Programs and Classes at BCC

Berkshire Community College is a public, community college offering more than 50 associate degree and certificate programs of study, including options and concentrations.

BCC also offers general education and foundation courses for the Bachelor's Nursing degree conferred by University of Massachusetts (UMass).

In addition, BCC has guaranteed junior status agreements with close to 30 other colleges.

Detailed Course Search

Visit our detailed course listings to review all the courses we offer. You can filter by term, course name, and more.

Also, check out the printable copy of our
Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Degree and Certificates

  • Certifications

    BCC offers more than 15 certificate options, which may be completed in one year or less, provide the skills needed for immediate entry into the job market upon program completion.

  • Associate's degree

    BCC offers 40 associate degree options, which is a degree granted after at least a two-year course of study. BCC offers an Associate in Science (A.S.) and an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree.

  • Bachelor's degree

    BCC students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university can easily transfer to a large number of public and private institutions throughout Massachusetts and beyond.

Current Program Offerings

Allied Health
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Engineering & Engineering Technology
Environmental Science
Fine & Performing Arts
Fire Science
Health Science
Human Services
Liberal Arts
 Programs at BCC that are under revision:
  • Physical Fitness (Certificate)
  • Physical Fitness (A.S.)
  • Culinary Arts (Certificate) 
  • Community Health Worker (Certificate and A.S.)
  • Hospitality Administration Career Option (A.S.) 
  • Hospitality Administration Transfer Option (A.S.) 
  • Health Information Management Option (A.S.) 
  • Medical Coding Technical (Certificate) 
  • Health Information Management (Certificate) 
  • Foreign Languages (A.A.)
  • International Studies (A.A.)

These programs are under revision in response to major changes in academic and workforce demands. Programs under revision do not accept new students.


Course Type Key

BCC courses are offered in a variety of remote, face-to-face, and hybrid formats:

Hybrid In-Person
Hybrid-Virtual Hybrid Face-to-Face In-Person Online Remote
Meet virtually with your professor and classmates via video conferencing at set times, typically once per week, with the remainder of the coursework online. Meet on campus with your professor and classmates at set times, typically once per week, with the remainder of the coursework online. A traditional, in-person course format that's required for some hands-on courses, including some clinical, lab, lecture, practicum, seminar and studio classes. Online courses conducted entirely through Moodle. No set meeting times, but your professor sets weekly deadlines for coursework completion. Meet virtually with your professor and classmates via videoconferencing at scheduled times (usually twice per week).
Berkshire Community College uses the Moodle Learning Management System to teach classes and distribute course materials online.