Learning Express: Washington, DC

How great would it be to study, explore and earn educational credits all in the same weekend in

America's capital city?

Learning Express let's you do just that!

Girl Power!

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Step inside the lives and stories of a variety of strong and colorful women who’ve left their mark on Washington, the United States and even the world.  Suffragettes fighting for a woman’s right to vote, first ladies, artists, community activists and countless others have influenced culture, politics and the social fabric of America’s capital city.  During field trips on Friday and Saturday afternoon, you’ll visit some of their homes, monuments, museum exhibits and art works (a public transportation pass is included in the cost of tuition so you can get around Washington, DC with your teacher).  Throughout the course you’ll hear their stories, some of which you may know while others will surprise and amuse you.

When will this course be offered?

  • Friday, November 22, 2019 thru Sunday, November 24, 2019

What's the class schedule?

Friday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Class will be held on the campus of Catholic University.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Saturday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Sunday

  • Class begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

Important: Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post-assignment.  The pre-assignment will be sent to students one week before the start of class.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of the course ends.

How much is tuition and what does it include?

The price of tuition without accommodations is $319 and includes the following:

  • a public transportation pass to get around Washington, DC with your teacher

  • all costs associated with the course (there are no additional material or activity fees!)

Please note that airfare to/from Washington, DC is not included.

How many credit hours will I earn?

Upon successful completion of the course you’ll earn 36 credit hours.

How soon will I receive my educational certificate?
Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post assignment.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of their course ends.  Once a student satisfactorily completes their post assignment, they’ll receive their educational certificate via email 10 days after the final class session.

Students who require their certificate sooner than outlined above should request their final assignment in advance by contacting BMCC.  Please note that BMCC needs two days from the date a student submits their final assignment to issue an educational certificate to them.

Please click here for additional information about classes and Washington, DC.

111 Places ... not to be missed in Washington

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Join Andrea Seiger, your teacher and author of the guidebook 111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss, on an off the beaten track journey through America’s capital city.  You’ll visit little known places and artifacts in the Smithsonian museums as well in some of Washington's diverse neighborhoods – Dupont Circle, U Street, Capitol Hill and Georgetown (a public transportation pass is included in the cost of tuition so you can get around Washington, DC with your teacher).  Great stories and characters abound, from how a masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci made its way to the Americas; from slave markets to the Underground Railroad; from entrepreneurs to socialites; and from jazz to Go-Go.  You’ll receive a signed copy of the guidebook to continue your own explorations.

When will this course be offered?

  • Friday, October 18, 2019 thru Sunday, October 20, 2019

What's the class schedule?

Friday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Class will be held on the campus of Catholic University.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Saturday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Sunday

  • Class begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

Important: Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post-assignment.  The pre-assignment will be sent to students one week before the start of class.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of the course ends.

How much is tuition and what does it include?

The price of tuition without accommodations is $329 and includes the following:

  • copy of the guidebook 111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss

  • a public transportation pass to get around Washington, DC with your teacher

  • all costs associated with the course (there are no additional material or activity fees!)

Please note that airfare to/from Washington, DC is not included.

How many credit hours will I earn?

Upon successful completion of the course you’ll earn 36 credit hours.

How soon will I receive my educational certificate?
Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post assignment.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of their course ends.  Once a student satisfactorily completes their post assignment, they’ll receive their educational certificate via email 10 days after the final class session.

Students who require their certificate sooner than outlined above should request their final assignment in advance by contacting BMCC.  Please note that BMCC needs two days from the date a student submits their final assignment to issue an educational certificate to them.

Please click here for additional information about classes and Washington, DC.

Washington, DC:
A Capital in Constant Change

 
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From George Washington's selection of the location for the city to the present, Washington, DC, one of only three planned capital cities in the world, has grown and changed in infinite ways.  Get a local's expert take on the history of the city and the people who built it, including the origins of the Smithsonian Institution and the evolution of the National Mall.  On field trips through the city you’ll visit some of its major monuments and memorials, the Library of Congress and Eastern Market, and have the opportunity to see some of the current changes taking places throughout the city (a public transportation pass is included in the cost of tuition so you can get around Washington, DC with your teacher).

Upon successful completion of the course you’ll earn 36 credit hours.

When will this course be offered?

  • Friday, November 15, 2019 thru Sunday, November 17, 2019

What's the class schedule?

Friday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Class will be held on the campus of Trinity Washington University. (November classes will be held on the campus of Catholic University.)

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Saturday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Sunday

  • Class begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

Important: Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post-assignment.  The pre-assignment will be sent to students one week before the start of class.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of the course ends.

How much is tuition and what does it include?

The price of tuition without accommodations is $309 and includes the following

  • a public transportation pass to get around Washington, DC with your teacher

  • all costs associated with the course (there are no additional material or activity fees!)

Please note that airfare to/from Washington, DC is not included.

How many credit hours will I earn?

Upon successful completion of the course you’ll earn 36 credit hours.

How soon will I receive my educational certificate?
Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post assignment.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of their course ends.  Once a student satisfactorily completes their post assignment, they’ll receive their educational certificate via email 10 days after the final class session.

Students who require their certificate sooner than outlined above should request their final assignment in advance by contacting BMCC.  Please note that BMCC needs two days from the date a student submits their final assignment to issue an educational certificate to them.

Please click here for additional information about classes and Washington, DC.

All-in-One: Washington, DC
(earn all 6 credits in one weekend!)

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No city better represents America’s triumphs and tragedies than its capital, Washington, DC. Here is where the country’s fate – and often that of other nations as well – is determined by politicians, judges and, sometimes, ordinary citizens. On field trips crisscrossing the city you’ll visit many of the historic monuments, memorials and locales that you’ll study in the classroom, providing you with a unique opportunity to better understand America’s capital and how it continues to help shape history both at home and abroad.

Upon successful completion of the course you’ll earn 72 credit hours.

When will this course be offered?

Thursday, November 7, 2019 thru Sunday, November 10, 2019

What's the class schedule?

Thursday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. Class will be held on the campus of Catholic University.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Friday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher.

Saturday

  • Class begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.

  • Learning will take place both in the classroom and during field trips around the city with your teacher

Sunday

  • Class begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 1:30 p.m.

Important: Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post-assignment.  The pre-assignment will be sent to students two weeks before the start of class.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of the course ends.

Students can also expect to spend 1-2 hours each day after class working on independent projects.

How much is tuition and what does it include?

The price of tuition without accommodations is $629 and includes the following:

  • daily $10 contribution toward meals as you’re touring the city on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (total $30)

  • copy of the guidebook 111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss

  • a public transportation pass to get around Washington, DC with your teacher

  • all costs associated with the course (there are no additional material or activity fees!)

Please note that airfare to/from Washington, DC is not included.

How many credit hours will I earn?

Upon successful completion of the course you’ll earn 72 credit hours.

How soon will I receive my educational certificate?
Students will receive a pre-assignment as well as a post assignment.  Students will complete the post – or final – assignment once the classroom portion of their course ends.  Once a student satisfactorily completes their post assignment, they’ll receive their educational certificate via email 17 days after the final class session.

Students who require their certificate sooner should request their final assignment in advance by contacting BMCC.  Please note that BMCC needs two days from the date a student submits their final assignment to issue an educational certificate to them.

Please click here for additional information about classes and Washington, DC.