4 December 2013
Berkeley City College (BCC) begins its Spring 2014 semester at its 2050 Center St. campus, Tue., Jan. 21. The community college enrollment fee for California residents is $46 per unit and is subject to change by the California legislature.
Dates to Enroll:
- Mon., Nov. 4, 2013: CalWORKs, Foster Youth and Veterans
- Priority Enrollment, Tue., Nov. 5, 2013: EOPS and DSPS Students Priority Enrollment Begins
- Wed., Nov. 6, 2013: TRiO Students Priority Enrollment Begins
- Fri., Nov. 8, 2013: Enrollment by Appointment for Continuing Students Begins
- Mon., Dec. 2, 2013: Enrollment by Appointment for New and Returning Students Begins
- Mon., Dec. 9, 2013: Enrollment for High School Students
Financial aid is available. Click here for continuing and new student registration dates. View the BCC Spring 2014 Class Schedule here.
BCC’s associate degree, transfer, and job training programs accommodate those who have diverse work schedules and lifestyles. BCC’s Online Transfer College is designed for those who find it difficult to attend classes on campus and would rather work on their college courses at home or at times convenient to their schedules. Afternoon College is designed for people who work mornings or evenings. Evening and Saturday College is for those who work a 9-to-5 schedule or who have family responsibilities.
University transfer, associate degree and certificate programs are in American Sign Language, bioscience, business, information technology, computer information systems and programming, English, mathematics, multimedia arts, fine and applied arts, liberal arts, social services, Spanish and Spanish medical interpreting. Many online classes also are available.
BCC is located only one-half block from BART and AC Transit lines. For details about spring classes and programs, visit BCC’s Web site at www.berkeleycitycollege.edu, or phone (510) 981-2852.
Filed under: Academics, General. Tagged: enrollment dates, registration, Spring 2014 Enrollment
21 November 2013
Berkeley City College will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, 2013, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. There will be no classes on Saturday, November 30. Happy Holiday!
Filed under: Academics, General
20 November 2013
Check out the Global Studies Program website for more information on the program and to watch a short video presenting the Global Studies Program.
Enroll in either:
1) English 5 (Critical Thinking) together with History 7B (History of the U.S. Since 1865) – you must enroll in both classes.
2) Political Science 20 (Current World Problems) together with English 1B (Composition & Reading) – you must enroll in both classes.
Note: Completing English 1A (Composition & Reading) is a prerequisite for enrolling in English 5 and English 1B.
Advantages of the program include:
- Some shared curriculum and assignments (you get credit in both classes for the same assignment).
- You are part of a learning community taking two classes with the same students.
- Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, before and after lunch (12 – 1 PM).
- All courses are transferable to the UC and CSU systems.
How To Enroll:
- Because the courses are locked, they do not appear on the Passport Class Schedule, and so you cannot directly enroll online.
- To enroll, you need a Registration Form which you can get from:
- Joan Berezin, Global Studies Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Or by visiting the Global Studies Program website,
- Or by stopping by the PACE office in Room 343 on the 3rd Floor of Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Berkeley BART Station.
Filed under: Academics, General. Tagged: Global Studies Program
20 November 2013
Trained UC Berkeley Transfer students will read personal statements for BCC and Laney students who are applying for transfer to UC campuses. The personal statements will be read for content, clarity, relevance to the prompt, and general grammar errors. These sessions are provided by the BCC Service Community and the Transfer Service Community.
Here are the days, times, and locations:
Berkeley City College: November 25th & 26th from 6:00-10:00PM (Room 51 in the basement)
Laney College: November 22nd (Building “F” Room 202) & 25th (Building “B” Room 252) from 5:30-8:00PM
Questions can be directed to:
The Transfer Service Community: Berkeley City and Laney College
Filed under: Academics. Tagged: BCC Service Community, personal statements, Transfer Service Community
18 November 2013
The Berkeley City College Campus Life office is looking for students to join their fun and knowledgeable group of Student Ambassadors. Download and fill out the application form, and return it to Mostafa Ghous, Campus Life Coordinator at BCC. If you have any questions, please contact him at (510) 981-2877, send an email to him at email@example.com, or visit him in Room 51.
Visit the Associated Students of Berkeley City College website.
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7 November 2013
BCC instructor Eduardo Pineda and the students from his Mural Design and Creation class (ART133A) are soliciting feedback on three concept drawings for a mural to be painted in the Atrium and classroom hallway space on the lower level of the building. The murals are intended to depict BCC’s place in the broader community including the connections between Berkeley High School, BCC and University of California, Berkeley. The feedback period runs through Thursday, November 14. Please send your feedback via email to Eduardo Pineda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please view the following concept mural drawings and descriptions prepared by Art 133A student artists:
Group Two Mural Design Narrative
Group 3 Description
Mural Group 4 Design Narrative
Filed under: General. Tagged: Art 133A murals, concept mural drawings, murals for BCC Atrium
7 November 2013
Berkeley City College Veteran’s Club will host a celebration in honor of Veteran’s Day at 12:15 p.m., Nov. 7, 2013, 1215 in the college’s ground floor atrium.
The Veteran’s Club is honored to have HMC David Holly, USN (Ret.) who is was on board the USS BENEVOLANCE (AH-13). The ship sank on Aug. 25, 1950 off of our local coast and 23 lives were lost. Chief Holly was heavily involved in naval operations during the Korean War. His presentation will be followed by 1st SGT Scott de Carillo, USMC (Ret.) a veteran of the Iraq War. We would like to invite BCC students and all members of the college community to attend this event to celebrate and honor our veterans who have sacrificed so much for us.
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