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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

Dr. Rick Bateman Jr. - Chancellor
Tom Williams - Executive Vice Chancellor of Administration
Gayle Flowers - Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Development
Karen Recchia - Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Lesa Taylor-Dupree - Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Raymond Abraham - Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance
Holly French-Hart - Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness, Strategic Planning and Assessment
Donna Womack - Associate Vice Chancellor, Innovative Learning
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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 and Social Sciences; 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 2015-2016

Associate of Applied Science 385
Associate of Science 136
Associate of Arts 30
Associate 140
Certificate of Technical Studies 340
Technical Diploma 40
Technical Competency Area 261

Academic Programs Offered


General Studies

Associate of Applied Science

Business Administration
Care and Development of Young Children
Communication Media (Mass Communication concentration)
Communication Media (Sound and Music Recording concentration)
Communication Media (Graphic Design/Computer Animation concentration)
Communication Media (Photography concentration)
Communication Media (Multimedia concentration)
Computer Information Systems
Construction Technology and Management
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice (Medicolegal Death Investigation concentration)
Cyber Technology (Network Security concentration)
Cyber Technology (Programmer Analyst concentration)
Industrial Technology (Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics)
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 (Church 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 option)
General Science (Natural Sciences option)
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
Advanced Welding
Basic Management
Business Communications
Business of Music
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Computer Animation
Costume Design
ECG/Telemetry Technician
Emergency Medical Technician
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 2017-2018

Tuition and Required fees (In-State) $4,428
Tuition and Required fees (Out-of-State) $9,698
Books and Supplies $1,300
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,254
Other Expenses $3,958

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 2016

Freshman 2,759
Sophomores 3,284
Total 6,043

Average Age of Students


Online Courses Offered


Full-Time Faculty and Staff Fall 2015

Faculty 140
Library Technicians 1
Instructional Support Staff 5
Management Occupations 46
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 69
Computer, Engineering, and Science Occupations 5
Service Occupations 18
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 56
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations 1
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations 6
Total  347