POS 101 American Government

An introductory study of the major principles, structures, processes and policies of the United States government. The course emphasizes such topics as the Constitution and its development, civil liberties, federalism, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the nature of the presidency, the bureaucracy, the congress and the national courts.

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
10128 American Government T 01:00PM-03:45PM Butler 3

Bangor
10271 American Government MW 10:00AM-11:20AM Surpless 3
10272 American Government T 04:00PM-06:45PM Surpless 3

(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
10134 American Government T 01:00PM-03:45PM Butler 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
American Government T 01:00PM-03:45PM Butler 3

10135 Bath/Brunswick
11563 Bethel
11531 Bucksport
11532 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
11533 Deer Isle
11535 East Millinocket
11536 East Sullivan
11534 Ellsworth/Hancock
11548 Farmington
11552 Fort Kent
11538 Greenville
11539 Houlton
11537 Hutchinson Center
11559 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
11540 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
11562 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
11542 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
11543 Lewiston-Auburn
11546 Lincoln
11544 Lisbon Falls - Delayed Viewing
11564 Machias
11547 Mount Desert
11551 Newport
11550 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
11554 Presque Isle
11555 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
11556 Rockland
11557 Rumford/Mexico
11545 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
11558 Saco/Biddeford
11560 Sanford
11541 Sherman Station
11561 Skowhegan
11568 South Paris
11549 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
11565 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
11566 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
11567 Wiscasset

WEB
13009 American Government Pattenaude 3

 

POS 102 Introduction to Politics and Government

An introductory study of the development and nature of the state; theories and types of government; constitutionalism; the nature and structure of political power; contemporary political systemsødemocratic, authoritarian and totalitarian; political socialization and participation; parties and interest groups; politics by violent meansøterrorism, revolution and war; international relations and international law; and issues in public policy.

WEB
14516 Introduction to Politics and Government Hibben 3

 

POS 107 Introduction to International Relations

This course examines the relationships between the world's national governments. Topics include (1) the historical forces that have shaped the current international system, (2) the primary actors, institutions, and trends that currently influence the system, (3) the role of international economic forces in the system, and (4) the theoretical orientations employed by people who study the discipline. 3 Cr

Rockland
14142 Introduction to International Relations TH 01:00PM-03:45PM Neil 3

WEB
09434 Introduction to International Relations Hibben 3

 

POS 223 Principles of Management

(This course is cross-listed with JUS 223 and POS 223) A comprehensive study of management in public and private sectors. The influence of human, social and political factors is integrated with treatment of managers structural and technical processes. Analyses focus on such theories as planning, controlling, decision making, organizational design, administrative skills, communications and information systems. It is recommended that ENG 101 be taken prior to or concurrently with this course.

Augusta
09961 Principles of Management T 04:00PM-06:45PM Bean 3
09539 Principles of Management TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

Bangor
09966 Principles of Management T 04:00PM-06:45PM Belanger 3
09542 Principles of Management TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

Rockland
10364 Principles of Management M 09:00AM-11:45AM Murray 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Principles of Management TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

09546 Bath/Brunswick
10600 Bethel
10568 Bucksport
10569 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
10570 Deer Isle
10572 East Millinocket
10573 East Sullivan
10571 Ellsworth/Hancock
10585 Farmington
10589 Fort Kent
10575 Greenville
10576 Houlton
10574 Hutchinson Center
10596 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
10577 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
10599 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
10579 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
10580 Lewiston-Auburn
10583 Lincoln
10601 Machias
10581 Madawaska - Delayed Viewing
10584 Mount Desert
10588 Newport
10587 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
10591 Presque Isle
10592 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
10593 Rockland
10594 Rumford/Mexico
10582 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
10595 Saco/Biddeford
10597 Sanford
10578 Sherman Station
10598 Skowhegan
10586 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing

 

POS 354 Public Budgeting and Financial Administration

An analysis of the political and technical aspects of the budgeting process. The budget is considered as an instrument of fiscal policy; budget preparation and classification are discussed. Examines governmental financial conditions, revenue collection and spending processes, and specialized topics such as cash management, risk management, debt management and capital budgeting. Special emphasis on financial management in state and local governments. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223 or POS251, or permission of the instructor

Augusta
10201 Public Budgeting and Financial Administration TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Staff 3

WEB
14320 Public Budgeting and Financial Administration Staff 3
Additonal Notes:This class is a video-stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor’s permission to participate in this delayed viewing section. Students must take exams within one week of the exam date.

 

POS 361 Human Resource Management

(This course is cross listed with BUA 361) The management of human resources in both public and private sectors. Planning recruitment, training, compensation, administration and legal and social responsibilities are analyzed for the student interested in personnel administration in a wide range of organizational structures. Prerequisite: POS/JUS/BUA223 or permission of instructor

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09569 Human Resource Management F 04:00PM-06:45PM Butler 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09570 Human Resource Management F 04:00PM-06:45PM Butler 3

ITV
ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Human Resource Management F 04:00PM-06:45PM Butler 3

09571 Bath/Brunswick
10927 Bethel
10878 Bucksport
10879 Calais
10880 Deer Isle
10902 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis
10882 East Millinocket
10883 East Sullivan
10881 Ellsworth/Hancock
10894 Farmington
10899 Fort Kent
10885 Greenville
10886 Houlton
10884 Hutchinson Center
10917 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
10887 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
10925 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
10889 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
10890 Lewiston-Auburn
10892 Lincoln
10929 Machias
10893 Mount Desert
10897 Newport
10896 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
10904 Presque Isle
10908 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
10910 Rockland
10913 Rumford/Mexico
10891 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
10915 Saco/Biddeford
10920 Sanford
10888 Sherman Station
10922 Skowhegan
10941 South Paris
10895 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
10932 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
10934 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
10937 Winthrop
10939 Wiscasset

 

POS 362 Labor-Management Relations

(This course is cross listed with BUA 362.) The labor-management systems of the private and public sectors are surveyed from the interdisciplinary perspective of modern industrial relations by analyzing three aspects. The nature and characteristics of labor-management relation are considered from such perspectives as the structural, historical, international, legal, psychological, and economic. Contract administration process and such issues as wages, economic supplements, institutional rights, and administrative rules. The two aspects are applied in a simulated collective bargaining exercise. Designed for students interested in labor-management relations in business, educational engineering, food service, government, health service, and social welfare organizations. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS 223.

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09622 Labor-Management Relations TH 04:00PM-06:45PM McGuire 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09623 Labor-Management Relations TH 04:00PM-06:45PM McGuire 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Labor-Management Relations TH 04:00PM-06:45PM McGuire 3

09624 Bath/Brunswick
11100 Bethel
11035 Bucksport
11036 Calais
11037 Deer Isle
11076 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis
11039 East Millinocket
11040 East Sullivan
11038 Ellsworth/Hancock
11052 Fairfield
11064 Farmington
11074 Fort Kent
11042 Greenville
11043 Houlton
11041 Hutchinson Center
11090 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
11044 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
11097 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
11048 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
11050 Lewiston-Auburn
11059 Lincoln
11055 Lisbon Falls - Delayed Viewing
11102 Machias
11062 Mount Desert
11072 Newport
11069 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
11078 Presque Isle
11081 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
11083 Rockland
11085 Rumford/Mexico
11057 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
11087 Saco/Biddeford
11092 Sanford
11045 Sherman Station
11094 Skowhegan
11121 South Paris
11067 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
11104 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
11106 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
11109 Winthrop
11111 Wiscasset

 

POS 365 Organizational Behavior

(This course is cross listed with BUA 365.) An analysis of the interaction between individual and work-group behavior leadership styles and organizational cultures. Applications of behavioral sciences are made in areas of motivation and influence, structure of work, leadership, group relations, organizational design and change. Emphasis is on application of theory in case studies and simulations. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/ POS 223

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09630 Organizational Behavior W 07:00PM-09:45PM McAleer 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09631 Organizational Behavior W 07:00PM-09:45PM McAleer 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Organizational Behavior W 07:00PM-09:45PM McAleer 3

09632 Bath/Brunswick
11236 Bethel
11201 Bucksport
11202 Calais
11203 Deer Isle
11224 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis
11206 East Millinocket
11207 East Sullivan
11205 Ellsworth/Hancock
11215 Fairfield
11219 Farmington
11223 Fort Kent
11209 Greenville
11210 Houlton
11208 Hutchinson Center
11231 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
11211 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
11234 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
11213 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
11214 Lewiston-Auburn
11217 Lincoln
11239 Machias
11218 Mount Desert
11222 Newport
11221 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
11226 Presque Isle
11227 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
11228 Rockland
11229 Rumford/Mexico
11216 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
11230 Saco/Biddeford
11232 Sanford
11212 Sherman Station
11233 Skowhegan
11254 South Paris
11220 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
11242 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
11245 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
11247 Winthrop
11251 Wiscasset

 

POS 370 Municipal Administration

The management, financial control, and administration of modern American cities; emphasis on personnel and financial administration; the city plan and line functions; public safety, transportation, health, welfare, and housing. Prerequisite: POS233 or permission of the instructor

Augusta
10215 Municipal Administration W 04:00PM-06:45PM Bridgeo 3

WEB
14321 Municipal Administration Bridgeo 3
Additional Notes: This class is a video-stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor’s permission to participate in this delayed viewing section. Students must take exams within one week of the exam date.

 

POS 405 Administrative Law

Primarily case studies of the legal adjustment of administrative authority and individual liberty, including: judicial over administration, personal liability of officers, scope and limits of administrative powers and the due process measurement of administrative procedures. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223,or POS251 or permission of the instructor

Augusta
09100 Administrative Law M 04:00PM-06:45PM Gallagher 3

WEB
14324 Administrative Law Gallagher 3
Additonal Notes: This class is a video-stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor’s permission to participate in this delayed viewing section. Students must take exams within one week of the exam date.

 

POS 420 The American Health Care System

(This course is cross listed with NUR420.) An overview of health care institutions, politics, and policy in the United States with attention to (a) the historical development of the system, (b) the major public and private sector institutions, (c) regulatory rules, (d) health care expenditures, (e) insurance, (f) Medicare and Medicaid, (g) managed care, (h) health care quality, and (i) long-term care. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223 or POS251 or permission of the instructor.

WEB
11872 The American Health Care System Clark 3