May 28 - June 22
History and Anthropology
HIST/ANTH-385 Historical Archaeology Field School
Instructor: Lydia Garver
Class Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday;
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This course is held at The Speaker’s House located at 151 W. Main Street in Trappe.
A four-week summer archaeology course offered in conjunction with The Speaker’s House, a non-profit that owns and is restoring the Frederick Muhlenberg house and property in Trappe, Pa. The field school course in Historical Archaeology will combine instruction in archaeological methods and theory with hands-on excavation training and experience at an important historical site. Through assigned readings and classroom discussions, on-site training and experience, and weekly laboratory study,field school students will learn historical archaeology techniques and develop the ability to identify and interpret discovered artifacts and place archaeological information within a cultural/historical framework.
Six semester hours.
This course can be taken for credit or not for credit. The fee to participate with no credit and no transcript is $500. It covers all supplies for hands on excavation and optional field trips.
Housing for this class only. (Non-Ursinus students, who require housing for this class can apply here. The housing rate is $175 per week; you will be billed separately. Move-in is Monday, May 27.
PSYC-100 Introduction to Psychology
Instructor: Brenda Lederach
Class Time: M-Th 9-12:15
Location: IDC 116
This course will cover key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology. A range of topics will be covered, such as biological psychology, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognition, intelligence, human development, personality, social behavior, stress and health, and psychological disorders and treatments. Four semester hours. (SS)
STAT-141Q Statistics I
Instructor: Melissa Krise
Class Time: M-Th 11:00 - 2:30; a brief break will be provided to allow students to eat lunch
Location: Pfahler 0001B
A study of the fundamental concepts of statistical analysis. This course prepares students to carry out basic descriptive and inferential statistical analyses with the aid of computer software. Topics include an introduction to the nature of statistical reasoning, graphical and descriptive statistics, and design of experiments, sampling methods, probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, and statistical inference based on confidence intervals and hypothesis tests. Examples will be drawn from a wide variety of disciplines. Four hours per week.
Note: This course cannot be counted toward a major or a minor in mathematics. It cannot be taken for credit after or concurrently with any other statistics course, including AP Statistics.