University of Maryland, Baltimore County requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. UMD Baltimore County accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UMD Baltimore County has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 71% of students who start college at UMD Baltimore County finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
UMD Baltimore County offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UMD Baltimore County may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UMD Baltimore County has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with UMD Baltimore County directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UMD Baltimore County students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UMD Baltimore County.
Student Designed Majors
UMD Baltimore County allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
UMD Baltimore County does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at UMD Baltimore County
UMD Baltimore County offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ UMD Baltimore County offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ UMD Baltimore County has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ UMD Baltimore County offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ UMD Baltimore County offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
🟨 UMD Baltimore County does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
UMD Baltimore County does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does UMD Baltimore County have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
UMD Baltimore County has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UMD Baltimore County include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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