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492 Research in Psychology

RESEARCH IN PSYCHOLOGY (26:830:492:T1:00820)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 8/14
Class Times: By arrangement
Instructor: Staff
Location: By Arrangement
Format: By arrangement
Credits: By Arrangement
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Design, execution, and analysis of psychological research under the supervision of a faculty member; learning how to do psychological research by means of firsthand experience.Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

393 Topical Issues in Sociology

Topical Issues in Sociology: Sociology of Disability (21:920:393:H5:02984)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: Meeting By Arrangement
Instructor: Stocking
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Topics vary each term.  Consult department for current information.

370 SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS

SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS (21:920:370:B5:04297)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: Meeting By Arrangement
Instructor: Stocking
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Every day we are told that mental illness is on the rise and that our modern way of life is proliferating mental illnesses, but where does mental illness come from and how does it impact our lives? What are its social causes and consequences? This class will explore the sociological roots and repercussions of mental illness. We will learn about the ways in which social identity and position impact mental health. We will also investigate emerging technological and biosocial frameworks, as well as the effects of race, gender, sexuality, and intersecting forms of stratification on health and illness. The prerequisite for this class is SOC 101 or 210 or 226.

347 Issues in Social Work

Issues in Social Work: Local to Global Digital Internships (21:910:347:T1:04334)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 8/14
Class Times: By Arrangement
Instructor: Walton
Location: By Arrangement
Format: By Arrangement
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In-depth exploration of a selected topic in social work.

315 PORTUGUESE FOR BUSINESS AND COMMERCE

Portuguese for Business and Commerce (21:812:315:H5:05573)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: Hours By Arrangement
Instructor: Castilho
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Intensive study of business and commercial Portuguese. Emphasis on practical business terminology and procedures used in business letters and documents, banking, trade, export and import, stock market, and modern-day global economic institutions. Familiarization with Portuguese business practices and cultural differences.Prerequisite: Open to students who can demonstrate adequate reading/writing/conversational skills at the level of 21:812:132 Intermediate Portuguese. This includes NJIT students and students from graduate programs and NCAS. Conducted in Portuguese.

102 ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE

Elementary Portuguese (21:812:102:H5:05569)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: Hours By Arrangement
Instructor: Castilho
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Fundamentals of grammar; drills in speaking and writing. A minimum total of 10 hours of language laboratory work per semester is required of all students in Newark College of Arts and Sciences elementary language courses and is recommended for University College-Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology.Not open to students who have had two or more years of secondary school Portuguese or are near-native speakers of the language. These students must take a placement test in the department for proper advising. Elementary Portuguese does not count toward the major/minor.

110 INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY LABORATORY

Introductory Astronomy Laboratory (21:750:110:B5:05968)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: MW, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Instructor: Epstein
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Laboratoy course for 21:750:109

A nonmathematical presentation of contemporary views of the origin, evolution, and structure of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Special topics include neutron stars, black holes, gravitationally strange objects, and the Big Bang.Recommended for nonscience majors.

COURSE FEE $20

109 ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY

Astronomy and Cosmology (21:750:109:B5:05968)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Class Times: MTWTh, 4:00pm - 5:55pm
Instructor: Epstein
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A nonmathematical presentation of contemporary views of the origin, evolution, and structure of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Special topics include neutron stars, black holes, gravitationally strange objects, and the Big Bang.Recommended for nonscience majors.

203 History of Newark

History of Newark (21:512:203:H5:02448)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: Meeting Time By Arrangement
Instructor: Elliott
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Major economic, social, and political developments in Newark from 1830 to the present; focus on late 19th- and 20th-century trends in demography, housing, and community development.

272 READING MODERN ARABIC LITERATURE

Reading Modern Arabic Literature (21:350:272:H5:04343)
Class Dates: 7/8 - 8/14
Class Times: MTWTh, 10:00am - 11:55am
Instructor: Moosavi
Location: Canvas
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course introduces students to the diversity of Arabic literature in English translation. Depending on the semester, the course may have a modern or premodern focus and/or an emphasis on poetry, fiction, memoir or theatre. The course highlights formal aspects of Arabic literature while showcasing how writers and poets from the area defined as the Arab world, the Arab diaspora or who otherwise identify as Arab have represented major contemporary historical and political issues in literary texts.

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