Maryville College announces summer courses

Maryville College announces summer courses

March 11, 2014

The schedule of summer courses offered at Maryville College in 2014 has been announced. Registration is now open to area high school students and college students wishing to get ahead or catch up on coursework, as well as to other adults who want to explore new fields of study.

Four sessions are being offered, with classes in sessions one, two and four getting underway June 2. Classes in session three begin July 7. Sessions last between three and 11 weeks. Instructors for academic courses will be Maryville College faculty members.

Approximately 43 different for-credit courses are offered through this summer, although students may sign up for them on a non-credit basis. Disciplines of study represented range from music to history, economics to world culture, education to psychology, and literature to science. Elementary Spanish is offered, as well as English composition, introductory statistics and introductory psychology. Fundamentals of chemistry courses will also be offered for students who would like to get a head start on the often rigorous science path.

Specific course titles include “Senior Seminar: Bollywood,” “Quantitative Problem Solving in Business,” “Linguistic Theory and Second Language Acquisition,” “Reading & Writing in Classroom Content,” “Environmental Health” and “Experimental Psychology.”

Complete schedules, course descriptions, class times and application information are all available on the College’s website, Fees are $315 per credit hour.

For additional information, contact Dr. Mardi Craig, associate academic dean, at 865.981.8167 or, or Maryville College Registrar Kathi Wilson at 865.981.8211 or

Non-MC students interested in enrolling in summer courses should contact the Admissions Office at 865.981.8092 or apply online at

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the Fall 2017 semester is 1,181.