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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ACCT 221 ACCOUNTING I 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    An introduction to the principles and procedures related to accounting theory and practice from the perspective of users of financial information. Topics include the accounting cycle, the preparation and analysis of financial statements, and accounting information. (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: Two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College's assessment test. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 201.
ACCT 221HC ACCOUNTING I-HONORS 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    An introduction to the principles and procedures related to accounting theory and practice from the perspective of users of financial information. Topics include the accounting cycle, the preparation and analysis of financial statements, and accounting information. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College's assessment test. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 201HC.
ACCT 221HM ACCOUNTING I-HONORS 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    An introduction to the principles and procedures related to accounting theory and practice from the perspective of users of financial information. Topics include the accounting cycle, the preparation and analysis of financial statements, and accounting information. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College's assessment test. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 201HM.
ACCT 222 ACCOUNTING II 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of managerial accounting. Topics include cost accumulation, evaluation, and analysis for decision making, as well as coverage of the statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis. (CE:R) PREREQUISITE: ACCT 221. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 202.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ACCT 222HC ACCOUNTING II-HONORS 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of managerial accounting. Topics include cost accumulation, evaluation, and analysis for decision making, as well as coverage of the statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ACCT 221. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 202HC.
ACCT 222HM ACCOUNTING II-HONORS 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of managerial accounting. Topics include cost accumulation, evaluation, and analysis for decision making, as well as coverage of the statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ACCT 221. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 202HM.
ACCT 225 GOVT & NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    General principles of fund accounting for municipal, governmental, and nonprofit institutions. The course will emphasize fund principles, budgetary controls, and financial reporting statements. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 222. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 210.
ACCT 228 ETHICS/PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    Provides an examination of the major ethical issues encountered by accountants in the business environment. The AICPA code of Professional Conduct and the reasoning, philosophy, and application of that code are examined. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 222 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 216.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ACCT 228HC ETHICS/PROFESSIONAL ACCTNG-HON 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    Provides an examination of the major ethical issues encountered by accountants in the business environment. The AICPA code of Professional Conduct and the reasoning, philosophy, and application of that code are examined. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ACCT 222. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 216HC.
ACCT 231 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    An overview of the financial accounting process with an in-depth study of cash, receivables, inventory costing, property, plant and equipment, intangible assets, and current liabilities. The course also includes an introduction to financial accounting research analysis. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 222. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 207.
ACCT 232 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    Major topics include accounting for long-term liabilities, stockholders equity, earnings per share, investments, accounting for income taxes, pensions, leases, and statement of cash flows. The course also includes financial accounting research analysis. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 231. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 208.
ACCT 235 COST ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of cost accumulation and product costing procedures for both job order and process costing systems, absorption versus variable costing in manufacturing, activity-based costing, standard costing and performance, and relevant costs for decision making. Accounting for capital budgeting decisions and ethical challenges in managerial accounting are also covered. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 222. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 217.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ACCT 237 FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION I 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    A critical examination, analysis, and application of the tax for individuals. Interrelated subjects include income inclusions and exclusions, property transactions, nontaxable exchanges, capital asset transactions, general deductions and losses, business expenses, depreciation and amortization, and passive activities. Attention is given to tax procedures, accounting and inventory methods, retirement planning, exemptions, credits, filing status, and the alternative minimum tax. Students also engage in both electronic research and return preparation practica. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 222 or consent of department. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 213.
ACCT 239 BUSINESS FINANCE 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of the theories and applications that the financial manager uses in making decisions. Emphasis is placed on financial analysis, economic value added, cash flow analysis, profit planning, risk and return, security valuation, and capital budgeting analysis. Capital markets, working capital policy, current asset and liability management, financial structure, dividend policy, and internal financing are to be addressed. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 222. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 219.
ACCT 239HC BUSINESS FINANCE-HONORS 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of the theories and applications that the financial manager uses in making decisions. Emphasis is placed on financial analysis, economic value added, cash flow analysis, profit planning, risk and return, security valuation, and capital budgeting analysis. Capital markets, working capital policy, current asset and liability management, financial structure, dividend policy, and internal financing are to be addressed. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ACCT 222. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 219HC.
ACCT 239HM BUSINESS FINANCE-HONORS 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of the theories and applications that the financial manager uses in making decisions. Emphasis is placed on financial analysis, economic value added, cash flow analysis, profit planning, risk and return, security valuation, and capital budgeting analysis. Capital markets, working capital policy, current asset and liability management, financial structure, dividend policy, and internal financing are to be addressed. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ACCT 222. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 219HM.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ACCT 240 AUDITING THEORY & PRACT 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of fundamental components of auditing theory and risk, including inherent risk, control risk, and detection risk. Emphasis is placed on internal control procedures, risk assessment and examination of accounts. Additionally, the role of regulatory organizations and professional standards such as Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and Standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board are discussed. PRE- or COREQUISITE: ACCT 231 or consent of department. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 215.
ACCT 245 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    Concepts and techniques of analyzing, designing, and implementing accounting information systems. Evaluation of computer and non-computer-based information systems and software for organizations of various kinds. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 231 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 230.
ACCT 247 FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION II 4 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    A critical examination, analysis, and application of the tax law for Subchapter C and S corporations. limited liability companies, partnerships, estates and trusts. Attention is given to taxation of gifts, exclusions, net operating losses, determination of shareholder and partner basis, consolidated entities, book and income tax reconciliation, owner contributions and distributions, and beneficiary share of income. Students also engage in both electronic research and return preparation practica. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 237. Four hours each week. Formerly AC 214.
ACCT 249 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours ACCT-Accounting
Course Description:    The study and analysis of accounting for business combinations. This course also includes accounting for partnerships, bankruptcy as well as the assembly, design, and interpretation of consolidated statements currently required by the SEC and the AICPA as well as other relevant bodies. A continuation of financial accounting research analysis is included. Other possible areas examined are the study of accounting for home and branch operations, foreign currency, and estates and trusts. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 232 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly AC 209.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AELR 910 READ/NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS I 5 semester hours AELR-Amer Engl Lang Reading
Course Description:    The first required course for American English Language Program (AELP) students in a sequence of three courses designed to teach academic reading of American English. Emphasis on beginning college skills required for success in college content courses, including vocabulary development, words in context, paragraph comprehension, test- and note-taking, and dictionary use. PREREQUISITE: Placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly RD 101. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELR 920 READ/NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS II 5 semester hours AELR-Amer Engl Lang Reading
Course Description:    The second required course in the reading sequence for AELP students continues the teaching of academic reading of American English begun in the first course. Emphasis on intermediate college skills required for success in content courses, including vocabulary development, critical thinking, paragraph and essay comprehension, textbook and media analysis, test- and note-taking, and dictionary use. PREREQUISITE: AELR 910 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly RD 102. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELR 930 READ/NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS III 5 semester hours AELR-Amer Engl Lang Reading
Course Description:    The third required course in the reading sequence for AELP students continues the teaching of academic reading of American English presented in the preceding two courses. Emphasis on the advanced college skills required for success in content courses, including advanced paragraph and essay comprehension, critical reading, textbook and media analysis, and rhetorical patterns. PREREQUISITE: AELR 920 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly RD 103. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELS 910 AMERICAN ENG SPEAK & LISTEN 5 semester hours AELS-Amer Engl Lang Speech
Course Description:    An introductory course designed to enhance the speaking and listening skills of non-native English speakers. Emphasis is on pronunciation, stress, rhythm, and intonation patterns of American English. Oral communication, listening comprehension, and vocabulary development are stressed. Students build their skills through instruction and intensive practice. Placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. Assessment levels: AELW 910, AELR 910. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly SP 102. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AELS 920 SPOKEN AMERICAN ENGLISH 5 semester hours AELS-Amer Engl Lang Speech
Course Description:    Emphasizes the development and use of language skills necessary for understanding others and expressing oneself orally in American English in academic, professional, and social contexts. The course includes vocabulary development, practice with appropriate language structures, and discussion of important aspects of cross-cultural communication. PREREQUISITE: AELS 910 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. PRE- or COREQUISITES: AELR 920, AELW 920, or placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 110. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELS 930 ADV SPOKEN AMERICAN ENGLISH 5 semester hours AELS-Amer Engl Lang Speech
Course Description:    A course in advanced speaking and listening skills in English, with emphasis on presenting, comprehending, and responding to oral argument and other types of academic discourse. Within this framework, the course expands students' vocabulary in a variety of academic and professional fields and enhances note-taking skills. PREREQUISITE: AELS 920 or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. PRE- or COREQUISITE: AELR 930 or AELW 930, or placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 111. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELW 910 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE I 5 semester hours AELW-Amer Engl Lang Writing
Course Description:    The first course for American English Language Program (AELP) students in a sequence of four courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. Emphasis on parts of speech, basic sentence patterns, and appropriate use of verb tenses. PREREQUISITE: Placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 101. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELW 920 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE II 5 semester hours AELW-Amer Engl Lang Writing
Course Description:    The second course for AELP students in a sequence of four courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. Emphasis on appropriate use of a variety of sentence structures, complex verb forms, modifiers, and punctuation, and on the writing of sentences in context. PREREQUISITE: AELW 910 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 102. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AELW 930 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE III 5 semester hours AELW-Amer Engl Lang Writing
Course Description:    The third course for AELP students in a sequence of four courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. Competence in writing unified and coherent paragraphs is developed through intensive grammar review and extensive composition exercises. PREREQUISITE: AELW 920 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 103. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
AELW 940 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE IV 5 semester hours AELW-Amer Engl Lang Writing
Course Description:    The fourth course for AELP students in a sequence of four courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. An advanced composition course for non-native speakers of English whose proficiency in English is substantial. Emphasis on the stages of the writing process including editing, revising, and the use of major patterns of organization. May not be taken as a substitute for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. PREREQUISITE: AELW 930 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. PRE- or COREQUISITES: AELR 930 and AELS 920. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 104. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
ANTH 201 INTRO TO SOCIOCULTURAL ANTHRO 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An exploration of fundamental anthropological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret traditional and modern cultures. Emphasis is placed on the components of cultural systems and the investigation of the impact of globalization on changing cultures worldwide. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 101.
ANTH 201HC INTRO TO SOCIOCULT ANTHRO-HON 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An exploration of fundamental anthropological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret traditional and modern cultures. Emphasis is placed on the components of cultural systems and the investigation of the impact of globalization on changing cultures worldwide. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 101HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ANTH 201HM INTRO TO SOCIOCULT ANTHRO-HON 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An exploration of fundamental anthropological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret traditional and modern cultures. Emphasis is placed on the components of cultural systems and the investigation of the impact of globalization on changing cultures worldwide. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 101HM.
ANTH 215 HUMAN EVOLUTION/ARCHAEOLOGY 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An introduction to the theories and evidence concerning human biological evolution and archaeology worldwide. Emphasis is placed on the genetic and adaptive evidence for human variation, the fossil evidence for human evolution, primatology, domestication, state societies, and archaeological methods and techniques. (NSND[M]) (G and R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 105.
ANTH 215HM HUMAN EVOLU/ARCHAEOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An introduction to the theories and evidence concerning human biological evolution and archaeology worldwide. Emphasis is placed on the genetic and adaptive evidence for human variation, the fossil evidence for human evolution, primatology, domestication, state societies, and archaeological methods and techniques. (NSND[M]) (G and R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 105HM.
ANTH 240 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An introduction to the discipline of archaeology. The course provides background to the development of archaeology as a science, various theoretical approaches, archaeological data and dating, and interpretation. The course also includes a survey of global prehistoric archaeological cultures. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 110.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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ANTH 250 ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An introductory course in all aspects of the archaeological investigation. It covers research design and methods in field exploration, laboratory analysis and reporting, with the goal of interpreting the archaeological record and explaining past human behavior. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ANTH 201, ANTH 215, or consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AN 202.
ANTH 256 WORLD CULTURES 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An examination of one culture area in a particular geographic region using theories and methods of anthropology. The emphasis is on the prehistory, colonialism, cultural systems, modernization, and globalization of the region. Case studies are used to examine current conditions. (BSSD[M]) (G and R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly AN 206.
ANTH 256HM WORLD CULTURES-HONORS 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    An examination of one culture area in a particular geographic region using theories and methods of anthropology. The emphasis is on the prehistory, colonialism, cultural systems, modernization, and globalization of the region. Case studies are used to examine current conditions. (BSSD[M]) (G and R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AN 206.
ANTH 260 INDEPENDENT STUDY ANTHROPOLOGY 3 semester hours ANTH-Anthropology
Course Description:    A course designed to enable advanced students to pursue a topic of their own choosing with the guidance and supervision of an assigned faculty member. Topics should not duplicate any course topics already offered in the program. (G and R only) PREREQUISITES: ANTH 201 or ANTH 215 or ANTH 240 and consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly AN 220.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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AOSC 100 WEATHER & CLIMATE 3 semester hours AOSC-Meteorology
Course Description:    Covers local and global weather phenomena. Topics include global and local energy budgets, geographic and seasonal variation, surface and upper air weather patterns, clouds and precipitation, catastrophic occurrences (snowstorms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods), and global climate change. Using real-time and archived web-based data, students analyze local and regional weather patterns and events. Students may receive credit for either AOSC 100 or AOSC 105, but not both. (NSND) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ME 100.
AOSC 105 METEOROLOGY: INTRO WEATHER 4 semester hours AOSC-Meteorology
Course Description:    Designed to give students an understanding of important global and local weather events. Lectures explore the elements responsible for weather and climate. Individual topics include global and local energy budgets, geographic and seasonal variation, surface and upper air weather patterns, clouds and precipitation, catastrophic occurrences (snowstorms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods), and global climate change. In laboratories, students apply lecture concepts through use of weather instruments, interpret and analyze real-time and archived data and make their own forecasts. Students may receive credit for either AOSC 100 or AOSC 105, but not both. (NSLD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment level: ENGL 101/101A. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly ME 101.
AOSC 105L METEOROLOGY: INTRO WEATHER No Credit AOSC-Meteorology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AOSC 105.
ARAB 101 ELEMENTARY ARABIC I 5 semester hours ARAB-Arabic
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) language. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in Arabic through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of Arabic is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) Five hours each week. Formerly AB 101.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARAB 102 ELEMENTARY ARABIC II 5 semester hours ARAB-Arabic
Course Description:    A continuation of ARAB 101. Students continue their study of written language, conversation, and composition in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) as they consider cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: ARAB 101 or equivalent proficiency. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. Five hours each week. Formerly AB 102.
ARCH 101 INTRO TO ARCH & BUILT ENVR 3 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the architectural profession and the related fields of design and construction. An exploration of the impact of architecture within the built environment, including conservation and interior design issues; urban and regional planning; and construction implications. An examination of the entire building process and the legal, social, and cultural implications. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 098, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CT 170.
ARCH 103 BLDG TECH AND DOCUMENTATION 3 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    An in-depth examination of structural, surface, and detail elements of a building and its documentation. An introduction to drafting techniques of architectural and interior design spaces. A hands-on experience in which the student develops skills in the professional drafting standards, format and layout of drawings. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 110 or higher, READ 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 181.
ARCH 103L BLDG TECH AND DOCUMENTATION No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 103.
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ARCH 104 INTRO TO ARCH GRAPHICS 3 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    The study of the various visual communications methods most commonly used in the architectural profession. Techniques will include both color and black/white, a variety of perspective systems, shade/shadow, exploded views, pencil-and-pen work, and watercolor. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ARCH 101 or IDES 101, and ARCH 103. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 098, READ 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 142.
ARCH 104L INTRO TO ARCH GRAPHICS No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 104.
ARCH 183 CAD: ARCH APPLICATIONS 4 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Focuses on the mastering of computer aided drafting commands and drawing techniques for design professionals in the fields of architecture, design, and construction. Students create a series of drawings with the final assignment being a multi-page set of plans, elevations, and details. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of B or better in ARCH 103 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 183.
ARCH 183L CAD: ARCH APPLICATIONS No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 183.
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ARCH 200 CAD: 3D PRESENTATION 4 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Development of skills and understanding of a variety of graphic software to utilize the computer as a tool for rendering and presentation. Three-dimensional design development is emphasized including perspective views, rendering scenes with materials and lighting and backgrounds, and presentation packaging. Students create a series of projects and create a portfolio of 3D architectural designs. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARCH 183 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 223.
ARCH 200L CAD: 3D PRESENTATION No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 200.
ARCH 201 INTRO TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 4 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Introduces design principles and their application to architectural design. The course develops and strengthens problem-solving skills from conceptual, environmentally sensitive, and sociocultural points of view resulting in three-dimensional forms. Instruction emphasizes model-making and presentation skills as they resolve architectural problems. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ARCH 101, ARCH 104, and CMGT 100. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 201.
ARCH 201L INTRO TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 201.
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ARCH 202 CAD: REVIT I 4 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Development of skills and understanding of a parametric computer drafting system based on construction components, elements, and types. Students will learn to create building models with building information modeling software (BIM), and students will use skills such as views, sheets, tagging and scheduling, annotating and dimensioning, and detailing. Final project will be a set of BIM documents based on residential and commercial structure. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of B or better in ARCH 103 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 224.
ARCH 202L CAD: REVIT I No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 202.
ARCH 203 PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABILITY 3 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Fundamentals of sustainability in terms of the environment as a foundation for architectural design. Study of the various energy rating systems and exploration of the impact of architecture in terms of global environmental health, energy conservation concepts, and urban and regional planning. Topics include analysis of various mechanical and technical systems. Exploration of theories and practices of sustainable design with an actual building as students engage in hands-on experiences to analyze materials, systems, and construction methodology. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 002, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CT 203.
ARCH 204 CAD: REVIT II 4 semester hours ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Advanced development of skills and understanding of BIM. Based on a basic proficiency in BIM, students will examine how to prepare solar studies, to create curtain wall systems, to design with massing tools, to utilize site and contour graphic tools, to work with project phasing, and to create more advanced building models. Students create a series of studies of a variety of building types. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARCH 202 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 226.
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ARCH 204L CAD: REVIT II No Credit ARCH-Architectural Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARCH 204.
ARTT 100 INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to drawing and creative visual problem solving. Emphasis is on the analysis and exploration of basic drawing techniques in the visual interpretation of natural and fabricated forms. Students will be introduced to a variety of drawing media. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 101.
ARTT 102 DESIGN STUDIO: 2-DIMENSIONAL 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to the elements and principles of visual expression with an emphasis on two-dimensional form. Students will explore a wide range of conceptual approaches and media to develop critical visual thinking and the capacity to engage in creative problem solving. An interdisciplinary, cross-cultural approach will be stressed to connect the formal and conceptual elements of visual expression within the context of both historical and contemporary visual culture. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 103.
ARTT 102HC DESIGN STUDIO: 2-DIMENSION-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to the elements and principles of visual expression, with an emphasis on two-dimensional form. Students will explore a wide range of conceptual approaches and media to develop critical visual thinking and the capacity to engage in creative problem solving. An interdisciplinary, cross-cultural approach will be stressed to connect the formal and conceptual elements of visual expression within the context of both historical and contemporary visual culture. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 103HC.
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ARTT 103 DESIGN STUDIO: 3-DIMENSIONAL 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to the elements and principles of visual expression, with an emphasis on three-dimensional form. Students will develop the visual vocabulary, technical skills, and critical thinking necessary to engage in creative problem solving. Students will employ a wide range of formal and conceptual approaches, and media, in an exploration of the interaction between surface, form, space, and time. An interdisciplinary, cross-cultural approach will be utilized in introducing methods, materials and concepts of visual expression within the context of both historical and contemporary visual culture. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 104.
ARTT 105 COLOR THEORY AND APPLICATION 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to the expressive, symbolic, decorative, and aesthetic aspects of color. Investigation of color theories and solutions to a variety of problems using color as a tool. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 105.
ARTT 112 DIGIT PHOTO-FINE ARTS I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A general introduction to electronic still photography, beginning with traditional photographic and art concepts. Students will explore image manipulation using personal computers supported by scanners, photo CDs, and digital cameras. Students will use the most advanced photo editing software available to create new artistic images. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 112.
ARTT 116 DIGITAL TOOLS FOR VISUAL ARTS 4 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An examination of the digital tools used in the visual arts. Students are exposed to the theory and function of the major software packages and basic digital design principles utilized in the visual arts. Topics include operating systems, typography, vector and bitmap imaging, page layout, PDF creation and editing, timeline-based video editing, file transfer, output, web, emerging technologies, and other material relative to the digital visual arts workflow. Credit cannot be received for both ARTT 116 and GDES 116. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 116.
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ARTT 120 CERAMICS I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with ARTT 220). The aesthetic and technical aspects of the ceramic process. Studio sessions will involve an exploration of the nature of clay, decorative processes, glazes, and firing via handbuilt pottery. A general survey of historical and contemporary ceramic art forms is included. Wheel-thrown pottery techniques are also introduced. Design and craftsmanship are emphasized. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 121.
ARTT 123 CRAFTS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A general survey of crafts such as metalry, weaving, enameling, ceramics, and textile design. The fundamental techniques and uses of various materials are explored. Design and craftsmanship are emphasized. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (ARTD) (R and TP/SS only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 123.
ARTT 127 ART APPRECIATION 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An appreciation of the visual arts through an aesthetic understanding of the various art forms and their historical development throughout the world. (ARTD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 127.
ARTT 140 MUSEUM RESOURCES 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Field trips to Washington, D.C. museums provide a working laboratory for this course, which exposes students to the basic issues of museology and the extraordinary range of resources available to them. The course involves museology issues, discussions of assigned field trips, appropriate readings, and the keeping of a journal. During field trips, the emphasis will be on visual experience for its own sake and value, so that students can become confident about individual encounters with works of art. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Two hours lecture/discussion, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 110.
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ARTT 140L MUSEUM RESOURCES No Credit ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ARTT 140.
ARTT 152 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPRESSION I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Designed to achieve the basics of black-and-white still photographic techniques with additional emphasis on the development of ability to express and understand ideas and feelings communicated in photographs. Students are expected to supply own camera (35mm with manual controls), paper, and film. (ARTD) One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 203.
ARTT 200 ART HISTORY: ANCIENT TO 1400 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to architecture, painting, sculpture, and artifacts in Western civilization and around the world, from the Paleolithic inception of painting and sculpture through the Middle Ages, including prehistoric, Near Eastern, Egyptian, Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Pre-Columbian, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art. (ARTD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 107.
ARTT 200HM ART HISTORY: ANCIENT 1400-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to architecture, painting, sculpture, and artifacts in Western civilization and around the world, from the Paleolithic inception of painting and sculpture through the Middle Ages, including prehistoric, Near Eastern, Egyptian, Aegean, Creek, Etruscan, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Pre-Columbian, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art.(ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Formerly AR 107HM.
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ARTT 201 ART HISTORY: 1400 TO PRESENT 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization, including Proto-Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Expressionist, Cubist, non-objective, and 20th century art. There are no prerequisites, but students are advised to take the history of art courses in sequence. (ARTD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 108.
ARTT 201HA ART HISTORY: 1400 PRESENT-HON 1.5 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization, including Proto-Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Expressionist, Cubist, non-objective, and 20th century art. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Formerly AR 108HA.
ARTT 201HB ART HISTORY: 1400 PRESENT-HON 1.5 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization, including Proto-Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Expressionist, Cubist, non-objective, and 20th century art. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Formerly AR 108HB.
ARTT 201HC ART HISTORY: 1400 PRESENT-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization, including Proto-Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Expressionist, Cubist, non-objective, and 20th century art. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Formerly AR 108HC.
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ARTT 201HM ART HISTORY: 1400 PRESENT-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization, including Proto-Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Expressionist, Cubist, non-objective, and 20th century art. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Formerly AR 108HM.
ARTT 204 INTERMEDIATE DRAWING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of ARTT 100, with the further analysis and exploration of drawing skills, techniques and concepts. Emphasis is on more complex problem solving in the visual interpretation of natural and fabricated forms. Students will utilize a variety of black-and-white and color drawing media. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 100 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 114.
ARTT 205 FIGURE DRAWING I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to figure drawing. Emphasis is placed on the problems involved in the visual interpretation of the human figure as a separate study, and in relation to its environment. Students will utilize a variety of drawing media. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 100 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 115.
ARTT 206 FIGURE DRAWING II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of ARTT 205, with further analysis and exploration of the concepts and techniques introduced in ARTT 205. Emphasis is placed on more complex problem solving in the visual interpretation of the human figure as a separate study and in relation to its environment. Students will use a variety of black-and-white and color drawing media. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 205 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 215.
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ARTT 211 PAINTING I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introductory studio course involving solutions to the problems related to the creation of representational, abstract, and non-objective paintings. Technical skills such as the ability to size and prime a canvas and to work in varied media are developed. Demonstrations, lectures, and class critiques will be employed. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 100 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 201.
ARTT 212 PAINTING II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of ARTT 211, with emphasis on solution to advanced problems related to the creation of representational, abstract, and non-objective paintings. Technical skills to work in varied media are developed. Demonstrations, lectures, and class critiques will be employed. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 211 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 202.
ARTT 213 DIGIT PHOTO-FINE ARTS II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An advanced course that will enable students to use digital photography to create sophisticated, aesthetic images. The student will be encouraged to develop a personal style and technical proficiency for personal expression. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 112 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 113.
ARTT 215 WATERCOLOR I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    The use of transparent watercolor techniques and media with reference to historical and contemporary approaches. Painting in the studio and on location including still life, the figure in the environment, landscape, and architecture. Lectures and demonstrations with independent student responses required. (G and R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 100 or consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 205.
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ARTT 216 WATERCOLOR II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A continued study of watercolor techniques as described in ARTT 215, presenting the opportunity for greater individual experimentation and expression. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 215 or consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 206.
ARTT 220 CERAMICS II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with ARTT 120, which must be taken first). The aesthetic and technical aspects of the ceramic process. Studio sessions will involve a continued study of the nature of clay with the development of forms derived from the potter's wheel. Increased emphasis placed on surface decoration, glaze formulation, and kiln firing skills. Design and craftsmanship are emphasized. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 120 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 122.
ARTT 221 SCULPTURE I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    The problems and principles of sculpture. Theory and basic techniques involved in additive and subtractive methods in both relief sculpture and sculpture in the round. Materials include clay, wood, modern plastics, plaster, and metals. PREREQUISITES: ARTT 102 and ARTT 103, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 221.
ARTT 222 SCULPTURE II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of ARTT 221 for students who have successfully completed that course. Emphasis on individual experimentation and expression. In addition to direct methods, casting methods are used. PREREQUISITE: ARTT 221 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 222.
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ARTT 225 WORLD WOODCUT RELIEF TRAD 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Students will learn basic woodcut and relief printing techniques while studying multicultural influences in imagery, concepts, and the use of materials from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Students cannot also receive credit for ARTT 228. (ARTD[M]) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 213.
ARTT 226 MONOTYPE WORKSHOP 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An exploration of the monotype as an experimental printmaking medium. A range of materials, tools, and techniques will be introduced with an emphasis on individual experimentation and expression. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 226.
ARTT 227 PRINTMAKING LITHOGRAPHY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Processes, materials, and techniques of fine art lithography are explored. Emphasis is placed on expressing visual concepts and ideas through drawing and appropriate technical manipulations on stones and/or plates, and printing in both black and white and color. Students cannot also receive credit for ARTT 228. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (R and TP/SS only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 214.
ARTT 228 LITHOG & RELIEF PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Materials and techniques of fine art lithography will be investigated with an emphasis on the expression of one's ideas through appropriate technical manipulations. In addition, students may explore various relief printmaking procedures to produce woodcuts, linocuts, or collographs. Students cannot also receive credit for ARTT 225 or ARTT 227. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 223.
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ARTT 230 INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to the fine art of metal plate etching. The techniques of drypoint hardground, softground, aquatint, and engraving are explored. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 224.
ARTT 233 SERIGRAPHY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Introduction to materials and techniques of silk-screen printmaking. Various types of stencils and resists are investigated. Emphasis on use of serigraphy as a multicolor process and fine art form. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 225.
ARTT 241 ENAMELING I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    An introduction to traditional techniques with emphasis on expression and craftsmanship. Exploration of basic methods of preparation, application, firing, and finishing vitreous enamel on copper. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (R only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 124.
ARTT 242 ENAMELING II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of ARTT 241 with special attention given to techniques that involve integration of enameling and metalwork. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 241 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 125.
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ARTT 245 JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Introduction to the fundamental techniques and processes of jewelry fabrication and metalsmithing. Two- and three-dimensional forms in various metals explored. Design, craftsmanship, and expressive use of materials emphasized. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (R only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 229.
ARTT 245HM JEWELRY & METALSMITHING-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Introduction to the fundamental techniques and processes of jewelry fabrication and metalsmithing. Two- and three-dimensional forms in various metals explored. Design, craftsmanship, and expressive use of materials emphasized. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 229HM.
ARTT 247 WEAVING AND TEXTILES 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Introduction to the fundamental techniques and processes of weaving. Two- and three-dimensional forms in textiles explored. Design and craftsmanship emphasized in both traditional and experimental approaches to fiber. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (ARTD) (TP/SS only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 227.
ARTT 252 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPRESSION II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Problems designed to achieve mastery of basic still photographic techniques with an emphasis on individual creative expression. This course will allow for experimental projects in black-and-white photography. (G and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 152 or consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 204.
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ARTT 255 STUDIO PRACT I 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280.
ARTT 255A STUDIO PRACT I DRAWING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280A.
ARTT 255B STUDIO PRACT I PAINTING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280B.
ARTT 255C STUDIO PRACT I PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280C.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 255D STUDIO PRACT I CERAMICS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280D.
ARTT 255E STUDIO PRACT I SCULPTURE 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280E.
ARTT 255G STUDIO PRACT I JEWELRY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280G.
ARTT 255GH STUDIO PRACT I JEWELRY-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in jewelry. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department, completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and successful completion of ARTT 245. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 255, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 280GH.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 256 STUDIO PRACT II 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281.
ARTT 256A STUDIO PRACT II DRAWING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281A.
ARTT 256B STUDIO PRACT II PAINTING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281B.
ARTT 256C STUDIO PRACT II PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281C.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 256D STUDIO PRACT II CERAMICS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281D.
ARTT 256E STUDIO PRACT II SCULPTURE 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281E.
ARTT 256G STUDIO PRACT II JEWELRY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in the following areas: drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and painting. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate the various applied studio areas. A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of ARTT 100 and ARTT 205 for drawing; ARTT 211 and ARTT 212 for painting; ARTT 228 and ARTT 230 for printmaking; ARTT 120 and ARTT 220 for ceramics; ARTT 221 and ARTT 222 for sculpture; ARTT 245 for jewelry. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281G.
ARTT 256GH STUDIO PRACT II JEWELRY-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in jewelry. Students further develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques of the subject while expanding their understanding of the field through the pursuance of additional studio experience. Individual and class criticisms of work with integrated references to art history and to traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department, completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and successful completion of AR 255G. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of ARTT 256, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week. Formerly AR 281GH.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 257 INDIVIDUAL ART WORKSHOP 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285.
ARTT 257A INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP DRAWING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285A.
ARTT 257B INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP PAINTING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285B.
ARTT 257C INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP PRTMAKING 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285C.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 257D INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP CERAMICS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285D.
ARTT 257E INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP SCULPTURE 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285E.
ARTT 257G INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP JEWELRY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285G.
ARTT 257GH INDIV ART WKSHP JEWELRY-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History. PREREQUISITES: Basic course work in the area of study, consent of department, completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285GH.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 257HC INDIVIDUAL ART WORKSHOP-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITES: Basic course work in the area of study, consent of department, completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285HC.
ARTT 257HM INDIVIDUAL ART WORKSHOP-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITES: Basic course work in the area of study, consent of department, completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285HM.
ARTT 257J INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP CRAFTS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285J.
ARTT 257K INDIVIDUAL ART WKSHP DESIGN 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285K.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ARTT 257L INDIV ART WKSHP ART HISTORY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285L.
ARTT 257M INDIV ART WKSHP PHOTOGRAPHY 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A directed open laboratory provides experience opportunities in a fine arts area. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and expand their understanding through additional study. Lectures and lab work integrate with art history and traditional and contemporary concepts of aesthetics. The following letters are added after the course number to indicate specific fine arts areas: A-Drawing, B-Painting, C-Printmaking, D-Ceramics, E-Sculpture, F-Weaving, G-Jewelry, J-Crafts, K-Design, L-Art History, M-Photography. PREREQUISITE: Basic coursework in the area of study and consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AR 285M.
ARTT 263 PRO PRACT FOR VISUAL ARTIST 1 semester hour ARTT-Art
Course Description:    In this capstone course of the A. F. A. curriculum, students develop an artist statement, resume, portfolio, and slides in preparation for a formal presentation that conveys their experiences and skills as an emerging artist. PREREQUISITE: Completion of first year of the A. F. A. curriculum. Two hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly AR 275.
ARTT 265 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY TO 1400 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from prehistoric times to the 15th century. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 209.
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ARTT 265HC ARCHITECTURAL HIST TO 1400-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from prehistoric times to the 15th century. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 209HC.
ARTT 265HM ARCHITECTURAL HIST TO 1400-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from prehistoric times to the 15th century. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 209HM.
ARTT 266 ARCHITECTURAL HIS 1400 PRESENT 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from the 15th century to the present. Students in architectural programs are advised to take the history of architecture courses in sequence. Students may enroll in ARTT 266 without having taken ARTT 265. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 210.
ARTT 266HC ARCHITECT HIS 1400-PRESENT-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from the 15th century to the present. Students in architectural programs are advised to take the history of architecture courses in sequence. Students may enroll in ARTT 266 without having taken ARTT 265. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES; Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 210HC.
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ARTT 266HM ARCHITECT HIS 1400-PRESENT-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from the 15th century to the present. Students in architectural programs are advised to take the history of architecture courses in sequence. Students may enroll in ARTT 266 without having taken ARTT 265. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES; Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 210HM.
ARTT 270 SURVEY OF AFRICAN ART 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of the art and culture of major African regions. Emphasis on architecture, sculpture, painting, crafts, and performance with reference to cross-cultural and outside influences, religion, philosophy, and everyday life as they relate to the art of various African peoples. Field trips to museums and galleries. (ARTD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 208.
ARTT 270HM SURVEY OF AFRICAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of the art and culture of major African regions. Emphasis on architecture, sculpture, painting, crafts, and performance with reference to cross-cultural and outside influences, religion, philosophy, and everyday life as they relate to the art of various African peoples. Field trips to museums and galleries. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 208HM.
ARTT 272 SURVEY OF ASIAN ART 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of the art and culture of China, Japan, India, and southeast Asia. Emphasis on architecture, ceramics, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with reference to cross-cultural influences, religion, and philosophy as they relate to the art of those countries. Field trips to museums and galleries. (ARTD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 130.
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ARTT 272HC SURVEY OF ASIAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of the art and culture of China, Japan, India, and southeast Asia. Emphasis on architecture, ceramics, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with reference to cross-cultural influences, religion, and philosophy as they relate to the art of those countries. Field trips to museums and galleries. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 130HC.
ARTT 272HM SURVEY OF ASIAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of the art and culture of China, Japan, India, and southeast Asia. Emphasis on architecture, ceramics, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with reference to cross-cultural influences, religion, and philosophy as they relate to the art of those countries. Field trips to museums and galleries. (ARTD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 130HM.
ARTT 275 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey and analysis of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy from the 14th through the 16th centuries. This course encompasses the origin of the Renaissance and the specific contributions of the great Italian cities of Florence, Padua, Pisa, Rome, Siena, and Venice, and emphasizes the achievements of its finest artists, including Alberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Giotto, Masaccio, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Leonardo da Vinci. Field trips to museums. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 235.
ARTT 278 AMERICAN ART 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical and philosophical interpretation of American painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts from colonial times to the present. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 219.
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ARTT 278HM AMERICAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A historical and philosophical interpretation of American painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor art from colonial times to the present. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 219HM.
ARTT 279 AMERICAN ART SINCE 1945 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A study of 20th century American art, with focus on the phenomenon of New York's rise as a world art center after 1945. Emphasis is on painters and sculptors most significant in the development of the first truly American art styles, covering major movements such as abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalism and photo realism on to the multiplicity of styles, forms, and media current since the 1980s. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 220.
ARTT 280 MODERN ART: ORIGINS & DEV 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey of major innovative art movements from the mid 19th century to the present in Europe and the United States with emphasis on the most important trends in painting and sculpture. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 231.
ARTT 280HC MODERN ART: ORIGINS & DEV-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey of major innovative art movements from the mid 19th century to the present in Europe and the United States with emphasis on the most important trends in painting and sculpture. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 231HC.
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ARTT 280HM MODERN ART: ORIGINS & DEV-HON 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    A survey of major innovative art movements from the mid 19th century to the present in Europe and the United States with emphasis on the most important trends in painting and sculpture. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly AR 231HM.
ARTT 290 ART INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours ARTT-Art
Course Description:    Students work for College credit in a museum or other professional arts organization or venue. Students may propose an internship for one of the limited number available in the arts each year. Typically, the internships are awarded during the last year of study at Montgomery College. PREREQUISITES: Open to art majors who have completed 15 arts-related credits. A 3.2 GPA and consent of departmental arts internship coordinator and the Arts Institute internship coordinator are required. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. Fifteen hours each week per semester. Formerly AR 295.
ASLP 100 ASL I 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    A survey of conversational ASL handshapes and basic grammatical structures. Basic cultural information that influences forms and communication in ASL will be presented and studies. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 100.
ASLP 105 VISUAL GESTURAL COMM 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    An introduction to the comprehension and expression of visual-gestural aspects of communication in relation to ASL. This course includes instruction in forms and hand shapes involved in mime and gesticulation. Emphasis will be on activities that create visual, motor, and cognitive visual, motor, and cognitive readiness for signed languages. Instructional activities foster the development of visual, spatial, and motor language memory. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 106. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. In-class work is supplemented by one hour each week in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 105.
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ASLP 106 FINGERSPELLING/NUMBER USE-ASL 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    A foundation for comprehension, expression, and understanding of ASL handshapes as they are used in fingerspelling and numbers. The course includes an introduction to historical and physiological aspects of fingerspelling and number use in ASL. The course focuses on developmental skills for receptive and expressive spelling and reading of fingerspelled words and numbers, on proper biomechanical functions, on recognizing appropriate hand articulations, and on interpreting and utilizing hand movements. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 105. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. In-class work is supplemented by one hour each week in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 106.
ASLP 110 ASL II 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Broadens the use of conversational ASL handshapes and basic grammatical structures. Co-selection of features and mutual monitoring possibilities for topics will be examined to formulate ASL conversational context for occupation, activities, location, and stages of life. (HUMD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ASLP 100 or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 110.
ASLP 121 INTRO DEAF COMMUNITY CULTURE 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Provides a broad introduction to concepts related to the Deaf, Deaf culture, and the languages of people within Deaf communities in particular and Deaf society in general. The course examines current issues and languages in the Deaf community, including technology and diversity. (BSSD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Formerly SL 121.
ASLP 200 ASL III 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Development of advanced receptive and expressive skills in ASL, including politeness principles in ASL: fluency, tact, generosity, modesty, and solidarity. This course includes intensive work on conversational maxims in ASL: quantity, quality, relation, manner, and appropriateness. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 205. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ASLP 110 or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 200.
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ASLP 205 STRUCTURAL ASL I 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    A consideration of the phonological, morphological, semantic, and pragmatic components of ASL. This course provides a foundation for the comprehension, expression, and understanding of ASL classifiers and their linguistic symbols and signing space for the ASL native. Topics include an examination of the grounded mental spaces utilized in narrative, constructed dialogue, constructed activity, and the non-manual signals used in narrative form. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 200. (R only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in ASLP 105, ASLP 106, and ASLP 110; or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 205.
ASLP 206 STRUCTURAL ASL II 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    A further consideration of the phonological, morphological, semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic components of ASL. This course includes a consideration of the sociolinguistic principles in American Sign Language and the cultural practices from which they derive, specifically focusing on language taboos, discourse, and linguistic variation. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 210. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ASLP 205 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 206.
ASLP 207 ASL TRANSLATION/INTERPRETATION 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Builds an integrated model of ASL translation and interpretation and includes skill development in the areas of line-by-line translation, textual glossing, the interpretation of narratives, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation, semantic and syntactic circumlocution, and general strategies for interpretation. The course includes a consideration of ethics and issues in the practice of translation and interpretation. (R only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in ASLP 200 and ASLP 205, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 207.
ASLP 210 ASL IV 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Cultivating the communicative approach by learning ASL functions in interactive contexts. Methods of confirming and correcting information, asking for clarification, agreeing, declining or hedging, and appropriate ways of getting and directing attention in various situations will be examined to frame effective communication in ASL. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 206. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ASLP 200 or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 210.
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ASLP 222 DEAF HISTORY AND CULTURE 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Provides students the opportunity to immerse themselves in Deaf culture, history, and language. This course will present an in-depth consideration of Deaf history and the social, cultural, political, educational, and social aspects of the community as a cohesive American co-culture. Students will examine the norms and values of Deaf culture, as well as the linguistic, educational, social, and professional influences in Deaf culture and history. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 210. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ASLP 121 and ASLP 200, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 222.
ASLP 226 SEMANTICS/COMMUNICATION ASL I 3 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    Examines the interpretation between non-manual facial expressions in ASL sentences and signs. Particular attention will be devoted to the study of (1) the relations of facial expressions to the signs, (2) the relations of facial expressions to users, and (3) the relations of non-manual expressions to the conditions. The primary focus will be on the ability of the students to communicate in size and space parameters, using sarcasm, exclamation, insults, and other emotive functions. The role of these functions in communicating the beliefs, knowledge, and interpretations of the participants will be considered. This is accomplished to preserve the semantics and style in communicative mode. (R only) PRE- or COREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ASLP 200 or equivalent, or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by one hour each week in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 226.
ASLP 269 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ASL 1-4 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    This course invites advanced students to pursue a further in-depth independent study of a specialized aspect of ASL, to explore specific grammatical and cultural aspects of ASL, to consider the historical and practical implications of these aspects, or to explore their own specialization within the curriculum more closely. PREREQUISITES: ASLP 207 or consent of department. Minimum of 30 hours per semester hour. Formerly SL 269.
ASLP 285 PRACTICUM IN ASL 3-4 semester hours ASLP-American Sign Language
Course Description:    This course invites students to explore some specific practical applications of ASL, to consider the implications of these applications, and to examine their own assumptions of these ASL aspects more closely. The studies in this independent course will help students who want to make the most of their skills, using ASL in practical situations (interpreting, peer tutoring, helping other students, or working in Deaf environment). PRE- or COREQUISITES: ASLP 269 and an earned score of 3.0 or better in the ASL Proficiency Interview, or consent of department. Fifteen hours of work each week to earn three semester hours; 20 hours of work each week to earn four semester hours. Formerly SL 285.
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ASTR 101 INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY 4 semester hours ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    A basic introduction to astronomy that emphasizes appreciation of the earth's relationship to the universe. The basic laws of physics as they apply to astronomy are covered along with telescopes and data collection and analysis techniques utilized by astronomers. Also covered are the evolution of stars, the solar system, galaxies, and the origin and evolution of the universe. Laboratory sessions, both computer-based and other, give practical applications to material covered in lectures. Two nighttime observing sessions are also included. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment level: ENGL 101/101A. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AS 101.
ASTR 101D INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY No Credit ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    Discussion component of ASTR 101.
ASTR 101DH INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY-HONORS No Credit ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    Discussion component of ASTR 101HC or ASTR 101HM.
ASTR 101HC INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY-HONORS 4 semester hours ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    A basic introduction to astronomy that emphasizes appreciation of the earth's relationship to the universe. The basic laws of physics as they apply to astronomy are covered along with telescopes and data collection and analysis techniques utilized by astronomers. Also covered are the evolution of stars, the solar system, galaxies, and the origin and evolution of the universe. Laboratory sessions, both computer-based and other, give practical applications to material covered in lectures. Two nighttime observing sessions are also included. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AS 101HC.
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ASTR 101HM INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY-HONORS 4 semester hours ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    A basic introduction to astronomy that emphasizes appreciation of the earth's relationship to the universe. The basic laws of physics as they apply to astronomy are covered along with telescopes and data collection and analysis techniques utilized by astronomers. Also covered are the evolution of stars, the solar system, galaxies, and the origin and evolution of the universe. Laboratory sessions, both computer-based and other, give practical applications to material covered in lectures. Two nighttime observing sessions are also included. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AS 101HM.
ASTR 101L INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY No Credit ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ASTR 101.
ASTR 101LH INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY-HONORS No Credit ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ASTR 101HC or ASTR 101HM.
ASTR 202 INTRO TO MODERN ASTRONOMY-HON 4 semester hours ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    A basic course elaborating on topics briefly covered in ASTR 101 including black holes, pulsars, planetary structure, galactic structure, radio and x-ray astronomy. A major portion of the course is devoted to observing and observational techniques. Laboratory sessions cover such topics as the use of computer-controlled telescopes for visual and electronic observation, planning observations, CCD imaging and image processing techniques. Numerous nighttime observing sessions will be conducted. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: ASTR 101 or consent of course instructor. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly AS 102.
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ASTR 202L INTRO TO MODERN ASTRONOMY-HON No Credit ASTR-Astronomy
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ASTR 202.
AUTO 099 BASIC AUTO MAINTENANCE 2 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Designed to provide the car owner with basic information on maintenance service that can be performed at home. Introduces basic theory of the automobile. Includes simple troubleshooting techniques, the theory of preventative maintenance. Selection and safe usage of automotive tools. This course is not recommended for automotive degree and certificate students. (R only) One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 099.
AUTO 099L BASIC AUTO MAINTENANCE No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 099.
AUTO 101 INTRO TO AUTOMOTIVE TECH 3 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the operating systems of the modern automobile. Explores current changes in the industry along with career opportunities. Covers identification and the safe use of hand, pneumatic, and electrical tools used in automotive service. Explains the basic operating procedures of shop equipment. Presents Occupational Safety and Health Act standards pertaining to the automotive field for greater individual and environmental safety. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 101.
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AUTO 101L INTRO TO AUTOMOTIVE TECH No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 101.
AUTO 111 ENGINE REPAIR 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Preparation for ASE A-1 Engine Repair technician certification exam. Course details the purpose, parts, and operation of the gasoline internal combustion engine. Class concentrates on engine rebuilding including mechanical assessment, removal, disassembly and cleaning, inspection, reconditioning and repair, assembly, installation and break-in. All upper and lower end services are discussed. Laboratory exercises guide the student through their engine rebuild project. It is strongly recommended the student supply a personally owned engine for the class, but not required. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 101. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 111.
AUTO 111L ENGINE REPAIR No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 111.
AUTO 130 MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN AND AXLES 5 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Preparation for ASE A-3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification exam. Discusses purpose, parts, operation, failure diagnosis, and overhaul of manual transmissions, transaxles, clutch assemblies, differentials and transfer cases, shafts and joints. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 101. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 230.
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AUTO 130L MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN AND AXLES No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 130.
AUTO 140 SUSPENSION AND STEERING 5 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Preparation for ASE A-4 Suspension and Steering technician certification exam. Discusses purpose, parts, operation, and failure diagnosis of automotive suspension and steering systems. Topics include inspection, service, repair and replacement of suspension system links, control arms, ball joints, bushings, shocks, struts and springs. Steering columns, linkages, gearboxes, rack and pinion assemblies, pumps, lines and hoses are covered. Two- and four-wheel alignment is included. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. (R only) (CE) PRE- or COREQUISITE: AUTO 101. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 140.
AUTO 140L SUSPENSION AND STEERING No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 140.
AUTO 150 BRAKES 5 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Preparation for ASE A-5 Brakes technician certification exam. Discusses purpose, parts, operation, and failure diagnosis of automotive disc and drum brake systems. Topics include inspection, repair and replacement of master cylinders, power boosters, hydraulic lines and hoses, control valves, friction linings, calipers and wheel cylinders, cables, brackets and hardware. ABS operation and diagnosis is included. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. (R only) (CE) PRE- or COREQUISITE: AUTO 101. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 150.
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AUTO 150L BRAKES No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 150.
AUTO 161 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY I 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discusses basic electrical concepts applicable to automotive components, circuits and systems. Common failures, diagnostic techniques and repair procedures are covered. Selection, use, and maintenance of specialized service tools are emphasized. Use of printed and electronic wiring diagrams and service information to diagnose and repair faults is included. Laboratory exercises emphasize on-vehicle application of theory, tools and technique. (R only) (CE) Assessment level: AELR 930/READ 099. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 161.
AUTO 161D AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY I No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discussion component of AUTO 161.
AUTO 161L AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY I No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 161.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AUTO 180 BASIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Concentrates on engine mechanical evaluation and electronic engine control. First half of the class discusses fluid leaks, engine noises, engine vibration and exhaust smoke. Lubrication, induction and cooling system assessment is also included. Second half of the class discusses PCM's, scanners, DTC's, and open-versus closed-loop mode. Sensor types, operation, diagnosis and replacement are covered. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. (R only) (CE) PRE- or COREQUISITES: AUTO 101 and AUTO 161. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 180.
AUTO 180D BASIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discussion component of AUTO 180.
AUTO 180L BASIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 180.
AUTO 200 AUTO TECH PRACTICUM 1 semester hour AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    A cooperative effort with the automotive industry. Program is jointly developed to assure the student's participation is consistent with chosen academic plan and the employer's facilities and interests. The practicum enables the student to apply learned material in an automotive industrial environment. Periodic meetings monitor work progress and skills development. (R only) PREREQUISITES: 10 credits or more in AUTO classes and consent of department. Minimum of 75 hours of work experience. Formerly AT 200.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AUTO 220 AUTOMATIC TRANS/TRANSAXLES 5 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Preparation for ASE A-2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle technician certification exam. Discusses purpose, parts, operation, failure diagnosis and overhaul of automatic transmissions and transaxles. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in AUTO 101, AUTO 161, and AUTO 180. Two hours lecture, six hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 220.
AUTO 262 BATTERY/STARTING/CHARGING 3 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discusses purpose, parts, operation, and failure diagnosis of automotive batteries, cranking systems and charging systems. Cruise control, remote keyless entry, theft deterrent and remote start systems are also covered. Laboratory exercises emphasize on-vehicle use of common and specialized electrical service tools. May be taken with AUTO 263. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 161. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 162.
AUTO 262L BATTERY/STARTING/CHARGING No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 262.
AUTO 263 CHASSIS CIRCUITS 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discusses purpose, parts, operation, and failure diagnosis of interior/exterior lighting systems; gauge, warning and driver information systems; horn, wiper/washer and heated glass circuits; motor-driven accessory circuits and supplementary restraint systems. Laboratory exercises emphasize the use of common electrical service tools on-vehicle to diagnose failures. May be taken with AUTO 262. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 161. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 163.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AUTO 263D CHASSIS CIRCUITS No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discussion component of AUTO 263.
AUTO 263L CHASSIS CIRCUITS No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 263.
AUTO 270 AUTOMOTIVE HVAC 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Preparation for ASE A-7 Heating and Air Conditioning technician exam and EPA 609 Refrigerant Handlers license. Discusses purpose, parts, operation and failure diagnosis of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Manual, semi-automatic and automatic systems are covered. Safe and proper use of refrigerant recovery/recycling/recharging machines is emphasized during the service of systems. Laboratory exercises concentrate on current service and diagnostic procedures. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 161. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 270.
AUTO 270D AUTOMOTIVE HVAC No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discussion component of AUTO 270.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AUTO 270L AUTOMOTIVE HVAC No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 270.
AUTO 282 ENGINE PERFORMANCE II 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    An advanced course covering fuel delivery and ignition systems. Course discusses inspection, testing, service and repair of induction, fuel supply, and exhaust systems. Fuel pumps, pressure regulators, gauges, sending units, tanks, lines and hoses are included. Fuel injector design, operation, testing and replacement is covered. Distributor and Electronic Ignition systems are discussed. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. May be taken with AUTO 283. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 180. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 282.
AUTO 282D ENGINE PERFORMANCE II No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discussion component of AUTO 282.
AUTO 282L ENGINE PERFORMANCE II No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 282.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AUTO 283 ENGINE PERFORMANCE III 4 semester hours AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    An advanced course focusing on emission controls and driveability. Class discusses current OBD formats in detail including interpretation of DTC's freeze-frame data, serial data and readiness monitors. Exhaust gas analysis is covered. Laboratory exercises emphasize current service and diagnostic procedures. May be taken with AUTO 282. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in AUTO 180. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 283.
AUTO 283D ENGINE PERFORMANCE III No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Discussion component of AUTO 283.
AUTO 283L ENGINE PERFORMANCE III No Credit AUTO-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of AUTO 283.
BIOL 101 GENERAL BIOLOGY 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Designed to satisfy the General Education science requirement, this course introduces the basic principles governing living organisms with emphasis on the molecular and cellular basis of life. Concepts in genetics, reproduction, development, evolution, and ecology are discussed. Not recommended to those students with credit in BIOL 150 or BIOL 151. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A; completion of AERL 930 or appropriate assessment test score. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 101.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 101HM GENERAL BIOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Designed to satisfy the General Education science requirement, this course introduces the basic principles governing living organisms with emphasis on the molecular and cellular basis of life. Concepts in genetics, reproduction, development, evolution, and ecology are discussed. Not recommended to those students with credit in BIOL 150 or BIOL 151. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 101HM.
BIOL 101L GENERAL BIOLOGY No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 101.
BIOL 101LH GENERAL BIOLOGY-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 101HM.
BIOL 105 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course is designed for non-science majors and emphasizes environmental problems facing society. Topics include ecological principles, human population dynamics, energy sources, land and soil use, air pollution, water pollution, and endangered species. This course satisfies the General Education three-credit natural sciences distribution requirement. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BIOL 105 and BIOL 106 must be taken concurrently. (NSND) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 105A.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 105HM ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course is designed for non-science majors and emphasizes environmental problems facing society. Topics include ecological principles, human population dynamics, energy sources, land and soil use, air pollution, water pollution, and endangered species. This course satisfies the General Education three-credit natural sciences distribution requirement. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BIOL 105 and BIOL 106 must be taken concurrently. (NSND) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 105AH.
BIOL 106 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY LAB 1 semester hour BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    A combination of laboratory investigations and field trips is used to introduce students to the scientific method and experimental design, demonstrate basic ecological principles, and familiarize students with local resources. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. COREQUISITE: BIOL 105. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BIOL 105 and BIOL 106 must be taken concurrently. Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 105B.
BIOL 106HM ENVIRONMENTAL BIOL LAB-HONORS 1 semester hour BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    A combination of laboratory investigations and field trips is used to introduce students to the scientific method and experimental design, demonstrate basic ecological principles, and familiarize students with local resources. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. COREQUISITE: BI 105 To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BI 105 and BI 106 must be taken concurrently. Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 105BH.
BIOL 108 MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course focuses on the marine environment, scientific and public concerns, the ocean and its effect on the Earth's weather, oceanic characteristics and diversity of life forms, the effect on human and cultural development, pollutants, and the potential exploitation of marine resources. (NSND) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 106.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 111 NAT SCIENCE CHESAPEAKE BAY 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary of natural and economic importance surrounded by one of the most densely populated regions of the United States. Basic principles of natural science will be learned using the Chesapeake watershed as a model. A historical perspective of the bay will be presented and contrasted with the current condition of the estuary. Students will research, discuss, and present issues influencing the Chesapeake Bay. One field trip required. (NSND) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 109.
BIOL 114 UNDERSTANDING VIRUSES 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Designed for non-science majors, this is an introduction to the foundation of modern virology from smallpox to AIDS. The approach will be both historical and experimental, emphasizing the discovery of viruses as a biological form, the role of viruses in disease, and the impact of viruses in the development of modern cell and molecular biology. Various aspects of AIDS as a viral disease will be explored. (NSND) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly BI 104.
BIOL 130 THE HUMAN BODY 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course is designed for non-biology majors. Introduces the student to the structure and function of human body systems. Topics include basic chemistry, cell structure and function, tissues, organ systems (e.g. digestive, circulatory, reproductive systems), and associated common disease and illnesses. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement BIOL 130 and BIOL 131 must be taken concurrently. (NSND) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 130A.
BIOL 131 THE HUMAN BODY LABORATORY 1 semester hour BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course is designed for non-biology majors. Laboratory work that illustrates and reinforces the concepts discussed in BIOL 130. To satisfy the natural sciences laboratory distribution requirement, BIOL 130 and BIOL 131 must be taken concurrently. Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. (NSLD) COREQUISITE: BIOL 130. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 130B.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 136 INTRO BIOL HUMAN REPRODUCTION 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course introduces anatomical, hormonal, and neurological aspects of human reproductive biology. Topics include basic male/female anatomy, reproductive endocrinology, sexual differentiation, fertilization and early fetal development, pregnancy, labor and birth, and factors influencing fertility. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 206.
BIOL 150 PRIN OF BIOLOGY I 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course, first in a two-semester sequence intended for natural science majors, covers the molecular and cellular basis of life, enzymes, photosynthesis, cell respiration, genetics, reproduction, and development. (NSLD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120 or higher. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 107.
BIOL 150HM PRIN OF BIOLOGY I-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course, first in a two-semester sequence intended for natural science majors, covers the molecular and cellular basis of life, enzymes, photosynthesis, cell respiration, genetics, reproduction, and development. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 107HM.
BIOL 150L PRIN OF BIOLOGY I No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 150.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 150LH PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY I-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 150HM.
BIOL 151 PRIN OF BIOLOGY II 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course, the second in a two-semester sequence intended for natural science majors, examines the basis of life at the level of the organism, evolution, taxonomy, kingdoms of life, ecology, and behavior. (NSLD) Assessment Levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 108.
BIOL 151HM PRIN OF BIOLOGY II-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course, the second in a two-semester sequence intended for natural science majors, examines the basis of life at the level of the organism, evolution, taxonomy, kingdoms of life, ecology, and behavior. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits. 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 108HM.
BIOL 151L PRIN OF BIOLOGY II No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 151.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 151LH PRIN OF BIOLOGY II-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 151HM.
BIOL 210 MICROBIOLOGY 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Provides an overview of microorganisms, emphasizing bacteria including the structure, metabolic activities, genetics, and mechanisms of control of microorganisms as well as the relationships of microorganisms to humans, the environment, disease, and immunity. Laboratory sessions include basic techniques of culturing and identifying microorganisms as well as observations of their activities. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in BIOL 150. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 203.
BIOL 210HM MICROBIOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Provides an overview of microorganisms, emphasizing bacteria including the structure, metabolic activities, genetics, and mechanisms of control of microorganisms as well as the relationships of microorganisms to humans, the environment, disease, and immunity. Laboratory sessions include basic techniques of culturing and identifying microorganisms as well as observations of their activities. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A and a grade of C or better in BIOL 150. Two hours lecture four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 203HM.
BIOL 210L MICROBIOLOGY No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 210.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 210LH MICROBIOLOGY-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 210HM.
BIOL 212 HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Detailed study of the structure and function of the body, including tissues, skin, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and sense organs. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in BIOL 150. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 204.
BIOL 212HM HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Detailed study of the structure and function of the body, including tissues, skin, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and sense organs. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in BIOL 150. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 204HM.
BIOL 212L HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 212.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 212LH HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 212HM.
BIOL 213 HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Provides in-depth study of the structure and function of the body, including digestion and metabolism, the respiratory system, the circulatory system and immunity, the excretory system and body fluids, the reproductive system, human development, and the endocrine system. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in BIOL 212. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 205.
BIOL 213HM HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Provides in-depth study of the structure and function of the body, including digestion and metabolism, the respiratory system, the circulatory system and immunity, the excretory system and body fluids, the reproductive system, human development, and the endocrine system. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in BIOL 212. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 205HM.
BIOL 213L HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 213.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 213LH HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 213HM.
BIOL 217 ECOLOGY 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Study of the relationships of organisms to their environment, with emphasis on classic studies and on recent advances in the field. Topics include evolutionary ecology, population growth and regulation, interspecific relationships (e.g., competition, predation), behavioral ecology, community ecology, systems ecology (e.g., energy flow, biogeochemical cycles), and ecological effects of human activities. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: Four hours of biological science, or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 110 or higher. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 207.
BIOL 217L ECOLOGY No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 217.
BIOL 220 GENERAL GENETICS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Introduces major concepts in genetics at the cellular, molecular, and population levels; it also reviews and expands classical Mendelian principles, the molecular nature of the gene, gene action, gene regulation, and gene frequencies in populations. Examples, drawn from prokaryotes and eukaryotes, emphasize recent advances in health, medicine, and biotechnology. PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in BIOL 150, MATH 110 or higher. Four hours of chemistry recommended but not required. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 209.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 220HM GENERAL GENETICS-HONORS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Introduces major concepts in genetics at the cellular, molecular, and population levels; it also reviews and expands classical Mendelian principles, the molecular nature of the gene, gene action, gene regulation, and gene frequencies in populations. Examples, drawn from prokaryotes and eukaryotes, emphasize recent advances in health, medicine, and biotechnology. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, a grade of C or better in BIOL 150, MATH 110 or higher. Four hours of chemistry recommended but not required. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 209HM.
BIOL 220L GENERAL GENETICS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 220.
BIOL 220LH GENERAL GENETICS-HONORS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 220HM.
BIOL 222 PRINCIPLES OF GENETICS 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    An introduction to the underlying principles, theories, technology and vocabulary that constitute the discipline of genetics. Concentrating on the molecular aspect of classical and extended genetics, course topics include: molecular organization of genetic information in viruses, prokaryotes and eukaryotes; the molecular basis of phenotypic variation; and the molecular aspects of gene action, expression, and regulation. Collectively, this course provides a framework for understanding how genetics is used as a tool for investigation of issues related to human health, medicines, and in biotechnology. PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in BIOL 150, MATH 110 or higher, or consent of department. Students may not receive credit for both BIOL 222 and BIOL 220. Three hours lecture, two hours of discussion/recitation each week. Formerly BI 222.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 222D PRINCIPLES OF GENETICS No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Discussion component of BIOL 222.
BIOL 226 NUTRITION 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    A course in basic nutritional requirements and considerations of the abnormalities caused by excesses or deficiencies of these requirements. Dietary habits and needs of various age groups and conditions will be studied. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 150 with a grade of C or better. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 213.
BIOL 228 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 3 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Presents the underlying concepts and biological basis for common pathological disorders of all body systems. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in BIOL 212. PRE- or COREQUISITE: BIOL 213. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 218.
BIOL 230 MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY 4 semester hours BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    A detailed study of the molecular structure and function of the eukaryotic cell including cell ultrastructure, molecular genetic mechanisms and techniques, structure of chromosomes and genes and transcriptional as well as posttranscriptional, control of gene expression, structure of biomembranes and movement of molecules into and through cellular membranes; cell signaling mechanisms; cytoskeletal systems and cellular movement; interactions; division; lineage and death of cells; molecular cell biology of development, of nerve cells, of immunology, and of cancer. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in BIOL 150. Four hours of chemistry recommended but not required. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BI 230.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOL 230L MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY No Credit BIOL-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOL 230.
BIOT 110 INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY 2 semester hours BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Designed to introduce the student to the concepts of biotechnology as they relate to working in the biotechnology industry. Included are overviews of product development, GLP and cGMP, employer expectations, basic laboratory math and statistics, buffer preparation, handling of equipment and reagents (e.g., enzymes), introduction to experimental design, safety considerations, ethics at the workplace, and introduction to relevant biotech databases available on the Web. Two hours each week. Formerly BT 101.
BIOT 120 CELL CULTURE & CELL FUNCTION 3 semester hours BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    An introduction to fundamental methods used to grow animal cells in culture and associated principles of cell structure and function. Topics in this course include aseptic technique, preparation and use of various culture media, cell counting and dilution, maintenance and propagation of cell lines, origin and uses of various cell lines, contamination, cell staining techniques, and quality control. A survey of metabolism, cell structure and function, growth factors and signal transduction. (G only) PREREQUISITES: BIOL 150; CHEM 131 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BT 117.
BIOT 120L CELL CULTURE & CELL FUNCTION No Credit BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOT 120.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOT 200 PROTEIN BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 semester hours BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    This course provides an introduction to protein structure and function. Topics include primary, secondary, tertiary, and quarternary structure. Peptide and protein synthesis and translation systems for protein production are considered along with preservation of structure/function. Functional assays for proteins including basic principles of enzymology, enzyme kinetics, and binding assays are discussed. Strategies and methods of protein purification are considered with emphasis on chromatographic and electrophoretic techniques. Principles of proteomics including peptide mapping and sequencing. Diagnostic, therapeutic, and industrial applications of protein products are discussed. (G only) PREREQUISITES: BIOL 150; CHEM 150 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BT 200.
BIOT 200L PROTEIN BIOTECHNOLOGY No Credit BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOT 200.
BIOT 230 BASIC IMMUNOLOGY AND METHODS 4 semester hours BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    A brief survey of the components of the immune system and how they interact. B and T cell development, activation and culture, the role of cytokines, their production and purification, signal transduction processes in B-cell activation, the role of MHC complexes, immunoglobulin synthesis and origins of diversity, antigen-antibody interactions, practical aspects of raising and purifying polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies, handling and labeling of antibodies, applications of antibodies including Western blotting, ELISA, and immunohistochemistry. (G only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: BIOT 120; BIOT 200 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BT 204.
BIOT 230L BASIC IMMUNOLOGY AND METHODS No Credit BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOT 230.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BIOT 240 NUCLEIC ACID METHODS 4 semester hours BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    An introduction to current methods and theory of basic molecular techniques used in the study of nucleic acids. Lecture topics include structure of DNA and RNA, DNA isolation and sequencing, an introduction to genomics and bioinformatics, probe design and hybridization, DNA replication, PCR, microarrays, RNA isolation, regulation of prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene expression, enzymes used in molecular biology, principles of cloning including the use of vectors for sequencing and expression. (G only) PREREQUISITES: BIOL 210 and CHEM 150; BIOT 200 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BT 213.
BIOT 240L NUCLEIC ACID METHODS No Credit BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOT 240.
BIOT 250 PRINCIPLES OF BIOMANUFACTURING 4 semester hours BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    An introduction to the process of producing a biological product using a cell line. The course will be organized as a production campaign in a simulated cGMP environment. Students will complete a batch record as they produce a biological product. Emphasis will be on upstream and downstream processes. Hands-on laboratory work will involve the preparation and qualification of growth media and chromatography buffers, the use of bioreactors and FPLC protein purification systems. The role of QA/QC will be discussed. (G only) PREREQUISITE: BIOT 120; BIOT 200 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly BT 235.
BIOT 250L PRINCIPLES OF BIOMANUFACTURING No Credit BIOT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BIOT 250.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 130 INTRO TO THE BUILDING TRADES 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the construction process and the professional building trades. Topics include building process, materials, building systems and components, professional trades' roles and responsibilities, career opportunities, and construction industry issues. (R only) (CE) Three hours each week. Formerly BU 130.
BLDG 133 BUILDING TRADES BLUEPRINT READ 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to reading, interpreting, and applying construction drawings in the residential and light commercial building trades. Topics include drawing types, symbols and terminology, scale and dimensioning, floor plans, elevation, and mechanical and detail plans. (R only) (CE) Three hours each week. Formerly BU 131.
BLDG 136 CONSTRUCTION SAFETY 2 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to safety issues and standards as they relate to the construction trades. Topics include OSHA/MOSH standards and requirements, personal protection, hazardous conditions, tools and equipment, electrical safety, first aid, and workers' rights and responsibilities. (R only) (CE) Two hours each week. Formerly BU 132.
BLDG 140 FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPENTRY 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to framing and the carpentry trade. Topics include material selection and estimating; basic calculations; tools; print reading; layout; and floor, wall, and ceiling framing. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 140.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 140L FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPENTRY No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 140.
BLDG 150 FUNDAMENTS ELECTRICAL WIRING 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to electrical wiring and the electric trade. Topics include material identification and selection, tools, electrical theory, switch and receptacle wiring, electrical plans reading, and electrical safety. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 144.
BLDG 150L FUNDAMENTS ELECTRICAL WIRING No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 150.
BLDG 160 FUNDAMENTALS OF PLUMBING 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to plumbing and the plumbing trade. Topics include material identification and selection, tools, water supply and waste systems, pipes and fittings, fixtures, plumbing plans reading, and water heaters. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 146.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 160L FUNDAMENTALS OF PLUMBING No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 160.
BLDG 170 FUNDAMENTALS OF REFRIGERATION 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the theory, principles, and applications of heat transfer as applied to refrigeration processes and the compression refrigeration cycle. Topics include refrigerants, system performance, tools, tubing and fittings, soldering and brazing, and system charging and evacuation. (R only) (CE) Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 170.
BLDG 170L FUNDAMENTALS OF REFRIGERATION No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 170.
BLDG 172 HVAC ELECTRICITY 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the theory and applications of electricity as applied to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Topics include Ohm's Law, schematics, control and line voltage circuits, meters, motors, and troubleshooting. (R only) (CE) Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 172.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 172L HVAC ELECTRICITY No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 172.
BLDG 174 HVAC TECHNICIAN DEVELOPMENT 2 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An overview of the HVAC technician's professional development responsibilities and opportunities. Refrigerant transition and recovery certification training will be provided. Topics include career opportunities, customer relations, safety, and environmental issues. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 170. Two hours each week. Formerly BU 174.
BLDG 182 RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the theory, principles, and applications of renewable and sustainable energy technologies. Topics include solar thermal and solar photovoltaic systems, hydropower, wind generators, geothermal, bio-fuels, fuel cells, and climate change and fossil fuels. (R only) Three hours each week. Formerly BU 182.
BLDG 184 SOLAR PV DESIGN & INSTALLATION 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An overview of the fundamentals necessary to design and install a solar photovoltaic electrical system. Topics include grid-tied and battery systems, sizing, mounting, equipment, permitting, code requirements, and financial and environmental incentives. Successful completion of this course allows students to take the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam. (R only) Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly BU 184.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 184L SOLAR PV DESIGN & INSTALLATION No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 184.
BLDG 186 WIND GENERATOR SYSTEMS 2 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to wind energy electrical systems. Topics include wind assessment, small wind system siting and selection, towers, permitting, code requirements, and financial and environmental incentives. Utility scale wind energy will also be explored. (R only) Two hours lecture, one-half hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 185.
BLDG 186L WIND GENERATOR SYSTEMS No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 186.
BLDG 188 SOLAR THERMAL DESIGN & INSTALL 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An overview of the fundamentals necessary to design and install a solar thermal hot water and heating system. Topics include residential solar thermal systems, sizing, mounting, equipment, permitting, code requirements, and financial and environmental incentives. (R only) Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly BU 186.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 188L SOLAR THERMAL DESIGN & INSTALL No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 188.
BLDG 200 SPECIAL TOPICS BUILDING TRADES 1-3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    This course focuses on selected topics in building trades technology, presented as a result of technological change or new research emphasis or community or student interest. Topics may extend or specify any of the regular building trades technology course offerings. New topics appear each semester in the class schedule. PREREQUISITE: Depends on topic. Formerly BU 200.
BLDG 230 BUILDING CODES AND STANDARDS 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An examination of building codes and standards applied to residential buildings. The International Residential Code (IRC) will be emphasized, and local area amendments will be addressed. Topics include planning and permitting, foundations, floors, walls, roofs, energy efficiency, chimneys, and fireplaces. (R only) PREREQUISITES: BLDG 130 and BLDG 133, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly BU 230.
BLDG 240 ADV FRAMING & EXTERIOR FINISH 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A continuation of BLDG 140, emphasizing framing and exterior finishing of residential buildings. Topics include rafter layout and roof framing, stair calculations and installation, steel framing, exterior door and window installation, and roofing and siding materials and installation. (R only) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 140. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 240.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 240L ADV FRAMING & EXTERIOR FINISH No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 240.
BLDG 242 REMODELING AND INTERIOR FINISH 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A continuation of BLDG 140, emphasizing remodeling and interior finishing of residential buildings. Topics include insulation, drywall installation and finishing, painting and wall coverings, cabinetry and countertops, trim and casing installation, floor finishing, tile, and remodeling techniques. (R only) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 140. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 241.
BLDG 242L REMODELING AND INTERIOR FINISH No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 242.
BLDG 250 RESIDENTAL ELECTRICAL WIRING 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A continuation of BLDG 150, emphasizing electrical wiring of residential buildings. Topics include electrical theory, residential design and layout, electrical service calculation and installation, National Electrical Code, device wiring and installation, lighting, and swimming pool wiring. (R only) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 150. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 244.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 250L RESIDENTAL ELECTRICAL WIRING No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 250.
BLDG 252 COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A continuation of BLDG 150, emphasizing electrical wiring of commercial buildings. Topics include conduits and cables, branch circuits and feeders, fasteners, motors and transformers, services and panelboards, and commercial wiring codes and specifications. (R only) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 150. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 245.
BLDG 252L COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory Component of BLDG 252.
BLDG 256 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE 3 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    An examination of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application in electrical construction. Topics include terminology, writing, specifications and methods, grounding and bonding, tables and calculations, overcurrent protection, services, branch circuits and feeders, raceways, cables, motors, and equipment. PREREQUISITE: BLDG 150 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly BU 264.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 271 HEATING SYSTEMS 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A study of the operation, installation, servicing, and troubleshooting of gas, oil, and electric forced-air heating systems. Topics include installation and service procedures, tools, equipment, systems, fuels, and principles of combustion. (R only) PREREQUISITES: BLDG 170 and BLDG 172, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 271.
BLDG 271L HEATING SYSTEMS No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 271.
BLDG 273 AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP 4 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A study of the operation, installation. servicing, and troubleshooting of cooling-only and heat pump systems. Topics include installation and service procedures, tools, equipment, systems, and subsystems, and cooling principles. (R only) PREREQUISITES: BLDG 170, BLDG 172, and BLDG 174, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly BU 273.
BLDG 273L AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP No Credit BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of BLDG 273.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BLDG 275 RESIDENTIAL HVAC SYSTEM DESIGN 2 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Intended for advanced HVAC students, this course covers the design and selection of equipment for residential heating and cooling systems. Topics include equipment sizing and selection, duct sizing, air distribution, code requirements, and energy efficiency. (R only) PREREQUISITES: BLDG 271 and BLDG 273, or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 080. Two hours each week. Formerly BU 275.
BLDG 277 INDUSTRY COMPETENCIES: RESGAS 1 semester hour BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A study of the standards of basic competencies included in the Industry Competency Exam (ICE) for residential oil and gas heating. (R only) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 271. One hour each week. Formerly BU 277.
BLDG 278 INDUSTRY COMPETENCIES: AIRCON 1 semester hour BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    A study of the standards of basic competencies included in the Industry Competency Exam (ICE) for Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps. (R only) PREREQUISITE: BLDG 273. One hour each week. Formerly BU 278.
BLDG 284 ADVANCED SOLAR PV DESIGN 2 semester hours BLDG-Building Trade Technology
Course Description:    Intended for advanced electrical students seeking to further their understanding of solar PV electrical systems. Topics include design calculations, NEC Article 690, micro- and central inverters, batteries and energy storage, wire sizing, electrical tables calculations, commercial PV systems, and more. (R only) PREREQUISITES: BLDG 184 and BLDG 250, or consent of department. Two hours each week. Formerly BU 284.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BSAD 101 INTRO TO BUSINESS 3 semester hours BSAD-Business Administration
Course Description:    An introductory course designed to survey the field of business and its environment in order to give the student a broad overview of the principles, practices, institutions, and functions of business. (CE: G and R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BA 101.
BSAD 101HC INTRO TO BUSINESS-HONORS 3 semester hours BSAD-Business Administration
Course Description:    An introductory course designed to survey the field of business and its environment in order to give the student a broad overview of the principles, practices, institutions, and functions of business. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly BA 101HC.
BSAD 111 PERSONAL FINANCE 3 semester hours BSAD-Business Administration
Course Description:    An introduction to some proven techniques of financial management for the individual. Emphasis on the development of a program of financial management, including budgeting, consumer credit, consumer spending, insurance, investments in real estate, securities, commodities, income tax planning, retirement planning, and other financial problems of the individual. Assessment level: AELR 930/READ 099. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly BA 211.
BSAD 210 STAT FOR BUSINESS & ECONOMICS 3 semester hours BSAD-Business Administration
Course Description:    An introductory course in the business and economic application of descriptive and inferential statistics. The meaning and role of statistics in business and economics, frequency distributions, graphical presentations, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, inferences pertaining to means and proportions, and regression and correlation, time series analysis, and decision theory will be discussed. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 093, MATH 096; appropriate score on mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly BA 210.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CCJS 110 ADMIN OF JUSTICE 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An analysis of crime and the administration of justice in a diverse, democratic society operating within a global environment. Emphasis is on the theoretical and historical development of law enforcement, courts, and corrections and the agents and agencies responsible for administering justice. (BSSD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 110.
CCJS 110HC ADMIN OF JUSTICE-HONORS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An analysis of crime and the administration of justice in a diverse, democratic society operating within a global environment. Emphasis is on the theoretical and historical development of law enforcement, courts, and corrections and the agents and agencies responsible for administering justice. (BSSD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 110HC.
CCJS 110HM ADMIN OF JUSTICE-HONORS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An analysis of crime and the administration of justice in a diverse, democratic society operating within a global environment. Emphasis is on the theoretical and historical development of law enforcement, courts, and corrections and the agents and agencies responsible for administering justice. (BSSD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 110HM.
CCJS 201 INTRO TO LAW ENFORCEMENT 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A survey of the philosophical and historical background, constitutional limitations, objectives, and processes in the enforcement of the law; and introduction to the nature and functions of public and private agencies responsible for enforcement. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CJ 111.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CCJS 211 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    Fundamentals of investigation: crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, modus operandi, sources of information, interviews and interrogations, follow-up, and case preparation.(R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 211.
CCJS 215 ORGANIZATION AND ADMIN 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A study of the management and administration of the criminal justice system to include the role of management in organizing, controlling, coordinating, directing, staffing, and managing change and innovations in criminal justice agencies. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CJ 215.
CCJS 216 POLICE OPERATIONS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    Operational services; patrol, including analysis and distribution of the force; criminal investigation; intelligence and vice units; juvenile units; traffic administration. In-service law enforcement personnel may substitute this course for CCJS 201 Introduction to Law Enforcement. (R only) PREREQUISITES: CCJS 110 and CCJS 201 for pre-service students, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 216.
CCJS 221 CRIMINAL LAW 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A study of the development, application, and enforcement of local, state, and federal laws; a review of criminal offenses as defined by such laws. Includes a review of court decisions pertinent to the administration of justice, such as arrests, searches, and seizures. (R and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110, LGST 101, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 221.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CCJS 221HC CRIMINAL LAW-HONORS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A study of the development, application, and enforcement of local, state, and federal laws; a review of criminal offenses as defined by such laws. Includes a review of court decisions pertinent to the administration of justice, such as arrests, searches, and seizures. (R and T only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and CCJS 110, LGST 101, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 221HC.
CCJS 221HM CRIMINAL LAW-HONORS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A study of the development, application, and enforcement of local, state and federal laws: a review of criminal offenses as defined by such laws. Includes a review of court decisions pertinent to the administration of justice, such as arrests, searches, and seizures. (R and T only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, CCJS 110, LGST 101, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 221HM.
CCJS 222 CRIMINAL EVIDENCE 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A description of the nature, types, collection, preservation, and introduction of evidence. An analysis of laws and court decisions relating to the admissibility of evidence. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 222.
CCJS 230 INTRO TO CORRECTIONS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An organized study of prisons and correctional processes; operational techniques for controlling and changing criminal behavior; model correctional programs and alternatives to confinement. History of punishment, confinement, and treatment for adult and juvenile offenders. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 230.
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CCJS 232 CRIMINAL FORENSICS 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A study of the application of science to law enforcement, to include an examination of a crime scene, laboratory analysis of blood and serums, comparative micrography, firearms identifications and ballistics, fingerprint, and other techniques. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 232.
CCJS 242 THEORY AND PRACTICE 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    This course consists of a practicum to include a supervised 100-hour internship in an approved criminal justice agency (police, courts, corrections). Coursework will consist of 20 class hours designed to review philosophical and pragmatic differences between theory and practice. Students planning to complete this course should apply to the criminal justice agency of their choice at least three months prior to the course's start date. Many criminal justice agencies incorporate an application/background investigation into the internship experience that can take a few months to complete. Advanced departmental advising is available to help students identify potential internship locations. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 201, CCJS 230, or consent of department. One hundred twenty (120) hours each semester. Formerly CJ 242.
CCJS 244 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    This course focuses on contemporary issues, trends, and practices in the criminal justice field. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CJ 244.
CCJS 246 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A topical study of the development of the U.S. Constitution through interpretation by the Supreme Court. Subjects include judicial review, federalism, Congressional and Presidential authority, the First Amendment, criminal rights, due process, and equal protection of the law. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110. Formerly CJ 246.
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CCJS 250 SEMINAR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    Topics of special interest such as social justice and deviant behavior, comparative criminal justice and criminology, victimology, and violence in America will be offered. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CCJS 110, SOCY 100, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CJ 250.
CCJS 255 INDEPENDENT STUDY 3 semester hours CCJS-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    A course designed to enable advanced students to pursue a topic of their own choosing with the guidance and supervision of an assigned faculty member. Topics should not duplicate any course topics already offered in the program. (R only) PREREQUISITES: CCJS 110, ENGL 102 or ENGL 103, and consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CJ 255.
CHEM 099 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 3 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    A treatment of fundamental chemical mathematics, computational methods, metric system, matter, energy, chemical and physical properties, law of conservation of mass-energy, foundations of atomic theories, elements, compounds, formulas, and stoichiometry. Other topics may be covered at the discretion of the instructor. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080 or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CH 099A. THREE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
CHEM 109 CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY 3 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Development of an understanding of the basic principles that are the foundations of chemistry; the significance of chemistry in our society; and the application of chemistry to environmental problems such as air and water pollution, food additives, solid waste recycling, and the energy resources of the earth. This course satisfies the General Education three-credit natural sciences distribution requirement. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CHEM 109 and CHEM 109L must be taken concurrently. (NSND) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CH 109A.
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CHEM 109HM CHEMISTRY & SOCIETY-HONORS 3 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Development of an understanding of the basic principles that are the foundations of chemistry; the significance of chemistry in our society; and the application of chemistry to environmental problems such as air and water pollution, food additives, solid waste recycling, and the energy resources of the earth. This course satisfies the General Education three-credit natural sciences distribution requirement. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CHEM 109 and CHEM 109L must be taken concurrently. (NSND) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CH 109AH.
CHEM 109L CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY 1 semester hour CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory work deals with experiments that illustrate the significance of chemistry in our society and reinforces the principles discussed in CHEM 109. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CHEM 109L must be taken either concurrently with CHEM 109 or within one calendar year after completing CHEM 109. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. PRE or COREQUISITE: CHEM 109. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 109B.
CHEM 109LH CHEMISTRY & SOCIETY-HONORS 1 semester hour CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory work deals with experiments that illustrate the significance of chemistry in our society and reinforces the principles discussed in CH 109. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CHEM 109L must be taken either concurrently with CHEM 109 or within one calendar year after completing CHEM 109L. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. PRE or COREQUISITE: CHEM 109. Three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 109BH.
CHEM 115 SURVEY-ORGANIC & BIOCHEM 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Designed to meet the needs of both non-science majors and students entering allied health fields whose programs require one semester of an organic and biological chemistry course. This course is a survey of the fundamentals concept associated with organic and biological chemistry. Discussions of the physical and chemical properties of organic compounds provide the basis for introductory information about carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. The general properties of acids, bases, and buffers and nuclear chemistry are included. (NSLD) (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, and completion of one year of high school chemistry or CHEM 099 within the past five years with a grade of C or better, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 103.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 115L SURVEY-ORGANIC & BIOCHEM No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 115.
CHEM 131 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CHEM 132). Includes concepts of atomic structure, periodic system, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, weight relationships, kinetic-molecular theory, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical reactions, and thermochemistry. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: Either appropriate score on the chemistry placement test, or a grade of C or better in CHEM 099 within the past two years, or consent of department. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MATH 093 or MATH 096 or appropriate score on the mathematics placement test. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 101.
CHEM 131D PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 131.
CHEM 131DH PRINC OF CHEMISTRY I-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 131HM.
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CHEM 131HM PRINC OF CHEMISTRY I-HONORS 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CHEM 132). Includes concepts of atomic structure, periodic system, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, weight relationships, kinetic-molecular theory, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical reactions, and thermochemistry. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A an either appropriate score on the chemistry placement test, or a grade of C or better in CHEM 099 within the past two years, or consent of department. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MATH 093 or MATH 096 or appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 101HM.
CHEM 131L PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 131.
CHEM 131LH PRINC OF CHEMISTRY I-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 131HM.
CHEM 132 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY II 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    A continuation of CHEM 131. Topics include solutions, chemical reactions, acid-base theories, electrochemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, and thermodynamics. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CHEM 131 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 102.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 132D PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY II No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 132.
CHEM 132DH PRINC OF CHEMISTRY II-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 132HM.
CHEM 132HM PRINC OF CHEMISTRY II-HONORS 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    A continuation of CHEM 131. Topics include solutions, chemical reactions, acid-base theories, electrochemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, and thermodynamics. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in CHEM 131 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 102HM.
CHEM 132L PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY II No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 132.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 132LH PRINC OF CHEMISTRY II-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 132HM.
CHEM 135 GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEER 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Covers the nature and composition of matter, solutions, chemical reactions, equilibria, kinetics, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry with engineering applications. A one-semester general chemistry course designed for students majoring in engineering, but not for biological resources engineering, chemical engineering, or general engineering majors. Not open to students who have completed CHEM 131 and CHEM 132. PREREQUISITES: MATH 093, MATH 096 or a grade of C or better in MATH 117A or equivalent; completion within the last five years with a grade of C or better or one year of high school chemistry or CHEM 099 or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 135.
CHEM 135D GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEER No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 135.
CHEM 135L GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEER No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 135.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 150 ESNTL OF ORGANIC & BIOCHM 4 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    An introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing basic concepts and applications to biological systems. Course especially designed for the student needing a one-semester organic chemistry course. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: CHEM 131 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 120.
CHEM 150L ESNTL OF ORGANIC & BIOCHM No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 150.
CHEM 203 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 5 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    This course focuses on fundamental concepts of organic chemistry with emphasis on aliphatic hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, and alcohols. This course covers bonding theories, structures, nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis, and mechanisms of reactions. Laboratory work involves the preparation, analysis, and purification of organic compounds including spectroscopic techniques. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CHEM 132 within the last five years, or consent of department chair, course coordinator, or designated member of Chemistry faculty. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 203.
CHEM 203D ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 203.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 203DH ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 203HM.
CHEM 203HM ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I-HONORS 5 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    This course focuses on fundamental concepts of organic chemistry with emphasis on aliphatic hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, and alcohols. This course covers bonding theories, structures, nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis, and mechanisms of reactions. Laboratory work involves the preparation, analysis, and purification of organic compounds including spectroscopic techniques. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in CHEM 132 within the last five years, or consent of department chair, course coordinator, or designated member of Chemistry faculty. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 203HM.
CHEM 203L ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 203.
CHEM 203LH ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 203HM.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 204 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 5 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    This course is a continuation of CHEM 203 Organic Chemistry I with emphasis on aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, amines, and carbonyl compounds. Laboratory work reinforces organic synthesis techniques including isolation, purification, and structure determination using analytical methods. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CHEM 203 within the last five years, or consent of department chair, course coordinator, or designated member of Chemistry faculty. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 204.
CHEM 204D ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 204.
CHEM 204DH ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Discussion component of CHEM 204HM.
CHEM 204HM ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II-HONORS 5 semester hours CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    This course is a continuation of CHEM 203 Organic Chemistry I with emphasis on aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, amines, and carbonyl compounds. Laboratory work reinforces organic synthesis techniques including isolation, purification, and structure determination using analytical methods. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and a grade of C or better in CHEM 203 within the last five years, or consent of department chair, course coordinator, or designated member of Chemistry faculty. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 204HM.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHEM 204L ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 204.
CHEM 204LH ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II-HONORS No Credit CHEM-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CHEM 204HM.
CHIN 101 ELEMENTARY CHINESE I 5 semester hours CHIN-Chinese
Course Description:    Beginning language course focusing on the study of Chinese language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in Chinese through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of Chinese is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours of listening and practice in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) Five hours each week. Formerly CN 101.
CHIN 102 ELEMENTARY CHINESE II 5 semester hours CHIN-Chinese
Course Description:    Continuation of CHIN 101. Students continue to develop the ability to communicate in Chinese through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: CHIN 101 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours of listening and practice in the language learning laboratory. Five hours each week. Formerly CN 102.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CHIN 201 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I 5 semester hours CHIN-Chinese
Course Description:    Study of Chinese language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in Chinese through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of Chinese grammar to support increased focus on outside reading and writing. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: CHIN 102 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Five hours each week. Formerly CN 201.
CHIN 202 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE II 5 semester hours CHIN-Chinese
Course Description:    Continuation of CHIN 201. Students further their ability to communicate in Chinese through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a review of Chinese grammar to support an increased focus on outside reading and writing. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: CHIN 201 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Five hours each week. Formerly CN 202.
CMAP 100 KEYBOARDING FUNDAMENTALS 1 semester hour CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Development of touch keyboarding skills. Covers the touch operation of alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys with emphasis on development of a basic, usable skill. No production of documents is included. This course is recommended for all students. One hour each week. Formerly CA 100.
CMAP 106 COMPUTER USE AND MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    An introduction to computers, operating systems, and Internet basics. Topics include file and hard drive management, customizing the Windows environment, transferring data between applications, installing and running hardware and software, utilizing e-mail, and effectively finding, using, and downloading information, software, and research materials from the Internet. Assessment levels: AELW 930/ENGL 002, AELR 930/READ 099. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 106.
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CMAP 120 INTRO TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Introduces computer concepts and techniques applicable to various disciplines. This course covers the most widely used software packages while providing students hands-on experience with current computer applications. (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Also, CMAP 106 or knowledge of Windows is strongly recommended. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 120
CMAP 125 INTRODUCTION TO FLASH 4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A survey of some of the predominant Web animation applications and technologies, such as Flash and ActionScript. This course begins with an overview of drawing and animation and concludes with an introduction to scripting for Web interactivity and game development. Other Web enhancement applications may be taught depending on changes in technology. PREREQUISITE: None, but previous computer experience strongly recommended. Assessment level: READ 120. Four hours each week. Formerly CA 125.
CMAP 190 INTRO TO GAME AND SIMULATION 4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Covers the gaming industry, careers, and the basic terminology. Topics include history of gaming; an industry overview; career paths, the state of the job market, and skills needed for success in various jobs; genres and platforms; societal issues; the study of games and "play"; the future of gaming; development of design, teamwork, business, and production skills. PREREQUISITE: None, but previous computer experience strongly recommended. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Four hours each week. Formerly CA 190.
CMAP 225 ACTIONSCRIPT FOR WEB & GAMING 4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Intended for Flash content developers who want to improve their skills. This course explores ActionScript techniques for visual interactivity and computer gaming. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 125 or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Four hours each week. Formerly CA 225.
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CMAP 232 WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Designed to enable students to acquire and apply word processing skills by studying word processing software currently used in business. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 120 or consent of department. A keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute is recommended. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 232.
CMAP 242 DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Covers the creation, design, and use of databases for practical business applications. The course focuses on the functions of database applications and the design, maintenance, and manipulation of a database, including the design of simple queries, forms, and reports. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 120 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 141.
CMAP 245 ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Intended for the intermediate database user, this course covers topics such as subforms, integration of databases with other applications, customization, and macros. It also introduces VBA. Together with CMAP 241 this will create a complete and thorough database series. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 241 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 240.
CMAP 252 SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Provides study in the creation, design, and use of spreadsheets for business applications. Emphasis focuses on formatting and enhancing spreadsheets, maintaining workbooks, working with lists, using appropriate functions, interpreting data, and template design. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 120 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 252.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CMAP 269 COMPUTER APPL INTERNSHIP 1-4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional environment related to their particular track in the computer applications program. The intent is to give students an appropriate work experience that will expand their knowledge and aid them in making career decisions. A limited number of internships are available through the program each semester, or the student may propose an internship. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. Also listed as CMSC 269; credit cannot be received for both CMAP 269 and CMSC 269. PREREQUISITE: Consent of internship coordinator and a minimum of 12 semester hours in program area. An internship will involve a minimum of five hours of work experience per semester hour each week for 15 weeks. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester. May be repeated for a maximum of four credits. Formerly CA 269.
CMAP 272 PROFESSIONAL WEBSITE DEVELOP 4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Provides instruction for creating, uploading, and maintaining professional-quality websites containing graphics, style sheets, mulitmedia, and other basic enhancements using hand-coded HTML as well as Adobe Dreamweaver's fundamental tools. Topics include website development and emerging Internet technologies and trends. PREREQUISITE: Any CMAP, CMSC, or GDES course that is two credits or more or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Four hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 272.
CMAP 273 ADV PROF WEB TECHNOLOGIES 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Explores latest advanced Web technologies and development skills with XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets, Web standards, basic server side programming with PHP and/or ColdFusion, usability and accessibility, JavaScript, and Dreamweaver. Students make Web sites attractive, dynamic, accessible, and easy to maintain. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 272 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 273.
CMAP 274 WEB CMS AND CONTENT STRATEGY 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    An introduction to Content Management Systems (CMS) for the web with a focus on content strategy. Course topics include strategy, types of CMS, the use and customization of plug-ins and add-ons, as well as building themes and dynamic content for cross-platform delivery. Students will learn how to audit content for a website, choose an appropriate CMS, and convert a static design into a dynamic CMS-powered site. No programming experience is required, although knowledge of a modern web programming language is helpful. Knowledge of HTML and CSS is assumed. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 272 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 274.
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CMAP 276 JAVASCRIPT FUNDAMENTALS 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A study of JavaScript language used to create dynamic and interactive web content. In this introductory course, students will learn the fundamentals of working with the behavior layer of web development using JavaScript. Students will learn scripting basics. the principles of unobtrusive and cross browser scripting, how to navigate and manipulate the Document Object Model (DOM), and how to use JavaScript libraries to improve web development. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 272 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CA 276.
CMAP 277 ADVANCED JAVASCRIPT 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Continues with JavaScript features introduced in CMAP 276, emphasizing web development utilizing open source libraries. In this advanced course, students will learn how to build highly interactive web interfaces and applications, known as Rich Internet Applications (RIAs), using advanced JavaScript techniques. Upon completion of this course students will learn how to design and develop RIAs with jQuery Core, jQuery UI, and Ajax as well as explore XML versus JSON (JavaScript Object Notation). PREREQUISITE: CMAP 276 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 277.
CMAP 278 WEB APPL USING COLDFUSION 4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A hands-on introduction to Web database applications using ColdFusion. Topics include creating a simple database, connecting a server-side database to a Web page viewing, sorting, updating, and searching a database through the client-side interface, creating and customizing reusable code, integrating an e-mail facility, and maintaining site security through user logins and limiting site access. PREREQUISITES: CMAP 272 or consent of department. Four hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 278.
CMAP 282 WEB APPL DEV USING PHP & MYSQL 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    An introduction to the creation and maintenance of data- driven Web sites using PHP and MySQL. Create a MySQL database and maintain the database dynamically using the programming language PHP. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 278, CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 282.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMAP 288 ADV WEB APPS W COLDFUSION 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A hands-on exploration of advanced Web application design and construction using ColdFusion. Students learn the basics of creating an e-commerce site by building a fully operational storefront, shopping cart, and sales reporting system. Topics include creating and using complex variables, maintaining state, reusing code, creating user-defined and full-text search facilities, building interactive data-driven graphs, and integrating an automatic e-mail facility, PREREQUISITE: CMAP 278 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 288.
CMAP 290 BUILDING GAME WORLDS & LEVELS 4 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Topics include level design, game modifications ("mods"), quality assurance and testing. Provides an overview of level design and testing, two of the most common entry-level positions in the game industry. Mods, based on existing game engines, vary from individual hobby activities to AAA-published titles like Counterstrike (originally created by college students) and are a powerful tool in an aspiring game developer's portfolio. PREREQUISITE: CMAP 190, or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. CMAP 225 is recommended but not required. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Four hours each week. Formerly CA 195.
CMAP 299 WEB PORTFOLIO 3 semester hours CMAP-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This Capstone course for the Web Careers certificate/degree provides an opportunity to produce a professional print and/or Web-based portfolio and resume. Students work on Web development team to design and implement a prototype Web site for a local small business or nonprofit organization. Topics include content development, universal Website design, project management, usability practices, resume and portfolio preparation, and effective writing for the Web. PREREQUISITE: Consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CA 299.
CMGT 100 CONST METHODS & MATERIALS 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Covers the characteristics, specifications, properties, terminology, and use of construction materials. The course emphasizes principles and methods for the selection and application or installation of materials and building components rather than development and production of materials. Laboratory experiences focus on the analysis, use, limitations, testing, and practical applications of selected construction materials. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 002, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly CT 130.
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CMGT 100L CONST METHODS & MATERIALS No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 100.
CMGT 110 CONSTRUCT PLAN READING 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Covers construction documents, with emphasis on interpreting contract drawings. Topics include terminology, symbols, and conventions used in both commercial and residential drawings; methods and procedures for reading basic architectural and structural drawings; and introduction to mechanical and electrical drawings. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 002, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly CT 131.
CMGT 110L CONSTRUCT PLAN READING No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 110.
CMGT 135 CONST FIELD OPERATIONS 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Introduces field management from the superintendent's standpoint. Topics include jobsite analysis and planning, utilization of equipment, labor and material coordination, records and documentation, field scheduling, safety methods and programs, production efficiency and improvement, leadership and motivation, communications, and human relations. Site visitations and laboratory experiences supplement class discussions. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 002, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly CT 135.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMGT 135L CONST FIELD OPERATIONS No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 135.
CMGT 190 COMP APPLICATION/CONSTRUCTION 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Reviews software applications in construction project management, administration, estimating, scheduling, and cost control. Topics include an introduction to software packages used in subsequent courses, and Internet applications in construction. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CMAP 120 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 190.
CMGT 190L COMP APPLICATION/CONSTRUCTION No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 190.
CMGT 210 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Covers all phases of construction project management. The course introduces the procedures, responsibilities, methodology, and techniques utilized in the construction management process. Topics include an overview of the construction and design industries, company organization, construction contracts and project delivery methods, project chronology, bidding procedures, construction estimating, scheduling, cost control, field operations, safety standards and procedures, and project administration. The course includes a general overview of the use of computers in project management. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: CMGT 135 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CT 212.
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CMGT 250 CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Introduces typical surveying methods and layouts. The course emphasizes the physical requirements of construction operations as viewed from the project superintendent's standpoint in order to maintain control and proper work placement. Topics include mathematics and formulas required to perform layout functions; use of layout equipment; establishment and measurements of lines and elevations, measurement of angles, common building layout; basic grading layout; and coordination of layout and drawings. Laboratory focuses on fieldwork, implementation of class theory, and equipment use. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: CMGT 100, CMGT 135, and MATH 098; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 271.
CMGT 250L CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 250.
CMGT 270 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Introduces methods of construction estimating and estimates. The course covers the stages of preparing construction estimates and construction document analysis. Topics include an estimator's qualifications and role of the estimating team, the process, accuracy, consolidation and bid preparation, submittal and cost analysis. The course emphasizes quantity take-offs of general conditions, sitework, concrete, masonry, structural steel, wood and plastics, thermal and moisture control, and finish materials, as well as the use of computer estimating. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, and CMGT 100, CMGT 110, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly CT 284.
CMGT 270L CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 270.
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CMGT 272 CONST ESTIMATING WITH COMPUTER 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Using computers, students will receive hands-on instruction in construction estimating. Topics covered include setting up an estimate, performing quantity takeoff in its different forms, spreadsheet editing, customizing and revising the estimate, and creating and manipulating reports. The students will also be introduced to advanced concepts of computer estimating software. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CMGT 270 or consent of department. Ten hours lecture, ten hours laboratory each semester. Formerly CT 292.
CMGT 274 PRECONSTUCTION ESTIMATING 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Introduces students to available techniques for developing a construction estimate during the preconstruction stages of a project. Topics include manual procedures to develop order of magnitude and computer alternatives to develop conceptual estimates. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CMGT 270 or consent of department. Ten hours lecture, ten hours laboratory each semester. Formerly CT 293.
CMGT 275 CONSTR PLANNING/SCHEDULING 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Reviews and analyzes requirements and preparation of construction planning and scheduling. Topics include scheduling techniques in resource leveling, equipment allocation, time-cost relationships, and monitoring/controlling work progress. The course incorporates the use of computers in the planning and scheduling process. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: CMGT 100 and CMGT 210, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 286.
CMGT 275L CONSTR PLANNING/SCHEDULING No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 275.
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CMGT 280 MECH & ELEC SYSTEMS 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Studies materials and equipment used in heating, ventilating, air conditioning, electrical power, lighting, water supply, and sewage disposal systems in buildings. The scope of the course ranges from selection of necessary equipment to the development and coordination of mechanical, electrical, and related drawings. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 002, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly CT 283.
CMGT 280L MECH & ELEC SYSTEMS No Credit CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of CMGT 280.
CMGT 285 PRACTICAL CONSTRUCTION LAW 3 semester hours CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to acquaint the student with an understanding of the major legal issues affecting the construction industry. It is designed to provide the student with enough basic knowledge to understand the numerous contractual relationships that exist on a construction project; to recognize the basic varieties of claims and disputes that may arise; to obtain an understanding of the basic legal principles used to avoid, mitigate, or resolve construction disputes; and to achieve an appreciation of the practical legal considerations in addressing the relationships between the parties on a construction project. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CMGT 210. Three hours each week. Formerly CT 288.
CMGT 290 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Participation supervised by the instructor and appropriate personnel at work. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing in curriculum. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester and a minimum of 80 hours of work experience required per semester hour. A student may not accumulate more than four semester hours in this course. Formerly CT 299.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMGT 290A PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Participation supervised by the instructor and appropriate personnel at work. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing in curriculum. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester and a minimum of 80 hours of work experience required per semester hour. A student may not accumulate more than four semester hours in this course. Formerly CT 299A.
CMGT 290B PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Participation supervised by the instructor and appropriate personnel at work. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing in curriculum. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester and a minimum of 80 hours of work experience required per semester hour. A student may not accumulate more than four semester hours in this course. Formerly CT 299B.
CMGT 290C PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Participation supervised by the instructor and appropriate personnel at work. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing in curriculum. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester and a minimum of 80 hours of work experience required per semester hour. A student may not accumulate more than four semester hours in this course. Formerly CT 299C.
CMGT 290D PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM 1 semester hour CMGT-Construction Technology
Course Description:    Work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Participation supervised by the instructor and appropriate personnel at work. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing in curriculum. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester and a minimum of 80 hours of work experience required per semester hour. A student may not accumulate more than four semester hours in this course. Formerly CT 299D.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMSC 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF PROGRAMMING 2 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Designed for students with no prior programming experience, this course introduces students to fundamental structures of sequence, selection, and repetition, emphasizes solving simple problems using a flowchart. With a high-level language, students code, test, and debug short programs. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Two hours each week. Formerly CS 100.
CMSC 110 COMPUTER CONCEPTS 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    An introduction to the scope, significance, history, and social implications of data processing. Study of programming language hierarchy, elements of a software system and program implementation. Exposure to hardware concepts including number systems, data representation, central processor, storage, input/output, and system configurations. There is no detailed study or implementation of any specific programming language. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 110.
CMSC 140 INTRO TO PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Introduces programming and problem solving using a contemporary programming language. Topics include principles of procedural programming, software development and debugging techniques, control structures, data types, functions, one-dimensional arrays, and file processing. Using a computer, students complete required lab assignments. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 140.
CMSC 140HC INTRO TO PROGRAMMING-HONORS 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Introduces programming and problem solving using a contemporary programming language. Topics include principles of procedural programming, software development and debugging techniques, control structures, data types, functions, one-dimensional arrays, and file processing. Using a computer, students complete required lab assignments. PREREQUISTIES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 140HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMSC 140HM INTRO TO PROGRAMMING-HONORS 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Introduces programming and problem solving using a contemporary programming language. Topics include principles of procedural programming, software development and debugging techniques, control structures, data types, functions, one-dimensional arrays, and file processing. Using a computer, students complete required lab assignments. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 140HM.
CMSC 201 JAVA PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Comprehensively covers Java programming environment and features. Topics include techniques of program structure, design, and type. Using the Java Language, student code, load, execute, debug, and document programs. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 213.
CMSC 203 COMPUTER SCIENCE I 4 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Fundamental computer concepts. Studies methods of object-oriented program development and design. The course also covers language systems and semantics, structured program verification, different language paradigms, and documentation techniques. Students use a structured, high-level object-oriented programming language and learn to use both text-oriented and windows-based user interfaces. Designing and implementing solutions to intermediate level programming assignments are an integral part of the course. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MATH 181. Four hours each week. Formerly CS 103.
CMSC 204 COMPUTER SCIENCE II 4 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Continues ideas introduced in CS 103, emphasizing writing larger programs and designing and implementing classical abstract data types such as list, stack, queue, binary search tree, graph, priority queue, hash table. Topics include string processing and recursion; data abstraction, encapsulation, and structure implementation; object-oriented program design; specification, implementation and application of traditional ADTs. The course also emphasizes dynamic memory allocation, search and sorting algorithms, and introduces algorithm complexity. Designing and implementing advanced level programming assignments are an integral part of the course. (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 203. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MATH 182. Four hours each week. Formerly CS 204.
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CMSC 207 DISCRETE STRUCTURES 4 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    An introduction to discrete structures as they relate to computer science. The course will stress computer science applications and will include relations, functions and algorithms, Naive Set Theory, combinatorics, logic, and mathematical induction. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ENGL 101/101A or appropriate score on English assessment test, and MATH 182. Four hours each week. Formerly CS 256.
CMSC 214 ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Explores Java Application Program Interface (API) and covers the latest release of Java including input and output, multithreading, networking, database connectivity, remote objects, security, Java Beans, and Java Foundation Classes. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 214.
CMSC 220 CLIENT-SERVER PROGRAM W/JAVA 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Examines major topics in the development of applications for the World Wide Web: Web site development using HTML and related standards, implementation of client-side applications using Java programming language, and design of server-side Web applications. PREREQUISITE: CMSC 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 220.
CMSC 222 VISUAL PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Concerns with writing programs for the Windows programming environment, including developing an application, tools, forms, the user interface, programming, built-in functions, procedures, arrays, records, testing, and debugging. Emphasis is on rapid development of useful applications. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 215.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMSC 224 WEB APPL USING C# AND ASP.NET 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Examines developing Web applications using C# and ASP.NET, and introduces Web services. Students create applications using tools such as Web Forms, Visual Studio.NET, ASP.NET, and ADO.NET. Students also optimize applications using configuration, security, and caching. PREREQUISITE: CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 224.
CMSC 226 INTRO TO OBJ ORIENT PROG C++ 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    This course introduces students to C++ syntax and various programming techniques such as decisions, loops, arrays, pointers, functions, and file processing. Covers object-oriented concepts such as data abstraction, classes, objects, overloading, and inheritance. Students complete required computer lab assignments. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 226.
CMSC 230 ADV OBJ ORIENTED PROGRAM C++ 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    This course examines more advanced topics in object-oriented programming with C++ such as dynamic memory allocation, various data structures, recursion, and object-oriented design. Students are required to complete lab assignments using a computer. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 226 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 249.
CMSC 234 MOBILE GAME & APP PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Focuses on building computer applications and games that can run on mobile devices supporting Java language and other technologies. Content includes an overview of mobile development, design user interface for mobile devices, data storage and operations, animation, sound, Internet connectivity, and other topics related to the mobile programming. PREREQUISITE: CMSC 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 261.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMSC 237 INTRO IPHONE WITH OBJECTIVE C 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Introduces the architecture, design and development of applications that run on smart phones utilizing the iOS operating system and using Object-oriented programming language Objective-C. Topics include Introduction to the Objective-C programming language, mobile application design patterns, application frameworks and adaptation to specific devices. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 262.
CMSC 240 ADVANCED MOBILE DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Provides advanced mobile programming for IPAD and Android tablets. A hands-on advanced object-oriented programming using Objective-C and Java. The aim is to design, implement, test, debug, and document programs using integrated development platform and other appropriate tools. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 234 or CMSC 237 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 263.
CMSC 243 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Exploration of the nature of systems work including studies, analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation. Introduction to the tools used in and techniques applied to systems development. A practical approach is emphasized and a systems study is expected of each student. PREREQUISITE: CMSC 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 136.
CMSC 246 INTRO TO SQL USING ORACLE 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Covers the concept, design, architecture, and components of the Oracle database system and SQL (Standard Query Language). Topics include the database design, the data definition language, the data manipulation language, the data control language, the basics of SQL*PLUS, and the standard SQL. Students create database tables, implement business requirements utilizing constraints, and develop complex queries using features such as join, union, and sub-queries. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 270.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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CMSC 250 UNIX/LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Presents an overview of the components, structure, and features of the UNIX operating system. Students experience hands-on operation of the interrelating UNIX operating system components. Projects of moderate difficulty reinforce concepts. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 216.
CMSC 253 UNIX/LINUX SYSTEM ADMIN 4 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Introduction to concepts, procedures, tasks, and utilities of UNIX/LINUX system administration. Topics include UNIX/LINUX system architecture, user administration, process management, software installation and management, hierarchy, creation, and management of file systems, device configuration and management as well as networking fundamentals. PREREQUISITE: CMSC 110 or NWIT 127, or consent of department. Four hours each week. Formerly CS 253.
CMSC 260 COMPUTER SECURITY 3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Surveys major topics in assessment and development of security procedures for a variety of computer systems. The course emphasizes security needs, risk assessment, and practical measures for security management. Topics include Internet and Web security, LAN security, protection for personal computers, physical security, hardware and software protection and products, virus countermeasures, and the human aspects of computer security. PREREQUISITE: CMSC 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 210.
CMSC 269 COMPUTER SCIENCE INTERNSHIP 1-4 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional environment related to their particular track in the computer science and technologies program. The intent is to give students an appropriate work experience that will expand their knowledge and aid them in making career decisions. A limited number of internships are available through the program each semester, or the student may propose an internship. A comprehensive record of the work experience is kept by the student and discussed in seminar meetings. Also listed as CMAP 269; Credit cannot be received for both CMAP 269 and CMSC 269. PREREQUISITES: Consent of internship coordinator and a minimum of 12 semester hours in program area. An internship will involve a minimum of five hours of work experience per semester hour each week for 15 weeks. Eight hours of seminar discussions each semester. May be repeated for a maximum of four credits. Formerly CS 269.
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CMSC 299 SPECIAL TOPICS COMP SCIENCE 1-3 semester hours CMSC-Computer Science & Tech
Course Description:    These courses focus on varied topics in computer science and technologies, presented as a result of technological change or community or student interest, that include a variety of computer-related skills or intensive study in a specific area of computer science and technologies. Topics to be announced each semester in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for different topics. PREREQUISITE: Depends on topic. Assessment level: Depends on topic. Minimum of 15 hours of instruction for each credit hour. Formerly CS 206.
COED 260 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION I 1-3 semester hours COED-Cooperative Education
Course Description:    Provides a supervised work experience to help the student develop good work habits, attitudes, and career exploration skills. Student, instructor, and employer cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives that the student must complete. The student will attend three seminars and complete a minimum of 75 hours of approved work experience per semester hour. PREREQUISITES: A grade point average of 2.0, 12 semester hours of college coursework, 6 semester hours in the student's curriculum, and approval from the director of cooperative education. This course may not be repeated. Formerly CE 260.
COED 261 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION II 1-3 semester hours COED-Cooperative Education
Course Description:    Provides a supervised work experience to enhance a student's college education by providing the student with desirable work habits, attitudes, and further career exploration. Student, instructor, and employer cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives the student must complete. The student will attend three seminars and complete a minimum of 75 hours of approved work experience per semester hour. PREREQUISITES: A grade point average of 2.0, 18 semester hours of coursework in the student's curriculum, a grade of C or better in COED 260, and approval from the director of cooperative education. This course may not be repeated. Formerly CE 261.
COMM 108 INTRO TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    A survey course that covers communication theory and develops communication skills for personal and professional relationships in interpersonal, group, and public settings. Course content includes practice in the application of the principles of listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, group dynamics, and public speaking. (SPCF) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 108.
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COMM 108HC INTRO TO HUMAN COMM-HONORS 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    A survey course that covers communication theory and develops communication skills for personal and professional relationships in interpersonal, group, and public settings. Course content includes practice in the application of the principles of listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, group dynamics, and public speaking. (SPCF) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 108HC.
COMM 108HM INTRO TO HUMAN COMM-HONORS 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    A survey course that covers communication theory and develops communication skills for personal and professional relationships in interpersonal, group, and public settings. Course content includes practice in the application of the principles of listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, group dynamics, and public speaking. (SPCF) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 108HM.
COMM 109 VOICE AND DICTION 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    The skills of voice and diction studied through an analysis of the individual's voice quality, articulation, pronunciation, and enunciation. Drills and exercises stressed. (CE: TP/SS) Assessment level: ALER 930/READ 099. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly SP 109.
COMM 109L VOICE AND DICTION No Credit COMM-Speech
Course Description:    Laboratory component of COMM 109.
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COMM 112 BUS & PRO SPEECH COMM 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    A study of communication theory as applied to business and organizational environments. Emphasis on development of effective communication skills for professional situations including teambuilding, interviewing, public speaking, and accommodating diverse perspectives. (SPCF) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120 Three hours each week. Formerly SP 112.
COMM 121 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    Practice of major types of public speaking, including speeches to inform, persuade, and demonstrate; and speeches for special occasions. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 111.
COMM 204 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICA 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    Designed to increase understanding of personal communication behaviors, establish potential for improved communication capabilities, develop an effective sense of self in human encounters, and strengthen personal identity and social involvement through personal communication. (R only) PREREQUISITE: COMM 108 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 204.
COMM 220 SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    An introduction to the principles and stages of small group communication, including problem solving, decision making, leadership, norms, member roles, and conflict resolution. Students will work extensively in groups to test theories, practice skills, and gain competency. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 205.
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COMM 250 INTRO TO COMM INQUIRY & THEORY 3 semester hours COMM-Speech
Course Description:    An introduction to the field of communication. Definitions, models, and contexts of communication are examined. Students are introduced to the research process in the field of communication and learn how the process relates to the development of communication theory. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SP 250.
DANC 100 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    An examination of dance as an art form and means of multicultural expression, ritual, and tradition. This course familiarizes the student with practices, philosophies, terminologies, styles of dance and careers in dance. The role of dance in world societies and how it relates to different cultures is explored through lectures, assigned readings, films, recordings, and experiential dance activities. (ARTD) (R and T only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly DN 100.
DANC 101 BALLET I 2 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Introduction of fundamental exercises, techniques, and steps of classical ballet. Basic ballet terminology, correct body alignment, and simple adagio and allegro combinations are introduced in barre and center work. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credits. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 101.
DANC 102 BALLET II 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of classical ballet as offered in DANC 101. Emphasis on developing an aesthetic awareness of the art, understanding ballet theory, and perfecting technique. Review of basic exercises and terminology. Pirouettes and petite batterie are introduced. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 101 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 102.
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DANC 103 MODERN DANCE I 2 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Introduction of fundamental exercises, techniques, and movement phrases of modern dance. Basic modern dance principles are introduced in axial and locomotor exercises and basic improvisation skills. Modern dance innovators and their styles are discussed. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credits. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 103.
DANC 104 MODERN DANCE II 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of modern dance as offered in DANC 103. Includes an understanding of contemporary dance as a creative art form, perfecting technique, developing improvisational skills, experimenting with creative movement studies, and analyzing rhythmic patterns. Review of basic exercises and terminology. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 103 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 104.
DANC 105 JAZZ DANCE I 2 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Introduction to fundamental jazz exercises, techniques, and styles. Basic jazz dance principles are introduced, including body isolations, flexibility exercises, and movement phrases. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credits. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 105.
DANC 106 JAZZ DANCE II 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of jazz dance as offered in DANC 105. Emphasis on perfecting technique, creating advanced-beginning jazz compositions, and developing a more in-depth understanding of the essence and components of jazz dance. Emphasis is placed on advanced-beginning steps and terminology, including double turns, body isolations, and elevation steps. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 105 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 106.
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DANC 107 TAP DANCE I 2 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    An introduction to basic tap techniques, exercises, movements, and improvisational skills. A variety of rhythmic patterns, fundamental steps such as shuffles, ball changes, heel drops, time steps, flaps, and beginning turns are introduced. Tap dance history and styles will be discussed. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credits. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 107.
DANC 108 TAP DANCE II 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of tap dancing as offered in DANC 107. Emphasis on developing on-stage choreography. Further development of pre-dance warm-up exercises to include exercises for balance and body alignment. Turns, rhythm manipulation, and choreographic principles are developed through tap combinations. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 107 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 108.
DANC 110 STRETCH AND ALIGNMENT 1 semester hour DANC-Dance
Course Description:    This course is designed for dancers, performers, athletes, and ordinary persons who would be introduced to principles and techniques of stretch and alignment. Emphasis is placed on techniques that result in greater muscle length, increased tension release, and improved body posture. This course cannot be taken in place of any dance technique course. No limit on the number of times this course can be repeated. (R only) Two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 110.
DANC 120 RHYTHMIC TRAIN/DANCER 2 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    An introduction to basic elements of rhythmic principles related to movement and dance. Rhythmic fundamentals, basic music theory, and elementary music scoring and reading are studied. Appropriate accompaniment for dance is discussed. A brief look at past and present well-known music composers who have composed music for dance is presented. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 002, AELR 930/READ 099. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 120.
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DANC 200 INTRO TO DANCE COMPOSITION 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    The study of basic choreographic elements and principles in order to analyze and construct dance compositions. Through the use of improvisation, movement exploration, and the understanding and application of both traditional and experimental dance forms, the student will compose original solo and group studies. Various works will be shown in either studio performance or formal dance concerts. (R only) PREREQUISITES: DANC 104 or higher and DANC 120 or equivalent. Three hours each week. Formerly DN 150.
DANC 201 BALLET III 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    The development and execution of classical ballet technique on an intermediate level. Concentration is on body alignment, technical accuracy, increased movement vocabulary, and performance quality. Pirouettes, petite batterie, and petit and grand allegro are stressed.(R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 102 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 201.
DANC 202 BALLET IV 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Progression of classical ballet training as presented in DANC 201. Emphasis is on increased technical skill through the introduction of complex adagio and allegro combinations. Musicality, style, and theatricality are stressed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 201 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 202.
DANC 203 MODERN DANCE III 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    The study of contemporary modern dance on an intermediate level. Correct body alignment, development of technique, and efficient use of the body through movement are stressed. Various falls, turns, and contractions are studied. Elements of time, flow, weight, space, and varied rhythmic structures are incorporated into movement phrases. Improvisational skills are employed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 104 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 203.
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DANC 204 MODERN DANCE IV 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    A progression of contemporary dance as presented in DANC 203. Emphasis is on more complex movement phrases. Individual expression, musicality, style, and performance are stressed. Improvisational skills are employed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 203 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 204.
DANC 205 JAZZ DANCE III 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    The study of jazz dance on an intermediate level. Proficient technique, correct body alignment, and performance are stressed. Jazz isolations, triple turns, rhythmic sequences, and slides are studied in addition to high elevation steps. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 106 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 205.
DANC 206 JAZZ DANCE IV 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    A progression of jazz dance as a continuation of concepts and styles presented in DANC 205. Increased technical skill is developed through complex phrases of movement. Performance, style, and musicality are stressed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DANC 205 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 206.
DANC 270 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DANCE 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Topics in dance presented as a result of community or student interest, to include a variety of dance-related skills or intensive study in a specific area. Topics to be announced each semester in the class schedule. (R only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of B or better in any two of the following DANC courses: 102, 104, 106, 108, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206; and consent of dance program coordinator. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 220.
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DANC 280 SPECIAL DANCE PRACTICUM 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Offered on an individual basis to dance majors with advanced standing. Students may extend their studies by exploration of a particular specialization within the curriculum. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120, or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly DN 230.
DANC 290 DANCE INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours DANC-Dance
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional dance studio, dance organization, or dance association. A limited number of internships are available through the program each semester. In addition, students may propose an internship. (R only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of B or better in any two of the following DANC courses: 102, 104, 106, 108, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206; and consent of dance program coordinator. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. One hour lecture, six hours practicum each week. Formerly DN 240.
ECON 103 EVOLUTION/ECONOMIC SOCIETIES 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    This course is an introduction to the evolution of Western and non-Western economic societies. Different approaches to the organization of economic activities by culturally diverse societies are emphasized. Specific economic changes in Western Europe and the United States leading to the emergence of the market system are traced. The emergence of economic thought and methods, from mercantilism to Keynes, is included. Students will review various adaptations of the market system by distinct cultures leading to the present interconnected world economy. (BSSD[M]) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 103.
ECON 105 BASIC ECONOMICS 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    One-semester introduction to macroeconomics and microeconomics. The emphasis will be placed on basic economic theory and its application. This course is not intended for students majoring in economics or business administration. (BSSD) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 105.
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ECON 201 PRIN OF ECONOMICS I 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    Covers macroeconomic theory half of a one-year course in economics including central problems of economic society, supply, and demand; national income and product; saving, consumption, and investment; income determination; money supply and deposit creation; monetary and income analysis and alternative economic systems. (BSSD) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: High school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 201.
ECON 201HC PRIN OF ECONOMICS I-HONORS 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    Covers macroeconomic theory half of a one-year course in economics including central problems of economic society, supply, and demand; national income and product; saving, consumption, and investment; income determination; money supply and deposit creation; monetary and income analysis and alternative economic systems. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 201HC.
ECON 201HM PRIN OF ECONOMICS I-HONORS 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    Covers macroeconomic theory half of a one-year course in economics including central problems of economic society, supply, and demand; national income and product; saving, consumption, and investment; income determination; money supply and deposit creation; monetary and income analysis and alternative economic systems. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 201HM.
ECON 202 PRIN OF ECONOMICS II 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    Covers microeconomic theory half of a one-year course in economics including supply and demand; demand and utility; analysis of costs and long-run supply; problems of agriculture; profit maximization; imperfect competition; theory of production; pricing of factor inputs; interest; international trade; and current economic problems, such as poverty, affluence, race, cities, and polluted environment. (BSSD) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: High school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 202.
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ECON 202HC PRIN OF ECONOMICS II-HONORS 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    Covers microeconomic theory half of a one-year course in economics including supply and demand; demand and utility; analysis of costs and long-run supply; problems of agriculture; profit maximization; imperfect competition; theory of production; pricing of factor inputs; interest; international trade; and current economic problems, such as poverty, affluence, race, cities, and polluted environment. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 202HC.
ECON 202HM PRIN OF ECONOMICS II-HONORS 3 semester hours ECON-Economics
Course Description:    Covers microeconomic theory half of a one-year course in economics including supply and demand; demand and utility; analysis of costs and long-run supply; problems of agriculture; profit maximization; imperfect competition; theory of production; pricing of factor inputs; interest; international trade; and current economic problems, such as poverty, affluence, race, cities, and polluted environment. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MATH 093/096. Three hours each week. Formerly EC 202HM.
EDUC 050 PRAXIS I READ/WRITE TEST PREP 1 semester hour EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Passing scores on Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test (or another Maryland state-mandated basic skills assessment) are required to earn the Associate of Arts in Teaching degree, as well as for entry into any teacher certification program in Maryland. This course is designed to help prepare students to successfully complete the reading and writing portions of the Praxis I. Reviews reading and writing skills necessary for the exam plus builds test-taking skills and strategies. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. One hour each week. Formerly ED 050. ONE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOUR. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
EDUC 051 PRAXIS I MATH TEST PREP 1 semester hour EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Passing scores on Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test (or another Maryland state-mandated basic skills assessment) are required to earn the Associate of Arts in Teaching degree, as well as for entry into any teacher certification program in Maryland. This course is designed to help prepare students to successfully complete the mathematics portion of the Praxis I. Reviews key mathematics concepts included in the exam plus builds test-taking skills and strategies. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. One hour each week. Formerly ED 051. ONE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOUR. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
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EDUC 101 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    This introductory course covers the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of American education. Students evaluate current educational trends, issues, and practices. They also explore teaching as a career and other career opportunities in contemporary education. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 101.
EDUC 101HM FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION-HON 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    This introductory course covers the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of American education. Students evaluate current educational trends, issues, and practices. They also explore teaching as a career and other career opportunities in contemporary education. PREREQUISITIES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 101HM.
EDUC 102 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION 1 semester hour EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides a structured field-based experience for students to observe teachers and students in local public schools. Applying concepts learned in EDUC 101 or PHED 201, students reflect on the teaching and learning process. Experiences in small group and individual instruction provide a transition from theory to practice. Attendance at on-campus and school site orientations required before beginning observations. PRE- or COREQUISITE: EDUC 101 or PHED 201. Five hours lecture and thirty hours practicum each semester. Formerly ED 102.
EDUC 115 CHILD HEALTH/SFTY & NUTRITION 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Examines the health, safety, and nutritional needs of young children. Emphasizes common childhood illnesses and chronic conditions, health assessment tools and effective control measures; emergency care and first aid, safety management and practices; nutritional guidelines and activities. Offers opportunities for students to develop a curriculum that enhances children's education on health, safety, and nutrition. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 125.
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EDUC 119 INTRO TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDU 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Covers curriculum modes, a teacher's roles, and family relationships. Topics include historical development, significant issues, current trends, ethics, and national standards in early childhood education. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 119.
EDUC 135 CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides students with the principles of child growth and development necessary to work in programs serving children from infancy through age eight. It emphasizes the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of children and their implications for developmentally appropriate teaching practices in educational settings. Attention is given to observation methods and their application in the completion of a case study of one child in a classroom environment. Students who pass the course with the final grade of "C" or better will receive 45 of the 90 classroom hours needed to become senior staff in programs licensed by the Office of Child Care Licensing and Regulations. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly ED 120.
EDUC 136 CURR PLAN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDU 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides the student with an overview of the principles of developmentally appropriate curriculum planning for programs serving children from infancy and pre-K through age five. Specifically, this course emphasizes activity planning, teaching methods, material selection, assessment techniques, and classroom management appropriate for use in early childhood programs. Attention is also given to staff and parent communication and community resources. Students who pass the course with the final grade of "C" or better will receive 45 of the 90 classroom hours needed to become senior staff in programs licensed by the Office of Child Care Licensing and Regulation. Fifteen hours of documented field experience in a birth-through five or pre-K program are required. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 135 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly ED 121.
EDUC 153 INFANT TODDLER DEV/CURR PLAN 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Introduces the theory and practice of caring for infants and toddlers in a group setting. Topics include the significance of the early years; learning and development of infants and toddlers; socio-physical environment of group care setting; appropriate activities and interactions; and health, safety, and nutritional needs of infants and toddlers. Upon completion of this course, the student meets the coursework requirement for the position of infant/toddler senior staff in a child care center. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 123.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EDUC 154 SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Covers necessary elements for providing before-and-after school programs serving children ages 5 to 13; quality, standards, and care issues; the growth and development of 5- through 13-year-olds; teachers' roles and qualifications; working with families and communities. Topics also include activity planning, environment designing, scheduling, building relationships with children, guiding children's behavior, and caring for children with special needs. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 124.
EDUC 160X INTRO TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides a background in historical, philosophical and cultural perspectives on youth development and youth work. Topics for this course include developing a professional awareness of youth work; identifying and distinguishing between asset building models and deficit based models with a focus on positive youth development; and an overview of youth work professional issues, with emphasis on ethics, values, and professionalism. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture each week. Formerly ED 160X.
EDUC 170 CARE INFANT & TODDLE DISABIL 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides an overview of a variety of disabling conditions and chronic illnesses that can afflict infants and toddlers. Students will learn about the care needs of these children, legal issues, parental issues, and child and family advocacy. This course will include sessions with health and education professionals from the community who specialize in specific disabling conditions. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly ED 130.
EDUC 180 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    A survey of a variety of significant and exemplary children's literature for preschool through elementary school, with the emphasis on the evaluation and presentation of children's literature. The course offers opportunities for the student to develop activity plans that enhance children's language development and early literacy. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 200.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EDUC 201 INTRO TO SPECIAL EDUCATION 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Covers psychological, sociological, and medical characteristics of the exceptional learner: mental retardation, learning disabilities, emotional or behavioral disorders, communication disorders, hearing impairments, visual impairment, physical disabilities, and giftedness. Topics also include classroom practices, current issues and trends, history and legal aspects, multicultural and bilingual implications. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 101/102, EDUC 135, or PSYC 215. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 140.
EDUC 202 FIELD EXP - SPECIAL EDUCATION 1 semester hour EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides a structured field-based experience for students to observe teachers and students in special education setting in local public schools. Applying concepts learned in EDUC 201, students reflect on teaching and learning with diverse student populations. Experiences in a small group and individual instruction provide a transition from theory to practice. Attendance at on-campus and school site orientations required before beginning observations. PRE- or COREQUISITE: EDUC 201. Five hours lecture and thirty hours practicum each semester. Formerly ED 141.
EDUC 208 OBSERVE AND ASSESS OF CHILDREN 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides students with a broad set of observation and assessment tools and approaches. Covers guidelines and procedures of observation, documentation, and assessment. Emphasis is on analyzing and interpreting assessment results to enhance children's learning outcomes. Establishing partnerships with families and other professionals will be discussed. Students are required to do 15 hours of field experience. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 126.
EDUC 210 SCI/MATH FOR CHILDREN 2 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Science and mathematics concepts appropriate to the developmental levels of young children will be presented and analyzed. The student will develop curriculum activities and test these activities with young children to determine their usefulness in promoting logical thinking through interaction with concrete materials. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 136. Two hours each week. Formerly ED 210.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
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EDUC 212 CREATIVE ARTS FOR CHILDREN 2 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Enables the student to comprehend the process by which the child develops a sense of creativity through music, movement, puppetry, language arts, and manipulation of open-ended materials. The focus will be on teaching methods and hands-on activities. The student will develop a curriculum that promotes children's creative thinking and expression. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 136. Two hours each week. Formerly ED 212.
EDUC 224 SOCIAL-EMOTION DEV IN CHILDREN 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Enables the student to comprehend the process by which children develop social and emotional competence. The focus will be on the principles and techniques of a developmentally appropriate guidance approach, the role of adults and community in a child's social and emotional development, activity planning, and the ethical standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). PREREQUISITE: EDUC 136. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 213.
EDUC 227 ADMIN EARLY CHILD PROGRAMS 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Designed to provide students with management skills necessary to operate an early childhood center or school that serves children from infancy through age eight. Topics include program policies and procedures, government regulations, finance and budget, facility operation, personnel management, health and safety, accreditation systems, and program evaluation and improvement. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 136 or its equivalent. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 215.
EDUC 230 EARLY CHILDHOOD LEADERSHIP 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Examines the leadership of early childhood programs that serve children from infancy through age eight. Topics include leadership theories, leadership traits and dispositions, leadership roles and styles, leadership skills and competencies, and connection between effective leadership and program quality in the context of early childhood education. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 214.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EDUC 233 PRACTICUM EARLY CHILDHOOD EDU 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Experience in interacting with young children in a naturalistic setting; learning to identify children's learning interests and to adapt curriculum to children's needs; planning and implementing large and small group activities; practicing effective communication skills and class management skills; and evaluating a quality child care program. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 136. Fifteen hours lecture and 90 hours practicum. Formerly ED 122.
EDUC 240 SEMINAR IN EC LDRSHP AND MGMT 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides students with opportunities to integrate and apply the concepts and skills acquired in EDUC 230 Early Childhood Leadership and EDUC 227 Administering Early Childhood Programs. Students will discuss the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation Criteria for Leadership and Management and use the criteria to evaluate early childhood programs. Other topics include ethical issues and NAEYC Code, technology, and professional development. Each student will also complete an experience-based project related to early childhood leadership and management. PREREQUISITES: EDUC 227 and EDUC 230. Thirty (30) hours of lecture and forty-five (45) hours of field experience. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 220.
EDUC 243 PROCESSES & ACQUISITN READING 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Intended for the pre-service, undergraduate teacher candidate in early childhood, elementary, or special education. This course explores an instructional approach for teaching the literacy skills of speaking, reading, spelling, and writing. It also addresses fluency, comprehension, orthographic knowledge, and writing from an emergent to advanced level. Students examine how observation, documentation, interpretation, evaluation, and planning result in appropriate instruction based on children's strengths and needs. The course also focuses on the process of language development, including the impact of phonemic awareness and how the brain responds to reading acquisition. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EDUC 201, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 216.
EDUC 244 ELEM INSTRUCTION OF READING 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Designed to provide pre-service and in-service classroom teachers with the research-based best practices, techniques, and strategies in reading instruction. Learners will explore how observation, interpretation, and evaluation result in effective, efficient instructional planning for each of the stages of reading (literacy) development. Learners will focus on strategies for managing and allocating instructional time while developing the five components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension) as they relate to the implementation of a comprehensive reading program. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Reading Instruction requirements for an initial certificate in Elementary Education. This course does not fulfill any requirements for the A.A.T. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 243 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly ED 217.
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EDUC 245 MATERIALS FOR RDG INSTRUCTION 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Designed to allow pre-service and in-service classroom teachers to understand and use the findings of scientific research to select, evaluate, and compare instructional materials and programs for the teaching of reading. Learners will explore how to effectively and efficiently use various sources and programs in instructional planning for each of the stages of reading (literacy) development. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Reading Instruction requirements for an initial certificate in Elementary Education. This course does not fulfill any requirements for the A.A.T. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 243 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly ED 218.
EDUC 246 ASSESSMENT FOR RDG INSTRUCTION 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Designed to support pre-service and in-service teachers in becoming proficient users of classroom-based assessments and assessment data. Instruction focuses on the purpose of assessment, types of assessment tools, and the administration and use of valid, reliable formal and informal assessments of reading. Participants will show that they can use assessment data to guide instructional decisions. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Reading Instruction requirements for an initial certificate in Elementary Education. This course does not fulfill any requirements for the A.A.T. PREREQUISITE: EDUC 243 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly ED 219.
EDUC 250X PRINCIPLES/PRACTICES YOUTH DEV 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Introduces the essentials of programming for youth development, including creation, delivery and evaluation of high-quality out-of-school-time programs. Topics for this course include curriculum and program development, needs assessments, working with families, funding and budgeting, and program evaluation. (R only) PREREQUISITE: PSYC 203, PSYC 216 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
EDUC 256 PRIN OF EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    This course is an introduction to tests and measurements in an educational setting. Students develop, use, and interpret classroom assessments, including tests, performance assessments, rating scales, portfolios, and observations. Basic standard setting, grading, testing ethics, locating and evaluating measures, program evaluation, and classroom research are also presented. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Assessment for Students requirement for an initial certificate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Secondary Education. This course also meets the MSDE Assessment, Diagnosis, and Prescriptive Techniques required for the initial certificate in Generic Special Education (Infant/Primary), Generic Special Education (Elementary/Middle), and Generic Special Education (Secondary/Adult). Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 206.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
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EDUC 260 METHODS OF TEACHING ELEM ED 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    Provides an overview of teaching methodology for effective instruction in elementary classrooms. Opportunities will be provided for planning and practicing instruction based on a knowledge of the theory and research supporting the strategies and models used. Emphasis will be on developing the habit of reflective practice and fostering collaborative problem solving. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Teaching Methodology requirement for an initial certificate in Elementary Education. This course does not fulfill any requirements for the A.A.T. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 205.
EDUC 265 METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY 3 semester hours EDUC-Education
Course Description:    This course provides an overview of teaching methodology for effective instruction for prospective and noncertified secondary teachers. Students plan, design, and conduct instruction. Topics include theory and practices, research-based instructional models, multiculturalism, classroom management, and inclusion of students with special needs. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Teaching Methodology requirement for an initial certificate in Secondary Education. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 207.
EMGT 101 PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MGMT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Provides an overview of the characteristics, functions, and resources of an integrated system, as well as information on how various emergency management services (fire personnel, police, security, health care providers, etc.) work together in a system of resources and capabilities. Emphasis will be placed on how this system is applied to all hazards for all government levels, across the four phases and all functions of emergency management. It includes the role of national, regional, and local services in a variety of disasters. This course is intended for a broad audience including personnel in public service, emergency fields, health care facilities, first responders, and others having an interest in gaining a working knowledge of emergency preparedness. (TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 101.
EMGT 103 EMERGENCY RESPONSE & RECOVERY 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Examines the necessary components required for incident response and recovery. Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that may occur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergency management, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from which post-disaster activities may be approached. Topics will include rapid situation assessment, special population needs, sources of outside help, and continuity of local government operations. The course will emphasize the role of human services organizations in providing assistance to people and communities affected by disasters in the immediate aftermath and for long-term recovery, as well as the roles and responsibilities of local, state, and federal officials and public service, private sector, and voluntary organizations. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 103.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EMGT 104 INCIDENT MGMT SYSTEM EOC INT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Overview of incident command, its role in emergency management, and how incident command and the emergency operations center interface to manage an emergency situation. Includes organization and staffing, organizing for incidents and events, incident resource management, air operations, and incident planning. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 104.
EMGT 105 HAZARD MITIGATION AND PREP 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Introduces the major principles involved in preparing for and mitigating the impacts of hazards in the context of emergency management. Examines the role of the federal, state, and local governments in developing and carrying out hazard mitigation and preparedness policies, as well as the role that the private sector can play in protecting economic vitality. Characteristics of various hazards, both natural and manmade, that can affect our communities are investigated. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 105.
EMGT 106 TECHNOLOGY IN EMERGENCY MGMT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Provides an introduction and overview of the application of technology in emergency management. Students learn how to utilize technology in the support of emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts and the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance the emergency management process. Examples of current and emerging technology applications are illustrated along with an explanation of critical issues that are a part of the technology application. Special issues and problems associated with the use of technology in emergency management are examined and strategies to overcome these issues and problems are outlined. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: EMGTP 101. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 107.
EMGT 200 EMERGENCY PLANNING 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Introduces students to the process and practice of emergency planning. Examines the concepts of writing an emergency operating plan and the elements necessary for inclusion in the plan (all-risk hazard planning). This course is designed for persons who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system and offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. The focus is on an effective all-hazard emergency planning operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster. PREREQUISITE: EMGT 101. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 102.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EMGT 201 CRIT INCIDENT DISASTER STRESS 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Course provides an overview of stress reactions as applied to victims and rescuers and prepares the student to focus in the direct response, operations, and management of critical incidents. This course also provides a specific focus on stress and reactions, post traumatic stress disorder, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) as applied to specific organizations and individuals. Community challenges and dilemmas faced by emergency management agencies and government officials, as well as the physical and mental health of responding professionals, are explored. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 201.
EMGT 202 TERRORISM AND EMERGENCY MGMT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Explores the role of emergency management in response to the growing threat of domestic and international terrorism. Introduces terrorism, ranging from low-level acts of threats and acts of violence that may represent significant risk to human life and property to large-scale acts of violence using "weapons of mass destruction" that may have devastating, long-term effects. (TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 202.
EMGT 203 RESOURCE MGMT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Course introduces the concepts of managing volunteers and donations in all phases of emergency management. Topics such as identifying volunteer resources and recruiting, training, supervising, and motivating volunteers are discussed. The course also addresses coordinating with voluntary agencies, community-based organizations, professional groups, as well as business and industry. (TP/SS only) PREREQUIISITE: EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 203.
EMGT 204 EMERG MGMT PUB ED PROGRAMS 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Course provides a study of the design, development, and delivery of public disaster safety education. Addresses methods of identification of disaster safety programs, the selection of target populations, methods of designing and implementing information and education programs, and methods of evaluating a program's impact. Includes theoretical and practical skills training in individual, group, and mass media communications; instructional skills; planning priorities; and evaluation techniques. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 204.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EMGT 205 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY MGMT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Explores the pervasive relationship of public health in emergency management. The course covers the role of state and federal agencies, the role of public health in local planning, and the response needed for natural, accidental, and intentional emergency events. Examines emergency surveillance and information systems; training and evaluation; the changing and unique role of the public health field in emergency management through integration with traditional emergency pre-education of professional and public communities. (TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 106.
EMGT 220 INTRO TO HOMELAND SECURITY 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Provides an interdisciplinary perspective about terrorism, terrorist behavior, homeland security policies, and challenges from an all-hazards perspective. Threats to homeland security, including natural and technological disasters, as well as intentional threats of domestic and international terrorism, including weapons of mass destruction, are examined. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of terrorism and disasters, the threats posed by each, and the responses to those threats, as well as those that will be faced in the future. (TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 110.
EMGT 240 LEADERSHIP IN EMERY MGMT 3 semester hours EMGT-Emergency Preparedness
Course Description:    Capstone course that provides an introduction to leadership and organizational theory in the context of emergency management. Students examine and develop a range of skills in a number of interpersonal areas--conflict management, use of power, group dynamics, and leadership and influence. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: EMGT 101 and consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 250.
ENEE 140 INTRO PROG CONCEPTS FOR ENGR 2 semester hours ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Principles of software development, high-level languages, input/output, data types and variables, operators and expressions, program selection, repetition, functions, arrays, strings, introduction to algorithms, software projects, debugging, and documentation. Programs will use the C language. PREREQUISITE: MATH 165. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Two hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly EE 140.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
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ENEE 140L INTRO PROG CONCEPTS FOR ENGR No Credit ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENEE 140.
ENEE 150 INTER PROG CONCEPTS FOR ENGR 3 semester hours ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Intermediate principles of software development: high-level languages, object-oriented design, documentation, data structures, graphs, dynamic memory allocation, software development for applications in electrical and computer engineering; software development in teams. Programs will use the C and Java languages. PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in ENEE 140 or consent of instructor, and MATH 181. Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly EE 150.
ENEE 150L INTER PROG CONCEPTS FOR ENGR No Credit ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENEE 150.
ENEE 207 ELECTRIC CIRCUITS 4 semester hours ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Design, analysis, simulation, construction and evaluation of electric circuits. Covers basic concepts of electrical engineering such as terminal relationships; applications of Kirchhoff's laws to simple resistive circuits; solution of resistor networks using mesh and node analysis and Thevenin and Norton's theorems; transient analysis of first and second-order circuits; DC and AC steady state analysis; frequency response and transfer functions; ideal op-amp circuits and diode and transistor circuits. PREREQUISITE: PHYS 262. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MATH 282. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly EE 207.
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ENEE 207L ELECTRIC CIRCUITS No Credit ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENEE 207.
ENEE 222 ELEM OF DISC SIGNAL ANALYSIS 4 semester hours ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Introduction to discrete-time and continuous-time signals. Topics covered include sampling, linear transformations, discrete Fourier Transform and its properties/applications, Fourier Series, and discrete-time linear filters and their applications. Example problems in the context of electrical engineering applications are solved using a variety of software tools, including structured programming and high-level computational packages such as MATLAB. PREREQUISITE: ENEE 140. COREQUISITE: MATH 182 or higher. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly EE 222.
ENEE 222L ELEM OF DISC SIGNAL ANALYSIS No Credit ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENEE 222.
ENEE 244 DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN 3 semester hours ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce sophomores in electrical engineering to basic principles and design procedures of digital systems at the gate and chip levels. (G and R only) PREREQUISITE: ENES 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EE 244.
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ENEE 245 DIGITAL CIRCUITS & SYSTEM LAB 2 semester hours ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Introduction to basic measurement techniques and electrical laboratory equipment such as design, construction, and characterization of digital circuits containing logic gates, sequential elements, oscillators, and digital integrated circuits; introduction to digital design and simulation with the Verilog Hardware Description Language (HDL). PREREQUISITES: ENEE 244, PHYS 262, and a grade of C or better in CMSC 204 or ENEE 150. One hour lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly EE 245.
ENEE 245L DIGITAL CIRCUITS & SYSTEM LAB No Credit ENEE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENEE 245.
ENES 100 INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Overview and application of the basic tools and techniques of engineering design and graphic communications, including CAD, engineering reports, cost analysis, and use of software tools. Group projects are assigned. (NSND) PREREQUISITE: MATH 093/096 or a grade of C or better in MATH 117A. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly ES 100.
ENES 100L INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN No Credit ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENES 100.
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ENES 102 STATICS 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Statics of particles, rigid bodies, equivalent systems of forces, and equilibrium of rigid bodies. Distributed forces, centroids, and center of gravity. Analysis of structures, forces in cables, friction, moments of inertia. PREREQUISITE: MATH 181. Three hours each week. Formerly ES 102.
ENES 104 INTRO TO ENGINEER PROFESSIONS 1 semester hour ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    An introduction to the profession of engineering; guidance in the study of engineering and the fields of engineering, ethical responsibilities of engineers, and engineering hands-on activities. The course will provide information useful for making decisions in engineering fields of study and careers. Ethical and legal aspects of the engineering profession will be discussed. Workshops for resume writing, participation in the engineering club and field trips may be required. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. One and one-half hours lecture/seminar each week. Formerly ES 104.
ENES 120 BIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Introduction to the functions and interactions of biological systems from a quantitative perspective. Topics including concepts in molecular and cellular biology, mechanisms of concepts in molecular and cellular biology, mechanisms of thermodynamics, genetics, gene expression and regulation. Introduction to the modern biological experimental techniques, methods of data analysis and biostatistics. An overview of role of bioengineers. PREREQUISITES: CHEM 132 or CHEM 135, and MATH 181. Three hours each week. Formerly ES 120.
ENES 220 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Distortion of engineering materials in relation to changes in stress or temperature. Geometry of internal strain and external displacement. Elementary applications of beams, columns, shafts, tanks, trusses, and connections. PREREQUISITE: ENES 102. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MATH 182. Three hours each week. Formerly ES 220.
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ENES 221 DYNAMICS 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Kinematics of particles, force, mass, and acceleration. Kinetics of particles, work and energy, impulse, and momentum. Kinematics of rigid bodies, plane motion of rigid bodies, forces and accelerations, energy, and momentum methods. Kinetics of rigid bodies in three dimensions. PREREQUISITES: ENES 102, MATH 182, and PHYS 161. Three hours each week. Formerly ES 221.
ENES 232 THERMODYNAMICS 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    A study of the properties, characteristics, and fundamental equations of substances in the solid, liquid, and vapor states, as well as the basic laws of work and heat transfer. Application of the first and second laws of thermodynamics to the analysis of heat engines, refrigeration systems, gas mixtures, and reactions. PREREQUISITE: PHYS 161. Three hours each week. Formerly ES 232.
ENES 240 SCIENT & ENGINEER COMP 3 semester hours ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Elementary numerical analysis. Roots of equations. Systems of linear equations: Gaussian elimination, matrix diagonalization and inversion, iterative methods. Interpolation and curve fitting. Numerical integration. Differential equations. Example problems in the context of engineering applications are solved using a variety of software tools, including structured programming and high-level computational packages such as MATLAB. PREREQUISITE: Completion of one semester of calculus. COREQUISITE: MATH 182 or higher. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly ES 240.
ENES 240L SCIENT & ENGINEER COMP No Credit ENES-Engineering Science
Course Description:    Laboratory component of ENES 240.
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ENGL 001 BASIC ENGLISH I 5 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A developmental course designed to improve writing skills, starting at the sentence and paragraph level. This course emphasizes writing correct sentences with a variety of structures and combining techniques, well-developed paragraphs, and multi-paragraph essays. Students will also study grammar, usage, mechanics, and punctuation. Students are required to submit a final portfolio that meets department requirements. ENGL 001 is intended for native speakers of English who need further preparation prior to taking credit courses in English. PREREQUISITE: An Accuplacer English score of 0-79.9. PRE- or COREQUISITE: READ 095 (which requires an Accuplacer reading score of 53-65) except for those students exempt from this requirement by initial placement testing. New and continuing students with reading scores below the READ 095 level are not eligible for ENGL 001. Five hours each week, plus required laboratory work. Formerly EN 001. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
ENGL 002 BASIC ENGLISH II 5 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A developmental course designed to improve writing skills, starting at the essay level. This course emphasizes writing multi-paragraph essays. Students will also study grammar, usage, mechanics, and punctuation. Students are required to submit a final portfolio that meets department requirements. ENGL 002 is intended for native speakers of English who need further preparation prior to taking credit courses in English. PREREQUISITE: Completion of ENGL 001 with a grade of C or an Accuplacer English score of 80-89.9. PRE- or COREQUISITE: READ 095 (which requires an Accuplacer reading score of 53-65), except for those students exempted from this requirement by initial placement testing. New and continuing students with reading scores below the READ 095 level are not eligible for ENGL 002. Five hours each week, plus required laboratory work. Formerly EN 002. FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
ENGL 101 INTRO TO COLLEGE WRITING 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to college writing. The first of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course emphasizes the process of critical thinking, reading, and writing. Student writing progresses from a personal to an academic perspective. Students write for different audiences and purposes using a variety of rhetorical strategies. Students write in response to reading and are introduced to standard documentation procedures. Students are required to submit a final portfolio that meets department requirements. (CE) PREREQUISITE: Placement through assessment testing, successful completion of Basic English (ENGL 001 or ENGL 002 with a grade of A), or completion of AELW 940 with a grade of C or better. Assessment level: READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 101.
ENGL 101A INTRO TO COLLEGE WRITING 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    ENGL 101A teaches students the same skills as ENGL 101 but provides additional time for grammar and mechanics review. PREREQUISITE: Placement through assessment testing, successful completion of Basic English (ENGL 001 or ENGL 002 with a grade of B or better), or completion of AELW 940 with a grade of C or better. Assessment level: READ 120. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Formerly EN 101A.
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ENGL 102 CRIT READ/WRITE/RESEARCH 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Studies in argumentation and research. A second of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course is designed to help students learn to identify, critically read, analyze and evaluate, and write arguments using logic and appropriate rhetorical techniques. Students construct thesis-driven academic essays, synthesizing and incorporating the words and ideas of others and using formal documentation. Students learn to identify audience as well as employ effective tone, word choice, and sentence patterns. (ENGF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 102.
ENGL 102HC CRIT READ/WRITE/RESEARCH-HONOR 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Studies in argumentation and research. A second of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course is designed to help students learn to identify, critically read, analyze and evaluate, and write arguments using logic and appropriate rhetorical techniques. Students construct thesis-driven academic essays, synthesizing and incorporating the words and ideas of others and using formal documentation. Students learn to identify audience as well as employ effective tone, word choice, and sentence patterns. (ENGF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 102HC.
ENGL 102HM CRIT READ/WRITE/RESEARCH-HONOR 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Studies in argumentation and research. A second of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course is designed to help students learn to identify, critically read, analyze and evaluate, and write arguments using logic and appropriate rhetorical techniques. Students construct thesis-driven academic essays, synthesizing and incorporating the words and ideas of others and using formal documentation. Students learn to identify audience as well as employ effective tone, word choice, and sentence patterns. (ENGF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 102HM.
ENGL 103 CRIT READ/WRITE/RSRCH AT WORK 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Studies in argumentation and research in the workplace. A second of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course is designed to help students understand the processes and products associated with writing used in technology and business. Emphasis will be on the writing process, including writing to different audiences and supporting claims persuasively with appropriate evidence and detail. Students will write a variety of reports, documentation, and proposals, employing a range of stylistic options. The course will include an introduction to the rules for integrating visual aids into technical documents and a major research project focusing on developing an appropriate research question, conducting scholarly research, and incorporating information into writing with the proper conventions of citation. (ENGF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 109.
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ENGL 103HC CRIT READ/WRITE/RSRCH WORK-HON 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Studies in argumentation and research in the workplace. A second of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course is designed to help students understand the processes and products associated with writing used in technology and business. Emphasis will be on the writing process, including writing to different audiences and supporting claims persuasively with appropriate evidence and detail. Students will write a variety of reports, documentation, and proposals, employing a range of stylistic options. The course will include an introduction to the rules for integrating visual aids into technical documents and a major research project focusing on developing an appropriate research question, conducting scholarly research, and incorporating information into writing with the proper conventions of citation. (ENGF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 109HC.
ENGL 103HM CRIT READ/WRITE/RSRCH WORK-HON 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Studies in argumentation and research in the workplace. A second of two sequential freshman composition courses, this course is designed to help students understand the processes and products associated with writing used in technology and business. Emphasis will be on the writing process, including writing to different audiences and supporting claims persuasively with appropriate evidence and detail. Students will write a variety of reports, documentation, and proposals, employing a range of stylistic options. The course will include an introduction to the rules for integrating visual aids into technical documents and a major research project focusing on developing an appropriate research question, conducting scholarly research, and incorporating information into writing with the proper conventions of citation. (ENGF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 109HM.
ENGL 110 PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A study of the various aspects of English grammar, such as sentence structure, agreement, tenses, pronoun reference, and punctuation, to increase students' knowledge of the English language and to enhance their writing capabilities. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 105.
ENGL 115 COLLEGE VOCABULARY DEVEL 2 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Intended to expand vocabulary development to improve writing and reading efficiency for effective communication skills. Emphasis placed on affixes, roots, contextual clues, lexical training, and phonic and structural analyses of words. Thirty hours lecture over an eight-week period. Formerly EN 107.
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ENGL 122 INTRO TO WORLD MYTHOLOGY 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world mythology across a range of periods and cultures. This is an interdisciplinary reading course of special relevance to students of psychology, anthropology, art, history, literature, and religion. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) Assessment level: READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 122.
ENGL 190 INTRO TO LITERATURE 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of literary forms, including fiction, essays, poetry, and drama with an emphasis on understanding literature as an integral part of intellectual development. Students learn to apply critical thinking skills as they read, analyze, interpret, and respond to texts in class discussions, projects, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly 190.
ENGL 190HC INTRO TO LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of literary forms, including fiction, essays, poetry, and drama with an emphasis on understanding literature as an integral part of intellectual development. Students learn to apply critical thinking skills as they read, analyze, interpret, and respond to texts in class discussions, projects, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 190HC.
ENGL 190HM INTRO TO LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of literary forms, including fiction, essays, poetry, and drama with an emphasis on understanding literature as an integral part of intellectual development. Students learn to apply critical thinking skills as they read, analyze, interpret, and respond to texts in class discussions, projects, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 190HM.
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ENGL 200 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An exploration of the literature of a particular region, author, period of genre. The course provides an evaluation of representative texts, an assessment of literary techniques and strategies, and a consideration of the historical, political, and cultural impact of the chosen literary topic. For regional literatures, foreign or domestic travel may be an optional component of the course. Letter designators in the schedule of classes will indicate the specific topic to be covered in a given semester. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101/101A, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 200.
ENGL 201 INTRO TO WORLD LIT I 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from antiquity through the mid-17th century, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 201.
ENGL 201HC INTRO TO WORLD LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from antiquity through the mid-17th century, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 201HC.
ENGL 201HM INTRO TO WORLD LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from antiquity through the mid-17th century, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 201HM.
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ENGL 202 INTRO TO WORLD LIT II 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from the mid-17th century to the present, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 202 without having taken ENGL 201. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 202.
ENGL 202HA INTRO TO WORLD LIT II-HONORS 1.5 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from the mid-17th century to the present, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion or at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 202HA.
ENGL 202HB INTRO TO WORLD LIT II-HONORS 1.5 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from the mid-17th century to the present, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion or at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 202HB.
ENGL 202HC INTRO TO WORLD LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from the mid-17th century to the present, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 202 without having taken ENGL 201. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion or at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 202HC.
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ENGL 202HM INTRO TO WORLD LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to world literature from the mid-17th century to the present, including oral traditions, poetry, fiction, the essay, and drama. Emphasis is placed on key ideas that express the commonality of the human spirit and experience across cultures. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in EN 202 without having taken EN 201. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion or at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 202HM.
ENGL 205 MASTERPIECES OF ASIAN LIT 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Epics, drama, poetry, stories, novels, and essays of Near East, Southeast, and Far East Asia. Students read basic texts for class discussion and prepare papers in areas with special appeal to themselves. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 215.
ENGL 208 WOMEN IN LITERATURE 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to literature by and about women from a multicultural perspective, focusing on women's diverse experiences and backgrounds. Representative texts are studied in their historical and sociopolitical contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 208.
ENGL 208HC WOMEN IN LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to literature by and about women from a multicultural perspective, focusing on women's diverse experiences and backgrounds. Representative texts are studied in their historical and sociopolitical contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of a least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 208HC.
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ENGL 208HM WOMEN IN LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to literature by and about women from a multicultural perspective, focusing on women's diverse experiences and backgrounds. Representative texts are studied in their historical and sociopolitical contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of a least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 208HM.
ENGL 211 SURVEY OF AMER LIT I 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American Literature from its beginnings through the mid-19th century, focusing on representative works in poetry, fiction, the essay, drama and/or oral traditions studied in the context of the multicultural American experience. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of American literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 211.
ENGL 211HM SURVEY OF AMER LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American Literature from its beginnings through the mid-19th century, focusing on representative works in poetry, fiction, the essay, drama and/or oral traditions studied in the context of the multicultural American experience. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of American literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 211HM.
ENGL 212 SURVEY OF AMER LIT II 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American literature from the mid-19th century to the present, focusing on representative works in poetry, fiction, the essay, drama and/or oral traditions studies in the context of the multicultural American experience. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of American literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 212 without having taken ENGL 211. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 212.
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ENGL 212HC SURVEY OF AMER LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American literature from the mid-19th century to the present, focusing on representative works in poetry, fiction, the essay, drama and/or oral traditions studies in the context of the multicultural American experience. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of American literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 212 without having taken ENGL 211. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 212HC.
ENGL 212HM SURVEY OF AMER LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American literature from the mid-19th century to the present, focusing on representative works in poetry, fiction, the essay, drama and/or oral traditions studies in the context of the multicultural American experience. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of American literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 212 without having taken ENGL 211. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 212HM.
ENGL 213 SURVEY OF BRIT LIT I 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of British literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from it beginnings circa the 9th century through the mid-18th century. Representative works of major authors are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of British literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 213.
ENGL 213HC SURVEY OF BRIT LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of British literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from it beginnings circa the 9th century through the mid-18th century. Representative works of major authors are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of British literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 213HC.
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ENGL 213HM SURVEY OF BRIT LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of British literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from it beginnings circa the 9th century through the mid-18th century. Representative works of major authors are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of British literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 213HM.
ENGL 214 SURVEY OF BRIT LIT II 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of British literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from the mid-18th century to the present. Representative works of major authors are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of British literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 214 without having taken ENGL 213. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 214.
ENGL 214HC SURVEY OF BRIT LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of British literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from the mid-18th century to the present. Representative works of major authors are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of British literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 214 without having taken ENGL 213. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 214HC.
ENGL 214HM SURVEY OF BRIT LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of British literature, including prose, poetry, and drama, from the mid-18th century to the present. Representative works of major authors are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. The course introduces recurrent themes in the scope of British literature and culture. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 214 without having taken ENGL 213. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 214HM.
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ENGL 220 THE AMERICAN NOVEL 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An examination of the American novel from its origins to the present. Texts representative of the multicultural American experience are studied in their historical, cultural, critical, and aesthetic contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to novels in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 216.
ENGL 220HC THE AMERICAN NOVEL-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An examination of the American novel from its origins to the present. Texts representative of the multicultural American experience are studied in their historical, cultural, critical, and aesthetic contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to novels in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 220HC.
ENGL 220HM THE AMERICAN NOVEL-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An examination of the American novel from its origins to the present. Texts representative of the multicultural American experience are studied in their historical, cultural, critical, and aesthetic contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to novels in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 220HM.
ENGL 223 INTRO TO ASIAN AMERICAN LIT 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    This survey course examines the evolution of a body of literature known as Asian American literature, from its beginnings at the turn of the 20th century to the present. The course will examine the literary works of Asian American writers, mainly in fiction and poetry, in its literary, historical, cultural, social and political contexts. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101/101A or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 204.
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ENGL 226 SURVEY AFRICAN AMERICAN LIT I 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of African American literature from its earliest beginnings to the Harlem Renaissance, including vernacular tradition, spirituals, folk tales, slave and emancipation narratives, poetry, speeches, fiction, non-fiction and drama. This course emphasizes the trends, patterns and historical incidents that have influenced recurrent themes in African American literature. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 226.
ENGL 227 SURVEY AFRICAN AMERICAN LIT II 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of African American literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the present, including poetry, speeches, blues, jazz, hip-hop, fiction, non-fiction, and drama. This course emphasizes the trends, patterns, and historical incidents that have influenced recurrent themes in African American literature. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Students may enroll in ENGL 227 without having taken ENGL 226. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 227.
ENGL 230 INTRO TO MODERN DRAMA 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to modern drama from the late 19th century to the present, including representative works in realism, naturalism, expressionism, the absurd, and post-modern and post-colonial forms. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 230.
ENGL 230HM INTRO TO MOFERN DRAMA-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to modern drama from the late 19th century to the present, including representative works in realism, naturalism, expressionism, the absurd, and post-modern and post-colonial forms. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 230HM.
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ENGL 231 INTRO TO MODERN POETRY 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of poetry from the late 19th century through the mid-20th century that characterizes the Modernist style. Representative texts are studied in their literary, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101A or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 231.
ENGL 233 THE SHORT STORY 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A study of the short story in world literature with emphasis on the literary form. Students will examine the basic elements of fiction as they appear in short stories. Concentration will be on the literary analysis of short stories from a variety of critical perspectives. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 221.
ENGL 233HC THE SHORT STORY-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A study of the short story in world literature with emphasis on the literary form. Students will examine the basic elements of fiction as they appear in short stories. Concentration will be on the literary analysis of short stories from a variety of critical perspectives. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 221HC.
ENGL 233HM THE SHORT STORY-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A study of the short story in world literature with emphasis on the literary form. Students will examine the basic elements of fiction as they appear in short stories. Concentration will be on the literary analysis of short stories from a variety of critical perspectives. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 221HM.
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ENGL 235 FILM & LITERATURE 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A comparative study of films and the literary sources upon which they are based. Special attention is given to the practical and theoretical problems of adapting literature to film and the basic differences between the two. The course explores how character development, plot, narrative, symbols, and language are translated from literary texts to film, and considers the limitations of film adaptation. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (ARTD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week, plus film viewings. Formerly EN 220.
ENGL 235HM FILM & LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A comparative study of films and the literary sources upon which they are based. Special attention is given to the practical and theoretical problems of adapting literature to film and the basic differences between the two. The course explores how character development, plot, narrative, symbols, and language are translated from literary texts to film, and considers the limitations of film adaptation. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week, plus film viewings. Formerly EN 220HM.
ENGL 241 AMER LIT OF NATURE/ENVIRONMENT 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American nature and environmental literature, including journals, essays, narratives, and poems, with an emphasis on the interrelationship between nature and culture, the impact of the landscape on personal and social identity, and the symbolic value of the wilderness. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 210.
ENGL 241HC AMER LIT NATURE/ENVIRON-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American nature and environmental literature, including journals, essays, narratives, and poems, with an emphasis on the interrelationship between nature and culture, the impact of the landscape on personal and social identity, and the symbolic value of the wilderness. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 210HC.
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ENGL 241HM AMER LIT NATURE/ENVIRON-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of American nature and environmental literature, including journals, essays, narratives, and poems, with an emphasis on the interrelationship between nature and culture, the impact of the landscape on personal and social identity, and the symbolic value of the wilderness. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 210HM.
ENGL 245 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A survey of major books of the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures considered from literary and historical point of view. Major attention is devoted to themes, symbols, and archetypes that have influenced subsequent literature. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 209.
ENGL 248 LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Examines the experience of the Holocaust through poetry, drama, the novel, and the diary. Emphasis on the literary responses of individual survivors and of witnesses, and the literature of atrocity the Holocaust evoked. Historical background helpful, but not required.(HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 217.
ENGL 248HC LITERATURE OF HOLOCAUST-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Examines the experience of the Holocaust through poetry, drama, the novel, and the diary. Emphasis on the literary responses of individual survivors and of witnesses, and the literature of atrocity the Holocaust evoked. Historical background helpful, but not required. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 217HC.
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ENGL 248HM LITERATURE OF HOLOCAUST-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Examines the experience of the Holocaust through poetry, drama, the novel, and the diary. Emphasis on the literary responses of individual survivors and of witnesses, and the literature of atrocity the Holocaust evoked. Historical background helpful, but not required. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 217HM.
ENGL 251 INTRO TO JOURNALISM 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the fundamentals of journalism and mass communication including Advertising and public relations. The course will look at the changing industry and career trends. The course explores media literacy and communications theories through print and electronic media. Writing focuses on generally accepted news writing principles. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 111.
ENGL 251HC INTRO TO JOURNALISM-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the fundamentals of journalism and the state of the industry, with emphasis on gathering and interpreting news, writing news and feature stories, interviewing, and the media law and ethics. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 111HC.
ENGL 251HM INTRO TO JOURNALISM-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the fundamentals of journalism and the state of the industry, with emphasis on gathering and interpreting news, writing news and feature stories, interviewing, and the media law and ethics. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Two hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 111HM.
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ENGL 252 NEWS WRITING 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Develops writing skills for news and news-feature stories. Students will work on all elements of writing news and feature stories for print and online delivery. Students will learn writing, reporting, interviewing and copyediting techniques for accuracy and readability in stories. Students will also study non-text elements, such as photos, videos, and other graphics related to news and news-feature stories both print and online. PREREQUISITE: ENGL 251, TVRA 134 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 245.
ENGL 258 TECH OF PROOFREAD/EDITING 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    For students in or preparing for careers that require them to proofread or edit material written by others. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental concepts of proofreading and editing, including copy marking, levels of editing, and procedures. PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 and ENGL 110, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 125.
ENGL 259 ORGN/DEV TECH DOCUMENT 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    For students in or preparing for careers that require preparation, editing, or production of technical documents of significant length. Students examine the roles and functions of managers, reviewers, editors, and writers throughout the document development cycle and study tools and techniques appropriate to each role. By studying relationships among functions, tools, and techniques, students will be able to assess and recommend procedures and policies for developing documents in the workplace. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 109 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 240.
ENGL 264 INTRO TO CREAT WRIT FICT 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A foundation course in the forms and techniques of short story writing. Special attention is given to point of view, plot, characterization, setting, and atmosphere in standard and experimental modes in the pursuit of establishing each student's style and expression. Extensive class discussion of fiction of proven merit and student writing. Designed for students who have fully mastered basic writing skills and who are literate writers but who have written little or no fiction previously. One college-level literature course or extensive previous outside reading of fiction is desirable. (ARTD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 218.
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ENGL 264HC INTRO TO CREAT WRIT FICT-HONOR 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A foundation course in the forms and techniques of short story writing. Special attention is given to point of view, plot, characterization, setting, and atmosphere in standard and experimental modes in the pursuit of establishing each student's style and expression. Extensive class discussion of fiction of proven merit and student writing. Designed for students who have fully mastered basic writing skills and who are literate writers but who have written little or no fiction previously. One college-level literature course or extensive previous outside reading of fiction is desirable. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 218HC.
ENGL 264HM INTRO TO CREAT WRIT FICT-HONOR 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    A foundation course in the forms and techniques of short story writing. Special attention is given to point of view, plot, characterization, setting, and atmosphere in standard and experimental modes in the pursuit of establishing each student's style and expression. Extensive class discussion of fiction of proven merit and student writing. Designed for students who have fully mastered basic writing skills and who are literate writers but who have written little or no fiction previously. One college-level literature course or extensive previous outside reading of fiction is desirable. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 218HM.
ENGL 265 ADV CREAT WRIT/FICT 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An advanced workshop designed to raise a student's work to a professional level for eventual publication. Manuscripts are analyzed in class discussion with emphasis on the finer elements of narrative, characterization, dialogue, and pacing. Techniques of novella and novel writing are presented. The work of established mainstream and genre writers is also scrutinized to heighten awareness of various literary approaches. PREREQUISITE: ENGL 218 or the equivalent or consent of instructor based upon a writing sample. May not be taken concurrently with other fiction writing courses. May be repeated for credit. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 219.
ENGL 265HC ADV CREAT WRIT/FICT-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An advanced workshop designed to raise a student's work to a professional level for eventual publication. Manuscripts are analyzed in class discussion with emphasis on the finer elements of narrative, characterization, dialogue, and pacing. Techniques of novella and novel writing are presented. The work of established mainstream and genre writers is also scrutinized to heighten awareness of various literary approaches. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ENGL 218. May not be taken concurrently with other fiction writing courses. May be repeated for credit. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 219HC.
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ENGL 265HM ADV CREAT WRIT/FICT-HONORS 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    An advanced workshop designed to raise a student's work to a professional level for eventual publication. Manuscripts are analyzed in class discussion with emphasis on the finer elements of narrative, characterization, dialogue, and pacing. Techniques of novella and novel writing are presented. The work of established mainstream and genre writers is also scrutinized to heighten awareness of various literary approaches. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ENGL 218. May not be taken concurrently with other fiction writing courses. May be repeated for credit. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 218HM.
ENGL 272 INTRO TO CREATIVE WRIT POETRY 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Designed to provide students a foundation for understanding the forms, techniques, and aesthetics of poetry writing in order that they may develop their skills. Emphasis will be on both traditional and contemporary modes to establish each student's style of expression and understanding of the craft. Students' poems, the poems of their peers, and poetry of proven merit will be discussed in a workshop setting. (ARTD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of instructor based on a writing sample. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 223.
ENGL 272HM INTRO TO CREAT WRIT POETRY-HON 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Designed to provide students a foundation for understanding the forms, techniques, and aesthetics of poetry writing in order that they may develop their skills. Emphasis will be on both traditional and contemporary modes to establish each student's style of expression and understanding of the craft. Students' poem, the poems of their peers, and poetry of proven merit will be discussed in a workshop setting. (ARTD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 223HM.
ENGL 273 ADV CREATIVE WRITING-POETRY 3 semester hours ENGL-English
Course Description:    Develops further the writing skills of those students who have demonstrated the ability to write poetry of merit. Students study in depth two modern poets in order to recognize style and thematic patterns. Students' poems will be critiqued in a workshop setting. PREREQUISITE: ENGL 272 or consent of instructor based on a portfolio of student work. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 224.
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FILM 110 INTRODUCTION TO FILM 3 semester hours FILM-Film
Course Description:    This course presents a basic introduction to the study of narrative film. Analysis of film structure and content will be developed through the use of genre analysis system. Basic film technique and language as it affects structure and content will also be examined. Students will view and discuss examples of both historic and contemporary film at the American Film Institute Theatre and in class, and will read and write about film structure and technique. (ARTD) (TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FL 110.
FILM 120 HISTORY OF INTL FILM TO 1950 3 semester hours FILM-Film
Course Description:    This is a survey course that traces the development of film from the silent era to 1950. The writing, directing, editing, acting, and technical development of film will be studied. Examples of great films from all eras will be screened at the American Film Institute Theatre and in class. (TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly FL 102.
FILM 120L HISTORY OF INTL FILM TO 1950 No Credit FILM-Film
Course Description:    Laboratory component of FILM 120.
FILM 210 SCREENWRITING 3 semester hours FILM-Film
Course Description:    This course will teach the techniques of narrative storytelling through the camera arts. The student will study writing dialogue and action for film and television through several small projects culminating in a final 10-minute script. Films will be screened at the American Film Institute Theatre and in class as examples of effective screenwriting. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: FILM 110 or consent of instructor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly FL 210.
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FILM 210L SCREENWRITING No Credit FILM-Film
Course Description:    Laboratory component of FILM 210.
FILM 220 BASIC MOVIE PRODUCTION 3 semester hours FILM-Film
Course Description:    This is a project course in which the student will learn the basics of filmmaking, including script preparation, shooting, and editing. The student will produce two short projects shot and edited on video: a silent short and a dialogue, sound, and music short. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: FILM 110 and FILM 210, or consent of instructor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly FL 220.
FILM 220L BASIC MOVIE PRODUCTION No Credit FILM-Film
Course Description:    Laboratory component of FILM 220.
FILM 230 MOVIE MAKING IND STY: EDITING 3 semester hours FILM-Film
Course Description:    This independent study course for the advanced film student requires mastery of professional-level digital editing software. Students write, direct, and edit a short video, at least five minutes long, with a public screening upon completion of the project. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of A or B in FILM 110, FILM 210, and FILM 220; and consent of film curriculum coordinator. Hours to be assigned and arranged by coordinator. It is expected that students will spend approximately 150 hours to complete the work for the course. Formerly FL 230.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FILM 240 MOVIE MAKING IND STY: PRODUCTN 3 semester hours FILM-Film
Course Description:    This independent study course for the advanced film student focuses on producing a longer film, at least 20 minutes long, with a public screening upon completion of the project. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of A or B in FILM 110, FILM 210, FILM 220, and FILM 230; and consent of film curriculum coordinator. Hours to be assigned and arranged by coordinator. It is expected that students will spend approximately 150 hours to complete the work for the course. Course may be taken up to three times. Formerly FL 240.
FIRE 101 PRINC OF EMERGENCY SERVICES 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection and emergency services; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection and emergency services; fire/rescue departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service: fire and emergency service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 101.
FIRE 102 FIRE BEHAVIOR & COMBUSTION 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and how they are controlled. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 105.
FIRE 103 BLDG CONST FOR FIRE PROTECT 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides the components of building construction related to firefighter and life safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 112.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FIRE 104 PRIN FIRE SAFETY & SURVIVAL 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 102.
FIRE 105 FIRE PREVENTION 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention. Topics include: history and philosophy of fire prevention; organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau; use and application of codes and standards; plans review; fire inspections; fire and life safety education; and fire investigation. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 107.
FIRE 120 DESIGN CONCEPT FIRE PROTECTION 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Introduces the student to basic design software and technologies for developing fire protection systems. Students will set up, create, and edit 2D drawings and plans of fire protection systems. (R and TP/SS only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 120.
FIRE 150 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH BASIC 7 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Covers the minimum level of certification for ambulance personnel. Students learn to properly perform the various skills utilized by emergency medical technician level pre-hospital care providers in the care of sick or injured persons. Because of national and state requirements, attendance at all classes is mandatory. This course prepares the student for the Maryland and National Registry EMT certification written and practical examinations and follows the guidelines established for EMT training by the DOT/NHTSA national standard curriculum. Participation in the clinical component of this course requires proof of a negative TB test and a criminal background investigation. All students must maintain a 70 percent average and can score no lower than 60 percent on any of the assessments. Failure to maintain a 70 percent average will result in the student being dropped from the course. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Four hours lecture, nine hours laboratory each week. Formerly FS 150.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FIRE 201 FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire detection and alarm systems, heat and smoke control systems, special protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for fire protection and portable fire extinguishers. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 216.
FIRE 202 FIRE PROTECT HYDRAULIC & WATER 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 212.
FIRE 203 FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICE ADMIN 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphsis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer. (R only) (CE:R) PREREQUSITIE: FIRE 202 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 204.
FIRE 220 STRATEGY AND TACTICS 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides the principles of fire ground control utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents. (R only) PREREQUISITE: FIRE 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 214.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FIRE 221 PRINC OF CODE ENFORCEMENT 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides students with the fundamental knowledge of the role of code enforcement in a comprehensive fire prevention program. (R and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: FIRE 101, FIRE 103, FIRE 105, and FIRE 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 221.
FIRE 222 FIRE PLANS REVIEW 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides for the application of fire codes and standards in developing an understanding of a building's fire protection features including the design of fire alarm systems, water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection, and egress arrangements through the evaluation of 2D drawings and schematics. (R and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: FIRE 103, FIRE 201, FIRE 202, and FIRE 221, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 222.
FIRE 225 FIRE INVESTIGATION I 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Intended to provide the student with the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire scene interpretations, including recognizing and conducting origin and cause, preservation of evidence and documentation, scene security, motives of the firesetter, and types of fire causes. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 225.
FIRE 226 FIRE INVESTIGATION II 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Intended to provide the student with advance technical knowledge on rule of law, fire scene analysis, fire behavior, evidence collection and preservation, scene documentation, case preparation and courtroom testimony. (R only) PREREQUISITE: FIRE 225 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 226.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FIRE 228 OCCUP SAFETY FOR EMERG SERV 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Introduces the basic concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations. Topics include risk evaluation and control procedures for fire stations, training sites, emergency vehicles, and emergency situations involving fire, hazardous materials, and technical rescue. (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 106.
FIRE 231 AUTO SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGN I 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Prepares students to explain, design, and draw basic automatic sprinkler alarm systems in accordance with nationally accepted standards. Emphasis on formulas, calculations and layout of residential sprinkler systems. (R only) PREREQUISITES: FIRE 120 and FIRE 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 231.
FIRE 232 AUTO SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESGN II 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Prepares students to explain, design, and draw advanced automatic sprinkler systems in accordance with nationally accepted standards. Emphasis on commercial automatic sprinkler systems. (R and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: FIRE 231. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 232.
FIRE 241 FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS DESIGN I 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Prepares students to explain, design, and draw basic fire alarm systems in accordance with nationally accepted standards. Emphasis on residential alarm systems. (R only) PREREQUISITE: FIRE 120 and FIRE 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 261.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FIRE 242 FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS DESIGN II 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Prepares students to explain, design, and draw advanced fire alarm systems in accordance with nationally accepted standards. Emphasis on commercial alarm systems. (R and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: FIRE 241. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 262.
FIRE 250 FIRE PROTECTION INTERN 3 semester hours FIRE-Fire Science
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in the professional setting of a fire protection agency, doing management or research-related work for such agencies at the federal, state, local government, or private sector level. (R and TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of department. Minimum average of 110 hours work experience and 10 one-hour seminars per semester. Formerly FS 250.
FREN 099 FUNCTIONAL SPOKEN FRENCH 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A beginning course in conversational French for travelers, students, and professionals, emphasizing pronunciation, comprehension, and the formation of spoken sentence patterns. This course provides a basis for learning and using French, emphasizing oral skills (listening and speaking) and limited reading and writing skills. Students are introduced to essential aspects of French culture. Course topic may vary. This course does not fulfill language requirements. No previous study of French is required. (R and TP/SS only) Three hours each week. Formerly FR 099.
FREN 101 ELEM FRENCH I 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of French language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in French through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of French is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) Three hours each week. Formerly FR 101.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FREN 101HC ELEM FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of French language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in French through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of French is required. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 101HC.
FREN 101HM ELEM FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of French language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in French through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of French is required. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 101HM.
FREN 102 ELEM FRENCH II 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FREN 101. Students continue their study of written language, conversation, and composition as they consider cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FREN 101 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 102.
FREN 102HC ELEM FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FR 101. Students continue their study of written language, conversation, and composition as they consider cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and FR 101 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 102HC.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FREN 102HM ELEM FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FR 101. Students continue their study of written language, conversation, and composition as they consider cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and FREN 101 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 102HM.
FREN 201 INTER FRENCH I 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    Focuses on the study of French language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of French grammar to support increased focus on reading and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FREN 102 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 201.
FREN 201HC INTER FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    Focuses on the study of French language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of French grammar to support increased focus on reading and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and FREN 102 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 201HC.
FREN 201HM INTER FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    Focuses on the study of French language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of French grammar to support increased focus on reading and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and FREN 102 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 201HM.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FREN 202 INTER FRENCH II 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FREN 201. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a review of French grammar to support an increased focus on reading and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FREN 201 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 202.
FREN 202HC INTER FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FREN 201. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a review of French grammar to support an increased focus on reading and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and FREN 201 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 202HC.
FREN 202HM INTER FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FREN 201. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a review of French grammar to support an increased focus on reading and composition. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and FREN 201 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 202HM.
FREN 207 READINGS FRENCH LIT I 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    An introduction to French literature through the reading of representative genres. Includes advanced composition, conversation, and an introduction to literary criticism through frequent themes, explications de texte, and class discussion. Class conducted in French. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FREN 202, four years of high school French, or the equivalent. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 207.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FREN 208 READINGS FRENCH LIT II 3 semester hours FREN-French
Course Description:    An introduction to French literature through the reading of representative genres. Includes advanced composition, conversation, and an introduction to literary criticism through frequent themes, explications de texte, and class discussion. Class conducted in French. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FREN 202, four years of high school French, or the equivalent. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 208.
GDES 116 DIGITAL TOOLS FOR VISUAL ARTS 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An examination of the digital tools used in the visual arts. Students are exposed to the theory and function of the major software packages and basic digital design principles utilized in the visual arts. Topics include operating systems, typography, vector and bitmap imaging, page layout, PDF creation and editing, timeline-based video editing, file transfer, output, web, emerging technologies, and other material relative to the digital visual arts workflow. Credit cannot be received for both ARTT 116 and GDES 116. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 116.
GDES 120 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL ARTS 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Creative use of the computer as a design tool and illustrative medium. Topics include elementary digital techniques as they relate to principles of design, color, composition, and spatial relationships. Students will create a series of illustrations involving freehand and technical drawing, rendering and composition using traditional and digital tools. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 120.
GDES 121 FUND OF GRAPHIC DESIGN I 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An introduction to elements of design, spatial relationships, typography and imagery as they apply to practical visual solutions for self-promotion, resumes, logo design, Web design, and sequential systems. This course instructs the student in graphic design skills employing traditional and digital tools, materials and procedures employed in the communication arts industry. The focus will be on finding creative visual solutions to communication problems using technical skills. (R only) Assessment level: READ 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 121.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 121L FUND OF GRAPHIC DESIGN I No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 121.
GDES 124 FUND OF GRAPHIC DESIGN II 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A continuing examination of elements of design, spatial relationships, typography and imagery as they apply to practical visual solutions for print and Web applications. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 121 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 124.
GDES 124L FUND OF GRAPHIC DESIGN II No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 124.
GDES 127 GRAPHIC DESIGN WORKFLOW 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Process of production in graphic communications and use of terminology employed in the industry. Topics include an explanation of key productions terms, identifying applications for tasks at hand, major printing processes, preparation of typography, photography, illustration, and color for commercial output. Also covered are relationships between cost, quality, and time constraints for production, as well as recent developments in digital and print process. (R only) Assessment level: READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly GD 127.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 134 ILLUSTRATION I 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Introduction to illustrative drawing and painting using traditional and digital media. Topics include units on drawing from observation, basic composition, conceptualizing, visual narrative and sequential story telling and output for print and interactive media, the employment market, and business practices. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 100 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 134.
GDES 134L ILLUSTRATION I No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 134.
GDES 135 ILLUSTRATION II 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A study of major illustrations topics, including advertising, editorial, narrative, sequential illustration, and storyboards. Students explore drawing from life and photo reference material, basic composition, output for print production an Web, the employment market and business practices. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 134 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 135.
GDES 135L ILLUSTRATION II No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 135.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 136 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A "hands-on" course emphasizing traditional illustration skills such as visual problem solving, composition, and drawing using digital media. Students will create illustrations employing a variety of techniques using multiple applications. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 116/GDES 116 or GDES 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 136.
GDES 136L DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 136.
GDES 140 INTRODUCTION TO ANIMATION 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An introduction to 2-D animation. Topics include a brief history of animation, principles of 2-D animation, use of storyboards, 2-D animation techniques, and the employment market and business practices. PREREQUISITES: CMAP 125 and either ARTT/GDES 116 or GDES 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 140.
GDES 210 GRAPHIC DESIGN I 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An introduction to visual thinking with an exploration of graphic design principles and practices, concept development, typography, composition, process, vocabulary, materials and methods. Students develop problem-solving skills, creating, combining, and manipulating text and images while employing traditional and electronic design techniques.(SA+D only) PREREQUISITES: ARTT 100, ARTT 102, and ARTT 105; or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 210.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 211 GRAPHIC DESIGN II 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A continuation of GDES 210 concentrating on developing a more personal approach to design solutions, conceptual skills, invention, discovery, and perceptual abilities within a communications context. Using both traditional hand and computer technologies, students do a thorough research process on more advanced projects that explore both static and moving formats. (SA+D only) PREREQUISITES: GDES 116, GDES 210, and GDES 220; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 211.
GDES 212 PUBLICATION DESIGN W/IN DESIGN 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A practical application of design fundamentals for single and multipage publications. Students are industry standard page assembly software while creating well-designed layouts for publications of all kinds. In addition to the functions of the software, topics include typography, graphics, color, aesthetic page flow, and transition design. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT/GDES 116 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 212.
GDES 212L PUPLICATION DESIGN W/IN DESIGN No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 212.
GDES 214 PHOTOSHOP FOR GRAPHICS & PHOTO 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An in-depth study of digital editing as it applies to the needs of the graphics of photography student and professional. Students manipulate scanned images and digital photographs in preparation for publication layout and design, Web output, use in other software packages, or immediate output, Topics include photo- restoration, composite imaging, masking, and the adjustment and correction of images used in graphic design and photography. (R only) PREREQUISITE: None, but previous computer experience is necessary. It is strongly recommended that Photography majors take PHOT 161 prior to this course. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 214.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 214L PHOTOSHOP FOR GRAPHICS & PHOTO No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 214.
GDES 216 ILLUSTRATOR/VECTOR GRAPHICS 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An in-depth study of vector graphics creation. Students design, create, and manipulate images for integration in publication layout and design, Web output, use in other software packages, or immediate output. Topics include vector imaging tools, technical illustration, bitmap to vector conversion, typography, and output considerations. (R only) PREREQUISITE: None, but previous computer experience is necessary. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 216.
GDES 216L ILLUSTRATOR/VECTOR GRAPHICS No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 216.
GDES 218 GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR THE WEB 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An examination of principles of design and design considerations as applied to the creation of Web pages and Web sites. Emphasis is on visual communication principles and visual presentation aspects of Web pages, including page layout, typography, color theory, navigation, and image creation and editing. Students will apply principles of design in the creation of a Web site. (R only) PREREQUISITE: ARTT 116/GDES 116 or GDES 214/PHOT 214 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 218.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 218L GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR THE WEB No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 218.
GDES 220 TYPOGRAPHY I 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Typography is introduced as both an art form and visual communication tool. Students will gain an understanding of the historical, technical, and practical aspects of typography; including a solid foundation in type classification and measurements systems. Students will produce compositions in a variety of formats emphasizing original solutions to problems concerning the organization of textual information. (SA+D only) PREREQUISITES: ARTT 100, ARTT 102, and ARTT 105; or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 220.
GDES 221 TYPOGRAPHY II 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Builds upon the basic knowledge and experience gained in GDES 220. Students will further their awareness of the expressive nature of type with an emphasis toward developing their own personal typographic style. Students will create work in a variety of formats emphasizing originality. Typography in motion will be introduced. (SA+D only) PREREQUISITES: GDES 116, GDES 210, and GDES 220; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 221.
GDES 224 GRAPHIC DESIGN III 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A study in creative design applied to graphic problems for publication. Web and television media. Topics include studio skill development and production methods, portfolio review, and resume preparation. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 124 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 224.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 224L GRAPHIC DESIGN III No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 224.
GDES 228 ADV GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR WEB 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Intended for students seeking advanced web, user interface and interaction design strategies. Emphasis is on visual aspects of responsive, adaptive and content-first approaches. Students will apply advanced principles of design in the creation of layouts and graphics for a variety of web/mobile environments. (R only) PREREQUISITES: GDES 214 or PHOT 214, and GDES 218, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 228.
GDES 228L ADV GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR WEB No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 228.
GDES 230 ADV IMAGE EDITING & CORRECTION 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An advanced study of digital editing and image correction as it applies to the needs of the graphics or photography student and professional. Students perform contrast and color correction on more difficult scanned images and digital photographs in an effort to gain aesthetic control of the image prior to final output. Topics also include visual and mechanical calibration of input and output devices. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 214, PHOT 214 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 230.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 230L ADV IMAGE EDITING & CORRECTION No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 230.
GDES 234 ILLUSTRATION III 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Advanced projects selected and completed by students in consultation with the instructor, departmental faculty, or working professionals. PREREQUISITE: GDES 135 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 234.
GDES 234L ILLUSTRATION III No Credit GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GDES 234.
GDES 240 ANIMATION 2 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An introduction to 3-D animation. Topics include principles of 3-D animation, virtual environments, modeling, image enhancement and 3-D animation techniques. PREREQUISITE: GDES 140. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 240.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 242 ANIMATION 3 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    The study of motion capture systems and character development as it applies to the production of animation, gaming, and video. Students will gain practical experience in the use of motion capture technology to collect real-time data. Following data capture, students will transfer the information to a computer system using 3-D software where it will be manipulated, enhanced, and assigned to a character. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 240. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly GD 242.
GDES 269 SPEC GRAPHIC DSGN ASSIGNMENTS 1-4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Offered on an individual basis to majors so that students may extend their studies by in-depth exploration of a particular specialization within the curriculum. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and their application to specific communication problems. The following letter symbols indicate the specific are of study: A - Book Illustration, B - Fashion Illustration, C - Typography, D - Graphic Design. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 121 and consent of department. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson. Formerly GD 269.
GDES 269A BOOK ILLUSTRATION 1-4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Offered on an individual basis to majors so that students may extend their studies by in-depth exploration of a particular specialization within the curriculum. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and their application to specific communication problems. The following letter symbols indicate the specific are of study: A - Book Illustration, B - Fashion Illustration, C - Typography, D - Graphic Design. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 121 and consent of department. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson. Formerly GD 269A.
GDES 269D GRAPHIC DESIGN 1-4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Offered on an individual basis to majors so that students may extend their studies by in-depth exploration of a particular specialization within the curriculum. Students develop proficiencies with previously introduced materials and techniques and their application to specific communication problems. The following letter symbols indicate the specific are of study: A - Book Illustration, B - Fashion Illustration, C - Typography, D - Graphic Design. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GDES 121 and consent of department. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson. Formerly GD 269D.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 285 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP 1-4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An opportunity for college credit in a professional design studio, lab, or other facility. A limited number of internships are available through the department each semester, or the student may propose an internship. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Graphic Design majors with advanced standing and consent of department. Forty-five hours of work required per semester hour of credit. Letter designators in the schedule of classes will indicate the number of credits. Periodic meetings with coordinator. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours. Formerly GD 285.
GDES 285A GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP 1 semester hour GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An opportunity for college credit in a professional design studio, lab, or other facility. A limited number of Internships are available through the department each semester, or the student may propose an internship. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Graphic Design majors with advanced standing and consent of department. Forty-five hours of work required per semester hour of credit. Letter designators in the schedule of classes will indicate the number of credits. Periodic meetings with coordinator. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours. Formerly GD 285A.
GDES 285B GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP 2 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An opportunity for college credit in a professional design studio, lab, or other facility. A limited number of Internships are available through the department each semester, or the student may propose an internship. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Graphic Design majors with advanced standing and consent of department. Forty-five hours of work required per semester hour of credit. Letter designators in the schedule of classes will indicate the number of credits. Periodic meetings with coordinator. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours. Formerly GS 285B.
GDES 285C GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An opportunity for college credit in a professional design studio, lab, or other facility. A limited number of Internships are available through the department each semester, or the student may propose an internship. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Graphic Design majors with advanced standing and consent of department. Forty-five hours of work required per semester hour of credit. Letter designators in the schedule of classes will indicate the number of credits. Periodic meetings with coordinator. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours. Formerly GD 285C.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GDES 285D GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP 4 semester hours GDES-Graphic Design
Course Description:    An opportunity for college credit in a professional design studio, lab, or other facility. A limited number of Internships are available through the department each semester, or the student may propose an internship. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Graphic Design majors with advanced standing and consent of department. Forty-five hours of work required per semester hour of credit. Letter designators in the schedule of classes will indicate the number of credits. Periodic meetings with coordinator. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours. Formerly GD 285D.
GEOG 101 INTRO TO GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Introduction to geography as a field of study. The course consists of an extensive examination of physical and cultural factors that contribute to and produce the variable character of the earth's surface and a discussion of the significance of geographic concepts and factors to world affairs. (BSSD) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly GE 101.
GEOG 105 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Examination of the basic concepts of human geography and the forces and factors shaping the cultural character of the surface of the earth viewed as the home of the human race. Topical studies include population, settlement patterns, and other political, economic, and cultural phenomena. (BSSD) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly GE 102.
GEOG 113 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Introduction to the principles of economic geography. Lecture and studio/laboratory study of modern concepts and techniques underlying the whys of locational analysis, spatial and functional organization of economic areas and regions. Special emphasis placed on the relationship of culture, resources, technology, and the physical biotic landscape to the world geographic patterns of economic activity. Projects and field assignments. (BSSD) (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Two hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly GE 103.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOG 113L ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 113.
GEOG 124 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 4 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Fundamentals of physical geography as a foundation for human activities. Lecture and studio/laboratory study of the role and patterns of climate, soil, landforms, drainage, vegetation, and other geographic phenomena. Special analysis of the physical biotic character of the surface of the earth as determined by natural and cultural processes with emphasis on the physical geography of urban places. Projects and field assignments. (NSLD) (R only) (CE) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly GE 104.
GEOG 124L PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 124.
GEOG 130 GLOBAL GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Examination for the general student of global regions, patterns, trends, and geographic relationships which together form a basis for comprehending the mosaic of world affairs. An introduction to geographic facts and development of skills needed to appraise critical topics and issues normally covered in college-level disciplines. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly GE 110.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOG 211 POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    An extensive examination of the political-geographic factors involved in shaping the character of world, national, and local political communities. Special emphasis placed on the controversial concepts of geopolitics and geostrategy as well as selected contemporary problems affecting the viability of modern-day political units. Field trips and special projects. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing or consent of program coordinator. Three hours each week. Formerly GE 201.
GEOG 222 GEOGRAPHY OF UNITED STATES 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    A regional examination of the physical and cultural patterns characteristic of the United States. Students will study geographic concepts and perspectives associated with different regions of the nation. The environment and cultural variables in each region are examined in detail to determine their role in the formation of its unique landscape. (R only) (CE) Three hours each week. Formerly GE 202.
GEOG 235 PRESERVING NATURAL HERITAGE 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    This course will explore issues in conservation responsibilities and concepts relating to environmental and natural resources including soils, minerals, water, forests, pollution, wildlife, natural hazards, aesthetics, and human interaction. Fieldwork required. (CE: R) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly GE 210.
GEOG 240 INTRO TO CARTOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    General introduction to cartography's history, theory, and use of maps. Study of various types of maps, charts, and plans, mapscales, coordinates, and projections. Techniques, methods, problems of design, compilation, and construction of maps and graphics. Map symbolization and representation of topographic, hydrographic, geographic, and other phenomena. Fundamental concepts as applicable to mapping, surveying, and aerial photography. Techniques and methods of presenting data in graphic forms. (R only) (CE) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly GE 151.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOG 240L INTRO TO CARTOGRAPHY No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 240.
GEOG 250 INTRP OF GEOGRAPHIC IMAG 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Map and remote sensing image evaluation. History, theory, and techniques of map and remote sensing analysis. Examination of the reliability and utility of maps and remote sensing imagery for solving geographic problems. Interpretation of cultural and natural phenomena using these types of images. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: GEOG 240 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly GE 152.
GEOG 250L INTRP OF GEOGRAPHIC IMAG No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 250.
GEOG 251 PRINCIPLES OF MAP DESIGN 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Studio/laboratory experience with the application and utilization of modern tools and techniques of cartography and graphics. Develops special skills associated with the broad scope of cartographic activities as practiced in public and private mapping and allied agencies. Special projects encompass mapmaking, field studies, map reproduction, photo-compilation, and other tasks as assignments under the direction of an experienced practitioner. (R only) PREREQUISITES: GEOG 240 and GEOG 250, or consent of program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly GE 251.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOG 251L PRINCIPLES OF MAP DESIGN No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 251.
GEOG 255 INTRO TO COMPUTER MAPPING 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Introducing students to concepts and applications that are essential to the study of automated cartography, this course explores techniques used to capture, store, process, and display data in map form. Emphasis in the course is placed on the application of computer use and graphic design to create assorted map products, both general purpose and thematic. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: GEOG 240 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly GE 252.
GEOG 255L INTRO TO COMPUTER MAPPING No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 255.
GEOG 260 INTRO TO GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Geographic information systems (GIS) integrates the application of spatial data handling procedures with the study of geographic problems. The course utilizes computer software designed for the study of environmental problems based upon data compiled from maps and remote sensing imagery. This course will serve as a basic introduction to the concepts and techniques of GIS. The problems used for study in this course are selected to provide real-world examples suitable for solution through the use of GIS. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: GEOG 240 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly GE 261.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOG 260L INTRO TO GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 260.
GEOG 265 RESEARCH TOP-APPLIED GEOG 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Research topics in geography, designed to develop the ability to originate, formulate, and perform geographic studies commonly encountered in public and private agencies. Special topics cover physical, economic, social, and political matters selected to fit individual and team approaches to geography problems characteristic of the Washington metropolitan area. Standard research techniques are stressed. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Minimum of nine hours in applied geography and consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly GE 262.
GEOG 265L RESEARCH TOP-APPLIED GEOG No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 265.
GEOG 270 ADV GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS 3 semester hours GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Offers training in several advanced GIS analytical methods widely used in industry and government, such as network, spatial, and three-dimensional analyses. Uses the latest software: Network Analyst, Spatial Analyst, and 3-D Analyst, and may introduce other GIS operations and analyses, as developed. Course components include laboratory exercises, exams, and a term project using one or more of the analytical tools learned during the semester. (R only) PREREQUISITE: GEOG 260 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly GE 263.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOG 270L ADV GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS No Credit GEOG-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOG 270.
GEOL 101 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 4 semester hours GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    A study of the physical aspects of the earth. Topics explored in this course include minerals, rocks, soils, structures, landforms, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, streams, erosion, and weathering. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips. Formerly GL 101.
GEOL 101HC PHYSICAL GROLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    A study of the physical aspects of the earth. Topics explored in this course include minerals, rocks, soils, structures, landforms, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, streams, erosion, and weathering. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips. Formerly GL 101HC.
GEOL 101HM PHYSICAL GEOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    A study of the physical aspects of the earth. Topics explored in this course include minerals, rocks, soils, structures, landforms, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, streams, erosion, and weathering. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, a grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips. Formerly GL 101HM.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOL 101L PHYSICAL GEOLOGY No Credit GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOL 101.
GEOL 101LH PHYSICAL GEOLOGY-HONORS No Credit GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOL 101HM.
GEOL 102 HISTORICAL GEOLOGY 4 semester hours GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    This course covers the application of geologic concepts to the interpretation of the evolution of the earth. Topics include the use of sedimentary rocks as tools for unraveling earth history, the historical development of geologic principles, the nature and utility of fossils, the importance of plate tectonics, and a survey of the evolution of earth systems and organisms. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips. Formerly GL 102.
GEOL 102HM HISTORICAL GEOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    This course covers the application of geological concepts to the interpretation of the evolution of the earth. Topics include the use of sedimentary rocks as tools for unraveling earth history, the historical development of geologic principles, the nature and utility of fossils, the importance of plate tectonics, and a survey of the evolution of earth systems and organisms. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, A grade of C or better in MATH 080, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips. Formerly GL 102HM.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GEOL 102L HISTORICAL GEOLOGY No Credit GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOL 102.
GEOL 102LH HISTORICAL GEOLOGY-HONORS No Credit GEOL-Geology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of GEOL 102HM.
GERM 101 ELEM GERMAN I 3 semester hours GERM-German
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of German language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in German through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of German is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) Three hours each week. Formerly GR 101.
GERM 102 ELEM GERMAN II 3 semester hours GERM-German
Course Description:    A continuation of GERM 101. Students continue their study of written language, conversation, and composition as they consider cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: GERM 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly GR 102.
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GERM 201 INTER GERMAN I 3 semester hours GERM-German
Course Description:    Focuses on the study of German language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in German through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of German grammar to support increased focus on reading and composition. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: GERM 102 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly GR 201.
GERM 202 INTER GERMAN II 3 semester hours GERM-German
Course Description:    A continuation of GERM 201. Students further their ability to communicate in German through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a review of German grammar to support an increased focus on reading and composition. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: GERM 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly GR 202.
GHUM 101 INTRO TO GLOBAL HUMANITIES 3 semester hours GHUM-Global Humanities
Course Description:    Study of the many humanities themes from the standpoint of global interconnections. This course takes an interdisciplinary humanities approach to a number of themes. Specifically, it encourages students to consider a number of topics related to global issues using historical, literary, linguistic, and philosophical lenses. The course encourages students to recognize their responsibilities to society?locally, nationally, and globally--and to consider their academic and personal goals. Students will also consider current issues of global importance.Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week.
GNDS 102 UNDERSTANDING LGBT IDENTITIES 3 semester hours GNDS-Gender Studies
Course Description:    An inter-disciplinary, cross-cultural examination of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) identities in contemporary United States society that draws from history, literature, sociology, philosophy, psychology and communications studies to understand the diversity of gender expressions and sexual orientations. This course surveys who LGBT people are and how academic study of these identities has developed. It explores the connection between women's studies and gender studies, and the ways women's studies has grown to include analysis of how gender and sexual orientation interact and intersect, and how heterosexism and homophobia function in various contexts and affect everyone in society. This course requires students to engage both written and visual texts, to apply and connect material from the course to life outside the classroom, and to investigate sexual minority identities in terms of communities, cultures and political movements. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120 or consent of program coordinator. Three hours each week. Formerly GS 102.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIND 101 ELEMENTARY HINDI I 5 semester hours HIND-Hindi
Course Description:    Beginning language course focusing on the study of Hindi language and Indian culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in Hindi through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of Hindi is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours of listening and practice in the language learning laboratory. Five hours each week.
HIND 102 ELEMENTARY HINDI II 5 semester hours HIND-Hindi
Course Description:    Continuation of HIND 101. Students continue to develop the ability to communicate in Hindi through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. PREREQUISITE: HIND 101 or consent of department. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours of listening and practice in the language learning laboratory. Five hours each week.
HINM 115 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    The basic structure of medical words, including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, and plurals. Pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms. Emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required of the beginning medical professional. (TP/SS only) (CE) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. Two hours each week. Formerly HI 125.
HINM 116 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    A continuation of HINM 115. Includes medical terminology related to body systems, cancer medicine, radiology and nuclear medicine, and pharmacology. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: HINM 115. Two hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HI 126.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 120 CONCEPTS OF DISEASE 3 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    A survey course designed specifically for students in health programs. General principles, classification, causes, and treatment of selected disease processes are presented. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the health information management program or the diagnostic medical sonography program, or consent of department coordinator; BIOL 130 and BIOL 131 or HINM 115. Three hours each week. Formerly HI 135
HINM 133 ASMBLY,ANLYS,ALT HLTH CARE DEL 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Designed to introduce the student to the following aspects of the medical information system: health record assembly and analysis and alternate health care delivery systems. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly HI 103.
HINM 133L ASMBLY,ANLYS,ALT HLTH CARE DEL No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 133.
HINM 140 INTRODUCTION HEALTH MANAGEMENT 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to the historical development of the health care field and organization of health institutions, the health information profession, and health information departments. Emphasis is placed on management of patient index, numbering systems, and filing systems. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. One hour each week. Formerly HI 104.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 145 LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFO 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course introduces the following topics: legal aspects; retention and retrieval; forms design; and tumor registry with an emphasis placed on managerial aspects. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, MATH 093/096, READ 120. One hour each week. Formerly HI 105.
HINM 146 INTRO LEGAL ASPECTS HLTH LAB 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course provides laboratory experience for topics covered in HINM 140 and HINM 145. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) PRE- or COREQUISITES: HINM 140 and HINM 145, or consent of program coordinator. Two hours laboratory each week. Formerly HI 106.
HINM 150 INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Designed to give an overview of pharmacology to the student. Examines the prescription drug process (dosage, calculation, administration, and different drug forms) and reviews basic federal and state regulations. Focuses on specific disease states and how certain drugs work to alleviate and treat the conditions for which they are prescribed. Approaches the various drug classes, the actions on physiology, and their relationship to various disease states. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator, BIOL 130 and BIOL 131 and HINM 115. One hour each week. Formerly HI 214.
HINM 155 CPT CODING 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to the principles and conventions of CPT/HCPCS clinical classification system used in outpatient and physician office settings. Related topics such as ethical coding standards, federal rules and regulations, and fraud and abuse definitions/issues are included. Students should have a basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology in order to succeed in this coding course. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HINM 120 and HINM 133, and either HINM 115 or BI 130 and BIOL 131, or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE: HINM 165. Two hours each week. Formerly HI 213.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 160 ICD CODING 4 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to ICD classification with considerable time spent coding diagnoses and procedures. The course will include exposure to abstracting and indexing diagnostic and procedural codes as well as retrieving medical information for research. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, either HI 125 or BI 204, and HI 135, or consent of program coordinator. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HINM 160L ICD CODING No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 200.
HINM 165 ICD-10 CODING 4 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to ICD-10-CM/PCS classification with considerable time spent coding diagnoses and procedures. This course will include exposure in abstracting and indexing diagnostic and procedure codes as well as retrieving medical information for research. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HINM 120, HINM 133, and either BIOL 130 and BIOL 131 or HINM 115, or consent of program coordinator. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly HI 215.
HINM 165L ICD-10 CODING No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 165.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 170 MANAGEMENT HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course introduces the students to management techniques for controlling functions in a health record department, such as request for proposals, contracts, and personnel. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CMAP 120, HINM 115, HINM 133, and HINM 146, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly HI 113.
HINM 170L MANAGEMENT HEALTH INFORMATION No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 170.
HINM 175 AUTOMATION HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course introduces the students to computer applications in health care. The student will also be introduced to dictation and transcription equipment and record formats. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CMAP 120, HINM 115, HINM 133, and HINM 146, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly HI 114.
HINM 175L AUTOMATION HEALTH INFORMATION No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 175.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 200 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Supervised practice in a health information department. The student will perform functions related to the analysis and reporting requirements for health records, the storage and retrieval of health records, and the patient admission process. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: HINM 133 and HINM 146, or consent of program coordinator. Requires 60 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting. Formerly HI 111.
HINM 210 STATISTICS HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course includes topics covering health data statistics and data presentation. The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of basic hospital statistics and application of the same. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CMAP 120, HINM 115, HINM 133, and HINM 146, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly HI 203.
HINM 210L STATISTICS HEALTH INFORMATION No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 210.
HINM 215 PERF IMPROVEMENT HEALTH INFO 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course includes topics covering performance improvement. The student will be introduced to the concepts of medical care evaluation, concurrent review, and the importance of accurate date display. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CMAP 120, HINM 115, HINM 133, and HINM 146, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly HI 204.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 215L PERF IMPROVEMENT HEALTH INFO No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 215.
HINM 220 ADV CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT 3 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Emphasis on management principles and techniques of clinical classification and reimbursement systems in health care settings. This course covers coding competency skills, coding quality control and compliance issues, and federal government compliance institutions. Other topics include reimbursement software applications, data definitions, data security, data compliance, and regulatory requirements. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HINM 155 and HINM 165, or consent of program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly HI 220.
HINM 220L ADV CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT No Credit HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HINM 220.
HINM 225 AMBULATORY CODING 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Designed to enhance the student's ability in ambulatory care classification and coding. Students apply CPT and ICD coding for outpatient records in a variety of ambulatory settings including physician office, emergency room, and outpatient surgery. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: HINM 165 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours each week. Formerly HI 221.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HINM 230 ELECTRONIC PATIENT BILLING 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to electronic patient billing in ambulatory settings using various insurance and reimbursement systems. Students prepare health insurance claim forms for various types of insurance plans and use this information as a practice management and outcomes assessment tool. Additional topics include billing and claims management issues. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission into the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Two hours each week. Formerly HI 222.
HINM 271 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II 2 semester hours HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Supervised practice in the following health record functions: release of information, supervision, vital records, coding of medical data, data abstracting, DRG coding and assignment, and cancer registry activities. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: HINM 120, HINM 155, HINM 165, and HINM 170, or consent of program coordinator. Requires 120 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting. Formerly HI 211.
HINM 272 PRO PROACTIVE EXPERIENCE III 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Supervised practice in performance improvement; basic statistical activities; and exposure to health record functions in an alternate care environments (i.e., long-term care, mental health, ambulatory care, and government or professional organizations). Students will take a mock national accreditation examination. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: HINM 210 and HINM 215, or consent of program coordinator. PRE- or COREQUISITE: HINM 271 or consent of program coordinator. Requires 60 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting. Formerly HI 212.
HINM 280 RESEARCH IN HEALTH INFORMATION 1 semester hour HINM-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course is designed to enhance the student's ability in research methodologies. The student will use computerized databases and spreadsheets to prepare a project related to a health care topic. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CMAP 120, MATH 110 or MATH 117, or a grade of C in MATH 117A, HINM 210 and HINM 215, or consent of program coordinator. Two hours laboratory each week. Formerly HI 226.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 112 WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    The course deals with the history of women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in the context of the history of these cultural regions. It also addresses some of the common issues facing women in the Third World. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 112.
HIST 112HM WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    The course deals with the history of women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in the context of the history of these cultural regions. It also addresses some of the common issues facing women in the Third World. (HUMD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 112HM.
HIST 114 THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 114.
HIST 114HC THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 114HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 114HM THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Foirmerly HS 114HM.
HIST 116 WORLD HISTORY TO A.D. 1500 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 116.
HIST 116HC WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of the Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 116HC.
HIST 116HM WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 116HM covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of the Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 116HM.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 117 WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117 covers from A.D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117.
HIST 117HA WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 1.5 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117HA and HIST 117HB covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the setting of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HA.
HIST 117HB WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 1.5 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117HA and HIST 117HB covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the setting of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HB.
HIST 117HC WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117 covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 117HM WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117 covers from A.D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HM.
HIST 146 HIST ANCIENT WORLD 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 186.
HIST 146HC HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 186HC.
HIST 146HM HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 186HM.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 147 EUROPE/FALL ROME TO 17 CENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 148), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 147, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 151.
HIST 147HC EUROPE/FALL ROME 17 CENT-HON 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 148), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 147, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 151HC.
HIST 147HM EUROPE/FALL ROME 17 CENT-HON 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 148), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 147, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 151HM.
HIST 148 EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRESENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 147), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 148, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 161.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 148HC EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HON 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 147), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 148, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and Anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) PREREQUSIITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 161HC.
HIST 148HM EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HONOR 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 147), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 148, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through th