Summer Courses at RU

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Looking to get ahead or stay on track in your degree program? Enroll in summer courses at Rockhurst University.

Take time to browse through our full list of on-campus and online summer courses along with tuition and fees. And be sure to explore our convenient summer housing options.

Classes fill up quickly! Summer enrollment opens Monday, March 20.


Summer Session 1

5-Week Courses

These courses begin May 30 and run through June 30.

On-campus

  • BL 3100, Microbiology, 3 credit hours
  • BL 3101, Microbiology Lab, 1 credit hour
  • BL 3610, Genetics, 3 credit hours
  • BL 3611, Genetics Lab, 1 credit hour
  • CH 2610, General Chemistry I (includes lab), 4 credit hours
  • CP 3910, Co-op Work Project I, 1-2 credit hours
  • ED 4450, Foundations of Special Education, 3 credit hours
  • EN 2960, Journeys, Voyages and Quests, 3 credit hours
  • PH 2800, General Physics, 3 credit hours
  • PH 2810, General Physics I Lab, 1 credit hour
  • PL 3100, Ethical Theory, 3 credit hours
  • PL 4700, Seminar in Medical Ethics, 3 credit hours
  • TH 3000, Christianity II: Development, 3 credit hours

Online

  • CJ 1000, Intro Criminal Justice, 3 credit hours
  • CT 2010, Interpers Communication Module, 1 credit hour
  • CT 3700, Health Communication, 3 credit hours
  • CT 3860, Media and Politics, 3 credit hours
  • FR 3871, Immigration Literature and Culture in Contemporary France, 3 credit hours
  • HS 1702, World Civilizations Since 1492, 3 credit hours
  • MT 1800, Calculus I, 4 credit hours
  • PA 3700, Intro Criminal Justice System, 3 credit hours
  • PS 3860, Media and Politics, 3 credit hours
  • PY 3550, Abnormal Behavior, 3 credit hours
  • SP 1100, Elementary Spanish I, 4 credit hours
  • TH 4190, New Religious Movements, 3 credit hours
  • TH 4450, World Religions, 3 credit hours

8-Week Courses

These courses begin May 30 and run through July 21.

On-campus

  • CH 2710, Organic Chemistry I, 3 credit hours
  • CH 2720, Organic Chemistry I Lab, 1 credit hour
  • CP 3910, Co-op Work Project I, 3 credit hours
  • CP 3920, Co-op Work Project II, 1-3 credit hours
  • CT 3200, Cinema Critique, 3 credit hours
  • EN 1110, College Composition I, 3 credit hours
  • FN 3000, Essentials of Finance, 3 credit hours
  • PL 1100, Reality and Human Existence, 3 credit hours

Online

  • BL 1110, Medical Terminology, 1 credit hour
  • BL 2000, Introduction to Research, 2 credit hours
  • HS 3925, Colonialism, Nationalism and Decolonization, 3 credit hours
  • JN 2000, Introduction to Journalism, 3 credit hours
  • MG 3400, The Law of Commercial Transactions, 3 credit hours
  • PY 3600, Psychology of Sexual Behavior, 3 credit hours
  • PY 4020, Psychology of Disabilities, 3 credit hours

10-Week Course

This course begins May 30 and runs through August 4.

On-campus

  • CT 2000, Fundamentals of Communication, 3 credit hours


Summer Session 2

5-Week Courses

These courses begin July 3 and run through Aug. 4.

On-campus

  • BL 4601, Biotechnology Lab, 1 credit hours
  • CH 2630, General Chemistry II (includes lab), 4 credit hours
  • EN 2920, Lit of Medicine and Wellness, 3 credit hours
  • PH 2900, General Physics II, 3 credit hours
  • PH 2910, General Physics II Lab, 1 credit hour
  • PY 2100, Intro Statistics Behvl Science, 3 credit hours
  • PY 3400, Developmental Psychology, 3 credit hours

Online

  • BL 4600, Biotechnology (requires lab), 2 credit hours
  • PL 4500, Ethical Problems, 3 credit hours
  • SP 1150, Elementary Spanish II, 4 credit hours
  • TH 4190, New Religious Movements, 3 credit hours
  • TH 4375, Christian Theologies of Body, 3 credit hours


How to Register

Current Rockhurst Students

  1. Schedule a meeting with your academic adviser.
  2. Register for your course(s).

New Students
All non-Rockhurst, non-degree-seeking or visiting students need to follow this registration process:

  1. Start by creating a quick login.
  2. Use your new login to complete an online application to Rockhurst University.
  3. Complete this brief form to indicate your course preferences.

You will receive notice once you have been registered. If there are any prerequisites required for the course(s) you have chosen, you will be contacted by an academic adviser to obtain prerequisite verification before you can be registered in the chosen course(s).

Questions? Contact registrar@rockhurst.edu or 816-501-3547.

In compliance with the SARA agreement, Rockhurst University cannot enroll students who reside in the non-SARA-member states in online courses: http://nc-sara.org/sara-states-institutions. “The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is a voluntary agreement among its member states and U.S. territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance-education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state.”