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Picture of Students studying in Bld. FThe mission of Bossier Parish Community College is to promote attainment of educational goals within the community and strengthen the regional economy. This mission is accomplished through the innovative delivery of quality courses and programs that provide sound academic education, broad vocational and career training, continuing education, and varied community services. The College provides a wholesome, ethical, and intellectually stimulating environment in which students develop their academic and vocational skills to compete in a technological society.
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Administrative Officers of the College

Rick Bateman Jr. - Interim Chancellor
Lesa Taylor-Dupree - Acting Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Tom Williams - Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs and Economic Development
Karen Recchia - Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Donna Womack - Associate Vice Chancellor, Innovative Learning and Workforce Development
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Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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The Grounds, Buildings and Facilities

Approximately 71 Acres
Net Investment Approximately $55 million

Assigned Square Footage
Administration and Library Building 49,550
Science, Nursing, and Allied Health Building 48,600
Theatre/Auditorium Building 18,165
Continuing Education, Workforce Development, and Communication and Performing Arts Building 48,600
Behavioral-Social Sciences and College Transition Programs; and Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Building 48,600
Student Activities Building 45,845
Business; Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; and Liberal Arts Building 48,600
Health and Physical Education Center 40,095
Maintenance and Receiving Building 11,610
Physical Plant Building 4,212

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Degrees Awarded Academic Year 2012-2013

Associate of Applied Science 386
Associate of Science 113
Associate of Arts 19
Associate 135
Certificate of Technical Studies 309
Technical Diploma 27
Technical Competency Area 187

Academic Programs Offered


General Studies

Associate of Applied Science

Business Administration
Care and Development of Young Children
Communication Media
Computer Information Systems
Construction Technology and Management
Criminal Justice
Cyber Technology (Network Security concentration)
Cyber Technology (Programmer Analyst concentration)
Industrial Technology (Automation and Controls concentration)
Industrial Technology (Engineering Graphics concentration)
Medical Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Oil and Gas Production Technology
Pharmacy Technician
Physical Therapist Assistant
Respiratory Therapy

Associate of Arts

Performing Arts (Music concentration)
Performing Arts (Theatre concentration)
Performing Arts (Musical Theatre concentration)

Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer

Business concentration
Fine Arts concentration
Humanities concentration
Mass Communication concentration
Social Sciences concentration

Associate of Science

General Science (Allied Health concentration)
General Science (Natural Sciences concentration)
Health Care Management
Teaching (Grades 1-5)

Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer

Biological Sciences concentration
Physical Sciences concentration


General Studies

Certificate of Technical Studies

Accounting Technology: Account Clerk
Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics
Business Entrepreneurship
Communication Media
Construction Technology
Culinary Arts
Energy Services
Health Information Technology
Industrial Control Systems
Information Systems Security Professionals
Legal Assistant
Pharmacy Technician
Programming for Digital Gaming
Retail Management
Senior Systems Managers

Technical Competency Area

Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics
Basic Management
Business Communications
Business of Music
Computer Animation
Costume Design
ECG/Telemetry Technician
EMT: Basic
Graphic Design
Information Technology
Laboratory Assistant
Lighting Design
Media for the Ministry
Medical Unit Coordinator
Scene Design
Software Applications
Sound Recording Technology
TV Production
Theatre Technician
Web Design

Technical Diploma

Medical Assistant
Medical Office Specialist (Coding concentration)
Medical Office Specialist (Billing and Reimbursement concentration)
Surgical Technology

Non-Credit Courses Offered

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Certificate Programs

Computer Literacy
Bankers Academy-Online
Criminal Justice-Online

Certification and License Preparation

Certified Nurse Assistant
Food Safety Certification
Medical Terminology
Medical Coding
Notary Public
Private Investigation
Real Estate

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Academic Year Prices for Full-Time, First-Time Undergraduate Students 2013-2014

Tuition and Required fees (In-State) $3,292
Tuition and Required fees (Out-of-State) $6,841
Books and Supplies $1,200
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,789
Other Expenses $3,626

Past Chancellors of the College

Dr. Jim Henderson (2009-2014)
Tom Carleton (1994-2009)
James Conerly (1988-1994)
Dr. Douglas Peterson (1973-1988)
Bob Horneman (1967-1973)

Location and Homepage Address

6220 East Texas St. Bossier City, LA 71111

Headcount Enrollment Fall 2013

Freshman 5,359
Sophomores 3,153
Total 8,512

Average Age of Students


Online Courses Offered


Full-Time Faculty and Staff Fall 2012

Faculty 131
Library Technicians 3
Instructional Support Staff 3
Management Occupations 42
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 72
Computer, Engineering, and Science Occupations 8
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media Occupations 2
Service Occupations 18
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 58
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations 1
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations 1
Total  339