Fall 2022
Program Course # Section Title Seats Available Day & Time
UMBC - Psychology Program PSYC 342 2 Aggression and Antisocial Behavior 5 W 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Prerequisites

You must complete PSYC 100 and either (PSYC 200 or PSYC 285 or PSYC 306) both with a ‘C’ or better.

Description

Topics include types and theories of aggression; genetic, biological, familial, social, and societal/governmental contributions; developmental trajectories; associated psychopathology and psychopathy; domestic violence and sexual assault; and murder and serial murder.

UMBC - Psychology Program PSYC 382 2 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 5 Th 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Prerequisites

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

Description

The course covers assessment, causality and treatment of DSM disorders of childhood and adolescence (e.g., anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, and conduct disorders). Biopsychosocial models of the causes of each disorder are discussed in a developmental context and are linked to evidence-based assessment and treatment.

UMBC - History Program HIST 349 1 Citizen Soldiers: American Veterans from the Civil War to the War on Terror 5 TuTh 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Prerequisites

none

Description

This is an interdisciplinary course situated at the intersection of American foreign policy, public policy, and public history. The course explores veterans’ experiences returning from war or leaving the military, the transition into civilian life, and the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The course will place particular emphasis on returning veterans of the Civil War, World War Two, Vietnam, and post-9/11 conflicts, as well as other conflicts and peacetime issues.

UMBC - Psychology Program PSYCH 317 2 Cognitive Psychology 5 W 10:10am - 11:45am
Prerequisites

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

Description

Introduction to human information processing, including such topics as concept formation, pattern recognition, attention, memory and problem-solving.

UMBC - Psychology Program PSYC 387 3 Community Psychology 5 Th 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Prerequisites

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

Description

This course assesses the current status of theory, research and action by psychologists as they grapple with the difficult, often values-related social and psychological problems in communities (e.g., mental illness, discrimination, unemployment). Major topics include prevention of psychological and medical problems in high-risk populations, development of alternative human-service models and resources in the community, and the establishment of effective social and mental health policies.

Salisbury - Exercise Science Program EXSC 240 371 Fitness Testing 3 MWF 9am-9:50am/LAB Tuesday 9am-10:40am
Prerequisites

N/A

Description

Presents practical as well as theoretical knowledge about the various models and protocols used in health-related fitness assessment. Focuses on developing expertise in preparation of clients for fitness testing, utilization of various modes of exercise testing and test interpretation.

UMD - Criminology & Criminal Justice Program CCJS 498X ESG1 Forensic Investigations in the Criminal Justice System 2 W 2:00pm-3:15pm/Blended
Prerequisites

none

Description

In this course we will define and describe the scope of forensics and discuss reasons why and how forensics provides sound scientific evidence. This course explains methodologies and limits of psycho-diagnosis and the contributions of psychopathology to criminal behavior. Students will apply the multidisciplinary approach to forensic science and discuss special areas of abuse including child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and sexual assault. We will also describe and discuss the legal standards and practices in the prosecution of cases involving forensic science application.

UMBC - History Program HIST 373 2 History of the Holocaust 5 MW 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Prerequisites

none

Description

An interdisciplinary examination of the attempted destruction of the Jews of Europe and their culture, as well as the persecution of others on the basis of physical and emotional disabilities, ethnicity, politics, religion and sexual orientation at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators during WWII. The course will briefly survey the migration of Jews to Europe, the history of anti-Semitism and “scientific” racism, the circumstances in Europe that allowed the rise of the National Socialist movement and the pre-WWII Nazi policies of discrimination. It then will focus on the perpetrators, victims and bystanders of the “Final Solution” and conclude with an analysis of the legacy of the Holocaust.

UMBC - Psychology Program PSYC 306 1 Human Growth and Development 5 Tu 5:00pm - 7:30am
Prerequisites

You must complete 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 - Psychology Program PSYC 345 2 Introduction to Clinical and Psychology and Psychopathology 5 Tu 10:00am - 11:15am
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).

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