College Catalog 2007-2008



Table of Contents

Message from the President Pg 1
BHCC Goals Pg 2
BHCC Board of Trustees Pg 3
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Pg 3
Academic Calendar Pg 4
BHE and Massachusetts Community College Mission Statements Pg 7
Mission of BHCC Pg 7
BHCC Vision, Statement on Inclusion and Institutional Values Pg 8
College Profile Pg 9
Chelsea Campus Pg 10
Satellite Locations Pg 12

Academic and Student Services

Enrollment Services Pg 13
Joint Admissions Programs Pg 15
Steps for Enrollment Pg 16
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Transfer Programs Pg 20
Cost of Attendance Pg 22
Financial Aid Pg 25
Scholarships and Awards Pg 28

Academic Information

Academic Advising and Assessment Pg 32
Graduation, Transfer and Articulation Information Pg 33

Academic Resources and Support

Academic Resources and Support Pg 35
Alternative Learning Pg 37
Multi-Purpose, Multi-Media Language Lab Pg 38
Distance Education/BHCConline Pg 38
Weekend College Pg 39
Academic Policy and Procedure Pg 40
Institutional Policy Statements Pg 45
Academic and Student Services Pg 47
General Services Pg 51

Programs of Study

BHCC Learning Communities Pg 52
BHCC Commonwealth Honors Program Pg 53
Programs of Study Pg 54
Associate Degree and Certificate Programs Pg 55
Course Descriptions Pg 138

Community and College Resources

Boston Welcome Back Center Pg 183
Workforce Development Center Pg 184
ACT Center Pg 184
Community Education Pg 184
Bunker Hill Community College Alumni Association Pg 185
Bunker Hill Community College Foundation, Inc Pg 185
Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery Pg 186
Facilities Rental and Conference Planning Pg 186
Administration, Faculty, and Staff Pg 187
Program Advisory Committees Pg 202
Directions to BHCC Campuses and Satellite Locations Pg 205
MBTA Subway Map Pg 208
Charlestown Campus Map Pg 209
Glossary of Academic Terms Pg 210
Index Pg 211
General Education Requirements/Electives