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

(2 + 2: An Associate Degree in Social Services 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 SOCIAL SERVICES

  AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN SOCIAL SERVICES


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
  ENGLISH (3 credit hours) 
      _______________  ENG 317W: Professional Writing
  FINE ARTS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  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
       _______________  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 (6 credit hours)
      _______________  HUM/POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
and choose one of the following:
       _______________  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: any philosophy
       _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
       _______________  XXX xxx: any modern spoken foreign language course
  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours)
       _______________  MAT 115:  Elementary Statistics I
  COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  CIS 100:  Introduction to Computing
          _______________  CIS 101:  Introduction to Computer Science
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 credit hours)
       _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
PROGRAM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  BUSINESS (6 credit hours)
       _______________  BUA 101: Financial Accounting for Decision Making
   and choose one of the following:
      _______________  BUA 211: Accounting for Management Decisions
     _______________  BUA 301: Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations (recommended)
  PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (33 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 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:
       _______________  POS 383: Survey of Constitutional Law
       _______________  POS 405: Administrative Law
Free Electives (as needed to complete 60 credit hours beyond the Associate Degree)

     _____________           ______________             ________________

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 the 33 credit hours from the following list:
         _______________  POS 362: Labor Management Relations
         _______________  POS 365: Organizational Bahavior
         _______________  POS 370: Municipal Administration
         _______________  POS/NUR 420: The American Health Care Systems
         _______________  POS 485: Municipal or State Internship
         _______________  IND 494: Independent Study 

APPROVED TO RECEIVE DEGREE:
 
 
 
 
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