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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

UCSP 198D | 1 Credit

Course Desc: An exploration of the underlying causes of drug abuse and contemporary efforts toward drug prevention, control, and rehabilitation. Focus is on a critical analysis of the relevant scientific literature on crime and drug prevention.

Essentials of Computer Programming

UCSP 635 | 0 Credits

Course Desc: (Recommended preparation for bioinformatics, data analytics, database technology, and software engineering students with little or no programming experience). An applied approach to creating computer programs. Discussion covers all aspects of basic programming, including variables, arrays, conditions, and input/output.

Medical Terminology

UCSP 198B | 3 Credits

Course Desc: A study of the principles and elements of medical word building and the basic vocabulary of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Focus is on recognizing, pronouncing, spelling and using the vocabulary of medical terminology. The root words of anatomy, physiology, and pathology; basic anatomical structures; and medical abbreviations are also examined.

Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMGC

UCSP 615 | 0 Credits

Course Desc: (Required within the first 6 credits of graduate study for all new graduate students, except those in programs requiring CBR, DCL, or PRO 600.) An overview of the skills needed for academic and professional success. Focus is on enhancing communication and critical thinking skills. Assignments provide familiarity with tools such as library and information resources. APA style and resources are also addressed.

Structure of Computer Programming

UCSP 636 | 0 Credits

Course Desc: (Recommended preparation for bioinformatics, data analytics, database technology, and software engineering students with some programming experience, typically with older languages such as PRG and COBOL.) Prerequisite: UCSP 635. An applied approach to creating computer programs. Discussion covers aspects of programming related to the structure of the program, including loops, procedures/functions, and leveraging other software libraries/packages.

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