University of Maine at Augusta
A Member of the University of Maine System
Bachelor of Arts - SOCIAL SCIENCE
( 120 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
  ENGLISH (6 credit hours)
       _______________  ENG 101: College Writing
       _______________  ENG 102W: Introduction to Literature
  FINE ARTS (6 credit hours)
       _______________  XXX xxx: any studio art, music, theater or dance performance course
and 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
       _______________  MUS 123: Understanding Music
  FOREIGN/AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (6 credit hours) 
Choose two semesters of the same language
       _______________    _______________
 
  HUMANITIES (6 credit hours) Choose two of the following from two different disciplines:
       _______________  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 course
       _______________  POS 390: Survey of Political Theory
       _______________  WST 101W: Introduction to Women's Studies
  MATHEMATICS (3 credit hours) 
       _______________  MAT 115: Elementary Statistics I or higher level mathematics course
 
  SCIENCE (7-8 credit hours) 
       _______________  XXX xxx: any laboratory science course
       _______________  XXX xxx: any descriptive or laboratory science course
PROGRAM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
  ANTHROPOLOGY (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  ANT 101: Introduction to Anthropology
       _______________  ANT 102: Cultural Anthropology
 
  COMMUNICATIONS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  COM 317: Mass Media
       _______________  ENG 317W: Professional Writing
 
  ECONOMICS (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  ECO 100: Introduction to Economics
       _______________  ECO 201: Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
       _______________  ECO 202: Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
 
  HISTORY (6 credit hours) Complete one sequence:
       _______________  HTY 101: Foundations of Western Civilization I
       _______________  HTY 102: Foundations of Western Civilization II
     OR
     _______________  HTY 103: United States History I
     _______________  HTY 104: United States History II
     OR
       _______________  HTY 105: World Civilizations I, Prehistory to 1500
       _______________  HTY 106: World Civilizations II, From 1500 to the Present
  POLITICAL SCIENCE (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following:
       _______________  POS 101: American Government 
       _______________  POS 102: Introduction to Politics and Government 
 
  PSYCHOLOGY (6 credit hours) 
       _______________  PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
       _______________  PSY 308: Human Development 
  SOCIOLOGY (6 credit hours) 
       _______________  SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology 
       _______________  SOC 201: Social Problems
  SOCIAL SCIENCE (7 credit hours) 
       _______________  SSC 320: Research Methods in Social Sciences
       _______________  SSC 420: Senior Seminar and Project
 
  SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES
  SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES (15 credit hours) Must be 300 or 400 level
         (disiplines to include: ANT, ECO, GEO, HTY, POS, PSY, SOC, and SSC)
       _______________     _______________     _______________      _______________
       _______________    
  UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVES (17 credit hours) Must be 300 or 400 level; 6 credits must be outside the major
      _______________      _______________      _______________     _______________
      _______________      _______________  
  GENERAL ELECTIVES (14 credit hours)
      _______________      _______________      _______________     _______________
      _______________      _______________  
 
   OR
 
  GERONTOLOGY CONCENTRATION
  GERONTOLOGY STUDIES (12 credit hours) 
      _______________  PSY 309: Psychology of Adulthood
      _______________  PSY 350: Mental Health and Aging
      _______________  SOC 319: Social Gerontology
      _______________  SOC 362: Death and Dying
  UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVES (17 credit hours) Must be 300 or 400 level; 6 credits must be outside the major
      _______________      _______________      _______________     _______________
      _______________      _______________  
  GENERAL ELECTIVES (17 credit hours)
      _______________      _______________      _______________     _______________
      _______________      _______________  

APPROVED TO RECEIVE DEGREE: Bachelor of Art, Social Science
 
 
 
 
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