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Abilities and Disabilities Studies

Abilities and Disabilities Studies. An instructional program that generally describes the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special lear…

Accounting and Finance

Accounting. An instructional program that prepares individuals to practice the professions of accounting and finance, and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in account…

Adult and Higher Education

Adult and Higher Education. An instructional program that prepares individuals to teach adult students in various settings, including basic and remedial education programs, continuing education…

Art, General

Art. The Department of Art offers four-year degree programs in studio art, art history, and art education. Students may select a bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) with concentrations in ceramics, d…

Arts and Humanities

The bachelor of arts program in arts and humanities
(HUM) is designed for students who like to read and
write and are interested in American culture in al…

Art Teacher Education

Art Teacher Education. The bachelor of fine arts with a concentration in art education offers an in-depth studio experience as well as a professional course of study in art education leading to …

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. An instructional program that prepares individuals to prevent and treat athletic injuries, to perform related rehabilitative therapy, and to manage the pr…

Bachelor of Liberal Studies

The curriculum for this degree is designed to train K-8 teachers in interdisciplinary
education, so that they may better teach K-8 students. To be eligible for this
degree students m…

Biology

Biology, General. A four-year program leading to a B.S. in biology is offered and includes four options: biology, human biology, biotechnology, and ecology. All programs of study provide student…

Biology- Pre-Pharmacy

Additional information about the Biological Sciences Department can be found at www.usm.maine.edu/bio. Pre-Pharmacology Students: A two-year, non-degree program of study is offered to prepare st…

Biology with Emphasis in Biotechnology

Biology, General. A four-year program leading to a B.S. in biology is offered and includes four options: biology, human biology, biotechnology, and ecology. All programs of study provide student…

Business Administration and Management, General

Business Administration and Management, General. An instructional program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or org…

Business Administration and Management, Other

Business Administration and Management, Other. The School of Business offers students the opportunity to concentration in the following academic areas:Marketing, Management Information Systems

Certificate Program in Business Communication

Most of us spend nearly all of our working hours communicating with others. Whether we are instructing a staff member on how to complete a project, brainstorming ideas with colleagues, giving a …

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Certificate Program in Grant Writing

The Certificate Program in Grant Writing provides an intensive opportunity to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive grant writing enviro…

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Certificate Program in Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management.
An instructional program that prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals a…

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Certificate Program in Supervision: Comprehensive

Typically, it is not the content of the work or tasks that cause problems with supervisors and managers. It’s the interactions between people; it is shifting one’s focus from doing t…

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Certificate Program in Supervision: Individual Courses

This certificate program provides supervisors and managers with practical skills for the day-to-day responsibilities of managing staff. Topics include techniques for communicating expectations t…

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Chemistry

Chemistry, General. The field of chemistry is concerned with the structure of matter, its transformations, and the energy changes related to these transformations. Departmental aims are to contr…

Chemistry with emphasis in Biochemistry

The field of chemistry is concerned with the structure of matter, its transformations, and the energy changes related to these transformations. Departmental aims are to contribute to the student…

CLASS

The CLASS (Collaborative Learning and School Success) program is an exciting new opportunity in undergraduate elementary teacher education. CLASS

Communication

The Department of Communication and Media Studies (CMS) offers two bachelor of arts degrees, one in communication and the other in media studies. In terms of focus, the…

Computer Science

Computer science courses concern the theory and practice of solving problems by computer. More specifically, computer scientists build and
analyze tools that allow complex problems to be s…

Computer Science

The master of science in computer science program is designed to provide the student with a thorough knowledge of the concepts, theory, and practice of computer science as well as develop the st…

Criminology

The Criminology program provides a liberal arts education whose focus is the complex relations among crime, law, and society, and which emphasizes the social sciences. The curriculum provides a…

Economics

Economics, General- leads to either a Bachelor of Arts, BA, or a Bachelor of Science, BS, degree. The undergraduate program in economics provides practical preparation for a variety of careers …

Electrical Engineering

Engineering programs include bachelor of science degree programs in electrical engineering and in mechanical engineering, a concentration in computer engineering, minors in electrical and mechan…

English

The USM English major is devoted to the study of language, literature, and culture. Focusing upon the British and American literary traditions, the major exposes studen…

Environmental Planning and Policy

All students receive a rigorous, applied science and policy education foundation comprised of a core set of courses and laboratory training in a broad range of perspectives and skills including …

Environmental Science

All students receive a rigorous, applied science and policy education foundation comprised of a core set of courses and laboratory training in a broad range of perspectives and skills including …

ETEP (Extended Teacher Education Program)

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. An instructional program that prepares individuals to teach students at more than one educational level, such as a combined program in elementary/secondary, …

French

French. A foreign language major offers a uniquely rich and diverse humanities back-ground. The study of languages sensitizes us to other cultures and the relativity of values; it frees us from …

Geography-Anthropology

Geography. The program leading to a major in geography-anthropology emphasizes the integration of the two disciplines. Among the elements that are integrated in the major are common interests in…

Geosciences

In geosciences, we study the dynamic processes that have affected the history and development of the earth and continue to influence environments on its surface. Geoscience crosses traditional d…

History

History, as a domain of knowledge, embraces all past human activity. There is no phenomenon without history. Historians endeavor to discover and organize facts about people and events and to cre…

Industrial Technology

Today’s business demands talented professionals capable of working within
an environment of ever-changing technology. Graduates of the program prepare for careers as professionals who are…

Leadership and Organizational Studies

This interdisciplinary baccalaureate degree in leadership and organizational studies (LOS) combines a
liberal arts program with a specialization for individuals …

Leadership Development

Public Relations and Organizational Communications. A instructional program that describes the methods and techniques for communicating image-oriented corporate and sponsor messages to various …

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Operations Management and Supervision. An instructional program that prepares individuals to manage and direct the physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization, particularly th…

Liberal Arts

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a two-year degree program leading to the associate of arts (A.A.) degree in liberal arts. Graduates of this program may transfer into a baccalaureate degr…

Linguistics

The field of linguistics is devoted to the study of language, its nature, uses and limitations. Because of its wide relevance, undergraduate study in linguistics can be a springboard to careers …

Linguistics - ASL/English Interpreting Track

Sign Language Interpreter. An instructional program that prepares individuals to interpret oral speech for the hearing impaired. Includes instruction in American Sign Language, finger spelling,…

Literacy Education

Literacy Education. An instructional program that prepares individuals to diagnose reading difficulties and to teach reading programs at various educational levels.

Masters in Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy. An instructional program that prepares individuals to employ self-care, work and play activities as therapeutic regimes for patients in order to increase independent funct…

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics, General. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a four-year program leading to a B.A. in mathematics. As a mathematics major, a student may select one of three…

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering programs include bachelor of science degree programs in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, a concentration in computer engineering, minors in electrical and mechanica…

Media Studies

The Department of Communication and Media Studies (CMS) offers two bachelor of arts degrees, one in communication and the other in media studies. In terms of focus, the…

Mental Health Rehabilitation Technical/Community

The MHRT/community certificate program is offered within the Rehabilitation Counseling concentration and is especially suited for practitioners who work in the mental health system and desire tr…

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M.S. in Statistics

Mathematical Statistics. An instructional program that describes the mathematical theory and proofs forming the basis of probability and inference, and their applications to the collection, ana…

Music, General

The University of Southern Maine School of Music trains and educates musicians who will pursue careers as performers, teachers, and scholars. The School also assumes a responsibility for educati…

Music - General Performance

This degree program prepares students for careers in music teaching. Students completing this course of study are prepared to apply for Maine state teacher certification for kindergarten through…

Music Teacher Education

This degree program prepares students for careers in music teaching. Students completing this course of study are prepared to apply for Maine state teacher certification for kindergarten through…

Natural and Applied Sciences

he bachelor of arts degree in natural and applied sciences (SCI) provides students with a liberal arts
education emphasizing basic sciences. Students may develop…

Philosophy

Philosophy is a systematic investigation of the key assumptions that underlie our thinking and which ordinarily are taken for granted. Much of what is learned in philosophy can be applied in vir…

Physics

Physics. The field of physics is concerned with the study of matter, energy, motion, and the interaction of material particles. It is a cornerstone science that attempts to explain at a fundamen…

Political Science

Political science is the systematic study of politics and government and is widely recognized as one of the core disciplines within the liberal arts curriculum. The study of political science pr…

Psychology

Psychology, General. The Department of Psychology offers a four-year program for students majoring in psychology. It also includes courses for students majoring in allied fields, as well as fo…

Recreational Therapy

Recreational Therapy. An instructional program that prepares individuals to plan, organize, and direct medically approved programs of leisure activity to promote patient physical and mental hea…

Recreation and Leisure Studies, AS

Leisure and Recreational Activities, General. An instructional program that generally describes the development of an appreciation for and competency in recreational and leisure-related activit…

Social and Behavioral Sciences

This baccalaureate program in social and behavioral sciences (SBS) provides students with an
interdisciplinary approach to understanding human behavior. After co…

Social Work

Social Work. The University of Southern Maine’s School of Social Work is committed to educating culturally competent generalist social work practitioners prepared for multilevel, strengths-bas…

Sociology

Sociology. Sociology is the study of social life and the social origins and consequences of human behavior. Sociology’s subject matter ranges from the intimate family to the hostile mob, …

Theatre

The Department of Theatre offers a four-year program leading to a B.A. degree in theatre. An undergraduate degree in theatre offers valuable preparation for careers in educational or professiona…

Therapeutic Recreation, BS

Leisure and Recreational Activities, General. An instructional program that generally describes the development of an appreciation for and competency in recreational and leisure-related activit…

Therapeutic Recreation, BS

Leisure and Recreational Activities, General. An instructional program that generally describes the development of an appreciation for and competency in recreational and leisure-related activit…