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

Liberal Arts: English (AA)


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Division of Humanities & Social Sciences

The English Concentration is an option for students who wish to pursue a liberal arts degree and who have academic and career aspirations requiring a strong background in writing/language arts. It includes analysis of the practice in producing academic, creative, professional, and digital/multi-modal writing. This concentration is appropriate for students considering careers in teaching, publishing, and writing; but also for a wide range of careers in the humanities, business, STEM, and health sciences.

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

Program Outcomes

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First Year: Semester 1


credits: 15


First Year: Semester 2


  • 3 Credits
  • History Elective 3
  • Laboratory Science Elective 4
  • English Concentration Elective 3
  • Math Elective 3/4

credits: 16/17


Second Year: Semester 1


credits: 15/16


Second Year: Semester 2


credits: 15


Total Credits: 61/63


Program Notes


English Concentration Elective:


History Elective:


Any History course at the College.

Humanities Electives:


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

Literature Sequence:


Any Literature course at the College.

Program Elective:


Any college-level elective in the Humanities, Social Science, or Mathematics & Science areas, or Business, Business Communication, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Contemporary Nutrition (NS 101 ), Education, Electrical Engineering, Essentials of Nutrition (HL 111 ), Human Services, Law, Management, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering.

Math Elective must be 100-level or higher and does not include courses with a MAC prefix.

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.

The program qualifies for MassTransfer with select public Institutions in Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Science Elective:


Any 3 or 4 credit science course at the College.

Social Science Elective:


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

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