Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity for students to further their educational experience with an HWS faculty member; to get ahead or back on track with graduation plans; and to address curricular requirements at HWS or at other institutions of higher education.
Registration for Maymester and Summer Session begins on Monday, March 26 and concludes on Friday, May 4. Maymester runs from May 16 through June 5, followed by Summer Session, which runs from June 12 through July 13.
During Maymester, students can take one of 21 courses that cover a wide variety of disciplines such as theatre, economics, geoscience, humanities and the arts. Courses run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with afternoons open for course preparation, projects and assignments.
The Summer Session allows students to take one or two courses during the months of June and July. Courses meet Monday through Friday and are offered in one of two time slots: from 8:30 a.m. to 10:26 a.m., or from 11:00 a.m. to 12:56 p.m.
The 2018 Summer Session courses include:
- “Growing Up Black,” Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies James McCorkle
- “Technology and Children with Disabilities,” Associate Professor of Education Mary Kelly
- “Mathematics for Informed Citizenship,” Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science John Lasseter
- “Introduction to American Politics,” Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Rose
- “Introduction to Personality,” Assistant Professor of Psychology Sara Branch
- “Introduction to Publishing,” Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Cheryl Forbes
- “Introduction to Programming,” Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science John Lasseter
- “Medieval Drama,” Associate Professor of English Laurence Erussard
- “Entrepreneurial Leadership,” Visiting Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Kevin Renshler
- “Urban Politics,” Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Rose
The summer courses are $3,000 per class for both matriculated and non-matriculated students. HWS matriculated students can register through their HWS PeopleSoft account. Non-matriculated students should fill out a non-matriculated student application form and send it to Interim Provost and Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas at Lucas@hws.edu. Visit the Summer Programs webpage for more details.