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Spring 2005 Catalog

HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 110 COMPUTER ESSENTIALS GRPHC DESN 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course will introduce the graphic design student to the essentials of digital media. Students will learn computer operations associated with the graphic design industry, including basic vector and pixel-based applications, basic page layout, font management, and typographic design. Additional topics include graphics file management, Internet applications, output devices, and basic troubleshooting. (R only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AA 111 INTRODUCTION TO THE MACINTOSH 1 semester hour AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course will provide a bridge to the Macintosh platform for the person who possesses some knowledge of computer graphics hardware and software acquired in a PC environment. Following this course, students will be able to comfortably and successfully function with Macintosh computers, networks, and peripherals. With the approval of the department, this course may be taken concurrently with any advanced computer-based advertising art course. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AA 110 or consent of instructor. Assessment level: RD 120. One hour lecture, 100 minutes laboratory each week, for five weeks.
AA 121 ADVERTISING ART FUND 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Orientation to commercial procedures and standards for advertising art production. Use of drafting tools, commercial materials; integration of photographic and computer images in preparation of simple graphic designs. Required of all students selecting the advertising design or illustration option. (R only) (CE) Assessment level: RD 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AA 124 ADVERTISING DESIGN I 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Design and preparation of artwork for reproduction. Copy fitting, layout rendering techniques, and use of photography and illustration. Operating procedures in the art department, design studio, and printing plant. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AA 121 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 127 VISUAL COMM PRODUCTION I 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Production of printed material from original copy. Examination of the offset, letterpress gravure, and screen printing processes. Preparation of typography, line and halftone art, color separations, and printing plates. Recent developments in computer- and video-generated graphics. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment level: RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
AA 134 ILLUSTRATION I 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Introduction to illustrative drawing and painting. Traditional rendering skills with emphasis on preparing work for translation into print, film, and computer images. Units on drawing from life and photo reference material, basic composition, color separation theory, the employment market and business practices. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: AA 121 and AR 101, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AA 135 ILLUSTRATION II 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    The course will include projects in major areas of illustration: advertising, editorial, narrative illustration including book and comic art; preparation of storyboards for film and television; the computer as a tool for illustration. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: AA 121 and AA 134, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AA 212 PUBLICATN DESN W/ QUARKXPRESS 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course is designed to allow students to develop a theoretical base for the understanding of page layout and publication design, while featuring practical, hands-on use of computer software for solving design problems. Graphic design theory, production applications, and advanced technology are reviewed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AA 110, or AA 111 and consent of department. Assessment level: RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 214 DIGITAL IMAGING WITH PHOTOSHOP 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course will provide familiarity with the theory and operation of pixel-based paint computer applications. Students will design, create, and manipulate images for integration in page layout, video screen design, use with other software packages, or immediate output. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AA 110, or AA 111 and consent of department. Assessment level: RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AA 216 DIGITAL IMAGING W/ ILLUSTRATOR 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course will provide familiarity with the theory and operation of vector-based computer applications for drawing. Students will design, create, and manipulate images for integration in page layout, video screen design, use with other software packages, or immediate output. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AA 110, or AA 111 and consent of department. Assessment level: RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AA 218 GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR THE WEB 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Lecture and lab examining and analyzing the graphic design and conceptual content of Web sites. Development of student projects will be based on methods and strategies of professional Web designers, with an emphasis on creativity and critical thinking. Students will gain a higher level of skill in using the computer through designing and using interactive images and text, in addition to an examination of the fundamental tools for the development and maintenance of a Web site. (R only) PREREQUISITES: AA 110, or AA 111 and consent of department, and AA 214 and AA 216, or consent of instructor. Assessment level: RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AA 219X ADV GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR WEB 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Covers an advanced level of Web design using applications that allow the student to integrate animation, interactivity, and typography design. Students complete projects that include and extend previous learned methods and strategies of professional Web designers, with an emphasis on creativity and critical thinking. Through designing and developing an advanced level Web site, students improve design and computer skills. PREREQUISITES: AA 110 or AA 111 or consent of department and AA 218. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. AA 219X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between fall 2001 and summer II 2004 on this basis.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 220 DIGITAL IMAGE PRODUCTION 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course is intended for the serious graphic design student or graphic arts professional who wishes to obtain a thorough working knowledge of digital image preparation for final output. Topics of study include calibration of input and output devices, grayscale image correction, advanced color correction, and advanced color theory. The student will also be introduced to digital color separations, trapping, and high-end output techniques as they apply to the graphic artist. Also offered as PG 220; credit cannot be received for both AA 220 and PG 220. (R only) PREREQUISITES: AA 110, or AA 111 and consent of department, and AA 214 and AA 216, or consent of instructor. Assessment level: RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AA 223 ADVERTISING DESIGN II 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    (Formerly AA 235) Study of three-dimensional form and space as applied to practical problems such as package design and exhibit design in which typography, graphics, computer-generated images, and photography are used. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AA 124 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AA 224 ADVERTISING DESIGN III 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Creative design applied to graphic problems for publication, audiovisual, and television media. Development of studio skills and production methods; portfolio review and resume preparation. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AA 124 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AA 225 CARTOONING 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Techniques and materials used in developing cartoon figures for reproduction in print, film, or TV. Planning the single idea cartoon or multipart cartoon. History of cartoons and trends and styles in commercial usage. (R only) Assessment level: RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 234 ILLUSTRATION III 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    This course includes advanced projects selected and completed by students in consultation with the instructor, departmental faculty, or working professionals (R only). PREREQUISITE: AA 135 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AA 265 ADVANCED CARTOONING 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Development of caricatures, editorial cartoons, and daily/Sunday features. Business practices and working methods. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AA 225 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
AA 269A SPEC ADV ART ASSIGNMENTS 1 semester hour AA-Advertising Art
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 area of study: A-Book Illustration, B-Fashion Illustration, C-Cartooning, D-Typography, E- Screen Printing, F-Advertising Design. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of department and successful completion of AA 265 for Cartooning and AA 124 for Advertising Design. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson.
AA 269B SPEC ADV ART ASSIGNMENTS 2 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
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 area of study: A-Book Illustration, B-Fashion Illustration, C-Cartooning, D-Typography, E- Screen Printing, F-Advertising Design.(R only) PREREQUISITES : Consent of department and successful completion of AA 265 for Cartooning and AA 124 for Advertising Design. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 269C SPEC ADV ART ASSIGNMENTS 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
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 area of study: A-Book Illustration, B-Fashion Illustration, C-Cartooning, D-Typography, E-Screen Printing, F-Advertising Design. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of AA 265 for Cartooning and AA 124 for Advertising Design. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson.
AA 269D SPEC ADV ART ASSIGNMENTS 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
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 area of study: A-Book Illustration, B-Fashion Illustration, C-Cartooning, D-Typography, E-Screen Printing, F-Advertising Design. (R-only) PREREQISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of AA 265 for Cartooning and AA 124 for Advertising Design. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson.
AA 269F SPEC ADV ART ASSIGNMENTS 1 semester hour AA-Advertising Art
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 area of study: A-Book Illustration, B-Fashion Illustration, C-Cartooning, D-Typography, E-Screen Printing, F-Advertising Design. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of AA 265 for Cartooning and AA 124 for Advertising Design. May be repeated for credit. Hours to be assigned by the chairperson.
AA 285A ADV ART INTERNSHIP 1 semester hour AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional advertising art 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: Advertising art majors with advanced standing. Must have consent of the advertising art internship coordinator. One hour seminar each week. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AA 285B ADV ART INTERNSHIP 2 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional advertising art 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: Advertising art majors with advanced standing. Must have consent of the advertising art internship coordinator. One hour seminar each week. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours.
AA 285C ADV ART INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional advertising art 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: Advertising art majors with advanced standing. Must have consent of the advertising art internship coordinator. One hour seminar each week. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours.
AA 285D ADV ART INTERNSHIP 4 semester hours AA-Advertising Art
Course Description:    Students work for college credit in a professional advertising art 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: Advertising art majors with advanced standing. Must have consent of the advertising art internship coordinator. One hour seminar each week. May be repeated for a total of six semester hours.
AC 200 SURVEY OF ACCOUNTING 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    An introduction to the structure of accounting, including the nature, preparation, analysis, and interpretation of accounting reports. Topics covered include budgeting, cost accounting, and internal accounting controls as integral parts of business decisions in the management process. Not intended for business or accounting majors. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Four hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AC 201 PRINC OF ACCOUNTING I 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    The fundamental principles of accounting covering the complete accounting cycle for the sole proprietorship form of business organization. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: Two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College's assessment test. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Four hours each week.
AC 201HC PRINC OF ACCOUNTING I-HONORS 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    The fundamental principles of accounting covering the complete accounting cycle for the sole proprietorship form of business organization. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College's assessment test. Assessment level: MA 100. Four hours each week.
AC 201HM PRINC OF ACCOUNTING I-HONORS 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    The fundamental principles of accounting covering the complete accounting cycle for the sole proprietorship form of business organization. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College's assessment test. Assessment level: MA 100. Four hours each week.
AC 202 PRINC OF ACCOUNTING II 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    A continuation of AC 201 covering the accounting cycle for the partnership and corporate forms of business organization and including an introduction to manufacturing accounting, departmental accounting, and analysis of financial statements. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AC 201. Four hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AC 202HC PRINC OF ACCOUNTING II-HONORS 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    A continuation of AC 201 covering the accounting cycle for the partnership and corporate forms of business organization and including an introduction to manufacturing accounting, departmental accounting, and analysis of financial statements. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and AC 201. Four hours each week.
AC 202HM PRINC OF ACCOUNTING II-HONORS 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    A continuation of AC 201 covering the accounting cycle for the partnership and corporate forms of business organization and including an introduction to manufacturing accounting, departmental accounting, and analysis of financial statements. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and AC 201. Four hours each week.
AC 207 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    An overview of the entire accounting process with an in-depth study of cash, receivables, inventory pricing, plant assets, and long-term intangibles. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AC 202. Four hours each week.
AC 208 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 4 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    The major topics include accounting for long-term liabilities, stockholders equity, earnings per share, investments, income taxes, pensions, leases, and statements of cash flow. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AC 207. Four hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AC 209 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    The study of accounting for vertical, horizontal, and conglomerate combinations that occur as a result of using the purchase or pooling methods. This course includes accounting for home and branch offices as well as the assembly, design, and interpretation of consolidated statements currently required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. PREREQUISITE: AC 208 or equivalent. Three hours lecture each week.
AC 210 GOVT & NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours AC-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: AC 202. Three hours each week.
AC 213 FEDERAL INCOME TAX I 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    Federal income taxation of individuals, exclusions, gain or loss, dividends, and deductions. Preparation of returns and forms. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AC 201 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
AC 214 FEDERAL INCOME TAX II 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    Tax treatment of inventories, installment and deferred payment sales, partnerships, estates and trusts, corporations, social security, and gifts. Review of returns, declarations, paying taxes, and obtaining refunds. Student preparation of all major forms and returns. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AC 213. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AC 215 AUDITING THEORY & PRACT 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    Principles, procedures, and techniques associated with accounting verification of balance sheet and operating accounts. Auditor's reports and opinions. (CE: R) PRE- or COREQUISITE: AC 207. Three hours each week.
AC 216 BUSINESS ETHICS 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    This course is an exploration of fundamentals in ethics as applied to personal, corporate, and public policy judgments and decisions in business. This course concentrates on moral and ethical issues and decision making as they relate to an accounting environment. The course will investigate and develop themes in contemporary and practical moral and ethical thought and application, with a focus on current issues in U.S. society and business. The course will focus on a discussion of moral principles, such as justice, autonomy, and liberty as they influence policies of economic distribution, and on the corresponding individual and corporate responsibilities to employees, consumers, stockholders, and society. PREREQUISITE: AC 202 or consent of instructor. Three hours lecture each week.
AC 217 COST ACCOUNTING 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    Job order, process, and standard cost systems as used for manufacturing firms. Managerial-control applications of cost data with respect to budgets, profit analysis, direct costing, and differential cost analysis. (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: AC 202. Three hours each week.
AC 219 BUSINESS FINANCE 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    A critical study of the uses of accounting in financial decisions. Financial analysis, profit planning, forecasting, and budgets. Working capital policy, current asset and liability management, the money market. Capital budgeting, securities valuation, rates of return, financial structure, cost of capital. Dividend policy, internal financing. The capital market, common stock, preferred stock debt. PREREQUISITE: AC 202. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AC 219HC BUSINESS FINANCE-HONORS 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    A critical study of the uses of accounting in financial decisions. Financial analysis, profit planning, forecasting, and budgets. Working capital policy, current asset and liability management, the money market. Capital budgeting, securities valuation, rates of return, financial structure, cost of capital. Dividend policy, internal financing. The capital market, common stock, preferred stock debt. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and AC 202. Three hours each week.
AC 219HM BUSINESS FINANCE-HONORS 3 semester hours AC-Accounting
Course Description:    A critical study of the uses of accounting in financial decisions. Financial analysis, profit planning, forecasting, and budgets. Working capital policy, current asset and liability management, the money market. Capital budgeting, securities valuation, rates of return, financial structure, cost of capital. Dividend policy, internal financing. The capital market, common stock, preferred stock debt. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and AC 202. Three hours each week.
AN 101 INTRO SOC/CUL ANTHRO 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    A comparative study of primitive, traditional, and modern societies with emphasis on analyzing and understanding the different types of economic, technological, political, family, educational, and religious systems that make up the basic social structure and way of life of such societies. A comparative study and analysis of the identity, values, ideals, beliefs, patterns of behavior, expressive arts, language, and world view of a variety of people. Ethnographic principles and ethnological theories are utilized to interpret cultural expressions, patterns of behavior, and individual perception and personality. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AN 101HC INTRO SOC/CUL ANTHRO-HONORS 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    A comparative study of primitive, traditional, and modern societies with emphasis on analyzing and understanding the different types of economic, technological, political, family, educational, and religious systems that make up the basic social structure and way of life of such societies. A comparative study and analysis of the identity, values, ideals, beliefs, patterns of behavior, expressive arts, language, and world view of a variety of people. Ethnographic principles and ethnological theories are utilized to interpret cultural expressions, patterns of behavior, and individual perception and personality. (BSSD[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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AN 101HM INTRO SOC/CUL ANTHRO-HONORS 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    A comparative study of primitive, traditional, and modern societies with emphasis on analyzing and understanding the different types of economic, technological, political, family, educational, and religious systems that make up the basic social structure and way of life of such societies. A comparative study and analysis of the identity, values, ideals, beliefs, patterns of behavior, expressive arts, language, and world view of a variety of people. Ethnographic principles and ethnological theories are utilized to interpret cultural expressions, patterns of behavior, and individual perception and personality. (BSSD[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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
AN 105 INTRO PHYS ANTHR/ARCH 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    An introduction to physical anthropology and archaeology. The theories, fossil evidence, and debates concerning the evolution of homo sapiens. The role of ecological factors, biological and social adaptation, Mendelian genetics, DNA, and population genetics in the evolution of a species. The contemporary theories and empirical evidence in the interpretation of variations in homo sapiens and in human populations. A comparative study of the early prehistoric and ancient civilizations with emphasis on the archaeologists' tools, methods, concerns, and interpretations of early and ancient humans and their cultural development. (NSND) (G and R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AN 206 WORLD ETHNOLOGY 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    A comparative study of the social, political, economic, and religious systems of selected cultures of the world. Emphasis on the anthropological method of analyzing human behavior. (BSSD[M]) (G and R only) PREREQUISITE: AN 101. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
AN 206HM WORLD ETHNOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    A comparative study of the social, political, economic, and religious systems of selected cultures of the world. Emphasis on the anthropological method of analyzing human behavior. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and AN 101. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AN 220X INTRO AFRICAN AMER ARCHAEOLOGY 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of African American archaeology. It enhances classes already offered in African American history by teaching students how to incorporate the study of archaeology and material culture into their interpretation of African American history and American culture. Topics covered in this class include understanding the complexity of African migration in the slave trade, examining the archaeology evidence for African and African American culture change in the New World from the 17th to the 20th centuries. An introduction to archaeology will be given where students will participate in an excavation or a series of site visits. Through this experience, students will learn to develop a research design, complete a fieldwork assignment, the analysis and write a brief interpretation of an aspect of a field project. Students are required to complete four hours of archaeological fieldwork for this class. PREREQUISITES: AN 101, AN 105, SO 101, or HS 135. Three hours lecture each week. AN 220X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between spring 2002 and fall 2004 on this basis.
AN 250 FIELD EXP-ANTHROPOLOGY 3 semester hours AN-Anthropology
Course Description:    An introductory course in fieldwork presently held in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, with pre- and post-trip campus lectures and evaluation. Applications of archaeological techniques to a surface survey of an Arawak village site. Ethnological fieldwork based upon preliminary readings, observations, and participation in island culture. Practical experience in camping and applying primitive technologies. PREREQUISITES: AN 101, AN 105, or SO 101 and consent of department.
AR 101 INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING 3 semester hours AR-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.
AR 102 DRAWING II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with AR 101, which must be taken first). Analysis and exploration of basic drawing techniques. Media used may include pencil, charcoal, conte crayon, pen and ink, and brush and paint. Emphasis is placed on problems involved in representational and abstract visual interpretation of the human figure as a separate study and in relation to its environment. (ARTD) PREREQUISITE: AR 101 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 103 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    The study and use of the elements and principles of art in two-dimensional composition relating to visual organization. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of design problems and their solutions. (ARTD) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 104 THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with AR 103, which must be taken first). The study and use of the elements and principles of art in three-dimensional composition relating to visual organization. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of design problems and their solutions. (ARTD) PREREQUISITE: AR 103 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 105 COLOR THEORY AND APPLICATION 3 semester hours AR-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.
AR 107 ART HISTORY I 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 107HM ART HISTORY I-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A.
AR 108 ART HISTORY II 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120.
AR 108HC ART HISTORY II-HONORS 1-3 semester hours AR-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]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
AR 108HM ART HISTORY II-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 110 MUSEUM RESOURCES 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Two hours lecture/discussion, two hours laboratory each week.
AR 112 DIGIT PHOTO-FINE ARTS I 3 semester hours AR-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. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AR 113 DIGIT PHOTO-FINE ARTS II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    An advanced course which 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: AR 112 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AR 114 INTERMEDIATE DRAWING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of AR 101, 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: AR 101 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 115 FIGURE DRAWING I 3 semester hours AR-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. (ARTD) PREREQUISITE: AR 101 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 121 CERAMICS I 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with AR 122). 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.
AR 122 CERAMICS II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with AR 121, 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. (ARTD) PREREQUISITE: AR 121 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 123 CRAFTS 3 semester hours AR-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 only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
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AR 124 ENAMELING I 3 semester hours AR-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. (ARTD) (R only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 125 ENAMELING II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of AR 124 with special attention given to techniques that involve integration of enameling and metalwork. (ARTD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: AR 124 or consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 127 ART APPRECIATION 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AR 130 SURVEY OF ASIAN ART 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 130HC SURVERY OF ASIAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 130HM SURVEY OF ASIAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 131 HIST OF ITAL RENAISS ART 3 semester hours AR-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. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 131HC HIST ITAL RENAISS ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 131HM HIST ITAL RENAISS ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 201 PAINTING I 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    The first of two related courses (with AR 202). 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. PREREQUISITES: AR 101 and AR 103; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 202 PAINTING II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of AR 201, 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: AR 201 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 203 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPRESSN I 3 semester hours AR-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) (G and TP only) One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
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AR 204 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPRESSN II 3 semester hours AR-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. (ARTD) (G and TP only) PREREQUISITE: AR 203 or consent of department. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AR 205 WATERCOLOR I 3 semester hours AR-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: AR 101 or consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 206 WATERCOLOR II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A continued study of watercolor techniques as described in AR 205, presenting the opportunity for greater individual experimentation and expression. (R only) PREREQUISITE: AR 205 or consent of department. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 207 AMERICAN ART 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
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AR 207HC AMERICAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AR 207HM AMERICAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AR 208 SURVEY OF AFRICAN ART 3 semester hours AR-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: EN101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 208HM SURVEY OF AFRICAN ART-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 209 HISTORY OF ARCH I 3 semester hours AR-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 209HC HISTORY OF ARCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 209HM HISTORY OF ARCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 210 HISTORY OF ARCH II 3 semester hours AR-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. (ARTD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
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AR 210HC HISTORY OF ARCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 210HM HISTORY OF ARCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 architecture programs are advised to take the history of architecture courses in sequence. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
AR 213 WORLD WOODCUT RELIEF TRAD 3 semester hours AR-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 AR 223. (ARTD[M]) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 214 PRINTMAKING LITHOGRAPHY 3 semester hours AR-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 AR 223. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. (R and TP only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 215 FIGURE DRAWING II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A continuation of AR 115, with further analysis and exploration of the concepts and techniques introduced in AR 115. Emphasis is placed on more complex problem solving in the visual interpretation of the human figure as a seperate study and in relation to its environment. Students will use a variety of black-and-white and color drawing media. PREREQUISITE: AR 115 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 219 AMERICAN ART 3 semester hours AR-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 level: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AR 219HM AMERICAN ART HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
AR 220 AMERICAN ART SINCE 1945 3 semester hours AR-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. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: AR 107 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
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AR 221 SCULPTURE I 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with AR 222). 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: AR 103 and AR 104 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 222 SCULPTURE II 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with AR 221, which must be taken first). A continuation of AR 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: AR 221 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 223 LITHOG & RELIEF PRINTMKG 3 semester hours AR-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 AR 213 or AR 214. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 224 INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours AR-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.
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AR 226 MONOTYPE WORKSHOP 3 semester hours AR-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.
AR 227 WEAVING AND TEXTILES 3 semester hours AR-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 only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 229 JEWELRY & METALSMITHING 3 semester hours AR-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. (ARTD) (R only) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 229HM JEWELRY & METALSMITHING-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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. (ARTD) (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
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AR 231 MODERN ART: ITS ORIGINS & DEV 3 semester hours AR-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. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
AR 231HC MODERN ART: ORIGINS & DEV-HON 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A survey of major art movements from early 19th century Neoclassicism to the present in Europe and the United States with emphasis on the most important trends in painting and sculpture. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and AR 107 and AR 108 for art majors. Three hours each week.
AR 231HM MODERN ART: ORIGINS & DEV-HON 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    A survey of major art movements from early 19th century Neoclassicism to the present in Europe and the United States with emphasis on the most important trends in painting and sculpture. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and AR 107 and AR 108 for art majors. Three hours each week.
AR 275 PRO PRACT FOR VISUAL ARTIST 1 semester hour AR-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.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 280A STUDIO PRACT I DRAWING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in drawing. 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 and successful completion of AR 101 and AR 102. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 280B STUDIO PRACT I PAINTING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in 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. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of AR 201 and AR 202. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 280C STUDIO PRACT I PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in printmaking. 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 and successful completion of AR 223, AR 224, or AR 225. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 280D STUDIO PRACT I CERAMICS 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in ceramics. 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 and successful completion of AR 121 and AR 122. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 280E STUDIO PRACT I SCULPTURE 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in sculpture. 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 and successful completion of AR 221 and AR 222. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 280F STUDIO PRACT I WEAVING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in weaving. 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 and successful completion of AR 227. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 280G STUDIO PRACT I JEWELRY 3 semester hours AR-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 and successful completion of AR 229. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 280GH STUDIO PRACT I JEWELRY-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and successful completion of AR 229. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 280, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 281A STUDIO PRACT II DRAWING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in drawing. 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 and successful completion of AR 101 and AR 102. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 281B STUDIO PRACT II PAINTING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in 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. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Consent of department and successful completion of AR 201 and AR 202. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 281C STUDIO PRACT II PRINTMAKING 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in printmaking. Student 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 and successful completion of AR 223, AR 224, or AR 225. Students are limited to three hours of in each studio area of area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 281D STUDIO PRACT II CERAMICS 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in ceramics. 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 and successful completion of AR 121 and AR 122. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hour lecture, four hours studio each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 281E STUDIO PRACT II SCULPTURE 3 semester hours AR-Art
Course Description:    Directed studies providing opportunities for additional experience in sculpture. 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 and successful completion of AR 221 and AR 222. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 281G STUDIO PRACT II JEWELRY 3 semester hours AR-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 and successful completion of AR 229. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 281GH STUDIO PRACT II JEWELRY-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and successful completion of AR 280G. Students are limited to three hours of credit in each studio area of AR 281, but course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
AR 285 INDIVIDUAL ART WORKSHOP 3 semester hours AR-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. PREREQUISITE: Basic course work 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.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AR 285GH INDIV ART WKSHP JEWELRY-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AR 285HC INDIVIDUAL ART WORKSHOP-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AR 285HM INDIVIDUAL ART WORKSHOP-HONORS 3 semester hours AR-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Course may be repeated for audit without limit. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AR 295 ART INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours AR-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. PREREQUISITE: Open to art majors who have completed 24 arts-related credits. A 3.2 GPA and consent of departmental arts internship coordinator and the Arts Institute internship coordinator are required. Fifteen hours each week per semester.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AS 101 INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY 4 semester hours AS-Astronomy
Course Description:    Elementary descriptive astronomy emphasizing appreciation of the earth's relationship to the universe. Information collection and data analysis techniques utilized in astronomy. Lecture discussions cover the basic laws of physics, the solar system, stars, nebulae, and galaxies; the origin and evolution of the universe; the possibility of life throughout the universe. Laboratory exercises in the use of celestial coordinates; the determination of time and position; studies of stellar photographs and spectra. Field trips to area observatories and occasional evening assignments for observation. (NSLD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week.
AS 102 INTRO MODERN ASTRONOMY 4 semester hours AS-Astronomy
Course Description:    An elementary course elaborating on such topics as black holes, pulsars, planetary structure, galactic structure, radio and X-ray astronomy (briefly covered in AS 101). Laboratory work in practical observing techniques: several night observing sessions on telescopes. (NSLD) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
AT 099 BASIC AUTO MAINTENANCE 2 semester hours AT-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.
AT 101 INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECH 3 semester hours AT-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.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AT 105 AUTOMOTIVE SCIENCE 3 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Designed specifically for students in the automotive technology curriculum. An introduction to those basic concepts of physics and chemistry that are essential for an understanding of the functioning of today's cars. Lecture topics are organized to lay the foundation for more detailed studies in later courses. Laboratory exercises emphasize application to specific automotive systems. Topics covered include electricity and magnetism (batteries, alternators, ignition systems); mechanics (suspension systems, power train, vibration, friction, hydraulics); and heat expansion (cooling systems, engine efficiency, air conditioning). (R only) (CE) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory/discussion each week.
AT 107 INTERNAL COMBUST ENGINE 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    A basic course covering the principles of operation, component parts, construction materials, and applications of the internal combustion gasoline engine. Emphasis is placed upon the analysis of engine operating conditions by the use of the latest test procedures and specialized equipment. Laboratory experience is provided in the use of engine service tools for engine removal, disassembly and inspection, testing, reconditioning, and assembly. Methods in reconditioning the various styles of cylinder heads and short-blocks are studied. Students must supply their own basic hand tools (special tools will be provided) and safety equipment. They may supply their own engine assembly. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: AT 101 and either successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in AT 105. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 109 AUTO SUSPENSION & BRAKES 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Theory, principles of operation, inspection and repair of the suspension systems and brake systems found on today's automobile. Computer-controlled vehicle ride height, suspension control, and anti-lock brake systems will be covered. Laboratory emphasis is on diagnosing and servicing suspension and brake system components. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: AT 101. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 110 AUTO STEERING & ALIGNMENT 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Theory and principles of vehicle steering systems, to include all-wheel steering, and wheel alignment. Laboratory experience covers diagnosis, inspection, and service of manual and power-assist conventional and rack type steering system components. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: AT 101 and AT 109. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AT 115 AUTO ELECTRICITY I 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Presents basic principles and fundamentals of automotive electricity. Focuses on circuit wiring, lighting systems, electrical accessories and components. Includes the theory and operation of the modern ignition system. Laboratory training covers inspection, diagnosis, and repair of the above accessories, circuits, and systems. (R only) (CE) PRE- or COREQUISITE: AT 101. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 116 AUTO ELECTRICITY II 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    A study of the operating principles, construction, troubleshooting, and maintenance of batteries, alternators, regulators, cranking motors, relays, solenoids and their accompanying circuits. Continues circuit diagnosis using modern electrical test equipment introduced in AT 115. Laboratory training concentrates on inspection, diagnosis, and repair of the listed electrical components and wiring. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: AT 115. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 221 AUTO FUEL SYSTEMS I 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Theory and operation of modern fuel system. Explores emission control as applied to the fuel system. Emphasis is on diagnosis, service, and repair of fuel tanks, lines, gauges, filters, fuel pumps, carburetors, and computer-controlled feedback systems. Diagnostic scanners, factory tools, and exhaust analyzers are used in laboratory experiences. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: AT 101 and AT 115. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 222 AUTO FUEL SYSTEMS II 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    An advanced course covering the theory and operation of mechanical and electronic fuel injection systems, computerized engine control systems, turbocharging, supercharging, and advanced emission control systems. Laboratory experience covers inspection, diagnosis, and repair of the above systems, using scanners, exhaust analyzers, and specialty service equipment. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: AT 221. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AT 225 AUTO POWER TRAIN 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Examines theory and operation of the modern manual transmission, manual transaxle, clutch assembly, differential, drive shaft, transfer cases, C-V joints, and wheel axle systems. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: AT 101. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 227 AUTO TRANSMISS & TRANSAXLE 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    A comprehensive study of principles and operation of modern automatic transmissions for both conventional and front-wheel drive vehicles. Laboratory experience covers in-car and bench diagnosis, maintenance, adjustment, and rebuilding, using special tools and equipment. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: AT 101, AT 105, and AT 225. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 229 AUTO AIR CONDITIONING 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    Theory and operation of air conditioning, heating, and electronic climate control systems used on domestic and imported automobiles. Laboratory experience covers inspection, diagnosis, service, and repair of these systems. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: AT 101 and AT 115. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AT 231 ENGINE DIAGNOSIS & TUNE-UP 4 semester hours AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    An advanced course covering engine driveability problems and their correction. Laboratory experience covers inspection, diagnosis, and repair of the electrical, ignition, fuel, emission, and electronic engine control systems utilizing modern diagnostic equipment. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: AT 116 and AT 222. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
AT 251A AUTOMOTIVE TECHNO PRACT 1 semester hour AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    A cooperative effort with the automotive industry. A jointly developed program is prepared to assure that the student's participation is consistent with curriculum objectives and the employer's facilities and interests. The practicum will permit the student to apply what has been learned in the actual automotive industrial environment and to supplement both theoretical and practical knowledge of automotive technology. Periodic seminars will monitor progress. (R only) PREREQUISITES: AT 115 and consent of adviser. May be repeated for a total of 4 credits. May be taken for variable credit, 1-4 credits, as determined by adviser. Minimum of 75 hours of work experience per credit hour.
AT 251D AUTOMOTIVE TECHNO PRACT 1 semester hour AT-Automotive Technology
Course Description:    A cooperative effort with the automotive industry. A jointly developed program is prepared to assure that the student's participation is consistent with curriculum objectives and the employer's facilities and interests. The practicum will permit the student to apply what has been learned in the actual automotive industrial environment and to supplement both theoretical and practical knowledge of automotive technology. Periodic seminars will monitor progress.(R-only) PREREQUISITES: AT 115 and consent of adviser. May be repeated for a total of 4 credits. May be taken for variable credit, 1-4 credits, as determined by adviser. Minimum of 75 hours of work experience per credit hour.
AU 101 FUND AUTOMATION/CONTROL 4 semester hours AU-Automation and Control Tech
Course Description:    An overview of the use of machines and robots for automating work at homes, offices, and factories. Capabilities, limitations, and safety of various automation systems will be discussed. (G only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
AU 102 AUTOMATION MECHANISM/ROBOT 4 semester hours AU-Automation and Control Tech
Course Description:    Study of the mechanical components of automation systems. Design, selection, installation, and maintenance of these components will be discussed. (G only) PREREQUISITE: AU 101 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BA 101 INTRO TO BUSINESS 3 semester hours BA-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
BA 210 STATISTICS FOR BUS ADMIN 3 semester hours BA-Business Administration
Course Description:    A beginning course in the business application of statistics which deals with basic statistical concepts and various widely used statistical techniques. Includes frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, the binomial and normal probability distributions, tests of hypotheses concerning means and proportions, the estimation of means and proportions, and two-variable linear correlation.(CE: R) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 100, appropriate score on mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
BA 210HC STATISTICS BUS ADMIN-HONORS 3 semester hours BA-Business Administration
Course Description:    A beginning course in the business application of statistics which deals with basic statistical concepts and various widely used statistical techniques. Include frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, the binomial and normal probability distributions, tests of hypotheses concerning means and proportions, the estimation of means and proportions, and two-variable linear correlation. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in MA 100, appropriate score on mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
BA 210HM STATISTICS BUS ADMIN-HONORS 3 semester hours BA-Business Administration
Course Description:    A beginning course in the business application of statistics which deals with basic statistical concepts and various widely used statistical techniques. Includes frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, the binomial and normal probability distributions, tests of hypotheses concerning means and proportions, the estimation of means and proportions, and two-variable linear correlation. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in MA 100, appropriate score on mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BA 211 PERSONAL FINANCE 3 semester hours BA-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: RD 099/103. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
BI 101 GENERAL BIOLOGY 4 semester hours BI-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 BI 107 or BI 111. (NSLD) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Eligibility for EN 101 or 101A; completion of RD 103 or appropriate assessment test score. Assessment level: MA 091. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BI 104 UNDERSTANDING VIRUSES 3 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Designed for non-science majors, this course provides a two-semester sequence with BI 101. 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) PREREQUISITES: BI 101 (or equivalent) or consent of department, eligibility for EN 101 or 101A, and completion of RD 103 or appropriate placement. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
BI 105A ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY 3 semester hours BI-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, BI 105A and BI 105B must be taken concurrently. (NSND) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BI 105AH ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours BI-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, BI 105AH and BI 105BH 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 091. Three hours lecture each week.
BI 105B ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY LAB 1 semester hour BI-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) COREQUISITE: BI 105A. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BI 105A and BI 105B must be taken concurrently. Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours laboratory each week.
BI 105BH ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY LAB-HON 1 semester hour BI-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. COREQUISITE: BI 105AH To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, BI 105AH and BI 105BH must be taken concurrently. Course may be repeated without the corequisite with consent of department. Assessment level: MA 091. Three hours laboratory each week.
BI 106 MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 3 semester hours BI-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. (TP only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BI 107 PRIN OF BIOLOGY I 4 semester hours BI-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) (G and TP only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120 or higher. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BI 107H PRIN OF BIOLOGY I HONORS 4 semester hours BI-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) (G and TP only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120 or higher. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BI 107HM PRIN OF BIOLOGY I-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-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) (G and TP 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BI 108 PRIN OF BIOLOGY II 4 semester hours BI-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) (G and TP only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120 or higher. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BI 108H PRIN OF BIOLOGY II-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-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) (G and TP only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120 or higher. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BI 108HM PRIN OF BIOLOGY II-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-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) (G and TP 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BI 109 NAT SCIENCE CHESAPEAKE BAY 3 semester hours BI-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
BI 203 MICROBIOLOGY 4 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of microorganisms emphasizing bacteria. The structure, metabolic activities, genetics, and mechanisms of control of microorganisms. 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: Four semester hours of biological science and four semester hours of chemistry or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BI 203H MICROBIOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of microorganisms emphasizing bacteria. The structure, metabolic activities, genetics, and mechanisms of control of microorganisms. 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: Four semester hours of biological science and four semester hours of chemistry or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BI 203HM MICROBIOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of microorganisms emphasizing bacteria. The structure, metabolic activities, genetics, and mechanisms of control of microorganisms. 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 EN 101 or EN 101A and four semester hours of biological science and four semester hours of chemistry or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BI 204 HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I 4 semester hours BI-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: Four hours of biological science. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BI 204HM HUMAN ANAT & PHYS I-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and four hours of biological science. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BI 205 HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II 4 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course studies in detail 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: Four hours of biological science. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BI 205HM HUMAN ANAT & PHYS II-HONORS 4 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course studies in detail 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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and four hours of biological science. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BI 206 INTRO BIOL HUMAN REPRODUCTION 3 semester hours BI-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. (NSND) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
BI 207 ECOLOGY 4 semester hours BI-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 sciences or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BI 208 FIELD ECOLOGY 3 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    A combination of lecture, laboratory, and field exercises will be used to study a variety of ecosystems. The use of qualitative and quantitative field methods to investigate terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems will be emphasized. On- campus instruction will be combined with six or more days of field trip studies. Field studies may be conducted at biological field stations located in the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, the Chesapeake Bay, or other sites. Students must pay expenses associated with the field trips. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: BI 105A and B or BI 207, or consent of department. Two hours lecture each week and six or more days of field laboratory studies.
BI 209 GENERAL GENETICS 4 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    This course 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. (G and R only) PREREQUISITES: Four hours of biological science, MA 110 or equivalent, or consent of department. Four hours of chemistry recommended but not required. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BI 213 NUTRITION 3 semester hours BI-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. PREREQUISITES: One college-level biology course and one college-level chemistry course. Three hours each week.
BI 218 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 3 semester hours BI-Biological Sciences
Course Description:    Presents the underlying concepts and biological basis for common pathological disorders of all body systems. (TP only) PREREQUISITES: BI 131-132 or BI 204-205, or concurrent enrollment in BI 205. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120, MA 110 or higher. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BT 101 INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY 2 semester hours BT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    This course is 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. (G only) PREREQUISITE: CH 100A or consent of department. Two hours lecture each week.
BT 115 INSTRMTION FOR THE BIOTECH LAB 3 semester hours BT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    A survey of the theory and practice of laboratory instrumentation with emphasis on biotechnology applications. Principles of measurement and calibration using electronic balances, volumetric apparatus, and pH meters will be presented in the context of a GLP/cGMP environment. Quantitative analysis using UV-Vis spectrophotometry and fluorometric measurements will be described. Separation of biomolecules by chromatographic and electrophoretic methods will be presented. Laboratory robotics will be briefly introduced. (G only) PREREQUISITE: CH 101 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BT 117 CELL CULTURE & CELL FUNCTION 3 semester hours BT-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: BI 107; CH 101 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BT 200 PROTEIN BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 semester hours BT-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: BI 107; CH 120 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BT 204 BASIC IMMUNOLOGY AND METHODS 4 semester hours BT-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: BT 117; BT 200 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BT 213 NUCLEIC ACID METHODS 4 semester hours BT-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: BI 203 and CH 120; BT 200 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
BT 221 BIOTECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM 1 semester hour BT-Biotechnology
Course Description:    Biotechnology practicums are working internships designed to provide students enrolled in the biotechnology program the opportunity to gain "real world" experience in the biotechnology industry. At the internship location, students will be trained and work alongside employees at the company to which they are assigned. The student is expected to be trained in and perform the same duties as regular employees. The lab supervisor at the internship site will confer with the biotechnology coordinator to determine what laboratory tasks are appropriate to each individual student's internship experience. PREREQUISITES: Enrollment in the biotechnology program, completion of two or more biotechnology laboratory classes with a GPA of 2.5 or above, and consent of coordinator. May be taken up to three times for credit.
BU 130 INTRO TO BUILDING TRADES 3 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    An introductory course covering the general aspects of the residential building trades, the building process and its phases. Major building systems and components and their relationship with the building trades are discussed. Career options, opportunities, professional preparation, and conduct in the building trades will be explored. Includes general concepts related to building codes, safety systems, and procedures. (R only) (CE) Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BU 131 BUILDING TRADES BLUEPRINT READ 3 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Focuses on reading and interpreting working construction drawings and making practical applications in the building trades, primarily in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC/R. Topics include drawing types; drawing symbols and trade vocabulary; reading elevation drawings; reading floor plans; interpreting scale and dimensioning; mechanical drawings; and detail drawings. (R only) (CE) Three hours lecture each week.
BU 140 CARPENTRY I 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    This introductory course covers specifications and terminology in residential carpentry. Students review basics about tools and equipment and their safe operation. Topics include layout work, basic calculations, estimating, and blueprint reading, with an emphasis on framing carpentry. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BU 144 ELECTRICITY I 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    This introductory course covers specifications and terminology in residential electrical. Topics include basic electrical theory, blueprint reading for the purpose of identifying residential wiring and its components, electrical loads computation, practical electrical safety, and basic wiring and installation. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BU 146 PLUMBING I 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    This introductory course covers specifications and terminology in residential plumbing. Topics include plumbing, layout, preparation and installation of pipes and fitting, blueprint reading, building water supply and distribution lines, basic plumbing fixtures, and practical plumbing safety. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BU 148 HEAT/VENTILATION & AC/REFRIG I 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    An introduction to the basic principles of air conditioning and refrigeration systems used in residential construction. Topics include basic refrigeration cycles; refrigerant gases; central AC systems and electrical controls; electrical motors; and problem troubleshooting. General work activities and performance are analyzed. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BU 164 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE 3 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Intended for those wishing to gain journeyman-level knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) or for individuals preparing for the journeyman electrician exam, this course provides a comprehensive study of the current NEC, emphasizing code interpretation and application. Topics include NEC introduction; wiring specifications, methods, and requirements; equipment installation; electrical calculations; grounding; overcurrent protection; and branch circuits, feeders, and services. (R only) Three hours lecture each week.
BU 240 CARPENTRY II 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Continues and expands BU 140, with an emphasis on wall and roof framing and exterior finishes. Topics include wall framing, steel framing, roof rafter layout and framing, exterior siding, exterior door and window installation, and deck layout and construction. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: BU 140. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BU 244 ELECTRICITY II 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Continues and expands BU 144, with an emphasis on advanced electrical theory, installation of residential service equipment, lighting and lighting controls, specialized equipment, and troubleshooting electrical systems. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: BU 144. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
BU 246 PLUMBING II 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Continues and expands BU 146, with an emphasis on drain, waste, and vent (DWV) systems. Topics include sanitary drains, stacks, vents, sewer and septic systems. DWV inspection and testing procedures, specialized fixtures and appliances, and troubleshooting plumbing systems. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: BU 146. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week
BU 248 HEAT/VENTILATION &AC/REFRIG II 4 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Introduces basic principles of heating systems in residential construction. Topics include heat transfer and physical concepts, types of heating equipment and systems, heating controls and components, and high-efficiency and conventional furnaces. Instruction includes periodic critiques and evaluation of student work activities. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: BU 148. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
BU 250 SAFETY FOR BUILDING TRADES 3 semester hours BU-Building Trades Technology
Course Description:    Introduces practical construction safety procedures. Topics include personal safety requirements; proper use of and precautions concerning materials, tools, and equipment; general job site safety; identification of hazardous conditions and their correction; and compliance with OSHA safety regulations. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Any 100-level BU course. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 100 KEYBOARDING FUNDAMENTALS 1 semester hour CA-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. (CE) One hour lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 101 COMPUTER KEYBOARDING I 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CA 102) designed to enable students to achieve skills needed to acquire employment and to gain a productive level of skill for personal use. Proper keyboarding techniques are taught, and beginning speed and accuracy skills are developed. Instructional materials and class demonstration emphasize intensive drill to encourage development of a marketable skill. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CA 100 or 20 wam keyboarding speed. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CA 102 COMPUTER KEYBOARDING II 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with CA 101, which must be taken first) designed to enable students to achieve skills needed to acquire employment and to gain a productive level of skill for personal use. Students continue to build speed and accuracy. Instructional materials and class demonstration emphasize intensive drill to encourage development of a marketable skill. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CA 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CA 103 OFFICE COMM SKILL INFO PROC 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Communication and office management software will be presented and used. Productivity software will be utilized to process information, with emphasis on communications skills and document formatting. Mailable copy will be produced from transcription, rough drafts, and oral directions. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on proofreading. Note-taking techniques will be presented. This course is primarily intended for students who will work as support staff using desktop applications. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CA 101 or 35 wam keyboarding speed and knowledge of word processing software. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 104 PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS PROCEDUR 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    The focus of this course is for students to become knowledgeable of the business procedures that all employees need to function in today's workforce. Emphasis is placed on human relation skills, conflict management, time management, listening skills, typical employee duties and responsibilities, and team activities. The skills needed to seek employment, advance in the career, and supervise employees are also studied. The student will demonstrate the skills learned by creating projects using computer software packages. (R only) PRE- or COREQUISITES: Passing grade or concurrent enrollment in EN 101; keyboarding speed of 30 wam or concurrent enrollment in CA 101. Assessment levels: MA 091, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 106 COMPUTER USE AND MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This introductory, hands-on course covers the Windows operating system interface and effective use of the IBM PC and compatibles. Topics include navigating in the standard Windows environment, file and hard drive management, customizing the Windows environment, transferring data between applications, using Windows accessories, installing hardware and software, utilizing electronic mail and effectively interfacing with the Internet. Assessment levels: EL 103/EN 002, RD 099/103. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 120 INTRO TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CA-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. PREREQUISITE: None, but CA 106 or knowledge of Windows is strongly recommended. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CA 131 INTRO TO WORD PROCESSING APPL 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Designed to enable students to acquire basic word processing skills, this beginning course includes the study of features of word processing applications currently used in business. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of instructor. A keyboarding speed of 30 wam is recommended. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 141 INTRO TO DATABASE APPL 3 semester hours CA-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. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. It is recommended that the student have experience with computer application packages. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 141HM INTRO TO DATABASE APPL-HONORS 3 semester hours CA-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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. It is recommended that the student have experience with computer application packages. Assessment level: MA 091. Three hours each week.
CA 151 INTRO TO SPREADSHEET APPL 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A practical introduction to the creation, design, and use of spreadsheets in the business environment. Emphasis will be placed on basic functions including creation, formatting, maintenance, graphing, and printing of spreadsheets. This course is designed for beginning spreadsheet users. Lessons can be applied to budgets, marketing and sales reports, expense reports, invoices and purchase orders, basic financial statements, and spreadsheet information for use on the Intranet/Internet. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120.
CA 151HM INTRO SPREADSHEET APPL-HONORS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A practical introduction to the creation, design, and use of spreadsheets in the business environment. Emphasis will be placed on basic functions including creation, formatting, maintenance, graphing, and printing of spreadsheets. This course is designed for beginning spreadsheet users. Lessons can be applied to budgets, marketing and sales reports, expense reports, invoices and purchase orders, basic financial statements, and spreadsheet information for use on the Intranet/Internet. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. Assessment level: MA 100.
CA 160 COMPUTER PRESENTATIONS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Basic concepts of developing and giving presentations using visuals developed with microcomputers and graphic presentation software. Students learn to develop information graphics for slide projection, screen shows, and other electronic presentations. Students will learn to bring together text, graphics, clip art, and special effects. PREREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 161 DESKTOP PUBLISHING I 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A practical introduction to desktop publishing, typography, and page design principles using page layout software commonly used by professionals and printing companies. It incorporates the creation, manipulation, and application of scanned images, text, and clip art to create flyers, brochures, and newsletters. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 165 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Studies electronic commerce: network-based transactions among producers, consumers, businesses, and institutions. With an emphasis on practical applications and contemporary issues, topics include Web concepts, organizational design and infrastructure, marketing strategies, security concerns and e-commerce risks. Students perform hands-on activities. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 172 INTERNET AND WEB LITERACY 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    An introduction to the Internet for professional and academic use. Topics include Windows graphic user interface; file management; hardware; scanning; Web servers; networking concepts and protocols (such as TCP/IP, FTP); effectively finding, using, and downloading information, software programs, and other materials. The course covers ethical and social issues, including copyright, privacy, security, and viruses, and digital communication technologies, such as e-mail, chatrooms, and bulletin boards. Students create a simple Web page in HTML using a text editor. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 190 INTRO TO GAME AND SIMULATION 4 semester hours CA-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: CA 106 or CA 172 or successful completion of the department skills assessment. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Four hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 232 ADV WORD PROCESSING APPLI 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Designed to enable students to acquire advanced word processing skills, this second-level course includes the study of word processing applications currently used in business. PREREQUISITE: CA 131 or consent of department. A keyboarding speed of 30 wam is recommended. Three hours lecture each week.
CA 240 ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CA-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 CA 141 this will create a complete and thorough database series. PREREQUISITE: CA 141 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CA 242 VBA W/ DATABASE MGMT SOFTWARE 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Considers additional topics, including Objects, Properties, Methods, and Events, using current database software, emphasizing Visual Basic for Applications programming. This course assumes no prior computer programming experience, but does assume knowledge of database management applications and an exposure to VBA. PREREQUISITE: CA 240 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CA 252 ADV SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This course provides an in-depth study in the creation, design, and use of spreadsheets for business applications. Emphasis will focus on advanced capabilities, including functions, supplemental tools, and template design. Lessons can be applied to accounting and financial statements, data analysis, statistical tables, amortization schedules, forecasts, personnel records, and data lists. Designed for intermediate spreadsheet users. PREREQUISITE: CA 151 or consent of department.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 252H ADV SPREADSHT APPL - HONORS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This course provides an in-depth study in the creation, design, and use of spreadsheets for business applications. Emphasis will focus on advanced capabilities, including functions, supplemental tools, and template design. Lessons can be applied to accounting and financial statements, data analysis, statistical tables, amortization schedules, forecasts, personnel records, and data lists. Designed for intermediate spreadsheet users. PREREQUISITE: CA 151 or consent of department.
CA 252HM ADV SPREADSHT APPL-HONORS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This course provides an in-depth study in the creation, design, and use of spreadsheets for business applications. Emphasis will focus on advanced capabilities, including functions, supplemental tools, and template design. Lessons can be applied to accounting and financial statements, data analysis, statistical tables, amortization schedules, forecasts, personnel records, and data lists. Designed for intermediate spreadsheet users. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and CA 151 or consent of department.
CA 269 COMPUTER APPL INTERSHIP 1-4 semester hours CA-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 CS 269; credit cannot be received for both CA 269 and CS 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.
CA 270 MICROCOMPUTER SYS/EVAL 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Factors and methods in selecting hardware components, software applications packages, and operating systems for building effectively integrated microcomputer systems for small organizations. Includes introduction to systems and components, the system development project, defining explicit user objectives, comparison of operating systems, comparison of hardware capabilities, and system integration with human and organizational environments. PREREQUISITE: CS 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 271 COMPUTER NETWORKING 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Provides a practical introduction to computer networking. The course emphasizes basic networking concepts, including network services, types of networks, sharing resources, and network hardware and software components. PREREQUISITE: CA 106 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CA 272 WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT W/ XHTML 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Students create Web pages containing graphics, style sheets, and other basic enhancements in XHTML and in a Web authoring program. Topics include Web site development and emerging and converging Internet technologies, as well as trends and responsibilities pertaining to Web usage and construction. PREREQUISITE: CA 106 or CA 172 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CA 273 ADV WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Explores advanced Web site development skills and introduces students to current and emerging Internet technologies. Topics include advanced HTML; XHTML; Cascading Style Sheets; scripting; DHTML; forms and server-side forms processing; creating and modifying PDF files; using Web animation software; advanced features of a Web authoring program; and incorporation of audio and video. PREREQUISITE: CA 272 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CA 274 ADMINISTERING A WEB SITE 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    The course is designed to guide students through the construction and maintenance of a Web site from the perspective of a Web administrator. Course content will include an overview of hardware and software, as well as networking considerations for the establishment of a Web site. Students will also learn about the legal and security issues involved with the maintenance of a Web server. PREREQUISITE: CA 272 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 275 ESTABLISHING A BUS WEB SITE 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This course provides students with the experience of working in a collaborative Web development team while striving to meet the needs of a client. Each team creates a prototype Web site, intranet, or extranet for a local area small business or nonprofit organization. Students learn to operate in and/or manage a development team and effectively communicate with Web authors, graphic artists, system administrators, and others. Topics include e-business practices, content development, universal Web site design --including addressing accessibility issues for users with disabilities, project management, systems administration, e-commerce, security issues, and usability concerns. PREREQUISITE: CA 272 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CA 276 DYNAMIC HTML WITH JAVASCRIPT 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce students to Dynamic HTML and to explore many of the mechanisms for creating Web pages using JavaScript. The course will provide a brief examination of the principles of structured programming and then apply these principles to a variety of Web pages that can be enhanced using JavaScript. Topics will include forms verification, maintaining information between pages, scripted animation, Cascading Style Sheets, and cross- browser scripting. PREREQUISITE: CA 272 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CA 277 XML AND ITS APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce students to the eXtensible Markup Language (XML). This introduction includes creating valid, well-formed XML documents, applying the eXtensible Style Language (XSL), incorporating XLinks and Xpointers, and using some of the current applications of XML. Topics include Document Type Definition (DTD) templates, Cascading Style Sheets, XSL-Transformation and XSL-Formatting Objects style sheets, the use of namespaces and applications of XML that are currently being used in the marketplace. PREREQUISITE: CA 272 or successful completion of the departmental skills assessment. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CA 278 WEB DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    A hands-on introduction to Web database applications, this course will cover essential topics: 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: CA 141 and CA 272, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CA 280 CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR HELP DESK 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Overview of the major user support topics necessary for help desk employees, including needs analysis, product evaluation, facilities management, troubleshooting, user training, producing documentation, help desk operation and software. Includes advanced customer relations skills as they apply in a help desk environment. PREREQUISITES: CA 104, CA 106, and CS 110. COREQUISITE: CA 270. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CA 288X ADV WEB DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3 semester hours CA-Computer Applications
Course Description:    Using Macromedia's ColdFusion, this course is a hands-on exploration of advanced Web database applications that covers essentials: the use of advanced variable types (lists, arrays, and structures); creating a full-text search facility; building dynamic Web-enabled charts; reusing code through user-defined functions and components; consuming and creating Web services; and an introduction to building an e-commerce site. PREREQUISITE: CA 278 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. CA 288X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2003 and Summer II 2006 on this basis.
CD 208 COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING I 4 semester hours CD-Computer Aided Drafting Design
Course Description:    The course consists of lectures and demonstrations on the utilization of computer-aided drafting equipment and its application to engineering drawings. Students will learn to operate the equipment and develop an understanding of the equipment's advantages and disadvantages. Students will complete a series of projects and exercises. PREREQUISITE: ES 100 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CD 209 COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING II 4 semester hours CD-Computer Aided Drafting Design
Course Description:    A continuation of CD 208, with the main emphasis on using CAD software to produce two- and three-dimensional drawings of electronic, mechanical, structural, and piping layout diagrams followed by intersection and development of surface. (G only) PREREQUISITE: CD 208 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CD 250 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN I 4 semester hours CD-Computer Aided Drafting Design
Course Description:    Applications of computer-aided drafting to design situations with emphasis on using computers to solve applied technical problems. Areas covered will include mechanical, electrical, structural, and basic software engineering technologies. (G only) PREREQUISITE: CD 209 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CD 251 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN II 4 semester hours CD-Computer Aided Drafting Design
Course Description:    Advanced applications of CAD systems are discussed. Topics include 3-D modeling and design, solid modeling and mass properties calculations, rendering tools and techniques, animation and simulation tools and techniques, walk-through and fly-by, virtual reality and cyberspace design.(G only) PREREQUISITE: CD 250 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CE 260 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION I 1-3 semester hours CE-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 course work, 6 semester hours in the student's curriculum, and approval from the director of cooperative education. This course may not be repeated.
CE 261 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION II 1-3 semester hours CE-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 course work in the student's curriculum, a grade of C or better in CE 260, and approval from the director of cooperative education. This course may not be repeated.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CG 120 COMP GRAPHICS: ART & ILLUS I 4 semester hours CG-Computer Graphics
Course Description:    Creative use of the computer as a design tool and illustrative medium. Topics include elementary computer graphics techniques; aesthetics; and principles of design, color, composition, and spatial relationships. Students will create a series of illustrations involving freehand drawing, geometry, logo and product design, presentations, rendering, and fine art composition. (ARTD) (G and R only) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CG 121 COMP GRAPHICS: ART & ILLUS II 4 semester hours CG-Computer Graphics
Course Description:    High-resolution electronic imaging using the computer as a tool and a medium to create complex, subject-oriented illustrations and fine art images. Advanced palette design, composition, video digitizing, aesthetic concerns, and high-end output will be covered. Traditional critiques will be used to examine the visual quality of student work. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CG 120 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CG 125 COMPUTER GRAPHICS 4 semester hours CG-Computer Graphics
Course Description:    Examines a variety of software solutions used to produce technical graphics. These graphics are created to display real world data via a map, graph, or illustration. The content of the course will be focused on the use of computer hardware and software to produce such items as three-dimensional perspectives, bar graphs, pie charts, and choropleth maps. Students will create these products in laboratory sessions using computers, graphic tablets, flatbed plotters, and cameras. (R only) Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CG 210 COMP ANIMATION & ILLUSTRA 4 semester hours CG-Computer Graphics
Course Description:    Production of animated sequences with accompanying audio and their transfer to videotape. Topics include technical and aesthetic challenges of computer animation, use of storyboards, flip books, and 3-D modeling techniques. Critiques will be used to examine the conceptual and technical quality of student work. (G and R only) PREREQUISITE: CG 121. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CG 222 COMP GRAPHICS: 3-D MODELING 4 semester hours CG-Computer Graphics
Course Description:    Studies in three-dimensional computer applications to create a wide variety of object images to be contained within virtual environments. Students will learn basic and advanced techniques used to build and render object images and virtual environments. Finished products will result in printed still images and/or animations. There will be an emphasis on formal artistic criteria, as they are applied to traditional fine arts media. PREREQUISITES: AR 103, CG 120, CG 121, and CG 210, or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CG 226 SPEC TOPICS/COMP GRAPHICS 4 semester hours CG-Computer Graphics
Course Description:    Directed studies in computer graphics providing opportunities for additional study in one or more specialized areas such as commercial business applications and fine arts (still imagery and/or animation). (G and R only) PREREQUISITE: CG 120, CG 121, or consent of department. Two hours discussion, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 100A INTRO COLLEGE CHEM-A 3 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Topics include fundamental chemical mathematics, computational methods, metric system, matter, energy, chemical and physical properties, laws 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: MA 091 or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CH 100B INTRO COLLEGE CHEM LAB 1 semester hour CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory work deals with practical skills and techniques such as weighing, using units of metric system, and performing experiments that illustrate and reinforce the principles discussed in CH 100A. (TP only) PRE- or COREQUISITE: CH 100A or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CH 101 PRINC OF COLLEGE CHEM I 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CH 102). Topics include 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: MA 091 or equivalent; completion within the past five years with a grade of C or better of one year of high school chemistry or CH 100A or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 101H PRINC OF COLLEGE CHEM I-HONORS 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CH 102). Concepts of atomic structure, chemical bonding, weight relationships, kinetic-molecular theory, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, oxidation-reduction, electrochemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, thermochemistry, and thermodynamics. Properties of the elements with emphasis on atomic structure and the periodic system. Brief introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry. (NSLD) PREREQUISITES: MA 091 or equivalent; completion within the past five years with a grade of C of better of one year of high school chemistry or CH 100A or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 101HM PRIN OF COLLEGE CHEM I-HONORS 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CH 102). Topics include concepts of atomic structure, periodic system, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, weight relationships, kinetic-molecular theory, gases, liquids and solids, 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 EN 101 or EN 101A, MA 091, and completion within the past five years with a grade of C or better of one year of high school chemistry or CH 100A or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 101R REVIEW MODULE PRINC CHEM I No Credit CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    This module--an accompaniment to CH 101, Principles of Chemistry I--reviews some of the topics covered in high school chemistry or CH 100A. Possible topics include elements and their symbols, names, formulas, and oxidation numbers of ions, nomenclature and formula writing for inorganic compounds, chemical equations, the metric system of units, unit analysis, density, mole relationships, problems involving quantities of substances in chemical reactions (stoichiometry), percentage composition, and empirical formulas. COREQUISITE: CH 101. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to one semester hour. 15 hours lecture during the first 3-5 weeks of CH 101.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
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CH 102 PRINC OF COLLEGE CHEM II 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with CH 101, which must be taken first). Topics include solutions, chemical reactions, acid-base theories, electrochemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, and thermodynamics. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CH 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 102H PRINC OF COLLEGE CHEM II-HONOR 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with CH 101, which must be taken first). Concepts of atomic structure, chemical bonding, weight relationships, kinetic-molecular theory, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, oxidation-reduction, electrochemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, thermochemistry, and thermodynamics. Properties of the elements with emphasis on atomic structure and the periodic system. Brief introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry. (NSLD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CH 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 102HM PRIN OF COLLEGE CHEM II-HONORS 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with CH 101, which must be taken first). Topics include solutions, chemical reactions, acid-base theories, electrochemistry, equilibruim, 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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in CH 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 103 CHEM FOR HEALTH SCIENCES 4 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Introduction to the fundamental concepts associated with organic and biochemistry. Discussions of solutions, acid-base chemistry, and properties of organic compounds provide the basis for introduction to the chemistry of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. The action of hormones, enzymes, and vitamins is included to provide an understanding of biological systems. (NSLD) (TP only) PREREQUISITE: MA 091 or its equivalent and completion of one year of high school chemistry or CH 100A within the past five years with a grade of C or better, or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CH 109A CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY 3 semester hours CH-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, CH 109A and CH 109B must be taken concurrently. (NSND) PREREQUISITE: MA 090 or equivalent. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CH 109AH CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY-HONORS 3 semester hours CH-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, CH 109A and CH 109B 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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and MA 090 or equivalent. Three hours lecture each week.
CH 109B CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY LAB 1 semester hour CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory work deals with experiments that illustrate the significance of chemistry in our society and reinforces the principles discussed in CH 109A. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CH 109A and CH 109B must be taken concurrently. (NSLD) PRE or COREQUISITE: CH 109A. This course may not be taken more than one calendar year after completion of CH 109A. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Four hours laboratory each week.
CH 109BH CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY LAB-HON 1 semester hour CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Laboratory work deals with experiments that illustrate the significance of chemistry in our society and reinforces the principles discussed in CH 109A. To satisfy the natural sciences lab distribution requirement, CH 109A and CH 109B must be taken concurrently. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. PRE or COREQUISITE: CH 109AH. This course may not be taken more than one calendar year after completion of CH 109AH. Four hours laboratory each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CH 120 ESNTL OF ORGANIC & BIOCHM 4 semester hours CH-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: CH 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 135 GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEER 4 semester hours CH-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 CH 101 and CH 102. (R only) PREREQUISITES: MA 100 or equivalent; completion within the last five years with a grade of C or better of one year of high school chemistry or CH 100A or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 203 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 5 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CH 204). This course focuses on the basic concepts of organic chemistry, with emphasis on classes of organic compounds, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry, and structure determination. Laboratory work includes techniques in the preparation, analysis, and purification of organic compounds. PREREQUISITE: CH 102 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 203HM ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I-HONORS 5 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with CH 204). This course focuses on the basic concepts of organic chemistry, with emphasis on classes of organic compounds, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry, and structure determination. Laboratory work includes techniques in the preparation, analysis, and purification of organic compounds. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and CH 102 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CH 204 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 5 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with CH 203, which must be taken first). This course focuses on the basic concepts of organic chemistry, with emphasis on classes of organic compounds, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry, and structure determination. Laboratory work includes techniques in the preparation, analysis, and purification of organic compounds. PREREQUISITE: CH 203 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, four hours laboratory each week.
CH 204HM ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II-HONORS 5 semester hours CH-Chemistry
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with CH 203, which must be taken first). This course focuses on the basic concepts of organic chemistry, with emphasis on classes of organic compounds, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry, and structure determination. Laboratory work includes techniques in the preparation, analysis, and purification of organic compounds. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and CH 203 or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour, discussion, four hours laboratory each week.
CJ 110 ADMIN OF JUSTICE 3 semester hours CJ-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An in-depth analysis of the total system for the administration of criminal justice. Traces the functions of the police and other law enforcement agencies, prosecutor, courts, correctional processes and institutions, probation and parole, and other officials and agencies. (BSSD[M]) (R only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CJ 110HC ADMIN OF JUSTICE-HONORS 3 semester hours CJ-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An in-depth analysis of the total system for the administration of criminal justice. Traces the functions of the police and other law enforcement agencies, prosecutor, courts, correctional processes and institutions, probation and parole, and other officials and agencies. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CJ 110HM ADMIN OF JUSTICE-HONORS 3 semester hours CJ-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    An in-depth analysis of the total system for the administration of criminal justice. Traces the functions of the police and other law enforcement agencies, prosecutor, courts, correctional processes and institutions, probation and parole, and other officials and agencies. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
CJ 111 INTRO TO LAW ENFORCEMENT 3 semester hours CJ-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) (CE) PREREQUISITE: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CJ 211 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 3 semester hours CJ-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) (CE) PREREQUISITE: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 215 ORGANIZATION & ADMIN 3 semester hours CJ-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: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CJ 216 POLICE OPERATIONS 3 semester hours CJ-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 CJ 111 Introduction to Law Enforcement. (R only) PREREQUISITES: CJ 110 and CJ 111 for pre-service students, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 221 CRIMINAL LAW 3 semester hours CJ-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 only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: CJ 110, LA 101, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 221HC CRIMINAL LAW-HONORS 3 semester hours CJ-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 only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and CJ 110, LA 101, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 221HM CRIMINAL LAW-HONORS 3 semester hours CJ-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 only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, CJ 110, LA 101, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CJ 222 CRIMINAL EVIDENCE 3 semester hours CJ-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) (CE) PREREQUISITE: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 230 INTRO TO CORRECTIONS 3 semester hours CJ-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) (CE) PREREQUISITE: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 232 CRIMINAL FORENSICS 3 semester hours CJ-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: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CJ 242 THEORY AND PRACTICE 3 semester hours CJ-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). Course work will consist of 20 class hours designed to review philosophical and pragmatic differences between theory and practice.(R only) PREREQUISITE: CJ 111, CJ 230, or consent of department. One hundred twenty hours (120) each semester.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CJ 244 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 3 semester hours CJ-Criminal Justice
Course Description:    This course focuses on contemporary issues, trends, and practices in the criminal justice field. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CJ 110 or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CJ 246 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 3 semester hours CJ-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: CJ 110.
CJ 250 SEMINAR:CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3 semester hours CJ-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: CJ 110, SO 101, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
CJ 255 INDEPENDENT STUDY 3 semester hours CJ-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: CJ 110, EN 102 or EN 109, and consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CN 101 ELEMENTARY CHINESE I 5 semester hours CN-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 per week.
CN 101X ELEMENTARY CHINESE I 3 semester hours CN-Chinese
Course Description:    A 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 in the language learning laboratory. Three hours each week. CN 101X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2001 and Summer II 2004 on this basis.
CN 102 ELEMENTARY CHINESE II 5 semester hours CN-Chinese
Course Description:    Continuation of CN 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. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours of listening and practice in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: CN 101 or consent of department. Five hours per week.
CN 102X ELEMENTARY CHINESE II 3 semester hours CN-Chinese
Course Description:    A continuation of CN 101X. Students continue their study of written language 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. PREREQUISITE: CN 101X. Three hours each week. CN 102X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Spring 2002 and Summer II 2004 on this basis.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CN 201 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I 5 semester hours CN-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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: CN 101 and CN 102 or consent of department. Five hours per week.
CN 201X INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I 3 semester hours CN-Chinese
Course Description:    Course focuses on Chinese language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in Chinese through an advanced consideration of culture themes and a through review of Chinese grammar to support increased focus on outside reading and writing. In-class hours are supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. PREREQUISITE: CN 102X or consent of department. Three hours each week. CN 201X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2002 and Summer II 2005 on this basis.
CN 202 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE II 5 semester hours CN-Chinese
Course Description:    Continuation of CN 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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: CN 201 or consent of department. Five hours per week.
CN 202X INTERMEDIATE CHINESE II 3 semester hours CN-Chinese
Course Description:    A continuation of CN 201X. 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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. PREREQUISITE: CN 201X or consent of department. Three hours each week. CN 202X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Spring 2003 and Fall 2005 on this basis.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 100 FUND OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 2 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces students with no prior programming experience to fundamental structures of sequence, selection, and repetition. The course emphasizes solving simple problems using flowcharts. With a high-level language, students code, test, and debug short programs. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours each week.
CS 103 COMPUTER SCIENCE I 4 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Fundamental computer concepts. Studies methods of program development and design: procedural abstraction and stepwise refinement of algorithms. The course also covers language systems and semantics, structured program verification, and documentation techniques. Students use a structured, high-level language. (R only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in CS 140 or consent of department, and EN 101/101A. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MA 182. Four hours lecture each week.
CS 110 COMPUTER CONCEPTS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CS 111 BASIC PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces computer programming using the BASIC programming language. Topics include program structure and design concepts. Using the BASIC language and available computer equipment, students create, code, load, execute, debug, and document programs. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 111HC BASIC PROGRAMMING-HONORS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces computer programming using the BASIC programming language. Topics include program structure and design concepts. Using the BASIC language and available computer equipment, students create, code, load, execute, debug, and document programs. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
CS 111HM BASIC PROGRAMMING-HONORS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces computer programming using the BASIC programming language. Topics include program structure and design concepts. Using the BASIC language and available computer equipment, students create, code, load, execute, debug, and document programs. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
CS 113 WEB PROGRAMMING: JAVA APPLETS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Using Java applets, small computer programs written in the Java programming language, this course introduces students to Web page programming. Students examine selected Java applets and practice including them on a Web page; they also write applets, using structured programming principles. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CS 136 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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: CS 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 140 INTRO TO PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
CS 140HC INTRO TO PROGRAMMING-HONORS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
CS 140HM INTRO TO PROGRAMMING-HONORS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
CS 148X PROGRAMMING: PHP & MYSQL 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Students create data-driven Web sites in PHP to generate and query the MySQL database. PREREQUISITE: CS 140 or CS 278, or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week. CS148X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2004 and Summer II 2007 on this basis.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 199 SPECIAL TOPICS COMP SCIENCE 1-3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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.
CS 200 MICRO ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Covers computer structure and machine language, number representation, anatomy of assemblers, addressing techniques, macros, subroutine linkages, and assembly language programming. Topics include applications using a microcomputer. PREREQUISITE: A 200-level programming course or CS 103, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 204 COMPUTER SCIENCE II 4 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Continues ideas introduced in CS 103, emphasizing writing larger programs. Topics include string processing and recursion; data abstraction, encapsulation, and structure implementation; object-oriented program design; specification, implementation and application of traditional ADTs such as list, stack, queue, binary search tree, graph, priority queue, hash table. The course also emphasizes dynamic memory allocation, search and sorting algorithms, and introduces algorithm complexity. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Grade of C or better in CS 103, EN 101/101A, and MA 182. PRE- or COREQUISITE: CS 256. Four hours lecture each week.
CS 206 SPECIAL TOPICS COMP SCIENCE 1-3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 210 COMPUTER SECURITY 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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: CS 110 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 213 JAVA PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 214 ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 CS 213 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 215 VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    This course covers how to write 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 CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 216 UNIX/LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 217 ADVANCED VISUAL BASIC 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Continues programming instruction with the latest version of Microsoft Visual Basic for application development following CS 215. Topics include custom controls, MIDI forms, classes, collections, database interaction, and creation of Active-X controls. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 215 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 218 C# PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Covers principles of object-oriented programming, introduces C# programming language and syntax, and compares this language to C and C++. Students will create simple Windows graphical user interface programs using XML file-based storage and network communication techniques. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 220 CLIENT-SERVER PROGRAM W/ JAVA 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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: CS 213 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 225 C PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    This course introduces students to C syntax and programming techniques such as decisions, loops, arrays, pointers, functions, file processing, structures, enumerations, unions, and bitwise manipulations. Students complete required computer lab assignments. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 226 INTRO/OBJ ORIENT PROG C++ 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 233X SERVER-SIDE PROGRAMMING - JAVA 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces techniques for designing and implementing efficient server-side programs for applications that require WWW access to server-based resources. Topics include handling and responding to HTTP requests, processing cookies, tracking sessions, designing custom JSP tag libraries and using Java Beans components and the MVC (Model 2) architecture. PREREQUISITE: CS 220 or consent of department. Three hours each week. CS 233X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Summer I 2003 and Spring 2006 on this basis.
CS 234 VISUAL PROGRAMMING WITH C++ 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces concepts to develop professional special-purpose applications using the graphical user interface of Windows. Programs are developed in Visual C++. PREREQUISITE: CS 226 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 237X ENTERPRISE COMPUTING WITH JAVA 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Introduces advanced techniques for designing and programming multi-tier distributed applications using the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE). Topics include Java database connectivity (JDBC), Java naming and directory interface (JNDI), remote method invocation (RMI) and the Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) model. Corba in Java 2 and security issues will be addressed. PREREQUISITE: CS 220 or consent of department. Three hours each week. CS 237X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Spring 2004 and Fall 2006 on this basis.
CS 241X WEB PROGRAMMING USING C# 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Provides coverage of developing Web applications using C# and ASP.NET, and introduces Web services. Students create applications using Web forms, Visual Studio.NET, ASP.NET and ADO.NET. Students work on the full range of applications using configuration, security, and caching. PREREQUISITE: CS 218 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week. CS241X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2004 and Summer II 2008 on this basis.
CS 246 DATA STRUCTURES USING JAVA 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Presents advanced concepts and features that underlie object-oriented programming using the Java programming language. The course focuses on advanced features of the language as they relate to the development of abstract data types such as list, stack, queue, binary tree, and graph. Students complete advanced programming projects, an integral component of this course. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 213 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 247 ADVANCED C PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    This course examines more advanced topics in C programming such as dynamic memory allocation, data structures, recursion, sorting, hashing, data compression, linked lists, binary trees, and memory management. Students are required to complete lab assignments using a computer. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 225 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 249 ADV OBJ ORIENTED PROG C++ 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 CS 226 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 251 C++ APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Students learn advanced techniques of designing and programming object-oriented applications using C++ and its application development tools. Students complete major projects involving implementation of a graphic user interface and library resources. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 249 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 256 DISCRETE STRUCTURES 4 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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: EN 101/101A or appropriate score on English assessment test, and MA 182. Four hours each week.
CS 258 ALGORITHMS 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    A continuation of discrete structures as it is related to computer science. The course will stress computer science applications and will include graphs and trees, time complexity, summation and recurrences, sorts, and in-depth induction. PREREQUISITES: CS 103 and CS 256 with a grade of C or better. Three hours each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 269 COMPUTER SCIENCE INTERNSHIP 1-4 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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 CA 269; Credit cannot be received for both CA 269 and CS 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.
CS 270 INTRO TO SQL USING ORACLE 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
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. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in CS 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 271 ORACLE PROGRAMMING 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    This course covers the concept and knowledge of Oracle programming in PL/SQL language. Students will design and develop stored procedures, stored function, packages, and all levels of database triggers using features including built-in packages, exception handling, implicit cursor, and explicit cursor. PREREQUISITE: CS 270 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 272 ORACLE FORMS AND REPORT 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Focuses on Oracle Forms and Reports and Oracle development tools. Topics include object properties, customizing forms, windows and views, menus, multiple form applications, creating and formatting reports, designing and executing reports, creating programming modules using Oracle development tools, and managing data to produce reports. The development life cycle conveys the concepts and techniques of Oracle Developer. PREREQUISITE: CS 271 or consent of department.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CS 276 ADV ORACLE PROG/JAVA or V BASC 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Covers the design and development of advanced programs using joins and subqueries to update a created Oracle database. Topics include backup and recovery techniques, including data integrity techniques, and building database-enabled Web applications for the Internet using Java or Visual Basic. Each semester offered, the course schedule will specify language. PREREQUISITES: CS 271 and either CS 213 or CS 215, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CS 278 ORACLE DEVELOPER 3 semester hours CS-Computer Science Technologies
Course Description:    Provides the information and practice needed to use Oracle Developer in designing and developing applications to process against Oracle databases. Using the tools of Oracle Developer, focuses on software architecture and application design. PREREQUISITES: CS 272 and either any 200-level programming language or CS 103, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
CT 103 PRIN OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Introduces historic preservation, emphasizing practices and issues in Montgomery County, Maryland, and the United States. The course examines legislation, policies, methodologies of historic preservation, and its development. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 002, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
CT 104 HISTORIC PRESERVATION TECH 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Introduces the materials and methodology of construction and repair of historic structures ranging from paint finishes to foundation underpinning. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 002, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CT 105 DOCUMENT OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    An in-depth investigation and preparation of a record set of documents of a local historic structure, the course covers surveying, measuring, drawing, and collecting data. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 002, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
CT 107 PRINC SUSTAIN & GREEN ARCHIT 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Introduces principles of energy conservation and their application to architectural design. The course examines materials, construction methods, site planning, and programming, which offer sustainable solutions to design problems. It also assesses energy systems and concepts, which conform to conserving natural resources. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 002, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
CT 108 SUSTAIN/ENERGY CONSERV TECH 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Introduces materials, systems, and construction methods, which conform to conserving natural resources. The course examines energy-saving techniques based on both residential and commercial use in the United States and worldwide. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 002, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
CT 109 ADV STDY SUSTAIN&GREEN ARCHIT 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Explores theories and practices of sustainable design with an actual building. In a hands-on experience, students analyze materials, systems, and construction methods, which conform to conserving natural resources. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CT 108. One hour lecture each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CT 130 CONST METHODS & MATERIALS 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: EN 002, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week.
CT 131 CONSTRUCT PLAN READING 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: EN 002, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week.
CT 135 CONST FIELD OPERATIONS 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: EN 002, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week.
CT 142 INTRO TO ARCH GRAPHICS 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 170 or ID 101, and CT 181. Assessment levels: EL 104/EN 002, MA 091, RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CT 170 INTRO TO ARCH & BUILT ENVR 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    (Formerly CT 136.) 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: EL 104/EN 002, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CT 181 ARCH DRAFTING TECH 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    An introduction to general drafting techniques of architectural and interior design spaces. A totally hands-on experience in which the student develops skills in the professional drafting standards, format and layout of drawings, and construction of drawings from geometric shapes to finished building details. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 001, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CT 183 COMPUTER DRAFT/ARCH APPL 4 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Focuses on the mastering of AutoCAD commands and drawing techniques for design professionals in the field of architecture, design, and construction. Topics include drawing geometric shapes and constructions, editing operations that increase productivity, dimensioning and using text, creating symbols, and plotting. Students create a series of drawings with the final assignment being a multi-page set of plans, elevations, and details. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CT 181 or consent of department. Assessment levels: EL 102/EN 002, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CT 190 COMP APPLICATION/CONSTRUCTION 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CA 120 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CT 201 INTRO TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 4 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 130, CT 142, and CT 170 (formerly CT 136). Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CT 212 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 135 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
CT 223 COMP DFTG: ARCHIT 3D PRESENTN 4 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Development of skills and knowledge to utilize the computer as a tool for design and presentation. Three-dimensional design development is emphasized along with presentation techniques, which include developing perspective views, rendering materials onto surfaces, placing and controlling lighting, and writing scripts to show multiple sequential views of a building or object. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CT 183 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
CT 224 COMP DFTG: ADV ARCHIT APPLNS 4 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Further utilization of the knowledge and skills learned in CT 183. Students will learn to use an advanced system of third-party software designed specifically for architectural and engineering offices. They will also learn to develop attributes and other specialized systems necessary to interface their drafting work with other professionally related programs and to customize program menus. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CT 183 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CT 271 CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 130, CT 135, and MA 102; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
CT 283 MECH & ELEC SYSTEMS 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: EN 002, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
CT 284 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 130, CT 131, and MA 090; or consent of department. Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
CT 286 CONSTR PLANNG/SCHEDULING 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 130 and CT 212, or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
CT 288 PRACTICAL CONSTRUCTION LAW 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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: CT 212. Three hours lecture each week.
CT 291 BUILDING CODES & INSPECT 3 semester hours CT-Architectural and Const Tech
Course Description:    Local (county), state, and national building codes and their effect on design, planning, and construction of buildings. Methods and purpose of inspection. (R only) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: CT 130 or consent of department. Assessment levels: EL 104/EN 002, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
CT 299 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICUM 1 semester hour CT-Architectural and Const Tech
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.
DN 100 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    A broad overview of dance as an art form. Familiarizes the student with practices, philosophies, terminologies, styles of dance, and careers in dance. Lectures include films and recordings. (ARTD) (R and TP only)Three hours each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DN 101 BALLET I 1 semester hour DN-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 credit requirement. Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours each week.
DN 102 BALLET II 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of classical ballet as offered in DN 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. (ARTD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: DN 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.
DN 103 MODERN DANCE I 1 semester hour DN-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. Modern dance innovators and their styles are discussed. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credit requirement. Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours each week.
DN 104 MODERN DANCE II 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of modern dance as offered in DN 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. (ARTD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: DN 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.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DN 105 JAZZ DANCE I 1 semester hour DN-Dance
Course Description:    Introduction to fundamental jazz techniques, exercises, walks, and movement phrases of the jazz style. Basic knowledge of changing jazz styles through the years. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credit requirement. Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours each week.
DN 106 JAZZ DANCE II 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of jazz dance as offered in DN 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: DN 105 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
DN 107 TAP DANCE I 1 semester hour DN-Dance
Course Description:    Simple key techniques, basic exercises, and movements. Variety of rhythmic patterns, fundamental steps, and graded routines. Brief history, choreographic principles, and improvisation. Shuffles, ball changes, heel drops, time steps, flaps, and beginning turns are introduced. May be selected to fulfill the physical education credit requirement. Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours each week.
DN 108 TAP DANCE II 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    Further study of tap dancing as offered in DN 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: DN 107 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DN 110 STRETCH AND ALIGNMENT 1 semester hour DN-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.
DN 120 RHYTHMIC TRAIN/DANCER 2 semester hours DN-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
DN 150 INTRO/DANCE COMPOSITION 3 semester hours DN-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: DN 104 or higher and DN 120 or equivalent. Three hours each week.
DN 201 BALLET III 3 semester hours DN-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: DN 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.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DN 202 BALLET IV 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    Progression of classical ballet training as presented in DN 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: DN 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.
DN 203 MODERN DANCE III 3 semester hours DN-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: DN 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.
DN 204 MODERN DANCE IV 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    A progression of contemporary dance as presented in DN 203. Emphasis is on more complex movement phrases. Individual expression, musicality, style, and performance are stressed. Improvisational skills are employed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DN 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.
DN 205 JAZZ DANCE III 3 semester hours DN-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: DN 106 or consent of dance program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DN 206 JAZZ DANCE IV 2 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    A progression of jazz dance as presented in DN 205. Increased technical skill is developed through complex phrases of movement. Performance, style, and musicality are stressed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DN 205 or consent of department. May be repeated for a maximum of four credits with consent of department. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
DN 207 TAP DANCE III 3 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    The development and execution of tap dance training on an intermediate level. Emphasis is placed on the study and performance of popular tap dancing styles. Concentration is on technical accuracy, movement vocabulary, and performance quality. (R only) PREREQUISITE: DN 108 or consent of dance coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
DN 209 THEATRICAL DANCE STYLES 2 semester hours DN-Dance
Course Description:    This course traces the history of theatrical dance styles that have been used in Broadway shows and other musical productions from the 1920s through the present. Theory and style will be reinforced by performance of Broadway show and popular dance. (R only) PREREQUISITES: Two of the following DN courses: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106. Two hours each week.
DN 220 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DANCE 3 semester hours DN-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 DN courses: 102, 104, 106, 108, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207; and consent of dance program coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DN 230 SPECIAL DANCE PRACTICUM 3 semester hours DN-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: EN 101/101A, RD 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.
DN 240 DANCE INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours DN-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 DN courses: 102, 104, 106, 108, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207; and consent of dance program coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture, six hours practicum each week.
DS 102 STUDY HABITS DEVELOPMENT 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Stresses development of positive attitudes and improvement of basic learning habits. Includes value assessment and educational goal setting. Stresses strategies in understanding and responding to textbooks, lectures, and other methods and materials encountered in the academic environment. Emphasis on organization of materials, utilization of time, and preparing for and taking examinations. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 102HC STUDY HABITS DEVELOPMENT-HONOR 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Stresses development of positive attitudes and improvement of basic learning habits. Includes value assessment and educational goal setting. Stresses strategies in understanding and responding to textbooks, lectures, and other methods and materials encountered in the academic environment. Emphasis on organization of materials, utilization of time, and preparing for and taking examinations. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DS 102HM STUDY HABITS DEVELOPMENT-HONOR 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Stresses development of positive attitudes and improvement of basic learning habits. Includes value assessment and educational goal setting. Stresses strategies in understanding and responding to textbooks, lectures, and other methods and materials encountered in the academic environment. Emphasis on organization of materials, utilization of time, and preparing for and taking examinations. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 103 CAREER DEVELOPMENT 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Teaches how to plan, establish, or change a career. Includes process of establishing or implementing career goals; assessment of values, interests, and skills plus their relationship to occupations; analysis of labor market needs; identification of employers and sources of occupation information; and means of securing employment (proposals, resumes, applications, and job interviews). One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 103HC CAREER DEVELOPMENT-HONORS 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Teaches how to plan, establish, or change a career. Includes process of establishing or implementing career goals; assessment of values, interests, and skills plus their relationship to occupations; analysis of labor market needs; identification of employers and sources of occupation information; and means of securing employment (proposals, resumes, applications, and job interviews). PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 103HM CAREER DEVELOPMENT-HONORS 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Teaches how to plan, establish, or change a career. Includes process of establishing or implementing career goals; assessment of values, interests, and skills plus their relationship to occupations; analysis of labor market needs; identification of employers and sources of occupation information; and means of securing employment (proposals, resumes, applications, and job interviews). PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DS 104 SEM FOR INTL STUDENTS 2 semester hours DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Orientation course for international students. Includes study skills, academic regulations, the American educational system, individual educational and vocational goals, communication skills, and American customs. Especially intended for students during their initial semester of enrollment in conjunction with American language developmental course offerings. Two hours lecture/discussion each week.
DS 106 SUCCESS GROUP 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed specifically for students who are dissatisfied with their academic performance and who wish to improve their achievement in college courses. Stresses elimination of self-defeating attitudes and behaviors, setting and achieving short-term academic goals, identification of motives that lead to failure, learning to accept responsibility for one's behavior, and building a more positive attitude about one's potential for college success. Does not deal primarily with study habits or techniques, but with motives and attitudes related to academic success. Two hours laboratory each week.
DS 107 COLLEGE SURVIVAL 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed to assist the student in adjusting to college. Includes academic and student services available, study habit techniques, career and educational planning, and adjustment concerns. Especially intended for students during their initial semester of enrollment. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 107HC COLLEGE SURVIVAL-HONORS 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed to assist the student in adjusting to college. Includes academic and student services available, study habit techniques, career and educational planning, and adjustment concerns. Especially intended for students during their initial semester of enrollment. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
DS 107HM COLLEGE SURVIVAL-HONORS 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed to assist the student in adjusting to college. Includes academic and student services available, study habit techniques, career and educational planning, and adjustment concerns. Especially intended for students during their initial semester of enrollment. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 108 MEMORY DEVELOPMENT 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed to assist the student in developing memory through simple systems of association. Topics include development of memory for author organization, course organization, course relationships, and practical application to everyday life situations. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 112 BUILDING MATH CONFIDENCE 1 semester hour DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed for those who want to improve their attitude toward mathematics. Explores feelings and develops strategies to overcome math phobia. Emphasis will be placed on problem-solving approaches to diagrammed, descriptive, and symbolic number problems. This course is open to students at all levels of mathematical skills, whether preparing for a job, college courses, a test, or living in a world where numbers matter. One hour lecture/discussion each week.
DS 150 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR 3 semester hours DS-Student Development
Course Description:    Designed to show students how to analyze, identify, and document prior experiential learning for academic credit assessment, this course presents essential portfolio components. Students identify and equate their knowledge to equivalent courses taught at Montgomery College. Successful completion of DS 150 does not guarantee credits for prior learning assessed by the faculty evaluators. PREREQUISITES: EN 101/101A and eligibility for RD 120; high school graduation or equivalent at least 5 years previous to enrollment in this course. Before registration for this course, students must attend the mandatory information session.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EC 103 EVOLUTION/ECONOMIC SOCIETIES 3 semester hours EC-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. (HUMD[M]) (CE: R) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
EC 105 BASIC ECONOMICS 3 semester hours EC-Economics
Course Description:    The economic problem, supply-demand, command economy, mixed economy, Keynes and the New Economics, concept of GNP, theory of national income determination, fiscal policy and the multiplier, national debt, money and monetary policy, inflation, problems of growth, development, and affluence. Not intended for students planning to major in business administration or economics upon transfer. (BSSD) (CE: R) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
EC 201 PRIN OF ECONOMICS I 3 semester hours EC-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
EC 201HC PRIN OF ECONOMICS I-HONORS 3 semester hours EC-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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EC 201HM PRIN OF ECONOMICS I-HONORS 3 semester hours EC-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
EC 202 PRIN OF ECON II 3 semester hours EC-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
EC 202HC PRIN OF ECON II-HONORS 3 semester hours EC-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
EC 202HM PRIN OF ECON II-HONORS 3 semester hours EC-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. and high school algebra or its equivalent or consent of department. Assessment level: MA 100. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ED 101 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION 3 semester hours ED-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
ED 102 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION 1 semester hour ED-Education
Course Description:    Provides a structured field-based experience. Students observe and interview teachers in local public and private schools. They examine the concept of a professional teaching portfolio based on national performance standards. They also interact with students in public and private schools. Applying concepts learned in ED 101, they examine student learning. Experiences in structured sequential observations, tutoring, and small group instruction. PRE- or COREQUISITE: ED 101. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Forty-five hours of practicum each semester.
ED 119 INTRO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDU 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Covers curriculum modes, a teacher's roles, and family realtionships. Topics include historical development, significant issues, current trends, ethics, and national standards in early childhood education. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
ED 120 CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Provides students with the principles of child growth and development necessary for them to work in programs serving children from infancy through age eight. Emphasizes the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children and their implications for developmentally appropriate teaching practices in educational settings. Attention is given to research methods, assessment techniques, and experience of interacting with children in a learning environment. Provides 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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ED 121 PLANNING CUR-CHILD CARE 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    This course provides the student with principles of curriculum planning for programs serving children from infancy through age five. Emphasizes activities, methods, and materials appropriate to the areas of curriculum in an early childhood program. Attention is given to staff and parent communication and community resources. Provides 45 of the 90 classroom hours needed to become senior staff in programs licensed by the Office of Child Care Licensing and Regulation. PREREQUISITE: ED 120 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
ED 122 CHILD CARE PRAC & WORKSHOP 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Experience in interacting with young children in a naturalistic setting, talking and playing with them, and ministering to their daily needs; learning to observe, record, and evaluate the behavior of individual children and identify their needs; experience in communicating, following instructions, and working in a team setting with personnel of different backgrounds and competencies; utilizing different play materials and crafts in a variety of individual and group activities with children; and observing and understanding parents in relation to their children and child care personnel. (R and TP only) PREREQUISITES: ED 120 or equivalent and consent of coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Six hours practicum, two hours workshop each week.
ED 123 INFANT & TODDLER DEV/CURR PLAN 3 semester hours ED-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. Three hours each week.
ED 123A YOUNG INFANT 1 semester hour ED-Education
Course Description:    This course examines the competencies necessary in adults who are responsible for infants and toddlers in group care. Child development and curricular planning are presented through the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program. The course is divided into three modules: young infant, mobile infant, and toddler. The student will be required to observe and complete assignments related to competencies outside of the class periods, during daytime hours. The course provides training for staff in infant and toddler care programs. Each module requires 15 hours of classroom time and can be completed independently for one semester hour credit. (Module A--Young Infant, Module B--Mobile Infant; Module C--Toddler.)
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ED 123B MOBILE INFANT 1 semester hour ED-Education
Course Description:    This course examines the competencies necessary in adults who are responsible for infants and toddlers in group care. Child development and curricular planning are presented through the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program. The course is divided into three modules: young infant, mobile infant, and toddler. The student will be required to observe and complete assignments related to competencies outside of the class periods, during daytime hours. The course provides training for staff in infant and toddler care programs. Each module requires 15 hours of classroom time and can be completed independently for one semester hour credit. (Module A--Young Infant, Module B--Mobile Infant; Module C--Toddler.)
ED 123C TODDLER 1 semester hour ED-Education
Course Description:    This course examines the competencies necessary in adults who are responsible for infants and toddlers in group care. Child development and curricular planning are presented through the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program. The course is divided into three modules: young infant, mobile infant, and toddler. The student will be required to observe and complete assignments related to competencies outside of the class periods, during daytime hours. The course provides training for staff in infant and toddler care programs. Each module requires 15 hours of classroom time and can be completed independently for one semester hour credit. (Module A--Young Infant, Module B--Mobile Infant; Module C--Toddler.)
ED 124 SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE 3 semester hours ED-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
ED 130 CARE INFANT & TODDLER DISABIL 3 semester hours ED-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ED 140 INTRO SPECIAL EDUCATION 3 semester hours ED-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: ED 101/102, ED 120, or PY 215. Three hours each week.
ED 141 FIELD EXP - SPECIAL EDUCATION 1 semester hour ED-Education
Course Description:    This course provides field-based experience for students to observe and interview teachers in special education classrooms in local public and private schools. Applying concepts learned in ED 140, they study diverse student populations. Experiences in observations, tutoring, and small group instruction provide a transition from theory to practice. PREREQUISITES: ED 101/102, ED 120, or PY 215. PRE- or COREQUISITE: ED 140. Forty-five (45) hours of practicum each semester.
ED 200 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    A survey of the most significant and interesting children's books and materials for preschool through elementary school with emphasis on the history and development of children's literature, including the study and evaluation of a wide range of materials. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
ED 210 SCI/MATH FOR CHILDREN 2 semester hours ED-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: ED 121. Two hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ED 211 LANG ARTS FOR CHILDREN 2 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Explores the techniques, materials, and attitudes that encourage language development in young children in an educational setting. Offers opportunities for the student to develop a curriculum and activities that enhance language development and to practice skills in working with materials and a repertoire of resources. PREREQUISITES: ED 121 and EN 101. Two hours each week.
ED 212 EXP ARTS FOR CHILDREN 2 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Enables the student to comprehend the process by which the young child, through exploration and manipulation of open-ended materials like clay, water, paper, paint, cloth, metal, space, and others, develops skill and mastery over his/her environment. PREREQUISITE: ED 121. Two hours each week.
ED 213 SOCIAL DEVL IN CHILDREN 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Enables the student to comprehend the process by which a young child, through interactions with peers and adults, develops social attitudes and skills. The focus will be on the role of the adult in fostering the child's growth. PREREQUISITE: ED 121. Three hours each week.
ED 215 ADMINIS CHILD CARE PROG 3 semester hours ED-Education
Course Description:    Designed to prepare the student with the basic skills and techniques necessary to operate a child care center. Topics covered include facility operation and management; the development of relationships necessary to deal with child care staff, regulation agencies, children, and parents; and the planning of an overall program. PREREQUISITE: ED 121 or its equivalent. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ED 216 PROCESSES & ACQUISITN READING 3 semester hours ED-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 literacy skills: 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. PREREQUISITES: EN 101/101A and a grade of C or better in ED 101, ED 102, ED 140, and ED 141; or consent of department. Three hours each week.
EE 114 PROG CONCEPTS FOR ENGINEERING 4 semester hours EE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Principles of software development, high-level languages, compiling and linking, pseudo-code, input/output, data types and variables, operators and expressions, conditionals and loops, functions, arrays, pointers, structure data types, memory allocation, introduction to algorithms, software projects, debugging, documentation. Programs will use the C or C++ language. PREREQUISITES: ES 100 and MA 180. Assessment levels: EL 104, RD 103. Three hours lecture, two hours discussion/laboratory each week.
EE 204 BASIC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS 3 semester hours EE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    Basic concepts of electrical engineering. Applications of Kirchhoff's Laws to simple resistive circuits. Solution of resistor networks using mesh and node analysis and Thevenin's and Norton's theorems. Characteristics of capacitance, inductance, and coupled elements. Solution of differential equations describing RL, RC, and RLC circuits for zero input, zero state, and complete response. Mesh and node analysis of sinusoidal steady-state circuits in the time domain. PREREQUISITE: PH 262. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MA 282. Three hours lecture each week.
EE 206 FUND DIGITAL CIRCUIT LAB 2 semester hours EE-Electrical Engineering
Course Description:    This course will introduce the student to basic measurement techniques and will help him or her gain familiarity with the construction, simulation, and testing of basic analog and digital circuits. It is designed to reinforce the theoretical material presented in EE 204 and EE 244. The final lab will include a design, simulation, and construction project. PREREQUISITE: EE 244. COREQUISITE: EE 204. One hour lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EE 244 DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN 3 semester hours EE-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: ES 100 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
EL 101 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE I 3 semester hours EL-American English Language Prog
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. For computation of tuition this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Additional laboratory required. THREE CREDITS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
EL 102 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE II 3 semester hours EL-American English Language Prog
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: EL 101 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. For computation of tuition this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Additional laboratory required. THREE CREDITS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
EL 103 AMERICAN ENG LANGUAGE III 3 semester hours EL-American English Language Prog
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: EL 102 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. For computation of tuition this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Additional laboratory required. THREE CREDITS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EL 104 AMERICAN ENGLISH LANG IV 3 semester hours EL-American English Language Prog
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 EN 101 or EN 101A. PREREQUISITE: EL103 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. PRE- or COREQUISITES: EL 110 and RD 103. For computation of tuition this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Additional laboratory required. THREE CREDITS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
EL 110 FUNCT SPOKEN AMER ENG I 3 semester hours EL-American English Language Prog
Course Description:    Level I emphasizes the development, practice, and use of functional language skills necessary for understanding others and expressing oneself orally in American English in academic, professional, and social contexts. The class includes discussion of important aspects of cross-cultural communication, explanation and student practice of appropriate language structures, role-play exercises on interaction in various situations. Emphasis on the appropriate use of American English in informal classroom, social, and business situations. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of EL 102 or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. For computation of tuition this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Additional laboratory required. THREE CREDITS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
EL 111 FUNCT SPOKEN AMER ENG II 3 semester hours EL-American English Language Prog
Course Description:    Level II is a continuation of EL 110 at a more advanced level with greater emphasis on the appropriate use of American English in formal academic, social, and professional contexts. Using appropriate communicative strategies, students will examine and discuss the basic values underlying American culture and its institutions (e.g., family, education, business). PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of EL 110 or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. For computation of tuition this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week. Additional laboratory required. THREE CREDITS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
EN 001 BASIC ENGLISH I No Credit EN-English
Course Description:    The entry-level developmental course, designed to improve writing skills, emphasizes writing well-developed paragraphs and short essays, including study of sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation. Successful completion of the course includes passing the EN 001 Competency Exam. Intended for native speakers of English who need further preparation prior to taking credit courses in English. PRE- or COREQUISITES: RD 089, except for those students exempted by initial placement testing; and an appropriate score on an English language assessment test prior to registration. Lecture hours will be used for calculating student load and tuition. Five hours lecture each week, plus required laboratory work.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 002 BASIC ENGLISH II No Credit EN-English
Course Description:    The second-level developmental course, designed to improve writing skills, emphasizes writing multi-paragraph essays, including additional study of sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation. Successful completion of the course includes passing the EN 002 Competency Exam. Intended for native speakers of English who need further preparation prior to taking credit courses in English. PREREQUISITE: Completion of EN 001 with a grade of C or placement through assessment testing. PRE- or COREQUISITE: RD 089 (which requires an Accuplacer reading score of 53-65), except for those students exempted from this requirement by placement testing. New and continuing students with reading scores below the RD 089 level are not eligible for EN 002. Lecture hours will be used for calculating student load and tuition. Five hours lecture each week, plus required laboratory work.
EN 101 TECH OF RDNG & WRTG I 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with EN 102). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. EN 101 presents studies in exposition. Offered fall and spring semesters. (CE) PREREQUISITE: Placement through assessment testing, successful completion of Basic English (EN 001 or EN 002 with a grade of A), or completion of EL 104 with a grade of C or better. Assessment level: RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 101A TECH OF RDNG & WRTG I 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Alternate first of two related courses (with EN 102). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. Content and requirements of EN 101A are equivalent to EN 101 (studies in exposition), with additional class time for review of sentence structure, usage, and punctuation, and individual and group instruction to assist students in organizing and completing specific writing assignments. Offered fall and spring semesters.PREREQUISITE: Placement through assessment testing, successful completion of Basic English (EN 001 or EN 002 with a grade of B or better), or completion of EL 104 with a grade of C or better. Assessment level: RD 120. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours lecture each week.
EN 101HC TECH OF RDNG & WRTG I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with EN 102). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. EN 101HC presents studies in exposition. Offered fall and spring semesters. PREREQUISITE: Placement through assessment testing, successful completion of Basic English (EN 001 or EN 002 with a grade of A), or completion of EL 104 with a grade of C or better. Assessment level: RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 101HM TECH OF RDNG & WRTG I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with EN 102). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. EN 101HM presents studies in exposition. Offered fall and spring semesters. PREREQUISITE: Placement through assessment testing, successful completion of Basic English (EN 001 or EN 002 with a grade of A), or completion of EL 104 with a grade of C or better. Assessment level: RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 102 TECH OF RDNG & WRTG II 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with EN 101 or EN 101A, which must be taken first). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. EN 102 presents studies in rhetoric, argumentation, and persuasion. Introduction to and practice in methods of academic research and writing a research paper. Offered fall and spring semesters. PREREQUISITE: EN 101or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 102HC TECH RDNG & WRTG II-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with EN 101 or EN 101A, which must be taken first). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. En 102HC presents studies in rhetoric, argumentation, and persuasion. Introduction to and practice in methods of academic research and writing a research paper. Offered fall and spring semesters. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 102HM TECH RDNG & WRTG II-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with EN 101 or EN 101A, which must be taken first). Experience in using the essential tools of communication. Selected readings analyzed intensively for both meaning and evaluation. Weekly written assignments correlated to develop logical thought in correct and effective expression. EN 102HM presents studies in rhetoric, argumentation, and persuasion. Introduction to and practice in methods of academic research and writing a research paper. Offered fall and spring semesters. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 105 ENGLISH GRAMMAR 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Emphasis is placed on the various aspects of grammar such as morphology, syntax (inflection), semantics, and phonology for the purpose of giving the student a mastery of the fundamental grammatical principles. Includes an overview of major developments in the history of grammar in the West concluding with the contemporary period. This course may be taken concurrently with any other English course, but it may not be taken as a substitute for any course. (CE: G) Three hours each week.
EN 107 COLLEGE VOCABULARY DEVEL 2 semester hours EN-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 (30) lecture over an eight-week period.
EN 109 WRTG/TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    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 details. 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. PREREQUISITE: EN 101, EN 101A, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
EN 109HC WRTG/TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS-HON 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    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 details. 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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 109HM WRTG/TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS-HON 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    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 details. 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 in developing an appropriate research question, conducting scholarly research, and incorporating information into writing with the proper conventions of citation. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
EN 111 INTRO JOURNALISM 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the fundamentals of journalism, with emphasis on methods of gathering and interpreting news, writing news and feature stories, interviewing, and the mechanics of production. PREREQUISITES: EN 101 and EN 102, or satisfactory placement by testing. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
EN 111HC INTRO JOURNALISM-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    An introduction to the fundamentals of journalism, with emphasis on methods of gathering and interpreting news, writing news and feature stories, interviewing, and the mechanics of production. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and EN 102. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
EN 111HM INTRO JOURNALISM-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    An introduction into the fundamentals of journalism, with emphasis on methods of gathering and interpreting news, writing news and feature stories, interviewing, and the mechanics of production. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and EN 102. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 122 MYTHOLOGY/SECRET LANG 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Studies the major myths and symbols of the Creation, the Voyage of the Hero, the Earth Mother, the Trickster, the Founding of the City, the Wars, etc. Emphasis placed on mythology of the ancient world and comparisons made with American Indian, African, and other folk tales. This is an interdisciplinary reading course of special relevance to students interested in the theories of Freud, Jung, and Erikson, who suggest that myths are the secret language of the unconscious mind, and to students of art, history, literature, and religion for essential background information in their fields. (HUMD[M]) (R and TP only) Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 125 TECH OF PROOFREAD/EDITNG 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 and EN 105, or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 135 BLACK EXPER IN AMERICA 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Focus on the black experience as it is represented by American authors. Selected works in the novel, short story, drama, poetry, and essay will be studied to determine the image of the black in American literature. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: EN 101/101A or consent of department. Three hours each week.
EN 135HC BLACK EXPER IN AMERICA-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Focus on the black experience as it is represented by American authors. Selected works in the novel, short story, drama, poetry, and essay will be studied to determine the image of the black in American literature. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 135HM BLACK EXPER IN AMERICA-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    Focus on the black experience as it is represented by American authors. Selected works in the novel, short story, drama, poetry, and essay will be studied to determine the image of the black in American literature. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
EN 190 INTRO TO LITERATURE 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A systematic study of short fiction, poetry, and drama to enable the student to comprehend the various devices that make literature enjoyable and to apply analytical techniques that make literature an integral part of intellectual development. (HUMD) Assessment level: RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 190HC INTRO TO LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A systematic study of short fiction, poetry, and drama to enable the student to comprehend the various devices that make literature enjoyable and to apply analytical techniques that make literature an integral part of intellectual development. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 190HM INTRO TO LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A systematic study of short fiction, poetry, and drama to enable the student to comprehend the various devices that make literature enjoyable and to apply analytical techniques that make literature an integral part of intellectual development. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 201 INTRO TO WORLD LIT I 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 202), which may be taken in either order. Drama, poetry, fiction, and other prose forms from Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, with an emphasis on appreciation of literature as an expression of the human spirit. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 201HC INTRO TO WORLD LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 202), which may be taken in either order. Drama, poetry, fiction, and other prose forms from Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, with an emphasis on appreciation of literature as an expression of the human spirit. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 201HM INTRO TO WORLD LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 202), which may be taken in either order. Drama, poetry, fiction, and other prose forms from Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, with an emphasis on appreciation of literature as an expression of the human spirit. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 202 INTRO TO WORLD LIT II 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 201), which may be taken in either order. Drama, poetry, fiction, and other prose forms from the Age of Reason to the present, with an emphasis on appreciation of literature as an expression of the human spirit. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 202HC INTRO TO WORLD LIT II-HONORS 1-3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 201), which may be taken in either order. Drama, poetry, fiction, and other prose forms from the Age of Reason to the present, with an emphasis on appreciation of literature as an expression of the human spirit. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 202HM INTRO TO WORLD LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 201), which may be taken in either order. Drama, poetry, fiction, and other prose forms from the Age of Reason to the present, with an emphasis on appreciation of literature as an expression of the human spirit. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 204 INTRO TO ASIAN AMERICAN LIT 3 semester hours EN-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: EN 101/101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 206X STUDY IN THAI LIT & CULTURE 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    This course critically explores Thai literature during four periods: 1) Khmer Empire period, 2) Sukhothai and Golden Age period, 3) Ayutthaya Kingdom period, 4) Chakri Dynasty and current Thailand. Within each period literary influences are critically explored through readings, film, and music. Class meetings may include guest speakers from the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai films, and a "sitting" for a traditional Thai meal. An optional trip to Thailand will take place at the end of the term (additional costs to be paid by the student) to such sites as Wat Doi Suthep, Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao, Wat Po (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), and the old city of Ayutthaya. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week. EN 206X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2003 and Summer II 2006 on this basis.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 208 WOMEN IN LITERATURE 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A study of the role of women in literature from the Greek to modern periods. Emphasis on literary, social, historical, cultural, and critical influences. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 208HC WOMEN IN LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A study of the role of women in literature from the Greek to modern periods. Emphasis on literary, social, historical, cultural, and critical influences. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 208HM WOMEN IN LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A study of the role of women in literature from the Greek to modern periods. Emphasis on literary, social, historical, cultural, and critical influences. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 209 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A survey of major books of the Old and New Testaments considered from a literary and historical point of view. Major attention is devoted to those biblical themes, symbols, and archetypes that have influenced subsequent Western literature from Dante to the present. (HUMD) (R and TP only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 210 AMERICAN NATURE WRITING 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    The experience of the natural world recorded in journals, essays, nonfictional narratives, and poetry, with an emphasis on the emotions, values, and attitudes evoked by the American landscape. Themes include the interrelation of nature and culture, the impact of the land on personal and social identity, and the symbolic value of wilderness. Stylistic attention to the blending of factual observation, imaginative storytelling, existential self-reflection, and poetic insight that is the hallmark of this genre. Students read and analyze texts and keep nature journals. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 210HC AMERICAN NATURE WRITING-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    The experience of the natural world recorded in journals, essays, nonfictional narratives, and poetry, with an emphasis on the emotions, values, and attitudes evoked by the American landscape. Themes include the interrelation of nature and culture, the impact of the land on personal and social identity, and the symbolic value of wilderness. Stylistic attention to the blending of factual observation, imaginative storytelling, existential self-reflection, and poetic insight that is the hallmark of this genre. Students read and analyze texts and keep nature journals. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 210HM AMERICAN NATURE WRITING-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    The experience of the natural world recorded in journals, essays, nonfictional narratives, and poetry, with an emphasis on the emotions, values, and attitudes evoked by the American landscape. Themes include the interrelation of nature and culture, the impact of the land on personal and social identity, and the symbolic value of wilderness. Stylistic attention to the blending of factual observation, imaginative storytelling, existential self-reflection, and poetic insight that is the hallmark of this genre. Students read and analyze texts and keep nature journals. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 211 SURVEY OF AMER LIT I 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 212), which may be taken in either order. American Literature from the beginnings to mid-19th century with emphasis on major American writers. Representative poetry and prose. Offered fall semester. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 211HM SURVEY OF AMER LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 212), which may be taken in either order. American Literature from the beginnings to mid-19th century with emphasis on major American writers. Representative poetry and prose. Offered fall semester. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 212 SURVEY OF AMER LIT II 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 211), which may be taken in either order. American literature from mid-19th century to the present with emphasis on major American writers. Representative poetry and prose. Offered spring semester. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 212HM SURVEY OF AMER LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 211), which may be taken in either order. American literature from mid-19th century to the present with emphasis on major American writers. Representative poetry and prose. Offered spring semester. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 213 SURVEY OF BRIT LIT I 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 214), which may be taken in either order. British prose and poetry from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings to mid-18th century, with emphasis on major writers. Offered fall semester. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 213HC SURVEY OF BRIT LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 214), which may be taken in either order. British prose and poetry from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings to mid-18th century, with emphasis on major writers. Offered fall semester. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 213HM SURVEY OF BRIT LIT I-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 214), which may be taken in either order. British prose and poetry from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings to mid-18th century, with emphasis on major writers. Offered fall semester. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 214 SURVEY OF BRIT LIT II 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 213), which may be taken in either order. British prose and poetry from the mid-18th century to the present, with emphasis on major writers. Offered spring semester. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 214HC SURVEY OF BRIT LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 213), which may be taken in either order. British prose and poetry from the mid-18th century to the present, with emphasis on major writers. Offered spring semester. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 214HM SURVEY OF BRIT LIT II-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with EN 213), which may be taken in either order. British prose and poetry from the mid-18th century to the present, with emphasis on major writers. Offered spring semester. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 215 ORIENTAL MASTERPIECES 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 216 AMERICAN NOVEL 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    The American novel from the Romantic through modern periods; emphasis on literary, historical, cultural, aesthetic, and critical influences. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 216HC AMERICAN NOVEL-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    The American novel from the Romantic through modern periods: emphasis on literary, historical, cultural, aesthetic, and critical influences. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 216HM AMERICAN NOVEL-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    The American novel from the Romantic through modern periods; emphasis on literary, historical, cultural, aesthetic, and critical influences. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 217 LITERATURE OF HOLOCAUST 3 semester hours EN-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. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 217HC LITERATURE OF HOLOCAUST-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 217HM LITERATURE OF HOLOCAUST-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 218 INTRO CREAT WRIT FICT 3 semester hours EN-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 218HC INTRO CREAT WRIT FICT-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 218HM INTRO CREAT WRIT FICT-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 219 ADV CREAT WRIT/FICT 3 semester hours EN-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: EN 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 lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 219HC ADV CREAT WRIT/FICT-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and EN 218. May not be taken concurrently with other fiction writing courses. May be repeated for credit. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 219HM ADV CREAT WRIT/FICT-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and EN 218. May not be taken concurrently with other fiction writing courses. May be repeated for credit. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 220 FILM & LITERATURE 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A comparative study of films and the literary sources upon which they are based. Special attention will be given to the problems of adapting literature to film and the basic differences between them. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week, plus film viewings.
EN 220HM FILM & LITERATURE-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A comparative study of films and the literary sources upon which they are based. Special attention will be given to the problems of adapting literature to film and the basic differences between them. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week, plus film viewings.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 221 THE SHORT STORY 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 221HC THE SHORT STORY-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 221HM THE SHORT STORY-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 223 INTRO CREAT WRITING POETRY 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101, or consent of instructor based on a writing sample. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 223HM INTRO CREAT WRITING POETRY-HON 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
EN 224 ADV CREATIVE WRITING - POETRY 3 semester hours EN-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: EN 223 or consent of instructor based on a portfolio of student work. Three hours each week.
EN 230 INTRO TO MODERN DRAMA 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A survey of dramatic literature of the late 19th and 20th centuries representing significant achievements of American, British, and European playwrights including naturalism, expressionism, and the absurd. (HUMD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101 or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 230HM INTRO TO MODERN DRAMA 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A survey of dramatic literature of the late 19th and 20th centuries representing significant achievements of American, British, and European playwrights including naturalism, expressionism, and the absurd. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 231 INTRO TO MODERN POETRY 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    An introduction to British and American poetry of the 20th century with emphasis on the following poets: E.A. Robinson, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, Robert Lowell, Gerard Manley Hopkins, William B. Yeats, W.H. Auden, and Dylan Thomas. (HUMD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in EN 101A or EN 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
EN 240 ORGN/DEV TECH DOCUMNT 3 semester hours EN-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 EN 109 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 240HC ORGN/DEV TECH DOCUMNT-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in EN 109 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
EN 240HM ORGN/DEV TECH DOCUMNT-HONORS 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    For students in or preparing for careers that requires 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. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in EN 109 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
EN 245 NEWS WRITING 3 semester hours EN-English
Course Description:    A practical application of the distinctive functions of newspaper publication, with emphasis on editing, copyreading, rewriting, headline writing, and page layout; concentrated work on writing techniques, especially for editorials and columns. PREREQUISITE: EN 111 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
ES 100 INTRO ENGINEERING DESIGN 3 semester hours ES-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: MA 100. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
ES 102 STATICS 3 semester hours ES-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: MA 181. Three hours lecture each week.
ES 220 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3 semester hours ES-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: ES 102. PRE- or COREQUISITE: MA 182. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ES 221 DYNAMICS 3 semester hours ES-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: ES 102, MA 182, and PH 161. Three hours lecture each week.
ES 232 THERMODYNAMICS 3 semester hours ES-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: PH 161. Three hours lecture each week.
ES 240 SCIENT & ENGINEER COMP 3 semester hours ES-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: MA 182 or higher. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FL 110 INTRODUCTION TO FILM 3 semester hours FL-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 only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FL 120 HISTORY OF INTL FILM TO 1950 3 semester hours FL-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 only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FL 210 SCREENWRITING 3 semester hours FL-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 only) PREREQUISITE: FL 110 or consent of instructor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FL 220 BASIC MOVIE PRODUCTION 3 semester hours FL-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 only) PREREQUISITES: FL 110 and FL 210, or consent of instructor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FL 230 MOVIE MAKING IND STY: EDITING 3 semester hours FL-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 only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of A or B in FL 110, FL 210, and FL 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.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FL 240 MOVIE MAKING IND STY: PRODUCTN 3 semester hours FL-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 only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of A or B in FL 110, FL 210, FL 220, and FL 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.
FL 295 FILM INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours FL-Film
Course Description:    Students work for College credit in a professional film-related organization or venue. Students may propose an internship for one of the limited number available in film each year. Typically, the internships are awarded during the last year of study at Montgomery College. (TP only) PREREQUISITE: Open to students who have completed 12 film-related credits. A 3.2 GPA and consent of departmental film internship coordinator and the Arts Institute internship coordinator are required. Fifteen hours (15) each week per semester.
FM 103 INTRO TO NUTRITION 3 semester hours FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    Study of nutrition as it relates to health and disease. Includes functions of nutrients; factors affecting nutrient intake, absorption, and utilization; and nutrient needs during the life cycle and illness. Emphasis on planning and preparing daily diets for optimal health. Course concludes by applying the principles of diet modifications to the treatment of disease. (NSND) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
FM 105 FOOD SERVICE SANITATION 1 semester hour FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    This course meets the 15 clock hours plus test required by the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Topics include foodborne diseases, importance of employee personal hygiene and habits, and approved procedures for handling utensils and equipment. (R only) One hour lecture each week.
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CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FM 107 FOOD & BEV MGMT 3 semester hours FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    Study of volume of food and beverage setup and service management. Analysis of quantity food operations, menu construction, raw material estimates, food storage facilities, and related use of institutional food and beverage service equipment. Emphasis on various types of table setup and service as required for different functions. Assessment levels: EN 001, RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FM 110 PRINCIPLE/FOOD PROD LEC 2 semester hours FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    The study of basic principles of cookery, standardization of recipes, and production techniques. (R only) COREQUISITE: FM 111. Two hours lecture each week.
FM 111 PRINCIPLE/FOOD PROD LAB 2 semester hours FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    Production, presentation, and evaluation of foods as related to commercial kitchens. (R only) COREQUISITE: FM 110. Four hours laboratory each week.
FM 204 CATERING AND BANQUETS 3 semester hours FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    Study of the planning and operation of catering facilities in hotels and as an independent business. Includes preparation, presentation, and service of food for catered events. (R only) PREREQUISITES: FM 110, and FM 111 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FM 208 FOOD & BEV COST CONTROLS 3 semester hours FM-Food Beverage Management
Course Description:    Emphasis on additional food and beverage service dealing with problem areas stressing personnel aspects. On-the-job personnel placement, control, supervision, and training. Analysis of cost control elements and budgeting implications. (R only) PREREQUISITE: FM 107 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FR 099 FUNCTIONAL SPOKEN FRENCH 3 semester hours FR-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 only) Three hours lecture each week.
FR 101 ELEM FRENCH I 3 semester hours FR-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 lecture each week.
FR 101HC ELEM FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-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]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FR 101HM ELEM FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-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]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 102 ELEM FRENCH II 3 semester hours FR-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. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FR 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 102HC ELEM FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-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. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and FR 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 102HM ELEM FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-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. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and FR 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FR 201 INTER FRENCH I 3 semester hours FR-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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FR 102 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 201HC INTER FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and FR 102 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 201HM INTER FRENCH I-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and FR 102 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 202 INTER FRENCH II 3 semester hours FR-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FR 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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: FR 201 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FR 202HC INTER FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FR 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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and FR 201 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 202HM INTER FRENCH II-HONORS 3 semester hours FR-French
Course Description:    A continuation of FR 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. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours in the language learning laboratory. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A, and FR 201 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FR 207 READINGS FRENCH LIT I 3 semester hours FR-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: FR 202, four years of high school French, or the equivalent. Three hours each week.
FR 208 READINGS FRENCH LIT II 3 semester hours FR-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: FR 202, four years of high school French, or the equivalent. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FS 101 FIRE PROTECTION ORG 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Philosophy and history of fire protection; organization of the fire service at the local, state, and national level with emphasis on organization of the individual fire department; relationships with the insurance industry and other agencies. (R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 090, RD 120. Three hours each week.
FS 104 FIRE SERVICE ADMIN 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Administrative functions including application and implementation in the fire service; personnel selection, training, and evaluation; relationship of administration at various levels of the organization, including reporting and budgeting.(R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 090, RD 120. Three hours each week.
FS 105 FUND OF FIRE SUPRESSION 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Basic concepts involved in fire suppression, including fire behavior, size-up, attack principles, and equipment utilization.( R only) (CE: R) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 090, RD 120. Three hours each week.
FS 106 OCCUP SAFETY EMERG SERV 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Introduces the student to commonly used techniques for accident and illness prevention and cost reduction achieved through safety and loss control programs. Course follows industry standards. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 090, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FS 107 COMM FIRE SFTY&INJ PREV ED 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of community fire safety and injury prevention education programs. A systems approach that takes into consideration physical, political, and social environments. Focuses on assessing fire and injury hazards; creating, delivering, and evaluating a comprehensive fire safety and injury prevention program. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 090, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
FS 112 BLDG CODES & CONST 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Advantages and disadvantages of major structural materials: wood, masonry, steel, and concrete. Fire problems of nonstructural elements. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 090, RD 120. Three hours lecture/ discussion each week including field trip.
FS 151 EMERGENCY MED TECH - BASIC I 4 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    This initial course in a three-course sequence includes didactic and laboratory coursework in components of the Emergency Medical System, medical/legal and ethical issues, body organs and structures, lifting and moving patients, airway management, patient assessment, and medical emergencies. 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. (WDCE and R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120, or consent of department. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
FS 152 EMERGENCY MED TECH - BASIC II 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    This second course in a three-course sequence includes didactic and laboratory coursework in medical emergencies: trauma, bleeding and shock, soft tissue injuries, musculo-skeletal injuries, treatment of infants and children, and ambulance operations. 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. (WDCE and R only) PREREQUISITE: FS 151. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FS 153 PRACTICUM EMER MED TECH BASIC 1 semester hour FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    This final course in a three-course sequence provides the students with opportunities to demonstrate competency in patient assessment, ambulance management, and communication procedures for pre-hospital emergency medical personnel. (WDCE and R only) PRE- or COREQUISITES: FS 151 and FS 152, or consent of department. A minimum of 45 hours of practicum. (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory).
FS 201 FIRE PREV & INSPECT 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Organization and administration of the fire prevention function in public and private sector operations; analysis of the fire inspector's duties; techniques of effective fire inspections; elements of effective fire safety education programs. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
FS 214 ADV FIRE TACTICS/STRAT 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Organization for major fires, including preplanning, command post operations, utilization of personnel, and equipment for large-scale operations supply and communication. (R only) PREREQUISITES: FS 105 and second-year standing, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
FS 225 FIRE & ARSON INVESTIGATN 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    Basic principles and practices of fire and arson investigation, the roles of various organizations, the impacts on fire prevention, and the legal aspects of the process. (R only) PREREQUISITES: FS 105 and FS 201, or consent department. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
FS 226 ADV FIRE & EXPLOSION INVEST 3 semester hours FS-Fire Science
Course Description:    This course covers advanced investigative techniques and scientific principles involved in the investigation of fires and explosions. As a test of their competence, students will conduct a complete investigation with appropriate documentation. Sessions in the BTAF lab will be arranged during the semester. (R only) PREREQUISITES: FS 225 and MA 110 or greater, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
FS 250 FIRE PROTECTION INTERN 3 semester hours FS-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 only) PREREQUISITES: FS 101, FS 104, FS 105, and FS 201, or consent of department. Minimum average of 110 hours work experience and 10 one-hour seminars per semester.
GD 210 GRAPHIC DESIGN I 3 semester hours GD-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. PREREQUISITES: AR 101, AR 103, and AR 105; or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
GD 211 GRAPHIC DESIGN II 3 semester hours GD-Graphic Design
Course Description:    A continuation of Graphic Design I 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. PREREQUISITES: AA 110, GD 210, and GD 220; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GD 220 TYPOGRAPHY I 3 semester hours GD-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. PREREQUISITES: AR 101, AR 103, and AR 105; or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
GD 221 TYPOGRAPHY II 3 semester hours GD-Graphic Design
Course Description:    Builds upon the basic knowledge and experience gained in Typography I. 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. PREREQUISITES: AA 110, GD 210, and GD 220; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.
GE 101 INTRO GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GE-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
GE 102 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GE-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GE 103 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GE-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week.
GE 104 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 4 semester hours GE-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. (BSSD) (R only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week.
GE 110 GLOBAL GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GE-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
GE 151 INTRO TO CARTOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GE-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GE 152 INTRP OF GEOGRAPHIC IMAG 3 semester hours GE-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: GE 151 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week.
GE 201 POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY 3 semester hours GE-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. (BSSD) (CE: R) PREREQUISITE: Second-year standing or consent of program coordinator. Three hours each week.
GE 202 GEOGRAPHY OF UNITED STATES 3 semester hours GE-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 lecture each week.
GE 203 GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION 3 semester hours GE-Applied Geography
Course Description:    This course is designed for both prospective and experienced teachers of geography. This course will investigate a geographer's role in the social and behavioral sciences including the geography curricula. It will consider various traditional and experimental approaches and will examine the current research in geographic education. (CE: R) PREREQUISITES: GE 101 and GE 110, or consent of program coordinator. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GE 210 PRESERVING NATURAL HERITAGE 3 semester hours GE-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: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
GE 251 PRINCIPLES OF MAP DESIGN 3 semester hours GE-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: GE 151 and GE 152, or consent of program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours studio/laboratory each week.
GE 252 INTRO TO COMPUTER MAPPING 3 semester hours GE-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: GE 151 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
GE 261 INTRO GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS 3 semester hours GE-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: GE 151 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GE 262 RESEARCH TOP-APPLIED GEOG 3 semester hours GE-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.
GE 263 ADV GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS 3 semester hours GE-Applied Geography
Course Description:    Offers training in several advanced GIS analytical methods widely used in industry and government, such as geostatistical, spatial, and three-dimensional analyses. Uses the latest software: Geostatistical 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: GE 261 or consent of department program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
GE 263X ADV GEOGRAPHIC INFO SYS 3 semester hours GE-Applied Geography
Course Description:    A continuation of GE 261, advanced GIS covers three of the most widely used GIS analytical tools: network analysis, spatial analysis, and three-dimensional analysis. The course will use Arc View software developed for these tasks, namely, Network Analyst, Spatial Analyst, and 3-D Analyst. In addition, the course will include the use of A VENUE, the Arc View programming language, to adapt Arc View to personal needs. The course will also include laboratory exercises, exams, and a term project using one or more of the analytical tools learned during the semester. PREREQUISITE: GE 261 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. GE 263X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Spring 2002 and Fall 2004 on this basis.
GL 101 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 4 semester hours GL-Geology
Course Description:    Fundamental physical aspects of the earth: minerals, rocks, soils, structures, landforms, and internal conditions; geologic maps; plate tectonics; dynamics of volcanoes, earthquakes, streams, erosion, and weathering. (NSLD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GL 101HM PHYSICAL GEOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours GL-Geology
Course Description:    Fundamental physical aspects of the earth, minerals, rocks, soils, structures, land form, and internal conditions; geologic maps; tectonics; dynamics of 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 091. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips.
GL 102 HISTORICAL GEOLOGY 4 semester hours GL-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) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 091, RD 120. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips.
GL 102HM HISTORICAL GEOLOGY-HONORS 4 semester hours GL-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Assessment level: MA 091. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week; field trips.
GR 101 ELEM GERMAN I 3 semester hours GR-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 lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
GR 102 ELEM GERMAN II 3 semester hours GR-German
Course Description:    A continuation of GR 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: GR 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
GR 120X GERMAN FOR READING 3 semester hours GR-German
Course Description:    Students will learn the fundamentals of German vocabulary and grammar for the purpose of learning to read German-language texts, without attempting to learn conversation or writing skills. Students will study topics of grammar and vocabulary, translate German exercises and practice texts into English, and practice reading real textual material from the world of German-language writing. This course is intended for students who have completed some prior formal study in German (preferably one semester or more) or in some other foreign language (preferably one year or more), and for advanced students who need a rapid introduction to reading German. This course will not substitute for any language requirement or replace GR 101 and GR 102 as the primary focus of MC German instruction. In-class work supplemented by 10 hours of independent language laboratory work each semester. PREREQUISITE: GR 101, two years of high school foreign language, or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week. GR 120X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Spring 2002 and Fall 2004 on this basis.
GR 201 INTER GERMAN I 3 semester hours GR-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: GR 102 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
GR 202 INTER GERMAN II 3 semester hours GR-German
Course Description:    A continuation of GR 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: GR 201 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HE 100 PRIN HEALTH LIVING 1 semester hour HE-Health
Course Description:    A study of current health issues focused on information for making prudent personal health decisions. Course explores lifestyle wellness and preventive medicine concepts and practices. Includes mental, social, sexual, physical, and environmental health topics. (CE: R and TP) Assessment levels: EL 104/EN 002, RD 099/103. One hour lecture each week.
HE 100HC PRIN HEALTH LIVING-HONORS 1 semester hour HE-Health
Course Description:    A study of current health issues focused on information for making prudent personal health decisions. Course explores lifestyle wellness and preventive medicine concepts and practices. Includes mental, social, sexual, physical, and environmental health topics. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture each week.
HE 100HM PRIN HEALTH LIVING-HONORS 1 semester hour HE-Health
Course Description:    A study of current health issues focused on information for making prudent personal health decisions. Course explores lifestyle wellness and preventive medicine concepts and practices. Includes mental, social, sexual, physical, and environmental health topics. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. One hour lecture each week.
HE 101 PERS & COMM HEALTH 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    The meaning and significance of physical, mental, and social health as related to the individual and to society; important phases of national health problems; constructive methods of promoting the health of the individual and the community; health problems of college students and young people. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HE 103 SMOKING CESSN HEALTHIER LIVING 1 semester hour HE-Health
Course Description:    This course introduces students to current health topics with a primary focus on tobacco use/smoking cessation. This course is intended for those students who use tobacco products and want to quit or attempt to quit or for those students who would like to help someone else quit. The areas emphasized are basic human physiology, behavior change, stress management, physical fitness, nutrition, weight management, and the psychological and social aspects in achieving a healthier lifestyle. Students may not receive credit for both HE 100 and HE 103. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
HE 105 FIRST AID/BASIC LIFE SUPP 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Provides a comprehensive study of emergency care principles and procedures. Includes two-person and mouth-to-mask CPR skills, emergency childbirth, advanced splinting and backboard techniques, psychological emergency care, and common pediatric and geriatric emergencies. Course designed for individuals who are likely to be the first responders to an accident or emergency scene such as teachers, lifeguards, etc. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive First Responder and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HE 107 FIRST AID SAFETY COMMUNITY 2 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Includes the theory and practical application of standard and advanced techniques of first aid, including CPR. Lecture, discussions, demonstrations, safety education, and practical work as suggested by the National Safety Council and/or American Heart Association. Upon successful completion of the course, appropriate First Aid and CPR course completion cards will be issued. (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EL 104/EN 002, RD 099/103. Two hours lecture each week.
HE 108 NUTRITION/FITNESS&WELLNESS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    This course provides an overview of the basic principles of nutrition and weight management with particular application to fitness and sport. The focus is on optimal wellness and, hence, disease prevention. Nutritional and body composition guidelines will be critically examined in order to personalize them for the individual as well as for high-level participants in a variety of sporting activities. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HE 109 PERSONALIZED HEALTH FITNESS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    This course is designed to assist students in the development of a lifelong commitment to a wellness lifestyle with emphasis on regular participation in health-related fitness activities. Core concepts, methods, and behavior management techniques related to the development and maintenance of fitness, nutrition and weight management, managing stress, and reducing risks associated with various lifestyle-related diseases will be examined, assessed, and evaluated. Students will develop and implement a comprehensive fitness and wellness plan to achieve a healthier lifestyle. The course includes participation in instructional exercise session, with additional opportunities for students to utilize the fitness facilities beyond the scheduled class times. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HE 111 DRUGS & LIFESTYLE WELLNESS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    This course is an overview of the cultural drug phenomenon and its impact on the individual's quality of life. Content includes physiological and psychological effects of the use and abuse of street, over-the-counter, prescription, and other recreational drug substances. Wellness lifestyle strategies will be examined as methods to avoid all types of chemical dependency. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HE 112 HEALTH ISSUES/SEXUALITY 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    The objective of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the health issues of human sexuality, including, but not limited to, reproduction and contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, health issues for special populations, and sexual health through the lifespan. In this course we will provide students with information that will empower them to make responsible and appropriate decisions regarding their sexual behavior. This course will focus on the health aspects of sexual behavior. We will also draw on the disciplines of sociology, psychology, and anthropology. Sexuality is a multifaceted and interdisciplinary topic, however, emphasis in this course is on health issues from a healthy lifestyle perspective. Students interested in exploring the psychological nature of sexuality are encouraged to enroll in PY 206 Psychology of Human Sexuality. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HE 120 SCIENCE & THEORY OF HEALTH 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Introduction to the diverse health education and wellness education fields for students preparing to enter the profession. The areas analyzed are historical foundations, philosophy and principles of health education, and professional opportunities. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HE 130 INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the study of the aging process. Students will be challenged to confront personal and societal myths about the aged and the process of aging through an examination of the biological, social, and psychological process. In addition, the course will address issues of race, living environment, long-term care, and health policy, all of which serve to impact the quality of life for the elderly in our society. (R only) Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HE 150 FITNESS/NUTRITION WEIGHT MGMT 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Focuses on the various components of weight management and strategies for a healthier lifestyle. Topics include an examination of nutrition fundamentals, the impact of physical activity on weight management, and analysis of various weight loss programs. The physiological, sociological, and psychological aspects of weight management will be addressed. Students will complete a lifestyle and nutritional analysis, develop nutritionally sound dietary plans, and participate in a specialized exercise program tailored to address their personalized weight management goals. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HE 200 INTRO TO HEALTH BEHAVIORS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Introduction to the relationship between psychology and health. This course will investigate the interdependent relationship between an individual's or group's behavior and health/wellness. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HE 201 HEALTH & FITNESS FOR TEACHERS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Focuses on aspects of health and physical education critical both to personal wellness and to professional practice. Course topics include learning environment applications: health information, physical activity, self-assessment, health action planning, and disease prevention. This course meets the Health and Physical Education outcomes requirements for the A.A.T. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HE 202 CONTROL STRESS/TENSION 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    A basic understanding of the stress response and how stress affects the body will be the focus of this course. Students will complete self-assessment and initiate personal planning for improving areas of nutrition, rest, exercise, rational thinking, effective communication, emotional health, mind-body connection, and high-level wellness. Methods for controlling stress through relaxation will provide theory and practice in meditation, neuromuscular relaxation, selective awareness, yoga, and biofeedback. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours each week.
HE 204 WOMENS HEALTH 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Course provides an introduction to women's health issues. Course topics include reproduction, contraception, body image, heart disease, and cancer. Also addressed are mental health, addiction, sexual harassment, violence, and issues pertaining to the health of minority women. [M] Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HE 204HC WOMENS HEALTH-HONORS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Course provides an introduction to women's health issues. Course topics include reproduction, contraception, body image, heart disease, and cancer. Also addressed are mental health, addiction, sexual harassment, violence, and issues pertaining to the health of minority women. [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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HE 204HM WOMENS HEALTH-HONORS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    Course provides an introduction to women's health issues. Course topics include reproduction, contraception, body image, heart disease, and cancer. Also addressed are mental health, addiction, sexual harassment, violence, and issues pertaining to the health of minority women. [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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HE 230 HEALTH IN THE LATER YEARS 3 semester hours HE-Health
Course Description:    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with normal age-related changes in human body systems. The course will also explore acute/chronic illness, mental health/illness, and medication use. Acquisition and maintenance of good health for the older adult will be discussed in terms of nutrition, physical activity, sexual function, and appropriate use of the health care system. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HI 100 INTRO LEGAL ASPECTS HLTH INFO 4 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the following topics: historical development of the health care field; organizational structure of health institutions; health information profession and department; patient index; numbering and filing systems, with an emphasis placed on managerial aspects; retention and retrieval; legal aspects; forms design; and tumor registry. (TP only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HI 103 ASMBLY,ANLYS,ALT HLTH CARE DEL 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HI 104 INTRODUCTION HEALTH TECHNOLOGY 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course introduces the following topics: historical development of the health care field and organizational structure of health institutions; health information profession and department; and patient index and numbering and filing systems with an emphasis placed on managerial aspects. (TP only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120 or consent of department. One hour lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 105 LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFO 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120 or consent of department. One hour lecture each week.
HI 106 INTRO LEGAL ASPECTS HLTH LAB 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course provides laboratory experience for topics covered in HI 104 and HI 105. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP only) PRE- or COREQUISITES: HI 104 and HI 105, or consent of department. Two hours laboratory each week.
HI 111 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: HI 103 and HI 106, or consent of department. Requires 60 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.
HI 112 HEALTH INFO AUTOMATION/MGMT 4 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the student to computer applications in health care and management techniques for use in health care functions. The student will also be introduced to dictation and transcription equipment and record formats.(TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 125.Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 113 MANAGEMENT HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of department. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HI 114 AUTOMATION HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of department. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HI 125 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours each week.
HI 126 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    A continuation of HI 125. Includes medical terminology related to body systems, cancer medicine, radiology and nuclear medicine, and pharmacology. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: HI 125. Two hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 135 CONCEPTS OF DISEASE 3 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    A survey course designed specifically for students enrolled in health programs. General principles, classification, causes, and treatment of selected disease processes are presented. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: BI 204 or HI 125. Three hours lecture each week.
HI 200 CODING, ABSTRACT, & INDEX I 4 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the student to the ICD-9-CM classification, with considerable time spent coding diagnoses and procedures. The student will gain exposure in abstracting and indexing diagnostic and procedural codes as well as retrieving medical information for research. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, HI 125 or BI 204, and HI 135. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HI 202 HEALTH INFO STAT&QUAL IMPR 3 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course includes topics covering health data statistics; data presentation and quality improvement. The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of basic hospital statistics and application of the same. In addition, the student will be introduced to the concepts of medical care evaluation, concurrent review, and the importance of accurate data display. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: HI 200 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory
HI 203 STATISTICS HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of department. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 204 PERF IMPROVEMENT HEALTH INFO 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of department. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HI 211 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, HI 113, HI 200, and HI 213, or consent of department. Requires 120 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.
HI 212 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE III 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: HI 203 and HI 204, or consent of department. PRE- or COREQUISITE: HI 211 or consent of department. Requires 60 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.
HI 213 CPT-4 CODING 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the student to the CPT-4 classification, with considerable time spent coding procedures. The student will gain exposure in abstracting and indexing procedural codes as well as retrieving medical information for research. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, HI 125 or BI 204, and HI 135. COREQUISITE: HI 200. Two hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 214 INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    Designed to give an overview of pharmacology to the student. Examines the prescription drug process (dosage calculation, administrations, 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 only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: BI 204 and HI 125. One hour lecture each week.
HI 220 CODING, ABSTR & INDEX II 3 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    Designed to enhance the student's abilities in coding, abstracting, and indexing. Students will develop skills in application of ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS coding. Students will also gain practical experience in the assignment of DRGs and their usage. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, HI 125, HI 126, HI 200, and HI 213. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HI 221 AMBULATORY CARE CODING 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    Designed to enhance the student's ability in ambulatory care classification and coding. Students will develop skills in application of CPT, ICD coding, and APG classification. Students will gain experience for applications in a variety of ambulatory settings, including the physician office environment. (TP only) PREREQUISITE: HI 200 or consent of department. Two hours lecture each week.
HI 222 ELECTRONIC PATIENT BILLING 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the student to electronic patient billing in ambulatory settings. Students will develop skills in the electronic preparation of the current HCFA-universal health insurance claim form. Students will be introduced to the use of this information as a practice management and outcomes assessment tool. (TP only) Two hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 225 HEALTH INFORMATION RESEARCH 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the student to research methodologies and their uses in the health information field. The student will be introduced to computerized databases and spreadsheets. Emphasis will be on the use of these tools in the health information environment. (TP only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: MA 110 or MA 116, HI 202. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HI 226 RESEARCH IN HEALTH INFORMATION 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Technology
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 only) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, MA 110 or MA 116, HI 203, and HI 204, or consent of department. Two hours laboratory each week.
HM 100 CUSTOMER SERVICE HOSPITALITY 1 semester hour HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    An examination of the role of customer service for lodging and food service operations, large and small. Course stresses understanding customer wants and needs, interaction with customers, customer service support, handling difficult situations, and building long-term relationships with customers. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture each week.
HM 101 INTRO TO HOSPITALITY IND 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    Introduction to the hospitality field including the historical development, opportunities and challenges, current trends and regulations governing the industry. Analysis of functions performed at the three levels of organization within the hotel-institutional organization and the role of domestic and international chains. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 001, RD 099/103. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HM 121 SUPERVISION/LEADER HOSPITALITY 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    An examination of the management/supervision/leadership responsibilities in the typical lodging and/or food service establishment. Course stresses leadership, communication, morale, motivation, training, team building, and employee development and retention unique to lodging and food service operations. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HM 143 MGMT FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    A study of methods and procedures used by managers of front office operations. Review and analysis of the guest cycle, maintaining proper guest records, including registration, cashiering, reservations, credit accounting, and auditing. Review of personnel requirements, including job duties and responsibilities of staff and managers. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HM 201 LODGING & FOOD SERVICE LAW 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    History of laws governing innkeeping from early times to present; host responsibilities to guest and guest to innkeeper; protection of guest's health, life, and safety; theories of innkeeper's liability for negligence, evictions, crimes, dangers, and accidents; lien rights; equitable charges; house rules and regulations. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 001, RD 099/103. Three hours each week.
HM 207 LEGAL ISSUES IN LABOR MGMT 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    Introduction to the legal implications of employer/employee relations. Topics include a brief history of the labor movement in the United States, the major acts establishing the framework for labor/management relations, union negotiations, procedures, and contracts, and the economic impact of unionization. Discrimination in employment, Title VII and its implications in hiring, firing, and working conditions, as well as other statutes and regulations affecting employment relations. PREREQUISITES: EN 101 and MG 101 or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week. (Also listed as MG 207)
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HM 210 HOSPITALITY PRACTICUM 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    In-service training and practical experience, totaling a minimum of 120 hours in an approved hospitality operation, lodging, commercial food service, institutional food service, meeting planning or the related travel and tourism field. Requires a minimum of 10 hours of seminars with case study analysis. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of department.
HM 212 HOSPITALITY HUMAN RESOURCES 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    An examination of the managerial human resources function of the typical lodging and/or food service operation. Topics include job analysis and job design, planning, recruiting, hiring, orientation, training, and evaluating personnel. Staff turnover, discipline, exit interviews, compensation and benefit plans will also be discussed. (R only) PREREQUISITE: HM 121 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HM 220 PROP SECUR & FACILITIES MGMT 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    An examination of the security, housekeeping and maintenance functions of lodging and food service operations. Property security will review the necessity for security and how programs are implemented. Housekeeping focuses on the importance of cleanliness in attracting and retaining guests. Maintenance operations for a loding or food service property include discussion of preventive maintenance programs, HVAC systems, water systems, electrical systems, elevator and escalator upkeep and repair, waste removal and emergency procedures. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HM 240 LODGING/FOOD SERV SALE/ADV 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    Concepts of publicity, communications, public recognition, and goodwill. Stresses methods of developing advertising, merchandising, and profitable use of the media. Attention to the use of convention and group sales, catering, and banquet sales and the importance of promotion in general to build an attractive public image. (R only) Assessment levels: EN 001, RD 099/103. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HM 250 MTG & CONFERENCE & EVENT PLAN 3 semester hours HM-Hotel/Motel Management
Course Description:    The growing field of meeting and event planning is discussed in detail. Starting with an overview of the nature of meetings and why people meet, the course will look at a variety of topics, including site selection, contract negotiating, program planning, budgeting and financial management, food and beverage arrangements and contracted services. A review of the meeting and event planners job description is also provided. (R only) PREREQUISITES: HM 240 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HP 101 FUND CONCPT INQ LIT/ART 1 semester hour HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Selected themes and topics in literature and the arts will be used to help students develop a better understanding of the concepts, terminology, and methodology of the study of literature and the arts. Students may take this course twice to fulfill the requirements of the Honors Scholar Program, provided each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. Specific information about each section of this course will be published prior to the start of each registration and may be obtained from the campus honors coordinator. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 102 FUND CONCPT INQ SCI/MATH 1 semester hour HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Selected themes and topics in the natural sciences and mathematics will be used to help students develop a better understanding of the concepts, terminology, and methodology of the study of natural sciences and mathematics. Students may take this course twice to fulfill the requirements of the Honors Scholar Program, provided each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. Specific information about each section of this course will be published prior to the start of each registration and may be obtained from the campus honors coordinator. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 103 FUND CONCPT INQ CULT/HIS 1 semester hour HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Selected themes and topics in culture and history will be used to help students develop a better understanding of the concepts, terminology, and methodology of the study of culture and history. Students may take this course twice to fulfill the requirements of the Honors Scholar Program, provided each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. Specific information will be published prior to the start of each registration and may be obtained from the campus honors coordinator. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HP 104 FUND CONCPT INQ BEH/SOC 1 semester hour HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Selected themes and topics in the behavioral and social sciences will be used to help students develop a better understanding of the concepts, terminology, and methodology of the study of behavioral and social sciences. Students may take this course twice to fulfill the requirements of the Honors Scholar Program, provided each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. Specific information about each section of this course will be published prior to the start of each registration and may be obtained from the campus honors coordinator. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 235 TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIO 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    A modern approach lecture course designed to expand the treatment of subcellular and molecular structures and mechanisms given in introductory biology courses. Topics will be selected from the following: macromolecules, replication, transcription, translation, ribosome structure, regulation of gene activity, phages and plasmids, recombinant DNA, biotechnology, genetic engineering, RNA processing, introns, and exons. Emphasis will be on prokaryotic cells with comparisons to eukaryotic cells. (TP only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, one semester of biological science, and one semester of chemistry. Three hours lecture each week.
HP 250 CONCEPTS OF SCIENCE 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    A descriptive course to challenge the abler student in the fundamental concepts of science. Main emphasis on the evolution of the concepts, their philosophical and historical backgrounds, and their relation to the other branches of human endeavor. Typical topics studied in some detail include origins of the universe, relativity, gravity, thermodynamics, atomic theories, quantum theory, geology, and meteorology. Lectures and seminars with occasional guest lecturers. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 251 TUTORIAL IN HUMANITIES 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    This tutorial emphasizes independent study in areas not listed among the credit courses in the humanities. Appropriate faculty tutor individual students in specific studies: e.g., philosophy, the problem of knowledge; literature, a comparative study of literary utopias; art, a project in oil painting; and language, Schiller and Goethe. Students may repeat this course provided that each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HP 252 GREAT DEP & REFORM 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Intensive study of the period from 1929 to 1941 in American history through lectures, extensive readings, and discussions. Emphasis on the Roosevelt administration and the New Deal. A research paper is a requirement of the course. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 257 MATH & WESTERN CULTURE 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Exploration of major mathematical ideas that have influenced Western culture. A seminar course including field trips, guest lecturers, individual empirical studies, and the preparation of projects. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 258 TUTORIAL IN SCIENCE 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    This tutorial emphasizes independent study in areas not listed among the other credit courses in the natural sciences. Appropriate science faculty tutor individual students. This tutorial instruction provides background material for a number of research experiments. Students may repeat this course provided that each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and consent of instructor.
HP 259 MOD WESTERN INTEL TRAD 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    A study of major intellectual trends in Western civilization from the 18th century to the present, institutions and personalities associated with them, and the general role of ideas in society. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HP 260 TUTORIAL IN SOCIAL SCI 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    This tutorial emphasizes independent study in areas not listed among the other credit courses in the social sciences. Appropriate social sciences faculty tutor individual students in specific studies. Students may repeat this course provided that each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 261 TUTORIAL IN MATH-COMP SC 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    This tutorial emphasizes independent studies in areas not listed among the credit courses in mathematics. Appropriate mathematics/computer science faculty tutor individual students in specific studies, e.g., in computer science, the study and comparison of modern programming languages; in mathematics, topology, complex analysis, abstract algebra, and logic. Students may repeat this course provided that each time it is taken, a different topic is covered. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 262 CURR ISSUES EXPER PSYCH 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Selected topics in the experimental study of human behavior include introduction into methodology, concepts of experimental design, measures of association, and standardized tests. Topics include the perception of space, form, and color; research on thinking and problem solving and cognitive processes involved in memory. Course is primarily a seminar supplemented with lectures by the instructor. Guest lecturers discuss their specialties. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A.
HP 264 GRAECO ROMAN CULTURE 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    An analysis of the major intellectual elements of the Mediterranean world between 800 B.C. and 300 A.D. Emphasis on period literature to determine political, philosophical, and artistic levels of Athens and Rome. Concentration on seminar discussions of plays, political and philosophical treatises, and art styles. (HUMD) (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 EN 101 or EN 101A.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HP 270 CAMBRIDGE SUMMER SEMINAR 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    This travel-study experience offers to honors students academic, aesthetic, and cultural opportunities. At the University of Cambridge, England, students complete two courses of their choice and attend plenary lectures in the University's International Summer Programme. In addition, they participate in a variety of extracurricular cultural activities and excursions. The course includes pre- and post-trip advising, on-site orientation sessions, and directed readings. Grades are based on Montgomery College faculty evaluation of student portfolios, and Montgomery College credit is awarded at the end of Summer Session II. Students enrolling in this course must meet with their campus honors coordinator by February 1 in order to comply with the University of Cambridge enrollment deadline. Transportation to England, University of Cambridge tuition, room and board, and other costs are in addition to Montgomery College tuition. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and consent of campus honors coordinator. Assessment level: MA 100.
HP 275 MUSEUM INTERNSHIP 3 semester hours HP-Honors Program
Course Description:    Working with professionals in one of the Smithsonian museums, the Library of Congress, or a similar organization, students will participate in research projects, help develop exhibits, help prepare educational units, or work with staff on other projects. Interns are expected to be on site 15 to 20 hours per week for 15 weeks and to keep weekly journals. Interns will also attend monthly seminars at Montgomery College and meet regularly with the Paul Peck Humanities Institute internship coordinator. Letter designators in the Credit Class Schedule will indicate the specific location of the internship. PREREQUISITES: Open to students who have completed 15 credit hours, have earned an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, have completed EN 101/101A and EN 102 or EN 109 with a grade of B or higher, and are full-time students matriculated in a degree program. Consent of the Humanities Institute internship coordinator is required.
HS 105 HIST OF MARYLAND 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Maryland political, economic, social, and cultural history from colonial times to the present. Special attention is focused on the people who came to Maryland and contributed their heritage to the rich social and cultural institutions taking shape in this state. Maryland is viewed both as a microcosm of American history and as a unique institution with its own special identity. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 110 WOMEN IN WESTERN WORLD 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Surveys the realities and myths of woman's role from the ancient world to modern American and European industrial society. It examines the position of women in the cultures and social structures at various stages in the development of Western history, explores the emergence and growth of the women's rights movement, and the modes of continuity and change when new opportunities emerge for women. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 112 WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY 3 semester hours HS-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 112HM WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HS 113 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 113HC 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 113HM 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 114 THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT 3 semester hours HS-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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 116 WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 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 Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 116HC WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 116HM WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 117 WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 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. HS 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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 117HC WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 1-3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 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. HS 117HC 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 117HM WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 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. HS 117HM 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 118 HISTORY OF SPORT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    This course comprises a study of sports in America from early settlement to the present. The course will include the following topics: European origins of sport; Enlightenment/Empirical precedents; roots, history, and periodization of sports in America; Native American sports; sports in the Colonial period; changing sporting events in the 1700s and 1800s; the rise of organized sport; America at the Olympics; increased involvement in sports by women and minorities--mid-1900s; post-World War II sports, domestic and global; business involvement in sports--1960s; collegiate versus professional athletes from the 1970s to present; the state of American sport today. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120.
HS 120 TECH & CULT IN WEST WRLD 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Focus upon selected topics in the history of technology, concentrating on the period from the Renaissance to the 20th century's "brave new world" of science, technology, and industry. Relates technological development with diverse patterns of Western culture as it evolved within this historic framework. Designed to fit the needs and interests of students in technological programs as well as those following general education or liberal arts curricula. (HUMD) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 129 HIST AFRICAN AMER TO 1865 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 230), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans in America. Topics include theories of the origins of human life and civilization in Africa; slavery in the ancient and modern worlds; the Atlantic slave trade; slavery in the Americas; the transformation of Africans to African Americans; the development of African American culture; the antislavery movement; and the attempt of African Americans to make the Civil War a war for emancipation. This course does not substitute for HS 130 or HS 135. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 130 HIST AFRICAN AMER SINCE 1865 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 129), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans from their beginnings in Africa to the present. Topics include the Washington-Du Bois debate, African American contributions to the world wars, the Harlem Renaissance, the struggle for equality, and strategies for continued economic, political, and social progress. This course does not substitute for HS 129 or HS 135. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 136 CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMERICA 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the civil rights movement in America from post-Reconstruction to the present. Designed to show how the civil rights movement transformed America and how the struggle for rights in America has become a struggle of communities and individuals trying to weave civil rights into a tapestry of social and economic reality. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 137 HISTORY OF ASIAN AMERICANS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A historical survey of the diverse experience of Asian Americans in the United States. Topics include international context of Asian immigration; immigration and livelihood; hostility and conflict; social organization of Asian immigrant communities; resistance to oppression; women, families, and cultural dilemma; changing fortunes; new immigrants and refugees; the myth of a "model minority"; and other current issues. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 138 HIST LATINOS IN UNITED STATES 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Addresses the historical, cultural and contemporary experiences of six of the major Latino groups in the United States: Mexicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Central and South Americans. Traces the Native American, Spanish and African roots of Latinos and follows their economic, political and cultural development in the United States up to the present. Highlights the similarities and differences in the Latino experience of migration and settlement. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 151 EUROPE/FALL ROME TO 17 CENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 161), 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. HS 151, 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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 151HC EUROPE/FALL ROME 17TH CENT-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 161), 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. HS 151HC, 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 151HM EUROPE/FALL ROME 17TH CENT-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 161), 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. HS 151HM, 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 161 EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRESENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 151), 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. HS 161, 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: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 161HC EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 151), 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. HS 161HC, 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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 161HM EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 151), 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. HS 161HM, 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) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 186 HIST ANCIENT WORLD 3 semester hours HS-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[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 186HC HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-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[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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 186HM HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-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[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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 200 OPEN TOPICS/FOREIGN TRAVEL 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    This course outlines briefly the geographic, economic, political, and cultural background of the region in which travel will take place. It focuses on the particular country of the journey's destination and examines the scope of its history, culture, and special achievements from early times to the present. Special lectures by local professors on selected topics at universities, the country's parliament, or other institutions of interest are scheduled in addition to visits to museums and the country's most outstanding sites.
HS 201 US HIST COLONIAL-1865 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 202), which may be taken in either order. Covers European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 201HC US HIST COLONIAL-1865-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 202), which may be taken in either order. Covers European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 201HM US HIST COLONIAL-1865-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 202), which may be taken in either order. Covers European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 202 US HIST 1865-PRES 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 201), which may be taken in either order. Covers post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 202HC US HIST 1865-PRES-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 201), which may be taken in either order. Covers post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 202HM US HIST 1865-PRES-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 201), which may be taken in either order. Covers post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 203 LATIN AMER HIST 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A brief historical survey from Cortes to Castro: Latin America's triple origin in Iberia, Africa, and Indian civilization; the conquest and three centuries of colonial existence as determinants of nationality and culture; the political break with Europe and the development of independent national life. Emphasis on economic development, agrarian reform, and 20th century movements for political and social change in the major states and upon relations with the United States. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 205 HISTORY OF RUSSIA 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Russian history to the present, with emphasis given to political, social, and economic development under the Soviet regime and the relations of Russia with other countries. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 205HC HISTORY OF RUSSIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Russian history to the present, with emphasis given to political, social, and economic development under the Soviet regime and the relations of Russia with other countries. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HS 205HM HISTORY OF RUSSIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Russian history to the present, with emphasis given to political, social, and economic development under the Soviet regime and the relations of Russia with other countries. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HS 207 EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An interdisciplinary survey of the development of civilization in China, Japan, and Korea from prehistory to early seventeenth century. Topics for discussion include society, economy, politics, religion, philosophy, literature, art, science, and technology. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 208 MODERN ASIA 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the response of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 208HC MODERN ASIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the response of Asian societies to Western impact. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 208HM MODERN ASIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the responses of Asian societies to Western impact. (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 EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 210 U.S. AND WORLD AFFAIRS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A study of the emergence of the United States as a more active and involved world power from the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt to the present. More than a study of diplomatic history, this course gives much attention to the internal debates and struggles over foreign policy--neutrality, internationalism, the peace movements, isolationism, and interventionism. Aspects of social, political, and economic history are examined in terms of their relationship to and impact upon the nation's foreign relations. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 214 CONFLICT-MODERN MID-EAST 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    This course examines the contemporary conflicts and problems of the Middle East and their impact upon world politics, including U.S. foreign policy. It covers the period from the late 18th century to the present and explores the Islamic heritage, the impact of Western imperialism, modernization and the tension between traditionalism and modernity, the rise of Arab nationalism and political revolutionary change, inter-Arab rivalries, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the impact of oil, and the role of the superpowers. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 219 THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1945 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An intensive examination of the American experience since World War II. The course will highlight America's emergence as a "superpower" and its expanding role in the world; the movements of the 1950s and 1960s to expand the civil rights of women and minorities in our society; the growth of the federal government in the postwar era and critiques of that expansion; and the cultural experience of the United States since World War II, with particular emphasis on the shocks of the 1950s and 1960s. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 225 HISTORY OF ENG 55 BC-1688 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 226), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester course is a survey of the history of England from Roman Britain to the present. Emphasis is on the development of uniquely English institutions as well as political, legal, social, intellectual, imperial, and economic history. It offers the student the opportunity to understand the history of a country that has had a unique and lasting impact on American history and culture. HS 225 is an inquiry into the history of England from Roman Britain until the advent of the Glorious Revolution in 1688. Several themes will be highlighted, including the formation of the English nation, conversion to Christianity, the development of the Church as a distinctive national institution, feudalism, political centralization, the effects of the Renaissance and Reformation, overseas expansion, and the achievement by 1689 of responsible parliamentary government. (HUMD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 226 HISTORY OF ENG 1688-PRES 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 225), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester course is a survey of the history of England from Roman Britain to the present. Emphasis is on the development of uniquely English institutions, as well as political, legal, social, intellectual, imperial, and economic history. It offers the student the opportunity to understand the history of a country that has had a unique and lasting impact on American history and culture. HS 226 is a survey of the history to Great Britain from the Glorious Revolution through the early 1980s. The course will trace several themes, including the change from a premodern to a modern society, the rise and fall of the British Empire, the development of cabinet government and limitations upon the power of the monarchy, the emergence of an identifiable working class as well as the industrial revolution, mass culture, the Irish Question, and the question of Britain's decline overall in the 20th century. (HUMD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 229 AFRICAN HISTORY TO 1800 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 230), which may be taken in either order. This course examines African history from early times until the end of the Atlantic slave trade with special attention paid to the political, social, and economic sectors of pre-colonial Africa. Topics for discussion include the origin of humankind; the development and expansion of early large states across Africa; and the establishment of early trade networks among Africa, Europe, and the Arab world. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 230 AFRICAN HISTORY FROM 1800 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 229), which may be taken in either order. This course examines African history from 1800 to the present. It also includes studies of African societies in the first half of the 19th century; the impact of "New Imperialism" and the scramble for Africa by Europeans at the end of the century; colonial states and societies; African nationalist and independent movements; the impact of decolonization; and Africa in the modern world. Additional case studies focus on individual areas such as South Africa and Nigeria. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
ID 101 INTERIOR DESIGN I 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    An introduction to the relationship of people to their environment and the design process necessary to create functional aesthetic interior space. The study of design theory using conceptual problem-solving methods. Emphasis on the basic elements and principles of design and use of drafting instruments required to translate design concepts into completed projects. (CE) Two hours lecture, four hours studio each week.
ID 103 INTERIORS: DESIGN PRINCIPLES 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Introduces design elements, including color, space, texture, line, lighting, sound, and form in two- and three-dimensional spaces. Topics include principles and design theory, as related to environmental applications. Two-dimensional studies include applications in elevations and plans; three-dimensional studies include applications in interiors models. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture/discussion, four hours studio each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ID 104 INTERIOR DESIGN II 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    A continuation of ID 101, with emphasis on creating design solutions for both residential and nonresidential spaces. Projects will be more complex. Utilizing appropriate scale, color, materials, furniture, form, and light to define and solve major interior space problems and design objectives in an organized method. (R only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: For A.A., AR 101, AR 103, CT 181, and ID 101; for A.A.S., ID 101 and ID 103. Two hours lecture/discussion, four hours studio each week.
ID 105 INTERIORS: TECH DRAW & DRAFT 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Introduces basic drawing and drafting techniques, employed as the foundation for all graphic communications for interior designers. Three-dimensional and two-dimensional drawings, as well as freehand sketching, are incorporated in weekly projects and assignments. (R only) (CE) Two hours lecture/discussion, four hours studio each week.
ID 106 INTERIORS: ADV PRESENTATN TECH 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    The techniques of rendering the elements of an interior space and accessories in detail, including the representation of light, texture, and color using various media. (R only) PREREQUISITES: For A.A., AR 101, CT 181, and ID 101; for A.A.S., ID 101 and ID 105. One hour lecture, five hours studio each week.
ID 180 INTERIORS: COMPUTER PRES TECHQ 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Introduces computer-aided interior design drafting techniques, with emphasis on two-dimensional applications, such as floor and reflected ceiling plans, interiors elevations, furniture and equipment. Skills include plotting, storing, modifying, and producing drawings. (R only) PREREQUISITE: CT 181 or ID 105, or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 100, RD 120. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ID 211 HISTORIC INTERIORS I 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with ID 212), which may be taken in either order. Studies the development of interior decoration and domestic spaces from early Egyptian through 21st century European and American. Analyzes period design referenced to historical, geographical, and cultural influences. Explores the development of furniture, textile, wall, window, floor, ceiling treatments, and related interior accessories. ID 211 primarily covers the earliest periods and European styles. (ARTD) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
ID 212 HISTORIC INTERIORS II 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with ID 211), which may be taken in either order. Studies the development of interior decoration and domestic spaces from early Egyptian through 21st century European and American. Analyzes period design referenced to historical, geographical, and cultural influences. Explores the development of furniture, textile, wall, window, floor, ceiling treatments, and related interior accessories. ID 212 primarily covers American styles and 17th through 20th century styles. (ARTD) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
ID 221 INTERIOR DESIGN: RESIDENTIAL 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    To develop the student's concepts and ideas by designing the interior spaces of an apartment and house. Analysis of aesthetics of style, function, and space culminating in finished perspective rendering in color, floor plan, sample boards, and cost estimates. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ID 104 and ID 106. Two hours lecture/discussion, four hours studio each week.
ID 222 INT DESIGN:COMMERCIAL/CONTRACT 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    The design and planning of public interiors and commercial spaces such as offices, stores, and/or showrooms. Students learn to analyze and organize the elements of interior design and cost estimates, including the role of function and structure in space planning and lighting. Focus is on interiors systems, technical project presentations, codes, and teamwork. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ID 104 and either ID 106 or ID 180. Two hours lecture/discussion, four hours studio each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ID 231 TEXTILES: HISTORY 1 semester hour ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Introduces textiles and material used for interiors applications and their historical development. (R only) Assessment level: EN 101/101A. One hour lecture each week.
ID 232 TEXTILES: CONSTRUCTION 1 semester hour ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Covers fibers, weaves, textures, piles, dyes, printing, finishes, codes, environmental issues, and scientific testing. Each student produces a fabric swatchbook. (R only) Assessment level: EN 101/101A. One hour lecture each week; students will be required to attend trips/laboratory.
ID 233 TEXTILES: APPLICATION 1 semester hour ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Covers aesthetic application, patterns, appropriate selection, sources, and manufacturing. (R only) Assessment level: EN 101/101A. One hour lecture/discussion, two hours laboratory/studio/trips each week; students will be required to attend field trips.
ID 241 SPECIAL TOPICS INTERIOR DESIGN 1-3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    This umbrella course focuses on selected interior design topics that emerge as a result of technological change or new research emphasis, community interest, or student need. Topic may extend or specify any of the regular interior design course offerings. New topics appear each semester in the class schedule. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Depends on topic. Assessment level: Depends on topic. Minimum of 15 hours instruction for each credit hour.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ID 242 SPECIAL TOPICS INTERIOR DESIGN 1-3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    This umbrella course focuses on selected interior design topics that emerge as a result of technological change or new research emphasis, community interest, or student need. Topics may extend or specify any of the regular interior design course offerings. New topics appear each semester in the class schedule. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Depends on topic. Assessment level: Depends on topic. Minimum of 15 hours instruction for each credit hour.
ID 243 KITCHEN DESIGN 1 semester hour ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    This course provides certification education for the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD) examination. Intended for industry professionals, interior designers, contractors, architects, representatives, and builders. Students must demonstrate competency in basic comprehension of drafting skills and knowledge of space planning and design, through portfolio review and resume or previous education. Students use the "Kitchen Industry Technical Manuals." (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of interior design adviser or department. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. One hour lecture/demonstration, one hour laboratory each week.
ID 244 BATH DESIGN 1 semester hour ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    This course provides certification education for the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Certified Bath Designer (CBD) examination. Intended for industry professionals, interior designers, contractors, architects, representatives, and builders. Students must demonstrate competency in basic comprehension of drafting skills and knowledge of space planning and design, through portfolio review and resume or previous education. Students use the "Bath Industry Technical Manuals." (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of interior design adviser or department. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. One hour lecture/demonstration, one hour laboratory each week.
ID 260 BUSINESS PRACT INT DESGN 3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    The student will be exposed to the professional and business essentials necessary to conduct a successful interior design practice. Client-designer relationships, contracts, fees, and office management are covered. (R only) Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ID 261 INTERIORS: PROF PRACTM/INTRNSP 1-3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Provides work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Each student drafts a comprehensive record of the work experience and discusses it with the interior design adviser. Each student submits a descriptive paper, documenting the learning outcomes and benefits of the work, as related to the career goals and program objectives. Participation is supervised by the instructor and appropriate personnel at work. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of interior design coordinator or department. Minimum of 50 hours of work experience required per semester hour. Student may not accumulate more than 3 semester hours.
ID 262 INTERIORS: PROF EXPERIENCE 1-3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Provides work experience and field study on an actual project related to the student's curriculum. Each student drafts a comprehensive record of the work experience and discusses it with the interior design adviser. Each student submits a descriptive paper, documenting the learning outcomes and benefits of the work, as related to the career goals and program objectives. Students may receive credit by examination for work experience, as demonstrated by examination, portfolio review, resume, and employer recommendations. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of interior design coordinator or department. Minimum of 50 hours of work experience required per semester hour. Student may not accumulate more than 3 semester hours.
ID 281 INTERIORS: INDP STUDY/RESEARCH 1-3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Provides independent research and study in an area not listed among the credit courses in interior design. Individual students are tutored in specific areas (e.g., study of psychological or sociological implications of spatial interpretations); students research and record data related to a selected topic of interior design. The course culminates in the production of a research paper. Students may repeat this course to advance the previous topic or for a different topic. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of interior design coordinator or department. Minimum of 50 hours of work experience required per semester hour. Student may not accumulate more than 3 semester hours combined for ID 281 and ID 282.
ID 282 INTERIORS: ADV INDEP PROJECT 1-3 semester hours ID-Interior Design
Course Description:    Provides independent research and study in an area not listed among the credit courses in interior design. Individual students are tutored in specific areas (e.g., study of psychological or sociological implications of spatial interpretations); students research and produce a project related to a selected topic of interior design, which culminates in the production of a design project or product. Student may repeat this course provided that each time it is taken, a different project is produced, for a maximum of 3 semester hours. (R only) PREREQUISITE: Consent of interior design coordinator or department. Minimum of 50 hours of work experience required per semester hour. Students may not accumulate more than 3 semester hours combined for ID 281 and ID 282.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
IS 107X CREATING CONNECTIONS 1 semester hour IS-Interdisciplinary Studies
Course Description:    An introduction to being a successful student at Montgomery College. Intended for students enrolling at Montgomery College for the first time. Students will learn to be active participants in a class and discussion setting, with emphasis on listening skills as well as practice in reading and communicating ideas over a cross-section of disciplines. Class members will learn techniques on how to manage as students within the rules and regulations of Montgomery College, how to gain better study habits, and how to plan. Assessment levels: EL 104/EN 002, MA 091, RD 099/103. 75 minutes per week for 10 weeks or the equivalent. IS 107X is an Exploratory course, and can be offered a maximum of 3 times between Fall 2004 and Summer II 2007 on this basis.
IS 273 INTEGRATED ARTS 3 semester hours IS-Interdisciplinary Studies
Course Description:    This introductory course explores the basics in visual arts, dance, music, and theater through an exploration of representative works. It also focuses on the relationship of terms and concepts to the perceptual process and on developing both artistic and critical perception. This interdisciplinary studies course meets the integrated arts requirement of the Maryland Higher Education Commission-approved A.A.T. (ARTD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
IT 099 FUNCTIONAL SPOKN ITALIAN 3 semester hours IT-Italian
Course Description:    A beginning course in conversational Italian for travelers, students, and professionals, emphasizing pronunciation, comprehension, and the formation of spoken sentence patterns. This course provides a basis for learning and using Italian, emphasizing oral skills (listening and speaking) and limited reading and writing skills. Students are introduced to essential aspects of Italian culture. Course topics may vary. This course does not fulfill language requirements. No previous study of Italian is required. Three hours lecture each week.
IT 101 ELEMENTARY ITALIAN I 3 semester hours IT-Italian
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of Italian language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in Italian 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 Italian is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
IT 102 ELEMENTARY ITALIAN II 3 semester hours IT-Italian
Course Description:    A continuation of IT 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: IT 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
JN 099 FUNCTIONAL SPOKEN JAPANESE 3 semester hours JN-Japanese
Course Description:    A beginning course in conversational Japanese for travelers, students, and professionals, emphasizing pronunciation, comprehension, and the formation of spoken sentence patterns. This course provides a basis for learning and using Japanese, emphasizing oral skills (listening and speaking) and limited reading and writing (Katakana and Hiragana) skills. Students are introduced to essential aspects of Japanese culture. Course topics may vary. This course does not fulfill language requirements. No previous study of Japanese is required. Three hours lecture each week.
KR 101 ELEMENTARY KOREAN I 3 semester hours KR-Korean
Course Description:    A beginning language course focusing on the study of Korean language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in Korean 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 Korean is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours in the language learning laboratory. (HUMD[M]) Three hours lecture each week.
KR 102 ELEMENTARY KOREAN II 3 semester hours KR-Korean
Course Description:    A continuation of KR 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: KR 101 or consent of department. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LA 101 INTRO TO LEGAL SYSTEM 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    A general perspective of the legal system and specific information about the present and potential role of the legal assistant within that system. The following topics will be studied: operation and structures of the federal and Maryland criminal and civil systems, administrative agencies, criminal justice agencies, private law firms, public sector law offices, legal clinics, and prepaid legal plans. The principles of legal ethics will be related to the present and possible future tasks, skills, and roles of the legal assistant in each legal area. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 102 LEGAL RESEARCH 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    Focuses on the importance of legal research as a skill that is part of a legal assistant's tools. Explores the principles of an organized approach to legal research, kinds of law books, components of a law book, citations, reading and finding constitutional law, regulations, case law, and statutory law. Students will read and brief statutes and cases. In learning various legal research tools, students will use indexes, digests, Shepard's citators, and treatises to establish authority to support a position. Other sources of research include federal and state codes, reports, and administrative regulations. A brief survey of international and foreign law will also be included. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) PREREQUISITE: LA 101. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 103 LEGAL WRITING 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    Concentrated study of the language, format, and content of legal writings. Emphasis on the techniques of legal composition, including understanding the role of key facts; narrowing issues; applying relevant law, citations, and other appropriate information; and organizing the materials and writing them in clear, concise style. Practice in applying these techniques to writing interoffice memoranda, letters, and legal instruments and pleadings. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) PREREQUISITES: LA 101 and evidence of keyboarding skill of 35 wam or enrollment in CA 101. Three hours lecture each week.
LA 104 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICAT 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    To increase awareness of the factors underlying effective communication with the legal setting. Skills in interviewing, listening, and investigation will be systematically developed. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LA 110 MARYLAND CONTRACT LAW 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    This course focuses on the common law of contracts and sales. Emphasis is placed on the elements of a contract, the types of sales, and the legal consequences as a result of a contract or sale. Students will become familiar with the negotiation of a contract, creation of a sale, and the interpretation of the relevant laws. Students will be required to draft several contracts and sales agreements according to the laws of Maryland and the Uniform Commercial Code. Includes the paralegal's role in assisting attorneys in contract review. (G and TP only) (CE: TP)Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 114 DOMESTIC RELATIONS 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    A practical course in the law and the practice of domestic relations law in Maryland. Instruction includes a description of the process through which a divorce action flows from the attorney's office through the courts. The special pleadings and documents to be prepared for the courts, the agreements to be drawn between the parties, the grounds for divorce and separation, and the defenses are presented. The property rights of the parties are examined including alimony, custody, and child support. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 116 REAL PROPERTY 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    Designed to provide students with the basic concepts of real property and to enable them to perform duties relating to real property in a legal office. Students will have practice in drafting and recording the documents related to the transfer of real property title as well as practice in completing a title search under supervision and identifying possible title defects. The student will also have practice in preparing settlement sheets and assembling all the documents necessary for the closing procedure. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 118 CIVIL LITIGATION 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    A practical course in the processes through which a civil lawsuit and a criminal prosecution advance from the lowest through the highest courts in Maryland. The instruction includes a description of the Maryland court system, the lawyer's tools, the stages of a lawsuit, and the participation of the legal assistant at every stage of the proceeding in the lawyer's office and in court. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LA 120 WILLS AND ESTATES 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    A practical course in the drafting of wills and probating of estates in Maryland. The instruction includes a description of the process through which an estate flows from the attorney's office through the courts. The documents to be prepared for the courts and the mechanics of probating the estate will be covered. Tax consequences will be discussed. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 122 LAW OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    A study of the principles of law office administration including organizational structures, law office personnel, systems approach, equipment, timekeeping, bookkeeping and accounting practices, indexing and filing, calendar and monitor systems, library and retrieval systems, the office manual, and the law office layout. Students will complete practical problems in several areas. Major emphasis will be on the development and use of systems in the law office, with the expectation of increasing efficiency and reducing legal costs. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 125 INTRO CORP LAW/PRACTICE 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    A practical course on the law and practice of corporate law in Maryland. Instruction includes the forms of business enterprise: sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporations; an introduction to the legal and financial aspects of business; and the formation, alteration, and dissolution of corporations. Students will prepare documents and analyze situations that commonly arise in corporate practice. The course will consider financial and business aspects of corporate law. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) PREREQUISITE: LA 101. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
LA 210 TORTS 3 semester hours LA-Paralegal Studies (Legal Asst)
Course Description:    This course concentrates on civil wrong. Students will become familiar with the standard of conduct required in various transactions and the remedies as a result of the breach of required standards. Students will learn how specific acts interfere with family relationships and business relationships. (G and TP only) (CE: TP) PREREQUISITE: LA 101. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LN 101 INTRO TO LANDSCAPE TECH 2 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    A general introduction to the horticultural industry including nurseries, landscape establishment and maintenance, interior landscapes, lawn establishment and management, arboriculture, and landscape design. Guest speakers present a general survey of the major fields of the industry as well as potential job opportunities in those fields. Topics include basic concepts in plant growth, morphology, physiology, sexual and asexual plant propagation, plant nutrient requirements, and fertilizer sources. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture each week.
LN 108 PLANT MATERIALS I 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Identification and uses of deciduous plant material commonly used in the landscape in Maryland and surrounding states for residential and commercial plantings. Emphasis on native and non-native deciduous trees and shrubs. Plant heights, shapes, seasonal interest, flower time, colors, fruiting characteristics, and other landscape characteristics are covered. This course is intended to prepare the student to make appropriate selection of plant materials for particular landscape situations. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 109 PLANT MATERIALS II 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Identification and uses of evergreen plant material commonly used in the landscapes of Maryland and surrounding states. Evergreens with outstanding qualities that are not commonly used and that are recent plant introductions will also be covered. The course will emphasize native and non-native evergreen shrubs, trees, ground covers, and vines. Evergreen plant heights, shapes, colors, seed pod characteristics, and bark patterns will be covered. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 110 HERBACEOUS PLANT MATERIALS 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    This course, designed to help students make appropriate selections for landscaping situations, identifies and examines herbaceous plant material commonly used in residential and commercial landscaping, with an emphasis on annuals, perennials, and ornamental grasses. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LN 115 WATER GARDEN MGMT 2 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    This course, a comprehensive survey directed toward planning, installing, and maintaining water gardens, examines construction materials and techniques. Topics also include the study of aquatic plants--their propagation, culture, and function in the aquatic ecosystem--and the selection and care of ornamental fish and scavengers. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 118 LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Landscape management skills in site preparation and modification for landscape planting. Handling of balled and burlapped plant stock and container nursery stock in the transplanting process. Evaluating the soils of planting sites. Study of fertility practices, drainage problems, use and limitations of soil amendments, methods for selecting healthy plant material, pruning techniques, mulch materials, and chemical and nonchemical methods of weed control. Understanding the job estimating process. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 120 LANDSCAPE GRAPHICS 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    This course in landscape design is for beginning students who wish to develop the graphic skills necessary to prepare planting designs and construction drawings for presentations to clients and for construction implementation. Topics include site analysis, conceptual design, schematic design, working drawings, and construction details. Students will prepare colored site plans and basic three-dimensional drawings. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week
LN 130 LANDSCAPE DESIGN 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    A continuation of LN 120, focusing on the fundamental concepts of landscape design. Students will be introduced to the principles of residential landscape architecture, including planning, form composition, design development, and client presentations. The proper and effective use of plant and landscape materials in developing designs and graphics for both formal and informal landscapes will be emphasized. (G only) PREREQUISITE: LN 120 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LN 190 PESTICIDE USE & SAFETY 2 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    This course prepares the horticultural professional for the examination for pesticide application certification. Course content includes principles of pest control, pesticides, laws and regulations, pesticide labeling, pesticides and human health, personal protective equipment, pesticides and the environment, handling pesticides, pesticide emergencies, and pesticide alternatives. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture each week.
LN 204 LANDSCAPE CONST METHOD/EST 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    This course is designed to provide an overview of landscape construction detail and design and its importance and value for successful implementation of landscape planning. Course content includes design and site factors, regulations and conventions, construction features and materials, design development, wood and masonry construction, and cost estimating. (G only) PREREQUISITE: LN 130 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 209 INT & GREENHOUSE PLANTS 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Introduction to the interior plant industry. Uses of plants in interior landscape. Greenhouse growing of foliage and flowering plant material. Interior plant identification, adaptability to interior situations. Cultural characteristics and specific problems. Greenhouse structures, equipment used in greenhouse plant production, and propagation and growing of greenhouse crops. Fertilizer schedules, irrigation methods and equipment, methods of influencing flowering and plant height to enhance marketing of the plants. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 215 PEST MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Identification of insects, mites, and other arthropods attacking landscapes, nursery plants, and greenhouse crops. Topics include life cycles of plant-damaging insects/mites and identification of commonly attacked plant materials; integrated pest management control options; pesticide uses and limitations; pesticide safety, equipment, and application methods. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LN 222 TURFGRASS MGMT 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Management of turfgrass with respect to residential, commercial, and athletic field lawn care. Emphasis on the use of the newest and most adaptable turfgrass varieties for minimum insect and disease problems. Turfgrass establishment procedures, lawn maintenance schedules, renovation procedures, pest control methods, and weed control options will be covered. Laboratory assignments will include identification of grass species, weeds, and turf insects. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 223 DISEASES ORNAMENTAL PLANTS 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Identification of pathogenic diseases and nonpathogenic problems affecting landscapes, nursery plants, and greenhouse crops. Topics include life cycles of plant-damaging pathogens and identification of commonly attacked plant materials; integrated pest management control options; and pesticide uses and limitations. Diagnostic skills will be developed to enable the student to identify the causal organism of a particular plant disease. (G only) PREREQUISITE: LN 108 or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 225 NURSERY MANAGEMENT 3 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Practical aspects of operating a commercial landscape nursery. Production of ornamental trees, shrubs, and ground covers. Operation of container stock nursery, retail nursery, field-grown nursery operation, and wholesale nursery operation. Management practices in nursery development and organization. Techniques and equipment utilized in digging, holding, packaging, overwintering, and shipping of nursery stock. Field trips to selected horticultural industries. (G only) Assessment level: RD 099/103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
LN 280 LANDSCAPE TECH INTERNSHIP 2 semester hours LN-Landscape Technology
Course Description:    Students will design, with guidance from an instructor, an individual career work experience in the horticulture or turfgrass industry. The intent is to give students an appropriate work experience that will expand their knowledge and aid them in making career decisions. (G only) PREREQUISITE: Completion of 16 semester hours of landscape technology courses or consent of department. Six hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
LR 110 FUND OF LIBRARY RESEARCH 1 semester hour LR-Library
Course Description:    An introduction to library organization and resources, including experience in analyzing and using reference books and bibliographic tools. Emphasis will be placed on developing techniques for effective research. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours laboratory each week.
LT 101 ELEMENTARY LATIN I 3 semester hours LT-Latin
Course Description:    First of two related courses (with LT 102). A foundation for reading, writing, and understanding of the Latin language. Includes the structure, grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of Latin. Students will read and translate Latin texts. (HUMD[M]) Three hours each week.
LT 102 ELEMENTARY LATIN II 3 semester hours LT-Latin
Course Description:    Second of two related courses (with LT 101, which must be taken first). A foundation for reading, writing, and understanding of the Latin language. Includes the structure, grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of Latin. Students will read and translate Latin texts. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITE: LT 101. Three hours each week.
MA 090 PREALGEBRA No Credit MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    For students who need a review of the fundamentals of arithmetic and have never had algebra. Emphasis throughout this review will be on word problems. Basic algebra topics, including signed numbers, positive integer exponents, polynomials, linear equations, and graphing of linear equations, will be presented. Passing the MA 090 Competency Exam is required for successful completion of this course. Assessment level: RD 099/103. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to three semester hours. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
MA 090A PREALGEBRA No Credit MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    For students who need a review of the fundamentals of arithmetic and have never had algebra. Emphasis throughout this review will be on word problems. Basic algebra topics, including signed numbers, positive integer exponents, polynomials, linear equations, and graphing of linear equations, will be presented. Passing the MA 090 Competency Exam is required for successful completion of this course. PREREQUISITE: Strongly recommended for students who are repeating MA 090 or appropriate score on the math assessment test. Assessment level: RD 099/103. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week.
MA 091 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA No Credit MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    A presentation of the basic concepts of algebra: linear equations in one and two variables including systems and graphing, linear inequalities, literal equations, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring, quadratic equations, and simple rational expressions. Applications are included throughout the course. PREREQUISITE: A grade of A, B, C, or S in MA 090, appropriate score on the mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Assessment level: RD 099/103. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to three semester hours. Three hours each week.
MA 091A ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA No Credit MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    A presentation of the basic concepts of algebra: linear equations in one and two variables including systems and graphing, linear inequalities, literal equations, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring quadratic equations, and simple rational expressions. Applications are included throughout the course. PREREQUISITE: A grade of A, B, C, or S in MA 090, appropriate score on the mathematics assessment test; or consent of department. Strongly recommended for students who have earned a grade of C in MA 090 or who have never taken an algebra course or who are repeating MA 091. Assessment level: RD 099/103. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week.
MA 091D BEGINNING ALGEBRA No Credit MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    For students who need a review of arithmetic of nonnegative numbers and a thorough introduction to signed numbers and the basics of algebra. These basics will include polynomials, factoring, algebraic fractions, linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, graphing, rational exponents, quadratic equations, and word problems related to all algebra skills. Assessment level: RD 099/103. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
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MA 100 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA 3 semester hours MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    Development of mathematical concepts intended to prepare students for a mathematics foundation course. Algebraic, graphical, numerical, and verbal approaches in working with a variety of functions and their applications, including linear, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Systems of equation. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 091, MA 091A, or MA 091D; or appropriate score on the mathematics assessment test; or consent of department. Assessment level: RD 120 or equivalent. Three hours each week.
MA 100D FUNDAMENTALS OF ALGEBRA 3 semester hours MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    A presentation of the fundamentals of elementary and intermediate algebra, all utilizing a graphical point of view. Includes fundamentals of algebraic manipulation such as factoring, rational expressions, roots and radicals, absolute value, exponents, and logarithms together with an introductory study of equations, inequalities, systems, and functions involving linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic. Designed for students able to accelerate their preparation for additional mathematics course work. Prepares the student for courses designated in General Education requirements. PREREQUISITE: Appropriate score on mathematics placement tests or a grade of A in MA 090, and previous exposure to concepts of elementary algebra, or consent of department. Assessment level: RD 120. For computation of tuition, this course is equivalent to five semester hours. Five hours each week.
MA 102 INTRO TO TRIGONOMETRY 1 semester hour MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    Right triangle trigonometry and applications. Graphs and equations involving sine, cosine, tangent, and related basic concepts. PREREQUISITE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MA 100, appropriate score on mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Assessment level: RD 120 or equivalent. Two hours each week for seven weeks or three hours each week for five weeks.
MA 110 SURVEY OF COLLEGE MATH 3 semester hours MA-Mathematics
Course Description:    A general college mathematics course whose topics include linear equations, matrix algebra, linear programming, probability, Markov chains, and mathematics of finance. The applications are primarily from business, economics, and the life sciences. Emphasis is on developing, analyzing, and interpreting mathematical models. (MATF) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 100, appropriate score on mathematics assessment test, or consent of department. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available    (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)    G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
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