Schedule of Classes
On-Site Session 2: 19 October - 13 December
Camp Foster   DSN: (315) 645-3488
foster-asia@umgc.edu
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On-Site Session 2: 19 October - 13 December

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BIOL 160 Human Biology (3)
(Science background not required.) A general introduction to human structure, functions, genetics, evolution, and ecology. The aim is to use scientific reasoning to make informed decisions about topics related to human biology. The human organism is examined from the basic cellular level and genetics, through organ systems, to interaction with the outside world. Discussion also covers pertinent health topics. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOL 160 or GNSC 160.
86010 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Filonova Thorp, Irina Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
BIOL 161 Laboratory in Human Biology (1)
(Fulfills the laboratory science requirement only with previous or concurrent credit for BIOL 160.) Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOL 160. A laboratory study that uses the human organism as an example to illustrate the concepts underlying the organization and interrelationships of all living organisms.
86011 A521 22 Oct 22-10 Dec 22 Sa 0900-1300 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Filonova Thorp, Irina Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Saturdays
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.
86013 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Rankin, Jason R.Y. 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.
86025 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Tanney, Rick W. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
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.
86026 A521 19 Oct 22-12 Dec 22 W/M 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Matsuoka, Kazue Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Wednesdays and Mondays
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.
86030 A521 05 Nov 22-13 Nov 22 Sa 0900-1630 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Layfield, David S. Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 9-day Class; meets Saturday, 5 Nov
MATH 105 Topics for Mathematical Literacy (3)
(For students who do not need a college algebra, statistics, or higher-level mathematics course. Meets the general education requirement in mathematics.) An investigation of contemporary topics in mathematics. The aim is to apply mathematical processes to solve problems involving exponential and logarithmic modeling, personal finance, probability, basic logical thinking, and statistical reasoning.
86036 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Wills, David F. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
PACE 111M Program and Career Exploration in Multidisciplinary Studies (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.
86039 A521 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W/M 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Little, Shawn T. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 4 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays and Mondays
PSYC 300 Research Methods in Psychology (3)
Prerequisites: PSYC 100 and STAT 200. A survey of research methods focusing on the fundamentals of research design and behavior. The aim is to apply research methodologies critically and creatively to communicate effectively about the domains of psychology. Topics include scientific writing using APA style, evaluation of research literature, and ethical issues in research. Practice is provided in asking research questions, formulating research hypotheses, designing and conducting a simulated research study, and presenting results. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: PSYC 300 or PSYC 305.
86045 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Tam, Anita P. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Tuesdays
UMEI 020 Integrated Skills for College Literacy (3)
(Does not apply toward degree requirements. Yields institutional credit only.) An advanced study of written English as a second language that builds on already acquired English communication skills.
86460 A522 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 0930-1300 Closed Camp Foster
Faculty: Itokazu, Naomi L. Syllabus Course Materials

Blended

Note: Blended Bridge Class; meets in-person Thursdays and Tuesdays; combined with an Asia Virtual section; This is the Second class in the bridge program for academic English
UMEI 020 Integrated Skills for College Literacy (3)
(Does not apply toward degree requirements. Yields institutional credit only.) An advanced study of written English as a second language that builds on already acquired English communication skills.
86461 A523 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1830-2200 Closed Camp Foster
Faculty: Phillips, Owen G. Syllabus Course Materials

Blended

Note: Blended Bridge Class; meets in-person Thursdays and Tuesdays; combined with an Asia Virtual section; This is the Second class in the bridge program for academic English
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.
86049 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Breines, Ronald A. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
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.
86051 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Staton, Maria S. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
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.
86054 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Staton, Maria S. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Tuesdays
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
HUMN 100 Introduction to Humanities (3)
An introduction to the humanities through a review of some of the major developments in human culture. The goal is to analyze how societies express their ideas through art, literature, music, religion, and philosophy and to consider some of the underlying assumptions about the way societies are formed and run. Focus is on developing the conceptual tools to understand cultural phenomena critically.
86023 A521 02 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 Sa 0900-1300 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 Saturdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
HUMN 100 Introduction to Humanities (3)
An introduction to the humanities through a review of some of the major developments in human culture. The goal is to analyze how societies express their ideas through art, literature, music, religion, and philosophy and to consider some of the underlying assumptions about the way societies are formed and run. Focus is on developing the conceptual tools to understand cultural phenomena critically.
86600 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Mahoney, Christian M. 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
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.
86926 A324 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Ide, Kanako Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week 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
KORN 111 Elementary Korean I (3)
(Assumes no prior knowledge of Korean.) An elementary study of Korean. Emphasis begins with oral communication skills, and leads to balanced proficiency in the four communication skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Topics include basic structures, vocabulary, pronunciation, and writing, as well as elements of culture, history, and geography. Authentic text from native speakers is used as much as possible.
86799 A423 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Seo, Eun-Mi Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
KORN 114 Elementary Korean III (3)
Prerequisite: KORN 112. Further development of speaking and listening skills and study of linguistic structure. Writing skill is cultivated.
86966 A421 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Kim, Miso Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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