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

Liberal Studies, BA


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Delivery Area: Online (not all minors available online)

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements:


  • Minimum 121 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 Minor: 2.00

Program Major Electives (75-77 Credit Hours):


  • Complete 42 credits of upper-level electives, must be 300-400 level 42 CR
  • Complete 33-36 credits of 100-level or higher general electives 33-36 CR

Other Program Requirements (12-14 Credit Hours):


Remaining General Education Requirements (31 Credit Hours):


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

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


Complete one of the following Humanities electives (3):


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


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


From two different disciplines:

  • 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

Minor


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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