Taking Classes at BMCC

Summer 2014

Introduction to Video Technology             VAT 100-971     2 Credits

Days: Monday - Thursday

Time: 10:00am-3pm 

This course explains how video technology works. It covers the fundamentals of contemporary media technology including understanding video image formation, data compression, picture and sound generation and manipulation, and the impact of new technologies, such as HD-TV and P2P. Lab exercises introduce students to the operations of cameras, video-recording systems, microphones, and the uses of SMPTE Time Code. Students also examine systems for delivering media to the viewer, including webcas

College Now Fall 2014

Weekday Courses


Accounting Principles I                                  ACC 122-971 T/TH                                                                          4 Credits  

 

Time: 4:309m-6:00pm

The course covers the fundamental principles of accounting and the practical use of accounting tools and techniques. Topics covered include the definition and scope of accounting, accounting records and processes, books of original and subsequent entry, work sheets, adjusting and closing entries, accounting for cash, accounting for negotiable instruments, and accounting for plant assets. An investigation is made of accounting for service businesses and trading concerns.


General Psychology                        PSY10071/971                                            M/W                                                   3 Credits

Time: 4:30 pm- 6:00pm

This course stresses adaptive human behavior in relation to the environment. Topics considered include: origins and methods of psychology, neuropsychological bases of behavior, maturation, motivation, emotion, learning frustration and conflict.

Fundamentals of Speech                            SPE 100                                         M/W                                                               3 Credits  

The aim of this course is to develop effective skills in speech communication.  The student examines how to generate topics and organize ideas, masters elements of audience psychology, and practices techniques of speech presentation in a public forum.  All elements of speech production and presentation are considered.

 

 

 

College Now Saturday Courses

(Please note: Changes might occur. All classes listed below will take place on Saturdays.)

 

Accounting Principles I                                  ACC 122-971                                                                           4 Credits  

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

The course covers the fundamental principles of accounting and the practical use of accounting tools and techniques. Topics covered include the definition and scope of accounting, accounting records and processes, books of original and subsequent entry, work sheets, adjusting and closing entries, accounting for cash, accounting for negotiable instruments, and accounting for plant assets. An investigation is made of accounting for service businesses and trading concerns.

 

Introduction to Business                               BUS 104-971/9M1                                                                         3 Credits  

Time: 8:30 am- 12:15 pm

Business and industry in the United States are surveyed broadly in this course. Emphasis is placed on the historical development, objectives, methods of operation, and the interrelationships of management, labor and government. Included is the study of new developments and trends in business administration and the problems they engender in the total management process.

 

Elements of Engineering Design                     ESC 111-971                                                                           1 credit   

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

 

This course provides an introduction to engineering practice through hands-on investigations, computer applications, and design projects in the fields of structures and robotics. All investigations and design projects are performed in groups and presented in oral and /or written form. Computers are used for documentation, data analysis and robot control.

 

General Chemistry                                          CHE 110-971                                                                         4 Credits 

Time: TBA

This course is designed specifically for the non-science major and should only be taken by students in non-science disciplines: liberal arts, business, etc. It explores the world of atoms and molecules and relates this submicroscope world to the daily life of the student. Topics to be discussed include plastics, foods, the environment, genetics and

 

English Composition I                                                 ENG 101 -971                                                                                     3 Credits

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

This is a basic college-level course, similar to "freshman English" at other community and four-year colleges. Students learn to use their experience and ideas as subject matter for essays and to analyze topics in depth. They also become acquainted with the process of writing, from pre-writing activities to producing a final, proofread draft. The purpose of, audience for, and structure of the essay are explored through readings chosen to stimulate ideas for writing and demonstrate varied style. Grammar and syntax are discussed as needed. At the end of this course, students take a departmental essay examination that requires them to compose, draft and edit a thesis-centered essay of at least 500 words.

 

Fundamentals of Speech                                        SPE 100                                                                    3 Credits

Time: 8:30 am- 11:15am

The aim of this course is to develop effective skills in speech communication.  The student examines how to generate topics and organize ideas, masters elements of audience psychology, and practices techniques of speech presentation in a public forum.  All elements of speech production and presentation are considered.

 

Introduction to Sociology                                SOC 100-971                                                                         3 Credits  

Time: 8:30 am- 11:30 am

This course analyzes the structure, processes and products associated with group living. Attention is focused on the concepts of social organization, culture, groups, stratification, major social institutions and significant trends in group living.

 

General Psychology                                        PSY 100-971/971                                                                         3 Credits

Time: 8:30 am- 11:15am

This course stresses adaptive human behavior in relation to the environment. Topics considered include: origins and methods of psychology, neuropsychological bases of behavior, maturation, motivation, emotion, learning frustration and conflict.

 

Introduction to Video Technology                   VAT 100-971                                                                      2 Credits

Time: 9:00am-11:45am

This course explains how video technology works. It covers the fundamentals of contemporary media technology including understanding video image formation, data compression, picture and sound generation and manipulation, and the impact of new technologies, such as HD-TV and P2P. Lab exercises introduce students to the operations of cameras, video-recording systems, microphones, and the uses of SMPTE Time Code. Students also examine systems for delivering media to the viewer, including webcast, broadcast, and satellite and cable distribution.

 

 

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