Associate in Arts - General Concentration Department
|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|General Education Courses|
|College Writing I||ENG111||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|College Writing II||ENG112||3||ENG111|
|Individual and Society||From Area 2||3|
|World View||From Area 3||3|
|Quantitative Thought||From Area 4||3||MAT097 or placement|
|Science and Technology||From Area 5||4|
|Humanities||From Area 6||3|
|Behavioral Science Elective||Semester III||3|
|Social Science Elective||Semester III||3|
|Lab Science Elective||Semester III||4|
|Humanities Elective||Semester II||3|
|Literature Elective||Semester III||3||pre/co-req ENG111|
|Learning community or Elective||see note*||Semester I||3|
*Note: New degree-seeking students enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year.
Students should consult their intended transfer institution to determine appropriate electives for this program. A two-semester language sequence is recommended for two of the electives.
This concentration prepares students who have not yet chosen a major field of study to transfer to four-year colleges or universities. The college encourages students to take electives in disciplines in which they may major at a four-year institution. Graduates of this concentration may qualify to transfer using benefits of MassTransfer to a four-year state college or University of Massachusetts campus.
For current information on eligible programs, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.
Graduates of this concentration qualify for a variety of careers depending upon the chosen major. A bachelor’s degree is the usual minimum requirement for entry into most fields. Graduate work may be necessary, as well.
- Describe the interaction of history, culture, literature, economics, and science as studied within a broad liberal arts curriculum.
- Demonstrate skills as critical thinkers, readers, and writers.
- Demonstrate competence in basic computer use.
Students enrolling in this degree program can earn World Studies Emphasis certification simultaneously.