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(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 101 or 101S. An overview designed to identify complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, transactional model, advertising, security and privacy concerns.

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This program is designed to help prepare you for graduate study, research, or direct services work at a mental health or medical facility. Additionally, you can pursue a career in a related field, such as human resources, advertising, customer relations, or program management.


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Double majors: You can earn a dual major upon completion of all requirements for both majors, including the required minimum number of credits for each major and all related requirements for both majors. The same class cannot be used to fulfill requirements for more than one major. Certain restrictions (including use of credit and acceptable combinations of majors) apply for double majors. You cannot major in two programs with excessive overlap of required coursework. Contact an admissions advisor before selecting a double major.


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In addition, each student will adopt one of the farm’s horses for the duration of the program and work intensively with that horse on a variety of equine care, training, and management topics. Students will develop their horsemanship skills by working directly with our university trainer. Please note this is not a riding program; students will be learning systematic training techniques for young horses and horses in rehabilitation programs.
Throughout the program, students can expect to:

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In your letter of interest, please describe your interest in the equine industry, and explain what you hope to gain from the Equine Science Summer Pre-College Program. We invite applications from all and hope to gather students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

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Undergraduate and standard graduate program for students who meet the criteria for will be the applicable in-state rate. Tuition for ; members of the Selected Reserves, National Guard, and the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the spouses and dependents of these student groups will be the applicable military or specialty rate. If you are a student using Post 9/11 benefits, please contact an advisor at to determine if you can apply both benefits.

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Jennifer L.W. Thompson teaches courses in introductory psychology, research methods, human sexuality, memory and cognition, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, and senior seminar. Prior to teaching at University of Maryland University College, Thompson completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the voice, speech, and language section of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the National Institutes of Health. Her research focused on functional imaging studies of language in patients with Parkinson's disease and patients with cochlear implant devices as well as studies on text comprehension. Thompson received a BA in psychology and American history from Vanderbilt University. She received an MA and a PhD in psychology from American University.