Lib Ed Courses

UMD Lib Ed courses specifically address student skills and knowledge through:

  • Identifying, analyzing and solving problems; demonstrating critical and analytical thinking competency within and across various fields of knowledge
  • Communicating effectively through writing and speaking
  • Accessing, evaluating, and making use of information gathered through multiple methodologies
  • Developing foundations of knowledge and inquiry about nature, culture and society
  • Learning about the past and its relevance to the present and the future
  • Examining controversies and unanswered questions in multiple domains of knowledge

Lib Ed Courses + Majors + Electives + Co-Curriculars

Through the multitude of curricular and co-curricular experiences, UMD graduates students who:

  • Think creatively
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, imagination and flexibility
  • Work productively independently and through collaboration
  • Are committed to: 
    • Life-long learning
    • Civic engagement and social responsibility
    • Knowledge and competence across cultures
    • Considering ethical implications of ideas and actions
    • Understanding contemporary global issues