Get Adobe Flash player

Thomas COLLEGE Course Catalog 20132014 RIGHT TO REVISE The College reserves the right to change, without prior notice, items set forth in this publication. Such items include, but are not limited to

ACCREDITATION Thomas College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Accreditation of an institution of h

Information pertaining to student learning and achievement in the sport management programs accredited by COSMA can be obtained by visiting the Thomas College Sport Management website at httpswww.thom

PROGRAMS OF STUDY ASSOCIATE IN ARTS 2Year Arts and Sciences ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE 2Year Accounting Business BACHELOR OF ARTS 4Year General Studies English Political Science American Politics Concentrat

1 Table of contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Thomas College Academic Calendar ....................................................................... 3 History, Mission, and Vision ........................

Table of Contents 2 Computers Technology....................................................................................... 76 Criminal Justice.......

3 Thomas College Calendar THOMAS COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR 20132014 FALL 2013 August 1216 14 1913 22 23 25 26 30 September 2 3 10 20 October 11 1415 29 November 7 11 14 18 1822 26 2729 December 6 91

Thomas College Calendar 4 SPRING 2014 January 4 5 6 13 17 20 February 14 17 1721 March 27 Thursday 31Apr. 4 MonFri April 4 7 1418 18 25 May Apr.282 2 59 9 10 26 June 30 July 4 7 9 15 August 28 Thurs

5 History, Mission and Vision of the College THE HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE Thomas College was founded in 1894 as a nonsectarian, coeducational college dedicated to career training. Since its founding,

History, Mission and Vision of the College 6 THOMAS COLLEGE CORE COMPETENCIES I. Communications Thomas students communicate effectively and persuasively, demonstrating an awareness of audience and

7 History, Mission and Vision of the College THE COLLEGE CAMPUS Just two miles from downtown Waterville, Thomas College is located on one hundred and twenty acres of woods and fields where the Kenne

Admissions and Financial Information 8 FULLTIME DAY UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS Thomas College belongs to the National Association of College Admission Counselors and subscribes to the Statement of Pri

9 Admissions and Financial Information 6. Official scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test SAT I or the American College Testing Program ACT are required for admission into all Bachelor of ScienceB

Admissions and Financial Information 10 INTERVIEWSTOURS OF THE CAMPUS Personal interviews are not required but are recommended for all applicants. Interviews and tours of the campus are conducted Mo

11 Admissions and Financial Information The College generally accepts courses for transfer credit that were completed at an institution that carries regional accreditation, and which correspond s to

Admissions and Financial Information 12 BACHELOR OF SCIENCEMBA 41 APPLICANTS Accelerated Bachelor of ScienceMaster of Business Administration The accelerated M.B.A. program is a unique combination o

13 Admissions and Financial Information YELLOW RIBBON PROGRAM Thomas College is proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program Yellow Ribbon Pr

Admissions and Financial Information 14 Students returning to the College after an absence of five or more years must submit a new application and pay the current application fee. Students seekin

15 Admissions and Financial Information Students will be able to utilize the services of the Student Success Center including tutoring services. Dual Enrollment Thomas College partners with select

Admissions and Financial Information 16 CONTINUING EDUCATIONGRADUATE COSTS FOR DAY STUDENTS Undergraduate day students carrying fewer than twelve credits or more than eighteen credits per semester w

17 Admissions and Financial Information NONMATRICULATED STUDENTS A nonmatriculated student is defined as a student who has not applied and been accepted into a degreegranting program. Nonmatriculate

Admissions and Financial Information 18 Housing Deposit a 200 noninterest bearing deposit is required for every resident student. The fee for new students will be charged as part of the admissions d

19 Admissions and Financial Information Coverage is effective for a full year beginning September 1, provided the student meets the eligibility requirements. Students who intend to participate in in

Admissions and Financial Information 20 Student ID cards also act as debit cards that can be used to pay for items in the Student Commons caf and campus store. The Debit Card System link at httpwww3

21 Admissions and Financial Information DeferredPayment Plans Day students undergraduates Students who have a remaining balance after financial aid has been applied to their account and those witho

Admissions and Financial Information 22 For all students, any group health or other miscellaneous charges will be excluded from the refund calculation. An administrative fee of 100 will be charged.

23 Admissions and Financial Information students begins in midMarch. Returning students will start to receive their award notifications in early June. Any student who does not submit the information

Admissions and Financial Information 24 SOURCES OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIPS New Students Merit Scholarships Summa Cum Laude Scholarship Renewable scholarships of 13.000 6,500 per semester

25 Admissions and Financial Information This merit scholarship is awarded each year of fulltime attendance at Thomas College that the student earns a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher each year. Stude

Admissions and Financial Information 26 CURRENT STUDENTS To be considered for the following scholarships, a student must file the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need as determined by the Student Fi

27 Admissions and Financial Information In those cases where Thomas College tuition and fees exceed those charged by that alternative institution, students may qualify for a special educational oppo

Admissions and Financial Information 28 Athletic participation or ability is not considered in selecting recipients for any scholarship or grant at Thomas College. OTHER SOURCES Federal Pell Grant

29 Admissions and Financial Information Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Program Dependent students who do not qualify for the subsidized Federal Stafford Loan may receive this loan instead

Student Services 30 STUDENT SERVICES Thomas students are responsible, selfdirected young adults striving for personal as well as educational development. Thus, the college community is designed to a

31 Student Services in college activities andor attending classes regardless of the number of credits for which they are registered. Students must remain fully covered for the entire time that they

Student Services 32 Computer facilities are staffed by three fulltime staff, and thirteen parttime workstudy students including twelve help desk staff and an office assistant. These facilities are g

33 Student Services CAMPUS SECURITY AND CRIME AWARENESS Thomas College is committed to security and safety on campus. The College produces a report annually in conjunction with the Jeanne Cleary Dis

Student Services 34 Career Services Sponsored Events In addition to the services and resources mentioned above, Career Services provides all current undergraduate and graduate students with events a

35 Student Services Career Services Works with Alumni Career Services is a lifelong benefit to all Thomas College graduates. Whether changing careers, in need of resume assistance or interested in c

Student Services 36 Academic Coaching For students desiring to maximize their individual academic potential, professional staff members of the Student Success Center provide oneonone academic coachi

37 Student Services Village Complex The Village complex offers a unique living arrangement for upperclass students with one area designated for firstyear students. It accommodates students in double

Student Services 38 The emphasis is on fun, not competition. Winning is not the primary goal but rather, the opportunity to exercise, develop leadership skills, experience camaraderie, meet new peop

39 Student Services Environmental Club This group is comprised of students working together to promote a more environmental, friendly atmosphere on campus. The group tries to draw attention to impor

Student Services 40 Phi Beta Lambda PBL The Thomas College chapter of this national organization provides opportunities for Thomas students to develop vocational competencies in business as well as

41 Student Services FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES Kappa Delta Phi Fraternity Kappa Delta Phi National Fraternity has existed since 1900 and has twentyfour chapters on campuses throughout New England.

Student Services 42 ACADEMIC AWARDS Kathryn Colby McInnis Award The Kathryn Colby McInnis Award class of 1966 is granted to a student who has demonstrated community service in the health field, with

43 Academic Information ACADEMIC INFORMATION GRADING INFORMATION Grades are recorded as follows Superior A 4.0 A 3.7 Above Average B3.3 B 3.0 B 2.7 Average C 2.3 C 2.0 C 1.7 Below Average D 1.3 D 1.

Academic Information 44 FourYear Programs 0 .50 Cum GPA 0 5 earned credits 6 29 earned credits 30 61 earned credits 62 91 earned credits 92 credits or above Subject to academic dismissal no app

45 Academic Information A student dismissed from the College for academic reasons may appeal his or her dismissal by submitting a written request to the Academic Dean. At that time, students may pre

Academic Information 46 Academic Warning A student whose semester grade point average is below 2.00 but whose cumulative grade point average remains 2.00 or higher will receive an academic warning.

47 Academic Information Subbing. Replacing another student, or asking another student to replace you, for the purpose of taking a quiz or exam. Altering. Changing grades or marks on papers or exams

Academic Information 48 Appeals must be based on the basis of new evidence or when there is reason to believe that proper procedure has been violated, but may not be appealed solely on the basis of

49 Academic Information ACADEMIC POLICIES Residency For a bachelors degree, the last 60 credit hours 20 courses of a students program must be completed at Thomas College in the division day or Conti

Academic Information 50 Directed Study Directed Studies are generally offered for one of two reasons 1 logisticalthe student needs to take a course in the regular curriculum but cannot do so at a re

51 Academic Information Course Retakes Students may, at their option, retake a class to attempt to improve their grade. Upon successful completion of the class, the Registrars Office will record the

Academic Information 52 CLEP Examination Thomas College Course American Government........................................................ PS213 American History I ..................................

53 Academic Information Faculty are requested to make reasonable allowances for eligible studentathletes with regards to absences dictated by scheduled competitions, including tournament games. In a

Academic Information 54 General International Programs Other opportunities are available for international study at a number of colleges and universities throughout the world. Most programs are desi

55 Academic Information BACCALAUREATE AND BSMBA CURRICULUM INFORMATION The curriculum at Thomas College is comprised of the arts and sciences core, the general business core for business programs, c

Academic Information 56 Major Beyond the core curricula, students complete their individual major program of study requirements to a minimum of 120 credits. Students in BSgraduate programs are requi

57 Academic Information Course Requirements For a Minor in International Business MG250 Principles of International Business MG337 Managing in the Global Environment MG325 Diversity Management MK370

Academic Information 58 Course Requirements For a Minor in Criminal Justice CJ121 Introduction to Criminal Justice CJ122 Police Patrol Procedures CJ223 The Corrections System CJ333 Multicultural Iss

59 Academic Information Course Requirements For a Minor in Sociology SY113 Principles of Sociology SY125 Experiencing Diversity SY318 Contemporary Social Issues Three courses from the following SY32

Academic Information 60 UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM The Thomas College Internship Program offers eligible students the opportunity for practical, realworld experience. The Internship Program is

61 Academic Information the Internship Seminar will be waived for students choosing this option. Students choosing this option will be billed and will need to pay the prorated tuition based on 12 cr

Programs of Study 62 DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MISSION STATEMENT The Thomas College Department of Business Administration prepares students for careers by providing quality education in

63 Programs of Study PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN ACCOUNTING Associate in Science of Accounting Bachelor of Science of Accounting Bachelor of Science of Managerial Accounting Bachelor of Science of Public A

Programs of Study 64 Accounting Program Mission Thomas College students who graduate with a major in accounting are proficient in accounting theory and principles and demonstrate excellence at all l

65 Programs of Study ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 60 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 27 Credits Course designation CS EH111 EH112 CO245 EH HUPH PYSY MS120 MG110 Cours

Programs of Study 66 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR C

67 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED

Programs of Study 68 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE OF ACCOUNTINGFORENSIC ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 30 Credits ELEC

69 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 30 Credits ELE

Programs of Study 70 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 C

71 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS

Programs of Study 72 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN ARTS AND SCIENCES Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Our twoyear Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences major is des

73 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GENERAL STUDIES TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits Course designation CS EH EH111 EH112 CO245 HGPS HUPH LIB MS MS120 PY

Programs of Study 74 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN COMMUNICATIONS Bachelor of Science in Communications Public RelationsMarketing Concentration The PRMarketing Communications program is designed to provide

75 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC RELATIONSMARKETING CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits COMMU

Programs of Study 76 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN COMPUTERS Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Bachelor of Science in Security and Cyber Defense MBABachelor of Science in Computer Science Computers hav

77 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 18 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 69 Credits 12 of wh

Programs of Study 78 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SECURITY AND CYBER DEFENSE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 75 Credits

79 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 Undergraduate 36 Graduate REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELE

Programs of Study 80 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration These fouryear majors at Thomas College are

81 Programs of Study Part 2 Criminal Justice Specialty The Criminal Justice Specialty allows the Criminal Justice major to choose one or more specialty courses. This specialty course is based on th

Programs of Study 82 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 36 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 54 Credits 15 credi

83 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR C

Programs of Study 84 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Management Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Eng

85 Programs of Study The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Program prepares students to teach children from kindergarten through grade eight Endorsement 020 and is certified by the state o

Programs of Study 86 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 122 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 95 Credits

87 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2 2 AGREEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 122 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 21 Credits TRANSFER CREDITS Kennebec Valley Communit

Programs of Study 88 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSE

89 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SECONDARY EDUCATION ENGLISH TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 123 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 87 Credi

Programs of Study 90 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SECONDARY EDUCATION SOCIAL STUDIES TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 122 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 8

91 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 122 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 92 Credits 24 o

Programs of Study 92 MASTER OF SCIENCE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION TOTAL REQUIRED UNDERGRADUATE CREDITS 122 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRE

93 Programs of Study PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN ENGLISH Bachelor of Arts in English The program in English is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to literature and writing. Students in

Programs of Study 94 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 24 LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVES 21 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 36 Course desi

95 Programs of Study PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN FINANCE Bachelor of Science in Finance MBABachelor of Science in Finance MBAHRBachelor of Science in Finance Thomas Colleges Bachelor of Science in Finance

Programs of Study 96 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COUR

97 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Cred

Programs of Study 98 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONHUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND

99 Programs of Study PROGRAM OF STUDY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management MBABachelor of Science in Information Technology Management The Bache

Programs of Study 100 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 9 C

101 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS COR

Programs of Study 102 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN MANAGEMENT Associate of Science in Business Bachelor of Science in Management Bachelor of Science in Management HotelRestaurant Concentration Bachelor of

103 Programs of Study Thomas Bachelor of Science in Management major is designed to help prepare you to manage in a variety of organizations. From learning about personnel motivation to accounting a

Programs of Study 104 Hospitality Management Program Objectives Upon completion of the Hospitality Management program at Thomas College, students will be able to 1. Explain managerial principles, in

105 Programs of Study ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 60 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 27 Credits Course designation EH111 EH112 CO245 CS HGPS HUPH MS PYSY MG110 Course

Programs of Study 106 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 R REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR

107 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED M

Programs of Study 108 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 C

109 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 6 Credits REQU

Programs of Study 110 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES

111 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 C

Programs of Study 112 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONHUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS

113 Programs of Study PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN MARKETING Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management MBABachelor of Science in Marketing Management MBAHRBachelor of Science in Marketing Management Every

Programs of Study 114 After completing the Marketing Program at Thomas College, students will be able to 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Develop a new product utilizing the marketing mix Develop an advertis

115 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES CO

Programs of Study 116 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONHUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 Undergraduate Credits 36 Graduate Credits REQ

117 Programs of Study PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN POLITICAL SCIENCE Bachelor of Arts in Political Science American Politics Concentration Bachelor of Arts in Political Science International Relations Con

Programs of Study 118 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE AMERICAN POLITICS CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 33 Credits POLITICAL SC

119 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 33 Credits POLITI

Programs of Study 120 PROGRAM OF STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Forensic Psychology Concentration The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Program at Th

121 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 42 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 42 Credits 9 of which also

Programs of Study 122 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN SPORT MANAGEMENT Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Golf Management Concentration Bachelor of Science in Spor

123 Programs of Study The program adds to the body of scholarly knowledge within the sport management discipline. Faculty members are committed to the development of a nationallyacknowledged resourc

Programs of Study 124 Sport Management Sport Marketing Management Program Objectives Upon completion of the Sports Marketing Management Program at Thomas College, students will be able to 1. Apply

125 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT GOLF MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits

Programs of Study 126 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT SPORT MARKETING MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES

127 Programs of Study MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Cred

Programs of Study 128 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONHUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits

129 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division GRADUATE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION DIVISION The Thomas College Graduate and Continuing Education Division serves as a lifelong learning center fo

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 130 4. last school attended need not submit SAT or ACT scores to be accepted. First time students or transfer students with less than a 2.0 cumulat

131 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division TUITION, FEES, EXPENSES AND PAYMENT Continuing Education Division Enrollment in up to 9 credit hoursterm for the 20132014 Academic Year 650 per

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 132 their outstanding balance in full prior to the third class meeting. A 50 reenrollment fee per course must also be paid. Please contact the Stude

133 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division How and When to Apply Students applying for any type of financial aid, including the Federal Stafford Loan, must complete a Free Application for

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 134 Advising The staff in the Graduate and Continuing Education Office is available to assist students with developing their overall program and cou

135 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division Grade Point Average Graduate students must maintain the following 1. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the program to graduate 2. No more than one cour

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 136 At Commencement, undergraduate students who have completed at least onehalf of their credits while at Thomas College, and have achieved a cumula

137 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division PROGRAMS OF STUDY UNDERGRADUATE Our twoyear Associate of Science in Arts and Sciences major is designed to prepare students for baccalaureate wo

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 138 ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 60 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 27 Credits Course designation CS EH

139 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division BACCALAUREATE CURRICULUM INFORMATION The curriculum at Thomas College is comprised of the arts and sciences core, the general business core for

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 140 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits UNDE

141 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FINANCEECONOMICS CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 C

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 142 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36

143 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division PROGRAMS OF STUDY GRADUATE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Master of Business Administration Accelerated Master of Business Administration Mas

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 144 ACCELERATED MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM The Fulltime, one year, Accelerated Master of Business Administration provides students wi

145 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division ACCELERATED MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 36 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES Course designation MS575 CS550 MS552 MG551 FN585

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 146 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 39 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 18 Credits Course designation AC551 EC5

147 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 36 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 21 Credits Course designation AC551

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 148 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 36 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 18 Credits Course designation AC551 EC551

149 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division MASTER OF SCIENCE Master of Science Education Master of Science Educational Leadership Master of Science Literacy Education MASTER OF SCIENCE E

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 150 MASTER OF SCIENCE EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP A Masters Degree in Educational Leadership serves the needs of education professionals who are looking

151 Graduate School and Continuing Education Division M.S. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIPGENERAL TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 30 Course designation ED551 ED552 ED553 ED554 ED555 ED641 or ED644 ED698 EDL Course na

Graduate School and Continuing Education Division 152 MASTER OF SCIENCE LITERACY EDUCATION The Master of S c i e n c e in Literacy Education is designed to serve the needs of teachers and education

153 Undergraduate Course Descriptions UNDERGRADUATE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ACCOUNTING AC111 Accounting I 3 credits This introductory course is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamental

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 154 AC223 Intermediate Accounting I 3 credits This course is designed to provide the student with a broad foundation for external financial accounting and reportin

155 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Following completion of this course, students will be able to Convey the conceptual background and analytical tools necessary to understand and interpret busin

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 156 AC442 Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations 3 credits This course examines the accounting and control considerations encountered by notforprofit organizations

157 Undergraduate Course Descriptions COMMUNICATIONS CO111 Introduction to Communications 3 credits This course serves as an introduction to the study of communications, focusing on communication m

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 158 CO320 Technical Writing 3 credits This course provides students with techniques to approach and organize technical writing projects. It will look at the differ

159 Undergraduate Course Descriptions CO440 Strategic Media Planning 3 credits This course provides an introduction to strategic media planning. The course will cover the challenges facing strategi

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 160 CS132 Graphic Design I 3 credits This course introduces students to the universal principles of 2D design and their application in the world of new media and c

161 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to Demonstrate an understanding and use of the Visual J development environment and tools Dem

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 162 CS245 Object Oriented Programming with C 3 credits This course presents an objectoriented approach to software development used in largescale programming proje

163 Undergraduate Course Descriptions CS330 Computer Design and Architecture 3 credits This course introduces the student to the concepts of modern computers, including their internal organization,

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 164 Students completing this course will be able to Explain the fundamentals essential to successfully protect and defend information systems Analyze the role of ea

165 Undergraduate Course Descriptions CSIT415 Security Essentials 3 credits This course provides the foundation of security principles and skills necessary for the successful management of informati

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 166 Students completing this course will be able to Demonstrate an understanding of active and passive information security controls Demonstrate an understanding of

167 Undergraduate Course Descriptions CS444 Emerging Technologies 3 credits Students identify, research, discuss, and evaluate emerging technologies that will influence computing and information so

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 168 CJ204 Criminal Procedure 3 credits This course comprises constitutional analysis of criminal procedure that focuses primarily on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth A

169 Undergraduate Course Descriptions CJ333 Multicultural Issues in Criminal Justice 3 credits This course is designed to address cultural diversity as it relates to criminal justice and criminolog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 170 Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Analyze the impact of economics as it affects individual firms Make resource allocation decisions for

171 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Students completing this course will be able to Convey a general understanding of the macroeconomic aspects of the field, with particular emphasis placed on th

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 172 ED129 Field Experience 1 credit This second semester field experience is offered to give first year students an opportunity to spend a minimum of 15 hours in a

173 Undergraduate Course Descriptions ED317 Methods of Teaching Language Arts 3 credits Students learn strategies and methods for developing communication skills writing, speaking, and listening in

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 174 ED334 Language DevelopmentEarly Literacy 3 credits In this course students study the methods and materials used to promote effective skills of listening, speak

175 Undergraduate Course Descriptions ED445 Student Teaching for Elementary Education 12 credits This is an internship for senior Elementary Education students, providing experience in an accredite

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 176 In EH112, Composition II, students continue to explore topics of interest reading and writing nonfiction and work on EH111 skills while focusing on the research

177 Undergraduate Course Descriptions EH112 Composition II The New Journalism 3 credits Students will read and write journalistic essays informative pieces that give detailed pictures of people and

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 178 EH233 Introduction to Drama 3 credits This course offers an exploration of the conflicts central to character, plot, and dialogue in oneact and fulllength plays

179 Undergraduate Course Descriptions EH330 Life Writing 3 credits This writingintensive, workshopbased course is designed to help students examine their lives on a deep level and to construct mean

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 180 EH338 Contemporary American Literature 3 credits This course examines some of the important fiction, drama, and poetry since 1960. The readings focus on the cha

181 Undergraduate Course Descriptions FNAC325 Financial Statement Analysis 3 credits The objective of the course is to present a realistic and organized approach to financial reporting, with particu

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 182 HG227 World Geography 3 credits This course is designed to study the worlds major geographical features. Students examine how deserts, jungles, mountains, plain

183 Undergraduate Course Descriptions HT221 Rooms Division Management 3 credits This course presents practices and systems utilized in the operational management of the front office, reservations, u

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 184 HT 442 Casino and Gaming Operations 3 credits Management personnel need a thorough understanding of the business side of the casino industry to insure profits

185 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Identify legal situations in the workplace, including but no limited to issues of race discrimination,

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 186 MGHR443 Interpersonal Relations 3 credits This course examines existing empirical data and theoretical concepts of dealing with the behavior of people in all ty

187 Undergraduate Course Descriptions HU245 The Creative Mind 3 credits Have you heard, seen, or used something new and wondered how someone came up with the idea How do people develop new ideas fo

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 188 Course objectives A. Learn the fundamentals of programming computer systems B. Be able to express problem solutions as program designs C. Understand Boolean log

189 Undergraduate Course Descriptions By the end of the course, the student should Have developed a working vocabulary in communications and networking Be able to plan, analyze and design data comm

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 190 ITCS424 Information Security Policy, Administration and Management 3 credits This course provides the foundation of security principles and skills necessary fo

191 Undergraduate Course Descriptions MANAGEMENT MG224 Management Principles 3 credits This is an introductory course designed to provide the student with a strong foundation in the four functions o

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 192 MG332MK332 Retail Management 3 credits The focus of this course is on retailing strategy, merchandise management, and store management. Cases are used to stimul

193 Undergraduate Course Descriptions MGHR340 Employee Recruitment and Selection 3 credits Examines the processes of how organizations attract qualified candidates for employment and how choices are

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 194 MGCS390 Intro to Geographic Information Systems 3 credits Geographic information systems GIS provide a format for spatial analysis of data and are utilized acro

195 Undergraduate Course Descriptions MG433 Innovation, Change and Agile Projects 3 credits This course provides an overview of concepts and strategies used to select optimal options for change. Man

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 196 At the conclusion of this course, a student will be able to Understand normative theories of ethics and be able to apply these theories in a real world setting

197 Undergraduate Course Descriptions ENTREPE Entrepreneurship Proficiency Examination 1 credit The purpose of this exam is to test a persons retention of the fundamental concepts learned in Manage

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 198 After completing this course, students will be able to Define public relations Discuss the functions of public relations Explain why public relations profess

199 Undergraduate Course Descriptions MK338 Services Marketing 3 credits This course provides students with insights into the nature of services and the special challenges to marketers. It covers se

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 200 MK445 Social Media 3 credits Social media represents one of the most significant changes in consumer media behavior in history, resulting in fundamental shifts

201 Undergraduate Course Descriptions MS240 Discrete Mathematics 3 credits This course in intended to further a students ability to think abstractly and to develop mathematical maturity. This course

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 202 PH230 Existential Philosophy 3 credits Existentialism is more than anything else a revolt against excessive abstraction in philosophy and in human life in gene

203 Undergraduate Course Descriptions PS216 Comparative Political Systems 3 credits This course considers the different types of political systems around the world to gain a more systematic underst

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 204 PS310 American Foreign Policy 3 credits The process of American foreign policy making and the substance of American foreign policy are explored. The course pro

205 Undergraduate Course Descriptions In this course, students Demonstrate an understanding of the form and content requirements of three genres of scientific writing the report, the literature revi

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 206 PY326 Marriage and Family 3 credits Using brief lectures, discussions, class activities, learning exercises, case studies, verbatims, short video segments, geno

207 Undergraduate Course Descriptions PY344 Psychology of the Criminal Mind 3 credits This course explores the theories of the causes of criminal behavior by studying the human mind. In addition to

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 208 SC210 Science and Technology in Society 3 credits A survey of the role played by science and technology in modern society, this course covers the basics of the

209 Undergraduate Course Descriptions SC321 Anatomy and Physiology 3 credits This course is designed to acquaint students with the structure and function of the human body. An integrated presentatio

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 210 Course Objectives To present to students an introduction to the discipline of anthropology To give a student a thorough introduction to the principles and proc

211 Undergraduate Course Descriptions enhancement strategies in sport and exercise psychology, including psychological skills training, arousal regulation, visual imagery, selfconfidence, goal setti

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 212 After completing this course, students will be able to Develop a strategic management plan for a golf facility Demonstrate the use of planning toolstechniques

213 Undergraduate Course Descriptions SM334 Golf Teaching and Tournament Operations 3 credits This course is designed to provide students with a basic working knowledge to teach the game of golf, se

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 214 SM435 Legal Liabilities in Sports 3 credits This course helps the sports manager better understand the legal risks associated with sports operations by address

215 Undergraduate Course Descriptions SM443 College Athletics 3 credits This course includes an analysis of the management of a collegiate athletic department. College Athletics examines the similar

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 216 GOLPE Sport Management Golf Concentration Proficiency Exam 3 credits The purpose of this exam is to test a persons retention of the fundamental concepts learne

217 Graduate Course Descriptions GRADUATE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ACCOUNTING AC551 Accounting for Management Decisions 3 credits This course analyzes the use of accounting as a managerial tool. Topics

Graduate Course Descriptions 218 CT554 Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Technology 3 credits The objective of this course is to foster a keen awareness of the ways in which computer technology affec

219 Graduate Course Descriptions CT581 Introduction to IT Administration Grades K12 3 credits This course will give teachers a better understanding of how IT technology becomes integrated into the

Graduate Course Descriptions 220 EDUCATION ED63 Graduate Internship 36 credits The Graduate Education Internship is graduatelevel learning experience placing students in a supervised, professional l

221 Graduate Course Descriptions ED564 Teaching and Assessing Writing 3 credits This is a course where participants will learn about effective approaches for teaching and assessing the process of w

Graduate Course Descriptions 222 ED573 Supervision and Evaluation of Personnel 3 credits Course description as it would appear in the catalog This course provides an overview of supervisory practic

223 Graduate Course Descriptions FINANCE FN551 Financial Management 3 credits This course focuses on financial decisionmaking by the firm. Topics include financial analysis and planning, valuation

Graduate Course Descriptions 224 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT HR561 Compensation and Benefits 3 credits This course introduces students to the planning, administration, and design of compensation prog

225 Graduate Course Descriptions MG540 Leading in Different Cultures 3 Credits In this course students will explore leadership practices across multiple cultures and how increasing interactions with

Graduate Course Descriptions 226 MG562 Introduction to Public Administration 3 credits This course explains the political, legal, and social settings which shapes public administration. Also, exami

227 Graduate Course Descriptions MG615 Ethical Leadership 3 Credits This course addresses advanced issues in ethical leadership to provide the student with tools to recognize and address social and

Graduate Course Descriptions 228 MG544 Project Management 3 credits This course builds on introductory project management skills to form a solid grounding in the nine project management knowledge ar

229 Board of Trustees THOMAS COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS Conrad L. Ayotte, 77, B.S., M.B.A., C.P.A., D.S.B.A., CoChair Todd D. Smith, 92 B.S., 99 M.B.A., CoChair Douglas L. Cutchin, B.S., L.H

Board of Trustees 230 Janet M. Parkhurst, 71 B.S. Owner Stained Glass Express Waterville, Maine Gregory R. Piper President PFG Northcenter Augusta, Maine Dorcas B. Riley B.A., C.P.A Sandy River CFO

231 Board of Trustees Todd Smith, 92, B.S., 99, M.B.A. President TSSD Services Oakland, Maine Richard F. Spellman, B.A., M.S.B. 80 President GDS Associates, Inc. Marietta, Georgia Kenneth P. Viens,

Administrative Directory 232 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES Laurie G. Lachance, B.A., 92 M.B.A., President Jean P. Croce, A.S., 94, B.S., Assistant to the President ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION Thomas Edwards,

233 Administrative Directory FINANCIAL AND HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES Beth B. Gibbs, B.S., M.B.A., P.H.R., Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Shannon Combar, B.S., Controller Sandy McCol

Administrative Directory 234 RETENTION SERVICES Debbie Cunningham, B.A., M.A., Dean of Retention Services Heidi Holst, B.A., M.A., Director of Tutoring Services Reanna Burns, B.A., M.B.A., Peer Ment

235 Faculty Directory FACULTY Wallace Alexander, Associate Professor of Education B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Maine. Thomas College, 2002. Frank Appunn, Professor of Information Technology Ma

Faculty Directory 236 Kenneth Crepeau, Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science B.S., University of New Hampshire M.S., Emporia State University. Thomas College, 2013. Deborah Cunningham, Assistant P

237 Faculty Directory M. Kay Grindall, Adjunct Instructor of Accounting B.S., Thomas College M.Ed., University of Maine. Thomas College, 2001. Andrew Grover, Adjunct Instructor of Accounting B.S.,

Faculty Directory 238 Dan Leland, Adjunct Instructor of Management B.S., Saint Josephs College, M.B.A., Thomas College, 2012. Cynthia N. Lepley, Associate Professor Psychology B.A., Susquehanna Un

239 Faculty Directory Andres Morales, Assistant Professor of Mathematics B.Ed., Universidad Catolica M.A., Vanderbilt University Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Thomas College, 2011.

Faculty Directory 240 Marilyn Snipe, Adjunct Instructor of English B.A., University of Maine M.S., University of Southern Maine. Thomas College, 2005. Jo L. Southard, Adjunct Assistant Professor of

241 Faculty Directory Richard Wilkins, Assistant Professor of Computer Science B.A., St. Thomas University M.S., National Technological University Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University. Thomas Colleg

Notes

Notes

Share