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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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Gregory Gaynor

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 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
HN1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
Room TBD 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 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 WEB WEB Anil Aggarwal

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
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room TBD Mikhail Pevzner

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

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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 B-.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room TBD Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 755


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
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 680


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room TBD Mikhail Pevzner

Cross Listed with ACCT 401


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
UB2 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Mikhail Pevzner

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
Room TBD Gregory Gaynor

Cross Listed with ACCT 310


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
UB2 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Gregory Gaynor

Cross Listed with ACCT 310


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 109 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
UB1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Allen Schuldenfrei

Cross Listed with ACCT 406


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 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 WEB WEB Anil Aggarwal

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room TBD Jan Williams

Cross Listed with ACCT 403


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD CAS STAFF

Cross Listed with PSYC 405


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room TBD 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
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD John Donahue

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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
187 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room TBD 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
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD John Donahue

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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
187 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Katharine Shaffer

Cross Listed with APPL 703


ARTS-297 TOPICS IN THE ARTS I (3)

HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC

Intensive exploration of topics in the arts of mutual interest to students and faculty. The topic of study appears under that name in the class schedule. Laboratory fee may be required. [ART] [HAT]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Joshua Davis

Cross Listed with HIST 240


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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 236 Ryan Hoffman

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
AC 236 Ryan Hoffman

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
002 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
003 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
Room TBD Elka Porter

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
004 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
Room TBD Elka Porter

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
005 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Friday
11:00 AM-1:30 PM
Room TBD No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
006 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Friday
11:00 AM-1:30 PM
Room TBD No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Wolf Pecher

Cross Listed with BIOL 121


CMAT-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

THE DOCUMENTARY

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LAP 304 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with ENGL 333


CMAT-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

COMICS

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
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 308 Arnold Blumberg

Cross Listed with ENGL 333


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 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
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
LAP 205 Joseph Fioramonti

Cross Listed with PBDS 662


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
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with PBDS 639


CMAT-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNICATIONS (3)

3D DESIGN

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
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 205 Thomas O'Donnell

Cross Listed with PBDS 751


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 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 TBA Room TBD Darien Ripple

Cross Listed with PHIL 497, HIST 497


CNCM-620 SPECIAL TOPICS: (3)

EXPERIENTIAL TRIP TO MEXICO

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
502 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 309 Carla Barqueiro

Cross Listed with GVPP 497


CNCM-620 SPECIAL TOPICS: (3)

WOMEN AND WAR

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
5W1 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 WEB Room TBD Carla Barqueiro

Cross Listed with GVPP 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
Room TBD Ivan Sheehan

Cross Listed with GAHS 760


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Patricia Hall

Cross Listed with FSCS 601


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 7/5/2016 - 8/8/2016 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 201 Heather Pfeifer
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
T01 5/28/2016 - 8/6/2016 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 511 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
T01 5/28/2016 - 8/6/2016 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 511 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 7/5/2016 - 8/8/2016 Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LC 201 Heather Pfeifer
Heather Pfeifer

Cross Listed with CRJU 400


CRJU-725 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS (3)

Provides students with foundational knowledge in both geographic information science and Systems that will allow them to better understand and think critically about the role of "place and space" and to engage in the routine use of basic GIS technology in their studies and workplace. Students will learn to use ESRl's ArcGIS to create maps and analyze geo-data and relationships, and to present their results to others. prerequisites: none.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 WEB Room TBD Thomas Darling

Cross Listed with HSMG 725, PUAD 725


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
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Dwight Watkins

Cross Listed with ENGL 497


ENGL-319 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE (3)

GLOBAL AFRICAN LIT & CULTURE

Readings in global fiction, poetry, and prose. May focus on the literature of one particular region/ country or offer a broader comparative study. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room TBD Diedre Badejo

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


ENGL-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

THE DOCUMENTARY

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
2:00 PM-4:30 PM
LAP 304 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with CMAT 333


ENGL-333 MEDIA GENRES (3)

COMICS

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 308 Arnold Blumberg

Cross Listed with CMAT 333


ENGL-391 TOPICS IN LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY (3)

LANGUAGE OF PROTEST

A consideration of narratives in the ­information age, historical developments through which changes in linguistic ­practice manifest themselves, and information ­theory. The role of languages in the social construction of reality as well as in the ­narrower sense of specific agents of change. May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Arthur Magida

Cross Listed with PBDS 750


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Dwight Watkins

Cross Listed with CWPA 753


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD 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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Stanley Kemp

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Patricia Hall

Cross Listed with COSC 430


FSCS-615 INFORMATION RETRIEVAL : PAPER AND ELECTRONIC (3)

Explores gathering of information and data, evidence collection, storage and security of records, personnel records and related issues, privacy issues, security of customer information, duties and obligations of the information technology field. Also focuses on legal access to these records. Prerequisite: FSCS 601. Lab Fee

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 407 Philip Catzen

Cross Listed with FSCS 615


FSCS-615 INFORMATION RETRIEVAL : PAPER AND ELECTRONIC (3)

Explores gathering of information and data, evidence collection, storage and security of records, personnel records and related issues, privacy issues, security of customer information, duties and obligations of the information technology field. Also focuses on legal access to these records. Prerequisite: FSCS 601. Lab Fee

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
CH1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
AC 407 Philip Catzen

Cross Listed with FSCS 615


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
Room TBD Ivan Sheehan

Cross Listed with CNCM 790


GVPP-497 TOPICS IN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY (3)

EXPERIENTIAL TRIP TO MEXICO

Intensive exploration of topics in political science of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The topic for study will appear under that name in the Class Schedule.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
501 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
BC 309 Carla Barqueiro

Cross Listed with CNCM 620


GVPP-497 TOPICS IN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY (3)

WOMEN AND WAR

Intensive exploration of topics in political science of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. The topic for study will appear under that name in the Class Schedule.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
5W1 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 WEB Room TBD Carla Barqueiro

Cross Listed with CNCM 620


HIST-240 EVERYDAY LIVES (3)

SOC HIST OF POP MUSIC

Social history illuminates the lives of ordinary people. This skills course introduces the methods of the social historian to the beginning student. Students read examples of masterful social histories and engage in original research to produce their own depictions of everyday life in a particular period of the past. [HIPL] [HAT]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Joshua Davis

Cross Listed with ARTS 297


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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday/Wednesday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
Room TBD 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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
101 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
8:15 PM-9:35 PM
Room TBD BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with IDIS 301


HIST-445 TOPICS IN THE HISTORY OF RELIGION (3)

RELIGIONS IN AMERICA

Intensive study of particular topics in the history of religion, ranging from Christianity and Judaism to Eastern religions or American religious history. Topic varies depending on the interests of the faculty and students. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
Room TBD Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with PHIL 419


HIST-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HISTORY (3)

SUSTAINBILITY & DIVERSITY

Intensive exploration of topics in history of mutual interest to faculty and students. Content varies according to the interests of the faculty and students. The topic studied appears under that name in the class schedule.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
501 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 TBA Room TBD Darien Ripple

Cross Listed with PHIL 497, CNCM 620


HSMG-725 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS (3)

Provides students with foundational knowledge in both geographic information science and Systems that will allow them to better understand and think critically about the role of "place and space" and to engage in the routine use of basic GIS technology in their studies and workplace. Students will learn to use ESRl's ArcGIS to create maps and analyze geo-data and relationships, and to present their results to others. prerequisite: none

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 WEB Room TBD Thomas Darling

Cross Listed with PUAD 725, CRJU 725


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 WEB WEB Megan Rhee

Cross Listed with PBDS 502


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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday/Wednesday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
Room TBD BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with HIST 324


IDIS-301 WORLD CULTURES: (3)

GLOBAL AFRICAN LIT & CULTURE

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
002 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room TBD Diedre Badejo

Cross Listed with ENGL 319


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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
102 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Wednesday
8:15 PM-9:35 PM
Room TBD BoRam Yi

Cross Listed with HIST 324


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 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 WEB WEB Susan Tatterson

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 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 WEB WEB Susan Tatterson

Cross Listed with INSS 401


LAW-652 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY (3)

Study of the ethics and law of lawyering, approaching attorney problems from multiple perspectives. Topics will include: professionalism, the organization of the bar, attorney discipline and disability, the delivery of legal services, the attorney client relationship, the duties of loyalty and confidentiality, fees, and various issues, including conflict of interest and substance abuse.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 803 Elizabeth Samuels

Cross Listed with LAWG 652


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 5/16/2016 - 6/30/2016 Monday/Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Kimberly Brown

Cross Listed with LAWG 700


LAW-704 ANTITRUST LAW (3)

The study of the federal laws affecting competition between businesses. This course will examine the concepts of competition, market power, monopoly, and practices that might restrain trade. Mergers, boycotts, conspiracies, predation, joint ventures, price discrimination and marketing and other distribution restraints will be analyzed in light of the statutory desire to foster a more competitive economy. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 1002 Robert Lande

Cross Listed with LAWG 704


LAW-711 CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I (3)

An examination and analysis of constitutional principles governing the admissibility of evidence in criminal proceedings and regulating the conduct of criminal prosecutions, primarily focusing on the pre-trial stages. Subjects include the exclusionary rule; probable cause; arrest; search and seizure; electronic surveillance; compelled self-incrimination, immunity, and confessions, identification, right to counsel, preliminary hearing and pre-trial motions. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 802 Steven Grossman

Cross Listed with LAWG 711


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
511 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
AL 803 Barbara Babb

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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
10:00 AM-11:50 AM
AL 802 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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:35 PM
AL 802 Barbara White

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
550 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
4:45 PM-6:00 PM
AL 803 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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 802 Nienke Grossman

Cross Listed with LAWG 729, 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
511 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
10:00 AM-11:50 AM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

Cross Listed with LAWG 742


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
511 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
1:00 PM-2:50 PM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

Cross Listed with LAWG 742


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
511 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
10:00 AM-11:50 AM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

Cross Listed with LAWG 742


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
511 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
1:00 PM-2:50 PM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

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
511 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday/Wednesday
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
AL 802 Lisa Sparks

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
512 5/16/2016 - 6/30/2016 Monday/Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
AL 802 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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 802 Ephraim Siff

Cross Listed with LAWG 751


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
550 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 803 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: 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-7:20 PM
AL 304 No Instructor Assigned

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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
4:45 PM-7:30 PM
AL 607 Robert Rubinson
Jane Murphy

Cross Listed with LAW 809A


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
4:45 PM-7:30 PM
AL 607 Robert Rubinson
Jane Murphy

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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
4:45 PM-7:30 PM
AL 607 Robert Rubinson
Jane Murphy

Cross Listed with LAW 809


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
4:45 PM-7:30 PM
AL 607 Robert Rubinson
Jane Murphy

Cross Listed with LAW 809


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 109 Maurice Foley

Cross Listed with LAWT 954, TAXA 655, ACCT 655


LAW-951 CORPORATE TAXATION (3)

Federal income taxation of corporations and their shareholders with emphasis on the formation of the corporation, capital structure, operational alternatives, distributions, partial and complete liquidations, personal holding companies, and the accumulated earnings tax. Formation, operation, and liquidation of S-corporations are also covered. 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAWT 951, TAXA 652


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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 102 Michael Bender

Cross Listed with LAWT 956, TAXA 650


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 102 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Kevin Bress
Cheryl Jones

Cross Listed with LAWT 973, TAXA 670


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Kevin Bress
Cheryl Jones

Cross Listed with LAWT 973, TAXA 670


LAW-975 EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION (2)

Methods of providing tax-free and tax-deferred compensation to employees, including Section 83 tax planning, stock option tax planning, incentive compensation arrangements, and methods of funding non-qualified plans. 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 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016 Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Scott Moeves

Cross Listed with LAWT 975, TAXA 664


LAW-978 ADVANCED REAL ESTATE TAXATION (2)

Analysis of the effect of income taxes on real estate transactions; a comparison of the various entities used for the ownership and development of real estate; real estate syndications, basis and basis adjustments; alternative financing techniques such as the sale-leaseback; depreciation, amortization and obsolescence; passive activity and at-risk rules; and REITS. Prerequisites: Federal Income Tax and Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation II. This course is a combined J.D. and Graduate Tax program offering. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016 Thursday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Steven Gevarter

Cross Listed with LAWT 978, TAXA 675


LAW-992 INTRODUCTION TO THE TAXATION OF FINANCIAL PRODUCTS (2)

Study of the taxation of basic financial building blocks (equity, debt, options, notional principal contracts and forward contracts) and their various combinations. Financial equivalencies among traditional and derivative instruments that are taxed under widely varying tax regimes. Use of financial instruments to change the timing, character and source of income. Gaps in existing law, possible future tax regimes and emerging financial products. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
512 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016 Tuesday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with TAXA 692, LAWT 992


LAWG-652 LLMUS PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY (3)

Study of the ethics and law of lawyering, approaching attorney problems from multiple perspectives. Topics will include: professionalism, the organization of the bar, attorney discipline and disability, the delivery of legal services, the attorney client relationship, the duties of loyalty and confidentiality, fees, and various issues, including conflict of interest and substance abuse.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
311G 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 803 Elizabeth Samuels

Cross Listed with LAW 652


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
512G 5/16/2016 - 6/30/2016 Monday/Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Kimberly Brown

Cross Listed with LAW 700


LAWG-704 LLMUS ANTITRUST LAW (3)

The study of the federal laws affecting competition between businesses. This course will examine the concepts of competition, market power, monopoly, and practices that might restrain trade. Mergers, boycotts, conspiracies, predation, joint ventures, price discrimination and marketing and other distribution restraints will be analyzed in light of the statutory desire to foster a more competitive economy. [Open Enrollment]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 1002 Robert Lande

Cross Listed with LAW 704


LAWG-711 LLMUS CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I (3)

An examination and analysis of constitutional principles governing the admissibility of evidence in criminal proceedings and regulating the conduct of criminal prosecutions, primarily focusing on the pre-trial stages. Subjects include the exclusionary rule; probably cause; arrest; search and seizure; electronic surveillance; compelled self-incrimination, immunity, and confessions, identification, right to counsel, preliminary hearing and pre-trial motions.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM
AL 802 Steven Grossman

Cross Listed with LAW 711


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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
AL 803 Barbara Babb

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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
10:00 AM-11:50 AM
AL 802 Max Oppenheimer

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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 Monday/Wednesday
7:45 PM-9:35 PM
AL 802 Barbara White

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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
4:45 PM-6:00 PM
AL 803 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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 802 Nienke Grossman

Cross Listed with LAW 729, LEST 605


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
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
10:00 AM-11:50 AM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

Cross Listed with LAW 742


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
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
1:00 PM-2:50 PM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

Cross Listed with LAW 742


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
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
10:00 AM-11:50 AM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

Cross Listed with LAW 742


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
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Friday
1:00 PM-2:50 PM
AL 803 Frederic Smalkin

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
511G 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday/Wednesday
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
AL 802 Lisa Sparks

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
512G 5/16/2016 - 6/30/2016 Monday/Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
AL 802 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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
6:15 PM-7:30 PM
AL 802 Ephraim Siff

Cross Listed with LAW 751


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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 803 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-7:20 PM
AL 304 John Snyder

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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-7:20 PM
AL 304 John Snyder

Cross Listed with LAW 800I


LAWT-951 CORPORATE TAXATION (3)

Federal income taxation of corporations and their shareholders with emphasis on the formation of the corporation, capital structure, operational alternatives, distributions, partial and complete liquidations, personal holding companies, and the accumulated earnings tax. Formation, operation, and liquidation of S-corporations are also covered.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 608 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAW 951, TAXA 652


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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Thursday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 109 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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016 Wednesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 102 Michael Bender

Cross Listed with LAW 956, TAXA 650


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Monday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 102 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Kevin Bress
Cheryl Jones

Cross Listed with LAW 973, TAXA 670


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016 Tuesday
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
AL 408 Kevin Bress
Cheryl Jones

Cross Listed with LAW 973, TAXA 670


LAWT-975 EXECUTIVE COMP (2)

Methods of providing tax-free and tax-deferred compensation to employees, including Section 83 tax planning, stock option tax planning, incentive compensation arrangements, and methods of funding non-qualified plans.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016 Wednesday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Scott Moeves

Cross Listed with LAW 975, TAXA 664


LAWT-978 ADVANCED REAL ESTATE TAXATION (2)

Analysis of the effect of income taxes on real estate transactions; a comparison of the various entities utilized for the ownership and development of real estate; real estate syndications, basis and basis adjustments; alternative financing techniques such as the sale-leaseback; depreciation, amortization and obsolescence; passive activity and at risk rules; REITS.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016 Thursday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Steven Gevarter

Cross Listed with LAW 978, TAXA 675


LAWT-992 INTRODUCTION TO THE TAXATION OF FINANCIAL PRODUCTS (2)

Study of the taxation of basic financial building blocks (equity, debt, options, notional principal contracts and forward contracts) and their various combinations. Financial equivalencies among traditional and derivative instruments that are taxed under widely varying tax regimes. Use of financial instruments to change the timing, character and source of income. Gaps in existing law, possible future tax regimes and emerging financial products.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
491 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016 Tuesday
6:00 PM-9:10 PM
AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 992, TAXA 692


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 8/22/2016 - 12/14/2016   Room TBD Fred Brown

Cross Listed with TAXA 799


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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
4:45 PM-6:00 PM
AL 803 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 8/22/2016 - 11/29/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
7:45 PM-9:00 PM
AL 802 Nienke Grossman

Cross Listed with LAW 729, LAWG 729


LEST-628 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND ETHICS (3)

The pressing ethical, legal and political issues facing the world today that have to do with the relationship between humans and the nonhuman world. Explores environmental ethics through classic and contemporary readings from a wide array of philosophic and literary traditions. Examines the role legal institutions play in our efforts (or lack thereof) to deal with ethical issues involving the environment.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-6:45 PM
Room TBD Joshua Kassner

Cross Listed with PHIL 497


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 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 WEB WEB Regina Bento

Cross Listed with MGMT 797


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 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 WEB WEB Regina Bento

Cross Listed with MGMT 497


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 WEB WEB Megan Rhee

Cross Listed with IDIA 602


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 either Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 207 Julie Simon Grabill

Cross Listed with CMAT 469


PBDS-662 DESIGN FOR DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS (3)

A digital interface design course focusing on design principles, elements and typography applied to interactive sites and other dynamic media. Students explore visually striking identity development and content styles, design mock-ups using creative software and implement designs across digital environments. Emphasis is on creatively conceptualizing, branding across media, designing with Web standards, implementing information architecture and user experiences successfully, and creating effective visual communications. Lab fee required. prerequisites: PBDS 601, PBDS 615 and PBDS 660, or permission of the instructor

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
8:15 PM-10:45 PM
LAP 205 Joseph Fioramonti

Cross Listed with CMAT 459


PBDS-750 WRITING: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

LANGUAGE OF PROTEST

Intensive exploration of topics in writing of mutual interest to students and faculty. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. 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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD Arthur Magida

Cross Listed with ENGL 391


PBDS-751 GRAPHIC DESIGN: SPECIAL TOPICS (3)

3D DESIGN

Intensive exploration of topics in graphic design of mutual interest to students and faculty. Content varies according to the concurrent interests of faculty and students. Specific topic is listed in the schedule of classes. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Lab fee may be required. prerequisites: PBDS 615 and 601

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
LAP 205 Thomas O'Donnell

Cross Listed with CMAT 497


PHIL-419 RELIGIONS IN AMERICA (3)

A study of the historical and theological developments in Protestantism, Catholicism and Judaism on the American continent, from the colonial period to the present, including a consideration of the ways in which American civilization modified European religious traditions and developed new sects, cults and religious traditions.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
001 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
2:00 PM-3:20 PM
Room TBD Steven Scalet

Cross Listed with HIST 445


PHIL-497 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHILOSOPHY (3)

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND ETHICS

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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Thursday
5:30 PM-6:45 PM
Room TBD Joshua Kassner

Cross Listed with LEST 628


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 5/24/2016 - 6/27/2016 TBA Room TBD Darien Ripple

Cross Listed with CNCM 620, HIST 497


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 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday
5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Room TBD CAS STAFF

Cross Listed with APPL 608


PUAD-725 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS (3)

Provides students with foundational knowledge in both geographic information science and Systems that will allow them to better understand and think critically about the role of "place and space" and to engage in the routine use of basic GIS technology in their studies and workplace. Students will learn to use ESRI's ArcGIS to create maps and analyze geo-data and relationships, and to present their results to others. prerequisites: none

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WB1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 WEB Room TBD Thomas Darling

Cross Listed with HSMG 725, CRJU 725


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
086 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 TBA Room TBD Lenneal Henderson

Cross Listed with PUAD 899


PUAD-899 DISSERTATION RESEARCH (3 - 12)

A written descriptive and prescriptive evaluation of the management practices of an existing agency to determine the efficacy of its structure and/or procedures. The project is directed by a faculty adviser and results in a written product for which there is an oral defense before a committee of three faculty members. Eligible for continuing studies (CS) grade; otherwise grading is pass/fail.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
090 5/24/2016 - 7/18/2016 TBA Room TBD Lenneal Henderson

Cross Listed with PUAD 809


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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016   AL 102 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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 953, LAWT 953


TAXA-652 CORPORATE TAXATION (3)

Covers federal income taxation of corporations and their shareholders with emphasis on the formation of the corporation, capital structure, operational alternatives, distributions, partial and complete liquidations, personal holding companies and the accumulated earnings tax. Formation, operation and liquidation of S corporations discussed briefly.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
186 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 608 Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAW 951, LAWT 951


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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016   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 8/22/2016 - 11/30/2016   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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 109 Maurice Foley

Cross Listed with LAW 831, LAWT 954, ACCT 655


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 102 Daryl Sidle

Cross Listed with LAW 971, LAWT 971


TAXA-664 EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION (2)

Covers methods of providing tax-free and tax-deferred compensation to employees, including section 83 tax planning, stock option tax planning, incentive compensation arrangements and methods of funding nonqualified plans.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016   AL 608 Scott Moeves

Cross Listed with LAW 975, LAWT 975


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 408 Kevin Bress
Cheryl Jones

Cross Listed with LAW 973, LAWT 973


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 8/22/2016 - 11/28/2016   AL 408 Kevin Bress
Cheryl Jones

Cross Listed with LAW 973, LAWT 973


TAXA-675 ADVANCED REAL ESTATE TAXATION (2)

An analysis of the effect of income taxes on real estate transactions; a comparison of the various entities used for the ownership and development of real estate; real estate syndications, basis and basis adjustments; alternative financing techniques such as the sale-leaseback; depreciation, amortization and obsolescence; passive activity and at-risk rules; and REITS. additional prerequisite: TAXA 678

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016   AL 608 Steven Gevarter

Cross Listed with LAW 978, LAWT 978


TAXA-692 INTRODUCTION TO THE TAXATION OF FINANCIAL PRODUCTS (2)

Study of the taxation of basic financial building blocks (equity, debt, options, notional principal contracts and forward contracts) and their various combinations. Financial equivalencies among traditional and derivative instruments that are taxed under widely varying tax regimes. Use of financial instruments to change the timing, character and source of income. Gaps in existing law, possible future tax regimes and emerging financial products.

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 5/16/2016 - 7/14/2016   AL 608 Arturo Estrada

Cross Listed with LAW 992, LAWT 992


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 8/22/2016 - 12/14/2016   Room TBD Fred Brown

Cross Listed with LAWT 999


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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
LC1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 232 John Chapin

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
LC1Q 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 232 John Chapin

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP1 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday/Wednesday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 232 No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP1Q 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday/Wednesday
9:30 AM-10:50 AM
AC 232 No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP2 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday/Wednesday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 232 No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP2Q 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Monday/Wednesday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 232 No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP3 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 221 No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP3Q 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
11:00 AM-12:20 PM
AC 221 No Instructor Assigned

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP4 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
AC 232 Raphael Posey

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]

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
WP4Q 8/29/2016 - 12/18/2016 Tuesday/Thursday
12:30 PM-1:50 PM
AC 232 Raphael Posey

Cross Listed with WRIT 101