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Online Winter Session 2023

Complete a course in 3 weeks!

With BHCC’s accelerated Online Winter Session you can complete a college course from start to finish in just three weeks. Whether you’re a current BHCC student or currently enrolled at another college or university, these cost-effective courses are a great way to stay on track with your degree.

Winter Session courses are web-based with no scheduled face-to-face or virtual meetings. Course materials are fully online and students complete coursework according to a syllabus provided by the instructor.

Online Winter Session 2023 is January 3 – 22, 2023

 Winter Session 2023 Calendar

January 3 Classes Begin – Winter Session
January 5 Last day for adjusting Winter Session schedules (add/drop)
January 13 Last day to withdraw with ‘W’ grades from Winter Session
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – College Closed
January 22 Classes End – Winter Session
January 24 Final grades due by 11:59 p.m.
January 25 Final grades visible in BHCC SelfService

 

Winter Session Courses

CIT-162 CISCO Networking I (3 Credits)

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Prerequisite: Writing Skills II (ENG-095) and Academic Reading III (ESL-098) or Reading Skills II (RDG-095); or Integrated ELL Level III (ELL-103) or exemption by placing into higher level courses For additional information contact CITDepartment@bhcc.edu

CSC-125 Python Programming (3 Credits)

This is an introductory course designed for any student interested in learning computer programming concepts and hands on computational thinking, all in the context of the Python programming language. No prior experience in programming is necessary. Students will use their own problem solving abilities to implement programs in Python. This course will show the student how to create basic programming structures including decisions and loops. Further, students will explore unique Python data structures such as tuples and dictionaries. Students will also learn to perform basic debugging techniques. At the end of this course, the student will have learned enough concepts in computer science and programming to be able to write Python programs to solve problems on their own. This course will prepare the student to move on to the Advanced Python Programming course. Pre-requisite: RDG-095 and ENG095, or ELL-103, and MAT099, or equivalent. For additional information and/or a course syllabus contact CS@bhcc.edu

CSC-129 Mobile App Development (3 Credits)

This course introduces application development for mobile devices such as Android, Apple, Windows, and web. Students will program simple apps on multiple devices, using standard development environments commonly used professionally, using a series of skill-based lessons. Prerequisites: Writing Skills I (ENG090) and Reading Skills I (RDG090) or Academic Writing III (ESL-099) and Academic Reading III (ESL-098); or Integrated ELL Level I (ELL-101) or placement.

CSC-131 Intro to Creating Mobile Apps (3 Credits)

This course is designed for individuals with no experience with programming languages or previous experience creating mobile applications. The course uses a graphical-user interface blocks editor for students to build their own Android based mobile apps. The course offers reading about the editor and basic programming concepts, tutorial walk through assignments within the editor, and assessments which require students to build unique apps based on the tutorials so that they can demonstrate their understanding and knowledge of what they have learned. Specific programming concepts covered include design logic, programming conditions, variables, procedures, branching and looping. Specific app functionality covered includes sprite animation, multiple screens, and integration with device sensors, texting, databases, video, and other web APIs. Prerequisites: Writing Skills I (ENG-090) and Reading Skills I (RDG-090) or Academic Writing III (ESL-099) and Academic Reading III (ESL-098); or Integrated ELL Level 1 (ELL-101) or placement.

ECO-201 Macroeconomics (3 Credits)

This course covers an introduction to the American economy. Topics include: scarcity, opportunity cost and the production possibility curve, unemployment, inflation, GDP and related aggregates, economic growth, classical Keynesian models of income and employment determination, government policies for full employment and price stability, and money and the banking system. This course satisfies the College's General Education requirement for Community and Cultural Contexts. Prerequisites: Foundations of Algebra (MAT-097) or Pre-Statistics (MAT-098) and Reading Skills II (RDG-095) or Academic Reading III (ESL-098) or Integrated ELL Level III (ELL-103) exemption by placing into higher level courses.

ENG-111 College Writing I (3 Credits)

This course emphasizes writing as a process for essays with multiple rhetorical modes. Using personal experience, readings with diverse cultural perspectives, and other sources, students apply critical reading and independent research skills to evaluate and integrate sources into their writing with proper citations from MLA and/or APA format. Students engage in discussions and activities that enhance their understanding of, make connections to and reflect upon diverse cultures. This course satisfies the college's General Education requirement for Academic Discourse. Prerequisite: A Grade of C or higher in Writing Skills II (ENG-095) or Integrated ELL Level III (ELL-103) or placement.

ENG-112 College Writing II (3 Credits)

This course focuses on development of thesis-driven essays supported by multiple sources and tailored to a target audience. Students will gain competency in synthesis, analysis and evaluation of multiple sources as well as demonstrate proficiency in conducting research and applying MLA and/or APA format. Students engage in discussions and activities that enhance their understanding of, make connections to and reflect upon diverse cultures, as they examine power structures. The course satisfies the college's General Education requirement for Research Writing. Prerequisite: A Grade of C or higher in College Writing I (ENG-111) or course equivalency.

FIN-112 Personal Finance (3 Credits)

An overview of personal financial planning, this course covers the following topics: the intelligent use of consumer credit, budgets, banking, the time value of money, investments, insurance, retirement, and other long-term planning and their tax ramifications. It is intended for students at all levels and for all programs of study.

FRE-101 Elementary French I (3 Credits)

This course introduces students to the sounds and structures of French with emphasis on the acquisition of a limited but useful vocabulary and is offered for students with little or no previous knowledge of French. The course is not intended for native speakers or for students who have studied this language within the last three years.

LIT-204 Lit in America II (3 Credits)

This course analyzes the crises of the nation from the Civil War through the twentieth century, as shown through its literature. The course examines the themes of progress, materialism, alienation, and corruption against the yardstick of opportunity, heroism, and individualism, which represent the traditional American dream. The course includes works representative of the ethnic and racial diversity of American culture. This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work. Pre/corequisite: College Writing I (ENG-111).

MAT-099 Intermediate Algebra (3 Credits)

This course is a continuation of Foundations of Algebra (MAT-097). Topics in this course include polynomial arithmetic, introduction to functions, factoring, roots and radicals, rational expressions, absolute value inequalities, quadratic equations and the quadratic formula, and solving applied problems. This course does not satisfy degree requirements. Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in Foundations of Algebra (MAT-097) or exemption by placing into higher level course. Course may require an additional lab hour.

MAT-172 Contemporary Math I (3 Credits)

This course covers varied mathematical topics that have applications in contemporary society. Topics include mathematical logic (inductive/deductive reasoning, truth tables, statements, inverse, converse, contrapositive), the real number system, modular arithmetic, numeral systems (base n), number theory (primes, GCF, LCM, Euclidean Division), and patterns and sequences. The course encourages students to interpret, analyze, and evaluate from a mathematical perspective and will incorporate the use of technology or digital media as appropriate. The course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving. Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in Foundations of Algebra (MAT-097) or Pre-Statistics (MAT-098) or exemption by placing into higher level course.

PSY-101 Prin of Psychology (3 Credits)

This introductory psychology course covers a survey of information and theory. Topics include the brain and behavior, research methods, learning, consciousness, motivation, emotion, human growth and development, personality, abnormal behavior, and psychotherapy, social cognition and understanding. The course meets Community and Cultural Context requirement. Prerequisite: Academic Reading III (ESL-098) or Integrated ELL Level III (ELL-103) or Reading Skills II (RDG-095) or exemption by placing into higher level course.

SOC-101 Prin of Sociology (3 Credits)

This course covers an introduction to the concepts and theories of society and social institutions. The course meets The course meets Community and Cultural Context requirement. Prerequisite: Academic Reading III (ESL-098) or Integrated ELL Level III (ELL-103) or Reading Skills II (RDG-095) or exemption by placing into higher level course.

SPN-101 Elem Spanish I (3 Credits)

This course, for students with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish, covers an introduction to the sounds and structures of Spanish and the development of basic skills needed for understanding and speaking Spanish. The course is not intended for native speakers or for students who have studied this language within the last three years.