Summer Away | Enrollment Guide

June 1 – July 19, 2015 | $199 per credit hour

Summer Online Enrollment | Tuesday, April 7 – Friday, April 17

After April 17, enrollment will be processed through the Registrar's Office.

Online enrollment for all currently enrolled degree-seeking and nondegree-seeking teacher certification students will take place from Tuesday, April 7 through Friday, April 17.

  • Students will be allowed to self-enroll through MyBaker. You will not be cleared to enroll online without first having met with your academic advisor.
  • Online enrollment is a real-time system in which your selections are immediately confirmed or a closed course is indicated, so it is to your advantage to enroll near the beginning of your designated enrollment period.
  • After enrolling online, go back into your student account to confirm that you actually enrolled in what you meant to.

Nondegree-seeking students may enroll by appointment at the Registrar's Office beginning Monday, April 20. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Real-time enrollment through MyBaker will occur according to the following seniority system based on cumulative hours earned, not including your current semester hours:

Hours Earned

First Day to Enroll

98 or more (senior standing)

Tuesday, April 7

64-97 (junior standing)

Thursday, April 9

30-63 (sophomore standing)

Monday, April 13

0-29 (freshman standing)

Wednesday, April 15

Online enrollment will open at 7 a.m. Baker IT and Registrar's Office staff will be available at 7 a.m. on April 7, 9, 13, 15 to assist with student portal and enrollment issues.

Summer Enrollment

Summer courses that have low enrollment may be subject to cancellation. You will be informed of cancellations as early as possible and before the start of each summer session.

Further Questions? Contact the Office of the Registrar at 785.594.4530.

Course Descriptions

EX 245 – Human Nutrition (3 hrs.)

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of human nutrition as related to growth, development, and the maintenance of good health. In addition to nutritional theory, students learn to analyze and plan nutritional regimens. This course is required for admission to most nursing schools and majors in several allied health science fields. This course is required for exercise science and health/physical education majors and teacher licensure.

MM 140 – Mass Media and Society (3 hrs.)

This course is a study of the technological growth and impact of our media environment on the individual and society as a whole. Special emphasis is placed on the political-legal, economic, sociological, and psychological effects of mass media on American life.

MU 320 – World Music (3 hrs.)

This course surveys selected repertoires of recorded folk and traditional music from Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and the Caribbean, as well as Europe and North America. Primary emphasis is placed on acquiring knowledge and understanding of the musical differences among cultures through a consideration of the cultural/social contexts within which music takes place.

PC 140 – Astronomy (3 hrs.)

This course provides an overview of astronomical topics and is designed primarily for nonscience majors. Topics include the birth, evolution, and death of stars; white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes; and galaxies and cosmology. Astronomy is a quantitative science and students are expected to solve numerical problems.
Prerequisite: MA 145 or 221 or equivalent.

PH 120 – Ethics (3 hrs.)

Ethical decisions are a vital part of a person's life and can have profound significance. This course provides a systematic examination of answers given by philosophers to such questions as What is virtue? What sort of life leads to human happiness? and What are the ultimate standards of moral conduct? The readings in this course may also cover topics in applied ethics such as euthanasia, abortion, animal welfare, capital punishment, and economic justice.

PY 234 – Psychopathology (3 hrs.)

This survey course uses a multidimensional approach to help students understand how biological, psychological, socio-cultural, and even political forces contribute to psychological disorders. Students will learn the diagnostic criteria for the major mental disorders and review research on their causes, course, and treatment. This course provides a foundation for students interested in learning more about mental health and/or pursuing a career in the helping professions.
Prerequisite: PY 111

PY 243 – Human Development (3 hrs.)

This course examines changes in human behavior over the entire life span from conception to death. Topics are presented in a chronological order and cover developmental changes in physical, cognitive, and social domains. Traditional theories are integrated with current findings of developmental researchers.
Prerequisite: PY 111

QS 211 – Scientific Inquiry (3 hrs.)

Available only to CAS/USOE students.
The first of a two-semester sequence for second-year students, this course is designed to provide students an inquiry-based opportunity to develop understandings of science and its limitations, and advance core abilities in communication (written and oral), critical evaluation of information, ethics, and the formation of arguments and decisions based on sound reasons and evidence. Each section will focus on particular topics that will be explored throughout the semester in order to provide students additional understanding of themselves and the world around them.
Prerequisite: QS 112 or SN 231. Co-requisite: Appropriate linked course – PC140 Astronomy

QS 212 – Ideas and Expression (3 hrs.)

Available only to CAS/USOE students.
A sophomore-level core course, this course is designed to provide students an inquiry-based opportunity to develop core abilities in communication (written and oral), critical evaluation of information, and the formation of arguments and decisions based on sound reasons and evidence. Students will also explore the history of ideas and artistic and creative expressions. Each section will focus on particular topics that will be explored throughout the semester in order to provide students additional understanding of themselves and the world around them.
Prerequisite: QS 112 or SN 231. Co-requisite: Appropriate liked course.

QS 311 – Global Culture and Community (3 hrs.)

Available only to CAS/USOE students.
A junior-level core course, this course is designed to provide students an inquiry-based opportunity to develop core abilities in communication (written and oral), critical evaluation of information, and the formation of arguments and decisions based on sound reasons and evidence. Students will also examine societies and their cultural, political, and economic systems. Each section will focus on particular topics that will be explored throughout the semester in order to provide students additional understanding of themselves and the world around them.
Prerequisites: QS 211 and QS 212 or SN 231. Co-requisite: Appropriate linked course.