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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Business (AS)

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Division of Business & Professional Studies

This program provides students with the basic skills necessary to pursue a rewarding career as a business professional. The program offers students the flexibility of pursuing career opportunities in a variety of business disciplines. Students can choose specialized business and liberal arts electives that best meet their interests and goals.

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

Program Outcomes

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credits: 16

First Year: Semester 2

credits: 19

Second Year: Semester 1

credits: 16/18

Second Year: Semester 2

  • Business Elective 3/4
  • Business Elective 3/4
  • Humanities Elective 3
  • Science Elective 3/4
  • Social Science Elective 3

credits: 15/18

Total Credits: 66/71

Program Notes

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

Humanities Electives:

Art, Communications, English (EN103 or higher), Film, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, Music, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Theater Arts

Math Electives:

100-level Mathematics or higher (not MAC)

Science Electives:

Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Integrated Science, Physics, Contemporary Nutrition (NS 101 )

Social Science Electives:

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

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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