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Division of Mathematics and Technical Education

Division Chair:

Frank Viviano, Associate Professor of Mathematics
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318-678-6043
fviviano@bpcc.edu

Faculty:

Associate Professors: Sharon DeCarlo
Donna Densmore
Virginia Eaves
Karen Moore
Pam Stogsdill
Frank Viviano
Instructors: Stacy Black
Edward Chopin (Program Director, Computer Drafting and Design)
Deanna Hardy
Miles Hitchcock
Allan Pratt (Program Director, Industrial Control Systems)
James Scott
Dr. Ed Thomas

Division Associate Degree and Certificate Information

The 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.

Mission of the Division of Mathematics and Technical Education

To 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 Information

Bossier 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:

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.


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