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Program Curriculum

UNIV 100: The Student in the University

The Student in the University is a 1-credit course designed to assist students in their successful transition to the University of Maryland (UM) and to serve as an extended orientation to campus living and learning. Students will begin to better understand themselves and those around them within the context of the UM community. Specific sections for students interested in STEM will allow students to learn together and build a sense of community among students with similar interests. Additionally, this course will help students begin their exploration of the world of STEM and the many avenues to a successful career. SES UNIV 100 sections will only be offered in the Fall semester.

Student Eligibility

  • Must be a Letters and Sciences first semester freshman interested in STEM.

Rigors of STEM video (tips for being successful)

STEM Study Strategies

UNIV 107: STEM Exploration Series Colloquium

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Colloquium is a 1-credit hour career development and exploration course for Letters & Sciences students who indicate interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related majors housed within the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, A. James Clark School of Engineering, School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The course will focus on career and major exploration, career development and undergraduate research. Additionally, this course will assist students to begin their exploration of the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the various avenues to STEM related professions.

More about course UNIV 107

Student Eligibility

  • Must be a current Letters and Sciences student.

STEM Lecture Series

The lecture series provide students interested in STEM fields to explore their major options as well as learn more about LEP STEM programs and requirements. Lecture series will run during Spring semesters, and will be required of students in UNIV 107. Weekly topics and speakers will highlight different STEM topics, such as Faculty Expectations, LEP Seminar for STEM Majors, What is Engineering, etc. Each lecture is open to all current LTSC students.

More information about STEM events and how to register for the lecture series here.