General Studies/MassTransfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in General Studies (MassTransfer Concentration)

Credits required 61

Dean

William Berardi, william.berardi@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Carol Martin, Coordinator of General Studies and Professor of Office Administration, carol.martin@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: GS

Concentration Code: GSM

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed to meet the requirements of MassTransfer.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes

Program Information

After BCC

  • BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Degree Requirements

General Courses

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Choose one of the following

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Choose one Global Awareness elective

GVT 111U.S. Government

3 credits

GVT 112Comparative Government

3 credits

PSY 271Global Leadership

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

Choose one Mathematics elective

Mathematics Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-3

All Math (except MTH 011, MTH 021, MTH 031, MTH 111, and MTH 151)

Choose one Multicultural Perspective Elective

COM 160Intercultural Communication

3 credits

DST 110Deaf Culture

3 credits

ENG 217Writings from the Margins of Contemporary American Literature

3 credits

ENG 255American Literature Precolonial to 1865

3 credits

ENG 256American Literature Post Civil War to Present

3 credits

ENG 257Contemporary African-American Women'sWriting

3 credits

ENG 259Native American Novels

3 credits

ENG 261Topics in English-Diversity

3 credits

ENG 276Science Fiction Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

HST 252African-American History

3 credits

HST 259History of North American Indian Peoples

3 credits

HST 265Immigration and Ethnicity in American History

3 credits

HUM 291Honors Seminar in Postmodern Studies

3 credits

Elective Courses

Behavioral Social/Science Elective

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Elective - Science

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-8

Choose one Technical Literacy Elective

 

ART 240Introduction to Visual Communication

3 credits

ART 271Web Design I

3 credits

ART 276Multimedia Design

3 credits

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

CIS 110Basic Computing Skills

3 credits

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

COM 157Television Production

3 credits

COM 159Video Field Production and Editing

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 133Computer Configuration and Repair

4 credits

Technical Literacy Elective:  Waived for students who have successfully completed at least two online courses.

Program Electives

All electives, as required, should be chosen from the approved list of electives in Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Mathematics Elective

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

Or

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Electives

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Electives

Technical Literacy Elective

3 credits

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