Academics

Summer Session 2014

Wisconsin Lutheran College offers several courses during the summer to enable traditional students as well as teachers seeking certification or graduate credits to participate in as many classes as possible. Many of the courses are geared toward teacher certification in the state of Wisconsin. For questions about Adult & Graduate Studies courses, contact Dr. Joyce S. Natzke at joyce.natzke@wlc.edu or 414.443.8829. For other questions, including transfer of credits, call registrar Brett Valerio at 414.443.8785.

Undergraduate Session I, June 9-26

Undergraduate Session II, July 7-24

Undergraduate Online

Please visit myWLC for the most up-to-date course listings.



Registration
Complete the registration form (PDF) and return it to the registrar's office. Tuition payment must accompany the registration form. The deadline for registration is four weeks before the start of each class. Undergraduate tuition is $345.00 per credit. Graduate tuition is $500.00 per credit.

Applications for Special Admissions
Students who have not attended Wisconsin Lutheran College are required to submit an Application for Special Admission as a guest student. Students pursuing teaching licensure, or intending to take courses at Fox Valley Lutheran High School, are required to submit the Application for Teacher Certification.

Academic Load
Students may not exceed a maximum of seven credits at any one time during the summer.

Cancellation
Students will be notified of any course cancellation, should enrollment be insufficient.

Bookstore
All books and supplies for classes may be purchased from the college's online bookstore.



Summer 2014 Course Offerings

Undergraduate Session I, June 9-26

BIO 202 Principles of Biology 2. 4 cr.
An introduction to cellular reproduction, genetics, natural selection, biochemistry, and cellular biology. 3 lec, 2 hrs. lab.
Instructor: Dr. Rob Balza
June 9-26, 2014 (M-Th); 8:30am-12:00pm (Lecture) and 1:00-3:00pm (Lab)
BUS 303 Business Law. 3 cr.
Contracts, bankruptcy, agency, employment law, and administrative law. Prereq: BUS 250.
Instructor: Prof. Peter Eppen
June 9-26, 2014 (M-Th); 8:30am-12:00pm
BUS 372 Global Marketing. 3 cr.
A study of the structure, techniques, problems and general environment of marketing abroad. Topics include advertising, distribution, strategy and legal aspects. Prereq: BUS 240.
Instructor: Prof. Peter Eppen
June 9-26, 2014 (M-Th); 1:00-4:30pm
THE 306 The Life of Christ. 3 cr.
A study of the birth, ministry, suffering, death, resurrection and exaltation of our Lord as revealed in the Gospels. Special attention given to current critical theories of the Gospel's origins, detailed study of Jesus' teaching, parables, miracles, and Passion history, together with an evaluation of contemporary estimates of the personality and significance of Jesus.
Instructor: Dr. Joel Pless
June 9-26, 2014 (M-Th); 8:30am-12:00pm
THE 401 Basic Teachings of the Bible 1. 3 cr.
A study of those truths which the Bible, as the divinely inspired source of doctrine, presents concerning the Holy Scriptures, God, creation, providence, angels, man, law, sin, and salvation by grace.
Instructor: Dr. Paul Lehninger
June 9-26, 2014 (M-Th); 1:00-4:30pm
THE 411 Lutheran Confessions. 3 cr.
A study of the origin, content, and significance of the nine confessional writing of the Lutheran Church as contained in the Book of Concord. Emphasis on the Augsburg Confession and the Apology.
Instructor: Dr. Paul Lehninger
June 9-26, 2014 (M-Th); 8:30am-12:00pm

Undergraduate Session II, July 7-24

THE 130 The New Testament. 3 cr.
A study of the life and work of Jesus Christ as well as the development of the early New Testament church. Representative readings in the Gospels, the New Testament letters and the Revelation provide a framework for understanding God's New Testament message.
Instructor: Dr. Joel Pless
July 7-24, 2014 (M-Th); 1:00pm-4:30pm
THE 302 History of Israel. 3 cr.
A study of the historical books of the Old Testament, with special attention to the formation of the nation of Israel. Major Old Testament themes will be explored and examined, particularly the development of Israel's Messianic expectations.
Instructor: Dr. Mark Braun
July 7-24, 2014 (M-Th); 8:30 am-12:00pm
THE 441 History of Christianity. 3 cr.
A survey of the development of Christianity from its origins to the present. focusing on the response of Christianity to the internal and external challenges, and the influence of the church in the world. Prereq: sophomore standing.
Instructor: Dr. Joel Pless
July 7-24, 2014 (M-Th); 8:30 am-12:00pm

Undergraduate Online

NUR 391 Topics: Parish Nursing. 3 cr.
This 6 week course will provide both the experienced RN and the novice RN student didactic coursework that will assist in developing a Christian understanding and the tools needed to develop or work in a Parish Nurse program. Nursing and health assessment skills will be utilized in assessing your Parish's/Church's health care and nursing needs. Opportunities to apply knowledge from liberal arts and nursing theory in simulated patient care situations will be provided. Individuals will be evaluated through didactic assessments for their readiness in the comprehension of the Parish Nurse role. Course may be taken for non-credit. Prereq: RN license from any state or successful completion of NUR 301 and 311 or the completion of the 1st clinical rotation in the student's RN program (if not a WLC student).
Instructor: Dr. Carlos Pariano
June 9- July 24, 2014; online
PED 425: Administrative Leadership in Athletics 3 cr.
Discussion of topics related to leadership and administration throughout various athletic settings. Focus on budget, schedule, risk management and facilities management. Incorporate leadership theory, personality trait and philosophy in positive work environment. Comprehensive knowledge gained to lead an athletic team, department or organization.
Instructor: Mr. Ben Murphy
June 9- July 24, 2014; online
PSY 285 Physiological Psychology 3 cr.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the physiological basis of behavior. Topics of discussion will include the structure and function of the nervous system at both a cellular and system level, the physiological bases of the senses, learning and memory, addiction, and hormones and behavior. Upon completion of the course, students will have a solid foundation regarding the biological bases of behavior upon which to build in more advanced courses of study. Prereq: PSY 101. BIO 225 highly encouraged, but not required.
Instructor: Dr. Brandon Hayes
June 9- July 24, 2014; online