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Registration: Interim

Interim 2015

Developing a Christian Mind (DCM)

IDIS 150 01 DCM: Artist Collaborative. D. Buursma, J. VanReeuwyk. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 02 DCM: Population Growth and Food Security. D. Dornbos. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 03 DCM: Societal Views on Drugs. R. Nyhof. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 04 DCM: Local Food. Fee: $100. D. Koetje. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 05 DCM: Leadership, Character & Virtue. B. Cawley, C. Jen. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 06 DCM: The Creative Mind of the Maker. D. Leugs. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m

IDIS 150 07 DCM: Young Adults and the Church. L. Barger Elliott. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 08 DCM: Learning from the Stranger. B. Haney. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 09H Honors DCM: Dramatic Families. D. Urban. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 10 DCM: Power & the Female Body. J.H. Williams. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 11 DCM: Understanding the Japanese Mindset. K. Schau. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 12 DCM: Christianity and Democracy in Africa. T. Kuperus. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 13 DCM: Coaching Young Athletes. J. Bergsma. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 14 DCM: Mathematics and Beauty. M. Bolt. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 15 DCM: The Music of Joy. T. Steele. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 16 DCM: Music, Manipulation, and the Mind of God. D. Fuentes. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 17 DCM: Music as Therapy in Everyday Life. E. Epp. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 18 DCM: The New Urbanism. L. Hardy. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 19 DCM: Psychological Perspectives on Humor. L. DeHaan, B. Riek, D. Tellinghuisen. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 20 DCM: Interpersonal Relationships. A. Shoemaker. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 21 DCM: The Cross of Christ. A. Griffioen. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 22 DCM: Theology in Movies and Music. R. Plantinga. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 23 DCM: Let's Talk about Health. K. Admiraal. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 24 DCM: Catholic Reformers & the Hispanic Spiritual Tradition. A. Tigchelaar. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 25 DCM: Jewish Thought and Culture.  D. Billings. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m

IDIS 150 26 DCM: Finding you Voice & Letting your Life Speak. J. Bonnema. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 27 DCM: The Local Church in the 21st Century.   R.S. Greenway. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 28 DCM: Exploring the Theatre of the Absurd. S. Sandberg. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 150 29 DCM: Books from the Kingdom's Edge. A. De Jong. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 150 30 DCM: DisAbility - Beyond Suffering. P. Stegink. 8:30 a.m. to noon

IDIS 150 31 DCM: The Good Life: Home Economics in the Kingdom of God. K. & R.Vander Giessen-Reitsma. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Interdisciplinary (IDIS)

CANCELLED IDIS W10 Simplicity in Central America. Course dates: January 5 – 26. Fee: $3116.  J. Britton, D. Vander Griend, J. Witte. Off campus.

IDIS W11 L’Abri Switzerland.  Course dates: January 6-31. Fee: $2152.  L. Hardy. Off campus.

CANCELLED IDIS W12 Arabic Language and Culture. A. Abadeer.

IDIS W13 Exploring German-style games. R. Bebej, J. Moes. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W14 I Long. Therefore, I Am. K. Corcoran. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W15 Art and History of Quilting. R. Groenhout. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W16 The Beatles and the Sixties. R. Keeley. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W17 Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings". L. Molnar. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W18 Japanese Art and Film. Fee: $50. C. Plantinga, H. Luittikhuizen. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..

IDIS W19 Inside the January Series. K. Saupe. 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

IDIS W20 Chinese Medicine and Culture. Fee: $200. A. Shen. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CANCELLED IDIS W21 Reading Don Quixote. C. Slagter. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W22 Entrepreneurship in the Arts. S. Smartt, J. Risner. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W23 How to Change the World. R. Hoksbergen, P. Snyder. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W24 Personal Finance. E. Van Der Heide, D. Pruis. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W25 Bridge: a Card Game for Life. D. Vander Griend. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W26 Preparing for the Semester in Britain. D. Ward. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W27 Spiritual Strength Training. J. Kraak, N. Van Noord. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W28 Storytelling. J. Kuyvenhoven. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W40 Disney, Culture, and Progress.   Course dates:  January 7-27. Fee: $2380.   R. McBride. Off campus.

IDIS W41 Harness the Wind: Learn to Sail (3 hours + PER 140).  Course dates: January 5-24. Cost: $2937.  J. Ubels, S. Vander Linde. Off campus.

IDIS W42 Tourism, Migration and Development in Jamaica.   Course dates: January 8-27.  Fee: $2977.  A. Greidanus, L. Schwander, T. Vanden Berg.  Off campus.

IDIS W43 Dutch Landscapes.   Course dates: January 6-30 integrated through this period are 7 open days for personal travel. Fee: $3666.  H. De Vries, R. Hoeksema.  Off campus.

IDIS W44 Business, Engineering & Religion in the European Context. Course dates:  January 2-24.  Fee: $4700.  R. Brouwer, L. De Rooy. Off campus.

IDIS W45 Galapagos Islands/Amazon Rainforest.  Course dates: January 7 -27.  Fee: $5600.  C. Blankespoor, D. Proppe.  Off campus.

IDIS W46 Ethiopia: Community of Hope.   Course dates: January 5-25.  Fee: $4135.  C. Feenstra. Off campus.

**IDIS W47 Exploring Honduras Coast to Coast.  Course dates: January 3-27. Fee: $2947. K. Ver Beek.  Off campus.

CANCELLED IDIS W48 Living Like Jesus Under Occupation.  Course dates: January 7-27.  Fee: $3676.  D. Crump. Off campus.

**IDIS W49 Leadership in Africa.  Course dates:  January 8-28.  Fee: $4584.  R. Crow, M. Fackler.  Off campus.

IDIS W50 Brazil for Beginners.  Course dates: January 4-26.  Fee: $3740.  D. TenHuisen.  Off Campus.

IDIS W51 China, Business & Engineering.   Course dates: January 7 - 28. Fee: $3800.   R. Tubergen, L. Van Drunen. Off campus.

IDIS W52 Critical Approaches to Horror. Fee: $10. A. Wolpa. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W53 Women's Health. D. Bakker. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W54 Dancing the Elementary Curriculum. E. Van’t Hof. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W55 Music and Politics. B. Wolters-Fredlund. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W60 The Book of Revelation. D. Harlow. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W61 Neuroscience & Education. C. Joldersma. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS W62 Wildfire: Cultural Ecology. R. VanDragt, D. Warners. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS W63 Leadership & Emotional Resilience. C. Edmondson. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 103 Oral Rhetoric for Engineers. M. Steelman-Okenka. 8:30 a.m. to noon or 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 206 Introduction to Medieval Studies. Fee: $25. F. van Liere. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

IDIS 211 Honors: Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Examination of a Complex Disease.. A. Wilstermann. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IDIS 375 Methods and Pedagogies for Social Studies. R. Schoone-Jongen.

Art

ART W10 Color Image, Marketing and Design. Fee: $150. Y. Ahn. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

CANCELLED ART W40 Artist Book Production. Fee: $175. A. Greidanus. 10:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ART W41 Art and Fashion. C. Hanson. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ART W42 African American Art. Fee: $20. E. Van Arragon. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

CANCELLED ART W60 Photography in New York.   Course dates: January 7-27. Fee: $2441. J. Steensma Hoag.  Off campus.

ART W61 Problems & Solutions. F. Speyers. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Biology

BIOL W10 Fizzy, Fermented, and Funky. Fee: $100. R. DeJong, J. Wertz. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

BIOL W80 Ecotoxicology. K. Grasman. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

STBR 310HA History of Science, Medicine and Religion: London.  Course dates: January 6 - 29.  Fee: $4,110.  H. Bouma III. Off campus.

Business

BUS W80 Who Needs Quickbooks? M. Stansbury. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Communication Arts & Sciences

CANCELLED CAS W10 Filmmakers Under Censorship. P. Goetz. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

CAS W11 Crime & Detective Fiction. G. Pauley. 8:30 to noon.

CAS W40 Theatre in London and Stratford.  Course dates:  Fee: $4600.  D. Freeberg.   Off campus.

CAS W41 English Language By Rail (MAY).  Course dates: May 25-June 11. Fee: $4685. P. Goetz. Off campus.

CAS 395 The Theatre of the Absurd. S. Sandberg. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SPAUD 343 Principles of Human Neuroanatomy. E. Helder, P. Tigchelaar. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

SPAUD 512 AAC. H. Koole, E. Oommen. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Chemistry

CHEM W10 Sight, Sound, Flavor & Fragrance. E. Arnoys. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Classics

CLAS W40 Classical & Early Christian Greece.  Course dates:  January 9-27. Fee: $4335. Y. Kim, D. Noe. Off campus.

Computer Science

CS W60 Christian Computing: Thailand. Course dates: January 7-27.  Fee: $3291.  B. & K. VanderLinden. Off campus.

Dutch

 

Economics

ECON W40 Social Entrepreneurship. R. Hoksbergen.

Education

EDUC W10 Urban Education. J. Walcott. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

EDUC 343 Preschool Field Experience. S. Verwys. Off campus.

English

ENGL W40 War and Peace. C. Engbers. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ENGL W41 Writing Books for Children. Fee: $85. D. Hettinga, G. Schmidt. 8:30 a.m to noon.

ENGL W42 Meta-Movies: Film as Interpretation. J. Holdberg, J. Zwart. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ENGL W43 Human Creativity & The Literary Arts. L. Klatt. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

ENGL 262 Business Writing. S. LeMahieu Dunn. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ENGL 374 English Grammar. J. Vanden Bosch, E. Vander Lei. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Engineering

ENGR W80 Sustainable Energy Systems. G. Ermer, M. Heun.  8:30 a.m. to noon.

ENGR W81 Mobile Robotic Systems. Y. Kim. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

ENGR W82 Site Development and Design. B. Masselink, D. Wunder. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

ENGR W83 Advanced Chemical Engineering. J. & J. Van Antwerp. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

French

CANCELLED FREN W80 Interim in Quebec.  Course dates:  January 3-24.  Fee: $3173.  O. Selles. Off campus.

FREN 112 Multisensory Structured French II. J. Vos-Camy. 9:00 a.m. to noon.

FREN 132 Intermediate French. V. De Vries. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Geology, Geography & Environmental Studies

ENST W40 The Changing Great Lakes. R. Stearley. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ENST 395 Seminar in Environmental Studies. Course dates:  January 7 - 27.  Fee: $1490.  J. Skillen. Off campus.

GEOL W40 Hawaii:  Volcanoes in the Sea.  Course dates:  January 7 - 27.  Fee: $3746.  G. Van Kooten, M. Bjelland. Off campus.

GEOL 112 Earth Science for Educators (MAY) (4 semester hours). Course dates: May 25 - June 8.  Fee $1300.  K. Bergwerff. Off campus.

GEOL 153 Big Sky Geology: Montana (MAY) (4 semester hours). Course dates: May 25 - June 8.  Fee $1300. G. Van Kooten. Off campus.

German

GERM W80 German Interim Abroad. Course dates:  December 29, 2014 – January 29, 2015. Fee: $2980 and up to $650 for personal and final-week costs. M. Buteyn.   Off campus.

GERM 122 Intermediate German. C. Roberts. 8:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Greek

 

History

HIST W10 Turkey Ancient and Modern.   Course dates:  January 7-27. Fee: $4310. D. Howard, W. Lee.  Off campus.

HIST W11 Sports & Masculinity. B. Berglund, W. Katerberg. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

CANCELLED HIST W80 American History on Film: 1960-80. J. Bratt. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

HIST 294 Research Methods in History (2 hours). K. van Liere. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

International Development Studies

See the International Development Studies page.

 

Kinesiology

CANCELLED KIN W10 Sport and the Media. B. Bolt, J. Timmer. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

KIN W40 Grand Canyon Outdoor Educator.   Course dates: January 5-29.  Fee: $1956.  R. Rooks, K. Heys. Off campus.

# Fee required. 
+ Class will meet off-campus.

Mathematics

MATH W80 Learning from Data. T. Scofield. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

MATH W81 Geometry through Symmetry. J. Turner. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

MATH 100 Mathematics in the Contemporary World. B. Dekker. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

MATH 170 Elementary Functions and CalculusStaff.  8:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

MATH 323 Teaching Mathematics in K-8. J. Koop. 8:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (TTH).

Music

MUSC W40 Cross-Training for Musicians. D. Reimer. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

MUSC W60 Canta Brasil! (MAY)   Course dates: May 27-June 9.  Fee: $4912.  P. Shangkuan, L. Hoisington. Off campus.

MUSC W80 Teaching Music in Urban Schools. P. Hash. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Nursing

NURS W80 Belize: A Nursing Experience. Course dates:  January 7-27. Fee: $2990. R. Boss Potts.  Off campus.

Philosophy

PHIL W10 Peaceable Kingdom. M. Halteman. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

PHIL W11 Moral Expectation in Film. G. Mellema. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

PHIL W12 Faith, Evidence, and the Holy Spirit.S. Wykstra. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Physics

 

Political Science

POLS W40 Perspectives in Education Reform. . Fee: $50. M. Pelz. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

POLS W41 Inequality and U.S. Democracy. K. Pyle. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Psychology

PSYC W10 Psychology and the Law. E. Jones. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

PSYC W60 Helping Skills. J. DeBoe. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

PSYC W61 Mental Illness and the Movies. R. S. Stehouwer. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

CANCELLED PSYC W62 Addictions: What, How, Why. J. Yonker.

 

Religion

REL W40 Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. Fee: $400. K. Pomykala. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

REL W41 Elie Wiesel, Holocaust & Theodicy. T. Thompson. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

REL W42 Birth, Sex, Death in Biblical World. R. Whitekettle. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

CANCELLED REL W43 One Bible, Many Readings. W. Lee. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

HIST W10 Turkey Ancient and Modern.   Course dates:  January 7-27. Fee: $4310. D. Howard, W. Lee.  Off campus.

Science Education Studies

SCES 214 Communication & Learning in Science. J. Jadrich. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

SCES 312 Teaching Science in Grades K-8. K. Bergwerff. 8:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (TTH).

Sociology & Social Work

SOC W40 Ripped from the Headlines. E. Marr. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

SOWK W10 Grand Rapids: The Interim.  Fee: $200.  J. Kuilema, R. Williams. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Spanish

**SPAN W80 Spanish in Yucatan. Course dates:  January 7-28. Fee: $2191.  S. Lamanna. Off campus.

CANCELLED SPAN W81 Biblical Themes in Spanish. O. Shkatulo. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SPAN W82 Spanish for Health Care Workers/Professionals. D. Zandstra. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

SPAN 122 Intermediate Spanish. S. Clevenger, M. Pyper. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

SPAN 358 Aiding in the Spanish Classroom. . P. Villalta. 8:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.