Sep 21, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts: Communication (AA)


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Division of Humanities & Social Sciences

This communication program combines liberal arts and business to provide the basic knowledge and skills needed for a communications-related career in business. The curriculum offers students the flexibility to develop a concentration that meets a student’s particular interests and needs.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Communication is awarded.

Program Learning Outcomes

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First Year: Semester 1


credits: 15


First Year: Semester 2


credits: 15/16


Second Year: Semester 1


  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Literature Sequence 3
  • Laboratory Science Sequence 4

credits: 16


Second Year: Semester 2


  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Social Science Elective 3
  • Literature Sequence 3
  • Laboratory Science Sequence 4

credits: 16


Total Credits: 62/63


Program Notes


Competency in mathematics is a MassBay graduation requirement. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate competency at 100-level math. This may be accomplished by an appropriate placement test score or completion of any 100-level mathematics course or higher, except mathematics courses with a MAC prefix.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer with select public institutions in Massachusetts. (Student must take a 100 level math course for the math/science elective) For more information, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Math Electives:


100-Level Mathematics or higher (not MAC)

Social Science Electives:


Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, LA 200  Media and the Law, LA 230  Law and Society, Psychology, Sociology

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