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Courses - Fall 2017
ARHU
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ARHU158A
Explorations in Arts and Humanities; Explorations in ARHU
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
ARHU158G
Explorations in Arts and Humanities; Border Crossings: Immigration and the Making of the Americas
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restricted to first semester freshmen in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Human migration and immigration have been transformative forces across history and they remain so today. Focusing on the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America, this course will examine how the arts and humanities, particularly history, theatre, and languages and literatures, have explored migration and immigration. The course will provide the tools for students to generate their own ideas and understandings of this very human activity, movement across borders.
ARHU158J
Explorations in Arts and Humanities; Who Belongs? Practices of Citizenship in U.S. Democracy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restricted to first semester freshmen in the College of Arts and Humanities.

What does it mean to be a citizen? What are the rights and obligations of citizens in a democracy? Who grants these rights and obligations? This class will explore these questions by playing a historical simulation game, reading foundational primary texts from U.S. history and contemporary politics, and observing and participating in the College Park community. We will engage with history, philosophy, literature, and public rhetoric, and students will practice multiple modes of inquiry including role-play, debate, close reading, participant observation, and public writing.
ARHU158K
Explorations in Arts and Humanities; Roads to J.R.R. Tolkein's Middle-earth
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restricted to first semester freshmen in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Ever read The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings? (Did you feel like skipping the poems?) Many know Tolkien for his fantasy fiction set in Middle-earth, but may not know that he was a poet in his youth, or that he was a scholar and professor of medieval literature and languages. Upon closer examination, Tolkien's scholarship, his poetry, and even his artwork all make important contributions to his famous talesof hobbits and wizards. Beginning with an exploration of Middle-earth from the perspectives of literature, art, film, and language studies, we will consider how -and why - authors employ more than one mode of expression in the development of their art. Additionally, our study of "multimodality" will allow us to examine the flexibility and range of our studies and career options in the Arts and Humanities.
ARHU275
Writing to be Seen: Scriptwriting for Theatre, Film, and Television
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Also offered as: ENGL275.
Credit only granted for: ENGL278D, ENGL275, ARHU319B or ARHU275.
Formerly: ENGL278D; ARHU319B.
Introduction to theory and practice of scriptwriting with opportunity to read, view, evaluate, write, and revise texts meant to be performed for spectators. Practice writing for the stage, film and television, with emphasis on critical reading of textual and visual literary models. Theory and scholarship teaching opportunities and advantages of each format. Application of scholarship to analysis and critique of plays and texts successful across two different formats. Examination of selected scripts, performances, and film and television clips as models for students' own creative work. Frequent writing exercises and use of workshop format.
ARHU286
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and must be in a major in ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and must have earned a minimum of 12 credits.
Designed for ARHU students who wish to complete an internship in one of the academic fields covered within the College of Arts and Humanities. In addition to completing their required hours on site, students will be required to attend four weekly seminars at the beginning of the semester to help develop their para-professional goals and understandings.
ARHU298L
Critical Approaches to Traditional and Non-Traditional Literary Forms across Different Cultures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HL
GenEd: DSHU
Examines the different types of literature (Novel, Short Story, Flash Fiction, Comics, etc. ) produced by groups or individuals under diverse circumstances (cultural, historical, political, geographical, economic, philosophical, etc.). The required texts will provide the students with an opportunity to revaluate some commonly underestimated literary forms, such as flash fiction, comics orspoken word poetry and to understand the function of these manifestations in relationship to more traditional (canonical) expressions such as the novel.
ARHU299T
(Perm Req)
Studies in Humanities Technology; Tech Apprentice Program
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as AGNR270. Restricted to ARHU students. Prerequisite: permission of department.
ARHU309
(Perm Req)
Writers' House Colloquium: Creative Writing in Community
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
For Writers House students only.
ARHU319
(Perm Req)
Writers' House Second Year Colloquium: Form and Theory of Creative Writing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
For Writers' House students only. For further details please contact Johnna Schmidt jmschmid@umd.edu.Course will meet in Queen Anne's Library
ARHU338
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship in a Living Learning Program
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
ARHU386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
ARHU468A
(Perm Req)
Peer Mentoring Program; Arts and Humanities' Ambassador Program
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to current ARHU students who will serve as ambassadors for the College of Arts and Humanities.
ARHU486
(Perm Req)
Internship Practicum in Arts and Humanities
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Have completed previous internship at U of MD.
Restriction: Must be in a major in ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and completed 12 credits at U of MD.
An internship intended for students who have already completed an internship for credit. ARHU486 must be a different experience from the internship students have already taken for credit. Generally students intern with a different company, but they may continue working for the same company if the job is significantly different. See ARHU internship coordinator for details.
ARHU489
(Perm Req)
Advanced Internship Practicum in ARHU
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of the College of Arts and Humanities.