099 - Introductory Algebra
Designed for the student with little or no knowledge of algebra.
Topics include properties of integers and real numbers, linear
equations and inequalities, operations on monomials and simple
polynomials, factoring second degree polynomials, rational expressions,
properties of exponents and square roots and graphing inequalities.
Note: Three "institutional credits" (not applicable
to the degree) are awarded.
Prerequisite: A qualifying score on the mathematics placement
LRC 100 - Introduction to College Reading
course is designed to help students acquire or improve those
reading skills necessary for college level work. Students will
be expanding their reading skills beyond the literal comprehension
level, improving flexibility and efficiency, and effectively
applying this knowledge to all other academic disciplines.
LRC 101 - Academic Success for Lifelong Learning
course will help students make the transition to college whether
they are a freshman or transfer student. It will expose students
to a variety of self-management and study techniques that can
be applied to current and future courses. Effective strategies
for classroom communication, time management, listening, note-taking,
textbook reading, test preparation, and test-taking will be emphasized.
LRC 101A - Academic Success for Lifelong Learning
This course is based on the LRC 101 course, but it is designed as an intervention for those students who are on the path to academic dismissal. The instructors are selected because of their teaching experience and familiarity with the resources and policies of UMBC. These instructors work closely with select advisers to provide students in jeopardy or facing suspension with the life and academic skills necessary to turn their energies toward success.
115 - Advanced Diction
Grade Method: P-F/AUD Designed for graduate teaching assistants
for whom English is a second language, this course focuses
on techniques for speaking English clearly and effective oral
communication in the classroom or lab. Open to non-teaching
assistants with consent of
the instructor only.
- Instructor and Coordinator