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

(2 + 2: An Associate Degree in Computer Information Systems plus 60 additional 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

You must complete the following as requirements for your degree:

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS from an accredited institution.


Baccalaureate General Education Requirements

All students receiving a baccalaureate degree from UMA must satisfy the institution's baccalaureate general education requirements.  Those requirements are listed below.  The items marked with an * are satisfied as part of the upper division coursework listed on this checksheet.  Most students transferring a Computer Information Systems associate degree have satisfied the remaining requirements as part of the associate degree.  If you have not, then you must complete them before graduation.

_____________ ENG 101

_____________ ENG 102W, 111W or 317W

_____________ 1 course in oral communication

_____________ 1 lab science

_____________ MAT 100 or higher

_____________  _____________ 2 additional courses in math, natural science, or computer science

_____________ 1 course in the Arts

*____________ 1 course in the Humanities

_____________ 1 course in Arts or Humanities

*____________  ____________ 2 courses in the Social Sciences


Writing Intensive Course

All students receiving a baccalaureate degree from UMA 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.

_____________ 1 writing intensive course

 
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  HUMANITIES (3 credit hours)
   _______________  HUM/POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
 
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (9 credit hours)
       _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
       _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
       _______________  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  BUSINESS (6 credit hours)
       _______________  BUA 101: Principles of Accounting I
   and choose one of the following:
       _______________  BUA 211: Accounting for Management Decisions
       _______________  BUA 301: Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations (recommended)
  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 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:
      _______________  POS 103: State Government
     _______________  POS 233: American Local Government
      _______________  POS 234: American State and Local Government
   and choose one of the following:
     _______________  POS 261: Public Sector Labor and Employment Law
     _______________  BUA362: Labor Management Relations
      _______________  POS 365: Organizational Behavior
      _______________  POS 370: Municipal Administration
      _______________  POS 485: Municipal or State Internship
      _______________  IND 494: Independent Study in Public Administration or CIS
      _______________  CIS 460: Computers and Culture
Free Electives (as needed to complete 60 credit hours beyond the Associate Degree)

_____________           ______________             ________________

 

APPROVED TO RECEIVE DEGREE:
 
 
 
 
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