Mount Wachusett Community College

Program Name

Art
Biological Sciences (LAB)​
Biology
Broadcasting & Electronic Media​
Business Administration Transfer
Chemical Sciences (LACH)​
Chemistry
Civic Engagement and Community Leadership Track​
Communications Concentration (LAC)​
Computer Science Transfer Track
Early Childhood Education - Transfer
Earth/Environmental Science
Elementary Education Track
Engineering and Physics
Fitness Leadership and Exercise Science Concentration (LAX)​
History and Political Science Track
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics
Media Communications Track
Natural Resources
Pre-Law Track
Physics or Pre-Engineering Track
Professional Writing Track
Theatre Arts Track


Art

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

You can also complete the Visual Arts mapped 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.

Both the Art (Art) and Liberal Arts – Art Concentration (LART) programs are approved for MassTransfer.

Biology

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

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

Post-introductory biology courses do not apply to biology major requirements.

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.

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

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

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

If you are interested in chemistry, you are encouraged to complete Calculus III before 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.

Civic Engagement and Community Leadership Track

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.

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 Track

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

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.

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.

Earth/Environmental Science

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

Elementary Education Track

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.

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.

Engineering and Physics

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.

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

History and Political Science Track

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

You can also complete the History and Political Science 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.

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.

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.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Students who complete the General Education Foundation requirements may 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Media Communications Track

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

You can complete the Communication pathway 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 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.

Natural Resources

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.

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.

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.

Pre-Law Track

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.

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 and 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.

Professional Writing Track

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.

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.

Theatre Arts Track

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

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.

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:

Biological Sciences (LAB)

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

Broadcasting & Electronic Media

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

Chemical Sciences (LACH)

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

Communications Concentration (LAC)

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

Fitness Leadership and Exercise Science Concentration (LAX)

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

Physics or Pre-Engineering Track (LAEP)

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