Are you interested in taking Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 201-202) at Wellesley College this summer? Our summer courses tend to very small, so you will receive a lot of personalized attention and support. Especially for those of you who are thinking about studying abroad or working in a Spanish-speaking environment, taking 201-202 over the summer will be a great way to accelerate the learning process. This course will be highly interactive and draw heavily from cultural elements, such as music, film, literature and art.SOC 207: Schools and Society Course Instructor: Professor Ethel Mickey Course Meeting Times: Summer I: MR 1:30 pm - 4:50 pm, W 1:30 pm - 3:20 pm
Why does everyone go to school in the United States? Why do some students learn more than others? How do schools perpetuate inequalities along class, gender, and race? How does the “hidden curriculum” shape educational experience? How does the US school system compare to those in other countries? What makes it so hard to bring about change in schools?
Fall 2019ART 4615-01: Racing Towards the Future: Early 20th Century Art Course Instructor: Professor Janice Yellin Course Meeting Times: VSA4615-01: TR 11:30 am - 1:05 pm VSA 4615-02: TR 1:15 pm - 2:50 pm
Between 1900 -1938, young artists grappled with enormous political, scientific, technological, and social disruptions that threw them headlong into the modern world. Styles such as Symbolism, Cubism, Futurism, Expressivism, Dada, and Surrealism were their responses to changes in established ways of thinking and being that marked the beginning of the 20th century. Visits to The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Davies Museum of Wellesley College and the Fogg Museum of Harvard University, which have very strong collections from this period, will offer students the opportunity to directly experience this art. The students’ final project will be the creation of either a small thematic museum exhibit, making a forgery of an early 20th century artist, or a project created by the student and approved by the professorFIN 3512: Real Estate Transactions and Law Course Instructor: Erin Degnan Escobedo Course Meeting Times: TR 9:45 am - 11:20 am
This course should appeal to students who are interested in careers in the real estate industry or personally owning or investing in real estate. Students will be introduced to the real estate markets, explore the process of buying, selling, financing and leasing real estate, and learn how the parties to a real estate deal manage risks and execute business strategy. By examining the documentation from actual real estate transactions, students will learn how the business terms of a deal are incorporated into the transaction's legal documentation. Students will also gain valuable insights on the real estate markets from industry experts who are guest speakers in the course.MOB 3578: Integrated Product Design/Technology for Good Professor: Professor Jennifer Bailey Course Meeting Time: W 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This is a course with interdisciplinary students teams from Babson, Olin College of Engineering and Mass College of Art and Design. Each team has students from each school and works together to design a product which solves a social probkem with a technology solution. By the end of the course each team generates the following prototypes for their Technology for Good Social Innovation.ENGR 2110: Principals of Engineering Course Instructors: Siddhartan Govindasamy; Aaron Hoover; Amon Millner; TBD Course Meeting Times: ENGR 2110-01: TF 9:00 am - 10:40 am ENGR 2110-02: TF 9:00 am - 10:40 am ENGR 2110-03: TF 10:50 am - 12:30 pm ENGR 2110-04: TF 10:50 am - 12:30 pm ENGR 2199: Special Tops in Engineering:Small Satelite Laboratory I Course Instuctor: Professor Chris Lee Meeting Times: MR 3:20 pm - 5:30 pm ENGR3199: Renewable Energy Course Instructor: Rebecca Christianson Course Meeting Times: TF 10:50 am - 12:30 pm ENGR 3299: Introduction to Immersive Experience Design Course Instructor: Creative-in-Reference, Tom Pearson Course Meeting Times: TF 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CLCV 241: Running a Business in Ancient Rome Course Instructor: Professor Ray Starr Course Meeting Times: TF 11:20 am - 12:35 pm HEBR 101-01: Introduction to Modern Hebrew Course Instructor: Professor Gil Chalamish Course Meeting Times: MWR 9:55 am - 11:10 am HNUR 101: Elementary Hindi/Urdu Course Instructor: Professor Shukla-Bhatt Course Meeting Times: TF 8:30 am - 9:45 am, W 8:30 am - 9:20 am ITAL 101 01-02: Elementary Italian Course Instructors: Flavia Laviosa (01), David Ward (02) Course Meeting Times: ITAL 101-01: MR 8:30 am - 9:45 am, W 8:30 am - 9:20 am ITAL 101-02: RF 11:20 am - 12:35 pm, W 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm JPN 101-102 Beginning Japanese Course Instructors: Professor Robert Goree and Professor Eiko Torii-Williams Course Meeting Times: MTRF 8:30 am - 9:45 am or MTRF 9:55 am - 11:10 am
Introduction to the modern standard Japanese language. Emphasis on developing proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using basic expressions and sentence patterns. Four 75 minute classes plus one blended-leaning (online) session.KOR 101 (Beginning Korean) Course Instructor: JaeYoung Song Course Meeting Times: KOR101-01: MTRF 8:30 am - 9:45 am KOR101-02: MTRF 9:55 am - 11:10 am
An introductory course on standard conversational Korean for students who have little or no knowledge of Korean. The course will provide basic skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a focus on spoken language proficiency. The course will emphasize the development of communication skills in given situations and tasks, and provide an introduction to sociocultural interests and daily life in Korea.RUS 286: Vladamir Nabakov (in English) Course Instructor: Adam Weiner Course Meeting Times: MR 9:55 am - 11:10 am
An examination of the artistic legacy of the great novelist, critic, lepidopterist, and founder of Wellesley College's Russian Department. Nabokov became one of the greatest novelists in both Russian and English literature. Students will read Lolita, Pnin, and Pale Fire, which were written in English, and Nabokov's English translations of two of his best Russian novels: The Defense and Invitation to a Beheading. The class will also discuss his utterly unique autobiography, Speak, Memory.SWA 101 Elementary Swahili Course Instructor: Professor Geofrod Osoro Course Meetings Times: MR 9:55 am - 11:10 am, W 9:30 am - 10:20 am
The primary focus of Elementary Swahili is to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Aspects of Swahili/African culture will be introduced and highlighted as necessary components toward achieving communicative competence. Two courses, SWA 101 and 102, are offered and both courses must be completed to receive credit for either course. There are no prerequisites required for this course. The maximum enrollment for this class is 15.