College Courses

College Courses and Eagle Academy

The Eagle Academy for Young Men has partnerships with Bronx Community College and with the National Equity Lab to offer courses in a variety of subjects that earn dual high school and college credit.  Each semester, scholars are invited to apply to these programs based on their academic record to date.

 

Bronx Community College 

We partner with Bronx Community College (BCC) for a variety of courses that our students can take.  Student eligibility is set by the college, and scholars are invited to apply to courses in groups A, B, and/or C depending on his eligibility. 

Why take a BCC course?

Taking a BCC course brings a lot of value to your high school education.  BCC courses give you the following:

Who Can Apply?

Criteria is set by BCC.  Scholars were identified based on GPA, Regents, and earned course grades to determine which group of courses they may be eligible for.  Scholars should check their email for a subject line that says "You're invited to take classes at BCC this spring!".

What Group Am I?

You were notified by email of which group you are in.  In general, only scholars with GPAs of 75 or higher are eligible, and only juniors and seniors.

How do I apply?

Applying is a two-step process, depending on if you have taken BCC College Now courses before or not.  Show your interest by completing this form.

An ariel view of Bronx Community College showing the quad and main library building.

Group A Eligible Course

Students eligible for Group A courses can enroll in the following BCC course:

ELC 15: Computer Applications in Technology

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This extremely interactive course is an introduction to an important dimension of college success: computer orientation and implementation of hardware and software applications in technology. Using Microsoft Office and other applications, students will use various software packages to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, databases and presentations. And they will utilize this knowledge to solve problems and transfer information via electronic media.

Group B Eligible Courses

Students eligible for Group B courses can enroll in the following BCC courses:

SOC 11: Introduction to Sociology

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

How do you relate to all of the social changes that take place in the world? One way to figure this out is through and introduction to the scientific study of human life as a form of group life.  Students will examine the relationship between culture and individual personality; courtship, marriage and the family; religious behavior; education and communication; and theories of social stratification and social change.


MKT 11: Principles of Marketing

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This course is an introduction to the role and scope of marketing in a rapidly changing and challenging environment. Designed to set an overall framework for further studies in the marketing “field,” this course surveys broad marketing issues and focuses on the planning and implementation of product, promotion, pricing, and distribution strategies. 


CRJ 11: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Hybrid: One day virtual/one day in-person at BCC

This course familiarizes students with the American criminal justice system. The course introduces students to the theories, concepts, and ways to measure crime. It introduces students to the three main institutions of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Emphasis is placed on the criminal justice process and how the various institutions of criminal justice interact. 


BUS 110: Introduction to Business Fundamentals

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This is an introductory survey course designed to acquaint students with business as a field of study. It analyzes the ethical role of business in society with emphasis on how the business system operates. It provides students with business communication and quantitative analysis skills, (including the application of spreadsheets), required in the corporate world. It introduces students to various areas of business including accounting, business law, ethics, finance, global markets, information systems, management and marketing

Group C Eligible Courses

Students eligible for Group C courses can enroll in the following BCC courses:

ELC 15: Computer Applications in Technology

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This extremely interactive course is an introduction to an important dimension of college success: computer orientation and implementation of hardware and software applications in technology. Using Microsoft Office and other applications, students will use various software packages to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, databases and presentations. And they will utilize this knowledge to solve problems and transfer information via electronic media.


SOC 11: Introduction to Sociology

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

How do you relate to all of the social changes that take place in the world? One way to figure this out is through and introduction to the scientific study of human life as a form of group life.  Students will examine the relationship between culture and individual personality; courtship, marriage and the family; religious behavior; education and communication; and theories of social stratification and social change.


MKT 11: Principles of Marketing

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This course is an introduction to the role and scope of marketing in a rapidly changing and challenging environment. Designed to set an overall framework for further studies in the marketing “field,” this course surveys broad marketing issues and focuses on the planning and implementation of product, promotion, pricing, and distribution strategies. 


CRJ 11: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Hybrid: One day virtual/one day in-person at BCC

This course familiarizes students with the American criminal justice system. The course introduces students to the theories, concepts, and ways to measure crime. It introduces students to the three main institutions of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Emphasis is placed on the criminal justice process and how the various institutions of criminal justice interact. 


BUS 110: Introduction to Business Fundamentals

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This is an introductory survey course designed to acquaint students with business as a field of study. It analyzes the ethical role of business in society with emphasis on how the business system operates. It provides students with business communication and quantitative analysis skills, (including the application of spreadsheets), required in the corporate world. It introduces students to various areas of business including accounting, business law, ethics, finance, global markets, information systems, management and marketing

Group D Eligible Courses

Students eligible for Group D courses can enroll in the following BCC courses:

ELC 15: Computer Applications in Technology

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This extremely interactive course is an introduction to an important dimension of college success: computer orientation and implementation of hardware and software applications in technology. Using Microsoft Office and other applications, students will use various software packages to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, databases and presentations. And they will utilize this knowledge to solve problems and transfer information via electronic media.


SOC 11: Introduction to Sociology

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

How do you relate to all of the social changes that take place in the world? One way to figure this out is through and introduction to the scientific study of human life as a form of group life.  Students will examine the relationship between culture and individual personality; courtship, marriage and the family; religious behavior; education and communication; and theories of social stratification and social change.


MKT 11: Principles of Marketing

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This course is an introduction to the role and scope of marketing in a rapidly changing and challenging environment. Designed to set an overall framework for further studies in the marketing “field,” this course surveys broad marketing issues and focuses on the planning and implementation of product, promotion, pricing, and distribution strategies. 


CRJ 11: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Hybrid: One day virtual/one day in-person at BCC

This course familiarizes students with the American criminal justice system. The course introduces students to the theories, concepts, and ways to measure crime. It introduces students to the three main institutions of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Emphasis is placed on the criminal justice process and how the various institutions of criminal justice interact. 


BUS 110: Introduction to Business Fundamentals

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

This is an introductory survey course designed to acquaint students with business as a field of study. It analyzes the ethical role of business in society with emphasis on how the business system operates. It provides students with business communication and quantitative analysis skills, (including the application of spreadsheets), required in the corporate world. It introduces students to various areas of business including accounting, business law, ethics, finance, global markets, information systems, management and marketing.


PSY 11: Introduction to Psychology

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

OR

Tuesday/Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Hybrid: One day virtual/one day in-person at BCC

How can you be understood scientifically? This introductory course explores the role the scientific method has played in shaping how we understand human behavior, paying particular attention to the growth and development of personal motivation, the emotions and mental health, learning, intelligence, and personality evaluation.


ENG 111: Composition and Rhetoric I  

Monday/Wednesday
4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
On-Campus at BCC

 Fundamental principles of organization and rhetoric; practice in expository writing; selected readings, mainly non-fiction; approximately eight papers required, including one research paper with MLA documentation using library resources.

How do I apply?

Applying is a two-step process, depending on if you have taken BCC College Now courses before or not.  Show your interest by completing this form.