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

Nursing (RN-BSN Completion), BSN

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Delivery Area: Statewide - BS Completion

Nursing Admissions Requirements:

  • Associate Degree - in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution
  • Active RN License (Must be completed before the second semester in the program)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 from all regionally accredited institution attended

If transfer students have not completed the courses listed below at their former college, they need to complete UMA’s core education requirements before receiving a degree from UMA. The following disciplines are required in UMA’s academic core:

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum 120 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • 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

Program Major Requirements (33 Credit Hours):

All courses must be passed with a C, not C-, or higher for successful completion.

Other Program Requirements (18 Credit Hours):

All MAT and BIO courses must be passed with a C, not C minus (C-), or higher for successful completion.

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

Complete one of the following Humanities electives (3):

Advising Notes:

  • The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
  • Students admitted to the RN-BSN Program may be given credit for comparable baccalaureate level nursing courses that have been completed within the previous 10 years. For course work completed over 10 years, students may elect to request a course substitution/waiver or complete a portfolio assessment per UMA guidelines.

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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