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2020-2021 UMA Catalog 
2020-2021 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture, B.Arch

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Delivery Area: Augusta

Bachelor of Architecture Admissions Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Verbal SAT score of 530 or higher or
    • ENG 100  Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing or course waiver
  • Math SAT score of 540 or higher, or
    • MAT 111  Algebra II or course waiver
  • Two Letters of Recommendation and/or Teacher Evaluations
  • Portfolio of Creative Work (Please see www.uma.edu/academics/programs/barch/apply/ for detailed information)
  • Transfer Applicants: Official College Transcripts
  • Transfer, Current & Alumni Applicants: Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.5

Admission to the Bachelor of Architecture program is selective. Students must complete the above requirements to be eligible for consideration.

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum 150 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Information Literacy to be met
  • Diversity Requirement to be met
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.50
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.50

Other Program Requirements (25 Credit Hours):

All courses must be passed with a “C-” or higher.

Complete one of the following math courses (3):

Remaining General Education Requirements (18 cr)

This sections is waived for those who hold a prior Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution.

All courses must be passed with a “C-” or higher.

Complete one of the following Computer Information Systems electives (3):

Complete one of the following English electives (3):

Complete two of the following Social Science electives (6):

  • ANT 1xx any 100-level Anthropology course
  • ECO 1xx any 100-level Economics course
  • 3 CR
  • 3 CR
  • JUS 1xx any 100-level Justice Studies course
  • POS 1xx any 100-level Political Science course
  • PSY 1xx any 100-level Psychology course
  • SOC 1xx any 100-level Sociology course
  • SSC 1xx any 100-level Social Science course

General Electives (6 Credit Hours):

  • Complete 6 credits of any 100-level or higher electives 6 CR

General Education:

It is the intention of the University of Maine at Augusta that every degree graduate will be prepared to function in our society as an effective and informed citizen.  To this end, the faculty has designed a set of minimum expectations that students are expected to satisfy.  The aspirations are defined by core skills, competencies, and abilities as well as knowledge based learning experiences that are the grounds for the General Education Requirements.  To learn more, visit  www.uma.edu/academics/general-education/

Advising Notes:

  • A minimum grade of “C-” is required in all courses applied to the degree.
  • Students who earn a grade of less than “C-” in a required Architecture course, or whose average falls below 2.0, will be placed on architecture department probation for one semester. A student who achieves a 2.0 GPA or above and receives a grade of “C” or higher in all required Architecture courses at the end of the probation term, will be removed from academic probation. A student who fails to remediate their probationary status in one semester will be dismissed from the Architecture program and will be required to reapply for admission.
  • Any student who earns a grade less than “C-” in a required Architecture course during their first year in the degree program will be dismissed from the Architecture program and will be required to reapply for admission.

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