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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
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
BC 233 Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 510


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
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 510


ACCT-302 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (3)

This class is the second course of the three-semester sequence of intermediate financial accounting. This course focuses on issues related to the reporting and analysis of financial accounting information. The objective in this course is to examine in detail (with an emphasis on both the "what" and the "why") the following financial topics: 1) Operational Assets 2) Time value of money 3) Bonds and long term notes 4) Leases 5) Employee benefits and pensions. Prerequisite: ACCT301 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
HY1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 219 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. Topics include shareholders' equity, investments, income taxes, earnings per share, accounting changes, error analysis, and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: ACCT 302 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C. [CAP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
HN1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
BC 227 Irvin Naiman

Cross Listed with ACCT 513


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. Topics include shareholders' equity, investments, income taxes, earnings per share, accounting changes, error analysis, and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: ACCT 302 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C. [CAP]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Mary Demarest

Cross Listed with ACCT 513


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 C / Merrick School of Business student or by permission of the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
E01 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
BC 233 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 512


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 C / Merrick School of Business student or by permission of the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with ACCT 512


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 C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
BC 233 Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 755


ACCT-405 INCOME TAXATION (3)

A study and analysis of the federal income tax structure with emphasis upon the taxation of individuals. Topics include income determination, deductions, property transactions, credits, procedures, and an introduction to corporation and partnership taxation, tax planning and ethical issues. Prerequisite: ACCT 202 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
E101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 003 Arthur Flach

Cross Listed with ACCT 514


ACCT-406 ADVANCED TAXATION (3)

A continuation of the study of the federal income tax structure with emphasis on the taxation of business entities, including corporations, partnerships and entities taxed as partnerships and S corporations. Also introduces gift and estate taxes and income taxation of estates and trusts. Prerequisite: ACCT 405 or equivalent.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 680


ACCT-435 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS (3)

Explores theoretical and conceptual foundations of generally accepted accounting principles. Integrates U.S. generally accepted accounting principles to develop students' understanding of financial statement analysis. Case materials and financial statements of U.S. and international companies are incorporated. Topics include standard setting, financial statement presentation issues, measurement issues (including fair-value accounting) and classification and recognition issues.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with FIN 450


ACCT-497 SPECIAL TOPIC: (3)

MARYLAND TAXES

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
101 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with ACCT 797


ACCT-497 SPECIAL TOPIC: (3)

MARYLAND TAXES

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
101 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with ACCT 797


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
BC 233 Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 301


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
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 301


ACCT-511 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (3)

This course focuses on issues related to the reporting and analysis of financial accounting information. The objective in this course is to examine in detail (with an emphasis on both the "what" and the "why") the following financial topics: 1) Operational Assets 2) Time value of money 3) Bonds and long term notes 4) Leases 5) Employee benefits and pensions. Prerequisite: ACCT 510 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
HY1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 219 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 302


ACCT-512 AUDITING (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. Prerequisite: ACCT 505 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
BC 233 Robert Felix

Cross Listed with ACCT 401


ACCT-512 AUDITING (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. Prerequisite: ACCT 505 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with ACCT 401


ACCT-513 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III (3)

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. Topics include shareholders' equity, investments, income taxes, earnings per share, accounting changes, error analysis, and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: Completed or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 511.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
BC 227 Irvin Naiman

Cross Listed with ACCT 310


ACCT-513 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III (3)

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. Topics include shareholders' equity, investments, income taxes, earnings per share, accounting changes, error analysis, and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: Completed or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 511.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Mary Demarest

Cross Listed with ACCT 310


ACCT-514 FUNDAMENTALS OF INCOME TAXATION (3)

A study and analysis of the federal income tax structure with emphasis on the taxation of individuals. Topics include income determination, deductions, property transactions, credits and procedures, and an introduction to corporation and partnership taxation, tax planning and ethical issues. Prerequisite: ACCT 505 or equivalent.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 003 Arthur Flach

Cross Listed with ACCT 405


ACCT-624 FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING ANALYTICS (3)

This course focuses on applying cutting-edge analytics techniques to examine "big data" in finance, accounting, and auditing. Students will acquire working knowledge of common financial data analytics software packages (e.g. SAS, Tableau, and IDEA). The course will heavily emphasize using data analytics techniques in solving common finance, accounting and auditing problems through using data preparation, data visualization and analysis techniques. Prerequisite: ACCT 512 or equivalent or permission of program director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
BC 319 Hoang Nguyen

Cross Listed with FIN 624


ACCT-635 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS (3)

Explores theoretical and conceptual foundations of generally accepted accounting principles. Integrates U.S. generally accepted accounting principles to develop students' understanding of financial statement analysis. Case materials and financial statements of U.S. and international companies are incorporated. Topics include standard setting, financial statement presentation issues, measurement issues (including fair-value accounting) and classification and recognition issues. Prerequisite: ACCT 505 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
BC 319 Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with FIN 700


ACCT-655 TAX POLICY (3)

Explores 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 prepare a research paper on a topic related to tax policy.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 016 Maurice Foley

Cross Listed with LAW 831, LAWT 954, TAXA 655


ACCT-680 TAXATION OF ENTITIES (3)

Covers federal income taxation of corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts as well as the taxation of gifts and estates. Analysis includes consideration of the sources of tax law, weight or authority, ethical issues, planning and administrative procedures. prerequisite: ACCT 405 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 406


ACCT-755 ADVANCED FINANCIAL REPORTING ISSUES (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 multinational enterprises. Graduate equivalent of ACCT 403. prerequisite: ACCT 511 or equivalent.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
BC 233 Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 403


ACCT-797 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ACCOUNTING (3)

MARYLAND TAXES

Specialized topics in accounting, allowing flexibility for both the changing developments in accounting and the educational needs of students. Exact topics and prerequisite structure appear in the schedule of classes. prerequisite: ACCT 605

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with ACCT 497


ACCT-797 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ACCOUNTING (3)

MARYLAND TAXES

Specialized topics in accounting, allowing flexibility for both the changing developments in accounting and the educational needs of students. Exact topics and prerequisite structure appear in the schedule of classes. prerequisite: ACCT 605

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with ACCT 497


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING (3)

Experience in the application of: behavioral change methods and skills, ethical and legal requirements, and multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site counselor, 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 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; only open to the following majors: M.S. in 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LC LTC Sepideh Soheilian

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING (3)

Experience in the application of: behavioral change methods and skills, ethical and legal requirements, and multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site counselor, 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 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; only open to the following majors: M.S. in 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC LTC Sepideh Soheilian

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-703 PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING (3)

Experience in the application of: behavioral change methods and skills, ethical and legal requirements, and multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in a clinical or counseling setting. The student 1) functions as a professional under the supervision and guidance of an on-site counselor, 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 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; only open to the following majors: M.S. in 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC LTC Courtney Gasser

Cross Listed with APPL 708


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703 Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and further integrate counseling skills, ethical and legal requirements, and multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in clinical or counseling settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credits taken. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee required. Prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director; only open to the following majors: M.S. in 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LC LTC Sepideh Soheilian

Cross Listed with APPL 703


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703 Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and further integrate counseling skills, ethical and legal requirements, and multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in clinical or counseling settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credits taken. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee required. Prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director; only open to the following majors: M.S. in 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC LTC Sepideh Soheilian

Cross Listed with APPL 703


APPL-708 INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING (1 - 3)

Builds upon APPL 703 Practicum in Counseling, allowing students to practice and further integrate counseling skills, ethical and legal requirements, and multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in clinical or counseling settings. Students accrue at least 100 hours of supervised clinical experience for each credits taken. Students must complete arrangements for the experience with the practicum coordinator in the semester preceding enrollment. Lab fee required. Prerequisites: APPL 703 and permission of program director; only open to the following majors: M.S. in 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC LTC Courtney Gasser

Cross Listed with APPL 703


ARTS-121 WORLD MUSIC (3)

Equips students to understand diverse world cultures through the lens of those cultures' musical lives. Students develop skills in listening perception and cultural analysis while focusing on musical traditions from Africa, Central Europe, Native American communities, Latin America, India, Indonesia and Japan. The course also presents music's basic structural elements and descriptive terminology. [ART] [HAT] [AH] [GD]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
LAP 308 Ian Power

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Friday
11:00 AM-1:30 PM
AC 403 Kwabena Aduse-Poku

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Friday
11:00 AM-1:30 PM
AC 403 Kwabena Aduse-Poku

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
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 207 Tiffany Greenwood-Queen

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
102 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 207 Tiffany Greenwood-Queen

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
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 237 Samantha Dean

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
002 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 237 Samantha Dean

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 404 Wolf Pecher

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 404 Wolf Pecher

Cross Listed with BIOL 121


CMAT-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

SPONGEBOB

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LAP 308 Kyle Meikle

Cross Listed with ENGL 333


CMAT-456 MOTION GRAPHICS (3)

The conceptualization and production of time-based graphic design. After studying the fundamentals of interactivity, students learn to integrate graphic design, sound, and animation, develop prototypes and examine various interactive software tools. Application of problem-solving techniques to the corporate environment and media presentations. Laboratory fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 205 Megan Rhee

Cross Listed with PBDS 670


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 305 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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB David Patschke

Cross Listed with PBDS 660


CMAT-469 ADVANCED AUDIO VIDEO PRODUCTION (3)

Advanced techniques and experience in planning, producing, and editing audio and video presentations. Prerequisite: CMAT 369 or the equivalent; or permission of the instructor Laboratory fee.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with PBDS 639


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 252 Ivan Sheehan

Cross Listed with GAHS 760


COSC-251 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING II (3)

Introduces the syntax of an object-oriented language and teaches object-oriented programming concepts and design. To teach these concepts, the course presents an object-oriented programming language such as Java, C#, or C++, while developing problem-solving and algorithm design skills. Lab fee required. prerequisite: COSC 151 or equivalent

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 235 Tanisha Faulkner

Cross Listed with INSS 225


COSC-451 OBJECT-ORIENTED ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (3)

Presents concepts and techniques in the development of robust design models and of applications of the United Modeling Language to fundamental object-oriented analysis and design concepts, including architecture, objects, classes, components, relationships, and supporting diagrams. Lab fee required. Prerequisite: COSC 351

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 025 Danielle Fowler

Cross Listed with INSS 406


COSC-461 IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3)

Introduces the concepts and practices associated with IT project management and helps students understand how successful IT projects are effectively managed so that projects are completed on time, within budget and meeting customer's needs. Teaches students the key processes, from project initiation to project closure. Students gain working experience with the latest versions of the most popular project management software and tools available to project managers. Lab fee required. prerequisites: none

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Paul Richardson

Cross Listed with INSS 370


COSC-497 TOPICS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (3)

SIMULATION MODELING

Intensive exploration of topics in computer science of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to the current interests of faculty and students. The topic for study appears under that name in the class schedule. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Laboratory fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 313A Stanley Kemp

Cross Listed with ENVS 310


CWPA-752 CREATIVE WRITING: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

YA LITERATURE

Intensive exploration of topics in creative writing of special interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to specific interests and trends in creative writing. Possible topics include narrative poetry, gothic or romance novels and stories, detective and mystery fiction and marketing small press books. Specific topic is listed in the schedule of classes. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Lab fee may be required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 313A Chelsea Fetzer

Cross Listed with ENGL 388


CWPA-753 PUBLISHING ARTS: SPECIAL TOPICS (3) (3)

CREATING YOUR PLATFORM

Intensive exploration of topics in print publishing, electronic publishing and book arts of special interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to specific interests and trends in publishing arts. Specific topic is listed in the schedule of classes. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Lab fee may be required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
186 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
LAP 209 Dwight Watkins

Cross Listed with ENGL 497


ENGL-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

SPONGEBOB

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LAP 308 Kyle Meikle

Cross Listed with CMAT 333


ENGL-388 CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

YA LITERATURE

In a workshop setting, students are introduced to a wide range of texts within a specific genre that serve as models for their own writing. This intensive reading, writing and feedback experience helps students deepen their imaginations and develop their craft as writers. Prerequisites: none

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 313A Chelsea Fetzer

Cross Listed with CWPA 752


ENGL-497 TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3)

CREATING YOUR PLATFORM

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
LAP 209 Dwight Watkins

Cross Listed with CWPA 753


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] [IL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 221 Stanley Kemp

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] [IL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 221 Stanley Kemp

Cross Listed with ENVS 221


ENVS-310 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (3)

An intensive study of an issue or set of related issues in environmental science. Content varies depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Course may be repeated for credit when the topic changes. Laboratory fee required.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 313A Stanley Kemp

Cross Listed with COSC 497


FIN-450 PROFESSIONAL FINANCE PORTFOLIO (3)

Students apply finance tools and techniques to business plans for selected nonprofit and for-profit firms. Nonprofit firms are assisted in establishing profit-making subsidiaries. Over the semester, students learn about successful ventures and engage in lectures and hands-on experiences. The students’ work for external firms focuses on determining the feasibility of entrepreneurial ideas, analyzing financial obstacles and converting ideas into reality. Prerequisite: FIN 330 and FIN 331 / Merrick School of Business student

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with ACCT 435


FIN-624 FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING ANALYTICS (3)

This course focuses on applying cutting-edge analytics techniques to examine "big data" in finance, accounting, and auditing. Students will acquire working knowledge of common financial data analytics software packages (e.g. SAS, Tableau, and IDEA). The course will heavily emphasize using data analytics techniques in solving common finance, accounting and auditing problems through using data preparation data visualization and analysis techniques. Prerequisite: FIN 605

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
BC 319 Hoang Nguyen

Cross Listed with ACCT 624


FIN-700 FINANCIAL REPORTING (3)

Integrates U.S. generally accepted accounting principles and International Financial Reporting Standards to develop students’ understanding of financial accounting transactions, reporting standards and financial statements. Case materials and financial statements of U.S. and international companies are incorporated. Topics include standard setting, financial statement presentation issues, measurement issues (including fair-value accounting) and classification and recognition issues. prerequisites: ACCT 504 or ACCT 505 and FIN 640 or FIN 605

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
UB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
BC 319 Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with ACCT 635


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 252 Ivan Sheehan

Cross Listed with CNCM 790


HIST-324 MODERN CHINA (3)

Introduces the changes and continuities of modern China since 1860. Students learn to apply their knowledge of Chinese history and historical methodology to analyze current affairs. Students read and analyze primary and secondary sources of modern China and engage in original research to construct their own analysis of one aspect of modern Chinese history. [HIPL] [AH] [GD]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
6:50 PM-8:00 PM
AC 406 BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


HIST-324 MODERN CHINA (3)

Introduces the changes and continuities of modern China since 1860. Students learn to apply their knowledge of Chinese history and historical methodology to analyze current affairs. Students read and analyze primary and secondary sources of modern China and engage in original research to construct their own analysis of one aspect of modern Chinese history. [HIPL] [AH] [GD]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


HSAD-600 FUNDRAISING AND GRANT WRITING (3)

Provides students with a through grounding in the principles and practices of fundraising and grant proposal development. Structured to mirror the process of fundraising management, the course leads students to develop either a fundraising plan or grant proposal for their own nonprofit entity or a case study of the organization. Students 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 concludes with an examination of the critical managerial and sectoral issues impacting fundraising, such as campaign integration, benchmarking of performance , and public trust and confidence.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB Room TBD Jessica Sowa

Cross Listed with PUAD 705


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

WORLD MUSIC

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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
LAP 308 Ian Power

Cross Listed with ARTS 121


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

MODERN CHINA

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
102 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Monday
6:50 PM-8:00 PM
AC 406 BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with HIST 324


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

MODERN CHINA

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
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with HIST 324


INSS-225 STRUCTURAL PROGRAMMING USING PROCEDURAL LANGUAGES (3)

This course introduces good coding practices using structured programming concepts. Modules and shared routines with single-entry and single-exit points are emphasized. Sequence, selection, repetition, and nesting, techniques are reinforced as acceptable means of controlling program logic. Students work on projects that involve analyzing, designing, coding, executing and testing programs. Pre-requisite: INSS 209 or permission of instructor .

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 235 Tanisha Faulkner

Cross Listed with COSC 251


INSS-370 PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3)

This course provides the fundamentals of project management, with a focus on managing information systems projects. Upon successful completion of this course, candidates may be eligible to take the Project Management Institute (PMI) exam for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Prerequisites: INSS 300 or permission of instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB Paul Richardson

Cross Listed with COSC 461


INSS-406 SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND LOGICAL DESIGN (3)

Introduces key principles and techniques used to develop or modify information systems to support business ¬undertakings. The course covers the lifecycle of software systems, with an emphasis on the analysis and logical design phases. Topics include the determination and modeling of the requirements of information systems and software, business process modeling and reengineering, data modeling, data gathering and requirements specification, interface design, and the development of system prototypes, including electronic forms and reports. Students gain experience with leading industry development tools such as those from Oracle and PeopleSoft. prerequisite: INSS 209 or INSS 225 or equivalent/ Merrick School of Business student or permission of the instructor.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 025 Danielle Fowler

Cross Listed with COSC 451


JPLA-200 INTRODUCTION TO JURISPRUDENCE (3)

Introduces students to jurisprudence by exploring a number of fundamental questions related to law and its role in our personal, social and political lives. Covers both historical and contemporary accounts of the nature of law, the relationship between law and morality, and legal reasoning.. Emphasis is on development of student's' critical-thinking and written and oral communication skills. Prerequisite; None

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
BC 319 Joshua Kassner

Cross Listed with PHIL 250


JPLA-400 TOPICS (3)

LEGAL FOUNDATIONS

Varying course offering addressing a jurisprudence topic or cross-listing a graduate couorse of interest to jurisprudence majors. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Prerequsite: Permission of Program Director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 223 Michael Moran

Cross Listed with LEST 501


JPLA-496 INTERNSHIP (3)

COURT NAVIGATOR PROJECT

Working at an organization, government entity or business that provides an experience relevant to the study of jurisprudence. Students select an appropriate site and develop a plan for the internship in consultation with the program director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 TBA Room TBD Michele Cotton
Justin Hollimon

Cross Listed with LEST 696


JPLA-496 INTERNSHIP (3)

COURT NAVIGATOR PROJECT

Working at an organization, government entity or business that provides an experience relevant to the study of jurisprudence. Students select an appropriate site and develop a plan for the internship in consultation with the program director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 TBA Room TBD Michele Cotton
Justin Hollimon

Cross Listed with LEST 696


LAW-716 FAMILY LAW (3)

This course will explore legal issues relating to the formation, maintenance, and dissolution of family relationships. These issues include state and federal regulation of marriage and nonmarital cohabitation; legal, social, and economic consequences of marriage and divorce; parentage, custody, and support of children; domestic violence; and the processes for resolving family disputes. The course includes related constitutional issues. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
1:30 PM-3:20 PM
AL 202 Max Oppenheimer

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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 202 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAWG 717


LAW-726 IMMIGRATION LAW (3)

An introduction to the laws dealing with aliens, i.e., non-immigrants, immigrants, undocumented persons, and refugees. Includes: an examination of the constitutional and statutory provisions and the underlying policies; procedures dealing with specific immigration issues; acquisition and loss of American citizenship; and proposals to reform the present law. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Elizabeth Keyes

Cross Listed with LAWG 726, LEST 605


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
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 408 Mortimer Sellers

Cross Listed with LAWG 729, LEST 605


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
511 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
AL 1002 Cassandra Jones Havard

Cross Listed with LAWG 743


LAW-763 SPORTS LAW (3)

This course provides a student an overview of the business and legal issues within the areas of professional and amateur sports. Specifically, but not limited to, the following: professional clubs, professional leagues, sports marketing contracts, negotiation techniques, television, sponsorship, insurance, and athletic associations. All such issues covered shall have a relationship to basic principles of law: contract, antitrust, tort, corporate, and other areas. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 603 Phillip Closius

Cross Listed with LEST 605


LAW-772 MARYLAND CRIMINAL PRACTICE (3)

This class is designed for students who intend to practice in the trial courts of Maryland. This course will expose the students to the procedures utilized in both the District and Circuit Courts when dealing with Criminal cases. The course will prepare the students for the issues they will confront in a very practical way when representing a client charged with a crime whether petty or serious before the Maryland Trial Courts. Prerequisite : Criminal Law [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 403 Ephraim Siff

Cross Listed with LAWG 772


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: First year day courses. Pre- or Corequisites: 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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 304 John Snyder
Elena Fowlkes

Cross Listed with LAWT 800I


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: First year day courses. Pre- or Corequisites: 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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 304 John Snyder
Elena Fowlkes

Cross Listed with LAWT 800I


LAW-809 MEDIATING FAMILY DISPUTES: THEORY AND PRACTICE SEMINAR (3)

Using a combination of lecture, discussion, demonstration, and simulation, this course offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge of the theory and practice of mediation. While the course primarily uses mediation of family disputes as a vehicle for teaching mediation, it also provides skills and theoretical grounding for mediating and representing clients in many areas of law. More specifically, the course enables students to explore how mediation is actually conducted in family law and other contexts, critical judgement as to when mediation may or may not be appropriate in individual cases, familiarity with legislation involving mediation, special issues facing mediators in mediation involving family dynamics, the role lawyers can or should play when representing clients before, during, and after mediation, and ethical considerations in the practice of family and other types of mediation. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
550 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
4:45 PM-7:30 PM
AL 607 Robert Rubinson

Cross Listed with LAW 809A


LAW-809A MEDIATING FAMILY DISPUTES: THEORY AND PRACTICE (3)

Using a combination of lecture, discussion, demonstration, and simulation, this course offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge of the theory and practice of mediation. While the course primarily uses mediation of family disputes as a vehicle for teaching mediation, it also provides skills and theoretical grounding for mediating and representing clients in many areas of the law. More specifically, the course enables students to explore how mediation is actually conducted in family law and other contexts, critical judgment as to when mediation may or may not be appropriate in individual cases, familiarity with legislation involving mediation , special issues facing mediators in mediation involving family dynamics, the role lawyers can or should play when representing clients before, during, and after mediation, and ethical considerations in the practice of family and other types of mediation. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
550 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
4:45 PM-7:30 PM
AL 607 Robert Rubinson

Cross Listed with LAW 809


LAW-819 PLANNING FOR FAMILIES AND SENIORS WORKSHOP (3)

Planning for long-term family security: providing support for minors and other dependents; preparing for retirement; and coping with old age, disability, and death. The course will focus on families with modest assets (those not subject to estate tax). Topics will include the uses of trusts and trust alternatives; inter vivos transfers; wills; life insurance; employee benefits and social security; guardianships and durable powers of attorney; health care decision-making; housing for the elderly (retirement communities, nursing homes, and in-community care); and ethical issues inherent in serving families. Students will work in small groups to create a plan for a hypothetical family and to draft the necessary instruments for that family. In addition, each student will prepare a short position paper on one of the covered topics. Prerequisite: Trusts and Estates. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Wednesday
1:30 PM-4:15 PM
AL 602 Angela Vallario

Cross Listed with LAWT 819


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Maurice Foley

Cross Listed with LAWT 954, TAXA 655, ACCT 655


LAW-952 PARTNERSHIP TAXATION (3)

Problems encountered in the formation, operation, and liquidation of a partnership including the acquisition of partnership interests, compensation of the service partner, the treatment of partnership distributions, and problems associated with the disposition of partnership interests or property by sale. 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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Walter Schwidetzky

Cross Listed with LAWT 952, TAXA 653


LAW-953 FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL INCOME TAX I (3)

Basic concepts in federal income taxation, including gross income, exclusions, adjusted gross income, deductions, exemptions, credits, assignment of income, identification of the taxpayer, tax rates, depreciation, and the alternative minimum tax. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAWT 953, TAXA 651


LAW-955 TAX PRACTICE & PROCEDURE (3)

Aspects of practice before the Internal Revenue Service, including ruling requests, handling of audits, assessment of deficiencies and penalties, closing agreements, tax liens, statutes of limitations, claims for refunds, appeals, conferences and practice before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. district courts, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and appellate courts. Also includes analysis of the problems encountered in parallel civil and criminal proceedings, problems involving government investigatory powers and taxpayer rights and privileges. 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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAWT 955, TAXA 654


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Michael Bender

Cross Listed with LAWT 956, TAXA 650


LAW-966 MARYLAND TAXES (3)

This course will explore the substantive law and procedure of the Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller, with a particular focus on Maryland income tax, corporate tax and sales and use tax. Other Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller will be discussed briefly. In addition, this course will cover Maryland tax procedure, including how liabilities are calculated, types and methods of assessment, the dispute process, the state’s authority to collect and collection alternatives available.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with TAXA 656, LAWT 966


LAW-966 MARYLAND TAXES (3)

This course will explore the substantive law and procedure of the Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller, with a particular focus on Maryland income tax, corporate tax and sales and use tax. Other Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller will be discussed briefly. In addition, this course will cover Maryland tax procedure, including how liabilities are calculated, types and methods of assessment, the dispute process, the state’s authority to collect and collection alternatives available.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with TAXA 656, LAWT 966


LAW-971 ESTATE AND GIFT TAX (3)

Basic principles of federal estate and gift taxation, including valuation, inter vivos transfers, disclaimers, determination of the taxable estate, transfers with retained interests or powers, joint interests, life insurance proceeds, property subject to powers of appointment, the marital deduction, credits, and the generation-skipping transfer tax. Prerequisites: Property and Federal Income Tax; Co-rerequisite: Trusts and Estates. The day section of this course is a J.D. offering. The evening section of this course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAWT 971, TAXA 660


LAW-973 INCOME TAXATION OF ESTATES AND TRUST (3)

Federal income taxation of decedents' estates, simple and complex trusts, charitable trusts and grantor trusts. Course covers the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns with emphasis on unique tax issues such as: income in respect of a decedent, distributable net income and fiduciary accounting. Prerequisites: Federal Income Tax . This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax Program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 LAW STAFF

Cross Listed with LAWT 973, TAXA 670


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
511G 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
10:30 AM-11:45 AM
AL 803 Margaret Johnson

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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
1:30 PM-3:20 PM
AL 202 Max Oppenheimer

Cross Listed with LAW 717


LAWG-726 LLMUS IMMIGRATION LAW (3)

An introduction to the laws dealing with aliens, i.e. non-immigrants, immigrants, undocumented persons, and refugees. Includes: an examination of the constitutional and statutory provisions and the underlying policies, procedures dealing with specific immigration issues; acquisition and loss of American citizenship; and proposals to reform the present law. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
550G 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Elizabeth Keyes

Cross Listed with LAW 726, LEST 605


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
512G 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 408 Mortimer Sellers

Cross Listed with LAW 729, LEST 605


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
511G 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
AL 1002 Cassandra Jones Havard

Cross Listed with LAW 743


LAWG-772 MARYLAND CRIMINAL PRACTICE (3)

This class is designed for students who intend to practice in the trial courts of Maryland. This course will expose the students to the procedures utilized in both the District and Circuit Courts when dealing with Criminal cases. The course will prepare the students for the issues they will confront in a very practical way when representing a client charged with a crime whether petty or serious before the Maryland Trial Courts. Prerequisite : Criminal Law

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
550G 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 403 Ephraim Siff

Cross Listed with LAW 772


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 304 John Snyder
Elena Fowlkes

Cross Listed with LAW 800I


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 304 John Snyder
Elena Fowlkes

Cross Listed with LAW 800I


LAWT-819 PLANNING FOR FAMILIES AND SENIORS WORKSHOP (3)

Planning for long-term family security: providing support for minors and other dependents; preparing for retirement; and coping with old age, disability, and death. The course will focus on families with modest assets (those not subject to estate tax). Topics will include the uses of trusts and trust alternatives; inter vivos transfers; wills; life insurance; employee benefits and social security; guardianships and durable powers of attorney; health care decision-making; housing for the elderly (retirement communities, nursing homes, and in-community care); and ethical issues inherent in serving families. Students will work in small groups to create a plan for a hypothetical family and to draft the necessary instruments for that family. In addition, each student will prepare a short position paper on one of the covered topics. Prerequisite: Trusts and Estates. [Limited Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Wednesday
1:30 PM-4:15 PM
AL 602 Angela Vallario

Cross Listed with LAW 819


LAWT-952 PARTNERSHIP TAXATION (3)

Problems encountered in the formation, operation, and liquidation of a partnership including the acquisition of partnership interests, compensation of the service partner, the treatment of partnership distributions, and problems associated with the disposition of partnership interests or property by sale.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Walter Schwidetzky

Cross Listed with LAW 952, TAXA 653


LAWT-953 FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL INCOME TAX I (3)

Basic concepts in federal income taxation, including gross income, exclusions, adjusted gross income, deductions, exemptions, credits, assignment of income, identification of the taxpayer, tax rates, depreciation, and the alternative minimum tax.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 953, TAXA 651


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Maurice Foley

Cross Listed with LAW 831, TAXA 655, ACCT 655


LAWT-955 TAX PRACTICE & PROCEDURE (3)

Aspects of practice before the Internal Revenue Service including ruling requests, handling of audits, assessment of deficiencies and penalties, closing agreements, tax liens, statutes of limitations, claims for refunds, appeals conferences and practice before the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court, the United States Claims Court, and appellate courts. Course also includes analysis of the problems encountered in parallel civil and criminal proceedings, problems involving government investigatory powers and taxpayer rights and privileges.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAW 955, TAXA 654


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Michael Bender

Cross Listed with LAW 956, TAXA 650


LAWT-966 MARYLAND TAXES (3)

This course will explore the substantive law and procedure of the Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller, with a particular focus on Maryland income tax, corporate tax and sales and use tax. Other Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller will be discussed briefly. In addition, this course will cover Maryland tax procedure, including how liabilities are calculated, types and methods of assessment, the dispute process, the state’s authority to collect and collection alternatives available.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with TAXA 656, LAW 966


LAWT-966 MARYLAND TAXES (3)

This course will explore the substantive law and procedure of the Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller, with a particular focus on Maryland income tax, corporate tax and sales and use tax. Other Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller will be discussed briefly. In addition, this course will cover Maryland tax procedure, including how liabilities are calculated, types and methods of assessment, the dispute process, the state’s authority to collect and collection alternatives available.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with TAXA 656, LAW 966


LAWT-971 ESTATE AND GIFT TAX (3)

Basic principles of federal estate and gift taxation including computation of the taxable estate, inter vivos transfers, transfers in contemplation of death, transfers with retained interest or powers, joint interest, life insurance proceeds, property subject to powers of appointment, the martial deduction and the unified credit.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAW 971, TAXA 660


LAWT-973 INCOME TAXATION OF ESTATES AND TRUST (3)

Federal income taxation of decedents' estates, simple and complex trusts, charitable trusts and grantor trusts. Course covers the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns with emphasis on unique tax issues such as: income in respect of a decedent, distributable net income and fiduciary accounting.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 016 LAW STAFF

Cross Listed with LAW 973, TAXA 670


LAWT-999 INDEPENDENT STUDY (799) (1 - 3)

Students may study an area of particular interest to them not covered in a significant way elsewhere in the program, via an independent study. In order to qualify for an independent study, students must obtain the consent of a full-time faculty member to supervise the project and submit a written proposal. The written proposal must be approved by the supervising faculty member and the program director. Only students what a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who have completed 15 credit hours of tax courses in the program may undertake an independent study.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 TBA LTBD Fred Brown

Cross Listed with TAXA 799


LEST-501 LEGAL FOUNDATIONS (3)

In-depth exploration of the organization of the American legal system. Examines how law is organized as a field of knowledge and practice and how it functions as an instrument of government and arena of dispute resolution. Also considers the context of law and law's effectiveness in promoting justice and social policies.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 223 Michael Moran

Cross Listed with JPLA 400


LEST-605 AREAS OF LAW (3)

IMMIGRATION 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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Elizabeth Keyes

Cross Listed with LAW 726, LAWG 726


LEST-605 AREAS OF LAW (3)

INTERNATIONAL 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
186 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 408 Mortimer Sellers

Cross Listed with LAW 729, LAWG 729


LEST-605 AREAS OF LAW (3)

SPORTS 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
187 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 603 Phillip Closius

Cross Listed with LAW 763


LEST-696 INTERNSHIPS (3)

Application of legal knowledge and skills at a designated nonprofit organization, government entity, or business. Students will learn about the role that law plays in the activities or services of the site, and how law is used to address issues and solve problems. This course may be taken more than once, with the approval of the program director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
085 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 TBA Room TBD Michele Cotton
Justin Hollimon

Cross Listed with JPLA 496


LEST-696 INTERNSHIPS (3)

Application of legal knowledge and skills at a designated nonprofit organization, government entity, or business. Students will learn about the role that law plays in the activities or services of the site, and how law is used to address issues and solve problems. This course may be taken more than once, with the approval of the program director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
085 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 TBA Room TBD Michele Cotton
Justin Hollimon

Cross Listed with JPLA 496


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 305 Jeanne Fountain

Cross Listed with CMAT 457


PBDS-639 VIDEO AESTHETICS & TECHNIQUE (3)

In-depth analysis of the aesthetic variables affecting video programs. Advanced video and audio projects culminating in a thesis-quality production. Lab fee required. prerequisite: PBDS 602

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with CMAT 469


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 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB WEB David Patschke

Cross Listed with CMAT 459


PBDS-670 MOTION GRAPHICS FOR INTERACTIVE MEDIA (3)

Students explore the relationship between graphic design and time-based interactive media while examining the history and fundamentals of animation. Students use current industry software to produce a range of motion graphics projects for the Web and other interfaces. Special attention is given to the creative processes and developing an appropriate conceptual, technical and aesthetic critical sense within the language of motion design for dynamic media. Lab fee required. prerequisites: PBDS 615, PBDS 612, Adobe CS4 competency and one of the following: PBDS 645, DESN 616 or permission of program director

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 205 Megan Rhee

Cross Listed with CMAT 456


PHIL-140 CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES (3)

Explores contemporary issues of ethical concern. Students are introduced to philosophical reasoning on controversial topics, including the responsibilities of corporations, war and violence, human relationships and other currently debated matters of public policy and personal ethics. The course aims to help students develop abilities to understand, evaluate and construct arguments in the realm of applied ethics. [HIPL] [CTE] [HAT] [AH] [IL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
LC4 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
BC 323 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 140


PHIL-140 CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES (3)

Explores contemporary issues of ethical concern. Students are introduced to philosophical reasoning on controversial topics, including the responsibilities of corporations, war and violence, human relationships and other currently debated matters of public policy and personal ethics. The course aims to help students develop abilities to understand, evaluate and construct arguments in the realm of applied ethics. [HIPL] [CTE] [HAT] [AH] [IL]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
LC5 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
BC 323 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 140


PHIL-250 SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (3)

Examines the values and principles that establish and justify societies and that determine the rights and responsibilities of a society to its own members; of the members in relation to each other and to the society as a whole; and of a society in relation to other societies. The course considers the application of these principles to such issues as justice, human rights, political and social institutions, and international relations. [AH]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
BC 319 Joshua Kassner

Cross Listed with JPLA 200


PHIL-301 ETHICS (3)

A critical examination of fundamental questions in ethics: What is good and evil? Why be moral? What is right and wrong moral conduct? What does it take to be a good person, and what does it mean to live a good life? Students read a balanced selection of classical and contemporary works and explore a variety of moral issues in personal and professional life. [AHE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
BC 323 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 497


PHIL-301 ETHICS (3)

A critical examination of fundamental questions in ethics: What is good and evil? Why be moral? What is right and wrong moral conduct? What does it take to be a good person, and what does it mean to live a good life? Students read a balanced selection of classical and contemporary works and explore a variety of moral issues in personal and professional life. [AHE]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 205 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 497


PHIL-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHILOSOPHY (3)

ETHICS AND TECHNOLOGY

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
002 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
BC 323 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 301


PHIL-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHILOSOPHY (3)

ETHICS AND TECHNOLOGY

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
101 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 205 Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 301


PUAD-705 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (3)

FUND DEV. & GRANT-WRITING

Coverage of selected topics of current interest to students or of interest to a special segment of students. prerequisite: permission of monitoring faculty member or program director

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/26/2019 - 12/15/2019 WEB Room TBD Jessica Sowa

Cross Listed with HSAD 600


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 016 Michael Bender

Cross Listed with LAW 956, LAWT 956


TAXA-651 FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL INCOME TAX I (3)

Covers basic concepts in federal income taxation, including gross income, exclusions, adjusted gross income, deductions, exemptions, credits, assignment of income, identification of the taxpayer, tax rates, depreciation and the alternative minimum tax.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 953, LAWT 953


TAXA-653 PARTNERSHIP TAXATION (3)

Explores problems encountered in the formation, operation and liquidation of a partnership, including the acquisition of partnership interests, compensation of the service partner, the treatment of partnership distributions and problems associated with the disposition of partnership interests or property by sale.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 608 Walter Schwidetzky

Cross Listed with LAW 952, LAWT 952


TAXA-654 TAX PRACTICE & PROCEDURE (3)

Covers aspects of practice before the Internal Revenue Service, including ruling requests, handling of audits, assessment of deficiencies and penalties, closing agreements, tax liens, statutes of limitations, claims for refunds, appeals conferences and practice before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Courts, Claims Court and appellate courts. Also includes analysis of the problems encountered in parallel civil and criminal proceedings, problems involving government investigatory powers and taxpayer rights and privileges.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 608 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAW 955, LAWT 955


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 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 016 Maurice Foley

Cross Listed with LAW 831, LAWT 954, ACCT 655


TAXA-656 MARYLAND TAXES (3)

This course will explore the substantive law and procedure of the Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller, with a particular focus on Maryland income tax, corporate tax and sales and use tax. Other Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller will be discussed briefly. In addition, this course will cover Maryland tax procedure, including how liabilities are calculated, types and methods of assessment, the dispute process, the state’s authority to collect and collection alternatives available.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with LAWT 966, LAW 966


TAXA-656 MARYLAND TAXES (3)

This course will explore the substantive law and procedure of the Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller, with a particular focus on Maryland income tax, corporate tax and sales and use tax. Other Maryland taxes administered by the Maryland Comptroller will be discussed briefly. In addition, this course will cover Maryland tax procedure, including how liabilities are calculated, types and methods of assessment, the dispute process, the state’s authority to collect and collection alternatives available.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 016 Elena Fowlkes
Karen Syrylo

Cross Listed with LAWT 966, LAW 966


TAXA-660 ESTATE AND GIFT TAXATION (3)

Covers the basic principles of federal estate and gift taxation, including computation of the taxable estate, inter vivos transfers, transfers in contemplation of death, transfers with retained interests or powers, joint interests, life insurance proceeds, property subject to powers of appointment, the marital deduction and the unified credit.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 608 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAW 971, LAWT 971


TAXA-670 INCOME TAXATION OF ESTATES AND TRUSTS (3)

Covers federal income taxation of decedents’ estates, simple and complex trusts, charitable trusts and grantor trusts. Also covers the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns with emphasis on unique tax issues such as income in respect of a decedent, distributable net income and fiduciary accounting.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 11/25/2019   AL 016 LAW STAFF

Cross Listed with LAW 973, LAWT 973


TAXA-799 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1 - 2)

Students may study an area of particular interest to them, not covered in a significant way elsewhere in the program, via an independent study. To qualify, students must submit a written proposal and obtain the consent of a faculty member who supervises the project. The proposal must be approved by both the supervising faculty member and the program director.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 TBA LTBD Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAWT 999