USM Core Requirements Fall 2011 and beyond
USM’s nationally recognized Core Curriculum offers distinctively integrative, practical, and active learning experiences that will prepare you for successful citizenship in a complex and dynamic world. The USM Core provides opportunities for you to connect your major with your Core education and build knowledge and skills throughout your academic career. Whether you’re honing your analytical skills in your Entry Year Experience course, exploring important questions in your Ethical Inquiry, Social Responsibility and Citizenship course, or demonstrating your accomplishments in your major Capstone course, the USM Core provides you with a world class education which will serve you well on the job, in your community, and beyond.
To find the most up-to-date information on courses that satisfy USM's Core curriculum requirements, use the general education drop-down menu at the bottom of the page in Course Search in Maine Street. All old and new Core requirements are listed in this menu. Instructions below.
When you meet with an advisor, you will fill out a tracking sheet like this one: USM Core Tracking Sheet
Transfer Students and the USM Core
For complete information on transfer credits and the Core see the Transfer quick link.
Waivers and Petitions:
In extenuating circumstances, students may petition for a waiver of a Core requirement. See the link below for instructions.