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Early College Programs

Earn college credits this fall.

Great news! BCC is offering free college courses to high school juniors and seniors this summer and fall.

  • Students can take up to 6 credits this summer, tuition and fees will be waived.
  • Students can take up to 15 credits this fall, student schedules permitting, tuition and fees will be waived.

To enroll, students can use the Early College registration form

Juniors and seniors can place into college-level classes with a high school GPA of 2.7 or higher, or take the Accuplacer placement exam (Students looking to take Pre-Calculus, Calculus, or higher will be required to take the Math Accuplacer.)

Fifteen (15) credits is a full course load. We would not encourage all students to take 15 credits. Students must take their high school schedule, classes, sports, extra-curricular activities into account.

A low-Grade Point Average (GPA) and Withdraws can affect a student’s future financial aid eligibility. See the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy for more details.

Students taking 9 credits or more will automatically charged for health insurance. If students hae health insurance they will want to waive the insurance fee at Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk

To check pre-reqs please refer to the BCC College Catalog.
 
Students who currently have an IEP or 504 plan can contact BCC's Disability Resource Center

Contact Us

Early College team:

Beth Lapierre, Coordinator
Email: elapierr@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-5251

Shelly Armstrong, Advisor
Email: sarmstrong@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-1639

Kiara Badillo, Dual Enrollment Coach
413-236-1635
kbadillo@berkshirecc.edu

early college scholar


To Apply use Early College Registration Form

Remember!
Registering early for college classes is extremely helpful for students to be able to get books and login support before classes start! (2 weeks before classes start is ideal.)
 
Classes start on the 7th, and the Add/Drop period runs from September 7th to September 14th. 

Virtual Early College Registration Day

August 25, 2021

An all day registration event for early college students looking to learn about and sign up for college courses! There will also be drop in hours between presentations for people’s questions! 

Register on Zoom

  • 10:00 a.m. –10:30 a.m.: Welcome / General Information Session (What is Early College?)
  • 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.: Drop-in hours
  • 1:00 p.m. –2:00 p.m.: Sign-in Session (How do I sign-in to my BCC accounts?)
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Resources (Where can I go to get help with...)
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Drop-in Hours 

Early College Information Sessions

Join the Admission and Early College staff for live information sessions and 1-on-1 discussions to learn more about the program and the admission process.

Click on a session type to learn more about it and to register.

  • Virtual Early College General Information Session: What Is Early College?

    A 20-minute PowerPoint presentation with Q&A going over what early college is, who it is for and how you can apply for early college.

    Times Offered (Starting the week of August 2nd)

    • Every Tuesday @ 1pm
    • Every Wednesday @ 6pm

    Register Online

  • Virtual One-on-One Early College Support

    The goal of these sessions is to give one on one support for students. From helping them register, answering questions about if this is a good fit for them, and helping them narrow down what classes they would like to take and support logging on.

    Times Offered (Starting the week of August 2nd through Sept 10th)

    • Monday & Tuesdays@ 9:00am, 10:00am, 2:00pm & 3:00pm (45-minute blocks)
    • Wednesdays @ 11:00am, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm (45-minute blocks)
    • Thursday @ 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm (45-minute blocks) 
    • Fridays by email request only!

    Register Online

  • Virtual Group Login Sessions: How do I Login to my BCC Accounts?

    A 30-minute PowerPoint presentation with Q&A going over how to log into all your BCC accounts, from email to web advisor! Presentation will include Screenshots of login pages and will allow time for students to try to login during the presentation.

    Times Offered (Starting the week of August 9th)

    • Monday 23rd @ 11:00am & 4:00pm
    • Thursday 26th @ 5:00pm
    • Tuesday August 31st @ 5:00pm
    • Thursday Sept 2nd @ 6:00pm
    • Tuesday Sept 14th @ 11:00am & 4:00pm 

    Register Online

More Details

Check out the courses that are available in Summer and Fall of 2021, as well as the BCC Early College Handbook

  • Available Courses
    Course Section Term Title Faculty Location B25 Sched Type Class Type Start Date End Date Days Start Time End Time Bldg Room Credits Notes
    AHS-129-01 Fall 2021 Medical Terminology Driscoll, Danielle Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    AHS-129-02 Fall 2021 Medical Terminology Driscoll, Danielle Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    AHS-129-03 Fall 2021 Medical Terminology Goss, Margaret Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    AHS-150-01 Fall 2021 Introduction to Nutrition Marshall, Aimee Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 02:00:PM 03:15:PM M 317 3  
    ATM-110-01 Fall 2021 Climate Change Winn, Bruce Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 3  
    BIO-101-01 Fall 2021 General Biology I Reynolds, Fayette Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4 Registration required in BIO-101L.
    BIO-101-02 Fall 2021 General Biology I Foley, Gina Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 09:30:AM 10:45:AM M 102 4  
    BIO-101-03 Fall 2021 General Biology I Foley, Gina Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 03:30:PM 04:45:PM H 204 4  
    BIO-101L-01 Fall 2021 General Biology I Lab   Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 12:30:PM 03:15:PM H 429 0 Hybrid Course. On-campusýclass days to be announced.
    BIO-101L-02 Fall 2021 General Biology I Lab Foley, Gina Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 12:30:PM 03:15:PM H 429 0 Hybrid course. On-campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-101L-03 Fall 2021 General Biology I Lab Foley, Gina Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 11:00:AM 01:45:PM H 429 0 Hybrid Course. On-campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-101L-04 Fall 2021 General Biology I Lab   Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 09:30:AM 12:15:PM H 429 0 Hybrid course. On-campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-105-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Foley, Gina Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 08:00:AM 09:15:AM H 108 4  
    BIO-105-02 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Foley, Gina Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4 Registration required in BIO-105L.
    BIO-105-03 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology   Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 05:30:PM 06:30:PM BCC NET 4  
    BIO-105-04 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Fowle, Suzanne Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 09:30:AM 10:45:AM H 201 4  
    BIO-105L-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab   Main Campus EN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 06:30:PM 08:20:PM H 416 0 Hybrid course. On-campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-105L-02 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab   Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 02:00:PM 03:50:PM H 416 0 Hybrid course. On campus meetingýdays will be announced.
    BIO-105L-03 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab   Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 11:00:AM 12:50:PM H 416 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-105L-04 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab   Main Campus EN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 06:30:PM 08:20:PM H 416 0 Hybrid course. On-campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-105L-05 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab   Main Campus EN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 06:30:PM 08:20:PM H 429 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-105L-06 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab Foley, Gina Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 09:00:AM 10:50:AM H 416 0 Hyrbid course. On campus ýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-105L-07 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab Fowle, Suzanne Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 11:00:AM 12:50:PM H 416 0 Hybrid course. On campus ýmeeting days will be announced.
    BIO-105L-08 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Biology Lab   Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 03:30:PM 05:20:PM H 416 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days to be announced.
    BIO-109-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Ecology I Flanagan, Timothy Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 4  
    BIO-109L-01 Fall 2021 Intro Ecology I Lab Flanagan, Timothy Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 11:00:AM 12:50:PM R 103 0 Hybrid course. On campusýclass meeting days to be announced.
    BIO-109L-02 Fall 2021 Intro Ecology I Lab Fowle, Suzanne Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 11:00:AM 12:50:PM R 103 0  
    BIO-112-01 Fall 2021 Zoology Tyning, Thomas Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 4  
    BIO-112L-01 Fall 2021 Zoology Lab Tyning, Thomas Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 11:00:AM 12:50:PM BCC NET 0  
    BIO-150-01 Fall 2021 Intro to the Human Body Monti, Erin Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 08:00:AM 09:15:AM BCC NET 3  
    BIO-175-01 Fall 2021 Brain, Mind & Behavior Reynolds, Fayette Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    BIO-175-02 Fall 2021 Brain, Mind & Behavior Reynolds, Fayette Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 12:30:PM 01:45:PM BCC NET 3  
    BUS-105-01 Fall 2021 Business Mathematics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 hybrid - on campus Wed 9:30-10:45AM
    BUS-105-01 Fall 2021 Business Mathematics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 09:30:AM 10:45:AM M 213 3 hybrid - on campus Wed 9:30-10:45AM
    BUS-107-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Business Hines, Karen Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Online
    BUS-107-02 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Business Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 01:00:PM 02:15:PM M 211 3 Hybrid - Thu 1:00-2:15PM on campus
    BUS-111-02 Fall 2021 Prin of Accounting I Lowry, Catherine Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid - Full Semester
    BUS-111-02 Fall 2021 Prin of Accounting I Lowry, Catherine Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid - Full Semester
    BUS-139-01 Fall 2021 Personal Finance: Money Mgmt Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 10:45:AM 12:00:PM H 201 3 Hybrid - on-campus TH 10:45A-12:00P
    CHM-101-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Meier, Amanda Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 08:00:AM 09:15:AM M 101 4  
    CHM-101-02 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Meier, Amanda Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 4  
    CHM-101-03 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Meier, Amanda Online ON Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 05:00:PM 07:45:PM BCC NET 4  
    CHM-101-04 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Meier, Amanda Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 11:00:AM 12:15:PM M 214 4  
    CHM-101L-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Meier, Amanda Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 08:00:AM 10:45:AM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-02 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Carman, Dylan Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 11:00:AM 01:45:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-03 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Meier, Amanda Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 02:00:PM 04:45:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-04 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Meier, Amanda Main Campus EN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 05:00:PM 07:45:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-05 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Collins, Jennifer Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 11:00:AM 01:45:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-06 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Carman, Dylan Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 03:30:PM 06:15:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-07 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Meier, Amanda Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 02:00:PM 04:45:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-101L-08 Fall 2021 Introductory Chemistry I Lab Carman, Dylan Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 03:30:PM 06:15:PM M 316 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    CHM-150-01 Fall 2021 Essentials of Chemistry Collins, Jennifer Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 3  
    CIS-102-01 Fall 2021 Fundamental Computer Lit Panczner, Gregory Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4  
    CIS-102-02 Fall 2021 Fundamental Computer Lit Panczner, Gregory Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4  
    CIS-102-03 Fall 2021 Fundamental Computer Lit Collins, John Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4  
    CIS-110-01 Fall 2021 IT Essentials Panczner, Gregory Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4  
    CIS-110L-01 Fall 2021 IT Essentials Lab Panczner, Gregory Main Campus DN Laboratory 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 09:30:AM 12:00:PM M 403 0  
    CIS-124-01 Fall 2021 C++ Programming I Panczner, Gregory Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 4  
    CIS-125-01 Fall 2021 C++ Programming II Osthoff, John Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 4  
    CIS-155-01 Fall 2021 Web Development Osthoff, John Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 3  
    COM-104-01 Fall 2021 Intro Interpersonal Comm Berman, Constance Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 02:00:PM 03:15:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid course
    COM-104-02 Fall 2021 Intro Interpersonal Comm Berman, Constance Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    COM-104-03 Fall 2021 Intro Interpersonal Comm Berman, Constance Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    COM-104-04 Fall 2021 Intro Interpersonal Comm Maruco, Tattiya Online ON Web-Based 9/20/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Late Start Course
    COM-105-01 Fall 2021 Intro Oral Communication Berman, Constance Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/21/2021 12/23/2021 T 12:30:PM 01:45:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid Late Start Course
    COM-105-02 Fall 2021 Intro Oral Communication Park, Charles Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    COM-106-01 Fall 2021 Oral Interpretation Lit Sirker, Yvette Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 05:30:PM 07:00:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid course
    COM-107-01 Fall 2021 Oral Comm in Business Berman, Constance Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    CRJ-105-01 Fall 2021 Intro to Criminal Justice Bucknell, Reena Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid course
    CRJ-108-01 Fall 2021 Drugs & Society Barry, Patrick Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 12:30:PM 01:45:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid Course
    CRJ-108-02 Fall 2021 Drugs & Society Bucknell, Reena Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    CUL-101-01 Fall 2021 Culinary Foundations I Brennan, Maureen Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 10/22/2021 TTh 08:30:AM 10:00:AM A G12 3 7 week - on campus
    CUL-101-01 Fall 2021 Culinary Foundations I Brennan, Maureen Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 10/22/2021 TTh 08:30:AM 12:30:PM A CAFE 3 7 week - on campus
    CUL-102-01 Fall 2021 Culinary Foundations II Brennan, Maureen Main Campus DN In-Person 10/25/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 08:30:AM 10:00:AM A G12 3 7 week on-campus starts 10/25
    CUL-102-01 Fall 2021 Culinary Foundations II Brennan, Maureen Main Campus DN In-Person 10/25/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 08:30:AM 12:30:PM A CAFE 3 7 week on-campus starts 10/25
    CUL-104-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Baking Sussman, Audrey Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 10/22/2021 TTh 01:30:PM 03:30:PM A G12 3 7 week on campus
    CUL-104-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Baking Sussman, Audrey Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 10/22/2021 TTh 01:30:PM 05:30:PM A CAFE 3 7 week on campus
    DAN-119-01 Fall 2021 Dance I Borak, Andrea Main Campus DN Studio 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 11:00:AM 12:15:PM K 110 3 Cross-listed with DAN-120-01/THR-233
    ECO-211-01 Fall 2021 Prin of Microeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 10/22/2021 W 08:00:AM 09:15:AM BCC NET 3 7 week hybrid, W on campus 8:00-9:15A
    ECO-211-01 Fall 2021 Prin of Microeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021         BCC NET 3 7 week hybrid, W on campus 8:00-9:15A
    ECO-211-30 Summer 2021 Prin of Microeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Online ON Web-Based 7/12/2021         BCC NET 3  
    ECO-212-02 Fall 2021 Prin of Macroeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 10/25/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 7 week hybrid, starts 10/25/2021 8:00-9:15A on campus
    ECO-212-02 Fall 2021 Prin of Macroeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 10/25/2021 12/23/2021 W 08:00:AM 09:15:AM M 301 3 7 week hybrid, starts 10/25/2021ý8:00-9:15A on campus
    ECO-212-10 Summer 2021 Prin of Macroeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021         BCC NET 3  
    EDU-105-01 Fall 2021 Foundations of Education Kotelnicki, Barbara Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 01:00:PM 02:15:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual hybrid
    ENG-101-01 Fall 2021 Composition I Spallholz, Julianna Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 x-listed with ENG-101-C1
    ENG-101-02 Fall 2021 Composition I Sullivan, Deirdre Main Campus EN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 05:30:PM 06:45:PM M 301 3 Hybrid Courseýx-listed with ENG-101-C2
    ENG-101-03 Fall 2021 Composition I Prescott, Charles Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 3 Virtual hybrid
    ENG-101-04 Fall 2021 Composition I Prescott, Charles Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 12:30:PM 01:45:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid Course
    ENG-101-05 Fall 2021 Composition I McCabe, Nell Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ENG-101-06 Fall 2021 Composition I von Moritz, Grace Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 11:00:AM 12:15:PM M 301 3 Hybrid Course
    ENG-101-08 Fall 2021 Composition I McPherson, Sean Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ENG-101-09 Fall 2021 Composition I Mooney, Michael Main Campus EN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 MW 05:30:PM 06:45:PM M 317 3  
    ENG-102-01 Fall 2021 Composition II Prescott, Charles Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 12:30:PM 01:45:PM M 301 3 Hybrid Course
    ENG-102-02 Fall 2021 Composition II Mooney, Nicole Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 08:00:AM 09:15:AM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid
    ENG-102-03 Fall 2021 Composition II Park, Charles Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ENG-102-04 Fall 2021 Composition II Park, Charles Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ENT-115-01 Fall 2021 Intro to Engineering Mossman, Robert Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 09:30:AM 10:45:AM M 419 3  
    ENT-122-01 Fall 2021 Comp Aided Drafting/Design I Van Deurzen, Addie Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 03:00:PM 04:45:PM M 417 4  
    ENV-101-01 Fall 2021 Conservation of Nat Res I Tyning, Thomas Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 12:30:PM 01:45:PM BCC NET 4  
    ENV-101L-01 Fall 2021 Conservation I Lab Tyning, Thomas Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 12:30:PM 02:20:PM BCC NET 0  
    ENV-127-01 Fall 2021 Environmental Awareness Winn, Bruce Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 10/12/2021       BCC NET 1  
    ENV-165-01 Fall 2021 Field Methods Tyning, Thomas Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 08:00:AM 09:15:AM BCC NET 4  
    ENV-165L-01 Fall 2021 Field Methods Lab Tyning, Thomas Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 09:30:AM 11:20:AM BCC NET 0  
    FAS-111-01 Fall 2021 Drawing I Griffith, Lisa Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 09:30:AM 01:00:PM K 118 3 Hybrid course
    FAS-111-02 Fall 2021 Drawing I Staff, . Main Campus EN Studio 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 06:00:PM 09:50:PM K 118 3  
    FAS-115-01 Fall 2021 Digital Photography Lee, David Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 02:00:PM 04:45:PM M 103 3 Hybrid Course
    FAS-123-01 Fall 2021 Two-Dimensional Design I Griffith, Lisa Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 08:00:AM 12:00:PM K 116 3 Hybrid course
    FAS-124-01 Fall 2021 Three-Dimen Design I Griffith, Lisa Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 08:00:AM 12:00:PM K 116 3 Hybrid course
    FAS-171-01 Fall 2021 Pre-Renaissance Art Hist Shaw, Keith Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    FAS-210-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Painting Griffith, Lisa Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 08:00:AM 12:00:PM K 118 3 Hybrid course
    FIS-101-01 Fall 2021 Prin of Emergency Services Greene, John Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Course uses GCC's Moodle Login. Informationýwill be sent to BCC Student email.
    FIS-210-01 Fall 2021 Prin of Fire/Emer Serv Admin Nichols, Duane Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Course uses GCC's Moodle Login. Informationýwill be sent to BCC student email.
    FIS-221-01 Fall 2021 Fire/Emer Services Safety/Surv Garrity, Charles Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    GEO-125-01 Fall 2021 World Geography Laney, Christopher Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    GEY-121-01 Fall 2021 Earth Systems Science Flanagan, Timothy Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 4  
    GEY-121L-01 Fall 2021 Earth Systems Lab Flanagan, Timothy Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 02:00:PM 03:50:PM R 103 0 Hybrid course. On campusýmeeting days will be announced.
    HIS-117-01 Fall 2021 United States History to 1877 Laney, Christopher Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 11:00:AM 12:15:PM H 201 3 Hybrid On Ground
    HIS-118-01 Fall 2021 United States Hist Since 1865 Laney, Christopher Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HIS-121-01 Fall 2021 World History to 1500 Tooley, June Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HIS-121-02 Fall 2021 World History to 1500 Tooley, June Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HIS-121-03 Fall 2021 World History to 1500 Laney, Christopher Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 12:30:PM 01:45:PM M 301 3 Hybrid on ground
    HIS-121-04 Fall 2021 World History to 1500 Laney, Christopher Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 09:30:AM 10:45:AM M 301 3 Hybrid on ground
    HIS-122-01 Fall 2021 World History Since 1500 Tooley, June Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HSP-101-01 Fall 2021 Hospitality &Tour Perspectives Storey, James Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 MF 09:00:AM 10:15:AM M 301 3 Hybrid - MF on campus, W online
    HSP-101-01 Fall 2021 Hospitality &Tour Perspectives Storey, James Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 09:00:AM 10:15:AM BCC NET 3 Hybrid - MF on campus, W online
    HSP-105-01 Fall 2021 Hospitality Hr, Law & Ethics Storey, James Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 MF 01:00:PM 02:15:PM M 211 3 Hybrid - MF on campus, W Zoom
    HSP-105-01 Fall 2021 Hospitality Hr, Law & Ethics Storey, James Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 01:00:PM 02:15:PM BCC NET 3 Hybrid - MF on campus, W Zoom
    HSV-104-01 Fall 2021 Student Success & Wellness Dupuis, Kari Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 09:30:AM 10:45:AM H 205 3 Hybrid course
    HSV-111-01 Fall 2021 Human Service Methods Coley McCann, Pamela Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 11:00:AM 12:15:PM M 317 3 Hybrid course
    HSV-115-01 Fall 2021 Intro to Mental Health Worker Coley McCann, Pamela Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HSV-135-01 Fall 2021 Intro Community Resources Dupuis, Kari Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 11:00:AM 12:15:PM M 211 3 Hybrid course
    LAR-101-01 Fall 2021 Introduction to Liberal Arts Prescott, Charles Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 09:30:AM 10:45:AM H 204 3 Hybrid course
    LAR-101-02 Fall 2021 Introduction to Liberal Arts Fisher, Melody Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 02:00:PM 03:15:PM M 213 3 Hybrid Course
    LAR-101-03 Fall 2021 Introduction to Liberal Arts Shanahan, Ellen Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 11:00:AM 12:15:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid
    LAR-101-04 Fall 2021 Introduction to Liberal Arts Park, Charles Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    MAT-102-01 Fall 2021 College Algebra Van Valen, Francis Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 3 Required: MyMathLab and ZoomýAccompanying recitation highly ýrecommended (TTH 11AM-12:15PM)
    MAT-102-02 Fall 2021 College Algebra Guertin, Annette Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Mandatory Zoom meetings required for examsýon 10/6, 11/10, 12/15 and 12/22ýfrom 3:30PM-5:30PM.
    MAT-102-03 Fall 2021 College Algebra Guertin, Annette Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 12:30:PM 01:30:PM BCC NET 3  
    MAT-102-04 Fall 2021 College Algebra Colmenares, Jose Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 F 02:00:PM 03:15:PM BCC NET 3 Friday classes will be ýheld remotely from 2-3:15PM
    MAT-102-04 Fall 2021 College Algebra Colmenares, Jose Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 M 02:00:PM 03:15:PM M 301 3 Friday classes will be ýheld remotely from 2-3:15PM
    MAT-113-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Topics in Math Guertin, Annette Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 09:30:AM 10:30:AM BCC NET 3 Accompanying recitation highlyýrecommended (WF 8:15AM-9:15AM)
    MAT-121-01 Fall 2021 Precalculus Dundas, Traci Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 MWF 12:30:PM 01:00:PM BCC NET 4  
    MAT-121-02 Fall 2021 Precalculus Zuber, Nancy Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 4  
    MAT-123-01 Fall 2021 Elementary Statistics Rhind, Chantal Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 09:30:AM 10:45:AM M 211 3 Accompanying recitation highly recommendedý(TTH 11AM-12:15PM in M211)
    MAT-123-02 Fall 2021 Elementary Statistics Van Valen, Francis Online OS Remote 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 02:00:PM 03:15:PM BCC NET 3 Required: MyStatLab and Zoom
    MAT-123-03 Fall 2021 Elementary Statistics Johansen, Paul Main Campus EN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 05:30:PM 08:30:PM H 201 3  
    MAT-123-04 Fall 2021 Elementary Statistics Van Valen, Francis Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Required: MyStatLab
    MAT-123-05 Fall 2021 Elementary Statistics Rhind, Chantal Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 12:30:PM 01:45:PM M 212 3  
    MAT-136-01 Fall 2021 Math for the Health Sci Dundas, Traci Online OS Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 11:00:AM 11:45:AM BCC NET 3  
    MAT-136-02 Fall 2021 Math for the Health Sci Coudert, Donald Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 05:30:PM 06:45:PM BCC NET 3  
    MAT-151-01 Fall 2021 Calculus I Rhind, Chantal Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 MWF 09:30:AM 10:40:AM M 212 4 Accompanying recitation highlyýrecommended (MWF 11-11:50AM in M212)
    MUS-106-01 Fall 2021 Fundamentals of Music Shanahan, Ellen Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    MUS-110-01 Fall 2021 American Popular Music Shanahan, Ellen Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    MUS-113-01 Fall 2021 Ensemble I Link, Jeffrey Main Campus DN Studio 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 12:30:PM 01:45:PM K 110 1 Xlisted w/ MUS-143/213/243
    MUS-114-01 Fall 2021 Performance Seminar Shanahan, Ellen Main Campus OS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 11:00:AM 12:15:PM K 111 1  
    MUS-132-01 Fall 2021 Recording Technology - SONAR Link, Jeffrey Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 TTh 03:30:PM 04:45:PM K 202 3  
    MUS-145-01 Fall 2021 World Music Bazinet, Ryan Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    PHL-101-01 Fall 2021 Philosophy & Self-Identity Goldberg, Larry Main Campus DN In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 02:00:PM 03:15:PM M 317 3  
    PHL-102-01 Fall 2021 Intro to Philosophy Casanave, Elizabeth Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    PHY-111-01 Fall 2021 Ideas of Physics Colmenares, Jose Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 03:00:PM 04:15:PM M 419 3 Cross-listed with PHY-111A
    PHY-111A-01 Fall 2021 Ideas of Physics Colmenares, Jose Main Campus DS In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 03:00:PM 04:15:PM M 419 4 Cross-listed with PHY-111-01ýRegistration required in PHY-111L-01
    PHY-111L-01 Fall 2021 Ideas of Physics Lab Colmenares, Jose Main Campus DS Laboratory 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 03:00:PM 04:15:PM M 419 0  
    PSY-107-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Klug, Wayne Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    PSY-107-02 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Klug, Wayne Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    PSY-107-03 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Lynch, Kathleen Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    PSY-107-04 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Fisher, Melody Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 12:30:PM 01:45:PM M 301 3 Hybrid course
    PSY-107-05 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Fisher, Melody Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 T 11:00:AM 12:15:PM M 301 3 Hybrid course
    PSY-107-06 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Fisher, Melody Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 11:00:AM 12:15:PM M 301 3 Hybrid course
    PSY-107-07 Fall 2021 Introductory Psychology Klug, Wayne Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Xlisted w/ 1PSY-107-08
    PSY-122-01 Fall 2021 Women & Self-Esteem Hurwitz, Louise Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 10/12/2021       BCC NET 1  
    PSY-127-01 Fall 2021 Developing Resiliency Hurwitz, Louise Online ON Web-Based 10/14/2021 11/18/2021       BCC NET 1  
    SOC-105-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Sociology Adams, Colin Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 09:30:AM 10:45:AM M 317 3 Hybrid CourseýService-learning option offered
    SOC-105-02 Fall 2021 Introductory Sociology Adams, Colin Main Campus DS Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 12:30:PM 01:45:PM M 317 3 Hybrid CourseýService Learning Option Available
    SOC-105-03 Fall 2021 Introductory Sociology Adams, Colin Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3 Service-learning option offered
    SOC-105-04 Fall 2021 Introductory Sociology Staff, . Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    SOC-136-01 Fall 2021 Marriage & Family Adams, Colin Online OS Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    SPA-101-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Spanish I Dus, Lisken Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 Th 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 4 Virtual Hybrid course
    SPA-102-01 Fall 2021 Introductory Spanish II Dus, Lisken Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 09:30:AM 10:45:AM BCC NET 4 Virtual Hybrid course
    THR-101-01 Fall 2021 Intro to the Theatre Echeverria, Amy Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    THR-104-01 Fall 2021 Acting I Staff, . Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 W 12:30:PM 01:45:PM K 110 3 Hybrid course
    THR-111-01 Fall 2021 History of Theatre & Drama I Echeverria, Amy Online ON Web-Based 9/7/2021 12/23/2021       BCC NET 3  
    THR-233-01 Fall 2021 Movement for Actors Borak, Andrea Main Campus DN Studio 9/7/2021 12/23/2021 WF 11:00:AM 12:15:PM K 110 3 Xlisted with DAN-119 & 120
    AHS-129-10 Summer 2021 Medical Terminology Driscoll, Danielle Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/8/2021       BCC NET 3  
    CHM-110-20 Summer 2021 Chemistry in Your Life Meier, Amanda Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/22/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ECO-211-30 Summer 2021 Prin of Microeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Online ON Web-Based 7/12/2021 8/19/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ECO-212-10 Summer 2021 Prin of Macroeconomics Peru Durayalage, Dhanushka Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/8/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ENG-101-10 Summer 2021 Composition I McPherson, Sean Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/8/2021       BCC NET 3  
    ENG-102-31 Summer 2021 Composition II Sullivan, Deirdre Online ON Hybrid-Virtual 7/12/2021 8/19/2021 Th 05:30:PM 07:00:PM BCC NET 3 Virtual Hybrid Reserved for ECE cohort X-listed with ENG-102-32
    FAS-111-20 Summer 2021 Drawing I Griffith, Lisa Main Campus DN Hybrid In-Person 6/1/2021 7/22/2021 MW 10:00:AM 12:00:PM K 118 3 Hybrid Course
    FAS-171-20 Summer 2021 Pre-Renaissance Art Hist Shaw, Keith Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/22/2021       BCC NET 3  
    GEO-125-20 Summer 2021 World Geography Laney, Christopher Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/22/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HIS-121-10 Summer 2021 World History to 1500 Morris, Martha Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/8/2021       BCC NET 3  
    HIS-122-30 Summer 2021 World History Since 1500 Scott, C. Kirk Online ON Web-Based 7/12/2021 8/19/2021       BCC NET 3  
    MAT-102-20 Summer 2021 College Algebra Guertin, Annette Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/22/2021       BCC NET 3 Four Zoom meetings required on Tues. 4-6PM on 6/8, 6/22 7/6 and 7/20.
    MAT-121-20 Summer 2021 Precalculus Van Valen, Francis Online ON Remote 6/1/2021 7/22/2021 TTh 01:00:PM 04:05:PM BCC NET 4 Zoom and MyMath Lab required
    MUS-110-10 Summer 2021 American Popular Music Shanahan, Ellen Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/8/2021       BCC NET 3  
    PSY-107-10 Summer 2021 Introductory Psychology Schroder, Maryann Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/8/2021       BCC NET 3  
    SOC-105-21 Summer 2021 Introductory Sociology Adams, Colin Online ON Web-Based 6/1/2021 7/22/2021       BCC NET 3  
  • View the BCC Early College Handbook
To apply for this opportunity:

Complete the Early College Application Form This form requires guidance counselor approval.

Return the form to Beth Lapierre, Early College Coordinator:  elapierre@berkshirecc.edu

Students who have already taken one free ‘Bridge to College’ course this year are still eligible for this program.

Applications will be processed in the order they are received.

Apply to Early College

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can apply for Early College?

    To be eligible for Early College a student must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a local high school student, this includes home schooled students
    • Be a Massachusetts Resident
    • Shown to be at a college level by GPA placement (2.7 or higher) or by taking the Accuplacer
  • What are the different forms of Early College?

    There are three ways you can earn college credit while in high school

    • Bridge to College program is for High School Seniors. High school seniors are eligible for one free college-level course during their senior year. Student is responsible for cost of books and transportation.
    • Concurrent Enrollment, is when a student takes a high school course for college credit. The high school course must go through an approval process with Berkshire Community College. Check with your school or contact the BCC Early College Team to see if this is available at your school.
    • Dual Enrollment is when any high school student takes a college course and receives college credit. Student is responsible for cost of tuition and fees, books and transportation.
  • How do I know if I am eligible to take a course?

    Some courses have pre-requisites (requirements before taking the course), many you must be considered college-level reading and writing. Certain courses require a specific level of Math.

    You can demonstrate college-level reading and writing one of two ways

    • High School GPA of 2.7 or higher
    • Scored college-level reading and writing by taking our Accuplacer placement exam

    Depending on the Math requirement you may be place into the course based on High School GPA, otherwise the Accuplacer exam is required

  • What kind of classes could I take in Early College?

    You could take any college course that interested you as long as you meet the requirements of the course, this would be based on your Accuplacer score or your high school GPA. You should always check with your Guidance Counselor to see if you will receive high school credit for the course.

    The BCC Early College Team could help choose the best course for you.

  • Where would I need to go to take an Early College course?

    You could take a course on BCC's Main Campus, or any of our off-campus sites. You could even take an online course.

  • What are some High School Concurrent Courses?

    These were High School Concurrent Courses in 2019-20:

    Taconic High School

    • Health Technology Program - BIO-150 (3 credits)
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology - BIO-150 (3 credits)

    Pittsfield High School

    • Human Anatomy & Physiology - BIO-150 (3 credits)

    Lee High School

    • AP English - ENG -101 and ENG-102(6 credits)
    • AP Statistics - MAT-123 (3 credits)
    • Spanish 4 Honors - SPA-201 (4 credits)
    • AP Biology - BIO-105 (4 credits)
    • AP Physics - PHY-101 (4 credits)

    Wahconah Regional High School

    • Human Anatomy & Physiology - BIO-150 (3 credits)
    • Environmental Science - ENV-101 (4 credits)

    Monument Mountain Regional High School

    • Early Childhood Education - ECE-104 (3 credits)
    • Personal Finance - BUS-139 (3 credits)

Early College Videos

View our informational webinars below for more information about Early College at BCC.

Other Ways to Earn Credits

Are you in a vocational program at your high school? You too can earn college credits for classes you’re already taking! Check out the Career Vocational Technical Education (CVTE) program for a full list of classes at your high school.

Make transitioning to college easier