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College of Arts and Humanities
TypePublic
Established1917
Parent institution
University of Maryland, College Park
DeanBonnie Thornton Dill
Academic staff
300
Students3,549
Undergraduates2,276
Address
1102 Francis Scott Key Hall
,
College Park, MD
Websitearhu.umd.edu

The College of Arts and Humanities is one of the 13 schools and colleges at the University of Maryland, College Park. It is a liberal arts program that studies human experience, thought, expression, and creativity.[1] It was one of the seven schools established in 1917 by Albert F. Woods.[2]

The College of Arts and Humanities consists of 14 academic departments with 28 academic majors and 33 academic minors.[3] There are 3,549 undergraduate and graduate majors.[4] The College of Arts and Humanities is housed within 12 academic buildings on campus. The college itself is located in Francis Scott Key Hall.

Departments

University of Maryland College of Arts and Humanities Departments and Degree Programs
Department Students Enrolled[4] Majors[5] Minors[5] Certificates[5]
American Studies 61 American Studies U.S. Latina/o Studies N/A
Art 215 Art N/A N/A
Art History and Archaeology 21 Art History Art History; Archaeology N/A
Classical Languages and Literature 12 Classics Archaeology; Classical Mythology; Greek Language and Culture; Latin Language and Culture N/A
Communication 738 Communication Rhetoric N/A
English Language and Literature 356 English; Film Studies Creative Writing; Professional Writing; Rhetoric N/A
History 198 History; Central European, Russian and Eurasian Studies History; Middle Eastern Studies East Asian Studies
Jewish Studies 4 Jewish Studies Hebrew Studies; Israel Studies; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies N/A
Linguistics 73 Linguistics Linguistics N/A
Philosophy 64 Philosophy; Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Philosophy N/A
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 193 Arabic Studies; Chinese; Film Studies; French Language and Literature; Germanic Studies; Italian Studies; Japanese; Persian Studies; Romance Languages; Russian Language and Literature; Spanish Language, Literatures, and Cultures Arabic; Chinese Language; French Studies; Germanic Language, Literature and Culture; Hebrew Studies; Italian Culture and Language; Japanese; Korean Studies; Persian Studies; Portuguese Language, Literature, and Culture; Russian Studies; Spanish Heritage Language and Latina/o Culture; Spanish Language, Culture, and Professional Contexts; Spanish Literature, Linguistics, and Culture East Asian Studies
School of Music 165 Music Music and Culture; Music Performance N/A
School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies 128 Dance; Theatre N/A N/A
Women's Studies 22 Women's Studies Black Women's Studies; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies; Women's Studies

Leadership

Dean

The dean of the College of Arts and Humanities is Bonnie Thornton Dill.[6] She is the first woman to become Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.[7] Dill assumed the position of dean in 2011, and succeeded James Harris.[8]

Dean's Assistant

Chant'e Ingram was named Assistant to the Dean in 2019.[9] She succeeded Chanel Briscoe.[9]

Rankings

The University of Maryland, College Park was ranked #52 in arts and humanities by U.S. News[10] and #82 in the World University Ranking for arts and humanities.[11]

Notable alumni


References

  1. ^ "College of Arts and Humanities < University of Maryland". academiccatalog.umd.edu. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  2. ^ "Timeline". www.umd.edu. 2016-12-09. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  3. ^ "About | College of Arts & Humanities, University of Maryland". www.arhu.umd.edu. Retrieved 2019-06-10.
  4. ^ a b "reports.umd.edu". reports.umd.edu. Retrieved 2019-06-10.
  5. ^ a b c "University of Maryland Catalog < University of Maryland". academiccatalog.umd.edu. Retrieved 2019-06-10.
  6. ^ "Contact Us - Feminist Majority Foundation". www.feminist.org. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  7. ^ "The Growing List of New Women Deans". Women In Academia Report. 2011-06-02. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  8. ^ "UMD Names First Woman Dean of Arts-Humanities | Newswise: News for Journalists". www.newswise.com. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  9. ^ a b "Staffing Announcement: New Assistant to the Dean". www.arhu.umd.edu. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  10. ^ "U.S. News & World Report". Retrieved 2019-06-10.
  11. ^ "University of Maryland, College Park". Times Higher Education (THE). 2019-03-25. Retrieved 2019-06-10.

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