Associate Degree & Certificate List

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Associate Degrees* Day Evening Devens Campus Gardner Campus Leominster Campus Online Selective
Accounting Concentration (BACA)1XXXXX
Allied Health Concentration (GSAH)XXX
Art–Professional Track (RTP)XX
Art–Traditional Program (RT)XX
Audio Engineering Concentration (MRTA)1XX
Automotive Technology (ATD)XXX
Biological Sciences (LAB)XX
Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing (BTD)XX
Business Administration—Career (BAC)XXXXXX
Business Administration—Transfer (BA)XXXXXX
Chemical Sciences (LACH)XX
Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)XXX
Criminal Justice—Law Enforcement Concentration (CJL)XXX
Communications Track (LAC)1XXXX
Complementary Health Care (CHD)XXX
Computer Information Systems (CIS)XXX
Criminal Justice—Corrections Concentration (CJCD)XXX
Dental Hygiene (DHY) (Fitchburg Campus only)XX
Early Childhood Education—Career (ECC)XXX
Early Childhood Education—Transfer (ECT)XXX
Elementary Education Track (LAEL)1XXXX
Energy Management (EGD)XXX
Exercise and Sports Science Track (LAX)1XX
Fire Science Technology (FS)XX
General Studies (GS)XXXXXX
Graphic and Interactive Design (GID)XX
Health Information Management (HIM)XX
History and Political Science Track (LAHP)1XXXX
Human Services (HS)XXXXX
Legal Studies (LAW)XXXXX
Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS)XXXX
Manufacturing Technology—Plastics (PT)X
Media Arts and Technology (MRT)XX
Medical Assisting (MAS)XXX
Natural Resources (NRD)XX
Nursing (NU), (NUE), (NUP)XXXX
Photography Concentration (MRTP)1XXXX
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)XXXX
Theatre Arts Track (LAT)1XXX
Physics/Pre-engineering Track (LAEP)1XX
Video/Film Concentration (MRTV)1XX
 
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Denotes concentration of an associate degree.

Transfer agreements exist with various four-year public, private colleges and universities. See program descriptions for detailed information.

Certificates Day Evening Devens Campus Gardner Campus Leominster Campus Online Selective
Accounting/Bookkeeping (CAA)XXXXX
Allied Health (AHC)XX
Analytical Laboratory and Quality SystemsXXX
Automotive Technology (ATC)XxX
Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing (BTC)XXX
Business Administration (BUC)XXxXXX
Complementary Health Care (CHC)XXX
Cyber Security Certificate (CSC)XXX
Graphic and Interactive Design Certificate (GIDC)XX
Dental Assisting (DAC) (Fitchburg Campus only)XX
Energy Management (EGC)XXX
Hospitality (HRM)XXX
Human Service Technician (HSC)XXXXX
IT Support Specialist (ITC)XXx
Law Enforcement (CJLC)XX
Medical Coding (MCC)XXx
Medical Office (MOC)XXXX
Office Assistant (OAC)XXXXX
Paralegal (LAWC)XXXXX
Patient Care (PCC)XXX
Personal Training (PTC)XxX
Practical Nurse (PN)XXX
Photography-Professional (PHO)XXX
Small Business Management (SBC)XXXXX
 
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At least 75% of the programs can be completed at the location and/or time indicated above.

Earning Potential

Earning potential information on the following academic program pages is from the national median ranges posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unless otherwise noted. Earnings may vary based on experience, education, and location.

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 101English Composition I3
ENG 102English Composition 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 101English Composition I3
ENG 102English Composition 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

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

Lab Science Electives

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:

ENG 096 Writing Readiness
ENG 098 Fundamentals of Writing
MAT 092 Foundations of Mathematics
MAT 096 Intermediate Algebra
NUR 099 Foundations Of Nursing Success
RDG 096 Fundamentals of Reading 1
RDG 098 Fundamentals of Reading II