Examine the power of forgiveness, change and reconciliation, as well as participate in service learning activities in South African schools, communities and empowerment projects.
Build skills that can lead directly to employment.
Airbnb, Uber, Lyft and other contemporary "sharing economy" corporations have transformed industries and created new forms of employment. This will be the focus of this masters-level course, which will also help students build research skills useful for a variety of careers.
Bring nature to life and experience first hand what a “bird’s eye view” really means.
This course teaches bird biology, ecology and field Identification. Students go on weekly field trips to see many of the different species of birds found New Jersey with occasional in person meetings.
Interested in Biomedical Engineering? This course is a required core class for all biomedical engineers.
Introduction to biomedical engineering will provide an overview of applications of engineering in medicine and health care, including an introduction to biological and biomedical problems using fundamental concepts and tools from electrical, mechanical, and chemical engineering.
Learn how to apply modern genetics principles to a wide range of animal species.
Students in this course will learn the logic and reasoning skills needed to solve genetics problems and to design practical animal breeding situations.
Have the tools to ask the right questions when faced with a new species, feed, or situation.
Animal Nutrition will cover three general topics: the digestive anatomy and physiology, biochemistry of nutrients, and feeding of animals in different physiological states.
This course will be taught by Dr. Perri Stark who received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania. Summer 2017 will be her 10th anniversary of teaching this course. "Because it's an online course, students can work at their own pace," states Stark.
Gain experience in weather forecasting with the possibility of seeing a tornado.
This is an in-person course with one orientation session on campus followed by a two-week field trip. The course concludes with a presentation day back on campus.
Students have the opportunity to put weather forecasting concepts learned in class into practice, and if those forecasts are correct, see the results out in the field.
Are you interested in pursuing a career in the health professions?
This course introduces students to the study of health from the perspectives of sociology, health, medicine, and the humanities.
Instructor Dr. Johanna Shoen currently teaches and conducts research on the history of medicine. Her interests focus on medical ethics and end of life care, both of which will be covered in this course.
This course counts toward the Health, Culture, and Society minor in Sociology.
Get a glimpse of the literature and culture of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.
This online course introduces students to the great epics and folklore of these regions, from antiquity to the 15th century. Through an examination of canonical texts, students will discover the differences and similarities between the regions’ literary traditions.
The course is organized around three major literary genres shared by the three regions: epic and sacred texts; poetry; folktales and story genres.