College Writing, Literature Courses, and a Writing Tutor Seminar.
Can I do this program online? At night? During the day? Weekends?
Some courses are offered online and on weekends.
When does this program start?
You can start this program at anytime.
Is this program accredited?
Yes and it meets all requirements of the Commonwealth Transfer Compact.
How do I get into this program?
You would apply through enrollment services by filling out the necessary paperwork. You would then we advised to take the required placement tests for math, reading, and English.
What kinds of jobs can I get with this degree/certificate?
Graduates of this concentration qualify to transfer to four-year institutions that prepare students for careers in teaching, journalism, public relations, and media communications. This concentration is of value in any career in which good communication skills are fundamental to success. Students must complete a bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate to pursue a teaching career. A bachelor’s degree in English is a minimum requirement for entry-level work in careers such as publishing, advertising, public relations, and journalism. In order to advance in some fields, graduate work may be required.
What is the salary range in this field?
Anywhere between $30,000 –$ 60,000.
Will someone help me find a job when I am done?
BHCC has a Career Center ready to assist you. The Career Center is located on the Charlestown Campus, Room M10. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information call 617-228-2245.
Can I transfer to a four-year college with this degree?
Yes, this program meets all the requirements of the Commonwealth Transfer Compact, an agreement with all MA state colleges and universities as well as a number of private institutions to ensure easy transfer.
Are there any Articulation Agreements, etc?
Completion of an Associates degree with BHCC is required to fulfill the Commonwealth Transfer Compact requirements.
Will I be a junior when I transfer?
Yes, if you transfer to a college that is involved in the Commonwealth Transfer Compact and have earned an Associates Degree from BHCC.
What colleges will accept these credits?
All MA state colleges and universities accept the credits of an Associates of Arts Degree from BHCC. Some private institutions do as well.
Are there internships or clinicals with this program?
A Writing Tutor Seminar is available for qualified students.
Can I pick where I do that clinical/internship?
The Writing Tutor Seminar is offered at the Charlestown Campus for qualified students.
Does someone help me get that internship/clinical?
A referral from an instructor in the English Department is required.
What kinds of courses will I be taking?
Writing courses and literature courses are a standard of the degree. BHCC offers a variety of courses in literature. In addition, general education courses in math, science, foreign language, behavioral science, and humanities are required.