Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BEHS 380 End of Life: Issues and Perspectives (3)
(Formerly GERO 380.) An exploration of death, dying, and bereavement from social, cultural, psychological, biomedical, economic, and historical perspectives. The objective is to clarify one's personal perspective on death and dying, based on a better understanding of end-of-life planning issues, stages of death, and models of care for the dying. Topics include definitions of death, needs of the dying and their support systems, pain management, palliative and hospice care, end-of-life decision making, cultural meanings and rituals, suicide, euthanasia, homicide, natural disaster, the economics of death and life-sustaining care, family conflict and coping, bereavement, and grieving. Students may earn credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 380 or GERO 380.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
84986 7655 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Marx, Katherine A Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 202 Fundamentals of Computer Troubleshooting (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA A+ exams.) Prerequisite: IFSM 201. A thorough review of computer hardware and software, with emphasis on the application of current and appropriate computing safety and environmental practices. The goal is to evaluate, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot computer hardware components and operating systems.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85084 7620 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Nailen, Charles D. Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 291 Introduction to Linux (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the Linux Professional Institute Certification 1 (LPIC-1) and the CompTIA Linux+ certification exams. Prerequisite: CMIT 202 or CMIT 265. A study of the Linux operating system. The goal is to configure and manage processes, user interfaces, device files, print facilities, file systems, task automation, the boot-up/shutdown sequence, disk storage, network connectivity, system security, and users and groups. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 291, CMIS 390, CMIT 391, or CMIS 398U.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85479 7610 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Davis, Anthony W Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 320 Network Security (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 265, CSIA 302, or CompTIA Network+ certification. A study of the fundamental concepts of computer security and its implementation. The aim is to assess and mitigate risk, evaluate and select appropriate technologies, and apply proper security safeguards.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85103 7610 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Davis, William C Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 321 Ethical Hacking (3)
(Formerly CMIT 398E. Designed to help prepare for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker certifications.) Prerequisite: CMIT 320. Development of the structured knowledge base needed to discover vulnerabilities and recommend solutions for tightening network security and protecting data from potential attackers. Focus is on penetration-testing tools and techniques to protect computer networks. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 321 or CMIT 398E.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85134 7615 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Bedwell, Kenneth C Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 425 Advanced Information Systems Security (3)
(Formerly CMIT 499S. Designed to help prepare for the (ISC)2 Certified Information System Security Professional [CISSP] certification exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 320 or CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications. Recommended: BMGT 110, IFSM 300, or two years of business and management experience. A comprehensive study of information systems security to enhance organizational security. The goal is to manage risks by identifying and mitigating them. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 425 or CMIT 499S.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85197 7610 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Haynes, Bryan L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85315 7660 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Haddad Nunez, Aitza M Syllabus Course Materials
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
An introductory study of the macroeconomy. The objective is to apply select macroeconomic theories to real-world situations. Discussion covers economic growth, technological innovation, unemployment, inflation, and the roles of monetary policy and fiscal policy in determining macroeconomic performance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ECON 201 or ECON 205.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85240 7625 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Nickey, Robert S Syllabus Course Materials
HRMN 406 Employee Training and Development (3)
Prerequisite: HRMN 300. An examination of employee training and human resource development in various organizations. Topics include the development, administration, and evaluation of training programs; employee development; career development; and organizational change. Issues in employee development (including assessment of employee competencies, opportunities for learning and growth, and the roles of managers in employee development) are explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 498I, HRMN 406, or MGMT 498I.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85266 7620 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Rambsy, Phillis H Syllabus Course Materials
HRMN 406 Employee Training and Development (3)
Prerequisite: HRMN 300. An examination of employee training and human resource development in various organizations. Topics include the development, administration, and evaluation of training programs; employee development; career development; and organizational change. Issues in employee development (including assessment of employee competencies, opportunities for learning and growth, and the roles of managers in employee development) are explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 498I, HRMN 406, or MGMT 498I.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85267 7655 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Valdez, Michelle V Syllabus Course Materials
IFSM 201 Concepts and Applications of Information Technology (3)
(Access to a standard office productivity package, i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software, required.) An introduction to data and the range of technologies (including hardware, software, databases, and networking and information systems) that provide the foundation for the data-centric focus of modern organizations. The objective is to apply knowledge of basic technical, ethical, and security considerations to select and use information technology (and the data that arises from technology) effectively in one's personal and professional lives. Discussion covers issues related to technology as a vehicle for collecting, storing, and sharing data and information, including privacy, ethics, security, and social impact. Applied exercises focus on the manipulation, analysis, and visualization of data and effective data communication strategies. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 301, CAPP 101, CAPP 300, CMST 300, IFSM 201, or TMGT 201.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85218 7610 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Copeman, David Lazare Syllabus Course Materials
IFSM 201 Concepts and Applications of Information Technology (3)
(Access to a standard office productivity package, i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software, required.) An introduction to data and the range of technologies (including hardware, software, databases, and networking and information systems) that provide the foundation for the data-centric focus of modern organizations. The objective is to apply knowledge of basic technical, ethical, and security considerations to select and use information technology (and the data that arises from technology) effectively in one's personal and professional lives. Discussion covers issues related to technology as a vehicle for collecting, storing, and sharing data and information, including privacy, ethics, security, and social impact. Applied exercises focus on the manipulation, analysis, and visualization of data and effective data communication strategies. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 301, CAPP 101, CAPP 300, CMST 300, IFSM 201, or TMGT 201.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85219 7650 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Magambo, Samuel O Syllabus Course Materials
MATH 107 College Algebra (3)
(The first course in the two-course series MATH 107-MATH 108. An alternative to MATH 115). An introduction to equations and inequalities and a study of functions and their properties, including the development of graphing skills with polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. The objective is to apply appropriate technology and demonstrate fluency in the language of algebra; communicate mathematical ideas; perform operations on real numbers, complex numbers, and functions; solve equations and inequalities; analyze and graph circles and functions; and use mathematical modeling to translate, solve, and interpret applied problems. Technology is used for data modeling. Discussion also covers applications. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: MATH 107 or MATH 115.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85187 7620 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Avram, Elena Syllabus Course Materials
MATH 107 College Algebra (3)
(The first course in the two-course series MATH 107-MATH 108. An alternative to MATH 115). An introduction to equations and inequalities and a study of functions and their properties, including the development of graphing skills with polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. The objective is to apply appropriate technology and demonstrate fluency in the language of algebra; communicate mathematical ideas; perform operations on real numbers, complex numbers, and functions; solve equations and inequalities; analyze and graph circles and functions; and use mathematical modeling to translate, solve, and interpret applied problems. Technology is used for data modeling. Discussion also covers applications. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: MATH 107 or MATH 115.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85188 7665 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Kim, Killy J Syllabus Course Materials
NUTR 100 Elements of Nutrition (3)
A study of the scientific and quantitative foundations of the applied science of human nutrition. The goal is to understand how nutrition reflects an integration across scientific disciplines and how foods provide important nutrients that provide substance and energy for healthy living. Topics include scientific reasoning, healthy meal planning, and weight management. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: NUTR 100 or NUTR 200.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85307 7625 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Selvakumar, Divya L Syllabus Course Materials
PACE 111B Program and Career Exploration in Business (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in research and computing literacy.) An orientation to UMGC and exploration of how UMGC academic programs align to professional goals and career options. Focus is on developing and practicing communication, teamwork, professionalism, and integrity skills while exploring ways to develop and enhance career opportunities. The aim is to become familiar with the university's academic culture and expectations; learn about UMGC resources for success; reflect on academic and professional goals; and explore opportunities to shorten programs through transfer credit and other prior learning. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: PACE 111B, PACE 111C, PACE 111M, PACE 111P, PACE 111S, or PACE 111T.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85023 7655 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Bartholomew, Nanette Syllabus Course Materials
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistics (3)
An introduction to statistics. The objective is to assess the validity of statistical conclusions; organize, summarize, interpret, and present data using graphical and tabular representations; and apply principles of inferential statistics. Focus is on selecting and applying appropriate statistical tests and determining reasonable inferences and predictions from a set of data. Topics include methods of sampling; percentiles; concepts of probability; probability distributions; normal, t-, and chi-square distributions; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing of one and two means; proportions; binomial experiments; sample size calculations; correlation; regression; and analysis of variance (ANOVA). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 202, BEHS 302, BMGT 230, ECON 321, GNST 201, MATH 111, MGMT 316, PSYC 200, SOCY 201, STAT 100, STAT 200, STAT 225, or STAT 230.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85322 7625 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Wall, Mary A Syllabus Course Materials
WRTG 111 Academic Writing I (3)
(The first course in the two-course series WRTG 111-WRTG 112. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) An introduction to reading, writing, and critical thinking in an academic setting. The goal is to practice strategies for understanding academic texts and for developing one's ideas in relation to those texts. Focus is on writing thesis-driven essays that incorporate ideas and information from sources and demonstrate critical thinking, proper attribution, and effective language use. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: WRTG 100A, WRTG 111, or WRTG 111X.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85069 7610 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Murray, William A Syllabus Course Materials
WRTG 112 Academic Writing II (3)
(The second course in the two-course series WRTG 111-WRTG 112. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Continued practice in reading, writing, and critical thinking with an emphasis on research and argumentation. The goal is to implement strategies for analyzing ideas and rhetorical techniques in academic texts and for conducting academic research. Focus is on writing an argumentative research paper that synthesizes information and ideas from multiple sources and demonstrates critical thinking, varied rhetorical strategies, proper source documentation, and effective language use. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENGL 101, ENGL 101X, WRTG 101, WRTG 101S, WRTG 101X, WRTG 112, or WRTG 112X.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85060 7615 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Knauss, Christopher S Syllabus Course Materials
WRTG 393 Advanced Technical Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in upper-level advanced writing.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 291 or WRTG 293. A comprehensive, project-based study of applied technical writing. The aim is to design and develop appropriate and effective technical documents using strategies and technologies for a variety of audiences. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 393/393X, ENGL 393/393X, or WRTG 393/393X.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85042 7615 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Revell, Danyelle R Syllabus Course Materials
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