University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Bachelor of Science - FINANCIAL SERVICES
( 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 (6 credit hours)  
       _______________  COM 101: Public Speaking
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  COM 102: Interpersonal Communications
       _______________  COM 104: Communication in Groups and Organizations
       _______________  COM 2xx:  any 200-level communication course
  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
       _______________  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 (6 credit hours) 
choose one of the following:
     _______________  PHI 250:  Ethics
       _______________  PHI/BUA 252:  Business Ethics
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  ENG 102W:  Introduction to Literature
       _______________  ENG 202W:  English Literature I: Medieval and Renaissance
       _______________  ENG 203W:  English Literature II: Restoration, Eighteenth Century and Romanticism
       _______________  ENG 250:W  American Literature to 1900
       _______________  ENG 251W:  American Literature 1900-Present
       _______________  HTY xxx: any history course
       _______________  HUM xxx: any humanities course
       _______________  PHI xxx: Introduction to Women's Studies
       _______________  POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
       _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
  MATHEMATICS (9 credit hours) 
       _______________  MAT 113:  Mathematics for Business and Economics I
       _______________  MAT 115: Elementary Statistics I
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  MAT 111:  Algebra II
       _______________  MAT 114:  Mathematics for Business and Economics II
  SCIENCE (4 credit hours) 
       _______________  XXX xxx: any laboratory science course 
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (18 credit hours) 
       _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
       _______________  ECO 202: Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
       _______________  POS 101:  American Government
       _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
and choose two of the following:
       _______________  ANT xxx:  any anthropology course
       _______________  JUS xxx:  any criminal justice course
       _______________  GEO xxx:  any geography course
       _______________  PSY xxx:  any psychology course
       _______________  POS xxx:  any political science course
       _______________  SOC xxx:  any sociology course
PROGRAM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  BUSINESS CORE (27 credit 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 "C" or better)
  COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (6 credit hours) 
       _______________  CIS 101:  Introduction to Computer Science (or higher-level computer course)
       _______________  CIS 135:  Introduction to Information Systems and Applications Development
  FINANCIAL SERVICES (33 credit hours) 
    _______________  BUA 215:  Principles of Banking
    _______________  BUA 216:  Consumer Lending
    _______________  BUA 151:  Personal Financial Planning
    _______________  BUA 210:  Fundamentals of Life and Health Insurance
    _______________  BUA 222:  Fundamentals of Property and Casualty Insurance
    _______________  BUA 253:  Principles of Investments
    _______________  BUA 421:  International Economics, Finance, and Investments OR BUA 420: International Business
    _______________  any banking course
    _______________  any insurance course
    _______________  any investment course
    _______________  any public budgeting and finance course
  GENERAL ELECTIVES (3 credit hours)
  _______________             
 

 
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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.