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University Catalog

Business Management Study Sequence (Associate of Arts in General Studies)

Vision Statement

Consistent with the mission of the University of Maine at Fort Kent, a regional university that serves the needs of the St. John Valley and the state of Maine, the Business Management Study Sequence fosters excellence in scholarship and academic achievement in an interactive educational environment.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Business Management Study Sequence is to develop students as liberally-educated citizens, life-long learners in a changing world, proficient business managers and entrepreneurs.


Program Description/Goals

The Business Management Study Sequence provides the two-year student with opportunities to develop skills toward careers in Business. This program fits within the mission, goals, outcomes, and procedures of the four-year Business Management Program. This program is designed for the student who is unsure of completing a bachelor’s degree, but needs knowledge and skills to enhance their economic opportunities. It also serves as a gateway to a four-year degree.


Student Learning Outcomes

The Business Management Study Sequence prepares students for careers in business. The objectives of the program are that the graduate will be a well-rounded, professional person who is literate, numerate, and analytical.


Program Requirements

CRN Course Name Credits
  General Education Requirements 29 credits
Business Requirements
BUS 100 Accounting Principles I 3 credits
BUS 211 Principles of Business Management 3 credits
BUS 222 Introduction to Marketing 3 credits
BUS 234 Financial Analysis & Planning 3 credits
  Choose 2 courses from Business Management requirements in the Bachelor program 6 credits
  Electives 13 credits
Total 60 credits

Recommended Support Courses

(included in general education requirements)

CRN Course Name Credits
COS 103 Introduction to Information Technology 4 credits
MAT 280 Finite Math II 3 credits

Techniques for Assessment

Individual student electronic portfolio with demonstrations of knowledge and skills


Suggested Course Sequencing

Fall Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HUM 102 First Year Experience 3 credits
BUS 100 Accounting Principles I 3 credits
BUS 211 Principles of Business Management 3 credits
COS 103 Introduction to Information Technology 4 credits
ENG 100 English Composition I 3 credits
Total 16 credits

Spring Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  General Education - Oral Communication 3 credits
ENG 101 English Composition II 3 credits
  Business, Economics, or E-Commerce Electives 6 credits
MAT 280 Finite Math: Linear Systems and Math of Finance 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  Business, Economics, or E-Commerce Electives 6 credits
  General Education Electives - Arts & Humanities 6 credits
  General Education Elective - Natural Science 4 credits
Total 16 credits

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  Electives 10 credits
  General Education Elective - Behavioral & Social Sciences 3 credits
Total 13 credits