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2021-2022 UMA Catalog 
2021-2022 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Science, BAS

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Delivery Area: Online

Admissions Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited institution with applied science/arts major or
  • 41 credit hours of applied science/arts credits or
  • Completion of an FAA certified Flight Instructor Instrument Rated Certification or Commercial Pilot Certification
  • Students MUST declare a minor as part of the BAS degree requirements

Bachelor 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 Major: 2.00

Program Requirements (37 Credit Hours):

  • 3 CR
  • Complete any 100-level or higher mathematics elective 3 CR
  • Complete any laboratory science elective 4 CR
  • Complete any math, science or computer science course 3 CR

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

Complete two of the following Humanities electives (6):

Complete one of the following Computer Information Systems courses (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 (84 Credit Hours):

  • Complete 30 credits of upper-level (300-400 level) electives, 6 credits of which must be in the discipline of the minor (30)
  • Complete 54 credits of 100-level or higher general electives to reach the required 121 credit hour requirements (54) Once admitted to the BAS degree, the number of electives will vary by individual student, depending on the amount of transfer credits.


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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