The University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Bachelor of Science, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

(2 + 2: An Associate Degree in Fire Science plus 61 additional credit hours)




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Students must consult with an academic advisor prior to registration

In effect for students admitted to Fall 2006

You must complete the following as requirements for your degree:

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN FIRE SCIENCE

Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN FIRE SCIENCE from SMCC or their program at EMCC(1).  Others must hold an Associate Degree in Fire Science from an accredited institution and have taken the following:

English and Communications: (6 credit hours)

Humanities: (3 credit hours)

Mathematics: (3 credit hours)

Natural Science: (3 or 4 credit hours)

Social Science: (6 credit hours)

Electives: (9 credit hours from academic not technical courses)




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.  ENGLISH (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
      Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 111W: Journalismpicture of pencil
      Place check here if the following course is completed  ENG 317W: Advanced Technical Communicationpicture of pencil
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  FINE ARTS (3 credit hours)  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  INT 129: Understanding 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 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)
    Place check here if the following course is completed  HUM/POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  BUSINESS (6 credit hours)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  BUA 101: Financial Accounting for Decision Making
   and choose one of the following:
       Place check here if the following course is completed  BUA 211: Accounting for Management Decisions
       Place check here if the following course is completed  BUA 301: Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations (recommended)
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 credit hours)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  Any 100 level CIS course
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  MAT 115: Elementary Statistics I
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  SCIENCE (4 credit hours)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  Any lab science
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 credit hours)
       Place check here if the following course is completed  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
Check this box if these class requirement is complete.  PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (33 credit hours)
     Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 101 American Government (2) (if not taken previously it must be taken for 3 additional credits to complete the program)
    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  POS 260: Business and Public Policy
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 354: Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 358: Public Opinion
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 383: Survey of Constitutional Law
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 405: Administrative Law
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 487: Research Methods
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 488: Public Program Evaluation
   and choose one of the following:
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 223: Principles of Management
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 251: Public Administration
   and choose one of the following:
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 353: Administration of Public Personnel
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 361: Human Resource Management
   and choose one of the following:
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 103: State Government
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 233: American Local Government
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 234: American State and Local Government
ADVISING NOTES:
Students must take a minimum of 33 credit hours in Public Administration courses at UMA.  If one or more of the Public Administration courses listed above have already been taken, the student is expected to complete 33 credit hours from the following:
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 261: Public Sector Labor and Employment Law
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 362: Labor Management Relations
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 365: Organizational Behavior
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 370: Municipal Administration
    Place check here if the following course is completed  POS 485: Municipal or State Internship
    Place check here if the following course is completed  IND 494: Independent Study in Public Administration
Free Electives (as needed to complete 61 credit hours beyond the Associate Degree)
Components of the UMA core that have not been satisfied in the Associate Degree program must be added to the requirements above.
(1) If a Communications course has not been taken it MUST be added as a requirement from 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: Communications in Groups and Organizations
       Place check here if the following course is completed  COM 106: Oral Communications of Literature
(2) If American Government has not been taken it MUST be added as a requirement.
 

 
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