The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is the academic home or academic partner for the following undergraduate academic programs.
Each undergraduate major has specific learning outcomes for students, including TerrapinSTRONG outcomes.
Please visit the Feller Center for academic advising and career planning.
Majors and Programs
Environmental Science and Policy (BS) - Academic Partnership with AGNR
Neuroscience (BS) - Academic Partnership with CMNS
Social Data Science (BS) - Academic Partnership with the iSchool
Anti-Black Racism (coming soon; email@example.com)
BSOS Solutions Lab
Are you studying Behavioral and Social Sciences? Are you interested in using the tools of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Be The Solution to the world’s great challenges? Join the BSOS Solutions Lab, a series of courses designed to introduce BSOS students to innovation and entrepreneurship!
Email BSOS-Ugdean@umd.edu for more information about any of these courses.
Fall 2022 Courses
- BSOS388F/GVPT388B - Innovation in the Public Sector (3 cr)
How does innovation occur in the public sector? How can government serve as a catalyst for problem-solving? Using the tools of innovation and entrepreneurship, this laboratory course engages students in a semester-long project to innovate change around a specific public sector issue or industry in our local or regional community. Some examples might include: public broadband access, sustainability infrastructure, transportation improvements, or health care access in the College Park, Prince George's, or Maryland communities. Lead instructor Ken Ulman,'97 is the former Howard County Executive who now heads the University's efforts to transform College Park into one of the most innovative university towns in the country. For more information, please contact co-instructor Katie Gerbes.
Academic Honors & Awards
The Honors College is a special academic home for high-achieving students at Maryland through a variety of programs including living-learning programs and departmental honors programs.
Honors Programs where advanced undergraduate students pursue a research project with a faculty member and take special honors-level coursework. Students admitted to a departmental honors program also become members of the Honors College.
There are a large number of national honor societies that may invite you to join. Some are outstanding organizations that have chapters on campus including but not limited to Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), and Phi Beta Kappa.