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Credit courses are open to admitted UMD students and DC Consortium students. Non-UMD students interested in credit must first apply. For credit courses, credits and grade post to the UMD transcript. The University reserves the right to cancel courses or workshops due to insufficient enrollment or for other reasons it deems necessary. Appropriate refunds will be made. Courses meet at The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009. For parking and directions, click here. See course listing for specific room location.

Tuition and fee rates are governed by approved UMD rates. Below is a listing of all tuition and fee rates that apply. For an explanation of these charges, visit Student Financial Services.

Tuition is at the per credit rate 2018 2019 2019
Fall Spring Summer
Undergraduate, MD In-state Resident $360 $360 $TBD
Undergraduate, Out-of-state Resident $1,387 $1,387 $TBD
DC Consortium Student Home Institution Rate
Student Services Fee $453 $453 $TBD
Application Fee (non-UMD Students) $75 $75 $TBD

Please note: Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other University publication, the University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Although changes in tuition, fees, and charges ordinarily will be announced in advance, the University reserves the right to make such changes without prior announcement. In addition, the University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or for other reasons it deems necessary. In the event of such cancellation, students will receive a 100% refund.

Spring 2019, January 28 – May 14

Course Information

ARTH488G, Section 0101. Special Topics in Art History; Art and the Environment, 3 credits

Instructor: Joshua Shannon

Studies art as an important means by which human beings produce and understand such fundamental concepts as nature, wilderness, the human being, civilization, and the world. Looking especially at paintings, photographs, sculptures, films, and songs that represent the landscape, the course will consider the history of these key concepts as they pertain to the sustainability of life on earth.

  • Meets: 1:00-3:30 pm, Fridays
  • Location: The Phillips Collection
  • View on Testudo (UMD Online Schedule of Classes)

Enrollment Information

All students who enroll in UMD credit courses are subject to the rules, policies and regulations found at here and here.

  • Current UMD Students: Register via Testudo
  • DC Consortium Students: Register via Consortium
  • Non-UMD Students Interested in Credit: Must first apply via the Undergraduate Admissions Website.

Payment Information

For the spring semester payment policy, visit Student Financial Services. After you register for a credit course, charges post to your student account. To submit payment, see the instructions below. The University will assess a processing fee for all credit and debit card transactions for tuition and fee payments.

Calendar and Deadline Information

The spring semester calendar governs all credit courses. Spring semester is 16-weeks. See Academic Calendars. Deadlines associated with specific processes may be found as follows:

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