Schedule of Classes




2023 Spring: January 11 - May 9
Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
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.
25634 4150 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 M 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Cristillo, Anthony D Syllabus Course Materials
BMGT 305 Knowledge Management (3)
A practical approach to knowledge management. The aim is to understand the value of knowledge management and the roles of knowledge workers and knowledge managers. Discussion covers how organizations capture, acquire, and share knowledge to maintain corporate memory and to develop collaborative energy. Topics include both formal and informal approaches to knowledge sharing and ways in which organizations use knowledge management techniques for competitive advantage. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 305 or BMGT 388C.
25294 4160 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 W 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Dell'Amore, Jean M Syllabus Course Materials
BMGT 464 Organizational Behavior (3)
Prerequisite: BMGT 364. A study of how the manager uses knowledge of people's behavior in the workplace to develop best practices to build relationships that foster a more efficient and effective organization. The aim is to examine organizations and the way people behave in an organizational setting to develop the types of skills that encourage the organization's best workplace behavior. Topics include motivation, emotional intelligence, employee and organizational diversity, engagement in job performance, job commitment, and workplace culture.
25187 4115 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Dell'Amore, Jean M Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 310 Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies (3)
(Includes content designed to help in preparing for EC-Council Certified Incident Handler [ECIH] certification.) Prerequisites: IFSM 201 and WRTG 112 or equivalent. A study of the processes and technologies used to implement and manage enterprise IT security operations. The goal is to apply and integrate cybersecurity concepts and best practices with the principles of IT operations and management and to prepare for a government- and industry-recognized intermediate level cybersecurity certification (Certified Incident Handler). Topics include the essential management and operational activities (acquisition, deployment, and operations) required to secure IT technologies and business operations against a wide variety of threats and attacks.
25433 4115 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Camilien, Mario Syllabus Course Materials
GVPT 408 Counterterrorism (3)
An investigation of counterterrorism (including its historical context), focusing on the evaluation of threats and the formulation of defeat strategies. The aim is to evaluate response strategies, help improve offensive and defensive planning, and construct a defeat strategy for a terrorist threat. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GVPT 399H or GVPT 408.
25568 4110 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 M 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Drew, Joseph S Syllabus Course Materials
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."
25699 4165 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Surmiller, Amber A. Syllabus Course Materials
IFSM 304 Ethics in Information Technology (3)
Recommended: IFSM 201. A comprehensive study of ethics and of personal and organizational ethical decision making in the use of information systems in a global environment. The aim is to identify ethical issues raised by existing and emerging technologies, apply a structured framework to analyze risk and decision alternatives, and understand the impact of personal ethics and organizational values on an ethical workplace.
25382 4155 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Mc Kenzie, Jean M Syllabus Course Materials
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.
25722 4125 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Fairley, Lauren K Syllabus Course Materials
WRTG 393 Advanced Technical Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in upper-level advanced writing.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 291 or WRTG 293. 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.
25635 4110 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 M 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Griggs, Donna P Syllabus Course Materials
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.
25674 4150 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 M 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: McMillan, Monica L Syllabus Course Materials
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