Summer Session 2014

Blended Courses - Philadelphia Center

Not sure if you’re ready to take a class entirely online? A blended class might be the perfect solution for you. This format offers the best of both worlds. You’ll still interact with classmates in person while you enjoy the freedom of studying where and when you want with online learning.

Students are responsible for communications software and internet service. There are both minimum and suggested requirements for computer setup. For more information, please visit our technology requirements. Each blended course requires additional hours of online instruction.

Enjoy the best of both worlds and take a blended class this summer!

Undergraduate and Adult Education

BH 204-67: Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy
Major theoretical counseling orientations are examined with an emphasis on how each of these theories applies to the treatment of addiction and mental health disorders.  Theories and types of therapeutic approaches considered include: Freudian Theory, Person-Centered Theory, Gestalt Theory, Reality Therapy, Rational-Emotive Therapy and other cognitive behavior theoretical approaches.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

BH 402-67: Management of Human Services Agencies
With a primary focus on the inner workings and structures of human service agencies, students will be afforded an opportunity to broaden their understanding of the administrative aspects of drug and alcohol, mental health, and child welfare services.  Funding, federal and state regulations, licensing, credentialing, and the changing environment of managed care will be some of the primary issues addressed in this course. 
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16 

BIO 109-57: Human Biology
An introductory  course with emphasis on human physiology and the role humans play in biosphere. Application of biological principles to practical human concerns are covered in one semester. Integrates laboratory and classroom work.  
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28   
                                                   
CJ 201- 57: Criminal Law
Study of criminal offenses by statutory and common law definition/classification; laws of arrest, search and seizure; and analysis of constitutional and statutory concepts governing introduction and use of information in formalized legal proceedings. PA Crimes Code is used as supplemental text reference.  Pre-requisite: CJ 101 and CJ 175 
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

CJ 301-67: Organized Crime
Nature and problems of the criminal organization including historic roots; casual factors of organized crime in American society; activities, organizations, and economics of organized crime including the trafficking of controlled substances; the problem of corruption and graft; and the development of strategies to control the activities of organized crime, drug trafficking organizations including drug cartels and outlaw motorcycle gangs, gangs, and the new ethnic mobs. Proactive strategies of investigation are presented including the use of undercover police officers, confidential informants, and electronic surveillance. Prerequisites: CJ 101 and 175. 
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

CJ 422-57S: Crisis Management
Encompasses an overview if crisis as it affects law enforcement officials and the criminal justice system, including dealing with suicidal individuals, barricaded subjects, hostage takers and their hostages. Psychological and behavioral profiles of perpetrators and victims are discussed. Protocols for dealing with the several identified issues are presented. Students will participate in classroom scenarios and exercises designed to incorporate the material presented. Prerequisite: CJ 101, 175, 201, and either 216 or 218.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

ENG 305-67: Early American Fiction
Analysis of trends in American prose literature with emphasis on significant novelists and short story writers from early 19th century to 1900.
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

HIS 303-57: 20th Century World History
This course covers world history in the 20th centrue, focusing on major changes from the end of World War I to the present.
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

MUS 322-67: World Music
Study of musical diversity of the world. Emphasis on interrelationship of music and culture. Topics: music of India, Middle East, Indonesia, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Pacific Rim and Pacific Islands, and Australia, including their influence on American music and vice-versa. Lecture, discussion, group project, videos, and extensive use of audio material. Fulfills the human diversity requirement. 
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

PED 304-57S: Wellness for Life
Study of the concepts that contribute to a lifestyle of wellness. Topics include principles of wellness, principles of community health, non-infectious diseases, accident and injury prevention, AIDS, STDs, nutrition, body composition, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, mental and emotional health, personality traits, stress, steroids, cancer, and substance abuse. Students appraise their personal wellness levels and design a personalized fitness program that is practically applied.     
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

PHI 345-57: Problems of Philosophy
A study of the fundamental problems of philosophy. Readings in Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, and contemporary Philosophy.  This course is designed as an introduction to philosophy for students in the Innovative Degree Programs (Plus Two, Mid-Degree, Degree Completion). Other students must have permission of the instructor.  
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

PSY 208-67: Human Development Across the Life Span
Focuses on physical, cognitive, social, personality and moral development through life span from infancy to old age. Cross cultural, gender and minority issues will be integrated when appropriate. Prerequisite: PSY 101.     
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

PSY 301-57: History & Systems in Psychology
Study of the major schools in psychological thought, including philosophical and medical contributions to modern psychological views. Prerequisite: PSY 101.   
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

SW 201-57: Introduction to Social Work
Introduction to society's response to social need  through a generalist approach to family services, child welfare, physical and mental health services, school related services, corrections, gerontology and populations-at-risk. Social Worker's response to meeting the needs of various multi-ethnic and multi-needs groups is emphasized.  Integration of micro, mezzo and macro practice is included.  
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28

THE 210-67: Medical Moral Theology
Investigation of moral problems which can arise in the area of bioethics. Introductory survey of the basic Christian principles of morality is followed by treatment of various medical moral situations. A natural law methodology is applied throughout the course.  Fulfills the Ethics/Morality requirement     
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

PHI 200-57: Introduction to Ethics
Systematic study of ethics with the aim of arriving at objective values and principles of moral conduct as the means to genuine happiness. Normative ethics is compared and contrasted with descriptive ethics and meta-ethics. Cultural, philosophical and historical approaches to ethics are also considered. Fulfills Ethics/Morality Requirement.
Tuesday, 8:00 p.m. - 10:20 p.m.



This course schedule is provided for the information of the student. It is subject to change as deemed appropriate by the University in order to fulfill its role and mission or by regulatory and/or accrediting bodies specifically impacting the programs. Changes may be implemented without prior notice and without obligation, and, unless specified otherwise, are effective when made.




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