Featured Course: Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 285

  Throughout history, mental illness has been conceptualized in a wide variety of ways, often strange or humorous in retrospect – divine retribution, demonic possession, witchcraft, astrological influences, and imbalanced humors.  Patients were feared, shunned, banished and subjected to bizarre, often abusive treatments which nonetheless stemmed from accepted conceptualizations of the time – like exorcism, cold baths, centrifugal devices, and […]

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Featured Course: Concepts of Emergency Health Services

EHS 200 - Concepts of Emergency Health Services

  Every day, thousands of paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), and other healthcare workers nationwide provide emergency and primary healthcare to patients outside of a hospital environment. Working in a high-stress and fast-paced environment, the level of medical care, staff qualifications, type and condition of ambulances and supplies are all important aspects of what goes into Emergency Health Services. This winter, […]

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Featured Faculty: Greg Ealick

Greg Ealick

  “Winter courses tend to be slightly ‘off-the-wall-er’ than those offered in Spring and Fall, so they ought to appeal to students motivated by curiosity above and beyond the obvious goal of satisfying degree requirements.” – Greg Ealick, UMBC Department of Philosophy I have been teaching for something like 25 years.I have master’s degrees from The William Marsh Rice Institute and […]

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

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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