Social science courses featured at Anne Arundel


A series of seven special topics in social science courses will be held at Anne Arundel Community College this fall.

These special topics courses and other credit courses will begin Sept. 3.

The African-American Experience emphasizes historical and literary expressions from the Colonial period to the present.

Women in America: 1607-Present examines the changing role of women and the importance of work and family in women's lives.

Parent/Child Relations presents an overview of styles of parenting, family systems research, parent-effectiveness training, behavior management and parent-child communication.

Disorders of Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence covers causes, symptoms and classifications of psychological disorders along with prevention and treatment.

Death in American Society reviews intrinsic ties between life and death and examines a set of topics that includes the process of dying and grieving, hospice, suicide, abortion, homicide and war.

Social Deviance: Insiders/Outsiders examines the role, function and meaning of deviation in society. It focuses on theories of deviance, behavior regulation, deviant subcultures and the management of the deviant identity.

Finally, the Civil War, a telecourse that uses the popular PBS series as its basis, covers the Civil War in detail from beginning to aftermath.

Fall registration is currently under way. For information on these or other fall courses, call 541-2241.


Michael C. Ciarlo of the Boys' Latin School has been selected as Angier B. Duke scholar and will attend Duke University under a four-year scholarship. Mr. Ciarlo was selected from among more than 14,000 applicants.

The scholarship pays undergraduate tuition for four years, one of which may be spent abroad, and includes a summer program at Oxford University.

The scholarship is awarded to 20 students each year based on their intellectual and aesthetic gifts, creativity and leadership.

Mr. Ciarlo graduated from Boys Latin this spring with a grade point average of 96.8 per cent. He was valedictorian, president of the student government, and a letterman in cross country.

A series of courses designed to meet state licensing requirements for real estate appraisers is among the licensing and recertification courses offered this fall through the Continuing Studies Division of Dundalk Community College.

To register or for additional information, call the Division of Continuing Studies at Dundalk Community College, 285-9859.

DCC will also offer "Property and Casualty Insurance" to prepare students to sit for the insurance certification exam to be given by the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation on Dec. 21.

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