Middlesex Community College

Program Name

Biology Transfer
Business Administration Hospitality Management
Business Administration Transfer
Chemistry Transfer
Communication Transfer
Computer Science Transfer
Criminal Justice - Transfer Option
Criminal & Social Justice
Early Childhood Education Transfer
Elementary Education Transfer Concentration
Engineering Science Transfer – Biomedical Engineering
Engineering Science Transfer – Chemical Engineering
Engineering Science Transfer - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Engineering Science Transfer - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Science Transfer - Mechanical Engineering
English/Creative Writing Concentration
English/Literature Concentration
Environmental Health
Fashion Merchandising
Fine and Performing Arts Concentration – Fine Arts Option
Fine and Performing Arts Concentration – Music Option
Fine and Performing Arts Concentration – Theater Option
Global Studies Concentration
Global Studies Concentration - Chinese Studies Option
History, Politics, and Global Studies
Human Services Transfer
Information Technology – Transfer Concentration
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences - Life Science Concentration
Liberal Arts and Sciences - Physical Science Concentration
Liberal Arts and Sciences - Social Science Concentration
Mathematics Concentration
Paralegal Studies Transfer
Psychology Concentration
Studio Art
World Languages Option


Biology Transfer

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

While not required, the following courses are also helpful to have completed for the nutrition major: 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 two semesters of Anatomy and Physiology with labs prior to transferring is recommended.

Business Administration Hospitality Management

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 or contact your UMass Amherst transfer counselor to learn about major requirements.

Students are encouraged to take MAT 177: Statistics as their math requirement at MCC.

Business Administration Transfer

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

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

Chemistry Transfer

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

If you are interested in chemistry, you are encouraged to complete Calculus III and General Biology I prior to transferring.

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.

Communication Transfer

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 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.

Computer Science Transfer

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.

A grade of C or higher is required for courses to count toward the Computer Science major requirement.

Students interested in the Computer Science major at UMass Amherst are encouraged to complete Linear Algebra prior to transferring.

Criminal Justice - Transfer Option

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 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.

Criminal & Social 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 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.

Early Childhood Education Transfer

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 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.

Elementary Education Transfer Concentration

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 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.

Engineering Science Transfer – Biomedical 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.

Engineering Science Transfer – Chemical 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.

Engineering Science Transfer - Civil & Environmental 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.

Engineering Science Transfer - Electrical & Computer 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.

Engineering Science Transfer - 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.

English/Creative Writing Concentration

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 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.

English/Literature Concentration

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 Health

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.

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.

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.

Fine and Performing Arts Concentration – Fine Arts Option

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.

Fine and Performing Arts Concentration – Fine Arts Option

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.

Fashion Merchandising

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

UMass Amherst offers a business minor, which students can pursue alongside their primary major.

If you are interested in a business major, please consider pursuing the Business Administration Transfer program at MCC.

Fine and Performing Arts Concentration – Theater Option

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.

History, Politics, and Global Studies

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

You can complete the History and Economics pathways as part of this program too.

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.

Human Services Transfer

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.

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.

The psychology (BA) and 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 psychology or 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.

Students interested in majoring in psychology are encouraged to pursue the psychology concentration at Middlesex Community College.

Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 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.

Liberal Arts and Sciences - Life Science Concentration

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

You can also complete the Biology and Chemistry pathways as part of this program.

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.

Liberal Arts and Sciences - Physical Science Concentration

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

If you are interested in physics, you are encouraged to complete Calculus III, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations prior to transferring.

Mathematics Concentration

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

Students interested in the Mathematics major at UMass Amherst need to earn a grade of C- or better in Calculus II before taking certain courses at the 300 level or higher once they transfer.

Most math students will complete STAT515 at UMass Amherst. To prepare for this class, students can complete the equivalent of UMass Amherst's STAT 240 prior to transferring (or once they get to UMass), through this is not a mathematics major requirement or pre-requisite. For more information, please contact your UMass Amherst transfer counselor.

Paralegal Studies Transfer

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

You can complete the Psychology pathway as part of this program too.

The psychology (BA) and 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 psychology or 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.

Psychology Concentration

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

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

The psychology (BA) and 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 psychology or 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.

Studio Art

Through this program, students can complete the Visual Arts pathway. Graduates of this associate degree may also be considered for most majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Art (HFA) or the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS).

.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.

World Languages Concentration

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

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:

Global Studies Concentration

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

Global Studies Concentration - Chinese Studies Option

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

Information Technology – Transfer Concentration

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

Liberal Arts and Sciences - Social Science Concentration

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