College Catalog 2013-2014


BHCC 2013-214 College Catalog

College Catalog 2013-2014

Please note that students changing their program must fulfill the curriculum year program requirements in effect at the beginning of the semester following the date of the change.

Table of Contents

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

Admissions and Enrollment Services

Admissions Pg 13
Transfer Programs Pg 16
Articulation Agreements Pg 17
Partnerships with Secondary Schools Pg 19
Cost of Attendance Pg 20
Financial Aid Pg 23
DreamkeepersSM Pg 24
Single Stop Pg 24
Scholarships and Awards Pg 26

Academic Information

LifeMap Pg 30
Academic Advising Pg 31
Assessment Pg 32
Graduation Information Pg 32

Academic Resources and Support

Academic Resources and Support Pg 33
Alternative Learning Pg 37
Distance Education Pg 37
Weekend College Pg 39
Midnight Courses Pg 39

Academic Policy and Procedure

Academic Policy and Procedure Pg 40
Grading and Notation System Pg 42
Satisfactory Academic Progress Pg 43
Institutional Policy Statements Pg 45

Academic and Student Services

Academic and Student Services Pg 47
General Services Pg 50
Student Activities Pg 51
Athletics Pg 51
BHCC Learning Communities Pg 52
Commonwealth Honors Program Pg 52
Community Engagement Pg 53

Programs of Study

Programs of Study Pg 54
Directory of Associate Degree and Certificate Programs Pg 56
Course Descriptions Pg 174

Community and College Resources

Boston Welcome Bank Center Pg 227
Workforce Development Center Pg 228
Community Education Pg 228
Community Center for Entrepreneurship Pg 228
Bunker Hill Community College Alumni Association Pg 229
Bunker Hill Community College Foundation, Inc. Pg 229
Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery Pg 230
Facilities Rental and Conference Planning Pg 230
Administration, Faculty, and Staff Pg 231
Adjunct Faculty Pg 246
Program Advisory Committees Pg 250
Directions to BHCC Campuses and Satellite Locations Pg 254
MBTA Subway Map Pg 257
Charlestown Campus Map Pg 258
Glossary of Academic Terms Pg 260
Index Pg 262
General Education Requirements Pg 265