Summer Term 2010

OSU Enews

Course Flash

Published by: OSU Extended Campus
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 12, #2

Spring Edition - May 19, 2010

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Important dates and announcements

Registration information

Summer 2010
Term begins: June 21
Check out the summer term schedule of classes.

Fall 2010
Priority registration: May 16
Open registration: June 3 - Oct 3
Term begins: Sept 27
Check out the fall term schedule of classes.

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New Courses and Program Highlights

New online bachelor's degree in Horticulture

HorticultureDid you know that you can now get an online bachelor's degree (B.S.) in General Horticulture through OSU Extended Campus?

Our Horticulture courses tackle contemporary real-world decisions faced by professional horticulturists.

New online bachelor's degree in Anthropology

Anthropology field workWe're excited to announce that a new online bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in General Anthropology is now available. An anthropology degree enables you to pursue a broad range of jobs that emphasize cross-cultural awareness, international contacts and management of cultural resources.

Evolution of People, Technology and Science

EvolutionANTH 330

This course provides an overview of the evolution and prehistory of the human species. Through lecture, reading, discussion, papers and films, students examine how cultural and biological processes interact to shape human biology, beliefs and behavior.

Bacc Core Course

Organic Farming and Gardening


HORT 260

Organic farming and gardening methods are discussed in class and practiced in the field. The philosophical background of organic farming as well as the biological, environmental and social factors involved in organic food production are covered. Emphasis is on hands-on application of scientific principles to create sustainable food production systems.

Managing Natural Resources for the Future

Columbia River

NR 201

This is an interdisciplinary course for first- and second-year students in any of the natural resource curricula and for other students interested in learning more about how and why natural resources are managed in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Women and Sexuality

Women symbolWR 460

The course will examine basic assumptions about meanings of women’s sexuality, social construction and control and intersections of race, class, age, and ability. Students will also explore women’s sexuality as a site for both oppression and resistance/liberation.

Writing Intensive Course, Bacc Core Course

Planning ahead for fall?

Fall term is right around the corner! Priority registration has begun and open registration starts soon. The fall 2010 schedule of classes is full of interesting courses. Here are just a few to check out:

FW 302: Biology and Conservation of Marine Mammals
FW 620: Ecological Policy
PSM 565: Accounting and Finance for Scientists
SOC 450: Sociology of Education

View the full schedule of classes for fall 2010

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