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Liberal Arts & Humanities Associate Degree Greater Boston


Liberal Arts Associates Degree

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


Liberal Arts

This program is the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore years of a Bachelor of Arts program at a four-year college or university. Students gain a broad knowledge of the arts, literature, history, psychology, social sciences, science, and mathematics. In addition, students develop writing and speaking competencies, critical thinking and problem solving skills.