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Global Terrorism Minor Program Application Form


Global Terrorism Minor Program Application Form

Complete the information below to apply for the Global Terrorism Minor Program for the Spring 2018 cohort.

Applications are due no later than: Friday, February 23, 2018 at 5pm.

Your Name
Contact Information
University Information
This is the 9 digit number located on the front of your University ID card.
This is the string of letters and/or numbers that come before the @terpmail.umd.edu in your UMD email address.
Academic Background
Status for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
Note, once admitted to the program, you generally need at least three full semesters left at the University of Maryland in order to complete the Global Terrorism Minor. This does not include the semester in which you apply for admission.
Question #1
Question #2
Interests and Goals
Please list any particular interests you have within the field of terrorism studies. Interests may include specific terrorist groups, time periods, geographic regions, etc.
Please list any particular career interests here. Please note if you plan to pursue further study upon graduation from UMD.
Please list what you believe to be your strongest academic and/or professional skills. Such skills might include public speaking, writing, statistical analysis, etc..
Please list some of your extracurricular activities and interests.
Coursework Plan
The semester in which you will enroll in BSST327: Fall. Note: BSST327 is offered only in Fall semesters.
The semester in which you will enroll in BSST330: Fall. Note: BSST330 is offered only in Fall semesters.
The semester in which you will enroll in BSST 331: Spring. Note: BSST331 is offered only in Spring semesters.
The semester in which you will enroll in BSST 335. Note: BSST335 is offered only in Fall semesters.
The name and number of course you will take or have already taken to fulfill your Global Studies Signature Course requirement. Any of the following courses can fulfill this requirement: AREC 345: Poverty, Public Policy and Economic Growth; AREC 365: World Hunger; ENES 472: International Business Cultures in Engineering and Technology; GEOG 130: Developing Countries; GEOG 330: As the World Turns: Society and Sustainability in a Time of Great Change; or GVPT 306: Global Ecopolitics.
The name and number of course you will take or have already taken to fulfill your methodology or BSST Elective course requirement. Please include a description of the course and list the semester taken/to be taken. If complete, please list grade as well.
Indicate when you intend to enroll in BSST386 and intern. Please note, you can enroll in BSST386 in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. Summer credits often result in additional charges per credit.
Experiential Learning Plan
If you intend to complete an internship alongside BSST 386, please note that intent here. Please list potential internships of interest and your motivation for choosing an internship over a research project.
Supplementary Materials

The following materials must be submitted as a packet in one PDF file in this order:
1) One-Page Resume
2) Unofficial Transcript

*Recommendation letters must be submitted by the faculty members through the faculty recommendation form. Only one recommendation letter is required. 

You must include all of these files to submit this application.  These files must be in Acrobat (.PDF) or MS-Word format (.DOC / .DOCX)

Submit Application

By entering my initials into the box below and entering by name and the date, I am digitally signing this document. In doing so, I acknowledge that I understand that if accepted to the Global Terrorism Minor I must:

  • Complete all core courses with a C- or better;
  • Complete at least ONE (1) core course before enrolling in BSST 386;
  • Have at least THREE (3) whole semesters remaining at the University of Maryland; and
  • Inform the Education Team at START (via education@start.umd.edu) if I add any additional minor while completing the Global Terrorism Studies program. If while pursuing another minor irreconcilable scheduling conflicts arise, neither program is obligated to make an exception or provide an alternative course of action to resolve the scheduling issue.

Failure to sign this document is grounds for refusal of admittance into the Terrorism Studies Minor program. If accepted into the minor, violating any of these terms is grounds for removal from the program.