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Summer Session

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Get ahead this summer.

Summer Session 2024 is open to current ձ Mary's College students and students from other colleges, universities, community colleges, and high schools.

We offer four-week and six-week online courses, with lower and upper-division offerings. 

  • Learn at an accelerated pace
  • Choose from lower division and upper division course offerings
  • Take advantage of the reduced tuition rate

Summer Term Registration Begins on February 26, 2024

  • Register by May 24, 2024 for Session 1
  • Register by July 5, 2024 for Session 2

June 19, 2024 Juneteenth Holiday (no classes held)

Session 1

May 28-June 28

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Summer 2024 Session 1 calendar

Morning classes
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Afternoon classes
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

3-unit courses
3 days per week
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

4-unit courses
4 days per week
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)

Session 1 Courses

This course, an introduction to media studies, focuses on the critical concepts and technical skills necessary for understanding communication practices in the 21st century. While acknowledging that the media have become digital, this course places communication and media technologies within a broader historical and cultural context. Students will be required to produce media criticism and creative media projects, as well as learn key theories about media and communication in the global, networked digital age.

Instructor
Samantha Joyce

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
ACP, ARTS, HUM, HSP - Arts and Humanities Analysis and Practice

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, TH, F
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Online


An introduction to statistical concepts used to assist in making decisions under conditions of uncertainty. Topics include the collection and analysis ofdata, probability and probability distributions, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and correlation. A one-hour spreadsheets lab is offered once a week; the lab is required for some majors and optional for others.

Instructor
Noha Elfiky

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
MTHU -Mathematical Understanding

Concurrently
Concurrent enrollment in

Course credits:4

Lecture Hours
A required one-hour spreadsheets lab is offered once a week.
Schedule
M, T, TH
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
Lab Hours
Friday from: 12:00-2:30 PM

An introduction to the principles of corporatefinance and their application in business today, focusing on the measurement and creation of value in a corporation. Topics include:financial markets, present value analysis, the theory of risk and return, portfolio theory, asset pricing models, cost of capital, capital budgeting, capital structure, and value based management.

Instructor
Kevin Okoeguale

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, TH, F
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online

Integrates the scientific foundations of nutrition and exercise. Focus is on the application of nutrition principles in order to achieve optimal health and performance. Special topics include optimizing wellness, physical fitness and performance through diet, the use of ergogenic aids, weight loss and gain techniques, eating disorders and sport-specific nutrition planning.,, one of (oror), Minimum grade C-.; Or for non-majors, permission of the instructor.

Instructor
Derek Marks

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, W,TH
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Online

To be taken in the final year of study, this course integrates the major functional operating areas of business firms viewed within the broader context of strategic management, i.e., the process of managerial decision making and actions that determine the long-run performance of business organization

Instructor
TBD

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, W,TH, F
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online

The study of the major areas of marketing decision-making that confront organizations. Topics include the utilization of marketing information systems, and marketing research processes to analyze and select viable target market segments, as well as the formulation and implementation of integrated product, pricing, distribution and promotion strategies.

Instructor
TBD

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, W,TH
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Online

Employing and building upon the strategies of critical thinking, critical reading, and shared inquiry learned in previousseminars, students will read, write about and discuss a selection of Renaissance, 17th, 18th and 19th century texts from the Western tradition.

Instructor
TBD

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
SEM-CollegiateSeminar

Course credits:3

Schedule
M, T, TH
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online

Building on the Western tradition explored in the second and thirdseminars, readings focus on the Great Conversation of the modern world, which includes the West but also includes important intercultural and global voices. The course focuses on issues of significant relevance for a 21st century student, as well as texts that allow for integrative thinking across the entire CollegiateSeminar sequence. The last portion of the course will include student reflections on what they have learned and how they have grown, revisiting the steps of their intellectual development in a capstone experience.

Instructor
Andrew Mount

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
SEM-CollegiateSeminar

Course credits:3

Schedule
M, T, TH
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Online

For students with one or two years of secondary study ofSpanish (or the equivalent). This course continues the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing, emphasizing conversation on everyday topics.

Instructor
Rubina Darakjian

Core Curriculum Designation(s)LANG -Second Language Proficiency

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, W,TH
9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Online

Session 2

July 8-August 9

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Summer 2024 Session 2 Calendar

Morning classes
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Afternoon classes
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

3-unit courses
3 days per week
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

4-unit courses
4 days per week
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)

Session 2 Courses

For students with two or three years of secondary study ofSpanish (or the equivalent). This course continues the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing, fostering confidence in conversation and composition across a variety of subjects.

Instructor
Anahita Ghazi Bayat

Core Curriculum Designation(s)ARTS & HUM - Arts and Humanities Analysis, LANG - Second Language Proficiency

Course credits:4

Schedule
M, T, W,TH
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Online

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Next Steps

Currently Enrolled ձ Mary’s College Student

Take advantage of new Gael Summer pricing: tuition for Gael Summer 2024 is $3,000.00 for a three unit course and $4,000.00 for a four-unit course.

A 50% discount is being offered to ձ Mary's College seniors within two courses of completing graduation requirements.

Non-ձ Mary's College Student

For information regarding payment, please contact the Business Office.