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Need 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 13 – June 21

ANTH 045 (GS;US;IL) Cultural Anthropology (3) Beginnings of human culture; economic life, society, government, religion, and art among traditional peoples.  M/W 10:00 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.

ART 050 (GA) Introduction to Painting (3) Introductory experience in making of art through painting media; designed for non-majors seeking a general overview of studio practice.  T/R 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

B A 321 Contemporary Skills for Business Professionals (3) Emphasizes the development of individual, group, critical thinking, and presentation skills, through the application of modern method and business technology.  M/W 2:00 -5:25 p.m.

BI SC 004 (GN) Human Body: Form and Function (3) A general survey of structure and function-from conception, through growth and reproduction, to death. Students who have passed BIOL 129 and 141 may not schedule this course.  T/R 6:00 – 9:25 p.m.

CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I (3) Principles and theories; nomenclature; chemistry of the functional groups; applications of spectroscopy. Because of duplication of material, students may not receive credit for both CHEM 210 and 202.  T/R 6:00 – 9:25 p.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 6:00 – 9:25 p.m.

ENGL 492 (AM ST 476, WMNST 491) American Women Writers (3) A study of selected American women writers.  WEB

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 6:00 – 9:25 p.m.

IST 110 (GS) Information, People and Technology (3) The use, analysis and design of information systems and technologies to organize, coordinate, and inform human enterprises.  R 6:00 -9:25 p.m. and WEB

MUSIC 009 (GA;IL) Introduction to World Musics (3) An overview of the music of India, China, Japan, Indonesia, Africa, and the Middle East.  T/R 10:00 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.

Summer II June 26 - August 7

B A 322 Negotiation Skills for Business Professionals (3) Emphasizes the preparation and conduct of business negotiations in a range of situations.  M/W 2:00 – 5:25 p.m.

CAS 252 Business and Professional Communication (3) Interviewing, briefing, conferring, and decision making; analyzing and evaluating formal and informal patterns of communication in organizations.  M/W 6:00 – 9:25 p.m.

ECON 104 (GS) Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (3) National income measurement; aggregate economic models; money and income; policy problems.  M/W 6:00-9:25 p.m.

ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business Writing (3) Writing reports and other common forms of business communication. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)  T/R 6:00-9:25 p.m.

ENGL 420 Writing for the Web (3) Analysis and composition of informative, persuasive, and "creative" Web texts, based on rhetorical principles; no prior Web writing experience required.
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030  WEB

HD FS 410 Communities and Families (3) Family and community interaction, emphasizing strategies for intervention to solve family-community problems. W 9:30 a.m. – 12:55 p.m. and WEB

IT 003 Intermediate Italian (4) Advanced grammar; oral and written composition; reading of modern authors; Italian life and culture. Prerequisite: IT 002   T/R 8:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

KINES 077 (GHA) Yoga 1 (1.5) A course designed to give students an understanding of and proficiency in yoga.  M/W/F 9:00-11:00 a.m. and WEB

PHIL 103 (GH) Introduction to Ethics (3) Ethical theory about virtue, duty, autonomy, and life quality applied to moral problems, including character, violence, oppression, abortion, and suicide.  T/R 9:00 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. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 or RL ST 001.  TWR 11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

May 13 – August 7

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