Spring 2018
Program Course # Section Title Seats Available Day & Time
UMD - Public Health Science Program ENGL 395 SG91 Writing for Health Professions 3 Tu 12:30 pm-1:45 pm
Prerequisites

ENGL101

Description

Focus on accommodating technical material and empirical studies to lay audiences, and helping writers to achieve stylistic flexibility and correctness.

UMBC - HIST HIST 303 2 The Second World War 0 MW 10:30 -11:45 am
Prerequisites

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

Description

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

UMBC - PSYC PSYC 342 2 The Psychology of Aggression and Antisocial Behavior (HYBRID) 5 Th 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Prerequisites

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

Description

Topics include theories of violence and aggression; the classification, treatment and modification of anti-social behavior; and the development of conscience and pro-social behavior.

UMD - Criminology & Criminal Justice Program CCJS 498Y SG91 The Intersection of Crime and the Media 3 W 3:30-6:00 pm
Prerequisites

One other completed CCJS course

Description

This course examines how crime is covered by the news media and portrayed in the entertainment industry. The impacts that media analysis and portrayal have on the justice system will be analyzed. The perceived statistics on crime based on media coverage will be compared to actual statistics.

UMBC - HIST HIST 301 1 The American City 0 TuTh 2:00 -3:15 pm
Prerequisites

none

Description

This course will introduce you to the historyof America’s cities, from the colonial period to the late twentieth century, locating urban forms in their visual, social, political, and symbolic contexts.The readings draw onthe work of historians, architectural historians, and urban theorists and planners,and will broaden yourknowledge of the major transformations of American urban life.

UMD - Public Health Science Program MIEH 321 SG91 Syphilis to SARS: Climate Change Development and Emergence of Infectious Diseases 3 T 6:00-8:30 pm
Prerequisites

None

Description

Syphilis to SARS will examine the influences of environmental factors, economic development, migration, and land use changes on emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases. Population growth, development, and climate change are impacting natural reservoirs of infectious diseases and how they transmit through human populations. The course will look at both historical accounts and newly emerging and reemerging diseases including influenza as examples of our role in altering the diseases that threaten us. We will also critically evaluate how the issues are portrayed in news and entertainment media and controversy about the ethics of research on deadly viruses.

UB - Health Systems Management (U) HSMG 302 SG1 Statistics for Health Management 3 Sa 12:30-4:15 pm
Prerequisites

None

Description

An introduction to the purposes and practices of statistical analysis in the health management sector. Students evaluate data analysis as presented in health management literature. Students also learn to distinguish between information based upon speculation, intuition and wishful thinking and that based upon systematic analysis of data.

UB - Health Systems Management (G) HSMG 711 SG1 Special Topics: Crisis Management 3 Sa 12:30-4:15 pm
Prerequisites

None

Description

This course will cover specific topics, issues and trends in health management that would be of mutual interest to faculty and students alike. This course may substitute for HSMG 753: Policy Issues in Health Care.

UMBC - PSYC PSYC 370 1 Sensation and Perception (HYBRID) 0 W 2:30-3:34 pm
Prerequisites

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

Description

An examination of basic phenomena in sensory psychophysics and perception. Anatomy and physiology of sensory systems, methodological issues and perceptual theories are considered.

UB - Health Systems Management (G) HSMG 632 SG1 Quantitative Tools for Health Systems Management I 3 Sa 8:00- 11:45 am
Prerequisites

Certified intermediate level in Excel /completion of the spreadsheet module offered in the UB HSMG program.

Description

Provides a broad overview of biostatistical methods, concepts and reasoning as applied to decisions in health systems management. Pre-Req: Certification of intermediate level in Excel; or satisfactory completion of the spreadsheet module offered in the HSMG program at UB.

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