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CDEP Dual Enrollment Classes at MassBay

Want to take a FREE college course and receive college and high school credits!?

The Massachusetts Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnership (CDEP) provides opportunities for Massachusetts high school students to take college-level courses for free and earn credit toward high school completion and their future college degrees. MassBay Community College is offering FREE college-level courses this spring for juniors and seniors only at our identified partner high schools. Classes will be held after school on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 25, 2021 to May 15, 2021.

FREE Dual Enrollment college classes for High School students in six local towns:

Bellingham • Framingham • Hopkinton • Keefe • Natick • Waltham

Learn More! Information sessions will be held remotely on:

  • Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 3pm
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7pm
  • Thursday, December 10 at 3pm

Register for a virtual Information Session

When you register, you will be sent a link for the Information Session.

CDEP College Classes Information Session →

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Course Descriptions:

Contemporary Nutrition

Examines nutritional principles. A study of the main nutrients, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins and minerals is made. Dietary recommendations for optimal health for different age groups are covered and used to design diet plans. Modern society’s afflictions due to nutritional excesses or deficiencies are covered, such asobesity,diabetes,heartdisease,cancer,anorexianervosa,andbulimia.Emphasisisgiventotheuseofsound dietary practices as the means for preventing disease.

Drugs and Society

Examines the history of drugs in American culture. Topics may include the social, economic, legal, medical, and issues concerning drug use and abuse; The causes of drug use and abuse; the impact of drugs on the individual and society; views of youth, medical, and legal experts.

Law and Society

This course introduces students to the institutions and participants of the American legal system.Topics covered include court procedures, civil and criminal law, constitutional law, and public policy. Students also read and analyze case law and statutes, and participate in class activities.

Principles of Management

Integrates traditional and behavioral approaches to management. Managerial functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. Apply decision-making, leadership, communication, coordination, delegation, and authority-responsibility relationships. Appreciation of the technical and conceptual, aspects of organizational thinking. Selected case studies and contemporary examples used to illustrate the application of management principles.

Principles of Marketing

Examines contemporary marketing principles, concepts, and managerial practices. Studies the marketing environment, consumer behavior, marketing, research, and information systems. Analyzes the marketing mix in terms of product planning and development, distribution management, pricing strategies, and promotional practices. Focuses attention on the social and legal responsibilities of marketing and consumerism. Examines the nature and importance of international and global marketing. Case problems and current issues are discussed and analyzed.


This course introduces fundamental programming concepts. Students learn to design and implement platform- independent scripts. Students will learn scripting for system-administration, database communication, and to provide user interactivity through the use of multimedia resources. By the end of the course students will have a concrete understanding of programming in several important scripting contexts.