Bristol Community College - Diploma

Bristol Community College is a two-year community college with its main campus based in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Bristol Community College offers associate degree programmes and certificate courses in over 150 academic programmes. Bristol Community College programmes are accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

School Description

Bristol Community College(BCC) was originally established in 1965 when it was instituted by the Massachusetts Board of Regional Community Colleges. Since its founding, Bristol Community College has provided easy access to great education, professional training, leisure activities and community enrichment and development throughout Massachusetts state.

Today, Bristol Community College has expanded its higher education network throughout Massachusetts with campuses in five locations viz; Fall River, Davol street, New Bedford, Taunton centre and Attleboro. Bristol Community College offers programmes at the associate level leading to four-year universities in 150 areas of study. Bristol Community College has a student population reaching over 11,000 students enrolled in its various associate degree programmes in the field of Business, Art, Sciences and more. Students at Bristol Community College get access to various student support services, career and placement centre, a dedicated wellness centre and on campus clubs and organizations.

Diploma Programs

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    Game Development - Game Programming

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This program develops a strong programming background for entry-level positions to bring games action to the screen. In the last two semesters of the program, coursework mimics industry development as students work in teams to propose and develop a game for distribution.

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    Accounting

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration career program provides training in the various organizational functions, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills students need to compete in today‘s global business environment. In this option, students can focus on accounting and qualify for entry-level accounting positions. All the Business programs share common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Animation and Motion

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    In this program, students gain a foundation in design and drawing and develop skills in visual communication and interactive design with a focus on the creative process. In their second year, they choose electives to emphasize either an animation or motion graphics concentration.

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    Architectural and Civil Technology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials, systems, and methods used to construct and equip buildings intended for human habitation or other purposes.

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    Baking and Pastry

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    Banking

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration career program emphasizes various organizational functions, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that students need to compete in today’s global business environment. This concentration assists students to prepare for a career in Banking. All business programs share many common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Biology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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    Biomedical Manufacturing Technology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

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    Business

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    Business Administration Transfer

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Students in this program complete the first two years of a baccalaureate program with a solid background in accounting, management, and marketing. Graduates transfer to senior colleges and universities and can take advantage of articulation agreements negotiated with four-year colleges and universities.

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    Chemistry

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Plan, design, build, inspect and maintain a wide variety of facilities including bridges, roads and highways, industrial manufacturing, sanitation, water and wastewater treatment facilities. Civil engineers plan construction costs and materials, prepare drawings, and survey land.

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    Communications Transfer

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Students explore the fundamentals of human communication in theory and practice, analyze the historic and contemporary role of mass media and emerging new media in an increasingly diverse society, develop communication skills, and prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university communication program.

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    Computer Forensics

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of scientific computing and its application. Includes instruction in scientific visualization, multi-scale analysis, grid generation, data analysis, applied mathematics, numerical algorithms, high performance parallel computing, and numerical modeling and simulation with applications in science, engineering and other disciplines in which computation plays an integral role.

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    Computer Networking

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Computer Programming

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Students will be prepared for entry-level programming positions in business and industry by knowing and being able to demonstrate the skills to analyze problems and develop computerized solutions using multiple programming languages.

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    Computer Science Transfer

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    Computer Security

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Students will be prepared for critical roles in developing solutions to security problems which are a continually changing and evolving issue for businesses. Students will master theoretical concepts of information security and the methodologies to apply learning to practical problem-solving and prevention.

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    Criminal Justice Transfer

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This program provides students with a strong foundation in the operation of our Criminal Justice System. Students earning this degree will immediately be ready for a variety of careers within our system of justice as law enforcement officers, court officers, court advocates, or child protective investigators. Students will receive a diverse interdisciplinary education that will allow them to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice. Articulation agreements ensure transfer to many four-year private colleges and universities.

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    Early Childhood Education

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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    Electrical Technology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

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    Engineering

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This concentration prepares students to transfer to engineering programs at four-year colleges and universities. Students choose core electives from an approved list based on an engineering discipline of their choice. Students who are not prepared for calculus can take the prerequisite math courses at BCC.

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    Enterpreneurship

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The program focuses on developing skills in finance, human resource management, management principles, marketing, purchasing, and sales needed for establishing and operating a new business.

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    Environmental Studies

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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    Environmental Technology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply geotechnical engineering methods, which deal with the analysis, design and construction of earth and earth supported structures, to the application of environmental problems, such as waste containment, waste disposal, construction of land fills, soil permeation, soil analysis, and soil improvement. Includes instruction in soil mechanics, soil dynamics, soil behavior, waste management and containment systems, geosynthetics, geochemistry, earth structures, geoenvironmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, and foundation engineering

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    Financial Services - Financial Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration career program emphasizes various organizational functions, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that students need to compete in today’s global business environment. This concentration assists students to prepare for a career in Financial Management. All business programs share many common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Financial Services - Real Estate Development

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration career program emphasizes various organizational functions, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that students need to compete in today’s global business environment. This concentration assists students to prepare for a career in Real Estate and Insurance. All business programs share many common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Fine Arts Transfer

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This program provides a strong foundation in art to prepare students for transfer into senior institutions and a career in the visual arts. Students work within a structured curriculum that emphasizes visual perception, technical skills, and an artistic philosophy geared toward individual success. Following a common one-year foundation program, students choose advanced courses to focus on their individual goals and build a strong portfolio.

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    Food and Service Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA 02720, USA

    Game Development - Game Creation

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares students for entry into the video game industry. It offers those who want to combine a love of games, fun, and competition with the development of serious computer skills and prepare for a rapidly expanding career field. In the last two semesters of the program, coursework mimics industry development as students work in teams to propose and develop a game for distribution. This program is for the students interested in the overall creation and packaging of games.

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    General Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Students enrolled in the Business Administration career program receive training in various organizational functions, critical thinking and problem-solving skills they need to compete in today’s global business environment. All the Business programs share common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Graphic Design

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This program provides a strong foundation in drawing and design, preparing students for transfer into a senior institution and a career in graphic design, Web and multimedia design, advertising design, and electronic imaging. Students utilize traditional media and computer graphics within a structured curriculum. Studio courses emphasize visual perception, creative thinking, aesthetics, technical skills, and exploration of the design process, and applications to professional practice.

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    Health and Life Sciences Studies

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This program provides students an opportunity to explore the Health & Life Sciences programs available at the College. It can also help prepare students for application to the College's Health Sciences programs. It does not guarantee admission to any competitive admission program but does guide students in choosing courses that provide sound preparation for admission to those programs. Completion of a Health or Life Sciences degree can prepare students for a wide variety of careers in health, biotechnology or veterinary-related fields or for transfer to a four-year college or university Life Science program.

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    History

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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    Hotel Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    Humanities

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

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    Information Systems

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • 777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA 02720, USA

    Information Systems

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Legal and Social studies

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

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    Marketing Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration career program provides training in the various organizational functions, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills students need to compete in today’s global business environment and to understand marketing. All the Business programs share common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Mathematics and Science

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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    Multimedia and Internet

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

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    Political Science

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    Psychology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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    Retail Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration career program provides training in various organizational functions, critical thinking and the problem-solving skills students need to compete in today’s global business environment. In this option, students can focus on retail management and prepare for entry-level retail management positions. All the Business programs share common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

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    Social Sciences

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    The Liberal Arts and Sciences program provides a comprehensive and rigorous foundation for students who plan to transfer to complete a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in the liberal arts disciplines or to pursue professional studies in the Behavioral or Social Sciences. The program values lifelong learning for success of the individual as well as the community.

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    Sociology

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    Tourism Management

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    Web Design and Media Arts Career

    USD 9,674 Tuition Fee

    This program provides students with the necessary foundation to enter the job market for careers in Web design, Web animation, multimedia design, and media arts, or to transfer to a four-year BFA program in these fields. Course work emphasizes the creative process. Students develop a professional-level graphic design portfolio showcasing their visual communication skills as well as their grasp of industry-standard design technology.

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  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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