Thank you for everything. These past three weeks changed my life. They have not only taught me about education and schooling; but also about life. The people were amazing: the mentors, the professors, and the other students. In short, there are no words to describe the impact YSP has had on me now and forever. YSP student
Courses in the Young Scholars Program are at the cutting-edge of theory, thought, and technology. Courses are offered in a broad range of academic disciplines. You select one of the following three-credit courses. Click on the course to view the description and syllabus if available. For a printable list of all the courses and descriptions, click here.
|Architecture and Urban Planning||Humanities and Literature|
|• Discovering Architecture||• Contemporary Moral Issues|
|Global, Social and Political Issues||The Arts|
|• International Political Relations||• Creative Writing|
|• Social Psychology - Closed||• Drawing|
|• Trial Advocacy||• Scriptwriting for Theatre, Film and Television|
|• The Psychology of Evil||Public Health and Wellness|
|The Business of Technology||• Kinesiology (Movement & The Human Body) - Closed|
|• Foundations of Entrepreneurship||Science and Engineering|
|• Biopharmaceutical Production||• Forensic Sciences - Closed|
|Life Sciences and the Environment||• Engineering Design - Closed|
|• Environmental Biology||• Computer Science: A Hands Off Approach - Closed|
|• Media, Persuasion, & Public Speaking|
|• Introduction to Mass Communication|
Courses in the Young Scholars Program are part of the University’s Summer Term. These courses follow University policies and procedures and are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or for other reasons it deems necessary.
Textbook requirements are posted by the instructor, usually three weeks prior to the course start date. Your course may or may not require a textbook, and you will need to periodically check the link below to see if the instructor has posted a textbook.
- Visit: www.testudo.umd.edu
- Select Schedule of Classes
- Select Summer Term
- Select Course Listing
- Select the course/department acronym, e.g., ARCH for Architecture.
- Find the course you are registered for with the section number of “YS41” or “YS42”
- Select Books
Note that courses like ARTT110 do not have textbooks but students can locate the supply list in the syllabus posted online.
Textbooks may be purchased from any textbook store or online vendor. For those students who have determined the need for a textbook, you may use one of the following online resources:
For those interested in purchasing their textbook in person, the University Book Center is located on campus and the Maryland Book Exchange is located on Route 1 in downtown College Park.
My daughter will definitely be applying for University of Maryland fall admissions. We were very impressed with the resources this school offers in practically every major/concentration. YSP parent
You have until June 20, 4:30 p.m., to change your course selection. A request must be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and include:
- Your full name, University ID # (not your SS#), date of birth and
- Your new course information. You can only change registration if the new course has available seats
On or after June 21: No participant will be permitted to change their registered course. You may not attend a course for which you are not registered. Should a student attend a course other than their approved course, s/he will receive a zero for the registered course.