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Featured Course: Public History Methods – Explore Baltimore Heritage

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HIST 411 - Baltimore Heritage

  Baltimore is home to many sites tied to important moments in American history. From the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry, which inspired the Star Spangled Banner, to the Edgar Allen Poe house, to the Pratt Street Riot at Camden Yards that lead to the first casualties of the Civil War. This summer, students will have the opportunity to […]

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Featured Course: Special Topics: Business Ethics

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PHIL 399

  According to a 2012 study conducted by the Ethical Compliance Initiative, 45 percent of U.S. workers witnessed some sort of misconduct in their workplace – over half of those workers reported their observations. Shockingly, 22 percent of those who reported their observations, also experienced some sort of retaliation. What constitutes misconduct in the workplace? What can we do about it? What […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to Scientific Reasoning

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phil 248

  Ever wonder why certain things happen, or how your mind reaches certain conclusions? Do we begin with a hypothesis and explore options to reach a conclusion? Deductive reasoning. Or do we start with what we see around us, drawing patterns from observations and using those trends to make a generalization? Inductive reasoning. This winter, explore the various ways to […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to Philosophy

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PHIL 100

  PHIL 100: Introduction to Philosophy allows you the opportunity to earn Arts and Humanities GEP as you’re introduced to the fascinating world of philosophical concepts and methods. Explore historic and modern answers to perennial philosophical questions such as how one might gain knowledge of reality, whether persons have free will or are determined, and what a person’s identity over time can […]

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