Winter Intersession

2019 Winter Intersession Courses

Undergraduate Courses

ART 4990 – Special Studies [1 credit hour]

This two-week opportunity is based in Sorrento, Italy, at the Sant'Anna Institute and includes extensive travel experiences throughout the region. Students will learn about the history, culture, art, architecture, food and landscape of the region in an active, immersive experience while they explore the practical and conceptual aspects of travel photography. The majority of class time will be spent in the field, traveling and taking photographs with guided discussions and feedback. Custom excursions will include significant sites, including Naples, Pompeii, Paestum, Herculaneum, Amalfi and Vesuvius National Park. No photographic experience is required.

BUAD 2020 – Information Technology Management [3 credit hours]

The role of computers and information systems in business decision‐making, particularly with regard to achieving key business goals such as competitive advantage, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction in today’s digital, global economy, will be carefully examined. The student also is expected to become proficient in applying a range of software tools, such as SAP, advanced Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and Vizio, for business decision making and problem solving. 

Prerequisites: BUAD 1020 for undergraduate level with minimum grade of D‐

BUAD 2060 – Data Analysis for Business [3 credit hours] 

The course will cover the concepts of data representations, probability, probability distributions, sampling theory, interval estimation and hypothesis testing. The collection and analysis of data for business decision making using spreadsheet or other tools, such as projects/cases where appropriate, also will be discussed.

Prerequisites: (MATH 1260 for undergraduate level with minimum grade of D‐ or MATH 1320 for undergraduate level WITH minimum grade OF D‐) or MATH 1340 for undergraduate level with minimum grade of D‐ or MATH 1730 for undergraduate level WITH minimum grade of D‐ or MATH 1750 for undergraduate level with minimum grade of D‐.

HON 4960 – Honors Seminar [3 credit hours]

An exploration of how issues endemic to our complex information environment affect each of us daily, along with practical skills in information gathering and access useful for m-depth research in the student’s field, which may serve as a stepping stone for Honors thesis or capstone project and graduate school.

MATH 1980 – Topics in Mathematics [1 credit hour]

This course is for students who received a grade of D/D+/D- in College Algebra or Trigonometry (MATH1320/3140) during fall semester to improve their skills in those subjects and be permitted into the subsequent course.

MKTG 3888 – Marketing Research And Data-Based Management [3 credit hours]

This course addresses the fundamentals of marketing information system, marketing research and data-based marketing. Emphasis is on searching, developing and providing customer information for marketing decision making.

 BUAD 2070 with a minimum grade of D- and BUAD 3010 with a minimum grade of D-

PHIL 1020 – Critical Thinking [3 credit hours] (not for major credit)

A study of principles and patterns of good reasoning and writing, including the evaluation and construction of arguments and the identification and avoidance of fallacies.

UC 1120 – Career and Self-Evaluation [2 credit hours] 

This course offers an opportunity to explore two important considerations in choosing a career: (1) career opportunities and requirements, (2) individual interests, abilities, skills, needs, values and goals. Students will have opportunities to develop resumes, complete career and interest assessments, investigate a variety of majors at UT and create personalized career action plans.

Graduate Courses

HEAL 6280/8280 – Health Communication [3 credit hours]

Designed to help students identify, analyze and apply concepts, theories and methodologies related to health communication in various settings and at various levels of influence. Emphasis will be placed on learning how to design, communicate and evaluate effective health promotion messages.

MUS 6980 Seminar: Special Topics [2 credit hours]

Selected subjects in music in areas of special interest to the advanced master's degree student. This course is a hybrid, requiring attendance at a once-weekly lecture with the remainder of class time completed through independent reading, writing and discussions through Blackboard. The class will pose and address a series of questions regarding the arts within the community setting and the responsibility of the arts to voice social concerns, change and dialogue.

PUBH 6010/8010 – Public Health Epidemiology [3 credit hours]

The course will present principles of the epidemiology method, including problem solving. Various study designs will be discussed, including prospective and retrospective studies, analytic and experimental methods.


Last Updated: 6/30/19