Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 13
Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Stateside hybrid classes for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 will be made available the weekend of September 9th, 2022. Registration will open September 12th, 2022.

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ACCT 424 Advanced Accounting (3)
Prerequisite: ACCT 311. Recommended: ACCT 326. A study of advanced accounting theory, applied to specialized topics and contemporary problems. The aim is to prepare, present, and explain financial statements in five sectors--consolidated, international, partnership, not-for-profit, and state and local governments-- and analyze a firm's dissolution or reorganization. Emphasis is on consolidated statements and partnership accounting. Various techniques are used to study accounting theory and practice; these may include the use of problem sets, case studies, computer applications, and other materials. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ACCT 424 or BMGT 424.
85287 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 3219 Syllabus Course Materials
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.
85323 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Creed, William H Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2226 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
85045 5125 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Im, Katherine Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2219 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
85091 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Edmond, Yanique M Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2225 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 453 Domestic Violence (3)
An examination of the complex phenomenon of domestic violence from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates individual, social, political, cultural/ethnic, economic, legal, and medical viewpoints. The aim is to evaluate research and theoretical models of domestic violence; assess institutional, community, and individual responses to domestic violence; and locate effective resources. Topics include neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, partners, and the elderly. Discussion also covers response systems and mechanisms to prevent and treat violence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 453 or BEHS 454.
85046 5125 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Edmond, Yanique M Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2220 Syllabus Course Materials
BIOL 325 Inquiries in Biological Science (3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 101 or equivalent. An overview of biological principles and current trends in biological science. The goal is to apply knowledge of core biological principles, critically analyze current research, and use scientific reasoning to make evaluative decisions related to applications in the biological sciences. Topics include the scientific process, core biological concepts, careers in biology-related fields, and safety and health policies relevant to biological research.
85357 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Verma, Nidhi Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg IV 3335 Syllabus Course Materials
BMGT 339 Introduction to Federal Contracting (3)
An overview of the federal contracting process, including the requirements and techniques of federal contracting. The objective is to document needs in writing, develop evaluation criteria, and review and assess contractor performance. Activities include planning, evaluating award criteria, and assessing performance. Discussion also covers critical contract issues. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 339, MGMT 220, or MGMT 339.
85134 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Toplin, Marc B Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 3062 Syllabus Course Materials
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.
85005 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Kingston, George R Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg IV 2324 Syllabus Course Materials
BMGT 495 Strategic Management (3)
(Access to spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software required. Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: BMGT 364, BMGT 365, FINC 330 (or BMGT 340), and MRKT 310. A study of strategic management that focuses on integrating management, marketing, finance/accounting, production/operations, services, research and development, and information systems functions to achieve organizational success. The aim is to apply integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking to the conceptual foundation gained through previous study and personal experience. Emphasis is on developing an organizational vision and mission, developing and implementing strategic plans, and evaluating outcomes. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495, HMGT 430, MGMT 495, or TMGT 380.
85012 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Mittal, Ravi O Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg IV 3305 Syllabus Course Materials
BMGT 496 Business Ethics (3)
A study of the relationship of business ethics and social responsibility in both domestic and global settings. The aim is to explore ethical and moral considerations of corporate conduct, social responsibilities, policies, and strategies. Emphasis is on the definition, scope, application, and analysis of ethical values as they relate to issues of public and organizational consequence and business decision making in the domestic and global business environments.
84998 5125 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Frazier, Larry D Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg IV 3305 Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
85410 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Boyce, Stephen C Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 2052 Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
85436 5120 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Boyce, Stephen C Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 3022 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIS 320 Relational Database Concepts and Applications (3)
Prerequisite: CMIS 102 or CMIS 141. A study of the functions, underlying concepts, and applications of enterprise relational database management systems (RDBMS) in a business environment. The aim is to appropriately use databases to meet business requirements. Discussion covers entity/relationship diagrams, relational theory, normalization, integrity constraints, the Structured Query Language (SQL), and physical and logical design. Business case studies and projects include hands-on work using an industry-standard RDBMS. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIS 320 or IFSM 410.
85202 5120 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Stricklin, Steve D. Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 3206 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 291 Introduction to Linux (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the Linux Professional Institute Certification 1 (LPIC-1) and the CompTIA Linux+ certification exams. Prerequisite: CMIT 202 or CMIT 265. A study of the Linux operating system. The goal is to configure and manage processes, user interfaces, device files, print facilities, file systems, task automation, the boot-up/shutdown sequence, disk storage, network connectivity, system security, and users and groups. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 291, CMIS 390, CMIT 391, or CMIS 398U.
85265 5125 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Schmidt, Gregory C Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2211 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 321 Ethical Hacking (3)
(Formerly CMIT 398E. Designed to help prepare for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker certifications.) Prerequisite: CMIT 320. Development of the structured knowledge base needed to discover vulnerabilities and recommend solutions for tightening network security and protecting data from potential attackers. Focus is on penetration-testing tools and techniques to protect computer networks. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 321 or CMIT 398E.
85272 5125 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Sanchez, Carlos Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2212 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 326 Cloud Technologies (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA Cloud+ and AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exams.) Prerequisite: IFSM 201. A hands-on study of basic cloud technologies. The aim is to apply the techniques and tools used in cloud environments, especially the AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud. Topics include the global infrastructure of the cloud, deployment and operation in various cloud environments, high availability, scalability, elasticity, security, and troubleshooting. AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud are compared.
85220 5120 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Ayodele, Anthony Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2212 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 351 Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination. Students will earn a Cisco-issued digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform for successfully completing this course content.) Prerequisite: CMIT 265. A hands-on introduction to Cisco internetworking devices. Focus is on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to- medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. The goal is to perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify, and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 498E, CMIT 350, CMIT 351 or CMIT 499D.
85275 5120 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Jalinous, Alidad Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2215 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 352 Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination. Students will earn a Cisco-issued digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform for successfully completing this course content.) Prerequisite: CMIT 351. A hands-on introduction to Cisco internetworking devices. Focus is on the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. Topics include wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access along with the introduction of software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 498E, CMIT 350, CMIT 352 or CMIT 499D.
85304 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2212 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 380 Managing Modern Microsoft Desktops (3)
(Designed to help prepare for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification examination). Prerequisites: CMIT 202 and CMIT 320. An introduction to installing, supporting, and configuring Windows 10 desktops in an organizational environment. The aim is to learn to install, customize, and update the Windows 10 Operating Systems (OS) including managing storage, files, and devices and gain knowledge on securing data and the Windows 10 OS as well as learn how to troubleshoot Windows 10. Students that successfully pass the MD-100 examination will earn the Microsoft-issued MD-100 Windows 10 digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 370 or CMIT 380
85307 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2212 Syllabus Course Materials
CMIT 495 Current Trends and Projects in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity (3)
CMIT 495 Current Trends and Projects in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity (3) (Intended as a final capstone course to be taken in a student's last 9 credits.) Prerequisites: CMIT 320, CMIT 326 (or CMIT 368 or CMIT 369), CMIT 351 (or CMIT 350) and an additional 15 credits in CMIT coursework. A comprehensive project-driven study of network design and security, with an emphasis on the integration of knowledge, practical applications, and critical thinking. The objective is to implement a secure and scalable network to meet organizational needs. Topics include advanced concepts in network and security design.
85311 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Maderi, Anthony Dominic Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2215 Syllabus Course Materials
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.
85431 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: McDermott, Ann C Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 3022 Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 386 Principles of Web Design and Technology II (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 385. Continuation of the study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The objective is to create a website promotion strategy, with search engine optimization, and produce a professional website that incorporates multimedia and scripting. Topics include website marketing, web analytics, performance, privacy, and security issues related to website production. Focus is on Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 386 or CMST 386.
85432 5165 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: McDermott, Ann C Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2211 Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
85389 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Alexander, Jocelyn Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 3012 Syllabus Course Materials
CSIA 300 Cybersecurity for Leaders and Managers (3)
(Designed in part to help prepare for the EC-Council Secure Computer User [CSCU] certification.) Prerequisite: Any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV course. Recommended: IFSM 201. A survey of the cybersecurity principles, practices, and strategies required by leaders and managers to become strategic partners in the establishment, management, and governance of an enterprise's cybersecurity program. The aim is to develop both an understanding of how cybersecurity supports key business goals and objectives and the "soft skills" necessary for success in a leadership or managerial role. Topics include the fundamentals of cybersecurity practices and principles; enterprise IT governance processes and security controls; data security; the information life cycle; intellectual property protections; privacy laws and regulations; security education, training, and awareness; and the need for cooperation and collaboration between business units and the organization's cybersecurity program.
85313 5160 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Brobbey-Mensah, Kwame Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 2062 Syllabus Course Materials
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.
85000 5125 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Harmon, Mary J Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg II 2052 Syllabus Course Materials
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