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Division of Business and Computer Science

Division of Busines and Computer Science

Dean

Dr. Kimberly D. Harvell
G125
318-678-6011
kharvell@bpcc.edu

Faculty:

Associate Professors: Achla Agarwal
Michelle Grant
Paxton Moreland
Assistant Professors: Steve Fess
Leonard Osborne
Dr. Jack Raley
Barbara Regan
Chris Rondeau, Program Director, Web Development and Design
Instructors: Elizabeth Dickson, Program Director, Culinary Arts
Scott Middleton
Pamela Milstead
Richard Robins
Annette Shows
Interim Instructors: Mesha Bond-Kemp
Mechelle Harris
Chris Shaw

Division of Business and Computer Science Degrees, Certificates of Technical Studies, and Technical Competency Area Programs

Students interested in a bachelor’s degree will find that many courses completed at BPCC will transfer to other colleges. College catalogs from other schools should be consulted, and courses taken at BPCC must be evaluated by the degree-granting institution for acceptance in the student's degree program. The student advisors are also an information source concerning transferability.

Mission of the Division of Business and Computer Science

The mission of the Division of Business and Computer Science at Bossier Parish Community College is to provide an outstanding faculty and educational facility to foster a creative environment for collaborative learning and innovative thinking for the citizens of Northwest Louisiana. We will impart excellent instruction in the areas of accounting, business administration, computer information systems, culinary arts, economics, legal secretary, management, marketing, and web design. Our division will be at the forefront of technology, business and culinary arts to prepare our students to succeed in a dynamic world, and we will serve our community through cooperative partnerships with local businesses and organizations.

Division Objectives

  • To offer associate degree programs in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, and Web Development and Design.
  • To offer technical competency areas in basic management, bookkeeping, business communications, software applications and web design.
  • To offer certificates of technical studies in culinary arts and legal secretary.
  • To prepare students to make informed career path decisions and to develop workplace skills necessary to succeed.
  • To be a gateway for students to earn academic college credits for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education.

Information on Certified Professional Secretary Credit Examination

Up to 18 hours may be awarded to a student who successfully passes the Certified Professional Secretary examination and certified Administrative Professional examinations, which are administered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals. For more information on this policy, students may contact the Division Office (318-678-6011).


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