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Learning Express: One-Weekend Courses  

The BMCC Learning Express program offers students who don't live near one of our campus locations the opportunity to travel into an American city and take classes there. Students learn in the classroom and out in the city together with their teachers.

  • Chicago: Art & Diversity
  • Miami: America's Magic City!
  • The Sounds of Nashville: A city's music, past and present
  • New York City: Arts & Activism
  • New York City: Cultural Crossroads
  • New York City: Fashion: Unique Style, Shared Stories
  • New York City: NYCinema: Iconic Movies in an Iconic City
  • New York City: History, Highlights, & Holidays
  • New Orleans
  • Niagara Falls
  • Philadelphia: Triumphant City - Arts & Diversity
  • San Francisco
  • Washington, D.C.: Girl Power!
  • Washington, D.C.: 111 Places
  • Washington, D.C.: A Capital in Constant Change
  • NEW! 72 hour course: Washington, D.C.: All in One
  • NEW! 72 hour course: New Orleans: Here & There
  • NEW! 72 hour course: New York City: All in One
  • Learning Express classes are worth 36 educational hours unless otherwise noted.

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    Houston: A Texas-Sized City    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: April 24-26, 2020
    Instructor: Alicia Giordano Fee: $319.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   4/24/2020-4/26/2020    
    Class meets: Friday: 9:30am-4:30pm; Saturday: 9:30am-4:30pm; Sunday: 10am-2pm
    Building/Room: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr Houston, TX 77030, tba
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXHOUS1apr 
     
     

    Learning Express - Chicago: Art & Diversity Course Number: WS20WS20LEXCH1.mar
    Instructor: Theodora Saclarides $339.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Su F Sa   3/6/2020-3/8/2020   9:00 AM-6:00 PM
    Friday 1pm-6pm; Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm; Sunday 10am-2pm.
    Building/Room: Loyola University Chicago, 25 E Pearson St Chicago, IL 60611, TBD  
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    Learning Express - Chicago: Art & Diversity    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: April 24-26, 2020
    Instructor: Theodora Saclarides Fee: $339.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   4/24/2020-4/26/2020    
    Friday 1pm-6pm; Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm; Sunday 10am-2pm.
    Building/Room: Loyola University Chicago, 25 E Pearson St Chicago, IL 60611, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXCH1.apr 
     
     

    Learning Express - Chicago: Art & Diversity    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 5-7, 2020
    Instructor: Theodora Saclarides Fee: $339.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   6/5/2020-6/7/2020    
    Friday 1pm-6pm; Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm; Sunday 10am-2pm.
    Building/Room: Loyola University Chicago, 25 E Pearson St Chicago, IL 60611, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXCH1.jun 
     
     

    Learning Express - New Orleans    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: May 28-30, 2020 - With Accommodations
    Instructor: Libby Bollino Fee: $469.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   5/28/2020-5/30/2020    
    Accommodations included: Check in Thursday; Check out Sunday. Class meets Thursday 4:30pm-7:30pm; Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 9am-4pm.
    Building/Room: New Orleans Hampton Inn Downtown, 226 Carondelet Street New Orleans, LA 70130, tba
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LALEXNOmayA 
     
     

    Learning Express - New Orleans    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 4-6, 2020 - With Accommodations
    Instructor: Libby Bollino Fee: $469.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   6/4/2020-6/6/2020    
    Accommodations included: Check in Thursday; Check out Sunday. Class meets Thursday 4:30pm-7:30pm; Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 9am-4pm.
    Building/Room: New Orleans Hampton Inn Downtown, 226 Carondelet Street New Orleans, LA 70130, tba
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LALEXNOjunA 
     
     

    Learning Express - Niagara Falls    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 11-13, 2020 *with accommodations
    Instructor: Julie Carter Fee: $499.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   6/11/2020-6/13/2020    
    Students must arrive arrive in Buffalo in time to attend class at 5pm on Thursday. Students must check out of residence in Niagara Falls by 11am on Sunday. Class times: Thursday: 5pm-9pm, Friday: 9am-4pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm.
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LANiagJune 
     
     

    Learning Express - NYCinema: Iconic Movies in an Iconic City    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: May 1-3, 2020
    Instructor: Kira Smirnov Fee: $329.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   5/1/2020-5/3/2020    
    Class meets Friday: 4pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-6:30pm, and Sunday 10am-2:30pm.
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX5May 
     
     

    Learning Express - NYCinema: Iconic Movies in an Iconic City    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 12-14, 2020
    Instructor: Kira Smirnov Fee: $329.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   6/12/2020-6/14/2020    
    Class meets Friday: 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-5:30pm, and Sunday 10am-2:30pm.
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX5Jun 
     
     

    Learning Express - Philadelphia: Triumphant City - Arts & Diversity Course Number: WS20WS20LEXPH1mar
    Instructor: Allison Menditto-Schweizer $319.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Su F Sa   3/6/2020-3/8/2020   10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    Class meets Friday: 10am-5:30pm, Saturday: 10am-5:30pm, and Sunday: 10am-1pm.
    Building/Room: Peirce College - PA, 1420 Pine St Philadelphia, PA 19102, TBD  
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    Learning Express - Philadelphia: Triumphant City - Arts & Diversity    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: May 15-17, 2020
    Instructor: Allison Menditto-Schweizer Fee: $319.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   5/15/2020-5/17/2020    
    Class meets Friday: 10am-5:30pm, Saturday: 10am-5:30pm, and Sunday: 10am-1pm.
    Building/Room: Peirce College - PA, 1420 Pine St Philadelphia, PA 19102, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXPH1may 
     
     

    Learning Express - Philadelphia: Triumphant City - Arts & Diversity    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 26-28, 2020
    Instructor: Allison Menditto-Schweizer Fee: $319.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   6/26/2020-6/28/2020    
    Class meets Friday: 10am-5:30pm, Saturday: 10am-5:30pm, and Sunday: 10am-1pm.
    Building/Room: Peirce College - PA, 1420 Pine St Philadelphia, PA 19102, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXPH1jun 
     
     

    Learning Express - Washington, DC: A Capital in Constant Change    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: April 3-5, 2020
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger Fee: $309.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   4/3/2020-4/5/2020    
    Accommodation not included. Class meets on Friday 9am-4:30pm, Saturday 9am-4:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm.
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX1Apr 
     
     

    Learning Express: Miami: America's Magic City! Course Number: WS20WS20LEXmiam1feb
    Instructor: Mariusz Galczynski $499.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Th F Sa   2/27/2020-2/29/2020   4:00 PM-4:30 PM
    Class meets Thursday 4pm-7pm, Friday 9am-4:30pm, Saturday 9am-4:30pm.
    Building/Room: The Generator, 3120 Collins Avenue Miami, FL 33140,   
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    Learning Express: Miami: America's Magic City!    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: April 23-25, 2020 ** Accommodations Included**
    Instructor: Fee: $499.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   4/23/2020-4/25/2020    
    Class meets Thursday 4pm-7pm, Friday 9am-4:30pm, Saturday 9am-4:30pm.
    Building/Room: The Generator, 3120 Collins Avenue Miami, FL 33140, 
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXmiam1apr 
     
     

    LEX: New York City: All in One    

    Credit: 72 hours/7.2 CEU 

    Dates: April 2-5, 2020
    Instructor: Fee: $639.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    4   Su Th F Sa   4/2/2020-4/5/2020    
    Class meets Thursday 10am-8:30pm, Friday 10am-8:30pm, Saturday 10am-8:30pm, and Sunday 10am-2:30pm.
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX9Apr 
     
     

    LEX: New York City: All in One    

    Credit: 72 hours/7.2 CEU 

    Dates: May 14-17, 2020
    Instructor: Fee: $639.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    4   Su Th F Sa   5/14/2020-5/17/2020    
    Class meets Thursday 10am-8:30pm, Friday 10am-8:30pm, Saturday 10am-8:30pm, and Sunday 10am-2:30pm.
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX9May 
     
     

    NYC Fashion: Unique Style, Shared Stories Course Number: WS20WS20LEX6Mar
    Instructor: Mikaila Brown $345.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Su F Sa   3/6/2020-3/8/2020   10:00 AM-5:30 PM
    Class meets over one long weekend: Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-2:30pm
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    NYC Fashion: Unique Style, Shared Stories    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: April 17-19, 2020
    Instructor: Mikaila Brown Fee: $345.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   4/17/2020-4/19/2020    
    Class meets over one long weekend: Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-2:30pm
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX6Apr 
     
     

    NYC Fashion: Unique Style, Shared Stories    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: May 29-31, 2020
    Instructor: Mikaila Brown Fee: $345.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   5/29/2020-5/31/2020    
    Class meets over one long weekend: Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-2:30pm
    Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX6May 
     
     

    Washington, DC: All in One Course Number: WS20WS20LEX4Mar
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger, Allison Turner, Laura Laforest $639.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    4   Su Th F Sa   3/19/2020-3/22/2020   9:30 AM-7:30 PM
    Class meets: Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-7:30pm, Saturday 9am-7:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-1:30pm. (be prepared to spend 1-2 hrs on independent projects after class)
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD  
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    Washington, DC: All in One Course Number: WS20WS20LEX4Mar2
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger, Allison Turner, Laura Laforest $639.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    4   Su Th F Sa   3/26/2020-3/29/2020   9:00 AM-7:30 PM
    Class meets: Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-7:30pm, Saturday 9am-7:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-1:30pm. (be prepared to spend 1-2 hrs on independent projects after class)
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    Washington, DC: All in One Course Number: WS20WS20LEX4Apr
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger, Allison Turner, Laura Laforest $639.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    4   Su Th F Sa   4/30/2020-5/3/2020   9:00 AM-7:30 PM
    Class meets: Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-7:30pm, Saturday 9am-7:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-1:30pm. (be prepared to spend 1-2 hrs on independent projects after class)
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present Course Number: WS20WS20LEXNASH1mr
    Instructor: Jenny Casey $365.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Th F Sa   3/19/2020-3/21/2020   9:30 AM-5:30 AM
    Thursday: 4pm - 6pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm.
    Building/Room: Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street Nashville, TN 37219, conference room  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present Course Number: WS20WS20LEXNASH1mrA
    Instructor: Jenny Casey $495.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Th F Sa   3/19/2020-3/21/2020   9:30 AM-5:30 PM
    Thursday: 4pm - 6pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm.
    Building/Room: Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street Nashville, TN 37219, conference room  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present Course Number: WS20WS20LEXNASH1apA
    Instructor: Jenny Casey $495.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Th F Sa   4/30/2020-5/2/2020   9:30 AM-5:30 PM
    Thursday: 4pm - 6pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm.
    Building/Room: Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street Nashville, TN 37219, conference room  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: April 30 - May 2, 2020
    Instructor: Jenny Casey Fee: $365.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   4/30/2020-5/2/2020    
    Thursday: 4pm - 6pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm.
    Building/Room: Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street Nashville, TN 37219, conference room
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXNASH1apr 
     
     

    The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 11-13, 2020
    Instructor: Jenny Casey Fee: $365.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   6/11/2020-6/13/2020    
    Thursday: 4pm - 6pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm.
    Building/Room: Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street Nashville, TN 37219, conference room
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXNASH1jun 
     
     

    The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 11-13, 2020 *with accommodations
    Instructor: Jenny Casey Fee: $495.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   6/11/2020-6/13/2020    
    Thursday: 4pm - 6pm; Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm.
    Building/Room: Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street Nashville, TN 37219, conference room
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEXNASH1jA 
     
     

    Learning Express - Washington, DC: Girl Power!    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: May 29-31, 2020
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger Fee: $325.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   5/29/2020-5/31/2020    
    Accommodation not included. Class meets on Friday 9am-4:30pm, Saturday 9am-4:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm.
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20SF19LEX2May 
     
     

    Learning Express - San Francisco    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: March 19-21, 2020
    Instructor: Kate Krumrei Fee: $319.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   3/19/2020-3/21/2020    
    Flight and accommodation not included. Thursday 5pm - 8pm; Friday 1pm - 7pm; Saturday 9am - 6pm.
    Building/Room: City College of San Francisco - Downtown Center, 88 4th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 , TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LASFmar 
     
     

    Learning Express - San Francisco    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: May 14-16, 2020
    Instructor: Kate Krumrei Fee: $319.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Th F Sa   5/14/2020-5/16/2020    
    Flight and accommodation not included. Thursday 5pm - 8pm; Friday 1pm - 7pm; Saturday 9am - 6pm.
    Building/Room: City College of San Francisco - Downtown Center, 88 4th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 , TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LASFmay 
     
     

    Learning Express - Washington, DC: 111 Places Course Number: WS20WS20LEX3Feb
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger $329.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
    3   Su F Sa   2/21/2020-2/23/2020   9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    Accommodation not included. Class meets on Friday 9:00am-4:30pm, Saturday 9:00am-4:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm.
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD  
    CLASS IS FULL. CLICK ADD TO WAITLIST BUTTON.
     

    Learning Express - Washington, DC: 111 Places    

    Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

    Dates: June 12-14, 2020
    Instructor: Andrea Seiger Fee: $329.00
    # of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
    3   Su F Sa   6/12/2020-6/14/2020    
    Accommodation not included. Class meets on Friday 9:00am-4:30pm, Saturday 9:00am-4:30pm, Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm.
    Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD
     
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    Class ID: WS20WS20LEX3Jun 
     
     

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