Course Catalog: 49 Courses

Globalization, Media and Culture

Course Code: AFRI 0500

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Patricia Agupusi
60047

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Course Code: ANTH 0100

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Michael Berman
60020

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Applied Ordinary Differential Equations

Course Code: APMA 0350

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Rebecca Durst
60050

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Statistical Inference I

Course Code: APMA 1650

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Patrick Liscio
Emily Winn
60073

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Cell and Molecular Biology

Course Code: BIOL 0500

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Richard Freiman
60004

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Principles of Physiology

Course Code: BIOL 0800

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Chi-Ming Hai
Andrea Sobieraj
60008

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Organic Chemistry

Course Code: CHEM 0350

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Jesse Morin
Charles Morton
60063

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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The World of Byzantium (Online)

Course Code: CLAS 0660

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Efstratios Papaioannou
60032

Caught between the East and West, the culture of Byzantium inherited the ancient worlds of Greece, Rome, and Jerusalem, nurturing many a modern ideology, conflict, and identity. Byzantium is explored through its history, texts, and art.We examine the foundation and history of Constantinople, Iconoclasm, the Crusades, medieval Christianity and Islam, Byzantine court...(more »)

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Greek Mythology (Online)

Course Code: CLAS 0900

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Johanna Hanink
60007

Goddesses, heroes, monsters: it's time for some Greek Myth. We will cover the stories of creation, Pandora, the Trojan Cycle, the legends of Thebes (Oedipus and co.), the Golden Fleece, Greco-Roman gods, Hercules and other heroes, and many, many more myths. But we will also think about the telling of these myths. What do the tellers need from these stories? How do they change...(more »)

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The American Presidents and the Western Tradition (Online)

Course Code: CLAS 1120U

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Joseph Pucci
60012

We are accustomed to engaging the American presidency as a public office approached through the prism of government, political science, the history of institutions, constitutional power, and the like. This course studies the ways in which the presidency as an institution, and the presidents in thought and action, are part of a larger continuum of expression and experience...(more »)

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Statistical Methods

Course Code: CLPS 0900

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Jie Ren
60081

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Canine Behavior (Online)

Course Code: CLPS 1181A

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Ruth Colwill
60074

This discussion-based online course focuses on the psychology of dogs using primary readings on canine perception, cognition, communication, development, genetics, social behavior, and common behavioral pathologies. Case studies of domestic dogs are used to illustrate the diagnosis and treatment of aggression, fear, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. The natural...(more »)

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Animal Behavior Laboratory (Online)

Course Code: CLPS 1191

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Ruth Colwill
60082

Designed for students with a serious interest in animal behavior research. Topics include methods in lab and field research, enrichment programs for captive species, and conditioning procedures for managing zoo and shelter animals.In this course, you will learn about the standard research methodologies for observing animal behavior and the main formats for presenting...(more »)

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Abnormal Psychology (Online)

Course Code: CLPS 1700

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Lisa Faille
60071
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Lisa Faille
60072

The study of anxiety, stress, and neurotic disorders, psychosomatic disorders, deviant social behavior, affective disorders, and schizophrenia. Considers theories of etiology (causes) and methods of therapeutic treatment, case studies, experimental research, and clinical research.This course is offered fully online. Students do not need to be on Brown's campus to...(more »)

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Music & Meditation

Course Code: COST 0032

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Srinivas Reddy
60018

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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An Introduction to Contemplative Studies

Course Code: COST 0100

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Larson Difiori
60021

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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A Data-Centric Introduction to Programming

Course Code: CSCI 0050

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Linda Clark
60003

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Cybersecurity Ethics

Course Code: CSCI 1870

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Deborah Hurley
60014

This course has been transitioned to online delivery and may include synchronous meetings, to be scheduled by instructor when course begins.Bots, trolls, fake news, privacy, freedom of information, government transparency, liberty, autonomy, artificial intelligence, big data, data analytics, encryption, human rights, intellectual property, open source, corporate social...(more »)

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Data Science Fellows

Course Code: DATA 1150

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Linda Clark
60084

Data science is growing fast, with tools, approaches, and results evolving rapidly. This course is for students with some familiarity with data science tools and skills, seeking to apply these skills and teach others how to implement and interpret data science. Working in conjunction with a faculty sponsor, this course teaches students communication skills, how to determine...(more »)

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Principles of Economics

Course Code: ECON 0110

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Paulina Etxeberria Garaigorta
60076

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Financial Accounting

Course Code: ECON 0710

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Robert D'Andrea
Henry Silva
60077

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Introduction to Econometrics

Course Code: ECON 1620

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Borja Mesa
60078

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Love Stories (Online)

Course Code: ENGL 0100P

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020James Kuzner
60002
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020James Kuzner
60069

What do we talk about when we talk about love? We will see how writers have addressed this question from Shakespeare's day to the present. Writers may include Shakespeare, Austen, Eliot, Flaubert, Graham Greene, Marilynne Robinson, and/or others.This course is offered fully online. Students do not need to be on Brown's campus to participate in this course.

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Critical Reading and Writing I: The Academic Essay

Course Code: ENGL 0900

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Jonathan Readey
60010

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (Online)

Course Code: ENGL 0930-1

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Elizabeth Taylor
60029

Creative Nonfiction: Writing the World is for students with a serious interest in writing narrative essays based on fact, research, interviews, and memory. Through assignments and revisions, students will hone their investigative, analytical, and creative skills, inspired by close readings of 20th century nonfiction writers, including Jamaica Kincaid,...(more »)

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Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (Online)

Course Code: ENGL 0930-2

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Stephen Foley
60030

Creative Nonfiction: Reading, Writing, and Traveling takes advantage of its online format to enable students to read, reflect, and share their travel experiences from wherever they are this summer. Assignments includes blogging, actively taking part in discussions, op-ed pieces, and a longer travel essay? students are also encouraged to explore visual...(more »)

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Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (Online)

Course Code: ENGL 0930-3

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020James Egan
60031

Creative Nonfiction: Reading & Writing in a Digital World uses debates over the so-called "death of reading" supposedly brought about by the internet, smartphone and e-reader as a spur for our writing. Have we entered a period when most readers can no longer engage in the "deep" reading that helped usher in the modern world? How and/or should writers...(more »)

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Law and Literature (Online)

Course Code: ENGL 1760Z

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Ravit Reichman
60033

What is the relationship between law and literature? How do these supposedly separate worlds contribute jointly to our sense of justice, and to our understanding of injustice? We examine these questions through novels, legal writings, legal opinions, and film, in order to discover how law and literature create interrelated narratives that shed light on issues like identity,...(more »)

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Multimedia Storytelling

Course Code: ENGL1050J

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Michael Stewart
60037

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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The Theory and Practice of Sustainable Investing

Course Code: ENVS 1545

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Cary Krosinsky
60079

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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German for Reading (Online)

Course Code: GRMN 0121

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Jane Sokolosky
60034

This online course prepares students to read and understand German texts from a variety of disciplines and genres. This intensive study of German grammar and syntax is for students without prior knowledge of German and for students with some background in German who want to review and gain better mastery of grammar. Students who successfully complete this course have the...(more »)

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Screening Social Justice in the Spanish-Speaking World (Online)

Course Code: HISP 0750P

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Sarah L. Thomas
60038

Studying recent films from Latin America, Spain, and the US, this course engages students with vital issues of social justice in the Spanish-speaking world from a variety of perspectives. Topics covered include: racial, gender/sexuality, and socioeconomic identities and equality; immigration, the border, and displacement; civil conflict and dictatorship; the environment...(more »)

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World War II: A Global History

Course Code: HIST 0770C

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Harry Merritt
60042

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Introductory Calculus, Part I

Course Code: MATH 0090

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Anna Grim
60068

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Linear Algebra

Course Code: MATH 0520

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Caixia Chen
60048

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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The Brain: An Introduction to Neuroscience

Course Code: NEUR 0010

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Alastair Tulloch
Kaitlin Wilcoxen
60025

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Critical Reasoning

Course Code: PHIL 0101

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Leonard Feldblyum
60075

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Moral Philosophy

Course Code: PHIL 0500

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Matthew Schrepfer
60040

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Doctors and Patients- Clinical Communication in Medicine

Course Code: PHP 1010

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Therese Zink
60036

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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World of Food: Personal to Global Perspectives on Nutrition, Agriculture, and Policy (Online)

Course Code: PHP 1101

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Tayla Ash
60035
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Tayla Ash
60070

This course addresses issues of food and nutrition in America and around the world through the lens of public health, economics, and agriculture. The online setting intentionally requires students to engage in and learn about their own community from perspectives likely not previously noticed. Students will read class from many sources; will review documentary films; and...(more »)

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Basic Physics (3)

Course Code: PHYS 0030

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Miquel Dorca
60043

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Basic Physics (4)

Course Code: PHYS 0040

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Santanu Banerjee
60045

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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Music & Meditation

Course Code: RELS 0032

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Srinivas Reddy
60019

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session. Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online.

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How do you feel? Exploring The History of Emotions (Online)

Course Code: RELS 0843

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Nancy Khalek
60017

How do we feel, and how do we know what we feel? Emotional language appears in everything from medieval treatises on virtue to modern analyses of media and advertising, but human beings did not always express their emotions in the same way.How did concepts like shame, fear, pride, wonder, happiness, or grief change over time? This course is an introduction to the...(more »)

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Persuasive Communication

Course Code: TAPS 0220

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Suzahn Ebrahimian
60039

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session.

Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online. The duration, course credit, and fees associated with...(more »)

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The Theory and Teaching of Problem-Solving

Course Code: UNIV 1110

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Christina Smith
60085

What is a problem and how do you solve one? What relationship exists between problem-solving and teaching? This course is designed for STEM students who are teaching/will teach and are interested in improving their problem-solving and teaching. You will gain the skills that will aid you in your own learning, promote learning in others, improve communication and problem-solving...(more »)

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Studio Foundation

Course Code: VISA 0100-0

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Daniel Stupar
60016

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session.

Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online. The duration, course credit, and fees associated with...(more »)

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Photography Foundation

Course Code: VISA 0140

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Theresa Ganz
60024

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session.

Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online. The duration, course credit, and fees associated with...(more »)

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Drawing

Course Code: VISA 1110

DatesInstructor(s)CRN
June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020Paul Myoda
60006

This course is being transitioned from on-campus to online. It may involve attending virtual class meetings via Zoom or some other meeting tool at various points throughout the session.

Your instructor will arrange those meeting times once the course has begun; otherwise, the course will be conducted wholly online. The duration, course credit, and fees associated with...(more »)

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