Introduction to Creative Industries

Introduction to Creative Industries

CUE 1001 (3 credits, June 7 to July 30, 2021)

Fulfills UMD's Global Perspective Liberal Education requirement


This course is an introduction to the history and contemporary scope of the culture industry, and the closely associated creative economy. Topics discussed include tourism, sports, arts and entertainment, mass media, and the food and beverage industry. 


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Political Science

The Study of Politics

Political Science is the study and evaluation of government, politics and public policies. Students of political science are not necessarily those who are enthusiastic about government, but those who appreciate the importance of politics and government in determining what happens to us. From birth certificates and college loans to war and peace, the role of government affects us throughout our lives. Political Science asks two types of questions:

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Concert Chorale

Concert Chorale

A non-auditioned choral ensemble open to any interested student on campus, dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of literature from a variety of cultures and historical periods. 

Chamber Singers

Chamber Singers

Chamber Singers is an auditioned chamber ensemble selected from the membership of University Singers. Members of the Chamber Singers explore the rich variety of music for small ensemble, with an emphasis on non-conducted or self-conducted performances. Chamber Singers has been the featured guest ensemble at state and regional ACDA events, and have performed for numerous choral department concert tours.