University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Associate of Arts, LIBERAL STUDIES
( 61 credit hours)
Name: ________________________ Soc Sec #: ________________________ Date: ________________________
This sheet is intended to be informational only.
Students must consult with an academic advisor prior to registration
In effect for students admitted to Fall 2008


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)

Completed  

Not Required  

 ENGLISH  OXX  _______  _______  _______  _______
 READING OXX _______  _______  _______  _______
 MATH  OXX     _______  _______  _______  _______

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 a W. Additional courses may also meet this requirement. Check with your academic advisor. 
 
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (3 credit hours) (to be taken within the first 15 credit hours)
      _______________  COL 100: Introduction to the College Experience
  COMMUNICATION (3 credit hours)  Choose one of the following:
       _______________ COM 101: Public Speaking (preferred)
      _______________  COM 102: Interpersonal Communications  
      _______________  COM 104: Communication in Groups and Organizations
      _______________  COM 106: Oral Communication of Literature
  ENGLISH (6 credit hours)
      _______________  ENG 101: College Writing
      _______________  ENG 102W:  Introduction to Literature
  FINE ARTS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
      _______________  ARH 105: History of Art and Architecture I
      _______________  ARH 106: History of Art and Architecture II
      _______________  ART 211: Art Theory
      _______________  DRA 101: Introduction to Theatre
      _______________  DRA 265: The American Movie
      _______________  DRA 280: Introduction to Films
      _______________  INT 129:  Introduction to the Arts
      _______________  MUS 123: Understanding Music
      _______________  MUS 160: World Music
      _______________  MUS 180: Women and Music
  HUMANITIES (12 credit hours) 
       _______________ HTY 1xx: any 100-level history course
and choose three of the following from two different disciplines:
      _______________  ARH xxx: any art history course
      _______________  ART 211: Art Theory
      _______________  DRA 101: Introduction to Theatre
      _______________  DRA 265: The American Movie
      _______________  DRA 280: Introduction to Films
      _______________  ENG xxx:  any literature course (W)
      _______________  HTY xxx: any history course
      _______________  HUM xxx: any humanities course
      _______________  INT 129: Understanding the Arts
      _______________  MUS 110: Popular Music
      _______________  MUS 117: The Dream Machine: A History of Rock and Roll
      _______________  MUS 123: Understanding Music
      _______________  MUS 124: Music of the Twentieth Century
      _______________  MUS 131: Survey of Jazz and Contemporary Music
      _______________  MUS 160: World Music
      _______________  MUS 180: Women and Music
      _______________  MUS 223: Music of the United States
      _______________  MUS 333: History of Literature of Music I
      _______________  MUS 334: History of Literature of Music II
      _______________  PHI xxx: any philosophy course
      _______________  POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
      _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours) 
      _______________  MAT 100: Mathematics and Its Applications (or higher-level mathematics)
  SCIENCE (4 credit hours) 
      _______________  XXX xxx: any laboratory science course
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 credit hours) Choose two of the following from two different disciplines:
      _______________  ANT 101: Introduction to Anthropology
      _______________  ANT 102: Cultural Anthropology
      _______________  ECO 100: Introduction to Economics
      _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
      _______________  ECO 202: Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
      _______________  GEO 101: Introduction to Geography
      _______________  POS 101: American Government
      _______________  POS 102: Introduction to Politics and Government
      _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
      _______________  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
      _______________  SOC 201: Social Problems
GENERAL ELECTIVES
  ELECTIVES (21 credit hours) (At least one creative studio/performance arts course preferred)
     _______________    _______________    _______________     _______________  
     _______________    _______________    _______________  
 
 
If COL100 is waived by the advisor, 3 additional credits of General Electives must be taken, for a total of 24 credits.
 
WOMEN'S STUDIES CONCENTRATION (18 credit hours)
 
  WOMEN'S STUDIES (6 credit hours)
      _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
      _______________  WST 201: Feminist Theory
 

Choose any four courses from the lists below with at least one course selected from each of the three interdisciplinary designations.

 
  ARTS & HUMANITIES
      _______________  ENG 185: Introduction to Mythology
      _______________  ENG/WST 350: Major Women Writers
      _______________  HTY 225: History of Sexuality
      _______________  MUS 180: Women and Music
      _______________  PHI 336: Feminist Philosophy
 
  SOCIAL SCIENCES
      _______________  ANT 102: Cultural Anthropology
      _______________  SOC 120: Marriage and Family Interaction
      _______________  SOC 360: Sociology of the Family
      _______________  SSC 110: Introduction to Human Sexuality
      _______________  SSC 210: Human Sexuality
      _______________  SSC 314: Media Images of Women
      _______________  SSC 332: Addiction and the Family
 
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
      _______________  BUA 225: Women and Business
      _______________  JUS 245: Women in Crime
      _______________  JUS 227: Violence in the Family
      _______________  JUS 222: Family Law
      _______________  JUS 255: Legal Rights of Women
      _______________  HUS 233: Sexual Abuse and Trauma
      _______________  HUS 263: Family Interactions

APPROVED TO RECEIVE DEGREE: Associate of Arts, Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
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