In keeping with Bellarmine University’s mission of academic innovation and response to community needs, faculty have developed five new online summer courses as a direct result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All five courses
are offered at a special summer discount rate. See complete descriptions of each course here.
IDC 101: The Pursuit of Higher Education in a Pandemic (3 credits)
6/29/2020 – 8/19/2020
This course is designed to introduce incoming first-year students to the science of learning during a pandemic, including how to successfully gain knowledge within higher education’s structures (including online learning platforms),
critically engage with college-level material and develop personal success strategies to persist in college.
COVID-19: In This Together
5/26/2020 - 7/30/2020
- Tier 1 (continuing ed) CESP 240 (0 credits)
- Tier 2 (undergrad, P/F) BU 041-01 (0 credits)
- Tier 3 (100-level) BU 141-01 (1 credit)
- Tier 4 (100-level) BU 141-02 (3 credits)
- Tier 5 (300/400-level, cross-listed in
various university departments) BU 341-01 (3 hours)
The goal of this asynchronous online course is to bring the perspectives of several different disciplines together and understand the COVID-19 pandemic in a new way that would be impossible in any singular discipline. As such, this course
will be taught by 23 faculty from across the university.
EDUC 436: Nontraditional Instruction (NTI) in the K-12 Classroom (3 credits)
6/29/2020 - 7/30/2020, Wednesdays, 5 - 7 p.m.
This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to meet the challenges of teaching K-12 students online. Students will learn about best practices in online pedagogy and tools to assist them in delivering quality online instruction.
Admission to teacher education required.
HLTH 120: Medical Terminology (3 credits)
5/26/2020 - 7/30/2020
Medical terminology is the study of the words used to describe the human body. This course helps you learn the proper terminology for major diseases and pathological conditions, as well as each organ system of the body. Nursing and Pre-Nursing
students are restricted from taking this course.
HLTH 110: Intro Healthcare Professions (1 credit)
6/29/2020 - 7/30/2020
Are you considering a career in the health professions? Comprehensive, informative, inspiring and timely, this course presents real-world insights emphasizing both the challenges and rewards of a healthcare profession. It is ideal for
every major who is interested in exploring, planning and preparing for a career in healthcare.