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Brunswick Online

Brunswick Online provides you with the opportunity to earn certificates, diplomas or associate degrees while enrolled in nontraditional courses.  A variety of programs are offered online, allowing you to maintain your work schedule and family life while pursuing your educational goals.  Online courses may be accessed any time of the day or night and from any internet connection for your convenience.  Become connected to a network of faculty and students as you advance your career through Brunswick Online!

Online Degree Programs:

Associate in Arts
Associate in Applied Science – Early Childhood Education
Associate in Applied Science – Early Childhood Education Special Education Option

Online Diploma Programs:

Aquaculture Technology Diploma
Early Childhood Education Diploma
Early Childhood Education Special Education Option Diploma

Online Certificate Programs:

Aquaculture Technology Certificate
Early Childhood Education Certificate
Early Childhood Education Administration
Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler Care

Online Learning Resources:

Online Library Resources
Career Development Center

 

State Authorization

In compliance with state and federal regulations, BCC is working towards state authorization in states where its students are residing.

Consumer Information and Student Complaints

Licensure Disclosure
Certain BCC academic programs prepare students to sit for applicable licensure and/or certifications in North Carolina. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure, BCC is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure or certification outside the state of North Carolina. BCC cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure or certification outside the state of North Carolina. Please contact applicable licensure or certifying boards in the target state you would be interested in before beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets the requirements for that state. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure/certification in any state outside of North Carolina.

 

Student Grievance Procedure for In-State and Out-of-State Students

Brunswick Community College’s Student Grievance Procedure can be found in the BCC Catalog and Student Handbook, beginning on page 155, and the Grievance Form is available on the website. This procedure applies to all students regardless of their location.

If the complaint cannot be resolved after exhausting the institution’s grievance procedures, the individual may file a complaint with their state of residence. In North Carolina, the University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC-GA) is the agency which handles such complaints. The Student Complaint Policy and Student Complaint Form may be found at the UNC-GA Post-Secondary Education Complaints website. Please review their policy, print and complete the form, and mail it to:

North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints
c/o Student Complaints
University of North Carolina General Administration
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688

If an issue cannot be resolved through the grievance procedures, a student who resides outside of the State of North Carolina may file a complaint with their state of residence. The Student Complaint Information by State and Agency and the Directory of State Authorization Agencies and Lead Contacts provide contact information (phone numbers, emails, and/or links) to state education agencies. These lists are provided by SHEEO.org.

Brunswick Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brunswick Community College. Complaints may be filed with the Commission only if there is evidence that appears to support significant non-compliance with a SACSCOC requirement or standard by BCC.

Additional Costs and Requirements Associated with Online Courses

If you are taking an online course, please read the following information concerning additional fees and requirements students may encounter.

Distance Learning/Identification Fee: BCC does not charge a separate distance learning/identification fee to students.

Test Proctor Costs – BCC students taking BCC courses and testing at the BCC campus: BCC does not charge its students a fee for proctoring tests associated with BCC courses.

Test Proctor Costs – BCC students taking BCC courses and testing at another location: If a student must take a proctored exam and wishes to test at a non-BCC site, the student is responsible for finding an acceptable testing site and obtaining approval from their instructor. Additionally, any fees charged by the remote proctoring site is the responsibility of the student and these costs vary based upon the students’ chosen proctoring sites’ practices.

Additional Supplies Required: Some assignments require students to have a microphone and/or webcam to complete. Most laptops come with these pre-installed, but if your computer does not have them pre-installed, webcams and microphones are available at most office supply stores and others that carry computers and/or computer supplies. A webcam and microphone are required for tests that require the use of Respondus Monitor. (NOTE: If you are using a webcam, check that it has an integrated microphone before purchasing one separately.)

Test Proctor Costs for non-BCC courses: Persons taking courses from other colleges may incur an exam proctoring fee. Contact the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) for more information.

 

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