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ABU 190 - USM Spreadsheet & Problem SolvingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An examination of problem-solving techniques using modern computer applications software. Primary focus is on the use of electronic spreadsheets as a problem-solving tool, including proper spreadsheet model design and the use of appropriate graphical representation of model results. Other computer problem-solving software is examined. Interpretation and effective communication of results, both written and oral, are practiced. Prerequisite: MAT 101 or equivalent proficiency and computer literacy. CR 3. Thomas B MacDonald    Class Number: 2148

Class Notes: This is an online course with 3 proctored exams. The non-exam meetings will be online live classes using Adobe Connect (an advanced virtual classroom technology that allows for synchronous live courses over the Web including audio). The classes are give

ACC 110 - USM Financial Accounting Information for Decision MakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is designed to help students appreciate the role of accountants in providing information helpful to decisions of investors, creditors, government regulators, and others, and how that information can be used. Emphasis is on understanding the meaning and value of the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows. The role of the auditor, internal controls, and ethical issues are examined. The annual report is used to explore how corporations apply accounting principles in presentations to the public. Prerequisites: minimum of 12 earned credit hours and evidence of successfully meeting the University writing and mathematics proficiency requirements. CR 3. Douglas G Chene    Class Number: 3078

Class Notes: Some seats in this section are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only. This online course requires a proctored final examination.

ACC 201 - UMM Financial AccountingONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Rhonda H French    Class Number: 11892

ACC 314 - UMM QuickBooks Accounting for EntrepreneursONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Rhonda H French    Class Number: 11893

ACC 329 - USM Accounting Information SystemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores the theory and tools needed to select, use, set up internal controls for, and obtain information from accounting systems. The basic debits and credits of double-entry accounting are reviewed using a manual practice set that includes preparing typical business documents. The business activities performed in the expenditure, production, and revenue cycles are covered together with the documents, internal controls, and reporting needs relevant to each cycle. Significant emphasis is placed on the effects of error on financial reports, the controls needed to prevent and detect errors in accounting systems, and the correction of system errors. The use of small business accounting software is introduced. Students use accounting software to set up accounts, process transactions, and produce managerial and standard financial accounting reports. Prerequisites: ACC 211 (C- or higher), ACC 301 (or concurrent), and junior standing. Spring only. Cr 3. CR 3. Douglas G Chene    Class Number: 1051

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings will be held1/14,2/11,3/4,18,4/15,22,29,5/6.

ACC 329 - USM Accounting Information SystemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores the theory and tools needed to select, use, set up internal controls for, and obtain information from accounting systems. The basic debits and credits of double-entry accounting are reviewed using a manual practice set that includes preparing typical business documents. The business activities performed in the expenditure, production, and revenue cycles are covered together with the documents, internal controls, and reporting needs relevant to each cycle. Significant emphasis is placed on the effects of error on financial reports, the controls needed to prevent and detect errors in accounting systems, and the correction of system errors. The use of small business accounting software is introduced. Students use accounting software to set up accounts, process transactions, and produce managerial and standard financial accounting reports. Prerequisites: ACC 211 (C- or higher), ACC 301 (or concurrent), and junior standing. Spring only. Cr 3. CR 3. Douglas G Chene    Class Number: 1049

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings will be held 1/14,2/11,3/4,18,4/15,22,29,5/6.

ACC 418 - USM Principles of Fraud ExaminationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the subject of fraud from both management and accounting perspectives. Utilizing a variety of techniques including text, lecture, case studies, guest speakers, and occasional videos, the course seeks to familiarize students with the conditions that facilitate fraud, the profile of the fraud perpetrator, common types of fraud, and methods of prevention, detection, and resolution. Numerous historical cases of fraud are examined. Students are brought to appreciate the prevalence of fraud in current society as well as the almost innumerable ways in which it can be committed. Students entering the business world are provided a perspective for understanding. Prerequisites: ACC 110 (C- or higher) and junior standing. Limited offerings. Cr 3. CR 3. John Sanders    Class Number: 3981

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings are TBD.

ADS 300 - USM Ethics and Youth with ExceptionalitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
There are two major "outliers" when discussing youth: youth with disabilities and youth who are gifted and talented. In addition, there is a fascinating subset of these two groups, which is youth who are dually exceptional, having both a disability and gifts and talents. Through the use of case studies and court decision analysis, panel discussions, and reflections this course will focus on these three groups of youth and how they are marginalized in general society, and in educational settings. This course will explore why and how these youth are marginalized and how the marginalization of them is continued in mainstream society and by others, many times unconsciously. This course requires a four-hour field placement working with youth with exceptionalities. CR 3. Julie Alexandrin    Class Number: 2618

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Tuesdays 11-12:15. Class will meeting in Brooks Student Center Presidential and Faculty Dining.

ADS 300 - USM Ethics and Youth with ExceptionalitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
There are two major "outliers" when discussing youth: youth with disabilities and youth who are gifted and talented. In addition, there is a fascinating subset of these two groups, which is youth who are dually exceptional, having both a disability and gifts and talents. Through the use of case studies and court decision analysis, panel discussions, and reflections this course will focus on these three groups of youth and how they are marginalized in general society, and in educational settings. This course will explore why and how these youth are marginalized and how the marginalization of them is continued in mainstream society and by others, many times unconsciously. This course requires a four-hour field placement working with youth with exceptionalities. CR 3. James A Curry    Class Number: 2783

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Tuesdays 11-12:15. Class will meeting in Brooks Student Center Presidential and Faculty Dining.

AME 389 - UMA Topics in American Studies: Girls on Fire: Gender, Culture, and Justice in YAONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A comparative, critical, interdisciplinary course that explores a particular topic in American culture and politics. Prerequisite: WGS 101W or AME 201w or permission of instructor. CR 3. Sarah Hentges    Class Number: 7310

Class Notes: A cultural studies course that puts contemporary American literature, and the specialized genre of young adult dystopia in social, cultural, and political context. We'll consider the ways in which female protagonists--teen girls--navigate power, corruptio

AMS 450 - USM Principles of ImmunologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to the fundamentals of immunology, especially as they relate to human diseases. Topics include history of immunology, basic elements of immune systems, principles of natural and acquired immunity, cellular and molecular basis of B cell and T cell development and diversity, and clinical aspects of immunology. Prerequisites: CHY 105 or CHY 115, junior standing, and grade of C- or higher in either BIO 109 or BIO 211; or permission of instructor. CR 3. Ah-Kau Ng    Class Number: 12193

AMS 492 - USM Molecular Methods in ToxicologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces students to fundamental and state¿of¿the¿art molecular methods in toxicology. Representative methods are studied for exposure assessment, effects on gene expression, DNA damage and mutagenesis. Selected toxicants are studied through the primary literature to illustrate the application of these methods. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the theory underlying these methods and gain insight into their strengths and limitations. Prerequisites: AMS 490 or permission of the instructor. CR 3. Xie Hong    Class Number: 2673

Class Notes: Currently, this class is closed to enrollment. We plan to open this section soon. The time/place listed is the current best estimate of when this section will be offered.

AMS 494 - USM Marine Mammal Biology & ToxicologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the biology of cetaceans, pinnipeds, and other marine mammals and the impact of toxic exposures to them. General adaptations to a marine existence; reproduction; diving physiology; communication and echolocation; feeding and migratory behavior; the role of genetics in conservation and the threats of the major classes of toxic chemicals to marine mammals are considered. is an intensive review of the principles and practice of genetic toxicology. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the major taxonomic groups of extant marine mammal groups, the physiological adaptations of marine mammals to a marine environment, the anatomic and acoustic basis of echolocation in cetaceans, the major toxicological and anthropogenic threats to marine mammals. This course is taught as a blended classroom/online course. Students are required to study required readings and participate in directed activities. Students will be evaluated based on participation in class, research projects, weekly assignments and from the midterm and final exams. CR 4.    Class Number: 7432

Class Notes: Currently, this class is closed to enrollment. We plan to open this section soon. The time/place listed is the current best estimate of when this section will be offered.

AMS 593 - USM Molecular Methods in ToxicologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces students to fundamental and state-of-the-art molecular methods in toxicology. Representative methods are studied for exposure assessment, effects on gene expression, DNA damage and mutagenesis. Selected toxicants are studied through the primary literature to illustrate the application of these methods. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the theory underlying these methods and gain insight into their strengths and limitations. Prerequisites: AMS 590 or permission of the instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Xie Hong    Class Number: 2514

Class Notes: Currently, this class is closed to enrollment. We plan to open this section soon. The time/place listed is the current best estimate of when this section will be offered.

AMS 594 - USM Marine Mammal Biology & ToxicologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the biology of cetaceans, pinnipeds, and other marine mammals and the impact of toxic exposures to them. General adaptations to a marine existence; reproduction; diving physiology; communication and echolocation; feeding and migratory behavior; the role of genetics in conservation and the threats of the major classes of toxic chemicals to marine mammals are considered. is an intensive review of the principles and practice of genetic toxicology. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the major taxonomic groups of extant marine mammal groups, the physiological adaptations of marine mammals to a marine environment, the anatomic and acoustic basis of echolocation in cetaceans, the major toxicological and anthropogenic threats to marine mammals. This course is taught as a blended classroom/online course. Students are required to study required readings and participate in directed activities. Students will be evaluated based on participation in class, research projects, weekly assignments and from the midterm and final exams. CR 4.    Class Number: 7433

Class Notes: Currently, this class is closed to enrollment. We plan to open this section soon. The time/place listed is the current best estimate of when this section will be offered.

ANT 100 - UMFK Introduction to AnthropologyONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 9
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None. The course will cover the four fields of anthropology: physical, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural. It will cover humans as primates, genetics, and evolution; the archeological record; language, food acquisition, economics and political systems, group formation, family systems, religious and belief systems, the role of art, ethnicity and gender, and the contemporary global culture. It will address issues common to all human groups and take a global, cross-cultural perspective. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Mariella R Squire    Class Number: 13165

ANT 101 - UMM Cultural AnthropologyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Kharyssa Rhodes    Class Number: 12366

ANT 102 - UMA Cultural AnthropologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A comparative study of culture, analyzing the nature of culture through such topics as language and communication, personality and culture, social organization and culture, and cultural change. CR 3. Kristy Feldhousen-Giles    Class Number: 3910

ANT 110 - UMPI World ReligionsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Introduction to five religions that, because of their impact on world civilizations, are known as the "great" religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Particular emphasis is given to these religions as active contributors to culture and civilization, and as shapers of current political ideologies and dilemmas. CR 3. Patricia Lynn Eldershaw    Class Number: 14628

ANT 120 - UM Religions of the WorldONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A survey of the distinctive features of the major world religions and the most studied Native American, African and aboriginal Australian religions. Focuses on the fit between myth and ritual, the problems involved in trying to understand both "from the believer's point of view," and what generalizations can be made about religion in general. CR 3. Henry L Munson    Class Number: 10547

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ANT 241 - USM Tourism and Community DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Explores relationships between tourism, economic development, and communities. Topics include strategic planning, community participation, marketing and promotion, and conflict resolution. Case studies from Maine and beyond examine positive and negative aspects of linking community development to tourism and hospitality. Required for the Minor in Tourism and Community Development. Prerequisite: EYE. Cr. 3. Tracy S Michaud-Stutzman    Class Number: 3988

ANT 249 - UM Religion and ViolenceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores the anthropology of contemporary political violence. The ethnographic study of terrorism, guerilla warfare, state terror and human rights will be complemented by examination of the ethical and methodological concerns that arise in this special ares of investigation. Prerequisite: ANT 120 CR 3. Henry L Munson    Class Number: 10618

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ANT 261 - UM Islamic FundamentalismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A survey of the distinctive ideological and social features of Islamic fundamentalist movements. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or ANT 120 CR 3. Henry L Munson    Class Number: 10619

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ANT 290 - UM Special Topics in Anthropology: American Indians and Climate ChangeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Intermediate treatment of specialized problems in anthropology with emphasis on analysis in frontier areas of anthropological research. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Darren J Ranco    Class Number: 11619

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. On-line video streamed. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ANT 299 - USM Topics: Women, Arts and Global TourismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
CR 3. Sarah Charlotte Lockridge    Class Number: 13468

Class Notes: This course explores the role of women who produce arts and crafts for the global tourist market, improving their socio-economic status, investing in their families, and contributing to community development. We will study historical and contemporary expe

ANT 316 - UM Shipwreck Sites: Archaeological and Historical InvestigationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The process of a complete shipwreck site investigation, from initial research through publication. (ANT 316 and HTY 316 are identical courses.) Prerequisite: ANT 317 or permission CR 3. Warren C Riess    Class Number: 11622

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ANT 332 - UMFK Introduction to Forensic AnthropologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None. An overview of the principles of forensic anthropology using physical anthropology in the solving of crimes. Topics covered include the types of death and trauma, causes and means of death, the process of decomposition and, skeletonization, identifying human bones, traces, and traumatic injuries to bone, the varieties of physical populations, DNA analysis, and the reconstruction of identity. 3 credit hours. Offered every 3rd Spring (2015, 2018). CR 3. Mariella R Squire    Class Number: 13150

ANT 431 - UM Folklore, the Environment and Public PolicyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines the interaction of humans with the environment from the perspective of folklore, and reviews its impact on public policy at the local, state, federal and international level. CR 3. Pauleena M Macdougall    Class Number: 11631

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ANT 452 - UM Civilization in South AsiaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An exploration into the nature of civilization in South Asia, focusing on India. The central religious tradition of Hinduism and the caste order are investigated, with complementary perspectives provided by non-Hindu traditions. The impact of colonialism and development of national identities are also considered. Anthropological views are distinguished from and supplemented by other disciplinary perspectives. Prerequisite: ANT 102 or ANT 300 CR 3. Henry L Munson    Class Number: 11638

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ARH 369 - UM Film and Video Theory Seminar: Documentary FilmONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Topics in film and video theory, with attention to their critical language, philosophical underpinnings, and social contexts, worked through in terms of select examples. Students define their own research projects, work with them over the course of the semester, present them within the forum of the seminar, and develop them as major papers. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Michael H Grillo    Class Number: 10656

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ARH 452 - UM Critical Methods in History of ArtONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This seminar immerses students within the historiography of History of Art, making them familiar with the philosophical underpinnings, historical context, rhetorical tones, critical vocabularies and intended goals of each investigative strategy. The exploration of the various methodological approaches that the field has supported includes: Connoisseurship, Iconography, Reception Theory, Marxism, Feminism, Deconstruction, Visual Linguistics and perhaps other emerging schemes. CR 3. Michael H Grillo    Class Number: 11684

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ARH 652 - UM Critical Methods in History of ArtONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Immerses students within the historiography of History of Art, familiarizing them with the philosophical underpinnings, historical context, rhetorical tones, critical vocabularies, and intended goals of each investigative strategy. The exploration of the various methodological approaches includes: Connoisseurship, Iconography, Reception Theory, Marxism, Feminism, Deconstruction, Visual Linguistics and other emerging intellectual frameworks. CR 3. Michael H Grillo    Class Number: 11690

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ART 100 - UMA Introduction to Studio ArtONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A studio course designed specifically for non-art majors who wish to have an introduction to studio experience including an emphasis in self-expression, and an exploration of techniques in drawing, design, painting and/or printmaking. CR 3. Andrea M Martens    Class Number: 3921

ART 100 - UMA Introduction to Studio ArtONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A studio course designed specifically for non-art majors who wish to have an introduction to studio experience including an emphasis in self-expression, and an exploration of techniques in drawing, design, painting and/or printmaking. CR 3. Peter R Precourt    Class Number: 14893

ART 101 - UMFK History of Art: Renaissance to 21st CenturyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Introduction to European art from the Renaissance to the 21st Century, with a focus on painting. Introduction to the art of selected non-European cultures. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Therese L Provenzano    Class Number: 13204

ART 107 - UMPI Experience of the ArtsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
A basic survey of creative expression that explores the content of creative disciplines such as music, dance, film, painting, sculpture, drama, literature, culture and the individuals who participate in creating them, and those of us who view and hear them. CR 3. Hyrum Benson    Class Number: 12481

ART 109 - UMA Photographic Vision and Digital DiscoveryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed for non-art majors. Utilizing the digital camera and related computer imaging software, students will learn the basics of photographic technique and explore how to visualize the 3-dimensional world as a 2-dimensional photographic image. CR 3. Jere C Dewaters    Class Number: 13183

ART 109 - UMA Photographic Vision and Digital DiscoveryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed for non-art majors. Utilizing the digital camera and related computer imaging software, students will learn the basics of photographic technique and explore how to visualize the 3-dimensional world as a 2-dimensional photographic image. CR 3. Jere C Dewaters    Class Number: 3922

ART 116 - UMPI Introduction to FilmONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examination of the history of motion pictures and television as a fine art medium, from silent film to music video. Screening of representative films includes early silent film, the '30s and '40s, film noir, the western, foreign and contemporary. Assignments include readings, lectures, and written assignments. CR 3. E Clifton Boudman    Class Number: 12484

ART 182 - UM Photography and Digital ImagingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A basic course in photography that includes use of computers as part of the process. Covers basic principles such as lighting, color and selective focus. Includes material on different photographic processes including digital processes. CR 3. Matthew Smolinsky    Class Number: 8892

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. There are six class meeting times at UMaine on Fridays, 1/16, 1/30, 2/20, 3/20, 4/10 & 4/24  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ART 212 - UMPI Art History IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Renaissance to Modern Times. Continuation of Art 211. May be taken without Art 211. Studio fee. CR 3. Elizabeth Flaherty    Class Number: 12486

ART 214 - UMM Special Topics in Art: Graphic DesignONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
Special lecture, studio, travel and workshop experiences in the visual arts. Recent topics offerings include Book Arts, Landscape Watercolor, Digital Design, and Life as Art: UMM student trip to Italy. In the BAIFA program, these courses may be used as visual art electives and repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 101, ART 102, or permission of instructor. CR 1. Leslie D Bowman    Class Number: 12367

ART 270 - UM Digital Art IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to two-dimensional digital art. Includes professional 2D and related software, input/output options and image creation and editing. Emphasizes using the tools for the production of fine art. (This course is identical to NMD 270.) Prerequisites: ART 110 CR 3. Andrew O Hurtt    Class Number: 10715

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ART 312 - UMPI American Art HistoryONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
A survey of American architecture, paintings, sculpture, and the minor arts from the colonial period to the present. Emphasis is placed on identifying an American tradition. Studio fee. CR 3. Elizabeth Flaherty    Class Number: 12798

ART 360 - UM Topics in Studio Art: Vector GraphicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Selected topics surveying particular media, thematic content or contemporary issues. Specific topics will vary from semester to semester. Course may satisfy level II requirements in painting, printmaking or sculpture. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Matthew P Leclair    Class Number: 10716

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

AST 109 - UM Introduction to AstronomyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A descriptive survey of astronomy including contemporary views of the universe. Topics include the solar system, stars, galaxies, black holes, quasars, and cosmology. May be taken without AST 110. Satisfies the General Education Applications of Scientific Knowledge requirement when taken without AST 110. Together with AST 110, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement. CR 3. David J Batuski    Class Number: 10570

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

AST 110 - UMFK Descriptive AstronomyONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 9
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Introduces and describes the concepts of astronomy. Emphasizes recent discoveries such as planetary explorations, comets, black holes, and quasars. 4 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 4. Bernard A Paradis    Class Number: 13205

AST 110 - UM Introduction to Astronomy LaboratoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Laboratory and observational exercises to accompany AST 109. Together with AST 109, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement. Corequisite: AST 109 CR 1.    Class Number: 10571

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

AVS 249 - UM Laboratory and Companion Animal ScienceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to laboratory and companion animal science. Species covered include rodents, rabbits, dogs and cats. Topics include characteristics of each species, welfare, husbandry, uses, diet and health maintenance. (Offered in spring of even numbered years.) Together with AVS 145, AVS 346, & AVS 349, this course satisfies the General Education Ethics requirement. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in AVS 145 CR 2. Robert C Causey    Class Number: 10602

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

BIO 100 - UMA Human BiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Introduces non-biology majors to the basic concepts and principles of biology through studies of the human organism. Laboratory dissections, correlated with lectures and the textbook, provide firsthand observations of organisms and their processes. Conducting experiments and analyzing the data collected ensures experience in the scientific process. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test, and ENG 101. CR 4. Sheila K Bennett    Class Number: 3923

BIO 100 - UM Basic BiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to the following fundamental topics in biology: the structure and function of cells, the molecular basis and mechanisms of genetic inheritance, concepts in evolution, mechanisms of metabolism, and ecology. Open to students in all colleges, but limited to students in programs requiring this course or intending to take additional biology courses. Lec 3 Lab 2 Students in online lecture sections have an onsite laboratory and an onsite recitation. Lec 3, Lab 2, Rec 1 CR 4. Farahad Dastoor    Class Number: 9096

Class Notes: All exams are on site 5-6 pm on Thursday, January 29, February 19, March 26, and April 9. A final exam will be scheduled during Final Exam Week. Students must register for lab and recitation. The lecture web site is: https://synapse.umaine.edu Userna Lecture is on-line and laboratory is on-site

BIO 101 - UMFK Human BiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is an introduction to the structure and function of the human body, including basic chemistry, cell and tissue studies, and an overview of all the body systems, with an emphasis on anatomy. It is designed for students who need a single semester of anatomy and physiology for allied health. Using laboratory simulation software, student will gain a deeper and practical understanding of the basic principles of human anatomy and physiology. Pre-requisites: None. 4 credit hours. CR 4. Stephen E Hansen    Class Number: 13193

BIO 104 - UMA Introduction to Human NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Presents the biology of human nutrition principles including study of the digestive system, metabolism, nutrients and nutrient needs through the life cycle, and the relationship between diet and health. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Tricia L VanKirk    Class Number: 3913

BIO 104 - UMA Introduction to Human NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Presents the biology of human nutrition principles including study of the digestive system, metabolism, nutrients and nutrient needs through the life cycle, and the relationship between diet and health. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Sandra S Haggard    Class Number: 3912

BIO 104 - UMA Introduction to Human NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Presents the biology of human nutrition principles including study of the digestive system, metabolism, nutrients and nutrient needs through the life cycle, and the relationship between diet and health. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Sandra S Haggard    Class Number: 3911

BIO 105 - UMPI Biology for Everyday LifeONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Introductory biology for non-majors which emphasizes the connections between biology and everyday life. Topics include scientific inquiry, chemistry of life, cells, genetics, evolution, human biology, diversity of living organisms, and ecology. On-line format includes video lectures and on-line discussion groups. Students will conduct thirteen lab activitiesin their home or dorm. CR 4. Krista M Delahunty    Class Number: 12630

BIO 111 - UMA General Biology IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
General Biology II provides an introduction to ecology, systematics, and the comparative anatomy and physiology of the plant and animal kingdoms. The course will examine the structure and function of plant and animal organ systems in the framework of evolution Prerequisites: BIO 110: General Biology I CR 4. Christopher R Lage    Class Number: 13285

Class Notes: Online lecture with choice of on-site labs.

BIO 117 - UMM This is Life!ONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 4. Heather Heck    Class Number: 12444

BIO 130 - UMFK Introduction to BiotechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: BIO 130L. This course is an introduction to biology for non-majors. Students will learn fundamental biological principles through the lens of biotechnology applications. Topics covered include overview of cells, biomolecules, and cellular processes; recombinant DNA - what is it and how is it made; bioinformatics - how do biology and computers connect; medical application of biotechnology, such as stem cell research, genetic testing, and novel disease treatments; agricultural applications, such as genetically modified crops; industrial applications, such as food and pharmaceutical production; and environmental applications, such as microbes engineered for pollution cleanup. 4 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring. CR 4. Kimberly Marie Borges    Class Number: 14280

BIO 202E - UMA Biological Basis of BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course teaches a biological background underlying complex patterns of behavior. Topics focus on body structures and biochemical processes activated during stress, hunger, thirst, sleep, cognition, aggression and violence, parental behavior and many others. The course targets students pursuing occupations in social science, mental health, justice studies as well as those entering biology/psychology fields. Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 210 (Human biology OR anatomy and physiology) 3 credits CR 3. Natalia A Abramova    Class Number: 14704

BIO 208 - UM Anatomy and PhysiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An intermediate lecture and laboratory course on the structure of the human body and how it works. Prerequisite: Either a grade of C- or better in BIO 100, or BMB 280 and PHY 122 and CHY 122 and CHY 124. CR 4. Leonard J Kass    Class Number: 10078

Class Notes: Students must also register for recitation. All exams are on site 10-10:50 AM Jan. 28, Feb. 20, Apr. 6. A final exam will be scheduled during final exam week. The Lecture website is: https://synapse.umaine.edu Username and password are same as for Maine

BIO 215 - UMA Introduction to Human GeneticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces students to the subject of human genetics, promotes awareness of the implications of genetic research for society and is a foundation for more advanced studies. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test, and BIO 100, BIO 110, or permission of the instructor. CR 3. Natalia A Abramova    Class Number: 3915

BIO 310 - UMA Biology of CancerONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A one-semester, non-laboratory course in the biology of cancer. Emphasis will be on the underlying processes as opposed to clinical manifestations of the disease. Topics will include tumor viruses, metastasis, and the genetic basis of cancer. Offered online only, Prerequisite: BIO 110 and a minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Robert T Klose    Class Number: 3916

BIO 320 - UMFK GeneticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BIO 100. Co-requisites: BIO 320L. This course presents an overview of genetics, including the basic principles of modern genetics at the molecular, cellular, and population levels. The course introduces genetic methods used in medicine, biotechnology, and conservation biology. Students also identify and evaluate ethical, legal, and social (ELSI) issues that are raised by the Human Genome Project. Knowledge gained in this course will help students to understand and analyze the genetic issues that make the news almost every day. The laboratory will reinforce concepts discussed in lecture, and will familiarize students with important modern genetics techniques. 4 credit hours. Offered even Spring terms. CR 4. Kimberly Marie Borges    Class Number: 14285

BIO 359 - UMFK Genomics Research: Bacteriophage as a Model SystemONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BIO 100, BIO 220, or permission of instructor. Co-requisites: None. This course is being taught in partnership with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Education Alliance (HHMI SEA) Phages Program. Students use current computer and laboratory tools of biology to evaluate genetic diversity using bacteriophages as a model system. Knowledge gained in bioinformatics, comparative genomics, and molecular biology lab techniques is applicable to the study of other organisms. As a key component of the course, students work as a research team to analyze the complete genome of a mycobacteriophage isolated by students in the Bio 100 class in the previous semester. Students submit the fully annotated phage genome sequence to an international DNA database called the GenBank repository. Students also work in pairs on research projects related to phage biology. One student is selected to represent UMFK by presenting the class results at the HHMI SEA symposium in Virginia in June. 2 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 2. Peter Nelson    Class Number: 14182

BIO 377 - UM Medical PhysiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Physiological processes in humans with emphasis on the integration of organ systems. A pre-professional course for pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-graduate school, and exercise physiology students. Prerequisite: BIO 200 or BIO 208 or SMS 201, and either CHY 122 or BMB 208 CR 3. Leonard J Kass    Class Number: 10633

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Lectures and assignments are online. The website is: https://synapse.umaine.edu Username and password are same as for MaineStreet. All Exams are on site at 5:00-6:00 pm. February 9, March 20, April 17, and a final exam will be scheduled, or make arran  Visit the Course Welcome Page

BIO 431 - USM Principles of ImmunologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to the fundamentals of immunology, especially as they relate to human diseases. Topics include history of immunology, basic elements of immune systems, principles of natural and acquired immunity, cellular and molecular basis of B cell and T cell development and diversity, and clinical aspects of immunology. Prerequisites: CHY 105 or CHY 115, junior standing, and grade of C- or higher in either BIO 107 or BIO 211; or permission of instructor. CR 3. Ah-Kau Ng    Class Number: 14741

BIO 440 - UMA ImmunologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course presents the fundamentals of immunology including humoral and cell medicated immune responses, histo compatibility systems, immunity to infectious diseases and damaging immune responses. Prerequisite: BIO321, BIO324 and a minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Peter W Milligan    Class Number: 3926

BIO 465 - UM EvolutionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The origin and development of evolutionary theory and the mechanisms which bring about the genetic differentiation of groups of organisms. Prerequisite: BIO 100 CR 3. Irving L Kornfield    Class Number: 10956

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

BUA 100 - UMA Introduction to BusinessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A survey of the business and management functions found in modern organizational environs. Course objectives are to provide a career orientation for students and a content foundation for future courses. CR 3. J Powers McGuire    Class Number: 13117

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 101 - UMA Financial Accounting for Management Decision MakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introductory course emphasizing the understanding of financial statements. Students will learn how to prepare, read, interpret, analyze and communicate financial information for making business decisions. Topics covered include a user perspective of the balance sheet, income statement, equity statement, cash flows statement, and their related accounts. Prerequisite: MAT 030 or permission of the instructor CR 3. Thomas J Giordano    Class Number: 6545

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 101 - UMA Financial Accounting for Management Decision MakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introductory course emphasizing the understanding of financial statements. Students will learn how to prepare, read, interpret, analyze and communicate financial information for making business decisions. Topics covered include a user perspective of the balance sheet, income statement, equity statement, cash flows statement, and their related accounts. Prerequisite: MAT 030 or permission of the instructor CR 3. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 7215

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the video conference class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

BUA 202 - UM Principles of Managerial AccountingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course is an introduction to the use and preparation of accounting information for management decision-making and analysis. It includes techniques that can be used by all businesses in evaluating, planning and controlling operations. The course focuses on how manufacturing costs are accounted for and used to make business decisions, the nature of cost-volume-profit relationships and the contribution margin approach to decision making, preparation and use of budgets and financial statements for a manufacturing company. It includes an introduction to job order and standard costing systems. Prerequisite: BUA 201 with a C- or Higher CR 3. Wayne C Ingalls    Class Number: 10559

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

BUA 202 - UMA Intermediate Financial Reporting IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is the second course providing an in-depth study of accounting theory and practice in the preparation, interpretation, communication, and analysis of financial statements. Emphasis is on understanding Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as well as the analysis of financial information in making business decisions. Topics are focused on liabilities, equity and income statement analysis. Prerequisite: BUA 201 CR 3. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 3570

BUA 211 - UMA Accounting for Management DecisionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course focuses on financial decision making at a management level. Topics covered include relevancy of information, internal financial statement analysis, inventory management, performance measurement, cost analysis, budgeting, and management decision making. Prerequisite: BUA 101 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Frank Bean    Class Number: 6546

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 215 - UMA Principles to BankingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This introductory course explores all aspects of banking. Topics include the evaluation of U. S. banking, bank organizations, and the federal reserve functions, banking documents and language, regulation, examination, and control of banks. This should be the first course taken in the bank sequence, as it is intended to provide a good foundation for further bank courses. CR 3. David M Leach    Class Number: 7000

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 222 - UMA Fundamentals of Property and Casualty InsuranceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Current issues in property and casualty insurance are discussed. An introduction and overview of the role of property and casualty insurance in business and personal financial planning will be presented. Emphasis will be placed upon review of material that is part of the State of Maine License Examination. Property and casualty underwriting, rate making, claim settlement and reinsurance will also be studied. Prerequisite: MAT030 or permission of the instructor CR 3. John V Finnegan    Class Number: 7004

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 223 - UMA Principles of ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with JUS 223 and POS 223) A comprehensive study of management in public and private sectors. The influence of human, social and political factors is integrated with treatment of managers structural and technical processes. Analyses focus on such theories as planning, controlling, decision making, organizational design, administrative skills, communications and information systems. It is recommended that ENG 101 be taken prior to or concurrently with this course. CR 3. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 3571

BUA 230 - UMA Business LawONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An examination of fundamental legal concepts and their application to the business community. Among the topics discussed are the evolution of law and its underlying conceptual framework from which legal rules and principles of business develop. Selected legal cases will be critically analyzed and discussed. CR 3. J Powers McGuire    Class Number: 13118

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 252 - UMA Business EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is crosslisted with PHI252.) This course introduces students to ethical theory by way of specific ethical debates from the field of business. The ethics of downsizing, globalization, drug testing, advertising, and whistleblowing, among other topics, will be discussed. These debates will illuminate some of the theoretical principles that we use to evaluate right and wrong. We will examine the shortcomings and advantages of each theory, as well as critically examine the basis of business. Students will acquire an understanding of these philosophical approaches to ethics and develop their dialectical and critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: ENG101. CR 3. Brenda O McAleer    Class Number: 14959

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 259W - UMA Strategic Management for the Small BusinessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A capstone course designed to integrate the course work in the business administration associate's degree management option. Special emphasis will be placed on small business management principles. Students will research and write a business plan tailored to their interests. This course qualifies as a small business elective. Prerequisite: BUA 223 CR 3. Frank Bean    Class Number: 6547

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 286 - UMA Topics in Business: QuickBooksONLINE
Feb 23 - Mar 20
CR 1.    Class Number: 12976

Class Notes: This course is an introduction to the QuickBooks accounting information system software and will provide students with a working knowledge of software's primary accounting modules. Credit Hours: 1 (Prerequisite BUA 101)

BUA 286 - UMA Topics in Business: QuickBooksONLINE
Apr 6 - May 1
CR 1.    Class Number: 12977

Class Notes: This course is an introduction to the QuickBooks accounting information system software and will provide students with a working knowledge of software's primary accounting modules. Credit Hours: 1 (Prerequisite BUA 101)

BUA 286 - UMA Topics in Business: QuickBooksONLINE
Jan 12 - Feb 13
CR 1.    Class Number: 12946

Class Notes: This course is an introduction to the QuickBooks accounting information system software and will provide students with a working knowledge of software's primary accounting modules. Credit Hours: 1 (Prerequisite BUA 101)

BUA 303 - UMA Management Information SystemONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with CIS 303.) This course emphasizes the use of information technology in managing organizations. Topics include fundamentals of MIS, decision theory, problem solving, information systems development from the managers perspective, MIS applications, competitive uses of information technology, information resource management, and electronic commerce. The management case approach will be used to analyze MIS situations. Prerequisite: CIS 100 or CIS 101 or CIS 135, and BUA/JUS/POS 223, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jody L Breton    Class Number: 7001

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 345 - UMA Cost Management IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course examines the fundamentals of accounting and cost management for product and service costs including a detailed analysis of materials, labor, overhead, internal service departments, customer profitability, and value chain management. Cost accounting systems analyzed include job order costing, process costing, joint product costing, and activity-based cost management with an emphasis on information needed for making management decisions. Prerequisite: BUA102 or BUA211 CR 3.    Class Number: 6548

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 355 - UMA Introduction to Operations ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross listed with MAT 355.) The student will be exposed to the application of modern scientific and mathematical methods to management problems. Students will learn these methods, as well as applications, both with and without the use of computers. Topics will include linear programming, sensitivity analysis, transportation/assignment/transshipment problems, linear regression, multiple regression, demand estimation, forecasting, and additional topics if time permits. Prerequisite: MAT 113 CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: 6549

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 357 - UMA Business FinanceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The use of data to reach business financial decisions. The concepts of projecting data for decision purposes is emphasized. Short- and long-term sources of financing, ratio analysis, leverage, break-even, capital budgeting, working-capital management, investments and dividend policy all are examined. Prerequisite: ECO 201 or 202 and BUA 211, or permission of the instructor. CR 3. Frank Bean    Class Number: 6550

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 362 - UMA Labor-Management RelationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross listed with POS 362.) The labor-management systems of the private and public sectors are surveyed from the interdisciplinary perspective of modern industrial relations by analyzing three aspects. The nature and characteristics of labor-management relation are considered from such perspectives as the structural, historical, international, legal, psychological, and economic. Contract administration process and such issues as wages, economic supplements, institutional rights, and administrative rules. The two aspects are applied in a simulated collective bargaining exercise. Designed for students interested in labor-management relations in business, educational engineering, food service, government, health service, and social welfare organizations. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS 223 CR 3. J Powers McGuire    Class Number: 13119

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 376 - UMA Advanced TaxationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course deals with advanced topics of federal taxation. Topics include complex property transactions; the alliterative minimum tax; corporate taxation of income, distributions, accumulations, S corporations partnerships; tax exempt entities; international taxation; gift, estate and trust taxation. Prerequisite: BUA 276 CR 3. Thomas J Giordano    Class Number: 6551

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 387 - UMA Fraud ExaminationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Fraud examination will cover the principles and methodology of fraud detection and deterrence. The course includes such topics as fraud prevention, fraud detection, fraud investigation, management fraud, and other types of fraud. Prerequisites: BUA 101 and BUA 211 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 3574

BUA 420 - UMA International BusinessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An examination and analysis of the international business environment. Topics covered include international trade, legal and regulatory framework, strategic planning for the international business, international management and international marketing. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223, BUA369, ECO201, ECO202, BUA357. CR 3. Thomas J Giordano    Class Number: 6552

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 448 - UMA Auditing, Assurance, and Consulting ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course emphasizes the practice of public accounting as it pertains to audits and other services that comply with the standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Topics include: the need for audits and other public services, audit planning, risk analysis, audit evidence, internal control including the internal audit function, audit reports, ethical standards, and legal liability. Prerequisite: BUA 202 CR 3.    Class Number: 6553

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 458 - UMA Accounting SeminarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to acquaint the advanced accounting student with a variety of current topics in accounting theory and practice. The course will cover the development of accounting standards, current accounting pronouncements, and recent controversies in financial reporting. Recent trends and issues facing the accounting profession will be analyzed and discussed. Specific content will be based on relevant topics and accepted standards in the accounting profession. Prerequisite: BUA202 and senior standing CR 3. Thomas J Giordano    Class Number: 7484

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUA 459 - UMA Seminar in Strategy and Policy PlanningONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is the capstone, integrative course for graduating business administration students. This challenging course focuses on how firms formulate, implement, and evaluate strategies. Strategies management concepts and techniques are studied. Student use all the knowledge acquired from prior business courses, coupled with new strategic management techniques learned, to chart the future direction of different organizations. The major responsibility of students in this course is to make objective strategic decisions and to justify them through oral and written communication. Prerequisite: BUA 357, BUA 369 and senior standing. CR 3. Brenda O McAleer    Class Number: 6638

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

BUS 101 - UMFK Accounting Principles IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 100. Co-requisites: None. Examines basic accounting principles for partnerships and corporations. Analyzes financial reports and basic cost accounting for non-merchandising firms. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 3. Leo L Trudel    Class Number: 13025

BUS 111 - UMM Introduction to Business & EntrepreneurshipONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Matthew Warren Benner    Class Number: 11895

BUS 207 - UMFK Principles of InsuranceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Examines theory and practice of private insurance. A study of the principal lines of insurance including property, casualty, life, health, and medical. A review of Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid is included. How insurers determine their risks, costs and profits will be examined. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 3. Roger A Roy    Class Number: 13035

BUS 211 - UMFK Principles of Business ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Explores basic aspects of business management including business ethics, leadership, motivation, organization, operations, marketing, and financing.in both for-profit and not-for-profit settings. Emphasis will be on practical skills for supervisors and managers. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring term. CR 3. John B Pelletier    Class Number: 13018

BUS 212 - UMM Business CommunicationsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Matthew Warren Benner    Class Number: 11896

BUS 219 - UMFK Business and Professional SpeakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Develops oral communication skills, interview techniques, conduct of business meetings, and group discussions. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring. CR 3. Joseph B Zubrick    Class Number: 13009

BUS 222 - UMFK Introduction to MarketingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. The components of the marketing structure and of the behavioral science concepts involved in marketing. Emphasis will be on practical skills in identifying markets and opportunities, product development, and advertising. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring. CR 3. Leo L Trudel    Class Number: 13027

BUS 222 - UMM Business Law IIONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Ronald A Mosley    Class Number: 11898

BUS 240 - UMPI Change ManagementONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course will analyze the forces that drive organizations to change, examine impediments to change, and survey a range of approaches for making organizational change more effective. This course provides practical skills for managing and leading change in your personal life adn within any organization. CR 3. Bryan Scott Thompson    Class Number: 12906

BUS 244 - UMPI Management Information SystemONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course will provide an introduction to computer and telecommunications information systems. Topics covered will include information system concepts, hardware and software systems components, basics of systems operation, and the ethical use of information systems in culturally diverse organizations and societies. This course is designed to accommodate non-business majors who wish to gain a greater understanding of information systems. CR 3. Bryan Scott Thompson    Class Number: 12907

BUS 260 - UMFK Business EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. This course examines the ethics in commerce and management. It will include an examination of the conflicting roles of professionals working to further the interests of shareholders in a context of fiduciary duty while being responsible for an organization's behavior with regard to its stakeholders. In depth discussions will consider market imperfections and possible market failures that result from the above listed dilemma. Students will do case studies that require an interdisciplinary approach, i.e. use of analytical tools outside the usual quantitative tools normally subscribed to in business. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring CR 3. Bradley G Ritz    Class Number: 13010

BUS 275 - USM Applied Business AnalysisONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides students with an understanding of statistical concepts and tools that are critical in business decision making. The discussion and development of each topic are presented in an application setting, with the statistical results providing insights and solutions to real world problems. The coursework requires extensive use of commercially available statistical software. Prerequisite: ABU 190 (C or higher grade, or test-out option ), MAT 108 (C- or higher grade), and MAT 210 (C- or higher grade) or other approved statistics course (see http://usm.maine.edu/sb/stats for approved courses). Cr 3. CR 3. Prashant Mittal    Class Number: 4018

BUS 280 - USM Legal Environment of BusinessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces students to the legal system, tort law, product liability, consumer law, labor law, equal employment law, intellectual property law, and other topics. It stresses the social responsibility of business and the legal and ethical framework in which businesses must function. CR 3. James David Canarie    Class Number: 1062

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meeting dates are TBD.

BUS 280 - USM Legal Environment of BusinessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces students to the legal system, tort law, product liability, consumer law, labor law, equal employment law, intellectual property law, and other topics. It stresses the social responsibility of business and the legal and ethical framework in which businesses must function. CR 3. James David Canarie    Class Number: 1063

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meeting dates are TBD.

BUS 303 - UMFK Intermediate Accounting IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 302. Co-requisites: None. A continuation of BUS 302. This course emphasizes the equity portion of the balance sheet and the financial ramifications of various forms of long-term debt and equity. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 3. Sherry Parshley    Class Number: 13014

BUS 308 - UMFK Managerial AccountingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 101 and BUS 211. Co-requisites: None. A study of accounting techniques and principles utilized in managerial decision making. Topics include: financial statements, cost analysis, profit analysis, budgeting, controlling, and transfer pricing. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester, odd-numbered years. CR 3. Leo L Trudel    Class Number: 13031

BUS 316 - UMFK Introduction to E-MarketingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 211, BUS 222, and ELC 200. An exploration of the impact of electronic technologies and globalization of trade on traditional marketing techniques through readings, discussion, case study analysis and research. Students will, individually and within working groups, gain experience leveraging electronic technologies to achieve the marketing goals of firms and various initiatives. Emphasis is on strategic E-marketing planning from a strategic perspective. Course cumulates with student creation of E-marketing plans for an existing firm or initiative. 3 credit hours. CR 3. Anthony Gauvin    Class Number: 13022

Class Notes: CROSS LISTED WITH ELC 310 (14292)

BUS 321 - UMPI Human Resource ManagementONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
How organizations manage people as a key resource. Topics covered are job analysis, planning, recruiting and selection, discriminations laws, training, compensation, and collective bargaining. Spring semester. CR 3. Ryan David Wheaton    Class Number: 13494

BUS 335 - UMF International BusinessONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
Focuses on business activities that cross national boundaries, including exports and imports, traditional internal trade discussions as well as foreign direct investment, international banking, international transfer of technology, global business strategy, and the study of economics, politics and cultures as important aspects of multinational business. CR 4. Shahrokh W Dalpour    Class Number: 13370

BUS 337 - UMFK Business Law IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 211 or PSA 310, or instructor permission. Co-requisites: None. Reviews law concerning commercial paper, creditors' rights, agency and employment, partnerships, corporations, and real property. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 14644

BUS 340 - USM Managing Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 6
A survey of the disciplines of management and organizational behavior, and of the practices managers employ in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizations. Topics include self-awareness, perception and decision making, individual differences and diversity, motivation, group dynamics, communication, stress, power and politics, organizational design, and change. The environmental context, workforce diversity, the global economy, and managerial ethics are core integrating themes. Prerequisite: junior standing. Cr 3. CR 3. Richard A Grover    Class Number: 3092

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE. Some seats in this section are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only. Please note: This online course requires a proctored final exam.

BUS 345 - USM Information Technology/MISONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Surveys information/systems technology for the management of corporate information as a resource. Managerial and technical dimensions of information systems are blended in a framework of information technology. Specific topics will evolve with the field but may include data communications, information systems theory, database concepts, and decision support systems. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. CR 3. Jonathan E Roderick    Class Number: 3457

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE.

BUS 365 - USM Consumer BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines alternative explanations of consumer behavior. Emphasis is placed on cultural, sociological, and psychological influences on consumption. Other topics include consumer decision processes and the way managers use consumer characteristics to segment the market and develop marketing plans. Prerequisites: BUS 260 (C- or higher) and junior standing. Students with credit for BUS 165 may not enroll. Cr 3. CR 3. Patricia Griffin    Class Number: 1071

BUS 370 - USM Management ScienceONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course examines the role, perspective, and commonly used tools of quantitative analysis in business decision making. Emphasis is placed upon developing students¿ abilities to recognize the need for quantification; formulate business problems quantitatively; select and test computer-based, decision-support system models; collect meaningful data; and interpret the implications of analysis results. Prerequisites: ABU 190 (C or higher grade, or test-out option), BUS 275 (C- or higher) or MAT 212, and junior standing. Students with credit for BUS 270 or BUS 371 may not enroll. Cr 3. CR 3. Muhammad A El-Taha    Class Number: 14629

BUS 375 - USM Production/Operations ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An examination of the role of operations within manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasis is placed upon recognizing operational opportunities and tradeoffs, and employing quantitative and qualitative tools and decision-support systems to assist strategic and operational decision making. Topics include: process design, quality management, capacity planning, supply chain management, and production planning. Prerequisites: ABU 190 (C or higher) or test-out option, BUS 275 (C- or higher) or MAT 212, BUS 370 (C or higher), and junior standing. CR 3. Amarpreet S Kohli    Class Number: 14770

BUS 409 - UMFK Principles of Investment ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 101, BUS 211, and junior or senior standing. Co-requisites: None. Considers concepts of investment management and its application to individual and institutional investors. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 3. Leo L Trudel    Class Number: 13033

BUS 411 - UMFK Business Policy and Strategic PlanningONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 100. BUS 101, BUS 211, BUS 222, BUS 300 or BUS/HCA 308, BUS 336, ECO 100, ECO 101, ELC 200, and Junior or Senior standing. Business Policy and Strategic Planning is the capstone, integrative course for graduating business management students. This is an exciting, challenging course that focuses on how firms formulate, implement, and evaluate strategies. Strategic-management concepts and techniques are studied. Students use all the knowledge acquired from prior business courses, coupled with new strategic-management techniques learned, to chart the future direction of different organizations. The major responsibility of students in this course is to make objective strategic decisions and to justify them through oral and written communication. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall & Spring. CR 3. John B Pelletier    Class Number: 13021

BUS 450 - USM Business Policy and StrategyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An in-depth examination of the strategic management process in large complex organizations. This course uses case study analysis, discussion and integrative capstone projects to provide students with opportunities to learn and to apply strategic management theories and concepts. These include competitive analysis, value-chain analysis, generic business strategies, corporate strategy, and global strategy. The course fulfills the capstone requirement of the USM Core. Prerequisites: BUS 260 (C- or higher), BUS 340 (C or higher), FIN 320 (C or higher), GPA 2.0 or higher, and senior standing. Students matriculating fall 2011 and later must fulfill the University Core Requirement of "Ethical Inquiry, Social Responsibility and Citizenship" prior to enrollment. Cr 3. CR 3. John J Voyer    Class Number: 1080

CAN 101 - UM Introduction to Canadian StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Acquaints students with varied aspects of the Canadian experience: society, culture, history, native peoples, environment, education, technology, economy and diplomacy. Participating faculty include Canadian-American Center staff, visiting scholars from Canada and the United States, and faculty members from UM Colleges. Course includes an optional field trip to Canada. Prerequisite: First-year student or sophomore standing CR 3. Stefano Tijerina    Class Number: 10612

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CHF 201 - UM Introduction to Child DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Influences on human development from conception through middle childhood. Theoretical perspectives, empirical evaluation and practical implications. CR 3. Barbara D Howard    Class Number: 10556

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CHF 351 - UM Human SexualityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Discusses sexuality and its social implications against a background of constantly changing sexual mores, sex role development, alternative conceptualizations of sexuality, and implications for future trends in human interaction. CR 3. Sandra L Caron    Class Number: 10557

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CHF 404 - UM Selected Topics in Child Development and Family Life: Fatherhood and FamiliesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Review of specific subject areas in the field. Subject areas vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Patrick P Cheek    Class Number: 10558

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CHF 404 - UM Selected Topics in Child Development and Family Life: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Gender and ViolenceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Review of specific subject areas in the field. Subject areas vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Renate Klein    Class Number: 10709

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

CHF 450 - UM Early Childhood Special Education - Inclusion in the Early Childhood ClassroomONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The emphasis of this course is on early intervention for young children with disabilities in group settings. The course will focus on history and rationale, legal foundations, theoretical perspectives service delivery models, family-professional partnerships, assessment practices, and curriculum development. Prerequisite: CHF 201 and CHF 203 CR 3. Mary Ellin Logue    Class Number: 10592

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CHF 450 - UM Early Childhood Special Education - Inclusion in the Early Childhood ClassroomONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The emphasis of this course is on early intervention for young children with disabilities in group settings. The course will focus on history and rationale, legal foundations, theoretical perspectives service delivery models, family-professional partnerships, assessment practices, and curriculum development. Prerequisite: CHF 201 and CHF 203 CR 3. Mary Ellin Logue    Class Number: 10647

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CHY 106 - UMA Fundamentals of Chemistry LaboratoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed for non-science majors. Laboratory exercises designed to introduce the student to basic laboratory techniques. The experiments illustrate the concepts and principles introduced in CHY 105. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHY 105 and a minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 1. Constance C Holden    Class Number: 4645

Class Notes: Concurrent enrollment in Video conference section of CHY 105 is mandatory.

CIE 210 - UM Sustainability in EngineeringONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduction to sustainability and sustainable development concepts; role of engineers in sustainable development; ethical dimension of sustainable development-engineers, technology and ethics; measuring sustainability; green and sustainable materials; engineers as problem solvers and curators of the planet. No specialized background in engineering, sciences or social sciences is required. CR 3. Miltiades K Zacas    Class Number: 13478

CIS 100 - UMA Introduction to ComputingONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course presents computing concepts and technology, and introduces students to productivity applications used in the work place, such as E-mail, the Internet, word-processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, and presentation graphics. Students acquire skills by means of intensive, hands-on work in a computer laboratory. Students can take a CLEP test to waive CIS 100. Prerequisite: The basic skills listed in the CIS 001 course description are assumed. CR 3. Diana Anderson Kokoska    Class Number: 6866

CIS 100 - UMA Introduction to ComputingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course presents computing concepts and technology, and introduces students to productivity applications used in the work place, such as E-mail, the Internet, word-processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, and presentation graphics. Students acquire skills by means of intensive, hands-on work in a computer laboratory. Students can take a CLEP test to waive CIS 100. Prerequisite: The basic skills listed in the CIS 001 course description are assumed. CR 3. Catherine A Demchur-Merry    Class Number: 14872

CIS 100 - UMA Introduction to ComputingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course presents computing concepts and technology, and introduces students to productivity applications used in the work place, such as E-mail, the Internet, word-processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, and presentation graphics. Students acquire skills by means of intensive, hands-on work in a computer laboratory. Students can take a CLEP test to waive CIS 100. Prerequisite: The basic skills listed in the CIS 001 course description are assumed. CR 3. Catherine A Demchur-Merry    Class Number: 3917

CIS 101 - UMA Introduction to Computer ScienceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an overview of computer science. Topics include algorithms, structured programming, expression evaluation, information coding, computer operations, software, networking, the object-based paradigm, the relational model, the information systems development life cycle, and human and organizational factors in information systems. CIS 101 is a foundation course for the CIS degree and a prerequisite to other core courses. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: MAT 111 OR appropriate scores on the UMA Placement Test, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 6639

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

CIS 131 - UMA Web Applications and DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A practical, hands-on introduction to the design and development of a web site, this course introduces students with little to no experience in web scripting to the concepts, syntax, and structure of XHTML. The course will also include an introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), an important presentation initiative, and Universal Design, the process of incorporating accessible design features into web pages. The final project-based assignment will assess the comprehensive process of designing, developing, and publishing a personal or professional site on a web server. Prerequisites: CIS 100 or equivalent computer skills or permission of the instructor. 3 cr. CR 3. Carol A Churchill    Class Number: 3927

CIS 135 - UMA Introduction to Information Systems and Applications DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an introduction to information systems development, including topics such as object-oriented development and relational databases. As a result of taking this course, students will be able to develop a small office application by adapting an office productivity package, such as a database and/or spreadsheet, and integrating Web technology. Students will work both individually and in groups to specify requirements and develop solutions that enhance productivity and managerial decision making. Prerequisite: MAT 111 or successful placement testing. Students are assumed to have the equivalent of CIS 100. CR 3. Diana Anderson Kokoska    Class Number: 3928

CIS 212 - UMA Introduction to Visual Basic ProgrammingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
In this introductory programming concepts course, students will gain an understanding of logic, flow control, and object-oriented structures as well as hands-on experience in developing interfaces, objects, and controls using a variety of design approaches. Visual Basic introduces and applies concepts of object-oriented, event-driven, structured programming to create end-user mobile, web, office, and database applications. Prerequisites: CIS 101 or permission of the instructor. 3 credits. CR 3. Larry T Whitsel    Class Number: 10909

CIS 221 - UMA Operating Systems: UNIXONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces students to the Unix operating system. Topics covered include Unix commands and syntax; script programming; and file management. The course will also cover a number of application programs that have come to be part of Unix, including editors, electronic mail processing programs, and message-passing programs. An introduction to Unix system administration, including process and user management, will be presented. Students will work with Unix in a multi-user computer environment. Prerequisite: CIS220 or permission of the instructor CR 3. William H Backman    Class Number: 11721

Class Notes: All exams are take home exams. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

CIS 225 - UMA Introduction to Health InformaticsONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
(Cross-listed with NUR 225.) This course will provide students with a survey of topics in the health informatics area. Examining computer's emerging role in delivery, management and analysis of health care, and how it impacts all stakeholders in health care arena. Competency skill sets include: Analytical assessment of Medical information(both spatial and non-spatial) Systems Analysis and modeling and Project Management. Prerequisite CIS 100 or CIS 101 or CIS 135. 3 credits. CR 3. Megan Landry    Class Number: 6867

CIS 240 - UMA Networking ConceptsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an introduction to telecommunications and networking. Topics covered include basic terms, concepts, equipment, protocols, and standards; network evolution and architecture; public and local networks; data security; the economics of network communication; network services; and the impact of data networks. Prerequisite: CIS 101 or permission of instructor CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 3929

CIS 241 - UMA Network AdministrationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course covers network development and management from client and server perspectives. Internet administration is included, reflecting the expansion of the network from within the confines of the office (Intranet) to the global marketplace (Internet). The two most popular network packages, WindowsNT and Novell NetWare, are investigated. Prerequisite: CIS240 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Raquel Hicks    Class Number: 10908

CIS 243 - UMA Web Applications Programming: XMLONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This hands-on XML programming course is designed to provide the student with a theoretical foundation and applied skills required to use XML (eXtensible Markup Language) as a Web publishing and data management tool. Students explore the history of XML and its role in B2B (Business to Business) applications. Prerequisites: CIS 131 and CIS 135 CR 3. Diana Anderson Kokoska    Class Number: 3930

CIS 280 - UMA InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Students will spend part of one year working within an organization on a problem whose solution involves information systems technology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 3997

CIS 303 - UMA Management Information SystemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with Bua 303) This course emphasizes the use of information technology in managing organizations. Topics include fundamentals of MIS, decision theory, problem solving, information systems development from the managers perspective, MIS applications, competitive uses of information technology, information resource management, and electronic commerce. The management case approach will be used to analyze MIS situations. Prerequisite: CIS 100 or CIS 101 or CIS 135, and BUA/JUS/POS 223, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jody L Breton    Class Number: 7002

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

CIS 312 - UMA Advanced Visual Basic ProgrammingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An advanced course in Visual Basic which emphasizes more complicated application development and detailed treatment of topics such as databases, ActiveX Controls, client/server, and Web use. Prerequisite: CIS 212 or equivalent CR 3. J Gregory Jolda    Class Number: 14732

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Exams are online through BlackBoard. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

CIS 314 - UMA Advanced Java ProgrammingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course will provide students with advanced knowledge of the Java programming language (JDK 1.2). The course will first concentrate on advanced principles such as events, exception handling, inheritance, interfaces, and inner classes before moving on to explore some advanced JDK libraries. These libraries will relate to the following topics: Swing, advanced graphics, multimedia, networking, security, RMI, threads and database connectivity. Prerequisite: CIS 214. CR 3. Larry T Whitsel    Class Number: 3931

CIS 340 - UMA Advanced NetworkingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces the student to advanced networking concepts. Students will examine network infrastructure design, advanced router configuration, analyzing data traffic, Internet routing, routing protocols, IPv6, and Voice over IP. Prerequisites: CIS240 3 cr CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 3932

CIS 351 - UMA Database Management Systems: OracleONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is an upper-level management information systems course that focuses on using Oracle's database and applications development utilities. This course assumes that the student has an extensive background using other databases (i.e., Access) and an understanding of relational databases. Prerequisite: CIS 135 and CIS 350 CR 3. J Gregory Jolda    Class Number: 14707

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Exams are online through BlackBoard. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

CIS 354 - UMA Algorithms and Data StructuresONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course studies abstract data types and their use in large software systems, such as an operating system or compiler. Specification, implementation, use and computational characteristics of data structures such as stacks, queues, trees, and graphs are covered. Recurring concepts of computer science, such as efficiency, levels of abstraction, reuse and trade-offs are stressed throughout. In the laboratory component, students implement and use data structures to solve a variety of problems in information systems. This course is designed to fulfill the CSC requirement in the ACM computer science requirement. Prerequisite: MAT280 and CIS210 or permission of the instructor CR 3. Larry T Whitsel    Class Number: 3933

CIS 380 - UMA InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Students will spend part of one year working within an organization on a problem whose solution involves information systems technology. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 3998

CIS 389 - UMA Topics in Computer Information SystemsONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
(Topic would be indicated.) A course devoted to a topic or topics in computer information systems not covered in regularly scheduled CIS courses for which there is a perceived need or interest. Prerequisite: varies with topic. CR 3. J Gregory Jolda    Class Number: 15170

Class Notes: Exams are online through BlackBoard. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

CIS 389 - UMA Topics in Computer Information Systems: Oracle 11g, PL/SQL ProgrammingONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
(Topic would be indicated.) A course devoted to a topic or topics in computer information systems not covered in regularly scheduled CIS courses for which there is a perceived need or interest. Prerequisite: varies with topic. CR 3. J Gregory Jolda    Class Number: 15169

CIS 438 - UMA Electronic CommerceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
In this course students will explore strategies for conducting business online and discuss the related technological issues of developing an electronic commerce Web site (privacy policies, fair information practices and secure connections). Students will obtain hands on experience configuring an online shopping cart to engage the buying public in electronic transactions. Students will design and develop a functional transaction-enabled business-to -consumer Web site for an online information business using an open source product called OSCommerce. In addition to site development, the web development process will include facilitating a focus group, conducting a survey, and performing a usability test. Prerequisite: CIS 131, CIS 135, CIS 333 CR 3. Diana Anderson Kokoska    Class Number: 3934

CIS 460 - UMA Computers and CultureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is crosslisted with INT 360.) This course explores the philosophical, social, and economic impact of computing on culture, and examines ethical and professional policy issues. Topics include history of computing in the context of human problem solving; uses, misuses, and limits of computer technology; risks and liabilities; intellectual property; national and international public policy issues; human factors; and human-machine interaction. Prerequisite: 36 credit hours completed CR 3. Joseph Samuel Szakas    Class Number: 11558

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

CIS 470 - UMA Project ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course deals with the factors necessary for successful management of and planning for information systems development including integration of systems development with organizational goals, planning, and budgeting; and the use of metrics, tools, and Total Quality Management (TQM) concepts. Both technical and behavioral aspects of management are considered. Prerequisites: CIS 330, BUA 101 AND BUA 223 or permission of the instructor CR 3. Robert Keyes Roper    Class Number: 3935

CIS 480 - UMA InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Students will spend part of one year working within an organization on a problem whose solution involves information systems technology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: CIS330 and either CIS335 or CIS350. CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 3999

CLA 102 - UM Latin Literature in English TranslationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A survey of Latin literature. No knowledge of Latin is necessary. CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 11912

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CLA 171 - USM Etymology for EveryoneONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Etymology is the study of word origins and derivations. This course focuses on the learning of the Latin and Greek roots of English as a key to the improvement of English vocabulary. No prior knowledge of Latin or Greek is necessary, nor are there any other prerequisites. CR 3. Virginia C Goodlett    Class Number: 2729

Class Notes: Some seats in this course are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only.

CLA 285 - USM Classical MythologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Examination of the myths of Greece and Rome from a variety of perspectives: anthropological, etiological, historical, psychoanalytical, structural. CR 3. Katherine Lee Sanborn    Class Number: 14698

Class Notes: Some seats in this course are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only.

CLA 401 - UM Amazons: Myth and RealityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The question of women and war, including the question of women warriors, has engaged people for centuries. Beginning with the mythology and mythic history of Amazons in ancient Greece, this course traces the tradition of the woman warrior in Western cultural representations (literature, art, legend). Several non-European cultural traditions of women warriors, and the testimony of women who have fought in resistance movements and war in the modern period, contemporary attitudes toward women within the military. Depiction of Amazons in contemporary fantasy and film compromises an additional component of the course. Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 10631

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CMJ 236 - UM Journalism Writing and EditingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Intensive introduction to news writing and editing, with emphasis on accuracy, style, as well as grammar, spelling and usage. Students must earn a B or better in CMJ 236 and pass a writing exam to continue taking professional courses in the Journalism Major. Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a "C-" or Higher OR (HON 111 & 112 with a "C" or Higher) CR 3. Bethany Jorgensen    Class Number: 11627

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CMJ 236 - UM Journalism Writing and EditingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Intensive introduction to news writing and editing, with emphasis on accuracy, style, as well as grammar, spelling and usage. Students must earn a B or better in CMJ 236 and pass a writing exam to continue taking professional courses in the Journalism Major. Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a "C-" or Higher OR (HON 111 & 112 with a "C" or Higher) CR 3. Theodora M Ruhs    Class Number: 11630

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CMJ 236 - UM Journalism Writing and EditingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Intensive introduction to news writing and editing, with emphasis on accuracy, style, as well as grammar, spelling and usage. Students must earn a B or better in CMJ 236 and pass a writing exam to continue taking professional courses in the Journalism Major. Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a "C-" or Higher OR (HON 111 & 112 with a "C" or Higher) CR 3. Bryan Picciotto    Class Number: 11628

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

CMS 102 - USM Intro to CommunicationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides students with an overview and brief history of the field of communication, introduces them to theory development and the research process, and illustrates how communication theories can be applied to everyday life. Students will explore communication in a variety of contexts, including intrapersonal, organizational, intercultural, and mass communication. This course satisfies the Socio-Cultural Analysis requirement in the core curriculum. Cr. 3.. CR 3. Leonard J Shedletsky    Class Number: 3447

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only.

CMS 103 - USM Intro to Media StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the historical, philosophical, technological, economic, political, and social aspects of print (book, magazine, and newspapers) and electronic media (radio, television, film, sound recordings, and the Internet). In addition, the effects of mass media will be explored. Cr. 3. Daniel A Panici    Class Number: 1142

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only.

CMS 265 - USM Intrapersonal CommunicationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines our ability to use what we know and feel in order to send, receive, and store information. Whether stimuli come from an external source or from within the self, the focus of intrapersonal communication is on the ways in which we process those stimuli, our ability to make sense out of our experiences, to remember, to retrieve information from memory, and to create messages at whatever level of consciousness, and no matter how many people are involved, in face-to-face or mediated communication. Prerequisites: CMS 102 and CMS 103. Cr. 3. Leonard J Shedletsky    Class Number: 4022

CMS 298 - USM Topics in Communication I: Media, Culture, & SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A selection of courses varying in content from term to term. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Students should consult MaineStreet for a listing of current topics courses and the CMS homepage for detailed course descriptions. Cr. 3. Maureen Ebben    Class Number: 2741

Class Notes: Some seats in this online course are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only. Most people take this media-saturated environment in which we live for granted. However, deeper meanings about society, and our place in it, can

CMS 298 - USM Topics in Communication I: Intercultural CommunicationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A selection of courses varying in content from term to term. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Students should consult MaineStreet for a listing of current topics courses and the CMS homepage for detailed course descriptions. Cr. 3. Julie A Zink    Class Number: 2879

CMS 330 - USM Theories of Interpersonal CommunicationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A study of the current thinking in interpersonal communication which emphasizes specific theories of human interaction. Students will be exposed to research in the interpersonal setting and will apply findings to their personal relationships. The course will help students foster effective traditional and nontraditional relationships with a variety of people. Prerequisite: CMS 102 Cr. 3. Maureen Ebben    Class Number: 3105

CMS 380 - USM Film Genres: Film NoirONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course will explore a genre found in film history. The genre selected for any given semester could be taken from such established ones as science fiction, horror, screwball comedies, musicals, or film noir. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. 3 cr Prerequisite College Writing CR 3. David P Pierson    Class Number: 4023

Class Notes: This course will examine film noir's origins, its production and reception, its rise in the 1940s with films like Maltese Falcon (1941) and Double Indemnity (1944) to its classic late noir period [Kiss Me Deadly (1956), Touch of Evil (1958)] of the mid-to

CMS 398 - USM Topics in Communication II: Conflict ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A selection of courses varying in content from term to term. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Students should consult MaineStreet for a listing of current topics courses and the CMS homepage for detailed course descriptions. Prerequisites: CMS 102, CMS 103, and CMS 200. Cr. 3. Amertah Perman    Class Number: 7249

CMS 430 - USM Communication InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An in-depth experience in specific areas of communication acquired in the field. Students will focus their efforts in an area related to their choice of communication expertise (i.e., organizational communication, mass communication, interpersonal communication). Prerequisites: COM major, junior or senior standing Pass/fail only. Credit variable (1-15). CR 1. Russell J Kivatisky    Class Number: 1150

CMS 495 - USM Theories of CommunicationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is designed for upper class students majoring or minoring in communication studies. Based on a seminar format, students in this course will explore in depth several advanced theories of communication, mechanistic through interactive, with examples and application for each. 3 cr Prerequisites: CMS 102, CMS 200, and junior or senior standing CR 3. Leonard J Shedletsky    Class Number: 2941

Class Notes: This is an online class with some synchronous meetings. The class will meet live, online, 5 weeks of the semester on Adobe Connect, Mondays from 4:10-6:40 on the following dates: January 19, January 26, March 16, March 23 and April 6.

CMS 498 - USM Topics in Communication III: Gender CommunicationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A selection of courses varying in content from term to term. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Students should consult MaineStreet for a listing of current topics courses and the CMS homepage for detailed course descriptions. Prerequisites: CMS 102, CMS 103, CMS 200, and junior or senior standing. Cr. 3. Maureen Ebben    Class Number: 12225

Class Notes: Gender is a central organizing principle in our society and the ways in which gender and ideas about gender in society are expressed and operate is through communication processes. What social and cultural factors influence gender identity development? Wh

CMY 101 - UMM Introduction to Community StudiesONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Matthew David Day    Class Number: 12368

CMY 310 - UMM Online Communities & CultureONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course provides an investigation into the development of online communities. Some of the questions explored include: What is an online community? What is the membership cycle for online community members? What makes online communities succeed or fail? What are the economic, social, professional and cultural needs being fulfilled by online communities? What effects to online communities have on face-to-face community development? What are the ontological impacts from the proliferation of online communities? Prerequisites: CMY 101 or ANT 101 or SOC 114, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Lisa J Athearn    Class Number: 12369

COL 214 - UMA Professionalism in the WorkplaceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This seminar course is designed to enable students to transition into professional roles. Students will learn how to present themselves positively and foster professional relationships. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding organizational structures and cultures, and on developing communication and interpersonal skills essential for succeeding in a professional environment. Prerequisite: Any COM course and social science core course; or permission of the instructor. CR 1. Rebecca L Crooker    Class Number: 3937

COM 102 - UMA Interpersonal CommunicationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Concerned with verbal and nonverbal communication that takes place among individuals during interpersonal interaction. Typical areas of concern are perceiving others, presenting one's self, conversation and barriers to communication. Activities may include games, exercises and role playing. CR 3. Rita Jeanne Pare-Peters    Class Number: 3938

COM 104 - UMA Communication in Groups and OrganizationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An overview of the purposes and effects of communication in groups and organizations. Practical experience in interviewing and participation in various types of discussions. CR 3. Linda S Buckmaster    Class Number: 3939

COM 200 - UMFK SpeechONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Focuses on topic selection, preparation, organization, and delivery of informative and persuasive messages. Students prepare and submit videos and text documents of their speeches. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Joseph B Zubrick    Class Number: 13166

COM 200 - UMFK SpeechONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Focuses on topic selection, preparation, organization, and delivery of informative and persuasive messages. Students prepare and submit videos and text documents of their speeches. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Joseph B Zubrick    Class Number: 13168

COM 200 - UMFK SpeechONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 9
Prerequisites: None. Focuses on topic selection, preparation, organization, and delivery of informative and persuasive messages. Students prepare and submit videos and text documents of their speeches. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Joseph B Zubrick    Class Number: 13164

CON 219 - USM Lifetime Physical Fitness and WellnessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The primary emphasis of this course is to teach students how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits. Major areas will include nutrition/weight management, fitness training techniques, flexibility, coronary risk factor management, muscular strength/endurance, stress management, and other wellness-related topics. Class content will include readings, discussions, self-assessment activities, and development of personalized nutrition and physical activity plans. CR 3. Alicia C Trott    Class Number: 2806

CON 219 - USM Lifetime Physical Fitness and WellnessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The primary emphasis of this course is to teach students how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits. Major areas will include nutrition/weight management, fitness training techniques, flexibility, coronary risk factor management, muscular strength/endurance, stress management, and other wellness-related topics. Class content will include readings, discussions, self-assessment activities, and development of personalized nutrition and physical activity plans. CR 3. Alicia C Trott    Class Number: 3276

CON 219 - USM Lifetime Physical Fitness and WellnessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The primary emphasis of this course is to teach students how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits. Major areas will include nutrition/weight management, fitness training techniques, flexibility, coronary risk factor management, muscular strength/endurance, stress management, and other wellness-related topics. Class content will include readings, discussions, self-assessment activities, and development of personalized nutrition and physical activity plans. CR 3. Alicia C Trott    Class Number: 1800

CON 252 - USM Human NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the basic concepts of human nutrition and their application to the needs of human beings throughout the life cycle. Discussion of factors affecting food practices and attitudes is included. Prerequisites: BIO 211 or SCI 270. Cr 3. CR 3. Ashlan Slade Oberholtzer    Class Number: 1863

CON 252 - USM Human NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the basic concepts of human nutrition and their application to the needs of human beings throughout the life cycle. Discussion of factors affecting food practices and attitudes is included. Prerequisites: BIO 211 or SCI 270. Cr 3. CR 3. Meredith B Wood-Masteka    Class Number: 12756

CON 270 - USM Holistic Approach Reproductive HealthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course will enable the student to look critically at reproductive health options through the lifespan. Through readings, podcasts, PowerPoint presentations, and online discussions, we will weigh evidence related to alternative, complementary, and natural approaches to managing reproductive health issues. The course will follow a life span, growth and development approach. Course topics will include natural family planning methods, holistic contraception, infertility and pregnancy issues, holistic birth support skills, and holistic care of the newborn after birth. In addition, adult reproductive issues will be covered including menopause, erectile dysfunction, and sexuality in aging. The student will participate online via the discussion board, online quizzes, short essays, and complete an assignment to create a holistic teaching page related to a reproductive health topic. Offered as an online course. CR 3. Allison S Gray    Class Number: 2919

CON 281 - USM Holistic Health IIONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 6
This course explores the realm of holistic health in greater depth. A strong component will focus on approaches to healing, including such topics as nutrition, meditation, creative imagery, crystals, and herbal remedies. Spiritual and metaphysical dimensions will be integrated as they relate to the total well-being of the individual. The primary goal is to become conversant with holistic approaches that are widely used in promoting and supporting self-healing in both self and others. Often offered as an online course. Prerequisite: CON 280 or permission of instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Bernadette Curtis    Class Number: 2920

CON 281 - USM Holistic Health IIONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
This course explores the realm of holistic health in greater depth. A strong component will focus on approaches to healing, including such topics as nutrition, meditation, creative imagery, crystals, and herbal remedies. Spiritual and metaphysical dimensions will be integrated as they relate to the total well-being of the individual. The primary goal is to become conversant with holistic approaches that are widely used in promoting and supporting self-healing in both self and others. Often offered as an online course. Prerequisite: CON 280 or permission of instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Bernadette Curtis    Class Number: 12763

CON 302 - USM PharmacologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides an overview of the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. The major drug categories are reviewed with emphasis placed on the therapeutic use, action, and adverse reactions of selected prototype drugs. Emphasis is placed on the benefits and risks of drug therapy, thereby preparing the health professional for safe, therapeutic pharmacologic interventions. There is no clinical component to this course. For nursing majors, CON 302/502 must be taken within one year of enrolling in NUR 323/325 or 541/542. Prerequisites: BIO 211 or SCI 172 or SCI 270 and sophomore standing. Cr 3. CR 3. Katharine M Thayer    Class Number: 14645

Class Notes: This online course requires proctored exams which will be held on Fridays, 9:30-12:30, as needed throughout the semester.

CON 321 - USM Health-Related ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Introduction to health-related research with an emphasis on understanding the research process and becoming a consumer of research. Critique of health-related research findings to health professions and their application to professional practice is a major component of this course. CON 322 is a Writing Intensive course. For nursing majors, CON 321 must be completed before taking any 400-level nursing course. Prerequisite: PSY 105, LCC 150, or MAT 120. Cr 3. CR 3. Kimberly A Moody    Class Number: 12758

COS 103 - UMFK Introduction to Information TechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Explores common information technologies and their application. Examines computer based applications including operating systems, file managers, word processors, electronic spreadsheets, database management systems, presentation graphics, electronic communication tools. Develops competence in locating, interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and communicating information in both print and electronic media. 4 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 4. Raymond T Albert    Class Number: 13227

COS 103 - UMFK Introduction to Information TechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Explores common information technologies and their application. Examines computer based applications including operating systems, file managers, word processors, electronic spreadsheets, database management systems, presentation graphics, electronic communication tools. Develops competence in locating, interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and communicating information in both print and electronic media. 4 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 4. Dawn Danielle Susee    Class Number: 13275

COS 103 - UMFK Introduction to Information TechnologyONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Explores common information technologies and their application. Examines computer based applications including operating systems, file managers, word processors, electronic spreadsheets, database management systems, presentation graphics, electronic communication tools. Develops competence in locating, interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and communicating information in both print and electronic media. 4 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 4. Anthony Gauvin    Class Number: 13226

COS 103 - UM Introduction to SpreadsheetsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Topics include design and use of spreadsheets to solve problems using formulas, charts and data functions.  Credit does not count towards the COS major. This course assumes practical skills with the Windows operating system. CR 1. Carol A Roberts    Class Number: 10576

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

COS 111 - UMFK Introduction to Computer ScienceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: COS 103, and MAT 128 or MAT 180, or instructor's permission. Co-requisites: None. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, systems and human resources and explores their integration and application in business and other segments of society. The fundamentals of computer problem solving and programming in a high-level programming language are discussed and presented with an emphasis on general software development skills. 4 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 4. Raymond T Albert    Class Number: 13214

COS 333 - UMFK Systems Analysis & DesignONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Upper level programming language course or instructor's permission. Co-requisites: None. Examines various system development life cycles, industry management interaction, project development and management, physical system evaluation and design, as well as vendor interaction issues. Emphasizes through a hands-on approach small system development and CASE (Computer Aided Software Engineering) skill development. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Raymond T Albert    Class Number: 13283

COS 338 - UMFK Introduction to NetworkingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: COS 206 or instructor's permission. Co-requisites: None. Introduces basic computer networking concepts, terminology, hardware and software components. Provides the students opportunities to establish, modify, and maintain software and hardware components of a local area network. Provides the student specific applied skill opportunities with widely recognized and utilized network operation systems. Further develops the students' understanding of network issues including network topologies, standards, procedures, security, careers, as well as the economic and social implications of networking. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Mark H. Rosenbaum    Class Number: 13211

COS 413 - UMFK Computer Forensics and InvestigationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: COS 103, COS 206 or instructor's permission. Co-requisites: None. The course presents methods to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation beginning with a discussion of ethics, while mapping to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. 4 credit hours. Offered Spring semester, odd years. CR 4. Christopher Stanley Hull    Class Number: 13209

Class Notes: CROSS LISTED WITH PSA 413 (14293)

COS 440 - UMFK Cyber DefenseONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: COS 354, COS 374 or instructor's permission. Provides a fundamental understanding of hardening and assessment techniques and a hands-on approach to the hardware and software tools and techniques associated with the protection of computer systems and networks. Examines how to protect computer and network resources as deployed in a typical organization. Explores protection of communications resources, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, and the use of various tools for system and network protection. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring Semester. CR 3. Mark H. Rosenbaum    Class Number: 13208

CRJ 105 - UMFK Introduction to Criminal JusticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Examines basic systems and problems of American criminal justice system; provides an appreciation of historical background and impact on society. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. J Darrell Ouellette    Class Number: 13267

CRJ 215 - UMFK Principles of InvestigationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. A basic study of the role of the law enforcement officer in investigating crimes. Attention given to processing crime scenes, interviewing techniques, basic techniques used in investigation of specific crimes. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. J Darrell Ouellette    Class Number: 13258

CRJ 376 - UMPI Punishment & CorrectionONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
The course provides an in-depth examination of the social and historical foundations of the American correctional institution. Issues relating to the structure and social processes of institutions of confinement in relation to problems of treatment and rehabilitation are a primary focus. The course includes a systematic evaluation of recidivism, general and specific deterrence, rehabilitation, incapacitation, and retribution in relation to the American correctional system. CR 3.    Class Number: 12742

CRJ 430 - UMPI Crime Control PoliciesONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
In this course the student is exposed to analysis of ideologies, assumptions, and performance of crime control policies in the United States. Crime control policies and their implications will be examined from several perspectives: Administration, Police, Coursts, and Corrections. As an added feature, this course will also examine the role of the Media and its influence on citizens and on the formation of crime control policy. This is a Service Learning (SL) course. Students must successfully complete the SL component assignments to earn a passing grade in this course. CR 3. Lisa R Leduc    Class Number: 12731

CRM 220 - USM Research Methods in CriminologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is an introduction to methodological issues in criminology. The emphasis is on critical evaluation and application of the basic instruments of inquiry. Students will learn how to "do" criminology, as well as how to assess existing criminological literature. Prerequisite:CRM 100 or permission. CR 3. Vanessa Perez    Class Number: 14759

CRM 325 - USM Domestic ViolenceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores contemporary theoretical and policy debates on domestic violence as a social problem and crime. Topics include partner abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse. The definition and measurement of domestic violence are analyzed. Comparison of legal and community responses to domestic violence is emphasized. Special attention is given to economic and ethnic diversity as they relate to domestic violence. Prerequisite: CRM 100 or permission. CR 3. Linda J Pfaffinger    Class Number: 2318

CSE 115 - UMM Business Spreadsheet ApplicationsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Nickey A Dubey    Class Number: 11904

DAN 104 - UMM Beginning Tahitian DanceONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course offers an introduction to the ancient art of Tahitian dance, still popular in the modern world. Dancers today enjoy it for fun, fitness and friendship. The class will cover basic dance movements. Students will wear costumes and learn dance routines to delightful Tahitian music with which to enchant friends, family and classmates at the end of the semester. CR 1. Kessie Smith-Marengo    Class Number: 14030

DAN 106 - UMM Beginning Belly DanceONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course offers an introduction to the ancient art of belly dance, still popular in the modern world. Belly dancers today enjoy it for fun, fitness and friendship. The course will cover basic dance movements, as well as basic finger cymbal patterns and veil work. Students will wear costumes and learn dance routines to sultry Middle Eastern rhythms. Offered pass/fail. CR 1. Kessie Smith-Marengo    Class Number: 14028

DEA 154 - UMA Biodental Sciences IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Covers the essentials of oral histology, oral embryology, head and neck anatomy, oral pathology, and human nutrition. Lec 3. Prerequisite: BIO 100. CR 4. Laurie Ann Willis    Class Number: 3575

DEA 251 - UMA Clinical Dental Assisting TheoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Presents the fundamental concepts of endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, and pediatric dentistry. Students will gain a knowledge and appreciation for the specialty practices, with theories and functions. Emphasis placed on the dental assistants role in these areas. Lec 2, Lab 2. Prerequisite: DEA 101, DEA 102, DEH 100, DEH 304 and DEH 306. CR 3. Laurie Ann Willis    Class Number: 14679

Class Notes: Online lecture with on-site labs.

DEA 253 - UMA Dental Health EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Emphasis on theories and techniques of patient education and motivation. Discusses etiology of dental diseases and their prevention, and the role of the dental assistant in community dental health. Lec 2. Prerequisite: DEH 203/204, DEH 213, DEH 217, and DEA 101 should be designated as prerequisites for this course. CR 3. Tricia Ann Spearin    Class Number: 3577

DIG 510 - UM Metadata SystemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course covers digital formats for describing the contents and contexts of artifacts with an emphasis on their use in libraries, archives, and online repositories. This includes a discussion on the need for and use of metadata in a variety of digital contexts, exposure to specific metadata standards used in a number of fields, and demonstrations of how these metadata are expressed in several output formats. DIG 500 is strongly recommended. CR 3. John P Bell    Class Number: 10635

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

DIG 510 - UM Metadata SystemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course covers digital formats for describing the contents and contexts of artifacts with an emphasis on their use in libraries, archives, and online repositories. This includes a discussion on the need for and use of metadata in a variety of digital contexts, exposure to specific metadata standards used in a number of fields, and demonstrations of how these metadata are expressed in several output formats. DIG 500 is strongly recommended. CR 3. John P Bell    Class Number: 10634

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

DIG 550 - UM Digital PreservationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course acquaints students with the challenges of, and best practices for, preserving digital artifacts. Topics can include a survey of the (sometimes bewildering) array of formats for digital media, along with their vulnerabilities and half-lives; analysis of various preservation strategies (storage, migration, emulation, reinterpretation); institutional, legal, and practical impediments to preservation; preservation standards and resources for digital media (Media Matters, Variable Media Questionnaire). DIG 500 and DIG 540 strongly recommended. CR 3. Richard V Hollinger    Class Number: 10637

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

DIG 550 - UM Digital PreservationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course acquaints students with the challenges of, and best practices for, preserving digital artifacts. Topics can include a survey of the (sometimes bewildering) array of formats for digital media, along with their vulnerabilities and half-lives; analysis of various preservation strategies (storage, migration, emulation, reinterpretation); institutional, legal, and practical impediments to preservation; preservation standards and resources for digital media (Media Matters, Variable Media Questionnaire). DIG 500 and DIG 540 strongly recommended. CR 3. Richard V Hollinger    Class Number: 10636

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

DIG 580 - UM Digital Curation InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Digital Curation Internships provide valuable experiential learning in an emerging and changing field that provides complex challenges. An internship experience is essential to the certificate program, providing students with current and vital knowledge and skills they will need in the workplace. Internships provide students opportunities to reinforce their academic learning, and provide opportunities to establish professional contacts. Because our digital curation curriculum is online, and because our students will be located in many different places, we offer two internships: place-based and virtual. Place-based internships can be at an institution within or close to the University of Maine or near the location of the student's residence. Prerequisites: DIG 500 and DIG 510 CR 3. Pauleena M Macdougall    Class Number: 10726

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

DIG 580 - UM Digital Curation InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Digital Curation Internships provide valuable experiential learning in an emerging and changing field that provides complex challenges. An internship experience is essential to the certificate program, providing students with current and vital knowledge and skills they will need in the workplace. Internships provide students opportunities to reinforce their academic learning, and provide opportunities to establish professional contacts. Because our digital curation curriculum is online, and because our students will be located in many different places, we offer two internships: place-based and virtual. Place-based internships can be at an institution within or close to the University of Maine or near the location of the student's residence. Prerequisites: DIG 500 and DIG 510 CR 3. Pauleena M Macdougall    Class Number: 10727

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

DIS 520 - UM Disability: Advanced Interaction of Human Diversity and Global EnvironmentsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examination and analysis of the service, support, and community contexts in which people with disabilities live, work, and participate. Distinction between and analysis of the concepts of accommodation and universal design/access. Critical examination of service and community responses to diversity and difference. Collaborative leadership strategies to improve inclusion and social justice for all people including those with disabilities. CR 3. Elizabeth Depoy    Class Number: 10625

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

DRA 101 - UMA Introduction to TheatreONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Traces the historical development of drama from its beginnings in the religious rituals of primitive tribal societies to its contemporary status. All aspects of production will be studied in relation to the overall impact of the play. CR 3. Christopher D Bates    Class Number: 7029

DRA 330 - UMA Dramatic Literature: Plays & PoliticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is devoted to reading, discussing and envisioning plays as literature and theater, while examining their historical, political and artistic contexts. Prerequisite: DRA 101 or ENG 102W or permission of instructor. CR 3. Christopher D Bates    Class Number: 7044

ECE 467 - UM Solar Cells and Their ApplicationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course is concerned with electricity generation direction from solar energy using photovoltaic solar cells. The solar spectrum is discussed, solar cell types are introduced and efficiency factors are discussed. Techniques for efficiency improvement are reviewed. Photovoltaic electricity generation system design methods are introduced. Economic analysis, such as life cycle costing, and environmental impact of PV systems are discussed. ECE 209 or ECE 210 CR 3. Nuri W Emanetoglu    Class Number: 10669

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ECE 484 - UM Communications EngineeringONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course includes topics in digital communications systems, multiplexing, signal space, modulation, coding, and information theory. Concepts such as data compression, protection, and transmission in wireless and wired networks are studied as well. Real world examples from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee and WiMax standards enriches the practical aspects of the course. Prerequisite: ECE 314 and ECE 316 CR 3. Ali Abedi    Class Number: 10718

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ECE 498 - UM Selected Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Special Topics in Power SystemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Topics in electrical engineering not regularly covered in other courses. May include advanced microprocessor applications, robot applications, instrumentation semiconductor technology, introduction to VLSI design and microwave acoustics. Content can be varied to suit current needs. May be repeated for credit, with departmental permission. (Fall and Spring.) CR 1. James B Patton    Class Number: 14158

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ECE 577 - UM Fuzzy LogicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Covers the fundamentals of fuzzy logic and its application in control, model identification, information systems and pattern recognition, as well as in conjunction with artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms. Prerequisite: ECE 477 or permission CR 3. Bruce E Segee    Class Number: 11730

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ECH 537 - UMF Science in the Early Childhood YearsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 10
This course addresses the development of inquiry-based science curriculum in the early childhood setting. Rooted in constructivist approaches, it incorporates topics of scientific literacy, conceptual development, content areas, current research and curriculum development, implementation and evaluation. Sources of curriculum in science for young children are explored (e.g., standards content, children¿s knowledge and concepts, flora and fauna of the immediate environment, etc.) are explored, teaching/learning strategies examined and scientific outcomes assessed. This course will fulfill the science content area for the Maine state Birth-5 081 teaching certificate. CR 3. Donna Karno    Class Number: 12187

Class Notes: Blended course with 3 face-to-face classes on Saturdays, February 14 and March 14 from 9 AM-3 PM and April 11 from 1-3:30 PM, plus 2 synchronous online meetings on Thursdays, January 29 and May 7 from 7-9 PM.

ECH 541 - UMF Field-Based ResearchONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course is the capstone of the M.S. Ed. Early Childhood Program. Students will complete a field-based, original research project, utilizing a research design that will draw on the student¿s background knowledge from ECH 540. Analysis and reflection on the research process with an emphasis on interpretation and practical application of research to practice will be central to the course. CR 3. Patricia Williams    Class Number: 12188

Class Notes: $50.00 Course Fee

ECH 541 - UMF Field-Based ResearchONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course is the capstone of the M.S. Ed. Early Childhood Program. Students will complete a field-based, original research project, utilizing a research design that will draw on the student¿s background knowledge from ECH 540. Analysis and reflection on the research process with an emphasis on interpretation and practical application of research to practice will be central to the course. CR 3. Donna Karno    Class Number: 12191

Class Notes: $50.00 Course Fee

ECO 100 - UMA Introduction to EconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is a survey course in introductory economics involving selected micro and macro topics. Topics will include, but not be limited to: basic market analysis, economic stability, fiscal policy, monetary policy, the federal budget and national debt, the federal reserve, cost/revenue/profit, elasticity of demand, antitrust economics, and economic regulation. Prerequisites: MAT 009, ENG 005, and REA 008. CR 3. Ronald N Norton    Class Number: 3578

ECO 100 - UMFK Introduction to MacroeconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Surveys leading contemporary macroeconomic theories. Explores neo-classical, Keynesian, monetary, and supply-side theories. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring. CR 3. Bradley G Ritz    Class Number: 13011

ECO 101 - USM Introduction to MacroeconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An analysis of the basic characteristics, institutions, and activities of modern market economies. Topics discussed include inflation, unemployment, government monetary and fiscal policy, full employment and economic growth. Prerequisite: none. Every semester. Cr 3. CR 3. Michael P Cote    Class Number: 2914

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in fully online degree programs only.

ECO 102 - USM Introduction to MicroeconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Introduction to the analysis of individual markets: the functioning of prices in a market economy, economic decision making by producers and consumers, and market structure. Topics discussed include consumer preferences and consumer behavior, production theory and production costs, the monopoly firm, and resource pricing. Additional topics are determined by individual instructors. Prerequisite: none. Every semester. Cr 3. CR 3. Michael P Cote    Class Number: 3117

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in fully online degree programs only.

ECO 190 - UM World Food Supply, Population and the EnvironmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Reviews current global resources focusing primarily upon food production and population, and environmental problems relating to food production and distribution. World trade and world trade policy are considered with primary emphasis on food. Other topics include world trade liberalization, genetically modified foods and comparative agricultural systems. CR 3. Aaron Kinyu Hoshide    Class Number: 10597

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ECO 201 - UMA MacroeconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Deals with the economy as a whole, including a study of different economic organizations, income and employment theory, government fiscal and monetary policies, problems of price stability and economic growth. Prerequisite: Knowledge of high school algebra and graphical analysis is assumed. CR 3. Ronald N Norton    Class Number: 3579

ECO 202 - UMM MicroeconomicsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Jon Reisman    Class Number: 11906

ECO 202 - UMA MicroeconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Concerned with the economic theory related to operation of business firms including supply, demand, price determination, production costs, competition, resource markets and international trade and issues. Prerequisite: Knowledge of high school algebra and graphical analysis is assumed. CR 3. Ronald N Norton    Class Number: 3580

ECO 207 - UMPI Macro & Micro EconomicsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Fundamental principles of capitalist macro economics including growth and recession, inflation, unemployment, the role of government regulation, economic development, and trade. Micro topics include supply and demand, market structure, and market failure. Fall and spring semesters. CR 3. Ann Osgood    Class Number: 12917

EDG 657 - UM Education Practicum: Writing PracticumONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Supervised practice in applying professional skills to administration, supervision, science education, social studies, special education and language instruction. Activity will be selected by the student and advisor. CR 1. Richard B Kent    Class Number: 11671

EDS 510 - UM Introduction to Educational ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
For graduate students in education and related fields. Topics include: locating educational research reports, abstracting and evaluating sources, understanding statistical symbols, examining inquiry methodology and communicating about research. Designed for consumers of research. CR 3. Shihfen Tu    Class Number: 12060

Class Notes: Please contact Becky Libby at becky.libby@umit.maine.edu for department permission

EDT 400 - UM Computers in EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction for students majoring in education. Nature and use of the computer and its impact on the curriculum and other areas of education are studied. Laboratory experience in developing practical programs using the computer included. Prerequisite: Elementary or Secondary Education major or Child Development and Family Relations-Early Childhood Education option or Kinesiology and Physical Education-Exercise Science or Administration option or permission CR 3. Mia Lee Morrison    Class Number: 10600

Class Notes: Department Consent required and for KPE Exercise Science Majors

EDT 520 - UM Methods of Teaching with Computer TechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides practical and understandable information about integrating technology in K-12 classrooms. Examines tool applications (WD, DB, SS and Telecommunications), multimedia and categories of software. Explores ways these support learning. CR 3. Jason K Baack    Class Number: 10590

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 520 - UM Methods of Teaching with Computer TechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides practical and understandable information about integrating technology in K-12 classrooms. Examines tool applications (WD, DB, SS and Telecommunications), multimedia and categories of software. Explores ways these support learning. CR 3. Jason K Baack    Class Number: 10641

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 525 - UM Using the Educational WebONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces methods and models of using the Internet effectively for PK-adult education. Includes emerging Web 2.0 and 3.0 technologies. CR 3. Abigail C Garthwait    Class Number: 10642

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate CTI certificate students  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 525 - UM Using the Educational WebONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces methods and models of using the Internet effectively for PK-adult education. Includes emerging Web 2.0 and 3.0 technologies. CR 3. Abigail C Garthwait    Class Number: 10694

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 527 - UM Networking and Troubleshooting Basics for EducatorsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The basics of networking and troubleshooting for designing, building and managing a Local Area Network (LAN) in a classroom environment. Prerequisite: EDT 520 CR 3. Jason K Baack    Class Number: 10643

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 530 - UM Introduction to Hypermedia in EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Presents hypermedia tools for Macintosh and/or PC platforms. Emphasizes writing code for Hypermedia applications. Prerequisite: EDT 400 or EDT 520 CR 3. Abigail C Garthwait    Class Number: 12325

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 559 - UM Essentials for Educational Technology LeadersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Focuses on the management of computer technology at the school or district level. Students will grow into instructional technology leaders in the area of school change, budgeting, law, and resources management. Case problems and local fieldwork will provide insight into the administrative operations regarding computer technology. Prerequisites: EDT 545, 529, 537 and 616 CR 3. Owen Paul Maurais    Class Number: 11560

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDT 559 - UM Essentials for Educational Technology LeadersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Focuses on the management of computer technology at the school or district level. Students will grow into instructional technology leaders in the area of school change, budgeting, law, and resources management. Case problems and local fieldwork will provide insight into the administrative operations regarding computer technology. Prerequisites: EDT 545, 529, 537 and 616 CR 3. Owen Paul Maurais    Class Number: 11559

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

EDU 103 - UMM Preparing for Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: ReadingONLINE
Jan 21 - Mar 13
This course will prepare individuals to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills Test in Reading. Students will become familiar with the structure and content of the Praxis Reading test through a review of the basic skills of reading comprehension, including the practices of skimming, previewing, locating answers, summarizing and evaluating a variety of different types of written material. Test-taking strategies, time management and organizational skills will be emphasized, as well as methods for reducing test anxiety. CR 1. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 11907

EDU 104 - UMM Preparing for Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: WritingONLINE
Jan 21 - Mar 13
This course will prepare individuals to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test in Writing. Students will become familiar with the structure and content of the Praxis Writing test, including detailed instruction in the basic skills of writing in order to communicate effectively with correct and effective standard written English. Test-taking strategies, time management and organizational skills will be emphasized, as well as methods for reducing test anxiety. CR 1. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 11908

EDU 107 - UMM Preparing for Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: MathematicsONLINE
Jan 21 - Mar 13
This course will prepare individuals to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test in Mathematics. Students will become familiar with the structure and content of the Praxis Math test, including detailed instruction in constructs that are assessed: number and operations, algebra, geometry and measurement and data analysis and probability. Test-taking strategies, time management and organizational skills will be emphasized, as well as methods for reducing test anxiety. CR 1. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 11910

EDU 217 - UMM Working with Culturally Diverse StudentsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course explores the historical, philosophical and cultural foundations of education for a culturally diverse society. Students will use multiple frames of reference to examine the impact of race/ethnicity, class, gender and sexual orientation on the lives of students in America; the relationship of society and schools; and the responsibilities of schools and school personnel for promoting inclusivity. This course will focus on the social construction of privilege, examine the concept of "public" education and explore how schools can recognize and respond to issues of diversity. Prerequisite: EDU 112 and SOC 114, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 11955

EDU 223 - UMM Children's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Garret M Lee    Class Number: 11963

EDU 250 - UMA Foundations of EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed for students interested in entering the teaching profession (K-12). Historical, social, political, and philosophical dimensions of education, as well as current issues, will be examined. This introductory experience will help students gain an appreciation for the multiple aspects of teaching and will assist them in constructing their personal philosophies of teaching. Prerequisite: ENG 101. 3 credits CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 3581

EDU 261 - UMPI Educational Technology in the ClassroomONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Prerequisites: Edu 150 and Edu 200. Practical experience incorporating technology into the instructional process and an examination of issues relevant to the role of technology in public schools. Educational software is used to develop, implement, and assess classroom lessons. Assignments include a broad range of creative technology use in educational settings. CR 3. Abigail C Garthwait    Class Number: 12754

EDU 262E - UMA Introduction to Autism Spectrum DisordersONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course provides students with an introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), research surrounding the disability, diagnostic criteria, assessment, intervention strategies and laws involving IDEA and DSM-V. The course also focuses on the role of families including cultural values and beliefs. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Patricia Morris Clark    Class Number: 14686

EDU 300 - USM Educational Media and TechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An examination of educational media and technology with special emphasis on school-based developments and applications. CR 3. Barbara D Stebbins    Class Number: 1895

Class Notes: During the course, students will need to download these free pieces of software: Adobe Flash Player for educational software web sites that will be evaluated; Adobe Shockwave Player for interactive web sites that will be evaluated; Adobe Acrobat Reader fo

EDU 328 - UMA Creative Development & Art for Young ChildrenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an overview of how art and creativity influence young children and how early childhood educators, parents, and adults who work with children can assist in this process. Students will consider the important role art plays with children who may be handicapped or from a diverse background. This comprehensive introductory course includes an exploration of a variety of materials, activities, and projects that will stimulate creativity in children. Students will study artists and current children's illustrators and review children's books. Prerequisite: PSY100 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Patricia Morris Clark    Class Number: 14695

Class Notes: Exams are online through BlackBoard. Closed Class - Onward Students only

EDU 329 - UMA Science and the Project Approach for the Young ChildONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course focuses on early science and discovery concepts relevant to young children during the first six -eight years of life. It offers concrete suggestions about arranging the environment to provide rich opportunities for children to connect science and exploration to their own daily lives. The course meets the requirements of the State of Maine Early Learning Guidelines B-5 Teacher Certification and is designed to teach students effective strategies to recognize and promote science development in all young children. Psy 100 or permission of instructor. 3 Cr CR 3. Erin P C Zaremba    Class Number: 3596

EDU 336 - USM Children's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 19 - May 11
This course is a survey of children's literature with special emphasis on the selection of appropriate books for children from preschool through the elementary school years. Cr 3. CR 3. Joyce Martin    Class Number: 1897

EDU 336 - USM Children's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is a survey of children's literature with special emphasis on the selection of appropriate books for children from preschool through the elementary school years. Cr 3. CR 3. Joyce Martin    Class Number: 1896

EDU 336 - USM Children's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 26 - May 18
This course is a survey of children's literature with special emphasis on the selection of appropriate books for children from preschool through the elementary school years. Cr 3. CR 3. Joyce Martin    Class Number: 3408

EDU 344 - UMM Mathematics in the Elementary SchoolONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
A course designed to acquaint prospective elementary and middle-level teachers with the content, strategies, techniques, materials, and organizational structures related to teaching mathematics. Topics include problem solving, logical thinking, finding numerical patterns, transmitting positive attitudes towards mathematics, and the use of manipulatives and technology. Methods of increasing the mathematics skills of children with exceptionalities are addressed. A practicum is an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: EDU 220 or EDU 313, MAT 107, MAT 108, and Co-requisite: EDU 349 and EDU 338, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Daniel Qualls    Class Number: 11974

EDU 357 - UMPI Children's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Familiarize yourself with a wide range of authors and illustrators of children's literature and their work. Make informed choices for your classroom and explore issues of diversity through children's literature CR 3. Barbara Smith Chalou    Class Number: 12760

EDU 361 - UMPI Teach Science in Elem SchoolONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Prerequisite: Edu 200. Emphasis placed upon examination of curriculum projects and trends in elementary science, selection and construction of teaching materials, study of selected topics in various science areas, research and use of science teaching strategies, and care and use of living and non-living science materials. CR 3.    Class Number: 12764

EDU 363 - UMPI Teaching Science in Secondary SchoolONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Emphasis placed upon examination of curriculum projects and trends, selection and construction of teaching materials, study of selected topics in science areas, involvement with several science teaching strategies, review of research in science education, and care and use of living and non-living science materials. CR 3. Timothy Neal Surrette    Class Number: 14625

EDU 366 - UMA Children & Young Adult LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(Crosslisted with ENG 366) This course is designed to help students become familiar with the world of children's and/or young adult literature and to explore its curricular and recreational uses, critical issues surrounding its use, and instructional methods and contexts for sharing, encouraging, and reading a variety of this literature with students. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3.    Class Number: 14849

EDU 366 - UMA Children & Young Adult LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(Crosslisted with ENG 366) This course is designed to help students become familiar with the world of children's and/or young adult literature and to explore its curricular and recreational uses, critical issues surrounding its use, and instructional methods and contexts for sharing, encouraging, and reading a variety of this literature with students. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Anne V Miller    Class Number: 3582

EDU 368 - UMPI Teach Math in Sec SchoolONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Prerequisite: Edu 200. Focuses on strategies in presenting mathematical concepts, evaluation procedures specific to mathematics, selected topics in arithmetic, algebra, and geometry, techniques for facilitating problem solving and reasoning, and creating an interest in mathematics. Planning and providing for individual differences is an important component of this class. CR 3.    Class Number: 14626

EDU 371 - UMPI Teach Social Studies in ElemenONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Prerequisite: Edu 200. This course examines objectives, methods, materials, and assessment techniques in social studies programs. Concepts, skills and values are emphasized through the construction of a teaching unit. CR 3. Tomasz Z Herzog    Class Number: 12770

EDU 376 - UMPI Teach Hper in Elem SchoolONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Prerequisites: Edu 200 and Psy 100. Methods and techniques in teaching health and physical education including lesson and program planning, observation and demonstration lessons, evaluation techniques, and experiences in teaching. Stress is on the three areas basic to school health education. CR 3. Leo L Saucier    Class Number: 14979

EDU 378 - UMPI Creativity in the Classroom:Arts-Integrated CurriculumONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 16
Examines theories on creativity, creative arts, and creative people. Students will learn how to utilize materials and media used in creative arts to facilitate creative, artistic, and playful learning which can be applied to different subjects including but not limited to literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies in educational settings. This course meets the Creative Arts requirement of Endorsement081. CR 3. Wendy L Ross    Class Number: 13493

EDU 380 - UMA Literacy & Technology Across the CurriculumONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
In this course students will investigate what it means to be a literate person in the 21st century. Students will learn and practice traditional and digital strategies for strengthening literacy levels in their content areas. Students will also consider the role of paperless classrooms and cloud computing (3 credits). PREREQUISITES: ENG 101; EDU 250 or equivalent CR 3. Marilyn Ann Hudzina    Class Number: 3584

EDU 387 - UMA Teaching the Exceptional Child in the Regular ClassroomONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to assist pre-service teachers and others to develop an understanding of the characteristics of children and adolescents considered to be exceptional. Students will gain knowledge of effective teaching strategies, interventions, and modifications for exceptional children and adolescents. Prerequisite Eng 101 CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 3585

EDU 387 - UMPI Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive ClassroomsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course focuses on teaching students with special needs in general education classrooms. Understanding the nature and characteristics of learning and behavior problems, instructional strategies, differentiated learning, education regulations, and modifications for specific categories of disability are covered. CR 3. William A Breton    Class Number: 12774

EDU 390A - UMA Methods of Teaching Art (K-12)ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of general and specific methods for teaching in the secondary school. Methods and problems related to teaching and learning in the student's major field will be emphasized. Formative and summative assessments, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design are among the topics addressed (3 credits). Prerequisites: ENG 101; EDU 250; (PSY 345 or EDU 387); PRAXIS I passed; PRAXIS II attempted or scheduled. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 6923

EDU 390B - UMA Methods of Teaching English (7-12)ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of general and specific methods for teaching in the secondary school. Methods and problems related to teaching and learning in the student's major field will be emphasized. Formative and summative assessments, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design are among the topics addressed (3 credits). Prerequisites: ENG 101; EDU 250; (PSY 345 or EDU 387); PRAXIS I passed; PRAXIS II attempted or scheduled. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 6928

EDU 390C - UMA Methods of Teaching Life Science (7-12)ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of general and specific methods for teaching in the secondary school. Methods and problems related to teaching and learning in the student's major field will be emphasized. Formative and summative assessments, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design are among the topics addressed (3 credits). Prerequisites: ENG 101; EDU 250; (PSY 345 or EDU 387); PRAXIS I passed; PRAXIS II attempted or scheduled. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 6931

EDU 390D - UMA Methods of Teaching Physical Science (7-12)ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of general and specific methods for teaching in the secondary school. Methods and problems related to teaching and learning in the student's major field will be emphasized. Formative and summative assessments, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design are among the topics addressed (3 credits). Prerequisites: ENG 101; EDU 250; (PSY 345 or EDU 387); PRAXIS I passed; PRAXIS II attempted or scheduled. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 6933

EDU 390F - UMA Methods of Teaching Mathematics (7-12)ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of general and specific methods for teaching in the secondary school. Methods and problems related to teaching and learning in the student's major field will be emphasized. Formative and summative assessments, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design are among the topics addressed (3 credits). Prerequisites: ENG 101; EDU 250; (PSY 345 or EDU 387); PRAXIS I passed; PRAXIS II attempted or scheduled. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 6937

EDU 390G - UMA Methods of Teaching Social Studies (7-12)ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of general and specific methods for teaching in the secondary school. Methods and problems related to teaching and learning in the student's major field will be emphasized. Formative and summative assessments, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design are among the topics addressed (3 credits). Prerequisites: ENG 101; EDU 250; (PSY 345 or EDU 387); PRAXIS I passed; PRAXIS II attempted or scheduled. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 6998

EDU 395 - UMPI Internship in Teacher EducatioONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Prerequisites: Edu 150 and Edu 200, completion of Professional Education sequence or permission of instructor. Observation and participation including sequential teaching in a K-12 setting in preparation for student teaching. CR 3. Tomasz Z Herzog    Class Number: 12775

EDU 401 - UMA Educational PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross listed with PSY401). An in-depth examination of psychological principles as they apply to the educational environment. Topics will scrutinize current issues and innovative methods of instruction. Prerequisite: PSY100. CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 10753

EDU 420 - UMFK Special Education LawONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Prerequisites: EDU 303 and/or SED 310. This course will review the special education legislation that has shaped the field of special education we see today. We will review the new IDEIA and discuss the changes that will impact special education programming and parental rights. The format of the course will involve readings, discussions, and reflective writing activities. 3 hours. Offered every Spring. CR 3. Roland K Caron    Class Number: 13087

Class Notes: This course requires students to have access to a microphone and speakers. For more technical information contact (207) 834-7522.

EDU 446 - UMFK Twice Exceptional StudentsONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Pre-requisites: EDU/SED 317 or instructor permission. This course is designed to acquaint participants with the various areas of exceptionalities typically encountered with gifted students and to provide classroom related techniques to assist the teacher in identifying and working with twice-exceptional children in an effective manner. Environmental, behavioral, motivational, emotional, and educational needs will be addressed. Legal responsibilities, parent communication, and staff development will be emphasized. 3 credit hours. CR 3. Doris Marie Metz    Class Number: 13084

EDU 447 - UMFK Identification of Gifted and Talented LearnersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: EDU/SED 317, or instructor permission. This course focuses on the screening and selecting of gifted and talented students. It is designed for practicing professionals - teachers, counselors, psychologists, and administrators who must make decisions about the identification and serving of gifted and talented learners. Course uses multiple assessments, both quantitative and qualitative, to identify gifted students within an increasingly diverse population, including culturally and ethnically diverse, high-potential, linguistically different students with unique affective needs as well as high potential economically disadvantaged students. Students will use data to diagnose educational needs, prescribe appropriate educational strategies, and to incorporate appropriate identification strategies for identifying gifted and talented students. Legal responsibilities and parent communication as well as staff development will be emphasized. Students will be required to develop an identification model based on relevant theory and current practices to be used in their particular setting. 3 credit hours. CR 3. Doris Marie Metz    Class Number: 13082

EDU 513 - UMF New Media and Language Arts in the Elementary ClassroomONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course will focus on how new media can be used to support student learning in the language arts classroom. Students will examine current and historical practices in the language arts classroom, and explore how these practices might shift with the arrival of new tools. Studetns will be asked to think critically about how and when new media should be used to support students. Particular focus will be given to the best practices in elementary classrooms and the unique challenges and opportunities of working with this population in the digital age. CR 3. Johanna Prince    Class Number: 14160

Class Notes: Includes two synchronous online classes on Tuesdays, January 20 and February 10 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

EDU 521 - USM Digital Literacies and EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
In this course, students explore the use of technology in K-12 education with a focus on literacy in the 21st century. Learners gain insight and experience in the effective integration of technology in literacy education through experiential learning, discussion, readings, and design of lessons and activities. Students examine related educational and societal issues through both academic and mainstream lenses in the context of relevant standards Cr 3. CR 3. Susan Barrows Maloney    Class Number: 2285

EDU 525 - UMF Developing Formative Assessment Practices in the Mathematics ClassroomONLINE
Dec 5 - Jun 3
The course will examine principles and aspects of formative assessment with a focus on establishing conceptual based mathematics learning targets, gathering and analyzing evidence of students¿ thinking related to the learning target, providing feedback to students and deeply involving students in processes that will help them move their own learning forward. Research review, discussions, in-class exercises, practical experiences and action research on the integration of these formative assessment aspects within mathematics instruction will be an integral part of this course. CR 3. Cheryl M. Spadea Rose    Class Number: 14892

Class Notes: This course will meet at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

EDU 525 - UMF Developing Formative Assessment Practices in the Mathematics ClassroomONLINE
Dec 3 - Jun 1
The course will examine principles and aspects of formative assessment with a focus on establishing conceptual based mathematics learning targets, gathering and analyzing evidence of students¿ thinking related to the learning target, providing feedback to students and deeply involving students in processes that will help them move their own learning forward. Research review, discussions, in-class exercises, practical experiences and action research on the integration of these formative assessment aspects within mathematics instruction will be an integral part of this course. CR 3. Cheryl M. Spadea Rose    Class Number: 14891

Class Notes: This course will meet at Cony High School.

EDU 529 - UMF Mathematics Leadership in K-12 settings: Understanding & Implementing Common Core State StandardsONLINE
Jan 24 - May 2
An in-depth study of standards-based mathematics curriculum; its history and evolution, the structure and derivation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and the nature of assessment within a standards-based system. A research project that will examine the history and evolution of the standards-based mathematics movement. Development of a grade-span differentiation, curriculum document and a standards-based mathematics unit. A culminating portfolio will show evidence of the student's ability to use the learning in a professional development capacity as a mathematics leader. CR 3. Margaret Griswold    Class Number: 12195

Class Notes: Blended course with 3 face-to-face classes at the Bath/Brunswick University College Center on Saturdays, January 24, March 14 and May 2 from 9 AM-3 PM and online instruction.

EDU 530 - UMF Mathematics Leadership in K-12 settings: The Mathematics Content for Standards-Based InstructionONLINE
Jan 10 - Apr 4
The content of this course is specific to the skills and concepts needed as an emergent mathematics leader/specialist/instructor. The focus of this course will be: an in-depth study of the Domain Progressions in the Common Core State Standards and the NCTM Standards and Connections in the NCTM Process Standards; a research project that will examine the definition of mathematics content knowledge, the mathematics knowledge needed to teach effectively; development of a mathematics unit demonstrating math content, domain progressions and connections between mathematics topics; and a section of the course series portfolio that will show evidence of the student¿s ability to use the learning in a professional development capacity as a mathematics leader. CR 3. Margaret Griswold    Class Number: 12196

Class Notes: Blended course with 3 face-to-face classes at UMF on Saturdays, January 10, February 28 and April 4 from 9 AM-3 PM and online instruction.

EDU 532 - UMF Mathematics Leadership K-12: The Art of Mathematics Coaching and SupervisionONLINE
Feb 7 - May 16
The content of this course is specific to the skills and concepts needed as an emergent mathematics leader/specialist as they support the development of mathematics educators. The focus of this course will be: the strategies of clinical supervision; the understanding of the aspects of coaching; the ability to give targeted feedback; the understanding of being a teacher-leader in the culture of a school. This work will give the enrollee the foundation for becoming a mathematics leader using mentoring and supervision. CR 3. Margaret Griswold    Class Number: 12197

Class Notes: Blended course with 3 face-to-face classes at Reeds Brook Middle School on Saturdays, February 7, March 28 and May 16 from 9 AM-3 PM and online instruction.

EDU 546 - UMF Online Teaching & Learning: An OverviewONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
How do teachers who excel in the classroom learn to translate that expertise into an online course that serves their students? What works well in online learning? This course offers an overview of online learning: its history, current status and future progress. Participants will also receive an introduction to learning theories and be introduced to different types of online teaching course design and educational technologies. Using case studies and a historical perspective of the evolution of online teaching, students will understand the challenges and advantages of establishing a distance learning course or program. The course will discuss course design, development, implementation and evaluation and the concept of building community. CR 3. Joella Ashley Montgomery    Class Number: 12201

Class Notes: 100% online class. Some synchronous online meetings will be scheduled with students.

EDU 553 - UMF Finance for School AdministratorsONLINE
Mar 28 - May 2
EDU 553 presents a comprehensive introduction to resource acquisition, management, and leadership at the school level. Further, it is designed to engage students in exploring the practical realities of resource leadership and to examine in depth their own skills and knowledge in light of their goals for school leadership. Specifically, in the course students will: 1) develop a comprehensive understanding of resource acquisition, management, and deployment as a central part of their leadership effectiveness. 2) understand the procedural and legal parameters for financial and other resource acquisition, management, and deployment. 3) build skills and understanding for leading this dimension of the school effectively. CR 3. Michael R Cormier    Class Number: 12202

Class Notes: This is a blended course with online instruction and 4 face-to-face class meetings at UMF on Saturdays, March 28, April 4&11, May 2 from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.

EDU 558 - USM Content-Based Curriculum for English Language LearnersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course focuses on the factors necessary for the development and implementation of relevant content learning for second language students of all age and proficiency levels in the public school setting. The course explores the theoretical background and models of strategies for insuring competent delivery of appropriate language and content in a multilingual context. A co-construction approach incorporating the backgrounds and experiences of course participants is the principle methodological approach. The framework of the course is a pedagogical focus that incorporates scaffolding, differentiated instruction, independent learning strategies, critical thinking, and assessment. Cr 3. CR 3. Andrea Stairs    Class Number: 2467

EDU 563 - USM ESL Testing and AssessmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The focus of this course is on learner-centered approaches to constructive evaluation of language and content. Emphasis is predominantly on authentic, performance-based assessment practices but also include the role of criterion-and norm-based formal testing procedures within a holistic evaluation framework. Comprehensive evaluation of language involves the whole learner, including an integrated approach incorporating socio-cultural, academic, and cognitive perspectives. Also included is an understanding of biases influencing formalized second language testing. Cr 3. CR 3. Alexander Lapidus    Class Number: 4217

EDU 584 - UMF Curric, Instruc, & Assessmnt II: Data Informed Decision Making for Digital Age Tchng & LearningONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Participants in this course will investigate the cycle of program evaluation: design, implementation, management, and evaluation. The effects of reform initiatives on the stakeholders in educational environments will be investigated and critiqued. An emphasis is placed on developing a collaborative culture in educational environments that enhances teacher agency, builds instructional capacity, and enables every student to learn. CR 3. Rebecca A Young    Class Number: 11459

Class Notes: Blended course with 3 face-to-face classes on Saturdays, January 24, March 7 and May 9 from 9 AM-2 PM. Snow date of January 31.

EDU 586 - UM Seminar: Action Research in PreK-12 SchoolsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces action research principles and methods for PreK-12 schools. Focuses on school, family, and community relations, and legal and ethical responsibilities of teachers. Prerequisites: EDA 521, EDC 533 & EDS 520 CR 3. John E Maddaus    Class Number: 10676

EDU 587 - UMF Field-Based Research IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course is designed to be the capstone in the Master of Science in Education program. In this course, students will carry out the action research plans designed in EDU 586 Field-Based Research I. Further, this course is a forum for analysis and reflection on the theoretical and experiential knowledge gained through the action research process to generate an informed, multi-faceted perspective on the practice of education. CR 3. Johanna Prince    Class Number: 11457

Class Notes: $50.00 Course Fee This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On-campus class meetings will be held on Tuesdays, January 21 and March 18 from 4 to 7:30 PM, and May 3 from 10 to 11:30 AM.

EDU 600 - USM Research Methods and TechniquesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course studies the concepts, principles, and techniques of educational research with an emphasis on scientific inquiry and problem solving, designed for both the producer and consumer of educational research. Individual critiques and research reviews are completed. Prerequisite: open to matriculated students only. Cr 3. CR 3. Jeffrey S Beaudry    Class Number: 1684

Class Notes: If you find this section full, you can request to be put on a wait list by contacting Kerry Bertalan at 780-5316.

EDU 600 - USM Research Methods and TechniquesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course studies the concepts, principles, and techniques of educational research with an emphasis on scientific inquiry and problem solving, designed for both the producer and consumer of educational research. Individual critiques and research reviews are completed. Prerequisite: open to matriculated students only. Cr 3. CR 3. Jeffrey S Beaudry    Class Number: 2633

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meetings will be Tuesdays: 1/20; 2/3,24; 3/17; 4/7 & 4/28. If you find this section full, you can request to be put on a wait list by contacting Kerry Bertalan at 780-5316.

EDU 621 - USM Literacy Problems: Assessment and InstructionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course conceptualizes reading assessment as a process of becoming informed about learners. The course focuses on the development of diagnostic insights and corrective strategies for struggling readers of all ages. Current trends from research and practice are explored. Case studies and in-class practica help teachers implement effective procedures in the classroom. CR 3. M Susan Dee    Class Number: 3190

Class Notes: This class meets online asynchronously on the following dates: Jan 26, Feb 9, Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 23, Apr 6 and Apr 13. The on campus meetings are Mondays from 4:10 - 6:40pm Jan 12, Feb 2, Feb 23, Mar 16, Apr 20, Apr 27 and May 4.

ELA 101 - UMM Recreation & Wellness SeminarONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Brac Brady    Class Number: 13579

ELA 342 - UMM Humans & NatureONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Tora Johnson    Class Number: 12532

ELC 200 - UMFK Introduction to E-CommerceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: COS 103, BUS 211 and ENG 100 or permission of instructor. Co-requisites: None. Explores the key life cycle phases of an e-commerce initiative. Students will learn how to plan, design, and evaluate web sites, how to launch an e-business from scratch, technology needed for developing e-commerce, how to market products, what ethical and legal factors to consider, and how to ensure security and integrity of data through various methods and technologies. Students will gain exposure to the managerial and organizational implications of e-commerce and the relationships between the business and the technology drivers of e-commerce. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. Anthony Gauvin    Class Number: 14671

ELL 480 - UM Testing and Assessment in English as a Second Language/English as a Foreign Language ContextsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Principles of second/foreign language assessment. Examines various instruments and procedures: helps students develop reliable and valid techniques; explores placement and diagnosis; reviews curriculum and program evaluation. For practicing teachers seeking Maine's ESL endorsement or individuals planning to teach EFL overseas. Also suitable for those preparing to teach a second language other than English. Junior Standing CR 3. Shelly V Chasse-Johndro    Class Number: 10539

ELL 580 - UM Testing and Assessment in English as a Second Language (ESL) ContextONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Principles of second/foreign language assessment. Examines various instruments and procedures: helps students develop reliable and valid techniques; explores placement and diagnosis; reviews curriculum and program evaluation. For practicing teachers seeking Maine's ESL endorsement or individuals planning to teach EFL overseas. Also suitable for those preparing to teach a second language other than English. Prerequisite: ELL 570 or MLC 566 CR 3. Shelly V Chasse-Johndro    Class Number: 10543

ENG 100 - UMFK English Composition IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Students will review the main principles and procedures for drafting, revising, and editing. Students will work on developing the ability to critically read, understand, and write clear, concise, unified expositions. Methods of instruction may include lecturing, leading class panels and discussions, conducting writing workshops, assessing journals, and scheduling individual conferences. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring Semesters as well as Summer Term. CR 3. Patrick C Stamp    Class Number: 14841

ENG 101 - UMFK English Composition IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: A "C" or better in ENG 100. Students will review the main principles and procedures for drafting, revising, and editing covered in ENG 100. Students will continue working on developing the ability to critically read, understand, and write clear, concise, unified expositions. ENG 101 will emphasize sound argumentation and research skills and APA or MLA documentation principles. Methods of instruction may include lecturing, leading class panels and discussions, conducting writing workshops, assessing journals, and scheduling individual conferences. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring Semesters as well as Summer Term. CR 3. Joseph E Becker    Class Number: 13179

ENG 101 - UMPI College CompositionONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
The first part of a two-semester sequence in writing, reading, and critical thinking. Emphasis on expository prose, including rhetorical strategies such as observation, explanation, and persuasion. Development of awareness and refinement of the student's own writing process. Some attention to grammar and syntax, as warranted by student writing. CR 3. Melissa M Crowe    Class Number: 12516

ENG 101 - UMA College WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Intensive practice in expository writing with reading of illustrative materials. Required of all students. Prerequisite: ENG005 with a grade of C or better or passing grade on diagnostic tests and REA008 with a grade of C or better or passing grade on diagnostic tests. CR 3. Jessica L Ludders    Class Number: 7045

ENG 101 - UMA College WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Intensive practice in expository writing with reading of illustrative materials. Required of all students. Prerequisite: ENG005 with a grade of C or better or passing grade on diagnostic tests and REA008 with a grade of C or better or passing grade on diagnostic tests. CR 3. Jeffrey Sychterz    Class Number: 14989

ENG 101 - UMFK English Composition IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: A "C" or better in ENG 100. Students will review the main principles and procedures for drafting, revising, and editing covered in ENG 100. Students will continue working on developing the ability to critically read, understand, and write clear, concise, unified expositions. ENG 101 will emphasize sound argumentation and research skills and APA or MLA documentation principles. Methods of instruction may include lecturing, leading class panels and discussions, conducting writing workshops, assessing journals, and scheduling individual conferences. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring Semesters as well as Summer Term. CR 3. Patrick C Stamp    Class Number: 14754

ENG 101 - USM Independent WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
English 101 is offered as an alternative college writing course for students who prefer to work independently on academic writing with an instructor's guidance. The main business of the course is conducted in individual conferences; therefore, the course is more intensive than ENG 100 or 104. This course emphasizes style, sentence structure, organization, and development. The major challenge of the course is the self-discipline that students will need to work independently. Prerequisite: college readiness in writing. This course fulfills the college writing requirement. Every semester. Cr.3. CR 3. F Shelton Waldrep    Class Number: 2940

ENG 102W - UMA Introduction to LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces the fundamentals of literary analysis through an examination of poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will sharpen their critical reading ability and learn a wide range of literary terms and concepts. They will employ this knowledge in formal essays, informal writing and class discussion. Prerequisite: ENG 101. CR 3. Kevin T Curtin    Class Number: 3940

ENG 102W - UMA Introduction to LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces the fundamentals of literary analysis through an examination of poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will sharpen their critical reading ability and learn a wide range of literary terms and concepts. They will employ this knowledge in formal essays, informal writing and class discussion. Prerequisite: ENG 101. CR 3. Jessica L Ludders    Class Number: 7046

ENG 102W - UMA Introduction to LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces the fundamentals of literary analysis through an examination of poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will sharpen their critical reading ability and learn a wide range of literary terms and concepts. They will employ this knowledge in formal essays, informal writing and class discussion. Prerequisite: ENG 101. CR 3. Sarah J Ruddy    Class Number: 3941

ENG 111W - UMA JournalismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Instruction and practice in developing, reporting and writing news stories. Emphasis on accuracy, style and editorial responsibility. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Elizabeth A Adams    Class Number: 3942

ENG 116 - UMPI Introduction to FilmONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examination of the history of motion pictures and television as a fine art medium, from silent film to music video. Screening of representative films includes early silent film, the '30s and '40s, film noir, the western, foreign and contemporary. Assignments include readings, lectures, and written assignments. CR 3. E Clifton Boudman    Class Number: 12518

ENG 121 - UMPI College Composition IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Further study of exposition and argument, as employed in various academic disciplines. Systematic instruction in academic writing and thinking beyond the level expected in College Composition, including summary and response to texts, generation and evaluation of arguments, synthesis of different sources, and research methods. CR 3. Jeffrey A Lovejoy    Class Number: 12537

ENG 121 - UMPI College Composition IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Further study of exposition and argument, as employed in various academic disciplines. Systematic instruction in academic writing and thinking beyond the level expected in College Composition, including summary and response to texts, generation and evaluation of arguments, synthesis of different sources, and research methods. CR 3. Melissa M Crowe    Class Number: 15181

ENG 129 - UM Topics in English: Documentary FilmONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Offers small-group discussions of literature focusing on a common theme. Each division takes up a different theme, such as utopianism, the quest myth, growing up in America and the like. Students can expect to read texts closely and write regularly about them. May be repeated for credit. First-Year Students Only CR 3. Sarah J Ruddy    Class Number: 10667

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 151 - UMPI Introduction to LiteratureONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An introduction to understanding and interpretation of diverse literary texts in context. Some attention to literary techniques, critical perspective, and genre conventions. The course will include introduction in writing critical essays. CR 3. Melissa M Crowe    Class Number: 12520

ENG 205 - UM An Introduction to Creative WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Offers students experience in writing in three major forms: autobiographical narrative, fiction, and poetry. CR 3. Leonore S Hildebrandt    Class Number: 10584

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 211 - UMPI Introduction to Creative WritingONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An introduction to the basic principles and practices of writing stories, poems, essays, and plays. Emphasis on selecting strong subjects, developing materials from life and from the imagination, and using fresh, exact details. A student may submit a portfolio of writing to the English faculty and request a waiver of Eng 211. CR 3. Araminta Star Matthews    Class Number: 12540

ENG 212 - UM Persuasive and Analytical WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Designed for students wanting practice in those forms of expository, analytical, and persuasive prose required in writing answers to essay test questions, term papers, research projects, and extended arguments. Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing and ENG 101 CR 3. Alan P Marks    Class Number: 10586

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 229 - UM Topics in Literature: Scandalous WomenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Subject matter varies with faculty interest. Previous topics have included: scandalous women, detective fiction, vampires in literature, dark humor in literature, and literature of the Vietnam war. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 3 hours of English CR 3. Audrey Le    Class Number: 11698

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 229 - UM Topics in Literature: Apocalyptic LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Subject matter varies with faculty interest. Previous topics have included: scandalous women, detective fiction, vampires in literature, dark humor in literature, and literature of the Vietnam war. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 3 hours of English CR 3. Alan P Marks    Class Number: 10575

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 240 - UMFK Special Topics in English: Imaginative WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Pre-requisites: ENG 100 or instructor permission. Special topics course. See "class notes" for detailed course description. Variable credit hours. Not regularly offered. CR 3. Geraldine C Becker    Class Number: 13287

ENG 246 - UM American Women's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A survey of the main traditions and writers in American women's literature from the origins to the present. Prerequisite: 3 hours of English CR 3. Leonore S Hildebrandt    Class Number: 10605

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 259 - UMPI Contemporary World LiteratureONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
3 credits. Prerequisite: Eng 151. An introduction to and survey of contemporary world literature. Particular attention given to postcolonial authors of theCaribbean, Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. Topics may include magical realism, the relationship of indigenous authors to metropolitan culture centers, postmodern and postcolonial identity, nationalism, and contemporary critical approaches to non-Western literature. CR 3. Melissa M Crowe    Class Number: 12521

ENG 301W - UMA History of the English LanguageONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course covers the development of the English language from its Germanic roots in the early Middle Ages through its 21st century development as a world language and the rise of various world "Englishes." The course will also introduce students to basic principles of linguistics, or comparative language study. CR 3. Robert M Kellerman    Class Number: 7230

ENG 309 - UMPI Studies in the Novel: Vanpires in LiteratureONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Consideration of the theory and practice of novels, through reading and analysis. Focus varies and may include origins of the novel, sentimentality and the novel, or the historical novel. CR 3. Araminta Star Matthews    Class Number: 12522

Class Notes: Vampires, revenants, and the undead have been a part of folklore, superstition and literature across cultures into antiquity. Students in this course will examine the role of the vampire in English literature from the first clear appearance during the Rom

ENG 317 - UM Business and Technical WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Supervised practice in the writing of business and technical reports, professional correspondence, and related materials. Prerequisite: Junior standing and ENG 101 or equivalent CR 3. Murray T Callaway    Class Number: 10546

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ENG 317W - UMA Professional WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Covers gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information using standard business and professional formats, such as business correspondence, informal and formal reports, instructions, and others. Communication technology typical of the contemporary workplace is used. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Gillian M Jordan    Class Number: 12925

ENG 317W - UMA Professional WritingONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
Covers gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information using standard business and professional formats, such as business correspondence, informal and formal reports, instructions, and others. Communication technology typical of the contemporary workplace is used. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Jessica L Ludders    Class Number: 7056

ENG 317W - UMA Professional WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Covers gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information using standard business and professional formats, such as business correspondence, informal and formal reports, instructions, and others. Communication technology typical of the contemporary workplace is used. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Angela Christine Marcolini    Class Number: 14697

ENG 317W - UMA Professional WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Covers gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information using standard business and professional formats, such as business correspondence, informal and formal reports, instructions, and others. Communication technology typical of the contemporary workplace is used. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Kay L Retzlaff    Class Number: 3943

ENG 340 - UMFK Special Topics in English: Understanding DreamingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Pre-requisites: ENG 100 or instructor permission. Special topics course. See "class notes" for detailed course description. Variable credit hours. Not regularly offered. CR 3. Geraldine C Becker    Class Number: 13288

ENG 348 - USM Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies: GlobalizationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course investigates literature in relation to other disciplines, with an emphasis on how various fields of knowledge contextualize and elucidate our understanding of literary production. Topics may vary and include, for example, anthropology and drama, Freud and literature, literature and technology, and parallel movements in art and/or music and literature. Because of the diverse range of interdisciplinary studies, material is drawn from film, video, music, and art, as well as from printed texts. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Students should consult the Department's Course Guide for detailed descriptions. Cr.3. CR 3. John S Muthyala    Class Number: 1236

ENG 366 - UMA Children & Young Adult LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(Crosslisted with EDU 366)This course is designed to help students become familiar with the world of children's and/or young adult literature and to explore its curricular and recreational uses, critical issues surrounding its use, and instructional methods and contexts for sharing, encouraging, and reading a variety of this literature with students. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3.    Class Number: 14850

ENG 366 - UMA Children & Young Adult LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(Crosslisted with EDU 366)This course is designed to help students become familiar with the world of children's and/or young adult literature and to explore its curricular and recreational uses, critical issues surrounding its use, and instructional methods and contexts for sharing, encouraging, and reading a variety of this literature with students. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Anne V Miller    Class Number: 3583

ENG 389 - UMA Topics in Literature: Mentoring Writers: Practice & PedagogyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Studies in a literature not offered regularly, e.g. literature of a particular period or milieu, or related to a special subject or aspect of culture. For associate and baccalaureate degree program students Prerequisite: ENG 102W CR 3. Michelle B Lisi    Class Number: 13317

Class Notes: This course introduces students to theories and applications of writing as a social practice, including collaboration, editing, and tutoring. Throughout the semester, students will engage with theories of writing and apply these theoretical frameworks in

ENG 389 - UMA Topics in Literature: Girls on Fire: Gender, Culture & Justice in YA DysONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Studies in a literature not offered regularly, e.g. literature of a particular period or milieu, or related to a special subject or aspect of culture. For associate and baccalaureate degree program students Prerequisite: ENG 102W CR 3. Sarah Hentges    Class Number: 7311

Class Notes: A cultural studies course that puts contemporary American literature, and the specialized genre of young adult dystopia in social, cultural, and political context. We'll consider the ways in which female protagonists--teen girls--navigate power, corruptio

ENG 391 - UMPI Studies in English LanguageONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
A study of the development of the English language from its earliest known stage to present-day British and American English. Consideration of aspects of sound, word formation, syntax, and vocabulary; and of cultural influences on linguistic change and social attitudes affecting usage. The course will acquaint the student with some of the concerns of linguistics, etymology, and philology. CR 3. Lea Knudsen Allen    Class Number: 12550

ENG 397 - USM Studies in Irish Literature and Culture: Irish DramaONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
Topics in Irish literature and culture, often set in the context of Irish history and politics. Sample topics include: Irish drama, Irish film; Yeats and Joyce; Joyce and Beckett; and Women and Irish Culture. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Students should consult the Department's Course Guide for detailed descriptions. CR 3. Francis C McGrath    Class Number: 4054

ENG 479 - UMFK Poetry Writing IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: ENG 349 or permission of instructor. This class continues the work of producing poetry at a more advanced level. Students will undertake both common and individualized readings and, when appropriate, identify markets for their work and prepare manuscripts for submission. 3 credit hours. Offered odd numbered Spring Semesters. CR 3. Geraldine C Becker    Class Number: 13181

ENV 125 - UMPI EnergyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course provides a general understanding of energy resources and use. Topics include energy transformations, measurement and electricity. A wide range of energy sources including fossil fuels, nuclear and alternatives will be presented. The goal of the course is to obtain a broad understanding of these and related issues. A previous science course is recommended. CR 3. Kevin McCartney    Class Number: 12673

EPC 550 - USM Dropout Prevention Methods/MTSSONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides training in knowledge and skills for the integration and application of dropout prevention methods and response to intervention (RTI) methods in middle and high school settings. Students learn how to select and use scientifically-validated dropout prevention and assessment methods for academics and behavior. Through readings, research, and discussion students will learn dropout prevention methods shown to increase student achievement, increase enrollment in advanced classes, and enhance school success. This course is appropriate for general and special educators, administrators, school-based specialists (e.g., school psychologists, speech/language clinicians, and math/reading specialists) as well as other professionals interested in scientifically-based methods of learning outcomes for all children. 3 Cr. CR 3. Charlotte Lee Goss    Class Number: 13420

ERL 537 - UM Literacy Across the CurriculumONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines reading, writing, studying and thinking as elements of content discipline instruction. CR 3. Kenneth H Martin    Class Number: 10544

Class Notes: There will be 3 on campus meetings from 4:30PM - 8:00PM on January 14, February 25 and April 15.

ERL 545 - UM Introduction to the National Writing ProjectONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores the role of writing in teachers' personal and professional lives. Examines effective practices for teaching writing. CR 3. Kenneth H Martin    Class Number: 10679

Class Notes: Instructor permission required

ERL 547 - UM National Writing Project Seminar in MentoringONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines effective practices for assisting colleagues in writing and teaching writing. Students mentor those enrolled in ERL 545. Prerequisites: ERL 545 and ERL 546 CR 3. Kenneth H Martin    Class Number: 10654

Class Notes: Instructor permission required

ERS 103 - UM Dynamic EarthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores how Earth's dynamic processes interact with humans by evaluating: the interplay between Earth's interior, hydrosphere, biosphere and atmosphere; the effects and underlying causes of natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tidal waves and global warming; Earth's economic and energy resources how they form and how long they will lasts; and the global environment and how best to interact with it. CR 3. Scott E Johnson    Class Number: 10551

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ERS 191 - UM Energy in the Earth SystemONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores the Earth Science concepts that underlie energy, energy sources, distribution, and flow. We will consider the ways in which society interacts with and extracts energy from the Earth System, the climate and environmental implications of energy use, and gain an understanding of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. CR 3. Karl Jacob Kreutz    Class Number: 14832

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

ESP 212 - USM Environmental EthicsONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course analyzes the relations between human beings and the environment in terms of the concepts of justice, the good, and human responsibilities. It attempts to provide a new cosmological model for adjudicating between conflicting rights and duties. Issues to be discussed include animal rights, environmental protection, and ecological harmony.Prerequisite: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 12250

ESP 212 - USM Environmental EthicsONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course analyzes the relations between human beings and the environment in terms of the concepts of justice, the good, and human responsibilities. It attempts to provide a new cosmological model for adjudicating between conflicting rights and duties. Issues to be discussed include animal rights, environmental protection, and ecological harmony.Prerequisite: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 14846

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE.

ESP 275 - USM Energy Use and Societal AdaptationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course focuses on the topic of energy, its utility, its use, and its impact on society and the environment. Subjects to be explored include: 1) traditional, modern and future energy resources; 2) energy consumption; 3) energy technologies; 4) energy and the environment and 5) sustainable development. The class will consist of a combination of lectures and seminars using a variety of media, including textbooks, technical articles, print, and video. Prerequisites: ESP 101/102. Cr 3. CR 3. Daniel M Martinez    Class Number: 2880

EYE 117 - USM Nature, Society & SelfONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
How do I relate to the natural world? How do I relate to civil society? How do I act resolutely, self-reliantly, ethically, and in concert with nature? These questions are central to EYE 117. Answering these questions requires being awake to the world, being capable of close observation and measurement, being self-consciously thoughtful and able to make meaning of the world around you, and being disciplined in self-reflection. $100 course fee required to cover course field trips. CR 3. Lisa May Giles    Class Number: 2943

FAS 250 - UM Exile, Migrations and CommunitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course explores the impact and implications of exile and migration with a focus on Acadian peoples. It begins with a study of the tragic Deportation of the Acadians from their homelands beginning in 1755 and their patterns of exile and migrations. We look at the strategies Acadians have used to maintain cultural survival first as exiles and then as minorities in Louisiana, in the Maritimes, and in Northern Maine. Our themes include but are not limited to: the Catholic Church, education in French, the role of literature and the arts, political awakenings, women in Acadian society, the sense of place and connection to historical homeland, and the various elements of Acadian identity that transcend current geopolitical borders. Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives Requirement. CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 10657

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FIN 320 - USM Basic Financial ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is a balanced introduction to the theory and practice of financial management. It prepares students to make basic financial decisions and understand the decisions of others. Topics include time value of money, capital markets, risk and return, stock and bond valuation, capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management. Prerequisites: ACC 110 (C- or higher), ECO 101 or ECO 102, MAT 210 (C- or higher) or other approved statistics course (see http://usm.maine.edu/sb/stats for approved courses), and junior standing. Cr 3. CR 3. Joel I Gold    Class Number: 1053

FIN 321 - USM Personal Financial PlanningONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course begins to prepare students for a career as a professional financial planner by providing fundamental concepts and principles of personal financial planning, applied with a quantifiable approach to achieving client objectives. Topics include general principles of financial planning, the changing nature of the financial services environment, code of ethics and professional responsibility, credit and debt management, budgeting, personal taxes, employee benefit planning, goal attainment, investment planning, risk management through the purchase of insurance, retirement planning, and estate planning. The course will include casework and current financial planning problem scenarios. Prerequisites: FIN 320 (C or higher) and junior standing. Cr 3. CR 3. Joel I Gold    Class Number: 2762

FRE 101 - UMFK Elementary French IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: FRE 100 or 1 year of high school French. A continuation of FRE 100. This course is designed for students with a beginner's knowledge of French to master a basic level of the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communicative modes. The course strongly emphasizes oral communication with the majority of class time spent on interactive tasks and language practice. Materials include film, audio activities, and short readings. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semesters. CR 3. Nicole Boudreau    Class Number: 13136

FRE 101 - UMPI Elementary French IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Basic listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills with an emphasis on spoken French. Culture is an important component of the course. This course is recommended for students with no prior French language experience. CR 3. Claire Davidshofer    Class Number: 12552

FRE 102 - UMPI Elementary French IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Continuation of FRE101. Emphasis on French and French culture. This course is recommended for students with prior French language experience (i.e. high school coursework or lower level French language college credit). CR 3. Claire Davidshofer    Class Number: 12559

FRE 151 - UMFK Intermediate French IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: FRE 150 or 3 years of high school French. Continuation of FRE 150. In this course, students will continue to develop intermediate skills in the interpersonal, interpretive, presentational modes. The course strongly emphasizes oral communication with the majority of the class time spent on interactive tasks and language practice. Materials include audio activities, film, and readings. Students will write short compositions and grammar is studied in context. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring Semester. CR 3. Nicole Boudreau    Class Number: 13137

FRE 163 - UMFK Applied French for Health Care ProfessionalsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Pre-requisites: None. This beginning level language course is specifically tailored toward medical professionals. Students will learn to communicate in French, both orally and in writing, with a special emphasis on medical and service industry vocabulary geared toward real-life career situations. The course will cover most of the same structures as FRE 100, so at the end of the semester, students will be at the appropriate level if they wish to continue to FRE 101. 3 credit hours. Offered odd Fall Semesters. CR 3. Nicole Boudreau    Class Number: 13138

FRE 201 - UMFK Advanced Composition IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: FRE 200 or instructor's permission. This upper-intermediate language course conducted entirely in French is a continuation of FRE 200. Language practice will involve the major skills of oral and written comprehension and expression. This course is writing-intensive and will include systematic grammar practice. Materials include films, press articles and a short novel. 3 credit hours. Offered odd Spring semesters (2013, 2015). CR 3. Nicole Boudreau    Class Number: 13140

FRE 401 - UMPI Approaches to French Grammar and CompositionONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course can be taken either as an advanced French course or as an education course. It meets the performance standards developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) approved by NCATE, and the goals of the Canadian Maritimes document, Foundation of the Atlantic Canada French Immersion Curriculum. It will focus on the acquisition and/or review of French grammar and its application in writing while at the same time teach students the best practices for teaching French grammar and composition. CR 3. Claire Davidshofer    Class Number: 12563

FSN 101 - UM Introduction to Food and NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A survey of food and nutrition principles, including the influence of food patterns on health and physical performance; description of a balanced diet; study of the nutrients, interrelationships, sources, effects of processing and storage, food safety, fads, controversies. CR 3. Elizabeth Carol Dodge    Class Number: 10552

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FSN 230 - UM Nutritional and Medical TerminologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Fundamentals of vocabulary for nutritionists and other health professionals. Web-based. CR 1. Mary E Camire    Class Number: 10553

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FSN 238 - UM Applied Food Microbiology and SanitationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Microbiology as it applies to the causes and control of food spoilage; issues of food safety and sanitation in food systems. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible for a Training Achievement Program (TAP) Food Safety certification. The official Certification Examination will be given on campus (Orono) during the week of final exams as scheduled. CR 3. Vivian Chi-Hua Wu    Class Number: 10611

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FSN 270 - UM World Food and NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Investigation of the adequacy of world food supplies, and of the contributions to malnutrition made by poverty, government policies, and population growth. CR 3. Richard A Cook    Class Number: 10554

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FSN 436 - UM Food LawONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examination and discussion of federal and state laws and regulations applying to the processing, handling, distribution and serving of food products. CR 3. Alfred A Bushway    Class Number: 10555

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FSN 501 - UM Advanced Human NutritionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Basic nutrition science with emphasis on energy, protein, vitamin, mineral and endocrine function and metabolism. Prerequisite: FSN 410 CR 3. Mary E Camire    Class Number: 11719

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

FYS 100 - UMPI First Year SeminarONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Students with fewer than 12 completed college credits are required to take this class during their first semester. The course is designed to promote successful transition to the college environment. Seminar style presentations, discussion, and experiential learning help orient the student to all aspects of the campus and college milieu. CR 1. John R Haley    Class Number: 12564

GEO 100 - UMPI World GeographyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course covers the basic geographical concepts and an overview of world regional geography. It will examine the physical, cultural, economic, and political elements within each region as well as international, interregional and intraregional relationships and the impact of cultural, economic and political geography on those relationships. CR 3. J Donald Cyr    Class Number: 12566

GEO 101 - UMPI Human GeographyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course is an introduction to human geography. It will examine population, migration, folk and popular cultures, ethnic groups, religion, and economic and political development. The course compares cultures by focusing on cultural interaction, globalization and human relationships with each other and the environment. CR 3. Kimberly R Sebold    Class Number: 12567

GEO 101 - UMM Intro to GeographyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Jon Reisman    Class Number: 15084

GEO 308 - USM GIS Applications IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are introduced to vector-based geographical information systems (GIS). Topics include overviews of geospatial technologies, spatial analysis, GIS data, system operation, the interpretation of results, and professional practices. The course comprises a weekly lecture and laboratory. Students are evaluated with tests, laboratory assignments, and on the basis of a substantial project. CR 4. Vinton J Valentine    Class Number: 2842

Class Notes: This is a blended course. In addition to online instruction, students are required to attend three sessions during the course of the semester.

GEO 508 - USM GIS Applications IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are introduced to vector-based geographical information systems (GIS). Topics include overviews of geospatial technologies, spatial analysis, GIS data, system operation, the interpretation of results, and professional practices. The course comprises a weekly lecture and laboratory. Students are evaluated with tests, laboratory assignments, and on the basis of a substantial project. Cr 4. CR 4. Vinton J Valentine    Class Number: 4000

Class Notes: This is a blended course. In addition to online instruction, students are required to attend three sessions during the course of the semester.

GEO 608 - USM GIS Applications IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are introduced to vector-based geographical information systems (GIS). Topics include overviews of geospatial technologies, spatial analysis, GIS data, system operation, the interpretation of results, and professional practices. The course comprises a weekly lecture and laboratory. Students are evaluated with tests, laboratory assignments, and on the basis of a substantial project. Cr 4. CR 4. Vinton J Valentine    Class Number: 2843

Class Notes: This is a blended course. In addition to online instruction, students are required to attend three sessions during the course of the semester.

GEY 100 - USM Volcanoes, Earthquakes & Moving PlatesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to minerals, rocks, and the processes that have continually shaped the earth over hundreds of millions of years of geologic history. The course also explores how the movements of crustal plates generates earthquakes, volcanoes, continental rifting, sea floor spreading, subduction, and continental-scale mountain ranges. For core science course credit, registration in one of the following: GEY 101 or GEY 106 is required; concurrent registration is recommended. Cr 3. CR 3. Mark T Swanson    Class Number: 14772

GEY 101 - USM Lab Experiences in GeologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Weekly lab sessions will focus on the basic skills of mineral identification, rock classification, and interpretation of topographic and geologic maps. Field trips to local geologic sites of interest will help illustrate rock types and geologic processes that shape our world. Traditional map, compass, and modern GPS techniques will be utilized. For core science course credit, registration in one of the following: GEY 100, GEY 103, or GEY 105 is required; concurrent registration is recommended. Cr 1. CR 1. Mark T Swanson    Class Number: 14930

GEY 105 - USM Ocean PlanetONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An interdisciplinary look at the science of the ocean, emphasizing connections between land, sea, and atmosphere. Basic concepts in chemistry, geology, physics, and biology are taught as they apply to marine phenomena such as salinity, ocean floor formation, currents, waves, seafloor sediments and rocks, and marine life. Students must have fulfilled the University's minimum proficiency requirements in mathematics. For core science cours credit, registration in one of the following: GEY 101 or GEY 106 is required; concurrent registration is recommended. Cr 3. CR 3. Irwin D Novak    Class Number: 14642

Class Notes: GEY 105 pairs with GEY 101 to fulfill the core Science Exploration (SE) requirement.

GIS 230 - UMM Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications IONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 4. Hope Rowan    Class Number: 12605

GIS 330 - UMM Geographic Information Systems Applications IIONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 4. Tora Johnson    Class Number: 12617

GIS 420 - UMM Remote Sensing & Image AnalysisONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course introduces remote sensing technologies used in mapping, with an emphasis on satellite imagery. Using industry standard software and imagery, students learn basic image analysis for oceanographic modeling, land cover change detection, climate analysis and similar applications. The course combines lecture, discussion and mapping exercises which cover the remote sensing technologies and image formats, the physics of light and optics, potential sources of error, analytical methods and applications of remote sensing in a variety of fields. The semester culminates in a final project. Prerequisites: GIS 230 and GIS 330, or permission of instructor. CR 4. Tora Johnson    Class Number: 12610

GRN 501 - UM Life Transitions and Health in AgingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Interprofessional and cross-cultural overview of late life transitions, wellness, functionality, successful aging, and quality of life issues for the older adult. The health, financial effects and satisfaction of role changes in later adulthood will be explored. The physiology of aging, health promotion and evaluation, prevention and management of acute and chronic health problems, mental health illness and service needs will be examined. Controversial topics such as voting and driving regulations and qualifications for older adults will be debated and discusses. Ethical issues and challenges and end of life preparation for other adults and their families will be explored. Prerequisite: GRN 500 CR 3. Ruth Lamdan    Class Number: 10650

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

GRN 501 - UM Life Transitions and Health in AgingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Interprofessional and cross-cultural overview of late life transitions, wellness, functionality, successful aging, and quality of life issues for the older adult. The health, financial effects and satisfaction of role changes in later adulthood will be explored. The physiology of aging, health promotion and evaluation, prevention and management of acute and chronic health problems, mental health illness and service needs will be examined. Controversial topics such as voting and driving regulations and qualifications for older adults will be debated and discusses. Ethical issues and challenges and end of life preparation for other adults and their families will be explored. Prerequisite: GRN 500 CR 3. Ruth Lamdan    Class Number: 10649

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HCA 308 - UMFK Managerial AccountingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: BUS 101 and BUS 211. Co-requisites: None. A study of accounting techniques and principles utilized in managerial decision making. Topics include: financial statements, cost analysis, profit analysis, budgeting, controlling, and transfer pricing. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester, odd years. CR 3. Leo L Trudel    Class Number: 13029

HCE 514 - USM Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Evidence-Based PracticesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The purpose of this course is to understand the origins, philosophies, contexts, and methods of mental health services referred to as psychiatric rehabilitation. Content will include dissonant and changing mental health definitions, historical emergence of psychiatric rehabilitation, promising and evidence-based practice, consumer-survivor movement and impact, concepts of recovery, empowerment, and community, family issues and roles, societal myths and stigma, and varied professional functions. PSR models that are proven effective are integrating treatment with rehabilitation, are now being acknowledged as evidence-based practices by SAMHSA. The course will also address how psychiatric rehabilitation is applied in situations involving housing, education, social relationships, substance abuse, and community membership. Cr 3 CR 3. Charles Bernacchio    Class Number: 1938

HCE 612 - USM Multicultural Counseling: Social & Cultural Foundations of Helping Diverse FamiliesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course focuses on developing multicultural awareness, understanding influences of culture and worldviews across the life cycle, examining issues of diversity, i.e., race, ethnicity, gender, age and disability in human interactions and recognizing attitudes and perceptions of diverse populations. The effects of developmental, bio-psychosocial changes including disability on individuals and their families within a cultural context are explored. The course examines worldviews, values and beliefs about diverse groups reflecting differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age and disability and family dynamics within a pluralistic society. Students will develop multicultural awareness of counseling competencies relative to diversity including disability, within rehabilitation and counseling practice. The course also introduces cultural foundations of human growth and development, and effects of cultural values and traditions across the lifespan. Implications for counseling the culturally different introduces a framework to guide rehabilitation and counseling professionals in serving diverse populations and their families, inclusive of differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age and disability. A field experience of between 5- 10 hours with an associated report is required. CR 3. Melissa A Rosenberg    Class Number: 2787

HEA 277 - UMF Topics in Health: Global HealthONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
Topics and practices related to health and health education as selected by program. CR 4. Chandra Jennings    Class Number: 13003

Class Notes: This course examines the major challenges and solutions in global health with a focus on current and recent events. A variety of health issues will be considered through political, cultural, economic, infrastructure, behavioral, environmental, and other l

HED 690 - UM Higher Education InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Integrating theory and practice in a wide variety of higher education settings. CR 2. Daniel Tillapaugh    Class Number: 10608

Class Notes: Non-degree students (i.e., students not admitted to the Higher Education program) must contact the instructor at least two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester to request enrollment in the course.

HIT 239 - UMFK Healthcare Quality ImprovementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Pre-requisites: HLT 160, HIT 200. This course provides an overview of the methods used to measure, assess, and improve healthcare services. An emphasis is placed on the patient safety and risk management activities that can help to alleviate medical errors. Students will gain an understanding of quality improvement tools, ways to establish quality improvement priorities, and identifying methods to ensure utilization management practices are prudent. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. Rachel E Albert    Class Number: 13324

HLT 386 - UMFK Health Care PolicyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; NUR 200, NUR 230 or instructor permission; or standing in Allied Health or RN to BSN program. This course provides students with an overview of contemporary health policy in the United States. Health disparities and the evolving healthcare system have a profound impact on the nursing profession. Nursing students develop a greater understanding of the social, political, cultural, and financial variables affecting health care outcomes, including nursing practice. Students learn to analyze health care policy using a framework. The effect of current health care policy on vulnerable populations is examined. Students participate in healthcare policy discussions as patient advocates and consumers of healthcare. Current issues and trends affecting the nursing profession are examined. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall & Spring semester. CR 3. Tanya Lynn Sleeper    Class Number: 13330

HLT 407 - UMFK Leadership and Management in HealthcareONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; Enrolled in Allied Health program or second semester junior standing, or instructor permission. Co-requisites: None. Prepares students to assume leadership, decision-making roles, and political awareness within an increasingly complex and changing health care system. Principles of leadership and management are examined in context of their application within current and prospective global health care environments. Role development and values clarification are emphasized. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring & Summer semester. CR 3. Tanya Lynn Sleeper    Class Number: 13327

HLT 407C - UMFK Leadership and Management PracticumONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Pre-requisites: >2.5 GPA; RN-BSN students only. Co-requisites: HLT 407. This course provides RN-BSN students with the opportunity to explore leadership roles and management functions in a chosen setting. Students will spend 30 hours with a registered nurse in a supervisory or administrative role. In accordance with the Maine Nurse Competencies, students will explore professional practice through accountability, influence, change management, and collaboration with others. 1 credit hour. CR 1. Tanya Lynn Sleeper    Class Number: 13329

HON 299 - USM Honors Topics: Independent WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Honors program electives include departmental courses that embody the honors experience. Honors students typically share the course with students majoring in course-related disciplines. The course may be repeated for credit when topics differ. Prerequisites vary by course topic, but include honors student (or permission). (Most sections meet a USM Core requirement) CR 3. F Shelton Waldrep    Class Number: 4161

Class Notes: Students can advance their academic writing skills by working independently with an instructor's guidance. The main business of the course is conducted in individual conferences; therefore, the course is more intensive than ENG 100. This course emphasize

HON 300W - UMA Critical Thinking & WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introduction to the principles and standards for thinking and communicating clearly and effectively. Intended to improve the student's ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate issues, ideas, and problems. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or CLEP waiver, or permission of Director of Honors Program. CR 3. Michelle B Lisi    Class Number: 3586

HPR 101 - UMPI Lifelong WellnessONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 16
Students will gain knowledge and skills in assessing their health status, practicing a healthy lifestyle, and setting and pursuing goals for health behavior change. Focuses on lifelong, primary prevention as a way to contribute to a richer quality of life. CR 3. Leo L Saucier    Class Number: 14183

HPR 101 - UMPI Lifelong WellnessONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Students will gain knowledge and skills in assessing their health status, practicing a healthy lifestyle, and setting and pursuing goals for health behavior change. Focuses on lifelong, primary prevention as a way to contribute to a richer quality of life. CR 3. Leo L Saucier    Class Number: 12784

HRD 200 - USM Multicultural Human DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces developmental theory and research that encompasses the entire lifespan. Emphasis will be on prenatal development through adolescence, with an overview of adult development. A multi-disciplinary and multicultural view of human development will be taken by examining theories from a socio-cultural context and in consideration of change as well as stability throughout the life cycle. The interaction of hereditary, environmental, and socio-cultural factors will be considered in studying physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development. Prerequisite: Second semester freshmen or above; must have completed College Writing and an EYE course. CR 3. Ashley Collins    Class Number: 3477

HRD 200 - USM Multicultural Human DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces developmental theory and research that encompasses the entire lifespan. Emphasis will be on prenatal development through adolescence, with an overview of adult development. A multi-disciplinary and multicultural view of human development will be taken by examining theories from a socio-cultural context and in consideration of change as well as stability throughout the life cycle. The interaction of hereditary, environmental, and socio-cultural factors will be considered in studying physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development. Prerequisite: Second semester freshmen or above; must have completed College Writing and an EYE course. CR 3. Julie A Zink    Class Number: 2513

HRD 200 - USM Multicultural Human DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces developmental theory and research that encompasses the entire lifespan. Emphasis will be on prenatal development through adolescence, with an overview of adult development. A multi-disciplinary and multicultural view of human development will be taken by examining theories from a socio-cultural context and in consideration of change as well as stability throughout the life cycle. The interaction of hereditary, environmental, and socio-cultural factors will be considered in studying physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development. Prerequisite: Second semester freshmen or above; must have completed College Writing and an EYE course. CR 3. Julie A Zink    Class Number: 2525

HRD 312 - USM The Spiritual Challenges and Opportunities of AgingONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 10
This course explores the dynamic role spirituality plays in navigating the aging process. Within a holistic context spirituality provides a frame of reference for understanding both who we are and how we fit into the world around us. Learners will develop a basic frame of reference for the nature of spiritual experience, including theory of adult spiritual development. But given the subjective nature of spirituality, it will be important for learners to develop tools for assessing the role spirituality plays in providing meaning for people as they age as individuals. Learners will begin this process by examining their own spiritual journey from psychosocial, cultural and religious perspectives. They will then use a parallel process to interview an older individual and assess the role spirituality plays in their aging process. Prerequisite: HRD 312 students will be expected to have taken one college-level writing course and one sociology or psychology course. CR 3. Carol E Strecker    Class Number: 14682

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE that is part of an undergraduate certificate program in Gerontology. Students may complete the entire certificate or select individual courses. For more information on the certificate, please call (207) 780-5900. "If you r

HRD 600 - USM History & Philosophy of Adult EducONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines historical and philosophical foundations of adult education. Key trends and theoretical frameworks are explored. Students will be introduced to a range of adult education practice domains in Maine and elsewhere. Creating a "community of learners" and modeling other adult education practices is a central goal of this course. CR 3. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 2632

HRD 630 - USM Facilitating Adult LearningONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the theory and practice of facilitating adult learning. The aim of the course is to develop a working knowledge of numerous approaches to facilitation including analysis of students' strengths and weaknesses in particular learning contexts. Special emphasis is placed on developing skills in making presentations and leading group discussions. CR 3. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 1681

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Saturdays 8:30 AM-1:30 PM on 1/17; 2/28; 3/7; 4/4; and 4/11.

HRD 631 - USM The Adult LearnerONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the social, psychological, economic, and cultural situation of the variety of adults served by adult education programs today. The aim of the course is to develop a theory of learning which is applicable to adults in diverse circumstances and with diverse goals, needs, and styles of learning. Attention is given to stages of adult growth, the development of learning goals, learning environments, and to a variety of theories on learning. CR 3. Karen L Day    Class Number: 1600

HRD 636 - USM Planning Programs for Adult LearnersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course presents the purpose, structure, functions, methods and techniques of planning programs for adult learners. The course emphasizes practice, skill acquisition, and competence in curriculum design and program development for adults with diverse needs and in diverse learning environments. The course covers both educational and training programs within organizations with attention given to the strategic role of program design and development in helping organizations achieve their mission and organizational objectives. This is an applied course in which students plan a specific program for adult learners. CR 3. Karen L Day    Class Number: 12122

HRD 649 - USM Seminar in Adult Education and Human Resource DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This seminar addresses current issues, problems, and topics in adult education and human resource development. Participants are to select, develop, and present topics of interest to them as well as benefit from presentations prepared by the instructor. Usually taken toward the end of the program, this seminar is an opportunity to apply knowledge and skill to problems of current interest in the field of adult education. CR 3. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 1601

HRD 685 - USM CAS Completion Project in Adult LearningONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students will undertake a major project of their own design as a final requirement for completion of the certificate of advanced study in adult learning. Students will participate in a support seminar and will make a formal presentation to an audience of program peers, faculty, colleagues, family, and friends. There are four options for projects: (1) field based study, (2) public policy initiative, (3) publishable theory paper, or (4) personal learning curriculum for adults. Prerequisite: open to graduate students accepted into the CAS in Adult Learning who have completed twenty-four credit hours. Cr 3. CR 3. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 1602

Class Notes: This class will meet in Blackboard on 1/19; 2/23; 3/23; and 4/27. Individual student/faculty meetings & interactions throughout the semester.

HRD 687 - USM Internship in Adult Educcation and Human Resource DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Designed to provide professional experience in the student's selected area of concern. A plan for the internship is presented for approval to the student's advisor. On approval, the intern completes his/her planned program under the supervision and evaluation of a responsible person for the internship assignment. Prerequisite: Open to matriculated graduate students who have taken HRD 605 and with permission of the instructor. Cr 1-9. CR 1. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 1603

Class Notes: This class will meet in Blackboard on 1/19; 2/23; 3/23; and 4/27. Individual student/faculty meetings & interactions throughout the semester.

HRD 698 - USM Directed Study in HRDONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides students the opportunity to pursue a project independently, planning, and exploring an area of interest within the field of human resource development. The project must be field-based, intellectually sound, and reflect a high caliber of performance. Specific content and methods of evaluation are determined in conjunction with the faculty supervisor. An approved proposal is a necessary prerequisite to registration. Prerequisite: Open to matriculated graduate students who have taken HRD 605 and with permission of instructor. Cr 1-6. CR 1. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 1604

Class Notes: This class will meet in Blackboard on 1/19; 2/23; 3/23; and 4/27. Individual student/faculty meetings & interactions throughout the semester.

HRD 699 - USM Independent Study in Human Resource DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides students the opportunity to pursue a project independently, planning, and exploring a topic of interest within the field of human resource development. The project must be library-based, intellectually sound, and reflect a high caliber of performance. Specific content and methods of evaluation will be determined in collaboration with the instructor. An approved proposal is a necessary prerequisite to registration. CR 1. E Michael Brady    Class Number: 1605

Class Notes: This class will meet in Blackboard on 1/19; 2/23; 3/23; and 4/27. Individual student/faculty meetings & interactions throughout the semester.

HTY 101 - USM Western Civilization IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A basic survey and introduction to the heritage of Western society from ancient to early-modern times. Particular attention is given to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome. Medieval civilization is explored with a focus on the institutions it bequeathed to the modern world. The Renaissance and Reformation and the rise of the great nation-states are studied. Throughout the course important individuals are considered such as Alexander the Great, Caesar, Charlemagne, Michelangelo, and Elizabeth I. The course also introduces students to historical method. Every Fall & Spring semester. CR 3. Gary J Johnson    Class Number: 2722

HTY 101 - UMFK World Civilizations IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. The course provides students with a comprehensive examination of the major developments that have shaped the modern world from the late sixteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. The course will concentrate on the developments in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Erica Nadelhaft    Class Number: 13147

HTY 102 - USM Western Civilization IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A basic survey and introduction to the heritage of Western society from early modern times to the atomic age. Particular attention is given to the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, the rise of the industrial era, the growth of nationalism, and the World Wars. Personalities such as those of Napoleon, Hitler, and Stalin are studied. The course also introduces students to historical method. Every Fall & Spring semester. CR 3. Seth Rogoff    Class Number: 3451

HTY 103 - UMFK United States History IIONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. A continuation of HTY 102. Surveys social, cultural, economic and political history of United States from Reconstruction to present. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Paul Franklin Buck    Class Number: 13142

HTY 103 - UMA United States History IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
From the exploration of America to 1877. The development of democracy, growth of the West, slavery and sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Thomas R McCord    Class Number: 7041

HTY 104 - UMA United States History IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
From 1877 to recent years. The making of modern America, industrialism, imperialism and other topics. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Seth M Wigderson    Class Number: 13120

Class Notes: Exams are online through BlackBoard. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HTY 106 - UMA World Civilizations II, From 1500 to the PresentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A global survey of the interacting roles of gender, nation, race, and class in the modern age of capitalism, imperialism, and world war. Voices of individual lives are used to compare cultures and civilizations. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Robert B Bernheim    Class Number: 14840

HTY 115 - UMPI World Civilization IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
A survey of world civilization from the dawn of civilization through the 16th century. An emphasis will be placed on the political, social, intellectual, and economic cultures of China, India, MesoAmerica, the Middle East, and Subsaharian Africa. CR 3. John Defelice    Class Number: 12568

HTY 116 - UMM World History since 1500ONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
The second semester of the sequence examines world history from the 16th century to the present. This much shorter period saw enormous increases in trade, cultural, political and military interaction among all regions of the world. A major theme of this era is colonialism, the rise of European state, economic, and cultural power, and the reactions of the non-Western world to that power. CR 3. Lori E Cole    Class Number: 12370

HTY 116 - UMPI World Civilization IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
A survey of world history from the voyages of exploration by the Europeans through the present. Special emphasis will be placed on 20th century Africa, Asia, and Latin America and their political, military, social, cultural, and economic interactions with the West. This course fills history concentration requirements and part of the sequential history requirement for the General Education Core option. CR 3. John Defelice    Class Number: 12569

HTY 161 - UMPI United States History IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Surveys broad themes and developments in United States history from the pre-contact period through the Civil War and Reconstruction. CR 3. John J Zaborney    Class Number: 12572

HTY 162 - UMPI United States History IIONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 16
Surveys broad themes and developments in United States history from the Civil War and Reconstruction through the present. CR 3. John J Zaborney    Class Number: 14175

HTY 162 - UMPI United States History IIONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Surveys broad themes and developments in United States history from the Civil War and Reconstruction through the present. CR 3. John J Zaborney    Class Number: 12578

HTY 181 - USM Latin America IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This survey outlines the nature of the pre-Columbian Indian civilizations, their conquest by the European powers and the creation of the Hispanic and Portuguese empires in America. Every Fall semester. CR 3. John R Paton    Class Number: 4160

HTY 199 - UM Problems in History: Jewish History, 1750-1948ONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An analysis of a selected controversial or contemporary historical problem. In some cases the specific topic and methodology may be chosen jointly by interested students and an instructor. CR 3. Erica Nadelhaft    Class Number: 10661

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HTY 211 - UM Maine and the SeaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An overview of Maine maritime history from aboriginal uses through the current state of maritime Maine. Emphasis on the coast's history, inland Maine's relationship with the sea, Maine's maritime relationship to the world, and current historical and archaeological research. CR 3. Warren C Riess    Class Number: 10560

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HTY 278 - UM American Military HistoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
America's experience with warfare, from the colonial period through the Vietnam era. How American wars have been fought, and the complex interrelationship between American society and the military, including economic, political and social factors. CR 3. Jessica Kunkel Falconer    Class Number: 12962

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HTY 307 - UMM American Economic HistoryONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Jon Reisman    Class Number: 11994

HTY 310 - UMA History of MaineONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course will survey the social, economic and political history of the State of Maine from prehistoric times until the recent past. It will emphasize the important role that people from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds have had in shaping the unique character of the state. It will also explore Maine's connections with and contributions to the history of United States and worldwide events. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and any history course or permission of instructor. CR 3. Thomas R McCord    Class Number: 7043

HTY 316 - UM Shipwreck Sites: Archaeological and Historical InvestigationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
The process of a complete shipwreck site investigation, from initial research through publication. (ANT 316 and HTY 316 are identical courses.) Prerequisite: ANT 317 or permission CR 3. Warren C Riess    Class Number: 11747

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HTY 318 - UMPI Modern European HistoryONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examines significant developments in European history since the French Revolution, including the birth and influence of modern nationalism, key intellectual and ideological trends, and the World Wars. CR 3. Kimberly R Sebold    Class Number: 12582

HTY 347 - UMPI Russia:Kiev to Peter the GreatONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An in-depth study of the political and economic culture of the unique Russian Experience. Emphasis is upon "westernization," territorial expansion and empire building, the development of absolutism, and the undercurrent of rebellion. This course fills history concentration and other departmental requirements for non-western or European history. CR 3. John Defelice    Class Number: 12583

HTY 360 - USM History of MaineONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A survey of Maine's social, economic and political life from exploration and early settlement to the present. CR 3. Elizabeth M Bischof    Class Number: 4151

Class Notes: This is a blended course which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are: 1/12, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27 and 5/4.

HTY 362 - UMFK French Revolution & NapoleonONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Hty 101. Examines revolutionary and Napoleonic epoch in France. Analyzes origins of revolution, impact of different socio-economic classes, constitutional experiments, and failure of revolutionary governments to achieve constitutional experiments, and failure of revolutionary governments to achieve political stability. Studies regime of Napoleon Bonaparte in France and Europe. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall 2014. CR 3. Erica Nadelhaft    Class Number: 13284

HTY 372 - UMPI The United States,1783-1865ONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examines major developments in the United States from independence through the end of the Civil War. May include, but is not limited to, one or more of the following: legal, economic, diplomatic, and military developments. Fills history concentration requirements for United States history. CR 3. John J Zaborney    Class Number: 12596

HTY 394 - USM Selected Topics in History: AfghanistanONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An analysis of a selected historical problem not already covered by regular course offerings in history will be offered. The course may be repeated for credit when different topics are offered. (Offered occasionally.) CR 3. Christopher M Beam    Class Number: 12241

Class Notes: This online course provides an historical perspective on the current conflict in Afghanistan.  The fighting began shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001, when U.S. military forces, in alliance with Great Britain and other NATO allies, ousted the

HTY 398 - UM Historical Issues: Gender and the History of PsychiatryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An exploration of selected contemporary historical issues not covered in existing courses. In some cases the specific topic and methodology may be chosen jointly by interested students and an instructor. Prerequisite: First-year students require permission CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 12515

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HTY 398 - UM Historical Issues: Exile, Migrations & CommunityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An exploration of selected contemporary historical issues not covered in existing courses. In some cases the specific topic and methodology may be chosen jointly by interested students and an instructor. Prerequisite: First-year students require permission CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 10626

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

HUM 122 - UMA Native American Cultures IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A survey of traditional Native American cultures and their relationships to European cultures. Following an overview of traditional cultures in North, Central, and South America, representative cultures from each of the three geographic areas will be studied in detail. Prerequisite: ENG101 CR 3. Kristy Feldhousen-Giles    Class Number: 3944

HUM 298 - USM Applied Arts & Humanities: Focus on Lewiston-Auburn and the Androscoggin River Valley CommunitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Intersecting art, literature, history, and philosophy and using a project-based, community-centered approach, this foundational course in the major addresses the field itself. Emphasis is placed on the significant contribution of Arts & Humanities study to life-long learning as well as to expanded, digitally informed, mastery of reading and writing, critical thinking and analysis, and the principles of design¿all desired by a broad range of employers. Cr. 3 CR 3. Christine Young    Class Number: 5125

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBD.

HUM 304 - USM Writing Children's Literature: How to Craft Compelling StoriesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An exploration of how real life stories, details, characters, and voices combine with images to create compelling children's stories. This course includes lecture, class discussion and writing workshops. Cr 3 CR 3. Barbara A Walsh    Class Number: 14769

HUM 326 - USM Issues in World History and Geography IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is the second in a series of two courses that are designed to help students become more knowledgeable participants in today's rapidly changing world. Its goal is to make links between global history and modern world situations, as well as find the locations on a map. In other words, it is a primer in "global citizenship." This course covers the period from the Age of Modern Exploration (ca. 1500) to the present. Prerequisite: Only students with more than 45 credits are permitted to take this course. This course has been approved by the State Department of Education for content area in secondary Social Studies Cr. 3 CR 3. Donald Beane    Class Number: 3344

HUS 101 - UMA Introduction to Human ServicesONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
An introduction to social welfare systems and their functions as they relate to social needs and problems within the political, social and economic contexts. An overview of the history and development of social welfare systems, the range of current social services and the knowledge and skills necessary for responding to human needs. CR 3. Sabra C Burdick    Class Number: 6938

HUS 101 - UMA Introduction to Human ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introduction to social welfare systems and their functions as they relate to social needs and problems within the political, social and economic contexts. An overview of the history and development of social welfare systems, the range of current social services and the knowledge and skills necessary for responding to human needs. CR 3. Mary Jo Jakab    Class Number: 7479

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 125 - UMA Chemical DependencyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces the student to basic information concerning chemical addiction. Covered are the psychological and physiological effects of alcohol and other abused drugs, the nature of addiction, and substance abuse as a family condition. Alcoholics Anonymous and other self-help groups and programs and treatment modalities are addressed. CR 3. Philip A Watkins    Class Number: 6640

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 130 - UMA Developmental DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Explores the physiological, educational, psychological, and familial characteristics of developmental disabilities for children and adults. Mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autistic disorder and other disabilities will be presented within current and historical contexts regarding public attitudes, diagnostic criteria and services. CR 3. Patricia Morris Clark    Class Number: 3588

HUS 134 - UMA Cultural Competence in the Helping ProfessionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course familiarizes students with the theoretical and practical components of cultural competence. By understanding the elements of multicultural helping, students will develop a foundation for working with a variety of issues and populations. Topic areas will include the nature of prejudice, racial and ethnic identity, individual and collective worldview and the study of specific cultural groups. Practical strategies and cultural self-awareness will also be emphasized as essential to effective intervention with clients. CR 3. Diane Y Lemay    Class Number: 3589

HUS 204 - UMA PracticumONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private agency for approximately 16 hours a week per semester {220 total hours}. Students maintain weekly contact with the instructor to report on progress of established goals and objectives. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required. Prerequisite: a minimum of 45 credits toward a degree in MH&HUS, including COL 214. 6 credits. CR 6. Thomas E Abbott    Class Number: 3590

HUS 212 - UMA Case ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Building upon an understanding of the social systems model, this course examines the various approaches to case management in mental health and social service settings. Content areas address history and concept stages of engagement, assessment, planning, linkage, coordination. advocacy, disengagement and organization supports. Prerequisite: HUS 101 CR 3. Amy Line    Class Number: 13346

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 218 - UMA Community Mental HealthONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
An overview of the community mental health care system: including prevention, crisis services, cultural competence, and consultation. Emphasis will be on contemporary community mental health care throughout the life span. While community mental health programs serve a variety of client needs, this course will focus on the practices related to helping persons with serious mental illness CR 3. Grace M Leonard    Class Number: 6939

HUS 229 - UMA Models of AddictionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is crosslisted with PSY 229)This course will offer a comprehensive overview of the process of addiction. Identifying characteristics including physical, psychological/emotional and behavioral mechanisms and symptoms will be examined. The models will be applied to identification and treatment of addiction in general, including special populations. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 3591

HUS 262E - UMA Introduction to Autism Spectrum DisordersONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course provides students with an introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), research surrounding the disability, diagnostic criteria, assessment, intervention strategies and laws involving IDEA and DSM-V. The course also focuses on the role of families including cultural values and beliefs. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Patricia Morris Clark    Class Number: 14668

HUS 263 - UMA Family InteractionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Presents issues and dynamics which affect family functioning. Family relations, stresses, and strengths are examined within the context of human service delivery systems. Both contemporary and historical influences are addressed from multicultural perspectives. Prerequisite: HUS 101 or permission CR 3. Elizabeth McCue-Herlihy    Class Number: 3593

HUS 305 - UMA Group ProcessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides both an experiential and theoretical basis for the study of group dynamics and leadership styles. An overview of communication systems, individual role functions, group cohesion and group conflict are presented. Role playing, psychodrama and group facilitation techniques are considered for application in social service and rehabilitation settings. Prerequisite: PSY 100 or SOC 101 CR 3.    Class Number: 7481

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 305 - UMA Group ProcessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides both an experiential and theoretical basis for the study of group dynamics and leadership styles. An overview of communication systems, individual role functions, group cohesion and group conflict are presented. Role playing, psychodrama and group facilitation techniques are considered for application in social service and rehabilitation settings. Prerequisite: PSY 100 or SOC 101 CR 3. Mary Jo Jakab    Class Number: 7308

HUS 308 - UMA Assessment and PlanningONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course presents models of assessment and planning in the context of clinical and rehabilitation settings. It will also familiarize students with a selection of methods, techniques, and instruments commonly used to assess client skill and support levels. The preparation of a collaborative support plan based on assessment data is required. Prerequisite: HUS 212 and MAT 100 or higher. 3Cr CR 3. Magdalena Linhardt    Class Number: 3594

HUS 318 - UMA Adolescence, Substance Abuse and CriminalityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course integrates the study of adolescent development, alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependency, and criminality among adolescents and young adults. Case studies and group projects address problem definition, strategies for intervention, and rehabilitation issues. Prerequisite: An introductory social science, human service, or criminal justice course. (This course is cross-listed with SSC 318) CR 3. Philip A Watkins    Class Number: 6641

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 326 - UMA Chemical Dependency CounselingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Areas covered include treatment process, with emphasis on group process; counseling techniques and theory; and human development, with emphasis on adolescence, adulthood and counseling ethics. Prerequisite: HUS 125 or equivalent CR 3. Philip A Watkins    Class Number: 6642

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 328 - UMA Creative Development & Art for Young ChildrenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an overview of how art and creativity influence young children and how early childhood educators, parents, and adults who work with children can assist in this process. Students will consider the important role art plays with children who may be handicapped or from a diverse background. This comprehensive introductory course includes an exploration of a variety of materials, activities, and projects that will stimulate creativity in children. Students will study artists and current children's illustrators and review children's books. Prerequisite: PSY100 or permission of instructor. Cross listed with EDU 328 CR 3. Patricia Morris Clark    Class Number: 14694

Class Notes: Exams are online through BlackBoard. Closed Class - Onward Students only

HUS 329 - UMA Science and the Project Approach for the Young ChildONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course focuses on early science and discovery concepts relevant to young children during the first six -eight years of life. It offers concrete suggestions about arranging the environment to provide rich opportunities for children to connect science and exploration to their own daily lives. The course meets the requirements of the State of Maine Early Learning Guidelines B-5 Teacher Certification and is designed to teach students effective strategies to recognize and promote science development in all young children. Psy 100 or permission of instructor. 3 Cr Cross-listed with EDU 329 CR 3. Erin P C Zaremba    Class Number: 3595

HUS 330 - UMA Interviewing and CounselingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Theory and practice of psychological interviewing for the purposes of gathering data and/or modifying human behavior including current theories and techniques of counseling and psychotherapy. Includes experience with interviewing and counseling techniques and the proper use of referral. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Charles S Grunder    Class Number: 3597

HUS 330 - UMA Interviewing and CounselingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Theory and practice of psychological interviewing for the purposes of gathering data and/or modifying human behavior including current theories and techniques of counseling and psychotherapy. Includes experience with interviewing and counseling techniques and the proper use of referral. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Grace Gloria Giroux    Class Number: 14660

HUS 331 - UMA Substance Abuse Counseling for Special PopulationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to familiarize students with diagnostic and counseling strategies which focus on the treatment needs of adolescents, the elderly, persons with mental illness, and persons with mental retardation. Both group and individual counseling techniques will be taught including methods for recovery and relapse prevention. Prerequisite: successful completion of a substance abuse course. CR 3.    Class Number: 3598

HUS 332 - UMA Addiction & the FamilyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The course acquaints students with research findings and clinical data regarding the effects of addiction on various family systems. The conditions of co-addiction, codependency and family dysfunction are studied within the contexts of family systems and society as a whole. The development of the functional self as the foundations for healthy interpersonal relationships is explored. Prerequisite: HUS125 and PSY100 (This course is crosslisted with SSC 332) CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 3599

HUS 345 - UMA Problems and Interventions in ChildhoodONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to be part of the professional preparation for students who will be working with children and their families in a variety of careers social work, education, child care, nursing, etc. A broad range of childhood issues and difficulties are addressed with specific interventions and curriculum adaptations suggested. Students consider how the field has been defined by laws including IDEA, ADA, 504, and PL 94-142. Prerequisite: PSY 302 or PSY 308 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 6865

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

HUS 349 - UMA Supervision in Human ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Focusing on the essence of supervision in the context of social/human service organizations and practice, this course will explore a range of models of supervision as well as the roles, tasks, functions and processes of supervision, including issues of liability, stress and burnout. Prerequisite: HUS 212, and HUS 330 or HUS 305. CR 3. Mary Jo Jakab    Class Number: 7309

HUS 350 - UMA Mental Health & AgingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the unique health and treatment needs of the psychiatrically ill, older adult. It will enable mental health care givers to provide age sensitive care in a variety of settings. Topics will include biological, social, psychological and physical aspects of aging, dementia, and major psychiatric disorders. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Mary Jo Jakab    Class Number: 3600

HUS 362 - UMA Language and Literacy in Early ChildhoodONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to teach students how to recognize and implement appropriate environmental strategies that support early literacy development and appropriate early experiences with books and writing. Emphasis is placed on speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing readiness. Prerequisites: HUS 160 and PSY 302 or equivalents or instructor permission. CR 3. Charles Michael Sandberg    Class Number: 3601

HUS 364 - UMA Human Rights Violation: Torture and TraumaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with JUS 364 and SSC 364.) Human Rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. To violate the most basic human rights, is to deny individuals their fundamental moral entitlements. The focus of the course will be on how the experience of intentional psychological and physical torture affect individuals, families and societies. We will discuss the short-term and long-term psychological, neurological, biological, social and disability-related consequences of torture and trauma. Prerequisites: PSY 100 CR 3. Magdalena Linhardt    Class Number: 3603

HUS 416 - UMA Applied Professional Ethics for Human ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course addresses the need for and application of ethical standards and practices in mental health, human services and related professions. Models and resources for ethical decision making will be presented and applied to hypothetical situations. Prerequisite: HUS 101 and HUS 212 CR 3. David J Samuelian    Class Number: 3606

HUS 460 - UMA Pre-Internship SeminarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This seminar course is designed to enable students to identify, prepare for and complete a successful internship experience in mental health or human services. Students will learn to translate their accomplishments, abilities and attributes into professional goals and will learn strategies to implement these goals. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding organizational structures and cultures, and on developing communication and interpersonal skills essential for succeeding in a professional environment. Prerequisite: Senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services Program. Minimum Grade of "C" required prior to enrolling in Hus 461, Hus 462 or Hus 463. CR 3. Diane Y Lemay    Class Number: 3608

HUS 461 - UMA Internship in Mental Health & Human ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private sector agency for 16 hours a week per semester. Application of skills and knowledge provide the foundation for the course, including crisis intervention, case management and current best practices. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required. Students matriculated in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree must complete a total of 12 credit hours to fulfill the internship requirement for graduation. Prerequisite: Senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree and HUS 308, HUS 349 and minimum grade of "C" in HUS 460. CR 6. Kim Marie Lane    Class Number: 3609

HUS 462 - UMA Capstone Internship in Mental Health/Human ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private sector agency for 16 hours a week per semester. Application of skills and knowledge provide the foundation for the course, including crisis intervention, case management and current best practices. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required. Students matriculated in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree must complete a total of 12 credit hours to fulfill the internship requirement for graduation. Minimum Grade of "C" required in this course to meet degree requirements. Prerequisite: HUS 308, HUS 349, minimum grade of "C" in HUS 460, and HUS 461 or equivalent, and senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree CR 6. David J Samuelian    Class Number: 3610

HUS 463 - UMA Capstone Internship in Mental Health & Human ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private sector agency for 32 hours a week for the semester. Application of skills and knowledge provide the foundation for the course, including crisis intervention, case management and current best practices. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required. Students matriculated in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree must complete a total of 12 credit hours to fulfill the internship requirement for graduation. Minimum Grade of "C" required in this course to meet degree requirements.CR 12 *Students may take HUS 461 and HUS 462 for a total of 12 credit hours over two semesters or take HUS 463 for one semester for a total of 12 credit hours. Prerequisite: HUS 308, HUS 349, minimum grade of "C" in HUS 460, and senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree. CR 12. Diane Y Lemay    Class Number: 3611

ICD 510 - UM Topics in Creative Production: Writing to Connect: Perform, Fiction & PersonalONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course will provide diverse, topical explorations on process, and/or tools for innovative development and technical means of production for creative work. Although topics will vary from semester to semester, all iterations of this course will focus on giving students an exposure to creativity, innovation and related tools, approaches and explorations of creativity. Emphasis will be placed on: developing creative skills, an awareness of varied forms of innovation, and a consideration of means of implementation of creative approaches. Key to all these topic classes will be a focus on each individual student building an awareness of and useful knowledge in creative production tools, technologies and applications. CR 1. Nina Shengold    Class Number: 10683

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ICD 510 - UM Topics in Creative Production: Writing to Connect: Perform, Fiction & PersonalONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course will provide diverse, topical explorations on process, and/or tools for innovative development and technical means of production for creative work. Although topics will vary from semester to semester, all iterations of this course will focus on giving students an exposure to creativity, innovation and related tools, approaches and explorations of creativity. Emphasis will be placed on: developing creative skills, an awareness of varied forms of innovation, and a consideration of means of implementation of creative approaches. Key to all these topic classes will be a focus on each individual student building an awareness of and useful knowledge in creative production tools, technologies and applications. CR 1. Nina Shengold    Class Number: 10684

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

IDS 500 - UM Graduate Seminar in Liberal Studies: Amazons: A Multicultural PerspectiveONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Interdisciplinary exploration of selected topics both within and across the areas of humanities, social sciences and the natural sciences. Topic varies from semester to semester. May be taken more than once for credit if topic varies. CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 10668

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

IDS 500 - UM Graduate Seminar in Liberal Studies: Maine & the NE BorderlandsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Interdisciplinary exploration of selected topics both within and across the areas of humanities, social sciences and the natural sciences. Topic varies from semester to semester. May be taken more than once for credit if topic varies. CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 10919

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ILS 100 - UMA Introduction to Libraries and Library CareersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An overview of the history and development of libraries and librarianship as a profession is presented, covering the philosophy, professional associations, state and national certification processes and career opportunities in the library and information fields. Additionally, current issues in librarianship will be explored. Contact with career mentors will be encouraged. CR 3 CR3 CR 3. David W Anderson    Class Number: 3612

ILS 101 - UMA Foundations of Information and Library ScienceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of library information science as they apply to library and other information agencies. Topics include information ethics, policies, information needs and seeking behaviors, technology, and the impact of information on cultures and societies. Prerequisite: ILS 100 CR 3. Jodi C Williams    Class Number: 3613

ILS 109 - UMA Information LiteracyONLINE
Jan 20 - Feb 13
An introduction to the research process and methods for retrieving information from a library or through online sources. This course will be a sequence of steps focusing on the following areas; a) getting started-developing a research question. b) developing search strategies and techniques. c) using electronic and print resources. d) evaluating information to best determine what meets research needs, and e) properly citing these sources. 1Cr CR 1. Melissa M Orth    Class Number: 3614

ILS 150 - UMA Introduction to Reference Services & MaterialsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides introductory knowledge and skills using general and specialized reference tools. An introduction to basic database and online searching emphasizing regionally available resources is included. Travel to cooperating libraries required for some assignments. Prerequisite: ILS 100, ILS 101, and ENG 101. 3 credits. CR 3. Donna A Bancroft    Class Number: 3615

ILS 175 - UMA Cataloging and Technical ProcessesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course covers the cataloging and classification of book and non-book materials. Instruction and practice are given in bibliographic searching and descriptive and subject cataloging, as well as an introduction to the processes of technical services departments in library information agencies. Some trips to a local library are required. Prerequisite: ILS 100 CR 3. Denise Goetting    Class Number: 3616

ILS 201 - UMA Library Services to TeensONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course will teach the basics for servicing teens, age 12-18 in a public school library setting. Topics covered include adolescent development, programming, collection development, dedicated space, youth participation, technology, and other aspects of library services for young adults. The class will also read and discuss various books for a teen audience. Prerequisite: ILS 100 CR 3. Melissa M Orth    Class Number: 3617

ILS 202 - UMA Library Materials and Services for ChildrenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course will cover the how to select and evaluate materials for children from birth through age 12. Students will learn about materials that meet children's interest and needs at a variety of developmental stages. Additionally, we will cover programming, collection development, the use of technology and other aspects of services and materials for children. Attention is paid to methods for connecting children to materials and services available in modern libraries. Prerequisite: ILS 100 and ILS 109, which can be taken concurrently. 3 credits. CR 3. Melissa M Orth    Class Number: 3618

ILS 250 - UMA Collection DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course examines how libraries build and maintain collections to meet user needs for libraries and information centers. It also teaches practical skills for selecting information resources appropriate for given audiences. Topics include the principles and practices for the selection of materials, needs assessment, collection evaluation, collection policies, producers of materials, government information, fiscal management, weeding, budgeting and censorship. Prerequisite: ILS 100 or permission of program coordinator CR 3. Jodi C Williams    Class Number: 3619

ILS 299 - UMA Library Assistant Practicum & CapstoneONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The library practicum is designed to provide on-the-job experience under the supervision of a professional librarian in a library or other information agency for the purpose of utilizing skills, knowledge, and attitudes acquired during the course of study leading to the associate degree. The 80 hour onsite work experience includes experience in one or more functional areas as appropriate to student interests, and specialized individual projects which meet the library/information agency and student goals. Prerequisite: All 100 and 200 level ILS courses. CR 4. Jodi C Williams    Class Number: 3620

ILS 312 - UMA Introduction to Archives and ManuscriptsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Institutions like libraries, archives and museums gather, preserve, and interpret the various records of human cultural heritage. Students will be provided with an introduction to the theories and practices of the beginning archivist or archival student. Students will read and discuss basic archival principles such as appraisal, arrangement and description institutional and historical records in library and museum collections. Students will also learn the importance of materials preservation. Lastly, the electronic age will also be covered including electronic archives or "Born Digital" collections will also be addressed. (Note: Students will be expected to work on independent projects such as making hygrometers and surveying collections. May require travel. ) Prerequisite: ENG 101 and ILS 250 CR 3. Anastasia Spyridon Weigle    Class Number: 3639

ILS 325 - UMA Digital Library Technology and ServicesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course will explore the ever-changing nature of the services and issues in digital libraries and library technology applications. It includes an in-depth exploration of web-based services, social and physical networking, library automation, and the development and implementation of technology plans. Prerequisite: ILS 225 CR 3. Tamara E Blesh    Class Number: 3622

ILS 350 - UMA Advanced Reference Services and MaterialsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course will build upon the introductory reference class to cover reference materials and services for patrons. It includes an in-depth exploration of the role of teaching, information literacy and the research process, policies, building print and electronic collections, the reference interview, information seeking behavior, evaluation of reference services, outreach, marketing, the use of advanced web and social technologies, and reference space design. This course will also address current trends in reference services and discuss different means for staying current in the information and library services fields. Prerequisites ILS 150 and ILS 250. CR 3.    Class Number: 3623

ILS 441 - UMA Information Brokering and other Entrepreneurial Options for Library/Media ProfessionalsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course explores the creative side of the library career market. Utilizing the new technologies that are available to library professionals have made careers in the free enterprise system possible. Establishing a business plan and how to market yourself in the information age will be part of the class. Students will create a business plan that shows how they will merge the information age with the business community. (Students interested in this career possibility will be encouraged to take small business courses for their electives.) Prerequisite: ILS 150 CR 3. Donna A Bancroft    Class Number: 12069

ILS 499 - UMA Senior Capstone Internship or Advanced ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The library practicum (120 hours onsite) is designed to provide on-the-job experience under the supervision of a professional librarian in a library or other information agency setting. This course will allow students to utilize the skills, knowledge, and library-related values acquired during their course of study leading to the bachelor's degree. If students have taken ILS 299, OR they have more than 10 years full-time experience in a library* they can request an alternate project (an original research or a hybrid research/internship project). Students who have never worked in a library or have not taken ILS 299, must opt for the practicum option. Prerequisites: senior standing in the ILS program. 6 credits. * For this option students may need to submit a resume documenting work experience, and/or a letter of recommendation from a supervisor or acceptable peer in the lLS field who can attest to your abilities, knowledge and skills as it pertains to libraries. CR 6. Jodi C Williams    Class Number: 3621

IMD 540 - UM Topics in Intermedia Theory / History: Way Finding in Way MakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Covers diverse, topical considerations of historical forms of Intermedia and related directions, such as Futurism, concrete poetry, installation, artists' books and multiples, Fluxus, sound art and environmental art. Topics will vary from semester to semester, but all iterations will focus on giving students an in-depth exposure to historical periods or theoretical aspects of arts creation related to Intermedial forms. In addition to the historical subjects, this course will consider a variety of related production, practical and process explorations that will help form the basis of a praxis model for Intermedia production. Prerequisite: Admission in Intermedia (Studio) Program, or Permission CR 1. Leon Johnson    Class Number: 13404

IMD 650 - UM Field Study and ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
General or topical course for credit that can be used for work in another field or study abroad when no other credit options are available. This can cover work in a professional area or field, internships, study at another approved institution for which credits are not available through other means, or other such work for the Field Research requirement of the MFA degree. Prerequisite: Admission in Intermedia (Studio) Program, or Permission CR 1. Owen F Smith    Class Number: 10599

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

INA 201 - UM Topics in International Affairs: North Africa and the 'Arab Spring'ONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Offers a detailed examination of selected topics in international affairs, providing an opportunity for students to integrate what they have learned about international affairs by focusing in depth on a specific topic. Topics may include globalization and its impact, democratization, role of ethics in international affairs, global stability and peace and ecological environmental issues. (May be repeated if topics vary.) CR 3. Glen Paul Holman    Class Number: 10627

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

INT 601 - UM (University Wide) Responsible Conduct of ResearchONLINE
Feb 16 - Apr 3
Key topics in conducting research responsibly. Guidelines, polices and codes relating to ethical research. Skills development for identifying and resolving ethical conflicts arising in research. Address case studies in the context of ethical theories and concepts. CR 1. Harlan J Onsrud    Class Number: 10685

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Students must log in by the start of class Second five weeks  Visit the Course Welcome Page

INT 601 - UM (University Wide) Responsible Conduct of ResearchONLINE
Feb 2 - Apr 2
Key topics in conducting research responsibly. Guidelines, polices and codes relating to ethical research. Skills development for identifying and resolving ethical conflicts arising in research. Address case studies in the context of ethical theories and concepts. CR 1. Harlan J Onsrud    Class Number: 15107

INT 601 - UM (University Wide) Responsible Conduct of ResearchONLINE
Jan 13 - Feb 13
Key topics in conducting research responsibly. Guidelines, polices and codes relating to ethical research. Skills development for identifying and resolving ethical conflicts arising in research. Address case studies in the context of ethical theories and concepts. CR 1. Harlan J Onsrud    Class Number: 10607

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. First five weeks Students must log in by the start of class  Visit the Course Welcome Page

ISS 210 - UMA Introduction to Information Systems SecurityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an overview of security challenges and strategies of countermeasure in the information systems environment. Topics include definition of terms, concepts, elements, and goals incorporating industry standards and practices with a focus on availability, vulnerability, integrity and confidentiality aspects of information systems. Prerequisite: CIS 101. 3 credits. CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 10913

ISS 340 - UMA Computer SecurityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an in-depth analysis of the security components at the operating system level. The focus is on the basic elements that provide identification and authentication, access control and security auditing. In addition to general concepts, both the UNIX/Linux and Windows operating systems are studied. The course will examine software, database, web, and mobile services security as well as exploring new paradigms for access control on computer systems. Prerequisites: ISS 210. 3 Credits CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 13495

Class Notes: Exams are online through BlackBoard. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

ISS 410 - UMA Cyber Security IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The course provides an in-depth look at network defense concepts and techniques. This course examines theoretical concepts of secure network design and provides methodology for creating a secure network defense with a practical, hands-on approach. Topics include firewalls, intrusion detection methods, wireless security methods, VPNs, and perimeter security fundamentals. Prerequisites: ISS 210 and CIS 240. 3 credits. CR 3. Henry Felch    Class Number: 12500

Class Notes: Exams are online through BlackBoard. Closed Class - Onward Students only

ISS 452 - UMA Security Strategies in Web Applications and Social NetworkingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course addresses how Internet and Web-based applications have transformed the way businesses, organizations and people communicate. With this transformation came new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities for Web-based applications and the people who use them. This course presents security strategies to mitigate the risk associated with Web applications and social networking. Prerequisites: ISS 210 and CIS 333. 3 credits. CR 3. Diana Anderson Kokoska    Class Number: 12070

ISS 470 - UMA Information Systems Security ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course covers a wide variety of issues related to the management of information security systems. Topics covered include access control models, information security governance, and information security program assessment and metrics. Coverage on the foundational and technical components of information security is included to reinforce key concepts. The course includes up-to-date information on changes in the field, such as national and international laws and international standards like the ISO 27000 series. Prerequisites: ISS 220 and ISS 410. 3 credits. CR 3.    Class Number: 12164

ITP 210 - USM Technical WritingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A basic technical writing course that strengthens cirtical thinking, collaboraton, and communications skills. Study includes document purpose, situation analysis, style, format and production of reports, proposals, instructions, procedures, technical descriptions, forms, letters, memos, and visual aids. Fulfills "W" requirement. Prerequisite: ENG 100 or instructor permission. Cr 3. CR 3. Virginia L Wilder Cross    Class Number: 2825

ITP 381 - USM Human Resource DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are introduced to the various functions of human resources in industrial settings. Topics covered include human resource planning, job analysis, employee selection, performance management, compensation, benefits management, safety, training, and employee relations. Offered fall semester only. Cr. 3. Bethany Rudai    Class Number: 4699

ITP 490 - USM Cost Analysis and ControlONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course will cover the theory and application of concepts used in analysis and control of costs pertaining to planning, developing, and managing industrial operations. Concepts include financial/cost accounting, time value of money, methods of evaluating competing alternatives, economic value-added analysis, and capital equipment cost justification. Prerequisite: ACC 110 or instructor permission. Offered on a two-year spring rotation. Cr 3. CR 3. Paul Edmonds    Class Number: 4700

ITS 320 - USM Occupational Safety and HealthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course covers the importance of safety and health in the workplace. Emphasis will be placed on the worker, his or her work environment including emphasis on OSHA and other regulatory agencies, and address ergonomics, hygiene, hazard identification, machine safeguarding, hazardous waste, loss control, and other areas of major concern. This course includes the online delivery of OSHA¿s 30 hour training program. Students can select the general industries or the construction OSHA program. Cr. 3. John R Reed    Class Number: 13228

JST 204 - UM Jewish History and Culture II: The Jews & Europe, 1750-1948ONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course surveys the major developments in Jewish history and thought from 1750-1948. Throughout the course, the Jews will be considered as both a culture and a civilization. The overlapping, yet different, experiences of both men and women will be discussed. CR 3.    Class Number: 11332

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

JUS 105 - UMA Legal Research and MaterialsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Introduces research methods and the use of legal materials in preparing legal memoranda. Students use statutes, cases, treatises, legal periodicals and other authorities online to prepare memoranda. CR 3. Sharon McMahon Sawyer    Class Number: 3624

JUS 123 - UMA Contemporary CorrectionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Course provides an analysis of the development and effectiveness of the Community Corrections Model. Focus is placed on the structure and functions of probation and parole agencies, residential treatment programs, diversion practices and a variety of temporary and early prison release programs. CR 3. Pierrette R Ayotte    Class Number: 3946

JUS 200 - UMA Principles of InvestigationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Applications to accidents, crimes and other incidents. Theory and application of scientific method to such cases, including interviewing of witnesses, gathering of facts and evidence and drawing conclusions. Prerequisite: JUS 103. CR 3. Grace McCarthy    Class Number: 7135

JUS 218 - UMA Estate AdministrationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Prepares the student to participate in the disposition of a decedent's estate through the probate process. Covers probate procedure and documents, the rules of intestate succession, the rules for executing a valid will, the function of the Personal Representative, the procedures for Formal and Informal Probate, and the tax considerations income and inheritance of administering an estate. CR 3. Mary Louis Davitt    Class Number: 3625

JUS 223 - UMA Principles of ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with BUA 223 and POS 223) A comprehensive study of management in public and private sectors. The influence of human, social and political factors is integrated with treatment of managers structural and technical processes. Analyses focus on such theories as planning, controlling, decision making, organizational design, administrative skills, communications and information systems. It is recommended that ENG 101 be taken prior to or concurrently with this course. CR 3. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 3572

JUS 250 - UMA Consumer Fraud and White Collar CrimeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The development, philosophy and general principles of consumer fraud and white collar crime, with emphasis on identification as well as the development of appropriate investigative techniques. Prerequisite: JUS103 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Grace McCarthy    Class Number: 3626

JUS 271 - UMA Due Process in Criminal JusticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Considers the provisions of the Constitution which relate to persons employed in the criminal justice field, paralegal and legal assistant field, and business and industrial security. Prerequisite: JUS 103. CR 3. Mary Louis Davitt    Class Number: 3627

JUS 296W - UMA Professional ResponsibilityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The application of legal research techniques to current legal issues of a paralegal's professional responsibility emphasizing appropriate analysis of issues and use of primary and secondary source materials to define the law of a paralegal's ethical obligations. Several written memoranda will be required. Prerequisites JUS 105 and ENG 101. CR 3. James E Davitt    Class Number: 3628

JUS 302 - UMA Juvenile JusticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The concept of juvenile justice explored through the interrelation of the judicial system, juvenile justice system, law enforcement agencies, and social service agencies. Course includes current interpretations of delinquent behavior, analysis of diverse institutional programs, and current options for dealing with delinquent behavior within the criminal justice system. Prerequisite: JUS103. CR 3. James E Davitt    Class Number: 3629

JUS 307 - UMA Violence in the FamilyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides descriptive and analytical dimensions of violence syndromes occurring within the family. Types of husband, wife and child abuse and neglect are considered from a perspective of symptom recognition and treatment, both legal and therapeutic. CR 3. Sharon McMahon Sawyer    Class Number: 11592

JUS 363 - UMA Comparative International Justice IssuesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Course encompasses a broad overview of justice management styles in an emerging geopolitical environment. An analysis of judicial, enforcement, and corrections styles will provide the student with a fundamental framework of justice problems encountered in an international environment. Prerequisite: JUS 103 or equivalent. CR 3. Mary Louis Davitt    Class Number: 3947

JUS 364 - UMA Human Rights Violation: Torture and TraumaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with HUS 364 and SSC 364.) Human Rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. To violate the most basic human rights, is to deny individuals their fundamental moral entitlements. The focus of the course will be on how the experience of intentional psychological and physical torture affect individuals, families and societies. We will discuss the short-term and long-term psychological, neurological, biological, social and disability-related consequences of torture and trauma. Prerequisites: PSY 100 CR 3. Magdalena Linhardt    Class Number: 3604

JUS 375 - UMA Counter-TerrorismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is a specialized contemporary investigation/methods course for the criminal justice/administration of justice student. Topics will include: Internet investigation, intelligence techniques, risk assessment/pre-incidence planning, terrorism, profiling, weapons of mass destruction, post-incident responses, interviewing victims, and management of critical incidents. Course may include guest lecturers, practical exercises, and onsite visits to agencies and terror crimes scenes. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing in justice studies or students who have completed the JUS core or any full-time law enforcement officer. CR 3. Richard Lumb    Class Number: 3630

JUS 390 - UMA Advocacy & Public PolicyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The purpose of this course is to create a knowledge base and skill structure so that students can assess, attempt and effect a change in public policy through advocacy. Early classes will focus on the modern legislative process, and critical analysis of public policy and the art of advocacy. Each week as time permits students will discuss current events selected by students. CR 3. Sharon McMahon Sawyer    Class Number: 14184

JUS 392 - UMA Hate CrimesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course examines the response of the criminal justice system to the hate, prejudice and bias that causes crime. Racism and prejudice will be examined on individual, institutional, systems level. Prerequisites PSY 100 or JUS 103 or permission of Instructor . 3 credits CR 3. Richard Lumb    Class Number: 3631

JUS 488 - UMA Senior Seminar and Capstone ExperienceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An in-depth examination of current issues in justice studies. Students will complete an original research project OR a traditional research paper . Students will also prepare a portfolio of their representative work in the required JUS courses which will include a reflection on the courses' role in the students' educational development. Prerequisites: ENG 101 and JUS 363 or permission of the Instructor. 3credits. CR 3. Mary Louis Davitt    Class Number: 3632

KPE 383 - UM Organization and Administration in Athletic TrainingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Designed to prepare the student with knowledge, skills and values necessary for the entry-level certified athletic trainer who is interested in developing and/or administering an athletic training room or other health care facility. Topics such as budgeting, leadership, planning a facility and professional development will be covered. Prerequisite: KPE 201 CR 3. Lee Muriel Averill    Class Number: 10538

LAC 112 - USM Microsoft ExcelONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course uses a problem-solving approach to electronic spreadsheets. It satisfies the LOS major's requirement and should follow the LAC 150 introductory course. Students will learn advanced data analysis, formulas, and create graphs to interpret the data. This course should be completed prior to taking a financial management, economics, or budgeting course. Prerequisite: LAC 150 or equivalent. CR 1. Valarie Maguire    Class Number: 1512

LAC 114 - USM PowerPointONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This computer program allows users an electronic means of giving presentations to groups of people. Students will learn how to create electronic slides using written, graphic, and sound materials. The slides can then be formatted in several different ways: 35 mm slides, overhead transparencies, and handouts. Students who have to give presentations to classes or who are considering careers in teaching, marketing, or public relations fields should consider this course. CR 1. Valarie Maguire    Class Number: 2304

LAC 188 - USM College & Career SuccessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The focus of the course is on self, learning and career exploration and the critical role of personal decision making in identifying and pursuing strengths, interests, and areas for growth. Students will learn to understand their own decision making process and the factors that influence that process. Course activities will include assessments of self, assessments of interest, and explorations of academic life and career. This course provides students with the opportunity and tools for taking enhanced control of their academic learning process. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to resources and support systems to help maximize the University experience and create an intentional career path. This is a 3-credit course used as elective credit toward graduation. CR 3. Rodney N Mondor    Class Number: 2926

Class Notes: This class is for Military Veterans only.

LAC 188 - USM College & Career SuccessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The focus of the course is on self, learning and career exploration and the critical role of personal decision making in identifying and pursuing strengths, interests, and areas for growth. Students will learn to understand their own decision making process and the factors that influence that process. Course activities will include assessments of self, assessments of interest, and explorations of academic life and career. This course provides students with the opportunity and tools for taking enhanced control of their academic learning process. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to resources and support systems to help maximize the University experience and create an intentional career path. This is a 3-credit course used as elective credit toward graduation. CR 3. Pamela V Edwards    Class Number: 12987

LAC 200 - USM Community Learning Groups: Planning for Academic SuccessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This specially designed course for TRiO Student Support Services participants serves as the first module in a series which will enhance the learning experience at USM and prepare the student to focus on personal and academic goals. Topics will vary, but will include self-assessments for career and learning, study strategies, making the most of academic advising, taking full advantage of university offerings, financial literacy, leadership and diversity development, and planning for careers or graduate school. The instructor¿s role will be to serve as advisor and guide, and in addition, there will be guest speaker experts in some classes. Students will normally take this course in their first semester of SSS participation as it is an important anchor to the program. CR 1. Gail Minichiello    Class Number: 3359

LAC 200 - USM Community Learning Groups: Planning for Academic SuccessONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This specially designed course for TRiO Student Support Services participants serves as the first module in a series which will enhance the learning experience at USM and prepare the student to focus on personal and academic goals. Topics will vary, but will include self-assessments for career and learning, study strategies, making the most of academic advising, taking full advantage of university offerings, financial literacy, leadership and diversity development, and planning for careers or graduate school. The instructor¿s role will be to serve as advisor and guide, and in addition, there will be guest speaker experts in some classes. Students will normally take this course in their first semester of SSS participation as it is an important anchor to the program. CR 1. Gail Minichiello    Class Number: 3360

LAC 269 - USM Exploring Careers, Choosing Life RolesONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 6
In this mid-level course in the career development series, students relate self-knowledge to career and life roles, with an emphasis on gaining and managing career information; learning various career and life decision-making strategies; and communicating formative academic, co-curricular, and professional experiences in such formats as accomplishment statements and informal interviews. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr 1.5. CR 1.5. Amelia W Jaffe    Class Number: 14875

LAC 318 - USM Database ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces skills and builds proficiency in database management. It is taught on PC computers using the latest version of Microsoft Access and is designed to help students develop competencies in a variety of database processing functions. Students become proficient in setting up databases, managing data, creating reports, using report enhancements, and manipulating data. Prerequisite: LAC 150 or equivalent. CR 3. Diane C Leavitt    Class Number: 5179

LAC 413 - USM Job Search Skills for the 21st CenturyONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
In this final course in the career development series, students assume active agency in career planning through learning how to market themselves to prospective employers. They learn to create and use the tools needed for career placement, such as cover letters, resumes, and interviews. Prerequisite: LAC 269. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr 1.5. CR 1.5. Amelia W Jaffe    Class Number: 14877

LAC 447 - USM InternshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This online course provides students the opportunity to work in their chosen field to evaluate their interest and acquire basic skills needed to market themselves effectively. Students participate in an online seminar in which they learn about and reflect on workplace issues. Students wishing to take more than 3 credit hours must have permission from their faculty advisors. Prerequisite: LAC 413. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr. 3-6 CR 2. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 14890

LAT 102 - UM Elementary Latin IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Fundamentals of the Latin language. Prerequisite: LAT 101 or equivalent CR 4. Paulette E Barton    Class Number: 10713

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

LBR 200 - UM Information LiteracyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces students to the production, transmission, organization, use and control of information. Provides the skills necessary to navigate the many kinds of information resources available today, including the Internet, other electronic formats and print materials. Emphasis on developing critical thinking skills. CR 3. Martin K Wallace    Class Number: 14831

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

LCC 110 - USM College Writing:Language and LiteraciesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This entry-phase, first-tier writing instruction course introduces students to one or more themes of the Core curriculum. It emphasizes the connections between reading and writing, and students learn how thinking and the language that conveys it develop and change through the process of drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading. The course introduces students to the conventions of expository academic writing and links to co-curricular activities of the Core. CR 3. Lowell Habel    Class Number: 1517

LCC 150 - USM Statistics for Informed Decision MakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces and applies quantitative analyses to address real world questions. It applies descriptive statistics, sampling and significance testing, correlation, and regression analysis to issues related to the four themes of the Core. The course provides the opportunity to interpret and analyze statistical decision making, and identifies data misconceptions and misuses. CR 3. Paul G Caron    Class Number: 1521

Class Notes: The online version of this course requires students to have access to, and a working knowledge of, Excel spreadsheet software.

LCC 200 - USM Creative Critical Inquiry into Modern LifeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This writing instruction course introduces students to criteria for identifying and constructing well-reasoned arguments, fosters the discovery and use of students' critical/analytical voice in their writing, and develops skills for incorporating, interpreting and integrating the views of others. It provides the opportunity to refine critical thinking abilities by analyzing everyday life experience, including how culture shapes our sense of reality and ourselves. The course highlights the importance of generating good questions and tolerating ambiguity when seeking to understand complex issues. Prerequisite: College Writing. CR 4.    Class Number: 2306

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meeting dates are 1/15,22,29; 2/26; 3/19; 4/9,16,23.

LCC 200 - USM Creative Critical Inquiry into Modern LifeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This writing instruction course introduces students to criteria for identifying and constructing well-reasoned arguments, fosters the discovery and use of students' critical/analytical voice in their writing, and develops skills for incorporating, interpreting and integrating the views of others. It provides the opportunity to refine critical thinking abilities by analyzing everyday life experience, including how culture shapes our sense of reality and ourselves. The course highlights the importance of generating good questions and tolerating ambiguity when seeking to understand complex issues. Prerequisite: College Writing. CR 4. Lowell Habel    Class Number: 1523

LCC 250 - USM Thinking About Art, Thinking Through ArtONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores the tools and strategies important in the interpretation of literature and the arts and encourages an appreciation of the role of literature and the arts in social, political, and cultural life. It promotes understanding of and appreciation for the creative expression of shared cultural beliefs in various historical periods of cultures around the world and examines literature and the arts as potential critiques of culture. Co-curricular opportunities are included, especially in connection or conjunction with the Atrium Gallery. CR 3. Philip Paratore    Class Number: 1653

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are 1/13, 2/24, 3/3,17,24, 4/7,21 and 28.

LCC 370 - USM Toward a Global EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This writing instruction course assists students in articulating and assessing their own values. It examines the range of ethical theories and positions and explores the influence of particular cultural ideologies on ethical beliefs. The course considers the ethical principles implied by democracy, sustainability, justice, and difference. It examines ethical issues and dilemmas faced by individuals, organizations, and nations while exploring personal and collective decision-making processes in a global context. Prerequisite: Core Area C. CR 4. Mark Silber    Class Number: 1660

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in fully online degree programs only.

LCC 370 - USM Toward a Global EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This writing instruction course assists students in articulating and assessing their own values. It examines the range of ethical theories and positions and explores the influence of particular cultural ideologies on ethical beliefs. The course considers the ethical principles implied by democracy, sustainability, justice, and difference. It examines ethical issues and dilemmas faced by individuals, organizations, and nations while exploring personal and collective decision-making processes in a global context. Prerequisite: Core Area C. CR 4.    Class Number: 14908

LCC 370 - USM Toward a Global EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This writing instruction course assists students in articulating and assessing their own values. It examines the range of ethical theories and positions and explores the influence of particular cultural ideologies on ethical beliefs. The course considers the ethical principles implied by democracy, sustainability, justice, and difference. It examines ethical issues and dilemmas faced by individuals, organizations, and nations while exploring personal and collective decision-making processes in a global context. Prerequisite: Core Area C. CR 4.    Class Number: 2866

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBD.

LCC 480 - USM Senior SeminarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides writing instruction experience for students from LAC's four degree programs. Students complete a major research and writing project addressing one of the four themes of the Common Core from an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: ENG 100C or LCC 110C; LCC 200E or LCC 370E; HUM 300, and LOS 300 OR SBS 320. CR 3.    Class Number: 3349

LCC 480 - USM Senior Seminar: DifferenceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides writing instruction experience for students from LAC's four degree programs. Students complete a major research and writing project addressing one of the four themes of the Common Core from an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: ENG 100C or LCC 110C; LCC 200E or LCC 370E; HUM 300, and LOS 300 OR SBS 320. CR 3.    Class Number: 1663

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBD.

LDR 300 - UM Advanced Leadership Theory and PracticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An advanced interdisciplinary examination of the study of leadership from theoretical, empirical, and applied perspectives, with special emphasis on case studies from Maine's unique legacy of exemplary public leaders. Significant attention to the practical development of applied leadership skills through group exercises, case studies, self-reflection assignments, and problem-based learning. Prerequisite: LDR 100 or permission CR 3. Mark D Brewer    Class Number: 11784

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This is an online class that requires some onsite class meetings. Required meetings will be held on the University of Maine campus from 4:10-6:40 pm on the following Wednesdays:  1/14, 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/25, 4/8, and 4/29 in Room 115 DP Corbett.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

LIN 185 - USM Language, Mind, and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course approaches language as a biological and psychological phenomenon central to an adequate understanding of human nature. It deals with linguistic questions concerning the grammars of natural languages and how these may vary across cultures and across time, but also with questions about how the human mind and brain both provide for and constrain linguistic ability. The course also addresses questions about how language develops in the child, how it deteriorates under the influence of disease and injury, how it evolved in the history of the species, and what functions it plays in human life. The course does not assume any background in linguistics or foreign languages. CR 3. R Wayne Cowart    Class Number: 2913

LIN 185 - USM Language, Mind, and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course approaches language as a biological and psychological phenomenon central to an adequate understanding of human nature. It deals with linguistic questions concerning the grammars of natural languages and how these may vary across cultures and across time, but also with questions about how the human mind and brain both provide for and constrain linguistic ability. The course also addresses questions about how language develops in the child, how it deteriorates under the influence of disease and injury, how it evolved in the history of the species, and what functions it plays in human life. The course does not assume any background in linguistics or foreign languages. CR 3. R Wayne Cowart    Class Number: 2846

Class Notes: Examinations will be proctored at USM, UMaine Orono, or one of the University College sites.

LIN 185 - USM Language, Mind, and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course approaches language as a biological and psychological phenomenon central to an adequate understanding of human nature. It deals with linguistic questions concerning the grammars of natural languages and how these may vary across cultures and across time, but also with questions about how the human mind and brain both provide for and constrain linguistic ability. The course also addresses questions about how language develops in the child, how it deteriorates under the influence of disease and injury, how it evolved in the history of the species, and what functions it plays in human life. The course does not assume any background in linguistics or foreign languages. CR 3. R Wayne Cowart    Class Number: 2796

Class Notes: Please note: Examinations will be proctored at USM, UMaine Orono, or one of the University College sites.

LIN 410 - USM Ethical Decision Making in ASL/English InterpretingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores critical thinking skills regarding ethical decision making using a number of approaches within the set of models that explore "right versus right" dilemmas. Students learn to identify ethical issues, gather information, identify principles that may inform decisions, generate lists of possible decisions and examine them in terms of consequences, determine best alternatives based upon reflection and reason, make choices that direct action, and evaluate the outcomes of the actions they take. Working as a community of inquiry and practice, members of the class engage in dialogue with others examining ethical dilemmas, learning to appreciate the viewpoints of others, and broadening their perspectives. Among a variety of principles that influence ethical decision making, students examine the RID-NAD Code of Professional Conduct. They compare it with similar documents within the field of interpreting as well as codes from other fields. Prerequisites: LIN 332, 333, or 334. Cr 3. CR 3. Kellie Stewart    Class Number: 2798

LOS 299 - USM Writing in the MajorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This lab is designed to be taken in conjunction with LOS 300 and is required of all LOS majors. CR 1. Tara Grey Coste    Class Number: 14661

LOS 300 - USM Organizational TheoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is a foundational course that provides a solid overview of organizational theories in leadership. Current organizational issues are analyzed using structural, human resource, cultural, and political frameworks and the case method. Issues examined include leadership, organizational design, planning, change, decision making, communication, and control. This is an excellent course for students interested in how organizations work. Students in the LOS major must complete this required course with a grade of a B- or better as a condition of their degree. This course includes writing instruction. Prerequisite: familiarity with the Blackboard online learning community. Completion of College Writing with a C or better is required for LOS majors and preferred for all other students. Cr 3. CR 3. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 2307

LOS 300 - USM Organizational TheoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is a foundational course that provides a solid overview of organizational theories in leadership. Current organizational issues are analyzed using structural, human resource, cultural, and political frameworks and the case method. Issues examined include leadership, organizational design, planning, change, decision making, communication, and control. This is an excellent course for students interested in how organizations work. Students in the LOS major must complete this required course with a grade of a B- or better as a condition of their degree. This course includes writing instruction. Prerequisite: familiarity with the Blackboard online learning community. Completion of College Writing with a C or better is required for LOS majors and preferred for all other students. Cr 3. CR 3. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 15188

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meeting dates are 1/21, 2/4, 3/4, 3/18, 4/8, 4/22, and 5/6.

LOS 301 - USM Group DynamicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course gives students an understanding of how people behave in groups and the skills needed by group members to participate effectively in group activities. It provides a theoretical foundation for how groups function, with focus on group process and development; and it discusses how these theories can be applied to a wide range of group settings. This course uses experiential techniques to help students develop critical skills and understanding of group dynamics. CR 3. Tara Grey Coste    Class Number: 3339

LOS 302 - USM Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines human behavior in organizations: individual, group, and organizational processes that impact workplace behaviors and organizational life. The focus is on understanding factors that contribute to organizational effectiveness and the major challenges facing organizations today. We will cover topics such as individual and organizational learning, individual values and motivation; interpersonal communication and work team dynamics, leadership and emotional intelligence, power and influence, organizational culture and change. Students will engage in experiential and skill-building activities and apply conceptual frameworks to their real-life work experiences. Cr. 3 CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 2828

LOS 304 - USM Organizational Budgeting and FinanceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course assesses the theory and practices of financial management in different forms of public and private organizations and emphasizes the relationship between financial decision making and organizational policy and strategy. Topics covered will include financial forecasting, the use of spreadsheets, and budgeting. Prerequisites: LOS 250 and LAC 112 or equivalents. Cr 3. CR 3. Diane C Leavitt    Class Number: 2998

Class Notes: Instructor will meet with individual students on internet or face-to-face at a mutually convenient time and location to facilitate student's learning.

LOS 309 - USM Lean Systems/Methods PracticumONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This supervised practicum provides an opportunity for students to apply lean principles and methods. Working in teams, students will demonstrate the ability to transfer learning from the Lean Methods and Systems course to the field as they implement projects designed to enhance value to the organization. Specific learning objectives will be set by the student teams and address competency in a needs assessment, the Implementation process, outcome evaluation including project results, and individual learning. Cr 3. Prerequisite: LOS 308 Lean Methods and Systems CR 3. Bryan Scott Thompson    Class Number: 5176

LOS 310 - USM Science, Technology and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the history of science and technology, and the social changes related to them. It examines the impact of science and technology on ethical and religious beliefs, social institutions such as education, family, and work, and on larger sociopolitical entities and relations. The course also explores the effects of science and technology on natural and human-made environments. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr 3. CR 3.    Class Number: 14662

LOS 312 - USM Human Resource ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course focuses on the procedures and processes associated with the management of human resources within organizations. Topics include recruitment, staff development, job analysis, personnel systems, and training. CR 3. Michael N Davis    Class Number: 2829

LOS 314 - USM Employee RelationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides an understanding of the trends in legal, social, and economic aspects of United States labor-management relations. Topics include a historical overview of labor law, grievance procedures, the negotiation process, equal opportunity, and personnel rules. Includes case studies and simulated bargaining and arbitration exercises. CR 3. Michael N Davis    Class Number: 14663

LOS 316 - USM Diversity in the WorkplaceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Using historical, socio-economic, and psychological perspectives, students learn about the challenges diverse members of U.S. society, such as women, people of color, people from marginalized classes, and those from other countries have had and continue to face. Students gain an understanding of how the workplace may affect diverse peoples and how others can learn to make the workplace more hospitable. A primary focus of this course is on examining beliefs, behaviors, or unconscious attitudes that perpetuate the oppression and subordination of diverse members of society in the workplace, while also looking at how increased diversity is adding to workplace productivity, creativity, and learning. Readings are drawn from the social sciences and humanities to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. Cr 3. CR 3. Mary Anne Peabody    Class Number: 3353

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings are TBA.

LOS 318 - USM Database ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces skills and builds proficiency in database management. It is taught on PC computers using the latest version of Microsoft Access and is designed to help students develop competencies in a variety of database processing functions. Students become proficient in setting up databases, managing data, creating reports, using report enhancements, and manipulating data. Prerequisite: Basic computer applications knowledge. Cr 3. CR 3. Diane C Leavitt    Class Number: 5178

LOS 329 - USM Research MethodsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is an introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods which can be used in organizational planning and decision making and in the social and behavioral sciences. The course will cover topic areas related to the application of appropriate methods of inquiry and includes completion of an applied project. Strongly recommended for students going on to graduate school, careers in consulting, or human resource management. Prerequisite: LCC 150 or equivalent. Cr 3. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 7487

LOS 330 - USM Leadership in Different CulturesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students will explore leadership practices in multiple cultures and how our increasing interactions with these diverse leadership styles have changed our conception of leadership in the U.S. This course will help students determine the skills they will need to take on a leadership role in a global society. CR 3.    Class Number: 14665

LOS 350 - USM LeadershipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This foundational course for students of leadership will provide learners with a review of major leadership concepts and theories designed to incorporate research findings, practice, skill-building, and direct application to real world scenarios. Beyond leadership concepts and theories, the course will cover a variety of topics impacting today's leaders as a foundation for learning including power and ethics, leadership development, politics and influence, decision making, and creativity and innovation. An experiential design is used along with traditional online techniques to help students reflect on their personal leadership styles and examine their approaches to leading others in diverse organizational settings. Students in the LOS major must complete this required course with a grade of a B- or better as a condition of their degree. Completion of College Writing with a C or better is required for LOS majors and preferred for all other students. Cr 3. CR 3. William I Maxwell    Class Number: 1670

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBD.

LOS 350 - USM LeadershipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This foundational course for students of leadership will provide learners with a review of major leadership concepts and theories designed to incorporate research findings, practice, skill-building, and direct application to real world scenarios. Beyond leadership concepts and theories, the course will cover a variety of topics impacting today's leaders as a foundation for learning including power and ethics, leadership development, politics and influence, decision making, and creativity and innovation. An experiential design is used along with traditional online techniques to help students reflect on their personal leadership styles and examine their approaches to leading others in diverse organizational settings. Students in the LOS major must complete this required course with a grade of a B- or better as a condition of their degree. Completion of College Writing with a C or better is required for LOS majors and preferred for all other students. Cr 3. CR 3. Daniel M Jenkins    Class Number: 5274

LOS 354 - USM Exploring Chaos & Complexity LeadershipONLINE
Jan 12 - Feb 15
Change is a natural part of the world around us. Often, it is the result of chaotic and complex systems interacting with one another. Acknowledging this reality, this course seeks to understand how leaders can learn from chaos theory and complex adaptive systems. The result will be a study of cutting edge leadership theory and practice that will provide students with a greater understanding of how to engage with the world as leaders. Cr 1. CR 1. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 7490

LOS 355 - USM Exploring Relational LeadershipONLINE
Feb 23 - Mar 29
Recent scholarship in the study of leadership has begun to understand and investigate the relationship nature of the leader/follow construct. As a result of this emerging body of research, this course seeks to understand leadership as a relational process. This course will explore the theory, practice and critiques of relational leadership theory in hopes of broadening students understanding of this new leadership perspective. Cr 1. CR 1. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 7491

LOS 356 - USM Exploring FollowershipONLINE
Apr 6 - May 8
Leadership is often framed as a dyadic relationship between leader and follower. There is ample focus on the leader, but what about the other half of the relationship? This course aims to understand followership and how followers can have a significant impact on leaders and organizations. Through an exploration of theory and practice this course will prepare students to be both better followers and better leaders. Cr 1. CR 1. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 7492

LOS 361 - USM EntrepreneurshipONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course focuses on why people become entrepreneurs, the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, the changing demographics of entrepreneurs, and the importance of entrepreneurship to the economy and society. In this class, students will examine the entrepreneurial process from the decision to become an entrepreneur through idea generating, writing a business plan, competitor analysis, getting financing, marketing, team building, considering ethical and legal issues, and developing strategies for growth. CR 3. Michael N Davis    Class Number: 2621

LOS 398 - USM Independent StudyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: LOS 300 or junior standing and permission of instructor. CR 1. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 2669

LOS 436 - USM Risk, Public Policy, and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course considers the variety of ways in which risks, especially risks to the environment and to health, are measured, perceived, communicated, and acted upon in our society. Perspectives will be drawn from health fields, natural sciences, and political science, as well as from the social sciences. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 3355

LOS 440 - USM Organizational Change and DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores the theory, research, and processes of leading, managing, and adapting to organizational change. Case studies and experiential learning are used to examine the effectiveness of change efforts and their impact on the group and individual. Cr 3. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 1676

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBD.

LOS 440 - USM Organizational Change and DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores the theory, research, and processes of leading, managing, and adapting to organizational change. Case studies and experiential learning are used to examine the effectiveness of change efforts and their impact on the group and individual. Cr 3. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 7489

LOS 501 - USM Foundations of Leadership Studies II: Understanding and Leading Individuals and GroupsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The goal of this course is to further the development of students' knowledge of leadership theory and practice, with a special emphasis on the individual and group levels of analysis. Throughout this interdisciplinary exploration of the diverse factors that impact leadership, students will engage in a variety of readings, discussions, writings, and exercises designed to demystify the connections between theory and practice. CR 3. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 1677

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates 1/12, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23, 4/13, and 4/27.

LOS 501 - USM Foundations of Leadership Studies II: Understanding and Leading Individuals and GroupsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The goal of this course is to further the development of students' knowledge of leadership theory and practice, with a special emphasis on the individual and group levels of analysis. Throughout this interdisciplinary exploration of the diverse factors that impact leadership, students will engage in a variety of readings, discussions, writings, and exercises designed to demystify the connections between theory and practice. CR 3. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 2903

LOS 512 - USM Deliberate Creativity and InnovationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Deliberate creativity studies investigate the theory and practice of facilitation methods that enable people, processes, products, and environments to be innovative. After exploring the numerous and diverse facets of this area of study, students should be able to demonstrate (both in discussion and practice) their ability to use their learning in an applied setting. CR 3. Tara Grey Coste    Class Number: 5175

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBD. This course is combined with web/Online LOS 512.

LOS 512 - USM Deliberate Creativity and InnovationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Deliberate creativity studies investigate the theory and practice of facilitation methods that enable people, processes, products, and environments to be innovative. After exploring the numerous and diverse facets of this area of study, students should be able to demonstrate (both in discussion and practice) their ability to use their learning in an applied setting. CR 3. Tara Grey Coste    Class Number: 2904

LOS 615 - USM Leading Difficult PeopleONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides students with an exploration of current research and theories of human behavior as they relate to the more difficult of behaviors that we encounter as leaders. Foundational topic areas covered include verbal and nonverbal communication, self concept, effective listening, assertiveness, defensive and supportive communication, and conflict resolution. This course will then build on this base to specifically explore how leaders can help mediate the effects of difficult people and behaviors. Through the various readings, interactive discussions, case study analyses, and experiential written assignments, students will learn how to practically apply theory to their own professional, social and personal life situations, discover how to identify difficult behaviors in themselves and others, and acquire skills to more effectively handle the difficulties that negative behaviors can cause. CR 3. Lowell Habel    Class Number: 6634

LOS 644 - USM Exploring Chaos & Complexity LeadershipONLINE
Jan 12 - Feb 15
Change is a natural part of the world around us. Often, it is the result of chaotic and complex systems interacting with one another. Acknowledging this reality, this course seeks to understand how leaders can learn from chaos theory and complex adaptive systems. The result will be a study of cutting edge leadership theory and practice that will provide students with a greater understanding of how to engage with the world as leaders. Cr 1. CR 1. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 7493

LOS 645 - USM Exploring Relational LeadershipONLINE
Feb 23 - Mar 29
Recent scholarship in the study of leadership has begun to understand and investigate the relationship nature of the leader/follow construct. As a result of this emerging body of research, this course seeks to understand leadership as a relational process. This course will explore the theory, practice and critiques of relational leadership theory in hopes of broadening students understanding of this new leadership perspective. Cr 1. CR 1. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 7494

LOS 646 - USM Exploring FollowershipONLINE
Apr 6 - May 8
Leadership is often framed as a dyadic relationship between leader and follower. There is ample focus on the leader, but what about the other half of the relationship? This course aims to understand followership and how followers can have a significant impact on leaders and organizations. Through an exploration of theory and practice this course will prepare students to be both better followers and better leaders. Cr 1. CR 1. Brian Davenport    Class Number: 7495

LOS 689 - USM Master's Project/Master's ThesisONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The project option requires students to design an intensive theory-based, applied project that explores the role of leadership in developing and/or implementing meaningful change in an organization or community. Each student will work with a faculty advisor. When appropriate (e.g., when students have a concentration from another graduate program), an outside reader will also be selected jointly by the student and advisor. Written analysis of the project will include a survey of relevant literature, a detailed description of the situation or change being studied, presentation of the method(s) of inquiry and data, and an analysis of the data and other outcomes. The written presentation will include an executive summary and complete bibliography. Projects will also be formally presented to other students, community members, and LAC faculty. Students will be evaluated on both their verbal and written presentation skills. The thesis option requires students to select a topic for intensive library research, reading, and analysis. It may, for example, summarize and analyze work in new methods or contribute a new theoretical proposal that calls for further testing or research. This work will be designed to produce an article of interest for the field of leadership studies. With a thesis advisor, the student will identify an appropriate professional or academic outlet for publication, and the paper will be prepared and submitted to this outlet. Students will formally present their theses to students, community members, and LAC faculty. Students will be evaluated on both their verbal and written presentation skills. CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 12891

LOS 689 - USM Master's Project/Master's ThesisONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The project option requires students to design an intensive theory-based, applied project that explores the role of leadership in developing and/or implementing meaningful change in an organization or community. Each student will work with a faculty advisor. When appropriate (e.g., when students have a concentration from another graduate program), an outside reader will also be selected jointly by the student and advisor. Written analysis of the project will include a survey of relevant literature, a detailed description of the situation or change being studied, presentation of the method(s) of inquiry and data, and an analysis of the data and other outcomes. The written presentation will include an executive summary and complete bibliography. Projects will also be formally presented to other students, community members, and LAC faculty. Students will be evaluated on both their verbal and written presentation skills. The thesis option requires students to select a topic for intensive library research, reading, and analysis. It may, for example, summarize and analyze work in new methods or contribute a new theoretical proposal that calls for further testing or research. This work will be designed to produce an article of interest for the field of leadership studies. With a thesis advisor, the student will identify an appropriate professional or academic outlet for publication, and the paper will be prepared and submitted to this outlet. Students will formally present their theses to students, community members, and LAC faculty. Students will be evaluated on both their verbal and written presentation skills. CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 3341

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings are TBD.

LSH 340 - USM Topics in the Humanities: Afghanistan:Hist,Cult,Soc&PolONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Consideration of selected problems, approaches, issues or themes in the humanities. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LSH 240 or permission of the instructor Cr 3. CR 3. Christopher M Beam    Class Number: 13417

Class Notes: This online course provides an historical perspective on the current conflict in Afghanistan. The fighting began shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001, when U.S. military forces, in alliance with Great Britain and other NATO allies, ousted the

LSH 340 - USM Topics in the Humanities: Media, Culture, & SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Consideration of selected problems, approaches, issues or themes in the humanities. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LSH 240 or permission of the instructor Cr 3. CR 3. Maureen Ebben    Class Number: 3427

LSH 340 - USM Topics in the Humanities: Empire, Ethics & GlobalizationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Consideration of selected problems, approaches, issues or themes in the humanities. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LSH 240 or permission of the instructor Cr 3. CR 3. John S Muthyala    Class Number: 12224

LSH 440 - USM Capstone in the Humanities: The "L" Word: The Liberal TraditionONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course probes the relationship between humanism and the humanities in the 20th century, the recent crisis of the humanities in higher education, and new directions in digital and global humanities. Prerequisites: LSH 240, and senior status in a humanities major or permission of the instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Adam M Tuchinsky    Class Number: 15100

Class Notes: The seminar will be a sort of ¿great books¿ course. We will focus upon liberalism as primarily an Anglo-American and Atlantic tradition. Toward the end of the semester, we will also read two modern liberals who have considered the uses (and misuses) of

LSH 440 - USM Capstone in the Humanities: Crisis of the HumanitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 10
This course probes the relationship between humanism and the humanities in the 20th century, the recent crisis of the humanities in higher education, and new directions in digital and global humanities. Prerequisites: LSH 240, and senior status in a humanities major or permission of the instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 2902

MAN 301 - UMM ManagementONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Robert D Tropea    Class Number: 11995

MAN 332 - UMM Human Resource ManagementONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Robert D Tropea    Class Number: 11996

MAN 406 - UMM EntrepreneurshipONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. Prerequisite: MAN 221, senior standing, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Matthew Warren Benner    Class Number: 12985

MAR 101 - UMM Marketing & EntrepreneurshipONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Matthew Warren Benner    Class Number: 12011

MAR 323 - UMM Personal SellingONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
Insights into the theories, principles, methods and techniques of creative personal selling. Emphasis is placed on interpersonal skills, ethics, and viewing sales in their natural setting as an event where both buyer and seller benefit. Students learn those aspects of sales management that make it distinct from generic management. Prerequisite: MAR 101 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Matthew Warren Benner    Class Number: 12013

MAT 9 - USM Developmental MathematicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A review of fundamental topics of arithmetic needed for a study of algebra. This course will cover the following topics: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions; use of decimals and percent; estimation; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of real numbers; exponents; order of arithmetic operations; distributive property; combining like terms; substitution to evaluate expressions and formulas; grouping symbols; addition and multiplication principle; formulas; sets; solving equations with fractions; translating English phrases into algebraic expressions; and solving word problems using geometric formulas. Successful completion of an exit exam at a C level (75%) or higher is required. Credit earned in MAT 009 does not apply or accumulate toward any degree program at the University of Southern Maine. After successful completion of MAT 009, students must complete MAT 101 to meet mathematics proficiency, or place out of the proficiency courses via a retake of the placement exam. CR 3. Clover J Jordan    Class Number: 1577

Class Notes: Exams will be proctored either at USM or one of the University College sites.

MAT 30 - UMA Algebra IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Topics include a review of fundamentals, real numbers, algebraic expressions, first degree equations in one variable, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, graphing, square roots, quadratic equations, and exponents. Problem solving and informal geometry will be integrated throughout the course. Credits for this course do not fulfill degree requirements. Prerequisite: A grade of C, not C- or higher in MAT 9, MAT 20, or an appropriate score on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Salme McAleer    Class Number: 3633

MAT 30 - UMA Algebra IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Topics include a review of fundamentals, real numbers, algebraic expressions, first degree equations in one variable, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, graphing, square roots, quadratic equations, and exponents. Problem solving and informal geometry will be integrated throughout the course. Credits for this course do not fulfill degree requirements. Prerequisite: A grade of C, not C- or higher in MAT 9, MAT 20, or an appropriate score on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Margaret R Patterson    Class Number: 6643

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 100 - UMA Mathematics and Its ApplicationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introduction to mathematics designed to provide students with essential quantitative tools and concepts necessary for further studies in liberal arts and disciplines. Topics include critical thinking skills and real life algebra, word problems, graphs, probability, statistics, and techniques of data collection and analysis. Prerequisite: A grade of C, not C- or higher in MAT 021 or MAT 030 or higher, or appropriate score on the UMA Placement Test. CR 3. Margaret R Patterson    Class Number: 6644

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 101 - USM College Readiness MathematicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course reviews and reinforces the basic arithmetic and algebra skills and concepts needed for entry into the University's general education pathways. The course is based on student learning outcomes and uses mastery learning pedagogy. A grade of C- or better is needed to meet the University's mathematics readiness requirement. Prerequisites: MAT 9 or appropriate University placement test score. Cr 4. CR 4. Clover J Jordan    Class Number: 1940

Class Notes: Exams will be proctored either at USM or one of the University College sites.

MAT 101 - UMPI Basic StatisticsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Data collection through sampling and experimentation, ethics of sampling experimentation, bias and precision, graphical and numerical summaries of data, confidence statements, association and causation between two variables, probability. CR 3. Natalija Alexandria Brewer    Class Number: 12694

MAT 105 - USM Mathematics for Quantitative Decision MakingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is an introductory course in quantitative literacy that, through lecture and lab, emphasizes critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and technological tools. Topics are selected to develop an awareness of the utility of mathematics in life and to instill an appreciation of the scope and nature of its decision making potential. Prerequisite: successful completion of the University's college readiness requirement in mathematics. Cr 4. CR 4. Margaret H Moore    Class Number: 1537

Class Notes: Exams will be proctored either at USM or one of the University College sites.

MAT 111 - UM Algebra for College MathematicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course covers the basic topics in algebra needed to enter a mathematics course at the precalculus level. The covered topics include a brief review of the real number system (including absolute value, exponents, roots, and radicals), linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, graphs, functions (primarily linear and other polynomial), factoring, rational and radical expressions. Optional topics include systems of equations, variation, exponential and logarithmic functions. Note: This course does not satisfy the General Education in Mathematics Requirement. Pre-requisite: A minimum score of 9 in section 1 of the Math Placement Exam CR 3. Tandy L Del Vecchio    Class Number: 10665

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MAT 111 - UMPI Principles of Math IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
A course designed for Elementary Education majors which emphasizes the theory of arithmetic and its relation to algebraic structures CR 3. Ryan Philip Drost    Class Number: 12700

MAT 111 - UMA Algebra IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course includes advanced work in the topics of MAT 030. Additional topics include functional notation, systems of equations in two or more variables, matrices and determinants, and radical equations. Prerequisite: MAT 021 or MAT 030 with a minimum grade of C, not C- or higher or appropriate score on the UMA Placement Test. CR 3. Lester A French    Class Number: 6645

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 112 - UMA College AlgebraONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A survey of the algebra needed for the study of advanced mathematics and related areas. Some of the topics included are the real number system, algebraic operations, linear and quadratic equations, graphing of equations and inequalities, functions and relations, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, matrices and determinants, sequences and series, basic concepts of trigonometry and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MAT 111 with a minimum grade of 'C', not C- or higher, or appropriate scores on UMA Placement Test. CR 3. Norma Bisulca    Class Number: 14972

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 113 - UMM Introduction to StatisticsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Cynthia Roberts    Class Number: 12588

MAT 114 - UMA Mathematics for Business and Economics IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course represents an introduction to elementary mathematical analysis. Topics include application of classical graphs used in business and economics stressing revenue, cost, profit and marginal analysis. Statistical topics may include linear regression, time series analysis and quality control. EXCEL, or other appropriate software will be used and integrated throughout the course.. Prerequisite: MAT 113 CR 3. Margaret R Patterson    Class Number: 6646

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 115 - UM Applied Mathematics for Business and EconomicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Topics in discrete mathematics, finite mathematics, and calculus with applications to business and economics. Topics include linear functions and regressions, the mathematics of finance, probability, and differential calculus. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MAT 111, or no grade record in MAT 111 and a passing score on Part 2 of the Math Placement Exam. CR 3. Tandy L Del Vecchio    Class Number: 14839

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

MAT 115 - UMA Elementary Statistics IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Emphasis on the basic concepts and applications. Collection, analysis, and presentation of data are extensively discussed. Elementary probability is covered. Decision making with large and small samples and prediction based on correlation and regression are also included. Prerequisite: MAT 021 or MAT 030 or MAT 100. CR 3. Norma Bisulca    Class Number: 3634

MAT 117 - UMPI College AlgebraONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course focuses on variables, functions, and equations involving functions. Topics include general concepts of functions and properties of power, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, as well as corresponding equations. CR 3. Natalija Alexandria Brewer    Class Number: 12703

MAT 118 - UMM History of MathematicsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
The goal of this course is to provide students interested in teaching middle- or high-school level mathematics, or others simply interested in the topic, the necessary understanding of the historical foundation of mathematics. The course will explore the origins of mathematics from anthropological and sociological viewpoints. It will then use this as a base for exploring the cultural development of basic numbering, arithmetic, basic statistics (mean, median, mode, etc.), simple probability, basic geometry, measurement (area, volume, etc.), patterns, including symmetry and basic networks, mathematical reasoning, and using mathematics to communicate. The development of these areas, all of which are contained in the Maine State Learning Results for middle and secondary grades, will be explored from various cultural perspectives including a selection from prehistoric, Native American, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Ancient Greek, Roman, Hindu, Islamic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and European cultures. The course is designed to be a survey course that will allow for such a broad view of the development of mathematics. Prerequisite: MAT 102 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Diane Murray    Class Number: 12586

MAT 120 - USM Introduction to StatisticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to probability and statistics through lecture and lab. Particular topics include random variables and their distributions, methods of descriptive statistics, estimation and hypothesis testing, regression, and correlation. Prerequisite: successful completion of the University's college readiness requirement in mathematics. Cr 4. CR 4. Margaret H Moore    Class Number: 2884

Class Notes: Exams will be proctored either at USM or one of the University College sites.

MAT 122 - UM Pre-CalculusONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Designed as a transitional course between high school algebra and college mathematics, particularly calculus. Topics include a detailed study of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, stressing ideas needed by those who will take calculus. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MAT 111, or no grade record in MAT 111 and a passing score on Part 2 of the Math Placement Exam. CR 4. Todd W Zoroya    Class Number: 10542

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MAT 124 - UMM Statistics for the Social SciencesONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
Statistics play a crucial role in understanding and developing new knowledge within the social sciences. This course introduces statistical concepts and procedures to social science students who will use statistics in their future coursework and/or career. In this course, students will learn a variety of descriptive and inferential techniques for analyzing continuous and categorical data. Students will learn how to interpret and present the results of statistical analyses in APA format and will be able to communicate the meaning of these statistical analyses to non-academic audiences. Students will leave the course with an understanding of how and why social scientists use statistics. Prerequisite: MAT 12 and at least one of the following: ANT 101, CMY 101, PSY 110 or SOC 114. CR 3. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 14154

MAT 124 - UMA Pre-CalculusONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A study of the polynomial, logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions: equations, inequalities, the Cartesian coordinate system and analytic geometry. The interplay of algebra and geometry along with the unifying role of the function is emphasized. Prerequisite: MAT 112 CR 3. Norma Bisulca    Class Number: 14971

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 126 - UM Calculus IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to calculus for students in mathematics, engineering, and the sciences. Covers the differential calculus of the algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, concluding with the definite integral and the fundamental theorem of calculus. The approach is intuitive and geometric, with emphasis on understanding the basic concepts of function, limit, derivative and integral. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MAT 122, or no grade record in MAT 122 and a passing score on Part 3 of the Math Placement Exam. CR 4. David M Bradley    Class Number: 10646

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MAT 127 - UM Calculus IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Completes the study of single-variable calculus. Topics covered include inverse trigonometric functions, hyperbolic functions, methods of integration, improper integrals, indeterminate forms, parametric equations, polar coordinates and infinite series. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MAT 126 CR 4. David M Bradley    Class Number: 10567

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MAT 128 - UMFK College AlgebraONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Provides students with basic algebraic skills. Covers algebraic concepts including linear, fractional and quadratic and exponential equations and graphs. Also covers basic trigonometry for right triangles. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Krishna Kaphle    Class Number: 13135

MAT 131 - UMA Math for Elementary Teachers IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is the second course in a two course sequence. The purpose of this course is to provide pre-service teachers with a strong understanding of the mathematics they will be teaching in a K--8 setting. Topics emphasized in this course are problem solving, probability and statistics, geometry, and measurement. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and a grade of C or better in MAT 130. CR 3 CR 3. Lester A French    Class Number: 6647

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 152 - USM Calculus AONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The first course in a three-semester sequence covering basic calculus of real variables, Calculus A introduces the concept of limit and applies it to the definition of derivative and integral of a function of one variable. The rules of differentiation and properties of the integral are emphasized, as well as applications of the derivative and integral. This course will usually include an introduction to the transcendental functions and some use of a computer algebra system. Prerequisite: successful completion of the University's college readiness requirement in mathematics and two years of high school algebra plus geometry and trigonometry or MAT 140. Cr 4. CR 4. Laurie S Woodman    Class Number: 3471

Class Notes: Exams will be proctored either at USM or one of the University College sites.

MAT 201 - UMPI Probability & Statistics IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, mathematical expectation, binomial, normal and t-distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing CR 3.    Class Number: 12716

MAT 210 - USM Business StatisticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course investigates graphical and numerical methods of descriptive statistics; basic probability; discrete and continuous random variables and their distributions (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson, uniform, exponential, and normal); sampling distributions; estimation; tests of hypotheses; and other selected topics. Applications will be chosen primarily from business. Prerequisite: MAT 108 (may be taken concurrently). Cr 4. CR 4. Muhammad A El-Taha    Class Number: 2885

Class Notes: Exams will be proctored either at USM or one of the University College sites.

MAT 232 - UM Principles of Statistical InferenceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Intended for students who will use statistics as an aid to the comprehension of quantitative work done by others and for students who will follow this course by an intermediate level applied statistics course. An introduction to the language and methods of statistical analysis, probability, graphic and numeric descriptive methods and inference from sample data. Two years of high school algebra are required. Note: because of overlap, MAT 232 and MAT 215 cannot both be taken for degree credit.) CR 3. Simin Khosravani    Class Number: 10588

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MAT 258 - UM Introduction to Differential Equations with Linear AlgebraONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to elementary linear algebra and ordinary differential equations including applications. Note: Because of overlap, MAT 258 and MAT 259 cannot both be taken for degree credit. (Not open to students who have already taken MAT 262 or MAT 259.) Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MAT 127 CR 4. David M Bradley    Class Number: 10589

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MAT 261 - UMA Applied Linear AlgebraONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A study of linear algebra with a focus on the geometrical aspects and applications of linear algebra. The emphasis will be on: matrix and vector representations of linear systems, matrix and vector representations of geometric objects, using matrix methods to solve systems of linear equations, applying spatial transformations to geometric objects. Prerequisites: MAT 112. 3 Credits CR 3. Lester A French    Class Number: 3635

MAT 280 - UMFK Finite Math II-Linear Systems & Models and Mathematics of FinanceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. This course provides students with applied mathematical skills utilizing linear equations, matrices, and exponential functions. Topics include: modeling with linear equations, matrix operations, and mathematics of finance. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Krishna Kaphle    Class Number: 13134

MAT 351 - UMFK Statistics IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Algebra proficiency. Designed for use in behavioral science, education, environmental studies, nursing, computer applications, natural science, and business. Introduces descriptive and inferential statistics with data handling emphasized. Includes measures of central tendency, distribution, normal distribution, T-distribution, hypothesis testing, correlation, linear regression, analysis of variance, chi-square and non-parametric analytical techniques. 3 credit hours. Offered every Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. CR 3. Roger A Roy    Class Number: 13126

Class Notes: Dual Delivery with MAT 351 Class #13128

MAT 351 - UMFK Statistics IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Algebra proficiency. Designed for use in behavioral science, education, environmental studies, nursing, computer applications, natural science, and business. Introduces descriptive and inferential statistics with data handling emphasized. Includes measures of central tendency, distribution, normal distribution, T-distribution, hypothesis testing, correlation, linear regression, analysis of variance, chi-square and non-parametric analytical techniques. 3 credit hours. Offered every Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. CR 3. Krishna Kaphle    Class Number: 13127

MAT 355 - UMA Operations ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross listed with BUA 355.) The student will be exposed to the application of modern scientific and mathematical methods to management problems. Students will learn these methods, as well as applications, both with and without the use of computers. Topics will include linear programming, sensitivity analysis, transportation/ assignment/ transshipment problems, linear regression, multiple regression, demand estimation, forecasting, and additional topics if time permits. Prerequisite: MAT 113 CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: 6653

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

MAT 381 - UMF Actuarial ProbabilityONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course provides an introduction to the basic probabilistic principles of insurance and risk management. The topics of probability theory are applied to solve problems found in insurance and risk management applications. A problem solving approach will be adopted to provide preparation for Exam P/1, the first actuarial exam. This course will be offered in an online, asynchronous learning format in which regular correspondence with the instructor and fellow students is strongly encouraged. CR 4. Lori J Koban    Class Number: 13052

MEE 547 - UM Flight Dynamics and Control of AircraftONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course provides an introduction to the flight dynamics, modeling and fundamental stability and control aspects of aircraft including equations of motion, open and closed-loop response and simulation. MEE270&445,MAT258, COS215/220 CR 3. David Rubenstein    Class Number: 11800

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor. Permission by instructor.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MES 101 - UM Introduction to Maine StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An interdisciplinary approach to the study of Maine through sources in history, literature, political science, Native American studies, Franco American studies, and other fields. The unifying theme is the significance of locality in understanding the interaction between the landscape and the people. How does the Maine landscape shape people's choices? How do the people use the state's landscape and resources? How do social, demographic, cultural, and environmental factors shape this relationship throughout history? The activities examined include farming, fishing, lobstering, and lumbering. How have commercial interests intersected with environmental concerns? The cultures considered include Native American, early Anglo settlers, later Irish and Franco immigrants, and more recent immigration and refugee communities. CR 3. Robert Laurence Gee    Class Number: 10651

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MES 201 - UM The Maine CoastONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the culture and environment of the Maine coast. Uses sources in art, history, literature, economics, Native American studies, African American studies, and other fields. The unifying theme is the significance of locality in understanding the interaction between the Maine coast and the people. How has the coastal topography shaped human activity there? How have artists and writers helped constuct the Maine coast in the popular imagination? How do the people - both currently and in the past - use the state's coastal landscape and resources? How do social, demographic, cultural, and environmental factors shape this relationship throughout history? Examines industries such as granite, lime, fishing, shipping, ship building, and tourism, to explore how these commercial interests intersect with environmental concerns and link Maine to the global markets. Asks how further coastal development can be reconciled with the threat to the coast's fragile environment. CR 3. Jennifer Pickard    Class Number: 10601

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MES 498 - UM Advanced Topics in Maine Studies: Maine and the Northeastern BorderlandsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An advanced, interdisciplinary study of Maine Studies topics. May be taken more than once if the topics differ. (This course is identical to MES 498.) Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing CR 1. Mary Okin    Class Number: 14833

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

MES 520 - UM Advanced Topics in Maine Studies: Maine WomenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An advanced, interdisciplinary study of Maine Studies topics. May be taken more than once if the topics differ. (This course is identical to MES 498.) Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing CR 1. Jennifer Pickard    Class Number: 9786

Class Notes: This course will explore women's experiences in Maine, both historical and current. Through readings and discussions, we will analyze Maine women individually and collectively in such roles as industrial workers, reformers, performers, writers, politician  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MES 520 - UM Advanced Topics in Maine Studies: Folklore and the EnvironmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An advanced, interdisciplinary study of Maine Studies topics. May be taken more than once if the topics differ. (This course is identical to MES 498.) Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing CR 1. Pauleena M Macdougall    Class Number: 11321

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

MES 540 - UM Maine and the Northeast BorderlandsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This interdisciplinary course examines Maine, Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces as borderlands regions that share both cultural and natural characteristics. Introduces students to the concept of borderlands as used in literature, history, economics, public policy, anthropology, and political science. Explores differences and commonalities, conflict and consensus among peoples living in the borderlands. Examines how the meaning of the border and its permeability have changed over time. Considers how governmental and non-governmental agencies regulate natural resources as well as the movement of people and trade in the border region. CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 11322

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MES 598 - UM Directed Study in Maine StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Advanced, individual study, field experience, research, and writing projects in Maine Studies. Students will work with approved faculty on request. May be repeated for credit. CR 1. Carol N Toner    Class Number: 10594

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MLC 175 - UM Multiculturalism in AmericaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A multidisciplinary course that investigates the nature of "American" identity through readings and essay writing, video and debate. CR 3. Yvonne M Thibodeau    Class Number: 10563

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MTR 101 - UMM MeteorologyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 4. Louis K McNally    Class Number: 12496

MUH 104 - UMA Classic-Era Music: Haydn, Mozart, BeethovenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A study of Classic-Era music, focusing on the music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. The discussion will be contextual, the topics multidisciplinary, and will include the influence of poetics and rhetoric, the new attention to emotion and sensibility; the changing social role of the musician; Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven as Romantic and revolutionary artists. CR 3. Henry Wyatt    Class Number: 7048

MUH 118 - UMA Golden Age of Country Music 1950-1970ONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This course will cover the history and origin of Country music, its significant performers of the Golden Age (1950-1970), songwriters, songs, and cultural identity. The course will progress chronologically, following the evolution of specific musical styles. Reading assignments cover the relationship between country music and the socio-economic classes from which the artists emerge. We will focus on a specific time period and specific artists and songs. CR 3. Anita-Ann Jerosch    Class Number: 7049

MUH 123 - UMA Understanding MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A study of the basic elements of music necessary for intelligent listening, with emphasis on various historical movements, together with a study of the great composers and their contrasting styles as exemplified by their most important compositions. Open to non-music majors. CR 3. Anita-Ann Jerosch    Class Number: 7483

MUH 124 - UMA Music of the Twentieth CenturyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introduction to some of the major musical products of the century and a study of the developments in western music which provide the impetus for current trends in music composition. For the non-music major. CR 3. Richard Nelson    Class Number: 7050

MUH 160 - UMA World MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A study of folk, classical and popular music in Europe, Africa, Native America and South America, the Pacific, the Middle East and Asia, the uses of music in each of these world areas, the influence of Western music on the traditional music of each area, and the influence of non-Western music on European-American music. For non-music majors. CR 3. Pamela L Jenkins    Class Number: 7051

MUH 190 - UMA Women In Western MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Study of the female contributions to the music of Western society in the 20th century. The course surveys the lives of women as performers, musicians, and teachers in their contemporary cultural climates. The class will include an introduction to the concept of active listening and the development of basic skills for the analysis of musical forms, textures, and melodic and rhythmic materials. Open to non-majors. CR 3. Pamela L Jenkins    Class Number: 13462

MUL 101 - UM The Art of Listening to Music: ElementsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Designed for the student with no previous experience in music. Provides a working vocabulary of terms and listening experiences intended to expand the basic understanding of the art form. CR 3. Anatole Wieck    Class Number: 10719

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MUL 150 - UM Rock'n Roll and other 20th Century MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Designed for students with no previous experience in music. Studies the precursors of Rock'n Roll such as ragtime, jazz, country and blues. Discusses how this music reflected and changed American and world cultures. Also examines other music that branched our of western music in the late twentieth century. CR 3. Anatole Wieck    Class Number: 10591

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

MUS 100 - USM Music Appreciation and HistoryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A survey of music from the Gregorian chant to the modern times, covering musical practices of the renaissance, baroque, classical, romantic, and contemporary periods. Representative works by the outstanding composers of each period. Open to all students. CR 3. Thomas M Parchman    Class Number: 1239

Class Notes: This course requires a computer with 'broadband' access to the Internet.

MUS 100 - UMFK Music HistoryONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Introduction to the elements of music, survey of 1600 years of Art Music in western civilization. Includes style periods, names, dates, and personalities significant in musical developments. The major roles of music and the musician in society are studied. Listening skills and aural recognition are emphasized. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall. CR 3. Scott T Brickman    Class Number: 13190

MUS 102 - USM Music of the Portland SymphonyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A course designed to increase the student's understanding and appreciation of the music scheduled for the Portland Symphony Orchestra's regular concerts of the semester. Attendance is required at the concerts in addition to regularly scheduled classes. Historical background, biography of composer, musical analysis, rehearsal and performance techniques, and music criticism. Open to all students. CR 3. Thomas M Parchman    Class Number: 1240

Class Notes: This is a blended class with required class meetings. Those class meetings will take place at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, ME at the times indicated. When the PSO repeats concerts, the student may choose to attend either of the concerts. Students will

MUS 103 - USM Introduction to JazzONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A survey of jazz from its inception to the present day. Involves a study of the origins and stylistic development of jazz. Open to all students. CR 3. Christopher W Oberholtzer    Class Number: 2908

MUS 110 - USM Fundamentals of MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
A background study of concepts and skills essential to an intelligent reading of music. The development of natural music abilities through participating in singing, rhythmic activities, and instrumental work. An appreciation of music through awareness of basic structures. Open to all students. CR 3. Thomas M Parchman    Class Number: 2907

MUS 122 - UMA Fundamentals of MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Notation and terminology, scales and intervals, chords, ear training, elementary rhythmic and melodic dictation and sight singing. CR 3. John Mehrmann    Class Number: 7054

MUS 122N - UMA Fund of Music(Non-Major)ONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Notation and terminology, scales and intervals, chords, ear training, elementary rhythmic and melodic dictation and sight singing. CR 3. John Mehrmann    Class Number: 7055

MUS 125 - UMA The Songwriters Toolkit: Melody, Harmony and FormONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course teaches songwriters and aspiring songwriters the basic music theory skills most needed for their craft. It will introduce students to the basics of music notation, rhythm, pitch, intervals, scales, chords and song form and will explore these elements through the music of Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Nina Simone, Townes Van Zandt, Laura Nyro and other influential song writers. Students will gain the tools they need to become better songwriters and build strong foundation for continued study in songwriting. Prerequisites: The ability to play or sing a simple melody, and play chords (major and minor) on piano or guitar. CR 3. Sean Rene Morin    Class Number: 7053

MUS 204 - UMFK American MusicONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 9
Develops a knowledge of the multicultural music of the United States. The music of ethnic, religious and social groups, American Art music, and seminal figures and ideological movements will be covered. Listening skills and aural recognition are emphasized. 3 credit hours. Offered every Summer. CR 3. Scott T Brickman    Class Number: 13187

MUS 324 - UMA Composition IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The purpose of Composition II is to continue developing the skills and techniques for original composition introduced in Composition I. The focus will be on the wide range of approaches to composition developed in the 20th century and beyond. Topics will include the study of representative compositions, the exploration of contemporary techniques for organizing pitch and rhythmic materials, and the further development of skills in instrumentation and orchestration. Students will compose projects for strings, a mixed group of woodwinds and brass, and chamber or jazz orchestra. Prerequisite: MUS 323 CR 3. Richard Nelson    Class Number: 7423

Class Notes: This class is a video stream of the live class. Students are required to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

MUS 362 - UMA Music MethodsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Pedagogy Techniques focuses on the methods and materials of teaching. Topics include the methods and materials of traditional music education, guided observation activities, technological aids for the music educator, a study of curricular innovations such as those of Suzuki, Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff and the North American strategies of Edwin Gordon and Comprehensive Musicianship. Prerequisite: MUS 361 CR 3. Andres Espinoza    Class Number: 7052

MUS 463 - UMA Studio Teaching LabONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Studio Teaching Lab will provide students with an opportunity to gain practical guided experience in ensemble teaching. The course focuses on observation projects, guided internship activities, conducting, and the study of problems unique to teaching instrumental and vocal jazz. Students will plan, implement, and evaluate teaching projects that address individual and group instruction. Prerequisite: MUS 361 CR 3. Anita-Ann Jerosch    Class Number: 14733

Class Notes: This class is a video stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

MUY 101 - UM Fundamentals of MusicONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An elemental study of the dimensions and basic characteristics of musical sounds, with primary emphasis upon the development of skills and concepts through creating, performing and analysis. CR 3. Thomas M Wubbenhorst    Class Number: 10578

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NAS 101 - UM Introduction to Native American StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces the interdisciplinary perspective of Native American Studies. Examines the experience of Native Americans, past and present, focusing on diverse and distinct cultural areas and historical events. Explores Native Americans' integral part in the development of the Americas and the European impact on traditional Native societies, historically and currently. CR 3. Maureen E Smith    Class Number: 10583

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NAS 201 - UM Topics in Native American Studies: American Indians and Climate ChangeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides an interdisciplinary, intermediate level of study of selected topics regarding American Indians in more detail and complexity. Prerequisite: NAS 101 or permission CR 1. Darren J Ranco    Class Number: 11539

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NMD 270 - UM Digital Art IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to two-dimensional digital art. Includes professional 2D and related software, input/output options and image creation and editing. Emphasizes using the tools for the production of fine art. (This course is identical to NMD 270.) Prerequisites: ART 110 CR 3. Andrew O Hurtt    Class Number: 10548

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NMD 295 - UM Topics in New Media: Vector GraphicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Topics not regularly covered in other new media courses. Content varies to suit current needs. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: New Media Majors CR 1. Matthew P Leclair    Class Number: 10549

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 103 - UM Foundations of Nursing Practice IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course is designed to introduce students to the concept of professional nursing practice. Students will begin to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to meet selected core competencies as identified by the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative. These core competencies include patient-centered care, quality improvement, evidence-based practice, interprofessional teams, and informatics. Standards of professional nursing practice are incorporated into the course including those from the American Nurses Association (ANA); the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Maine State Board of Nursing (MSBN). Theoretical discussions and case studies will be used to assist students in acquiring the knowledge to develop clinical decision-making skills. NOTE: This course is intended for Nursing Majors with a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5, and at least a grade of C in BIO 100 and in both BMB 207 and BMB 209. CR 3. Nilda T Cravens    Class Number: 10701

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 165 - UM Introduction to Care of the Older AdultONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course provides a foundation of essential knowledge skills and attitudes in the provision of care to older adults. The content focuses on aging as a normal development process and includes analysis of issues confronting this population. Key recommendations and evidence-based practice from the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Recommended Baccalaureate Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for Nursing Care of Older Adults are embedded in the course. Prerequisites: Nursing Major; Minimum Cumulative gpa of 2.5; and a grade of C or better in BIO 100 and in NUR 102 and Co-Requisite: NUR 103. CR 1. Elizabeth H Bicknell    Class Number: 10702

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 200 - USM Intro to Professional NursingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course has been specifically designed for advanced students who are either transfer students with 60 or more credits or have a degree in another field. The course introduces career opportunities in health care as well as how prior learning and work experiences might build on and blend into a career in nursing. The historical and contemporary perspectives on the nature and scope of nursing will be investigated through utilization of online resources, advanced library skills, writing, and online discussion. Other topics will include skills of communication, critical thinking and the relationship between professional nursing and the broad base of theoretical and empirical knowledge derived from the behavioral and physical sciences and the humanities. CR 3. Susan Moore    Class Number: 1872

NUR 225 - UMA Introduction to Health InformaticsONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
(Cross-listed with CIS 225.) This course will provide students with a survey of topics in the health informatics area. Examining computer's emerging role in delivery, management and analysis of health care, and how it impacts all stakeholders in health care arena. Competency skill sets include: Analytical assessment of Medical information(both spatial and non-spatial) Systems Analysis and modeling and Project Management. Prerequisite CIS 100 OR CIS 101 OR CIS 135. 3 credits CR 3. Megan Landry    Class Number: 6868

NUR 265 - UM Human Genetics and Genomics for Nursing PracticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course introduces nursing students to the application of genetic and genomic information and technologies to the care of patients and their families. Students will begin to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to meet selected core competencies as identified by the Essentials of Genetic and Genomic Nursing: Competencies, Curricula Guidelines and Outcome Indicators. These competencies include understanding the genetic and genomic basis of health and/or illness for which an individual is seeking care and the variations that impact his or her response. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing in the School of Nursing, Minimum Cumulative gpa of 3.0 and a grade of C of better in BIO 100 CR 1. Susan A Wheaton    Class Number: 10710

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 301 - UMA Health Assessment Throughout the LifespanONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course presents content of total health assessment for all ages using holistic approach. In the laboratory setting, students develop the necessary knowledge and skills to perform a total health assessment. Students gain knowledge in history taking, therapeutic communication, and a comprehensive physical assessment with clients of all ages. Students will practice and demonstrate assessment skills in the laboratory setting. Prerequisite: NUR 204/205 or RN CR 4. Meredith Kendall    Class Number: 3653

Class Notes: Class has both in class and online meeting requirements This course meets live on the following dates ONLY: 1/26, 3/9, and 4/13. The rest of the course content will be delivered via the web.

NUR 301R - UMFK Promoting Healthy CommunitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: > 2.5 GPA; NUR 302, NUR 330. Co-requisites: None. Introduces students to the concepts and principles of community-based nursing, wherein the nurse promotes the optimum wellness of individuals, families, and communities to live and work in healthy environments. Provides an evidence and practice-based perspective to examine current and emerging issues in population health. The preferences, values, needs and culture of the community-as-client are considered to ensure safe, competent, and effective care. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Cheryl Roberts    Class Number: 13279

NUR 302 - UMA Pharmacology for NursesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an introduction to pharmacodynamics through the application of holistic nursing and the nursing process. Focus on the principles of drug action are presented as they relate to nursing care throughout the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on the nursing role in medication administration and monitoring of various classes of medications. Prerequisite: NUR 204/205 or RN CR 3. Carey Clark    Class Number: 3948

NUR 302 - UMFK PharmacologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA, BIO 220 and 221, or Accelerated Nursing student, or instructor permission. Co-requisites: None. Provides students with knowledge about general principles of drug actions along with nursing responsibilities and accountability in the administration of medications over the lifespan. Using the nursing process, numerous pharmacologic classifications will be discussed including mechanisms of drug actions, key adverse effects, and drug interactions. Genetic and genomic considerations will be examined. Students will develop skills needed for safe practice including calculating dosages and administering various medications. HESI testing fee required. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Tanya Lynn Sleeper    Class Number: 13266

NUR 303 - UM PathophysiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A study of the physiological, genetic and biochemical basis of disease. Prerequisite: BIO 208 CR 3. Deborah Eremita    Class Number: 10580

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 304 - UMA Concepts of Professional Nursing PracticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An exploration of the nursing profession, historical foundations, holistic concepts and current issues regarding the scope and roles in professional baccalaureate nursing practice will be discussed. An emphasis is placed on the continued development of critical thinking, written, and oral communication skills for the baccalaureate nurse. Prerequisites: NUR 204/205 or RN 3 credits CR 3. Carey Clark    Class Number: 3654

Class Notes: Class has both in class and online meeting requirements This course will meet live on the following dates ONLY: 1/14, 3/18, and 4/15. The rest of the course content will be delivered via the web.

NUR 308 - USM Professional Communication and Technology Utilization in NursingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course emphasizes a critical examination of how technology and communication can enhance the understanding of the historical development of the profession of nursing. Students explore professional development in nursing theory, using written and oral communication skills and learn to present information effectively using a variety of sources and techniques. To achieve this objective, the course will introduce APA style of referencing; review basic tenets of good writing style; present information access and utilization skills through library computer searches; explore basic computer skills such as e-mail, listserv membership, Internet searching and critique; and support the development of public presentation skills through the use of presentation software. Prerequisite: RN licensure or permission of instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Laurie Caton-Lemos    Class Number: 2505

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Jan 20; Feb 3, 24; March 10, 31; April 14, 28.

NUR 308 - USM Professional Communication and Technology Utilization in NursingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course emphasizes a critical examination of how technology and communication can enhance the understanding of the historical development of the profession of nursing. Students explore professional development in nursing theory, using written and oral communication skills and learn to present information effectively using a variety of sources and techniques. To achieve this objective, the course will introduce APA style of referencing; review basic tenets of good writing style; present information access and utilization skills through library computer searches; explore basic computer skills such as e-mail, listserv membership, Internet searching and critique; and support the development of public presentation skills through the use of presentation software. Prerequisite: RN licensure or permission of instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Laurie Caton-Lemos    Class Number: 2892

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Jan 20; Feb 3, 24; March 10, 31; April 14, 28.

NUR 309 - USM Health Assessment and Wellness Promotion for RNsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides the RN student with knowledge and skills essential to conduct in-depth bio-psycho-social-cultural health assessments of well individuals. The course includes examination of the concepts of wellness and health promotion across the life span. Prerequisite: RN licensure. CR 2. Nancy Baugh    Class Number: 2893

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Jan 13, 27; Feb 10; March 3, 17; April 7, 21.

NUR 309 - USM Health Assessment and Wellness Promotion for RNsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides the RN student with knowledge and skills essential to conduct in-depth bio-psycho-social-cultural health assessments of well individuals. The course includes examination of the concepts of wellness and health promotion across the life span. Prerequisite: RN licensure. CR 2. Nancy Baugh    Class Number: 2506

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are Jan 13, 27; Feb 10; March 3, 17; April 7, 21.

NUR 312 - UMFK Conceptual Issues of Professional NursingONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Prerequisites: A GPA of at least 2.5; Admitted as student in the accelerated or RN-BSN program. Corequisites: NUR 312L (for Accelerated Students). Promotes the development of professional knowledge, attitudes, and skills as foundational to professional nursing. Students will be introduced to selected concepts, themes, and theories that deepen an understanding of the historical, legal, ethical, and contemporary context of nursing practice. 3 credit hours. Offered every Fall and Summer semester. CR 3. Cheryl Roberts    Class Number: 13465

NUR 318 - USM Evidence-based Practice in NursingONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
This online course introduces the student to evidence-based practice in nursing. Using models of critical appraisal, students learn competencies in the synthesis, integration, and evaluation of current best evidence for decision-making in advancing evidence-based nursing practice. This course is open to transfer students, accelerated students and option students who have taken a research course in quantitative methodology. The student must submit the prior course syllabus for evaluation. Cr 1 CR 1. Debra J Palmer    Class Number: 2508

Class Notes: The student must submit prior course syllabus to the School of Nursing for evaluation.

NUR 319 - USM Qualitative Inquiry in NursingONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
This online course introduces the student to qualitative health-related research methodology. Students learn the qualitative research process, different approaches to research design and the distinctive features of each qualitative design. Using models of critical appraisal of qualitative health-related research findings, students learn competencies in the synthesis, integration, and evaluation of qualitative inquiry for decision-making in advancing evidence-based nursing practice. This course is open to transfer students, accelerated students and option students who have taken a research course in quantitative methodology. The student must submit the prior course syllabus for evaluation. Cr. 1 CR 1. Debra J Palmer    Class Number: 2276

Class Notes: The student must submit prior course syllabus to the School of Nursing for evaluation.

NUR 352 - UMA Nursing ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course focuses on the use of research as evidence for nursing practices. Nursing research literature using qualitative and quantitative paradigms is explored. The research process, design, and findings are topics covered. The student learns to analyze, synthesize, and summarize findings of current research investigations. In addition, the student identifies a topic in need of nursing research and conducts a literature search of theoretical and research literature. The qualitative research process includes a mini investigation of a topic of interest using a selected qualitative methodology. Prerequisites: NUR 304 and MAT 115/concurrent. 3 credits. CR 3. Carey Clark    Class Number: 3655

Class Notes: Class has both in class and online meeting requirements This course meets live on the following dates ONLY: 1/20, 3/3, and 4/14. The rest of the course content is delivered via the web.

NUR 365 - UM Healthcare InfomaticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course provides foundational knowledge regarding informatics for health care professionals. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge and skill used in information management and patient care technology to deliver safe and effective patient-centered care. Note: This course is intended for students in the School of Nursing with Jr. standing and who have successfully completed NUR 201 with a grade of at least a "C". CR 1. Karen Diane Violette    Class Number: 11740

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 380 - UMFK Transcultural Care In NursingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; Second semester junior standing in nursing major or with instructor permission. Co-requisites: None. Addresses the impact that social, political, cultural, spiritual, gender, age, and lifestyle factors have upon the health of individuals and communities. Provides students with evidence-based learning related to the complementary therapies and approaches used by the public and available to nurses that can be used in culturally-appropriate ways to treat illness, prevent disease, and promote well-being. Identifies personally held beliefs and values and responds to the diversity and uniqueness of individuals and populations to provide culturally-sensitive, safe, and effective care. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Cheryl Roberts    Class Number: 13278

NUR 389 - UMA Topics Nursing: Thanatology for NursesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Seminar to identify and discuss topics relevant to contemporary nursing practice. Students will participate in an engaged learning environment, as they apply critical thinking skills, delve into the evidence base, and engage in holistic-integral experiences that support their growth in meeting the BSN program outcomes. Prerequisite: NUR 304 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Carey Clark    Class Number: 7506

Class Notes: Class has both in class and online meeting requirements This course meets live on the following dates ONLY. The rest of the course will be delivered via the web. February 6, April 10 This course will explore thanatology, or the science of death and dying, from a nursing perspective. It will provide the registered nurse with a background on the unique needs of patients at end of life and take into consideration the scientific evidence

NUR 409 - UM Professional Issues: Leadership and OrganizationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Addresses health care policy within the framework of leadership and organizational theory, role and change theories. Students will have the opportunity to explore professional and ethical issues which affect the delivery of health care. Prerequisite: NUR 304 CR 3. Catherine M Berardelli    Class Number: 10632

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 411 - UM RN Senior SeminarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A senior synthesis seminar and clinical course for RN students, building on concepts from NUR 304 and NUR 410, as well as clinical experience and general education of the participants. Independent clinical experience and seminars provide an opportunity to synthesize clinical judgement skills, discuss critical reasoning, apply ethical decision making and integrate concepts of health promotion throughout the lifespan. Prerequisite: NUR 304 and NUR 310 and permission CR 4. Catherine M Berardelli    Class Number: 10569

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 415 - UM Socio-Cultural Issues in Health and Health CareONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores social and cultural influences on health and illness. Existing health disparities are examined, as well as, issues and trends in our health care delivery system. Transcultural nursing principles will be introduced. Offered via the Internet using Blackboard. Prerequisite: Junior Standing in the School of Nursing or permission CR 3. Nilda T Cravens    Class Number: 10573

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 456 - UMFK Integrated Nursing PracticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; NUR 301. Co-requisites: None. This practicum provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate leadership and organization skills, as well as evidence-based practice abilities by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating a community-based nursing intervention. The community-as-client is emphasized. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring. CR 3. Erin C Soucy    Class Number: 13116

NUR 497 - UMFK Senior CapstoneONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: >2.5 GPA; Second semester senior standing in nursing major with successful completion of all clinical nursing courses and all standardized specialty and exit exams. Student may apply for a waiver to the Division of Nursing. Co-requisites: NUR 497C. Capstone review of knowledge gained from prior nursing core courses to include adult, maternal, infant, child, and mental health nursing. Focuses on use of the nursing process to care for individuals, families, and communities. Emphasis is on problem solving, clinical reasoning, computer-assisted instruction, as well as NCLEX test-taking strategies as preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). 3 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring semesters. CR 3. Diane M Griffin    Class Number: 13215

NUR 499W - UMA Senior SeminarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course examines the ethics of caring, ethical decision making, and creating change in the healthcare workplace. The course emphasizes the exploration of issues vulnerable populations face and the self-care-healing process of the nurse in relation to the nurse's ability to create change. This course is the cumulative experience in the RN- BSN program and the student demonstrates the ability to think critically, reflect, review the current body of literature, and utilize evidence in the process of proposing change in the healthcare workplace and personal nursing practices. Prerequisites: NUR 304, NUR 352, NUR 410, ENG 101 and NUR 355, NUR 356 (which may be taken concurrently) CR 3. Carey Clark    Class Number: 3661

Class Notes: Class has both in class and online meeting requirements This course meets live on the following dates and times ONLY: W 1-3:45 February 25 and April 8. W 4-6:00 May 6. The rest of the course content will be delivered via the web.

NUR 508 - UM Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Nurse PractitionerONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This course is designed to prepare family nurse practitioner (FNP) students in drug therapy of individuals across the lifespan with emphasis on the primary health care setting. This pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics course is intended as an advanced course based upon previous knowledge that a nurse obtained in undergraduate education and clinical practice. CR 3. Mary L Shea    Class Number: 10537

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 604 - USM Nursing ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course prepares nurses in advanced practice to appraise and use research and other evidence to provide high quality health care, initiate change, improve nursing practice, and evaluate their own practice systematically. Emphasis is on developing relevant clinical questions, searching for studies and other evidence, systematic appraisal of evidence, and determining whether and how to apply the findings. Commonly used research designs are explained. Strategies for organizing evidence and implementing evidenced-based practice changes are explored. Cr 3. CR 3. Carol Fackler    Class Number: 1637

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The meetings on campus are 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 only if a snow day on the 14th or 21st; 2/25, 3/4 if snow day on 2/25; 4/8, 4/15 if snow day on 4/8; 4/22 and 4/29.

NUR 606 - USM Leadership, Health Policy, and RoleONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The complexity of the American Health Care System and current efforts to restructure the system are examined in this course. Past, current, and potential roles of advanced practice nurses related to access, and the goals of Healthy People 2020 are examined. Socio-political, economic, and ethical issues embedded in public policy decisions are explored. Attention is given to the role of advanced practice nurses in influencing, creating, and implementing policy in diverse populations across the lifespan. Cr 3. CR 3. Linda W Samia    Class Number: 1638

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The meetings on campus are TBD.

NUR 617 - USM CNL Clinical Project IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is the second course in a two- to three-credit course sequence designed to facilitate project planning and management, evidenced-based practice, and/or education praxis. The student continues with the project proposed in semester one. Emphasis is on implementation, data collection, and analysis in semester two. Cr 1. CR 1. Linda W Samia    Class Number: 2811

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The meetings on campus are TBD.

NUR 624 - USM An Interprofession Approach to Population-Based HealthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An interprofessional approach to caring for populations across the lifespan is the focus of this course. Major components include concepts of health, levels of prevention, epidemiology of wellness, global health issues, and control of health problems. Community assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of complex and chronic health related issues are stressed. Cr 3. CR 3. Carol Fackler    Class Number: 4966

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The meetings on campus are 1/14, 1/21 if snow on 1/14; 2/11, 2/25 if snow 2/11; 3/18, 3/25 if snow 3/18; 4/22 and 4/29 if needed.

NUR 694 - UM Health Policy, Politics and PracticeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces students to health policies and political activities and their impact on health care and health care management systems, interweaving sociopolitical and ethical frameworks. Students examine the changing content of health care and critically evaluate the process of policy development, including the political role of health professionals and the fiscal impact of policy change Prerequisite: Graduate Standing in the School of Nursing or permission CR 3. Patricia A Poirier    Class Number: 10541

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Dates on campus TBA. Remainder of class sessions will be done online via Blackboard.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

NUR 705 - USM Clinical Residency & Capstone IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is the first of two seminar/clinical practicums in the DNP concentration designed to expand the student¿s breadth and/or depth of clinical knowledge and skills in an area of practice. Emphasis is on developing and demonstrating leadership expectations within the framework of the DNP role. This is accomplished by application of clinical knowledge to deliver or create, implement or evaluate practice interventions, health delivery systems, and/or clinical teaching. Each residency includes a capstone project. The focus of this project in the first residency is on assessment and either an implementation or intervention project at a group or organizational level. Cr. 6. CR 6. Patricia M Thompson-Leavitt    Class Number: 4968

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The meetings on campus are TBD.

OTH 509 - USM Level I Fieldwork: Mental HealthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are placed in clinical settings where they can begin to develop professional behaviors, communication skills, and skilled observation in a psychosocial setting. The accompanying seminar allows students to share and process their experiences as a group. The combination of direct fieldwork experience plus an integrated seminar allows students to further integrate course material and provide a common link between the above mentioned classes. Corequisites: OTH 505, OTH 507, OTH 517. CR 1. Gabrielle Petruccelli    Class Number: 3460

Class Notes: This class will meet the first week, then meet every 3rd week.

OTH 509 - USM Level I Fieldwork: Mental HealthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are placed in clinical settings where they can begin to develop professional behaviors, communication skills, and skilled observation in a psychosocial setting. The accompanying seminar allows students to share and process their experiences as a group. The combination of direct fieldwork experience plus an integrated seminar allows students to further integrate course material and provide a common link between the above mentioned classes. Corequisites: OTH 505, OTH 507, OTH 517. CR 1. Gabrielle Petruccelli    Class Number: 3459

Class Notes: This class will meet the first week, then meet every 3rd week.

OTH 509 - USM Level I Fieldwork: Mental HealthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are placed in clinical settings where they can begin to develop professional behaviors, communication skills, and skilled observation in a psychosocial setting. The accompanying seminar allows students to share and process their experiences as a group. The combination of direct fieldwork experience plus an integrated seminar allows students to further integrate course material and provide a common link between the above mentioned classes. Corequisites: OTH 505, OTH 507, OTH 517. CR 1. Gabrielle Petruccelli    Class Number: 2832

Class Notes: This class will meet the first week, then meet every 3rd week.

OTH 511 - USM Level I Fieldwork: Developmental DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are placed in clinical settings where they can begin to develop professional behaviors, communication skills, and skilled observation in a pediatric/developmental setting. The accompanying seminar allows students to share and process their experiences as a group. The combination of direct fieldwork experience plus an integrated seminar allows students to further integrate course material and provide a common link between the above mentioned classes. Prerequisites and corequisites: OTH 604, OTH 615. CR 1. Gabrielle Petruccelli    Class Number: 1735

Class Notes: This class will meet the first week, then meet every 3rd week.

OTH 511 - USM Level I Fieldwork: Developmental DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students are placed in clinical settings where they can begin to develop professional behaviors, communication skills, and skilled observation in a pediatric/developmental setting. The accompanying seminar allows students to share and process their experiences as a group. The combination of direct fieldwork experience plus an integrated seminar allows students to further integrate course material and provide a common link between the above mentioned classes. Prerequisites and corequisites: OTH 604, OTH 615. CR 1. Gabrielle Petruccelli    Class Number: 3461

Class Notes: This class will meet the first week, then meet every 3rd week.

OTH 517 - USM Occupational Well-BeingONLINE
Jan 13 - Mar 3
The profession of occupational therapy and the World Health Organization identify wellness as an important aspect of health status. Occupation, the engagement in meaningful activity, is necessary for health and wellness. This course explores the concept of wellness as it is understood in occupational science and practiced in occupational therapy. Cr. 3 CR 3. Tammy Bickmore    Class Number: 2310

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. On-campus meetings dates are TBD.

OTH 517 - USM Occupational Well-BeingONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 2
The profession of occupational therapy and the World Health Organization identify wellness as an important aspect of health status. Occupation, the engagement in meaningful activity, is necessary for health and wellness. This course explores the concept of wellness as it is understood in occupational science and practiced in occupational therapy. Cr. 3 CR 3. Tammy Bickmore    Class Number: 2833

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. On-campus meetings dates are TBD.

OTH 615 - USM Childhood ConditionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Medical and developmental conditions from birth, early childhood, and adolescence will be described and identified in this course. The impact of these conditions on occupational performance will also be addressed. Prerequisites or corequisites: OTH 511, OTH 513, OTH 514, OTH 601, OTH 604. CR 2. Elizabeth B Jacobson    Class Number: 1737

OTH 620 - USM Level II FieldworkONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This fieldwork requirement is a 12-week, full-time, 40-hours per week supervised experience in an occupational therapy setting, or emerging practice area. Students apply theoretical knowledge and practice skills with clients who are experiencing a variety of disorders, taking on an ever-increasing caseload throughout the 12 weeks. CR 6. Susan N Spear    Class Number: 1738

PAX 201 - UM Introduction to Peace and Reconciliation StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces students to various concepts in the field of Peace and Reconciliation Studies. Topics include forms of violence and their relationship to social structure and cultural practices; global militarization and environmental destruction and their impact on human needs; and peace-making and conflict resolution at both micro and macro levels. CR 3. Yvonne M Thibodeau    Class Number: 10572

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 260 - UM Realistic PacifismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Using the international examples of such pragmatic practitioners of non-violence as Gandhi, this course explores the promise and success of peacemaking. The broad influences of religion, democracy and social justice movement as applied to the struggle against global terrorism, and the ways in which these complex factors can converge to create a culture of forgiveness, reconciliation and restorative justice, will be the focus of the course. CR 3. James F Toner    Class Number: 10640

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 290 - UM Nonviolence: Perceptions and PerspectivesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Nonviolence is a cornerstone of Peace and Reconciliation Studies, and a thorough understanding of the history, theory, and practice of the ideas and ethics relating to nonviolence is essential. This interdisciplinary course investigates the development of theories of nonviolence and philosophical, cultural, and religious perspectives on nonviolence. Examples of the practice of nonviolence from across the globe are highlighted, and the skills and tools necessary for the ethical practice of nonviolence and the creation of cultures of peace are investigated. This course is required for the Peace and Reconciliation Studies minor and certificates. Satisfies the General Education Requirements in Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and in Ethics. CR 3. Hugh J Curran    Class Number: 10662

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 351 - UM This Sacred Earth: Ecology and SpiritualityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines Eastern and Western views on the environment in terms of spiritual traditions. A major part of the course addresses a new approach to spirituality of nature, called Deep Ecology which includes ecotheology and ecofeminist spirituality. CR 3. Hugh J Curran    Class Number: 10645

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 360 - UM Conflict Resolution: A Relational Approach To Working Through Conflict: A Relationship Approach to Work Through ConflictONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Emphasis on alignment of premises, practices and policies that have shaped the field on the local, national and international levels. CR 3. Joanne Boynton    Class Number: 10638

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 398 - UM Topics in Peace and Reconciliation Studies: Amazons: Myth and RealityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores peace and reconciliation studies through more in-depth study of specific topics drawn from the introductory course, such as the roles of technology, religion, gender, ethnicity and social stratification in the establishment and maintenance of peace and reconciliation studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 10639

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 410 - UM Theories in Peace and Reconciliation StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An exploration and critical discussion of historical and contemporary theories about conflict, peace, and reconciliation. Course offered via WebCT. Prerequisite: PAX 201 or permission CR 3. Yvonne M Thibodeau    Class Number: 10574

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 491 - UM Forgiveness: Creating a Culture of Peace and ReconciliationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
How do we forgive those we consider enemies? Are there limits to forgiveness? Can we learn forgiveness? These questions form the core of the class journey as it explores forgiveness from academic, personal, historical and cultural perspectives. Through reading, writing, conversation and other forums, it looks at forgiveness as a tool for peace building. Prerequisite: PAX 201 or permission CR 3. Barbara J Blazej    Class Number: 10598

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 498 - UM Special Projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies: This Sacred Earth-Ecol & SpirtONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Advanced individual study, research and written projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies and related areas, conducted under the guidance of a faculty member associated with the Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program. Arranged on request. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PAX 201 or permission CR 1. Hugh J Curran    Class Number: 10653

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 510 - UM Theories in Peace & Reconciliation StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An exploration and critical discussion of historical and contemporary theories about conflict, peace, and reconciliation. CR 3. Yvonne M Thibodeau    Class Number: 10595

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 591 - UM Forgiveness: Creating a Culture of Peace & ReconciliationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
How do we forgive those we consider enemies? Are there limits to forgiveness? Can we learn forgiveness? These questions form the core of our class exploration as we study forgiveness from academic, personal, historical, and cultural perspectives. Through reading, writing, conversation, and other forums, we will look at forgiveness as a tool for peacebuilding. CR 3. Barbara J Blazej    Class Number: 10604

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. LINK Label='Visit The Course Welcome Page'>http://dll.umaine.edu/info/welcomepage/WelcomePage.php?course=PAX591_990

PAX 598 - UM Independent Graduate Study: A Relationship Approach to Work Through ConflictONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Advanced research and writing projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Joanne Boynton    Class Number: 10722

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PCJ 180 - UMPI Introduction to Professional Communication and JournalismONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This is a course in "popular communication." It teaches students about message and audience, hooking and keeping readers, viewers and listeners, writing the way they talk--only better. This is a standard course for programs in professional communication and journalism. It lays a solid foundation for later specialization and refinement. CR 3. Jacquelyn Lowman    Class Number: 12600

PCJ 215 - UMPI Business CommunicationONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Students will master the necessary communication skills to thrive in any business or professional area. They'll become proficient in everything from phone etiquette, e-mail and memos to proposals and presentation. Then they'll get out of the classroom, partnering with an organization to apply what they've learned. CR 3. Tracy L Rockwell    Class Number: 12602

PHE 341 - UMFK Sports ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Principles of program building in curricular and extracurricular programs; risk management, organizing, administering, and supervising physical education, health, intramural, and interscholastic programs. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. William E Ashby    Class Number: 13037

PHE 361 - UMPI Technology for Physical EducatorsONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course offers practical experience in incorporating various technologies and computer applications in school physical education programs. Emphasis is placed on analyzing human movement, assessing student learning, web site development and implementation, critiquing internet web sites, promotion of physical education programs in the school and instructional methodology and programmatic assessment CR 3. Leo L Saucier    Class Number: 12800

PHI 107 - USM Introduction to Philosophy: World PhilosophyONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 10
This course presents the world views of philosophers from ancient to contemporary times. The thinkers will be chosen from a broad range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Emphasis will be placed on the wide diversity and historical background of philosophical positions. Prerequisite: a college writing course. Cr 3. CR 3. Derek Anthony Michaud    Class Number: 3445

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE.

PHI 107 - USM Introduction to Philosophy: World PhilosophyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course presents the world views of philosophers from ancient to contemporary times. The thinkers will be chosen from a broad range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Emphasis will be placed on the wide diversity and historical background of philosophical positions. Prerequisite: a college writing course. Cr 3. CR 3. Derek Anthony Michaud    Class Number: 12247

PHI 150 - UMPI Introduction to LogicONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An introduction to the study of arguments, both Classical and contemporary. Topics include informal reasoning, formal and informal fallacies, categorical logic, truth-tables, deductive and inductive arguments, proofs, and symbolic logic. Designed to appeal to multiple disciplines, including pre-law studies. CR 3. Guy R Gallagher    Class Number: 12608

PHI 151 - UMPI Introduction to PhilosophyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Introduction to reading and interpretation of philosophical texts. Emphasis on recurring questions that have engaged philosophers from diverse cultures, and from ancient times to the present, such as what is of value?, what is reality?, and how do we know? The course will include instruction in the writing of critical essays. CR 3. Lea Knudsen Allen    Class Number: 12612

PHI 201 - UMM EthicsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
An examination of the task of ethics to elucidate the concept of the good life; to investigate ideas of obligation, duty, and responsibility; and to decide what ought to be done. The student explores traditional themes of right conduct. Through readings and discussions, these themes are applied to relevant contemporary issues such as war and terrorism, the connections between business and environmental ethics, sexuality, suicide and euthanasia and drug use. Prerequisite: ENG 101. CR 3. Thomas R Halkett    Class Number: 14231

PHI 212 - USM Environmental EthicsONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course analyzes the relations between human beings and the environment in terms of the concepts of justice, the good, and human responsibilities. It attempts to provide a new cosmological model for adjudicating between conflicting rights and duties. Issues to be discussed include animal rights, environmental protection, and ecological harmony. Prerequisites: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 12251

PHI 212 - USM Environmental EthicsONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course analyzes the relations between human beings and the environment in terms of the concepts of justice, the good, and human responsibilities. It attempts to provide a new cosmological model for adjudicating between conflicting rights and duties. Issues to be discussed include animal rights, environmental protection, and ecological harmony. Prerequisites: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 14845

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE.

PHI 252 - UMA Business EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with BUA252.) This course introduces students to ethical theory by way of specific ethical debates from the field of business. The ethics of downsizing, globalization, drug testing, advertising, and whistle-blowing, among other topics, will be discussed. These debates will illuminate some of the theoretical principles that we use to evaluate right and wrong. We will examine the shortcomings and advantages of each theory, as well as critically examine the basis of business. Students will acquire an understanding of these philosophical approaches to ethics and develop their dialectical and critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: ENG101. CR 3. Brenda O McAleer    Class Number: 14960

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

PHI 312 - USM Morality in African Literature and FilmONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Intellectual, cinematic and literary movements will be examined through generations of thinkers in African national, cultural and geographical settings. The course will look at texts from West, East, and Southern Africa dealing with theory, fiction, and visual culture. Important recent controversies in gender and postcolonial philosophy are explored. Prerequisites: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. Cr 3. CR 3. Kathleen J Wininger    Class Number: 12249

PHI 343 - UMPI MarxismONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Treats the development of Marx's thought from classical German philosophy through historical materialism. Emphasizes the themes of the dialectric method, alienation, the class struggle, the theory of capitalist crises, the revolutionary socialist state, and proletarian internationalism. Connects the Leninist Bolshevik revolutionary model to the writings of Marx. CR 3. Raymond J Rice    Class Number: 13104

PHI 409 - USM Research Seminar: Crisis in the HumanitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - Mar 10
A research seminar designed to provide senior level students an opportunity to participate in the research efforts of individual faculty and collaborate with each other in the design, methodology and completion of their tutorials. Prerequisites: advanced standing as a philosophy major and permission of the Department. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 2901

PHS 210 - UMFK Earth ScienceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. This course explores in a holistic fashion the major components of the earth sciences, including Geology, Astronomy, Oceanography, and Meteorology. Special emphasis is given to looking at the earth in a holistic fashion, stressing the inter relationships of earth processes. 4 credit hours. Offered Summer semester and in the Winter session. CR 4. Bernard A Paradis    Class Number: 13206

POS 100 - UM American GovernmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces the major principles, structures, processes and policies of United States government. Covers the Constitution and its development, civil liberties, federalism, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the nature of the presidency, the bureaucracy, the Congress and the national courts. CR 3. Richard J Powell    Class Number: 10561

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 101 - UMA American GovernmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An introductory study of the major principles, structures, processes and policies of the United States government. The course emphasizes such topics as the Constitution and its development, civil liberties, federalism, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the nature of the presidency, the bureaucracy, the congress and the national courts. CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: 6648

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

POS 101 - UMPI American GovernmentONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examines the constitutional foundations and principles of American government. Treatment focuses on federalism; civil liberties and civil rights; interest groups, political parties and elections; and Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court. CR 3. Brent S Andersen    Class Number: 12613

POS 104 - USM Introduction to International RelationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Examination of the relationships of nations in their efforts to deal with each other from differing political, economic, and cultural bases. CR 3. Alix Van Sickle    Class Number: 2921

POS 120 - UM Introduction to World PoliticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A study of contemporary international politics focusing on the interaction of nation-states and including a review of the patterns of global politics from World War II to the present. CR 3. Glen Paul Holman    Class Number: 10562

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 203 - UM American State and Local GovernmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines the structure and activities of subnational governments, with particular attention to state modernization, intergovernmental relations, and comparisons between Maine and other states. CR 3. Jason Christopher Libby    Class Number: 10564

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 203 - USM Introduction to Political Science ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to the way political scientists conduct research. Students will learn how to formulate ideas, conduct a literature review, test hypotheses, measure political phenomenon, perform statistical analyses, draw conclusions, and present written results. CR 3. Vanessa Perez    Class Number: 12253

Class Notes: Students will be required to buy a license for the statistical package STATA ($35).

POS 203 - USM Introduction to Political Science ResearchONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to the way political scientists conduct research. Students will learn how to formulate ideas, conduct a literature review, test hypotheses, measure political phenomenon, perform statistical analyses, draw conclusions, and present written results. CR 3. Vanessa Perez    Class Number: 12256

Class Notes: Students will be required to buy a license for the statistical package STATA ($35). This section is a cross-listed course with Criminology and specifically open to Criminology students.

POS 223 - UMA Principles of ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with BUA 223 and JUS 223) A comprehensive study of management in public and private sectors. The influence of human, social and political factors is integrated with treatment of managers structural and technical processes. Analyses focus on such theories as planning, controlling, decision making, organizational design, administrative skills, communications and information systems. It is recommended that ENG 101 be taken prior to or concurrently with this course. CR 3. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 3573

POS 223S - UMF East European and Russian PoliticsONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
This course examines the changes taking place in the post-Communist world focusing on Eastern Europe and the Republics of the former Soviet Union. Specifically, can a stable political and economic system be created to combat nationalism, ethnic violence, economic uncertainty, and political instability? Offered as a web based course in winter or summer terms. CR 4. Scott D Erb    Class Number: 13001

POS 234 - UMA American State and Local GovernmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An examination of political practices and policies of the American states and their local governments -- towns, cities, special districts, counties, and metropolitan government. Studies in such areas as national-state-local relations; public participation including elections, parties, interest groups, and the role of the initiative and referendum; the state and local legislative bodies and legislative process; the role of the executive and the administration; the nature of the judiciary and the criminal justice system; and selected state and local policies such as education, welfare, the environment, housing, transportation, planning, crime and corrections, taxation, budget, and finance. Students who take this course are advised not to take either POS 103 or POS 233 as half the material covered in each course is provided in POS 234. CR 3. Dawn Dosedlo Gallagher    Class Number: 14672

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

POS 241 - UM Introduction to Comparative PoliticsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides an introduction to the major themes of comparative politics, including: comparative political legacies, processes of modernization, comparative governmental institutions, modern political parties and interest groups, comparative policymaking processes, and problems of establishing and maintaining democratic government. CR 3. Howard H Cody    Class Number: 10692

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 301 - UMPI European Governments and the European UnionONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examines the governments of the Western European democracies of the United Kingdom, Germany and France, as well as selected emerging democracies in Central and Eastern Europe. Explores the institutional structures of these governments and how they are connected to society through interest groups, political parties, and elections. Also examines how these nations are integrating politically, economically, and militarily through their common membership in the European Union and NATO. CR 3. Brent S Andersen    Class Number: 12614

POS 321S - UMF Identity PoliticsONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
Much of politics revolves around the mobilization of supporters and the demobilization of opponents, both current and potential. Our multiple and fluid identities are critical resources in these processes which leaders and followers, dominant and subaltern groups attempt to utilize, manipulate and control in their efforts to gain and maintain power. In this course, we will discuss the politicization of socio-cultural, economic, and gender-based identities in a dozen different countries to analyze the role and implications of identity politics. Competing concepts and theories of caste, class, ethnicity, gender, race and nationalism will be presented and analyzed in terms of their dynamic, interactive and overlapping relations with power and politics in specific local, regional, national and transnational contexts. CR 4. Linda J Beck    Class Number: 13000

POS 343 - UMPI MarxismONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Treats the development of Marx's thought from classical German philosophy through historical materialism. Emphasizes the themes of the dialectric method, alienation, the class struggle, the theory of capitalist crises, the revolutionary socialist state, and proletarian internationalism. Connects the Leninist Bolshevik revolutionary model to the writings of Marx. CR 3. Raymond J Rice    Class Number: 12619

POS 347 - UMPI Russia:Kiev to Peter the GreatONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An in-depth study of the political and economic culture of the unique Russian Experience. Emphasis is upon "westernization," territorial expansion and empire building, the development of absolutism, and the undercurrent of rebellion. This course fills history concentration and other departmental requirements for non-western or European history. CR 3. John Defelice    Class Number: 12621

POS 354 - UMA Public Budgeting and Financial AdministrationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An analysis of the political and technical aspects of the budgeting process. The budget is considered as an instrument of fiscal policy; budget preparation and classification are discussed. Examines governmental financial conditions, revenue collection and spending processes, and specialized topics such as cash management, risk management, debt management and capital budgeting. Special emphasis on financial management in state and local governments. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223 or POS251, or permission of the instructor CR 3. Thomas J Giordano    Class Number: 13123

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

POS 355 - UM Music and Politics in the American ContextONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines the intersections and interactions of music and politics in the United States. Topics of investigation and discussion include (but are not limited to): the role of music in society, why the state might be interested in music, how music contributes to identity, and the political messages and activism produced by music. Prerequisite: POS 100 or permission of instructor CR 3. Mark D Brewer    Class Number: 10565

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 359 - UM Topics in American GovernmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Offers a detailed examination of a selected topic in American politics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: POS 100 CR 3. Mark D Brewer    Class Number: 12963

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. This is an online class that requires some onsite class meetings. Required meetings will be held on the University of Maine campus from 4:10-6:40 pm on the following Wednesdays:  1/14, 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/25, 4/8, and 4/29.

POS 383 - UMA Survey of Constitutional LawONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The political, social and economic development of the Constitution through Supreme Court decisions. Court procedures. Decisions on the nature of the federal system, commerce, taxation and war powers. Decisions in civil liberties, the Bill of Rights and Fourteenth Amendment. Prerequisite: POS 101 or permission of the instructor CR 3. Daniel E Wathen    Class Number: 14678

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the Video-conference class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

POS 488 - UMA Public Program EvaluationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A critical examination of the use of formal social science methods to illuminate and improve the public policy process, with particular attention to quantitative-empirical research and cost-benefit analysis. A balanced look at the arguments of advocates (what they want to do and how they expect to accomplish it) and critics (why they think it is impossible, misleading, or unnecessary). Prerequisite: POS 487 CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: 14677

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. A live final exam will be given for all UM students on date/time/location as stated in the Final Schedule. Non-UM students may elect to arrange to have the exam proctored at an alternative site. Completed exam to be returned to instructor by proctor.

PPM 603 - USM Advanced Research Methods: Computer Applic& Data AnalysisONLINE
Jan 31 - Mar 14
Topical modules in statistics, research methods, evaluation, and computing. Cr. 1 CR 1. Josephine LaPlante    Class Number: 13485

Class Notes: This class is asynchronous with the week starting on Saturday.

PPM 641 - USM Public & Nonprofit Financial ManagementONLINE
Jan 13 - May 8
Examines the management of finances in nonprofit organizations from the perspective of managers. Topics include an introduction to accounting for non-accountants, financial statement analysis, working with a board, internal resource analysis, cash budgeting, fiscal administration, risk management, and measuring financial health. Cr 3. CR 3. Josephine LaPlante    Class Number: 7428

Class Notes: This online class begins on Tuesday, 1/13/15.

PSA 122 - UMFK GIS & GPS for Public Safety AdministrationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Co-requisites: None. This course provides an introduction to the theory and application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for public safety officials, introducing geographic theory, terminology and primary concepts, as well as software use. Students should know Windows operating systems and file management. Satisfies requirements in Emergency Management, PSA, and FOR programs.3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester, odd years. CR 3. David L Hobbins    Class Number: 13065

PSA 217 - UMFK Jail OperationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is meant to provide the student with an introductory level of understanding of jail management and operations. In addition, the student will be introduced to current and critical issues in the broader field of corrections. 3 credit hours. Offered odd Springs. CR 3. Michael R Bresett    Class Number: 13066

PSA 222 - UMFK TerrorismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course will provide a comprehensive examination and discussion of terrorism with emphasis on its modern and contemporary characteristics and manifestations. The study of terrorism in this course will be multidisciplinary in its approach. Students will learn about the nature and sources of terrorists' beliefs, actions, goals, worldviews, and states of mind. Our analyses of terrorism will include insights from the fields of criminology, culture, economics, history, law, the media, literature, religion, philosophy, political economy, political science, psychology, sociology and technology. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring Semesters. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 13315

PSA 270 - UMFK Disaster ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The course will stress the critical importance of prior planning for disasters of any sort, especially in Rural America and having a workable plan ready when the event does occur, if ever, in any jurisdiction. Emphasis will also be placed on the importance of periodic practice and updating of the information within the plan. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring Semesters and even numbered Fall Semesters (2014, 2016) CR 3. Darren Roy Woods    Class Number: 13067

PSA 300 - UMFK Public FinanceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course addresses financial and managerial issues within the framework of all three major areas of the public sector. It provides the fundamentals of financial management for those pursuing careers in government, for non-profit, and health organizations that lack a financial background. The students are presented the rules specific to the public sector, which will provide them the framework to access and apply financial information more effectively. 3 credit hours. Offered even numbered Fall Semesters (2014, 2016) and odd Spring Semesters (2013, 2015) CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 13319

PSA 310 - UMFK Introduction to Public ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course will provide the students with a solid conceptual foundation in public administration. Important issues in public administration and management will encourage the students to think critically about the nature of public administration today. The course will present unique vignettes with real life excerpts and quotations, which will further engage students and reinforce the narrative presented. 3 credit hours. Offered odd numbered Fall Semesters (2013, 2015) and every Spring Semester. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 13325

PSA 311 - UMFK Homeland Security & Emergency ManagementONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course will provide students with an overview of policies, programs and agencies involved in homeland security, emergency management and public safety administration. Students will review the traditional structure and developing roles of federal, state and local government and enforcement agencies. Additionally, new ideas, approaches and issues will be presented concerning the administration and operation of the many law enforcement agencies involved in homeland security and emergency management. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring Semesters. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 13333

PSA 327 - UMFK Sex Crimes: Patterns and BehaviorsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. A further look into how people have deviated sexually to commit crimes- involving rape, prostitution, pornography, obscenity and such. This class will provide insight into sex crimes, deviance, and criminal behavior theory and analysis. This text provides information on psychological profiling of sex offenders, the crimes they commit, the effects on their victims, and attempted treatments. Examining a wide range of sex crimes ranging from non-violent offenses such as exhibitionism, voyeurism and obscene telephone calls to serial rapes and lust murders, this class, along with this book, will give the student the ability to uncover the roots and causes of these behaviors and to aid in the understanding of sex offenders and their crimes. Offered Spring. CR 3. Krissy Ann Morgan    Class Number: 13068

PSA 330 - UMFK Criminal ProfilingONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Instructor's permission. In this course, students will learn to classify and predict behavior patterns in such criminals as men and women serial killers, filicide, serial rapists, arsonists and pedophiles. Students will finish the course with a theoretical and practical understanding of profiling. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring Semesters. CR 3. Michael R Bresett    Class Number: 13335

PSY 100 - UMPI General PsychologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Provides a general introduction to psychology, the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The course presents major theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and key findings in physiological, cognitive, motivation, learning, developmental, personality, abnormal, and social psychology. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 12724

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Charles S Grunder    Class Number: 10864

PSY 100 - UMPI General PsychologyONLINE
Dec 22 - Jan 16
Provides a general introduction to psychology, the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The course presents major theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and key findings in physiological, cognitive, motivation, learning, developmental, personality, abnormal, and social psychology. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 14176

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Matthew David Day    Class Number: 6633

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 6649

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

PSY 100 - UMFK Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Studies psychology as a science. Develops psychological vocabulary. Applies basic principles to everyday living. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Sara Kay Michaud    Class Number: 13152

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Charles G Waugh    Class Number: 3949

PSY 101 - USM General Psychology IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
An introduction to the study of behavior as a natural science. Among the topics covered are: method of inquiry, physiological foundations of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and thinking. This course is a prerequisite for all courses in the Department. CR 3. John P Broida    Class Number: 2886

PSY 104 - UMM Fundamentals of Animal-Assisted TherapyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Katherine C Hecht    Class Number: 15069

PSY 105S - UMF Personal Development and Psychological Well-BeingONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
This course takes a counseling approach to personal growth and well-being. It provides an opportunity to apply psychological principles to understanding one's life. Drawing from Humanistic Psychology, the course emphasizes the importance of personal choice and responsibility. Topics will include finding meaning in life, becoming autonomous, developing meaningful relationships, managing stress, balancing work and play, appreciating one's body, sexuality, and making career choices. Active participation and reflection required. CR 4. Natasha Lekes    Class Number: 13051

PSY 110 - UMM Intro to PsychologyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 12372

PSY 200 - UMPI Social PsychologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Considers the processes by which individuals interact with others, influence and are influenced by others, and are shaped by society. Includes topics such as the self, attitudes, prejudice, stereotypes, interpersonal attraction, group dynamics, and persuasion. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 13364

PSY 201 - UMM Developmental PsychologyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Jordan A Litman    Class Number: 12373

PSY 202E - UMA Biological Basis of BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course teaches a biological background underlying complex patterns of behavior. Topics focus on body structures and biochemical processes activated during stress, hunger, thirst, sleep, cognition, aggression and violence, parental behavior and many others. The course targets students pursuing occupations in social science, mental health, justice studies as well as those entering biology/psychology fields. Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 210 (Human biology OR anatomy and physiology) 3 credits CR 3. Natalia A Abramova    Class Number: 14705

PSY 205 - UMPI Lifespan DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Surveys changes in cognitive, personal, and social functioning from before birth through old age. Using a life-span framework, emphasizes the principles, theories, and methods that psychologists use. CR 3. Joanne W Putnam    Class Number: 12727

Class Notes: This is a blended class which will incorporate LIVE online class meetings (1/2 to 1 hour). Several meetings will be scheduled on a Wednesday evening between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm using Google Hangout (training provided). Textbook: Kail, R.V. & Cavanaug

PSY 211 - UMM Introduction to Behavioral & Community Health SystemsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course will review systems of care provided by the state, as well as those provided by for-profit and not-for-profit entities, to serve the needs of behavioral health consumers. Essential components of this course include addressing contemporary public and social policy -- and social services provision within those policies -- including fundamentals of behavioral health care, child protection, and welfare systems. In addition, the course examines the history and impact of laws and regulatory standards that dictate these policies -- and ultimately service provision in behavioral care for children, adults and the elderly. Both current practices and historical precedent are woven into a model represented in both its completeness and contradictions. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. This course includes a Service-Learning and Community Engaged (SL/CE) component. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Helena L Schnieders    Class Number: 12374

PSY 220 - USM Psychology of the LifespanONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This is a broad introductory course focusing on the theories, research methods, and the status of scientific knowledge about human development across the lifespan. The course focuses on the interplay of psychological and environmental factors in physical, cognitive, social, and personality development from birth through adulthood. Prerequisites: Successful completion of PSY 101 and 102 with grades of C- or better. Cr 3. CR 3. Robert B Thompson    Class Number: 1296

PSY 222 - UMM Psychology Professions & EthicsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Charles C Crittenden    Class Number: 12375

PSY 229 - UMA Models of AddictionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is crosslisted with HUS 229)This course will offer a comprehensive overview of the process of addiction. Identifying characteristics including physical, psychological/emotional and behavioral mechanisms and symptoms will be examined. The models will be applied to identification and treatment of addiction in general, including special populations. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 3592

PSY 235 - UMPI Abnormal PsychologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Examines the classification, determinants, and indications of mental illness and its treatments. Topics include schizophrenia, personality disorders, mood disorders, anxiety-related disorders and substance-related disorders. CR 3. Melissa J Ivey    Class Number: 12736

PSY 251 - UM Psychology of MotivationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A survey of theory, research methodology and experimentally obtained facts related to the activation and direction of behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Linda M Yelland    Class Number: 9437

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PSY 277 - UMF Topics in Psychology: Juvenile DelinquencyONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
This course involves the study of advanced topics in the field of psychology. Course content is determined by the individual instructor. CR 4. Lilyana Ortega    Class Number: 14825

Class Notes: This course is designed to provide an overview of juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system in the United States. Students will learn about the major topics/issues in juvenile delinquency including; risk and protective factors, theories of deli

PSY 277 - UMF Topics in Psychology: Juvenile DelinquencyONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
This course involves the study of advanced topics in the field of psychology. Course content is determined by the individual instructor. CR 4. Lilyana Ortega    Class Number: 12799

Class Notes: This course is designed to provide an overview of juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system in the United States. Students will learn about the major topics/issues in juvenile delinquency including; risk and protective factors, theories of deli

PSY 300 - UMFK Child PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: PSY 100. Studies developmental processes/issues (including physical, cognitive, social, emotional, moral, familial, educational) from prenatal period to puberty. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall Semester, even years. CR 3. Robert Hansen    Class Number: 13157

PSY 302 - UMA Psychology of ChildhoodONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A study of development from the prenatal period to adolescence. Required of students in elementary education. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 3950

PSY 304 - UMA Psychology of AdolescenceONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
Adolescent development in the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social spheres. Adolescent personality and problems of adjustment in relation to the family, the school, the community and the world of work. Delinquency and abnormality in adolescents. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 6940

PSY 308 - UMA Human DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Provides a life span approach focusing on the physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual characteristics of individuals. Emphasis will be placed on psychological stages and needs. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Matthew David Day    Class Number: 3951

PSY 310 - UMFK PersonalityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Psy 100. Co-requisites: None. Examines major contemporary approaches to study of personality and methods of research and assessment. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester even years. CR 3.    Class Number: 14871

PSY 311 - UMPI Research Methods IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Presents fundamentals of research design, measurement, and data analysis. Applications of research methods within the behavioral sciences, including scientific writing and professional ethics. CR 3. Paul E Johnson    Class Number: 12737

PSY 327 - UMM Chemical DependencyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Frank J Lane    Class Number: 12376

PSY 345 - UMA Problems and Interventions in ChildhoodONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to be part of the professional preparation for students who will be working with children and their families in a variety of careers social work, education, child care, nursing, etc. A broad range of childhood issues and difficulties are addressed with specific interventions and curriculum adaptations suggested. Students consider how the field has been defined by laws including IDEA, ADA, 504, and PL 94-142. Prerequisite: PSY 302 or PSY 308 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 6650

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. Students must also enroll for MSL 100

PSY 360 - UMPI Animal BehaviorONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Explores similarities and differences in behavior among a variety of species and considers the implications of such differences. Major topics will include behavioral genetics, evolutionary theory, natural selection, mate choice and reproduction, communication, sociality, and foraging. CR 3. Allen L Salo    Class Number: 12738

PSY 362 - UMA Language and Literacy in Early ChildhoodONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to teach students how to recognize and implement appropriate environmental strategies that support early literacy development and appropriate early experiences with books and writing. Emphasis is placed on speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing readiness. Prerequisites: HUS 160 and PSY 302 or equivalents or instructor permission. CR 3. Charles Michael Sandberg    Class Number: 3602

PSY 364 - UMA Psychology of Men and BoysONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of not only the psychology of boys and men but also cultural constructions of male gender, manhood and masculinity. The course will employ both experiential and more academic methods of investigation. Students will be required to complete an applied project supporting either their degree program or personal development objectives. Prerequisite: Psy 100 CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 6637

PSY 375 - UMPI Sex And GenderONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Investigation of gender in North American society. Feminist, social constructionist, sociobiological, and social psychological perspectives will be explored. Focus is on the creation of gender identities, inequalities, cultural expectations, and cultural representations of gender. Other topics include childhood socialization, sexualities, gender activities, and social power. CR 3. Melissa J Ivey    Class Number: 12740

PSY 400 - UMA Abnormal PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course covers the history, scope and classification of mental illness and the effectiveness of treatment methods. Topics include schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, behavioral disorders, social deviance and anxiety-related disorders. The biological and environmental determinants of abnormal behaviors are addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Charles S Grunder    Class Number: 3953

PSY 400 - UMA Abnormal PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course covers the history, scope and classification of mental illness and the effectiveness of treatment methods. Topics include schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, behavioral disorders, social deviance and anxiety-related disorders. The biological and environmental determinants of abnormal behaviors are addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 6651

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the ITV class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

PSY 401 - UMA Educational PsychologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with EDU 401.) An in-depth examination of psychological principles as they apply to the educational environment. Topics will scrutinize current issues and innovative methods of instruction. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Cynthia Diane Dean    Class Number: 10752

PSY 442 - UMM Physiological PsychologyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Lois-Ann Kuntz    Class Number: 14818

PSY 475 - UMPI History and Systems of PsychologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An examination of the theoretical and historical framework underlying psychology as a field and a profession. Emphasis on clinical psychology, school psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, counseling psychology, and their links to training of professionals. Integrates principles from the major content areas and promotoes professional research and writing in APA style. CR 3. Paul E Johnson    Class Number: 12750

REH 230 - UMF Surviving and Thriving as Human Services ProfessionalsONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
Human service professionals are particularly susceptible to stress and burnout because the nature of their work involves continuous, direct involvement in the daily lives and challenges of the people they assist. Professionals in the education, health and human service fields need to be aware of the causes, signs, and symptoms of stress because of the potential negative impact on the people they serve. Focus is on those appropriate coping strategies used to react to stress and avoid burnout. CR 4. Jewel L Jones    Class Number: 13002

Class Notes: Mandatory online meetings on Mondays 10AM-12PM

RHF 118 - USM YogaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
RHF courses are designed to provide education and skill development in a particular recreation or health/fitness activity. Because skill and/or fitness development are objectives in all RHF courses, students must attend and participate in class activities in order to pass. The Department reserves the right to request written medical clearance for participation in courses that require high intensity exercise. An * after a course number indicates that students will be required to pay a vendor charge for access to activity environments and/or equipment. The course instructor will explain any charge. The following are the RHF activity areas: RHF 101 Tennis; RHF 106 Ballroom Dance; RHF 107 Aerobics; RHF 108 Step Aerobics; RHF 109 Beginning Weight Training; RHF 114* Rock Climbing; RHF 117 Low Impact Aerobics; RHF 118 Yoga; RHF 121 Self-Defense; RHF 122 Aerobic Kickboxing; RHF 123* Introduction to Sea Kayaking; RHF 124 T'ai Chi Qigong; RHF 125* Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing; RHF 126 Stability and Physio-Ball Exercise; and RHF 127 Pilates. CR 1.5. Amanda D Curtis Kezal    Class Number: 2802

RHF 118 - USM YogaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
RHF courses are designed to provide education and skill development in a particular recreation or health/fitness activity. Because skill and/or fitness development are objectives in all RHF courses, students must attend and participate in class activities in order to pass. The Department reserves the right to request written medical clearance for participation in courses that require high intensity exercise. An * after a course number indicates that students will be required to pay a vendor charge for access to activity environments and/or equipment. The course instructor will explain any charge. The following are the RHF activity areas: RHF 101 Tennis; RHF 106 Ballroom Dance; RHF 107 Aerobics; RHF 108 Step Aerobics; RHF 109 Beginning Weight Training; RHF 114* Rock Climbing; RHF 117 Low Impact Aerobics; RHF 118 Yoga; RHF 121 Self-Defense; RHF 122 Aerobic Kickboxing; RHF 123* Introduction to Sea Kayaking; RHF 124 T'ai Chi Qigong; RHF 125* Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing; RHF 126 Stability and Physio-Ball Exercise; and RHF 127 Pilates. CR 1.5. Amanda D Curtis Kezal    Class Number: 14995

RUS 101 - UMPI Elementary Russian IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Interactive introduction to the Russian language. Stresses a multifaceted approach to communication in the Russian language. Language instruction focuses on Russian history and culture. CR 3. Natalija Alexandria Brewer    Class Number: 12622

SBS 300 - USM Deviance and Social ControlONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The course examines the historical and relative notion of deviance and the nature(s) and type(s) of social control. CR 3. Christy L Hammer    Class Number: 2182

SBS 301 - USM Group DynamicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course gives students an understanding of how people behave in groups and the skills needed by group members to participate effectively in group activities. It provides a theoretical foundation for how groups function, with focus on group process and development; and it discusses how these theories can be applied to a wide range of group settings. This course uses experiential techniques to help students develop critical skills and understanding of group dynamics. Cr 3. CR 3. Tara Grey Coste    Class Number: 3340

SBS 302 - USM Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with interpersonal dynamics and the tools to make organizational interactions more effective. Through assessments, exercises, and discussions, students will examine how perceptions of self and others influence people's behavior in a variety of situations. As good communication is critical in building sound interpersonal relationships, students will have many opportunities to fine-tune writing and speaking skills. Cr 3. CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 2906

SBS 308 - USM Health, Illness, and CultureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is an examination of the cultural dimensions of health and illness. Consideration will be given to contemporary issues such as the definition of health and illness, the distribution of diseases across different populations, cross-cultural variations in treatment models, and the implications thereof for health and human service professionals. Cr 3. CR 3. Mark Silber    Class Number: 7497

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. On-campus meetings dates are TBD.

SBS 311 - USM Theories of PersonalityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is an in-depth study of the major theories of personality. It includes consideration of historical developments and cultural differences in the area of personality theory and research. The specific understanding of psychopathology contained in the theories will also be explored. CR 3. Jan L Hitchcock    Class Number: 5223

SBS 316 - USM Diversity in the WorkplaceONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Using historical, socio-economic, and psychological perspectives, students will learn about the challenges diverse members of U.S. society, such as women, people of color, people from marginalized classes, and those from other countries, have had and continue to face. Students will gain an understanding of how the workplace may affect diverse peoples and how others can learn to make the workplace more hospitable. A primary focus of this course will be on examining beliefs, behaviors, or unconscious attitudes that perpetuate the oppression and subordination of diverse members of society in the workplace, while also looking at how increased diversity is adding to workplace productivity, creativity, and learning. Readings are drawn from the social sciences and humanities to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. Cr 3. CR 3. Mary Anne Peabody    Class Number: 3354

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings are TBA.

SBS 329 - USM Research MethodsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides an introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods which can be used in organizational planning and decision making and in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. The course will cover topic areas related to the application of appropriate methods of inquiry and includes completion of an applied project. Prerequisite: LCC 150. Cr 3. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 7488

SBS 337 - USM Introduction to EpidemiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This seminar course introduces the student to epidemiology as a utility for the establishment and maintenance of public health. In essence, epidemiology involves the observation and statistical analysis of the occurrence of health and disease in human populations. This science informs the practice of preventive health/disease control and the formulation of public health policy. Seminar topics will be drawn from both infectious and chronic disease epidemiology ranging from the historical plagues such as the Black Death to the modern plagues of AIDS, cancer, and obesity. Recommended prerequisites include Introductory Biology and Statistics. Cr 3. CR 3. Jennifer Gunderman-King    Class Number: 2497

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are TBD.

SBS 341 - USM The FamilyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is a contemporary, interdisciplinary approach to the study of the family that includes an examination of family structures, familial relationships, and the impact of historical change on these structures and relationships. Cr 3. CR 3. Mark Silber    Class Number: 12548

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. On-campus meetings dates are TBD.

SBS 436 - USM Risk, Public Policy, and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course considers the variety of ways in which risks, especially risks to the environment and to health, are measured, perceived, communicated, and acted upon in our society. Perspectives will be drawn from health fields, natural sciences, and political science, as well as from the social sciences. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 3356

SCI 150 - UMA Human Ecology and the FutureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Human ecology is the study of the interrelation of humans with the earth's ecosystems. A framework of ideas to describe ecosystem structure and function will be established using basic principles of biology, chemistry, and physics. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Sandra S Haggard    Class Number: 3954

SCI 337 - USM Introduction to EpidemiologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This seminar course introduces the student to epidemiology as a utility for the establishment and maintenance of public health. In essence, epidemiology involves the observation and statistical analysis of the occurrence of health and disease in human populations. This science informs the practice of preventive health/disease control and the formulation of public health policy. Seminar topics will be drawn from both infectious and chronic disease epidemiology ranging from the historical plagues such as the Black Death to the modern plagues of AIDS, cancer, and obesity. Recommended prerequisites include Introductory Biology and Statistics. Cr 3. CR 3. Jennifer Gunderman-King    Class Number: 2498

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are TBD.

SED 329 - UMM Internship in Special EducationONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
Students enrolled in this course will attend and engage at a field placement setting. The number of hours required in the field will be determined by the number of credits for which the student enrolls. During the field placement, the student will engage in classroom instruction and management. Students will develop a unit plan, teach lessons and engage in formative and summative assessment. Students will explore evidence-based practices in order to develop lesson plans that are directly aligned with IEP goals and district/state curriculum/standards, and to identify/design individualized accommodations, modifications or strategies that are essential for the student with special needs to benefit from their educational program. The student will develop mock written communications with professionals and parents/caregivers. Prerequisite: SED 330 and SED 370, or permission of instructor. CR 1. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 12053

SED 330 - UMFK Mathematics and Special EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: EDU 303 or SED 310. This course will explore strategies and methods for the teaching of mathematics in the special education setting. It will focus on assessment and monitoring of mathematical function and reasoning in special needs students. Also included will be the development of lessons for individual, small group, and inclusion settings. Mathematical skills and problem solving techniques in dealing with special needs children will be covered. 3 hours. Offered every Spring. CR 3. Dawn Danielle Susee    Class Number: 13092

SED 335 - UMM Program Planning for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 12055

SED 340 - UMM Communication & Collaboration in Special EducationONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
This course provides the special educator with techniques and skills for effective communication, consultation and collaboration with families, general educators, and other professionals. The main emphasis of the course is on understanding collaborative consultation as a process that enables people with diverse expertise to work together to generate solutions for educating students with special needs. The course will increase awareness of the framework and rationale for collaboration, the facilitating factors involved, and strategies for implementation. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Kenny P Bourgoin    Class Number: 12056

SED 345 - UMM Behavior Strategies and Social Skill Development for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 12057

SED 370 - UMM Reading/Writing for the Exceptional StudentONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Christi McCurry    Class Number: 12058

SED 420 - UMFK Special Education LawONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Prerequisites: EDU 303 or SED 310. This course will review the special education legislation that has shaped the field of special education we see today. We will review the new IDEIA and discuss the changes that will impact special education programming and parental rights. The format of the course will involve readings, discussions, and reflective writing activities. 3 hours. Offered Summer semester. CR 3. Roland K Caron    Class Number: 13086

Class Notes: This course requires students to have access to a microphone and speakers. For more technical information contact (207) 834-7522.

SED 446 - UMFK Twice Exceptional StudentsONLINE
Mar 9 - May 8
Pre-requisites: EDU/SED 317 or instructor permission. This course is designed to acquaint participants with the various areas of exceptionalities typically encountered with gifted students and to provide classroom related techniques to assist the teacher in identifying and working with twice-exceptional children in an effective manner. Environmental, behavioral, motivational, emotional, and educational needs will be addressed. Legal responsibilities, parent communication, and staff development will be emphasized. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Doris Marie Metz    Class Number: 13085

SED 447 - UMFK Identification of Gifted and Talented LearnersONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: EDU/SED 317, or instructor permission. This course focuses on the screening and selecting of gifted and talented students. It is designed for practicing professionals - teachers, counselors, psychologists, and administrators who must make decisions about the identification and serving of gifted and talented learners. Course uses multiple assessments, both quantitative and qualitative, to identify gifted students within an increasingly diverse population, including culturally and ethnically diverse, high-potential, linguistically different students with unique affective needs as well as high potential economically disadvantaged students. Students will use data to diagnose educational needs, prescribe appropriate educational strategies, and to incorporate appropriate identification strategies for identifying gifted and talented students. Legal responsibilities and parent communication as well as staff development will be emphasized. Students will be required to develop an identification model based on relevant theory and current practices to be used in their particular setting. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Doris Marie Metz    Class Number: 13083

SED 500 - UM Adapting Instruction for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides an overview of the philosophies, legislation and litigation, and methods that serve as the foundation of special education services. CR 3. Diane W Jackson    Class Number: 10540

SED 503 - UMF Transition for Youth with Disabilities: From High School to Adult LifeONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course prepares future special education teachers at the middle and secondary level to meet the transition requirements of IDEA by exploring issues and strategies for preparing adolescents and young adults with disabilities for the transition from school to adult life. We will explore these issues and strategies within the context of ecological models of human development. Students will: understand federal and state mandates for transition planning and historical perspectives of transition, explore and describe the five areas of transition, implement effective strategies for dealing with diversity and gender equity issues, implement key transition assessments and curricula, develop student-centered transition plans and demonstrate awareness of how community agencies can collaborate to improve outcomes for youth with disabilities. CR 3. Lance Neeper    Class Number: 12203

SED 505 - UMF Achieving High Standards with Universal Design and Assistive TechnologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course introduces students to the concept of universal design (UD) and technologies that provide educators with powerful ways to create flexible methods and materials to reach diverse learners. We¿ll begin by exploring UD for professional productivity and then look at the use of UD for teaching and learning. Course participants also will investigate the use of assistive technology (AT) devices and services for children with disabilities. A range of technology will be examined from "low tech" devices that are inexpensive or easily modified to ¿high tech¿ devices that are expensive and may be available on loan from specialized companies. Evaluation approaches and determination of appropriate uses of assistive technology will be discussed. Methods and strategies for infusing assistive technology within infant/toddler playgroups, preschool, elementary, and secondary programs will be stressed. (Course participants will select the age group on which they wish to focus.) Each person is expected to bring previous professional knowledge and experiences regarding standards, practices, and instructional strategies. CR 3. Brian Joseph Cavanaugh    Class Number: 12797

SED 507 - UMF Curriculum and Instructional Programming for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Students will explore basic principles of curriculum development and instructional programming for students with disabilities. Students will focus on how to develop clear instructional goals and objectives for Individual Education Plans and then how to construct daily instructional programs to accomplish these goals and objectives. Students will explore current theory and practice regarding direct instruction as it applies to teaching reading and related skills. CR 3. Raymond M Glass    Class Number: 12204

SED 515 - UMF Early Intervention: Working with Infants & Toddlers w/Disabilities & Their FamiliesONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course addresses various aspects of early intervention services including teaming with families; understanding development and risk during prenatal, natal, and postnatal stages; studying models for working with young children with disabilities and their families in natural environments; and examining infant and toddler program development and curriculum. Students will identify and use current research to increase personal knowledge and skills, applying their findings to present work settings. CR 3. Tamara Ann Sewell    Class Number: 12205

SED 516 - UMF Advanced Topics in Curriculum and Program Design: Mild to Moderate DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
This course is designed for special education teachers who wish to extend their skill and understanding of selected curriculum and program design topics introduced in prior courses. In consultation with the instructor, each participant will develop and conduct three instructional improvement projects. Examples of such projects include, but are not limited to the following: (1) Implementing positive behavioral supports to improve the daily classroom behavior of a group of students; (2) Working with a team of teachers to improve a targeted area of student behavior or academic performance; (3) Analyzing current instructional practices for a specific group of students and then identifying and implementing newer instructional practices in response to identified needs. CR 3. Joanne W Putnam    Class Number: 12206

Class Notes: Prerequisite: 3 graduate level special education courses

SED 518 - USM Instructional Strategies for Learners with Special NeedsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The primary goal of this course is to learn and analyze principles and skills of teaching and learning that are effective with students with a wide range of abilities. The course will include: (a) applying and analyzing principles of learning in designing, leading, and assessing a learning environment; (b) applying and analyzing assessment strategies in establishing a cycle of continuous improvement and progress for students; (c) applying strategic learning strategies, differentiated instruction and effective instructional strategies. Participants will work individually and cooperatively in reading and analyzing current learning theory; designing, leading, and assessing learning activities. Participants will complete a minimum of 6 hours of practicum experience. CR 3. Walter H Kimball    Class Number: 3181

Class Notes: This class has optional synchronous online meetings Wednesday's 4:00 - 5:00 PM.

SED 520 - UM Law and Policy Affecting Individuals with DisabilitiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines state and federal laws and policies that affect individuals with disabilities in both school and the community. Prerequisite: SED402 CR 3. Debrajean Jensis Scheibel    Class Number: 12103

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 531 - UMF Curriculum for the GiftedONLINE
Feb 7 - May 2
Emphasizes the development of curricular and instructional opportunities to address characteristics and needs of the gifted child. Topics include: complexity and abstractness; differentiation from mainstream curriculum; modification of content, process, product, and learning environments; creative and critical thinking skills; the study of major ideas, issues, problems and themes across content areas; development of understanding of self and others; promotion of self-directed learning; career education; scope and sequence; integration with district standards. CR 3. Susan Anne Boyce-Cormier    Class Number: 13133

Class Notes: This is a blended course with online instruction and 3 face-to-face class meetings at University College Rockland Center on Saturdays, February 7, March 28 and May 2 from 9:00 AM -2:00 PM.

SED 533 - UMF Teaching Critical & Creative Thinking in Gifted Programs & Classroom SettingsONLINE
Jan 24 - May 9
This course prepares teachers to increase the levels of critical and creative thinking in their classroom teaching. Topics include critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem solving in education in regular classrooms, arts/music classrooms, and in the education of gifted students. Participants will learn about assessment of critical thinking and creativity; social and cultural practices which facilitate or inhibit critical and creative thinking; and classroom practices which stimulate or inhibit critical and creative thinking in students and in teachers. Specific research-based classroom strategies will be taught. CR 3. Helen L Nevitt    Class Number: 14711

Class Notes: This is a blended course with online instruction and 4 face-to-face class meetings at UMF on Saturdays, January 24, February 28, April 11 and May 9 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.

SED 540 - USM Learners Who Are Exceptional in General EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The primary goal of this survey course is to construct an understanding and knowledge of the range of exceptionalities, including students with disabilities and those identified as gifted and talented. The course is based on the premise that students in special education and who are gifted and talented should be educated and socially interact to the greatest extent possible with their peers engaging in the general education curriculum and program. Topics include characteristics of areas of exceptionality; planning and strategies for differentiating instruction and universal design; classroom management; assistive technology; state and federal laws regarding students who are exceptional; working with parents; Response to Intervention (RtI); and inclusion philosophy and practices, including collaboration between general education and special education teachers. Cr 3. CR 3. James A Curry    Class Number: 3180

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings are 1/13, 1/27, 2/10,3/3, 3/17, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28.

SED 544 - UM Mathematical Methods in Special EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines educational principles and strategies for teaching students with math difficulties. Prerequisite: SED402 CR 3. Diane W Jackson    Class Number: 9668

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. To complete field-based assignments, you must be able to work with one or more K-12 students throughout the semester.   Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 545 - UM Intervention for Reading DifficultiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Explores strategies for adapting reading instruction for students with reading difficulties. Topics include theoretical explanations of reading difficulties, multi-tiered systems of support, research-based approaches to intervention, and procedures for evaluating response to interventions. Addresses the needs of students with high- and low-incidence disabilities as well as students at risk. Prerequisites: SED 302 or SED 402 or SED 500 or permission CR 3. Janet Spector    Class Number: 10536

Class Notes: Web-based/online using Blackboard and individually-scheduled video conferencing using Zoom, a free, user-friendly program that can be downloaded from https://www.zoom.us/. To complete field-based assignments, you must be able to work with one or more K-12

SED 553 - UM Assessment in Special Education IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Develops knowledge of basic measurement concepts and principles and provides introductory experiences with procedures used to assess the educational performance of students with mild/moderate disabilities. Prerequisite: SED 402 or permission CR 3. Janet Spector    Class Number: 11578

SED 582 - UM Response to Intervention for Behavior: Targeted InterventionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Based on the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports model, addresses effective implementation of secondary behavioral systems and practices. Emphasizes behavioral interventions, outcome data tools, and fidelity measures for targeted groups of students who require behavioral support and intervention beyond Tier I to succeed in school settings. Includes check-in/check-out and group social skills programs. Prerequisite: SED 581 CR 3. A James Artesani    Class Number: 10688

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Required online meetings through Zoom will be held four Mondays from 5:30PM - 7:00 PM on 1/26, 2/23, 3/2, and 4/27.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 582 - UM Response to Intervention for Behavior: Targeted InterventionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Based on the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports model, addresses effective implementation of secondary behavioral systems and practices. Emphasizes behavioral interventions, outcome data tools, and fidelity measures for targeted groups of students who require behavioral support and intervention beyond Tier I to succeed in school settings. Includes check-in/check-out and group social skills programs. Prerequisite: SED 581 CR 3. A James Artesani    Class Number: 10687

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Required online meetings through Zoom will be held four Mondays from 5:30PM - 7:00 PM on 1/26, 2/23, 3/2, and 4/27.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 598 - UM Special Topics in Special Education: Communication Students with Autism Spec DisorderONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Concentrated study of designated topics in special education. Topics may vary depending on faculty and student interest. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission CR 1. Suzanne Yvett Bishop    Class Number: 10674

Class Notes: Adobe Connect

SED 615 - USM Positive Behavioral Intervention & SupportONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines the foundations and essential features of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) at two levels; classroom and individual. Students will gain an understanding of basic principles and measurement of behavior and conduct applied projects that include creating, implementing, and evaluating data-driven intervention plans. CR 3. Patricia D Red    Class Number: 1894

Class Notes: This class meets online Thursdays 4:10- 6:40pm.

SED 671 - USM Dually Exceptional: Disability and Gifted and TalentedONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course introduces and investigates the concept of dually exceptional individuals, youth who are both gifted and talented and who have a disability. Through the course, participants will explore the standardized ways and the various methods that they themselves, use to assess who is dually exceptional. The uniqueness of the combination of being dually exceptional and how it affects learning and interactions with others will also be a focus of the course. In addition, the course will examine ways to increase others¿ understanding of dually exceptional youth and supporting them in reaching their full potential. CR 3. Julie Alexandrin    Class Number: 14860

SEI 501 - UM Diversity of Development in Infancy and Early ChildhoodONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Focuses on understanding the developmental patterns of all infants and young children, including those children who are at-risk or have disabling conditions. The impact of developmental challenges on the infant's and young child's emerging capacities for engagement in relationships and learning is explored. The importance of the interaction of social, cultural, and interpersonal factors are stressed throughout. A major goal of the course is for students to gain a working knowledge of developmental processes that can be applied to assessment, curriculum development, and intervention planning and implementation. CHF 450 CR 3. Deborah Rooks    Class Number: 14722

SEI 516 - UM Seminar and Practicum in Collaborative ConsultationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines methods of collaboration, consultation, technical assistance, teaming, and developing partnerships with families, staff of early care and education programs, and related services professionals. Provides an opportunity for students to practice collaborative and consultative relationships. CR 3. Melinda Nudd    Class Number: 12102

Class Notes: Adobe Connect

SFR 108 - UM Introduction to Arboriculture and Community ForestryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introductory course in arboriculture (study of trees on an individual basis) and community forestry (management of trees in a community/urban setting). The student studies the management of the urban/community forests, the people interaction/dynamics when dealing with community trees, and the development and purpose of a community forestry management plan. The course includes identifying valuable features, growth habits, and cultural requirements of urban trees and shrubs. CR 3. Lisa Deborah Carr    Class Number: 12923

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. ¿¿http://dll.umaine.edu/info/welcomepage/WelcomePage.php?course=SFR108_990

SFR 108 - UM Introduction to Arboriculture and Community ForestryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introductory course in arboriculture (study of trees on an individual basis) and community forestry (management of trees in a community/urban setting). The student studies the management of the urban/community forests, the people interaction/dynamics when dealing with community trees, and the development and purpose of a community forestry management plan. The course includes identifying valuable features, growth habits, and cultural requirements of urban trees and shrubs. CR 3. Lisa Deborah Carr    Class Number: 12924

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.

SFR 109 - UM Introduction to Arboriculture LabONLINE
Jan 12 - Feb 23
The principles of tree care, pruning, repair and maintenance are covered. Preparation to become a licensed Maine arborist and/or ISC Certified Arborist is provided. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: SFR 108 CR 1. Lisa Deborah Carr    Class Number: 12944

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

SFR 111 - UM Forests Through TimeONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Basic concepts of science will be used to explain how forests have responded to natural and human influences over time. This foundation will be used to explore how a range of uses will affect the future sustainability of forest systems and their ability to meet society's needs. Together with SFR 112, this course satisfies the General Education Population & the Environment requirement. Together with SFR 112, this course also satisfies the General Education Applications of Scientific Knowledge requirement when taken without SFR 101. Together with both SFR 101 & SFR 112, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement. CR 1. William H Livingston    Class Number: 10617

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SFR 112 - UM Forests Through Time: DiscussionsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Weekly discussions based on information presented in SFR 111. Together with SFR 111, this course satisfies the General Education Population & the Environment requirement. Together with SFR 111, this course also satisfies the General Education Applications of Scientific Knowledge requirement when taken without SFR 101. Together with both SFR 101 & SFR 111, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement. Prerequisite or Corequisite: FTY 111 CR 2. William H Livingston    Class Number: 10616

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 510 - UM Geographic Information Systems ApplicationsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces both the conceptual and practical aspects of developing GIS applications. Covers application areas from natural resource planning through transportation, cadastral and land information systems and their spatial modeling requirements, and application development from requirement analysis to database design and implementation.  Prerequisite: ISE 201 or SIE 509 or permission CR 3. Mary Kate Beard-Tisdale    Class Number: 10693

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 515 - UM Human Computer InteractionONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Students are introduced to the fundamental theories and concepts of human-computer interaction (HCI). Topics covered include: interface design and evaluation, usability and universal design, multimodal interfaces (touch, gesture, natural language), virtual reality, and spatial displays. CR 3. Nicholas Giudice    Class Number: 10628

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 525 - UM Information Systems LawONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Current and emerging status of computer law in electronic environments: rights of privacy, freedom of information, confidentiality, work product protection, copyright, security, legal liability; impact of law on use of databases and spatial datasets; legal options for dealing with conflicts and adaptations of law over time. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor CR 3. Harlan J Onsrud    Class Number: 10629

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 100 - UMPI Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Provides multicultural and global examinations of the relationship of the self to society. Introduces students to the systematic study of human society through sociological perspective and method. Emphasizes analysis of problems of social order and change. Includes socialization, social class and inequality, race and ethnicity, gender, social movements, social institutions, community, globilization, and deviance. General Education Core option. CR 3. David T Ferrell    Class Number: 12817

SOC 100 - UMFK Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Examines the nature of human society and social institutions such as family, marriage, gender roles, economic exchange, stratification, political power, religion, and education. The course will also cover social control, deviance, law and order, medical issues, poverty, and other dimensions of power systems. The focus will be on large scale, complex, and plural societies. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3.    Class Number: 13162

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
A general study of people in society, with emphasis upon nature of culture, social institutions, social interaction, and social units, and the influence on the individual. An overview of sociological concepts and perspectives is also presented. CR 3. James Cook    Class Number: 3955

SOC 101 - UM Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and methods of sociology, analyzes the influence of social and cultural factors upon human behavior and evaluates effect of group processes, social classes, stratification, and basic institutions on contemporary society. CR 3. Kimberly A Huisman    Class Number: 11541

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Feb 2 - Mar 28
A general study of people in society, with emphasis upon nature of culture, social institutions, social interaction, and social units, and the influence on the individual. An overview of sociological concepts and perspectives is also presented. CR 3. Jon Arlin Schlenker    Class Number: 12542

SOC 114 - UMM Intro to SociologyONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Pamela Feeney    Class Number: 12378

SOC 200 - UMPI Social PsychologyONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Considers the processes by which individuals interact with others, influence and are influenced by others, and are shaped by society. Includes topics such as the self, attitudes, prejudice, stereotypes, interpersonal attraction, group dynamics, and persuasion. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 13366

SOC 201 - UMA Social ProblemsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An analysis of representative contemporary problems facing American society, emphasizing the causes which arise from cultural patterns and social change, and a discussion of possible solutions. Prerequisite: SOC 101 CR 3. Jon Arlin Schlenker    Class Number: 3956

SOC 311 - UMFK Society Gender & CultureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: Soc 100. Examines the social components of gender assignment and identity in contemporary and historical societies. The course will consider the nature of masculine and feminine; gender neutrality; gender choice, change, and ambiguity; gender stratification; power, economics, and the politics of gender. CR 3. Mariella R Squire    Class Number: 14870

SOC 340 - UM Intermediate Topics in Sociology: Gender & History of PsychiatryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An intermediate-level study of topics such as "Sociology of Emotions," "Sociology of Science and Technology," and "Modern Sociological Theory." May be repeated for credit if the topics differ. Prerequisite: 6 hours of sociology courses or permission CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 10714

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This course will examine the history of women's interactions with the psychiatric profession in Western society over the past two hundred years. From the inception of the psychiatric field, there have been clear gender biases in the description and treatm  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 360 - UMA Sociology of the FamilyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The course represents an examination of the family cycle and the sociology of the family, especially as it pertains to the American situation. Emphasis is placed upon cross-cultural, historical, and theoretical analysis of the family as a social institution. Prerequisite: SOC101 CR 3. Patrick P Cheek    Class Number: 3980

SOC 371 - UM Immigration, Women and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines the varied and complex experiences of immigrant men and women in the United States. Students will learn about the history of U.S. immigration in general and about the gendered experiences of immigrants in particular. Immigrant experiences will be examined through a lens that views gender as a social system that intersects with other social structures including race, religion, and social class. A central feature of this course is a service-learning oral history project which requires students to interview an immigrant who has immigrated to the United States, incorporate the interviewee's experiences into an analytical paper, and present the findings at the end of the semester. (SOC 371 and WGS 371 are identical.) Prerequisite: WGS 101 or permission CR 3. Kimberly A Huisman    Class Number: 11547

SOC 376 - UMPI Punishment & CorrectionONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
The course provides an in-depth examination of the social and historical foundations of the American correctional institution. Issues relating to the structure and social processes of institutions of confinement in relation to problems of treatment and rehabilitation are a primary focus. The course includes a systematic evaluation of recidivism, general and specific deterrence, rehabilitation, incapacitation, and retribution in relation to the American correctional system. CR 3.    Class Number: 12743

SPA 100 - UMFK Elementary Spanish IONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Prerequisites: None. This course is an introduction to Spanish that emphasizes basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while fostering cultural awareness. The course uses a combination of communication-based and traditional grammar-based pedagogies. The course uses multimedia such as online videos and news articles in a portion of every class to keep abreast of current events in the Spanish-speaking world. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Paul Franklin Buck    Class Number: 13145

SPA 101 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
Basic skills in Spanish with emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Spanish and Latin American Culture form the background. CR 3. Debra A Guiod    Class Number: 12623

SPE 105 - UMM Professional Online CommunicationsONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 3. Lisa J Athearn    Class Number: 12379

SPM 100 - USM Introduction to Exercise, Health & Sport SciencesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course orients the student to the expectations of a baccalaureate education in athletic training, exercise science (concentrating in exercise physiology or health fitness), or health sciences. Allied health historical perspectives, education, careers, certification, and professional associations are explored. Educating the students about the structure and progression of the three degrees will be discussed. Outside field experiences will be required. Prerequisite: ALT, EXS, or HLS major or permission of the Department Chair. Cr. 3.    Class Number: 1833

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. On campus meetings are TBD.

SPY 604 - USM Functional Behavioral AssessmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines a variety of behavior assessment methods addressing behavioral issues. Assessment techniques covered in the course emphasize a functional behavioral assessment methodology including interviews, observations, behavior rating scales, descriptive assessments, and functional analyses. This course includes practica experiences in which students practice in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of assessment procedures. This course emphasizes the dynamic relationships of social-emotional, academic, behavioral, and adaptive behavior functioning of students within educational and clinical settings, including ones that serve students with suspected and identified disabilities. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of SPY 601 or instructor permission. Cr. 3. Mark W Steege    Class Number: 10812

SPY 605 - USM Applied Behavior AnalysisONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
The primary focus of this course is to provide graduate students with exposure to evidence-based systematic instruction methods that are used within school/agency settings. This course will review functional assessment procedures used to identify appropriate educational programs for students/clients. This course will emphasize instruction and practice in implementing instructional methods (e.g., shaping, chaining, discrete trial teaching, task analysis, incidental teaching, functional communication training, among others). This course emphasizes the dynamic relationships of social-emotional, academic, behavioral, and adaptive behavior functioning of students within educational and clinical settings, including ones that serve students with suspected and identified disabilities. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of SPY 601 and SPY 604 or instructor permission. Cr. 3. Mark W Steege    Class Number: 10814

SPY 608 - USM Professional Ethics in Behavior AnalysisONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course provides in-depth preparation for ethical practices in behavior analysis. Drawing from the ethical standards of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), the course includes readings and application of ethical standards for clinical and school settings, including the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct and the Professional Disciplinary and Ethical Standards. Prerequisites: Matriculation in the M.S in Educational Psychology with a Concentration in ABA or in the Psy.D. in School Psychology or instructor permission. Cr. 3. Mark W Steege    Class Number: 4077

SPY 627 - USM Multi-Tier Reading Instruction for General and Special EducationONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course includes lectures, discussions, guided practice and applied learning experiences in the scope and sequence of progressively more intensive reading instruction for students in kindergarten through grade 12, including students with disabilities. Starting with the five foundations of reading instruction (e.g., phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension), the course describes the features of universal (e.g., Tier 1) core reading instruction then provides guided practice and applied learning experiences to prepare teachers to use progressively more intensive reading instruction based on student learning needs. Students will learn how to select and use scientifically validated reading instruction practices for students needing supplemental (e.g., Tier 2), intensive (e.g., Tier 3), and special education reading instruction. The course will review the key features of assessment of reading problems, as well as prepare teachers to develop data-based reading interventions and collect data to determine the effectiveness of interventions for students in general and special education. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. William Benjamin Roy    Class Number: 2887

SPY 671 - USM Physical Bases of BehaviorONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course examines neural, endocrine, and response systems that are related to attention, motivation, emotion, memory, and psychological and/or learning disorders. It includes consideration of typical and atypical patterns of development and neurological and health problems of children and adolescents. Prerequisites: None. Cr 3. CR 3. Rachel Brown-Chidsey    Class Number: 4081

SSC 110 - UMA Introduction to Human SexualityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
An overview of contemporary information and issues concerning human sexuality. Topics to be included are human reproductive anatomy and physiology, sexual arousal, fertility, types and functions of birth control devices, conception, pregnancy and family planning, aging and sexuality, and alternative sexual patterns. CR 3. Elizabeth McCue-Herlihy    Class Number: 3957

SSC 318 - UMA Adolescence, Substance Abuse and CriminalityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is Cross-listed with HUS 318)This course integrates the study of adolescent development, alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependency, and criminality among adolescents and young adults. Case studies and group projects address problem definition, strategies for intervention, and rehabilitation issues. Prerequisite: An introductory social science, human service, or criminal justice course. CR 3. Philip A Watkins    Class Number: 6652

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the ITV class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

SSC 364 - UMA Human Rights Violation: Torture and TraumaONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
(This course is cross-listed with HUS/JUS 364.) Human Rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. To violate the most basic human rights, is to deny individuals their fundamental moral entitlements. The focus of the course will be on how the experience of intentional psychological and physical torture affect individuals, families and societies. We will discuss the short-term and long-term psychological, neurological, biological, social and disability-related consequences of torture and trauma. Prerequisites: PSY 100 CR 3. Magdalena Linhardt    Class Number: 3605

SSC 420 - UMM Research Methods & DesignONLINE
Jan 21 - May 9
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. CR 4. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 12380

SSC 420 - UMA Social Science Senior ProjectsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
This course provides an opportunity to reexamine the history, major ideas, and interrelationships among social science disciplines. Four individualized learning contracts aid the examination by generating a combination of expository papers and descriptive research reports of extended scholarship that highlight the significance of studying the social life of human groups and individuals. Prerequisites: senior status and SSC 320. CR 4. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 3958

STH 315 - USM Rehabilitation Services for Older AdultsONLINE
Mar 11 - May 8
This course will discuss rehabilitation services for older adults withing the present health care system including types of services, cost and reimbursement for services and responsibilities of different rehabilitation professionals. The course will look at the role of the rehabilitation professional in the delivery of services in a variety of medical and community settings typical for older adults. The course will review common conditions for older adults including cardiac, pulmonary, neuromuscular, and orthopedic conditions and provide evidence-based examples of interventions commonly utilized in the rehabilitation profession. Finally, the role of rehabilitation in health promotion, prevention, and well-being will be explored. Prerequisites: College writing and any PSY or SOC course. CR 3. Bernadette M Kroon    Class Number: 2909

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE that is part of an undergraduate certificate program in Gerontology. Students may complete the entire certificate or select individual courses. For more information on the certificate, please call (207) 780-5900. This cou

SVT 325 - UM Surveying/Engineering EthicsONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Introduces students to ethics theory, general concepts and principles pertaining to ethics and handling ethical situations in practice. Throughout the course, students will be presented with a combination of practical exercises, explanation and discussion narratives. CR 1. Carlton Arthur Brown    Class Number: 10577

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SVT 532 - UM Survey Strategies in Use of LidarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Types of Lidar sensors and their applications; integration of GPS-IMU with Lidar; calibration; elimination of non ground data; break line extraction; ground based mobile Lidar; Integration of survey control into Lidar data sets; accuracy assessment of overlapping scanned data; the industry standard .las format; integration with other survey information; Lidargrammetry; classifying Lidar data by return number and layer; procedures for geodetic accuracy assessment; corridor mapping CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 10723

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SVT 532 - UM Survey Strategies in Use of LidarONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Types of Lidar sensors and their applications; integration of GPS-IMU with Lidar; calibration; elimination of non ground data; break line extraction; ground based mobile Lidar; Integration of survey control into Lidar data sets; accuracy assessment of overlapping scanned data; the industry standard .las format; integration with other survey information; Lidargrammetry; classifying Lidar data by return number and layer; procedures for geodetic accuracy assessment; corridor mapping CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 10409

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. For questions regarding class, contact Dean Dana Humphrey at: dana.humphrey@umit.maine.edu

SVT 541 - UM GeodesyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Types of coordinate systems and mathematical models; defining datums; defining transformation parameters between datums; building gravity models; modeling continental drift; conventional celestial and terrestrial references frames, precession, nutation, and polar motion; spherical trigonometry and spherical harmonic expansions; geodesic line, geodesic curvature, differential equations of the geodesic, direct and inverse solutions; conformal mapping of the ellipsoidal surface CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 13581

SVT 541 - UM GeodesyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Types of coordinate systems and mathematical models; defining datums; defining transformation parameters between datums; building gravity models; modeling continental drift; conventional celestial and terrestrial references frames, precession, nutation, and polar motion; spherical trigonometry and spherical harmonic expansions; geodesic line, geodesic curvature, differential equations of the geodesic, direct and inverse solutions; conformal mapping of the ellipsoidal surface CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 13582

SWK 597 - UM Advanced Topics in Social Work: Prac Children & YouthONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Content varies to suit student needs. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Master of Social Work major or permission CR 1. Elin R Mackinnon    Class Number: 10681

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 692 - UM Advanced Social Work Research IIONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Application of social work research methods to social work research project. Prerequisite: SWK 691 CR 3. Elizabeth Depoy    Class Number: 11376

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Class meets LIVE at FHC on Saturday, 1/24/15 9:00 am-12:30 pm  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWO 201 - USM Introduction to Social WorkONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is an introduction to the profession of social work. Students are introduced to the core values of social work and the code of ethics that emanates from those values. Oppression and social justice are central themes of this course. The practice of social work is considered from the perspective of a collaborative strengths-based model working with complex social service systems. The course familiarizes students with various roles, functions, and tasks that social workers perform in a variety of settings. It acquaints students with the primary skills and practices of professional social work. Taking this course will help students make a more informed decision about social work as a career. This course satisfies the Socio-cultural Analysis Core requirement. Cr 3. CR 3. Hermeet K Kohli    Class Number: 1313

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. Three on campus meeting dates are TBD.

SWO 365 - USM Examining Oppression and Valuing DiversityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course is designed to provide a framework for understanding and respecting cultural diversity. The cultural aspects of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and ableness will be discussed. A central theme in organizing the course is the examination of the role of oppression in shaping the lives of members of various cultural groups. Prerequisites: SWO 201 or permission of instructor. This course satisfies the Diversity requirement of the Core. Cr 3. CR 3. Hermeet K Kohli    Class Number: 4649

TAH 241 - USM Tourism & Community DevelopmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Students learn about tourism as a tool for economic development and the impacts it can have on a community's sense of identity, control, and wellbeing. Topics include economic development; social and cultural impacts; strategic planning; stakeholder theory; community participation; destination life cycles; marketing and promotion; and social conflict. Case studies from Maine, illustrate the challenges of linking community development to tourism and hospitality. This is the introductory course for the concentration Tourism Development and Planning. CR 3. Tracy S Michaud-Stutzman    Class Number: 4004

TAH 262 - USM Women, Arts & Global TourismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
All over the world women are improving their socioeconomic status, investing in their families, and contributing to community development through involvement in tourism arts and crafts production. We will learn about the historical and contemporary experiences of women from North and South America, Africa, Asia and other international settings. The course will explore themes of cultural heritage, culture change, traditional versus tourist art, gender inequality, empowerment and community development. 3 cr. CR 3. Sarah Charlotte Lockridge    Class Number: 13403

THE 111 - UM Introduction to TheatreONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A basic appreciation course for the general student as well as prospective theatre majors that explores the process of theatrical expression throughout history and its relationship to culture. CR 3. Thomas J Mikotowicz    Class Number: 10568

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

UST 100 - UM Introduction to the Bachelor of University StudiesONLINE
Mar 16 - Apr 24
Introduces the student to the nature of higher education as a learning community. Particular emphasis given to academic resources, the learning process, academic skills, developmental advising and career counseling. Students participate in extensive reading and writing assignments relevant to their college transition and degree goals. Prerequisite: Bachelor of University Studies major. CR 1. Lori C Wingo    Class Number: 10550

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

UST 300 - UM Core Course in University StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Provides understanding and insight into skills in critical thinking, analysis, and writing across disciplines. Emphasis on research analysis and integrative thinking. Satisfies the General Education Writing Intensive Requirement. CR 3. Jeffrey Downey    Class Number: 10585

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

UST 400 - UM Advanced Topics in University Studies: Amazons-Myth and RealityONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
This independent study course allows students enrolled in the Bachelor of University Studies Program to focus more deeply in an area of their choice. May be repeated for credit CR 1. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 10660

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

VTE 100 - UMA Introduction to Veterinary TechnologyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
The course explores the role of a veterinary technician in the veterinary profession. It also offers a general overview of ethics, animal behavior, and practice management. As an introductory course, basic library concepts are introduced. CR 3. Laura A Buckley    Class Number: 3638

WGS 101 - UM Women's, Gender and Sexuality StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An introduction to Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and to its perspectives. The course will use interdisciplinary perspectives to begin to examine the categories of gender and sexuality, grounded in Women's Studies, as they intersect with race, ethnicity, class, nationality, dis/ability and other sites of social inequality. CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 11876

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 101 - USM Introduction to Women and Gender StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores from a variety of perspectives the following inter-related themes and topics: the economic, political, and social status of women as a group and in discrete cultural contexts; the politics of representation, or how ideas about femininity and feminism are promoted throughout the media and other vehicles of culture; the construction of "consciousness," both through the media and through feminist tactics; women and collective action in the past, present, and future. This course is writing-intensive; students are expected to practice their writing skills through formal essays. Offered every semester. CR 3. Sarah Charlotte Lockridge    Class Number: 13099

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only.

WGS 101 - USM Introduction to Women and Gender StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
This course explores from a variety of perspectives the following inter-related themes and topics: the economic, political, and social status of women as a group and in discrete cultural contexts; the politics of representation, or how ideas about femininity and feminism are promoted throughout the media and other vehicles of culture; the construction of "consciousness," both through the media and through feminist tactics; women and collective action in the past, present, and future. This course is writing-intensive; students are expected to practice their writing skills through formal essays. Offered every semester. CR 3. Kimberly C Simmons    Class Number: 2777

Class Notes: Some seats in this online section are reserved for students matriculated in a fully online degree program only.

WGS 101W - UMA Intro to Women's StudiesONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Introduces the scholarship and interdisciplinary nature of women's studies. Examines women's position in diverse cultures and explores the origins, development, and effect of cultural assumptions about women's natures, issues, and societal roles. Prerequisite: ENG 101 CR 3. Sarah Hentges    Class Number: 3963

WGS 201 - UM Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Scandalous Women in LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An interdisciplinary, second-level study of topics such as "Women in the Hispanic World", "Men and Masculinities in Society" or "Lesbian Literature". May be taken more then once for credit if the topic differs. Prerequisite: WGS 101 or permission CR 3. Audrey Le    Class Number: 10624

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 201 - UM Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: American Women's LiteratureONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An interdisciplinary, second-level study of topics such as "Women in the Hispanic World", "Men and Masculinities in Society" or "Lesbian Literature". May be taken more then once for credit if the topic differs. Prerequisite: WGS 101 or permission CR 3. Leonore S Hildebrandt    Class Number: 12884

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 230 - UM Women, Health and the EnvironmentONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines the roles of women in shaping current practices and policies of the Western health care system and related environmental issues. It will draw on the work of Rachel Carson and modern women healers of the body and the ecosystem. Students are encouraged to be involved in transformational work at the local, personal or more global level. Prerequisite: WGS 101 or permission CR 3. Sandra S Haggard    Class Number: 10706

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 245 - USM Topics in Culture and the Arts I: Women, Arts and Global TourismONLINE
Jan 12 - May 8
Courses in this category will examine vehicles of culture from the perspectives of gender including feminine, masculine, and trans. These perspectives will be used to interpret the plastic, literary, and performing arts. Course readings may focus on gender and the production of culture; on how gender has been represented in written, visual, or oral texts; or on gender and aesthetic theory. Possible subjects may include feminist philosophy, feminism and film theory, gender and the history of music, and gender in popular culture. Cr 3. CR 3. Sarah Charlotte Lockridge    Class Number: 13405

WGS 301 - UM Intermediate Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Gender and History of PsychiatryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An interdisciplinary, intermediate level study of topics such as "Women and the Legal System" or "Gender and the History of Psychiatry". May be taken more then once if the topics differ. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and WGS 101 CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 10621

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This course will examine the history of women's interactions with the psychiatric profession in Western society over the past two hundred years. From the inception of the psychiatric field, there have been clear gender biases in the description and treatm  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 301 - UM Intermediate Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Maine WomenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An interdisciplinary, intermediate level study of topics such as "Women and the Legal System" or "Gender and the History of Psychiatry". May be taken more then once if the topics differ. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and WGS 101 CR 3. Jennifer Pickard    Class Number: 10691

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This course will explore women's experiences in Maine, both historical and current. Through readings and discussions, we will analyze Maine women individually and collectively in such roles as industrial workers, reformers, performers, writers, politician  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 371 - UM Immigration, Women and SocietyONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
Examines the varied and complex experiences of immigrant men and women in the United States. Students will learn about the history of U.S. immigration in general and about the gendered experiences of immigrants in particular. Immigrant experiences will be examined through a lens that views gender as a social system that intersects with other social structures including race, religion, and social class. A central feature of this course is a service-learning oral history project which requires students to interview an immigrant who has immigrated to the United States, incorporate the interviewee's experiences into an analytical paper, and present the findings at the end of the semester. (SOC 371 and WGS 371 are identical.) Prerequisite: WGS 101 or permission CR 3. Kimberly A Huisman    Class Number: 11882

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199.

WGS 389 - UMA Topics in Women's Studies: Girls on Fire: Gender, Culture & Justice in YA DysONLINE
Jan 12 - May 9
Topic would be indicated.) A course that is not among the regularly scheduled women's studies classes, but for which there are apparent student needs for periodic offerings: e.g. specific aspects of women's experience, the impact of gender on particular historical moments, the relationship between gender and specific cultural productions. For associate and baccalaureate degree program students. Prerequisite: WGS 101W and sophomore standing (or higher) or permission of instructor. CR 3. Sarah Hentges    Class Number: 7312

Class Notes: A cultural studies course that puts contemporary American literature, and the specialized genre of young adult dystopia in social, cultural, and political context. We'll consider the ways in which female protagonists--teen girls--navigate power, corruptio

WGS 401 - UM Advanced Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Amazons: A Multicultural PerspectiveONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
An advanced, interdisciplinary study of topics such as "Interpersonal Violence" or "Global Feminism". May be taken more than once if the topics differ. Prerequisite: Junior standing and WGS 101 CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 10622

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 501 - UM Graduate Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Maine WomenONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A graduate-level interdisciplinary study of topics such as "Women's Health", "Hegemonic Masculinity" or "Multicultural Issues in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies" CR 3. Jennifer Pickard    Class Number: 11885

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This course will explore women's experiences in Maine, both historical and current. Through readings and discussions, we will analyze Maine women individually and collectively in such roles as industrial workers, reformers, performers, writers, politician  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WGS 501 - UM Graduate Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Gender and History of PsychiatryONLINE
Jan 12 - May 1
A graduate-level interdisciplinary study of topics such as "Women's Health", "Hegemonic Masculinity" or "Multicultural Issues in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies" CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 10623

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This course will examine the history of women's interactions with the psychiatric profession in Western society over the past two hundred years. From the inception of the psychiatric field, there have been clear gender biases in the description and treatm  Visit the Course Welcome Page

WST 101 - UMPI Introduction to Women's StudiesONLINE
Jan 20 - May 14
An interdisciplinary course posing critical questions of gender identity within society. The primary goal of this course is to provide historical context to the feminine place in social spheres such as family, employment, medicine, sexuality, culture, race, and law. Students will analyze issues, questions, debates, and culture, both historical and contemporary, through written assignments and class discussion. CR 3. Deborah L Hodgkins    Class Number: 12625