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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 "UMEI-Maryland English Institute"

UMEI - Maryland English Institute

UMEI 001 English as a Foreign Language: Beginning (12) Intensive course for the non-native speaker of English who has little or no previous knowledge of English. Focus on the rapid acquisition of the basic features of English grammar and pronunciation and on speaking and understanding American English; reading and writing appropriate to the level will be included. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 002 English as a Foreign Language: Intermediate I (12) Intensive course for the non-native speaker of English who has had some previous instruction in English. Emphasis on improving listening and speaking skills, on mastering intermediate grammatical structures, and on expanding vocabulary. Includes practice in reading and writing appropriate to the level. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 003 English as a Foreign Language: Intermediate II (12) Intensive course for the non-native speaker of English who has mastered the essential structures of English grammar. Emphasis on improving communicative skills for a wide range of linguistic situations, on rapid expansion of vocabulary, and on improving reading comprehension and basic writing skills. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 004 English as a Foreign Language: Intermediate III (12) Intensive course for the non-native speaker of English who has a good command of the basic features of spoken and written English. Emphasis on refining speaking and listening skills, on improving reading speed and comprehension of academic texts, and on developing writing skills for academic courses. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 005 Advanced English as a Foreign Language (6) Semi-intensive course for the nearly proficient non-native speaker of English needing additional language instruction prior to undertaking full-time academic study. Speaking and listening skills; improvement of reading speed and comprehension; and development of writing skills. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 006 English Pronunciation (2) Individualized class for the non-native speaker of English. Diagnosis of individual pronunciation problems. Practice in the correct pronunciation of English sounds and improvement of ability to speak English with proper stress and intonation patterns. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 007 Advanced Writing for International Students (3) Restriction: Must have graduate standing. A writing skills course for the non-native speaker of English with a good command of spoken English. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 008 Advanced Oral Communication Skills (2) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Dean-Maryland English Institute department. For advanced non-native speakers of English. Practice in speaking skills relevant to the academic situation. Improvement of speaking skills for various classroom activities such as participating in discussions, making appointments with professors, asking for information and presenting oral reports. Special fee required for this course. This course does not carry credit towards any degree at the University and does not count in the retention plan.

UMEI 011 Integrated English: Elementary (5) Prerequisite: Placement exam; and permission of EDUC-Dean-Maryland English Institute department. English as a Second Language course for students at the elementary level.

UMEI 012 Integrated English: Intermediate (5) Prerequisite: Placement exam; and permission of EDUC-Dean-Maryland English Institute department. English as a Second Language course for students at the intermediate level.

UMEI 013 Integrated English: Advanced (5) Prerequisite: Placement exam; and permission of EDUC-Dean-Maryland English Institute department. English as a Second Language for students at the advanced level.

UMEI 028 Special Topics in English as a Second Language (1) Repeatable to 18 credits if content differs. Focuses on particular English language topics for ESL student as indicated by title. Course intended to be taken concurrently with UMEI011, UMEI012, or UMEI013; but may be taken independently with special permission.

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