The BMCC Learning Across America campus for Connecticut area residents is at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. Free parking for students is available.
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Credit: 32 hours/3.2 CEU
Learn about the history, customs, and culture of the Amish. After two class sessions, your class will travel to the Amish country of Pennsylvania.
You will further explore the Amish while touring the countryside. You'll also visit an Amish farm and quilt shop, and be treated to a sit-down family-style feast of traditional Amish food. For more information about your day-trip to the Amish Country in Lancaster County, PA, please visit the the Cultural Hi-Ways website.
Credit: 32 Hours.
PLEASE NOTE: in order to receive any credit, you MUST attend all classes, complete all the assignments and go on the tour. Please make sure, before you sign up, that you are available on all class dates and the trip dates. There are NO make-up assignments and NO excuses.
There is a mandatory pre-assignment for this course. You must complete this and bring it to the first class EVEN IF you register at the last minute. Pre-assignments are sent to students via email one week before the first class date and again two days before the first class date.
Classes that take place over a single weekend may also require students to email in a final project.
Niagara Falls: The Flow of History **(TOUR II) - for CT area residents
Credit: 40 hours/4.0 CEU
Participants are invited to explore the history, geography, landmarks, arts, and customs of Niagara Falls through classroom lectures, films, articles, and discussions while improving your English comprehension skills.
After you complete your class sessions you will participate in a weekend tour to Niagara Falls! To see a detailed itinerary of the tour, please visit the Cultural Hi-Ways website.
For the June 14-16 tour only, students can be picked by the tour bus in Manhattan (Grand Central, Penn Station or Port Authority). No pick-up offered in Connecticut.
When you have successfully completed the course (including the tour), you will obtain a CERTIFICATE stating you have earned credit for 40 HOURS or 4.0 CEU.
PLEASE NOTE: in order to receive any credit, you MUST attend all classes, complete all the assignments and go on the tour. Please make sure, before you sign up, that you are available on the three class dates and the trip dates. There are NO make-up assignments and NO excuses.
Program Fee: $499 (includes roundtrip travel and hotel in Niagara Falls). No additional fees. But, Canadian visa fees may apply for some students - see below.
IMPORTANT: If you need a visa to enter Canada (check at the Canadian Consulate website ) make sure to include BOTH your trip letter from Cultural Hi-Ways and your attendance letter from BMCC in your application. However, it may now take TWO MONTHS OR MORE for the Canadian authorities to process your visa application.
By enrolling in this BMCC course you specifically acknowledge that:
â€¢ You are solely responsible for complying with Canada's visa requirements;
â€¢ Neither BMCC nor Cultural Hi-Ways accepts responsibility for advising you of visa or other immigration requirements; and
â€¢ If you do not receive you visa in time to travel to Canada with your class you will not be entitled to any refund from either BMCC or Cultural Hi-Ways.
Students who require a visa to enter Canada have the option of staying on the United States side of the border if they do not want to apply for the visa. Staying on the United States side does not affect credit hours.
There is a mandatory pre-assignment for this course. You must complete this and bring it to the first class EVEN IF you register at the last minute. Pre-assignments are sent to students via email one week before the first class date, and again two days before the first class date.
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