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Susquehanna University Bulletin

Academic Calendar

Elements of a Susquehanna Education


Majors and Minors

Courses of Study

Accounting and Information Systems


Asian Studies


Biology Faculty

Biology Studies

Biology Courses

BIOL:010 Issues in Biology.

BIOL:020 Human Sexuality and Reproduction.

BIOL:101 Ecology, Evolution and Heredity.

BIOL:102 Cell and Organismal Biology.

BIOL:157 The Biology of Women.

BIOL:201 Genetics.

BIOL:202 Systematic Biology.

BIOL:204 Biogeodiversity.

BIOL:300 Developmental Biology.

BIOL:301 Developmental Biology Laboratory.

BIOL:302 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy.

BIOL:303 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Laboratory.

BIOL:306 Cell Biology.

BIOL:307 Cell Biology Laboratory.

BIOL:308 Vertebrate Natural History.

BIOL:309 Vertebrate Natural History Laboratory.

BIOL:310 Animal Physiology.

BIOL:311 Animal Physiology Laboratory.

BIOL:312 Microbiology.

BIOL:313 Microbiology Laboratory.

BIOL:314 Histology.

BIOL:316 Molecular Biology.

BIOL:317 Molecular Biology Laboratory.

BIOL:320 Exercise and Extreme Physiology.

BIOL:321 Exercise and Extreme Physiology Laboratory.

BIOL:324 Animal Behavior.

BIOL:325 Animal Behavior Laboratory.

BIOL:326 Invertebrate Zoology.

BIOL:327 Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory.

BIOL:400 Immunology.

BIOL:401 Immunology Laboratory.

BIOL:404 Plant Physiology.

BIOL:405 Plant Physiology Laboratory.

BIOL:406 Ecology.

BIOL:407 Ecology Laboratory.

BIOL:408 Aquatic Ecology.

BIOL:409 Aquatic Ecology Laboratory.

BIOL:424 The Biochemistry of Metabolism.

BIOL:425: The Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids.

BIOL:426 The Biochemistry of Proteins and Enzymes.

BIOL:427 Biochemistry of Proteins and Enzymes Laboratory.

BIOL:429 Biochemistry of Metabolism Laboratory.

BIOL:440 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.

BIOL:441 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Laboratory.

BIOL:455 Neurons and Networks.

BIOL:500 Topics in Biology.

BIOL:501 Seminar in Biology.

BIOL:502 Biology Internship.

BIOL:503 Biological Issues in Australia.

BIOL:504 Independent Study in Biology.

BIOL:510 Student Research I.

BIOL:511 Student Research II.

BIOL:550 Explorations in Biology.

BIOL:560 Interdisciplinary Explorations in Biology.



Communications Faculty

Communications Studies

Communications Major Emphases

Communications Minors

Communications Courses

Required of All Communications Majors

Digital Multimedia Emphasis

Strategic Communications Emphasis

Communication Arts Emphasis

Other Courses

Computer Science

Diversity Studies

Earth and Environmental Sciences


Economics, B.A.

Economics, B.S.


English and Creative Writing

English and Creative Writing Faculty

English and Creative Writing Studies

English Courses

ENGL:090 College Writing.

ENGL:100 Writing and Thinking.

ENGL:190 Introduction to Modern Publishing.

ENGL:200 Literature and Culture.

ENGL:205 Literature Studies.

ENGL:220 Studies in Literatures of the Americas, Colonial to 1865. (Early Period)

ENGL:225 Studies in Literatures of the Americas, 1865 to Present.

ENGL:230 Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Medieval to Renaissance. (Early Period)

ENGL:233 Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Jacobean to Augustan. (Early Period)

ENGL:235 Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Romantic to Modernist.

ENGL:245 Studies in Comparative Literatures of the Americas. (Multicultural/Non-Western)

ENGL:250 World Literature. (Multicultural/Non-Western)

ENGL:255 Jewish Literature. (Multicultural/Non-Western)

ENGL:265 Forms of Writing.

ENGL:269 English Grammar and the Writing Process.

ENGL:290 Aesthetics and Interpretation.

ENGL:295 Academic Writing in English Studies.

ENGL:298 Book Reviewing.

ENGL:300 History of the English Language. (Early Period)

ENGL:305 Themes in Early British Literature. (Early Period)

ENGL:315 Themes in Early Modern British Literature. (Early Period)

ENGL:325 Themes in Modern British Literature.

ENGL:335 Themes in Early American Literature. (Early Period)

ENGL:345 Themes in Modern American Literature.

ENGL:350 Studies in Major Authors.

ENGL:355 Studies in Anglophone Literature. (Multicultural/Non-Western)

ENGL:361 Studies in Literature and Genre.

ENGL:365 Studies in Literature and Gender.

ENGL:381 Advanced Composition: Rhetoric and the Environment.

ENGL:382 Reading/Writing/Teaching Difference.

ENGL:388 Publishing: Entertainment, Art, Politics, Ethics.

ENGL:390 Special Themes and Topics.

ENGL:440 Independent Research: Issues in English Studies.

ENGL:500 Directed Reading and Research.

ENGL:505 Independent Study.

ENGL:520 Practicum.

ENGL:540 Internship.

Creative Writing Courses

Film Studies

Health Care Studies


Honors Program

International Studies

Jewish Studies

Legal Studies


Management Faculty

Business Administration Studies

Management Courses

MGMT:102 Global Business Perspectives.

MGMT:133 British Theatre.

MGMT:202 Business Statistics.

MGMT:203 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economic Decisions.

MGMT:250 Introductory Topics in Business.

MGMT:280 Marketing.

MGMT:318 Integrated Marketing Communications.

MGMT:330 Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Theory, Practice and Concept.

MGMT:340 Corporate Financial Management.

MGMT:342 Investment Analysis.

MGMT:344 Financial Institutions and Markets.

MGMT:345 International Financial Management.

MGMT:350 International Business.

MGMT:351 Seminar in European Business Operations.

MGMT:360 Management and Organizational Behavior.

MGMT:361 Human Resource Management.

MGMT:362 Employment Law.

MGMT:363 Employee and Labor Relations.

MGMT:369 Values, Ethics and the Good Life.

MGMT:381 Marketing Research.

MGMT:382 Consumer Behavior.

MGMT:384 Retailing.

MGMT:390 Operations Management.

MGMT:400 Business Policy and Strategy.

MGMT:404 Business and Social Responsibility.

MGMT:433 New Venture Start-up and Financing.

MGMT:434 Entrepreneurial Experience.

MGMT:435 Entrepreneurial Venture Strategy and Economic Growth.

MGMT:441 Advanced Corporate Financial Management.

MGMT:442 Portfolio Management.

MGMT:443 Applied Investments and Security Analysis.

MGMT:444 Applied Institutional Investment Management.

MGMT:446 Topics in Finance.

MGMT:460 Advanced Organizational Behavior.

MGMT:461 Projects in Human Resource Management.

MGMT:462 Human Resource Planning.

MGMT:464 Compensation Structure Design.

MGMT:465 Performance Management.

MGMT:466 Negotiations.

MGMT:467 Topics in Management.

MGMT:468 Women in Organizations.

MGMT:481 Advertising Management.

MGMT:485 Marketing Strategy and Management.

MGMT:486 Topics in Marketing.

MGMT:501 Independent Study.

MGMT:502 Senior Research.

MGMT:503 Business Internship.


OFFR:SWSB London Reflection Course.


Modern Languages

Modern Languages Faculty

Modern Language Studies

Modern Languages Courses






Courses taught in English


Music Faculty

Music Studies

Music Courses

Applied Music Lessons

Applied Music Courses


Music Theory, Composition and Musicianship

Music History

Music Education Courses

Music Technology


Church Music

Jazz Studies

Music Seminars



Political Science

Political Science Faculty

Political Science Studies

Political Science and Related Courses

American Government and Politics

Public Law

Comparative Politics

International Politics and Foreign Policy

Political Thought

Political Science Seminars, Independent Studies and Internships


Religious Studies

Sociology and Anthropology

Sociology and Anthropology Faculty

Sociology and Anthropology Studies

Sociology Courses

Anthropology Courses


Women's Studies

Special Programs

Cross-Cultural Courses




OFFR:210 Crossing Cultures Through Literature.

OFFR:SWSB London Reflection Course.

OFFR:310 Global Citizenship.

OFFR:315 Self-Exploration Through Travel Writing.

GO Short Programs

Personal Development

Reserve Officers Training Corps (U.S. Army)

Minors in Strategic Studies and Military Science

Academic Policies and Regulations

Campus Life, Student Services and Facilities

Admission to Susquehanna

Costs and Financial Aid