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get closer to graduationNeed a reason to get down to work for the summer season? These summer courses at Brandywine could bring you a little closer to your graduation deadline.

For a complete listing of summer courses offered at Penn State Brandywine, go to the University Registrar's course search page.

For more information, contact Patricia Hillen at 610-892-1372.


Summer I  May 19 – June 27

AMST 105 (GH; US) Popular Culture and Folklore (3) Survey of popular culture, folklife, and ethnicity, synthesizing material from such areas as literature, media, entertainment, print, music, and film.   M/W 9 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

ANTH 045 (GS;US;IL) Cultural Anthropology (3) Beginnings of human culture; economic life, society, government, religion, and art among traditional peoples.   M/W 10 a.m.-1:25 p.m.

ARAB 001 Arabic I (4) Introduction to reading, writing, pronunciation, and aural comprehension of modern standard Arabic; simple grammatical forms; basic vocabulary.  M/T/W/R 8:30-10:45 a.m.

ASTRO 001 (GN) Astronomical Universe (3) The development of modern understanding of the astronomical universe from planets and stars to galaxies and cosmology.  M/W 9 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

ASTRO 011 (GN) Astronomy Lab (1) Selected experiments and explorations to illustrate major astronomical principles and techniques. Telescopes observations of planets, stars and nebulae.  R 9:30-11:30 a.m.

COMM 409 News Media Ethics (3) Ethical problems in the practice of journalism; principal public criticisms of news media; case study approach.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition (3) Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

FR 111 Elementary French (6) Acquisition of basic skills in the active use of French: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  M/T/W/R 1-3:15 p.m.

HIST 144 (GH;US;IL) World at War: 1939-1945 (3) In-depth study of the origins and conduct of World War II. Political and economic aspects as well as military.  T/R 2-5:25 p.m.

IST 220 Networking and Telecommunications (3) Introduction to digital network topologies; transmission media, signal modulation, digital packet switching and routing, systems integration, communications management, and security.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

LING 100 (GS) Foundations of Linguistics (3) Systematic study of linguistic structures in a variety of the world's languages; an overview of language, and its organization.  T 9 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

MATH 026 (GQ) Plane Trigonometry (3) Trigonometric functions; solutions of triangles; trigonometric equations; identities.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

MGMT 341 Human Resource Management (3) Introduction to the strategic planning and implementation of human resource management, including staffing, development, appraisal, and rewards.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

MKTG 310 Public Relations and Marketing (3) Focuses on customer behavior, product, channels of distribution, promotion, and pricing with emphasis on a culturally diverse environment. Not available to students who have taken B A 303.  T/R 1-4:25 p.m.

PSYCH 100 (GS) Introduction to Psychology (3) Introduction to general psychology; principles of human behavior and their applications.  R 12-3:25 p.m.

RLST 120 (GH) New Testament (3) Introduction to the history, literature, and religion of early Christianity in its Jewish-Hellenistic setting. T R 9 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

SPAN 020 Intensive Spanish (6) Basic and intermediate Spanish grammar, oral, aural, and writing skills (essentially equivalent to second half of SPAN 002 and all of SPAN 003).  M/T/W 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Summer II July 2 - August 13

ART 020 (GA) Intro to Drawing (3) Introductory experience in making of art through drawing media; designed for non-majors seeking general overview of studio practice.  M/W 1-4 p.m.

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech (3) Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation.  M/W 6-9:25 p.m.

CHEM 212 (GN) Organic Chemistry II (3) Continuation of CHEM 210. Emphasis is placed on the role of organic reactions in biological chemistry.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

ENT 202 (GN) The Insect Connection (3) An introduction to the diversity of insects and the ways in which they interact with humans and impact our world.  WEB

FR 112 Intermediate French (6) Reinforcement of basic skills previously acquired in the active use of French in FR 111.  M/T/W/R 1-3:15 p.m.

HIST 012 (GH;US) History of Pennsylvania (3) Chronological and topical survey, emphasizing immigration of diverse ethnic groups and religious, political, economic, and social developments, including industrialization and urbanization.  T/R 6-9:25 p.m.

PHIL 107 (GH) Introduction to Philosophy of Technology (3) The character of technology; its relation to human values; philosophical assumptions in its development; and how it transforms the world.  T/R 9 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

PSYCH 436 Humanistic, Existential, and Religious Approaches to Psychology (3) Existential, humanistic, and religious approaches to the psychology of experience, consciousness and will.  TWR 11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

SPAN 001 Elementary Spanish I (4) Audio-lingual approach to basic Spanish; writing. Students who have received high school credit for two or more years of Spanish may not schedule this course for credit, without the permission of the department.  M/T/W 9 a.m.-12 p.m.