Courses

You will complete seven to nine regular course credit hours during the five-week session if you are participating in the residential or commuter program, including:

  • Up to two 3-credit  courses from the lists below. Many options are part of the University's  core curriculum .
  • HONR 19900: Introduction to Research Planning, offered by the Honors College, GS 19501: Preparing for Your Undergraduate Research Experience, or GS 12000: Summer Start Seminar.

Students participating in the online-only program may complete up to nine credit hours during the five-week session. 

  • Up to two 3-credit courses from the online or remote lists. Many options are part of the University's  core curriculum.
  • HONR 19900: Introduction to Research Planning, offered by the Honors College, GS 19501: Preparing for Your Undergraduate Research Experience, or GS 12000: Summer Start Seminar.

What’s the schedule like? Most on-campus courses will meet daily (Monday-Friday) for 90 minutes. Between classes, study time, and events with new friends, you’ll be actively engaged on campus — and busy. Great practice for the fall semester! Online courses will require meeting various deadlines throughout the module, but students are responsible for their own pace - we will be here if you experience any difficulty.

On-Campus Courses

  • COM 11400 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication (Oral Communication Core)
  • EDCI 28500 -  Multiculturalism and Education (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core)
  • EDPS 10101 - Introduction to the Learning Sciences
  • EDPS 31500 - Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills (Oral Communication Core)
  • ENGL 11000 - American Language and Culture for International Students I
  • ENGL 23800 - Introduction to Fiction (Humanities Core)
  • ENGR 13100 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation I (Preference to First-Year Engineering students, must be paired with ENGR 19500. Not available to Goss Scholars.)
  • GS 12000 - Summer Start Seminar
  • HIST 15200 - United States Since 1877 (Humanities Core)
  • HONR 19900 - Introduction to Research Planning
  • HONR 19903 - Interdisciplinary Approaches in Writing (Written Communication Core)
  • MA 15800 - Precalculus - Functions and Trigonometry (Quantitative Reasoning Core)
  • MGMT 20000 - Introductory Accounting
  • POL 22300 - Introduction to Environmental Policy (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core and Science, Technology, and Society Core)
  • PSY 12000 - Elementary Psychology (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core) 
  • SCLA 10100 - Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication I: Antiquity to Modernity (Written Communication Core)
  • SCLA 10200 - Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication II: Modern World (Oral Communication Core)
  • SOC 10000 - Introductory Sociology (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core)
  • SOC 22000 -  Social Problems (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core)
  • TECH 12000 - Design Thinking in Technology (Should be paired with COM 11400, SCLA 10100 or HONR 19903)

Remote Synchronous Courses

Rresidential students may also enroll in these courses.

  • ENGR 13100 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation I (Preference to First-Year Engineering students, must be paired with ENGR 19500. Not available to Goss Scholars.)
  • TECH 12000 - Design Thinking in Technology (Should be paired with COM 11400, SCLA 10100 or HONR 19903)

Online Courses

Residential students may also enroll in these courses.

  • ANTH 10000 - Being Human: Introduction to Anthropology (Behavioral Social Sciences Core)
  • ANTH 20500 - Human Cultural Diversity
  • ANTH 34000 - Global Health
  • CGT 10101 - Foundations of Computer Graphics Technology 
  • COM 11400 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication (Oral Communication Core - space is limited)
  • CSR 10300 - Introduction to Personal Finance
  • ECON 21000 - Principles of Economics (Behavioral Social Sciences Core)
  • ECON 25100 - Microeconomics (Behavioral Social Sciences Core and Summer Business Minor) 
  • ECON 25200 - Macroeconomics (Behavioral Social Sciences Core and Summer Business Minor)
  • EDPS 10101 - Introduction to the Learning Sciences
  • EDPS 31500 - Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills (Oral Comunication Core)
  • ENGL 11000 - American Language and Culture for International Students I
  • ENGL 23800 - Introduction to Fiction (Humanities Core)
  • GS 12000 - Summer Start Seminar (General Elective, study skills and college transition course)
  • GS 19501 - Preparing for Your Undergraduate Research Experience
  • HONR 19900 - Introduction to Research Planning (General Elective, Honors credit)
  • HONR 19903 - Interdisciplinary Approaches in Writing (Written Communication Core and Honors credit)
  • HTM 17300 - Introduction to Tourism Management (General Elective/HTM major)
  • PHIL 15000 - Principles of Logic (Quantitative Reasoning Core)
  • POL 13000 - Introduction to International Relations (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core) 
  • PSY 12000 - Elementary Psychology (Behavioral/Social Sciences Core) 
  • PSY 20000 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 22200 - Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience (General Elective, Psychology Minor, must have credit for PSY 12000) 
  • PSY 23900 - The Psychology of Women
  • PSY 24000 - Introduction to Social Psychology (General Elective, Psychology Minor, must have credit for PSY 12000)
  • PSY 35000 - Abnormal Psychology (General Elective, Psychology Minor, must have credit for PSY 12000)
  • SCLA 10100 - Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication I: Antiquity to Modernity (Written Communication Core)
  • SCLA 10200 - Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication II: Modern World (Oral Communication Core)
  • SOC 10000 - Introductory Sociology (Behavioral Social Sciences Core)
  • WGSS 28000 - Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: An Introduction (Behavioral Social Sciences Core)

You will be planning your Summer and Fall courses with the assistance of an academic advisor during  Virtual Summer Transition, Advising, and Registration . Students who have accepted their offers of admission will be enrolled in VSTAR automatically. This includes students who have already registered for an on-campus STAR date.

NOTE: Below are important websites for determining what college credit you may have earned during high school.

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

International Baccalaureate (IB) Courses

Dual-credit or dual-enrollment during high school

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