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UNIV099
(Perm Req)
Internship Seminar
Credits: 0
Grad Meth: S-F
UNIV100
The Student in the University
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCP108O or UNIV100.
Formerly: EDCP108O.
Introduces students to University life. In a small classroom setting, students will explore how to successfully bridge the gap between high school and college. Study skills, career decision-making, and student development processes will be explored.
UNIV100Q
The Student in the University
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCP108O or UNIV100.
Formerly: EDCP108O.
Introduces students to University life. In a small classroom setting, students will explore how to successfully bridge the gap between high school and college. Study skills, career decision-making, and student development processes will be explored.
Credit only granted for: EDCP108O or UNIV100. Formerly: EDCP108O. Specific to LGBTQIA* students participating in The One Project. Introduces students to University life. In a small classroom setting, students will explore how to successfully bridge the gap between high school and college. Study skills, career decision-making, and student development processes will be explored.
UNIV100V
The Student in the University
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCP108O or UNIV100.
Formerly: EDCP108O.
Introduces students to University life. In a small classroom setting, students will explore how to successfully bridge the gap between high school and college. Study skills, career decision-making, and student development processes will be explored.
UNIV106
The Transfer Student in the University
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be a first-semester Letters and Sciences transfer student.
Credit only granted for: UNIV106 or EDCP108G.
For transfer students in Letters and Sciences. This course is designed to assist students in making a successful transition to the University of Maryland (UMD) and to serve as an extended orientation to campus living and learning.
UNIV325
Beyond the Classroom Seminar I: Civic Engagement and Social Change in a Global Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must be in the Beyond the Classroom (BTC) living and learning program.
Develops and applies the concept of civic engagement and strategies for enhancing civic engagement and advancing social justice in different contexts (global to local; multi-cultural). Develop students' leadership capacities and skills for fostering civil discourse and effective professional practices in the nonprofit and civil society sector. Students identify the key civic values, attitudes and expectations that motivate them personally as well as others to engage in civic action and leadership. Students prepare professional portfolios in preparation of a semester-long internship.
Restricted to students in Beyond the Classroom (BTC) living and learning program. Development of effective written and oral communication skills for a variety of constituents.
UNIV326
Beyond the Classroom Seminar II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: UNIV325.
Restriction: Must be in the Beyond the Classroom (BTC) living and learning program.
Seminar for students in internships and service-learning experiences as context for applying communication skills and knowledge of civic engagement leadership skills first introduced in UNIV325. Must be taken concurrently with experiential learning practicum.
UNIV378
Beyond the Classroom Experiential Learning; Beyond Classroom Experiential Learning
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
UNIV389A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Undergraduate Studies; Army ROTC Independent Study Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
UNIV389J
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Undergraduate Studies; Federal Independent Study Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
UNIV389L
Special Topics in Undergraduate Studies; BTC Seminar III, Civic Leadership for Community Engagement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: UNIV325 and UNIV326.
UNIV399
Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Studies
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
UNIV399C
Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Studies; Ensuring a World Fit for Children? Rethinking Our Civic Responsibilities
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students will explore the status of children (i.e., standards of living) and the key challenges (i.e., education, health, homelessness, poverty, war and conflict) they face in around the world the 21st Century. What prospects do children born today face and what is required to ensure a world fit for children? What is the civic responsibility of citizens, government and society to address these challenges and improve the opportunities for all children? How can the international community strengthen its commitment to children's welfare, well-being, and life opportunities around the world? The seminar will highlight promising strategies for improving children's well-being in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the developing world. The seminar will draw directly on the perspectives of leading nonprofit and civil society leaders through formal presentations and documentary films to identify possible policies and practices that will ensure a world fit for children.
UNIV399Z
Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Studies; Rethink Human Security: Beyond the Immgration and the Refugee Crises
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Due to conflict, environmental disasters, and economic, people around the world are now confronting a world without citizenship. This seminar will explore the possibilities for promising solutions for enhancing human security and citizenship by 2030. Drawing on examples from around the world, students will examine the dynamics for local and global civic action in addressing the immigration and refugee around the world. This seminar series will draw on the professional insights and perspectives of civil society and government leaders as well as documentary films to explore these pressing issues