First Semester Credits
ENL101 M 3
  M Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning 3
COM103  
Human Communication (or)
Humanities & Fine Arts

COM103 Human Communication
Credits: 3

This course fosters and improves competence in intrapersonal, interpersonal, group and public communication situations. Students demonstrate skills necessary to communicate effectively through exercises and presentations that reflect practical, real-world situations. The purpose of the course is to improve the student's skill in communication by providing relevant knowledge and opportunity to apply that knowledge.

Prerequisite: ENL010 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

For a complete listing of Humanities & Fine Arts courses see: General Educations Courses

3
PSY101 M 3
   
Elective

The elective credits may be courses in the intended teaching area, or if you know what bachelor institution you plan to attend, then choosing courses that would satisfy general education requirements at that insititution would be beneficial.

3
Second Semester Credits
ENL102   3
    Natural or Physical Science 4
PSY202 (or)
PSY233
 
Adolescent Psychology (or)
Developmental Psychology: The Life Span

PSY202 Adolescent Psychology
Credits: 3

Physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of the human being during adolescence. Suggested for students planning to major in psychology, education, social work, or related areas.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Offered: Fall, Spring

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY233 Developmental Psychology: The Life Span
Credits: 3

This course provides a survey of the physical, cognitive, sexual, social and moral issues relevant to human development across the life span.

Prerequisite: PSY101 and ENL101

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

Please note: PSY233 is a requirement for Bridgewater State University's Education program.

3
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
   
Concentration Elective

ART, BIO, CHM, COM, DAN, EDU, ENL, FRN, GER, GOV, HIS, MAT, MUS, PHY, SPN, or THR courses.

A student should work closely with the Transfer Advisor to assure course choices align with the student's transfer and career goals.

3
Third Semester Credits
    Natural or Physical Science 4
   
Humanities & Fine Arts

Students should choose a literature or foreign language for this area, depending on the general education requirements of the bachelor institution they plan to attend.

For a complete listing of Humanities & Fine Arts courses see: General Educations Courses

3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
   
Concentration Elective

ART, BIO, CHM, COM, DAN, EDU, ENL, FRN, GER, GOV, HIS, MAT, MUS, PHY, SPN, or THR courses.

A student should work closely with the Transfer Advisor to assure course choices align with the student's transfer and career goals.

3
   
Elective

The elective credits may be courses in the intended teaching area, or if you know what bachelor institution you plan to attend, then choosing courses that would satisfy general education requirements at that insititution would be beneficial.

3
Fourth Semster Credits
   
Concentration Elective

ART, BIO, CHM, COM, DAN, EDU, ENL, FRN, GER, GOV, HIS, MAT, MUS, PHY, SPN, or THR courses.

A student should work closely with the Transfer Advisor to assure course choices align with the student's transfer and career goals.

3
   
Concentration Elective

ART, BIO, CHM, COM, DAN, EDU, ENL, FRN, GER, GOV, HIS, MAT, MUS, PHY, SPN, or THR courses.

A student should work closely with the Transfer Advisor to assure course choices align with the student's transfer and career goals.

3
   
Concentration Elective

ART, BIO, CHM, COM, DAN, EDU, ENL, FRN, GER, GOV, HIS, MAT, MUS, PHY, SPN, or THR courses.

A student should work closely with the Transfer Advisor to assure course choices align with the student's transfer and career goals.

3
   
Elective

The elective credits may be courses in the intended teaching area, or if you know what bachelor institution you plan to attend, then choosing courses that would satisfy general education requirements at that insititution would be beneficial.

3
   
Elective

The elective credits may be courses in the intended teaching area, or if you know what bachelor institution you plan to attend, then choosing courses that would satisfy general education requirements at that insititution would be beneficial.

3
Total Credits 60/62

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements.