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Tuition Remission for Faculty & Staff

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UMBC Tuition Remission

Tuition remission is available during Winter Session 2017 (January 3 – 27) for eligible UMBC faculty and staff, as well as their spouses and dependents. If you’ve always wanted to take a class for personal interest or professional growth, the condensed winter term is a great time to learn something new. If you have college-aged children home on break in […]

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Featured Course: American Culture in a Global Perspective

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  While the American Dream means different things to different people, a recognizable “good life” that communicates the American Dream often revolves around consumption: well-appointed homes, cars that signal status, the elaborate Promposals, weddings, and vacations shared on Facebook or Instagram. Explore all this and more in AMST 352: American Culture in a Global Perspective, a comparative study into how […]

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Featured Course: Human Geography

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  Why does the United States have a per capita Gross Domestic Product of $55,000, while many countries in Africa have per capita GDPs of $5,000 or less? What accounts for poverty in American cities, and what can be done to foster more equitable outcomes? What is a population pyramid and how can it help us to understand rates of […]

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