Associate Degree & Certificate List

Associate Degrees

Accounting Concentration (BACA)1
Allied Health Concentration (IDSH)1
Analytical Laboratory and Quality Systems Concentration (BTDQ)
Art (ART)
Art Concentration (LART)

Audio Engineering Concentration (MRTA)1
Automotive Technology (ATD)
Biological Science Track (LAB)
Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing (BTD)
Business Administration—Career (BAC)
Business Administration—Transfer (BA)
Chemical Science Track (LACH)
Civic Engagement and Community Leadership Track (LACE)
Communications Track (LAC)1
Complementary Health Care (CHD)
Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Criminal Justice—Corrections Concentration (CJCD)
Criminal Justice—Law Enforcement Concentration (CJL)

Dental Hygiene (DHY)
Early Childhood Education—Career (ECC)
Early Childhood Education—Transfer (ECT)

Elementary Education Track (LAEL)1
Energy Management (EGD)
Exercise and Sports Science Track (LAX)1
Fire Science Technology (FS)
Graphic and Interactive Design (GID)
Health Information Management (HIM)
History & Political Science Track (LAHP)1
Human Services (HS)
Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)
Legal Studies(includes Paralegal)(LAW)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS)
Manufacturing Technology—Plastics (PT)
Media Arts and Technology (MRT)
Medical Assisting (MAS)
Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
Natural Resources (NRD)
Nursing (NU) (NUE) (NUP)
Photography Concentration (MRTP)1
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
Physics or Pre-engineering Track (LAEP)1
Pre-Pharmacy Track (LAPH)
Theatre Arts Track (LAT)1
Video/Film Concentration (MRTV)1

1

 Denotes concentration of an associate degree

General Education Core Curriculum

The general education core curriculum at MWCC provides graduates with the skills, knowledge, and intellectual understanding they need to function effectively in a dynamic, complex, and interdependent world.

All students graduating from MWCC must complete one of the following core curricula, depending upon their degree program.

Transfer degree programs have a core as follows

Credits
ENG 101College Writing I3
ENG 102College Writing II3
Health Elective2-3
Humanities Electives9
Social Science Electives9
Science Electives7-8
Mathematics Elective3-4

Career degree programs have a 23-25 credit core as follows

Credits
ENG 101College Writing I3
ENG 102College Writing II3
Health Elective2-3
Humanities Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Mathematics Elective3
Science Elective3-4
Business Elective/Computer Elective3

Contact the advising center at 978-630-9109 with questions.

Elective Courses by Abbreviation

Social Sciences Electives

Behavioral Social Science: ANT, PSY, SOC, SSC
Non-behavioral Social Science: ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, SSC

Business Electives

ACC, BUS, CIS, ECO, FIN, HRM, MGT, MKT, LAW

Science Electives

 AQS, BIO, BTC, CHE, EAS, EGM, NRD, PHY
(3 credit courses)

Lab Science Electives

AQS, BIO, BTC, CHE, EAS, EGM, NRD, PHY
(4 credit courses)

Health Electives

Credits
BIO 101Introduction To Nutrition (formerly NUT101)3
BIO 103Human Health And Disease3
BIO 112Biology Of Cancer3
BIO 230Nutrition, Health, And Sustainability3
CHC 101Complementary Health Care3
CHC 102Foundations of Yoga3
CHC 108Transforming Stress3
CHC 220Mind-Body-Spirit Connection3
EXS 102Principles Of Anatomy And Kinesiology3
EXS 201Exercise Science And Nutrition4
PER 126Fitness And Wellness2
PER 127Weight Management through Walking and Resistance Training2
PER 130Health, Fitness, And Wellness3

Humanities Electives

ART, ASL, DAN, ENG, FRE, HUM, MUS, PHL, SPA, SPC, THE

Literature Electives

Credits
ENG 201Honors English: American Romanticism3
ENG 203Twentieth Century American Authors3
ENG 205Shakespeare3
ENG 210Literature Of The Sixties3
ENG 213American Literature I3
ENG 214American Literature II3
ENG 221Women's Literature3
ENG 224Mystery Fiction3
ENG 227English Literature I3
ENG 228English Literature II3
ENG 233Science Fiction3
ENG 235Children's Literature3
ENG 236Modern Drama3
ENG 237Special Topics: Queer American Drama3
ENG 252Shakespeare and Star Wars: A Study of Tragedy through Drama and Film3
ENG 259Literary Masterpieces I3
ENG 260Literary Masterpieces II3
ENG 261The Short Story3
ENG 265Great Writers of Harlem3

General Electives

Any course other than the following:

ELC 096 Intermediate Conversation
ELC 098 Advanced Conversation
ELG 096 Intermediate Grammar
ELG 098 Advanced Grammar
ELR 096 Intermediate Reading
ELR 098 Advanced Reading
ELW 096 Intermediate Writing
ELW 098 Advanced Writing
ENG 096 Writing Readiness
ENG 098 Fundamentals of Writing
MAT 092 Foundations of Mathematics
MAT 096 Intermediate Algebra
RDG 096 Fundamentals of Reading 1
RDG 098 Fundamentals of Reading II