College Now Classes


  • Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors (10th-12th Grade)
  • 75 in ELA Coursework
    75+ in ELA Coursework (Juniors and Seniors)
  • 480 on SAT – Verbal or 50 on PSAT – Verbal
    480 on SAT – Math or 50 on PSAT – Math
  • 75 on ELA Regents
    70 on Algebra I /Geometry Regents

Apply for College Now

Note: Admission is on a first-come-first-serve basis, prioritizing partner school applicants

Registration Materials Required

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Registration FormRegistration Form
BMCC College Now Admissions Application
ACT/PSAT/SAT, if availableACT/PSAT/SAT, if available

Course Schedule

Fall 2024:  September 11, 2024 – January 11, 2025

CourseCreditsDate/TimeLocationAcademic Eligibility Requirements
CED 201 – Career Planning2Saturday
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
CUNY In The Heights (CITH)
5030 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
Recommended for Rising 10th graders and/or First Time College Now students
SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology3Saturday
8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Remote75 in ELA coursework
PSY 100 – General Psychology3Saturday
8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
In-person75 in ELA coursework
(Must be an 11th or 12th grader to apply)
SPE 100 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking3Saturday
8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
In-person75 in ELA coursework
BUS 104 – Introduction to Business3Saturday
9 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
In-person75 in Math coursework
TRS 206 – Structure of the Spanish language3Saturday
Time to be decided


Course Descriptions

Please note: Not every course is given every semester.

Career Planning
CED 201     2 Credits
Designed to help students creatively plan their careers.The course covers self-assessment, career exploration and practical job search skills. The course includes the following topics: identifying and classifying interests, values; researching occupational and organizational alternatives; job search techniques and resume and cover letter preparation.

Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100   3 credits
This course studies the social world and how it has evolved over time, as well as how individuals are influenced and structured by social interactions in small groups and by larger social forces. The course covers major sociological theories and research methods, and key concepts such as culture, socialization, social class, race/ethnicity, gender, technology, social inequality, and social change.

General Psychology
PSY 100     3 credits
The course introduces students to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Students will learn about
current perspectives, historical roots and scientific methods in psychology. Topics within major areas of psychology may include human development, learning, social processes, personality and psychological disorders.

Fundamentals of Public Speaking
SPE 100     3 credits
The aim of this course is to develop effective skills in speech communication. The student examines how to generate topics and organized ideas, masters elements of audience psychology and practices techniques of speech presentation in a public forum.

Introduction to Business
BUS 104     3 credits
This course surveys business and industry in the United States with global growth strategy. Emphasis is placed on building Communication and Quantitative skills, including Excel spreadsheets, and an Ethical Foundation.

Structure of the Spanish language
TRS 206     3 credits
This course provides students with a comprehensive overview and understanding of the grammatical components of the Spanish Language and

Introduction to Translation and Interpretation Theory
TRS 201     3 Credits
In this introductory course students learn about the processes and strategies of translation and interpretation as well as available resources. This course includes translation and interpretation ethics, types of translation and interpretation and the history of the profession. Students are introduced to the use of interpretation and translation in law, the health professions, and financial businesses.

Introduction to TV and Film
VAT 100     3 Credits
This course explains how video technology works and how that technology is put into practice to create video content. It covers the fundamentals of contemporary media technology including understanding video image formation, data compression, as well as picture and sound generation and manipulation. Lab exercises introduce students to the operations of cameras, video-recording systems, lighting instruments, microphones, and the uses of SMPTE Time Code. Students also learn basic practical and aesthetic concepts of film making by pre-producing and filming in-class exercises.

Introduction to Statistics
MAT 150     4 Credits
This course covers basic statistics, including measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, graphs, correlation, the regression line, confidence intervals, the significance of differences, and hypothesis testing, including z-tests, t-tests, and chi-square tests.

Information Technology and Computation
CSC 101     3 Credits
This course introduces the student to the principles and theories of computation and information processing. The topics include hardware and software organization, data representation, algorithm development and networking principles. Special emphasis will be placed on creation of knowledge from data; the impact of computation on daily life; role of abstraction in solving problems; and implementation of algorithms on a variety of platforms including the Internet.

BMCC College Now

70 Murray Street, Room M-1206A
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 346-8489

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Student Advisement Hours
9 a.m.-5 p.m.