Schedule of Classes
On-Site Session 2: 19 October - 13 December
Kunsan Air Base   DSN: (315) 782-7924
kunsan-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
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.
85692 A421 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W/M 1800-2100 Open Kunsan Air Base
Faculty: Seo, Eun-Mi Syllabus Course Materials

In-Person

Note: Meets in-person; 4 Week Hybrid Class; meets Wednesdays and 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.
85719 S421 02 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Kunsan Air Base
Faculty: Laugel, Gary R. Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Class; combined with Osan; meets Mondays
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.
85727 S421 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 T 1800-2100 Open Kunsan Air Base
Faculty: Be, Alisa Syllabus Course Materials

Zoom

Note: Meets via Zoom; 8 Week Class; combined with Humphreys; 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.
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
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.
87024 A327 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Ueji, Takuya 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
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
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.
86602 A325 05 Nov 22-13 Nov 22 Sa 0900-1630 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Crawford, Leila Nina Matamua Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 9-day Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Saturday, 5 Nov (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.
85578 A321 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: McGinnis, Cynthia 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
MRKT 310 Marketing Principles (3)
A foundation in the principles of marketing used to manage profitable customer relationships. The objective is to understand the pivotal role of marketing within both an organization┬┐s strategic plan and the marketing process and determine marketing strategies and tactics. Topics include consumer behavior, competitive analysis, segmentation, target marketing, positioning, branding, new product development, pricing, value chains, and marketing communications. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 350, MGMT 322, MRKT 310, or TMGT 322.
87209 A322 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 F/W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Johnson, James H. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Fridays and Wednesdays; (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.
86603 A522 02 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Pretorius, Kelly A. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 6 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays (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.
86604 A323 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W/M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays and Mondays (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
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.
86605 A422 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Laugel, Gary 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
PSYC 309BP Stress and Stress Management (1)
This course is an exploration of the nature and causes of stress and techniques for its management. The aim is to identify a variety of techniques to mitigate stress. The biopsychosocial perspective is examined in relation to the stresses produced in a variety of contexts. The four main areas of study are the physiological effects of stressors, the impact of cognitive appraisal, interpersonal relationships, and techniques for the management of personal stress.
86606 A521 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anderson, Christopher J. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets on Wednesday, 16 & 30 Nov (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
PSYC 309KL Psychology of Grief and Loss (1)
Life and grieving are ongoing processes. The experience of grief and loss varies with individuals and can result in a multitude of outcomes ranging from threatening to transformative. This course is designed to equip students with a deeper understanding of variations in individuals┬┐ paths through grief and loss as they relate to the type of losses, coping styles, cultural contexts, and worldviews. Through an examination of perspectives on death, dying, grief, and loss, students can gain a greater appreciation for life, living, and posttraumatic growth.
86607 A521 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Anderson, Christopher J. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets on Monday, 21 Nov & 5 Dec (meeting times JST/KST); VA students: this class is certified as distance learning
SPCH 125 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3)
(Fulfills the prerequisite for all upper-level SPCH courses.) An exploration of the role interpersonal communication plays in our personal and professional lives. The aim is to apply theoretical frameworks and key concepts in communication to personal behavior and personal and professional contexts. Topics include self-identity, perception, listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, relationship development, and conflict management.
86608 A521 16 Nov 22-13 Dec 22 W/M 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Mahoney, Christian M. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual Class; Meets via Zoom; 4 Week Hybrid Class; available for Asia-wide enrollment: meets Wednesdays and Mondays (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.
86609 A322 19 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th 1800-2100 Open Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Tisher, Michael A. 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
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.
87124 S321 20 Oct 22-13 Dec 22 Th/T 1900-2230 Closed Asia Virtual Classes
Faculty: Baran, Katrina N. Syllabus Course Materials
Note: Asia Virtual/Blended Bridge Class; meets via Zoom Thursdays and Tuesdays; available for Asia-wide enrollment; combined with Yokosuka; This is the second class in the bridge program for academic English
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