Liberal Arts and Sciences/Humanities MassTransfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences (Humanities MassTransfer)

Credits required 60-61

Dean

Ulli K. Ryder, ulli.ryder@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Catherine Adamowicz, Coordinator of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of English, catherine.adamowicz@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: LA

Concentration Code: LAH

Program Goals Statement

The Liberal Arts and Sciences program provides a comprehensive and rigorous foundation for transfer to a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in the liberal arts disciplines or to professional studies in education, law or medicine. The program values lifelong learning for success of the individual as well as the community.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Information

  • Academic and transfer advisors assist students in selecting courses to fulfill program requirements and general education requirements at senior institutions to ensure a smooth transfer. Select electives from Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations.

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 two-course sequence

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

And

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

And

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Elective Courses – Choose one Global Awareness elective

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

SSC 217Technology and Society

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses - Choose one Multicultural Perspective elective

Total Credit Hours:3

May be met by Behavioral/Social Science or Humanities elective

Elective Courses - Choose one Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Elective

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose from MTH 119 or higher.

Elective Courses – Choose one Technical Literacy elective

ART 251Photography II: Digital

3 credits

ART 260Computer Graphics

3 credits

CIS 110Basic Computing Skills

3 credits

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Waived for students who have successfully completed at least two online courses

Elective Courses – Choose one ENG 200 level literature elective

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose two Behavioral/Social Science, one Humanities, and two Lab Science electives

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-8

Select courses from Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations

Program Electives

Requirement completion of a foreign language at the 102 level at BCC or 3 years of a foreign language at the high school level with a "C" average or better.  Select electives to meet the general education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).
Foreign Language Elective

6 credits

Free Elective

3 credits

Free Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-12

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Foreign Language Elective

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning Elective

3-4 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Foreign Language Elective

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Technical Elective

3 credits

Literature Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

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