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On-Site Session 2: 13 March - 7 May
Camp Foster   DSN: (315) 645-3488
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On-Site Session 2: 13 March - 7 May

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BIOL 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
(Fulfills the laboratory science requirement.) Prerequisite: BIOL 101, BIOL 103, or BIOL 160. An introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the sensory, cardiovascular, endocrine, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, excretory, immune, and reproductive systems. Intermediary metabolism and endocrine relationships are also studied. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOL 202 or ZOOL 202.
25898 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Frey, Paula E. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays; Lab will be held on Hansen Saturdays from 1000-1400
HIST 483 History of Japan Since 1800 (3)
Prerequisite: A writing course. Recommended: WRTG 291. An examination of Japan's emergence as an industrial society and world power. The goal is to interpret, educate, and advise others based on a historical, cultural, and social awareness of modern Japan. Discussion covers Japan's role in World War II, postwar recovery, and re-emergence as an exporter of cultural goods.
25907 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Azama, Kisho Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays
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."
25911 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 W 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Wills, David F. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
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.
25912 A561 14 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Kawai, Kumi Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Class; meets Thursdays and Tuesdays
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.
27602 A562 13 Mar 24-06 May 24 W/M 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Uechi, Naomi 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.
25914 A561 23 Mar 24-31 Mar 24 Sa 0900-1630 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Layfield, David S. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 9-day Hybrid Class; meets Saturday, 23 March
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.
25916 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Tadayon, Aziz Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays
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.
25918 A561 10 Apr 24-07 May 24 W/M 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Brewer, Hanna M. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 4 Week Class; meets Wednesdays and Mondays
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.
25920 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Bertrand, Joy Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays
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.
25926 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Tam, Anita P. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Thursdays
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.
27668 A561 10 Apr 24-07 May 24 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Mahoney, Christian M. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 4 Week Class; meets Thursdays and Tuesdays
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.
25929 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 W 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Breines, Ronald A. Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 8 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays
WRTG 111X Academic Writing I (3)
(The first course in the two-course series WRTG 111X¿WRTG 112X. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications. Enrollment restricted to students for whom English is a second language.) 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.
27487 A561 14 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th/T 0930-1230 Closed Camp Foster
Faculty: Takahashi-Breines, Hinako Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person Thursdays and Tuesdays; This is the fourth 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.
25930 A561 13 Mar 24-07 May 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Camp Foster
Faculty: Osterman, Grant L Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

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