2016-17 Catalogs

Table of Contents

Welcome
Undergraduate Catalog
    The University
    Disclaimers
    Admissions
    Student Financial Services
        Financial Aid
        Financial Information
    Office of Registration & Scheduling Services
        Overview
        Academic Policies - Undergraduate
    Campus Life
        Academic Support Services
        Dean of Students Office & Student Conduct
        Diversity & Inclusion
        Safety & Wellness
        Student Involvement
        USM Dining & On-campus Housing
    Core Curriculum
        The USM Core Curriculum
        Courses Approved to Satisfy USM Core Requirements
        Entry Year Experience Course Descriptions
    Honors Program
        Program Overview
        Minor in Honors
        Honors Course Descriptions
    Russell Scholars Program
        Russell Scholars Program
        Course Descriptions
    Women and Gender Studies Program
        WGS Studies Overview
        BA in Women and Gender Studies
        Minor in Women and Gender Studies
        Course Descriptions
    College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
        CAHS Overview
        Majors, Minors and Certificates
        CI2 Lab
        Center for Book Arts
        Minor in Labor Studies
        Art
            Art Overview
            BA in Art with a Concentration in Art History
            BA in Art with a Concentration in Art and Entrepreneurial Studies
            BA in Studio Art
            BFA in Art with a Concentration in Art Education
            BFA in Studio Arts
            Minor in Art History
            Minor in Book Arts
            Minor in Studio Art
            Course Descriptions
        Communication and Media Studies
            CMS Overview
            BA in Communication
            BA in Media Studies
            BA in Media Studies-Concentration in Journalism
            BA in Media Studies-Concentration in Multimedia Journalism
            Minor in Audio and Video Production
            Minor in Cinema Studies
            Minor in Communication and Media Studies
            Minor in Public Relations
            Course Descriptions
        Criminology
            Criminology Overview
            BA in Criminology
            Minor in Criminology
            Course Descriptions
        Economics
            Economics Overview
            BA in Economics
            BS in Economics
            Minor in Economics
            Course List
        English
            English Overview
            BA in English
            BA in English Teacher Education 7-12 Certification Track
            BA in English Teacher Education K-8 Certification Track
            Certificate in Public and Professional Writing
            Minor in English
            Minor in Public and Professional Writing
            Minor in Writing
            English Course Descriptions
        Food Studies
            Minor in Food Studies
        History
            History Overview
            BA in History - History/Social Sciences Teacher Education K-8 Certification Track
            BA in History - History/Social Studies Education 7-12 Teacher Certification Track
            BA in History
            Minor in History
            Minor in Race and Ethnic Studies
            History Course Descriptions
        Liberal Studies
            Liberal Studies
            BA in Liberal Studies
            Course Descriptions
        School of Music
            Music Overview
            BA in Music
            BM in Composition
            BM in Music Education
            BM in Music Performance
            BM in Performance - Jazz Studies
            BM in Performance - Musical Theatre
            BM in Performance - Piano Pedagogy
            Minor in Music (Bachelor of Arts)
            Course Descriptions
        Sociology
            Sociology Overview
            BA in Sociology
            Minor in Sociology
            Course Descriptions
        Philosophy
            Philosophy Overview
            BA in Philosophy
            Minor in Philosophy
            Course Descriptions
        Political Science
            Political Science Overview
            BA in Political Science
            Minor in Political Science
            Minor in Race and Ethnic Studies
            Minor in Social Media Activism
            Political Science Course Descriptions
        Theatre
            Theatre Overview
            BA in Theatre
            BM in Performance - Musical Theatre
            Minor in Dance
            Minor in Theatre
            Course Descriptions
        Self-Designed Major Programs
            Self-Designed Major Programs Overview
            BA in Self-Designed Major - Social Science
    Lewiston-Auburn College
        LAC Overview
        Course Descriptions
        Leadership Studies
            Leadership Studies Overview
            4+1 in Leadership Studies
            BS in Leadership and Organizational Studies - Integrative Professional Studies
            BS in Leadership and Organizational Studies
            Certificate in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy
            Certificate in Leadership Studies
            Certificate in Lean Leadership
            Minor in Leadership Studies
            Minor in Military Leadership
            LOS Course Descriptions
        Natural and Applied Sciences
            Accelerated 4 + 1 NAS MOT Option
            BA in Natural and Applied Sciences
            Concentration in Elementary Education, Natural and Applied Sciences major
            Concentration in Secondary Education, Natural and Applied Sciences major
            NAS Course Descriptions
        Social and Behavioral Sciences
            BA in Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Certificate in Public Health
            Concentration in Community Response and Mental Health - Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Concentration in Counseling - Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Concentration in Early Childhood Studies - Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Concentration in Public Health - Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Minor in Early Childhood Studies
            Minor in Public Health
            SBS Course Descriptions
    College of Management and Human Service
        CMHS Overview
        Tourism and Hospitality
            Tourism and Hospitality Overview
            BA in Tourism and Hospitality
            Certificate in Event Planning and Management
            Certificate in Tourism Development and Planning
            Minor in Event Planning and Management
            Minor in Tourism and Hospitality
            Course Descriptions
        School of Business
            Business Overview
            Centers
            BS in Business Administration - Accounting Major
            BS in Business Administration - Finance Major
            BS in Business Administration - General Management Major
            BS in Business Administration - General Management Major with Entrepreneurship and Small Business Track
            BS in Business Administration - General Management Major with General Management Track
            BS in Business Administration - General Management Major with International Business Track
            BS in Business Administration - General Management Major with Risk Management and Insurance Track
            BS in Business Administration - General Management Major with Sustainable Business Track
            BS in Business Administration - Marketing Major
            BS in Business Administration - Sport Management Major
            Certificate in Accounting
            Certificate in Event Management
            Certificate in Finance
            Certificate in Financial Planning
            Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance
            Minor in Accounting
            Minor in Business Administration
            Minor in Event Management
            Minor in Finance
            Minor in Financial Planning
            Minor in Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE)
            Minor in Marketing
            Minor in Pre-MBA
            Minor in Risk Management and Insurance
            Minor in Sport Media
            Minor in Sport Tourism
            Course Descriptions
        School of Education and Human Development
            School of Education and Human Development Overview
            Centers/Programs
            SEHD Course Descriptions
            Athletic Coaching
                Certificate in Athletic Coaching
                Minor in Athletic Coaching
                Course List
            Teacher Education
                Teacher Education Overview
                Accelerated Pathway to M.S.Ed. in Teaching and Learning (ETEP)
                Minor in Educational Studies
                Course Descriptions
        Muskie School of Public Service
            Muskie School Overview
            Geography-Anthropology Overview
            Accelerated Undergraduate-Graduate Degree Pathway in Geography-Anthropology and Policy, Planning, and Management
            BA in Geography-Anthropology, Elementary Education
            BA in Geography-Anthropology, Secondary Education
            BA in Geography-Anthropology, Specialization in Applied GIS and Geospatial Analysis
            BA in Geography-Anthropology, Specialization in Cultural and Natural Heritage Management
            BA in Geography-Anthropology, Specialization in Sustainable Cultures and Communities
            Certificate in Applied GIS
            Minor in Anthropology
            Minor in Archaeology
            Minor in Geography
            Minor in Planning and GIS
            Minor in Tourism and Community Development
            Geography-Anthropology Course List
        School of Social Work
            Social Work Overview
            BA in Social Work
            Course Descriptions
    College of Science, Technology, and Health
        CSTH Overview
        Certificate in Gerontology
        Course Descriptions
        Department of Biological Sciences
            Biological Sciences Overview
            BS in Biology: General Biology
            BS in Biology: Biotechnology Concentration
            BS in Biology: Human Biology Concentration
            BS in Biology with a 7-12 Teacher Certification Track
            Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Studies
            Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Veterinary Studies
            Minor in Biology
            Minor in Ecology
            Transfer Program in Pre-pharmacy: two-year, non-degree
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Chemistry
            Chemistry Overview
            BA in Chemistry
            BA in Chemistry with a 7-12 Teacher Certification Track
            BS in Biochemistry
            BS in Chemistry
            Minor in Biochemistry
            Minor in Chemistry
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Computer Science
            Computer Science Overview
            BS in Computer Science
            Minor in Computer Science
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Engineering
            Engineering Overview
            BS in Electrical Engineering
            BS in Mechanical Engineering
            Minor in Electrical Engineering
            Minor in Mechanical Engineering
            Transfer Program in Engineering
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Environmental Science and Policy
            Environmental Science and Policy Overview
            BA in Environmental Planning and Policy
            BS in Environmental Science
            BS in Environmental Science with Concentration in Secondary Education
            4+1 in Environmental Planning and Policy and MPPM
            Certificate in Applied Energy
            Certificate in Environmental Education
            Certificate in Environmental Policy Analysis
            Minor in Applied Energy
            Minor in Environmental Policy
            Minor in Environmental Science
            Minor in Environmental Sustainability
            Minor in Nature Tourism
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences
            EHSS Overview
            BS in Athletic Training
            BS in Exercise Science
            BS in Health Sciences
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Linguistics
            Linguistics Overview
            BA in Linguistics
            BA in Linguistics - ASL Linguistics Concentration
            BA in Linguistics - ASL/English Interpreting Concentration
            BA in Linguistics - Speech and Language Science Concentration
            Minor in Deaf Studies
            Minor in Linguistics
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Mathematics and Statistics
            Mathematics and Statistics Overview
            BA in Mathematics
            BA in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics/Operations Research Concentration
            BA in Mathematics - Pure Mathematics Concentration
            BA in Mathematics - Statistics Concentration
            BA in Mathematics with a 7-12 Teacher Certification Track
            Certificate in Actuarial Science
            Certificate in Applied Statistics
            Minor in Actuarial Science
            Minor in Applied Mathematics
            Minor in Mathematics
            Minor in Statistics
            Course Descriptions
        School of Nursing
            Nursing Overview
            BS in Nursing
            BS in Nursing - Accelerated Program
            BS in Nursing - RN to Bachelor of Science Degree
            Certificate in Foundations of Holistic Health
            Minor in Holistic and Integrative Health
            Course Descriptions
            Undergraduate Nursing Policies
        Department of Physics
            Physics Overview
            BA in Physics
            BA in Physics with a 7-12 Teacher Certification Track
            Minor in Physics
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Psychology
            Psychology Overview
            BA in Psychology
            Minor in Psychology
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
            Recreation and Leisure Studies Overview
            BS in Recreation and Leisure Studies
            BS in Recreation and Leisure Studies - Community Recreation Concentration
            BS in Recreation and Leisure Studies - Therapeutic Recreation Concentration
            Certificate in Sustainable Tourism
            Minor in Nature Tourism
            Minor in Recreation Leadership
            Course Descriptions
        Department of Technology
            Technology Overview
            BS in Applied Technical Leadership
            BS in Cyber Security
            BS in Information Technology
            BS in Technology Management
            Certificate in Electro-Mechanical Systems
            Minor in Cyber Security Literacy
            Minor in Digital Media and Design
            Minor in Electro-Mechanical Systems
            Minor in Industrial Management
            Minor in Information and Communications Technology
            Course Descriptions
        Self-Designed Major Programs
            BA in Self-Designed Major with a K-8 Teacher Certification Track
    Professional & Continuing Education
    University of Maine School of Law
    Research Service Center
    Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report
    Administration of the University of Southern Maine