Summer Away Program
Catch up or get ahead by taking classes this summer through a special selection of online courses.
June 2 – July 20 | $150 per credit hour
Take advantage of the discounted rate of $150 per credit hour for these seven-week courses. Contact your advisor today.
If you will enroll in one of these classes but are not seeking a degree from Baker, please fill out and return the nondegree-seeking student application for admission. The $20 application fee has been waived.
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Michelle Case, Executive Director of Enrollment - Wichita
ED 180 – Concepts of Health (3 hrs.)
This course fosters an understanding of conditions and situations that affect an individual's health and well-being in order to provide the student with the skills needed to promote better personal and community health.
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.
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 non-science 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
PY 234 – Psychopathology (3 hrs.)
This survey course uses a multi-dimensional 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
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
TH 430 – Broadway and Beyond (3 hrs.)
Students explore the development of Broadway during the 20th century, examining representative shows in terms of style, elements, structure, and social impact in order to identify criteria for aesthetic evaluation.