Education General Studies and Liberal Arts & Sciences Cluster Brochure
Ready to Get Started? Start near. Go far. Come discover the many educational opportunities Apply today! mwcc.edu/apply Office of Admissions Legend* Financial Aid Office = most classes are offered during the day at a cost you can afford. d e f g l o s t In our programs, you’ll study a challenging v = most classes are offered at the Devens campus that Mount Wachusett Community College can offer you. Whether you are a first time student or you are seeking to continue your education, MWCC can help you. Our programs are designed in collaboration with academic and industry professionals to ensure quality, relevance and rigor. At MWCC, you will get the education you deserve and the support you need, all = most classes are offered in the evening = most classes are offered at the Fitchburg campus = most classes are offered at the Gardner campus = most classes are offered at the Leominster campus = most classes are offered online = admission to this program is selective = can prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution curriculum, taught by top-notch faculty who are experienced in the fields they teach. In this booklet, explore our degree and certificate options in Education, General Studies, and Liberal Arts & Sciences. With over 45 degree and certificate programs offered, we are sure to have something that is just right for you. Contact & Campuses * The designation of class times, campus location and options are subject to change. Please note, coursework may require attendance at multiple campus locations and may include an online component. 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For more information about MassTransfer visit: mwcc.edu/advising/transfer One Jackson Place 27 Jackson Road Devens, MA 01434 978-630-9569 Leominster 100 Erdman Way Leominster, MA 01453 978-630-9810 MC098-03C Rev:June14 AA/EEO Institution Be inspired. Education, General Studies, Liberal Arts & Sciences We generate. Excellence. Start near. Go far. Early Childhood Education LAS - Communications Career Degree d e g Track (LAC) d e g t Transfer Degree d e g t Pursue careers working with young children as teachers or administrators in Become exposed to the field of communications and a variety of mass media preschools, Head Start programs, daycare centers, and home care programs. Become subject areas. The LAC curriculum provides an excellent overview of the an important decision-maker and play a key role in children’s lives. Learn about child communications field and a solid foundation for transfer to more specialized development, planning curriculum, program management, and working with diverse communications programs at four-year colleges and universities. families. The Early Childhood and Elementary Education Compacts make the transfer LAS - Elementary Education process seamless to four-year college and university teacher preparation programs to become certified to teach nursery school to grade two. Track (LAEL) d e g t General Studies This program satisfies the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Degree d e g l o v bachelor’s degree program. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, you could If your career and educational goals are not yet firmly defined, the General Studies become an elementary school teacher. Education Elementary Transfer Compact for transfer to a state college or university program provides a flexible curriculum allowing you to explore many different LAS - Exercise & Sport Science disciplines. If you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should consider the Liberal Arts & Sciences degree. Track (LAX) d g t Prepare for careers in personal training or for transfer into a related degree program at a four-year college or university. Pursue a career as a fitness leader, instructor, lifeguard, or personal trainer. You will learn about aquatics, personal safety (including CPR), organizational and legal considerations of the fitness industry, and Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) practical applications of individual and group fitness. Degree d e g l o t Consider the Liberal Arts & Sciences program or one of its tracks if you intend to LAS - History & Political Science transfer to a four-year college or university. Through a wide variety of electives, the LAS Track (LAHP) d e g o t degree gives you the flexibility to choose courses that fit your interest. You will also This program is for those who want a strong background in history and political gain a strong educational foundation for transfer to a four-year college or university. science and plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a degree in history, political science, or government. With a bachelor’s degree, you may pursue careers in government or politics, teach history/political science, or go on to LAS Track options are listed on the right panel Ü earn a master’s degree in public policy, management, or a juris doctor degree to practice law. They’re here to help you succeed LAS - Theatre Arts “Through my professors and their instruction, I received a solid foundation with the science, math and English requirements I needed to continue on for my bachelor’s degree.” -Nick Colello Track (LAT) d e g t Learn more about our students’ experiences at mwcc.edu/learn/stories at four-year colleges and universities. Students in this program also benefit from This program provides a comprehensive introduction to theatre, music, and dance, and is an excellent foundation for transfer to theatre and music programs opportunities to perform in award-winning Theatre at the Mount productions, to gain hands-on experience working in Theatre at the Mount’s fully equipped scene shop, which includes state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment.