The University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Bachelor of Arts - INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
( 121-122 credit hours)


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This checksheet is intended to be informational only.
Students must consult with an academic advisor prior to registration

In effect for students admitted to Fall 2004


BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
All required placement examinations and/or academic assessments must be completed prior to any course registration. To ensure that students have the best possible opportunity to succeed in their major, students testing into developmental coursework are advised to complete the recommended courses within the first semesters of attendance.
Please check the following boxes to determine if basic requirements have been met at the following levels. OXX stands for the course number. Please fill this in if course(s) are completed or required.
Recommended Course(s)

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ENGLISH  OXX  Enter course information here.   Enter course information here.  Enter course information here.  Check this box if this class requirement is complete. Check this box if this course is not required.
READING OXX  Enter course information here.   Enter course information here.   Enter course information here.  Check this box if this class requirement is complete. Check this box if this course is not required.
MATH  OXX       Enter course information here.   Enter course information here.   Enter course information here. Check this box if this class requirement is complete. Check this box if this course is not required.

You must complete the following as requirements for your degree: All UMA students are required to take at least one writing intensive course. Writing intensive courses are marked with picture of pencil. Additional courses may also meet this requirement. Check with your academic advisor. 
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  COMMUNICATION (3 credit hours)  Choose one of the following:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 101: Public Speaking 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 102: Interpersonal Communications  
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 104: Communication in Groups and Organizations
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 106: Oral Communication of Literature
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  DIVERSE TIMES AND CULTURES (6 credit hours) 
Choose a two-semester sequence of American Sign Language or a Foreign Language
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or complete on sequence in:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY 101: Foundations of Western Civilization I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY 102: Foundations of Western Civilization II
OR
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY 103: United States History I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY 104: United States History II
OR
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY 105: World Civilizations I, Prehistory to 1500
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY 106: World Civilizations II, From 1500 to the Present
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  ENGLISH (6 credit hours)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 101: College Writing
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 102:  Introduction to Literaturepicture of pencil
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  FINE ARTS (6 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  XXX xxx: any studio art, music, theater, or dance performance course
and choose one of the following:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ARH 105: History of Art and Architecture I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ARH 106: History of Art and Architecture II
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ART 211: Art Theory
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DRA 101: Introduction to Theatre
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DRA 265: The American Movie
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DRA 280: Introduction to Films
       Place check here if the following course is completed  INT 129:  Introduction to the Arts
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 123: Understanding Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 160: World Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 180: Women and Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 333: History and Literature of Music I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 334: History and Literature of Music II
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  HUMANITIES (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ARH xxx: any art history course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ART 211: Art Theory
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DRA 101: Introduction to Theatre
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DRA 265: The American Movie
       Place check here if the following course is completed  DRA 280: Introduction to Films
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG xxx:  any literature coursepicture of pencil
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HTY xxx: any history course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  HUM xxx: any humanities course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 110: Popular Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 113: Music for Films, TV, and Ads
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 117: The Dream Machine: A History of Rock and Roll
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 120: Listening to Orchestral Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 123: Understanding Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 124: Music of the Twentieth Century
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 131: Survey of Jazz and Contemporary Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 160: World Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 180: Women and Music
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 223: Music of the United States
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 333: History of Literature of Music I
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MUS 334: History of Literature of Music II
       Place check here if the following course is completed  PHI xxx: any philosophy course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
       Place check here if the following course is completed  WST 101: Introduction to Women's Studiespicture of pencil
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MAT 100: Mathematics and Its Applications or higher-level mathematics course
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  SCIENCE (7-8 credit hours) 
       Place check here if the following course is completed  XXX xxx: any laboratory  or descriptive science course
       Place check here if the following course is completed  XXX xxx: any laboratory science course
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 credit hours) Choose two of the following from two different disciplines:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ANT 101: Introduction to Anthropology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ANT 102: Cultural Anthropology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ECO 100: Introduction to Economics
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ECO 101: Principles of Economics I ( Macroeconomics)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ECO 102: Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  GEO 101: Introduction to Geography
       Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 101: American Government
       Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 102: Introduction to Politics and Government
       Place check here if the following course is completed  PSY100: Introduction to Psychology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
       Place check here if the following course is completed  SOC 201: Social Problems
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  INTERDISCIPLINARY COMPONENT (39 credit hours; 24 of which must be 300-400 level courses)  
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ELECTIVES
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVES (21 credit hours) Must be 300 or 400 level
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Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  GENERAL ELECTIVES (21 credit hours) 
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LEARNING PROPOSAL
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ADVISING NOTES
 
 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES COMMITTEE
  •  Students may design an individualized major, under the supervision of an interdisciplinary studies committee (comprised of faculty from each of the three colleges at UMA).
  • Students are required to declare a major or write a learning proposal by the end of their third semester.
  • Learning proposals will contain: 
1.  the title of the concentration (i.e., art therapy, Franco-American studies, or women's studies)
 2. the name(s) of the academic advisor(s)
 3. programmatic outcomes
     a) what the student expects to learn 
     b) any professional expectations that the degree should encompass
4. an outline of courses the student will be taking in sequential order, or a "sample" curriculum specific to the interdisciplinary program, including any internships or apprenticeships for credit, and a capstone experience.
5. a justification for the sample curriculum
     a) course descriptions and sample curricula from other institutions that have programs similar to that of the        proposal
     b) graduate school entry requirements in the discipline
     c) national or state licensing requirements
     d) professional standards
6.  outside resources to be utilized
     a) other universities or colleges
     b) professional organizations
     c) business or outside agencies
     d) branches or agencies of government
     e) libraries
7. signature page
     a) student
     b) academic advisor(s)
     c) chair of the ISC
     d) dean(s)
     e) provost
  • Amending the learning proposal is allowable at any time.  Minor changes require the signature of the student, academic advisor(s), and the dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.  Major amendments must be approved by the ISC and provost.  The dean of the College of Arts and Humanities will determin whether an amendment is major or minor.
 CLEP INFORMATION
  • CLEP examinations may be taken at any time in the student's program.
 TRANSFER  INFORMATION
  • Credit is accepted in transfer only from those institutions accredited by one of the six associations of schools and colleges.
  • Only those courses applicable to the program are accepted.
  • Grades of "D" earned on a University of Maine campus are transferable.  Grades of "D" earned at institutions outside the University System are not.
 UPPER LEVEL COURSES
  • A minimum of 45 upper-level credit hours (24, 300-400 level courses and 21 with prerequisites) are required to complete the degree.
  • Upper-level credit is awarded for courses numbered as such by UMA.
  • Upper-level credit is not allowed for courses taken at two-year institutions, regardless of the numbering.
  • Upper-level courses in which a grade of "D" was received may be used to meet program requirements, but are not applicable to the minimum upper-level credit hour requirement.

 
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Students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor and the Advising Center
for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.