Social Sciences

Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at UMBC offers majors and minors in sociology and in cultural anthropology. Sociology is the scientific study of human interaction and the institutions and organizations through which people organize their social lives. The sociology major is designed both for students who intend to enter the labor market upon receiving …

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Emergency Health Services

The emergency health services program stresses academic and clinical abilities, interpersonal and leadership skills, and the capacity for appropriate judgment. The major prepares students for work in various occupational settings relating to emergency health services, such as EMS and fire-based systems, education and regulatory agencies. Primary emphasis is placed upon the development of leadership skills …

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Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers programs of study leading to either a B.A. or B. S. degree, as well as concentrations in human services psychology, biopsychology and developmental psychology, and a certificate in personnel and industrial psychology. The psychology department provides an exceptional opportunity for students to see how basic laboratory research can be translated into treatments, interventions …

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

UMBC believes that entrepreneurship is the ability of an individual to identify a goal, provide the leadership and mobilize the assets necessary to reach that goal. As such, individuals taking the risk to push the envelope in science and technology, break ground in the creative arts or craft new solutions to society’s problems are all …

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Economics

UMBC offers a B.A. degree in Economics and a B.S. degree in Financial Economics. The Department of Economics and Financial Economics offers programs of study in international economics, pre-business and pre-professional studies in accounting. A major in economics is excellent preparation for employment in business or government, including business management and public administration, or for graduate study …

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Health Administration and Policy

The health administration and policy program is designed for career-oriented students who recognize that health and health care in America are major public concerns. Health administration and policy students typically seek employment in one of a variety of administrative, supportive, planning and policy positions. Students may choose an undergraduate emphasis in health services administration or …

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Management of Aging Services

The B.A. in the Management of Aging Services is an interdisciplinary, pre-professional program that integrates the study of aging with human services and management content, providing students with the knowledge and essential skills for beginning a career in the aging services sector, whether in government, for-profit business or nonprofit organizations. An undergraduate degree in management …

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