First Term Experience Course (HD109)

All new degree-seeking students are required to take HD109 Academic Planning,or an approved alternative during their first term of enrollment. Approved alternatives include: AGR101, BA109, CJ109, CET111, or ED100, ECE109, LC109 and VT109 Note: Students may not take HD109 and LC109 for credit. Students may qualify for a waiver if they meet one of the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum of 24 transfer credits from a regionally accredited college AND have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Have successfully completed a minimum of 12 or more credits at BMCC with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better (does not include credits earned while in high school)
  • Have an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree.

Students who qualify for a waiver must submit a waiver request form along with supporting documentation to the registrar’s office. The registrar, director of advising, testing, and student disability services, or their designee, will review and process approved waivers.
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)