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First Year Seminars
2014-2015
Summer 2014 | Fall 2014

First-Year Seminars are open to all students during their first year at UMBC.


FYS 102: First Year Seminars meets Social Sciences (SS) requirements

Images of Madness

(SS) GEP, (SS) GFR

Th, 4:30PM - 7:00PM

Math & Psychology Rm. 102

Carolyn Tice

This course reviews Academy Award winning films depicting mental illness to consider the influence of motion pictures on the public perception of social issues, policies, and services. We will analyze films using a historical framework and with assigned readings that address cultural stereotypes, societal attitudes, and the public's response toward people with mental illness.

 

For More Information, Please Contact:
Jill Randles
Assistant Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education
jrandles@umbc.edu | (410) 455-3715