A degree in humanities and social sciences opens a world of possibilities. Our degree programs in Communication, General Studies, Liberal Arts, and Psychology/Sociology provide a balanced education in disciplines throughout the liberal arts, including fine arts, communication, literature, foreign languages, and history. In addition, students new to the English language can learn through our extensive ESL programs.
MassBay’s Humanities and Social Sciences programs will help you develop the critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills you will need for lifelong learning and for active citizenship in a rapidly changing world. With coursework across a variety of disciplines, you will gain the credits and skills you need for seamless transfer to four-year college or university — through MassTransfer or to other public or private colleges and universities.
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Associate in Arts Degree Program - General Studies Degree
This program enables students to explore a variety of interests and choices from a wide range of subject areas including business, science, health sciences, and liberal arts. Students also complete a course in a career/ life planning to help them assess their options and develop a degree plan to meet their individual needs.