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

Biology, BA

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Delivery Area: Augusta

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum 120 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • Minimum Grade of “C-” or better in 30 upper-level credits as well as all upper-level courses requirement in the major

Program Major Requirements (69 Credit Hours):

Other Program Requirements (12-14 Credit Hours):

Remaining General Education Requirements (21 cr)

This section is waived for those who hold a prior bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution. 

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

Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):

Complete one of the following Humanities electives (3):

Complete two of the following Social Science electives, from two different disciplines (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 (19-21 Credit Hours):

Number of elective credits needed will vary by individual student. The credits are needed to fulfill the total 120 credit hours and upper-level requirements.

  • Complete 16-18 credits of any 100-level or higher electives 16-18 CR
  • Complete 3 credits of any upper-level (300-400 level) electives 3 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/

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