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I Tried to Register and Was Blocked. How Do I Get Permission to Enroll?

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I Tried to Register and Was Blocked. How Do I Get Permission to Enroll?

  After searching the course catalog and finding the perfect Winter Session 2018 class, you try to register only to find that you’re blocked. Sound familiar? It can be a frustrating situation, but the good news is that there is probably a simple explanation. There are certain situations that may cause you to be initially blocked from winter registration, including: If […]

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Featured Course: Sports Production

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  There is nothing quite like curling up in front of the television and watching your favorite team play. But have you ever stopped to think about what goes on behind the scenes, both leading up to and during the broadcast? “The five P’s of sports television: Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.” – Mark Wallace, Television Sports Director There is […]

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Featured Faculty: Michael Hummel

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Michael Hummel

  “I was a stand-up comic in San Francisco in the early 1980s, and once got bumped off the stage by an unexpected appearance by the late Robin Williams at the height of his fame! So, I bring a humorous and absurdist point of view to the contradictions that are sometime inherent in American culture, especially our often over the […]

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Are Winter Session Scholarships Available?

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UMBC Winter Session Scholarship

  The Office of Summer/Winter Programs offers full and partial scholarships to UMBC degree-seeking students who have a high GPA and are close to graduating. Financial need (based on student’s FAFSA information) is also considered. Full scholarships cover tuition for one winter session course (up to 4 credits). Partial scholarships cover half of the tuition for one winter session course. Applying […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to Philosophy

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PHIL 100

  To what extent do you shape your own destiny, and how much is down to fate? How do you know that your experience of consciousness is the same as other people’s experience of consciousness? What makes you, you? PHIL 100 – Introduction to Philosophy explores these questions (and more!) with an introduction to fundamental philosophical concepts and methods. Discuss intriguing […]

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