Make Fairfield University part of your summer!

Registration for Summer Courses begins April 1st, 2015

Please view the Summer 2015 course schedule below

Don't let summer pass you by! Fairfield University makes it easy for you to earn credits towards your degree. Day, evening, weekend, online and one-week courses are available covering a range of fun and fascinating topics.

In addition to day and evening courses, Fairfield offers many online course choices and makes transferring credits to other accredited colleges or universities simple. Classes are open to all -- including qualified high school students looking to obtain additional credits. Online courses are offered every summer and accommodate students accelerating their degree program.

For information on courses, registration, pre-work or syllabi, please contact Sandy Richardson at (203) 254-4000 Ext. 2911 or arichardson@fairfield.edu.

Please note that courses, dates, times, and faculty are subject to change. Please check with the Registrar office to ensure accurate information.

Tuition is currently $725 per credit, but this is subject to change for Summer 2015 courses. Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credits or $2,175 per course. There is also a $30 registration fee.
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If this is your first time taking a course at Fairfield, please visit Apply Now to complete a short application prior to registering. Upon completion, you will receive an 8-digit Fairfield ID number that you will need in order to register.

All new and returning students need to access their Fairfield University Gmail account for official communications, include directions for online courses, student evaluations, and messages from your professors. Please click on the Gmail icon on My.Fairfield.

Courses by session (view course descriptions for Summer 2015)

May 2015

One Week Courses (Classes are three credits; there is no class on Monday, 5/26/14)

Every one-week intensive course requires advance preparation. Students who register for a course will be e-mailed a syllabus to their student Gmail account. Students must buy textbooks and complete assignments prior to the start of classes. All courses are three credits. There are no classes on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

CourseCourse Reference # (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History    
AH 193 (A)   Inside Museums & Galleries: Taste/Place/Public Space 5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. P. Eliasoph
Economics    
EC 112 (A)   Economic Aspects of Current Social Problems 5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Lane
English Writing
EN/W 350C (A)   Digital Storytelling 5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Marciano
International Studies
IL 197 (A)   United Nations Security Council Crisis Simulation Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Leatherman
Music    
MU 102 (A)  

History and Development of Rock Meets the U.S. diversity requirement.

5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Torff
Politics 
PO 127   United Nations Security Council Crisis Simulation Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m Leatherman
Sociology
SO 279 (A) 50090 Criminal Justice System Seminar 5/20/15 - 5/27/15 Wed.-Wed., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Rodrigues

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June 2015 Courses - Daytime

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted

CourseCourse Reference # (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Art History    
AH 164 (A)   American Art: Civil War to Civil Rights 6/8/15 - 6/12/15 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. P. Eliasoph
Biology    
BI 107 (A)   Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits) 6/1/15 - 7/1/15 Mon./Wed./Fri., 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. DeCristofaro
BI 107L (A)   Human Anatomy & Physiology I lab (0 credits) 6/2/15 - 7/2/15 Tues./Thurs., 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. DeCristofaro
BI 170 (A)   General Biology I (4 credits) 6/1/15 - 7/2/15 Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Church
BI 170L (A)   General Biology I lab (0 credits) 6/1/15 -7/1/15 Mon./Wed., 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Church
Chemistry    
CH 111 (A)   General Chemistry I 6/1/15 - 7/2/15 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. TBA
CH 111L (A)   General Chemistry I lab (1 credit) 6/2/15 - 7/2/15 Tues./Wed./Thurs., 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. TBA
CH 211 (A)   Organic Chemistry I 6/1/15 - 7/2/15 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Ansong
CH 211L (A)   Organic Chemistry I lab (1 credit) 6/2/15 - 7/2/15 Tues./Wed./Thurs., 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Ansong
Economics    
EC 12 (A)   Introduction to Macroeconomics 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lane
English
EN 11 (A)   Texts & Contexts I: Writing As Craft and Inquiry 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Chesbro
EN/W 200 (A)   Creative Writing 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Madden
History    
HI 10 (A)   Origins of the Modern World Since 1500 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. McFadden
HI 239 (A)  

Twentieth-century United States Meets the U.S. diversity requirement.

6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. McFadden
Italian    
IT 110 (A)   Elementary Italian I 6/1/15 - 6/12/15 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Y. Eliasoph
IT 111 (A)   Elementary Italian II 6/15/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Y. Eliasoph
Mathematics
MA 17 (A)   Introduction to Probability & Statistics 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Grant
MA 19 (A)   Introduction to Calculus 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Ryan
MA 119 (A)   Applied Calculus I 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Giegengack
MA 217 (A)   Accelerated Statistics 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Danaher
Physics    
PS 15 (A)   General Physics I 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Das
PS 15L (A)   General Physics I lab (1 credit) 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:40 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Das
Sociology    
SO 161 (A)  

American Class Structure Meets the U.S. diversity requirement.

6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Rodrigues
Spanish    
SP 110 (A)   Elementary Spanish I 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Farrell
SP 210 (A)   Intermediate Spanish I 6/1/15 - 6/26/15 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Farrell
Studio Art
SA 105 (A)   Color Workshop 6/1/15 - 6/22/15 Mon./Wed./Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (last class meets on Monday, 6/22/15) Mendelsohn

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June 2015 Courses - Evening

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Economics    
EC 210 (A)   Money and Banking 6/1/15 - 6/25/15 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Lane
English    
EN 12 (A)   Texts and Contexts II: Writing About Literature 6/1/15 - 6/25/15 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Hilts
EN 103 (A)   Fairy Tales 6/1/15 - 6/25/15 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Epstein
History    
HI 246 (A)   Women and Gender in U.S. History Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/15/15 - 6/30/15

Mon.-Thurs. from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. and one Sat. 6/20 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. In addition, two online sessions on Fri., 6/19 and Fri., 6/26. Take home exam on 6/30.

Hohl

Philosophy

PH 101 (B)   Introduction to Philosophy 6/1/15 - 6/25/15

Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.

Alcorn
Psychology
PY 101 (A)   General Psychology 6/1/15 - 6/25/15 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Claydon
           
Sociology     
SO 11 (A)   Introduction to Sociology 6/1/15 - 6/25/15 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Rodrigues

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July 2015 Two Week Courses - Daytime

Classes are three credits.

Every two-week intensive course requires advance preparation. Students are required to complete approximately 5 hours of pre-work through an online communication website prior to the start of the program and to complete 5 hours during the running of the course. Students who register for a course will be e-mailed a syllabus to their student Gmail account. Students must buy textbooks and complete assignments prior to the start of classes. Registration Deadline: Monday, June 29, 2015.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Biology    
BI 71 (A)   Identity and the Human Genome

7/6/15 - 7/17/15

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Harriott
Communication    
CO 246 (A)  

Family CommunicationMeets the U.S. diversity requirement.

7/6/15 - 7/17/15

Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wills
Economics    
EC 11 (A)   Introduction to Microeconomics 7/6/15 - 7/17/15 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lane
English Writing
EN/W 200 (B)   Creative Writing 7/6/15 - 7/17/15 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Opidee
Music 
MU 102 (B)   History & Development of Rock Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 7/6/15 - 7/17/15 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Torff
Philosophy    
PH 101 (A)  

Introduction to Philosophy

7/6/15 - 7/17/15 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sealey

Religious Studies

RS 270 (A)  

Introduction to Islam

7/6/15 - 7/17/15 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Nguyen
Studio Arts    
SA 131 (A)  

Photographic and Digital Techniques in Printmaking

7/6/15 - 7/17/15 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Yarrington

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July 2015 Courses - Daytime

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted.

Course Number
Course Reference # (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Biology
BI 108 (A)   Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits) 7/6/15-8/5/15 Mon./Wed./Fri., 8 a.m.-11 a.m. DeCristofaro
BI 108 L (A)   Human Anatomy & Physiology II lab (0 credits) 7/7/15 - 8/6/15 Tues./Thurs., 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. DeCristofaro
BI 171 (A)   General Biology II (4 credits) 7/6/15 - 8/6/15 Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Ortman
BI 171 L (A)   General Biology II lab (0 credits) 7/7/15 - 8/5/15 Mon./Wed., 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Ortman
Chemistry    
CH 112 (A)   General Chemistry II 7/6/15 - 8/6/15 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-11 a.m. TBA
CH 112L (A)   General Chemistry II lab (1 credit) 7/7/15 - 8/6/15 Tues./Wed./Thurs., 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. TBA
CH 212 (A)   Organic Chemistry II 7/6/15 - 8/6/15 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Ansong
CH 212L (A)   Organic Chemistry II lab (1 credit) 7/7/15 - 8/6/15 Tues./Wed./Thurs., 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Ansong
English
EN 162 (A)   Irish Women Writers 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Marion White
Mathematics
MA 11 (A)   Pre-Calculus 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Danaher
MA 120 (A)  

Applied Calculus II

7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Giegengack
Physics    
PS 16 (A)   General Physics II 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Das
PS 16L (A)   General Physics II lab (1 credit) 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:40 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Das
Spanish    
SP 111 (A)   Elementary Spanish II 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Morabito
SP 211 (A)   Intermediate Spanish II 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Morabito
Studio Art
SA 133 (A)   Photography I: Alternative Processes 7/6/15 - 7/31/15 Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Post

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July 2015 Courses - Evening

Classes are three credits, unless otherwise noted.

 

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Applied Ethics
AE 291 (A)   Business Ethics

7/6/15-
7/30/15

Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. N. Schmidt
Art History    
AH 13 (A)   Arts of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Meets the world diversity requirement.

7/6/15-
7/30/15 

Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Pilotti
Economics    
EC 11 (B)   Introduction to Microeconomics 7/6/15-
7/30/15
Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. LeClair
English    
EN 12 (B)   Texts and Contexts II: Writing About Literature 7/6/15-
7/30/15
Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Sweeney
Film, Television and Media Arts
FTM 106A (A)   Film Genres: The Hollywood Musical 7/6/15 - 7/30/15 Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. TBA
Mathematics
MA 19 (B)   Introduction to Calculus 7/6/15-
7/30/15
Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Levai

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August 2015 - One Week and Four Week Courses

Classes are three credits.

August one-week courses - Every one-week intensive course requires advance preparation. Students who register for a course will be e-mailed a syllabus to their student Gmail account. Students must buy textbooks and complete assignments prior to the start of classes. All classes are 3 credits. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

CourseCourse Reference # (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Music
MU 101 (A)   History of Jazz Meets the U.S. Diversity requirement. 8/5/15- 8/11/15 Wed.-Tues., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Torff
Sociology
SO 279 (B)   Criminal Justice System Seminar 8/5/15- 8/11/15 Wed.-Tues., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Rodrigues
           
August four week evening courses - All classes are 3 credits.
English
EN 142 (A)   Myths & Legends of Ireland & Britain

8/3/15-
8/27/15

Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Epstein
Religious Studies
RS 101D (A)   Exploring Religion: Religion in a Comparative Key

8/3/15-
8/27/15

Mon./Tues./Thurs., 6:45 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. Thiel

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Accounting Courses

Classes are three credits.

CourseCourse Reference Number (CRN)Course TitleDatesDays/TimesFaculty
Accounting Courses to be announced

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Online Courses

Classes are three credits; students will need internet access.

  • Once registered, click on the instructor's name to receive the syllabus. It is essential to review syllabus, obtain books, and be prepared for the first online session.
  • Students will need reliable internet access.
  • Purchase books before the course begins online or call (203) 255-7756.
  • Instructors will contact students prior to the start date via their Fairfield U e-mail account. If you are a new student, claim your NetID Account prior to logging into student e-mail. Read information on NetID Accounts.
  • Log in on or before the course start date. Your instructor will notify you via e-mail when the course is available. All Blackboard courses are accessed through the My.Fairfield.edu portal.
  • Technical Issues? Help desk - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (203) 254-4069, helpdesk@fairfield.edu,  (203) 254-4000, ext. 3207 or mkleps@fairfield.edu 
CourseCourse Reference Number CRNCourse TitleDatesFaculty
Applied Ethics
AE 291 (1)   Business Ethics 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 L. Sticca-Conrod
AE 295 (1)   Ethics in Law and Society 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 L Sticca-Conrod
Art History    
AH 11 (1)   Visual Culture Since 1400: Expression and Experimentation 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Cesiro
AH 15 (1)   History of Architecture 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Deupi
Biology    
BI 75 (1)   Ecology & Society 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Cunningham
BI 78 (1)   Intro/Marine Science 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Cunningham
Communication
CO 100 (1)   Human Communication Theories 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Gudelunas
CO 200 (1)   Interpersonal Communication Theories 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Pagano
CO 240 (1)   Intercultural Communication Meets U.S. diversity requirement. 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Zhang
Economics    
EC 11 (1)   Intro to Microeconomics 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Vasquez Mazariegos
EC 12 (1)   Intro to Macroeconomics 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Vasquez Mazariegos
EC 114 (1)   Economics of Race, Class and ender in the American Economy Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Nantz
English    
EN 11 (1)  

Texts & Contexts II: Writing As Craft and Inquiry

7/13/15 - 8/21/15

Marciano
EN 101 (1)  

Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies Meets world diversity requirement.

7/1/15 - 7/31/15 Rajan
EN 141 (1)   Imagining Shakespeare 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Regan
EN 141 (2)   Imagining Shakespeare 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Regan
EN 163 (1)   Autobiography: Literature of Illness & Healing Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Rinaldi
Mathematics
MA 17 (1)   Intro to Probability and Statistics 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Parisi
Physics    
PS 78 (1)  

Nature of Universe

6/1/15 - 7/10/15  Kuhn
PS 87 (1)   Fundamentals/Astronomy 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Heiden
Politics
PO 133 (1)   United States Foreign Policy 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Garcia Iommi
Psychology    
PY 101 (1)   General Psychology  6/1/15 - 7/17/15 Primavera
PY 111 (1)   Developmental Psychology for Non-Majors Meets the U.S. diversity requirement. 6/22/15 - 8/7/15 Primavera
PY 121 (1)   Fundamentals of Social Psychology 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Andreychik
Religious Studies
RS 101E (1)   Exploring Religion: Peoples of the Book, Sacred Texts and their Communities. 6/1/15 - 7/10/15 Sabella
RS 252 (1)   Contemporary Moral Problems 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 Cintron
Sociology
SO 11 (1)   Introduction to Sociology 7/13/15 - 8/21/15 TBA
Communication Internship

One or three credits

Communication Internships to be announced.

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