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Here’s an idea of what UMM offers during spring semesters.  This page will be updated before registration time…

Check out the classes available through Distance Learning for Spring 2018!

The mode key follows the course list.

Mode

Class#

Subject

Description

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Professor

CR

I 82505 UMM ACC201 Financial Accounting 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 French 3
W 82506 ACC201 Financial Accounting 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 French 3
W 83055 ANT101 Cultural Anthropology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Rhodes 3
H/L 85782 ANT313 Political Ecology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Johnson 3
C 83072 UMM ASL102 Intermediate Sign Language 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Koch 3
W 83075 BEH450 Senior Project 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Schnieders 3
W 83065/83068 BIO 117 This is Life! General Biology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Heck 4
I 82511 UMM BUS106 Intro to Personal & Business Finance 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
W 82507 BUS106 Intro to Personal & Business Finance 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
I 82512 UMM BUS111 Intro to Business & Entrepreneurship 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
W 82513 BUS111 Intro to Business & Entrepreneurship 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
L 91090 UMM BUS212 Business Communications 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 82508 BUS212 Business Communications 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
L 91464 UMM BUS222 Business Law II 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 82510 BUS222 Business Law II 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
L 91089 UMM BUS334 International Business 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 82509 BUS334 International Business 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 83077 CMY101 Intro to Community Studies 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Day 3
W 82517 CSE115 Business Spreadsheet Applications 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Dubey 3
I 82519 UMM ECO202 Microeconomics 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Reisman 3
W 82520 ECO202 Microeconomics 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Reisman 3
W 82531 ELA101 Recreation & Wellness Seminar 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Douglas 3
W 83135 ELA342 Humans & Nature 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Johnson 3
W 83098 ENG101 Composition 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Hepler 3
W 83101 ENG118 Children & Young Adult Contemporary Literature 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Hepler 3
W 83187 ENV213 Environmental Ethics & Values 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Crittenden 3
W 83181/83182 GIS230 GIS Applications I 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Johnson 4
W 83183/83184 GIS312 Municipal Applications of GIS 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Colby-George 3
W 83195/83196 GIS330 GIS Applications II 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Johnson 4
W 83191 HTY115 World History to 1500 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Cole 3
I 82533 UMM HTY307 American Economic History 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Reisman 3
W 82534 HTY307 American Economic History 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Reisman 3
W 83198 HTY320 20th Century American History Through Film 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Cole 3
W 82570 MAN301 Management 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
I 82571 UMM MAN325 Finance 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
W 82572 MAN325 Finance 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
W 82573 MAN332 Human Resource Management 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Tropea 3
I 82574 UMM MAN406 Entrepreneurship 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
W 82575 MAN406 Entrepreneurship 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Driscoll 3
L 82719 UMM MAR101 Marketing & Entrepreneurship 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 82720 MAR101 Marketing & Entrepreneurship 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 83202 MAT12 Beginning Algebra 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Dayton 3
W 83219 MAT105 Contemporary Mathematics 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Swain 3
W 83227 MAT113 Intro to Statistics 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Roberts 3
W 83235 MTR101 Meteorology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 McNally 4
L 83233 MUS104 Music in Film–20th Century & Beyond 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Kryszak 3
W 83234 MUS104 Music in Film–20th Century & Beyond 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Kryszak 3
W 83319 PHI213 Environmental Ethics 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Crittenden 3
W 83352 PSY104 Fundamentals of Animal-Assisted Therapy 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Hecht 3
W 83376 PSY110 Intro to Psychology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Anderson 3
H/C 83422 UMM PSY200 Behavioral Health Professional 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Koch 4
W 83422 PSY200 Behavioral Health Professional 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Koch 4
W 83423 PSY201 Developmental Psychology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Litman 3
W 83425 PSY214 Psychology of Prejudice 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Anderson 3
W 83426 PSY222 Psychology Professions & Ethics 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Crittenden 3
W 83455 PSY327 Chemical Dependency 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Lane 3
C 83457 UMM PSY332 Crisis Identification & Resolution 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Schnieders 3
W 83992 PSY420 Learning & Memory 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Litman 3
I 84235 UMM PSY442 Physiological Psychology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Kuntz 3
W 84263 PSY442 Physiological Psychology 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Kuntz 3
I 82735 UMM REM213 Principles of Coaching 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Alley 3
W 90499 REM213 Principles of Coaching 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Alley 3
W 82788 SED370 Teaching Reading & Writing to Students with Special Needs 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 McCurry 3
C 82812 UMM SED435 Program Planning for Students with Disabilities 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Neureuther 3
W 82813 SED435 Program Planning for Students with Disabilities 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Neureuther 3
C 82931 UMM SED445 Behavioral Support & Intervention 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Ball 3
W 82932 SED445 Behavioral Support & Intervention 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Ball 3
W 84351 SOC320 Sociology of Poverty 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Feeney 3
W 84858 SPE105 Professional Online Communication 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Bragg 3
W 84949 SSC420 Research Methods & Design 1/22/18 – 5/4/18 Anderson 4

 

MODE KEY

C Compressed Video (Delivered in real time to UMS campuses and University College sites and centers throughout Maine.)
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 UMS campuses and University College sites and centers throughout Maine.)
L Live link (Join in real time from your computer via video-conferencing software like Google Hangouts, etc.)
W Web-based course (May contain video lectures from live-class meetings or other web sources.)

Course Descriptions – Spring 2018

ACC 201 – Financial Accounting – Interactive Television – M 5:30-6:45PM 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. CR3. Rhonda French. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled
in the web section. The recording is available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by
appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ANT 101 – 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. CR3. Kharyssa Rhodes. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ANT 313 – Political Ecology – In person or live link M 5:30-6:50PM – Hybrid

The field of political ecology examines and attempts to explain the political dimensions of human-environment relations. This course introduces the field, its history, methods, and perspectives, and applies its principles and perspectives to understanding, managing and resolving real-world, environment-related problems. Students conduct a research project on an issue pertinent to Downeast Maine such as wild salmon restoration, climate change adaptation or land use management. They analyze the topic, applying perspectives and analytical methods of political ecology, and develop recommendations that take into account a range of environmental and social dimensions. Prerequisite: ANT 101 or ELA 112, or permission of instructor. CR3. Tora Johnson. Students may attend the class in person or via Google Hangout. There is also a web component to the class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. This course uses Google Apps.

ASL 102 – Intermediate Sign Language – Compressed Video – Th 4:00-6:45PM

Following the Introduction to Sign Language, this course serves as the second half of the sign language sequence. The intermediate-level course utilizes the immersion-style teaching method. A silent classroom where signed ASL will be the only form of communication will be maintained for the duration of the course. Prerequisite: ASL 101 or permission of the instructor. CR3. Barbara Koch. Although this class is recorded, live attendance is required. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BEH 450 – Senior Project – ONLINE

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. Independent inquiry and formal presentations to the class are important components of this course for both peers and the community. This course includes a Service-Learning and Community Engaged (SL/CE) component. Prerequisite: Senior standing, SSC 420 and COE 313. CR3. Lori Schnieders. This course is delivered online but with some synchronous class meetings. The instructor will work with students’ schedules. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Additional online participation is through the professor’s web site. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BIO 117 – 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 cellularity, homeostasis, growth, development, reproduction, genetics, response to stimuli, ecology and evolution. The inquiry-based laboratory provides opportunities for students to participate in hands-on investigations into these topics. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. CR4. Heather Heck. Online computer use required. Computers are available at
University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available
at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BUS 106 – Intro to Personal & Business Finance – Interactive Television – W
4:00-5:15PM or ONLINE

This course will provide students with a foundational understanding for making informed personal financial decisions. Topics include: managing personal finances, tax issues, insurance, annuities, inflation and recession, credit, budgeting, financial planning, home ownership, bank accounts, investments and social insurance programs. This course will also provide the foundation students need to understand and discuss the language of routine financial activities in the business sector, and provide a solid foundation for future studies. CR3 William Driscoll. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recording is available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BUS 111 – Intro to Business & Entrepreneurship – Interactive Television – Tu
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. CR3 William Driscoll. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recording is available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BUS 212 – Business Communications – In person, live link W 5:30-6:45PM or ONLINE

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. A second focus in communication is on social media and its applicable marketing and online engagement strategies. Prerequisite: ENG 101. CR3. Rebecca Bragg. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recording is available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BUS 222 – Business Law II – In person, live link W 4:00-5:15PM or ONLINE

A course designed for continued emphasis on the legal principles governing business transactions. Special emphasis is given to commercial paper, real and personal property, bailments, agency and employment. Prerequisite: BUS 221. CR3. Rebecca Bragg. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recording is available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites
statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

BUS 334 – International Business – In person, live link Tu 5:30-6:45PM or ONLINE

This course introduces students to the global business environment and the challenges and opportunities managers face in an international context. Students learn about cultural, geographic, economic, political and legal forces affecting international business and the implications for managers. Students examine the theories and practice of international trade, foreign investment and foreign currency exchange, and learn about strategies and procedures for conducting business internationally. Prerequisite: BUS 111 and ECO 201, or permission of instructor. CR3. Rebecca Bragg. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recording is available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

CMY 101 – Intro to Community Studies – ONLINE

Community is both a fundamental concept and a unit of study in the social sciences. Through an examination of communities past and present the course surveys developments that have shaped the nature and workings of community and it reviews the theories and methodologies that social scientists have developed for community research. The course will be concerned primarily with communities of place with emphasis on the northeastern United Stated, although the concepts and methods discussed could be applied to other forms of community (communities of interest, virtual communities and others). In addition to lectures, media presentations and other in-class activities, students will participate in an applied community-based project. Course assignments may include reading and writing tasks and a hands-on project that will focus on the construction of a local community profile. CR3. Matthew Day. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

CSE 115 – 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. CR3. Nickey Dubey. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ECO 202 – Microeconomics – Interactive Television – T/Th 7:30-8:45AM or ONLINE

An analysis of the behavior and interaction of fundamental economic entities: households and firms. Topics include demand and supply, competition, monopoly, labor markets, international trade, and environmental policy. Prerequisite: sophomore standing and MAT 12 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. CR3. Jon Reisman. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ELA 101 – Recreation & Wellness Seminar – ONLINE

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. CR3. Mark Douglass Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites
statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ELA 342 – Humans & Nature – 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. CR3. Tora Johnson. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Students must be able to stream YouTube videos. This course uses Google Apps.

ENG 101 – 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. CR3. Heather Hepler. Online computer use
required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers
statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ENG 118 – Children & Young Adult Contemporary Literature – ONLINE

Introduction to award-winning works of contemporary writers from around the world. This course allows students to feel part of a living tradition of writing, to understand the artistic and technical concerns of contemporary writing, and the ideas and attitudes conveyed in that writing. The course is important both for those pursuing historical studies and criticism, and for those engaged in creative writing. Contemporary Literature will help students acquire an appreciation for good literature and the tools to help them understand and enjoy that literature more fully. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or permission of instructor. CR3. Heather Hepler. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University
of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC
sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

ENV 213 – Environmental Ethics & Values – ONLINE

This course exposes students to the deeper philosophical questions related to many of the more important environmental and ecological issues, including an examination of the historical and spiritual aspects of these questions. Students explore and discuss their own values related to the natural environment and ecological issues, and examine their values as they relate to other viewpoints. They examine such basic topics as human’s role in nature, our stewardship of Earth, and our connection with the natural environment through a sense of place. Prerequisite: ENG 101; ENV 112 is also recommended. CR3. Charles Crittenden. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

GIS 230 – GIS Applications I – ONLINE

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. CR4. Tora Johnson. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software; see system requirements at http://bit.ly/arcgis10_2_sysreq Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. This course uses Google Apps.

GIS 312 – Municipal Applications of GIS – ONLINE

This hands-on course provides the basic skills needed to use geographic information systems software, data and analysis to manage municipal land records, support decision-making in local government and create zoning maps. Students will primarily use ArcGIS software, the industry standard; the class will also explore low- and no-cost GIS software appropriate for municipal applications. Students complete a service project for a real-world client, applying course skills and content. The class will include streaming lectures, hands-on lab exercises and real-world assignments and projects. Students must have a computer that meets or exceeds the system requirements for ArcGIS software and has a broadband internet connection, or they must do required exercises and assignments in the laboratory. A one-year student software license is provided. Prerequisite: GIS 230, or permission of instructor. CR3.
Judy Colby-George. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software; see system requirements at http://bit.ly/arcgis10_2_sysreq Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. This course uses Google Apps.

GIS 330 – GIS 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. CR4. Tora Johnson. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software; see system requirements at http://bit.ly/arcgis10_2_sysreq Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. This course uses Google Apps.

HTY 115 – 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. Prerequisite: ENG 101, as pre- or co-requisite. CR3. Lori Cole. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

HTY 307 – American Economic History – Interactive Television – W 7:30-8:45AM or ONLINE

An examination of the development and growth of the United States economy from Native American settlements to the present. Topics include sectoral history (finance, transport, maritime, etc.), the economics of war and slavery, the depression, post-war policies and prospects for the future. CR3. Jon Reisman. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

HTY 320 – 20th Century American History Through Film – ONLINE

This course is organized around a particular theme or issue that spans different times and locations. The course, which may be taken more than once, allows students to pursue the study of topics not covered in-depth in other courses. Recent offerings have included Tyrannies of the Twentieth Century, Comparative Slavery, and the British Empire. Prerequisite: HTY 115 or HTY 116, or permission of instructor. CR3. Lori Cole. Students must be able to stream videos. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAN 301 – Management – ONLINE

Designed to present management as a science, an art, and a profession. The course emphasizes both the theoretical and the practical, presenting management as a process of utilizing organizational resources to achieve specific objectives through the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. CR3. William Driscoll. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAN 325 – Finance – Interactive Television – W 9:00-10:15AM or ONLINE

A course designed to acquaint students with financial operations, management and investment planning, and technique analysis. Subject areas include debt vs. equity financing; short, intermediate, and long term capital structuring; and qualitative and quantitative decision making. Prerequisite: ACC 201, or permission of instructor. CR3. William Driscoll. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAN 332 – Human Resource Management – ONLINE

A study of basic principles and procedures relating to the personnel department: job analysis and evaluation, incentives, employment, placement and training, employee services, labor relations and government regulations. Prerequisite: MAN 301. CR3. Robert Tropea. Online computer use required.
Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide.
Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAN 406 – Entrepreneurship – Interactive Television – W 2:30-3:45PM or ONLINE

A course designed to build upon the small business management skills acquired through the Small Business Management course. Emphasis is upon the application of these skills in the process of discovery, evaluation and entry into entrepreneurial opportunities. A business plan will be developed and presented in this course. Prerequisite: MAN 221, senior standing, or permission of instructor. CR3. William Driscoll. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAR 101 – Marketing & Entrepreneurship – In person, live link Tu 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. CR3. Rebecca Bragg. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Students may attend the class in real time via Google Hangout. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAT 12 – Beginning Algebra – ONLINE

An introduction to the language and skills used for quantitative problem solving in all fields of inquiry and for subsequent work in mathematics. Topics include problem-solving skills, algebraic equations, inequalities, functions, polynomials, and systems of equations and inequalities. Prerequisite: initial placement or by completing MAT 9 with a minimum grade of C-. CR3. Marti Dayton. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAT 105 – Contemporary Mathematics – ONLINE

A course to provide familiarity with topics of mathematics that are noted for their contemporary practicality in non-technical areas, are important concepts in current public discourse, or have a rich aesthetic value. Topics include voting systems, population growth, fractals, chaos, and game theory. Prerequisite: demonstrated proficiency in MAT 12. CR3. Stuart Swain. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MAT 113 – 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. CR3. Cynthia Roberts. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MTR 101 – 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. CR4. Louis McNally. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

MUS 104 – Music in Film-20th Century & Beyond – In person, live link M 6:00-7:20PM or ONLINE

An Interdisciplinary Fine Arts course designed to introduce students to the wide scope of music supporting one hundred years of film (1915-2015). The goal is a deepened musical literacy within the context of the film medium. The scope includes music already recognized by the student but not known (i.e. The Shining, 2001: A space Odyssey) to music by contemporary artists (i.e. Trent Reznor, Beck) to the great tradition of orchestral film composers like Bernard Hermann and James Horner. CR3. Alan Kryszak. Students may attend the class in real time via Google Hangout. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PHI 213 – Environmental Ethics – ONLINE

A multidisciplinary look at philosophical, psychological, economic, scientific, spiritual and cultural world views and theories about the environment. Diverse topics include animal rights, global warming, pollution, population, war, oil, ecocentric vs anthropocentric, Gaia Theory and more. The course covers a rich spectrum of topics that connect human behavior and attitudes to the Earth across many dimensions and seeks to help students use ethical analysis to work through the complexity in search of solutions. CR3. Charles Crittenden. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 104 – Fundamentals of Animal-Assisted Therapy – ONLINE

Introduction to animal-assisted therapy, including history and evidence-based research. The course will cover physical (i.e. fine and gross motor skills, balance and other mobility issues) and psychological benefits from animal-assisted activities, education (i.e. Reading with Rover) and intervention. Guidance on using animal-assisted therapy with children, families and the elderly, in counseling and psychotherapy settings and for treating a variety of specific disorders will be provided. Students will learn how to design and implement animal-assisted interventions and about the efficacy of animal-assisted therapy with different disorders and patient populations. The importance of species selection for therapeutic modalities, animal care and zoonotic concerns are addressed. CR3. Katherine Hecht. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 110 – 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. CR3.
Uriah Anderson. Students will need to be able to view YouTube videos. Online computer use required.
Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide.
Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 200 – Behavioral Health Professional – Compressed Video – M 4:00-6:45PM

This course introduces skills and knowledge needed for working in the role of Behavioral Health Professional with children and their families. Content covered includes working in clients’ homes, basics of child development and family functioning, impacts of trauma, creating individual treatment plans, community resources, observing behavior and foundations of instruction. This course is part of the requirements for becoming a certified Behavioral Health Professional. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or ENG 101, or permission of instructor. CR4. Barbara Koch. Additional online participation is required. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 201 – Developmental Psychology – ONLINE

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. CR3. Jordan Litman. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of
Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites
statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 214 – 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. CR3. Uriah Anderson. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 222 – Psychology Professions & Ethics – ONLINE

This course provides an overview of the professions and ethics associated with psychology. Students will be introduced to psychology professions in healthcare, public policy, the legal system, education, research and industry. The American Psychological Association’s Ethics code will be introduced, critically examined and used to discuss ethical tensions that arise in various psychology professions. The role of informed consent and internal review boards will be addressed. Prerequisites: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR3. Charles Crittenden. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 327 – Chemical Dependency – ONLINE

This course introduces the student to basic information concerning chemical dependency. A survey of historical and present-day perspectives on alcohol and drug abuse and addiction in society and the workplace will be covered. The mechanism of drug action and the nature of addiction including the psychological, physiological, behavioral and social effects of alcohol and other drugs will be covered in depth. The role of the counselor in substance abuse prevention, substance abuse addiction identification and treatment will be addressed. Alcoholics Anonymous and other self-help groups, programs and treatment modalities are addressed. While the major focus of the course is on alcohol and drug abuse, substance abuse in special populations is addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 110 and PSY 211, or permission of instructor. CR3. Frank Lane. PSY 327 is a prerequisite for PSY 351 Chemical Dependency & Dual Diagnosis Counseling. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 332 – 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. CR3. Lori Schnieders. This class is not recorded. Students must attend in real time. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 420 – Learning & Memory – ONLINE

A study of experimental analyses of animal and human learning from various perspectives within psychology. Topics include conditioning; different types of learning; encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory; and neural mechanisms of learning and memory. Prerequisite: PSY 110, MAT 113, or permission of instructor. CR3. Jordan Litman. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

PSY 442 – Physiological Psychology – Interactive Television – M 9:00-11:45AM or ONLINE

Introduction to the anatomical and physiological bases of behavior. Topics include learning, sensation, motivation, emotion, and psychopathology as revealed by a physiological perspective. Prerequisite: BIO 110 or BIO 111 or BIO 117, and MAT 113, PSY 110, and junior standing; or permission of instructor. CR3. Lois-Ann Kuntz. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

REM 213 – Principles of Coaching – Interactive Television – W 1:00-2:1 5PM or ONLINE

A course to provide students with the basic competencies to teach and coach sports (usually soccer and basketball) in recreational as well as school situations. Activities include development of a philosophy, certification of coaches, and a study of the athletic educator. An in-depth look at the game including fitness, techniques, tactics and systems is taken. Each sport is approached from building the complete program. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. CR3. Troy Alley. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

SED 370 – Teaching Reading & Writing for Students with Special Needs – ONLINE

This course will facilitate the development of competencies related to the identification of diverse reading and writing skills and the development of appropriate individualized instructional goals and methods for individuals with exceptionalities in reading and writing. A practicum experience is a requirement of the course. Prerequisite: SED 201 or permission of instructor. CR3. Christi McCurry. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

SED 435 – Program Planning for Students with Disabilities – Compressed Video – W 4:00-6:45PM or ONLINE

Students will develop an understanding of the process by which students are found eligible for special education services, and how to plan appropriate individualized education programs (IEPs) for students who are eligible for special education services. Legal and procedural requirements of program planning are reviewed, and an emphasis is placed upon applying evaluation results to the development of a professional IEP. Communication and collaboration in collaborative group work is emphasized. Prerequisite: SED 201 or permission of instructor. CR3. Jan Neureuther. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

SED 445 – Behavioral Support & Intervention – Compressed Video – 1:00-3:45PM or ONLINE

This course provides instruction in a variety of behavior strategies, including the development of social skills. Emphasis is placed on students with disabilities in a broad range of educational environments. Proactive systems of behavior intervention, management and modification are examined to target specific behaviors while providing an environment that encourages inclusion, self-advocacy and increased independence. Methods of data collection and analysis are explored throughout this course. Prerequisite: EDU 216 or SED 201 or permission of instructor. CR3. Heather Ball. Viewing streamed video lectures is required for students enrolled in the web section. The recordings are available to but not required for students who are present for the live class. Synchronous attendance of some classes is required using Skype. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

SOC 320 – 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. CR3. Pamela Feeney. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

SPE 105 – Professional Online Communication – ONLINE

Students will investigate and put into practice the various styles and methods of communicating publicly utilizing online technologies. Students will learn the skills relevant to good speech communication: conceptualization, organization, techniques of generating interest, the use of audio-visual aids, audience inclusion and involvement and overcoming performance apprehension. CR3. Rebecca Bragg. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/

SSC 420 – Research Methods & Design – ONLINE

A course designed to nurture an appreciation and understanding for the manner in which any question of interest can be methodically approached and possibly answered by applying a set of sequential methods. Students learn how to find information, read journal articles, pose research questions, select appropriate methods, select participants, select appropriate designs and statistical analyses, report research findings, and do the above in the most ethical manner. The primary goals in this course are for each student to gain experience with conducting research and writing research reports for a community partner. This course includes a Service-Learning and Community Engaged (SL/CE) component. During the semester, students are expected to make periodic progress reports on their projects, culminating in formal (convention-style) presentations to the class and community partners. Prerequisite: MAT 113, junior standing, or permission of instructor. CR4. Uriah Anderson. Students must be able to stream YouTube videos. Students are required to make videos using phone, webcam or camcorder. Please contact Linda Schofield (lschof@maine.edu) with questions. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University of Maine campuses and at University College centers statewide. Computers are also available at UC sites statewide by appointment. Access BlackBoard at https://bb.courses.maine.edu/