Summer School 2016Summer School 2016

Summer School 2016

About Summer School

Spend the summer at Lees-McRae learning about the region, brushing up on business skills, making new friends, or gaining experience. With online and seated classes, introductory and advanced courses, and a beautiful mountain setting, why not audit or enroll in a class this summer?

Session I: Monday, May 16 - Friday, June 17
Session II: Monday, June 2 - Friday, July 22
Session III: Monday, May 16 - Friday, July 22


Tuition and Fees

Per Credit Hour | $295

Fees for Summer Session(s) are payable in full on the day of registration.

All fees are refunded if the Student Financial Services Office, prior to registration day, receives a written notification of a student’s decision not to enroll. A refund of 50% of tuition and board is made if a student notifies the Student Financial Services Office of withdrawal during the first week of summer school. No refund will be made if a student withdraws after the first week.

Summer School Housing Costs
Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Session I: Monday, May 16 - Friday, June 17 $480 $320
Session II: Monday, June 2 - Friday, July 22 $480 $320
Session III: Monday, May 16 - Friday, July 22 $1248 $832
Entire Summer $1380 $920
BIO 401: Appalachian Ecology (May 16-27) $150 $100
ART 301: Appalachian Photography (May 31 - June 7) $105 $70

Registration

Summer School Registration Form

If you have any questions about Summer School, please contact the Office of the Registrar at hinshaw@lmc.edu or 828.898.3473.


Available Courses

Appalachian Studies Art Biology Business
Communication Art & Design Criminal Justice EMSM Literature
Nursing Performing Arts/Dance Psychology Religious Studies
Rhetoric Sociology Spanish Special Education
Sport Administration

Special Topics: Fem Voice in Appalachia (APP-288-01)

Kathy Olson
May 16-June 17
Online

Women writers in Appalachia are often viewed as Regional writers, their contributions excluded from the broader context of American literature. A closer review, however, finds themes within these works that cover the entire scope of individual experience, wielding literary force as well as political and social influence. This course examines those works and their place in the American Literary canon. Reading will include novels, short stories, essays and poems.

Appalachian Photography (ART-301-01)

Michael Joslin
May 31-June 7
MTWRF | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This is an advanced course in photography in which the student further develops the skills learned in ART 151 Photography. Students will explore the Southern Appalachian Mountains through the medium of photography, shooting landscapes and portraits of local people, developing skill in macro photography, and documenting various arts, crafts, skills and social and environmental problems. Prerequisite: ART 151. Additional fee

Art & Design Internship (ART-471-01)

Jason Sabbides
May 16-August 12

This course is an on-the-job training experience in Art & Design. Emphasis on professional knowledge and education in your area of study within the field of Art & Design. A minimum of 200 hours of work is necessary for 3 hours credit. Normally taken in the summer following the junior year.  Prerequisite: Junior status or permission from Program Coordinator.

Clinical Wildlife Rehab I (BIO 392-01)

Nina Fischesser
May 16-June 17
MTWRF | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This intensive, hands-on course offered only during the first semester of summer school, is designed to train students in the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife. Due to the heavy time demands, students should not take other summer courses while enrolled in this class. (Summer) 

Clinical Wildlife Rehab I (BIO 393-01)

Nina Fischesser
June 20-August 12
MTWRF | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This course is a continuation of BIO 392 through the second semester of summer school. 

Appalachian Ecology (BIO 401-01)

Stewart Skeate
May 16-27
MTWRF | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This course is a field study of the natural communities of the southern Appalachians, including deciduous forests, evergreen forests, balds, heath and wetlands. Biological composition and structure of these communities are examined through field exercises and projects. Prerequisite: BIO 211 or BIO 221. 

Business Internship (BUS 471-01)

Amy Anderson
May 16-August 12

This course is a full-time work experience for business majors taken under the direction and supervision of the internship coordinator, who monitors the student’s progress and experience. The student is supervised by an on-site manager of the organization who will verify the number of hours completed by the student and evaluate the student’s work performance. A formal paper and oral presentation is required when the internship is completed. A student working 200 to 399 hours during the internship will receive 3 hours credit. If a student works more than 400 hours during the internship, 6 hours of credit will be given. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status and permission of the instructor.

Communication Arts & Design Internship (COM-471-01)

Jason Sabbides
May 16-August 12

This course provides an on-the-job training experience utilizing the skills in one or more of the following areas: professional writing, film/video, digital media (web design, graphic design, digital photography, creative layout and design), or photography. Emphasis on learning and practicing the fundamental skills of communications. A minimum of 200 hours of work is necessary for credit. Normally taken in the summer following the junior year.  Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor

Criminal Justice Internship (CRI-471-01)

Katherine Logan
May 16-August 12

This course is a closely supervised internship to be initiated by the student and approved by the instructor. The internship may be in the area of probation, parole, corrections, the courts or law enforcement. Familiarity with current related literature, a term paper and an oral presentation will be required. The supervisor will conduct periodic evaluations. Prerequisite: Senior status and permission of the instructor. 

Intro to EMT Basic (EMS-250-01)

Gary Harmon
May 16-July 22
MW | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This course introduces basic emergency medical care.  Topics include preparatory, patient assessment, and operations.  It covers modules 1,3,7 and the miscellaneous section of the North Carolina EMT-B educational requirements.  Upon completion of all modules students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification. Prerequisite:  Entry into the EMSM program.

Medical & Trauma EMT Basic (EMS-251-01)

Gary Harmon
May 16-July 22
MW | 1-4 p.m.

This course covers infants and children, medical, OB/GYN, behavioral and trauma emergencies. It covers module 4,5 and 6 of North Carolina EMT-B education requirements.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.  Corequisite: EMS 250 3.5 Class hours, 1.5 Lab hours, 0 Clinical hours per week.

Airway Management EMT Basic (EMS-252-01)

Gary Harmon
May 16-July 22
T | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Topics include airway and advanced airway topics.  It covers modules 2 and 8 of the North Carolina EMT-B educational requirements.  Upon completion of all modules students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.  Corequisite: EMS 350 1.5 Class hours, 1.5 Lab hours, 0 Clinical hours per week.

Clinical Practicum EMT-Basic (EMS-253-01)

Gary Harmon
May 16-July 22
F| 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

This course provides the introductory hospital clinical and field experience for the EMT-Basic student.  Emphasis is placed on mastering fundamental EMT-Basic skills including patient assessments.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence with fundamental EMT-Basic level skills.  Corequisite: EMS 250 0 Class hours, 0 Lab hours, 24 Clinical hours per course.

Emergency Vehicles & EMS Communication (EMS-260-01)

Gary Harmon
May 16-July 22
R | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Topics include airway and advanced airway topics.  It covers modules 2 and 8 of the North Carolina EMT-B education requirements.  Upon completion of all modules students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.  Prerequisite: Entry into the EMSM Program. 1.5 Class hours, 1.5 Lab hours, 0 Clinical hours per week.

American Literature: Major Authors (LIT-230-01)

Kathy Olson
May 16-June 17
Online

In this course, students will become familiar with the major authors and works in American literature and will be able to critically discuss the works in spoken and written discourse. Prerequisite: RHE 101 or HON 291. 

Intro to Literary Theory (LIT-342-01)

Kathy Olson
May 16-June 17
Online

In this course, students will gain an understanding of the major theoretical and critical schools of thought in the study of literature from the classical era through the present and will be able to apply these theoretical frameworks to a variety of literatures. Prerequisite: Any Literature course at the 200 level.

Nursing Inquiry, Informatics & Technology (NUR-342-01)

May 16-July 10
Online

This course provides an overview of nursing informatics as it relates to the provision of safe, quality, patient-centered care.  Emphasis is placed on locating, accessing, appraising, and using information to inform evidence-based, professional decisions.  The use of information management systems in the collection, management, and communication of patient data as well as the maintenance of patient privacy and confidentiality is highly stressed. Prerequisite: NUR-201, NUR-202, NUR-212, NUR-220

Social Dance (PAS-103-01)

Stacey Trivett
May 16-June 17

MTWR | 9-9:50 a.m.

The study of social, folk and ballroom styles of dance.  Open to non-majors.

Clogging (PAS-111-01, PAS-211-01, PAS-311-01, PAS-411-01)

Stacey Trivett
May 16-June 17

MTWR | 10-10:50 a.m.

A course to learn the basic steps and develop team routines of this traditional mountain dance. Performance may be required. Open to non-majors.  Prerequisite: Audition and permission of the instructor.

Performing Arts Internship (PAS-493-01)

Danielle Curtis 
May 16-August 12

This course is an opportunity for students to supplement their academic knowledge with realistic work experience within the field of performing arts. Successful use of knowledge and application of skills is required. 

General Psychology (PSY-133-01)

M. Hart
May 16-July 8
Online

This course is an introduction to the field of psychology. Major theorists and sub-disciplines of psychology are covered.

Human Growth and Development (PSY-201-01)

M. Hart
May 16-July 8
Online

This course examines the relationship of the physical, emotional, social and cognitive factors of growth and development from the prenatal period through death.

Psychology Internship (PSY-471-01)

James Carson
May 16-August 12

This course is a closely supervised internship to be initiated by the student and approved by the instructor. Familiarity with current, related literature and a written and oral presentation will be required. The supervisor will conduct periodic evaluations.  Prerequisite: Senior status, permission of the instructor and a minimum 2.5 GPA in the major. 

Religious Studies Internship (REL-471-01)

Michael Vines
May 16-August 12

This course is a closely supervised internship to be initiated by the student and approved by the instructor. Familiarity with contemporary, academic literature and an oral and written presentation are required.  The supervisors must approve and conduct periodic evaluations of the internship.

Rhetoric II (RHE-102-01)

Kathy Olson
May 16 - June 17

An intensive continuation of RHE 101, this research-based course enhances and extends the written and oral skills covered in the first semester, possibly through a thematic study of contemporary and/or historical disputation or through analysis of writings from various genres. This course completes the skills foundation required for further development in designated writing-intensive and speaking-intensive courses. Students will analyze rhetorical strategies, use specific citation formats, describe controversies from a variety of angles and argue positions through written and oral assignments. Prerequisite: RHE 101 or placement by Registrar or Burton Center for Student Success.

Principles of Sociology (SOC-236-01)

Brad Southard
May 16-June 17
Online

This course is an introduction to the field of sociology and the sociological perspective. Topics include groups, family, culture, bureaucracy, deviance, social class, power and social change. 

Social Problems (SOC-251-01)

Brad Southard
May 16-June 24
Online

This course is a sociological examination of the major social problems in the United States today, such as poverty, sexism, racism, environmental abuse, crime, drug abuse, aging and war. 

Spanish Conversation and Latino Culture II (SPA-112-01)

Rachel Chrane
May 16-August 12
Online

(3-hour class and 1-hour online lab) This course helps students increase Spanish conversation skills through total immersion activities in class and online. The students learn more about Latino culture through community involvement, video activities, cultural and literary readings, music and dance. Prerequisite: SPA 111 or permission from the instructor.

Spanish Conversation and Latino Culture III (SPA-211-01)

Rachel Chrane
May 16-August 12
Online

(3-hour class and 1-hour online lab) This course helps intermediate Spanish speakers improve their conversation skills through total immersion activities in class and online. Latino culture comes alive through cultural and literary readings, community involvement, video activities, music and dance. Prerequisite: SPA 112 or permission from the instructor.

The Exceptional Child (SPE-210-01)

June 20-August 12
Online

Describes the areas and characteristics of exceptionalities, problems in learning, and personal-social adjustment of exceptional children.  Describes the services available to persons with disabilities through special education in public schools and through other institutions, agencies, and professionals.

Assessment & Collaboration for Exceptional Child (SPE-313-01)

Pam Vesely
June 20-July 22
Online

Explores the assessment and interpretation of assessment data for students with learning differences.  Investigates best practices for collaboration with other professionals and families.

Sport Administration Internship (SPT-471-01)

Terry Smith
May 16-August 12

This course is a closely supervised internship to be initiated by the student and approved by the instructor. The supervisor will conduct periodic evaluations. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. 

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