J Term


J Term 2014 Courses at SMU-in-Taos

Early Travel/Arrival Day (for those also taking Wellness/PRW II): Thursday, January 2, with check-in between 2:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Regular Travel/Arrival Day: Sunday, January 5, with check-in between 2:00 and 6:00 p.m.

J Term Class Dates: Monday, January 6 through Wednesday, January 15

All courses meet during the day, 9:00 am to 12 noon and 1:00 to 4:00 pm, with the exception
of PRW/Wellness courses – please refer to the syllabus for additional class dates and times.

Departure/Travel Day: Thursday, January 16, 10:00 am

PLEASE NOTE: All students are required to stay on the Taos campus and pay full room and board. Given the residential environment of the campus, students on disciplinary probation (or higher) are not eligible to participate in J Term courses at SMU-in-Taos. Students with significant conduct histories will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

PLEASE NOTE: No CF credit is allowed in J Term. For courses that meet GEC/UC requirements, click here.

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Course Title Faculty
ANTH 3310  Gender and Sex Roles: A Cross-Cultural Perspective Laura Jarvis
BIOL 1308 Plant Biology John Ubelaker
HIST 3379 A Cultural History of New Mexico Anne Allbright
PSYC 4342/
SOCI 3351
Close Relationships/
Marriage and Family

Chris Logan
SOCI 2300 Social Problems Debra Branch
SPAN 3355 Spanish Conversation CANCELLED
Prerequisite: C- or better in SPAN 2302
Veronica Leon

Lyle School of Engineering

Course Title Faculty
EMIS 1305/
EMIS 1307
Computers and Information Technology
Information Technology in Business
Angelika Leskovskaya

Meadows School of the Arts

Course Title Faculty
AMAE 4321
Law and the Arts Susan Bruning
COMM 5305  Environmental Communications:
Advocacy and Campaigns

Prerequisite: instructor permission
Nina Flournoy

Simmons School of Education

The following courses may ONLY be taken in conjunction with another 3-credit-hour course, selected from the list above. Early arrival date in Taos is Thursday, January 2, with check-in between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.
In addition to paying for one credit hour of tuition ($1,154), there is a wellness activity fee ($750), plus housing for 3 additional nights ($285)
Course  Title Faculty
PRW-II 2135  Personal Responsibility and Wellness II: Mountain Sports
One credit hour only
Anne Weil
WELL 2131 Choices II: Mountain Sports
One credit hour only
Anne Weil