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Asia Virtual Classes: 8 May - 25 June

Note: Available for Asia-Wide Enrollment

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ACCT 220 Principles of Accounting I (3)
An introduction to the basic theory and techniques of contemporary financial accounting. The objective is to identify the fundamental principles of accounting, identify and analyze business transactions, prepare financial statements, and communicate this information to users with different needs. Topics include the accounting cycle, transactions, and the preparation of financial statements for single-owner business organizations that operate as service companies or merchandisers. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ACCT 220 or BMGT 220.
54247 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Cripps, Jeremy G.A. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Newly Added! Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
ARTH 334 Understanding Movies (3)
(Formerly HUMN 334.) An analysis of one of the most important means of artistic expression of the 20th century. The goal is to acquire a deeper understanding of the aesthetic qualities of film by considering the stylistic elements of film as it has evolved throughout the century and weighing the special relationship between cinema and literature. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTH 334, HUMN 334, or HUMN 498D.
54249 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anthony-Van Orsdal, Anita M. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Newly Added! Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (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.
53938 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Coloma, Isidra N. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; class will not meet 19 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
CAPL 198B Career Transitions (1)
An exploration of career paths and skills. The goal is to assess one's prior education and experiences to determine possible career paths. Topics include the identification of skills gaps, strategies for preparing a resume aligned with the career, and best practices for successful integration into the civilian workforce. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPL 198B or MGST 198M.
54293 A281 15 May 24-11 Jun 24 M 1730-1930 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anderson, Margaret E. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Newly Added! Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays; class will not meet 27 May (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53939 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: McGinnis, Cynthia L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Tuesdays (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.
54248 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Cripps, Jeremy G.A. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Newly Added! Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Mondays; class will not meet 27 May (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
FINC 321 Fundamentals of Building Wealth (3)
(Formerly BMGT 342. For students majoring in both business and nonbusiness disciplines.) A practical overview of personal finance management and wealth creation that blends financial theory and application. The goal is to develop personal financial management skills (e.g., budgeting income and expenditures and planning for financial security and retirement) and understand elements of the U.S. financial structure (including savings and investment alternatives, financing and credit sources, and the role of insurance in protecting income and assets). These skills are utilized in the development of a personal financial plan. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 342, BMGT 388F, BMGT 388N, FINC 321, or FINC 322.
53902 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Christensen, Travis L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; combined with Yokota; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Tuesdays (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.
53940 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Hoffman, Hilary P. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; class will not meet 19 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53907 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Chapa, Louis E. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; combined with Sasebo; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; class will not meet 19 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53909 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Tiller, Alexandra D. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; class will not meet 19 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
JAPN 333 Japanese Society and Culture (3)
(Formerly ASTD 333. Fulfills the general education requirement in the arts and humanities. Conducted in English.) A study of the origin and historical background of contemporary Japanese society and culture. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 333 or JAPN 333.
53941 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Wilcut, Lisa L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53942 A781 18 May 24-26 May 24 Sa 0900-1630 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 9-day Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Saturday, 18 May (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53943 A782 01 Jun 24-09 Jun 24 Sa 0900-1630 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 9-day Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Saturday, 1 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53944 A783 15 Jun 24-23 Jun 24 Sa 0900-1630 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 9-day Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Saturday, 15 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
54147 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: McGinnis, Cynthia L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays; class will not meet 19 June (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53945 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Tisher, Michael A. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53946 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: James, Robert L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53947 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 T 1700-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: James, Robert L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Tuesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53936 A781 08 May 24-04 Jun 24 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays and Mondays; class will not meet 27 May (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53937 A782 29 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th/T 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays and Tuesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
53948 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: McGinnis, Cynthia L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
54363 A781 16 May 24-09 Jul 24 Th/T 1900-2230 Closed Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Spachman, Christopher M. Syllabus Course Materials

Blended

Note: Asia Virtual/Blended Bridge Class; meets via Zoom Thursdays and Tuesdays; available for Asia-wide enrollment; combined with Misawa Air Base; This is the second class in the bridge program for academic English; Class will not meet on Thursday, July 4th.
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.
54134 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Itokazu, Naomi L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; combined with Misawa; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
54134 A781 08 May 24-25 Jun 24 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Itokazu, Naomi L. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 7 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Thursdays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
54364 A783 30 May 24-16 Jul 24 Th/F/T 1900-2115 Closed Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Colton, Thomas J. Syllabus Course Materials

Blended

Note: Asia Virtual/Blended Bridge Class; meets in-person Thursdays, Fridays and Tuesdays; This is the fourth class in the bridge program for academic English; Class will not meet on Thursday, July 4th.
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