Well, we made it through another wonderful season of Brandeis Summer School. Although we’re looking forward to the fall foliage, we’re sad to see summer end.
This year, we had an incredible group of Teaching Assistants, Program Assistants, and Activities Staff – and we’re grateful for their work to make this year a success.
We’ll spend our fall looking ahead to Summer 2019. If you have classes you’d like to see, improvements you’d like to suggest, or questions you’d like answers to, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re always happy to hear from our students.
We hope you’ll join us again next summer – and until then, best of luck with your studies!
There are still a few days left to register for Brandeis Summer Session II!
We’ve extended our registration deadline to Saturday, June 30 at midnight. You can review our summer course offerings listed online – and look closely by sorting to Session II and department, if you’re interested.
Session II begins on July 9 and runs through August 10 of this year. We’re offering classes across disciplines this year – with something for everyone.
If you’re a Brandeis student, you can enroll in a course in SAGE once you have term activated for summer.
If you’re a visiting student from another US college or university- welcome! – you can move through the record creation process by following these steps.
Photo of the Women’s Studies Research Center building at Brandeis University
Further fueled with the rise of the #MeToo movement, issues regarding women and gender are daily topics of discussion. This summer, you have the opportunity to dive into these issues, consider the impact, and form and inform your opinion. WMGS 5A: Women, Gender, and Sexualities will be taught during Summer Session II which runs from July 9-August 10.
The course will focus on identity, and how institutions, as well as behaviors, shape and intersect with a broad range of human affairs. Instructor Samantha Leonard will lead the class through an exploration of gender as a social, cultural, and intellectual category here in the United States and across the globe. Join the conversation by enrolling in WMGS 5A.
About the course:
WMGS 5A serves as a gateway course and is required for the minor or major in Women’s Gender and Sexualities Studies at Brandeis. The course also counts as an elective in International and Global Studies and Social Justice and Social Policy.
Learn more about the course by reviewing in the course syllabus.
To enroll in WMGS 5A:
If you’re a visiting student
– welcome! The Brandeis Summer School Office is ready to support you through the process to create a Brandeis student record.
Enroll today! Enrollment closes on June 30th!
ECON 10A: Introduction to Microeconomics is intended for all possible economics majors, minors, and for all other students who plan to take Econ 20 (Introduction to Macroeconomics) later in their academic career. This is the first economics course that economics students should take at Brandeis, and anyone contemplating a major or minor should start with this course.
The course will give you an idea of the range of behaviors that economists investigate, introduce you to the basic tools that we use to analyze economic behavior, and apply these tools to public policy issues. Perhaps most important, this course will introduce you to the “economic way of thinking,” an approach to decision making that applies to personal decisions, to the decisions of businesses, labor unions and other organizations, and to the larger choices that society faces.
This course satisfies the School of Social Science (SS) distribution requirement and the Quantitative Reasoning (QR) component of the General University Requirements. It is also the first course for any student considering a concentration or minor in Economics.
This course has two “broad” goals. First, it is hoped that everyone will come out of this course a more educated citizen, being able to use basic economic principles to critically evaluate the arguments for and against public policy proposals (various tax proposals, immigration reform). Second, this course should give students the theoretical tools necessary for success in subsequent economics courses.