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

General Studies: Mathematics (AA)


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Division of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

This program offers students a solid foundation in mathematics, while providing the opportunity to explore a variety of interests and choices from all divisions, including economics, science, nutrition and liberal arts. Students complete a course in career/life planning to help them assess their options and develop a degree plan to meet their individual needs.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Arts Degree in General Studies with a concentration in Mathematics is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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First Year: Semester 1


credits: 16


First Year: Semester 2


credits: 16


Second Year: Semester 1


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

credits: 17


Second Year: Semester 2


  • 4 Credits
  • Laboratory Science Sequence 3
  • Literature Sequence 4
  • Humanities Elective 3
  • Social Science Elective 3

credits: 17


Total Credits: 66


Program Notes


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.

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.

Humanities Electives:


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

Social Science Electives:


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

Program Elective:


Any college-level courses offered at the College.

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