Associate in Arts in General Studies
Massachusetts Bay Community College

Program Details

The Division of Humanities & Social Sciences of Massachusetts Bay CC offers an online AA in General Studies.  This 2-year degree is intended to give students an introduction to a variety of subjects and explore topics of interest.  A unique feature of this curriculum is an introspective class that helps individuals figure out their options and to take the courses that best-suit career plans. General education courses are derived from:

  • History
  • Laboratory Science
  • Literature
  • Humanities
  • Math/Science
  • Social Sciences


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Accuplacer, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education