Study at Lesley this summer! Jump-start a major. Explore a new career path. Pick up a course or two to lighten your load next term.
Lesley offers small classes rather than lectures – discussion and experiential learning instead of note-taking.
Cambridge Campus Courses
Travel Course - Guyana (GLASS) program
(CARTH 2423) Principles of Art Therapy Instructor: Elizabeth Raggi7/9/13 - 8/6/13 Tuesdays 5:00PM - 9:00PM3 creditsThis course provides an introduction to the history, philosophy, and theory of art therapy. Students will learn about the creative process and visual expression as it relates to therapy. Readings, lectures, films, and experiential exercises will be utilized. No artistic ability or training is necessary.(CEXTH 2623) Principles of Expressive Arts TherapyInstructor: Nancy Jo Cardillo5/31/13 Friday 5:00PM - 9:00PM6/1/13-6/2/13 Saturday / Sunday 9:00AM - 5:00PM6/28/13 Friday 5:00PM - 9:00PM6/29/13-6/30/13 Saturday / Sunday 9:00AM - 5:00PM3 creditsThis course provides an introduction to the history, philosophy and theory of expressive arts therapy. Students will study the unique features of different media of creative expression: visual art, dance/movement, drama, creative writing, and music. The class will explore the integration of the arts in therapeutic practice. Readings, lectures, films and experiential exercises will be utilized.(CHIST 2321) Immigration & Ethnicity in American HistoryInstructor: Brian Sirman6/7/13 Friday 6:00PM - 9:00PM 6/8/13 - 6/9/13 Saturday / Sunday 10:00AM - 5:00PM 6/21/13 Friday 6:00PM - 9:00PM 6/22/13 - 6/23/13 Saturday / Sunday 10:00AM - 5:00PM 3 creditsA comparative analysis of the historical experience and interaction of diverse ethnic groups in America, viewed in the context of major themes and events in American history. The course will explore such topics as the differences and similarities in the way various ethnic and racial groups have interacted with the American environment and with one another; the different ways Americans have answered the question of what it means to have an "American" identity; the evolution of immigration policy and its socio-economic underpinnings; and contemporary debates about the role of multicultural perspectives in shaping curricula in America's schools and colleges.(CNSCI 3120) Science and Practice of Survival (Online)Instructor: Cristin Ashmankas6/1/13 - 7/14/133 creditsThis course will examine the means and skills necessary for survival in many life endangering situations from a scientific stand point. It also examines the causes behind natural disasters that are a risk to humans. This course will require the students to examine scientific principals in great depth and then apply them in a field component. The course has a required camping trip to explore and practice individual survival skills and the scientific thinking process that is necessary for survival.(CPSYC 2431) Social Psychology (hybrid)Instructor: Heather Macdonald6/1/13 - 6/29/13 Saturdays 9:00AM - 3:00PM3 creditsThe influence of social factors on human behavior are explored through theory and research. The course focuses on behavior in the context of interpersonal relations, and small and large groups. Topics include the basis of interpersonal attraction, social influence, attitudes, attribution theory, race relations, intergroup conflict and its resolution, and the family as a system.(CSOCS 3452) Yoga: Theory, Culture, and PracticeInstructor: Amy TateSection 1:6/4/13 - 6/13/13 Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays 9:00AM - 4:00PMSection 2:8/6/13 - 8/15/13 Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays 9:00AM - 4:00PM3 creditsThis course examines a non-Western approach to mind/body studies from an interdisciplinary perspective. Through the lenses of psychology, anthropology, Eastern philosophy, religious studies, and health, students gain insight into the rich history of the multifaceted practice of yoga that has prevailed in India for thousands of years. Within the practice component, students integrate the learning and apply the practice to elements of their own lives. For advanced students. Fulfills Global Perspectives requirement.
New students can register by completing a registration form (see PDF download to the right) and mailing it to Office of the University Registrar, Lesley University, 29 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 or faxing to 617.349.8717. You may also register in person by bringing the form to University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, on the third floor.Returning students can log onto LOIS to register.To contact the Office of the University Registrar, phone 617.349.8740 or toll free, 800.999.1959 ext. 8740, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment may be completed via your LOIS account or the Office of Student Accounts, which is also located on the third floor of University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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For tuition per credit for summer courses, and any associated fees, please see the College of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Tuition and Fees page.
This unique and exciting abroad program takes place in the North Rupununi region of Guyana, South America. Read more