Division of Mathematics and Technical Education
Frank Viviano, Associate Professor of Mathematics
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:
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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