May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

General Studies: Science (AS)


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Division of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

This program offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of interests and choices while completing a broad background of study through our core science and advanced technology competencies.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in General Studies is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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First Year: Semester 1


credits: 16


First Year: Semester 2


  • 3 Credits
  • Humanities Elective 3
  •  

  • Laboratory Science Sequence 4
  • or

  • Math Sequence 4
  •  

  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3

credits: 19


Second Year: Semester 1


  • Math/Science Elective 3/4
  • Social Science Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3

credits: 15/16


Second Year: Semester 2


  • Humanities Elective 3
  • Social Science Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3
  • Program Elective 3

credits: 15


Total Credits: 65/66


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 a 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 should use course equivalencies for program electives. For more information, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Math Sequence:


Humanities Electives:


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

Math/Science Electives:


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

Social Science Electives:


Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Law, Psychology, Sociology

Program Electives:


Any college-level courses offered at the College.

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