Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

Financial Eligibility Information

Are you ready to catch up and get ahead this summer?

You can do so ... and get two classes for the price of one!

At Bloomfield College, students have four different Summer Sessions to choose from.

Whether you are looking for an intensive three-week course, a traditional seven-week summer course, or an extended14-week course, we've got you covered.

Open to current Bloomfield College students and alumni, students from other institutions, rising high school seniors, and members of the community, our summer sessions provide high-level academic courses at a discounted tuition.

Student's enrolled in summer courses can utilize payment plans.

Current students can can apply for the Payment Plan with the Office of Student Financial Services or apply online for either a Federal Parent PLUS loan or Student Alternative Loan. To be eligible to borrow Parent PLUS Loans, the student must be enrolled at least half-time over the 14-week period.

Are you Pell Eligible? Current Bloomfield College students can use their Pell for summer courses.

Complete course details are available on Web Advisor. Contact the Office of Advising/Coaching & Registration at 973-748-9000 ext. 1759 or advising@bloomfield.edu if you have any questions.

You can also get a look at the courses available for each session below. Just click on the down arrow to see the options.

Visiting and Adult Students

Are you back in the Bloomfield area this summer? Why not keep your academic momentum going and take classes at Bloomfield College!

We will work with you to make sure you can receive college credit at your home institution.

Before you can register, please fill out our non-degree application. Once you have been accepted as a non-matriculating student, you will be able to register for summer courses.

Rising Seniors (juniors who will be seniors in the fall): You can take classes too. Two courses at the price of one does not apply for rising seniors, as courses are already offered at a discount. Find out how here.

Summer Sessions and Course Offerings

Intensive Session (3 weeks - I5) May 24 – June 14

Summer Session I (7 weeks - S5) May 24- July 9

MTH 221

Basic theory of differential calculus through the concepts of limits and continuity are the goals of this course. Necessary analytic geometry is developed as required. Algebraic and trigonometric functions, curve sketching and applications to real world problems (including maximum/minimum problems). The Mean Value Theorem, and its consequences are covered.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: MTH 160 Precalculus: Enhanced , MTH 161 Precalculus
With a grade of C or higher
Education Co-Concentration
PSY 100

Introduction to psychological research methods, biological foundations, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, human development, personality, social behavior, psychological disorders and treatment, and applied psychology.

1.00 c.u.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
PSY 201

An examination of various topics including classical conditioning, operant conditioning, memory, language, thinking, creativity and problem-solving.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: PSY 100 Introduction To Psychology
PSY 230
Also Known As: SOC 230

(Also SOC 230) Human behavior as the interaction of individual and social processes. Recent research on topics such as interpersonal attraction, perception, and small group behavior; analysis of events and environments of current interest.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: SOC 100 Introduction To Sociology , PSY 100 Introduction To Psychology
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
PSY 231

An introductory survey of the following topics covering a diverse range of species: Sensory/perceptual abilities, communication, learning, mating behavior, parental behavior, kin selection, organization of animal societies, and interactions between species. Laboratory exercises and class demonstrations will be included.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: PSY 100 Introduction To Psychology
Or any 100 or 200 level Biology course.
PSY 450

Students will participate in the entire research process including hypotheses development, literature review, data collection and analysis, and communicating the results to others. The class will also discuss several contemporary and classic articles in psychology to further their knowledge of the field and their ability to critique research.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: PSY 310 Research Methods I
With a grade of C or better and permission of the Instructor.
REL 280

(Also WMS 380)This course investigates the intersections of religion, gender, and sexuality. It looks into the role that societal norms and cultural values play in how social and religious institutions view sex, sexuality, and gender in relation to religious convictions and practices. It emphasizes that both religion and sexuality are shaped by social privileges, historical particularities and experiences.  

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 102 Enhanced Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing
Minimum grade C- or higher
SOC 100

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts, theories, and methods in sociology. It explores the interactions between self and society by examining social structure, social consciousness, and social change. It takes the perspective that individuals both affect and are affected by values, norms, groups, and institutions.

1.00 c.u.
With a grade of C or better.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
SOC 230
Also Known As: PSY 230

(Also PSY 230) Human behavior as the interaction of individual and social processes. Recent research on topics such as interpersonal attraction, perception, and small group behavior; analysis of events and environments of current interest.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: PSY 100 Introduction To Psychology , SOC 100 Introduction To Sociology
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
SOC 241
Also Known As: LAC 241 , WMS 241 , AFS 241

(Also AFS/LAC/WMS 241) This course examines race, ethnicity, racism, prejudice, discrimination, majority-minority relations, and other intergroup relations from a sociological perspective, paying close attention to the experiences of the major racial/ethnic groups in the United States –American Indians, European Americans, African/Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: SOC 100 Introduction To Sociology , SOC 215 Statistics For Sociologists , PSY 100 Introduction To Psychology
With a grade of C or better.
WMS 241
Also Known As: LAC 241 , SOC 241 , AFS 241

(Also AFS/LAC/SOC 241) This course examines race, ethnicity, racism, prejudice, discrimination, majority-minority relations, and other intergroup relations from a sociological perspective, paying close attention to the experiences of the major racial/ethnic groups in the United States-American Indians, European Americans, African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: SOC 100 Introduction To Sociology , SOC 215 Statistics For Sociologists
With a grade of C or better.
WMS 280

(Also REL 280)This course investigates the intersections of religion, gender, and sexuality. It looks into the role that societal norms and cultural values play in how social and religious institutions view sex, sexuality, and gender in relation to religious convictions and practices. It emphasizes that both religion and sexuality are shaped by social privileges, historical particularities and experiences.  

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 102 Enhanced Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing
Minimum grade C- or higher
WRT 105

This course is designed for students in need of enhanced instruction in college-level writing. It teaches writing as a process by requiring a number of written drafts per essay. The focus is on developing students’ college-level competence in argumentative, thesis-based writing. Many classes are held in the computer lab to enable intensive writing instruction, and some out-of-class tutoring may be assigned.

1.50 c.u.
Students must receive a grade of C- or better to advance to WRT 109.
WRT 109

Formerly WRT 107. This course continues to develop students’ competency in thesis-based writing with an emphasis on information literacy and the writing process. The course introduces students to the college-level research process and teaches them to synthesize source material into a variety of written genres. Some classes are held in the writing/computer labs, and some out-ofclass tutoring my be assigned. Required of all students.

1.00 c.u.
Prerequisites: WRT 105 Argumentative and Analytic Writing , WRT 106 Accelerated Argumentative and Analytic Writing
Successful completion of this course requires a grade of C- or better and passing the WRT 109 Exit Exam. Prerequisite: WRT 105A or WRT 106A with a grade of C- or better.

Summer Session II (7 weeks - S7) July 12 - August 27

Summer Trimester (14 weeks - SU) May 24 - August 27

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