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More than half of all BCC students are adult learners.

Did you know that more than half of all students at BCC are adult learners? The College offers a diversity of thought and small class sizes to help each and every one of our students succeed.

Join BCC for a debt-free future, and gain the skills you'll need to succeed in today's workforce. BCC is the Berkshire's Community College, and we are here to help every resident get ahead with new job skills and new career opportunities.

Whether planning to join us in the summer online or to reimagine your higher education experience in the fall, BCC is here to offer you more opportunity that you can take with you, anywhere.

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Phone: 413-236-1620
Email: academic_advising@berkshirecc.edu

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You can apply online for free, or call the Admissions Office at 413-236-1630.

Summer 2020 Classes are enrolling now

Check out BCC's Summer page for more details about the program packages below:
  • Online Business program offerings
    Course # Course Instructor Location Start Date
    BUS-111-10 Principles of Accounting I Hart, Martin Online

    5/26/2020

    BUS-112-30 Principles of Accounting II Hart, Martin Online 7/6/2020
    BUS-220-10 Managerial Accounting  Hart, Martin Online 5/26/2020
    COM-104-10 Introduction to Interpersonal Communications Berman, Constance Online 5/26/2020
    BUS-206 Principles of Marketing   Online 5/26/2020
    BUS-208 Principles of Management   Online 5/26/2020
    ECO-212 Principles of Macroeconomics   Online 5/26/2020
    MAT-123 Elementary Statistics   Online 5/26/2020
  • Online Early Childhood Education program offerings
    Course # Course Instructor Location Start Date
    ECE-230 Supervision / Administration in Child Care  Zerbato, Jessica
     
    Online

    5/28/2020

    ECE-265 Early Childhood Education Administration: Staff Development Zerbato, Jessica
     
    Hybrid / Main Campus 7/16/2020
  • Online Pre-Licensed Practical Nursing offerings
    Course # Course Instructor Location Start Date
    ENG-101-10 Composition I McPherson, Sean Online

    5/26/2020

    PSY-107-30 Introductory Psychology Maruco, Tattiya Online 7/6/2020
  • Online Pre-Associate Degree in Nursing offerings
     
    Course # Course Instructor Location Start Date
    COM-104-10 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication Berman, Constanct  Online

    5/26/2020

    ENG-101-10 Composition I McPherson, Sean Online 5/26/2020
    BIO-201-20 Anatomy and Physiology I Carey, Thomas Online 5/26/2020
    BIO-201L-20 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab Carey, Thomas Online 5/26/2020
    BIO-202-20 Anatomy and Physiology II Carey, Thomas Online 5/26/2020
    BIO-202L-20 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab Carey, Thomas Online 5/26/2020
    PSY-107-30 Introductory Psychology Maruco, Tattiya  Online  7/6/2020
    PSY-204-20 Human Growth & Development Schroder, Mary An Online 5/26/2020
    SOC-105-20 Introduction to Sociology Adams, Colin Online 5/26/2020
  • Online General Education Courses 
     
    Course # Course Instructor Location Start Date
    AHS-129-10 Medical Terminology
     
    Online

    5/26/2020

    BIO-105-20 Fundamentals of Biology Foley, Gina Online 5/26/2020
    BIO-105L-20 Fundamentals of Biology Lab Foley, Gina Online 5/26/2020
    BUS-111-10 Principles of Accounting I Hart, Martin Online

    5/26/2020

    BUS-112-30 Principles of Accounting II Hart, Martin Online

    7/6/2020

    CIS-102-11 Fundamentals of Computer Literacy Panczner, Gregory Online

    5/26/2020

    CHM-110-20 Chemistry in Your Life Meier, Amanda Online

    5/26/2020

    COM-104-10 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication Berman, Constance Online

    5/26/2020

    ENG-101-10 Composition I McPherson, Sean Online

    5/26/2020

    ENG-102-30 Composition II LoNano, Mari Online

    7/6/2020

    GEO-125-20 World Geography Laney, Chris Online

    5/26/2020

    HIS-113-10 Western Civilization to 1500 Shaw, Keith Online

    5/26/2020

    HIS-114-30 Western Civilization Since 1500 Morris, Martha Online

    7/6/2020

    HUM-212-20 Introduction to the Humanities Berman, Constance Online

    5/26/2020

    MAT-123-20 Elementary Statistics Van Valen, Francis Online

    5/26/2020

    MUS-110-10 American Popular Music Bazinet, Ryan Online

    5/26/2020

    PSY-107-30 Introductory Psychology Maruco, Tattiya Online

    7/6/2020

    SOC-105 Introduction to Sociology Adams, Colin Online

    5/26/2020


Getting Started
  • 19–'20 College Catalog

    Check out BCC's 2019-2020 College Catalog to learn about the wide array of associate degrees and certificates available to you.

  • Detailed Course Search

    See exactly what we're offering for the Summer, or apply your own set of rules to find exactly what's most important to you!

  • Summer Course Listing.pdf

    Sometimes it's nice to just see it in black and white. View a