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2021-2022 UMA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMA Catalog

Veterinary Technology, BS


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Delivery Area: Bangor

Admissions Requirements:


Applicants who do not meet these requirements may qualify for admissions by completing comparable course work at UMA and will be admitted into the Pre-Veterinary Technology Track of the Liberal Studies Program. Enrollment in the Pre-Veterinary Technology track does not guarantee admissions to the Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Technology degree program.

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)/HiSET
  • High School Biology with lab (grade of C or higher)
  • High School Chemistry with Lab (grade of C or higher)
  • 3 CR (grade of C or higher) or course waiver. High school algebra I & II and/or higher math strongly recommended.
  • 3 CR or course waiver
  • Minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher

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 Major: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Upper-Level (300-400) Course Work

(Note: The required general education courses are determined based on the date of admissions into the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, pre-vet tech track. The required courses for the major are determined based on the date of matriculation into the Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Technology degree program.)

  • All students must complete an “Explanation of Options” form prior to registration

Complete one of the following concentration (15-18):


Other Program Requirements (6 cr)


Complete one of the following Communications electives (3):


Remaining General Education Requirements (21 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 two of the following Humanities electives (6):


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 (0-3 Credit Hours):


  • Students must reach the required 121 credit hours, therefore depending on the courses taken to meet the program requirements above, students may need to select an additional 100-level or higher course. 0-3 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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