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  Aug 17, 2017
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate: Maine Studies

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Minimum number of credits required to earn certificate: 18

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to earn certificate: C

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward certificate: None.

Other GPA requirements to earn certificate: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all Maine-related courses counting towards the certificate.

Contact Information: Carol Toner, Maine Studies Program Director, 112A Chadbourne Hall, 581-3147

The Certificate in Maine Studies offers non-degree students the opportunity to investigate Maine’s cultural, historical, and physical landscapes. The program recognizes the value of a multidisciplinary approach to understanding Maine’s historical and contemporary issues. The Certificate in Maine Studies is useful for those who plan to work in Maine, especially teachers, social workers, business people, policy makers and government employees. Students interested in the Certificate in Maine Studies must take a minimum of 18 credits in Maine-related courses, including MES 101, Introduction to Maine Studies and MES 201, The Maine Coast. A minimum of 12 credit hours must be University of Maine courses. Students may complete the Certificate through courses on campus or at a distance.

Students interested in the Certificate in Maine Studies should contact the Maine Studies office at 581-3147 or email

Required Courses: (6 credits)

Select 12 credits from the following list:




Earth Sciences (Geology)

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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