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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Associate Degree

Biotechnology Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 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.... [-]


Business Management Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 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:... [-]


Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


Cyber Security and Assurance Degree Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Baltimore

The Cyber Security and Assurance Program at BCCC emphasize 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 emphasize 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.... [-]


Electrical Engineering Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


Engineering Transfer Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


Robotics/Mechatronics Technology Associate Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 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:... [-]


Certificate

Biotechnology Lab Certificate

Campus Full time September 2018 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. ... [-]


Business Administration Transfer Degree Program

Campus Full time September 2018 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). ... [-]


Cyber Security and Assurance Certificate

Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]