Behavioral and Social Sciences

Program Goals Statement

The Liberal Arts and Sciences program provides a comprehensive and rigorous foundation for students who plan to transfer to complete a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in the liberal arts disciplines or to pursue professional studies in the Behavioral or Social Sciences. The program values lifelong learning for success of the individual as well as the community.

Choosing Electives

Select electives from Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations

After Bristol

Bristol Community College participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current Bristol articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website.

 

Degree Requirements

General Courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15-16

Elective Courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Multicultural and Social Perspectives Elective  +
0 - 3
Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Elective  +
3
Behavioral and Social Science Elective  +
3
Behavioral and Social Science Elective  +
3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Lab Science Elective  +
4
Science Elective  +
3 - 4
Sub-Total Credits
22-29

Program Electives

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Electives  +
15 - 23
Sub-Total Credits
15-23
Total credits:
60

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
Multicultural and Social Perspectives Elective  +
0 - 3
Behavioral and Social Science Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13-16
Item #
Title
Credits
Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Elective  +
3
Behavioral and Social Science Elective  +
3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15
Item #
Title
Credits
Lab Science Elective  +
4
Program Elective  +
3
Program Elective  +
3
Program Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13-16
Item #
Title
Credits
Science Elective  +
3 - 4
Program Elective  +
3
Program Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
12-13

Overview

Program

Degree

Associate in Arts

Campus

Degree Offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts (Behavioral and Social Sciences)

Program Contact

Colleen Avedikian
Program Coordinator
Colleen.Avedikian@BristolCC.edu

Kathleen Pearle
Dean of Behavioral & Social Sciences and Education
Kathleen.Pearle@BristolCC.edu