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Academic Catalog 2016-2017
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Feb 23, 2018
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts (General Education Requirements)

These college-wide liberal arts requirements apply to all majors except History of Art and Art Education. See those majors’ pages for their specific liberal arts requirements.

Foundation Year

Sophomore Though Senior Years

Liberal Arts Program Requirements

  • LALW200 Literary Traditions 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • LAMS - Math/Science Elective 3 cr.
  • LASS - Social Science Elective 3 cr.
  • LALW - Lit/Writ/Film Elective 3 cr.
  • LASS, LALW, or LAMS  Elective 6 cr.
  • HART, LALW, LAMS, or LASS 3 cr.
  • Summative Elective-Take a 400 level class in LASS, LALW, or LAMS

Total Credits: 15-18


Freshman Seminar 0-3 hrs    
Literature, Writing & Film Criticism 9-21 hrs    
Social Science 3-15 hrs    
Math & Science 3-15 hrs    
Total Credits 24-30 hrs