Associate Degree Programmes

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At BCC there are many Associate Degree majors for you to choose from. You can pursue two or three of the majors listed below that will go towards your attainment of your Associate Degree in Arts or Science:  

 

Programmes (Applied Arts)CSEC Entry Requirements Or Equivalent
Business Studies (Full-time & Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Dance

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

All applicants will be required to attend an audition.

Finance & Investment (Part-time) Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Foreign Languages for Business and Tourism

 - French, Spanish, German & Italian

Spanish or French

Literatures in English & Theatre Arts English Literature

Marketing (Full-time & Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.
Mass Communications  

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Along with your applications, you must submit a 300-word essay outlining your interest in the field. There is also a qualifying exam you must take which will test the following:

  1. Your ability to use the English language
  2. Your knowledge of current affairs
  3. Your media awareness
Music (Full-time & Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Persons applying for admission to this programme are required to have knowledge of Music. They are also required to play an instrument or sing at a Grade 5 Level. All applicants will be required to attend an audition and take a theory exam.

Office Administration & Management (Full-time & Part-time) Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Paralegal Studies (Day-release)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Psychology (Day-release)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory

Applicants must be at least 18 years old

Public Sector Management (Day-release) Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.
Social Work (Day-release)  

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Applicants should be at least 17 years old. Also you must submit with your application, a personal statement of not more than 600 words along with two (2) written recommendations illustrating your suitability for the social work profession.

Sport Management (Day-release)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Theatre Arts (Full-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Applicants are required to do an audition which includes a 3 minute performance from a published play.

Visual Art    

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Visual Arts applicants are required to complete the following projects:
Compulsory

  1. Using materials of your choice, visually interpret, in colour, one of the most interesting and memorable events of your life and then explain it in not less than one hundred words (100) on the reverse side of the paper.
  2. Use cut/torn paper to construct a collage representing one of the following: a still life composition, or a landscape.
  3. Make a free-hand drawing of part of a room, which includes at least three pieces of furniture or three objects. Draw this view as realistically as possible, placing emphasis on shading and proportion.
  4. Arrange two chairs in an interesting way, then make a drawing of these chairs as accurately as you can. This drawing is to be done free-hand - you may not use a ruler to help you do the drawing.
  5. Select three objects and place them on a window sill/ledge, or a table in front of a window where you can see both the objects and the view beyond. Make a drawing of the objects and the view behind the objects.
  6. Make a drawing of your hand holding an object that has special meaning to you.

Each assignment must be completed on a separate sheet of 279mm X 420mm (11¾ X 16½) paper. Additional work should not be submitted.

 

 
PROGRAMMES (Applied Science)CSEC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OR EQUIVALENT
Agriculture

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Architectural Studies (Full-time & Day-release)

English Language and Mathematics are compulsory, and any two (2) of these subjects are accepted – technical equivalent subject (SJPP or City & Guilds), Art/Visual Arts, Geography and/or Technical/Engineering Drawing.

Building & Civil Engineering (Full-time)

English Language, Mathematics and Technical/Engineering Drawing are compulsory, and any one (1) of these subjects are accepted – Physics, Chemistry, Electrical & Electronic Technology or Geography.

Computer Studies (Full-time & Part-time)

English Language and Mathematics are compulsory.

Culinary Arts

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Electrical Engineering

English Language and Mathematics are compulsory, and any one (1) of these subjects are accepted – Physics, Chemistry or Electrical & Electronic Technology.

Electronics & Computer Engineering (Day-release)

English Language and Mathematics are compulsory, and any of one (1) of these subjects are accepted – Physics or a technical equivalent subject (SJPP or City & Guilds).

Environmental Health Inspection Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry are required; Physics or Integrated Science.
General Nursing Mathematics, Chemistry, Integrated Science or Biology. Applicants must be at least 17 years old.
Hospitality Studies (Full-time & Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Mechanical Engineering (Full-time)

English Language, Mathematics and a technical subject are compulsory, and any of one (1) of these subjects are accepted – Physics, Chemistry or a technical equivalent subject (SJPP or City & Guilds).

Medical Laboratory Technology Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology are required. Physics is optional. Applicants must be at least 17 years old.
Pharmacy

English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry are compulsory; and any of one (1) of these subjects are accepted – Physics or Integrated Science.

Applicants must be at least 17 years old.

Tourism & Travel

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory

 

MAJORS IN ARTS

If you pursue a Major in Arts, there are a diverse range of subjects from which you can choose. Take a look at the majors below, then decide which are right for you. You can pursue two or three of the majors listed below that will go towards your attainment of your Associate Degree in Arts.  

 

 

MAJORS IN ARTSCSEC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OR EQUIVALENT
Accounting (Full-time & Part-time) Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.
Economics (Full-time & Part-time) Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.
Law (full-time & Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory

 

Government & Political Studies (Full-time & Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory

 
Literatures in English English Literature
Geography Geography
History

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Applicants must also have History

Management (Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Marketing

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Public Administration (Part-time)

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

Sociology

Four (4) CSECs or equivalent, English Language is compulsory.

French for Business & Tourism

French is compulsory.

Spanish for Business & Tourism

Spanish is compulsory.

French with Themes

French is compulsory

Spanish with Themes

Spanish is compulsory.

German for Business & Tourism French or Spanish
Italian for Business & Tourism French or Spanish

 

MAJORS IN SCIENCE

If you want to pursue a major, but the sciences are your preference, then here are the subjects you can select. You can pursue two or three of the majors listed below that will go towards your attainment of your Associate Degree Science.  

 

MAJORS IN SCIENCECSEC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OR EQUIVALENT
Biology Mathematics and Biology
Chemistry

Mathematics and Chemistry are compulsory.

Mathematics

Mathematics

Physics

Mathematics and Physics are compulsory.

Environmental Science Mathematics is required; Geography, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Information Technology Mathematics
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