Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate Degree

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Liberal Arts and Sciences associate degree opens the door to endless academic and professional opportunities through exposure to a wide range of course topics and areas for skill development.

The program creates an environment where you are able to choose the path that is a perfect match for your goals and passions, providing you with a strong foundation so you can step confidently into your future.

Why study Liberal Arts at MWCC?

With MWCC’s diverse and exciting Liberal Arts curriculum, you can explore a wide range of topics and find your best-fit academic path. This flexible program will broaden your perspective, encompassing topics in English, math, lab sciences, social sciences, and world languages. Upon graduation, you will be equipped with problem-solving skills, scientific literacy, an understanding of advanced written texts, and knowledge of historic, social, and cultural backgrounds that shape society.

The Liberal Arts and Sciences degree culminates with the Liberal Arts Capstone ENG290 where you will have the opportunity to develop a research-based project, exemplifying your skill set and advanced knowledge. This prepares you with the ability to think strategically and critically, which will help you as you begin your career or transfer into a bachelor’s degree program.

Prepared for Transfer to a Four-Year Institution

The Liberal Arts & Sciences associate degree at MWCC offers an affordable way to meet general education requirements before transferring to a four-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree program in most academic disciplines, such as biology, English, history, or physical science.

Additionally, the MWCC Liberal Arts and Sciences degree is built on MassTransfer benefits, fostering an easy and seamless transition to a Massachusetts state university or University of Massachusetts institution as a junior. Learn more about the requirements and eligibility standards of the MassTransfer program at MWCC.

If you are interested in transferring after completing the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree, it is recommended that you meet regularly with your MWCC academic advisor to ensure you meet all requirements for your degree and any entry admission requirements of your desired four-year institution.

Opportunity for Academic Specialization

Supporting your pursuit of an academic and professional path that best fits your interests, within the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree, you are able to choose from the following tracks of study to explore areas of interest in greater depth.

Find your Path Through Liberal Arts at MWCC

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Liberal Arts and Sciences associate degree is a launching pad for you to explore a wide range of subjects in order to find what is best fit for your interests and what you want to achieve in your professional career. Its affordable and flexible structure also sets you up for success in transferring to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor’s degree.

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"Beginning at MWCC saved me a huge amount of money and all of my credits transferred. The Mount provided a good foundation for me to build upon."

Emily Lapinskas, 2015, Liberal Arts: Biological Sciences (Transferred to UMass Amherst)

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