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Transitions to College Program

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Designed for students currently or previously enrolled in an adult education program, the BHCC’s Transitions to College program or TCP is a yearlong program funded by the Department of Education. TCP  enables students to enroll in college-level courses by learning the essential skills needed to be successful students. Classes are offered at no cost to students; textbooks and other materials needed for participation are provided.

Fall Semester (up to 12 credits)

  • HUM-120 TP Self Culture and Society (3 credits)
  • CIT-110-TP Computer Applications and Concepts (3 credits)

Spring Semester (up to 15 credits)

  • SOC-101-TP Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
  • REL-101-TP World Religions (3 credits)
  • Student selected course in their program of study (3 credits)

Summer Semester

  • Optional (If needed):  Math course, MAT093, Foundations of Mathematics (3 credits)
  • Optional (If needed): English course, ELL102 0r ELL103 (6 credits)

Transitions to College staff progress and success and connects students to the many academic and social resources the campus has to offer including, the College’s Tutoring and Academic Support Center (TASC)Library & Learning Commons, Counseling, Prevention, and Wellness Center, The Commonwealth Honors Program, and the many Student Activities and Clubs. The power of  TCP is in the support students receive. Starting with the admissions process and continuing through graduation, Transitions students benefit from guidance specifically for adult learners.


Two students in BHCC plazaBe a current student or graduate from an Adult Basic Education Program. Are you or did you take ESOL/HISET/GED classes in one of these programs/schools? View the Adult Education program directory at http://www.doe.mass.edu/acls/directory.html.

Bunker Hill Community College welcomes applications from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and undocumented students. However, for more information on paying for college after the transitions program please review the DACA page before you apply.       

Application process

*Institutional Credits

Learn more about about Transition to Community College Programs

As you are no doubt aware, the Transition programs are free to all students and are meant to ensure the successful transition of adult students into postsecondary education. I invite you to review these profiles and reach out to the Transition Coordinators for more information You can learn more at Transition to Community College Programs

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