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TRS Courses

Fall 2018 | Spring 2019

Transfer Student Seminar are open to all students during their first year at UMBC.

Spring 2019

TRS 201: Transfer Student Seminars

TRS in Genetics

Lecture: Mo 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. | TBA
Instructor(s): Cynthia Wagner, Jeremiah Sawyer

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Student must be enrolled in Bio 302 concurrently.


TRS in Shady Grove

Lecture: Th 10 – 11:15 a.m. | Shady Grove Building III 4219
Instructor(s): Chelsea Moyer

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Student must also be registered in at least one discipline specific course offered at the Shady Grove campus.


TRS in Information Systems

Lecture: Th 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. | Janet & Walter Sondheim 103
Instructor(s): Ashley Luster, Joshua Massey

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Student must also enroll in IS300 OR IS310


TRS in Computer Science

Lecture: Th 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. | Sherman Hall 108
Instructor(s): Ashley Luster, Joshua Massey

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Students must also enroll in CMSC202 or CMSC203 or CMSC341


TRS in Mechanical Engineering

Lecture: Tu 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. | Sherman Hall 011
Instructor(s): Laila Shishineh

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Student must also enroll in ENME204


TRS in Chemical Engineering

Lecture: Tu 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. | Information Technology 456
Instructor(s): Laila Shishineh

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Student must also enroll in ENCH215


Fall 2018

TRS 201: Transfer Student Seminars

TRS in Computer Science

Lecture: Th 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. | Sondheim 211
Ashley Luster, Joshua Massey

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Students must also enroll in CMSC202 or CMSC203 or CMSC341


TRS in Information Systems

Lecture: Th 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. | Sondheim 113
Ashley Luster, Joshua Massey

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Student must also enroll in IS300 OR IS310


TRS in Shady Grove

Lecture: Th 10 – 11:15 a.m. | Shady Grove Building III 4219
Chelsea Moyer

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Student must also be registered in at least one discipline specific course offered at the Shady Grove campus.


TRS in Genetics

Lecture: We 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. | Biological Sciences 004
Karen Mattingly, Tracy Smith

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Student must be enrolled in Bio 302 concurrently.


TRS in Mechanical Engineering

Lecture: Tu 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. | Sondheim 112
Laila Shishineh

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Student must also enroll in ENME204


TRS in Chemical Engineering

Lecture: Tu 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. | Sondheim 113
Laila Shishineh

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Student must also enroll in ENCH215


TRS in Honors College

Lecture: Tu 4 – 5:15 p.m. | Albin O Kuhn Library & Gallery 216M
Michael Stone

This one or two-credit course is designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on developing and understanding the skills needed and the academic expectations to achieve success at an Honors University. The material covered will complement the work that is being done in upper-level courses in the major, and it will contain academic material selected by the Department that has been identified as a barrier to the success of transfer students in that particular major.

Note: Co-Requisite: Students must also enroll in CMSC202 or CMSC203 or CMSC341


Updated 1/21/2019