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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  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.


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 "HISP-Historic Preservation"

HISP - Historic Preservation

HISP 100 American Idols? Introducing Historic Preservation (3) A critical introduction to the history, theory, and current issues of historic preservation in the U.S. Focus will be on four primary questions: What is historic preservation? How is preservation practiced in the U.S.? Why do we preserve, or what are some of the reasons to save parts of the built environment? Who benefits from preservation? Examination of texts, scholarly articles, and contemporary news articles used as basis for discussions about the implications of preservation policy within the plural society of the United States.

HISP 200 The Everyday and the American Environment (3) Also offered as: HISP615. An introduction to the theories of the everyday within the context of the American built environment. Focuses primarily on the American experience of underrepresented, minority, and/or immigrant communities; both historical and contemporary. Attempts to challenge what is meant by American in describing the American everyday built environment.

HISP 319 Special Topics in Historic Preservation (1-6) Repeatable to 12 credits. Students will explore technical aspects of preservation taught by practitioners whose expertise are of special benefit to undergraduate students.

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