January 16, 2019

Summer Courses For Every Interest

Summer in Wisconsin is a perfect time to dive into unique experiences and try something new. What better way to do just that than with a summer course through UW Colleges Online? Your credits will transfer to any UW school, and you'll be one step closer to getting your degree. 

From geology to music, media to fitness, there's a wide variety of course options and subjects. Here are some options for any interest: 

Popular Culture in the Media

Popular Culture in the Media

How do TV shows, movies, ads and music reflect our society? What can we learn about our current affairs from popular series like "Game of Thrones," "Breaking Bad" and others?  This course gives students a chance to learn more about how media influences our daily lives and explores how society informs art.

Disasters -- Living on the Edge

Disasters -- Living on the Edge

Dealing with natural disasters is a way of life for many people around the world and even some in areas in the United States. This course looks at how earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, climate change, overpopulation, droughts and other disasters impact our society, and how we respond.

The Holocaust: Politics of Peace, Nationalism and War

The Holocaust: Politics of Peace, Nationalism and War

The Holocaust happened more than 60 years ago, but its impact is felt still today in the United States, Europe and around the world. This course explores sources produced during and after the period including films, posters and written works to get a better understanding of this important topic. History buffs looking for an in depth examination of a history-changing era, this class is for you.

Jazz History and Appreciation/History of Rock and Roll

Jazz History and Appreciation/History of Rock and Roll

If you're interested in music and looking to learn more about the roots of America's most popular styles, look no further. These classes give students a chance to explore the origins of uniquely American music genres through listening sessions, examining historical documents and studying their most influential figures. 

Fitness for Life

Fitness for Life

It seems like everyone today wears a fitness tracker, but how much do we really know about living an active, healthy lifestyle? This course focuses on self-evaluation of a student's physical activity, as well as an individualized exercise program for developing personal fitness. If you want to get active and learn more about leading a healthy life this summer, this course is for you.

Core classes in nearly every subject

Core classes in nearly every subject

If you're looking to use summer classes to get ahead in your degree requirements, UW Colleges Online has plenty of options for you. All of your credits earned here will transfer to any UW System school, too! Whatever school you attend, and whether you need the next math, chemistry, English or history class, our summer sessions have course options to suit your needs. 

Summer in Wisconsin is the perfect time to dive in and make the most of your time in college and in life. Apply today for UW Colleges Online's summer sessions and start learning.

UW Colleges Online

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Madison, WI 53711