University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Bachelor of Science - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
( 121 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
  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
  COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
      _______________  CIS 101: Introduction to Computer Science
      _______________  CIS 135: Introduction to Information Systems and Applications
  ENGLISH (6 credit hours)
      _______________  ENG 101: College Writing
      _______________  ENG 317W: Professional Writing
  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
      _______________  MUS 333: History and Literature of Music I
      _______________  MUS 334: History and Literature of Music II
  HUMANITIES (9 credit hours) 
       _______________  ENG 102W: Introduction to Literature
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  PHI 250: Ethics
       _______________  PHI/BUA 252: Business Ethics
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  ENG 202W: English Literature I: Medieval and Renaissance
      _______________  ENG 203W: English Literature II: Restoration, 18th Century and Romanticism
      _______________  ENG 250W: American Literature to 1900
      _______________  ENG 251W: American Literature 1900-Present
      _______________  HTY xxx: any history course
      _______________  HUM xxx: any humanities course
      _______________  PHI xxx: any philosophy course
      _______________  HUM/POS 390: Survey of Political Theory (required of all Public Administration majors)
      _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
  MATHEMATICS (9 credit hours) 
      _______________  MAT 113: Mathematics for Business and Economics I 
      _______________  MAT 114: Mathematics for Business and Economics II
      _______________  MAT 115: Elementary Statistics I
  SCIENCE (4 credit hours) 
      _______________  XXX xxx: any laboratory science course 
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (21 credit hours) 
       _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
       _______________  ECO 202: Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
        _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
       _______________  SOC xxx: any sociology course
and choose one of the following:
      _______________  POS 101: American Government
      _______________  POS 102: Introduction to Politics and Government
and choose two of the following:
      _______________  ANT xxx: any anthropology course
      _______________  JUS xxx: any criminal justice course
      _______________  ECO xxx: any economics course
      _______________  GEO xxx: any geography course
      _______________  POS xxx: any political science course
      _______________  PSY xxx: any psychology course
      _______________  SOC xxx: any sociology course
      _______________  SSC xxx: any social science course
PROGRAM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  BUSINESS (27credit hours)
  _______________  BUA 101: Financial Accounting for Decision Making
  _______________  BUA 211: Accounting for Management Decisions
  _______________  BUA 223: Principles of Management
  _______________  BUA 230: Business Law
  _______________  BUA 251: Business Finance
  _______________  BUA 263: Marketing
  _______________  BUA 270: Management Information Systems
  _______________  BUA 355: Introduction to Operations Research
  _______________  BUA 459: Seminar in Strategy and Policy Planning (must pass with a grade of grade of "C" or better)
  MANAGEMENT MAJOR (36 credit hours)
Management Core (9 credits):
  _______________  BUA/POS 361: Human Resource Management
  _______________  BUA/POS 362: Labor-Management Relations
  _______________  BUA/POS 365: Organizational Behavior
    Plus 27 credits form desired concentration:
Management Concentration (27 credits)
  _______________  BUA 351: Investment Management
  _______________  BUA 360: Operations Management
  _______________  BUA 420: International Business
  _______________  BUA/CIS/ECO Elective *(CIS electives listed at bottom)
  _______________  BUA/CIS/ECO Elective *
General Electives (12 credit hours) _______________    _______________    _______________     _______________
Financial Services Concentration (27 credits)
  _______________  BUA 151: Personal Financial Planning
  _______________  BUA 210: Fundamentals of Life and Health Insurance
  _______________  BUA 215: Principles of Banking OR ECO 310: Money and Banking
    _______________  BUA 216: Consumer Lending
  _______________  BUA 222: Fundamental of Property and Casualty Insurance
  _______________  BUA 253: Principles of Investments OR BUA 351: Investment Management
General Electives(9 credit hours) _______________    _______________    _______________
Small Business Concentration (27 credits)
  _______________  BUA 241: Marketing for Small Business (1.5 credit hours)
  _______________  BUA 242; Finance and Control for Small Business(1.5 credit hours)
   _______________  BUA 243: Forming the Small Business
  _______________  BUA 244: Management and Legal issues for Small Business
  _______________  BUA 259: Strategic Management for Small Business
  _______________  BUA 481: Entrepreneurship
  _______________  BUA/EDO/CIS elective
General Electives(9 credit hours) _______________    _______________    _______________
Computer Information Systems Concentration (27 credits)
  _______________  CIS 131: Web Applications
  _______________  CIS 135: Introduction to Information Systems and Applications Development
  _______________  CIS 210: Programming Concepts
  _______________  CIS 2xx: One Programming Course (examples: Visual Basic, C, C++, Java, Cobol)
  _______________  CIS 220: Information Technology Hardware and Systems Software
  _______________  CIS 240: Networking Concepts
  _______________  CIS 330: Systems Analysis
  _______________  CIS 3xx or 4xx
General Electives(3 credit hours) _______________
Public Administration Concentration (27 credits)
  _______________  POS 260: Business and Public Policy
  _______________  POS 354: Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
  _______________  POS 358: Public Opinion
  _______________  POS 383: Survey of Constitutional Law
  _______________  POS 405: Administrative Law
  _______________  POS 487: Research Methods
  _______________  POS 488: Public Program Evaluation
and choose one of the following:
  _______________  POS 103: State Government
  _______________  POS 233: American Local Government
  _______________  POS 234: American State and Local Government
General Electives(3 credit hours) _______________
OR
  ACCOUNTING MAJOR (27 credit hours)
Accounting Core (15 credits):
  _______________  BUA 201: Intermediate Financial Reporting I
  _______________  BUA 202: Intermediate Financial Reporting II
  _______________  BUA 276: Taxation
  _______________  BUA 379: Accounting Information Systems
  _______________  BUA 458: Accounting Seminar
Plus 12 credits from desired concentration:
Financial Accounting Concentration (12 credits):
  _______________  BUA 343: Advanced Accounting I
  _______________  BUA 448: Auditing, Assurance, and Consulting Services
    choose 3 credits from the following:
  _______________  BUA 252: Business Ethics
  _______________  BUA 301: Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
  _______________  BUA 351: Investment Management
  _______________  BUA 361: Human Resource Management
  _______________  BUA 376: Advanced Taxation
  _______________  BUA 420: International Business
   _______________  BUA 495: Business Internship (in Accounting)
       and:
  _______________  3 credit 300 or 400 level accounting elective
Management Accounting Concentration (12 credits):
  _______________  BUA 343: Advanced Accounting I
  _______________  BUA 345: Cost Management I
    choose 3 credits from the following:
  _______________  BUA 252: Business Ethics
  _______________  BUA 301: Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
  _______________  BUA 346: Cost Management II
  _______________  BUA 351: Investment Management
  _______________  BUA 361: Human Resource Management
  _______________  BUA 420: International Business
   _______________  BUA 495: Business Internship (in Accounting)
       and:
  _______________  3 credit 300 or 400 level accounting elective
Governmental Accounting Concentration (12 credits):
  _______________  BUA 301: Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
   _______________  BUA 354: Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
    choose 3 credits from the following:
  _______________  BUA 345: Cost Management I
  _______________  BUA 361: Human Resource Management
  _______________  BUA 365: Organizational Behavior
  _______________  BUA 370: Municipal Administration
  _______________  BUA 376: Advanced Taxation*
  _______________  BUA 448: Auditing, Assurance, and Consulting Services*
  _______________  BUA 495: Business Internship (in Accounting)
       and:
  _______________  3 credit 300 or 400 level accounting elective
(Students are encouraged to take an additional POS course as a social science elective)
*Consult with your advisor to determine the most appropriate course for students interested in
a career with the IRS, Maine Revenue Services, or other governmental audit function.
  GENERAL ELECTIVES (9 credit hours)
_______________    _______________    _______________    
*The following computer classes are designated as BUA/CIS/ECO electives:
CIS 131: Web Applications
CIS 135: Introduction to Information Systems and Applications Development
CIS 210: Programming Concepts
CIS 231: Web Applications Development I
CIS 240: Networking Concepts
CIS 330: Systems Analysis
CIS 335: Applications Development II
CIS 350: Database Design and Management
ADVISING NOTES:
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
  • A cumulative average of at least 2.0 and a minimum cumulative average of at least 2.0 in al business and economics courses are required for graduation.
  • Students should meet with their faculty advisor to verify readiness for graduation prior to submitting a graduation card.

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