5 New Courses to Discover this Spring


Expanding course offerings is one way our programs adapt to the changing social and political issues of today and part of what makes attending AAP unique. Here’s a roundup of five of our newest courses. To learn about our spring courses, visit the course schedule page

Unmanned vehicles & explosive compounds

In Science Technology and National Security explore the science behind sensing threats and protection from the latest in modern warfare. An exciting addition to the National Security Studies Program, this course features an overview of the physics and chemistry behind various national security issues.

Transform demographic models into robust maps

Census data maps are a continually integral method for interpreting demographic population trends worldwide. In Demographics Modeling, learn how to filter Census data, apply data layers to maps, and illustrate that data using mapping applications.

Practicum and internship with Maryland State Legislature

Designed to foster career opportunities in politics, Practicum in Government & Politics helps students explore internship options and gain real world experience inside State government. This course coincides with 2014 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly.

Public transit systems and the impact of environmental compliance

In Federal Environmental Compliance in Public Transit explore the history of public transit systems and discover how environmental policy governs planning and construction of public systems.

Hone your science-writing craft

Techniques of Science-Medical Writing is a core course to develop and hone your explanatory skills by studying the best science-medical writers today. Interviewing techniques, ethical representation, and implementing scientific journal data in research is covered, as well.