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    College of Southern Maryland
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-2018

Course Descriptions


 

Philosophy

S. Johnson, Chair

   •  PHL-1020 - Introduction to Logic (3)
   •  PHL-1030 - Introduction to Religion (3)
   •  PHL-1150 - Cyber Ethics* (3)
   •  PHL-1400 - Social Ethics (3)
   •  PHL-1410 - Topics in Contemporary Ethic (3)
   •  PHL-1420 - Law and Society (3)
   •  PHL-1430 - Business Ethics (3)

Physical Therapist Assistant

L. Polk, Chair

   •  PTA-1010 - Introduction to Physical Therapist Assisting* (3)
   •  PTA-1020 - Physical Therapist Assistant I* (6)
   •  PTA-1040 - Physical Therapist Assistant II* (6)
   •  PTA-1050 - Clinical Practice I* (2)
   •  PTA-1060 - Kinesiology* (6)
   •  PTA-1080 - Special Topics in Physical Therapist Assistant I* (1.00 - 8.00)
   •  PTA-1081 - Special Topics in Physical Therapist Assistant II* (1.00 - 8.00)
   •  PTA-1082 - Special Topics in PTA III* (1-8)
   •  PTA-1500 - Functional Anatomy for the Physical Therapist Assistant* (1)
   •  PTA-2010 - Physical Therapist Assistant III* (4)
   •  PTA-2020 - Physical Therapist Assistant IV* (4)
   •  PTA-2030 - Clinical Practice II* (4)
   •  PTA-2040 - Physical Therapist Assistant V* (3)
   •  PTA-2050 - Current Issues and Trends in Physical Therapist Assisting* (1)
   •  PTA-2060 - Clinical Practice III* (4)
   •  PTA-2070 - Clinical Practice IV* (4)

Physics

A. Ronaldi, Chair

Placement Standard

See Placement Tests Procedures .

   •  PHY-1010 - Fundamentals of Physics I* (3)
   •  PHY-1010L - Fundamentals of Physics I - Lab* (1)
   •  PHY-1020 - Fundamental of Physics II* (3)
   •  PHY-1020L - Fundamentals of Physics II - Lab* (1)
   •  PHY-1210 - Calculus-Based Physics I: Mechanics and Fluids* (3)
   •  PHY-1210L - Calculus-Based Physics I: Lab* (1)
   •  PHY-2200 - Calculus-Based Physics II: Vibrations, Heat, and Electricity* (3)
   •  PHY-2200L - Calculus-Based Physics II: Lab* (1)
   •  PHY-2210 - Calculus-Based Physics III: Magnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics* (3)
   •  PHY-2210L - Calculus-Based Physics III: Lab* (1)

Political Science

P. Allen, Chair

   •  POL-1010 - American Government (3)
   •  POL-1050 - Introduction to Government and Politics (3)
   •  POL-2010 - State and Local Government (3)
   •  POL-2020 - International Relations (3)
   •  POL-2040 - Political Ideologies (3)
   •  POL-2110 - Social Policy (3)
   •  POL-2910 - Cooperative Education: Political Science* (4 maximum variable credits)

Psychology

P. Allen, Chair

   •  PSY-1010 - General Psychology (3)
   •  PSY-1071 - Organizational Psychology (3)
   •  PSY-2030 - Child Psychology* (3)
   •  PSY-2035 - Practicum in Human Development* (1)
   •  PSY-2050 - Human Development Through the Life Span* (3)
   •  PSY-2070 - Psychology of Aging* (3)
   •  PSY-2310 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology* (3)
   •  PSY-2350 - Personality and Adjustment* (3)
   •  PSY-2360 - Personality Theories - Application and Adjustment* (3)
   •  PSY-2600 - Educational Psychology* (3)
   •  PSY-2680 - Human Sexuality* (3)
   •  PSY-2910 - Cooperative Education: Psychology* (0)

Reading

D. Robinson, Interim Chair

Placement Standard

See Placement Tests Procedures .

College Prep Courses

These courses are designed to improve students’ chances for success in college-level courses. When college readiness is not indicated by placement test scores in basic skill areas (English, mathematics, reading), college prep courses provide students with the opportunity to strengthen requisite skills. College prep courses are noncredit, but have credit equivalency for calculation of tuition, fees, financial assistance, and athletic eligibility.

   •  RDG-0700 - Intermediate Reading Methods* (0)
   •  RDG-0800 - Analytic Reading and Reasoning* (0)

Sociology

P. Allen, Chair

   •  SOC-1010 - Introduction to Sociology (3)
   •  SOC-1040 - Introduction to Human Resource Services (3)
   •  SOC-2010 - Technology and Society (3)
   •  SOC-2100 - Social Problems* (3)
   •  SOC-2110 - Sociology of Families* (3)
   •  SOC-2220 - Sex Roles and Gender* (3)
   •  SOC-2310 - Racial and Ethnic Relations* (3)
   •  SOC-2400 - Third World Societies* (3)
   •  SOC-2910 - Cooperative Education - Sociology* (4 maximum variable credits)

Spanish

D. Robinson, Interim Chair

   •  SPA-1010 - Elementary Spanish I (3)
   •  SPA-1020 - Elementary Spanish II* (3)
   •  SPA-1050 - The Culture of the Americas* (3)
   •  SPA-1052 - The Culture of Belize (3)
   •  SPA-1053 - Cultures of Spain (3)
   •  SPA-2010 - Intermediate Spanish I* (3)
   •  SPA-2020 - Intermediate Spanish II* (3)
   •  SPA-2050 - Advanced Conversation and Composition* (3)

Student Success

D. Collins, Director

 

   •  STU-1010 - College Success Skills (3)
   •  STU-1030 - Study Skills Lab (1)
   •  STU-1050 - Career Decision Making and Life Planning (3)
   •  STU-1090 - Transfer Preparation (1)

Teacher Education

P. Allen, Chair

   •  TED-2011 - Teacher Education Practicum: Elementary* (1)
   •  TED-2021 - Teacher Education Practicum: Secondary* (1)
   •  TED-2030 - Introduction to Education (3)

Theatre

S. Johnson, Chair

   •  THE-1010 - Introduction to Theatre (3)
   •  THE-1020 - Stagecraft (3)
   •  THE-1030 - Creative Expression in the Theatre (3)
   •  THE-1032 - Creative Expressions in the Theater: Acting 2 (3)
   •  THE-1040 - Theatre Makeup (2)
   •  THE-1050 - Theatre Costume (3)
   •  THE-1060 - Stage Management* (3)
   •  THE-2410 - Major Movements in Western Theatre (3)
   •  THE-2900 - Topics in Stage Production I* (3)
   •  THE-2901 - Topics in Stage Production II* (3)
   •  THE-2902 - Topics in Stage Production III* (3)
   •  THE-2903 - Topics in Stage Production IV* (3)

Transportation

M. McCollum, Course Manager

   •  TRA-1010 - Driving Operations* (3)
   •  TRA-1010L - Driving Operations Lab* (1)
   •  TRA-1030 - Current Trends in Transportation* (2)
   •  TRA-1050 - Equipment Inspection and Maintenance* (2)
   •  TRA-2010 - Advanced Driving Operations* (3)
   •  TRA-2010L - Advanced Driving Operation Lab* (1)
   •  TRA-2910 - Cooperative Education: Transportation* (3)

Wellness, Fitness, and Sports

P. Allen, Chair
E. Richards, Area Coordinator

Students enrolling in Wellness, Fitness, and Sports (WFS) courses involving physical activity will be required to complete a release form and a physical activity questionnaire. It is strongly recommended that students complete these forms prior to the first scheduled class. These forms can be downloaded by following the link at the time of online registration or directly from the WFS home page. Paper copies are available at the Registrar’s Office and through the Wellness, Fitness, and Sports Office on all campuses. Based upon the results of the questionnaire, medical clearance may be required prior to participation. Students are expected to be prepared for participation during the first class meeting.

   •  WFS-1100 - Beginning Swimming (1)
   •  WFS-1110 - Water Aerobics (1)
   •  WFS-1120 - Intermediate Swimming* (1)
 

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