MassBay Community College

Program Name

Accounting - MassTransfer Option
Biotechnology
Biotechnology – Marine Biotechnology​
Business Administration
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education 
Engineering
English
Environmental Sciences & Safety
General Business - Hospitality Management
General Business - International Business
General Studies (AA)
General Studies (AS)
General Studies - Mathematics
Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts: Communication
Liberal Arts: Early Childhood Education​
Liberal Arts: Elementary Education
Life Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Psychology/Sociology


Accounting - MassTransfer Option

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

 If you are interested in a business major, please see the Business Administration program at MassBay.

We recommend using your elective courses to prepare for your intended major at UMass Amherst; go to the department website to learn about major requirements.

Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

Biotechnology

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

For most majors, General Biology II is preferred instead of Forensic Microbiology. 

Many STEM majors at UMass Amherst require calculus or pre-calculus as part of the major requirements. Visit the website of your intended major for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

Business Administration

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the Business pathway as part of this program.

Computer Science

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the Computer Science pathway as part of this program.

If you are interested in computer science, you are encouraged to complete Discrete Math prior to transferring.

Criminal Justice

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Early Childhood Education 

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

Education majors complete two academic programs as part of their bachelor's degree — one in education and another in a different major. However, the education program is selective and requires an on-campus application. Therefore, incoming students are not admitted directly into the College of Education. If you are interested in pursuing education, apply to the major that you want to complete alongside your education major. After you transfer, you will be able to apply to the College of Education as an on-campus applicant. We encourage you to go to the College of Education's website for more information.

Some bachelor's degrees will require higher levels of math than included in this program. Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Engineering

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

We recommend using your elective courses to prepare for your intended major at UMass Amherst; visit the department website to learn about major requirements.

English

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the English pathway as part of this program.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Environmental Sciences & Safety

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

Many STEM majors at UMass Amherst require Calculus or Pre-Calculus as part of the major requirements. Visit the website of your intended major for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

General Business - Hospitality Management

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

General Business - International Business

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

If you are interested in business, please see the Business Administration program at MassBay.

Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts at the University, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

General Studies (AA)

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the following mapped pathways as part of this program:

We recommend using your elective courses to prepare for your intended major at UMass Amherst; go to the department website to learn about major requirements.

Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

General Studies (AS)

Through this program students can complete the Biology mapped pathway.

Students who complete the General Education Foundation or STEM General Education Foundation requirements may also qualify for MassTransfer benefits and for consideration to majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts and College of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Students interested in a STEM major should work closely with their advisor or UMass Amherst transfer counselor to choose the appropriate classes for their intended major.

General Studies - Mathematics

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the Mathematics pathway as part of this program.

Liberal Arts

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the following mapped pathways as part of this program:

We recommend using your elective courses to prepare for your intended major at UMass Amherst; go to the department website to learn about major requirements.

Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Liberal Arts: Communication

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

We recommend using your elective courses to prepare for your intended major at UMass Amherst; go to the department website to learn about major requirements or contact your UMass Amherst transfer counselor.
 
Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.
 
BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.
 

Liberal Arts: Early Childhood Education

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

Education majors complete two academic programs as part of their bachelor's degree — one in education and another in a different major. However, the education program is selective and requires an on-campus application. Therefore, incoming students are not admitted directly into the College of Education. If you are interested in pursuing education, apply to the major that you want to complete alongside your education major. After you transfer, you will be able to apply to the College of Education as an on-campus applicant. We encourage you to go to the College of Education's website for more information.

Some bachelor's degrees will require higher levels of math than included in this program. Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Liberal Arts: Elementary Education

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

Education majors complete two academic programs as part of their bachelor's degree — one in education and another in a different major. However, the education program is selective and requires an on-campus application. Therefore, incoming students are not admitted directly into the College of Education. If you are interested in pursuing education, apply to the major that you want to complete alongside your education major. After you transfer, you will be able to apply to the College of Education as an on-campus applicant. We encourage you to go to the College of Education's website for more information.

Some bachelor's degrees will require higher levels of math than included in this program. Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college

Life Sciences

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

If you want to pursue a nutrition major, you are encouraged to have completed at least two semesters of general chemistry equivalent to Chem 111 and 112, and one semester of biology equivalent to Bio 151, and be prepared to take Organic Chemistry. While not required, the following courses are also helpful to have completed for the nutrition major: Organic Chemistry I and II, Anatomy & Physiology, a microbiology course with a lab, a business class, Introductory Psychology, and Statistics.

If you want to major in kinesiology, you should be prepared to start or finish Applied Calculus I and II before entering UMass. Completion of the following courses prior to transferring is recommended: Calculus I, General Chemistry for Science Majors, Introductory Physics, and two semesters of Anatomy and Physiology with labs.

Mechanical Engineering

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

We recommend using your elective courses to prepare for your intended major at UMass Amherst; visit the department website to learn about major requirements.

Psychology/Sociology

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst:

You can also complete the Sociology pathway as part of this program.

Visit the website of your intended major at UMass Amherst for information about math courses you may want to take at your community college prior to transferring.

BA majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts are subject to the college's foreign language requirement. If you intend on pursuing a BA in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Although the following associate degree programs are no longer active at this community college, students who have completed them may still be eligible for MassTransfer benefits:

Biotechnology – Marine Biotechnology

This associate degree is linked to the following program(s) at UMass Amherst: