1999–2000 MCC College Catalog by Manchester Community College

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associate degree programs are intended primarily for students planning to transfer in advanced standing to colleges or universities where studies will be continued toward a bachelor’s degree associate degree programs lead to an associate in science degree upon graduation an exception is the liberal arts and sciences program which also offers for a student who completes the foreign language requirement an associate in arts degree because mctc is accredited by the new england association of schools and colleges credits earned in our courses can be transferred to colleges and universities all over the country all associate degree programs are transfer programs college of technology pathway transfer programs associate of science degree programs in engineering science manufacturing engineering science and industrial technology provide the pathways within the connecticut college of technology transfer programs into the university of connecticut and the state university system schools of engineering and engineering technology students may enter university engineering and technology programs through the mctc associate of science degree programs in engineering and technology and upon successful completion of the programs continue on at the university of connecticut or the connecticut state university system as third-year students with a full two years of credit towards a baccalaureate degree in engineering engineering technology or industrial technology mctc also provides the opportunity for students who complete the engineering and technology programs to transfer full credit to baccalaureate degree programs at other colleges and universities with which the college has transfer agreements for more information call robert fortier at 647-6200 certificate programs are specialized curricula designed to equip students with the skills and educational background needed to get a job after graduation although certificate programs include course work which can be transferred those programs are not intended specifically for the purpose of transfer each certificate career program represents a briefer concentrated period of study in a specific discipline a student who successfully completes the program receives a certificate of completion for the work part-time studies almost all programs can be pursued part-time the college has no minimum requirement for the number of courses for which a student must register courses are scheduled from 8 a.m to 10 p.m each day in order to provide students with a wide range of scheduling options many students complete our degree requirements in three or four years double-degree program an alternative to the customary single-degree program is the double-degree program which allows a student to combine two degrees at graduation application for the second degree is normally made after a student has completed 30 credits in the first program of study a minimum of 15 additional credits is necessary for the second degree students wishing more information should speak with a counselor electives are credit courses selected by a student to supplement the required courses in a program of study when selecting electives a student should seek the advice of a counselor or faculty member the courses from which electives may be selected are limited by the kind of elective specified in a program of study there are three kinds of electives business liberal arts and science humanities natural science social science and non-specified electives 1 business electives accounting business computer information systems legal hotel-tourism and foodservice real estate office administrative careers finance quantitative methods 2 liberal arts and science electives a liberal arts and science elective may be selected from subjects listed below under humanities natural science and social science • humanities electives english fine arts foreign language history humanities music philosophy speech theatre • natural science electives astronomy biology chemistry computer science except cs 105 120 and 252 earth science environmental science geology mathematics except math 098 101 115 and 116 meteorology oceanography physical science physics • social science electives anthropology economics geography history political science psychology sociology social science 3 electives any course completed for credit may be used as an elective the arrangement of courses by semester in each program is in most cases only a recommendation for most of the programs of study courses can be taken in any order exceptions include courses with specific prerequisites and the five allied health programs 23