Summer Courses

At the end of the course work students have the option of completing a thesis or Internship. Additional paperwork available in the office of the Registrar is MANDATORY for registration of the thesis.


From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

Internships are commonly pursued in organizations with sustainable business management, corporate social responsibility, or cross-cultural management initiatives. They are subject to the Program Director’s approval and can be completed in a variety of institutions depending on students’ interests and initiative. The University cannot guarantee placement in an internship but will provide assistance with the internship search. Students must have completed their first semester of MA studies and should contact the Internship Office early for registration purposes.


From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

Internships may be taken for 1 or 4 credits. Students may do more than one internship, but internship credit cannot cumulatively total more than 4 credits.


From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

Through writing poetry and analyzing examples, students become familiar with poetic forms and techniques. This workshop, led by a publishing writer, includes weekly peer critique of poems written for the course. Students explore what makes a poem moving, evocative, and imbued with a sense of music, no matter what the approach: lyric, narrative, surreal, or experimental.May be taken twice for credit.


From Wednesday, June 30, 2021 to Wednesday, July 21, 2021
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
G-102
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
G-102
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
G-102
Thursday
14:30
18:00
G-102

Whether a story is an imaginative transformation of life experience or an invention, the writing must be well crafted and convincing, driven not only by plot and theme but also through characterization, conflict, point of view, and sensitivity to language. Students produce and critique short stories and novel chapters while studying fiction techniques and style through examples.


From Wednesday, June 30, 2021 to Wednesday, July 21, 2021
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
G-002
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
G-002
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
G-002
Thursday
14:30
18:00
G-002

From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

In consultation with a faculty member, the student undertakes a senior research project, resulting in a 25-to 30-page paper, which is normally on a literary topic or theme in more than one literature. In certain circumstances, a student may propose a creative project in lieu of a critical paper. May be taken twice for credit.

A Senior Project is an independent study representing a Major Capstone Project that needs to be registered using the Senior Project registration form.
(Download: https://fd10.formdesk.com/aup/SeniorProjectApplication)


From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

Topics vary every semester.
“For the course description, please find this course in the respective semester on the public course browser: https://www.aup.edu/academics/course-catalog/by-term.”


From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Wednesday, June 23, 2021
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
G-207
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
G-207
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
G-207
Thursday
14:30
18:00
G-207
Students may undertake an internship in an advertising agency, film company, or television company. Internships may be taken for 1 or 4 credits. Students may do more than one internship, but internship credit cannot cumulatively total more than 4 credits. The internship must be registered for 4-CR if the student decides to do an internship instead of the senior seminar. Students have taken internships at CNN, Harpers, Societe Francaise de Production, Le Courrier International, Sixty Minutes, European Broadcasting Union, amongst many others.

From Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Thursday, July 15, 2021

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