Schedule of Classes
On-Site Session 2: 19 October - 13 December
Kadena Air Base   DSN: (315) 634-4383
kadena-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
ARTT 110 Introduction to Drawing (3)
A hands-on introduction to various drawing media and related techniques. The objective is to translate the three-dimensional world into two dimensions, communicate through a visual medium, and critique visual works of art. Projects are based on nature and still life.
86005 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 F 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Jordan, Tony A Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Fridays; class will not meet Friday 11 Nov
ASTD 135 Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture (3)
(Formerly JAPN 105. Not open to students with substantial prior experience with Japanese language or culture; assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) A hands-on, project- based introduction to Japanese language and culture. The goal is to develop cultural competency and familiarity with the history, geography, and culture of Japan and to use basic language skills to function effectively and appropriately in everyday life in Japan. Students may receive credit for only one of the following: ASTD 135 or JAPN 105.
86006 A521 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Azama, Kisho Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
BMGT 365 Organizational Leadership (3)
Prerequisite: BMGT 110 or BMGT 364. An exploration of leadership as a critical skill for the 21st century, when change occurs rapidly and consistently. The objective is to use leadership theory and assessment tools to evaluate one's own leadership skills. Focus is on the leadership skills needed to develop committed and productive individuals and high-performing organizations. Topics include vision, values, culture, ethics, and the interaction between the organization and the external environment. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 365, MGMT 300, MGST 310, or TEMN 310.
86015 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Horigan, Damien P. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
ECON 203 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
An analysis of the economic principles underlying the behavior of individual consumers and business firms. The goal is to apply select microeconomic theories to real-world situations. Emphasis is on market theory. Topics include the implications of government intervention, technological innovation, the advantages and disadvantages of different market structures, and income distribution and poverty.
86016 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Cripps, Jeremy G.A. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Mondays
HIST 465 World War II (3)
"An investigation of the global issues and events that led to the Second World War. Emphasis is on analyzing the factors that contributed to the competing ideologies, as well as the social, political and economic conditions that ignited the most lethal conflict in human history. The goal is to understand the causes, nature and outcome of the Second World War and the impact upon the world in which we live. "
86021 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Layfield, David S. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Mondays
HRMN 300 Human Resource Management (3)
A basic study of the strategic role of human resource management. The objective is to apply knowledge of human behavior, labor relations, and current laws and regulations to a working environment. Topics include employment laws and regulations, diversity in a global economy, total rewards management, and training and development for organizational success. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 360, HRMN 300, or TMGT 360.
86022 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Horigan, Damien P. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Mondays
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.
86024 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Sa 1000-1300 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Tanney, Rick W. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Saturdays
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.
86027 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Takahashi-Breines, Hinako 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.
86029 A522 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Takahashi-Breines, Hinako 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.
86032 A523 03 Dec 22-11 Dec 22 Sa 0900-1630 Closed Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Little, Shawn T. Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 9-day Class; meets Saturday, 3 Dec
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.
86037 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Tadayon, Aziz Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
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.
86038 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Frey, Paula E. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
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.
86040 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Staton, Maria S. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Mondays
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
A survey of the basic principles, research concepts, and problems in psychological science. The biological, cognitive, and social perspectives of human thought and behavior are addressed. The goal is to apply major concepts and use the scientific method to enhance the understanding of individual, community, and organizational life experiences. Topics include neuroscience, sensation and perception, learning and conditioning, memory, motivation, language and intelligence, personality and social behavior, and psychopathology and therapy. Applications of psychology are also presented. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 101 or PSYC 100.
86044 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Sa 1000-1300 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Anderson, Christopher J. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Saturdays
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.
86047 A522 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 Th/M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Nieubuurt, Joshua T. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 4 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays and Mondays; class will not meet Thursday 24 Nov
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.
86050 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Breines, Ronald A. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
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.
86052 A522 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Closed Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Jasny, Aaron P. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; Live-Streaming (video-streamed from Misawa); meets Wednesdays
WRTG 394 Advanced Business Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in upper-level advanced writing). Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. A comprehensive, project-based study of applied business writing. The aim is to develop documents appropriate to audience and purpose that are well argued and conform to standards to business writing. Topics include context, purpose, audience, style, organization, format, results, technologies, and strategies for persuasion in typical workplace messages. In addition to shorter assignments, a substantial formal report that incorporates research and support for conclusions or recommendations is required. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 394/394X, ENGL 394/394X, or WRTG 394/394X.
86055 A521 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kadena Air Base
Faculty: Breines, Ronald A. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Mondays
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
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