Shimer College Spring 2014 Course Offerings

The following 2014 Spring courses will be offered at Shimer College:

Humanities 100 and 300 Level Courses

•Poetry, Drama & Fiction (5 credits, IIT Equivalent: HUM 100-level)

•Feminist Theories (5 credits, Prerequisites: Instructor Approval, IIT Equivalent: HUM/SOC 300-level; Ann Dolinko)

•The Devil in Christian Thought (5 credits, No prereq., IIT Equivalent: Hum 300-level; Adam Kotsko)

•Film: Hitchcock (3 credits, IIT Equivalent: HUM 300-level; Aron Dunlap)

•Critical Evaluation in the Humanities (5 credits, Prerequisites: Humanities 1, 2, and 3, IIT Equivalent: HUM 300-level)

•The Logic of Stories and Figures (5 credits, IIT Equivalent: Hum 300-level; Stuart Patterson)

Social Sciences 200 and 300 Level Courses

•The Western Political Tradition (5 credits, IIT Equivalent: SOC 200-level)

•Feminist Theories (5 credits, Prerequisites: Instructor Approval, IIT Equivalent: HUM/SOC 300-level; Ann Dolinko)

•Theories of Social Inquiry (5 credits, Prerequisites: Social Sciences 1, 2, and 3, IIT Equivalent: SOC 300-level)

Free Electives

•Environmental Studies (3 credits, IIT Equivalent: Free elective; Jim Ulrich)

Courses Evaluated by IIT on an Individual Basis

•Evolution, Genetics and Animal Behavior (5 credits, IIT Equivalent: Evaluated on individual basis)

•Foundations of Mathematics and Logic (5 credits, IIT Equivalent: Evaluated on individual basis)

•Laws and Models in Chemistry (5 credits, IIT Equivalent: Evaluated on individual basis)

•Science in the Twentieth Century (5 credits, Prerequisites: Natural Sciences 1, 2, and 3, IIT Equivalent: Evaluated on individual basis)

•History and Philosophy of Western Civilization (7 credits, Prerequisite: Senior Status, IIT Equivalent: Evaluated on individual basis)

How to Cross-Register for a Shimer Class:
IIT students must first submit a petition to the IIT Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs requesting permission to enroll in a course at Shimer College, and then contact Shimer Registrar Jim Ulrich at 312.235.3523 or by email at: j.ulrich@shimer.edu to complete the process.

For more information visit the Office of The Registrar website.

For students who are approved to cross-register at Shimer, the cost of each course will be included in the student’s IIT tuition. Registration for the Spring 2014 Semester begins December 12.

View Spring Course Descriptions here.