Plan now for Summer 2013 distance courses!
Registration begins on March 18th.
For how to register, click here.
Don't miss out on these great classes:
Class # Subj # Sec Course Title Cr Instructor Start Date End Date
3538 ACC 314 0001 Quickbooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs 3 Rhonda French May 28 Aug 16
3559 ANT 101 0001 Cultural Anthropology 3 Kenneth Miller May 28 Aug 16
3563 ART 214 0002 Digital Media 3 Leslie Bowman July 08 Aug 16
3539 BUS 212 0001 Business Communications 3 Rhonda French May 28 Aug 16
3540 BUS 324 0001 Labor Relations Management 3 Robert Tropea May 28 Aug 16
3541 BUS 332 0001 Leadership 3 Robert Tropea May 28 Aug 16
3584 CSE 110 0001 Word Processing Applications 3 Nickey Dubey May 28 Aug 16
3598 EDU 210 0001 Educational Psychology 3 Heather Ball May 28 July 05
3554 EDU 213 0001 Teaching, Learning & Technology 3 TBA July 08 Aug 16
3820 ELA 101 0001 Recreation & Wellness - 3 Andrea Ednie May 28 July 07
HYBRID – On-campus meetings June 1, 2, 30 & July 1
3560 ENG 101 0001 Composition 3 Gerard NeCastro May 28 July 20
3566 ENG 102 0001 Intro to Literature 3 Gerard NeCastro May 28 July 26
3567 ENG 113 0001 Intro to Humanities 3 Gerard NeCastro May 28 July 26
3565 ENG 117 0001 Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies 3 Marcus LiBrizzi July 08 July 26
3569 ENG 210 0001 Beginning Creative Writing 3 Gerard NeCastro May 28 July 15
3570 ENG 210 0002 Beginning Creative Writing 3 John Dennis July 08 Aug 16
3561 ENG 226 0001 Summer Reading List 3 Marcus LiBrizzi May 28 Aug 16
3555 GEO 101 0001 Intro to Geography 3 Daniel Qualls July 08 Aug 16
3583 HEA 215 0001 Medical Terminology 3 Nickey Dubey May 28 Aug 16
3571 HTY 301 0001 Maine & Local History 3 Kay Kimball May 28 July 05
3572 HTY 320 0001 Comparative Slavery 3 Kay Kimball July 08 Aug 16
3568 HUM 113 0001 Intro to Humanities 3 Gerard NeCastro May 28 July 26
3544 MAN 313 0001 Managerial Decision Making 3 Robert Tropea May 28 Aug 16
3547 MAN 318 0001 Human Behavior in Organizations 3 Robert Tropea May 28 July 05
3545 MAR 101 0001 Marketing & Entrepreneurship 3 Stanley Meader May 28 Aug 16
3548 MAR 324 0001 Consumer Behavior 3 Robert Tropea May 28 July 05
3575 PHI 201 0001 Ethics 3 Charles Crittenden May 28 July 05
3703 PSY 201 0001 Developmental Psychology 3 Jordan Litman May 28 July 05
3577 PSY 224 0001 Community Psychology & Environment 3 Meghan Duff July 08 Aug 16
Some synchronous meetings via Skype or Google Hangouts; webcam needed
3704 PSY 230 0001 Abnormal Psychology 3 Frank Lane May 28 July 05
3578 PSY 329 0001 Trauma & Recovery 3 Meghan Duff July 08 Aug 16
Some synchronous meetings via Skype or Google Hangouts; webcam needed
3576 PSY 335 0001 Forensic Psychology 3 Meghan Duff May 28 July 05
3553 SED 310 0001 Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom 3 Heather Ball July 08 Aug 16
3549 SED 320 0001 Special Education Law 3 Joseph Cassidy May 28 July 05
3552 SED 355 0001 Transitional Issues for Students with Disabilities 3 Heather Ball May 28 July 05
3550 SED 365 0001 Differentiated Instructional Strategies 3 Christi McCurry May 28 July 05
3551 SED 380 0001 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder 3 Kenny Bourgoin May 28 July 05
3705 SOC 114 0001 Intro to Sociology 3 Pamela Feeney May 28 July 05
ACC 314 - Quickbooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs - Online - May 28th - Aug 16th
ANT 101 - Cultural Anthropology - Online - May 28th - Aug 16th
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.
ART 214 - Digital Media - Online - July 8th - August 16th
BUS 212 - Business Communications - Online - May 28th - August 16th
A course designed to develop effective communication skills in the areas of writing, speaking, and listening. Emphasis is placed on appropriate formats for business communications including grammatical style, clarity, and conciseness of messages. Prerequisite: ENG 101.
BUS 324 - Human Resources Management - Online - May 28th - August 16th
This course provides an examination of the legal, managerial and economic factors relevant to labor management relations and an in-depth investigation into the character and procedures of arbitration, mediation, conciliation, and fact finding. Current labor management contracts and implications for labor and management will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.
BUS 332 - Leadership - Online - May 28th - August 16th
CSE 110 - Word Processing Applications - Online - May 28th - August 16th
This course provides hands-on instruction while giving students the opportunity to learn the most current word processing software used in business, industry and home applications. Students will have the guaranteed use of a computer during class to learn and apply advanced software features to various projects and problems.
EDU 210 - Educational Psychology - Online - May 28th - July 5th
A course designed to help prospective teachers reflect upon the dynamics of learning and instruction. Theories of the cognitive, affective, and behavioral domains are related to classroom experience. Other topics include: educational research, assessment and evaluation, individual and group differences, motivation, classroom management, and effective teaching. A field experience over an extended period of time is also a component of the course.
EDU 213 - Teaching, Learning & Technology - Online - July 8th - August 16th
ELA 101 - Recreation & Wellness Seminar - Online/On-Campus Hybrid - 5/28 - 7/7
Attendance required on-campus 9:00 a.m. to 4:50 pm. on June 1, 2, 30 & July 1
This course is designed to help new students learn about the recreation opportunities in Downeast Maine and to further develop their appreciation for the connection between personal wellness and outdoor exploration. Students will gain outdoor skills while reading, discussing and reflecting on the role of outdoor recreation experiences on personal health, as well as in fostering environmental stewardship. The course will also discuss wellness concepts in the field as important components of a canoeing expedition and then review the concepts in greater detail in the classroom and through lab activities.
ENG 101 - English Composition - Online - May 28th - July 20th
ENG 102 - Intro to Literature - Online - May 28th - July 26th
ENG 113 - Intro to Humanities -Online - May 28th - July 26th
ENG 117 - Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies - Online - 7/8 - 8/16
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.
ENG 210 - Beginning Creative Writing - Online - Session 1: 5/28 - 7/15; Session 2: 7/8 - 8/16
An introductory writing course that focuses on the knowledge, attitudes, and techniques essential to successful creative writing. It is open to writers and aspiring writers of various levels of ability providing course prerequisites have been met. Genres treated include poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. While much of the course consists of a workshop format, lectures and class discussions cover such topics as sentence effectiveness, writer's block, dynamics of language, metaphor, meter, characterization, plotting, dialogue, narrative point of view, scene construction, revision, and publication. Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of B- or better, or permission of instructor. Offered pass/fail or for a letter grade at the option of the instructor.
ENG 226 - Summer Reading List - Online - May 28th - August 16th
A self-designed, self-paced, reading-intensive course in which students tackle the literary classics they've always wanted to read. From a Master List of major texts in American and British literature, students select their own summer reading lists that match guidelines provided by the instructor. Students then take individualized quizzes online at any time during the summer. This class entails a heavy reading load, but it does not require papers, participation or attendance. The entire emphasis is on a student's reading experience. Students can take this course up to two times. Prerequisite: one 100-level literature course, or permission of instructor.
GEO 101 - Intro to Geography - Online - July 8th - August 16th
A course designed to introduce the student to world regional geography by studying developed and developing realms. Also surveyed are topical or systematic fields including geomorphology, climatology, geography of development, and urban, historical, economic, cultural, medical, population, resource and political geography.
HEA 215 - Medical Terminology - Online - May 28th - August 16th
HTY 301 - Maine & Local History - Online - May 28th - July 5th
A chronological survey of Maine's economic, cultural, and political life from prehistory to the present. Themes include the impact of national developments on Maine, the role of location and physical environment in shaping life here, and sources of internal tension and division. Independent research on local history is a major component of the course. Prerequisite: HTY 115 or HTY 116, or permission of instructor.
HTY 320 - Comparative Slavery - Online - July 8th - August 16th
HUM 113 - Intro to Humanities - Online - May 28th - July 26th
Introduction to representative works across the humanities: literature, visual art, music, theater, and philosophy. Though the major emphasis falls on literature, half of the class focuses on the other disciplines. With primary interest in the Western tradition, non-Western cultures will also be examined. Students will investigate the ways works speak for and against the times that created them. The study promotes independent thinking skills and cultivates careful communication. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or permission of instructor.
MAN 313 - Managerial Decision Making - Online - May 28th - Aug 16th
This course provides an examination of the issues of decision making including personal style, the external environment and internal political, cultural and ethical forces that affect the decision-making process in organizations. It goes beyond the understanding level of the introductory management courses to the level of application. Students develop both strategic and tactical problem-solving skills using cases and decision-making formulae. Prerequisite: Junior level or permission of instructor.
MAN 318 - Human Behavior in Organizations - Online - May 28th - July 5th
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.
MAR 101 - Marketing & Entrepreneurship - Online - May 28th - August 16th
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.
MAR 324 - Consumer Behavior - Online - May 28th - July 5th
PHI 201 - Ethics - Online - May 28th - July 5th
PSY 201 - Developmental Psychology - Online - May 28th - July 5th
A course concerned with the description and psychological explanation of changes in an individual's behavior and mental processes as a result of biological and experiential factors. Overviews of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development are provided. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor.
PSY 224 - Community Psychology & Environment - Online - July 8th - August 16th
Some synchronous webcam meetings
This course utilizes the framework of community psychology to analyze human relationships with the physical environment, as well as social, cultural and economic environments. Community psychology focuses on understanding humans in communities. The discipline is also heavily influenced by public health and focused community-level prevention and intervention strategies. The course will also focus on relationships between people's well-being, social justice and environmental issues, such as the relationship between health, poverty, and pollution. Prerequisite: PSY 110 and CMY 101 or permission of instructor.
PSY 230 - Abnormal Psychology - Online - May 28th - July 5th
A course designed to provide an overview of the area of abnormal psychology and to introduce the student to different theoretical models, classifications, origins, and treatments of abnormal behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 110 and sophomore standing, or permission of instructor.
PSY 329 - Trauma & Recovery - Online - July 8th - Aug 16th
Some synchronous webcam meetings
This course will introduce students to concepts of trauma, as well as resiliency and recovery. The psychological term trauma describes significant events that are usually devastating, life-threatening and shocking. Traumatic events can have on-going impacts on people's thinking, feeling and behavior. This course will include information of types of traumatic experience (i.e. assault, sexual abuse, motor vehicle accidents, combat experience or natural disaster), basic knowledge and skills used in assessment and screening of trauma, and an overview of services and supports for people who have experienced trauma. Historical, social and cultural factors which impact our understanding of trauma will also be addressed, as well as trauma's social and physiological impact. This course is required for full MHRT certification. Prerequisite: PSY 211, or permission of instructor.
PSY 335 - Forensic Psychology - Online- May 28th - July 5th
Forensic psychology is the application of psychological principles and techniques within a legal setting. This course will focus on ways in which psychologists work within legal contexts and how psychological techniques inform civil and criminal legal proceedings. Topics include the role of expert witnesses, determination of competency to stand trial, issues informing legal decisions on child custody, assessment of malingering, determination of civil competencies, assessing offenders, use of interrogation techniques and ethical issues that arise in this field. This course is appropriate for students interested in careers in criminal justice, as well as students who plan to work in health and human services with clients who are court-involved or adjudicated. Prerequisites: PSY 110 and sophomore standing, or permission of instructor.
SED 310 - Dimensions of Exceptionalities in the Classroom - Online - 7/8 - 8/16
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.
SED 320 - Special Education Law - Online - May 28th - July 5th
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.
SED 355 - Transitional Issues for Students with Disabilities - Online - May 28th - July 5th
SED 365 - Differentiated Instructional Strategies - Online - May 28th - July 5th
SED 380 - Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Online - May 28th - July 5th
SOC 114 - Intro to Sociology - Online - May 28th - July 5th
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.
"Mainers in Exile" tuition special for former UMM in-state students who are currently living out-of-state: if you wish to re-admit and complete your UMM degree online, you may now do so at the in-state rate!