Baltimore City Community College

Introduction

Serving primarily the residents and the business community of Baltimore, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a State-sponsored, urban, comprehensive, degree-granting community college with one main campus and satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities at all levels to the citizens of Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and other countries. By attending BCCC, students receive the quality education and training necessary to obtain good jobs; transfer to four year institutions; upgrade skills; or, acquire new ones to be competitive in the global marketplace.

BCCC also offers continuing education programs such as General Educational Development (GED) to students seeking a High School Diploma. In addition, the College offers English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction to students wanting to strengthen their language skills and Adult Basic Education (ABE) to those students wanting to gain literacy skills. The College's Business and Continuing Education Division (BCED) partners with local business and industry to offer cost effective, state-of-the-art contract and customized training; apprenticeships and other workforce development training; industry certifications; lifelong learning opportunities; and refugee assistance services. These programs contribute significantly to Baltimore's economic and workforce development initiatives.

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Biotechnology Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Baltimore

Students develop science laboratory technical skills in preparation for employment under the supervision of professional scientists in a variety of laboratory settings. The program can also serve as the first two years of preparation for a four-year school with a major in physical or biological sciences. [+]

Program Description Students develop science laboratory technical skills in preparation for employment under the supervision of professional scientists in a variety of laboratory settings. The program can also serve as the first two years of preparation for a four-year school with a major in physical or biological sciences. The second year prepares students for employment in scientific labs including biological and chemical labs in biotech companies or universities. On the job experience is in-built in the program via internships. The Biotechnology Program includes a state-of-the-art technical research experience provided by local biotechnology companies and research facilities/ labs at local universities including University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Towson University and Johns Hopkins University. The mission of the Biotechnology program at Baltimore City Community College provides state of the art biotechnology education and training to the citizens of Baltimore and the State of Maryland, as well as, to provide information. Job Description This degree is designed as a workforce and/or transfer degree to allow the student to obtain an AAS degree in Biotechnology. Workforce opportunities are often listed as: Biological Technicians Chemistry Technicians Environmental Science and Protection Technicians Environmental Compliance Forensic Science Laboratory Assistant Laboratory Technician Research Assistant Research Technician Microbiology Technician Life, and Physical Science Technicians Agricultural and Food Science Technicians Food Scientists and Technologists Soil and Plant Scientists Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Conservation Scientists Forestry Assistant Medical Sterile Processing Career Options and Occupation Outlook The state of Maryland employment opportunities in the field of... [-]

Business Management Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

Baltimore City Community College’s Business Management Program is career oriented. This program prepares students who are first time managers and others for entry level-level trainee position in business, industry, government and non-profit organizations. [+]

Program Description Baltimore City Community College’s Business Management Program is career oriented. This program prepares students who are first time managers and others for entry level-level trainee position in business, industry, government and non-profit organizations. Students are required to participate in learning activities that will provide them with the ability to demonstrate their skills in critical thinking, problem solving, visioning, team building and interpersonal relationships. These activities will promote the students self-confidence and the desire to continue their learning activities for future success. Students and the communities that they serve will benefit and prosper from their knowledge, hard work, integrity and desire to be the best. Entrepreneurship is also a career option for students completing this program. Upon completion there is also the choice to transfer to a four year college/university. The Business Administration Program is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Business Management Objectives: Assist students in developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Facilitate students in building self-esteem and confidence through proven motivational techniques. Enhance students’ communication skills through writing and verbal presentation skills. Help students gain enthusiasm for learning that will help them to be successful in any endeavor. Focus on delivering information that will prepare students to excel in their chosen field of study and overcome life’s everyday problems. Identify at-risk students early and assign them to an academic advisement counselor when Necessary Integrate computer applications in one or two of the business management course requirements. Aggressively recruit new students... [-]

Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

The Computer Information Systems Degree Program at BCCC emphasizes business computer program design and development. [+]

Program Description The Computer Information Systems Degree Program at BCCC emphasizes business computer program design and development. Practical experience is gained in networking, databases, and programming applications utilizing various system environments such as UNIX, Microsoft Windows, and other state-of-the-art multi-user/ microcomputer-based operating systems. CIS-approved electives offer students the flexibility to acquire additional training within an area of personal interest. Many of the program’s graduates pursue advanced studies at four-year colleges and universities while others move directly into employment with banks, financial companies, government, and other businesses. The Computer Information Systems Program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). baltimoreccc FacebookTwitterYouTubesearch Search this Site... Home Future Students Current Students Faculty & Staff Business & Continuing Ed Alumni & Donors Athletics Computer Information Systems Overview Application Process Commonly Asked Questions Courses Offered Program Learning Outcomes Program Faculty Baltimore City Community CollegeAcademic ProgramsComputer Information Systems Computer Information Systems Program Description The Computer Information Systems Degree Program at BCCC emphasizes business computer program design and development. Practical experience is gained in networking, databases, and programming applications utilizing various system environments such as UNIX, Microsoft Windows, and other state-of-the-art multi-user/ microcomputer-based operating systems. CIS-approved electives offer students the flexibility to acquire additional training within an area of personal interest. Many of the program’s graduates pursue advanced studies at four-year colleges and universities while others move directly into employment with banks, financial companies, government, and other businesses. The Computer Information Systems Program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools... [-]

Cyber Security and Assurance Degree Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

The Cyber Security and Assurance Program at BCCC emphasizes the need to build a wall between our private information and those who seek to exploit it. [+]

Program Description The Cyber Security and Assurance Program at BCCC emphasizes the need to build a wall between our private information and those who seek to exploit it. Recurring events such as virus and worm attacks – and the recent success of online attacks committed by hackers or other cyber criminals – have revealed weaknesses in current information technologies and the need to heighten the security of these critical systems. Students will gain practical experience in understanding threats and dangers, assessing security and analyzing a wide range of businesses, and the steps needed to mitigate these vulnerabilities through state-of-the-art technology. The program prepares students for vendor-specific or commercially available security certification. Job Description Jobs opportunities that are available to students who complete the program are: Cyber Security Technician Chief Security Operator Cyber Security Analyst Cyber Security Risk Assessment Support Cyber Data Security Cyber Security Associate Situation Awareness Solutions Support Career Options The rise in cyber-crimes has outpaced the knowledge base needed to provide required counter measures, and a growing need exists for cyber security careers in this geographic region. Much of the demand is fueled by the growing information technology (IT) industry, which is particularly strong in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia because of the large federal infrastructure including intelligence and the U.S. Department of Defense agencies and related contractors. In fact, Maryland is the national epicenter of federal cyber security activities and is home to: The National Security Agency The Intelligent Advanced Research Projects Activity The National Institute of Standards... [-]

Electrical Engineering Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

The Associate of Science in Engineering – Electrical Engineering Program prepares students to pursue a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at a four-year university. [+]

Program Description The Associate of Science in Engineering – Electrical Engineering Program prepares students to pursue a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at a four-year university. Students in the Associate of Science in Engineering – Electrical Engineering Program will receive extensive training to build a strong foundation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and the fundamentals of electrical engineering. Students are required to earn at least a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 grade scale in all courses in computer science (CSC), engineering (EGN and ELC), mathematics (MAT), and the physical and natural sciences (CHE and PHY) to be eligible to graduate from the Associate of Science in Engineering – Electrical Engineering Program. The mission of the Electrical Engineering program is to prepare students to pursue a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at a four-year university in the State of Maryland by providing them with a strong foundation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and electrical engineering fundamentals. Job Description Students who go on to earn a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering will be qualified to obtain jobs as electrical engineers. Career Options and Occupation Outlook As technology and communication are increasingly becoming the driving forces of the 21st century, the demand for well qualified professionals in the field of engineering is increasing. The number of electrical engineering jobs in the state of Maryland is expected to increase by 4% from 2012 to 2022 with approximately 110 new electrical engineering jobs becoming available each year. Nationwide, the number of electrical engineering jobs is... [-]

Engineering Transfer Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

This degree program provides a strong general engineering background for students who wish to transfer to the third year of a specialized engineering college. Because it is not possible to satisfy the requirements of all engineering colleges, some students may need additional courses. Students are urged to consult the program coordinator and/or their advisers before planning each semester schedule. [+]

Program Description This degree program provides a strong general engineering background for students who wish to transfer to the third year of a specialized engineering college. Because it is not possible to satisfy the requirements of all engineering colleges, some students may need additional courses. Students are urged to consult the program coordinator and/or their advisers before planning each semester schedule. The mission of the Engineering Transfer Program is to provide its students a firm grounding in scientific and mathematical fundamentals, experience in analyzing engineering systems, and exposure to current engineering practice and cutting edge engineering research and technology. The Engineering Transfer Program’s goal is to enable its students to successfully complete an Associate’s Degree or to successfully transfer to another institution where they are able to complete upper division courses. Job Description Students who complete the requirements of the engineering transfer program may go on to earn a bachelor’s degree in an engineering field of their choice. Depending on their specific field of study, students may be qualified to obtain jobs in the following areas: Aerospace Engineers Agricultural Engineers Biomedical Engineers Chemical Engineers Civil Engineers Computer Hardware Engineers Electrical Engineers Electronics Engineers Environmental Engineers Health and Safety Engineers Industrial Engineers Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Materials Engineers Mechanical Engineers Nuclear Engineers Career Options and Occupation Outlook As technology and communication are increasingly becoming the driving forces of the 21st century, the demand for well qualified professionals in the field of engineering is increasing. The number of engineering jobs in... [-]

Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

The Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Program trains students to be robotics/ automation/manufacturing/electronics technicians who can program, troubleshoot, and repair robots or mechatronics devices in different applications. [+]

Program Description The Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Program trains students to be robotics/ automation/manufacturing/electronics technicians who can program, troubleshoot, and repair robots or mechatronics devices in different applications. A robotics/ mechatronics technician is a highly skilled person who works with industrial/ manufacturing specialists in the rapidly expanding and dynamic industry of automated manufacturing. The robotics/mechatronics student receives extensive training in electronics, computer controls, data acquisition, mechanical controls, pneumatics, electrical power, motors, and hydraulics relative to industrial robots. The graduates of the Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Program can also transfer to Morgan State University to pursue a BS degree in Engineering with a concentration in Robotics or transfer to Capitol College to pursue a BS degree in Electrical Engineering Technology. The mission of the Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Program is to prepare students for a high-skill, high-wage, high-demand career in the real world. The Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Program will: Combine educational opportunities with preparing for a career. Provide students with skills that enable them to walk out of the classroom and into the work force. Build critical thinking and communication skills valued by employers. Let students learn those skills while they participate in hands-on technical training on state-of-the-art equipment from instructors who are professionals in their field. Job Description Robotics technician Automation technician Manufacturing technician Electronics technician Mechatronics technician Maintenance technician Machine programmer CNC Machine operator Career Options and Occupation Outlook As technology and communication are increasingly becoming the driving forces of the 21st century, the demand for well qualified professionals in the field of engineering is increasing.... [-]

Certificate

Biotechnology Lab Certificate

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

The Biotechnology Lab Certificate is a certificate option of the Biotechnology Program. This comprehensive program ensures theoretical and practical training in concepts and instrumentation relevant to biotechnology. [+]

Program Description The Biotechnology Lab Certificate is a certificate option of the Biotechnology Program. This comprehensive program ensures theoretical and practical training in concepts and instrumentation relevant to biotechnology. The Biotechnology Lab Certificate is intended to prepare students for immediate employment in the biotechnology field as laboratory technicians, laboratory assistants and other entry-level positions. Certificate holders may find employment opportunities in academic or industrial research laboratories, and biopharmaceutical production facilities. The students entering this program do not have to take accuplacer exam to do the courses in this program. Students must meet the college computer literacy requirements in order to complete the certificate. The LSS courses in the program are non-transferable to Associate and other higher degrees. Job Description The Biotechnology Lab Certificate (M405) holders may find employment opportunities in academic or industrial research laboratories, and biopharmaceutical production facilities as: Laboratory technician assistant Laboratory technician Laboratory support worker Environmental technician Autopsy technician Material handler Bioproduction worker Biomanufacturing worker. Career Options and Occupation Outlook The Biotechnology Lab Certificate is a career program intended to prepare students for immediate employment in the biotechnology field as laboratory technicians, laboratory assistants and other entry-level positions such as environmental technician, autopsy technician, material handler, bioproduction or biomanufacturing worker. These jobs may be available in university research labs, biotech and biomanufacturing companies as well as government agency labs. As per U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (US Department of Labor) employment of biology lab technicians is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020[1]. [1] Bureau... [-]

Business Administration Transfer Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

Baltimore City Community College’s Business Administration Program prepares students for success and to transfer to a four year college/University to complete their studies in a chosen field of business. [+]

Program Description Baltimore City Community College’s Business Administration Program prepares students for success and to transfer to a four year college/University to complete their studies in a chosen field of business. The students are required to participate in studies that will provide them with the ability to demonstrate their skills in problem solving, critical thinking, visioning and interpersonal relationships. These activities will promote self-confidence and the desire for continuous learning. Students and the communities that they serve will prosper from their knowledge and integrity. The Business Administration Program is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Business Administration Objectives: Assist students in obtaining skills that will enable graduates to obtain rewarding careers in industry, government and service sectors. Encourage students to communicate with both their BCCC advisors and the upper level schools of their choice to determine early and accurately the transfer school’s expectations and requirements. Prepare students with a basic foundation to be able to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Establish viable articulation agreements with local colleges and universities. Job Description An associate’s degree prepares people for jobs by providing basic training in business fundamentals. Along with organizational and leadership skills, two-year degrees give people the necessary skills for the business world. Community college graduates work in various supervisory positions, such as administrative assistants, entrepreneurs, and lower-management positions. Accountant Accounts Payable Professional Accounts Receivable Clerk Bank Compliance Officer Benefits Administrator Bookkeeper Budget Analyst Compliance Specialist Travel Manager Customer Service Associate E-Commerce Manager Facilities Manager Hospitality... [-]

Cyber Security and Assurance Certificate

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Baltimore

The program prepares students for vendor-specific or commercially available security certification. The program also emphasizes the need to build a wall between our information and those that want to exploit it. [+]

Program Description The Baltimore City Community College Cyber Security and Assurance Program provides students with practical experience in understanding the threats and dangers, security assessments and analysis to a wide range of different businesses, and the steps that need to be taken to mitigate these vulnerabilities by using state-of-the-art technology. The program prepares students for vendor-specific or commercially available security certification. The program also emphasizes the need to build a wall between our information and those that want to exploit it. The recurring events such as virus and worm attacks and the success of criminal attackers illustrate the weaknesses in current information technologies and the need to heightened security of these systems. Job Description Jobs opportunities that are available to students who complete the program are: Cyber Security Technician Chief Security Operator Cyber Security Analyst Cyber Security Risk Assessment Support Cyber Data Security Cyber Security Associate Situation Awareness Solutions Support Career Options and Occupation Outlook The rise in cyber-crimes has outpaced the knowledge base needed to provide the required counter measures. There is a growing need for cyber security careers within the geographic region. Much of this demand is fueled by the growing information technology (IT) industry, which is particularly strong in MD, DC, and VA because of the large federal infrastructure including intelligence and Department of Defense government agencies and related contractors. The State of Maryland is the national epicenter of federal cyber security activities and the home to: The National Security Agency The Intelligent Advanced Research Projects Activity... [-]