Academic Maps

Academic Map

As part of MCC's 15-to-FINISH campaign, the college is introducing new Academic Maps. These are a clear semester-by-semester breakdown of the curriculum required to complete a major program of study. Each map identifies milestone courses that must be completed by a certain semester in order to progress through the program and graduate on time.

Academic Maps were designed in collaboration with advising and program faculty. They encourage students to take 15 credits each semester, but can easily be adapted for part-time students. Academic Maps give students the tools they need to clearly understand what classes they need to take and to help them define what their individual path should be.

Academic Maps come complete with helpful hints for students – like reminding them some courses are only offered in the spring or fall semesters, not both – or to consider taking a class in the summer to get ahead. The maps also offer a "Career and Transfer Outlook" section for each degree program, as well as notes on when students should contact an advisor.

Students and their advisors are required to use DegreeWorks to ensure selected courses fit within the degree audit. While Academic Maps play an important role in planning, it's imperative that registered courses fit into the audit to ensure timely degree completion and eligibility for financial assistance programs. Access DegreeWorks by logging into MyMCC and clicking on "My Degree Audit".

Free Elective
Some programs include "Free Electives". Work with your academic advisor to select an appropriate college-level course that further supports your progressional goals or personal interests to complete this requirement.

Academic Catalog: Associate and Certificate Program Information

Current Academic Maps (2023/2024)

Associate Degrees

Certificate Programs

If you started at Middlesex Community College in a prior academic year, you may view your map by clicking the icon below.


Need additional assistance with DegreeWorks? Review our online resources.  

Academic Maps Overview

Career Maps Overview

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Last Modified: 5/13/24