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High School Preparation

UMD Courses used to meet high school deficiencies

High School Preparation - Admission Requirements

High school course deficiency UMD course(s) for elimination of deficiency
1. One year English

Writ 1120–College Writing

–or

SSP 1052–Writing Strategies (determined by ACT scores and advisement)

2. Two years English

Writ 1120–College Writing and one 1xxx-level Engl course

–or

SSP 1052–Writing Strategies (determined by ACT score and advisement) and Writ 1120–College Writing

3. Three years English

Writ 1120–College Writing and two 1xxx-level Engl courses

–or–

SSP 1052–Writing Strategies (determined by ACT score and advisement) and Writ 1120–College Writing andone 1xxx-level Engl course

4. Four years English

Writ 1120–College Writing and three 1xxx-level Engl courses

–or–

SSP 1052–Writing Strategies (determined by ACT score and advisement) and Writ 1120–College Writing andtwo 1xxx-level Engl courses

5. One year social studies (not U.S. history)

One course in:

Liberal Education Category 6–The Social Sciences

6. United States history

Hist 1304–U.S. History Part I: 1607-1877

–or–

Hist 1305–U.S. History Part II: 1865 to Present

7. Elementary algebra

One of the following courses:

Math 1005 - College Algebra

Math 1160 - Finite Mathematics and Introduction to Calculus

Math 1250 - Precalculus Analysis

Math 1290 - Calculus for the Natural Sciences

Math 1296 - Calculus I

Math 1297 - Calculus II Algebra

8. Geometry Please work with the UMD mathematics department on finding a course to take at another institution.
9. Intermediate algebra

One of the following courses:

Math 1005 - College Algebra

Math 1160 - Finite Mathematics and Introduction to Calculus

Math 1250 - Precalculus Analysis

Math 1290 - Calculus for the Natural Sciences

Math 1296 - Calculus I

Math 1297 - Calculus II Algebra

10. One year science

Liberal Education Category 4–Physical and Biological Sciences with lab

–or–

Liberal Education Category 5–Physical and Biological Sciences without lab

11. One year biological science

Biol 1001–Biology and Society

–or–

Biol 1011–General Biology

12. One year physical science

One of the following courses:

Ast 1040–Introductory Astronomy

Chem 1103–Aspects of Chemistry (lecture) and Chem 1104–Aspects of Chemistry (lab)

Chem 1153–General Chemistry I (lecture) and Chem 1154–General Chemistry I (lab) 

Geol 1110–Introductory Geology

Geol 2610–Oceanography

Phys 1011–Ideas in Physics

Phys 1001–Introduction to Physics

13. One year social science

Geog 1202–World Regional Geography and Geog 2552–Introduction to Maps

–or–

Geog 1304–Human Geography and Geog 1414–Physical Geography

14. One year second language

Second semester of a second language.

The languages offered at UMD are:

American Indian Studies
American Sign Language
Chinese
French
German
Russian
Spanish

15. Two years second language

First and second semesters, beginning level, of a single second language.

The languages offered at UMD are:

American Indian Studies
American Sign Language
Chinese
French
German
Russian
Spanish