Schoolhouse Rock's three-minute educational cartoons were shown between Saturday morning cartoons from 1973 to 1985. Thousands of children learned the Preamble to the Constitution by singing along with Schoolhouse Rock's cartoon, The Preamble.
The U.S. Constitution Online presents The Constitution for Kids (Grades 4–7). This site explains the basics and history of the Constitution, slavery, women's rights, and the Bill of Rights, as well as how they work.
The U.S. Constitution Online presents The Constitution for Kids (Grades 8–12). This site explains the basics and history of the Constitution, slavery, women's rights, and the Bill of Rights, as well as how they work.
The 25 percent discount will be applied to out-of-state tuition for most programs. The tuition discount will not be applied to the following graduate programs and related courses: Master of Business Administration; Master of Science in data analytics; Master of Science in digital forensics and cyber investigation; Master of Science in cybersecurity management and policy; Master of Science in cybersecurity technology; graduate certificates in cybersecurity management and policy, cybersecurity technology, and foundations in business analytics; and all doctoral programs and specializations.
The tuition for students who meet the criteria for Maryland residency will be the applicable in-state rate. Tuition for active-duty military, 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 rate. If you are a student using Post 9/11 benefits, please contact an advisor at 800-939-UMUC to determine if you can apply both benefits.
All students are required to pay tuition for all courses in which they are enrolled. Tuition rates are subject to the approval of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. They may be changed, or other charges may be included, as a result of the Board of Regents decisions. 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 USM Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents has authorized the university to charge a student's delinquent account for all collection costs incurred by the university. The normal collection fee is 17 percent plus attorney and/or court costs. The service charge for a dishonored check is $30. Requests for services (for example, transcripts, diplomas, registration) will be denied until all debts are paid.
Financial aid and tuition remission for University System of Maryland employees cannot be applied to noncredit courses. Golden ID benefits may not be applied to fees, noncredit courses, specialty graduate programs, or doctoral programs. Regular tuition rates apply for cooperative education, course challenge examinations, and EXCEL 301.
GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More information about education benefits offered by VA is available on the U.S. government GI Bill website.
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.
Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC
UCSP 615 | 0 Credits
(Required within the first 6 credits of graduate study for all new graduate students, except MBA students). An overview of the skills needed for academic and professional success. Focus is on enhancing communication and critical thinking skills. Assignments provide familiarity with tools such as social media and library and information resources. APA style and resources are also addressed.