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Business, Social Sciences, and History

Home for the Business, Social Sciences, and History Division

The Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History provides students with the skills necessary to succeed in the business and business-related fields, the high-growth industry of construction, the criminal justice system, the paralegal profession, and prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions in business, social sciences, and criminal justice.

For all inquiries related to the dementia training curricula requirements for Louisiana, as well as the application and list of approved curricula, please go to

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The Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History is divided into two departments: the Department of Business and the Department of Social Science and History. The Department of Business is comprised of business, economics, accounting, and construction management; the Department of Social Science and History includes history, political science, criminal justice, paralegal, psychology, and sociology.

The Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History offers degrees and certificates in the following areas:

The Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History supports many of the General Education requirements of other programs across the College. We are proud to provide general education courses in the areas of social sciences and history to assist students in meeting all of their educational goals.

Business Accreditation

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Baton Rouge Community College Business Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following degrees:  Associate of Applied Science in Business Technology and Associate of Science in Business.

ACBSP Accreditation Documents

2009 ACBSP Self-Study Report
2011 Quality Assurance Report
2013 Quality Assurance Report
2015 Quality Assurance Report   
2015 Standard 4 - Table 2 
2015 Standard 6 - Table 7       
2017 Quality Assurance Report    
2017 Standard 4 - Table 2    
2017 Standard 6 - Table 7


Division Leadership

Todd Dozier
Dean for Business, Social Sciences and History

"I love seeing students succeed.  There is nothing more rewarding than having our graduates walk across the stage to receive their diploma, knowing they are able to step straight into a career or transfer to a four year institution."


Dr. Bridget Sonnier-Hillis
Interim Chair, Social Sciences and History

Phone: (225) 216-8095


Angela Bruns 
Chair, Business

Phone: (225) 216-8174