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Winter Classes 2021-2022

Get ahead with courses offered this winter! 

Cedar Crest College offers a full slate of classes for current, visiting and prospective students who want to continue their education over the winter. Taking a winter course is a great way to stay on track, get ahead or learn more about the college or a program. 

Choose from a large selection of courses in disciplines such as art, business, communications and psychology. Our small class sizes allow for an individualized experience with our faculty experts. 

How to Register for Classes as a Visiting Student

What We Are Offering 

Winter Dates 12/17/2021 – 1/16/2022   

ART-105-66-2  Introduction to Art History

3 credits | ART LAC course | Asynchronous Online
An introduction to art history, surveying important works with attention to their historical and cultural contexts, this course covers the Paleolithic period through the end of the Medieval period. 

ART-123-90-2   Painting Studio 

3 credits | ART LAC course | Accelerated 100% On Site
This course focuses on the development of a painterly vocabulary. The problems of direct observation, memory and abstraction are addressed. Students are encouraged to experiment with the painting medium and materials and expected to become familiar with contemporary concerns and relate them to their historical precedents. Field trips and visiting artists offer insight into contemporary themes and issues.

BUA-110-66-2   Survey of Business Principles

3 credits | Asynchronous Online
An introduction to the functions and responsibilities of business management. This course examines the fundamentals of management and explores why management is needed in today’s complex business world. It explores the traditional functions of planning, controlling and organizing and pays special attention to organizational structures, leadership, and motivation. An excellent course for both business and non-business majors; it requires no prerequisites. 

COM-245-66-2   Bob Dylan & the Beatles in the 1960s

3 credits | HUM LAC course | Asynchronous Online
This class invites students to explore the phenomena of and to apply the skills of critical analysis to modern popular culture forms such as music, film, television, advertising, sports, fashion, toys, magazines and comic books, and cyberculture. Sample course topics include The Beatles and Bob Dylan in the Sixties; American Pop Culture; Popular Music and the 1970’s.

EVT-360-66-2  ST: Field Experience

3 credits | Asynchronous Online
A sequence of two practical application courses offering the opportunity for students who have completed the course prerequisites to participate in a large community festival event or year-long events planning or summer conference planning. Students will be expected to apply knowledge learned in the associated course work to become a valuable contributor to the MAYFAIR team or Conference Services. They will be expected to journal their reflection on their contributions, work, and subcommittee assignments evaluating challenges and successes and submitting journal entries bi-weekly in writing to the advisor. Students will be expected to make application to their advisor for their field experience choice. For field experience with MAYFAIR, students will work with and have exposure to a large production team beginning in fall each year and extending to and through the opening of the event in late May the following spring. Other choices for field experience include a summer intensive experience with Conference Services or a year-long event planning experience with Conference Services. Students will be expected to commit to an average of 8 hours per week to working on projects associated with their field assignment. 

FSC-101-66-2  Forensic Science in Criminal

3 credits | SCI LAC course | Asynchronous Online
Through online modules, students will develop a fundamental appreciation of Biology, Chemistry and Physics and how each of these disciplines impact Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation. Students will learn how to use the scientific method and apply analytical data typical of the natural sciences to form proper conclusions in the analysis of physical evidence. Case studies will be discussed. Students can take the online lecture component only (3 credits) or the online lecture and on-site lab component (4 credits). Through laboratory exercises, students will be introduced to fundamental aspects, concepts, and applications of forensic science. This course is intended to engage students in the use of the scientific method, techniques, and technologies involved in forensic science to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

GSC 103-66-2 Earth Science III: Astronomy

4 credits | SCI LAC course | Asynchronous Online
A study of what is known about our place in the observable universe. The sun and the solar system, the nature of stars, stellar life cycles, galaxies and the structure of the universe are discussed. Information concerning how to view the heavens, phases of the moon, eclipses, etc. as amateur astronomers do each night is also covered. Laboratories consist of observations through a telescope, using a planisphere, comparative planetology, the Messier list, constellations, extra solar planets, and life on other worlds. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours.

HIS 122-66-2  Survey of United States History II

3 credits | HUM LAC course | Asynchronous Online
A study of American history from the first Afro-European contact with North America to the present. The principal focus of the course is political, economic, and social, but attention is also paid to architecture, literature, and popular culture where appropriate. Students are encouraged to explore these areas in their independent research. 

HLT 202-90-2  Health Professions Seminar  

3 credits | Accelerated 100% On Site
This course is the professional development course for students in the four Health Sciences’ majors: Public Health, Health Science, Health Promotion and Wellness, and Exercise Science. In-class exercises and guest speakers are utilized to help students expand their knowledge of the health professions while matching their interests in order to make viable career decisions. Students are introduced to the tools needed to create and present their credentials in pursuit of their career plans, including resumes, interviews, and professionalism skills. Additionally, students engage in exploration and discussions relative to historical discoveries and classical writings, as well as current topics, challenges, and opportunities associated with each field within the Department of Health Sciences.

MAT 110-66-2  Probability and Statistics 

3 credits | ML LAC course | Asynchronous Online
An examination of the collection, organization, analysis and interpretation of data in the context of applications from such fields as business, education, political science, economics, psychology, sociology, nutrition and medicine. The importance of experimental design and sampling techniques are studied and stressed throughout the course. Elementary probability theory is introduced as well as the following theoretical distributions: binomial, normal, Student’s t, and chi-square. Linear regression techniques and correlation analysis are used to study bivariate populations. An algebra background is required as well as a scientific or statistical calculator. 

MRK 230-66-2 Principles of Marketing

3 credits | Asynchronous Online
Examines activities used to market a product or service within a logical framework. Students learn about building relationships with customers according to the customer’s needs. Skills developed and used are segmenting the market, defining buyer behavior, positioning a product to satisfy customer needs, and developing a strategy for the product, price, place, and promotion. Areas of focus include modern marketing communication platforms such as direct marketing, telemarketing, and online customer management.

PSY 227-66-2  Principles of Helping Relationships

3 credits | Synchronous Online
This course examines the interpersonal skills necessary in the helping relationships process. Topics covered include developing and maintaining trust, self-disclosure, expressing feelings, verbal and nonverbal communication, helpful listening and responding skills, empathy, and conflict resolution. Through a combination of lecture and experiential exercises, students will learn about and enhance their interpersonal skills necessary for building effective relationships. This is a synchronous online course and students must be available online each weekend!

PSY 237-66-2  Addictions, Psychopathology & Crime

3 credits | Asynchronous Online
This course explores the nature of addiction in its various forms. Video case studies, professional interviews, as well as video documentaries are presented. Particular emphasis is placed on biological, psychological, as well as social factors that influence the development, maintenance, and treatment of addictions. Cross-listed with SWK 203.

SOC 100-66-2  Introduction to Culture and Society

3 credits | Asynchronous Online
An introduction to sociology, the scientific study of the relationship between social organization and human behavioral processes. The focus is on concepts central to the discipline and the illustration and application of theoretical perspectives to aspects of social reality such as gender, age, race and ethnicity, inequality and social change, as well as social institutions including the family, polity, education, medicine, economy and religion. The course equips students to be informed participants in social processes and institutions, both from an appreciative and change agent stance.

SWK 203-66-2  Addictions, Psychopathology & Crime

3 credits | Asynchronous Online
The primary objective of this course is to focus on the linkages between substance addiction, the psychopathology of addictive behaviors and its impact on crime. Specific content areas will highlight current trends in substance abuse; the influence substance use/abuse has had on behavior, on the criminal justice system and on trends in law enforcement. Cross-listed with PSY 237.

How to Register for Classes as a Visiting Student 

You do not have to be enrolled in a degree program to take advantage of the winter classes at Cedar Crest College. Steps to register: 

Select a Course 

Above is a sampling of the classes or 

Search the Full Winter Course Listings Here 

  • Select the term for 2021 – 2022 Acad Yr Winter 
  • Select the department/major of your course option 
  • Scroll to the bottom and click Search to view all course offerings 

Register for your desired class using the Visiting Application 

Visiting Application

  • Click start here 
  • Page 1 is demographic information, then click Continue in the lower right corner 
  • Page 2 is your high school information 
  • Page 3 is where you select the year and term of Winter and your courses by clicking on the drop down arrow.  
  • Page 4 is a verification page 

After you submit your application, you will be contacted by an Academic Advisor who will register you for classes. 

If you have questions about the application, contact The School of Adult and Graduate Education at 610-740-3770 or sage@cedarcrest.edu

If you have questions about classes or class changes after you apply, contact Academic Services at 610-606-4628 or advising@cedarcrest.edu


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