Schedule of Classes
On-Site Session 2: 19 October - 13 December
Yokota Air Base   DSN: (315) 225-8922
yokota-asia@umgc.edu
asia.umgc.edu
 

On-Site Session 2: 19 October - 13 December

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting II (3)
Prerequisite: ACCT 220. Further study of contemporary accounting practices, with an emphasis on financial and managerial accounting. The goal is to identify and analyze business transactions, define the characteristics of business entities, identify the interdependency of financial statements, employ managerial accounting techniques, and communicate this information to users with different needs. Financial accounting topics include liabilities, equities, investments, and business entities. Managerial accounting topics include job order and process costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, and budgets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ACCT 221 or BMGT 221.
85542 A321 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Christensen, Travis L. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; Live-Streaming (video-streamed to Misawa); meets Wednesdays
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
85553 A321 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W/M 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Stevens, William J Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; meets Wednesdays and Mondays
GVPT 170 American Government (3)
A comprehensive study of government in the United States, including the basic principles of American government and political culture. The aim is to explain the vertical and horizontal structure of the American government and the roles of the three federal branches, bureaucracies, and the state governments; describe the development of the American political system and its impact on the political landscape; and explain the processes of the electoral system, political parties, and interest groups to persuade and influence. Institutions, processes, and public policies are examined from a cross-cultural perspective.
85554 A321 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Harmon, David L. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
IFSM 300 Information Systems in Organizations (3)
Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: IFSM 201 (or another computing course appropriate to the academic major) and WRTG 293. An overview of information systems and how they provide value by supporting organizational objectives. The goal is to analyze business strategies to recognize how technology solutions enable strategic outcomes and to identify information system requirements by analyzing business processes. Discussion covers concepts of business processes and alignment of information systems solutions to strategic goals.
85562 A322 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Johnson, James H. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Tuesdays
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
86814 A310 21 Sep 22-15 Nov 22 W/M 1800-1930 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Nakamura, Shizuka Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid UNIT Class; meets Wednesdays and Mondays; class will not meet Monday 10 Oct
JAPN 111 Elementary Japanese I (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese: assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to spoken and written Japanese language. The objective is to communicate in Japanese in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write hiragana; and read some katakana words in context.
85564 A322 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Kanai, Akiko Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Mondays
JAPN 112 Elementary Japanese II (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written Japanese. The goal is to communicate in Japanese in concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write katakana; and recognize some kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
85570 A325 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Kanai, Moriaki Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
JAPN 112 Elementary Japanese II (3)
For online sections, sound card, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written Japanese. The goal is to communicate in Japanese in concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language; read and write katakana; and recognize some kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
87263 A328 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1100-1230 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Nakamura, Shizuka Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week UNIT Class; meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
JAPN 114 Elementary Japanese III (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 112 or appropriate score on a placement test. Further study of spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to communicate in Japanese in a variety of concrete, real-life situations, using culturally appropriate language and to expand recognition of kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in improving pronunciation and developing the oral and written skills used in everyday communication.
87142 A321 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Horioka, Mariko Hirano Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
LIBS 150 Introduction to Research (1)
An introduction to the research process and methods for retrieving information in a library or through online sources. The aim is to identify an information need and locate, evaluate, and use appropriate resources in keeping with academic integrity and ethical standards. Focus is on implementing effective strategies for finding relevant information--including selecting appropriate print and electronic sources and effectively using web search engines and the UMGC Library's electronic resources to find information--and evaluating and correctly citing the information found. Students may not earn credit for LIBS 150 through challenge exam or portfolio credit and may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMP 111, LIBS 100, or LIBS 150.
85577 A324 19 Nov 22-27 Nov 22 Sa 0900-1630 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Uluh, Chisom Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 9-day Class; meets Saturday, 19 Nov
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.
85580 A322 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Matsui, Tatsuki Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
MRKT 310 Marketing Principles (3)
A foundation in the principles of marketing used to manage profitable customer relationships. The objective is to understand the pivotal role of marketing within both an organization┬┐s strategic plan and the marketing process and determine marketing strategies and tactics. Topics include consumer behavior, competitive analysis, segmentation, target marketing, positioning, branding, new product development, pricing, value chains, and marketing communications. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 350, MGMT 322, MRKT 310, or TMGT 322.
85581 A321 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Evans, Gregory S. Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; combined with Yokosuka; meets Tuesdays
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.
85584 A322 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Hornia, Armando Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
NUTR 101 Nutrition Laboratory (1)
(For students not majoring in biotechnology or laboratory management. Fulfills the laboratory science requirement only with previous or concurrent credit for NUTR 100.) Prerequisite or corequisite: NUTR 100. A hands-on study of human nutrition. The goal is to use an experimental approach to questions in nutrition science. Laboratory exercises emphasize critical thinking in the analysis of quantitative data derived from investigations into various areas of nutrition science including energy balance, macro and micronutrients, food guidelines, and food safety.
85586 A322 22 Oct 22-10 Dec 22 Sa 0900-1300 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Hornia, Armando Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Saturdays
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
85599 A322 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Harlow, Thomas F. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
SPCH 100 Foundations of Oral Communication (3)
For online sections, access to a broadband internet connection, use of a digital camera capable of recording 10-minute videos, and the ability to save and transfer video to a hosting site required. (Fulfills the prerequisite for all upper-level SPCH courses.) An introduction to oral communication, with emphasis on interpersonal communication, small-group communication, and public speaking. The objective is to prepare speeches, provide feedback to others, and participate in group activities. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: SPCH 100, SPCH 100X, SPCH 101, SPCH 107, or SPCH 108.
85593 A321 26 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Breckenridge, Adam G. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 7 Week Hybrid Class; Live-Streaming (video-streamed to Humphreys); meets Mondays
UMEI 030 Interpersonal Communications Skills (3)
(Does not apply toward degree requirements. Yields institutional credit only.) An advanced study of spoken English as a second language focusing on American English. Opportunities to discuss and write about cultural similarities and differences are provided.
87118 A322 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1900-2230 Closed Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Colton, Thomas J. Syllabus Course Materials

Blended

Note: Blended Bridge Class; meets in-person Thursdays and Tuesdays; combined with an Asia Virtual section; This is the first class in the bridge program for academic English
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.
85601 A324 26 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Breckenridge, Adam G. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 7 Week Hybrid Class; meets Tuesdays
WRTG 391 Advanced Research Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in upper-level advanced writing.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Instruction and practice in academic research skills. The objective is to critically analyze scholarly and other credible sources and effectively integrate source material into a complex argument. Emphasis is placed on synthesizing multiple sources in producing a literature review on a focused topic. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENGL 391, ENGL 391X, WRTG 391, or WRTG 391X.
85602 A321 26 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Yokota Air Base
Faculty: Breckenridge, Adam G. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 7 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
Asia Virtual Classes
ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting II (3)
Prerequisite: ACCT 220. Further study of contemporary accounting practices, with an emphasis on financial and managerial accounting. The goal is to identify and analyze business transactions, define the characteristics of business entities, identify the interdependency of financial statements, employ managerial accounting techniques, and communicate this information to users with different needs. Financial accounting topics include liabilities, equities, investments, and business entities. Managerial accounting topics include job order and process costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, and budgets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ACCT 221 or BMGT 221.
86592 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Christensen, Travis L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
ASTD 284 Foundations of East Asian Civilization (3)
(Formerly HIST 284.) An interdisciplinary survey of the foundations of East Asian civilization from its beginnings to the 17th century. The goal is to analyze philosophical, religious, artistic, economic, and political aspects of the region's historical experience. Focus is on China, Korea, and Japan. Topics include East Asian belief systems (including Confucianism and Buddhism), the dynastic cycle, relations between steppe and agrarian societies, warrior and scholar-gentry cultures, technological change and economic development, and the role of class and gender in early East Asian society. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 150, ASTD 284, or HIST 284.
86594 A321 02 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Jasny, Aaron P. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
ASTD 285 Introduction to Modern East Asia (3)
(Formerly HIST 285.) An interdisciplinary survey of East Asia from the late 17th century--beginning with Ming-Qing China, Tokugawa Japan, and Choson Korea--to the present. The objective is to trace how transformations on global, regional, and local levels led to the development of the modern nation-states of East Asia and to examine how those developments affected the culture of the areas. Topics include the rise of imperialism and colonialism; cross-cultural interactions; and issues of gender, class, and ethnicity in East Asian culture. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 160, ASTD 285, or HIST 285.
86595 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Graff, Keith T Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
BIOL 302 Bacteria, Viruses, and Health (3)
(For students majoring in both science and nonscience disciplines.) An introductory study of the basic structure, genetic and regulatory systems, and life cycles of bacteria and viruses and how they relate to health, infectious disease, and illness. The objective is to apply knowledge of cellular and molecular processes and communicate synthesized knowledge of microbial pathogenesis and disease prevention methods. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOL 230, BIOL 302, BIOL 331, BIOL 398G, BSCI 223, MICB 200, or MICB 388A.
86596 A421 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Martin, Paul R. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
BMGT 110 Introduction to Business and Management (3)
(For students with little or no business background. Recommended preparation for many other BMGT courses.) An introduction to the fundamental concepts of business management and leadership. The objective is to understand the interrelated dynamics of business, society, and the economy. Discussion covers business principles and practices in the context of everyday business events and human affairs and from a historical perspective.
86597 A321 02 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Christensen, Travis L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Tuesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
HIST 157 History of the United States Since 1865 (3)
A survey of economic, intellectual, political, and social developments since the Civil War. The objective is to use primary and secondary sources to describe U.S. historical events and interpret current events and ideas in a historical context. Discussion covers the rise of industry and the emergence of the United States as a world power. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 157 or HUMN 120.
87208 A421 02 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anthony-Van Orsdal, Anita M. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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