January Term

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January Term
Study Online or on Campus and Earn 1-4 Credits Over Winter Break

Choose from our upcoming intensive courses this January. Study online or on campus at UNH Manchester. Four-credit courses offered during UNH January Term (a three week break period between fall and spring semesters) require the same workload and contact time as courses offered during the traditional fifteen week semester. Here are suggestions to help you be successful in January Term courses.  Tips for Academic Success

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BIOL 520 (M1) - Our Changing Planet
 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (12/28/2016 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   24  
  • CRN: 30172

Ecosystem interrelations and factors critical to maintain sustainability will be addressed in this course. Environmental issues such as water usage, pollution, and treatment; air and soil quality; fossil fuels and alternative energy sources will be presented. Not for credit if credit earned for ENE 520. Online course

BUS 400 (M1) - Introduction to Business
 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (12/28/2016 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   15  
  • CRN: 30176

Introduces the study of business: examines the origins and development of American business, its place in a global economy, and its legal and ethical roles in modern society. Includes an overview of the functional areas of business such as finance, marketing, and organizational behavior. Designed for business majors as well as for students considering a major in business. Online course

CA 502 (M1) - Image and Sound
 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (01/03/2017 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   15  
  • CRN: 30175

Image and Sound is a foundation course in the aesthetics of motion picture and sound production. This course explores the aesthetic principles that are used to communicate stories, emotions and messages in popular media. Students will study film, television and new media and survey production methods. This is not a production course per se, but is particularly helpful to students interested in video and film production. No credit for students who have completed CA 444. Meets in class and online. In-class final on 1/20
 

EDUC 801 (M1) - Human Development and Learning: Educational Psychology
 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (12/28/2016 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   12  
  • CRN: 30174

Child development through adolescence, theories of learning (including Piaget, infromation processing, and Vygotsky), conceptions of intelligence, moral education, research in teaching and teacher effectiveness, cross-cultural variability, gender and sexual orientation, management and discipline, and assessment and grading -- all applied to problems of classroom and individual teaching and learning; A) Human Development and Learning: Educational Psychology; B) Human Development: Educational Psychology; C) Human Learning: Educational Psychology; D) Developmental Bases of Learning and Emotional Problems; E) Learning Theory, Modification of Behavior, and Classroom Management; F) Cognitive and Moral Development; G) Evaluating Classroom Learning; H) Deliberate Psychological Education; I) Sex Role Learning and School Achievement; J) The Development of Thinking. Prereq: EDUC 500. 801A has a Special fee when taught in Manchester. Additional Course Description: EDUC 500 is NOT a prereq for this course. Online course.
 

HIST 595 (M1) - Eugenics,Bioethics,Med Experim

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (01/03/2017 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   24  
  • CRN: 30183
     

See department listings for semester topic. Topic Empire, Democracy, and War is Writing intensive. Course meets History major requirement for Group I, II, or III depending on the topic. Meets in class 1/9, 1/16 and online. Attributes: Online with some campus visits, EUNH
 

HIST 595 (M2) - Epidemics in American History
 

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (01/03/2017 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   24  
  • CRN: 30184

See department listings for semester topic. Topic Empire, Democracy, and War is Writing intensive. Course meets History major requirement for Group I, II, or III depending on the topic. Meets in class 1/3, 1/10, 1/17 and online Attributes: Online with some campus visits, EUNH

POLT 803 (M1) - Performance Management in Public and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (12/28/2016 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   20  
  • CRN: 30171

This course will explore a major aspect of public management, an advanced management tool that can help managers gain efficiencies and increase accountability. Theoretical foundations and practical applications of performance measurement and management techniques will examine how managers, government and non-profit, might utilize performance measurement to make budgetary decisions and improve organizational performance. Online course. Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH

 

PS 651 (M1) - Selected Topics Politics and Society
 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (12/28/2016 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   5  
  • CRN: 30170
     

Interdisciplinary treatment of selected topics in politics and society. Topics may include democracy, empire and war, gender roles in electoral process, the sociology and psychology of terrorism, the political economy of hunger and poverty, the social origins of dictatorship and democracy, and others. May repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. Topic: Empire, Democracy, and War is Writing intensive. Synchronous online course. Meets via Canvas/Zoom on Jan. 4, 11, and 18, 7-9PM. Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior. Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
 

PSYC 401 (M1) - Introduction to Psychology
 

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Term: January 2017 - UNHM Credit (12/28/2016 - 01/20/2017)
  • Class Size:   15  
  • CRN: 30188

Psychology as a behavioral science; its theoretical and applied aspects. Includes research methods, behavioral neuroscience, sensation and perception, cognition, learning, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psychology. To experience actively the nature of psychological research students have an opportunity to participate in a variety of studies as part of a laboratory experience. Asynchronous online course. Attributes: Social Science (Discovery), Online (no campus visits), Social Science GP 7, EUNH

 

Note: Pass/Fail option is available for degree students only. Auditing a course is not permitted during January Term.

How to Register for January Term
 
  • UNH Students: Registration for Janaury Term is available via WEBCAT. 
  • Non-UNH Students (students without a Webcat account): 
    • Download and complete a registration form, and submit by any method below. (If you have difficulty accessing the registration form, you may download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
      • Mail: UNH Manchester Registration Office, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101
      • Fax: (603) 641-4125
      • In-Person: Registration Office, 4th Floor, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH
      • Phone: (603) 641-4136
         

Due to the intensive format of January Term, ALL students are limited to registering for one* course and a maximum of 4 credits.*One Course Exception: Students may register for more than one course provided the courses DO NOT meet concurrently and the total credits DO NOT exceed the 4 credit maximum.

Participation in January Term has no effect on a student's academic year financial aid or full-or part-time status at UNH. For example, a student who earns four credits during January Term and eight credits during the UNH spring semester is still considered a part-time student.

Financial aid may be used if you have a credit from fall or spring packages. If you use a portion of your spring semester financial aid package and subsequently do not enroll in the spring semester, you are liable for any January Term course charges.

Students currently enrolled in the spring TMS payment plan may add January Term charges to their accounts. Students must contact TMS to increase their monthly budget payment.

For alternate forms of financial assistance please contact the Financial Aid Office at 603-641-4189.

Undergraduate Courses: (Numbered 200-799)

1–4 credits:

  • $437 per credit, NH residents
  • $481 per credit, nonresidents

Graduate Courses: (Numbered 800-999)

1–4 credits:

  • $510 per credit, NH residents
  • $560 per credit, nonresidents

Mandatory Fees

  • Registration Fee: $20 (non-refundable)
  • Technology Fee: $25.00
  • Special fees payable at time of registration, if applicable.
Payment Methods & Information
 

Cash, check, credit card, TMS payment plans (only for students currently enrolled in TMS for spring semester), graduate assistantships (full year or spring) or financial aid credit from fall or spring semester accepted. Employee/dependent tuition waivers and NH Senior Citizen tuition waivers also accepted.

UNH Degree Students
If you are enrolled in a UNH degree program and you are registering for January Term, your tuition and fees will appear on your bill. Late fees will be assessed if payment is not made by the due date. You must drop January Term courses by the published deadlines (above) to avoid tuition and fee liability and additional late fees. Failure to attend or to participate in a class does not constitute an official drop. Tuition charges can be viewed on the Registration Fee Assessment page.

Financial aid may be used if you have a credit from fall or spring packages. If you use a portion of your spring semester financial aid package and subsequently do not enroll in the spring semester, you are liable for any January Term course charges.
Students currently enrolled in the spring TMS payment plan may add January Term charges to their accounts. Students must contact TMS to increase their monthly budget payment.

UNH Non-Degree and Non-UNH Students
If you are not enrolled in a UNH degree program and you are registering for January Term or Spring semester you must pay at the time of registration or your class will be dropped.

For Veterans

January Term Courses and The GI Bill(s)

  • October 24: Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. No RAC, instructor or advisor signature required. Students without Webcat accounts must register in person, by phone, fax or mail.
    Please note: payment is due at the time of registration for all non-degree students; degree students will be billed.
  • December 23: Noon deadline for students without Webcat accounts registering for any courses beginning Dec 28. Must register in person or by phone.
  • December 26 - January 2: Offices closed for holiday break. Regular business hours resume Jan 3.
  • December 28: Online/Hybrid courses begin.
  • January 3: On-Campus courses begin.
  • January 3: LAST DAY to ADD or DROP classes on Webcat. Webcat registration closes at 4:30 pm.
  • January 3: LAST DAY to DROP with REFUND. Full tuition and fees refunded. Refund policies may vary for a study away course.
  • January 6: LAST DAY to DROP without petition. No refund available. Send email to Registration and copy your instructor or drop in person at the Registration Office.
    Note: Courses dropped between January 7-11 by approved petition will result in a 'W' on transcript.
  • January 11: Mid-semester. Note: Courses dropped by approved petitions after this date will result in a 'WP' (passing) or 'WF' (failing) grade. 'WF' does affect GPA.
  • January 20: Classes end.

IT Technical Support Help?

If you are having difficulty logging in to your online course, please contact the IT Service Desk.

What happens in the case of curtailed operations?

Inclement weather/Curtailed operations: If you are taking a January term class that meets on-campus, be sure to check the UNH Storm Information Line (603) 641-4100 for information on curtailed operations during inclement weather. If you are taking a January term class on-line, curtailed operations does not apply and your course activities will continue as scheduled.