Individual Studies provides students with the challenge, flexibility and opportunity to create their own unique interdisciplinary curricula in order to obtain a bachelor's degree not already offered by UMD.
Academic Achievement Programs (AAP)/Intensive Educational Development (IED) Fund
Academic Achievement Programs/Intensive Educational Development (AAP/IED) facilitates access and provides the opportunity of a college education to students who, if evaluated on traditional criteria, might not have access to the University of Maryland.
AAP is composed of 7 different programs, these include the Summer Transitional Program (STP), Student Support Services/Intensive Educational Development (SSS/IED), Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), and the Educational Talent Search Programs (ETS) North and Central. These programs provide academic support, academic coaching and advising, skill enhancement, tutoring and counseling.
Donations to this fund provide discretionary support for all of AAP/IED's programs.