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ACCT-301 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I (3)

A study of financial accounting ­standard setting, the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, balance sheet and income statement ­presentations, revenue and expense ­recognition, and accounting for current assets, and current liabilities. Prerequisite: ACCT 202 with a minimum grade of C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 319 Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 510


ACCT-302 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (3)

A continuation of the study of ­financial accounting standards with emphasis on accounting for investments, dilutive securities, long-term liabilities, fixed assets, intangible assets, stockholders’ equity, and earnings per share. Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a minimum grade of C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 219 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 511


ACCT-302 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (3)

A continuation of the study of ­financial accounting standards with emphasis on accounting for investments, dilutive securities, long-term liabilities, fixed assets, intangible assets, stockholders’ equity, and earnings per share. Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a minimum grade of C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
HN1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
BC 223 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 511


ACCT-310 INTERMED ACCOUNTING III (3)

The third course in a three-course sequence for accounting majors. A comprehensive view of financial accounting concepts and principles, an intensive look at the nature and determination of the major financial statements, and an examination of current accounting practice, theory, and literature of computerized and non-computerized ­systems. Topics include income taxes, pensions and post-retirement benefits, leases, accounting changes, error analysis and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: ACCT 302 or equivalent with a minimum grade of B-

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 205 Gregory Gaynor

Cross Listed with ACCT 513


ACCT-317 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3)

A study of fundamental accounting system concepts, the technology of accounting systems, file processing and data bases, the utilization of accounting ­system technology, accounting system applications, the internal control of accounting information, and the development and operation of accounting systems. Projects use manual and computer-based transaction processing systems. Prerequisite: Prior or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 301.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 WEB WEB Alberto Bento

Cross Listed with ACCT 752


ACCT-401 AUDITING (3)

A study of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and other standards. Topics covered include professional standards, professional ethics, audit planning, internal control, audit evidence, completing the audit, audit reports and standards for different assurance and non-assurance services. Prerequisites: Acct 302 with a minimium grade of B- / Merrick School of Business student or by permission of the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 207 Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 512


ACCT-402 Seminar in Assurance Services (3)

A study of auditing and other assurance services with an emphasis on the world of auditing that exists outside of the college textbook. Special emphasis is given to legal liability, statistical sampling, audits of SEC registrants, research using the AICPA auditing database, and other assurance services. A case study approach is used to attempt to create a realistic view of how an auditor organizes and carries out an audit examination. Prerequisite: OPRE 202 and ACCT 401 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 323 Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 740


ACCT-403 Advanced Financial Reporting (3)

A study of business combinations and the preparation of consolidated financial statements for consolidated enterprises, fund-type accounting for governmental units and not-for-profit entities, accounting for partnerships, and accounting for multi-national enterprises. Prerequisite: ACCT 302 or equivalent with a minimum grade of B-.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 235 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 755


ACCT-497 SPECIAL TOPIC: (3)

The accounting faculty, from time to time, offer an opportunity to integrate new material into the undergraduate program reflecting changes in the field and in the educational needs of students. Prerequisites: ACCT 202 or equivalent with a grade of C or better or instructor permission.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
HB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 225 William Bavis

Cross Listed with ACCT 601


ACCT-510 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I (3)

A study of financial accounting standard-setting, the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, balance sheet and income statement presentations, revenue and expense recognition, and accounting for current assets and current liabilities. Prerequisite: ACCT 505 or equivalent.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 319 Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 301


ACCT-511 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (3)

A continuation of ACCT 510 with emphasis on accounting for investments, dilutive securities, long-term liabilities, fixed assets, intangible assets, stockholders’ equity and earnings per share. Graduate equivalent of ACCT 302. prerequisite: ACCT 510 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
BC 223 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 302


ACCT-511 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (3)

A continuation of ACCT 510 with emphasis on accounting for investments, dilutive securities, long-term liabilities, fixed assets, intangible assets, stockholders’ equity and earnings per share. Graduate equivalent of ACCT 302. prerequisite: ACCT 510 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB2 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 219 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 302


ACCT-512 AUDITING ACCOUNTING SYSTEM (3)

A study of generally accepted auditing standards with emphasis on professional standards, planning, internal control, audit evidence, audit sampling and standard reports for the various attestation functions. Also includes fundamental accounting systems, accounting system applications, the internal control of accounting information, the development and operation of accounting systems and methods for auditing computerized accounting systems. prerequisite: ACCT 511 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 207 Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 401


ACCT-513 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III / ADVANCED ACCOUNTING (3)

A continuation of ACCT 510 and ACCT 511. Topics include leases, pensions, error correction, accounting changes, accounting for income taxes, statement of cash flows and foreign currency transactions and translations. Also includes the study of business combinations and the preparation of consolidated financial statements, fund accounting for governmental units and other nonprofit organizations and accounting for partnerships. prerequisite: ACCT 511 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 205 Gregory Gaynor

Cross Listed with ACCT 310


ACCT-601 FORENSIC ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES (3)

Provides an overview of the field of forensic accounting, focusing on the roles, responsibilities and requirements of a forensic accountant in both litigation and fraud engagements. Examines basic litigation and fraud examination theory, identifies financial fraud schemes, explores the legal framework for damages and fraud and damage assessments and methodologies, and reviews earning management and financial reporting fraud. Other topics include computer forensics and corporate governance and ethics. Actual litigation and fraud cases are used to highlight the evolving roles of forensic accounting. ACCT 505 or equivalent.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
HB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 225 William Bavis

Cross Listed with ACCT 497


ACCT-740 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ASSURANCE SERVICES (3)

A study of the application of generally accepted auditing standards to auditing practice issues, of academic and practitioner research, of internal auditing, of EDP auditing and of governmental auditing issues. prerequisite: ACCT 512 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 323 Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 402


ACCT-752 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS (3)

Covers current and emerging trends, technologies and practices in accounting systems. Topics include accounting software for specific industries, the evaluation of accounting software, electronic data interchange, client/server and other accounting systems, work flow and technology, decision support and expert accounting systems, auditing computer-based accounting systems, analyzing benefits and costs, implementation issues and research in accounting systems. Projects require the use of advanced transaction processing systems and database software. prerequisite: ACCT 512 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 WEB WEB Alberto Bento

Cross Listed with ACCT 317


ACCT-755 GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING (3)

An advanced study of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures of governmental units and not-for-profit organizations, emphasizing current issues, external financial reporting and the relevant authoritative accounting pronouncements. Topics include characteristics and types of not-for-profit organizations, accounting and reporting entity, fund accounting, budgetary accounts, contributions received and made, investments and the encumbrance system. prerequisite: ACCT 511 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 235 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 403


APPL-604 INTERVIEWING (3)

The interview as an informational, research and clinical tool. Interview formats and their construction, as well as the skills required for their utilization, are reviewed. The relationship of the interview to other information-gathering procedures is considered. Lab fee required. Prerequisite:This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 210 John Gasparini

Cross Listed with PSYC 355


APPL-608 APPLIED ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES (3)

Exploration of current procedures employed in the evaluation of behavior. Attention to the observation and interpretation of behavioral information and its relationship to choice of assessment procedures. Representative measures of intelligence, achievement, aptitude, personality and psychological motor functioning are reviewed. Lab fee required. Prerequisite:This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 403 Thomas Tsuji

Cross Listed with PSYC 405


APPL-614 COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Provides an introduction to the central concepts, strategies, findings and values of community psychology to help students develop broader perspectives on individual and community functioning and well-being. Explores the interdependence of individuals and their communities and environments, with foci on social issues and policies, underserved and marginalized groups, social justice and social change, and prevention of social and mental health problems. Major emphasis is on research and interventions at the level of small groups, organizations, institutions and communities to reduce stress, enhance quality of life, prevent emotional and behavioral disorders, and empower individuals and their communities. Prerequisite:This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Michele Crisafulli

Cross Listed with PSYC 380


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Experience in the application of behavioral change methods and skills in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site director, and 2) attends scheduled group supervision meetings on campus several times during the course of the semester. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee may be required. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward the degree. Eligible for continuing studies grade. Prerequisites: permission of instructor prior to registration and APPL 602, 605, 606 and 610. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
085 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LC 213 Katharine Shaffer

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Experience in the application of behavioral change methods and skills in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site director, and 2) attends scheduled group supervision meetings on campus several times during the course of the semester. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee may be required. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward the degree. Eligible for continuing studies grade. Prerequisites: permission of instructor prior to registration and APPL 602, 605, 606 and 610. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 213 Elaine Johnson

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Experience in the application of behavioral change methods and skills in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site director, and 2) attends scheduled group supervision meetings on campus several times during the course of the semester. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee may be required. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward the degree. Eligible for continuing studies grade. Prerequisites: permission of instructor prior to registration and APPL 602, 605, 606 and 610. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
186 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 319 Courtney Gasser

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Experience in the application of behavioral change methods and skills in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site director, and 2) attends scheduled group supervision meetings on campus several times during the course of the semester. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee may be required. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward the degree. Eligible for continuing studies grade. Prerequisites: permission of instructor prior to registration and APPL 602, 605, 606 and 610. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
187 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Katharine Shaffer

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703, Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and integrate counseling skills in campus or community settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credit taken. Course meets professional counselor licensure requirements for field experience in counseling. prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
085 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LC 213 Katharine Shaffer

Cross Listed with APPL 703


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703, Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and integrate counseling skills in campus or community settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credit taken. Course meets professional counselor licensure requirements for field experience in counseling. prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 213 Elaine Johnson

Cross Listed with APPL 703


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703, Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and integrate counseling skills in campus or community settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credit taken. Course meets professional counselor licensure requirements for field experience in counseling. prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
186 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 319 Courtney Gasser

Cross Listed with APPL 703


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703, Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and integrate counseling skills in campus or community settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credit taken. Course meets professional counselor licensure requirements for field experience in counseling. prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director. This course is open only to the following majors: Applied Psychology or Certificate in Professional Counseling Studies. Other majors may take this course with departmental permission only.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
187 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Katharine Shaffer

Cross Listed with APPL 703


BIOL-111 HUMAN BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Provides an overview of the structure and essential processes of the human body, including digestion, blood circulation, and the brain and senses. Human evolution, reproduction, early development and aging, and immunity to disease are discussed. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. It includes exercises and experiments dealing with light microscopy, cell biology, genetics, and human anatomy and physiology. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 236 Laura Riley

Cross Listed with BIOL 111


BIOL-111 HUMAN BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Provides an overview of the structure and essential processes of the human body, including digestion, blood circulation, and the brain and senses. Human evolution, reproduction, early development and aging, and immunity to disease are discussed. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. It includes exercises and experiments dealing with light microscopy, cell biology, genetics, and human anatomy and physiology. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
002 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 236 Laura Riley

Cross Listed with BIOL 111


BIOL-111 HUMAN BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Provides an overview of the structure and essential processes of the human body, including digestion, blood circulation, and the brain and senses. Human evolution, reproduction, early development and aging, and immunity to disease are discussed. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. It includes exercises and experiments dealing with light microscopy, cell biology, genetics, and human anatomy and physiology. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
003 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Friday
11:00 AM-1:30 PM
AC 236 Laura Riley

Cross Listed with BIOL 111


BIOL-111 HUMAN BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Provides an overview of the structure and essential processes of the human body, including digestion, blood circulation, and the brain and senses. Human evolution, reproduction, early development and aging, and immunity to disease are discussed. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. It includes exercises and experiments dealing with light microscopy, cell biology, genetics, and human anatomy and physiology. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
004 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Friday
11:00 AM-1:30 PM
AC 236 Laura Riley

Cross Listed with BIOL 111


BIOL-121 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Introduction to the diversity of life on Earth. Cell structure, reproduction and chemistry are discussed. Provides an overview of the evolution, physiology and ecology of animals, plants and microbial life, including the impact of human behavior on ecosystems. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. Laboratory exercises and experiments include an introduction to light microscopy; cell division; genetics; cellular respiration; photosynthesis; environmental science; and the examination of bacterial, botanical and zoological specimens. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 234 Lindsy Boateng

Cross Listed with BIOL 121


BIOL-121 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Introduction to the diversity of life on Earth. Cell structure, reproduction and chemistry are discussed. Provides an overview of the evolution, physiology and ecology of animals, plants and microbial life, including the impact of human behavior on ecosystems. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. Laboratory exercises and experiments include an introduction to light microscopy; cell division; genetics; cellular respiration; photosynthesis; environmental science; and the examination of bacterial, botanical and zoological specimens. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 234 Lindsy Boateng

Cross Listed with BIOL 121


BIOL-121 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Introduction to the diversity of life on Earth. Cell structure, reproduction and chemistry are discussed. Provides an overview of the evolution, physiology and ecology of animals, plants and microbial life, including the impact of human behavior on ecosystems. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. Laboratory exercises and experiments include an introduction to light microscopy; cell division; genetics; cellular respiration; photosynthesis; environmental science; and the examination of bacterial, botanical and zoological specimens. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
103 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 408 Lindsy Boateng

Cross Listed with BIOL 121


BIOL-121 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

Introduction to the diversity of life on Earth. Cell structure, reproduction and chemistry are discussed. Provides an overview of the evolution, physiology and ecology of animals, plants and microbial life, including the impact of human behavior on ecosystems. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the design, practice and reporting of science. Laboratory exercises and experiments include an introduction to light microscopy; cell division; genetics; cellular respiration; photosynthesis; environmental science; and the examination of bacterial, botanical and zoological specimens. Laboratory fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
104 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 408 Lindsy Boateng

Cross Listed with BIOL 121


CMAT-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

ECOTRAUMA

Analysis of the patterns and conventions of a specific type of media program (e.g., Western, science fiction, situation comedy), media artist (e.g., Hitchcock, Allen, Capra) or style (e.g., film noir). Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Laboratory fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LAP 308 Christopher Justice

Cross Listed with ENGL 333


CMAT-369 DIGITAL VIDEO (3)

The use of portable video equipment for producing location and small-studio nonbroadcast presentations and the planning and management of industrial video facilities. The production context is emphasized with special attention given to public-access cable, corporate and institutional uses of video. Laboratory fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with PBDS 602


CMAT-451 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (3)

Development of communication technologies, from mechanical, electrical, and wired to digital, wireless, and interactive. The course will keep students abreast of current practices, evolution and changes in interpersonal, mass and social media, focusing on technical development, economic and political factors, potential applications and societal impact.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 305 Stephanie Gibson

Cross Listed with HIST 477


CMAT-456 MULTIMEDIA DESIGN AND PRODUCTION (3)

The conceptualization and production of multimedia design. After studying the fundamentals of interactivity, students learn to digitize sound and video, integrate these elements with graphic design and written text, develop prototypes and examine various interactive software applications. Application of problem-solving techniques to the corporate environment and media applications. Laboratory fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 205 Thomas O'Donnell

Cross Listed with PBDS 671


CMAT-457 ADVANCED PRINT DESIGN (3)

An advanced design course emphasizing the integration of typography and images in a series of projects of moderate and increasing complexity. Building on the foundation learned in CMAT 357, this course will focus on critical thinking and execution of ideas for a variety of audiences. Prerequisite: CMAT 357. Laboratory Fee.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Jeanne Fountain

Cross Listed with PBDS 615


CMAT-459 ADVANCED DIGITAL DESIGN (3)

This course buids upon the skills and fundamental Web design concepts introduced in CMAT 358 Digital Design. Studentw will learn advanced standards techniques and design skills and strategies for building complex websites and mobile applications. prerequisite : CMAT 358 Digital Design. Laboratory Fee.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB David Patschke

Cross Listed with PBDS 660


CMAT-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNICATIONS (3)

20 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE

Intensive exploration of communication-related topics that are of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The topic for study appears in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Laboratory fee required. prerequisite: determined by topic

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5W1 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 WEB WEB Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with PBDS 753


CNCM-513 NEGOTIATIONS:THEORY AND PRACTICE (3)

NEGOTIATIONS THEORY & PRACTICE

Introduces the theory and practice of negotiations and explores various models of negotiation and bargaining, highlighting similarities and differences in the models and methods of negotiation. Covers various stages of negotiation, from pre-negotiation to negotiation proper to post-settlement negotiation, and emphasizes the development of skills through the use of role plays to enable the student to apply theory to cases.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 112 Verna Jones

Cross Listed with MGMT 625


CNCM-620 SPECIAL TOPICS: (3)

SUSTAINBILITY & DIVERSITY

Explores topics in the field of negotiations and conflict management. Topics vary according to student interest and faculty member specialization. Course may be repeated for credit when topic differs. prerequisites (if any): to be determined by instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
501 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 TBA Room TBD Darien Ripple

Cross Listed with PHIL 497


CNCM-790 INTERNSHIP (3)

Gives students a clinical, hands-on experience to support both their classroom learning and their career goals. Provides the opportunity to use and further develop applied conflict management skills, apply theory and research skills to the practice environment and network with conflict management professionals. Eligible for continuing studies (CS) grade; otherwise grading is pass/fail. prerequisite: completion of a minimum of 30 credits required for degree program

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 252 Ivan Sheehan

Cross Listed with GAHS 760


COSC-151 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING I (3)

A fundamental programming course focused on developing computational skills in problem-solving, algorithm development and program design, and principles of good programming. Topics include program flowcharting, pseudo-coding, input / output techniques, control structures, data types, modularization, procedures and file handling. A high-level programming language will be introduced and used throughout the course to supplement the theoretical foundations. prerequisite: none

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 216 Leonard Mayfield III

Cross Listed with INSS 209


COSC-430 LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGH TECHNOLOGY CRIME (3)

Examines the general regulations, general and computer-related law, and ethics and business policies, associated with high technology crime. Areas of major focus include description of legal issues facing management and administration, traditional search and seizure as well as privacy issues, manager and supervisor responsibilities, criminal issues and definitions, chain of custody and ethical considerations. Problem-oriented course that focuses on applying the holdings of cases and analyses of statutes to different criminal fact patterns. prerequisite : none

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 201 Patricia Hall

Cross Listed with FSCS 601


COSC-477 COMMUNITY -FOCUSED GAME DESIGN (3)

Students collaborate with the community to build a game focused on solving a problem or addressing a community need. Possible projects can incorporate a range of digital and communication skill sets and might include physical games (card,board), alternate or augmented reality, browser-based games, simulations or other forms as appropriate to the project. Lab fee required. prerequisite: COSC 150

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
SG1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
III-2219 Elka Cahn

Cross Listed with COSC 499


COSC-499 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1 - 3)

The pursuit of independent study under the supervision of a full-time faculty member. The number of credits to be earned is determined by the supervising faculty member before the study begins. Students may earn up to 3 credits for this independent study. Laboratory fee required. prerequisite: varies; see class schedule or instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
SG1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
III-2219 Elka Cahn

Cross Listed with COSC 477


CRJU-400 A DIALOGUE WITH A VICTIM (3)

Provides a critical and in-depth review of some of the communication barriers criminal justice personnel will encounter when interacting with victims and witnesses in the course of an investigation. Particular attention is spent critically examining the competing narratives (e.g., individual, professional, personal, cultural) that often present when interviewing a victim/ witness, and how those narratives can impede the flow of communication and the investigative process. Strategies to reduce these obstacles are explored. Prerequisite: None

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5Y1 7/10/2017 - 8/13/2017 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Heather Pfeifer

Cross Listed with CRJU 705


CRJU-464 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ISSUES (3)

GLOBAL EDUCATION

An examination of a selected topic or issue, such as women and criminal justice, private security, cirminal justice legislation, or ethical issues. The topic studied will appear in the Schedule of Classes. CRJU 464 may be repeated for credit when the topic changes. Prerequisite: CRJU 301 Social Justice in the Urban Community

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5Y1 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Tara Richards

Cross Listed with CRJU 703


CRJU-703 SEMINAR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3)

GLOBAL EDUCATION

Seminar devoted to a particular topic related to research, theory and/or applications in criminal justice. Sample topics include qualitative research in criminal justice, community crime prevention and juvenile justice history. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes. no prerequisite unless listed in schedule of classes

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5Y1 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Tara Richards

Cross Listed with CRJU 464


CRJU-705 A DIALOGUE WITH A VICTIM (3)

Provides a critical and in-depth review of some of the communication barriers criminal justice personnel encounter when interacting with victims and witnesses in the course of an investigation. Critically examines competing narratives (e.g., individual, professional, personal, cultural) often present when interviewing a victim/witness and how these narratives can impede communication flow and the investigative process. Explore strategies to reduce these obstacles. Prerequisite: None.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5Y1 7/10/2017 - 8/13/2017 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Heather Pfeifer

Cross Listed with CRJU 400


CSCE-297 TOPICS IN COMMUNITY STUDIES (1 - 3)

PLACE AND COMMUNITY

Exploration of topics in Community Studies or Civic Engagement. the actual topic of the course will appear in the schedule of classes. Prerequisite: Depends on course topic and level of difficulty.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
LC 203 Joseph Wood

Cross Listed with HIST 383


CSCE-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNITY STUDIES AND CIVIL ENGAGEMENT (3)

STRATEGIC SKILLS APPS/WRKFORCE

An examination of a selected topic or issue related to the research interests of CSCE faculty or a collaboration with a local nonprofit in a one-time community project. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Linda Garnett

Cross Listed with IDIS 498


CWPA-780 BOOK ARTS (3)

Hands-on course in which students produce a variety of small literary publications. They serve as editors and designers as well as writers. Also introduces students to book arts, teaching book structure, construction and binding. Lab fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 208 Amanda McCormick

Cross Listed with ENGL 497


ENGL-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

ECOTRAUMA

Analysis of the patterns and conventions of a specific type of media program (e.g., Western, science fiction, situation comedy), media artist (e.g., Hitchcock, Allen, Capra) or style (e.g., film noir). May be repeated for credit when the topic changes. Laboratory fee required. [HAT] [AH]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LAP 308 Christopher Justice

Cross Listed with CMAT 333


ENGL-497 TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3)

CUBA

Intensive exploration of topics in literature of mutual interest to students and faculty. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The topic studied appears under that name in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. prerequisite: none unless listed in the class schedule

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
AC 234 Diedre Badejo

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


ENGL-497 TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3)

BOOK ARTS

Intensive exploration of topics in literature of mutual interest to students and faculty. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The topic studied appears under that name in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. prerequisite: none unless listed in the class schedule

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 208 Amanda McCormick

Cross Listed with CWPA 780


ENGL-497 TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3)

CUBAN LIT. ARTS/CULTURAL HIST

Intensive exploration of topics in literature of mutual interest to students and faculty. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The topic studied appears under that name in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. prerequisite: none unless listed in the class schedule

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
501 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 TBA Room TBD Diedre Badejo

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


ENTR-460 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE (3)

Successful nonprofit organizations are consistently challenged to expand their impact, be socially responsible and fiscally accountable, and find new sources of revenue. In response, more and more organizations are discovering innovative ways to generate both financial and social returns on their investments. Students and selected nonprofits learn about successful ventures and engage in lectures and hands-on work to determine the feasibility of entrepreneurial ideas, recognize and overcome financial obstacles, and convert social venture ideas into reality. prerequisites: FIN 331 and ENTR 300 / Merrick School of Business student or by permission of instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 307 John Weiss

Cross Listed with ENTR 760


ENTR-760 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (3)

Provides a study of how successful nonprofit organizations respond to the challenges of expanding their impact, being socially responsible and fiscally accountable, and finding new sources of revenue. The course will investigate innovative ways to generate both financial and social returns on their investments. Students will engage with live social entrepreneurs to evaluate and respond to market opportunities to develop and grow social enterprises. prerequisite: FIN 505 or permission of instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 307 John Weiss

Cross Listed with ENTR 460


ENVS-221 SCIENCE OF THE ENVIRONMENT (4)

A survey of a number of scientific disciplines related to the earth’s changing environment, including geology, ecology, zoology, hydrology, climatology and chemistry. These disciplines are integrated to provide a clearer understanding of complex environmental issues, using both local and global case studies. The laboratory portion of the course investigates environmental hypotheses and theories and introduces students to the techniques of environmental data collection and analysis. Lab fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 207 Whitney Dougherty

Cross Listed with ENVS 221


ENVS-221 SCIENCE OF THE ENVIRONMENT (4)

A survey of a number of scientific disciplines related to the earth’s changing environment, including geology, ecology, zoology, hydrology, climatology and chemistry. These disciplines are integrated to provide a clearer understanding of complex environmental issues, using both local and global case studies. The laboratory portion of the course investigates environmental hypotheses and theories and introduces students to the techniques of environmental data collection and analysis. Lab fee required. [GSCI] [QQT] [BPSL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 207 Whitney Dougherty

Cross Listed with ENVS 221


FSCS-601 LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGH TECHNOLOGY CRIME (3)

Examines the general regulations, general and computer-related law, and ethics and business policies associated with high technology crime. Areas of major focus include description of legal issues facing management and administration, traditional search and seizure as well as privacy issues, manager and supervisor responsibilities, criminal issues and definitions, chain of custody and ethical considerations. Problem-oriented course that focuses on applying the holdings of cases and analyses of statutes to different criminal fact patterns. Prerequisites: None

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 201 Patricia Hall

Cross Listed with COSC 430


GAHS-760 LEADERSHIP/ FIELD PLACEMENT SEMINAR (3)

Graduate-level seminar intended to provide an opportunity to students to integrate learning from their internship/ field placement with course themes and concepts studied in the Global Affairs and Human Security program. prerequisite: permission of the program director

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 252 Ivan Sheehan

Cross Listed with CNCM 790


GVPP-297 TOPICS IN POLITICS AND POLICY (3)

IRAN IN GLOBAL CONTEXT

Exploration of topics in Politics and Policy. The actual topic of the course will appear in the schedule of classes. Prerequisite; Depends on course topic and level of difficulty.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LC 213 Joseph Wood

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


HIST-354 HISTORY OF GERMANY (3)

A study of Germany from unification to the present, with an emphasis on German politics, society and economics before 1933, the rise and fall of National Socialism, the division of Germany after World War II and the unification of Germany in 1990.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
3:30 PM-4:50 PM
BC 225 Joshua Davis

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


HIST-383 COMMUNITY HISTORY (3)

Using case studies, this course considers the history of various efforts at community-making in the United States. The role ethnicity, class, race, gender, occupation, religion, age and affinity have played in different places at different times is explored as is nostalgia’s importance to the idea of “community” as a lost quality.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
LC 203 Joseph Wood

Cross Listed with CSCE 297


HIST-477 TECHNOLOGY AND HISTORY (3)

Selected topics in the cause-and-effect relationship of technological developments on societies in various historical periods.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 305 Stephanie Gibson

Cross Listed with CMAT 451


HSER-430 FUNDRAISING AND GRANT WRITING (3)

The course will provide students with a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of fundraising and grant proposal development. The course is structured to mirror the process of fundraising management and by the end of the program participants will have developed a fundraising plan or a grant proposal for their own nonprofit, or a case study of the organization . We consider planning frameworks and a variety of conceptual tools before moving on to consider donor behavior ( the underlying psychology and sociology ) and each major form of fundraising in turn. The course will then conclude with an examination of the critical managerial and sectoral issues impacting on the fundraising function, such as campaign integration, benchmarking of performance and public trust and confidence Pre-requsite : HSER 100 and HSER 200

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 203 Marsha Koger

Cross Listed with HSAD 600


IDIA-602 GRAPHIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES (3)

Emphasizes strategies for visual problem-solving and techniques for creating comprehensive layouts using principles of design and typography. Hands-on course for students with a limited background in graphic design. Pass/fail grading. Lab fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Megan Rhee

Cross Listed with PBDS 502


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

CUBA

An interdisciplinary study of different cultures including economic, political, social and cultural systems and structures and their interrelationships. Provides an opportunity for students to compare their own culture with others through study and research. [GIK] [ELECGE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
501 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 TBA Room TBD Diedre Badejo

Cross Listed with ENGL 497


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

CUBAN LIT. ARTS/CULTURAL HIST

An interdisciplinary study of different cultures including economic, political, social and cultural systems and structures and their interrelationships. Provides an opportunity for students to compare their own culture with others through study and research. [GIK] [ELECGE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
AC 234 Diedre Badejo

Cross Listed with ENGL 497


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

HISTORY OF GERMANY

An interdisciplinary study of different cultures including economic, political, social and cultural systems and structures and their interrelationships. Provides an opportunity for students to compare their own culture with others through study and research. [GIK] [ELECGE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
002 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
3:30 PM-4:50 PM
BC 225 Joshua Davis

Cross Listed with HIST 354


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

IRAN IN GLOBAL CONTEXT

An interdisciplinary study of different cultures including economic, political, social and cultural systems and structures and their interrelationships. Provides an opportunity for students to compare their own culture with others through study and research. [GIK] [ELECGE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
005 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LC 213 Joseph Wood

Cross Listed with GVPP 297


IDIS-498 SPECIAL TOPICS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (3)

STRATEGIC SKILLS APPS/WRK FRCE

Intensive exploration of topics in interdisciplinary studies of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies depending on the interests of faculty and students. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Prerequisite: None

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Linda Garnett

Cross Listed with CSCE 497


INSS-209 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING (3)

This course develops logical and analytical thinking through basic programming concepts like looping, simple sequence, decision and branching. It also provides an exposure to algorithm development for the design of simple programs. Topics include basic concepts of data and file organization.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 216 Leonard Mayfield III

Cross Listed with COSC 151


INSS-401 INTERNET AND BUSINESS (3)

Provides an understanding of the Internet and the information superhighway through hands-on experience with the main Internet services and applications. The course also answers the questions about how to use the Internet for communications; search for free information, files, and programs; and create a presence on the Internet for individuals and businesses using hypermedia and the Web. Prerequisite: INSS 300 / Merrick School of Business student or permission of instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 WEB WEB MSB STAFF

Cross Listed with INSS 701


INSS-701 INTERNET DEVELOPMENT FOR BUSINESS (3)

Covers the issues involved with managing an organization’s website. Issues include content management, scalability, security, reliability and usability. Topics include tools and techniques for developing and managing large-scale websites, such as Dreamweaver, ColdFusion and XML. prerequisites: computer, browser and network literacy

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 WEB WEB MSB STAFF

Cross Listed with INSS 401


JPLA-498 CAPSTONE PROJECT (3)

Serves as the culmination of the student's program of study in jurisprudence and is required for all jurisprudence majors. Students consult with the instructor or another faculty member with relevant expertise to develop a mutually agreed-upon capstone project that demonstrates the student's understanding of jurisprudence. Prerequisite: Permission of Program Director and completion of all the other required courses in the major.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
AC 404 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 499


LAW-622 COMPARATIVE LAW : LAW IN CONTEXT (3)

The course provides an introduction to differences and similarities among the world's legal systems. Students will discuss the variety of possible solutions to fundamental legal problems in differing cultures and legal institutions. The class will consider the constitution, litigation, legislation, interpretation and enforcement of justice, and how the United States legal system compares to those of other federations, states and nations. Prerequisite: None

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
319 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 608 James Maxeiner

Cross Listed with LAWG 622


LAW-700 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (3)

Analysis of federal administrative agencies, including their legislative and judicial nature, congressional delegation of powers, promulgation of regulations, adjudication and judicial review. Emphasis will be on the Federal Administrative Procedure Act. [Open enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/15/2017 - 6/29/2017 Monday/Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
AL 603 Kimberly Wehle

Cross Listed with LAWG 700


LAW-700 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (3)

Analysis of federal administrative agencies, including their legislative and judicial nature, congressional delegation of powers, promulgation of regulations, adjudication and judicial review. Emphasis will be on the Federal Administrative Procedure Act. [Open enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
AL 603 Michele Gilman

Cross Listed with LAWG 700


LAW-707 CHILD AND THE FAMILY (3)

This course analyzes the rights and the status of children and parents in certain contexts, including an examination of constitutional issues specific to the family relationship. Students learn how to represent children in various types of cases. The course explores the topics of education, child abuse and neglect, foster care, termination of parental rights, and adoption. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 608 Barbara Babb

Cross Listed with LAWG 707


LAW-716 FAMILY LAW (3)

The processes of marriage, divorce, and annulment. Topics covered include support obligations in the family; intra-family litigation; separation agreements; premarital controversies (antenuptial agreements and contracts of marriage); illegitimate children; the legal position of married women; intra-family tort liability; child custody; adoption; alimony; property disposition; jurisdiction; and other problems relating to the child. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
AL 608 Margaret Johnson

Cross Listed with LAWG 716


LAW-716 FAMILY LAW (3)

The processes of marriage, divorce, and annulment. Topics covered include support obligations in the family; intra-family litigation; separation agreements; premarital controversies (antenuptial agreements and contracts of marriage); illegitimate children; the legal position of married women; intra-family tort liability; child custody; adoption; alimony; property disposition; jurisdiction; and other problems relating to the child. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 607 Michelle Ewert

Cross Listed with LAWG 716


LAW-716 FAMILY LAW (3)

The processes of marriage, divorce, and annulment. Topics covered include support obligations in the family; intra-family litigation; separation agreements; premarital controversies (antenuptial agreements and contracts of marriage); illegitimate children; the legal position of married women; intra-family tort liability; child custody; adoption; alimony; property disposition; jurisdiction; and other problems relating to the child. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/16/2017 - 6/29/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 803 Margaret Johnson

Cross Listed with LAWG 716


LAW-717 BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (4)

A study of the various forms of business organizations and the laws governing them with an analysis of choice of business entity decisions. Coverage includes the law of agency, partnerships, limited partnerships, professional corporations, limited liability companies (LLC's), limited liability partnerships (LLP's), limited liability limited partnerships (LLLP's), and corporations (with an emphasis on the closely-held and smaller corporations). Topics include formation, governance and dissolution of the various entities as well as a comparison of the roles, obligations, fiduciary duties, rights and remedies of the owners, management and creditors under each business form. In addition, the course may include introductions to the following: the forms of financing the entity--equity (partnership interests, membership interests, corporate stock or shares) and debt (bonds and debentures); and introductions to Federal Tax and Security Regulations, including corporate taxation, Subchapter S and insider trading. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
1:30 PM-3:20 PM
AL 603 Jaime Lee

Cross Listed with LAWG 717


LAW-717 BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (4)

A study of the various forms of business organizations and the laws governing them with an analysis of choice of business entity decisions. Coverage includes the law of agency, partnerships, limited partnerships, professional corporations, limited liability companies (LLC's), limited liability partnerships (LLP's), limited liability limited partnerships (LLLP's), and corporations (with an emphasis on the closely-held and smaller corporations). Topics include formation, governance and dissolution of the various entities as well as a comparison of the roles, obligations, fiduciary duties, rights and remedies of the owners, management and creditors under each business form. In addition, the course may include introductions to the following: the forms of financing the entity--equity (partnership interests, membership interests, corporate stock or shares) and debt (bonds and debentures); and introductions to Federal Tax and Security Regulations, including corporate taxation, Subchapter S and insider trading. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 802 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAWG 717


LAW-728 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS (3)

An introductory course considering the legal issues arising out of private transactions across national borders. The class discusses several or all of the following subjects; the international trade of goods; technology transfer; foreign direct investment; and dispute resolution in international transactions (including jurisdiction, arbitration, choice of law, extraterritorial jurisdiction and discovery, and the enforcement of international judgments and arbitral awards, [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 607 James Maxeiner

Cross Listed with LAWG 728


LAW-729 INTERNATIONAL LAW (3)

Examination of the nature and sources of international law; procedures for handling disputes and claims; sanctions (e.g., economic, political, war); the roles of the individual, state, region and world organizations (United Nations); law of the sea and space; and an analysis of current problems and trends. Emphasis on substantive law. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 402 Nienke Grossman

Cross Listed with LAWG 729


LAW-730 JUVENILE JUSTICE (3)

A practice-oriented examination of the historical and philosophical basis for a separate juvenile justice process; jurisdiction and substantive law; the legal status of children in the juvenile justice process; the role of the Supreme Court in the juvenile justice process; juvenile delinquency issues and procedures; child abuse and neglect. Primary emphasis will be on Maryland Law, especially the Juvenile Causes Act. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-7:45 PM
AL 402 Odeana Neal

Cross Listed with LEST 610


LAW-737 EMPLOYMENT LAW (3)

Analysis of statutory and common law principles arising in the workplace: the employer's obligations and the employees' rights. Topics covered include wrongful discharge and other employment torts, employment contracts, drug testing, occupational safety and health, individual employee rights, and wage and hour laws. The course briefly covers anti-discrimination laws and labor laws, but is not a substitute for either Employment Discrimination Law or Labor Law. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
AL 408 Nancy Modesitt

Cross Listed with LAWG 737


LAW-739 ELDER LAW (3)

An important subset of estate planning involves an area of law that has been dubbed "elder law." Families confront a myriad of financial challenges when a loved one needs long term care. Students will be taken through case studies and a group project to expose them to the planning options that exist when advising families on protecting their life's savings from the costs of care. This course covers select laws and pertinent cases dealing with Medicaid, Medicare, guardianship, Social Security programs, investments, trusts, insurances, and taxation of income, gifts and estates. Legal documents typically indicated for elder law matters are also reviewed. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Katharine Van Tassel

Cross Listed with LEST 605


LAW-742 COMMERCIAL LAW (4)

This course will introduce students to the creation, transfer and enforcement of negotiable instruments (e.g., checks and promissory notes) and the creation, priority and enforcement of security interests in personal property. This course will therefore cover Articles 3, 4 & 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, as well as related case law and certain provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:35 PM
AL 202 Lisa Sparks

Cross Listed with LAWG 742


LAW-743 SALES AND LEASES (3)

Study of Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code, including formation of sales and lease agreements, performance, warranty, risk of loss, remedies, and international issues under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (CISG). [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 803 Cassandra Jones Havard

Cross Listed with LAWG 743


LAW-743 SALES AND LEASES (3)

Study of Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code, including formation of sales and lease agreements, performance, warranty, risk of loss, remedies, and international issues under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (CISG). [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 202 Lisa Sparks

Cross Listed with LAWG 743


LAW-751 MARYLAND CIVIL PROCEDURE (3)

The Maryland courts and their jurisdiction, with an emphasis on the Maryland Rules of Civil Procedure. Topics covered include commencement of actions and process; parties; pleadings (law and equity); dispositions and discovery; trials; judgments; appeals (Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals); and special proceedings. Prerequisites: Civil Procedure I and II. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/16/2017 - 6/29/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 603 Ephraim Siff

Cross Listed with LAWG 751


LAW-758 TRUSTS AND ESTATES (3)

Intestate succession; wills, including formalities of execution, revocation and revival; incorporation by reference and related doctrines; problems of construction and interpretation, including class gifts, rule against perpetuities; non-probate transfer, including inter vivos and causa mortis gifts; probate and administration of estates; trusts; their nature, creation, modification termination; express, resulting and constructive trusts; honorary trusts. Prerequisite: Property [ Open Enrollment ]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 603 Angela Vallario

Cross Listed with LAWT 758


LAW-800I TAX CLINIC I (6)

Students represent low-income taxpayers involved in matters with the Internal Revenue Service. Under the supervision of a faculty member, students interview clients, research substantive and procedural law, and represent clients before the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court. The course includes a weekly seminar and supervision meetings in addition to case work. Prerequisites: Federal Income Tax and Professional Responsibility. Recommended: Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling; Tax Practice and Procedure. [Admission by permission only]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-7:20 PM
AL 304 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAWT 800I


LAW-813 INTERVIEWING NEGOTIATING AND COUNSELING (3)

Focus on the theory and techniques of interviewing, counseling, and negotiation, that are necessary for effective representation of clients. Such topics as question formulation, witness interviewing, structuring the counseling session, case evaluation, development of bargaining range and negotiation tactics will be covered. The teaching medium will be simulation. Students will act as attorneys weekly in mock cases and critique the videotaped performances of their classmates. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
1:30 PM-4:15 PM
AL 018 Odeana Neal

Cross Listed with LAWG 813


LAW-831 TAX POLICY SEMINAR (3)

Intensive study of selected issues with emphasis on the federal income tax. Students will consider problem areas from the standpoint of tax policy and will examine these issues from a legal, economic, social and administrability viewpoint. Prerequisites: Any federal tax course or permission of the instructor. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAWT 954, TAXA 655, ACCT 655


LAW-834 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW SEMINAR (3)

A survey of the developing law of international human rights addressing the history of the concept of human rights, international organizations and judicial fora, including a review of the primary international treaties and customary law principles, domestic and international refugee law and policies, review of the structure and role of regional organizations, the application of international human rights law in U.S. courts, a review of comparative constitutional law with regard to domestic implementation of international human rights norms, and researching public international law issues. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
1:30 PM-4:15 PM
AL 602 John Bessler

Cross Listed with LAWG 834


LAW-895 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LAW : EXPERIENTIAL (1 - 3)

An intensive exploration into specialty topics in the law through simulation of legal practice. This classroom course will integrate doctrine, theory, skills and legal ethics, while engaging students in performance of professional skills and self-reflection. Topics offer oppotunities to inegrate new or unique material in the legal environment or more detailed analysis into specialty issues and trends. Refer to semester class schedule for title and description of topic offered. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Prerequisite: to be determined by the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Angela Vallario
Maureen Van Stone

Cross Listed with LAWT 795


LAW-895 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LAW : EXPERIENTIAL (1 - 3)

An intensive exploration into specialty topics in the law through simulation of legal practice. This classroom course will integrate doctrine, theory, skills and legal ethics, while engaging students in performance of professional skills and self-reflection. Topics offer oppotunities to inegrate new or unique material in the legal environment or more detailed analysis into specialty issues and trends. Refer to semester class schedule for title and description of topic offered. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Prerequisite: to be determined by the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Angela Vallario
Maureen Van Stone

Cross Listed with LAWT 795


LAW-956 TAX RESEARCH & WRITING WORKSHOP (3)

Research and writing projects on federal tax subjects with analysis and instruction in tax research techniques, materials, and methodology. Students prepare legal memoranda. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAWT 956, TAXA 650


LAW-957 FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL INCOME TAX II (3)

Continuation of basic tax concepts including cash and accrual methods, capital gains and losses, 1231 transactions, recapture, original issue discount and imputed interest, below-market loans, installment sales, like kind exchanges, involuntary conversions, the at-risk rules, and passive loss rules. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Jeffrey Jacobson

Cross Listed with LAWT 957, TAXA 678


LAW-968 CONSOLIDATED CORPORATIONS (2)

Analysis of the techniques used by multiple, related corporations to report income and losses. Detailed examination of the consolidated income tax regulations and consideration of other problems encountered by affiliated groups of corporations. Prerequisites: Federal Income Tax and Corporate Taxation. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/15/2017 - 7/7/2017 Monday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Christopher Schoen

Cross Listed with LAWT 968, TAXA 674


LAW-972 ESTATE PLANNING (3)

Methods of disposing of estates by will, life insurance, inter vivos arrangements and consideration of resulting tax and administrative problems. Course also focuses on gathering and analyzing facts in the planning and drafting of trusts, wills, and related documents. Prerequisites: Property, Federal Income Tax, Estate and Gift Taxation, Trusts & Estates. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAWT 972, TAXA 667


LAW-974 FOREIGN TAXATION (3)

Analysis of the federal income tax provisions applying to U.S. inbound and outbound transactions and investments. Course covers U.S. resident status, source-of-income rules, graduated tax on effectively connected income, withholding tax on FDAP income, branch profits tax, FIRPTA, tax treaties, foreign tax credit, foreign earned income exclusion, Subpart F, and transfer pricing. Prerequisite: Federal Income Tax. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAWT 974, TAXA 662


LAW-979 STATE & LOCAL TAX (3)

This course will explore federal constitutional and statutory limitations on state authority to tax a multistate business. Specific topics will include the Commerce Clause, sales and use tax nexus, and PL 86-272 limitations on state income taxation. In addition, the course will cover apportionment of income derived from a multistate business and combined versus separate entity reporting. Maryland state and local taxation also will be examined briefly. Prerequisite: Federal Income Tax. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Sheldon Laskin

Cross Listed with LAWT 979, TAXA 672


LAW-985 WELFARE BENEFIT PLANS (2)

Welfare benefit plans are employee-sponsored plans that provide employees with benefits other than pension and retirement plans and deferred compensation. Welfare benefit plans include life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, vacation pay, severance pay, educational reimbursement, group legal services, and dependent assistance care plans. Course focuses on federal income tax requirements for various welfare benefit plans, including fringe benefits and health care continuation coverage under COBRA. Examination of the income tax consequences to employers who sponsor, and employees who participate in, welfare benefits. Discussion of the various mechanisms for offering welfare benefit plans, such as cafeteria plans under section 125 and VEBAs under section 501(c) (9). Prerequisite: Federal Income Tax. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/15/2017 - 7/6/2017 Thursday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
AL 608 Adam Meehan

Cross Listed with LAWT 985, TAXA 679


LAW-988 BANKRUPTCY TAXATION (2)

An introduction to the basics of bankruptcy law and creditors' rights and analysis of tax issues that arise. Prerequisite: Federal Income Tax. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/15/2017 - 7/7/2017 Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Larry Strauss

Cross Listed with LAWT 988, TAXA 682


LAWG-622 LLMUS COMPARATIVE LAW : LAW IN CONTEXT (3)

The course provides an introduction to differences and similarities among the world's legal systems. Students will discuss the variety of possible solutions to fundamental legal problems in differing cultures and legal institutions. The class will consider the constitution, litigation, legislation, interpretation and enforcement of justice, and how the United States legal system compares to those of other federations, states and nations. Prerequisite: None

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
319G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 403 James Maxeiner

Cross Listed with LAW 622


LAWG-700 LLMUS ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (3)

Analysis of federal administrative agencies, including their legislative and judicial nature, congressional delegation of powers, promulgation of regulations, adjudication and judicial review. Emphasis will be on the Federal Administrative Procedure Act. [Open enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
AL 603 Michele Gilman

Cross Listed with LAW 700


LAWG-707 CHILD AND THE FAMILY (3)

This course analyzes the rights and the status of children and parents in certain contexts, including an examination of constitutional issues specific to the family relationship. Students learn how to represent children in various types of cases. The course explores the topics of education, child abuse and neglect, foster care, termination of parental rights, and adoption. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 608 Barbara Babb

Cross Listed with LAW 707


LAWG-716 LLMUS FAMILY LAW (3)

The processes of marriage, divorce, and annulment. Topics covered include support obligations in the family; intra-family litigation; separation agreements; premarital controversies (antenuptial agreements and contracts of marriage); illegitimate children; the legal position of married women; intra-family tort liability; child custody; adoption; alimony; property disposition; jurisdiction; and other problems relating to the child. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512G 5/16/2017 - 6/29/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 803 Margaret Johnson

Cross Listed with LAW 716


LAWG-716 LLMUS FAMILY LAW (3)

The processes of marriage, divorce, and annulment. Topics covered include support obligations in the family; intra-family litigation; separation agreements; premarital controversies (antenuptial agreements and contracts of marriage); illegitimate children; the legal position of married women; intra-family tort liability; child custody; adoption; alimony; property disposition; jurisdiction; and other problems relating to the child. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
AL 608 Margaret Johnson

Cross Listed with LAW 716


LAWG-716 LLMUS FAMILY LAW (3)

The processes of marriage, divorce, and annulment. Topics covered include support obligations in the family; intra-family litigation; separation agreements; premarital controversies (antenuptial agreements and contracts of marriage); illegitimate children; the legal position of married women; intra-family tort liability; child custody; adoption; alimony; property disposition; jurisdiction; and other problems relating to the child. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 607 Michelle Ewert

Cross Listed with LAW 716


LAWG-717 LLMUS BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (4)

A study of the various forms of business organizations and the laws governing them with an analysis of choice of business entity decisions. Coverage includes the law of agency, partnerships, limited partnerships, professional corporations, limited liability companies (LLC's) limited liability partnerships (LLP's), limited liability limited partnerships (LLLP's) and corporations ( with an emphasis on the closely-held and smaller corporations). Topics include formation, governance and dissolution of the various entities as well as a comparison of the roles, obligations, fiduciary duties, rights and remedies of the owners, management and creditors under each business form. In additon, the course may include introductions to the following: the forms of financing the entity- equity (partnership interests, membership interests, corporate stock or shares) and debt (bonds and debentures); and introductions to Federal Tax and Security Regulations, including corporate taxation, Subchapter S and insider trading. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
1:30 PM-3:20 PM
AL 603 Jaime Lee

Cross Listed with LAW 717


LAWG-717 LLMUS BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (4)

A study of the various forms of business organizations and the laws governing them with an analysis of choice of business entity decisions. Coverage includes the law of agency, partnerships, limited partnerships, professional corporations, limited liability companies (LLC's) limited liability partnerships (LLP's), limited liability limited partnerships (LLLP's) and corporations ( with an emphasis on the closely-held and smaller corporations). Topics include formation, governance and dissolution of the various entities as well as a comparison of the roles, obligations, fiduciary duties, rights and remedies of the owners, management and creditors under each business form. In additon, the course may include introductions to the following: the forms of financing the entity- equity (partnership interests, membership interests, corporate stock or shares) and debt (bonds and debentures); and introductions to Federal Tax and Security Regulations, including corporate taxation, Subchapter S and insider trading. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 802 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAW 717


LAWG-728 LLMUS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTION (3)

International regulation of world economic activity; legal implications of free market and free trade philosophy; institutions affecting and controlling world trade regional roles, e.g., Common Market; methods of doing business; anti-trust laws; multi-nations; claim settling; exchange controls; analysis of current problems and trends. [Open Enrollment}.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 607 James Maxeiner

Cross Listed with LAW 728


LAWG-729 LLMUS INTERNATIONAL LAW (3)

Examination of the nature and sources of international law; procedures for handling disputes and claims; sanctions (e.g., economic, political, war); the roles of the individual, state, region and world organizations (United Nations); law of the sea and space; and an analysis of current problems and trends. Emphasis on substantive law. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 402 Nienke Grossman

Cross Listed with LAW 729


LAWG-737 LLMUS EMPLOYMENT LAW (3)

Analysis of statutory and common law principles arising in the workplace: the employer's obligations and the employees' rights. Topics covered include wrongful discharge and other employment torts, employment contracts, drug testing, occupational safety and health, individual employee rights, and wage and hour laws. The course briefly covers anti-discrimination laws and labor laws, but is not a substitute for either Employment Discrimination Law or Labor Law.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
AL 408 Nancy Modesitt

Cross Listed with LAW 737


LAWG-742 LLMUS COMMERCIAL LAW (4)

This course will introduce students to the creation, transfer and enforcement of negotiable instruments (e.g., checks and promissory notes) and the creation, priority and enforcement of security interests in personal property. This course will therefore cover Articles 3, 4 & 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, as well as related case law and certain provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:35 PM
AL 202 Lisa Sparks

Cross Listed with LAW 742


LAWG-743 LLMUS SALES AND LEASES (3)

Study of Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code, including formation of sales and lease agreements, performance, warranty, risk of loss, remedies, and international issues under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (CISG).

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 803 Cassandra Jones Havard

Cross Listed with LAW 743


LAWG-743 LLMUS SALES AND LEASES (3)

Study of Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code, including formation of sales and lease agreements, performance, warranty, risk of loss, remedies, and international issues under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (CISG).

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
412G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday/Wednesday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 202 Lisa Sparks

Cross Listed with LAW 743


LAWG-751 LLMUS MARYLAND CIVIL PROCEDURE (3)

The Maryland courts and their jurisdiction, with an emphasis on the Maryland Rules of Civil Procedures. Topics covered include commencement of actions and process; parties; pleadings (law and equity); dispositions and discovery'; trials; judgments; appeals (Court of Appeals and court of Special Appeals); and special proceedings. Prerequisites: None]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512G 5/16/2017 - 6/29/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 603 Ephraim Siff

Cross Listed with LAW 751


LAWG-813 INTERVIEWING NEGOTIATING AND COUNSELING (3)

Focus on the theory and techniques of interviewing, counseling, and negotiation, that are necessary for effective representation of clients. Such topics as question formulation, witness interviewing, structuring the counseling session, case evaluation, development of bargaining range and negotiation tactics will be covered. The teaching medium will be simulation. Students will act as attorneys weekly in mock cases and critique the videotaped performances of their classmates. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
1:30 PM-4:15 PM
AL 018 Odeana Neal

Cross Listed with LAW 813


LAWG-834 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW SEMINAR (3)

A survey of the developing law of international human rights addressing the history of the concept of human rights, international organizations and judicial fora, including a review of the primary international treaties and customary law principles, domestic and international refugee law and policies, review of the structure and role of regional organizations, the application of international human rights law in U.S. courts, a review of comparative constitutional law with regard to domestic implementation of international human rights norms, and researching public international law issues. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
1:30 PM-4:15 PM
AL 602 John Bessler

Cross Listed with LAW 834


LAWT-758 TRUSTS AND ESTATES (3)

Intestate succession; wills, including formalities of execution, revocation and revival; incorporation by reference and related doctrines; problems of construction and interpretation, including class gifts, rule against perpetuities; non-probate transfer, including inter vivos and causa mortis gifts; probate and administration of estates; trusts; their nature, creation, modification termination; express, resulting and constructive trusts; honorary trusts. Prerequisite: Property [ Open Enrollment ]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 603 Angela Vallario

Cross Listed with LAW 758


LAWT-795 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LAW (1 - 3)

An intensive exploration into specialty topics in the law. Topics offer opportunities to integrate new material reflecting changes in the field or more detailed analysis into issues and trends. Refer to semester class schedule for title and description of topic offered. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Prerequisite: to be determined by the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Angela Vallario
Maureen Van Stone

Cross Listed with LAW 895


LAWT-795 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LAW (1 - 3)

An intensive exploration into specialty topics in the law. Topics offer opportunities to integrate new material reflecting changes in the field or more detailed analysis into issues and trends. Refer to semester class schedule for title and description of topic offered. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Prerequisite: to be determined by the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Angela Vallario
Maureen Van Stone

Cross Listed with LAW 895


LAWT-800I TAX CLINIC I (6)

Students represent low-income taxpayers involved in matters with the Internal Revenue Service. Under the supervision of a faculty member, students interview clients, research substantive and procedural law, and represent clients before the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court. The course includes a weekly seminar and supervision meetings in addition to case work. Prerequisites: Federal Income Tax and Professional Responsibility. Recommended: Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling; Tax Practice and Procedure. [Admission by permission only]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-7:20 PM
AL 304 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAW 800I


LAWT-954 TAX POLICY (3)

Study of the evolution and structure of the federal income tax system from a public policy perspective. Focus is placed on legal, economic, social and practical considerations. Alternatives, including current legislative proposals, are considered. Students will be required to prepare a paper on a tax policy question of their choice.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 831, TAXA 655, ACCT 655


LAWT-956 TAX RESEARCH & WRITING (3)

Research and writing projects on federal tax subjects with analysis and instruction in tax research techniques, materials, and methodology. Students prepare legal memoranda.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAW 956, TAXA 650


LAWT-957 FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL INCOME TAX II (3)

Continuation of basic tax concepts including cash and accrual methods, capital gains and losses, 1231 transactions, recapture, original issue discount and imputed interest, below-market loans, installment sales, like kind exchanges, involuntary conversions, the at-risk rules, and passive loss rules.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Jeffrey Jacobson

Cross Listed with LAW 957, TAXA 678


LAWT-968 CONSOLIDATED CORPORATIONS (2)

Analysis of the techniques used by multiple, related corporations to report income and losses. Detailed examination of the consolidated income tax regulations and consideration of other problems encountered by affiliated groups of corporations. Prerequisite: Corporation Taxation

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 5/15/2017 - 7/7/2017 Monday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Christopher Schoen

Cross Listed with LAW 968, TAXA 674


LAWT-972 ESTATE PLANNING (667) (3)

Methods of disposing of estates by will, life insurance, inter vivos arrangements and consideration of resulting tax and administrative problems. Course also focuses on gathering and analyzing facts in the planning and drafting of trusts, wills, and related documents. Prerequisite: Estate and Gift Taxation.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAW 972, TAXA 667


LAWT-974 FOREIGN TAXATION (3)

Analysis of the federal income tax provisions applying to US inbound and outbound transactions and investments. Course covers US resident status, source-of-income rules, graduated tax on effectively connected income, withholding tax on FDAP income, branch profits tax, FIRPTA, tax treaties, foreign tax credit, foreign earned income exclusion, subpart F, and transfer pricing.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAW 974, TAXA 662


LAWT-979 STATE & LOCAL TAX (3)

This course will explore federal constitutional and statutory limitations on state authority to tax a multistate business. Specific topics will include the Commerce Clause, sales and use tax nexus, and PL 86-272 limitations on state income taxation. In addition, the course will cover apportionment of income derived from a multistate business and combined versus separate entity reporting. Maryland state and local taxation also will be examined briefly.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Sheldon Laskin

Cross Listed with LAW 979, TAXA 672


LAWT-985 WELFARE BENEFIT PLANS (2)

Welfare benefit plans are employer-sponsored plans which provide employees with benefits other than pension and retirement plans and deferred compensation. Welfare benefit plans include life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, vacation pay, severance pay, educational reimbursement, group legal services, and dependent assistance care plans. The course focuses on the federal income tax requirements for various welfare benefit plans including fringe benefits and health care continuation coverage with COBRA. The course would also examine the income tax consequences to the employer who sponsors and the employees who participate in welfare benefit plans. Finally, the course would discuss the various mechanisms for offering welfare benefits plans such as cafeteria plans under section 125 and VEBAs under section 501 (C)(9).

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 5/15/2017 - 7/6/2017 Thursday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
AL 608 Adam Meehan

Cross Listed with LAW 985, TAXA 679


LAWT-988 BANKRUPTCY TAXATION (2)

An introduction to the basics of bankruptcy law and creditors' rights and analysis of tax issues that arise.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 5/15/2017 - 7/7/2017 Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Larry Strauss

Cross Listed with LAW 988, TAXA 682


LEST-605 AREAS OF LAW (3)

ELDER LAW

Varying course offering that explores a particular area of law. Course may be repeated for credit when topic differs.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 408 Katharine Van Tassel

Cross Listed with LAW 739


LEST-610 LEGAL TOPICS (3)

JUVENILE JUSTICE

Varying course offering that explores a particular issue, context or method of the law. Course may be repeated for credit where topic differs.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-7:45 PM
AL 402 Odeana Neal

Cross Listed with LAW 730


MATH-113 MATHEMATICS FOR LIBERAL ARTS (3)

Explores the aesthetics and utility of mathematics through the study of basic mathematical concepts and ideas. Topics are chosen from sets, counting methods, mathematical systems, basic rules of probability, statistics, logic, finance, geometry,numeration systems and modeling. Not open to those who successfully completed MATH 111 or MATH 115. prerequisites: adequate placement test score or successful completion of MATH 100 or successful completion of a course that satisfies the University of Baltimore General Education Math requirement. [MATH] [QQT] [MA] Note, students who have taken a college-level math course should talk to their advisor before enrolling in this course.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Haitham Alkhateeb

Cross Listed with MATH 125


MGMT-497 SPECIAL TOPICS: (3)

An intensive exploration of topics in the area of management. Refer to the current Class Schedule for topic offered. Prerequisites: Determined by instructor, Merrick School of Business student.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5W1 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 WEB WEB Regina Bento

Cross Listed with MGMT 797


MGMT-498 GLOBAL FIELD STUDY (3)

To better understand and succeed in global business today, there is no better way than direct experience through immersing oneself in a foreign environment. This course will provide an opportunity for lectures and discussion with local experts and students regarding key themes of economic, political and cultural importance to business. The course will engage students in field visits to companies, government agencies and other organizations located abroad. Prerequisite: department consent required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
THA 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 TBA Room TBD Dennis Pitta

Cross Listed with MGMT 798


MGMT-498 GLOBAL FIELD STUDY (3)

To better understand and succeed in global business today, there is no better way than direct experience through immersing oneself in a foreign environment. This course will provide an opportunity for lectures and discussion with local experts and students regarding key themes of economic, political and cultural importance to business. The course will engage students in field visits to companies, government agencies and other organizations located abroad. Prerequisite: department consent required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
GRE 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 TBA Room TBD Tiago Ratinho Oliveira

Cross Listed with MGMT 798


MGMT-625 COLLABORATION, NEGOTIATION AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT (3)

Addresses negotiation skills and the capacity to effectively resolve conflicts. Students apply theory and research to the practice of negotiation and conflict management through practical, hands-on experience including simple buyer-seller bargaining; labor-management negotiations; impasse resolution; and complex, multiparty, multiissue negotiations. prerequisite: MGMT 605 or MGMT 600

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 112 Verna Jones

Cross Listed with CNCM 513


MGMT-797 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT (3)

An intensive exploration of topics in the area of management. Topics include e-commerce, e-commerce and supply chain management, e-venturing, leadership, organizational theory and best business practice. Refer to semester class schedule for title of topic offered. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. prerequisite: to be determined by the instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5W1 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 WEB WEB Regina Bento

Cross Listed with MGMT 497


MGMT-798 GLOBAL FIELD STUDY (3)

There is no better way to understand and succeed in global business today than through direct experience, or immersing oneself in a foreign environment. This course will provide an opportunity for lectures and discussion with local experts and students regarding key themes of economic, political and cultural importance to business. The course will also engage students in field visits to companies, government agencies and other organizations located abroad. prerequisite: department consent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
GRE 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 TBA Room TBD Tiago Ratinho Oliveira

Cross Listed with MGMT 498


MGMT-798 GLOBAL FIELD STUDY (3)

There is no better way to understand and succeed in global business today than through direct experience, or immersing oneself in a foreign environment. This course will provide an opportunity for lectures and discussion with local experts and students regarding key themes of economic, political and cultural importance to business. The course will also engage students in field visits to companies, government agencies and other organizations located abroad. prerequisite: department consent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
THA 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 TBA Room TBD Dennis Pitta

Cross Listed with MGMT 498


PBDS-502 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES (3)

Hands-on course for students with a limited background in graphic design. Emphasis on basic strategies for visual problem-solving and techniques for preparing comprehensive layouts. Pass/fail grading. Lab fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Megan Rhee

Cross Listed with IDIA 602


PBDS-602 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL VIDEO (3)

Introductory course in video and audio production. Students learn to shoot, light, edit, and record sound in a digital environment. They also gain experience in producing for videotape, CD-ROM, DVD and the Web. Lab fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with CMAT 369


PBDS-615 TYPOGRAPHY I (3)

Exploration of the fundamentals of typographic form and function, progressing through the history, physical characteristics and implementation of type. Projects include the application of basic principles to an increasingly complex set of typographic problems. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign is required for this class, which must be taken within the first 9 credits of study. Lab fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Jeanne Fountain

Cross Listed with CMAT 457


PBDS-660 WEB DEVELOPMENT (3)

Introduction to current standards and best practices for Web design. Emphasis on frameworks, content management systems and tools available for building and maintaining dynamic Web sites. Students must pass the pretest or pass PBDS 501 before registering for this course. lab fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB David Patschke

Cross Listed with CMAT 459


PBDS-671 MOTION GRAPHICS I (3)

After examining ways that motion graphics—logos, titles, etc.—differ from static graphics, and after learning various tools and animation techniques, students conceptualize, storyboard and produce motion graphics for video and other screen-based delivery systems. Lab fee required. prerequisites: PBDS 601, PBDS 602, PBDS 615 and PBDS 645

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 205 Thomas O'Donnell

Cross Listed with CMAT 456


PBDS-753 MEDIA: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

20 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE

Intensive exploration of topics in communication and media of mutual interest to students and faculty. Content varies according to specific interests and trends in communication. Specific topic is listed in the schedule of classes. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5WB1 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 WEB WEB Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with CMAT 497


PHIL-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHILOSOPHY (3)

SUSTAINBILITY & DIVERSITY

Intensive exploration of topics in philosophy of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The subject studied appears under the Topics heading in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
501 5/30/2017 - 7/3/2017 TBA Room TBD Darien Ripple

Cross Listed with CNCM 620


PHIL-499 CAPSTONE IN PHILOSOPHY, SOCIETY AND APPLIED ETHICS (3)

A culmination of the student's program of study in the Philosophy, Society and Applied Ethics program. Required for all Philosophy, Society and Applied Ethics majors. Students consult with the instructor or another faculty member with relevant expertise to develop a mutually agreed upon capstone project that demonstrates the student's understanding of the relationship between philosophy and his or her chosen subfield. prerequisite: permission of program director; co-or prerequisite all other required courses in the major

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
AC 404 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with JPLA 498


PSYC-355 INTERVIEWING PSYCHOLOGY (3)

A consideration of the principles and techniques of the interview as a personnel selection or research tool. Designed for students interested in the utilization of interview information in applied settings.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 210 John Gasparini

Cross Listed with APPL 604


PSYC-380 COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY (3)

An introduction of psychology majors and others to the career path of community psychology. The interdependence among individuals, their communities, and their environments is explored, with foci on local and regional social issues and policies, underserved and marginalized groups, prevention of social and mental health problems and related concepts such as social justice and social change.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 5/30/2017 - 7/24/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Michele Crisafulli

Cross Listed with APPL 614


PSYC-405 TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS (3)

Introduction to the requirements for instruments used in the measurement of human behavior. Includes a study of the theory and methods of psychological measurement and a review of several representative types of tests. Laboratory fee required. prerequisites: PSYC 100 or an equivalent introductory psychology course and PSYC 309 or permission of the program director

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 403 Thomas Tsuji

Cross Listed with APPL 608


PUAD-709 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH (1 - 3)

Individual research on an academically sound project of interest to the student in consultation with a monitoring faculty member. Depending on the scope and depth of research, from 1 to 3 credits may be earned for the successful completion of this course. Eligible for continuing studies grade. Prerequisite: approval of M.P.A. program director and monitoring faculty member. Students may only enroll in PUAD 709 once for a total of three credits.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
086 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 TBA Room TBD Lenneal Henderson

Cross Listed with PUAD 809


PUAD-809 D.P.A: INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH (1 - 3)

Individual research on an academically sound project of interest to the D.P.A. student in consultation with a monitoring faculty member. Depending on the scope and depth of research, 1 to 3 credits may be earned for the successful completion of this course. prerequisite: approval of D.P.A. director and monitoring faculty member

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
091 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 TBA Room TBD Lenneal Henderson

Cross Listed with PUAD 709


TAXA-650 TAX RESEARCH AND WRITING (3)

Covers research and writing projects on federal tax subjects with analysis and instruction in tax research techniques, materials and methodology. Students are required to prepare legal memoranda.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 608 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAW 956, LAWT 956


TAXA-655 TAX POLICY (3)

A study of the evolution and structure of the federal income tax system from a public-policy perspective with a focus on legal, economic, social and practical considerations. Alternatives, including current legislative proposals, are considered. Students prepare a paper on a tax policy issue approved by the professor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 831, LAWT 954, ACCT 655


TAXA-662 FOREIGN TAXATION (3)

Analysis of the federal income tax provisions applying to U.S. inbound and outbound transactions and investments. Course covers U.S. resident status, source-of-income rules, graduated tax on effectively connected income, withholding tax on FDAP income, branch profits tax, FIRPTA, tax treaties, foreign tax credit, foreign earned income exclusion, Subpart F and transfer pricing.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 016 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAW 974, LAWT 974


TAXA-667 ESTATE PLANNING (972) (3)

Examines methods of disposing of estates by will, life insurance, inter vivos arrangements and the consideration of resulting tax and administrative problems. Also focuses on gathering and analyzing facts in the planning and drafting of trusts, wills and related documents. additional prerequisite: TAXA 660

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 608 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAW 972, LAWT 972


TAXA-672 STATE AND LOCAL TAXATION (3)

Explores federal constitutional and statutory limitations on state authority to tax a multistate business. Specific topics include the Commerce Clause, sales and use tax nexus and PL 86-272 limitations on state income taxation. Also covers apportionment of income derived from a multistate business and combined versus separate entity reporting. Maryland state and local taxation also are examined briefly.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 016 Sheldon Laskin

Cross Listed with LAW 979, LAWT 979


TAXA-674 CONSOLIDATED CORPORATIONS (2)

An analysis of the techniques used by multiple, related corporations to report income and losses. Detailed examination of the consolidated income tax regulations and consideration of other problems encountered by affiliated groups of corporations. additional prerequisite: TAXA 652

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/15/2017 - 7/7/2017   AL 608 Christopher Schoen

Cross Listed with LAW 968, LAWT 968


TAXA-678 FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL INCOME TAX II (3)

A continuation of basic tax concepts, including cash and accrual methods, capital gains and losses, 1231 transactions, recapture, original issue discount and imputed interest, below-market loans, installment sales, like-kind exchanges, involuntary conversions, at-risk rules and passive loss rules.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 1/9/2017 - 4/24/2017   AL 608 Jeffrey Jacobson

Cross Listed with LAW 957, LAWT 957


TAXA-679 WELFARE BENEFIT PLANS (2)

Welfare benefit plans are employee-sponsored plans that provide employees with benefits other than pension and retirement plans and deferred compensation. Welfare benefit plans include life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, vacation pay, severance pay, educational reimbursement, group legal services and dependent assistance care plans. This course focuses on federal income tax requirements for various welfare benefit plans, including fringe benefits and health-care continuation coverage under COBRA. Examines the income tax consequences to employers who sponsor, and employees who participate in, welfare plan benefits. Discusses the various mechanisms for offering welfare benefit plans, such as cafeteria plans under section 125 and VEBAs under section 501(c)(9).

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/15/2017 - 7/6/2017   AL 608 Adam Meehan

Cross Listed with LAW 985, LAWT 985


TAXA-682 BANKRUPTCY TAXATION (2)

An introduction to the basics of bankruptcy law and creditors’ rights and an analysis of tax issues that arise.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/15/2017 - 7/7/2017   AL 608 Larry Strauss

Cross Listed with LAWT 988, LAW 988


UNIV-201 SOPHOMORE SEMINAR: INTELLECTUAL TRANSITIONS (3)

(Reserved for CAS students ) Serves as a bridge from the first year to a student’s major area of study, building on skills gained in First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Learning, learning communities and other general education courses. All sophomores participate in a common academic experience designed to enhance their critical thinking and to enable them to make connections among their academic work, personal aspirations and professional goals. Student engage a common reading across seminar sections, exploring academic discourse in broad areas, and apply core skills in communication, research, information literacy and team building to real-world issues. prerequisite: WRIT 101; prerequisite or corequisite: INFO 110 (may be waived for students who enroll with 45 credits or more) [CTE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Susan Beam

Cross Listed with UNIV 202, UNIV 203


UNIV-202 SOPHOMORE SEMINAR: INTELLECTUAL TRANSITIONS (3)

(Reserved for CPA students) Serves as a bridge from the first year to a student's major area of study, building on skills gained in First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University learning, learning communities and other general-education courses. All sophomores participate In a common academic experience designed to enhance their critical-thinking and to enable them to make connections among their academic work, personal aspirations and professional goals. Students engage a common reading across seminar sections, exploring academic discourse in broad areas, and apply core skills in communication, research, information literacy and team building to real-world issues. Prerequisite: WRIT 101; prerequisite or corequisite INFO 110 (may be waived for students who enroll with 45 credits or more). ) [CTE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Susan Beam

Cross Listed with UNIV 201, UNIV 203


UNIV-203 SOPHOMORE SEMINAR: INTELLECTUAL TRANSITIONS (3)

(Reserved for MSB students ) Serves as a bridge from the first year to a student's major area of study, building on skills gained in First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Learning, learning communities and other general-education courses. All sophomores participate in a common academic experience designed to enhance their critical-thinking and to enable them to make connections among their academic work, personal aspirations and professional goals. Students engage a common reading across seminar sections, exploring academic discourse in broad areas, and apply core skills in communication, research, information literacy and team building to real-world issues. prerequisite: WRIT 101; prerequisite or corequisite: INFO 110 (may be waived for students who enroll with 45 credits or more). [CTE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 WEB WEB Susan Beam

Cross Listed with UNIV 201, UNIV 202


WRIT-101 COLLEGE COMPOSITION (3)

Helps students develop fluency in writing clear, forceful, effective prose and acquire the college-level reasoning, reading and writing skills that they will find necessary for success in other college courses. prerequisite: adequate score on placement test or completion of designated developmental writing courses with a grade of C- or higher [WRIT] [COM] [COMP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP1 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday/Wednesday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 232 Nikki Richard

Cross Listed with WRIT 101


WRIT-101 COLLEGE COMPOSITION (3)

Helps students develop fluency in writing clear, forceful, effective prose and acquire the college-level reasoning, reading and writing skills that they will find necessary for success in other college courses. prerequisite: adequate score on placement test or completion of designated developmental writing courses with a grade of C- or higher [WRIT] [COM] [COMP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP1Q 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday/Wednesday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 232 Nikki Richard

Cross Listed with WRIT 101


WRIT-101 COLLEGE COMPOSITION (3)

Helps students develop fluency in writing clear, forceful, effective prose and acquire the college-level reasoning, reading and writing skills that they will find necessary for success in other college courses. prerequisite: adequate score on placement test or completion of designated developmental writing courses with a grade of C- or higher [WRIT] [COM] [COMP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP2 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday/Wednesday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 232 Gary Sieck

Cross Listed with WRIT 101


WRIT-101 COLLEGE COMPOSITION (3)

Helps students develop fluency in writing clear, forceful, effective prose and acquire the college-level reasoning, reading and writing skills that they will find necessary for success in other college courses. prerequisite: adequate score on placement test or completion of designated developmental writing courses with a grade of C- or higher [WRIT] [COM] [COMP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP2Q 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Monday/Wednesday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 232 Gary Sieck

Cross Listed with WRIT 101


WRIT-101 COLLEGE COMPOSITION (3)

Helps students develop fluency in writing clear, forceful, effective prose and acquire the college-level reasoning, reading and writing skills that they will find necessary for success in other college courses. prerequisite: adequate score on placement test or completion of designated developmental writing courses with a grade of C- or higher [WRIT] [COM] [COMP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP3 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 221 John Tobin

Cross Listed with WRIT 101


WRIT-101 COLLEGE COMPOSITION (3)

Helps students develop fluency in writing clear, forceful, effective prose and acquire the college-level reasoning, reading and writing skills that they will find necessary for success in other college courses. prerequisite: adequate score on placement test or completion of designated developmental writing courses with a grade of C- or higher [WRIT] [COM] [COMP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP3Q 1/30/2017 - 5/21/2017 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 221 John Tobin

Cross Listed with WRIT 101