Michigan Community Colleges

Bay Mills Community College


Mission statement

Advance your career, achieve your goals

Summary (provided by BMCC website)

As a tribally controlled community college and land grant institution, the mission of Bay Mills Community College is to provide quality educational opportunities, promote research, and facilitate individual development in an accessible, community-based, and culturally diverse environment that supports and maintains the Anishinaabek culture and language.

Math courses offered

MA101 Beginning Algebra I (Fall/Winter) 4 CR
This course is designed for students with at least one year of high school algebra. It will include a review of basic mathematical and algebraic skills and their applications, polynomials and first- degree factoring.
Prerequisites: Minimum placement test scores or AE109 with a C or better or permission of instructor.

MA102 Beginning Algebra II (Fall/Winter) 4 CR
This course is the continuation of MA101. Topics covered are factoring, algebraic fractions, graphs, linear equations, inequalities, radical expressions and quadratic equations.
Prerequisite: MA101 with a C or better or permission of instructor.

MA104 Math and Metrics (On demand) 3 CR
This course covers the mathematics of measurement as it is used in the science and medical laboratory or in a clinical setting. Metric, household and apothecary systems are studied along with their applications.
Prerequisite: Minimum placement test scores or permission of instructor.

MA108 Construction Technology Math (Fall) 3 CR
This course is designed to teach practical applications that are used to solve mathematical problems in construction technologies. Students will learn to estimate materials, figure cost, calculate area, figure volume and use formulas. The course also includes basic algebraic skills that are used in geometry and trigonometry as applied to building trades.
Prerequisite: Minimum placement test scores.

MA111 Business Math (Fall) 3 CR
This course provides an increased competence in fundamental mathematical skills and an understanding of the application of mathematical concepts of business activities. Emphasis is placed upon learning mathematical concepts through practical application to business problems.
Prerequisite: Minimum placement test scores.

MA114 Intermediate Algebra (Fall/Winter) 4 CR
This course is designed for students with at least 1 ½ or 2 years of high school algebra. It is a study of number systems, first-degree equations, inequalities, polynomials, exponents, radical expressions, radicals, linear equations, quadratic equations, functions, graphing and logarithmic functions.
Prerequisites: MA102 with a C or better or permission of instructor.

MA116 College Algebra (Fall/Winter) 4 CR
This course is for students of business, life and social science students who wish to transfer into a degree program. It is the study of inequalities, functions, graphs of linear, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, mathematics of finance, systems of linear equations and matrices, linear programming, and an introduction to probability and statistics.
Prerequisite: MA114 with a C or better or permission of instructor.

At a Glance

School Type
District-supported, Coed
Rural campus
Degrees Offered
Certificates, Diplomas, and Associate
Entrance Difficulty
Application Deadlines
Rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers)

Options: early admission
Required: high school transcript
Application deadline: rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers)
Cost and Financial Aid
Costs (2008-09)
Tuition: State resident $2040 full-time, $85 per credit part-time; nonresident $2040 full-time, $85 per credit part-time
Required fees: $300 full-time, $10 per credit part-time, $30 per term part-time

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2001, 7 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $2466). 6 State and other part-time jobs (averaging $2634)
Majors and Degrees
Degrees Offered
Certificates, Diplomas, and Associate
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences
Construction Trades
Construction Trades
Early Childhood Education; Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
American Indian/Native American Languages
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
General Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education
Security And Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice Related
Social Sciences
Social Sciences

Student Body
Undergraduate Student Population
427 undergraduate students

Campus Life
Housing: College housing not available
Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices
Student services: Personal/psychological counseling

Academic Programs
Special study options: Academic remediation for entering students, internships, part-time degree program
School Calendar: Semesters

Contact Info
Ms. Elaine Lehre, Admissions Officer
Bay Mills Community College
12214 West Lakeshore Drive
Brimley, MI 49715
Phone: 906-248-3354
Toll-free: 800-844-BMCC
Fax: 906-248-3351