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Liberal Arts

Home for the Division of Liberal Arts at BRCC

The Division of Liberal Arts at Baton Rouge Community College provides students with the communication and cultural tools needed to succeed in their chosen professional, academic, or artistic path.

Liberal Arts Artwork

The Division of Liberal Arts houses two departments: English and Humanities, which is comprised of English, reading, philosophy, humanities, and education; and Fine Arts and Communication, which includes speech, foreign languages, music, entertainment technologies, film, theatre, art, and college success skills.

Program Offerings

The Division of Liberal Arts offers degrees and certificates in the following areas:

The Division of Liberal Arts offers a wide variety of programs for students interested in transferring to four-year universities in liberal arts majors such as English, studio arts, film, philosophy, music, or African American studies. Additionally, the division helps prepare students who have a career focus in such fields as printmaking, graphic arts, or the film industry. The Division of Liberal Arts also plays a crucial role in supporting many of the General Education requirements of other programs across the college.

Division Leadership
Gail Suberbielle

Gail Suberbielle

Dean for Liberal Arts

“The Division of Liberal Arts at Baton Rouge Community College offers students a wide variety of courses and programs designed to help students transfer to four-year schools, go straight into the workforce, or simply enrich their lives.”

Sarah Barlow, Ph.D.
Chair, English and Humanities
  • Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC)
  • English (ENGL)
  • Humanities (HUMN)
  • Philosophy (PHIL)
  • Reading (READ)
  • Teacher Education (TEAC)

Phone: (225) 216-8687


Rhett Gérard Poché
Chair, Fine Arts and Communication
  • Art and Design (ARTS)
  • College Success Skills (CSSK)
  • Entertainment Technologies (ETEC)
  • Film (FILM)
  • French (FREN)
  • Music (MUSC)
  • Spanish (SPAN)
  • Speech (SPCH)
  • Theatre (THTR)

Phone: (225) 216-8234