During the Summer/Fall semester, BMCC Learning Across America courses for Washington, DC area residents meet at Trinity Washington University. Please be sure you know which campus you will be using.
Trinity offers a complementary shuttle to and from the Brookland/CUA Metro station (on the red line).
For course description click on course title.
Niagara Falls: The Flow of History - for Washington, DC 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.
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 classroom sessions + travel to + hotel in Niagara Falls)
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.
Washington, DC: All in One
Credit: 72 hours/7.2 CEU
DC All in One:
DC All in One covers the broader history and well-known monuments and attractions in Washington, DC, as well as more in-depth and unknown treasures. You will be guided by Andrea Seiger, author of "111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss." Each day students will learn in the classroom and onsite at local attractions.
â€¢ There is a pre-assignment for this course. Students will receive their pre-assignment via email one week before the first class.
â€¢ Cancellation Policy for the Learning Express program is necessarily different from other Learning Across America courses. For a full refund, students who have registered for class with accommodations must cancel 31 days before the first class date by emailing BMCC at email@example.com.
Airfare to/from DC is not included in either option.
Learning Express - Washington, DC: Girl Power!
Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU
Step inside the lives and stories of some strong and colorful women who have left their mark on Washington, the United States and even the world. Suffragettes, those who fought for women's voting rights, First Ladies, artists, community activists and countless others have influenced culture, politics and the social fabric of this city. On field trips on Friday and Saturday afternoon, you will visit some of their homes, monuments, museum exhibits and art works, and hear their stories. Some you may know, and some will surprise and amuse you. This class is specifically designed for au pairs living in the Washington, DC area, but students from other cities are welcome.
Each day students will learn in the classroom and onsite at local attractions.
â€¢ Credit for 36 educational hours or 3.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units).
â€¢ Cancellation Policy for the Learning Express program is necessarily different from other Learning Across America courses. For a full refund, students who have registerred for class with accommodation must cancel 31 days before the first class date by emailing BMCC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$319 - Tuition for class without accommodation includes:
â€¢ Public transportation pass to get around Washington, DC with your teacher.
â€¢ All costs associated with the class. (There are no material fees or activity fees!)
â€¢ Friday: 10:30am - 6:00pm: Class meets at Trinity Washington University. Be ready to travel!
â€¢ Saturday: 9:30am - 5:00pm: Class meets downtown. Today you will see some lesser known sites of DC.
â€¢ Sunday: 9:30am - 12:30pm: Your final class meeting at Trinity Washington University.
For more information about staying in Washington, DC, click here.
Learning Express - Washington, DC: A Capital in Constant Change
From the selection by George Washington of the location for the city to the present, DC, one of three planned capital cities in the world, has grown and changed in infinite ways. Get a local's take on the history of the city and the people who built it, including the origins of the Smithsonian Institution and the evolution of the National Mall. On field trips through the city you will visit some of the major monuments and memorials, the Library of Congress and Eastern Market, and have a chance to see some of the current changes taking places throughout the city.
â€¢ Cancellation Policy for the Learning Express program is necessarily different from other Learning Across America courses. For a full refund, students who have registered for class with accommodation must cancel 31 days before the first class date by emailing BMCC at email@example.com.
$309 - Tuition for class without accommodation includes:
Here are the answers to some questions that people frequently ask BMCC Continuing Education. If the answer to your question is not here, or if you need more information please call 212-346-8410/8420 between 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., weekdays or email firstname.lastname@example.org.