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Maymester 2022

WVU’s pre-summer, fully online, 3-week accelerated learning option. May 9-27, 2022.

Maymester Course Registration Request

Welcome to Maymester!

May 9-27, 2022

Earn up to 5 credits in 3 weeks!

Registration

  • WVU Online will register students who wish to participate in Maymester. Students cannot self-register.
  • To participate in Maymester, students must complete the Maymester Course Registration Request form. Students are required to electronically acknowledge that completion of the form will result in enrolling for the term.
  • All registration requests will be reviewed for eligibility. Students cannot take more than 5 hours during the term.
  • Once registered, students will receive an email confirmation within 3 business days from WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu. Please remember to check your SPAM folder if you do not receive the email.
  • Students are solely responsible for dropping courses in Maymester. Follow these instructions on how to drop a course.

Restrictions

  • Students cannot take more than 5 credits or 2 classes during Maymester due to the rigor and intensity of courses offered and the accelerated format.
  • Students who will exceed 14 credit hours over the course of Maymester plus Summer Term will need to complete the Course Overload Petition. Once completed by the student, the overload petition must be sent to, approved, and signed by the academic advisor.
  • Academic advisors should send the completed form via email to WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu.

Follow Instructions for Your Campus

WVU Morgantown, WVU Beckley, WVU Keyser, and Non-degree Students:
Submit the Maymester Course Registration Request

Everything you need to know.

Eligibility

Any Current Students from:

  • WVU Morgantown
  • WVU Potomac State
  • WVU Tech

Non-Degree Students (students not currently attending a WVU-campus).

Cost

  • $381 Undergraduate; $574 Graduate, per credit hour.
  • Billing will be attached to summer term.
  • Summer financial aid may be available to students who qualify. See the Summer Financial Aid website for more information.
  • Problems or questions can be directed to the Office of Student Accounts at (304) 293-1988 (option 1).

Course Details

  • Course Dates: May 9-27, 2022
  • Courses will not be visible until May 9th.
  • All courses are fully online.
  • Courses are all delivered in eCampus.
  • There are no live sessions in the courses.

What Can I Expect?

  • Students will be required to log-in daily to complete assignments and discussions.
  • Typically, students spend 20-40 hours per week completing coursework.
  • Each course has due dates but when you do your work is up to you.

Important Dates


May 9, 2022

First day of class.

May 10, 2022

University Closed.

May 11, 2022

Last day to add/drop courses.

May 12, 2022

eCampus down for updates from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

May 20, 2022

Last day to withdrawal with a “W”.

May 27, 2022

Last day of class.

June 8, 2022

Grades are available.

Maymester Courses


ADV 215: Principles of Advertising

An introduction to all sides of the advertising field and to the process, quantitative, strategic and aesthetic, by which the sales message is planned, produced and delivered. This is the first advertising course for advertising majors and must be taken as a pre-requisite for other courses in the sequence.

CRN: 52588 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Catherine Mezera | GEF: 4 | GEC: N/A

ANTH 105: Introduction to Anthropology

Essentials of human evolution and prehistory with a concentration on the varieties of languages and cultures found among peoples of the world.

CRN: 52652 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Douglas Sahady | GEF: 7 | GEC: 8,9

ARHS 101: Landmarks of World Art

Introduction to the study of art history from prehistory to the present in which major landmarks of world art and architecture are considered as aesthetic objects, cultural documents and within their socio-historical contexts.

CRN: 52589 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Katherine Inge | GEF: 6 | GEC: 3,5

BCOR 350: Principles of Marketing

Overview of marketing and the interrelationships between marketing and other business disciplines.

For approval: students must have taken: ACCT 202 and CS 101 and ECON 202 and (ECON 225 or STAT 211) and ENGL 102 with a minimum grade of C- in each and (MATH 150 or MATH 155 or MATH 156) with a minimum grade of D-.

CRN: 52617 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Jody Crosno | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

CDFS 110: Families Across the Life Span

Explores the physical, psychological, and cognitive developmental changes of individuals who are functioning in family systems that change across the life-span.

CRN: 52614 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Megan Mikesell | GEF: 4 | GEC: 4

CDFS 112: Introduction to Marriage and Family

Basic course intended to develop a perspective about the nature of social processes and the structure of society.

CRN: 52615 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Katie Rasmussen | GEF: 4 | GEC: 7

CDFS 210: Introduction to Parenting

Introduction of terminology, descriptions, and explanations of the parental role and parent-child interactions. Emphasis on social and personal definitions of the parental role and on the problems and changes in parent-child relationships.

CRN: 52616 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Kimberly Floyd | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

CLAS 250: Language for Health Professionals

Teaches the various connections between medical terms and the grammatical structures of Latin and ancient Greek. Focus is on showing students the systematic ways in which the English language has borrowed from Ancient languages to develop its medical vocabulary.

CRN: 52607 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Veronica Evans | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

COMM 305: Appreciation of Motion Pictures

Embraces a genre approach to the motion picture as film in terms of communication principles and concepts as well as historical, aesthetic, and technical principles. Emphasizes feature-length films with a specific genre approach each semester.

CRN: 52608/52661 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: John Cole | GEF: 6 | GEC: 3,5

DSGN 140: Sustainable Living

Explores the personal, social, economic and environmental aspects of making sustainable choices. Sustainability principles and practices are discussed along with assessments of consumption and lifestyle decisions.

CRN: 52602 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Danielle Somerville | GEF: 7 | GEC: 6,7

DSGN 220: Design Thinking

This course establishes the value of design thinking, identifies the components of the design thinking process, and helps students develop proficiency by using the process in multiple contexts.

CRN: 52603 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Lianne Williamson | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

FDST 200: Food Science and Technology

Up-to-date basics of food science and technology, including; food industry outlook, degrees and careers, food chemistry, food processing and engineering, food microbiology and food safety, food biotechnology, and sensory evaluation of foods.

CRN: 52600 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Jacek Jaczynski | GEF: 2A | GEC: 2C,4

FOR 150: Appalachian Edible & Medicinal Plants

Introduction to the Traditional and Folk use of Appalachian plants for food and wellness.

CRN: 52599 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Heather Wetzel | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

HIST 375: Hollywood and History

Examines twentieth century American culture, politics, and society through film. It explores the relationship between film and history using films as primary sources for understanding the past.

CRN: 52654 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Karina Esposito | GEF: 6 | GEC: N/A

HN&F 171: Introduction to Nutrition

Introduction to Nutrition 171 is the first level nutrition course for students in the general university population and for those majoring in dietetics and nursing. Emphasis is on “normal” nutrition and is organized around nutrients, their functions, their availability in the American diet, and the amounts of nutrients essential for optimal health. Consideration is given to nutritional topics of current interest and concern.

CRN: 52598 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Kelli George | GEF: 2A | GEC: 2C,4

LANG 321: Language Matters

Focuses on issues regarding language, culture, and “myths,” including facts about language learning, cultural dynamics in relation to the use of language, and current cross-cultural issues in the aspect of language as a medium.

CRN: 52609 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Staff | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

LARC 212: History-Landscape Architecture

A broad survey of the history of the designed human environment with emphasis on the development of landscape architecture.

CRN: 52597 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Michael Hasenmyer | GEF: 6 | GEC: 3,5

MATH 122: Quantitative Skills Reasoning

An introductory study of quantitative and reasoning skills needed for success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

CRN: 52610 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 2 | Instructor: Joelleen Bidwell | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

MUSC 111: Introduction to Music

Introductory course designed to develop an appreciation and understanding of the significance of music and to help the student develop intelligent listening habits.

CRN: 52590 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Rebecca Kreider | GEF: 6 | GEC: 4,5

MUSC 116: Music in World Cultures

Examination of music from various cultures (e.g. Native America, South India, Japan, Africa) within their cultural contexts.

CRN: 52591 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Adam Osmianski | GEF: 7 | GEC: 5,9

ORIN 151: Choosing a Major and Career

Students will evaluate and select opportunities in study abroad, leadership, professional organizations, and service learning that will prepare them to be competitive as they enter into the job search process. Interviewing techniques and skills will also be addressed.

CRN: 52592 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Danica Ryan | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

ORIN 152: Learning Career Skills

Provide students with information and resources necessary to begin building a strong foundation toward “Career Readiness” and an understanding of the importance of developing a comprehensive career plan. Students will be introduced to the advantages of developing an effective resume and associated career documents and the importance of beginning to define their career goals.

CRN: 52619 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Staff | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PE 124: Fitness Walking

(May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours). This course introduces the student to walking for health and fitness. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a MovBand. Visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands for information to purchase.

CRN: 52624 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Kimberly Bartholow Zaph | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PE 125: Aerobics

(May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours). Introduction to beginning knowledge and skills in aerobics. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a MovBand. Visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands for information to purchase.

CRN: 52625 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Luna Ugrenovic | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PE 153: Yoga for Fitness

(May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours). This course introduces the student to basic yoga techniques that can be practiced as a way of developing a wide variety of sports. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a MovBand. Visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands for information to purchase.

CRN: 52626 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Marla Gladstone | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PE 229: Fitness and Wellness

Basic concepts associated with the development and maintenance of physical activity. Exposure to local fitness opportunities. Engagement in health-promoting and wellness activities. Awareness and responsibility for the maintenance of health and physical well-being through physical activity. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a MovBand. Visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands for information to purchase.

CRN: 52628/52629/52627 | Credit Hours: 2 | Instructor: Luna Ugrenovic/Marla Gladstone/Kimberly Bartholow Zaph | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PHIL 130: Current Moral Problems

An examination of current moral problems. Topics include some of the following: abortion, euthanasia, sexism and sexual equality, preferential treatment, animal rights, sexual morality, pornography, economic justice, paternalism, punishment, and nuclear deterrence.

CRN: 52611 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Megan Hungerman | GEF: 5 | GEC: 4,6

RELG 102: Introduction to World Religions

This course explores five of the most widely practiced world religions; Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Students are introduced to the history and basic tenets of each faith.

CRN: 52612 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Aaron Gale | GEF: 7 | GEC: 3,9

SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology

Basic course intended to develop a perspective about the nature of social processes and the structure of society.

CRN: 52613 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Cheryl Dennis | GEF: 4 | GEC: 4,7

ULIB 101: Introduction to Library Research

Focuses on the concepts and logic of information access including using the libraries' online catalog, various databases and the Internet to find quality information. Incorporates hands-on practice with electronic resources for research and synthesis of information.

CRN: 52593 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 2 | Instructor: Celia Shi | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

WDSC 100: Forest Resources in United States History

Examines human use of forest resources in America from pre-Colombian times to present. Exploration of factors that impact the use of wood products.

CRN: 52594 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Gregory Dahle | GEF: 5 | GEC: 2C,3

WMAN 150: Principles of Conservation Ecology

Overview of the science of conservation ecology with emphasis on the concepts of biological diversity, extension, habitat loss and fragmentation, establishment of protected areas, endangered species, and establishment and preservation of new populations.

CRN: 52595 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Jeffrey Anderson | GEF: 7 | GEC: 2C,4

WMAN 200: Restoration Ecology

Description coming soon.

CRN: 52596 | Section: May | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: James Anderson | GEF: 2A | GEC: N/A

Important Information About Maymester

There is support available for students taking Maymester courses.

Cost

Maymester courses are available to any current WVU undergraduate, or visiting student at $381 per credit hour. The WVU graduate student rate is $574 per credit hour.

Financial Aid

Students who register for Maymester will have their aid eligibility evaluated starting in mid-March if they meet the criteria for summer aid reviews. If eligible, aid for Maymester courses would be part of their summer financial aid offer.

*Please note that financial aid eligibility is based on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other student aid requirements. Enrolling in Maymester could add a balance to your account. Students should review the Summer Financial Aid website for more information about summer aid eligibility.

Support

For all areas of support, the first point of contact is the ITS Service Desk. Please visit https://it.wvu.edu to search for help, call (304) 293-4444 or email ITSHelp@mail.wvu.edu to create a ticket for your problem.

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