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Maymester 2021

MAY 10TH - 28TH

EARN UP TO 5 CREDITS IN 3 WEEKS

Welcome to Maymester! WVU’s pre-summer, fully online, 3-week accelerated learning option. Maymester will begin on May 10 and run through May 28, 2021. Students are only permitted to take up to 5 credit hours with no more than 2 courses during this 3-week session.

The official start of WVU’s Summer Term is May 17, 2021. Students may also choose to begin a separate 6- or 12-week course during this time.

Maymester Details:

  • Students should be aware that Maymester courses are accelerated in a 3-week format and are extremely rigorous.
  • Students will be required to log-in daily to complete assignments and discussions.
  • The cost of Maymester is $369 per credit hour for undergraduate and $559 per credit hour for graduate courses.
  • Summer financial aid may be available to students who qualify. See the Summer Financial Aid website for more information.
  • Students will be able to Add/Drop until May 11th. Maymester students who drop a course after May 11th will be charged 100% for the course.

Important Maymester Dates

May 10, 2021

Classes begin.

May 11, 2021

Last day to Add/Drop.

May 21, 2021

Last day to drop with a “W”.

May 28, 2021

Classes end.

June 8, 2021

Grades available.

Courses

Search for Course Availability

  1. Select Summer 2021 Term,
  2. Select "WVU Winter/Maymester Course" in the "Campus" field.
  3. Click on Class Search button to pull course information.

*Students are permitted to take up to 5 credit hours with no more than 2 courses during Maymester.

Restrictions:

Students who will exceed 14 credit hours (Maymester + Summer Term) will need to have their advisor complete and sign a Course Overload Petition. The form will need to be signed and emailed to WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu.

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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: 52607 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Cathy Mezera | GEF: 4 | GEC: N/A

BCOR 350: Principles of Marketing

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

CRN: 51019 | 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: 52378 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Gabrielle Kline | GEF: 4 | GEC: 4

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: 52379 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Kimberly Floyd | GEF: NA | GEC: NA

CLAS 250: Language for Health Professions

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: 52375 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Veronica Evans | GEF: NA | GEC: NA

COMM 305: Appreciation of the Motion Picture

Evaluation of motion picture and television film as forms of mediated communication and as art forms involving communication, historical, and aesthetic principles. Emphasis on the feature-length theatrical fiction film.

CRN: 52376 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: John Cole | GEF: 6 | GEC: 3 & 5

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: 52405 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Jacek Jaczynski | GEF: 2A | GEC: 2C & 4

FOR 326: Remote Sensing of Environment

Measurement and interpretation of natural resources and environment from photography and radar, infrared, and microwave imagery.

CRN: 52383 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Mike Strager | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

HN&F 171: Introduction to Human Nutrition

Nutrient structure, metabolism, integrated function and their importance to human well-being during all stages of the life cycle. Current concerns and those of special interest to college students in meeting nutrient needs.

CRN: 52406 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Kelli George | GEF: 2A | GEC: 2C & 4

HUM 107: The Humanities of Egypt

This course will focus on the cultural history of Egypt from ancient until modern times.

CRN: 52397 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Marion Zwickel | GEF: 6 | GEC: 3 & 9

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: 52382 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: TBD | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

MATH 122: Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

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

CRN: 52422 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Joellen Bidwell | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

MATH 124: Algebra with Applications

PR: Satisfactory performance on departmental placement test; or satisfy the minimum ACT/SAT Math score; or a grade of C or better in MATH 122. Study of college algebra with an emphasis on applications for science, business, technology, and social science. Topics include graphing and solving problems using linear, quadratic, square-root, logarithmic, and exponential functions, solving equations, and performing operations.

CRN: 52479 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Clark Metz | GEF: 3 | GEC: N/A

MDS 199: Orientation to MDS

Orientation to degree programs and requirements, departmental resources, curriculum options, student responsibilities and opportunities.

CRN: 52381 | Credit Hours: 2 | Instructor: Haley Growden | GEF: NA | GEC: NA

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: 52411 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Rebecca Kreider | GEF: 7 | GEC: 5 & 9

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 $50 MovBand and an $18 software package. Please visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands to purchase and to read additional information regarding pick-up and usage. On-campus students can pick up previously ordered MovBands at the Health and Education Building. Off-campus who need MovBands shipped will incur a $9 shipping fee. Additional questions can be directed to WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu.

CRN: 52371 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Kimberly Zaph | GEF: NA | GEC: NA

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: 52427 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Danica Ryan | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PE 125: Aerobics

(May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours). This course introduces the student to a variety of group exercise formats to enhance skill-related components of fitness. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a $50 MovBand and an $18 software package. Please visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands to purchase and to read additional information regarding pick-up and usage. On-campus students can pick up previously ordered MovBands at the Health and Education Building. Off-campus who need MovBands shipped will incur a $9 shipping fee. Additional questions can be directed to WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu.

CRN: 52372 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Kimberly Zaph | 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 a variety of group exercise formats to enhance skill-related components of fitness. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a $50 MovBand and an $18 software package. Please visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands to purchase and to read additional information regarding pick-up and usage. On-campus students can pick up previously ordered MovBands at the Health and Education Building. Off-campus who need MovBands shipped will incur a $9 shipping fee. Additional questions can be directed to WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu.

CRN: 52373 | Credit Hours: 1 | Instructor: Kimberly Zaph | GEF: N/A | GEC: N/A

PE 229: Fitness and Wellness

This course introduces the student to concepts associated with the development and maintenance of a physical activity routine to promote fitness and well-being. Students will use a fitness tracker and report physical activity to meet progressive, weekly activity goals.

This course requires the purchase of a $50 MovBand and an $18 software package. Please visit https://cpass.wvu.edu/students/movbands to purchase and to read additional information regarding pick-up and usage. On-campus students can pick up previously ordered MovBands at the Health and Education Building. Off-campus who need MovBands shipped will incur a $9 shipping fee. Additional questions can be directed to WVUSummerSession@mail.wvu.edu.

CRN: 52374 | Credit Hours: 2 | Instructor: Luna Ugrenovic | 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: 52380 | 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: 52377 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Aaron Gale | GEF: 7 | GEC: 3 & 9

SOCA 101: Introduction to Sociology

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

CRN: 52424 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Cheryl Dennis | GEF: 4 | GEC: 4&7

ULIB 101: Introduction to Library Resources

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: 52412 | 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: 52407 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Greg 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: 52408 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Jim Anderson | GEF: 7 | GEC: 2C & 4

WMAN 200: Restoration Ecology

Principles and practice of restoring natural ecosystem function, structure, and integrity.

CRN: 52404 | Credit Hours: 3 | Instructor: Jim 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 guest pass student at $369 per credit hour.

The WVU graduate student cost is $559 per credit hour for a 3 credit hour course.

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 it.wvu.edu/help, call (304) 293-4444 or email ITSHelp@mail.wvu.edu to create a ticket for your problem.

ITS Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Take the Next Step

Instructions and help to register for Maymester.

Search for Course Availability

1. Select Summer 2021 Term,

2. Select "WVU Winter/Maymester Course" in the "Campus" field.

3. Click on Class Search button to pull course information.

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Non-WVU Students

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