to Microeconomics

7/7/14 - 7/18/14 

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lane
English Writing
ENW 200 (B)  50353 Creative Writing

7/7/14 - 7/18/14 

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Opidee
Finance    
FI 190 (A)  50355 Personal Finance 7/7/14 - 7/18/14 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Jenkins
Film Media    
FTM 105E (A)  50360 American Films of the 90's

7/7/14 - 7/18/14

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Haas
Philosophy    
PH 101 (A)  50458

Introduction to Philosophy

7/7/14 - 7/18/14 

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sealey
Sociology    
SO 162 (B)  50216 Race, Gender, and Ethnic RelationsMeets the U.S. diversity requirement.

7/7/14 - 7/18/14 

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Ramlal-Nankoe
Studio Arts    
SA 131 (A)  50366

Photographic and Digital Techniques in Printmaking

7/7/14 - 7/18/14 

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Yarrington

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July 2014 Courses - Daytime

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted.

CourseCourse Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History
AH 295 (A) 50384 Introduction to Museum/Gallery Curating 7/7/14 - 7/11/14 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 pm. (one week course) P. Eliasoph
Chemistry    
CH 112 (A)  50187 General Chemistry II - Lecture 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. STAFF
CH 112L (A)  50188 General Chemistry II lab (1 credit) 7/8/14 - 7/31/14 Tues./Wed./Thurs., 11:10 a.m. - 2 p.m. STAFF
French    
FR 111(A)  50357

Elementary French II

7/8/14 - 7/31/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Erotopoulos

FR 211 (A)  50359

Intermediate French II

7/8/14 - 7/31/14 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Erotopoulos

History    
HI 10 (B)  50465 Origins of the Modern World since 1500 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. McFadden
Italian
IT 211 (A) 50378 Intermediate Italian II 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Rakas
Marketing    
MK 212 (A)  50018 Consumer Behavior 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Neal
Mathematics
MA 11 (A)  50220 Pre-Calculus 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Danaher
MA 217 (A)  50363

Accelerated Statistics

7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Danaher
Physics    
PS 16 (A)  50079 General Physics II 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Das
PS 16L (A)  50162 General Physics II lab (1 credit) 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:40 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Das
Spanish    
SP 111 (A)  50063 Elementary Spanish II 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Morriberon
SP 211 (A)  50065 Intermediate Spanish II 7/7/14 - 8/1/14 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. J. Johnson

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July 2014 Courses - Evening

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History    
AH 12 (A)  50055 Introduction to the Art History of Asia, Africa, and the Americas Meets the world diversity requirement.

7/7/14 - 7/31/14 

Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Pilotti
Biology    
BI 108 (A)  50042 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits) 7/7/14 - 8/7/14 Mon.-Thurs., 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Dolyak
BI 108L (A)  50133 Human Anatomy and Physiology II lab (0 credits) 7/7/14 - 8/7/14 Mon.-Thurs., 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dolyak
Economics    
EC 11 (A)  50156 Introduction to Microeconomics 7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. LeClair
English    
EN 12 (A)  50002 Texts and Contexts II: Writing About Literature 7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Burlinson
EN 162 (A)  50109 Irish Women Writers 7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Marion White
Mathematics
MA 17 (B)  50361

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Michailidis
MA 19 (B)  50362 Introduction to Calculus 7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Levai
MA 120 (A)  50222 Applied Calculus II 7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Giegengack
Religious Studies
RS 101 (A)  50207

Exploring Religion: Religion in a Comparative Key
THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES FOR THIS COURSE.

7/7/14 - 7/31/14 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Thiel

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August 2014 - One Week Courses

Classes are three credits.

Every one-week intensive course requires advance preparation. Students who register for a course will be e-mailed a syllabus to their student Gmail account. Students must buy textbooks and complete assignments prior to the start of classes. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Sociology
SO 279 (B)  50140 Criminal Justice System Seminar 8/6/14 - 8/12/14 Wed.-Tues., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Rodrigues

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Accounting Courses

Classes are three credits.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Accounting    
AC 203 (A)  50226 Intermediate Accounting I 5/28/14 - 7/2/14 Mon./Wed., 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Brenner
AC 204 (A)  50369 Intermediate Accounting II 7/14/14 - 8/18/14 Mon./Wed., 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Brenner

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Online Courses

Classes are three credits; students will need internet access.

Important information for students enrolled in a credit online course:

  • Once you have registered for an online course, please click on the name of the instructor to receive a copy of the syllabus. It is essential to review syllabus, obtain books, and come prepared for the first online session.
  • Students must have reliable access to the Internet to participate in online courses.
  • Books should be purchased before the course begins. You can purchase books online or call (203) 255-7756.
  • Students will be contacted by their instructor prior to the course start date via their Fairfield University e-mail account. If you are a new student, you will need to claim your NetID Account prior to logging into student e-mail. Read information on NetID Accounts.
  • Log into your course on or before the course start date. Your instructor will notify you via e-mail when the course is available. All Blackboard courses are accessed through the My.Fairfield.edu portal. Refer to the grid below to determine which platform is being used for your course(s).
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CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History    
AH 11 (1)  50080 Visual Culture Since 1400: Expression and Experimentation 7/14/14 - 8/22/14  ONLINE V. Deupi
AH 15 (1)  50081 History of Architecture 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE V. Deupi
Biology    
BI 75 (1)  50457 Ecology and Society 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Cunningham
BI 78 (1)  50076 Introduction to Marine Science 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Cunningham
Communication
CO 100 (1)  50056 Human Communication Theories 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Gudelunas
CO 200 (1)  50164 Interpersonal Communication Theories 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLNE Pagano
CO 240 (1)  50078 Intercultural CommunicationMeets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Zhang
Economics    
EC 11 (1)  50160 Introduction to Microeconomics 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Vasquez Mazariegos
EC 12 (1)  50349 Introduction to Macroeconomics 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Vasquez Mazariegos
English    
EN 12 (1)  50350

Texts & Contexts II: Writing About Literature

6/2/14 - 7/11/14

ONLINE Hoover
EN 101 (1)  50351

Introduction to Literary and Cultural StudiesMeets the world diversity requirement.

7/1/14  -7/31/14 ONLINE Rajan
EN 110 (1)  50107 Major Works of European Literature 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Perkus
EN 111 (1)  50193 International Short Fiction 8/4/14 - 8/29/14 ONLINE Perkus
EN 141 (1)  50108 Imagining Shakespeare 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Regan
EN 141 (2)  50134 Imagining Shakespeare 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Regan
EN 170 (1)  50352 Writing the Self: AutobiographyMeets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Rinaldi
English Writing
ENW 336A (1)  50354

Issues in Professional Writing: Indigenous Rhetoric

6/2/14 - 7/1/14 ONLINE Chisum
Mathematics
MA 17 (1)  50075 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Parisi
Operations Management
OM 101 (A)  50038 Operations Management 7/14/14 - 8/32/14 ONLINE He
Philosophy    
PH 101 (1)  50371 Introduction to Philosophy 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Im
PH 101 (2)  50372 Introduction to Philosophy 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Im
Physics    
PS 78 (1)  50365

Nature of the Universe

7/14/14-8/22/14 ONLINE  Kuhn
PS 87 (1)  50010 Fundamentals of Astronomy 6/2/14 - 7/11/14 ONLINE Heiden
Psychology    
PY 101 (1)  50466 General Psychology  6/2/14 - 7/18/14 ONLINE Primavera
PY 111 (1) 50410 Developmental Psychology for Non-Majors 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Holland
Religious Studies
RS 250 (1)  50212 Contemporary Morality: Basic Questions 6/2/14 - 7/18/14 ONLINE Gorman
RS 252 (1)  50276 Contemporary Moral Problems 7/14/14 - 8/22/14 ONLINE Gorman

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Communication Internship

One or three credits

Interested students should contact Dr. David Gudelunas at dgudelunas@fairfield.edu
CO 398 (A) 50381 Communication Internship (1 credit) By arrangement Gudelunas
CO 398 (B) 50382 Communication Internship (3 credits) By arrangement Gudelunas

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