## Division of Mathematics and Technical Education## Division Chair:
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## Division Associate Degree and Certificate InformationThe Division of Mathematics and Technical Education offers the following degree and certificate programs: Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Control Systems, Certificate of Technical Studies in Computer Aided Drafting, and Certificate of Technical Studies in Construction Technology. **Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Control Systems**is designed to train industrial technicians who install, operate, and maintain systems used to control industrial processes.**Certificate of Technical Studies in Computer Aided Drafting**provides a path into the computer drafting career field. The certificate allows those presently working in CADD, who are self-taught computer drafters, to acquire certification to show their level of technical training.-
**Certificate of Technical Studies in Construction Technology**is designed for graduates to be prepared to act as a foreman overseeing a construction site and to accommodate those people currently employed in the residential/commercial construction industry who which to upgrade their job skills.
## Mission of the Division of Mathematics and Technical EducationTo provide the opportunity for students to earn college math credits for transfer to four-year institution of higher learning; to provide developmental math classes that enable students to acquire basic skills; and to offer the following: Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Control Systems, Certificate of Technical Studies in Computer Aided Drafting, and Certificate of Technical Studies in Construction Technology. ## Objectives of the Division of Mathematics and Technical Education:- To maintain a high degree of academic quality in developmental and transferable math classes in order to enhance student success in mathematics and related subjects.
- To provide adequate courses and curricula to meet the needs of changing technologies in both field of Computer Drafting and Design and Industrial Control Systems.
## General Division InformationBossier Parish Community College offers developmental math courses, as well as, math courses that will transfer to other institutions of higher learning. MATH 097, MATH 098, and MATH 099 will prepare students to succeed in MATH 102, College Algebra. MATH 102 is part of the core curriculum of the associate degree. Also, BPCC offers a mathematics elective for the associate degree and for students wishing to receive a baccalaureate degree from another institution. Students must check with their academic advisor to determine which mathematics electives will transfer to the baccalaureate degree institution. The mathematics elective can be chosen from the following mathematics courses: - MATH 111: Precalculus Algebra
- MATH 112: Trigonometry
- MATH 114: Finite Math
- MATH 124: Mathematical Concepts
- MATH 131: Elementary Applied Calculus
- MATH 210: Basic Statistics
- MATH 250: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Students who have taken the ACT or the BPCC placement test may place in math classes higher than MATH 098. Without placement scores, students will start in MATH 098. Students are urged to contact their academic advisors to address specific issues. BPCC HOME | A TO Z INDEX | CONTACT US | HELP | LINKS Copyright © 2009 Bossier Parish Community College. All rights reserved. |