Spring 2020
Program Course # Section Title Seats Available Day & Time
UMD - B.A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice AASP498P SG91 Urban Problems and Policy Analysis 2 Tu 9:30am -12:00pm
Prerequisites

N/A

Description

This course discusses the theory and practice of policymaking, as well as various challenges faced by American cities. This course will bring these two strands together to try to find policy-based solutions to some of these urban problems.

UMBC - B.A. in History HIST 313 1 U.S. Foreign Relations in the Twentieth Century 5 MW 10:30am - 11:45am
Prerequisites

none

Description

This course traces the history of U.S. foreign policy in the twentieth century as the United States rises from regional to great power. We will use a variety of primary and secondary sources to critique foreign policy decisions as well as understand the international context in which they were made. Doing so will help us understand the connection between history and current policy directions.

UMD - B.A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice CCJS325 SG91 Slavery in the Twenty First Century: Combating Human Trafficking 2 W 9:30am - 12:00pm
Prerequisites

N/A

Description

Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1863. Around the world, similar forms of oppression have been attacked and abolished. However, slavery is still a reality. In this course, we will explore Human Trafficking or modern slavery on an international and domestic level. Human trafficking victims include men, women and children who are subjected to force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of sexual exploitation or forced labor. This course will define and analyze the human trafficking phenomenon through academic research, domestic and international policies and laws, key modern cases and debates, enforcement strategies and abolition movements.

UMBC - B.A. in Psychology PSYC 380 3 Personality 5 Tu 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Prerequisites

You must have completed PSYC 100 and one other PSYC course both with a C or better.

Description

A comparative survey of the major theories of personality, preceded by a discussion of theory construction and evaluation and including an examination of some of the empirical research generated by the theories.

UMBC - B.A. in Psychology PSYC 390 2 Neuropsychopharmacology 5 Tu 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Prerequisites

You must have completed PSYC 100 and PSYC 210 or PSYC 285 or PSYC 335 both with a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Description

An examination of the basic principles of how drugs affect the central nervous system and behavior. Topics include pharmacokinetics, drugs as treatments for behavior disorders, drugs with abuse potential, and the neurochemistry of mood and cognition.

UMBC - B.A. in Psychology PSYC 375 1 Neuroanatomy 5 M 9:30am - 12:00pm
Prerequisites

You must have completed PSYC 100 or BIOL 101 or BIOL 106 or BIOL 141 with a ‘C’ or better.

Description

This course is a self-paced, clinically oriented introduction to human neuroanatomy. Students learn the basic structures of the brain and spinal cord and how to diagnose and localize the site of various neuropathologies.

UMBC - B.A. in Psychology PSYC 345 3 Introduction to Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy 5 Tu 10:00am - 12:30pm
Prerequisites

You must have completed PSYC 100 and PSYC 285 both with a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Description

This course focuses on clinical interviewing; intellectual and personality assessment; the diagnosis and classification of psychopathology; and theories, techniques and research concerning a variety of therapeutic approaches (including psychodynamic, Gestalt, person-centered and cognitive/behavioral.)

UMBC - B.A. in Psychology PSYC 306 2 Human Growth & Development (HYBRID) 5 Tu 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Prerequisites

You must completed PSYC 100 with a ‘C’ or better before you can enroll in this course.

Description

An introduction to human development through the lifespan. The course is designed specifically for nursing students and covers theoretical perspectives and empirical research on development from the prenatal period through senescence, with consideration of practical implications. Issues in physical, social, cognitive and affective development are examined.  

UMBC - B.A. in History HIST 302 1 History of Maryland 5 TR 10:00am - 11:15am
Prerequisites

none

Description

This course provides an overview of Maryland’s historyfrom itsearliest settlement to the midtwentieth century.The readings draw onthe work of historians, archeologists, architectural historians, and material cultural scholars,and will broaden yourknowledge of the major transformations of Maryland life.

UMBC - B.A. in History HIST 413 2 American Revolution 5 TR 11:30am - 12:45pm
Prerequisites

Recommended Course Preparation : History 101 or 341 or 340

Description

This course will explore the era of the American Revolution. We will examine what many historians call the "long Revolution," from the 1760s until about 1800. The course will emphasize the internal revolution within American society that was sparked by the conflict with Britain. This internal revolution saw different groups of peoples trying to enact conflicting visions of freedom and democracy. As part of this project, we'll try to understand what the Revolution meant to prominent "founding fathers" such as Thomas Jefferson and John Adams as well as what it meant to ordinary people: farmers, artisans, women, slaves, and Indians.

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