Program Overview

The Associate in Arts with a General Concentration degree offered by Bunker Hill Community College is a program of study that is available to students in a completely online format. Individuals who are interested in beginning their path to higher education, but who cannot commit to a Bachelor’s program or four-year degree program, are an appropriate fit for this program offered by Bunker Hill Community College. This program allows students to design their own curriculum in order to satisfy personal interests and career goals. If a student plans on matriculating to a Bachelor’s degree program, then they should consult with an academic advisor concerning what courses they should take to prepare them for a smooth transition. This program is intended for students wish to take electives in disciplines and subject areas in which they may choose to major when they continue their education.

This program seeks to equip students with a foundational set of skills and knowledge related to the Liberal Arts. By the end of this program, a student should be able to perform the following skills and convey the following knowledge: to explain the interaction of history, culture, literature, economics, and science in relation to the context of the broad subject areas of the Liberal Arts curriculum; students should be able to convey competencies related to critical thinking, reading, and writing; lastly, students should be able to demonstrate their computer competencies.

This program requires its students to take and complete 62 credit hours of courses. Students are required to take courses in the following subjects: Individual and Society, World View, Quantitative Thought, Science and Technology, Humanities, Literature, Mathematics, Social Science, and Behavioral Science, Bunker Hill Community College recommends that students enrolled in the General Concentration of the Associate of Arts degree program, should take a two-semester language sequence.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    School Overview

    Founded in 1973, Bunker Hill Community College is a public, two-year community college, located in the Charlestown section of Boston, Massachusetts. Bunker Hill Community College offers more than one hundred associate’s degree and certificate programs. Degrees can be applied to transfer opportunities at four-year institutions or can prepare students to directly enter the workforce. 

    Distance education options at Bunker Hill Community College include online associate’s degrees and certificate programs, virtual courses, streaming media courses, hybrid classwork, along with postal correspondence courses. The college offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science programs that can be earned completely online. The virtual classroom environment at BHCC reflects that of the on-campus setting, with similar academic rigor and standards.


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