Winter Intersession Courses

| Biology | Chemistry | Economics | English | Health | Legal Studies | Philosophy | Physical Therapy | Political Science | Psychology | Sociology

For additional information on the General Education Requirements, please see www.uml.edu/gened.

DID YOU KNOW... You can take some of your courses during Winter Intersession in a blended format? Scroll through the courses below to see the Blended courses.

ACCT.2030-001 Fundamentals of Accounting

Canceled 12/18/15

This course presents an intensive introduction to critical Financial and Managerial Accounting tools, techniques, and concepts. The course provides a comprehensive exposure to basic accounting theory and the use of accounting for managerial decision-making. Topics include the accounting equation, the accounting cycle, preparation of the financial statements, cost accumulation, cost behavior, and cost-volume-profit analysis.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1254
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Cassandra Rohland
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $1020

MKTG.2010-001 Marketing Principles

Canceled 12/18/15

The role of marketing in the economy. The elements of the marketing mix--product, price, distribution, and promotion--are discussed in the context of social and political constraints on marketing activity.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1242
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Todd Morgan
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $1020

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Biology

LIFE.1010-001 Life Science I

Canceled 12/22/15

Presents environmental and organismal structural interrelationships and relates these to the chemical evolutionary basis of life. Suitable as a Natural Science Elective for a degree in the Division of Sciences.

  • Gen Ed Code: SLO
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1190
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Johanna Choo
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Chemistry

CHEM.1010-002 Applied Chemistry for Non-Scientists

Provides an understanding of basic chemical principles -- atomic structure, bonding and interparticle forces, physical and chemical properties of matter through hands-on examination of matter and the application of principles to understanding the chemistry of current issues (e.g., environmental chemistry, biochemistry, food and drug chemistry) and the analysis of problems dealing with these issues. This course is not available for credit for Science or Engineering majors.

  • Gen Ed Code: SCL
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1174
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Gene Davis
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

CHEM.1230L-002 Chemistry I Laboratory

Canceled 12/15/15

Studies experimental chemical principles and chemical transformation that is coordinated with topics considered in 84.121. Some of the more important reactions of elements, oxides, acids, bases, and salts are examined. Other topics include chemical separation, purification, preparation of inorganic salts, quantitative determinations dealing with the formula of a compound, gas laws, and colligative properties. Careful techniques and precise measurements are stressed. Restricted to science, engineering, and engineering technology majors

  • Gen Ed Code: SCL
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1174
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Gerald Gajnos
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Economics

ECON.2010-001 Economics I (Microeconomics)

Studies the principles of production and exchange. An introduction to demand, supply, pricing, and output under alternative market structures. Derived demand and resource markets are introduced. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1194
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Harjeet Khosla
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

ECON.2020-001 Economics II (Macroeconomics)

Canceled 12/22/15

Studies the principles governing the level of national income and employment. Also examines the commercial banking system, monetary and fiscal policy, the international economy, and alternative economic systems.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1195
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Gary Lyn
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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English

ENGL.2120-001 The Short Story

Studies the development of the short story from Poe and Chekhov to the present.

  • Gen Ed Code: AH
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1216
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Mary Hojnacki
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

ENGL.2170-002 The Horror Story

Explores the genre from Poe to the present.

  • Gen Ed Code: AH
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1217
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Gregoire Turgeon
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Health

HSCI.3060-001 Introduction to Gerontology

Canceled 12/18/15

This course examines human aging from a multidisciplinary and developmental perspective. The course will focus on the adult years of the life span. The social-psychological factors involved in adjustments to the aging process, to retirement, to family, to leisure, to aloneness, to death and bereavement will be discussed together with such special concerns of the elderly as widowhood, finances, religion, sexuality and health problems. Rehabilitative strategies such as remotivation and reality orientation are included.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1197
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Ramraj Gautam
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

HSCI.3080-001 Global Health

Canceled 12/18/15

The focus of this course is on examining health issues from a global perspective including issues related to maternal and child health, aging, infectious diseases, sanitation, and health inequality. Nutritional and environmental health issues in diverse societies are analyzed. Social determinants of health and access to health care in developing and developed countries are emphasized. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • Gen Ed Code: SS (D)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1198
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Maria Brunette
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Legal Studies

LGST.2620-002 Business Law

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of business law. The main emphasis is on key aspects of contract law, including the agreement, consideration, writings, third-party rights, illegality, performance, breach, defenses, and remedies The course also covers agency law, employment law, sections of the Uniform Commercial Code, and a variety of other legal issues and topics that influence and intersect with modern business practices. This course is highly recommended for pre-law students, CPA students, and paralegal students.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1181
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Walter Toomey/David Summer
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Philosophy

PHIL.2010-002 Introduction to Philosophy

Examines some of the typical approaches to philosophical questioning and the issues raised in such inquiry: what is true knowledge, what is reality, what is the good, what is the right political order, what is the nature of religious faith? Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS).

  • Gen Ed Code: AH (E)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1191
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: John Kaag
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PHIL.2020-001 Introduction to Logic and Critical Reasoning

Studies the methods used to distinguish correct from incorrect reasoning. This course will aim at developing (1) an ability to express one's ideas clearly and concisely; (2) an increased skill in defining one's terms; and(3) a capacity to formulate arguments vigorously and to scrutinize them critically. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

  • Gen Ed Code: AH
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1196
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Jose Mendoza
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PHIL.2030-002 Introduction to Ethics

Examines the basic issues and problems of ethics and values and a survey of some important alternative answers to the questions raised, on both an individual and a social level, by our necessity to act and to live in a rational and human way. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Social Responsibility & Ethics (SRE).

  • Gen Ed Code: AH (DE)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1193
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Carol Hay
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Physical Therapy

DPTH.5010-001 Pharmacology (1/2-1/14)

Canceled 12/18/15

An introduction to the chemistry, biochemistry ad physiological actions of vaious pharmaceuticals. Fundamental concepts will be stressed and will include a discussion of drug receptors, drug recepto interactions, pharmacokinetics, enzyme induction, drug metabolism, drug safety and effectiveness and idiosyncratic reactions. Several major groups of drugs will be studied including: central nervous system stimulants, hypnotics, narcotic analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, cholinergics, adrenergics, adrenergic blocking drugs, antihypertensives, antihistamines, diuretics, adrenal steroids, anti-anemic drugs and antibiotics. Articles from the current literature will be discussed.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1192
  • Evening: Mon-Sat 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Instructor: Daniel Kiel
  • Credits: 2
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: This is a graduate level course and tuition is calculated at graduate tuition rate.

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Political Science

POLI.1010-001 Introduction to American Politics

Canceled 12/22/15

An introduction to the politics, structure, and behavior of the American National Political Community. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Social Responsibility & Ethics (SRE).

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1186
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Benjamin Williams
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

POLI.1100-001 Introduction to Politics

An introductory exploration of basic political concepts, ideologies, and themes. Stresses the importance of understanding politics for everyday life.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS (D)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1187
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: George Anthes
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

POLI.1210-002 Introduction to International Relations

Surveys some recent methods and approaches used in the study of international politics and provides an introduction to current problems of foreign policies of major world powers. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • Gen Ed Code: SS (D)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1188
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15 pm
  • Instructor: Jason Carter
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Psychology

PSYC.1010-001 General Psychology

An introduction course that focuses on application of the scientific method to major areas of psychology: biological, cognitive, developmental, social and personality, and mental and physical health. The course addresses the importance of social and cultural diversity, ethics, variations in human functioning, and applications to life and social action both within these areas and integrated across them. The research basis for knowledge in the field is emphasized.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1176
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Alexandria Weida
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.2550-002 Community Psychology
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

Surveys the nature and practice of community psychology, including principles of community organization and change as seen in such areas as education, mental health, the workplace, health care, justice system, corrections and social services. Students may participate in field research or projects in the community, and classroom work will include discussion of the field experiences of the participants. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • Gen Ed Code: SS (D)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1177
  • Evening: Mon-Wed Meet Face-to-Face 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm; Thurs though Sat meet online.
  • Instructor: Erika Sanborne
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.2600-001 Child & Adolescent Development
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

The study of childhood and adolescence. The course begins with an overview of major theoretical perspectives, research methods, and ethical issues in human development. Based on a chronological approach, the course covers prenatal development and birth, infancy, childhood and adolescence, and the transition to adulthood.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1178
  • Day: Mon-Wed Meet Face-to-Face 9:00 am-12:15 pm; Thurs though Sat meet online.
  • Instructor: Patricia Trela
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.2720-002 Abnormal Psychology

Canceled 12/22/15

Presents an introduction to the study of various patterns of mental, behavioral, and personality disorders with consideration of issues of diagnosis, etiology, and treatment in terms of contemporary theory, research, and practice.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1179
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Dennis Kinney
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.3280-002 Dynamics of Interpersonal Relations

Canceled 12/22/15

Presents an analysis of psychological dynamics in interpersonal behavior, emphasizing such topics as interpersonal communication, self-disclosure, personal styles of interaction and techniques of change. The primary focus is on the behavior of the students themselves.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1180
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00-9:15 pm; Sat 1:00-4:15pm
  • Instructor: Peter Hantzis
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.3350-001 Psychology & Women
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

Considers such topics as: the psychology of sex differences; biological bases of psychological sex differences; the nature of female sexuality; clinical theory and practice concerning women; women as mental patients and mental health consumers; implications for psychology and for women's status.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS (D)
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1182
  • Day: Mon-Wed Meet Face-to-Face 9:00 am-12:15 pm; Thurs though Sat meet online.
  • Instructor: Mary Francis Drake
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.3510-001 Human Sexuality

Canceled 12/22/15

Addresses the biological, psychosocial, and attitudinal aspects of human sexuality through lectures, discussions, films from a variety of perspectives.

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1183
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Krista Anne Butland
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.4730-001 Seminar in Social Psychology: Positive Psychology
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

An advanced seminar to consider special topics in social psychology, with special focus on critique of the theoretical and empirical literature, identification of future research pathways, and the potential for application with consideration of ethics and social responsibility. Specific topics will vary and may include such topics as social aspects of health and illness; inequalities in education; the impact of globalization; attitude formation and prejudice; and psychology of sex roles. This is a writing intensive course.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1184
  • Evening: Mon, Tues and Thurs Meet Face-to-Face 12:30-3:45 pm; Wed,Fri and Sat meet online.
  • Instructor: Meredith Stanford-Pollock
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.4750-001 Seminar in Clinical Psychology: Sexual Offenders
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

An advanced seminar to consider special topics in clinical psychology, with special focus on critique of the theoretical and empirical literature, identification of future research pathways, and the potential for application with consideration of ethics and social responsibility. Specific topics will vary and may include such topics as health psychology and behavioral medicine; the nature and causes of or interventions for specific psychological disorders (e.g.,autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia); the community mental health movement; clinical methods of assessment. This is a writing intensive course.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1185
  • Evening: Mon, Tues and Thurs Meet Face-to-Face 9:00-12:15 pm; Wed,Fri and Sat meet online.
  • Instructor: Jane Theriault
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Sociology

SOCI.1010-001 Introduction to Sociology

Canceled 12/17/15

Serves as the basic course in sociology. Emphasis is directed at the ways in which social institutions such as government, schools, the economy, social class, and the family develop and influence our lives. It is concerned not only with presenting various ways to understand our relationship to society but also with ways to change it. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • Gen Ed Code: SS
  • SIS Class Nbr: 1189
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Instructor: Levon Chorbajian
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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