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Bossier Parish Community College
2009 - 2010 General Catalog



Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Dee Dee Mitchell

Administrative Assistant:

Karen Ward

Program Coordinators:

A.S.T. Program: Angie Bales
C.D.Y.C. Program: Kathy Porter


Professors: Carol Adkins
Kay Boston
Dan Cain
Barbara James
Dr. Dawn Young
Associate Professor: Brookie Walker
Assistant Professors: Ashley Grisham
Gail Hendrix
Sharanda Mikle
Becky Nohse
Richard Pool
Sandra Theus
Sandra Todaro
Instructors: John Agan
Jeff Lynn
Linda H. Scott
John Sells
Aaron Vorachek
Brenda Woods

Division Associate Degrees and Academic Certificate Programs

Bossier Parish Community College offers three associate degree programs in the area of Behavioral and Social Sciences:

Mission of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences

The mission of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences is to offer courses that complement and/or support degree programs at BPCC; to fulfill the needs of individuals seeking credentials or advanced training for promotion in law enforcement and corrections agencies; to offer students a comprehensive education program specifically designed to produce teacher candidates for university colleges of education; to meet the educational standards set by the State and federal governments for early childhood programs and satisfy the highest level of requirements in the Louisiana Quality Rating System (QRS) for providers of child care; and to offer courses that transfer to other colleges and universities.

Objectives of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences:

  • To offer associate degree programs in Criminal Justice, Teacher Education, and Early Childhood that will prepare graduates for jobs in the related career fields.
  • To promote student success through maintaining and developing academic excellence in associate degree programs.
  • To improve the opportunity for students to earn academic college credit for transfer to four-year institutions through articulation agreements.
  • To encourage critical thinking, analysis, and observation skills in division course offerings.