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Thursday 8.18.2022

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University of Maryland - Baltimore County

University of Maryland - Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Official telephone: (410) 455-1000
Fax number: (410) 455-1210
Website: umbc.edu
Screen last updated on: December 2021
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Calendar system: 4-1-4 system (two semesters & one-month January interterm)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held prior to start of fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: A summer session is offered for credit.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 87%
Student:Faculty ratio: 17:1
Total faculty: 509 men, 410 women
Full-time faculty: 295 men, 269 women
Part-time faculty: 214 men, 141 women
Graduation rate: 70% within six years

REQUIRED UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM
General education/core curriculum is required: yes

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, internships, distance learning, external degree program
Cooperative programs are offered: yes
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study-abroad program offered.
Army ROTC: offered off-campus ROTC branch unit at a cooperating host institution.
Navy ROTC: offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC: offered off-campus ROTC branch unit at a cooperating host institution.

LIST OF MAJORS
Bachelor's Degrees

  • Acting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Globalization Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Women's Studies
Certificates

  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Ethics
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Public Administration
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
Diplomas

  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Education, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Gerontology
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, Other
  • Real Estate
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Systems Engineering
  • Women's Studies
Doctorates

  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Toxicology
Master's Degrees

  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Education, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethics
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Sociology, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Toxicology

ADVANCED CREDIT/PLACEMENT
Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 2 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP general
  • credit for CLEP subject
  • credit for international baccalaureate

CERTIFICATES OFFERED
  • False
 
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