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Division of Business

The Division of Business offers the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration and the Associate of Science in Health Care Management. The Division offers Certificates of Technical Studies in Accounting Technology: Account Clerk, Culinary Arts and Legal Secretary. Technical Competency Areas include Accounting, Basic Management, Bookkeeping, and Business Communications.


Peggy Fuller

Lisa Fincher
Administrative Assistant III

Chef Elizabeth Dickson
Culinary Arts Program Director/Instructor

Pat Williams
Administrative Coordinator III



Michelle Grant

Associate Professor:

Steve Fess
Leonard Osborne

Assistant Professors:

Raymond Gaines


Stacey Crawford
Scott Middleton
Delbert Shorb
George Valcho
Elisabeth Wicker

Interim Instructors:

John Delouche
Julie Toennesen

Mission of the Division of Business

The mission of the Division of Business 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, culinary arts, economics, health care management, legal secretary, management, and marketing. 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.

Associate Degree

The Division of Business offers the following associate degrees:

Certificate of Technical Studies

The Division offers three Certificates of Technical Studies that enable students to develop their academic and vocational skills to compete in a technological society. Certificates of Technical Studies are one-year programs that prepare students for job-specific skills. The Certificates of Technical Studies offered through the Division of Business are Accounting Technology: Account Clerk, Culinary Arts and Legal Secretary.

Students entering either of the certificate programs will need:

  • High school diploma or Louisiana High School Equivalency.
  • Application for admission to Bossier Parish Community College and a $15 registration fee.
  • College transcripts (if applicable).
  • Placement of participants in various levels of the program will be determined by ACT scores or by placement exams.
  • Students must meet prerequisites before enrolling in any given course.

Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS)

Technical Competency Area (TCA)

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).