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Courses - Spring 2022
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Data Science for the Social Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH115.
Restriction: Must be in a major in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences or the College of Information Studies; or permission of instructor.
An introduction to modern methods of data analysis for social scientists. This course emphasizes teaching students who have no previous coding experience how to analyze data and extract meaning in a social science context. Students will gain critical programming skills and learn inferential thinking through examples and projects with real-world relevance.
Special Topics in Behavioral and Social Sciences; Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
For more information: Contact Nancy Forsythe nforsyt2@umd.edu.

Learn about successful strategies for neurodiverse college students to plan career paths while in college. Understand why employers may look to hire neurodiverse employees in their industries. Learn about the university resources available to neurodiverse college students to support a successful pathway through college and into a career. Learn ways to support and advocate for full disability inclusion on campus and in the workplace.
(Perm Req)
Social Sciences Internship Practicum
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and must have completed at least 1 semester at UMD.
Credit only granted for: BSOS388I or BSOS355.
Formerly: BSOS388I.
BSOS 355 is an internship course open to all majors. It will enable students to articulate and apply the scholarship from the discipline related to their specific internship placement into a real-work environment.
Academic and Career Planning for Transfer Students in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Additional information: Intended for first semester transfer students in BSOS majors.
Students will utilize the resources of the Feller Center for Academic and Career Planning and TerrapinSTRONG to explore how their individual social identities and strengths contribute to building strong communities in personal, academic, and professional career spaces.
Restricted to First-Semester BSOS Transfer Students.