2019-20 Catalogs

Table of Contents

Welcome
Undergraduate Catalog
    The University
    Disclaimers
    Admissions
    Student Financial Services
        Financial Aid
        Financial Information
    Registration & Scheduling Services
        Registration & Scheduling Overview
        Academic Policies - Undergraduate
    Campus Life
        Academic Support Services
        Dean of Students Office and Community Standards
        Diversity and Inclusion
        Safety and Wellness
        Student Involvement
        USM Dining and On-Campus Housing
    Core Curriculum
        The USM Core Curriculum
        Courses Approved to Satisfy USM Core Requirements
        Entry Year Experience Course Descriptions
    Honors Program
        Honors Program Overview
        Minor in Honors
        Honors Course Descriptions
    Russell Scholars Program
        Russell Scholars Program
        Russell Scholars Program Course Descriptions
    Accelerated Graduate Pathways
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway Leading to Initial Certification in Special Education
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to Counseling
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to Leadership Studies
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to Master of Social Work
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to MBA
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to M.S.Ed. in Teaching and Learning (ETEP)
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to Occupational Therapy
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM)
        Accelerated Graduate Pathway to Statistics
        Accelerated Graduate Pathways to Law
    College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
        College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Overview
        Majors, Minors, and Certificates
        Minor in Labor Studies
        CI2LAB
            CI2 Concept Research Lab (CRL)
        Art
            Art Overview
            BA in Art with a Concentration in Art and Entrepreneurial Studies
            BA in Art with a Concentration in Art History
            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
            Art Course Descriptions
        Communication and Media Studies
            Communication and Media Studies Overview
            BA in Communication
            BA in Media Studies
            Minor in Audio and Video Production
            Minor in Cinema Studies
            Minor in Communication and Media Studies
            Minor in Public Relations
            Communication and Media Studies Course Descriptions
        Criminology
            Criminology Overview
            BA in Criminology
            Minor in Criminology
            Criminology Course Descriptions
        Economics
            Economics Overview
            BA in Economics
            BS in Economics
            Minor in Economics
            Economics Course Descriptions
        English
            English Overview
            BA in English
            BA in English - Elementary Teacher Education
            BA in English - Secondary Teacher Education
            Minor in Creative Writing
            Minor in English
            Minor in Public and Professional Writing
            Certificate in Public and Professional Writing
            English Course Descriptions
            Game Design Studies Overview
            Minor in Game Design Studies
            Game Design Studies Course Descriptions
        Food Studies
            Food Studies Overview
            Minor in Food Studies
            Food Studies Course Descriptions
        History
            History Overview
            BA in History
            BA in History - History/Social Studies Elementary Teacher Education
            BA in History - History/Social Studies Secondary Teacher Education
            Minor in History
            Minor in Race and Ethnic Studies
            History Course Descriptions
        Liberal Studies-Humanities
            Liberal Studies-Humanities Overview
            BA in Liberal Studies-Humanities
            BA in Liberal Studies-Humanities - Elementary Teacher Education
            Liberal Studies-Humanities Course Descriptions
        Music
            Music Overview
            BA in Music
            BM in Music Education
            BM in Music Performance
            BM in Performance - Composition
            BM in Performance - Jazz Studies
            BM in Performance - Musical Theatre
            BM in Performance - Piano Pedagogy
            Minor in Music (Bachelor of Arts)
            Music Course Descriptions
        Philosophy
            Philosophy Overview
            BA in Philosophy
            Minor in Philosophy
            Minor in Religious Studies
            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
        Sociology
            Sociology Overview
            BA in Sociology
            Minor in Sociology
            Sociology Course Descriptions
        Theatre
            Theatre Overview
            BA in Theatre
            BM in Performance - Musical Theatre
            Minor in Dance
            Minor in Theatre
            Theatre Course Descriptions
    College of Management and Human Service
        College of Management and Human Service Overview
        Business
            Business Overview
            Centers
            BS in Business Administration - Accounting Major
            BS in Business Administration - Business Analytics Major
            BS in Business Administration - Business Management Major with Entrepreneurship and Small Business Track
            BS in Business Administration - Business Management Major with General Management Track
            BS in Business Administration - Business Management Major with International Business Track
            BS in Business Administration - Business Management Major with Risk Management and Insurance Track
            BS in Business Administration - Business Management Major with Sustainable Business Track
            BS in Business Administration - Finance Major
            BS in Business Administration - Marketing Major
            BS in Business Administration - Sport Management Major
            Minor in Accounting
            Minor in Business Administration
            Minor in Business Analytics
            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
            Certificate in Accounting
            Certificate in Event Planning and Management
            Certificate in Finance
            Certificate in Financial Planning
            Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance
            Business Course Descriptions
        Education and Human Development
            School of Education and Human Development Overview
            Centers/Programs
            Athletic Coaching
                Minor in Athletic Coaching
                Certificate in Athletic Coaching
                Athletic Coaching Course List
            Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP)
                Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP) Course Descriptions
            Montessori Early Childhood Education
                Montessori Early Childhood Education Course Descriptions
            Undergraduate Teacher Education
                Elementary Teacher Education
                Secondary Teacher Education
                Minor in Educational Studies
            School of Education and Human Development Course Descriptions
        Muskie School of Public Service
            Muskie School Overview
            Geography-Anthropology
                Geography-Anthropology Overview
                BA in Geography-Anthropology - Elementary Teacher Education
                BA in Geography-Anthropology - Social Studies, Secondary Teacher Education
                BA in Geography-Anthropology, Specialization in Applied Geographic Information Systems (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
                Minor in Anthropology
                Minor in Archaeology
                Minor in Geography
                Minor in Planning and GIS
                Minor in Social Justice
                Certificate in Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
                Geography-Anthropology Course Descriptions
            Public Health
                Public Health Overview
                BS in Public Health
                Public Health Course Descriptions
            Tourism and Hospitality
                Tourism and Hospitality Overview
                BA in Tourism and Hospitality
                Minor in Tourism and Hospitality
                Certificate in Event Planning and Management
                Certificate in Tourism Development and Planning
                Tourism and Hospitality Course Descriptions
        Social Work
            Social Work Overview
            BA in Social Work
            Social Work Course Descriptions
    College of Science, Technology, and Health
        College of Science, Technology, and Health Overview
        BA in Self-Designed Major - Elementary Teacher Education
        Certificate in Gerontology
        Biological Sciences
            Biological Sciences Overview
            BS in Biology - General Biology
            BS in Biology - Biotechnology Concentration
            BS in Biology - Human Biology Concentration
            BS in Biology - Secondary Teacher Education
            Minor in Biology
            Minor in Ecology
            Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Studies
            Certificate in Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Veterinary Studies
            Transfer Program in Pre-pharmacy: two-year, non-degree
            Biological Sciences Course Descriptions
        Chemistry
            Chemistry Overview
            BA in Chemistry
            BA in Chemistry - Secondary Teacher Education
            BS in Biochemistry
            BS in Chemistry
            Minor in Biochemistry
            Minor in Chemistry
            Chemistry Course Descriptions
        Computer Science
            Computer Science Overview
            BS in Computer Science
            Minor in Computer Science
            Computer Science Course Descriptions
        Engineering
            Engineering Overview
            BS in Electrical Engineering
            BS in Mechanical Engineering
            Minor in Electrical Engineering
            Minor in Mechanical Engineering
            Transfer Program in Engineering
            Engineering Course Descriptions
        Environmental Science and Policy
            Environmental Science and Policy Overview
            BA in Environmental Planning and Policy
            BS in Environmental Science
            BS in Environmental Science - Secondary Teacher Education
            Minor in Applied Energy
            Minor in Environmental Policy
            Minor in Environmental Science
            Minor in Environmental Sustainability
            Certificate in Applied Energy
            Certificate in Environmental Education
            Certificate in Environmental Policy Analysis
            Environmental Science and Policy Course Descriptions
        Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences
            Exercise, Health, and Sports Sciences Overview
            BS in Athletic Training
            BS in Exercise Science
            BS in Health Sciences
            Exercise, Health, and Sports Sciences Course Descriptions
        Linguistics
            Linguistics Overview
            BA in Linguistics
            BA in Linguistics - ASL Linguistics Concentration
            BA in Linguistics - ASL/English Interpreting Concentration
            BA in Linguistics - French Linguistics Concentration
            BA in Linguistics - French Linguistics Concentration, K-12 Teacher Education
            BA in Linguistics - Spanish Linguistics Concentration
            BA in Linguistics - Spanish Linguistics Concentration, K-12 Teacher Education
            BA in Linguistics - Speech and Language Science Concentration
            Minor in Deaf Studies
            Minor in French Language
            Minor in Linguistics
            Minor in Spanish Language
            Linguistics Course Descriptions
        Mathematics and Statistics
            Mathematics and Statistics Overview
            BA in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics/Operations Research Concentration
            BA in Mathematics - Pure Mathematics Concentration
            BA in Mathematics - Secondary Teacher Education
            BA in Mathematics - Statistics Concentration
            Minor in Actuarial Science
            Minor in Applied Mathematics
            Minor in Mathematics
            Minor in Statistics
            Certificate in Actuarial Science
            Certificate in Applied Statistics
            Mathematics and Statistics Course Descriptions
        Nursing
            Nursing Overview
            Undergraduate Nursing Policies
            BS in Nursing - Accelerated Program
            BS in Nursing - RN to Bachelor of Science Degree
            BS in Nursing - Traditional Program
            Minor in Holistic and Integrative Health
            Certificate in Foundations of Holistic Health
            Nursing Course Descriptions
        Physics
            Physics Overview
            BA in Physics
            BA in Physics - Secondary Teacher Education
            Minor in Physics
            Physics Course Descriptions
        Psychology
            Psychology Overview
            BA in Psychology
            Minor in Psychology
            Psychology Course Descriptions
        Recreation and Leisure Studies
            Recreation and Leisure Studies Overview
            BS in Recreation and Leisure Studies - Therapeutic Recreation Concentration
            Minor in Disabilities Studies
            Minor in Nature Tourism
            Minor in Recreation Leadership
            Recreation and Leisure Studies Course Descriptions
        Technology
            Technology Overview
            BS in Applied Technical Leadership
            BS in Cyber Security
            BS in Information Technology
            BS in Technology Management
            Minor in Cyber Security
            Minor in Digital Media and Design
            Minor in Industrial Management
            Minor in Information and Communications Technology
            Minor in Project Management
            Technology Course Descriptions
        College of Science, Technology, and Health Course Descriptions
    Lewiston-Auburn College
        Lewiston-Auburn College Overview
        Leadership Studies
            Leadership Studies Overview
            BS in Leadership and Organizational Studies
            BS in Leadership and Organizational Studies - Integrative Professional Studies
            Minor in Leadership Studies
            Minor in Military Leadership
            Minor in Military Science
            Certificate in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy
            Certificate in Leadership Studies
            Concentration in Community Leadership and Civic Engagement
            Leadership Studies Course Descriptions
        Natural and Applied Sciences
            BA in Natural and Applied Sciences
            BA in Natural and Applied Sciences - Elementary Teacher Education
            BA in Natural and Applied Sciences - Secondary Teacher Education
            Natural and Applied Sciences Course Descriptions
        Social and Behavioral Sciences
            BA in Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Certificate in Public Health
            Certificate in Regulatory Ethics
            Concentration in Counseling - Social and Behavioral Sciences
            Concentration in Public Health
            Minor in Public Health
            Minor in Regulatory Ethics
            Social and Behavioral Sciences Course Descriptions
        Lewiston-Auburn College Course Descriptions
    Women and Gender Studies
        Women and Gender Studies Overview
        BA in Women and Gender Studies
        Minor in Women and Gender Studies
        Women and Gender Studies Course Descriptions
    University of Maine School of Law
    Research Service Center
    Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report
    Administration of the University of Southern Maine