Core Curriculum

For Current Students

Advising and Registration

General information about Core advising and registration:

If you have questions about USM Core advising and registration please contact your academic advisor or Advising at 207-780-4040. 

Core Courses by Requirement Area (non-schedule)

Overview of Requirements 

Engaged Learning Course List (Effective Fall 2019; applies only to fall 2019 and later matriculated students.)

Pre-2011 Core Course List

How to Find Core Courses in Maine Street (schedule)

Core Curriculum Policies

Department Capstones

Prior Learning and Test Credits




Note regarding College Writing:

The following courses are considered equivalents meeting the same outcomes as College Writing and will not be allowed for additional credit, but instead will follow the USM Repeat Policy and count as a repeat of the previous grade: ENG 100, ENG 101, ENG 104, ESL 100, HON 100, LCC 110, LCC 111, RSP 100 and RSP 104.