College Catalog 2011-2012



2011-2012 College Catalog PDF

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 Registration

Admissions and Registration Pg 13
Transfer Programs Pg 19
Partnerships with Secondary Schools Pg 19
Cost of Attendance Pg 20
Financial Aid Pg 23
Scholarships and Awards Pg 26

Academic Information

Academic Advising and Assessment Pg 30
Graduation Information Pg 31

Academic Resources and Support

Academic Resources and Support Pg 32
Alternative Learning Pg 35
Distance Education Pg 35
Weekend College Pg 37
Midnight Courses Pg 37

<Academic Policy and Procedure

Academic Policy and Procedure Pg 38
Grading and Notation System Pg 40
Satisfactory Academic Progress Pg 41
Institutional Policy Statements Pg 43

Academic and Student Services

Academic and Student Services Pg 45
General Services Pg 48
Student Activities and Athletics Pg 49
BHCC Learning Communities Pg 50
Commonwealth Honors Program and Community Engagement Pg 51

Programs of Study

Programs of Study Pg 52
Directory of Associate Degree and Certificate Programs Pg 54
Course Descriptions Pg 159

Community and College Resources

Boston Welcome Back Center Pg 211
Workforce Development Center Pg 212
ACT Center Pg 212
Community Education Pg 212
Bunker Hill Community College Alumni Association Pg 213
Bunker Hill Community College Foundation, Inc Pg 213
Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery Pg 214
Facilities Rental and Conference Planning Pg 214
Administration, Faculty, and Staff Pg 215
Program Advisory Committees Pg 235
Directions to BHCC Campuses and Satellite Locations Pg 229
MBTA Subway Map Pg 242
Charlestown Campus Map Pg 243
Glossary of Academic Terms Pg 244
Index Pg 245
General Education Requirements