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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts: Psychology/Sociology (AA)

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Division of Humanities & Social Sciences

This program is for students who want to specialize in the social and behavioral sciences. Students gain a solid foundation in the fields of psychology and sociology to be used in the workforce or to further their education.

Upon successful completion, the Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Psychology and Sociology is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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First Year: Semester 1

credits: 16

First Year: Semester 2

credits: 15/16

Second Year: Semester 1

credits: 15/16

Second Year: Semester 2

credits: 15

Total Credits: 61/63

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 course for the math elective) For more information, visit

Literature Elective:

  • Any Literature Course at the College

Humanities Electives:

Art, Communications, Film, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, Music, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Theater Arts, English (EN 103 or higher)

Math/Science Electives:

Biology, Chemistry, Contemporary Nutrition (NS 101 ), Environmental Science, Integrated Science, 100-level Mathematics or higher (not MAC), Physics

Science Electives:

  • Any 3 or 4 credite science course at the College

Social Science Electives:

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

Program Electives:

Any Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology courses

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