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On-Site Session 2: 18 October - 12 December
Yokosuka Naval Base   DSN: (315) 243-4613
yokosuka-asia@umgc.edu
asia.umgc.edu

On-Site Session 2: 18 October - 12 December

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
85843 A321 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 Th 1800-2100 Open Yokosuka Naval 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 23 Nov
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.
85847 S321 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Johnson, James H. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; Live-Streaming (video-streamed from Yokota); meets Wednesdays
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.
85832 A321 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 Th 1700-2000 Open Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Harmon, David L. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 23 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.
85853 A321 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 Th 1700-2000 Open Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Kumada, Michiko Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 23 Nov
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.
85868 A321 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Matsui, Tatsuki Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
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.
87282 A321 19 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 Th/T 1900-2230 Closed Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Colton, Thomas J. Syllabus Course Materials

Blended

Note: Blended Bridge Class; meets in-person Thursdays and Tuesdays; This is the second class in the bridge program for academic English; Class will not meet on Thursday, Nov. 23
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.
85873 A324 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Jasny, Aaron P. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; Live-Streaming (video-streamed to Atsugi); meets Wednesdays
WRTG 393 Advanced Technical Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in upper-level advanced writing.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112. 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
87181 S321 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 M 1800-2100 Open Yokosuka Naval Base
Faculty: Breckenridge, Adam G. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; Live-Streaming (video-streamed from Yokota); 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 data analysis for financial and managerial accounting. The goal is to analyze business transactions, define the characteristics of business entities, explain the interdependency of financial statements, employ managerial accounting techniques, and communicate this information to users with unique 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.
85960 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Christensen, Travis L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays; (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
ANTH 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
A survey of social and cultural principles inherent in ethnographic descriptions. The objective is to apply anthropological knowledge of human behavior to everyday situations and problems. Students who complete both ANTH 101 and ANTH 102 may not receive credit for ANTH 340, BEHS 340, or BEHS 341.
85961 A721 15 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 F/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anderson, Christopher J. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Fridays and Tuesdays; class will not meet 10 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
BIOL 211 Environmental Science (3)
A survey of ecological principles as they apply to the interrelated dilemmas of sustainability. Topics include overpopulation, pollution, over-consumption of natural resources, and the ethics of land use. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOL 211, BOTN 211, or PBIO 235.
86785 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Martin, Paul R. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
BIOL 212 Environmental Science Laboratory (1)
(For students not majoring in science . Fulfills the laboratory science requirement only with previous or concurrent credit for BIOL 211.) Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOL 211. A laboratory study investigating human interactions with our environment. Scientific objectivity and methodology are employed to gather and analyze data pertaining to the varied and inter-related forms of human environmental impact. Topics explored include principles of ecology, population dynamics, food supply alternatives and impact, sustainable water supplies, energy alternatives, pollution control, greenhouse gases, recycling, and conservation technologies.
86786 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 F 1700-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Martin, Paul R. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Fridays; class will not meet 10 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
BIOL 301 Human Health and Disease (3)
(For students majoring in both science and nonscience disciplines.) A survey of the mechanisms of disease and their expression in major organ systems of the human body. The goal is to use scientific reasoning to make informed decisions about matters related to human biology and health. Topics include infections, cancer, heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, stroke, malnutrition, poisoning by environmental toxins, stress, inflammation, disorders of the immune system, and aging. Emphasis is on analysis of factors that cause disruption of healthy body functions, leading to disease, and on prevention of disease through control of risk factors and early detection. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOL 301 or BIOL 398H.
85962 A721 15 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Bradford, John M. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 23 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.
85963 A721 01 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Pawlicki, Christian J. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays; class will not meet Thursday 23 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
BMGT 364 Management and Organization Theory (3)
Recommended: BMGT 110. An examination of the four functions of management--planning, organizing, leading, and controlling--with emphasis on the application of management concepts and theories to achieve organizational goals. The aim is to develop strategies, goals, and objectives to enhance performance and sustainability. Topics include ethics, social responsibility, globalization, and change and innovation. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 364, TEMN 202, TEMN 300, TMGT 301, or TMGT 302.
85964 A721 01 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Johnson, James H. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays; (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
CMIT 202 Fundamentals of Computer Troubleshooting (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA A+ exams.) 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.
85966 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Munsee, Ronald C. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
CMSC 105 Introduction to Problem Solving and Algorithm Design (3)
(Formerly CMIS 102). A study of techniques for finding solutions to problems through structured programming and step-wise refinement. The objective is to design programs using pseudocode and implement them in an appropriate programming language. Hands-on practice in debugging, testing, and documenting is provided. Topics include principles of programming, the logic of constructing a computer program, and the practical aspects of integrating program modules into a cohesive application. Algorithms are used to demonstrate programming as an approach to problem solving. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIS 102, CMIS 102A, CMSC 101, or CMSC 105.
86676 A721 15 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Tisher, Michael A. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Tuesdays; class will not meet Thursday 23 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
85904 A421 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Shin, Koo-Sik Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
85967 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Harmon, David L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
HIST 365 Modern America (3)
"A comprehensive survey course that examines the history of the United States from 1933 to 2001. Discussion will focus on the expanding federal government, the Cold War and its legacy, the struggle over constitutional rights and the changing landscape of American culture, society and politics. The goal is to understand the impact of domestic and global issues on American society."
85968 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anthony-Van Orsdal, Anita M. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Tuesdays; (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.
85969 A721 15 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 W/M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Wilcut, Lisa L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays and Mondays; (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
IFSM 300 Information Systems in Organizations (3)
"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."
85970 A721 15 Nov 23-12 Dec 23 Th/M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Gladney, Marcia L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Mondays; class will not meet Thursday 23 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.
85971 A721 18 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Nakamura, Shizuka Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; (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.
85972 A722 19 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Higa, Hiroko 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 23 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
JAPN 115 Elementary Japanese IV (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of Japanese.) Prerequisite: JAPN 114 or appropriate score on a placement test. Further development of skills in elementary spoken and written Japanese. The aim is to interact effectively with native speakers of Japanese in a variety of real-life situations using culturally appropriate language and to recognize and distinguish more commonly used kanji characters in context. Practice is provided in fine-tuning pronunciation and applying language skills to a range of contexts.
87393 A721 19 Oct 23-12 Dec 23 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Kanai, Akiko Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; combined with Yokota; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Tuesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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