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Course Catalog 20142015 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

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

The following Thomas College programs in Education are certified by the State of Maine Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood EducationEndorsement 081 Birth to 5 Years and Endorsement 029 K3 Bachelo

PROGRAMS OF STUDY UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES ASSOCIATE IN ARTS 2Year Arts and Sciences KiestMorgan Program 3Year Accounting Accounting Forensic Concentration Computer Science Finance Hospitalit

1 Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Thomas College Academic Calendar ..............................................................4 History, Mission, and Vision...................................

Table of Contents 2 Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Administration........................................77 Education.....................

3 Table of Contents Project Management...................................................................................................212 Marketing................................................

Thomas College Calendar 4 THOMAS COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR 20142015 FALL 2014 August 1822 23 2529 28 30 September 1 2 5 10 26 October 1314 17 21 MonTue Friday Tuesday Columbus Day Break Day Divisio

5 Thomas College Calendar SPRING 2015 January 5 10 11 12 12 19 20 February 16 1620 23 27 March 20 Friday 26 Thursday 30Apr. 3 MonFri April 6 6 1317 13 May 1 48 8 1115 15 16 25 26 June 29 July 3 6 9

History, Mission and Vision of the College 6 THE HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE Thomas College was founded in 1894 as a nonsectarian, coeducational college dedicated to career training. Since its founding,

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

History, Mission and Vision of the College 8 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

9 History, Mission and Vision of the College Athletic Fields Wellmaintained athletic fields for soccer, softball, baseball, lacrosse, and field hockey are used for both intercollegiate and intramura

Admissions and Financial Information 10 FULLTIME DAY UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS Thomas College belongs to the National Association of College Admission Counselors and subscribes to the Statement of Pr

11 Admissions and Financial Information 5. Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended 6. Official scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test SAT I or the American College Testin

Admissions and Financial Information 12 Homeschooled students are encouraged to earn a high school equivalency diploma, and complete a nationally recognized standardized test such as the SAT I or AC

13 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 14 BACHELOR DEGREEACCELERATED MBA 1 APPLICANTS KiestMorgan Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree in BusinessRelated Disciplines Thomas College offers innovative

15 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 16 Students seeking readmission must resolve any outstanding financialobligations before the application for readmission will be considered. Academic warning

17 Admissions and Financial Information Dual Enrollment Thomas College partners with select area high schools to offer Thomas College courses that are taught at the students high school. Students ar

Admissions and Financial Information 18 CONTINUING EDUCATIONGRADUATE COSTS FOR DAY STUDENTS Undergraduate day students carrying fewer than twelve credits or more than eighteen credits per term, in t

19 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 20 Health Fee The health fee is charged to all day students. The health fee may only be waived if a student is participating in a special educational opportunity

21 Admissions and Financial Information of medical insurance in the Student Financial Services Office prior to September 12. Coverage is effective for a full year beginning September 1, provided the

Admissions and Financial Information 22 Thomasonian Yearbook A yearbook fee is included as part of the Colleges charges. Students who choose not to purchase a yearbook must complete a waiver form by

23 Admissions and Financial Information REFUND POLICY Students who withdraw from the College must notify the Student Affairs Office. Refunds will be made as of the effective date of withdrawal ackno

Admissions and Financial Information 24 FINANCIAL AID Thomas College offers a comprehensive program of financial assistance to students with academic promise who have demonstrated financial need. In

25 Admissions and Financial Information CONTINUATION OF FINANCIAL AID A students continued entitlement to financial aid depends on two conditions 1 Satisfactory Academic Progress see Academic Inform

Admissions and Financial Information 26 SOURCES OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIPS New Students Merit Scholarships Summa Cum Laude Scholarship Renewable scholarships of 13.000 6,500 per semester

27 Admissions and Financial Information scholarship is renewable for up to a maximum of 4 years of continuous undergraduate study. Dean Transfer Scholarship Renewable scholarship of 5,000 2,500 per

Admissions and Financial Information 28 Business Educators Association of Maine BEAM Scholarships Each year, high school students from all regions of Maine vie in local, regional, and state competit

29 Admissions and Financial Information Rancourt Scholarship First preference is given to students of French Heritage. Special Education Opportunity Scholarship In most instances, Thomas College mer

Admissions and Financial Information 30 Stephen Brown Memorial Scholarship Fulltime undergraduate students enrolled in a fouryear program within any major may apply for this scholarship. The applica

31 Admissions and Financial Information Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan Program Freshmen may receive 3,500 sophomores 4,500 juniors and seniors 5,500. The interest rate is set each July 1st,

Student Services 32 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

33 Student Services 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

Student Services 34 Facilities are staffed by several fulltime and parttime workstudy staff. These facilities are generally open Monday through Thursday from 730 a.m. to 1100 p.m., Friday 730 a.m. t

35 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 36 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

37 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 38 Academic Coaching For students desiring to maximize their individual academic potential, professional staff members of the Student Success Center provide oneonone academic coachi

39 Student Services Hinman Hall This 108bed residence offers singlegendered podstyle housing for first year students. Each pod will house 27 students in single and double rooms, a common area lounge

Student Services 40 RECREATION AND INTRAMURAL PROGRAMS The purpose of intramural and recreational programs at Thomas College is to provide all students an opportunity for participation in recreation

41 Student Services director provides a comfortable, relaxed, and energetic atmosphere for students to learn and develop. Education Club Created for education members who enjoy opportunities to lear

Student Services 42 Resident Assistants Resident Assistants RAs are undergraduate student staff who live in the residence halls and act as peer advisers, resources, and programmers to resident stude

43 Student Services Collegiate Crest Award The Collegiate Crest award honors sophomore and junior students selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and service to the college and community.

Academic Information 44 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.

45 Academic Information 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

Academic Information 46 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

47 Academic Information 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.

Academic Information 48 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

49 Academic Information 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

Academic Information 50 ACADEMIC POLICIES Residency For a bachelors degree, the last 30 credit hours 10 courses of a students program must be completed at Thomas College in the division day or Conti

51 Academic Information 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

Academic Information 52 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

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

Academic Information 54 Faculty are requested to make reasonable allowances for eligible studentathletes with regards to absences dictated by scheduled competitions, including tournament games. In a

55 Academic Information International Programs Other opportunities are available for international study at a number of colleges and universities throughout the world. Thomas College also partners w

Academic Information 56 CURRICULUM INFORMATION The Baccalaureate curriculum at Thomas College is comprised of the arts and sciences core, the general business core for business programs, courses in

57 Academic Information Major Beyond the core curricula, students complete their individual major program of study requirements to a minimum of 120 credits. Students in a business program are requir

Academic Information 58 Course Requirements for a Minor in International Business MG250 Principles of International Business MG337 Managing in the Global Environment MG325 Diversity Management MK370

59 Academic Information Arts Sciences minors generally consists of 18 credit hours, 12 of which must be courses beyond core requirements and not already part of the students major. Course Requireme

Academic Information 60 Law Content Course CJ202 Criminal Law, CJ204 Criminal Procedure, LS327 Business Law, LS330 Law of the Workplace, or another course with substantial legal content as determine

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

Academic Information 62 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

63 Programs of Study THE H. ALLEN RYAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The H. Allen Ryan School of Business is aptly named in honor of H. Allen Ryan, a longstanding member of the Thomas College Board of Trustees

Programs of Study 64 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN ACCOUNTING Associate in Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Managerial Accounting Bachelor of Science in Public A

65 Programs of Study In all of our accounting programs, not only will you learn about accounting theory, techniques, and practices but you will also be exposed to the basics of business through a fu

Programs of Study 66 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

67 Programs of Study 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

Programs of Study 68 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

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

Programs of Study 70 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

71 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 72 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN COMMUNICATIONS Bachelor of Science in Communications Public RelationsMarketing Concentration The Communications PRMarketing program is designed to provide

73 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC RELATIONSMARKETING CONCENTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 ELECTIVES 12 Credits REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits REQUI

Programs of Study 74 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Bachelor of Science in Security and Cyber Defense Computers have completely changed the way the wor

75 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 21 Credits REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 66 Credits 12 of wh

Programs of Study 76 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

77 Programs of Study 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

Programs of Study 78 5. 6. 7. 8. Describe various cultural issues and diversity and the manner in which they affect the criminal justice system. Apply philosophical, legal, and procedural principle

79 Programs of Study Recommended Electives for Crime Scene Investigator Path CJ122 Police Patrol Procedures CJ212 Report Writing, Interview Interrogation CJ336 Criminal Investigation CJ Elective 6

Programs of Study 80 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

81 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 82 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

83 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 84 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

85 Programs of Study 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

Programs of Study 86 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

87 Programs of Study 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

Programs of Study 88 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

89 Programs of Study PROGRAM 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 t

Programs of Study 90 12. Use their knowledge and skills to enhance their personal lives and contribute to their communities. Students who complete the English program will be prepared for career opp

91 Programs of Study PROGRAM OF STUDY IN FINANCE Bachelor of Science in Finance The Bachelor of Science in Finance major presents the analytical and managerial skills that will help prepare you for

Programs of Study 92 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

93 Programs of Study PROGRAM OF STUDY IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management provi

Programs of Study 94 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 Cr

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

Programs of Study 96 The 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 b

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

Programs of Study 98 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 n

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

Programs of Study 100 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

101 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 102 PROGRAM OF STUDY IN MARKETING Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management Every business, whether it deals in goods or services, needs to find a way to reach potential customer

103 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIR

Programs of Study 104 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN POLITICAL SCIENCE Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Policy Studies Concentration Bachelor of Arts in Political S

105 Programs of Study BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits ELECTIVES 33 Credits MAJOR COURSES 51 Credits 9 of which also me

Programs of Study 106 SC219 Environmental Science SC323 Environmental Issues Political Science Security Studies Concentration PS310 American Foreign Policy Five additional courses from the followin

107 Programs of Study PROGRAMS 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 T

Programs of Study 108 3. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes. 4

109 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 110 PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN SPORT MANAGEMENT Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Sport Marketing Management Concentration Modern Sport Adm

111 Programs of Study Thomas Colleges Sport Management Programs are nationally accredited the Commission of Sport Management Accreditation COSMA. COSMA is a specialized accrediting body that promot

Programs of Study 112 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 121 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 45 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits ELECTIVES 9 Credits REQUIRED M

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

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 114 GRADUATE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION DIVISION The Thomas College Graduate and Continuing Education Division serves as a lifelong learning center for the c

115 Graduate and Continuing Education Division 2. 3. 4. High school transcript or GED certificate Scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test SAT or the College Board of the American College T

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 116 Prior to starting courses, all students born after 1956 should submit proof of two inoculations given against measlesmumpsrubella MMR and proof of immu

117 Graduate and Continuing Education Division Payment is due in full on or before the first class meeting. Students who do not make satisfactory payment arrangements will be dropped from their cour

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 118 Graduate students must be enrolled at least halftime 3 credit hours per term. Students completing their first three courses must be accepted or conditi

119 Graduate and Continuing Education Division A student who feels that an exception to a specific policy is warranted may submit a written petition to the Academic Affairs Committee of the College.

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 120 Course Substitutions Course substitutions and transfer courses will be approved by the Assistant Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education in consultat

121 Graduate and Continuing Education Division Internship Graduate students are eligible for up to six internship credits from an approved internship site, provided that elective credits exist in th

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 122 For an associates degree, the last 30 credit hours 10 courses of a students program must be completed at Thomas College in the division day or Continui

123 Graduate 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 work and

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 124 ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 60 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 27 Credits Course designation CS EH111 EH1

125 Graduate 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 busines

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 126 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits UNDERGRADUA

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

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 128 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 120 REQUIRED ARTS AND SCIENCES COURSES 42 Credits BUSINESS CORE COURSES 36 Credits

129 Graduate and Continuing Education Division PROGRAMS OF STUDY GRADUATE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Master of Business Administration Master of Business AdministrationHealthcare Management M

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 130 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT The Thomas College Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Manage

131 Graduate and Continuing Education Division MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 39 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 18 Credits Course designation AC551 EC551 FN55

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 132 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 36 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 21 Credits Course designation AC551 EC551

133 Graduate and Continuing Education Division MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 36 REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 18 Credits Course designation AC551 EC551 FN551 M

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 134 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. LEADERSHIP Students will develop management and leadership skills adaptable for leadership in diverse business cultures GLOBAL BUSINES

135 Graduate and Continuing Education Division Competency in economics is demonstrated through a grade of C or better in an undergraduate macro or microeconomics course or related experience. Comp

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 136 MASTER OF SCIENCE Master of Science in Education Master of Science in Educational Leadership Master of Science in Literacy Education MASTER OF SCIENCE

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

Graduate and Continuing Education Division 138 M.S. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIPGENERAL TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS 30 Course designation ED551 ED552 ED553 ED554 ED555 ED641 or ED644 ED698 EDL Course name Semi

139 Graduate and Continuing Education Division MASTER OF SCIENCE IN LITERACY EDUCATION A Master of Science in Literacy Education is designed to serve the needs of teachers and education professional

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 140 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ACCOUNTING AC111 Accounting I 3 credits This introductory course is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamental

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

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 142 Following completion of this course, students will be able to Convey the conceptual background and analytical tools necessary to understand and interpret busin

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

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 144 COMMUNICATIONS CO111 Introduction to Communications 3 credits This course serves as an introduction to the study of communications, focusing on communication m

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

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 146 Students completing this course will be able to Effectively manage meeting budgets Develop supplier contracts and bidding proposals Coordinate events from sta

147 Undergraduate Course Descriptions requirements, then plan a rudimentary computercontrolled robotic system that makes the best use of those resources. Students also gain a deeper understanding of

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 148 the following basic data structures among others to solve problems Stacks, Queues, Lists, and Trees, understand how merge, quick, bucket, and radix sorts work,

149 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Through a variety of readings, projectbased exercises, critiques and discussions, students will continue to explore the fundamental principles of 2D design with

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 150 of effective, ethical business systems design Understand the kinds of information needed to analyze and design business systems Be able to analyze and present

151 Undergraduate Course Descriptions CS Cyber Security and introduces the components necessary to secure networked information systems. Topics include administration of networking solutions, connec

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 152 a wide variety of disciplines including business, criminal justice, political science, education and natural resources. GIS is used to support decisionmaking an

153 Undergraduate Course Descriptions management of information security in an organization. Students will understand the controls over hardware, media, as well as personnel responsible for utilizin

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 154 Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Identify the major goals of the criminal justice system to include guaranteeing due process, crime prev

155 Undergraduate Course Descriptions This course examines the issues of domestic, family intimatepartner violence and the response by both the Criminal Justice System and the Human Services System

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 156 families. Issues that emerge when working with multicultural populations will be discussed. Prerequisite CJ121 CJ335 The Law of Evidence 3 credits This course

157 Undergraduate Course Descriptions law enforcement training to all municipal, county and State of Maine law enforcement officers or other interested students. This is an extensive training and ed

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 158 Topics include regional trading frameworks, major bilateral and multilateral trade agreements and provisions, protectionist cycles, trade restrictions, the flow

159 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Apply critical thinking and reflection skills, by exploring issues related to the profession of early child careeducation. ED122 Foundations of Education 3 cre

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 160 This course will explore how literacy broadly defined as reading, writing, talking, and listening can be a tool for thinking and learning across the curriculu

161 Undergraduate Course Descriptions This course provides students with the basic knowledge and experience necessary to prepare them to teach science to K8 students. Emphasis is placed on the selec

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 162 Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to Identify major historical, cultural, political and social events that have influenced early ch

163 Undergraduate Course Descriptions English Course Overview The twosemester Composition sequence introduces students to the rigors of college writing and addresses individual needs through classro

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 164 EH111 Composition I Our Human Landscape 3 credits Through the process of reading and writing a variety of essays, we explore the inner and outer landscapes of

165 Undergraduate Course Descriptions groups and between the individual and society. Recognition of the influence that social theories and problems can have on authors. Recognition of the pervasive

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 166 stories, poetry, plays, autobiographical essaysand viewing filmswe gain a deeper understanding of why and how people develop, nurture, maintain, destroy, or rej

167 Undergraduate Course Descriptions autobiographical narrative, students arrive at a deeper understanding of this evolving genre. Students are encouraged to examine their own life experiences and

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 168 return among others Comprehend and advise on interest rate trends and other market events affecting a firms cost of capital Manage company assets ethically wi

169 Undergraduate Course Descriptions FIRST YEAR SEMINAR COMG110 First Year Seminar 3 credits In this course, students deepen their understanding of a career field while improving their informationl

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 170 Discuss the diversity of the food service industry commercial operations, institutional operation, hotel or free standing restaurants and franchises Explain t

171 Undergraduate Course Descriptions and international economic and environmental issues affecting tourism. Additional topics include social networking and internet marketing opportunities, sociocu

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 172 requirements Understand the relevance of labor law and its implications in the practice of management. Prerequisite HRMG239 HRMG336 EmployerEmployee Relations

173 Undergraduate Course Descriptions study of political, social, religious, and economic aspects of the African tribes their encounter with European nations and the struggle to maintain their polit

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 174 and viewing some of the great art works of the world, the class considers the advice on the art of living offered by influential thinkers and creative talents f

175 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Students will learn to develop programs that manipulate simple data structures such as arrays, lists and queues as well as different types of files. Structured

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 176 The student will be able to recognize the basic concepts of cryptography including key algorithms, distribution methods, methods of attack, and the construction

177 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Identify actions that constitute various types of intentional torts Identify actions that constitute

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 178 Analyze bilateral and multilateral trade agreements and proposals Explain the role of national and international regulatory institutions Assess trade and inv

179 Undergraduate Course Descriptions cultures Examine crosscultural themes to in human resource management, international labor relations and expatriate management Understand the role of cultural

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 180 MGCS390 Intro to Geographic Information Systems 3 credits Geographic information systems GIS provide a format for spatial analysis of data and are utilized acro

181 Undergraduate Course Descriptions achieve successful execution through solid project management practices. Topics include organizational culture, innovation processes, technology forecasting, or

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 182 MG441MK441 Business Consulting Practicum 3 credits This experience is designed to provide students with an opportunity to act as consultants to small businesses

183 Undergraduate Course Descriptions MGPE Management Proficiency Examination 1 credit The purpose of this exam is to test a persons retention of the fundamental concepts learned in Management, Hum

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 184 MK240 Public Relations 3 credits This course focuses on the public relations process. Important aspects of public relations will be covered, including working w

185 Apply analytic tools to examine a service business Undergraduate Course Descriptions MK370 Global Marketing Management 3 credits Through guest speakers, case studies, and Internet projects, stud

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 186 MK446 Marketing Management 3 credits This capstone course utilizes casebased, experiential learning to integrate previous topics in the marketing curriculum. St

187 Undergraduate Course Descriptions and applications and modeling. Prerequisite MS231 or permission of instructor MS301 Statistical Inference and Decision Making 3 credits This is a survey course

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 188 of theistic existentialism Explain and respond to Nietzsches claim that God is Dead atheistic existentialism Present a justification for and criticism of an e

189 Undergraduate Course Descriptions Topics include the evolution of terrorism, political terrorism, religious terrorism, international terrorism, terrorism and the media, terrorism in the United S

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 190 PS330 Public Administration 3 credits This course offers students a handson introduction to public administration, the field of study concerning the implementat

191 Undergraduate Course Descriptions PY225 Developmental Psychology 3 credits This course explores our physical, cognitive, moral, and psychosocial development throughout the life span from prenata

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 192 psychological problems of childhood and some basic counseling and play therapy techniques that can be used with children. Prerequisite PY111 PY338 Abnormal Psyc

193 Undergraduate Course Descriptions PY475 Independent Research in Psychology 3 credits Individualized research experience developed and implemented under the supervision of a faculty member. Prere

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 194 SC219 Environmental Science 3 credits The theme stressed throughout this course is that all systems involving life depend on maintaining balances. Topics invest

195 Undergraduate Course Descriptions SOCIOLOGY SY113 Principles of Sociology 3 credits This course introduces the principles and concepts necessary for understanding the nature of society and cultu

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 196 SM226 Sport Psychology 3 credits This course is designed to help students better understand the issues of starting and maintaining healthrelated physical activi

197 Undergraduate Course Descriptions SM233 Recreational Management 3 credits This course examines the social context of recreation and leisure. Emphasis is placed on recreational activities and ser

Undergraduate Course Descriptions 198 Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to Discuss the importance of planning and how to achieve goals Recall and fully understand the

199 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 200 SPECIAL OPTIONS TB449 Topics in Business 3 credits Students work independently on a topic of interest in one of the following areas accounting, economics, fina

201 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 202 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

203 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 204 Students will have the opportunity to begin to identify questions about teaching and learning that will help focus their research throughout the remainder of the pro

205 Graduate Course Descriptions Each class meeting, interactive strategies will be explored that prepare participants to create a culture within their classroom that allows students to grow and lea

Graduate Course Descriptions 206 ED644 Leadership Experience 3 credits The Leadership Experience course is a yearlong learning experience partnering with the Maine Development Foundation. This cours

207 Graduate Course Descriptions Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Recite the developmental stages of reading Explore and utilize effective reading programs and the research

Graduate Course Descriptions 208 FN585 Capital Markets 3 Credits This course provides an indepth look at modern capital markets and the related role of financial intermediaries. The course consider

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

Graduate Course Descriptions 210 MG540 Leading in Different Cultures 3 Credits In this course students will explore leadership practices across multiple cultures and how increasing interactions wit

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

Graduate Course Descriptions 212 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

213 Graduate Course Descriptions MG533 Innovation, Change and Agile Projects 3 credits This course provides an overview of concepts and strategies used to select optimal options for change. Manageme

Graduate Course Descriptions 214 MK553 Global Perspectives in Marketing 3 credits Through the use of videotapes, case studies, and discussion, students examine the political, economic, educational,

215 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 216 Wayne A. Norton, B.S. President CEO Yankee Atomic Electric Company Rowe, Massachusetts Janet M. Parkhurst, 71 B.S. Owner Stained Glass Express Waterville, Maine Gregory R. Pip

217 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 218 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES Laurie G. Lachance, B.A., 92 M.B.A., President Mikaela Ziobro, B.S., Assistant to the President ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION Thomas Edwards, B.A., M.A

219 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 220 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

221 Faculty Directory FACULTY Wallace Alexander, Professor of Education B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Maine. Thomas College, 2002. Raelene Allen, Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science B.S., U

Faculty Directory 222 Donald Cragen, Associate Professor of Sport Management B.S., Salem State College M.S., Illinois State University M.B.A., Thomas College D.S.M., United States Sports Academy. T

223 Faculty Directory David A. Geller, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Law B.S., Boston University J.D., New England School of Law. Thomas College, 1995. J. Peter Gilbert, Associate Profess

Faculty Directory 224 Tracey Horton, Associate Professor of Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice B.A., Appalachian State University M.A., Western Carolina University Ph.D., Walden University. T

225 Faculty Directory James Libby, Professor of Business Administration B.S. Nasson College M.B.A., St. Bonaventure University C.A.S., University of Maine Ph.D., University of Maine. Thomas College

Faculty Directory 226 Stephen Moro, Adjunct Instructor of English B.A., Herbert H. Lehman College M.A., Manhattan College. Thomas College, 2003. Patricia Morris, Adjunct Instructor of Management B

227 Faculty Directory James Smith, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology B.S., B.A., University of New England M.S.Ed., University of New England. Thomas College, 2013. Jo L. Southard, Adjunct Assistant

Faculty Directory 228 Ryan Wheaton, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics B.A., University of Maine at Presque Isle M.S., Husson University. M.S.Ed., Thomas College. Thomas College, 2012. Richard Whitm

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