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