University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Bachelor of Science - PUBLIC 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
  ENGLISH (6 credit hours)
       _______________  ENG 101: College Writing
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  ENG 111W: Journalism
       _______________  ENG 317W: Professional Writing
  FINE ARTS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  ARH xxx: any art history
       _______________  ART 211: Art Theory
       _______________  DRA 101: Introduction to Theatre
       _______________  DRA 265: The American Movie
       _______________  DRA 280: Introduction to Films
       _______________  INT 129: Understanding the Arts
       _______________  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 and Literature of Music I
       _______________  MUS 334: History and Literature of Music II
  HUMANITIES (15 credit hours) 
    _______________  HUM/POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
and choose four of the following, with no more than 6 credits in any one subject area:
       _______________  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
       _______________  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 and Literature of Music I
       _______________  MUS 334: History and Literature of Music II
       _______________  PHI xxx: Introduction to Women's Studies
       _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
       _______________  XXX xxx: any modern spoken foreign language course
  MATHEMATICS (9 credit hours) 
       _______________  MAT 115: Elementary Statistics I
       _______________  MAT xxx: any mathematics course (MAT 100 or higher)
       _______________  MAT xxx: any mathematics course (MAT 100 or higher)
  SCIENCE (4 credit hours) 
       _______________  XXX xxx: any laboratory science course 
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (12 credit hours) 
       _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
       _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
       _______________  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
       _______________  XXX xxx: any social science course
 
PROGRAM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  BUSINESS (6 credit hours)
     _______________  BUA 101: Financial Accounting for Decision Making
     _______________  BUA 270: Management Information Systems
and choose one of the following:
     _______________  BUA 211:  Accounting for Management Decisions
     _______________  BUA 301:  Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations (recommeded)
  COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
     _______________  CIS 100:  Introduction to Computing
     _______________  CIS 101:  Introduction to Computer Science
  PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (39 credit hours) 
    _______________  POS 101:  American Government
       _______________  POS 102:  Introduction to Politics and Government
       _______________  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
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  POS 223:  Principles of Management
         _______________  POS 251:  Public Administration
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  POS 353:  Administration of Public Personnel
       _______________  POS 361:  Human Resource Management
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  BUA 362:  Labor-Management Relations
       _______________  POS 365:  Organizational Behavior
        _______________  POS 370:  Municipal Administration
       _______________  POS 485:  Municipal or State Internship
  GENERAL ELECTIVES (18 credit hours)
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APPROVED TO RECEIVE DEGREE: Bachelor of Science, Public Administration
 
 
 
 
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