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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 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

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 www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Literature Elective:

  • Any Literature 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

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, Law, Psychology, Sociology

Program Electives:

Any Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology courses

Graduation Competency

Quantitative skills is a MassBay graduation competency for associate degree programs. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate this competency by completing a 100-level math course (not MAC); or placing into a 200-level mathematics course.


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