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Featured Course: Cultural Anthropology

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ANTH 211

  We all know what culture is, but we have a hard time describing it. That is what Anthropology tries to do. Anthropologists want to know the why behind rituals, family social structures, food, and everything that is an expression of culture (which is basically everything). So, while this is a seemly simple question, it is actually pretty hard to […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to the Black Experience

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AFST 100 - Introduction to the Black Experience

AFST 100: Introduction to the Black Experience helps students to understand the black experience in the African Diaspora. The course covers current and historical events, the historical and sociocultural ties that link people of African descent, and the economic, cultural, and political challenges confronting people of African descent in the twenty-first century. AFST 100 is a 4-week, online course that fulfills […]

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Summer Student Poll: Why Take Summer Session Classes?

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UMBC Summer Session 2016

  For Summer Session 2016, we hit the streets and began polling students (online and in-person) on various aspects of campus life. Our first question: “Why is it a good idea to take courses during Summer Session?” We received numerous great responses, but with nearly 52% of the votes, the #1 reason why students believe it’s a good idea to take a Summer […]

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Featured Course: Be a Socialpreneur

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ENTR 340

  We, as millennials, are a HUGE wave of future entrepreneurs who’ve made ‘doing good’ a priority. As a result, social entrepreneurship is on the rise. Thanks to the Alex Brown Center at UMBC, you can master your social conscious business skills this summer in ENTR 340: Innovation, Creative Problem-Solving and & the Socialpreneur. With the guiding help of professor Gib […]

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Featured Course: Scriptwriting

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ENGL 271

  Have fun this summer, and knock out an Arts and Humanities (GEP) credit by enrolling in ENGL 272-Introduction to Creative Writing- Scriptwriting. The course will cover script writing for different mediums like TV, radio, and drama, with an emphasis on film. You must have completed ENGL 100 with a ‘C’ or better. This course is considered a general education requirement for the Arts and Humanities. […]

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