Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

The MassTransfer Block

MassTransfer guarantees that any student in the Massachusetts public higher education system who completes the MassTransfer Block will automatically satisfy the general education/distribution/core requirements at any other public higher education institution (with the receiving institution able to add no more than six additional credits or two courses).

The MassTransfer Block refers to a set of general education, core, or distribution requirements consisting of the 34 college-level credits listed below.

Students graduating with a degree in Business Administration Transfer, Communication Transfer, Criminal Justice Transfer, Deaf Studies Transfer, Early Childhood Transfer, Elementary Education, Environmental Science, General Studies-MassTransfer Option, Human Services, or Liberal Arts automatically meet the MassTransfer Block. Students who choose to transfer before graduating or students in other programs can meet the block by completing the courses below:

Credits Subject Areas BCC Courses that meet the MassTransfer Block
9 Behavioral and Social Sciences ANT, AMC, ECN, GVT, PSY, SSC, SOC
9 Humanities and Fine Arts AMS, ARC 201, ART, COM, CVC, DAN, DST, ENG (beyond ENG 101 and 102), FRN, HST, HUM, MUS, PHL, POR, SPA, SPH, THE
7 Natural or Physical Science AST, BIO, CHM (except CHM 090), ENV, EGR 141 and 172, GLG, PHY, SCI (except 130 and 131)
6 English Composition/Writing ENG 101 and ENG 102
3 Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning All MTH courses (except MTH 001, 002, 011, 021, 031, 111 and 151)

These credits, when completed together with a 2.0 or higher GPA , fully transfer to any Massachusetts public higher education institution…even if the associate’s degree is not completed. These credits also satisfy the general education /distribution/core requirements at any other Massachusetts public higher education institution, with the receiving institution being able to add no more than six additional credits/two courses.

NOTE: D- grades DO NOT transfer