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Featured Course: Abnormal Psychology

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Abnormal Psychology

What could be more fascinating than the human mind and its disorders?  PSYC 285: Abnormal Psychology explores mental, emotional and personality dimensions, as well as current diagnostic schemes, causes, and treatment and prevention issues. Dr. Anderson is a clinical psychologist who brings rich clinical experience to the classroom, fostering personal understanding and critical thinking about important mental health problems. How is disorder different […]

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Featured Faculty: Steve Caruso

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Steve Caruso

  Inspiring, passionate, enthusiastic, and motivational: these are just a few of the words former graduate teaching assistants (TAs) used to describe UMBC Biological Sciences senior lecturer Steven Caruso, Ph.D. “For me he is an example of commitment, motivation and love towards teaching,” said Margarita Correa Mendez, who was previously Dr. Caruso’s TA.“He is very creative and his class is unique in […]

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Featured Course: Studies in Popular Culture

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Popular Culture

What do Netflix, Scandal, Twitter and Street Fighter all have in common? They’re all part of the mass-mediated universe of celebrities, film, television, and video games that make up American popular culture. In AMST 325: Studies in Popular Culture, students explore this mass-mediated universe in to examine the many ways that it shapes how Americans see their world and themselves. […]

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Featured Course: European Politics

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European Politics

The best way to create change in the world is to know and better understand the world we live in. POLI 374: European Politics focuses on classical concepts, examining electoral systems, political parties, federalism, and the welfare state. The course also places a special emphasis on two particular and ongoing challenges: Europe’s economic problems, such as low growth and high […]

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Featured Course: First World War

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HIST 306: The First World War

Get your hands dirty and dive deep into American history with HIST 306: the First World War! Students will have the opportunity to explore the origins, nature, and impact of the World War I, with an emphasis on the military, diplomatic, social, scientific, and technological ramifications of the global conflict known as the Great War. This is a great opportunity to better […]

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