Fall 2021
Program Course # Section Title Seats Available Day & Time
UMBC - B.A. History HIST 303 1 The Second World War 5 MW: 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Prerequisites

Recommended Preparation: Any social science course, junior/senior status or permission of the instructor.

Description

Origins, nature and impact of World War II. In addition to an examination of the diplomatic and military events, the course also is concerned with the effects of "total war" on the societies involved.

UMBC - B.A. History HIST 362 1 The Medieval Mediterranean 5 TuTh: 10:00 - 11:15 AM
Prerequisites

Recommended Preparation: HIST 110, or HIST 111.

Description

This course considers the medieval Mediterranean as an historical space and traces the development of the Latin West, Byzantium, and the Islamicate world within the Mediterranean frame. The course covers themes of conflict and coexistence, the movement of bodies and goods, and the lives of religious and ethnic minorities, while seeking to understand how Jews, Christians, and Muslims interacted with and reacted to each other. Students will learn how the legacy of medieval Mediterranean thinking about difference shaped European encounters with non-European cultures.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 393 3 Special Topics in Psychoogy: Psychology and Cinema 5 F: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Prerequisites

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

Description

This course will critically examine psychological theories and research about mental health as depicted in film. Some areas to be covered include the clinical and personality disorders, schools of therapy, and treatment.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 360 2 Psychology of Motivation 5 M: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Prerequisites

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

Description

Study of theory and experimentation concerned with the concepts of drive and reward and their effects on perception, learning and behavior.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 320 3 Psychological Assessment 5 Tu: 2:00 - 4:30 PM
Prerequisites

You must complete PSYC 100 and either(STAT 121 or STAT 350 or STAT 351 or STAT 355 or STAT 451) both with C or better.

Description

Basic principles of the construction, standardization and interpretation of psychological tests. Emphases on intelligence, personality and interest tests.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 375 2 Neuroanatomy 5 Th: 2:00 - 4:30 PM
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 an introduction to human neuroanatomy. Students learn the
basic structures and function of the brain and spinal cord, and learn
about various neuropathologies.

UMBC - B.A. History HIST 480 1 Mao and After: History of Contemporary China 5 W: 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Prerequisites

Recommended Preparation: HIST 103

Description

This course examines the history of the People's Republic of China, focusing on the successes and failures of socialist revolutions under Mao and capitalist reforms after Mao. The course highlights the following themes: the relations between central and local authorities; revolution and society; rural v.s. urban developments; culture, ideology and gender; territory and ethnicity; and international relations.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 324 3 Introduction to Interviewing Techniques 5 M: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Prerequisites

You must have completed PSYC 100 and PSYC 285 or PSYC 380 both with a grade of 'C' or better.

Description

An introduction to the interview as an information-gathering technique in research, in the clinic and in industry. Students receive supervised experience in interviewing skills.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 306 1 Human Growth and Development 5 Tu: 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Prerequisites

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

Description

This course is an introduction to human development through the lifespan. The course is designed for both allied health and psychology majors covering the 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 at every age.

UMBC - B.A. Psychology PSYC 385 3 Health Psychology 5 M: 10:30 - 11:45 AM
Prerequisites

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

Description

The course presents a comprehensive review of the role of behavioral variables in the maintenance of health and in the prevention, etiology and treatment of disease. Special attention is paid to behavioral variables in coronary heart disease, hypertension and cancer. Other topics include pain management, the treatment of obesity and alcoholism and the management of the dying patient.

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