Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.
Your instructor will hold the orientation online using self-paced tools, email and/or discussions. (A self-paced orientation does NOT mean the entire course is self-paced.) You should plan to access your online course no later than the first day of the session. Failure to do so may jeopardize your grade.
Your instructor will be handling orientation as indicated below.
Other Orientation Information
The instructor will send information about beginning the course and how to register at MyLab & Mastering to BCCC student email accounts one week before the beginning of the course. Please note that this course is not a Canvas course and the purchase of an access code for MyLab & Mastering is required. Students are expected to follow the steps outlined in the 'Getting Started' email to register at MyLab & Mastering before the start date of the course. Any student who has difficulty with the provided instructions may contact the instructor by email for additional help.
Accessing Your Course
MyLab / Mastering
Your course is using MyLab / Mastering by Pearson, which requires the purchase of an
access code. This code is usually packaged with a new textbook, but may also be purchased
separately from the MyLab / Mastering website if it is not included with your book.
Information about MyLab / Mastering can be found at
Please check the Systems Requirements page to verify your computer compatibility.
Your instructor will provide an additional course code you will need to
access your specific course.
Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials
While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the
ISBN number available through the course's academic department
where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore
and our online bookstore,
guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.
Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link
below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have
any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic
this link to see the book list for your course.
Other Information about the Course
Students may purchase the textbook, packaged with the required access code for MyLab & Mastering, from the bookstore or may purchase just the access code online and use the online version of the textbook. It is recommended that you purchase the textbook packaged with the required access code from the bookstore, as it is only slightly more expensive and includes a paper copy of the textbook.
Students will be required to take 3 online tests at testing centers on any of the BCCC campuses. Options for other testing locations require the approval of the instructor. Please Note: All tests must be taken in a proctored environment. In addition students are required to take 6 online quizzes, which do NOT have to be taken at a Testing Center.
This course follows an assigned schedule and is not a self-paced course.