First Semester Credits
ENL101 M 3
  M
Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning (MAT150 suggested)

MAT150 Elementary Statistics

Students are introduced to descriptive and inferential statistics focusing on conceptual understanding and statistical literacy. Topics include: techniques for organizing and presenting data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one- sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression. (4 contact hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT035 or MAT040) and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

For a complete listing of Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning courses, see: General Education Courses

3
   
Humanities & Fine Arts (COM103 suggested)

COM103 Human Communication

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: ENL025 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

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

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

3
PSY101 M 3
    Elective 3
Second Semester Credits
ENL102   3
   
Natural or Physical Science (BIO109 or BIO151)

BIO109 Survey of Biology

This is a survey course of biology, the study of life, in one semester. It is designed to conceptually and experimentally explore the processes that sustain life. Major topics include cell biology, adaptation and evolution, genetics and reproduction, ecology and diversity, taxonomy and classification. The course is not intended for science majors.

Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025), ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring.

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.


BIO151 General Biology I

This first course in a two-semester sequence in introductory biology for science majors or science-interested students is designed to acquaint the student with foundational principles of biology with an emphasis on cellular structure and function. Topics covered will include the basic chemical properties of living things, cellular metabolism, molecular genetics, gene expression and Mendelian genetics. The laboratory features activities and experiments that reinforce the concepts presented in lecture. (3 class hours/3 laboratory hours)

Prerequisites: MAT045 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores. Co-requisite: ENL101

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

4
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
PSY214   3
    Elective 3
Third Semester Credits
    Natural or Physical Science 4
SOC106   3
   
Concentration Elective
  • PSY201 Child Psychology
  • PSY202 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY207 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY225 Social Psychology
  • PSY235 Cognitive Psychology
3
   
Concentration Elective
  • PSY201 Child Psychology
  • PSY202 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY207 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY225 Social Psychology
  • PSY235 Cognitive Psychology
3
    Elective 3
Fourth Semster Credits
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
    General Education Elective (HIS) 3
   
Concentration Elective
  • PSY201 Child Psychology
  • PSY202 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY207 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY225 Social Psychology
  • PSY235 Cognitive Psychology
3
   
Concentration Elective
  • PSY201 Child Psychology
  • PSY202 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY207 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY225 Social Psychology
  • PSY235 Cognitive Psychology
3
    Elective (if needed) 1–3
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.

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