English

Hone your writing skills while deepening your appreciation of literature. Through discussion and close personal attention, you’ll develop analytical, critical reasoning, and communication skills highly sought after by employers in many fields. These skills will also provide you with an excellent foundation for graduate study.

Degree Offered: B.A.
Offered on the Augusta and Bangor campuses


AVI 141 Private Pilot Ground Training

This course will develop the student's ground based knowledge and experience necessary to prepare for the private pilot (airplane) knowledge test. Subjects
covered include: regulations, accident reporting, recommended procedures, navigation, radio communication, weather, aircraft safety, aircraft performance,
weight and balance computations, aerodynamics, power plants, aircraft systems, stall and spin awareness, decision making and judgment, and preflight planning.  No prerequisites. 

3 credits

 

AVI 142 Private Pilot Fight Training

This course prepares the student for the private pilot (airplane, single engine) practical test. The training includes preflight preparation and procedures, airport base operations, takeoffs, landings and go-arounds, performance maneuvers, navigation, slow flight and stalls, basic instrument maneuvers, emergency operations, night operations, and postflight procedures. Prerequisite or corequisite: AVI 141

3 credits

HTY 103 United States History I

From the exploration of America to 1877. The development of democracy, growth of the West, slavery and sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. Prerequisite: ENG 101

WEB
25271 McCord 3

HTY 104 United States History II

From 1877 to recent years. The making of modern America, industrialism, imperialism and other topics. Prerequisite: ENG 101

WEB
25272 McCord 3

 

HTY 106 World Civilizations II, From 1500 to the Present

A global survey of the interacting roles of gender, nation, race, and class in the modern age of capitalism, imperialism, and world war. Voices of individual lives are used to compare cultures and civilizations. Prerequisite: ENG 101

WEB
25273 Hudzina 3

HTY 359 U.S. History Since World War II

This course will study the post World War II history of the United States. It will consist of a brief survey of the entire period as well as in-depth studies of selected topics. These topics may include the dilemmas of the U.S. as a world power, the Vietnam War, economic growth and stagnation, class and citizenship, rise and fall of the New Deal order, the black freedom struggle, the challenge of feminism, and the rise of the new Conservatism. Prerequisite: ENG101 and HTY104 or permission of the instructor.

WEB
25274 McCord 3

HTY 457 Civil War and Reconstruction

This course will study the Civil War and Reconstruction era in U.S. history (1847-1877). It will consist of a brief survey of the entire period as well as in-depth studies of selected topics. These topics may include battles and leaders, gender and the War, postemancipation race relations and the social construction of class. Prerequisite: ENG101 and HTY103 or permission of instructor.

WEB
30119 Wigderson 3

 

VTE 100 Introduction to Veterinary Technology

The course explores the role of a veterinary technician in the veterinary profession.It also offers a general overview of ethics, animal behavior, and practice management. As an introductory course, basic library concepts are introduced.

Bangor
27703 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Diffell 3

VTE 113 Small Animal Care and Handling

Animal care in clinics, hospitals, and research laboratories is discussed.Descriptions of care include housing, equipment and management.The laboratory presents the principles of handling, restraint, and common techniques.Pertinent humane issues, professional ethics, and public image will be covered.Unless prior approval is given by the instructor, this course must be taken in conjunction with the accompanying lab (VTE 113L). Prerequisite:Enrollment in the Vet tech program, BIO116, CHY108, CIS100, MAT111, and UMA's communication, humanities, social science, English and writing intensive requirements or approval of the instructor.Co-requisite: VTE113L

Bangor
27700 MW 09:00AM-10:20AM 3
27701 M 10:30-1:30

VTE 113L Small Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB

This is the laboratory component of VTE113 and must be taken in conjunction with it unless prior approval is given by the instructor. Prerequisite:Enrollment in the Vet Tech program, BIO116, CHY108, CIS100, MAT111, and UMA's communication, humanities, social science, English and writing intensive requirements or approval of the instructor.Co-requisite:VTE 113.

Bangor
27701 LAB Postman 1
27702 LAB M 02:00PM-05:00PM 1

VTE 115 Veterinary Technical Student Internship

Course covers medical terminology and medical math.Students will participate in the care of animals housed in the veterinary technician facility.Students will also be required to observe in other veterinary medical facilities.Prerequisites:BIO 116, all university general education requirements.Co-requisite:VTE 100.

WEB
29101 Buckley 2

VTE 116 Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians

The course will cover topics of dental charting, prophylactic dental care, congenital dental disease, emergency treatment of dental trauma, and recognition of oral disease. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Veterinary Technology program and VTE 224.

Bangor
27729 F 08:00AM-09:00AM Wheeler 3

VTE 116L Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians Lav LAB

The course will cover topics of dental charting, prophylactic dental care, congenital dental disease, emergency treatment of dental trauma, and recognition of oral disease. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Veterinary Technology program and VTE 224.

Bangor
27730 LAB F 09:00AM-12:00PM Wheeler 1
27731 LAB F 12:30PM-03:30PM Wheeler 1

VTE 214 Large Animal Care and Handling

The course is designed to familiarize the student with handling, restraint, sampling, and medication of large animal species. Pertinent humane issues, professional ethics, and public will be covered. This course must be taken with VTE214L unless prior approval is given by the instructor.Prerequisite: VTE113, 113L, and Corequisite: VTE 214L

Bangor
27725 W 08:30AM-11:15AM Miles 3

VTE 214L Large Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB

This is the laboratory component to VTE 214 and must be taken in conjunction with it unless prior approval is given by the instructor. This lab requires students to have coveralls and waterproof boots for all labs. Students will be responsible for travel to various lab locations Prerequisite: VTE113, 113L, Corequisite: VTE214

Bangor
27728 LAB W 02:00PM-04:00PM Miles 1
27727 LAB W 12:00PM-02:00PM Miles 1

VTE 216 Animal Nutrition

This course considers the basic principles of animal nutrition which includes an explanation of the various nutrients relating to animal growth and reproduction, the digestive process, and factors affecting the value of feeds.Examples of disease states resulting from dietary deficiencies in various species will serve to illustrate the importance of correct nutritional balance. Prerequisite: BIO116; Corequisite or prerequisite VTE100.

Bangor
27704 TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Kling 3

VTE 219 Animal Disease

The course explores the symptoms, clinical signs, control and treatment of animal disease in the veterinary practice. Prerequisite: BIO 116, VTE 100 and Veterinary Technology standing.

Bangor
27705 T 08:30AM-10:30AM Gallant 3
TH 08:30AM-09:30AM Gallant 3

VTE 225 Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology

The course will train the veterinary technician student in the techniques of surgical patient monitoring, anesthesia, surgical assisting, record keeping, and instrument preparation/maintenance.Unless prior approval is given by the instructor, this course must be taken in conjunction with the accompanying lab (VTE225L). Prerequisite: VTE 124 and 124L. Corequisite: VTE225L

Bangor
27722 T 01:00PM-02:30PM Buckley 3
TH 03:30PM-05:00PM Buckley 3

VTE 225L Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology Lab LAB

This is the laboratory component of VTE225 and must be taken in conjunction with it unless prior approval is given by the instructor.Prerequisite: VTE 124 and 124L. Corequisite: VTE225

Bangor
27723 LAB TH 09:30AM-12:30PM Buckley 1
27724 LAB TH 12:30PM-03:30PM Buckley 1 

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS), formerly known as Women's Studies (WST).

WGS 101W Intro to Women's Studies

Introduces the scholarship and interdisciplinary nature of women's studies. Examines women's position in diverse cultures and explores the origins, development, and effect of cultural assumptions about women's natures, issues, and societal roles. Prerequisite: ENG 101

Augusta
25121 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Taylor 3

Bangor
24664 MW 01:00PM-02:20PM Retzlaff 3

WGS 310W Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Trangender Studies

(This course is cross-listed with HUM 310W.)LGBT studies considers how and why sexuality are cultural constructions.In broad terms, this course will seek to answer the questions:what does it mean to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and /or transgendered?The LGBT experience(s) will be placed in various cultural, historical, and social contexts.Prerequisites:ENG 101.WGS 101W is also recommended but not mandatory.3 CR.

Augusta
(VC Broadcast Class)
26282 TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Kellerman 3

Bangor
(VC Receive Class)
26283 TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Kellerman 3

WGS 337 Masculinities in Late 20th Century American Literature

(Crosslisted with ENG 337) Since the end of World War II, many books andarticles have warned of a crisis of American masculinity. In this course, we willapproach this so-called crisis by reading a variety of literary works that exploreAmerican masculinity, manhood and boyhood through a variety of lensesincluding power, violence, nationalism, work, sports, race, age, class, andsexuality. Prerequisites: ENG 102W. 3 credits.

Augusta
(VC Receive Class)
26011 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sychterz 3

Bangor
(VC Broadcast Class)
26009 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sychterz 3

Video Conference
W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sychterz 3
26013 Ellsworth/Hancock
29704 Houlton
26012 Rockland 

VTE 115 Veterinary Technical Student Internship

Course covers medical terminology and medical math.Students will participate in the care of animals housed in the veterinary technician facility.Students will also be required to observe in other veterinary medical facilities.Prerequisites:BIO 116, all university general education requirements.Co-requisite:VTE 100.

WEB
29101 Buckley 2