Aug 16, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
  
College Catalog 2022-2023

General Integrated Studies Option, Liberal Studies, A.S.


CONTACT

Idelia Smith, 413.552.2228, ismith@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Designed for students whose educational interests are not met by other degree options. Students and their academic advisor plan a personally-tailored course of study that is established by individual contract. General education requirements are selected based on the student’s needs and establishing the prerequisites for the courses selected in the student’s program contract.  This degree is generally selected by the individual that has a work history that requires a degree for promotion or career advancement and the program of study selected is specific to their industry. This degree option is not designed for transfer; however, depending on course selection, can meet the Massachusetts State College and University general education requirements.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • achieve proficiency in the desired discipline of focus
  • acquire the ability to conduct research and analyze information
  • evaluate problems and develop solutions
  • express oneself with clarity
  • develop collegiate-level reading and writing skills

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 23-24 CREDITS


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 36-37 CREDITS


Selected and agreed upon by contract between student and program coordinator

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TOTAL: 60 CREDITS


NOTES

Depending on course selection, 100% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Learning  for more information.

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