Summer Study at Wheelock 2014

March 31, 2014

Summer at WheelockWheelock is offering several of its undergraduate courses completely online this summer. Get ahead in your studies or fulfill requirements without traveling to campus!

Fully online courses include:

HDA 266 Anthropology and the Family runs from May 19 to June 28, 2014 and will investigate the organizations, functions and diversity of families in selected non-Western societies and in the United States. The course focuses on marriage, kinship, childhood, parenting, gender, motherhood, and fatherhood. farming societies, and market based societies. This course is taught by Eric K. Silverman, Associate Professor of American Studies and Chair, Psychology and Human Development.

HDP 362 The Meaning & Development of Play runs from May 19 to June 28, 2014 and explores the meaning and development of play from infancy through adulthood through theories, research, and application. The course will examine the value of play in therapeutic, educational and medical settings, how the environment (including toys and media) influences play, how to support play, integrate it into professional work, and advocate for play. This course is taught by Petra Hesse, Associate Professor of Human Development.

PSG 350 Globalization and Human Rights runs from June 30 to August 8, 2014 and will explore the processes and outcomes of globalization and analyze basic Human Rights literature and its application to the global economy. Students will also discover how their daily actions and interactions impact the lives of others, particularly those in impoverished nations. This course is taught by Akeia Benard, Assistant Professor of American Studies.

Please note: These courses have prerequisites that may be fulfilled if you have taken certain categories of courses. Please contact the Registrar's office to discuss your transcript.

Graduate and On-Campus Options

This summer at Wheelock also features several hybrid graduate courses, which combine classroom learning with an online component. Or choose from our many traditional on-campus undergraduate and graduate courses.

Visit to check out all of our Summer 2014 offerings, plus tuition and registration information.

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