UMPI BABA Project Management Degree Plan

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BABA Project Management Degree Plan

Here is a BABA Project Management Degree plan for the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) as of approximately July of 2022. Please make sure that the suggestions are still valid before beginning to follow this plan.

Credit to DegreeForum members ss20ts, ashkir, and others for making it possible to plan alt credits for degrees at UMPI.

The alternative credit courses were handpicked using experience from previous students as to what courses will be the easiest and quickest courses to take. In places with multiple courses listed, the first course is assumed to be the fastest/easiest course to take.

Special Note About The Project Management Degree

This degree contains all the MIS minor requirements. For students that attend the brick and mortar school, both MIS and Project Management is listed on the transcript.

For YourPace students, your transcript should say the following:

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Plan: Business Administration Major

Sub-Plan: Project Management and Information Systems Concentration

Requirements for UMPI

  • 30 credits worth of courses must be completed with UMPI
  • Students must take most of the UL courses at UMPI.

Tips on Order in Which to Complete Courses

Start with Unfortunately, Sophia only allows 2 courses open at one time, so do only one course at a time that has touchstones (written assignments). Once done with Sophia, do Instantcert. Finally do

How Long Will It Take To Complete This Degree Once I Finish All the Alterative Credits?

How long to complete depends on various factors such as experience, time commitment, the efficiency of studying, etc. However, considering you spend at least 20 hours a week on your studies, completing this degree could take 1-2 sessions @ a cost of $1400 tuition per session.

How the General Education Curriculum Works

The GEC of UMPI is one of the most complex and hardest to understand of any college.

Some key things to keep in mind

  • You need at least one course to meet each objective
  • One course can meet multiple objectives
  • You need 40 unique credit hours worth of courses

Source of Credit

This degree plan was made using these sources to map out all the alternative credits.

General Education Curriculum Requirements




Units Value



Course Name Transfer Credit
1A 3 Sophia or CLEP or or UMPI

English 104: College Composition I (UMPI recommended) 3
1B 3 UMPI or

English 105: College Composition II (UMPI recommended)

(Grading for English Comp II in Sophia takes 2 months which is why it is not recommended)

1C 3 Sophia Communication at Work (recommended)

or Conflict Resolution

1D English Composition I (Duplicate)
2A 3 Sophia Intro to Ethics 3
2B Intro to Ethics (Duplicate)
2C English Composition II (Duplicate)
2D 3 or


Humanities 201: Critical Thinking & Analysis or

HUM 103 - Creative Decision Making

2E 3 Sophia Art History I or

Art History II

3A 3 or


Business 110: Business Math

** course works according to UMPI's transfer database

3B Business 110: Business Math (Duplicate)
3C 3 Sophia Human Biology

(Highly recommended you take at Sophia vs UMPI)

3D 3 Sophia Environmental Science 3
3E 1 Sophia Human Biology Lab
4A (Orientation course on YourPace's learning platform is taken for no credit)
4B English Composition II (Duplicate)
4C Intro to Ethics (Duplicate)
5A 3 Sophia Introduction to Sociology 3
5B 3 Sophia US History II (recommended) or

US History I

5C 3 Sophia or

Spanish I

Note: If you are already fluent in a foreign language, you could also take an ACTFL exam. CLEPS are not recommended for beginners unless you already have at least a year of school experience in a foreign language.

5D Intro to Ethics (Duplicate) or Ancient Greek Philosophers
5E 3 Political Science 102: American Government or

Political Science 101: Intro to Political Science

Totals 40 40

Business Administration Major

Course Competency

Units Value



Course Name UMPI Credit
BUS 101: Introduction to Business 3 Sophia Introduction to Business 3
BUS 150: Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 Sophia Accounting 3
BUS 200: Intermediate Business Computing 3
BUS 220: Managerial Accounting 3 Accounting 301: Applied Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 244: Management Information Systems 3 Business 303: Management Information Systems 3
BUS 325: Financial Management 3 Note: Sophia or won't transfer to 325: Financial Management so you must take this courses at UMPI.
BUS 353: Legal & Ethical Environment of Business 3 Business 310: Advanced Business Ethics 3
BUS 440: Business Analytics 3 Coursera IBM 0018: Data Analyst Professional Certificate ** transfers in as 3 credits BUS 440, and 9 credits BUS 1XX (business electives) 3
BUS 469: Strategic Professional Communication 3
ECO 207: Macro & Micro Economics 3 Sophia Take both Macoeconomics & Microeconomics 3
MAT 140: Mathematics for Business Business 110: Business Math (Duplicate)
PCJ 215: Business Communication 3 Communication at Work (duplicate)

(reported filled PCJ 215 requirement)

Communications 120: Presentation Skills in the Workplace

Totals 33 18

Project Management Concentration

Course Competency

Units Value



Course Name UMPI Credit
BUS 141: Introduction to Project Management with Microsoft Projects 3 ** Sophia's Project Management works however the UMPI course provides a template that is used for future Project Management courses. This is why it is recommended to take project management at UMPI.
BUS 240: Change Management 3 Business 304: Leading Organizational Change 3
BUS 343: Project Risk & Cost Management 3
BUS 345: Database Management Systems 3 Coursera IBM 0022: IBM Data Analysis and Visualization Foundation Specialization Certificate ** transfers in as: 3 credits BUS 345, 3 credits BUS3XX, and 3 credits BUS 1xx (business electives)(/small> 3
BUS 359: IT Project Management 3
BUS 400: Project Management Applications 3 Coursera GOOG 0003: Google Project Management Professional Certificate ** transfers in as: 3 credits BUS 400, 3 credits BUS 3XX, and 3 Credits BUS 1XX (business electives) 3
BUS 415: Operations Management 3 Business 312: Advanced Operations Management 3
BUS 245: Programming for Managers 3 Coursera GOOG 0004: Google Data Analytics Certificate ** transfers in as: 3 credits BUS 245, and 6 credits COS 1XX (business electives) 3
BUS 401: Advanced Project Management Applications II 3
Totals 27 9

General Electives

Course Competency

Units Value



Course Name UMPI Credit
Whaterver you want 20 Sophia Whatever you want

** If you took both Maco/Micro Econ, you only need 21 more total free electives

Note: You can take some Sophia 1cr courses to hit required credits exactly

Total 20 23

Total Transfer Credit

Course Competency

Units Value



Course Name UMPI


General Education Requirements 40 40
Business Administration Major 33 18
Project Management Concentration 27 9
General Electives 20 23
Total 120 90

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