This course is designed to introduce international students to Chicago and American culture while providing opportunities to improve English communication and conversational skills. The course will consist of classroom lectures, discussions, and cultural excursions to events and famous sites in Chicago. English language strategies learned in class will be reinforced by field trips, discussions, structured listening and speaking activities, and readings involving current topics. The course will provide students with real-world opportunities to practice English and enjoy cultural outings.
This course is designed to introduce international students to the sound system of North American English (NAE). Students will develop skills to improve pronunciation, fluency, and grammar through a combination of instructor-led activities and computer-based software.
Provides an introduction and basic knowledge of social commerce to help students develop a practical understanding of the design, construction, market readiness, and synergistic integration of a business mobile application. The course will provide a practitioner focus that will benefit students in a start-up or company/corporate setting.
Independent study and projects in applied technology that are multi/cross-disciplinary not tied to a specific department.