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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, fees, calendar, policies, regulations, course offerings, and program requirements. Students should inquire through the Registrars Office about changes that have been made since the date of printing. Catalog Number 20132014 Thomas College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX E

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 higher education by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer review process. An accredited college or university is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purp

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.thomas.edusportmanagement. For more information on the assessment of student learning outcomes, please contact the Academic Affairs office at Thomas at provostthomas.edu or 2078591362. The following Thomas College programs in Education are certified by the state of Maine Bachelor of Science in Early C

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 Concentration International Relations Concentration Psychology Psychology Forensic Psychology Concentration BACHELOR OF SCIENCE 4Year Accounting Programs Accounting Accounting and Financial Analysis Managerial Accounting Public Accounting Forensic Accounting Concentration Computer Science Communications

1 Table of contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Thomas College Academic Calendar ....................................................................... 3 History, Mission, and Vision .......................................................................................... 5 Thomas College Core Competencies ....................................................................... 6 Admissions and Financial Information Application Procedures .....................

Table of Contents 2 Computers Technology....................................................................................... 76 Criminal Justice.................................................................................................................. 80 Education.............................................................................................................................. 84 English ..........................................

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 6 913 23 Friday MonTue Tuesday MidSemester Warnings DueDay Columbus Day Break Day Last day to drop a class Day Mon.Fri. Wednesday Mon.Fri. Thursday Friday Sunday Monday Friday Thomas College Institute Session I EDGE Welcome Thomas College Institute Session II Summer II ends CEDGrad New Student MoveinO

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 Thursday Summer II Session end CEDGrad Friday Monday Wednesday Tuesday 4th of July Summer II Session begins CEDGrad Summer I Grades Due Last Day to adddrop CoursesCEDGrad Monday Summer I Session end CEDGrad MonFri Friday Mon.Fri. Friday Saturday Monday Finals WeekDay Senior Grades Due by Noon Day Divis

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, the College has maintained this tradition of educating students for careers in business, technology, and education. In the spring of 1956, the College moved from its downtown location to a large, private estate in the city of Waterville. When the College outgrew this campus in 1966, it purchased 70

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 the use of a variety of forms, oral and written, print and electronic. Students demonstrate their creative skills as well as their abilities in organization, presentation, and the development of form and content. II. Leadership and Service Thomas students exhibit a command of interpersonal, leade

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 Kennebec River and Messalonskee Stream meet. The academic complex consists of classrooms, faculty and administrative offices, the Laurette Ayotte Auditorium, the Harold Alfond Athletic Center, the Library, a computer Center, Spann Commons, Welcome Center, physical education facilities, student lounges, a

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 Principles of Good Practice. The College invites applications from prospective degree candidates without regard to race, color, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, or age. APPLICATION PROCEDURES Thomas College offers three 3 ways to submit an application for admission 1. Complete the Thomas College

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 ScienceBachelor of Arts fouryear and B.S.M.B.A. or B.S.M.S.Ed. five year programs. SAT I or ACT scores are NOT required for admission into Associate of Science and Associate of Arts twoyear programs. The Thomas College code number for score reporting is 3903 for the SAT I exam and 1663 for the ACT exam 7. I

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 Monday through Friday throughout the year. Additionally, the Office of Admission is open on specific Saturdays throughout the academic year. Visit www.thomas.eduvisit to learn more about our Saturday Visit Days and Open House events. To arrange your personal interview and a personal tour of the campus

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 a similar program requirement in effect at the time of the students proposed enrollment at Thomas. Transfer credit is only awarded for course work with a grade C or higher. Only the credits transfer grades are not transferred or used to compute the students grade point average at Thomas College. Co

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 of courses that are completed within a nine month timeframe. The program is structured into a 41 format, and is available to applicants who exhibit the academic potential to succeed at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Some prerequisite courses for nonbusiness majors may be required before

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 Program is a provision of the Post911 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows institutions of higher learning degreegranting institutions in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public instate undergr

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 seeking readmission must resolve any outstanding financial obligations before the application for readmission will be considered. Academic warning or probation designations will still be in effect as defined in the section on Academic Information however, the student is still categorized as making satisf

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 area high schools to offer a Thomas College course that is taught at the students high school. Students are encouraged to speak with their guidance counselor or call the Admissions Office at Thomas about the availability of a dual enrollment agreement with the College. Thomas College suggests that

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 will pay the full prorated day tuition based on 12 credits per semester for any Continuing Education Division courses taken. If students enroll for either a fall or spring Continuing Education Division course as part of their twelvetoeighteencredit course load, the tuition for the Continuing Educatio

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. Nonmatriculated status is afforded to students who would normally meet Thomas admissions requirements but who choose not to enroll in a degree program. Nonmatriculated students registering for Day Division classes will enroll through Admissions and be registered through the Registrar Office. Nonmatriculated stude

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 deposit. Returning students are required to pay the fee each March to participate in the room lottery. This deposit serves to reserve a room in Grant, Parks, Heath Residence Hall, Bartlett Hall, the Village, and the Townhouses. This deposit is applied toward the students room charge. This deposit is

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 intercollegiate or club sports are required to provide evidence of major medical insurance during the period of participation. International Student Health Insurance All enrolled international students F1 and J1 visas are required to show proof of a United States health and accident insurance, that me

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.thomas. eduinfonetquicklinks.asp allows students, employees and parents to view their balances on their debit ID card and add money to the card via a credit card. Thomasonian Yearbook A yearbook fee is included as part of the Colleges charges. Students who choose not to purchase a yearbook must com

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 without financial aid may participate in a monthly payment plan. Payments are determined on an annual basis and are divided into 10 monthly payments and due the 10th of each month with the first payment due August 10th and the last payment due May 1st. There is a onetime fee of 30 to enroll in this plan.

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. Student Residence Status Changes After the start of a semester, when a fulltime day student officially changes from commuter to resident, the room, board, and resident technology fees will be prorated by week. Financial aid may be recalculated in the same manner. After the start of a semester, when

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 required to complete the financial aid process by the deadline may not be eligible to receive certain types of federal, state, or institutional aid. Fall October 15 Spring February 1 CONTINUATION OF FINANCIAL AID A students continued entitlement to financial aid depends on two conditions 1 satisfa

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 are awarded to firsttime college students who meet the required GPA and SAT scores. The Admissions Committee will review students information at the time of acceptance. Students who receive this scholarship must be enrolled fulltime and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. This scholarship is

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. Students must complete two semesters of fulltime study at Thomas College to be eligible for this program. Students starting in the spring semester will not be eligible until the following year. The scholarship is only awarded after the spring semester cumulative GPA calculations are complete. Internation

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 Financial Services Office. No additional application is necessary. Agnes Lindsay Scholarship Awards ranging from 500 to 1,000 are given to students who live in rural New England and demonstrate financial need. Alden Trust This trust was established to help students enrolled in an education major. Awar

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 opportunity scholarship up to the difference between Thomas College tuition and fees and the tuition at the alternative institution, should a difference exist. For more information, please contact the SFS office. SCHOLARSHIPS REQUIRING APPLICATIONS To be considered for the following scholarships, a stu

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 Pell Grant funds are awarded by the federal government to students who show extreme financial need. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant FSEOG Students who show financial need are eligible to receive a supplemental grant. This award can range from 200 to 4,000 per year. State Grant Pro

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. Annual amounts and interest rates are the same as a subsidized Stafford. Dependent undergraduate students who qualify for the subsidized Federal Stafford Loan are eligible for an additional 2,000 annually. Request for additional unsubsidized Stafford Loan funds must be submitted to the Director of

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 assist students in their emotional, cultural, and social growth. Student services counseling, health, student life and activities, residential life, public safety, recreation and intramurals, Student Senate, Judicial Board, and dining servicesare all under the direction of the Vice President for Stud

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 are enrolled as a Thomas College student. Students who have a change in policy while enrolled at Thomas must notify Student Financial Services immediately. Students must have complete and uptodate health and immunization records on file with the campus Health Center before moving into housing ando

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 generally open Monday through Thursday from 730 a.m. to 1100 p.m., Friday 730 a.m. to 430 p.m., Saturday 100 p.m. to 400 p.m., and Sunday 330 p.m. to 1000 p.m. 802.11abgn wireless network access is provided throughout campus. 5Ghz connections are recommended, but 2.4Ghz connections are also available

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 Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998. This compliance document can be viewed on the Public Safety web site at httpwww.thomas.edupublicsafety or obtained from the Student Affairs Office. The Public Safety Office is staffed 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to assist membe

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 and workshops that enhance the professional skills of our students. Career Services sponsored events are held monthly, below is a sample list of workshops and events hosted by Career Services Career Path a workshop that informs students what career paths are available in their field of study

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 connecting with Thomas alums in your industry, Career Services is here to help students and alumni through individual and personalized career exploration at every stage. DINING SERVICES Sodexo provides food service to Thomas College. The Dining Center features stationed dining in order to provide a

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 coaching. Academic coaching is a studentoriented model in which a professional staff member guides the student through a process of identifying his or her learning preferences and strengths and building strategies based on those for cultivating that students academic success. EDGE Engage, Develop, Guide,

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 and triple rooms with access to each room from the outdoors. The rooms have private baths and are wired for voice, video, and data. All resident students have access to voice mail and a direct inward dial phone number at an additional cost, cable TV, and a computer hookup. Resident students living

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 people, and learn a lifelong activity. These are the greatest rewards of intramural and recreational programs. STUDENT CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS Accounting Society The purpose of the society is to foster close relationships among accounting students, alumni engaged in accounting activities, the accountin

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 important environmental issues facing all of us today on a personal and professional level. Ice Hockey Club Competes at a club level with surrounding colleges and universities. Home competitions are typically hosted at Sukee Arena in Winslow. Investment Society The purpose of the Investment Society is to

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 civic and personal responsibility. It sponsors speakers, a joint professional conference with students at other business institutions, and regional businessteacher conferences. It also contributes to the Business Education Association of Maine, promotes social events throughout the year, and maintai

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. Kappa Delta Phi is a professional, educational, business, and social fraternity and has consistently been known on campus for providing social activities and other services to the campus and the community. Thomas College is the home of the Nu Chapter. COLLEGE AWARDS Gold Key Award The Gold Key Emer

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 a preference for students who plan to pursue a degree in Psychology. FRATERNITY AND SORORITY AWARDS Kappa Delta Phi Fraternity, Nu Chapter The Dr. Rodney Redding Scholarship is awarded to the junior member who has achieved a high grade point average and is worthy of financial assistance. The broth

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 1.0 D 0.7 Failing F 0.0 Other P AU W AW L P Pass, W Withdrew, AU Audit, AW Administrative Withdrawal, L Stopped Attending The cumulative grade point average GPA is used in determining eligibility for honors, participation in extracurricular activities, study abroad, and graduation as well as probati

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 appeal Subject to academic dismissal no appeal Below 1.29 Below 1.75 Below 1.90 Below 2.00 TwoYear Programs 0 .50 Cum GPA 0 5 earned credits 6 29 earned credits 30 credits or above Subject to academic dismissal no appeal Subject to academic dismissal no appeal Below 1.29 Below 2.00 The Academic Af

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 present new evidence of their ability to satisfactorily continue their studies. The student may meet with the Academic Dean, at which time the Academic Dean may allow the dismissal decision to stand, reverse the decision, or readmit the student under specific conditions. A student dismissed a second ti

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. Students enrolled in 5Year programs with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 may be placed on warning and students in 5year programs with a cumulative GPA that drops below 2.0 will be shifted to the corresponding 4year program. ACADEMIC DISCIPLINARY DISMISSAL Students who violate academic policies or in som

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 unauthorized use or alteration of college adddrop or other forms. Falsifying. Falsification or fabrication of research results, quotations, facts, andor references. PENALTIES First offenses of academic misconduct in the context of a course will be dealt with by the courses instructor. Instructors a

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 dissatisfaction with the sanction. There is no further appeal beyond the Appeals Board. Work Cited Gibaldi, Joseph, ed. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 5 ed. NY Modern Language Association of America, 1999. th GRADUATION INFORMATION The responsibility for meeting the various prerequisi

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 Continuing Education that will be awarding the degree. In addition, at least 15 credit hours 5 courses must be completed in courses in the major at Thomas College. Students may petition the Academic Affairs Committee for a residency waiver written approval for the waiver must be secured before the studen

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 regularly scheduled time because of irreconcilable hardship or courseconflict instances not contributed to by the student or 2 pedagogicalthe subject of the course is not found in the regular curriculum and is one in which the student has considerable interest and the faculty member considerable exper

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 awarded grade and compute the cumulative GPA using the more recent of the two grades. In doing so, students forfeit any credit they may have received in the previous class that is, they will receive credit for the class only once. The student must complete a retake form, retake the course and pay a

Academic Information 52 CLEP Examination Thomas College Course American Government........................................................ PS213 American History I ............................................................. HG321 American History II ............................................................ HG322 Analysis and Interpretation of Literature ........................... EH221 Info. Systems and Computer Applications ......................... CS115 Intro. to Educational Psycholog

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 all cases, the student is responsible for all missed work. Students anticipating the possibility of tournament play should be in contact with faculty to discuss contingency plans for missed work. Reasonable allowances are dictated by the specifics of course requirements, a students overall performanc

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 designed for students to study abroad during their junior year however, some programs offer a summer study option. For information regarding these programs, contact the Academic Affairs Office. Maine Criminal Justice Academy In partnership with the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, Thomas College offers e

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, courses in the major, and electives. Arts and Sciences Requirements The Arts and Sciences requirements include 45 credits. Course designation CS EH EH111 EH112 CO245 HGPS HUPH LIB MS MS120 PYSY SC MGCOHN 110 Course name Computer Elective Literature Elective English Composition I English Composition I

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 required to successfully complete additional graduate credits as stipulated in their program. Minor A student must declare a minor on the appropriate form in the Registrars Office. The students minor will be indicated on the students transcript but not on the diploma. Business Department minors are avail

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 Global Marketing Management HG227 World Geography Choose one Management or Marketing elective Course Requirements For a Minor in Information Technology Management CS175 Introduction to Programming Logic and Design CS218 Java Programming CS315 Databases CS345 Data Communications CS415 Topics in CIS

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 Issues in Criminal Justice Two additional courses carrying a CJ designation. Course Requirements For a Minor in Education ED122 Foundations of Education ED124 Teaching Process and Curriculum Design ED232 Educational Psychology Choose 3 from ED215, ED245, ED322, ED323, ED324, ED327, ED334, ED335. Cours

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 SY323 Business and Society PY326 Marriage and Family PY222 Social Psychology PSHU247 Exploring the Middle East Diversity in the Arab World PH298 Comparative Religion PY337 Death, Dying, and the Meaning of Life HU210 Humanities and the Search for Wisdom HU214 Third World Culture SM227 Sociology of Sport

Academic Information 60 UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM The Thomas College Internship Program offers eligible students the opportunity for practical, realworld experience. The Internship Program is specifically designed to Give students the experience needed to secure a position and jumpstart a career Help students begin to make professional contacts and to network within the field of study Provide students a possible opportunity to earn while they learn and help pay for college expenses

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 credits by July 1. Students are urged to contact the Student Financial Aid Office concerning eligibility for financial aid and the implications of accepting a financial aid award for a summer semester. The second option is for students to complete the work experience portion of an internship during th

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 business disciplines, including baccalaureate degrees in majors and concentrations that include Accounting Public, Financial, Managerial, Forensic, Public, and other, Management, Entrepreneurship Small Business, International Business, Information Technology Management, Hospitality Management, Finan

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 Accounting Bachelor of Science of Accounting Forensic Accounting Concentration Bachelor of Science of Accounting and Financial Analysis MBABachelor of Science of Accounting MBAAccelerated Bachelor of Science of Accounting MBABachelor of Science of AccountingForensic Accounting MBAHRBachelor of Scien

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 levels of acceptable fiscal management. Students are prepared for careers in public, private, governmental and notforprofit accounting by satisfactorily completing rigorous accounting training and testing, personal portfolio management, wellgrounded accounting research, and field experience opportuni

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 Course name Computer Elective English Composition I English Composition II Public Speaking Literature Elective Humanities or Philosophy Elective Psychology or Sociology Elective Foundations of Quantitative Analysis First Year Seminar Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 BUSINESS CORE COURSES 21 Credits Course desi

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 COURSES 31 Credits 3 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation AC223 AC224 AC325 AC335 AC337 AC338 AC445 AC449 ACFNCS ACCPE MS206 Course name Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Financial Statement Analysis Cost Accounting Accounting Financial Inf

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 MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation AC223 AC224 AC335 AC337 AC338 AC339 AC325 AC445 AC449 ACCPE MS206 Course name Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Cost Accounting Accounting Financial Information Sys. Federal P

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 ELECTIVES 6 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 49 Credits 9 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 CS215 CS321 CJ121 CJ202 CJ335 AC223 AC224 AC335 AC337 AC338 AC443 AC445 FN325 PY231 MS206 ACCPE Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Databases Systems

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 ELECTIVES 6 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 49 Credits 9 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name Credits CS115 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 CS215 Databases 3 CS321 Systems Engineering I 3 CJ121 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CJ202 Criminal

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 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name Credits AC223 Intermediate Accounting I 3 AC224 Intermediate Accounting II 3 AC335 Cost Accounting 3 AC337 Accoun

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 AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name AC223 Intermediate Accounting I AC224 Intermediate Accounting II AC333 Advanced Account

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 designed to prepare students for baccalaureate work and to provide them the opportunity to explore the Arts and Sciences disciplines in order to select a baccalaureate major. The Bachelor of Arts in General Studies offers an ideal program of study for the creative, independentminded student. This flexi

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 PYSY SC CO110 IN4312 Course name CS Elective Literature Elective Composition I Composition II Public Speaking HistoryGovernment or Political Science Elective Humanities or Philosophy Elective Liberal Arts Elective Math Elective Foundations of Quantitative Analysis Psychology or Sociology Elective Scie

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 students with the skills and knowledge base to seek employment in a variety of marketing and public relations positions. Significant emphasis is placed on webbased marketing, leveraging social media, and the development of marketing strategies and tactics in an increasingly competitive environment.

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 COMMUNICATIONS CORE COURSES 67 Credits Course designation CO111 CO235 CO335 CO439 CO440 CO445 CS140 COEH MG224 MG442 MK MK116 MK1PE MK227 MK230 MK240 MK325 MK329 MK337 MK433 MK446 MS301 Course name Introduction to Communications Journalism Media Design Event Planning and Management Strategic Media Planni

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 have completely changed the way the world communicates and does business. The demand is greater than ever for computer scientists and technical specialists who can quickly analyze and manipulate information, design and implement computer systems, or create software programs. To address that demand Thom

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 which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS CS115 or CS121 CS119 CS175 CS2 CS216 CS245 CS315 CS316 CS330 CS345 CS365 CS420 CS425 CS430 CS440 IN43 MS231 MS232 MS240 MS301 MS325 SC330 Course name Computer Elective Introduction to Computer Applications or Computer Applications In

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 9 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 CS175 CS218 CS245 CS310 CS315 CS330 CS342 CS345 CS346 CS415 CS420 CS422 CS424 CS430 CS440 CS450 IN43 MG432 MG444 MS240 MS231 MS301 MS325 SC330 Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Introduction to Programming L

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 ELECTIVES 18 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 79 Credits 12 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS CS115 CS119 CS175 CS2 CS216 CS245 CS315 CS316 CS330 CS345 CS365 CS420 CS425 CS430 CS440 IN43 MS231 MS232 MS240 MS301 MS325 SC330 Course name Computer Elective Introduction

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 designed to provide, among other things, a foundation for careers in various types of criminal justice agencies such as Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Fish and Game Warden County Law Enforcement Officer Coastal Marine Warden State Law Enforcement Officer Corrections Officer Federal Law Enf

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 the students career interest and is typically taken during the spring semester of the first year. Part 3 Criminal Justice Electives Students take a minimum of seven Criminal Justice Electives that allow them to focus their studies on an intended career path. Students may choose from CorrectionsCommun

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 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CJ121 CJ202 CJ230 CJ333 CJ447 CJS CJ PH201 PS214 PY111 SY113 Course name Introduction to Criminal Justice Criminal Law Criminology Multicultural Issues in Criminal Justice Critical Issues in Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Spe

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 COURSES 51 Credits 12 credits of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation Course name Credits CJ121 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CJ202 Criminal Law 3 CJ230 Criminology 3 CJ333 Multicultural Issues in Criminal Justice 3 CJ447 Critical Issues in Criminal Justice 3 CJS Cr

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 English Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Social Studies Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Bachelor of Science in Elementary EducationMaster of Science in Education The mission of the education program at Thomas College is to prepare students to become compassionate and excellent te

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 of Maine. In this program of study, students become familiar with teaching methods, learning styles, content material integration, curriculum design and evaluation. The program also recognizes the need for tomorrows elementary teachers to understand and use multimedia technology as a learning tool. G

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 24 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name Credits CS115 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 ED122 Foundations of Education 3 ED124 Teaching Process and Curriculum Design 3 ED128 Preparation for Field Experience 1 ED129 Field Experience 1 ED215 Childrens

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 Community College 59 credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 57 Credits 15 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation ED124 ED232 ED327 ED334 ED335 ED338 ED346 ED447 ED448 EH HGPS LIB MS SC Course name Teaching Process and Curriculum Design Educational Psychology Science for the Young Child

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 COURSES 63 Credits 24 credits of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 ED215 ED324 ED338 ED346 ED347 ED349 ED350 ED450 ED447 ED448 MG347 MG351 MK325 MS206 PY111 PY336 SY125 Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Childrens Literature Infant and Toddler Developm

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 Credits 21 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 ED122 ED124 ED125 ED128 ED129 ED232 ED245 ED310 ED322 ED338 ED446 ED448 EH EH129 EH200 EH221 EH332 EH333 EH336 EH337 MS PY111 PY335 SC Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Foundations of Education Teaching

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 83 Credits 18 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 EC212 ED122 ED124 ED125 ED128 ED129 ED232 ED245 ED310 ED312 ED322 ED338 ED446 ED448 EH HG212 HG227 HG321 HG322 MS PS213 PS214 PY111 PY225 SY201 Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Macroeconomics Fo

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 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 ED122 ED124 ED128 ED129 ED215 ED232 ED245 ED315 ED316 ED317 ED320 ED322 ED325 ED326 ED338 ED445 ED448 EH221 HGPS LIB MS PY111 PY225336 SC Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Foundations of Education Teaching Proc

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 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 92 Credits 24 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 ED122 ED124 ED128 ED129 ED215 ED232 ED245 ED315 ED316 ED317 ED320 ED322 ED325 ED326 ED338 ED445 ED448 EH221 HGPS LIB MS PY111 PY225336 SC Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Founda

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 the program will enroll in courses designed to introduce them to literary form and period literary theory and criticism classic and emerging authors and analytical, expository, and creative writing. The contexts of race, ethnicity, class, and gender will be emphasized to increase student awareness a

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 designation EH EH1 EH200 EH221 EH350 Course name Literature Electives PeriodGenre Electives Writing Elective Introduction to Literature JuniorSenior Seminar Special Topics in Literature Credits 18 9 3 3 3

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 major presents the analytical and managerial skills that will help prepare you for a career in the financial world. Businesses large and small are in need of qualified management personnel who can combine expertise in financial strategy with economic decisionmaking abilities. This program helps grad

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 COURSES 31 Credits 3 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name Credits AC221 Managerial Accounting 3 AC338 Federal Personal Income Taxation or 3 AC339 Federal Partnership and Corp. Taxation BS Business Elective 3 EC331 International Trade and Investment 3 EC334 M

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 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation Course name Credits AC221 Managerial Accounting 3 AC338 Federal Personal Income Taxation or 3 AC339 Federal Partnership and Corp. Taxat

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 SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation AC221 AC338 AC339 BS EC331 EC334 FN231 FN325 FN430 FINPE MG338 MS206 Course name Managerial Accounting Federal

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 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management provides students with a strong foundation in business and allows them to choose either a networking or a programming concentration. The networking concentration provides an uptodate preparation in systems engineering, data communications, network

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 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 CS175 CS2 CS315 CS332 CS345 CS350 CS415 CS430 MG444 IT1PE Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Introduction to Programming Logic and Design CS218 Java ProgCS225 C.NET D

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 CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 31 Credits 3 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation CS115 CS175 CS2 CS315 CS332 CS345 CS350 CS415 CS430 MG444 IT1PE Course name Introduction to Computer Applications Introduction to Programming Logic and D

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 Science in EntrepreneurshipSmall Business Management Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science in International Business MBABachelor of Science in Management MBAHRBachelor of Science in Management MBABachelor of Science in Hospitality Management MBABachelor of Science in Inte

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 and business finance, you will study classical and contemporary management theory and practices. If you are interested in pursuing a career within the hospitality industry, Thomas College provides the opportunity to concentrate your degree specifically in Hotel and Restaurant Management. You will hav

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, including those specifically related to the hospitality field. 2. Develop a promotional campaign for the hospitality industry. 3. Explain legal, financial, and leadership and compliance issues in the hospitality field. 4. Operate and utilize information systems typically used in the hospitality indust

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 name Composition I Composition II Public Speaking Computer Elective HistoryGovernment or Political Science Elective HumanitiesPhilosophy Elective Math Elective PsychologySociology Elective First Year Seminar in Management Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 BUSINESS CORE COURSES 24 Credits Course designation

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 COURSES 34 Credits 3 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name Credits MG239 Human Resource Management 3 MG338 Operations Management 3 MG351 Management Information Systems 3 MG434 Leadership 3 MG443 Interpersonal Relations 3 MG449 Senior Seminar in Management

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 MAJOR COURSES 37 Credits 3 of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation Course name Credits MG338 Operations Management 3 MG347 Entrepreneurship 3 MG351 Management Information Systems 3 MG434 Leadership 3 MG443 Interpersonal Relations 3 MG449 Senior Seminar in Management 3 MK

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 Credits ELECTIVES 6 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 37 Credits 3 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation Course name Credits HT112 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3 HT115 Management of Food Beverage Operations 3 HT212 Hotel Restaurant Management 3 HT221 Rooms D

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 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 43 Credits 9 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation EC331 EC334 HG227 MG MG239 MG250 MG325 MG337 MG434 MG449 MK370 MS206 PS216 PS232 INTPE Course name International Trade Investment Money, Banking, Financial Markets World Geography Management Electi

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 COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 6 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 43 Credits 9 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation EC331 EC334 HG227 MG MG230 MG250 MG325 MG337 MG434 MK370 MS206 PS216 PS232 INTPE Course name International Trade Investme

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 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 33 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 34 Credits 3 of which also meet General Education Requirements Course designation MG239 MG338 MG351 MG434 MG443 MG449 MG MS206 MGPE Course name Human Resource Management Operations Management Management Information S

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 AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 33 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 34 Credits 3 of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation MG239 MG338 MG351 MG434 MG443 MG449 MG MS206 MGPE Course name Human Resource Management Operations Manageme

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 business, whether it deals in goods or services, needs to find a way to reach potential customers. From conducting the research to find out what the customer needs to advertising and promoting the benefits of its products, the role of the marketing manager is to achieve this goal in the most effici

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 advertising and promotion campaign Conduct a sales presentation using effective sales techniques Conduct a qualitative and quantitative research study Discuss the role that consumer behavior plays in marketing decision making Discuss effective strategies used by retail establishments Identify the difference

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 COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 33 Credits AC220 AC221 are required ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 34 Credits 3 of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation MK227 MK230 MK325 MK329 MK332 MK443 MK446 MK MS206 MKPE Course name Consumer Behavior Sales and S

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 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 33 Credits ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 34 Credits 3 of which also meet Arts and Sciences Requirements Course designation MK227 MK230 MK325 MK329 MK332 MK443 MK446 MK MS206 MKPE Course name Consumer Behavior Sales and S

117 Programs of Study PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN POLITICAL SCIENCE