College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
A comprehensive guide to the services, programs and classes offered at CSM.
The Academic Catalog is a printed publication. It is an important source of information about all aspects of the college including admissions, financial assistance, academic programs, and course descriptions. The Catalog is published every two years. Copies are available at the Express Counter at all campus locations and can be viewed online by selecting a link below.
If you are a new student, select the most current catalog.
If you are a current student, continue with your catalog.
If you are unsure which catalog to follow, contact an Academic Advisor for further assistance.
Requirements printed in the academic catalog are those which must be satisfied for graduation. A student should follow the catalog for the academic calendar year in which the student enters CSM, registers and attends classes. Additionally, the student may choose to follow any catalog that most benefits him or her, so long as the student was enrolled in a class in that academic calendar year.
An catalog academic calendar year runs from Summer term (June) through the end of Spring term (May). For example, students entering CSM in August 2008 would follow the 2008-2010 Catalog requirements.
Any future changes to program requirements published in later versions of the catalog may not impact the student, with the following exceptions:
For more information, contact an Academic Advisor.