Credit for Prior Learning in Business

BHCC recognizes many of our students come to us with previous work and education experiences. The Business Administration Department offers a variety of ways for students to use prior experience to earn credits toward degrees. The information below highlights some of the available opportunities. Please visit for more information about how to submit your information to earn credits.

Chapter 74 Articulation

Students attending Chapter 74 Vocational Technical High Schools may be eligible to earn credits in the Business Administration Department.

High School Chapter 74 Program Articulated Course 
Business Technology BUS-101 Introduction to Business
Marketing MAN-105 Principles of Marketing

To be eligible for Chapter 74 credit, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete high school courses from an eligible Massachusetts Vocational/Technical High School from the programs listed above with a final grade of B (80 percent) or better.
  • Graduate from high school with a minimum overall high school GPA of 2.0 (‘C’) on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be accepted into a degree or certificate program at BHCC within two years of high school graduation.
  • Submit official High School transcripts to the Admissions office at BHCC.

For more information about transferring vocational/technical high school coursework, please contact