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 Instructor Permission Needed)
26077 T 01:00PM-03:45PM Butler 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class, Delayed viewing allowed, no instructor permission needed.)
26078 T 01:00PM-03:45PM Butler 3

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

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26079 Bath/Brunswick

28723 Bethel

28724 Bucksport

28725 Caribou - Delayed Viewing

28726 Deer Isle

28727 East Millinocket

28728 East Sullivan

28729 Ellsworth/Hancock

28730 Farmington

28731 Fort Kent

28732 Greenville

28733 Houlton

28722 Hutchinson Center

28734 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing

28735 Jackman - Delayed Viewing

28736 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

28737 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing

28738 Lewiston-Auburn

28739 Lincoln

28740 Lisbon Falls - Delayed Viewing

28741 Machias

28743 Mount Desert

28744 Newport

28745 North Haven - Delayed Viewing

28746 Presque Isle

28747 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing

28748 Rockland

28742 Rumford/Mexico

28754 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing

28749 Saco/Biddeford

28750 Sanford

28751 Sherman Station

28752 Skowhegan

28753 South Paris

28755 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing

28756 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing

28757 Wiscasset

WEB
(This class is a video stream of the ITV course broadcast from Augusta on Tuesdays from 1:00 - 3:45. Students must take exams at the regularly scheduled times.)
30452 Butler 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
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
25386 TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
25387 TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Bean 3

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

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25389 Bath/Brunswick

26479 Bethel

26480 Bucksport

26481 Caribou - Delayed Viewing

26482 Deer Isle

26483 East Millinocket

26484 East Sullivan

26485 Ellsworth/Hancock

26486 Farmington

26487 Fort Kent

26488 Greenville

26489 Houlton

26478 Hutchinson Center

26490 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing

26491 Jackman - Delayed Viewing

26492 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

26493 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing

26494 Lewiston-Auburn

26495 Lincoln

26496 Machias

26497 Madawaska - Delayed Viewing

26499 Mount Desert

26500 Newport

26501 North Haven - Delayed Viewing

26502 Presque Isle

26503 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing

26504 Rockland

26498 Rumford/Mexico

26510 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing

26505 Saco/Biddeford

26506 Sanford

26507 Sherman Station

26508 Skowhegan

26509 South Paris

26511 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing

26512 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing

26513 Wiscasset

 

WEB
5082 Boone 3

 

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
(VC Receive Class)
30232 W 4:00-6:45PM Michaud

Saco
(VC Broadcast Class)
30231 W 4:00-6:45PM Michaud

Videoconference Receive
W 4:00-6:45PM Michaud
30276 Ellsworth

WEB
30285 *This class is a video stream of the Videoconferencing class broadcast from Saco.

 

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 Instructor Permission Needed)
25437 F 04:00PM-06:45PM Butler 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
25439 F 04:00PM-06:45PM Butler 3

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

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25441 Bath/Brunswick

26797 Bethel

26798 Bucksport

26799 Calais

26800 Deer Isle

26801 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis

26802 East Millinocket

26803 East Sullivan

26804 Ellsworth/Hancock

26805 Farmington

26806 Fort Kent

26807 Greenville

26808 Houlton

26796 Hutchinson Center

26809 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing

26810 Jackman - Delayed Viewing

26811 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

26812 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing

26813 Lewiston-Auburn

26814 Lincoln

26815 Machias

26817 Mount Desert

26818 Newport

26819 North Haven - Delayed Viewing

26820 Presque Isle

26821 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing

26822 Rockland

26816 Rumford/Mexico

26827 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing

26823 Saco/Biddeford

26824 Sherman Station

26825 Skowhegan

26826 South Paris

26828 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing

26829 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing

26830 Winthrop

26831 Wiscasset

WEB 
(This class is a video-stream of the ITV course broadcast from Augusta on Fridays from 4:00 - 6:45. Students must take exams at the regularly scheduled times.)
30454 Butler 3

 

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 Instructor Permission Needed)
25469 TH 07:00PM-09:45PM McAleer 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
25471 TH 07:00PM-09:45PM McAleer 3

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

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25473 Bath/Brunswick

27130 Bethel

27131 Bucksport

27132 Calais

27133 Deer Isle

27134 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis

27135 East Millinocket

27136 East Sullivan

27137 Ellsworth/Hancock

27138 Fairfield

27139 Farmington

27140 Fort Kent

27141 Greenville

27142 Houlton

27129 Hutchinson Center

27143 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing

27144 Jackman - Delayed Viewing

27145 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

27146 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing

27147 Lewiston-Auburn

27148 Lincoln

27149 Machias

27151 Mount Desert

27152 Newport

27153 North Haven - Delayed Viewing

27154 Presque Isle

27155 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing

27156 Rockland

27150 Rumford/Mexico

27162 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing

27157 Saco/Biddeford

27158 Sanford

27159 Sherman Station

27160 Skowhegan

27161 South Paris

27163 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing

27164 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing

27165 Winthrop

27166 Wiscasset

 

WEB
28956 McAleer 3 *This class is a video stream of the ITV class broadcast from Augusta.

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
29071 W 04:00PM-06:45PM Bridgeo 3

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
29072 M 04:00PM-06:45PM Gallagher 3

 

POS 420 The American Healthcare System

(This course is cross listed with NUR 420.) This course will examine the American healthcare system in relation to global healthcare systems in terms of health care outcomes, reimbursement and funding issues, governmental roles, and consumer issues around access, quality, and healthcare. The structure and process of health care legislation and current health care policies are discussed. New trends in health care legislation are examined and students are provided the opportunity to reflect on their responsibilities as a healthcare consumer and/or provider of health care services.  Prerequisites: NUR 304, BUA/JUS/POS 233 and POS 251 or by permission.

WEB
30414

 

POS 487 Research Methods

An examination of the research methods used in public policy analysis and administration. Topics include research design, measurement, sampling, data collection, and statistical analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 115

Augusta
29073 TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Staff 3