Taking One Class

Expand your knowledge, enhance your skillset, or just enrich your life by taking a single course at Seattle University. Our courses are dynamic and designed for busy adults who want to do more. Are you considering returning to school and want to see what it feels like to be back in a course? Or are you after a specific skill that will help you succeed in what you’re already doing? Below please find a list of fall classes. Courses begin September 26th.

Take a class with us this spring.

ORGL 3010: Understanding Leadership

What does it take to make a successful leader? This course introduces you to leadership models, with a focus on contemporary leadership styles. Topics include effective and dysfunctional leader behaviors, ethics and values, and personal mission and vision statements.

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WATS 3020: Intro to Javascript Programming for the Web

The code that executes in a user’s Web browser can be a powerful feature of any website or application. This course introduces students to concepts of Javascript programming such as progressive enhancement of content, detecting and altering content to enhance cross-browser experiences, improving usability of forms, validating data from the user, and more.

This class is delivered either hybrid or fully online.

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DICE 3020: History of Text Technology

We use technology to record and transmit cultural knowledge, memory, and imagination through space and time. In this course, you we will explore how changes in textual materials and technologies emerge from and shape a specific cultural moment. Some text technologies we may explore are cave painting, tattoos, graffiti, codices, machine-made books, typography, photography, film, graphic design, and digital media.

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ORGL 4910: Project Managment for Leaders

The course is intended for those with no prior knowledge of project management, for those who simply wish to know what is entailed in managing a basic, non-complex project. The course will introduce students to the field of project management, the role of the project manager, the project lifecycle, and the processes needed to take a project from initiation to closure. It will also cover the importance of communication, ethics, and teamwork in project leadership while providing experiential activities that reinforce student learning.

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DICE 4010: Social Justice in Digital Media

In this course, students explore how various power structures (political, institutional, local, and global) persist in digitally mediated spaces. Students examine the merits of internet media as catalyst for change. Topics include white privilege, the digital divide, intersectionality, identity politics, digital activism, and toxic technocultures. This course has a project-based service-learning component.

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ORGL 3030: Organizational Communication

This course provides an introduction to research and theory in the field of organizational communicationwhile also providing students withpractical skills in theeffective application of communication practices andstrategies.The course focuses empoweringleadersto overcome communication barriers within organizations.

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How to Apply

Click the link to Apply Now and you will be taken to our easy and free online application.

On the first page of the application be sure to select the “I just want to try out some courses” option and you will be directed to our short form. When prompted, don’t forget to list the course number for the course you would like to take, for example UCOR 1300 or WATS 4010. Once your application is processed, you will receive instructions telling you how to register for the course you want.

If you encounter any troubles in submitting your application, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for assistance or more information. Our admissions counselors are here to help you at every step of the way.

We look forward to seeing you in class!