This option was designed to prepare students to transfer into University without Walls programs at UMass and other colleges and universities that grant credit for prior learning. The program also meets the Mass Transfer requirements, which guarantees transfer to all state colleges and universities. This option is designed to prepare students to develop a comprehensive portfolio of written documentation that reflects the students’ professional experience which is evaluated for college credit by the transfer university.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
appreciate diversity of thought in the context of a college graduate
develop the ability to express their experience in written format
*The A.S. concentration in Liberal Arts is one path to University Without Walls but other degree options can be pursed as well.
This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges and universities. MassTransfer will also grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.
Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning for more information.