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I 89111 UMM ACC201 Financial Accounting 9/2/2014 12/18/14 Stanley Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
W 89112 ACC201 Financial Accounting 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Stanley Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
W 89100 ACC202 Managerial Accounting 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Patrick McCarthy pmccarth@maine.edu 3
I 89113 UMM ACC212 Principles of Financial Accounting II 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Stanley Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
W 89114 ACC212 Principles of Financial Accounting II 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Stanley Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
W 89082 ACC301 Intermediate Accounting 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Patrick McCarthy pmccarth@maine.edu 3
W 89080 ACC311 Income Tax 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Patrick McCarthy pmccarth@maine.edu 3
W 89081 ACC314 QuickBooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Pat McCarthy pmccarth@maine.edu 3
W 90112 ANT101 Cultural Anthropology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Kharyssa Rhodes kharyssa.rhodes@maine.edu 3
C 90327 UMM ASL101 Introduction to Sign Language 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Barbara Koch bkoch@maine.edu 3
W 90126 BEH450 Senior Project 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
W 89375/89376 BIO117 General Biology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Heck heather.heck@maine.edu 4
I 89115 UMM BUS111 Intro to Business & Entrepreneurship 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 James Lenke james.lenke@maine.edu 3
W 89116 BUS111 Intro to Business & Entrepreneurship 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 James Lenke james.lenke@maine.edu 3
I 89117 UMM BUS221 Business Law I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Ron Mosley rmosley@maine.edu 3
W 89118 BUS221 Business Law I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Ron Mosley rmosley@maine.edu 3
W 89083 BUS325 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
W 92689 CHY113 Intro to Forensic Science 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Shallee Page stpage@maine.edu 3
W 90127 CMY212 Local Economies in a Global Market 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jody Grimes jgrimes@maine.edu 3
W 90168 COE313 Community Experience 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Meghan Duff meghan.duff@maine.edu 3
W 89087 CSE115 Business Spreadsheet Applications 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Kevin Athearn kathearn@maine.edu 3
I 89119 UMM ECO201 Macroeconomics 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
W 89120 ECO201 Macroeconomics 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
W 89102 ECO223 Environmental Economics 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Kevin Athearn kathearn@maine.edu 3
W 91292 EDU223 Children's Literature 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Daniel Qualls daniel.qualls@maine.edu 3
C 89062 UMM EDU321 Secondary Methods of Teaching I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 89063 EDU321 Secondary Methods of Teaching I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 89163 ELA112 Community & Place 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Tora Johnson tjohnson@maine.edu 3
I 89105 UMM ELA342 Humans & Nature 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jon Reisman & Alan Lewis
jreisman@maine.edu & ajlewis@maine.edu
3
W 89106 ELA342 Humans & Nature 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jon Reisman & Alan Lewis
jreisman@maine.edu & ajlewis@maine.edu
3
W 90181 ENG101 Composition 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lynn Hepler lhepler@maine.edu 3
W 90186 ENG117 Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies 12/29/2014 1/16/2015 Marcus LiBrizzi mlibrizz@maine.edu 3
I 89109 UMM FYS101 First-Year Seminar: Freedom 9/8/2014 10/6/2014 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
W 89110 FYS101 First-Year Seminar: Freedom 9/8/2014 10/6/2014 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
H 89208/89209 GIS230 Geographic Information Systems Applications I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Tora Johnson tjohnson@maine.edu 4
W 92690/92691 GIS330 Geographic Information Systems Applications II 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Hope Rowan hope.rowan@maine.edu 4
W 92692 GIS424 Advanced Projects in GIS 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Tora Johnson tjohnson@maine.edu 4
W 90191 HTY115 World History to 1500 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Cole lori.cole@maine.edu 3
I 89121 UMM MAN302 Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 TBA TBA@maine.edu 3
W 89122 MAN302 Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 TBA TBA@maine.edu 3
W 89123 MAN315 Essentials of Negotiation 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
I 89124 MAN318 Human Behavior in Organizations 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Stan Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
W 89125 MAN318 Human Behavior in Organizations 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Stan Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
W 89126 MAN321 Operations Management 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Stan Meader stanley.meader@maine.edu 3
I 89127 UMM MAR101 Marketing & Entrepreneurship 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 James Lenke james.lenke@maine.edu 3
W 89128 MAR101 Marketing & Entrepreneurship 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 James Lenke james.lenke@maine.edu 3
I 92564 UMM MAR218 Advertising 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 TBA TBA@maine.edu 3
W 89129 MAR218 Advertising 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 TBA TBA@maine.edu 3
I 89198 UMM MAT110 Finite Math 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Philip Loud philip.loud@maine.edu 3
W 89200 MAT113 Intro to Statistics 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Cynthia Roberts cynthia.roberts@maine.edu 3
W 89130 MTR101 Meteorology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Louis McNally louis.mcnally@maine.edu 4
I 89557 UMM POS215 American National Government 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
W 89558 POS215 American National Government 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
I 90329 UMM PSY100 Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Katherine Hecht katherine.hecht@maine.edu 2
H 89407 PSY101 Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs
Onsite Lab
9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Katherine Hecht katherine.hecht@maine.edu 1
W 90192 PSY102 Personal Growth 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Matthew Day matthew.d.day@maine.edu 3
W 90193 PSY110 Intro to Psychology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Uriah Anderson uriah.anderson@maine.edu 3
I 90350 UMM PSY212 Lifespan I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
W 90356 PSY212 Lifespan I 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
C 90409 UMM PSY213 Psychosocial Rehab Practices 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
W 90410 PSY213 Psychosocial Rehab Practices 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
W 90195 PSY214 Psychology of Prejudice 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Uriah Anderson uriah.anderson@maine.edu 3
W 90201 PSY223 Sports Psychology 12/29/2014 1/16/2015 Jordan Litman jlitman@maine.edu 3
W 90207 PSY311 Social Psychology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Uriah Anderson uriah.anderson@maine.edu 3
W 90209 PSY317 Environmental Psychology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Uriah Anderson uriah.anderson@maine.edu 3
W 90211 PSY318 Psychology of Curiosity 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Jordan Litman jlitman@maine.edu 3
W 90214 PSY326 Vocational Aspects of Disability 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Frank Lane francis.lane@maine.edu 3
C 90411 UMM PSY332 Crisis Identification & Resolution 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
I 90332 UMM SED100 Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Katherine Hecht katherine.hecht@maine.edu 2
H 89411 SED101 Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs
Onsite Lab
9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Katherine Hecht katherine.hecht@maine.edu 1
C 89042 UMM SED310 Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 89043 SED310 Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
C 90417 UMM SED316 Working with Students who have
Emotional Disabilities
9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
W 90418 SED316 Working with Students who have
Emotional Disabilities
9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Lori Schnieders lschnieders@maine.edu 3
W 89045 SED320 Special Education Law 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Nickey Dubey ndubey@maine.edu 3
W 89046 SED321 Data & Standards-Based IEP Development 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Christi McCurry christi.mccurry@maine.edu 3
C 89048 UMM SED325 Assessment in Special Education 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 89049 UMM SED325 Assessment in Special Education 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 89052 SED330 Math in Special Education 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Christi McCurry christi.mccurry@maine.edu 3
W 89053 SED355 Transitional Issues for Students with Disabilities 12/29/2014 1/16/2015 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 89055 SED362 Typical & Atypical Expressive & Receptive
Language
9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Kenny Bourgoin kenny.bourgoin@maine.edu 3
W 90215 SOC114 Introduction to Sociology 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Pamela Feeney pamela.feeney@maine.edu 3
W 90219 SOC320 Sociology of Poverty 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Pamela Feeney pamela.feeney@maine.edu 3
W 90221 WST110 Intro to Women’s Studies 9/2/2014 12/18/2014 Charles Crittenden ccrittenden@maine.edu 3

MODE KEY

C Compressed Video (Delivered in real time to University College sites and centers throughout Maine)
H H - Hybrid web-based course with some onsite class meetings at UMM OR an onsite course with a web component                             
I Interactive Television (Delivered in real time to University College sites and centers throughout Maine)
O Onsite class meetings only at designated University College sites and centers throughout Maine
W Web-based course (may contain video lectures from live-class meetings)

Course Descriptions - Fall 2014

ACC201 - Financial Accounting - Interactive Television - Tu/F 1:00-2:15PM or ONLINE

The fundamental principles of accounting as they relate to sole proprietorships. Emphasis is given to developing the technical procedures of journalizing, posting, adjusting entries, closing the books and preparing the financial statements. In addition, students are introduced to notes, inventory, depreciation, controls and payroll. Competency and/or concurrent enrollment in basic reading, writing, and mathematics courses are a prerequisite for all business studies offerings with a prefix of ACC, BUS, MAN, and MAR. This course uses online content provided by the textbook publisher. An access key will be required to gain entry to this content. The access key is included in the purchase of a new textbook or can be purchased separately when buying a used textbook. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA101 at Augusta; BUS100 at Fort Kent; BUA201 & BUS104A at Orono; BUS109 at Presque Isle

ACC202 - Managerial Accounting - ONLINE

Covers techniques accountants use to help management plan and control business operations. Topics include accounting for manufacturing costs, budgeting and performance reporting, cost-volume-profit analysis, differential analysis, the computation of financial ratios, and the comparison of cash flow with net income. Prerequisite: ACC 201. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUS102 at Farmington; BUA202 at Orono; BUS220 at Presque Isle

ACC212 - Principles of Financial Accounting II - Interactive Television - Tu/F 2:30-3:45PM or ONLINE

In this course, students encounter and are exposed to various topics in accounting for fixed and intangible assets; corporate organization, capital stock transactions and dividends; corporate income and taxes, stockholders' equity and investments in stocks; bonds payable and investments in bonds; cash flows; depreciation; financial statement analysis; alternative methods of recording deferrals, and lastly, partnerships. Prerequisite: ACC 201. This course uses online content provided by the textbook publisher. An access key will be required to gain entry to this content. The access key is included in the purchase of a new textbook or can be purchased separately when buying a used textbook. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA102 at Augusta; BUS101 at Fort Kent; BUS110 at Presque Isle

ACC301 - Intermediate Accounting - ONLINE

Covers techniques accountants use to measure and communicate general purpose financial information to all interested parties in a manner that complies with generally accepted accounting principles. Topics include income statements, balance sheets, cash, receivables, inventories, and non-current assets. Prerequisite: ACC 201. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA201 at Augusta; BUS302 at Fort Kent; BUA301 at Orono; BUS361 at Presque Isle

ACC311 - Income Tax - ONLINE

Covers federal income tax legislation that applies to individual income taxpayers. Topics include the individual income tax formula, income inclusions and exclusions, ordinary income, capital gains and losses, active and passive income, deductions, and tax credits. Students learn to prepare individual income tax returns. Prerequisite: ACC 201 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA276 at Augusta; BUS304 at Fort Kent; BUS377 at Presque Isle

ACC314 - QuickBooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs - ONLINE

QuickBooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs will introduce students to QuickBooks accounting software. Students will become familiar with maintaining accounting records and preparing summary financial reports using QuickBooks. The course is also intended to help students learn or review fundamental accounting concepts and principles, enable students to review financial statements from a user perspective, provide students with a means to investigate the underlying source documents that generate most accounting information, and offer students the chance to explore some managerial aspects of accounting by performing financial analyses and comparisons. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

ANT101 - Cultural Anthropology - ONLINE

A comparative study of contemporary cultures and institutions with particular attention to primitive and peasant societies. Emphasized are such topics as human evolution and race; pre-scientific writings and ethnology; the concept of culture; language and perception; economics and technology; marriage, the family and kinship; associations, castes and classes; political organization and warfare; religion and magic; folklore and the arts; culture and personality; American culture; cross-cultural contact; and cultural change. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. This course uses Moodle and Google Hangouts on Air. Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ANT102 at Augusta; ANT101S at Farmington; ANT100 at Fort Kent; ANT102 at Orono; ANT100 at Presque Isle

ASL101 - Introduction to Sign Language - Compressed Video - Th 4:00- 6:45PM

Provides the student with an overview of American Sign Language (ASL), signed English, and communication through gesture. Students develop an understanding of the history of ASL and learn to communicate through expressive and receptive ASL. The course is taught through practice, small- group work, presentations and as little spoken word as possible. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ASL101 at Augusta; SED106 at Farmington; CSD101 at Orono; ASL101 at Presque Isle

BEH450 - Senior Project - ONLINE (online-degree-program students given priority)

An opportunity for students to apply and expand what they have learned in the Psychology & Community Studies program by pursuing local problems and issues. In this culminating service learning/community engagement course, students will work with a community partner to design and implement an independent research project or develop and run a program that serves the community partner's needs. Formal presentations to the class and/or the public are important components of the course. Independent inquiry and formal presentations to the class are important components of this course. Prerequisite: Senior standing and SSC 320. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

BIO117 - General Biology - ONLINE (online-degree-program students given priority)

This introductory course in general biology for both majors and non-majors is organized around the characteristics of life. Topics covered include cell structure, transport across membranes, growth, reproduction, genetics, the response to stimuli, homeostasis, evolution and ecology. The inquiry-based laboratory provides opportunities for students to participate in hands-on investigations into these topics. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

BUS111 - Intro to Business & Entrepreneurship - Interactive Television - W 5:30-6:45PM or ONLINE

An introductory course providing knowledge of what business and entrepreneurship are all about. It is a basic course in business, economic and entrepreneurial literacy as well as organizational structures and functions, and provides an overview of the traditional business disciplines including marketing, finance, accounting, management, information systems, etc., and additionally forms the basis for subsequent studies. Competency and/or concurrent enrollment in basic reading, writing, and mathematics courses are a prerequisite for all business studies offerings with a prefix of ACC, BUS, MAN, or MAR. Jim Lenke. Viewing video lectures is required for web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA100 at Augusta; BUS211 at Fort Kent; BUS101 at Presque Isle; BUS101 at USM

BUS221 - Business Law I - Interactive Television - W 2:30-3:45PM or ONLINE

A course designed to create an understanding of the fundamentals of business law and an awareness of the legal environment in which the business enterprise operates. Special emphasis is given to the basic principles of law that apply to business transactions of a contractual nature. Prerequisite: ENG 101. Viewing video lectures is required for web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA230 at Augusta; BUS303 at Farmington; BUS336 at Fort Kent; BUA220 at Orono; BUS350 at Presque Isle; BUS280 at USM

BUS325 - Business Ethics & Social Responsibility - ONLINE

This upper-level course gives the student a thorough introduction to important ethical issues that arise in the world of business, including the analysis of interests of all the individuals who hold a stake in the outcome of any business dilemma or decision. The course encourages students to open their minds to the variety of opinions on any given ethical issue. The results of this approach will be to help ensure that all stakeholder perspectives are considered. The course emphasizes the application of traditional ethical theories to modern decision-making. Finally, major emphasis will be placed on how and why ethical business behavior varies among countries and cultures. Prerequisite: Junior status or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: BUS260 at Fort Kent

CHY113 - Intro to Forensic Science - ONLINE

This course will provide an examination of the basic principles and practices of forensic science. Integrative laboratory experiences will instruct students in scientific experimentation, basic forensic techniques (including a layman's discussion of microscopy, chromatography, electrophoresis, spectroscopy and spectrometry) and case studies will be examined as group exercises and individually. Topics will include an introduction to forensic science, criminology, trace evidence examination, serology, DNA analysis, toxicology, arson investigation, questioned document analysis, medical examination, and the analysis of paint and gunshot residue samples. In addition, forensic psychology will be briefly discussed. Prerequisite: BIO 111 or BIO 112 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: SMS120 at Orono

CMY212 - Local Economies in a Global Market - ONLINE

This course provides an introduction to the field of community economic development. The course focus will be on small rural communities in areas that have historically depended on natural resource extraction, manufacturing and agriculture. These communities -- in Maine, across the US and throughout the world -- have often been "left behind" in the changing arena of global markets, global competition, global finance and post-industrialization. Much effort, both academic and practical, has been focused on the fate of local community economies and the ways in which local livelihoods can be sustained and improved. Guest speakers from local businesses and economic development initiatives plus field trips will be incorporated as concrete examples of how concepts and theories apply to real people and businesses in our immediate community. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

COE313 - Community Experience - ONLINE

This course is meant to provide a professional experience for the student who has identified a specific career objective or graduate school objective and is interested in gaining significant experience in that field. This may be a volunteer or a paid position and may be combined with additional readings and literature research related to either the position itself or the student's specific career objective. A formal approval process is followed in which students meet with the faculty advisor with expertise in the area of interest and specify individual learning objectives for the community experience. The approval process precedes registration. After approval, students will attend a mandatory orientation workshop/meeting prior to the community experience and upon completion will attend a mandatory summative workshop/meeting. Prerequisite: PSY 211 and junior or senior standing. Additional prerequisites dependent upon proposed experience, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: CHF496 at Orono

CSE115 - Business Spreadsheet Applications - ONLINE

This course provides an introduction to basic, intermediate and advanced spreadsheet functions. Topics covered include creating, presenting and analyzing worksheets, charts and graphs, templates, filter lists, macros and hyperlinks. Students will complete and present a practical business spreadsheet as a final project. Uses Microsoft Excel and/or open source software. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Students will be using Google+ and Blackboard. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

ECO201 - Macroeconomics - Interactive Television – T/Th 7:30-8:45AM or ONLINE

An analysis of the behavior and performance of the aggregate, or overall, economy. Focuses on forces determining equilibrium output and income, employment, inflation, growth and economic stability. The role for and effectiveness of government economic (fiscal and monetary) policy is considered. Prerequisite: sophomore standing and MAT 12 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ECO201 at Augusta; ECO102 at Farmington; ECO100 at Fort Kent; ECO121 at Orono; ECO205 at Presque Isle; ECO201 at USM

ECO223 - Environmental Economics - ONLINE

This course introduces students to economic concepts and methods applied to environmental and natural resource issues. Students examine the importance of natural resources and environmental services for the economy and human well- being. Students contemplate the underlying causes of environmental problems and consider how people respond to incentives and constraints framed by economic and social institutions. Students learn about valuation techniques and decision criteria, and learn to evaluate policies based on efficiency, equity and sustainability. The course typically covers some of the following topics: sustainable development, population growth, energy, water resources, fisheries, forest management, agriculture, air and water pollution, climate change, solid waste and recycling and toxic substances. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ECO210 & ECO312 at Fort Kent

EDU223 - Children's Literature - ONLINE

A course that encourages extensive reading, discussing, enjoyment, and appreciation of books, periodicals and other literature for young people. Students are assisted in developing and using criteria for evaluating children's literature. Characteristics of various genres are discussed. In addition, some attention is given to oral storytelling, history, and other aspects that vary according to the interests and abilities of the particular class. This course is required for all elementary school education majors and is suggested as an elective for English majors and others who are interested in literature or who work with children. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and a 100- level literature course, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: EDR303 at Farmington; EDU357 at Presque Isle

EDU321 - Secondary Methods of Teaching 1 - Compressed Video – T 9:00-11:45AM or ONLINE

This is a course focusing on teaching methods for secondary education. Prospective secondary school teachers explore the nature and relevance of their content area for students in grades 7-12. In addition to considering the learner and the learning process, students are equipped with a range of specific instructional strategies for diverse populations, including the multicultural perspective. Teaching methods for the following secondary content areas are included: English, social studies, math, science and art. In conjunction with an internship in local schools, including observation and presentation of a series of lessons, this course provides students an opportunity to apply principles and insights acquired through the course. Prerequisite: EDU 210 and EDU 352, or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: EDU373 at Presque Isle

ELA112 - Community & Place - ONLINE

In this course students will engage in field-based activities to enhance their understanding of communities. By exploring the social, cultural and economic environments of Downeast Maine or their own local communities, students will learn about the history, geography, ethnography, economics or sociology of their region. This course is designed to challenge student assumptions about people and place. Topics vary by semester and instructor. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or may be taken concurrently. Viewing YouTube videos required. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. This course uses Moodle.

ELA342 - Humans & Nature - Interactive Television – W 1:00- 2:15PM or ONLINE

Based on a wide selection of exemplary writings from diverse times, cultures, and academic disciplines, the course examines the relationship between humans and nature. By reading, discussing, analyzing, and critiquing the readings, students will learn how different disciplines and cultures approach such issues. They will develop critical reading and writing skills while exploring how assumptions, questions, and methods shape disciplinary approaches, cultural understanding, and human behavior. Instructors from various disciplines will teach the multiple sections and may participate in each others' classes as appropriate, thus introducing students to a range of UMM's programs and professors. This survey of a variety of approaches to the single topic of human interactions with nature will establish a shared foundation on which students can build their learning in other discipline- specific core courses and in their majors. Prerequisites: ENG 101 Composition, ELA 101 Recreation & Wellness, ELA 112 Community & Place and Scientific Inquiry core requirement, or junior standing and permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

ENG101 - Composition - ONLINE

A course to help students improve their skill in expository, analytical, and persuasive writing. Students will gain introductory research skills as they learn to write in relationship to other texts. Reading and grammatical skills are emphasized, so that students will learn to build solid prose that will be the foundation of their academic career. This course is required of all students. Prerequisite: appropriate English placement examination scores or equivalent. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENG101 at Augusta; ENG100, ENG100F & ENG101 at Farmington; ENG100 at Fort Kent; ENG101 & ENG101A at Orono; ENG101 at Presque Isle; ENG100C, ENG100, ENG101, ENG104 & HON100 at USM

ENG117 - Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies - ONLINE

An introduction to the goals, methods, and implications of literary analysis in the 21st century. The underlying assumption is that there is no such thing as a generic or standard reading of a literary work; all readings take place in and depend on a critical framework, whether that be explicit or implicit. From this starting point, the course is constructed around several critical approaches. One of these is a formalist approach in which students interpret the literary text on the basis of its formal features and stylistic conventions. Students will then explore other opposing and overlapping critical approaches, including but not limited to, feminist, Marxist, historicist, and psychological. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENG300W at Augusta; ENG181 at Farmington; ENG245 at USM

FYS101 - First-Year Seminar: Freedom - Interactive Television – M 10:30-11:45AM or ONLINE

The course uses freedom to introduce students to college life and academic inquiry. Students will be expected to understand freedom as a central organizing value, how freedom affects individuals and community at UMM and beyond, how competing central-organizing values such as multiculturalism, diversity and environmentalism differ from freedom and their own personal attitudes towards freedom. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: COL100 at Augusta; FYS100 & LIA148 at Farmington; FYE100 & HUM102 at Fort Kent; EHD100, FND100, FYE100, FYS100 & ONO100 at Orono; FYS100 & PBS010 at Presque Isle; EYE102, EYE109, LAC180, LAC197 & LCC100 at USM

GIS230 - Geographic Information Systems Applications I – Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings. Details below.

Understanding the fundamentals of a GIS through lecture, readings and computer activities. Students will learn to use a specific GIS software system and to define and complete a simple GIS project using existing data. This computer-intensive course includes a detailed discussion of what a GIS is, why GIS is being increasingly used today, sample applications, basic map concepts, how geographic and descriptive data are stored in the computer, and the steps in a typical GIS project. Project discussions will focus on defining project objectives, building and managing the digital database, identifying the needed data, locating and acquiring the data in digital form, performing the analysis, and presenting results. Prerequisite: knowledge of Windows recommended. Three on-campus lab sessions are scheduled. Session 1: WCCC 8/30 or UMM 9/6. Session 2: WCCC 10/25 or UMM 11/1. Session 3: WCCC 12/6 or UMM 12/13. Students may attend each session in either location. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. Viewing YouTube videos required. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software (see system requirements at http://resources.arcgis.com/ en/help/system-requirements/10.2/index.html#//015100000002000000). Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. Students have the option to participate via webcam in synchronous online sessions that will be arranged to accommodate student schedules. This course uses Moodle.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENV308 at Presque Isle; GEO280 at Fort Kent

GIS330 - Geographic Information Systems Applications II - ONLINE

This is an intermediate course for students who have had some introduction to GIS. The course focuses on grid-based data models for visualization, modeling and analysis. Assessment will be based on problem sets, lab work and a final project. Readings, assignments, activities and discussions will cover: the raster data model, generating and working with grid data, georeferencing images and grids, basic remote sensing technologies, visualizing raster data sets, interpolation methods for generating continuous surface data, mathematical operations with grid data for spatial analysis, map algebra and grid-based modeling, basic modeling, evaluating and documenting error and uncertainty, ethics and accountability in spatial analysis, modeling and visualization. Prerequisite: GIS 230 GIS Applications I or permission of instructor. Viewing YouTube videos required. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software (see system requirements at http://resources.arcgis.com/ en/help/system-requirements/10.2/index.html#//015100000002000000). Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. Synchronous online sessions required. Webcam required. Sessions will be arranged to accommodate student schedules. This course uses Moodle.

GIS424 - Advanced Projects in GIS - ONLINE

Students pursue individual, advanced service-learning or advanced academic projects in GIS, meeting in class for critiques, trouble-shooting labs and seminars relevant to project topics or methods. Project topics may vary widely. Students will be expected to work closely with a community or faculty client to assess and respond to their needs, answer questions and provide them with maps, data and documentation. Through this work, students learn to plan, manage, execute and document a multi-faceted GIS project, and acquire skills with direct applications to their future careers. Prerequisites: GIS 230 and GIS 330, or permission of instructor. Viewing YouTube videos required. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software (see system requirements at http://resources.arcgis.com/ en/help/system-requirements/10.2/index.html#//015100000002000000). Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. Synchronous online sessions required. Webcam required. Sessions will be arranged to accommodate student schedules. This course uses Moodle.

HTY115 - World History to 1500 - ONLINE

The first half of the world history sequence covers the time from the first emergence of Homo Sapiens to the establishment of regular, ongoing, contact between the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia. This lengthy period saw the biological development and worldwide dispersal of human beings, the emergence of agriculture, cities, writing, organized religions, complex social organization and political institutions, and the creation of distinct cultural traditions. The course features cultural interactions and comparisons. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: HTY105 at Augusta; HTY110 & HTY110S at Farmington; HTY100 at Fort Kent; HTY115 at Presque Isle

MAN302 - Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship - Interactive Television – W 7:00-8:15PM or ONLINE

This course is designed for business majors but is not exclusive to them, as other students may elect the course. The course focuses on small business and entrepreneurial process. Topics include, but are not limited to, such areas as: entrepreneurship opportunities, starting from scratch or joining an existing business, developing a business plan, the customer, growth strategies and managing growth. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA243 at Augusta; BUS365 at Farmington; BUS332 at Fort Kent

MAN315 - Essentials of Negotiation - ONLINE

Negotiation is a critical skill needed for effective management. This course explores the major concepts and theories of the psychology of bargaining and negotiation, and the dynamics of interpersonal and intergroup conflict and its resolution. It is relevant to a broad spectrum of management students, not only human resource management or industrial relations candidates. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUS341 at Fort Kent

MAN318 - Human Behavior in Organizations - Interactive Television – F 5:30-6:45PM or ONLINE

The interaction of formal organization structure with the human intellect and personality, which includes studying cultural diversity as it pertains to human behavior in organizations. The course is designed to enable the student to understand and examine important characteristics of an organization. The concepts enable the student to analyze, understand, predict and influence human behavior in that organization, thus creating a personal tool that will help increase personal effectiveness and achievement. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA365, BUA365H, POS365 & POS365H at Augusta; BUS311 at Farmington; BUS344 at Fort Kent; BUS335 at Presque Isle

MAN321 - Operations Management - ONLINE

A focus on the application of quantitative tools and techniques to enhance decision making. This course is designed to introduce the student to a variety of those techniques, including cost-volume analysis, decision theory, forecasting, linear programming, work measurement and learning curves, simulation, queuing theory, materials requirement planning, etc. Prerequisite: MAT 102 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA355 & BUA355H at Augusta; BUA337 at Orono

MAR101 - Marketing & Entrepreneurship - Interactive Television – W 4:00-5:15PM or ONLINE

An overview of marketing as an organizational and societal function stressing the application of marketing concepts and principles in entrepreneurship and realistic business situations. Students learn to analyze, plan, implement and control marketing strategies. Topics include product development and management, distribution, promotion, pricing, marketing research, consumer behavior, and external environments. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA263 & BUA263H at Augusta; BUS120 & BUS220 at Farmington; BUS222 at Fort Kent; BUS201A & BUA370 at Orono; BUS260 at USM

MAR218 - Advertising - Interactive Television – F 4:00-5:15PM or ONLINE

A course designed to help students develop creative and analytical skills by evaluating ads created by others. In addition, students learn to plan, budget, execute and manage a successful advertising campaign. The use of publicity and public relations with a successful advertising campaign is explored. Prerequisite: MAR 101. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

MAT110 - Finite Math - Interactive Television – M/W 7:30-8:45AM

The study of systems of linear functions, matrices, and linear programming with an emphasis on applications to business, economics, biology, and the social sciences. Additional topics are selected from probability, Markov chains, game theory, difference equations, decision theory, and graph theory. Prerequisite: MAT 102 or demonstrated proficiency in pre-college mathematics. Proctored, onsite exams. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: MAT113 & MAT113H at Augusta; MAT160, MAT180 & MAT280 at Fort Kent; MAT115 at Orono

MAT113 - Intro to Statistics - ONLINE

Designed for students who need a reading knowledge of introductory statistical concepts, this course focuses on basic concepts and methods of statistics: data analysis, data production, and statistical inference. Data analysis concerns the methods for exploring, organizing, and describing data. Data production looks at methods for producing data to answer specific questions. Statistical inference moves beyond the data to draw conclusions about a wider universe, taking into account that conclusions are uncertain. To describe and understand statistical inference, a limited introduction to probability is presented. The class is taught in a computer classroom using statistical software extensively for classroom demonstration, homework assignments, and student tutorials. Prerequisite: MAT 12 or equivalent. Assignments may be completed with the use of Microsoft Excel (preferred) or a handheld calculator. The suggested calculators would be Texas Instruments TI83 or TI84. This course uses online content provided by the textbook publisher. An access key will be required to gain entry to this content. The access key is included in the purchase of a new textbook or can be purchased separately when buying a used textbook. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: MAT115 at Augusta; MAT120M at Farmington; MAT351 at Fort Kent; MAT215, MAT232 & PSY241 at Orono; MAT101 at Presque Isle; MAT120, MAT210, MAT281, PSY105 & SBS328 at USM

MTR101 - Meteorology - ONLINE

An introduction to the study of weather and weather-related phenomena including solar radiation, temperature, moisture, winds, air pressure, air masses, weather patterns, weather analysis, weather forecasting, climate, weather instruments, and computers. Upon completion of this course, a student should have a qualitative understanding of how many of the basic principles of physics, chemistry and mathematics are applied in meteorology; an ability to relate personal weather observations to data received from weather instruments and analyzed on standard weather charts; and a new set of general data analysis skills. The course is delivered asynchronously and the Web is used extensively. This course uses online content provided by the textbook publisher. An access key will be required to gain entry to this content. The access key may be included in the purchase of a new textbook or can be purchased separately. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PHY112 & PHY112N at Farmington

POS215 - American National Government - InteractiveTelevision – M 9:00-10:15AM or ONLINE

This course introduces freedom as a central organizing value of individuals and society, and examines how freedom affects the economy, culture and public policy. Conflicts between freedom and alternative central organizing values such as multiculturalism and environmentalism are considered. The course can be taken for two to three credit hours, with a major research paper applying course material required for the third credit hour. Viewing video lectures from BlackBoard is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: POS101 at Augusta; POS101 & POS101S at Farmington; GOV200 at Fort Kent; POS100 at Orono; POS101 at Presque Isle; POS101 at USM

PSY100 - Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs - Interactive Television – M 1:00-3:45PM

This is an introduction to techniques for animal training with a focus on owner-trained service dogs. A service dog is one specially trained to perform a task or work that aids a person with a physical or emotional disability, thus allowing them more freedom to live more independently. The course will cover basic psychological principles of operant conditioning used with animal training. There will also be hands-on opportunities for basic dog training that require the application of operant learning techniques. The optional lab will have two main components. The first component will be training qualified dogs to prepare them to be certified as therapy dogs. The second component will be helping train a service dog for a specific task to assist its disabled owner. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY101 - Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs LAB- Onsite – M 5:00-6:50PM Check MaineStreet for sites

This is an introduction to techniques for animal training with a focus on owner-trained service dogs. A service dog is one specially trained to perform a task or work that aids a person with a physical or emotional disability, thus allowing them more freedom to live more independently. The course will cover basic psychological principles of operant conditioning used with animal training. There will also be hands-on opportunities for basic dog training that require the application of operant learning techniques. The optional lab will have two main components. The first component will be training qualified dogs to prepare them to be certified as therapy dogs. The second component will be helping train a service dog for a specific task to assist its disabled owner. NOTE: This is an onsite lab for PSY/SED 100. Attendance is required. Please register for one of the locations at which these labs will take place. The options are listed on MaineStreet. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY102 - Personal Growth - ONLINE

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to examine their life-space; to envision alternative possibilities in their personal and professional growth; and to foster the development of creative changes toward their future life-career. This course has two essential aspects. First, the theoretical and academic aspect in which the focus of the class and text is on major psychological theories and their applications for everyday life. Second, the experiential aspect in which the students are encouraged to participate in growthful exercises individually and in group situations. The course involves the various areas of life including relationships to family members, to friends and associates, and to professional colleagues. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY110 - Intro to Psychology - ONLINE

An introduction to the scientific study of behavior including a survey of all the major areas of inquiry pursued by psychologists-history, methods, physiological aspects, perception, learning, memory, cognition, emotion, motivation, consciousness, personality, abnormal behavior and therapies, and social processes. Unless otherwise noted, this course is a prerequisite to all other psychology courses. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PSY100 at Augusta; PSY101 & POS101S at Farmington; PSY100 at Fort Kent; PSY100 at Orono; PSY100 at Presque Isle; PSY101 & PSY101J at USM

PSY212 - Lifespan I - Interactive Television Th 7:00-9:45PM or ONLINE

This course covers the context and process of human development from prenatal stages through adolescence. Developmental psychology focuses on how learning and maturation within social, cultural and physical environments shape normal human development. Development is a holistic process, yet can be broken down into physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects, as well as development of communication and language, self, gender and prosocial behavior. Developmental research methods will be covered, as well as important areas of application for developmental psychology of childhood and adolescence, including policy and programs directed at families, healthcare and prevention, education, childcare, etc. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PSY201, PSY302 & PSY302H at Augusta; PSY143, PSY225 & PSY225S at Farmington; PSY300 at Fort Kent; CHF201, PSY223 & PSY323 at Orono; PSY323 at USM

PSY213 - Psychosocial Rehab Practices - Compressed Video M 7:00- 9:45PM or ONLINE

This course will review the services that help support people with psychiatric disabilities, improve their quality of life and fully integrate into the community in a holistic fashion, noting the conceptual practice of psychosocial rehabilitation as a core organizing attitude underlying all behavioral health care. Core philosophies are examined, including historical and current theories and practices, noting the use of contemporary effective practices which are key to current psychosocial rehabilitation. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures is required for the web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: HUS222 & PSY220 at Augusta; PSY221 at Fort Kent

PSY214 - Psychology of Prejudice - ONLINE

The psychology of stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and stigma, and methods to undermine these concepts, will be presented so that understanding and applications can be extended to various minority populations. Minority populations, which may be related more to influence than to size, may include African Americans, Native Americans, Roma, Middle Eastern Americans, Asian Americans, those individuals that may identify as LGBT, the impoverished, the elderly, the obese, those with physical or mental disabilities, and women. Ways to work to ameliorate prejudice will be explored. Prerequisite: ANT 101, PSY 110 or SOC 114, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY223 - Sports Psychology - ONLINE

Sport Psychology is the study of the mental and behavioral factors that influence or are influenced by participation in sport, exercise, and physical activity. Sport psychologists are interested in how athletics enhance and support the personal growth and well-being of individuals. This course outlines the research and training methods of sport psychologists and surveys theory and research on sport psychology, including such major areas as the history of sport psychology, the application of principles of learning and behavior, motivation and social psychology, the assessment of individual differences in personality of athletes, and principles of coaching and the psychology of exercise and fitness. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and PSY 110, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PHE313 at Presque Isle

PSY311 - Social Psychology - ONLINE

A study of the social and cultural factors affecting human behavior, including effects on observable behavior, emotions, attitudes and other cognitions. Topics of conformity, persuasion, aggression, prejudice, prosocial behavior, relationships, and group influence are considered. Prerequisite: PSY 110, SOC 114, and junior standing; or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PSY360 & PSY360H at Augusta; PSY208 at Farmington; PSY360 at Fort Kent; PSY230 & PSY330 at Orono; PSY200 at Presque Isle

PSY317 - Environmental Psychology - ONLINE

This course will acquaint the student with the reciprocal nature of the interplay between people and built and natural environments. Students will develop an appreciation for how factors such as geography, climate, temperature, noise, natural disasters, pollution, personal space, population density, crowding, urban living, rural living, structural design (institutional and residential) and work, learning and leisure environments influence human behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 110, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: PSY311 at Fort Kent

PSY318 - Psychology of Curiosity - ONLINE

This course is designed to survey theory and empirical research on curiosity -- the innate motive to seek out and acquire new information to stimulate interest or reduce uncertainty. The study of curiosity requires consideration of a number of major areas of psychology, including emotion and motivation, learning and memory, neuroscience, individual differences in personality and development. These topics will all be touched upon in regard to curiosity. Related topics such as novelty seeking, gossip and sensation seeking will also be addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 110, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY326 - Vocational Aspects of Disability - ONLINE

This course will address the vocational implications of the most frequently encountered physical and psychiatric disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on understanding limitations in function and how those limitations affect work as conceptualized within existing models of disability. The notion of vocational rehabilitation and the range of employment service programs will be addressed in a holistic fashion, noting their relationship to the conceptual practice of psychosocial rehabilitation and human services. Current theories and practices of employment services will be examined. Skills for evaluating and assessing the vocational impact of a disability and effective strategies for promoting client understanding and access to community resources will be addressed. This course is required for full MHRT certification. Prerequisite: PSY 211 and PSY 213, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY332 - Crisis Identification & Resolution - Compressed Video - W 4:00-6:45PM

This course is a study of behaviors that typically bring prompt intervention and the interventions appropriate at such times. Students will learn to identify behaviors that indicate psychological crises. The course will cover events such as being a danger to self or other; being so mentally ill that the person is not able to function; substance abuse related problems; trauma-related problems and behavior associated with the abuse of children, spouses and the elderly. Areas to be covered include personal skills, modes of intervention, appropriate referral tactics, and issues of social and legal relevance. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. Prerequisite: PSY 211 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: HUS232, PSY232 & PSY232H at Augusta

SED100 - Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs - Interactive Television – M 1:00-3:45PM

This is an introduction to techniques for animal training with a focus on owner-trained service dogs. A service dog is one specially trained to perform a task or work that aids a person with a physical or emotional disability, thus allowing them more freedom to live more independently. The course will cover basic psychological principles of operant conditioning used with animal training. There will also be hands-on opportunities for basic dog training that require the application of operant learning techniques. The optional lab will have two main components. The first component will be training qualified dogs to prepare them to be certified as therapy dogs. The second component will be helping train a service dog for a specific task to assist its disabled owner. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED101 - Animal Behavior & Selection of Service Dogs LAB- Onsite – M 5:00-6:50PM Check MaineStreet for sites

This is an introduction to techniques for animal training with a focus on owner-trained service dogs. A service dog is one specially trained to perform a task or work that aids a person with a physical or emotional disability, thus allowing them more freedom to live more independently. The course will cover basic psychological principles of operant conditioning used with animal training. There will also be hands-on opportunities for basic dog training that require the application of operant learning techniques. The optional lab will have two main components. The first component will be training qualified dogs to prepare them to be certified as therapy dogs. The second component will be helping train a service dog for a specific task to assist its disabled owner. NOTE: This is an onsite lab for PSY/SED 100. Attendance is required. Please register for one of the locations at which these labs will take place. The options are listed on MaineStreet. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED310 - Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom - Compressed Video - M 9:00-11:45AM or ONLINE

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the characteristics and needs of K-12 students with exceptionalities. Students in this survey course will learn about a range of topics including the history of special education; the provisions of IDEA; relevant legal issues in special education; program planning and placement with an emphasis on inclusive practices; transitioning students to adulthood; classroom accommodations and modifications; and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Students will learn the characteristics of various disabilities, and how they affect individuals and their families. Factors that put students at risk, cultural and linguistic diversity, and giftedness are also explored. Prerequisite: EDU 210, or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures from BlackBoard is required for web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: EDU387 at Augusta; SED125 & SED360 at Farmington; SED310 at Fort Kent; SED302 at Orono; EDU387 at Presque Isle; SED335 at USM

SED316 - Working with Students who have Emotional Disabilities - Compressed Video - W 7:00-9:45PM or ONLINE

The purpose of this course is to facilitate student understanding of theory, issues and practices applicable to the education of K-12 students with emotional disabilities. Students will be introduced to DSM disorders that are relevant to school-age students. These disorders will be explored at length and students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to synthesize their knowledge of such disorders with sociocultural factors related to students in order to develop appropriate educational programming. Additional course emphases include: respectful communication and collaboration as a member of a wrap-around team designed to support a student with an emotional disability; identification of appropriate community and diagnostic resources and personal reflection. Prerequisite: SED 345 or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures from BlackBoard is required for web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED320 - Special Education Law - ONLINE

Students will study the American legal system and procedural due process in order to develop a framework for addressing legal issues relating to students with disabilities. The six principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act will be covered, as well as providing for a free appropriate public education; identifying and assessing students; educating in the least restrictive environment; providing related services; addressing discipline issues; and finding solutions to challenging situations facing students with disabilities. The role of the federal, state and local government in special education issues will also be covered, with special emphasis on case and regulatory law, including Maine regulations. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: SED420 at Fort Kent; SED212 at Presque Isle

SED321 - Data & Standards-Based IEP Development - ONLINE

A course designed to provide teacher training in the writing of standards- based individualized education program (IEP) goals and objectives. This course will assist in identifying the useful data necessary to make appropriate decisions based on present levels of academic achievement and functional performance. Identified data will assist in writing goals, objectives and benchmarks that are measurable and can be implemented in the classroom. Major emphasis will be placed on aligning the IEP's goals and objectives with those of the general education curriculum and state standards. Attention will also be given to information used in making numerous other decisions that are based on the standards, goals and objectives for students with significant disabilities. Prerequisite: SED 310 and SED 335, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED325 - Assessment in Special Education - Compressed Video - Th 1:00- 3:45PM or ONLINE

Students in this course will examine the principles and procedures of non- discriminatory evaluation under IDEA as it relates to K-12 students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on basic terminology; legal and ethical principles related to the assessment of students with special needs; technical adequacy of assessment instruments; identification of assessment instruments; administration of individualized norm-referenced assessments; and effective communication of evaluation results. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. Viewing video lectures from BlackBoard is required for web-only class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: SED306 at Farmington; SED325 at Fort Kent; SED312 at Presque Isle

SED330 - Math in Special Education - ONLINE

This course is designed to help prospective special education teachers understand the Maine Learning Results, national mathematics standards, instructional strategies and assessment techniques, and to develop organizational structures related to teaching mathematics to diverse learners in elementary schools. Topics include problem solving, finding numerical patterns, fractions and percents, measurement, characteristics of geometric shapes, developing positive attitudes towards mathematics, and the use of manipulative and computer software. Methods of adapting lessons for diverse learning needs and increasing the mathematics skills of children with special needs in inclusive classrooms are the central issues to be addressed. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: SED330 at Fort Kent

SED355 - Transitional Issues for Students with Disabilities - ONLINE

This course provides instruction in techniques and resources used to assist individuals with special needs experience success in school settings and transition into a wide range of environments. Emphasis is placed on transition into academic, independent living and vocational settings through the design of instructional programs that address individual needs and maximize quality of life. Accessibility, life skills, community-based instruction, and assistive technology are explored at length. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: SED355 at Fort Kent

SED362 - Typical & Atypical Expressive & Receptive Language - ONLINE

The purpose of this course is to inform students about the stages of expressive and receptive language. It will explore syntax, morphology, semantics, phonology, and pragmatics, as well as atypical development, individual differences, and how and why they occur. Studies will apply theories of child development, speech and hearing science and language development and disorders in order to devise language interventions for students with communication disorders. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: SED362 at Fort Kent; EDU232 at Presque Isle

SOC114 - Introduction to Sociology - ONLINE

The study of the concepts, theories and research findings of the discipline of sociology. Stressed are the following concepts, institutions and topics: culture, society, socialization, the family, social stratification, intergroup relations, deviance, demography, collective behavior, popular culture, social movements, and social change. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: SOC101 at Augusta; SOC101, SOC101F & SOC101S at Farmington; SOC100 at Fort Kent; SOC101 at Orono; SOC100 at Presque Isle; SOC100 at USM

SOC320 - Sociology of Poverty - ONLINE

This course will provide an overview of international and national trends in wealth distribution, with a focus on poverty in rural Maine. Theories of poverty, its definition, nature and causes will be reviewed from a sociological perspective, exploring the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity and class as they impact those in poverty. Students will engage in a self-reflective process, identifying their own class status and the ways in which class has enhanced or constrained personal development. In this course, poverty is viewed as a socially structured phenomenon, influenced by social, economic and political forces in historical context. Prerequisite: SOC 114 and sophomore standing, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

WST110 - Intro to Women’s Studies - ONLINE

This course examines women's positions in and contributions to society, exploring the genesis, development, and impact of our culture's assumptions about women's nature and women's roles. As an interdisciplinary study of women's experience in cross-cultural and historical perspective, the course investigates women's personal and public lives, and seeks to identify and understand the particularly "female" aspects of these experiences. Students are introduced to the issues, perspectives, and findings of this relatively new field of scholarship, which examines the role of gender in the construction of knowledge. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: WGS101W & WST101W at Augusta; WST101S at Farmington; WGS101 at Orono; WST101 & WST135 at USM

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