Each summer, WFU Summer Session offers a group of select programs, special content-focused courses, and unique first-time courses. The 2023 summer offering is listed below. Please click on the link in each description for more information, or contact us with questions.
Summer Management Program (BUS 295, 8 hours/Pass-Fail)
This intensive program is designed for rising sophomores, rising juniors (non-business majors), and rising seniors (non-business majors) who are interested in acquiring an understanding of fundamental business concepts. The integrated curriculum involves study in accounting, finance, management, strategy, marketing, operations, business analytics, human resources, and entrepreneurship, and exposes students to critical issues in today’s business climate.
The approach of the program incorporates lectures, team assignments, business simulation, and case studies. It is highly interactive. No specific technical requirements are required. The program occurs during Summer Session I. Admission to this program is by application only and is competitive. For more information, visit the Summer Management Program website or contact Ben King, Professor of Practice and Director of Interdisciplinary Programs, WFU School of Business (email@example.com).
Summer Law School Program
COM 348 – (51279) – Legal Theory, Practice, and Communication. (3) This course is designed to introduce students to legal education, the legal system and legal analysis. Co-taught by Wake Law professors and Communications professors from the College, students will experience what law school is like and learn what lawyers actually do, whether trying a case or drafting legal documents. The course will simulate the first year of law school, emphasizing case analysis and the Socratic Method of teaching. It will focus on learning legal analysis and how various theories of rhetoric advance legal arguments.
This course is scheduled during Summer Session I from May 22 through June 23. While not required, it is strongly suggested that students simultaneously enroll in COM 349 – (51254) – Advocacy, Debate and the Law. Requires $600 program fee in addition to tuition.
COM 349 – (51254) – Advocacy, Debate and the Law. (3) Co-taught by Wake Law professors and Communications professors from the College, students will participate and receive critique in interactive exercises such as speeches, debate, trial practice, and moot court arguments.
This course is scheduled during Summer Session I from May 22 through June 23. While not required, it is strongly suggested that students simultaneously enroll in COM 348 – (51279) Legal Theory, Practice, and Communication. (3) Requires $600 program fee in addition to tuition.
The SportsBIZ Program (BUS297, 6 Credits/Pass-Fail)
This exciting sports-business program will introduce students to the breadth of career opportunities in the multibillion-dollar sports industry. We’ve designed this intensive 19-day online program for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in the business of sports. A student does not need to be a business major to take this program. Fundamental principles of business will be taught by award-winning Wake Forest School of Business faculty, teamed with sports industry professionals. Students will have opportunities to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to ongoing sports industry challenges.
Admission to SportsBIZ is by application only and registration is limited.