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Courses - Spring 2018
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ARHU158L
Explorations in Arts and Humanities; Let's Talk Gender: The Construction of Gendered Identities Across Media and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restricted to first semester freshmen in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Students will explore the connection between gender, media, and culture. They will pose questions about how various communication and cultural practices shape the manifestations and representations (or misrepresentations) of complex and varied gendered identities, whether feminine, masculine, or queer. They will also fully engage in a wide-ranging discussion of the ties between gender, race, ethnicity, culture, and mediated communication from a multidisciplinary perspective, stretching across the fields of communication, gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and history.
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.
ARHU318A
(Perm Req)
Writers' House Colloquium: Creative Writing Across Languages and Cultures; Poetry Colloquium
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
ARHU318B
(Perm Req)
Writers' House Colloquium: Creative Writing Across Languages and Cultures; Prose Colloquium
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to Jimenez-Porter Writers' House Students
ARHU318W
(Perm Req)
Writers' House Colloquium: Creative Writing Across Languages and Cultures; Screenwriting/Scriptwriting
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to Jimenez-Porter Writers' House students.
ARHU320
(Perm Req)
Writers' House Second Year Colloquium: Writing for Publication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: Completion of ARHU318 and ARHU319 recommended.
Restriction: Currently enrolled in Writers' House or permission of program.
Credit only granted for: ARHU319A or ARHU320.
Formerly: ARHU319A.
Students write, discuss and revise for multiple forms of publication: reading their own work at least once in public, sending work out for publication to literary journals, and producing a chapbook of high quality by end of semester.
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.
ARHU439J
(Perm Req)
Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts and Humanities; Social Activism and Popular Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: At least three credit hours of prior coursework in AMST. Also offered as ARHU439J. Credit only granted for AMST429J or ARHU439J.

This is a blended learning course covering topics related to social activism and popular culture both online and in the classroom. It is the first semester of the College of Arts and Humanities Social Innovation Scholars program taken in the spring, in which they will learn about social innovation and the public discourse and be paired with a mentor from a non-profit organization. There is also a summer internship and a fall course in which they will implement their innovation. Participation is by application and permission only. To enroll, students must contact the ARHU advising office in 1120 Francis Scott Key, x5-2108. AMST majors are eligible for ARHU439J only.
ARHU468
(Perm Req)
Peer Mentoring Program
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to ARHU upperclassmen who will serve as peer mentors to help transition new students to the university. Interested students must apply to become a peer mentor.
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