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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of  June 2010.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu  to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

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Courses in "ARHU-Arts and Humanities"

ARHU - Arts and Humanities

ARHU 269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

ARHU 286 Experiential Learning (3-6) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities. Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and must be in a major in ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and must have earned a minimum of 12 credits. Designed for ARHU students who wish to complete an internship in one of the academic fields covered within the College of Arts and Humanities. In addition to completing their required hours on site, students will be required to attend four weekly seminars at the beginning of the semester to help develop their para-professional goals and understandings.

ARHU 298 Special Problems in Arts and Humanities (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

ARHU 299 Studies in Humanities Technology (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Selected topics in the use of Information Technology in the Humanities.

ARHU 308 Critical Eras: An Interdisciplinary View (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. An interdisciplinary exploration of a critical period, ranging from a year to an era, stressing the relationship between different forms of human expression and the social milieu.

ARHU 318 Writers' House Colloquium: Creative Writing Across Languages and Cultures (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and must be admitted to the Jimenez-Porter Writers' House. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Colloquium designed to improve students' skills in literary and communication arts through lectures and discussions on the history and craft of writing across cultures. Topics include poetry and fiction in translation, writing for different media, genre writing, autobiography and memoir, and publishing and publication: the history and future of the book. Regular class attendance, participation and some written work will be expected of students.

ARHU 319 Writers' House Second Year Colloquium: Form and Theory of Creative Writing (1-3) Restriction: Must be in the Jimenez-Porter Writer's House program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Required course for Writers' House students pursuing the notation program. Offered in either poetry or imaginative prose writing. Students work at the intermediate level, refining creative writing skills through cross-cultural reading and writing exercises. As part of the course, students attend a series of lectures and readings given by professional writers.

ARHU 338 Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship in the Writers' House (3) Prerequisite: ARHU319 and ARHU318. Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher. And must be in the Writer's House; or must be a graduate of the Writer's House notation program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Offers exceptional students the opportunity to work closely with a Writer's House faculty member and gain valuable experience. Writers' House UTAs also serve as peer mentors and program leaders. The TA assists with course planning, research, and student advising (as appropriate). Open to graduates of Writer's House notation program.

ARHU 369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

ARHU 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities. Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

ARHU 390 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Quality (3) Prerequisite: Must be in the Quest Program. Examines strategic quality management in a globalized setting with emphasis on cross-cultural communication and culturally influenced perception of quality. One of four courses in the QUEST curriculum.

ARHU 439 Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts and Humanities (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. An interdisciplinary exploration of chronological, geographical or thematic topics in Arts and Humanities.

ARHU 468 Peer Mentoring Program (1) Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher; and permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities. Repeatable to 3 credits if content differs. A workshop for sophomore, junior or senior students who wish to serve as peer mentors helping first-year students to cope with the numerous issues which often arise in the transition to the university.

ARHU 486 Internship Practicum in Arts and Humanities (3-6) Prerequisite: Have completed previous internship at U of MD. Restriction: Must be in a major in ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and completed 12 credits at U of MD. An internship intended for students who have already completed an internship for credit. ARHU486 must be a different experience from the internship students have already taken for credit. Generally students intern with a different company, but they may continue working for the same company if the job is significantly different. See ARHU internship coordinator for details.

ARHU 498 Special Topics in Arts and Humanities (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

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