For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
General Education Requirements
All Massachusetts Maritime Academy students are required to take 2 specific Social Science courses: Western Civilization and American Government. Each of these courses is a prerequisite for other courses and a requirement for graduation. Each student at Massachusetts Maritime Academy must take three Social Science electives, one from each of three groups:
- Social Science group one electives are Macroeconomics or Microeconomics;
- Social Science group two electives are Law;
- Social Science group three electives contain a range of courses in History, Economics, Political Science, Legal Studies, Psychology, Anthropology, Geography and Sociology