University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
( 121-122 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

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)


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. 
  COMMUNICATION (3 credit hours)  Choose one of the following:
       _______________  COM 101: Public Speaking 
       _______________  COM 102: Interpersonal Communications  
       _______________  COM 104: Communication in Groups and Organizations
       _______________  COM 106: Oral Communication of Literature
  DIVERSE TIMES AND CULTURES (6-8 credit hours) 
Choose a two-semester sequence of American Sign Language or a Foreign Language
       _______________     _______________     
or complete on sequence in:
       _______________  HTY 101: Foundations of Western Civilization I
       _______________  HTY 102: Foundations of Western Civilization II
       _______________  HTY 103: United States History I
       _______________  HTY 104: United States History II
       _______________  HTY 105: World Civilizations I, Prehistory to 1500
       _______________  HTY 106: World Civilizations II, From 1500 to the Present
  ENGLISH (6 credit hours)
       _______________  ENG 101: College Writing
       _______________  ENG 102W:  Introduction to Literature
  FINE ARTS (6 credit hours) 
       _______________  XXX xxx: any studio art, music, theater, or dance performance course
and 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
       _______________  MUS 333: History and Literature of Music I
       _______________  MUS 334: History and Literature of Music II
  HUMANITIES (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  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
       _______________  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 course
  SCIENCE (7-8 credit hours) 
       _______________  XXX xxx: any laboratory  or descriptive science course
       _______________  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
       _______________  PSY100: Introduction to Psychology
       _______________  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
       _______________  SOC 201: Social Problems
  INTERDISCIPLINARY COMPONENT (39 credit hours; 24 of which must be 300-400 level courses)  
       _______________     _______________     _______________   _______________
       _______________     _______________     _______________   _______________
       _______________     _______________     _______________   _______________
  UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVES (21 credit hours) Must be 300 or 400 level
         _______________     _______________     _______________   _______________
        _______________     _______________     _______________   
  GENERAL ELECTIVES (19-21 credit hours) 
          _______________     _______________     _______________   _______________
          _______________     _______________     _______________   
  •  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 examinations may be taken at any time in the student's program.
  • 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.
  • 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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