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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Home for the Division of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

microscopeOur leading goals are to inspire and engage individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses, programs, and careers through a diverse learning environment using scientific and analytic reasoning that prepares those individuals for the workforce.  To achieve these goals, the division emphasizes unique, interactive learning experiences and provides intensive support for students before, during, and at the conclusion of their BRCC college experience.  

Take a look at the income potential of a few STEM-related jobs at our STEM Careers Page.

student with moleculeThe STEM Division offers competitive transfer programs, in addition to career-track and certification programs. We provide our students an affordable, high-caliber education that prepares them for success in whatever they choose – whether it’s transfer into one of our many partner institutions, or entry into the workforce with a competitive edge. Students completing our transfer programs graduate from local and regional colleges and universities. Individual courses are widely accepted at regional universities and beyond.

Our faculty is passionate about our students' success, both in and out of the classroom. We hold our students to the highest standards, enabling them to reach their greatest academic potential. In addition to the highly-credentialed, caring faculty and first-rate facilities, STEM's administrative support staff offers the finest level of caring and attention for students, ensuring that their needs are met, questions are answered, and concerns are handled in a timely and responsible manner.


Program Offerings

The STEM Division offers Associate of Science (AS) degrees in Computer Science, Pre-Engineering, General Science (Coastal Environmental Science, Environmental Management System, Food Science, Landscape Management, Natural Resource Management, and Natural Science) and Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer (ASLT) degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences. The degrees and certificates lead to careers in the following areas:

STEM Division online cafe and info center on Canvas 

The STEM division is happy to announce the new STEM division online cafe and info center located in CANVAS as a Course.  All students are invited to join the conversation and use this site as a resource for your development and growth.There you will find material designed to help you become ready for graduation and your STEM degree as well as lots of other resources.  Look for the STEM Division online café and info center Course in your Canvas account under “Courses” to self register. 

STEM Division Leadership
Laura Younger, Interim Dean
STEM Division

Phone (225) 216-8224


Dennis Taylor, Chair
Mathematics Department

Phone: (225) 216-8028


Sandra Guzman, Ph.D. Chair
Science Department

Phone: (225) 216-8213


Raven Dora',  Chair
Computer Science and Engineering Department

Phone: (225) 216-8105