Schedule of Classes




2022 Summer: May 18 - August 9
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
ENMT 360 Introduction to Urban Watersheds (3)
An overview of basic watershed processes and the impact of urbanization. The aim is to effectively manage urban watersheds to reduce the impact of land development. Topics include watershed characterization; hydrologic processes; stream characteristics; and the effects of the development process on watersheds, specifically on the hydrology, physical structure, water quality, and biodiversity of aquatic systems.
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52177 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hamblin-Katnik, Claudia Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 365 Stewardship and Global Environmental Challenges (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent and a more advanced writing course. An interdisciplinary approach to environmental stewardship. The aim is to critically examine the role of the individual and society in global environmental sustainability. Emphasis is on approaches that identify barriers to personal and public participation in behaviors that support environmental sustainability an possible pathways to overcome those barriers.
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50691 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lawler, Mark C Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 380 Air Quality Management (3)
Prerequisites: ENMT 301 and CHEM 297 (or an environmental chemistry course). Recommended: STAT 200 and BIOL 301 (or a health-related biology course). An overview of air quality management principles and strategies. The goal is to identify the risk and possible causes of air pollution and evaluate air quality management strategies. Discussion covers atmospheric processes and mechanisms, pollutants and sources of air pollution, dispersion, effects, regulations, air pollution control technology and management, indoor air quality pollution, and noise control. Indoor air pollution topics include the study of sick buildings, causes and risk factors, diagnostic protocols, contamination measurement, and problem mitigation.
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50692 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Alexander, Theresa H Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 405 Pollution Prevention Strategies (3)
Prerequisite: ENMT 301. An overview of alternative environmental strategies to minimize, reduce, and prevent pollution. The goal is to integrate knowledge about environmental systems and environmental regulations to minimize, reduce, and prevent pollution. Topics include source reduction, recovery, reuse, recycling, and conservation; material substitution; process modifications; quality assurance, quality control, and good housekeeping; waste minimization; zero discharge; and pollution prevention, processing, treatment, and disposal. Emphasis is on pollution prevention techniques, practices, and case studies. Review also covers economic analysis and regulatory compliance related to these strategies.
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50384 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Loser, Christopher J Syllabus Course Materials
ENMT 495 Global Environmental Management Issues (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken as the student's last ENMT course.) Prerequisites: ENMT 303, ENMT 307, ENMT 321, ENMT 322, ENMT 340. Recommended: MATH 115 (or MATH 107 and MATH 108), STAT 200, and WRTG 112 (or a more advanced writing course). A study of global environmental management that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking. The goal is to develop and evaluate environmental management projects and plans based on effective, practical approaches. Topics include economic development and environmental pollution, remediation, and conservation within a multifaceted scientific, legal, political, and global context. Discussion covers national and international events concerning environmental issues. Case studies and an advanced management project apply principles and concepts to environmental perspectives, sustainability, research issues, and innovative technology solutions.
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52064 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Schrader, Jessica A Syllabus Course Materials
EXCL X001 Supplement to Prior Learning Portfolio (0)
(Students should visit umgc.edu/priorlearning or contact priorlearning@umuc.edu for complete requirements.) Prerequisite: EXCL 301. An opportunity to prepare additional portfolios for courses not previously targeted. The aim is to translate prior life experiences into college credit by developing a portfolio that documents and presents learning specific to targeted courses. Faculty evaluators assess completed portfolios to recommend credit award.
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50968 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lepore, Bridget A Syllabus Course Materials
EXCL 301 Prior Learning Portfolio (3)
(Students should visit umgc.edu/priorlearning or contact priorlearning@umgc.edu for complete requirements.) Prerequisite: formal admission to the program. Instruction in the preparation of a portfolio documenting college-level learning gained through life experiences. The aim is to translate prior life experiences into college credit by developing a portfolio that documents and presents learning specific to targeted courses. Faculty evaluators assess completed portfolios to recommend credit award.
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50394 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Roof, Jillian Paige Syllabus Course Materials
EXCL 301 Prior Learning Portfolio (3)
(Students should visit umgc.edu/priorlearning or contact priorlearning@umgc.edu for complete requirements.) Prerequisite: formal admission to the program. Instruction in the preparation of a portfolio documenting college-level learning gained through life experiences. The aim is to translate prior life experiences into college credit by developing a portfolio that documents and presents learning specific to targeted courses. Faculty evaluators assess completed portfolios to recommend credit award.
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51522 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Adams, Cheryl Ann 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.
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50272 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Binder, Craig Jason 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.
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50693 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Taylor, Don Alan 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.
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51208 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Smith, Bryan K 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.
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51422 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Terwilliger, Douglas L 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.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
51986 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bookout, James M 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.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53308 7615 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station (Hybrid)
Faculty: Harmon, Mary J Bldg/Room: Dorsey Station 2136 Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 328 Small Business Finance (3)
A project-driven study of small business and entrepreneurial finance that emphasizes the financial knowledge and tools needed to develop a successful venture from start-up through growth and maturity. The goal is to identify, assess, and explain the key decision-making processes required of a small business entrepreneur or financial manager. Topics include financial statement analysis, capital acquisition, legal and regulatory compliance, budgeting, forecasting, and client and vendor relationships. Projects include creation of a financial plan and completion of a loan application. Discussion also covers contemporary issues related to finance.
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51638 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Poore, Bethany M Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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50270 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hamilton, Warren D Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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50271 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sharon, Liron Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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50543 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mackin, Maria Alaina Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51018 6983 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brown, Tony L Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51095 6984 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McDuffie, Valarie L Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51207 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Vlasova, Irina P Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51270 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hamilton, Warren D Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51314 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Vlasova, Irina P Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51445 6383 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bowser, Judith Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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51641 6384 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Finkelstein, Keith D. Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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52261 6385 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kardatzke, Mary Beth Rachel Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
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52340 6386 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lurtz, Meghaan R Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53312 4015 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 T 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Simmons, Jacob D Bldg/Room: Tydings Hall 1132 Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 330 Business Finance (3)
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and STAT 200. An overview of the theory, principles, and practices of financial management in a business environment. Topics include financial analysis and financial risk, characteristics and valuations of securities, capital investment analysis and decision making, the capital structure of the firm, financial leverage, and international finance. The aim is to examine financial information, identify issues and solve business problems, and make sound business decisions. Emphasis is on the application of financial theory and methods for solving the problems of financial policy that managers face. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 340, FINC 330, MGMT 398D, or TMGT 320.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53313 5165 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Nickey, Robert S Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 3242 Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 331 Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager (3)
Development of the financial skills needed by functional experts in human resources, marketing, production, and general management. The objective is to interpret finance and accounting documents and apply that information to sound business decision making. Topics include financial statements and forecasting, capital budgeting, project evaluation, working capital management, stocks and bonds, time value of money, and international financial management. Emphasis is on practical applications to facilitate informed discussions with business professionals for financial decision making. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 341 or FINC 331.
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50424 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Harmon, Mary J Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 331 Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager (3)
Development of the financial skills needed by functional experts in human resources, marketing, production, and general management. The objective is to interpret finance and accounting documents and apply that information to sound business decision making. Topics include financial statements and forecasting, capital budgeting, project evaluation, working capital management, stocks and bonds, time value of money, and international financial management. Emphasis is on practical applications to facilitate informed discussions with business professionals for financial decision making. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 341 or FINC 331.
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50694 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Amatya, Ramesh N Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 331 Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager (3)
Development of the financial skills needed by functional experts in human resources, marketing, production, and general management. The objective is to interpret finance and accounting documents and apply that information to sound business decision making. Topics include financial statements and forecasting, capital budgeting, project evaluation, working capital management, stocks and bonds, time value of money, and international financial management. Emphasis is on practical applications to facilitate informed discussions with business professionals for financial decision making. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 341 or FINC 331.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
51541 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Harris, Jennifer Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 331 Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager (3)
Development of the financial skills needed by functional experts in human resources, marketing, production, and general management. The objective is to interpret finance and accounting documents and apply that information to sound business decision making. Topics include financial statements and forecasting, capital budgeting, project evaluation, working capital management, stocks and bonds, time value of money, and international financial management. Emphasis is on practical applications to facilitate informed discussions with business professionals for financial decision making. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 341 or FINC 331.
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51642 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ferber, Bruce Scott Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 331 Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager (3)
Development of the financial skills needed by functional experts in human resources, marketing, production, and general management. The objective is to interpret finance and accounting documents and apply that information to sound business decision making. Topics include financial statements and forecasting, capital budgeting, project evaluation, working capital management, stocks and bonds, time value of money, and international financial management. Emphasis is on practical applications to facilitate informed discussions with business professionals for financial decision making. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 341 or FINC 331.
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52181 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Scheller, Thomas G Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 335 FinTech, Financial Institutions and Markets  (3)
An overview of the interplay of financial markets, financial institutions, and technology.  Topics include the characteristics and roles of financial markets and institutions. Students will learn how to evaluate what drives the term structure of interest rates. The aim is to be able to discuss how emerging technologies are used in the financial services industry and how they impact delivery of financial products and services such as insurance, investment advising, and wealth management. 
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53076 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Amatya, Ramesh N Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 335 FinTech, Financial Institutions and Markets  (3)
An overview of the interplay of financial markets, financial institutions, and technology.  Topics include the characteristics and roles of financial markets and institutions. Students will learn how to evaluate what drives the term structure of interest rates. The aim is to be able to discuss how emerging technologies are used in the financial services industry and how they impact delivery of financial products and services such as insurance, investment advising, and wealth management. 
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53077 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kuhn, John R Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 335 FinTech, Financial Institutions and Markets  (3)
An overview of the interplay of financial markets, financial institutions, and technology.  Topics include the characteristics and roles of financial markets and institutions. Students will learn how to evaluate what drives the term structure of interest rates. The aim is to be able to discuss how emerging technologies are used in the financial services industry and how they impact delivery of financial products and services such as insurance, investment advising, and wealth management. 
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54200 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Thigpen, Canneah K. Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 340 Investments (3)
(Formerly BMGT 343.) Prerequisite: FINC 330 and FINC 335. An introduction to financial investments and portfolio management. The goal is to evaluate and critically analyze asset selection and allocation and perform basic portfolio management activities. Topics include types of securities and securities markets; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; and institutional investment policies. Theories, practices, and real-world examples are examined and analyzed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 343 or FINC 340.
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50695 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Copeland, Clinton W Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 340 Investments (3)
(Formerly BMGT 343.) Prerequisite: FINC 330 and FINC 335. An introduction to financial investments and portfolio management. The goal is to evaluate and critically analyze asset selection and allocation and perform basic portfolio management activities. Topics include types of securities and securities markets; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; and institutional investment policies. Theories, practices, and real-world examples are examined and analyzed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 343 or FINC 340.
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51209 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Asif, Salma Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 351 Risk Management (3)
(Formerly BMGT 346.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and 340. A study focused on recognizing and evaluating pure risk facing organizations. The aim is to identify risks to cost control and develop risk management strategies. Discussion covers guides for risk-management decisions concerning the retention, control, and transfer of risk (including insurance). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 346 or FINC 351.
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50993 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jain, Jiya L Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 351 Risk Management (3)
(Formerly BMGT 346.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and 340. A study focused on recognizing and evaluating pure risk facing organizations. The aim is to identify risks to cost control and develop risk management strategies. Discussion covers guides for risk-management decisions concerning the retention, control, and transfer of risk (including insurance). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 346 or FINC 351.
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51643 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hadni, Hicham Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 352 Life and Health Insurance (3)
A study of the tools and principles of life and health insurance in financial planning for businesses and individuals. The goal is to assess personal needs in order to determine which types of life and health insurance plans fit best. Topics include pension planning strategies, such as deferred-compensation and profit-sharing plans; use of trusts in business and in planning individual estates; and comprehensive analysis of the effects of income taxes, estate taxes, and gift taxes on life insurance and estate planning. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 347 or FINC 352.
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52065 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lewis, Bonnie Lewis Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 355 Retirement and Estate Planning (3)
Recommended: FINC 321, ACCT 220, and ACCT 323 or experience in financial planning. A comprehensive study of retirement and estate planning techniques for individuals, families, and businesses. The aim is to evaluate retirement plans, analyze regulatory considerations of retirement planning, and apply estate planning techniques for businesses and families. Topics include retirement planning and estate planning, as well as regulations relevant to the financial services industry. Discussion covers processes of retirement planning (retirement need, investments, taxes, Social Security, Medicare, qualified versus nonqualified plans, and tax- advantage plans) and estate planning (wills, trusts, asset protection and life insurance). Content is aligned with the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) curriculum.
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51658 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Miller, Mitchell Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 430 Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of financial management. The objective is to apply financial principles and concepts to assess and solve financial problems and make financial and corporate policy at the executive level. Topics include assessments of the financial health of the organization, company valuation, cost of capital, risk analysis, investment decisions, and financial systems and capital markets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 440 or FINC 430.
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50985 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mills, Geofrey T Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 430 Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of financial management. The objective is to apply financial principles and concepts to assess and solve financial problems and make financial and corporate policy at the executive level. Topics include assessments of the financial health of the organization, company valuation, cost of capital, risk analysis, investment decisions, and financial systems and capital markets. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 440 or FINC 430.
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51537 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nickey, Robert S Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 440 Security Analysis and Valuation (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A comprehensive and quantitative examination of financial investments and portfolio management. The aim is to quantitatively evaluate and value assets, critically analyze asset selection and allocation, and apply financial statistics and other evaluation methods to perform basic portfolio management activities and functions. Topics include the analysis, valuation, and selection of securities; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; institutional investment policies; and the operation and efficiency of financial markets. Theory, practice, and real-world examples are analyzed to value financial assets and compare alternatives. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 443 or FINC 440.
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51005 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Thigpen, Canneah K. Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 440 Security Analysis and Valuation (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A comprehensive and quantitative examination of financial investments and portfolio management. The aim is to quantitatively evaluate and value assets, critically analyze asset selection and allocation, and apply financial statistics and other evaluation methods to perform basic portfolio management activities and functions. Topics include the analysis, valuation, and selection of securities; investment risks, returns, and constraints; portfolio policies and management; institutional investment policies; and the operation and efficiency of financial markets. Theory, practice, and real-world examples are analyzed to value financial assets and compare alternatives. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 443 or FINC 440.
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51538 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Gmitter, Nicole D Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 460 International Finance (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and discussion of financial management issues for the multinational enterprise. The aim is to use financial and economic strategies in quantitative decision making. Topics include the organization and functions of the foreign exchange market and international capital markets; financing foreign trade; and identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the globalization strategies of the multinational enterprise. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 446 or FINC 460.
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51141 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kim, Alisha Abbie Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 460 International Finance (3)
Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. An analysis and discussion of financial management issues for the multinational enterprise. The aim is to use financial and economic strategies in quantitative decision making. Topics include the organization and functions of the foreign exchange market and international capital markets; financing foreign trade; and identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the globalization strategies of the multinational enterprise. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 446 or FINC 460.
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52066 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Baqai, Haroon R Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 490 Financial Plan Development (3)
(Content aligned with the Certified Financial Planner [CFP]curriculum.) Prerequisites: ACCT 323, FINC 321, FINC 340, FINC 352, and FINC 355. A thorough review of financial planning principles and applications, based on case studies. The objective is to gather and analyze data, evaluate the impact of governmental regulations and economic changes, and effectively communicate a comprehensive financial plan to clients. Topics include taxes, estates, asset protection, debt, credit, investments, insurance, economic theories, the financial planning process, ethics, and risk.
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53109 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wade, Keith A Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
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51142 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Keller, William K Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
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51443 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Keller, William K Syllabus Course Materials
FINC 495 Contemporary Issues in Finance Practice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in the student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: FINC 330 and FINC 340. A study of finance that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, academic research, practical application, and critical thinking. The objective is to apply financial theories and contemporary financial practices to business issues. Emerging issues in finance and business are considered. Individual and group case studies and research papers are used to integrate key financial knowledge in the areas of financial analysis, investments, business valuation, risk, and international finance. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BMGT 495 or FINC 495.
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52413 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bakker, Edward J Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
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50697 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Essama, Lysianne Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
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51619 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bezilla, Charlee M Syllabus Course Materials
FREN 111 Elementary French I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of French; assumes no prior knowledge of French. Students with prior experience with the French language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the French language. The objective is to listen to, speak, read, and write elementary French in concrete, real-life situations and in culturally appropriate ways. Practice in pronunciation is provided. The diverse language and culture of the French-speaking world is also explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: FREN 101 or FREN 111.
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52041 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: King, Charlotte P Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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50383 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Fritz, Cathleen S Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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51634 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Long, Brian K. Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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52033 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mbobi, Emmanuel K Syllabus Course Materials
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography (3)
An introduction to the broad field of geography. Emphasis is on concepts relevant to understanding global, regional, and local issues.
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54331 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mbobi, Emmanuel K Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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50486 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sager, Robert J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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50534 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kelson, Christopher R Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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50698 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Saucier, Catherine M. Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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51588 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rowland, Thomas J Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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51703 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Melmore, Ivor M. Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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52031 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kashatus, Gerard P Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
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53338 3720 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 W 5:30P-8:30P Open Fort Drum (Hybrid)
Faculty: Kelson, Christopher R Syllabus Course Materials
GEOL 100 Physical Geology (3)
An introductory study of geology, encompassing the Earth, the materials that constitute its makeup, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting on them. The goal is to understand geological principles and how humans affect geological processes. Topics include the rocks and minerals composing Earth, the movement within Earth, and its surface features and the agents that form them and our environment. Discussion also covers energy and mineral resources. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GEOL 100 or GEOL 101.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53339 4065 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Ferandez, Dan V Bldg/Room: Jimenez Foreign Language Hall 2122 Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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50425 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mueller, Susan J. Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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51212 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Lunt, Ruth M Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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51705 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Colclasure, David L Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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51999 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McDaniel, Jocelyn Rae Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 111 Elementary German I (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German: assumes no prior knowledge of German. Students with prior experience with the German language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) An introduction to the German language. The objective is to communicate in German in some concrete, real-life situations using culturally appropriate language. Aspects of German life and culture are explored through the German language. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 101 or GERM 111.
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54352 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Colclasure, David L Syllabus Course Materials
GERM 112 Elementary German II (3)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Not open to native speakers of German.) Prerequisite: GERM 111 or appropriate score on a placement test. A continued introduction to spoken and written German. The goal is to communicate in German in concrete, real-life situations relating to oneself and others. German culture and language are explored. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 102 or GERM 112.
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52067 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Anderson, Katja Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 100 Contemporary Issues in Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in the behavioral and social sciences.) An overview of the study of aging from a life course perspective focusing on the older adult. The course is a multidisciplinary exploration of aging in the 21st century with an emphasis on the policies, evidence-based approaches, and attitudes that promote healthful aging. Students will engage in skill building exercises, including how to locate and read scholarly sources, how to create effective presentations in different modalities, and how to communicate with and on behalf of older people.
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50300 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Knapp, James L Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 100 Contemporary Issues in Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in the behavioral and social sciences.) An overview of the study of aging from a life course perspective focusing on the older adult. The course is a multidisciplinary exploration of aging in the 21st century with an emphasis on the policies, evidence-based approaches, and attitudes that promote healthful aging. Students will engage in skill building exercises, including how to locate and read scholarly sources, how to create effective presentations in different modalities, and how to communicate with and on behalf of older people.
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51213 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Accius, Jean C Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 301 Service/Program Management (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration and analysis of the managerial aspects of providing health and human services in the field of gerontology through an integrated delivery system. The aim is to integrate concepts, strategies, and best practices for the management of health and human services. Topics include planning, strategic management, marketing, financing, legal issues, and capacity building.
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51625 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cox, Beth A Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 302 Health and Aging (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An exploration of the physiological processes of aging that covers normal aging and chronic illness. The goal is to distinguish normal aging from disease and evaluate factors that affect the health of older adults. Topics include biological processes and theories of aging, bodily changes normally associated with aging, long-term and healthcare systems, and related medical terminology. Review also covers substance abuse; environmental factors affecting aging; and ways of promoting health, preventing disease, and assessing health risks.
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50355 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McCabe-Maucher, Aileen J Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 306 Programs, Services, and Policies (3)
Recommended: GERO 100 and GERO 302. An overview of the impact of policy related to older adults on U.S. society. The aim is to examine the role of legislative mandates on older adults at both societal and individual levels. Topics include Social Security, Medicare, and the Older Americans Act. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 304 or GERO 306.
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51440 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rhoades, Jeffrey A Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 311 Gender and Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An analysis and discussion of issues related to gender and the aging process. The goal is to evaluate and challenge negative, socially constructed assumptions associated with gender and aging, as well as examine gender-relevant issues in health and well-being after midlife. Discussion covers life transitions, socioeconomic status, culture, family and social relationships, ageism, and sexuality and health as each relates to gender. The impact of public policy and services on gender and aging is also addressed. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 311 or GERO 497E.
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50343 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hernandez, Gema G Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 320 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Recommended: GERO 100. An advanced multidisciplinary examination of the psychosocial forces that affect the aging process. Aspects of aging are analyzed from a number of theoretical perspectives found in psychology, sociology, and social gerontology. The goal is to articulate the impact of biological, sociocultural, and life cycle forces on psychological and social well-being in post-midlife. Topics include normative and atypical psychological and social functioning in post-midlife; the social construction of aging; and the impact of aging, ageism, and longevity on social structures such as the family, work, retirement, and healthcare. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERO 220, GERO 320, or PSYC 357.
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51942 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Manning, Lydia K Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 338 Health Promotion in Older Adults (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. A project-based exploration of health promotion for an aging population. The objective is to articulate different models of health promotion for older adults and design a health promotion campaign.
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51876 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Suther, Sandra G Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 342 Long-Term Care Administration (3)
Recommended: GERO 100. An overview of the administrative and operational issues of long-term care facilities. The aim is to identify common forms of long-term care and articulate the responsibilities of a long-term care administrator. Relationships with personnel and administrative structure are examined. Topics include policy, procedures, insurance, and financing. Discussion also covers the ethical and legal concerns of long-term care.
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51476 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Foster, Becky A Syllabus Course Materials
GERO 390 The Business of Aging (3)
Recommended: GERO 100 and ECON 201 (or ECON 203). A comprehensive study of the sources of economic security for older adults, the problems encountered in retirement, and the impact of an aging population on the nation's economy. The goal is to outline the key sources of economic security received by older adults (including Social Security, pensions, personal savings, Medicare, and Medicaid); examine how economic security varies by race, ethnicity, gender, and social status as people age; evaluate how longevity and the "graying" of society impact the nation's economy; and explore potential solutions to the problems posed by entitlement programs. Topics include retirement planning; financing longevity; health, disability, and long-term-care costs; economic disparities by social group; and the international economics of aging.
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51042 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jansheski, Beverly L Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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50973 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Morrill, Dexter Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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51015 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Zdepski, Paul W Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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51589 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Zdepski, Paul W Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 100 Introduction to Graphic Communication (3)
(Access to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required.) An introduction to graphic communication and the various roles and responsibilities of the profession. The aim is to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for graphic communication professionals. Design theories and content are explored through hands-on projects. Topics include industry standards, portfolios, and research and assessment practices.
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51590 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hutchings, Erika A Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 230 Typography and Layout (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 100 and ARTT 120. An introduction to typography and layout as compositional tools to construct graphic communications. The goal is to analyze and determine appropriate typefaces and apply typographical skills to layout design. Emphasis is on the individual aspects of the letterform and the interrelationship of letters on the page. Discussion covers the process of design, from research to comprehensive mock-up, to produce portfolio-quality designs.
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51122 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cary Honea, Megan D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 230 Typography and Layout (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 100 and ARTT 120. An introduction to typography and layout as compositional tools to construct graphic communications. The goal is to analyze and determine appropriate typefaces and apply typographical skills to layout design. Emphasis is on the individual aspects of the letterform and the interrelationship of letters on the page. Discussion covers the process of design, from research to comprehensive mock-up, to produce portfolio-quality designs.
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51706 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Heater, Katherine Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 350 Intermediate Graphic Communication: Portfolio Development (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 230. The development of a professional graphic communications portfolio. The goal is to assemble a select body of work for web presentation that demonstrates knowledge of color, typography, composition, and design. Projects are designed to synthesize and refine basic design skills. Emphasis is on gathering the elements of a cohesive portfolio and presenting a personal body of work. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 250 or GRCO 350.
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51678 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ratnapala, Narendra D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 350 Intermediate Graphic Communication: Portfolio Development (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 230. The development of a professional graphic communications portfolio. The goal is to assemble a select body of work for web presentation that demonstrates knowledge of color, typography, composition, and design. Projects are designed to synthesize and refine basic design skills. Emphasis is on gathering the elements of a cohesive portfolio and presenting a personal body of work. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 250 or GRCO 350.
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54141 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Labrozzi, David J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 354 Digital Media (3)
(Formerly ARTT 354.) Prerequisite: GRCO 230. An introduction to digital media and design. The objective is to use current technologies in raster and vector image creation, two-dimensional animation, and the integration of text with graphics in cohesive layouts and to develop and oversee static and animated digital media projects through all stages of production. Focus is on advanced illustrative techniques for animated digital media, web graphics, and social media on a commercial level. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 354 or GRCO 354.
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51138 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Stamatopoulos, Nancy J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 354 Digital Media (3)
(Formerly ARTT 354.) Prerequisite: GRCO 230. An introduction to digital media and design. The objective is to use current technologies in raster and vector image creation, two-dimensional animation, and the integration of text with graphics in cohesive layouts and to develop and oversee static and animated digital media projects through all stages of production. Focus is on advanced illustrative techniques for animated digital media, web graphics, and social media on a commercial level. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 354 or GRCO 354.
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51884 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lesh, Sandra J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 355 Digital Media II (3)
Prerequisite: GRCO 354. Further examination of design for interactive media that incorporate raster- and vector-based visuals, video files, and brand generation. The goal is to use current technologies to develop functional static and responsive multimedia layouts for a range of platforms, including desktop, hand-held, and mobile devices. Discussion covers strategies for developing work for a variety of output applications. Focus is on production of portfolio-caliber projects that simulate real-world work experience.
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51885 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rosenbrook, Ida D Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 450 Advanced Graphic Communication: Professional Branding (3)
Prerequisites: GRCO 350 and GRCO 355. A review of professional branding and development of a portfolio and personal branding package. The objective is to synthesize, refine, and expand an existing portfolio to reflect personal branding. Focus is on refining a portfolio through peer review, critique, and assessment. Projects include creating a personal mission statement, identity package, and video component.
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51886 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Labrozzi, David J Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 479 Motion Graphics (3)
(Formerly ARTT 479.) Prerequisite: GRCO 354 or ARTT 354. A study of media production. Discussion covers the aesthetic and practical aspects of creating moving images in a short movie or documentary. The goal is to understand the principles of preproduction, production, and postproduction. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 479 or GRCO 479.
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52026 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Sidletsky, James J. Syllabus Course Materials
GRCO 495 Graphic Communication Portfolio (3)
(Formerly ARTT 495. Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisite: GRCO 450, GRCO 458, or GRCO 479. A portfolio-driven study of business and professional practices in the field of graphic communication. The goal is to be prepared for a career in graphic communication. Activities include review of existing work, creation of portfolio projects, and production of a professional portfolio (including a resume). Focus is on applying skills (in areas such as motion graphics, typography, digital media, illustration, and commercial design) acquired through previous study. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ARTT 495 or GRCO 495.
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50699 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Frye, Sherri A Syllabus Course Materials
GVPT 100 Introduction to Political Science (3)
A survey of the basic principles of political science. The objective is to define the main features of primary systems of political economy to understand differing methods of governance and articulate consequences of government actions in a globally interdependent system. Topics include the relationship of political science to the other social sciences; modern democracy, political ideology, and political socialization; the function of public opinion, mass media, interest groups, and political parties; the basic institutions of government and the separation of powers; and the role of international relations and globalization.
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50347 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Soman, Appu K Syllabus Course Materials
GVPT 100 Introduction to Political Science (3)
A survey of the basic principles of political science. The objective is to define the main features of primary systems of political economy to understand differing methods of governance and articulate consequences of government actions in a globally interdependent system. Topics include the relationship of political science to the other social sciences; modern democracy, political ideology, and political socialization; the function of public opinion, mass media, interest groups, and political parties; the basic institutions of government and the separation of powers; and the role of international relations and globalization.
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51276 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lowe, Robert E. Syllabus Course Materials
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