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205 Fiction into Film

Fiction into Film (21:350:205:B2:00538)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: MTWTh, 10:00am - 11:55am
Instructor: Catalano
Location: Engelhard Hall - Room 201
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

An examination of the mimetic process in the transformation of fiction into film. Explored are such matters as fictional narratives and filmic narratives; strategies in both forms of flashback, flashforward, point of view, and temporal duration as well as spatial focalization. Historical/cultural contexts for mimetic alterations and emphases are central to the course's paradigm.

206 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY

Environmental Geology (21:460:206:H2:00379)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: MTWTh, 11:00am - 12:55pm
Instructor: Hanafi
Location: Hill Hall - Room 107
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Geologic controls on environmental problems and methods for mitigation studied in a topical approach, with emphasis on urban-suburban settings. Topics include groundwater pollution and processes, soil pollution, air pollution and weather, slope stability, radiation, earthquake hazards, and coastal processes.Prerequisites: 21:460:103, 104.

101 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS, MICRO

Introduction to Economics, Micro (21:220:101:H1:04291)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: MTWTh, 8:00am - 9:50am
Instructor: Saleh
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Consumer theory and market demand; production theory and market supply; market equilibrium; income distribution; and international trade.Proficiency in 21:640:109 College Algebra for Science Business is highly recommended.

104 Planet Earth Lab

Planet Earth Lab (21:460:104:B2:05987)
Class Dates: 05/28 - 07/03
Class Times: MTW, 8:30am - 10:50am
Instructor: Thompson
Location: Hill Hall - Room 215
Format: In-Person
Credits: 1
Planet Earth Lab (21:460:104:B1:00808)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: MTW, 8:30am - 10:50am
Instructor: Flippone
Location: Engelhard Hall - Room 303
Format: In-Person
Credits: 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Laboratory exercises on the following: the physical properties and identification of earth materials (materials and rocks); the use of maps and aerial photographs in the study of landforms and earth processes. Field trips to field stations in New Jersey and New York.
Pre- or corequisite: 21:460:103.

Lab fee $15.00.

103 PLANET EARTH

Planet Earth (21:460:103:B2:00137)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: MTWTh, 11:00am - 12:55pm
Instructor: Hanafi
Location: 110 Warren Street - Room 313
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The earth as a dynamic, evolving planet; its origin and nature considered as the interaction of solid earth, hydrosphere, and atmosphere; physical geology of our planet and the complex problems of environment and natural resources.
Not open to students who have taken 21:460:101. To complete the laboratory science requirement, students taking 21:460:103 and 104 must select 21:460:206 and 207.

425 Miscarriage of Justice

Miscarriage of Justice (47:202:425:H5:05509)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: By Arrangement
Instructor: Staff
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides a critical and interdisciplinary examination of the current functioning of the American criminal justice system, focusing specifically on the procedures used by various criminal justice actors that can lead to errors in case processing and unjust outcomes. This course examines policies and practices of the United States' criminal justice system (e.g., police procedure, prosecution, jury selection, scientific evidence, appellate court procedures, etc.) that unintentionally contribute to the wrongful apprehension, prosecution, conviction, incarceration, and even execution of the innocent. The course explores the collateral consequences of punishing "false positives," including implications for undermining the legitimacy of the criminal justice system and allowing impunity for culpable offenders who remain at-large.

411 Juvenile Gangs & Co-Offending

Juvenile Gangs & Co-Offending (47:202:411:B5:05507)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: By Arrangement
Instructor: Staff
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course explores juvenile street gangs, when they exist, when they are illusory, and public reactions to them. It also considers co-offending by juveniles who are not necessarily gang members. The course considers what gang membership means, and when gangs are cohesive or not. It examines variations among juvenile street gangs, and contrasts these with other groups of youth that are sometimes called "gangs."

460 Introduction to Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing

Introduction to Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing (29:799:460:B7:01353)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: TTh, 6:00pm - 9:45pm
Instructor: Alshalfan
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides fundamentals of six sigma, lean manufacturing, and other important tools and strategies to improve the performance of business processes. Through case studies, team exercises, and simulations, students will practice solving business problems and improving processes using these powerful tools. Topics covered will include: six sigma improvement methodology and tools, lean thinking tools and approaches, process mapping, dashboards, and other business improvement techniques. Students will also gain an understanding of the strategic importance of business improvement, the need for fact-based management, and how to deploy these tools in different parts of the value chain.Prerequisite: 29:799:301.

380 Project Management

Project Management (29:799:380:H7:01352)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: TTh, 6:00pm - 9:45pm
Instructor: Vocaturo
Location: 1 Washington Park - Room 202
Format: In Person
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Introduction to the classical foundations of project management. Explore modern real-life project problems and learn key concepts of initiating, planning, organizing, controlling, and running a project. Particular emphasis on projects in the area of supply chain management. Extensive use of case studies. This course follows accepted project management guidelines and applies these concepts to actual projects in the classroom.Prerequisite: 29:799:301.

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