Springfield Technical Community College

Program Name

Applied Psychology
Architecture and Building Technology
Architecture and Building Technology - Building Construction Management
Art
Biology Transfer
Biotechnology Transfer
Business Transfer
Chemistry Transfer
Civil Engineering Technology
Communication and Digital Media Transfer
Computer Science Transfer
Criminal Justice Transfer
Early Childhood Education Transfer
Engineering Transfer
English Communication & Professional Writing Transfer
General Studies
Human Services/Social Work
Landscape Management and Technology Transfer
Liberal Arts Transfer
Mathematics Transfer
Physics Transfer
Science Transfer (Pre-Med)
Social Sciences Transfer
Sports and Entertainment Management Option
Urban Studies


Applied Psychology

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

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.

Architecture and Building Technology

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

This program prepares students to transfer into the building and construction technology major at UMass Amherst. Completion of MAT 122 or MAT 127 at STCC is recommended for students interested in majoring in BCT.

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.

Architecture and Building Technology - Building Construction Management

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

Other names for this program include Building Construction Management - PMGT.AS and Project Management Option - ARBT. 

This program prepares students to transfer into the building and construction technology major at UMass Amherst. Completion of MAT 122 or MAT 127 at STCC is recommended for students interested in majoring in BCT.

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.

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.

Other names for this program include: Art - Fine.AA, Fine Arts, and Liberal Arts Transfer-Fine Arts Option.

You may be exempt from the portfolio requirement for the art major if you have completed the following courses at STCC with grades of C or higher: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 205 and an art history course.

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.

Biology Transfer

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.

This program is also referred to as the Engineering and Science Transfer – Biology Option.

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

Many STEM majors require Calculus or Pre-Calculus as part of the major requirements, completion of at least Pre-Calculus is recommended 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.

Biotechnology Transfer

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

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

Many STEM majors require Calculus or Pre-Calculus as part of the major requirements, completion of at least Pre-Calculus is recommended 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.

Business 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

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

Students completing this program may also be considered for most majors in the College of Natural Sciences or the School of Public Health & Health Sciences.

Civil Engineering Technology

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

We strongly recommend completing PHYS 221, ECON 101, and CHEM 111 prior to transferring.

Completion of MAT 122 or MAT 127 at STCC is recommended for students interested in majoring in BCT.

This program does not prepare students for the civil engineering major at UMass Amherst. If you are interested in civil engineering, please see the Engineering Transfer program at STCC.

Communication and Digital Media Transfer

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

You can complete the Communications 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, 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.

This program is also called the Engineering and Science Transfer – Computer Science Transfer.

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

Criminal Justice 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, 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. 

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 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; visit the department website to learn about major requirements, or contact your UMass Amherst transfer counselor.

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.

English Communication & Professional Writing 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, 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

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:

This program is also called the Liberal Arts – General Studies Transfer.

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, 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/Social Work

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.

Landscape Management and Technology Transfer

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

This program is designed for students interested in the landscape architecture major at UMass Amherst. Due to sequencing in the program requirements, a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture typically takes 2.5 years of full-time study to complete. Please contact the landscape architecture program director for more information.

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 Transfer

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, 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

Mathematics Transfer

Through this program, students can complete the Math Pathway. Graduates of this associate degree may also be considered for most majors in the College of Natural Sciences.

Physics Transfer

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

This program is also called the Engineering and Science Transfer – Physics Option.

If you are interested in physics, you are encouraged to complete linear algebra and differential equations 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.

Social Sciences 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, we suggest incorporating study in one foreign language to get a head start on that requirement while you are at your community college.

Urban Studies

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.

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:

Sports and Entertainment Management Option

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

Science Transfer (Pre-Med)

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