Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History

BRCC Campus

Welcome to the Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History


We are proud to be the one of the most popular and highest-enrolled academic divisions at Baton Rouge Community College. The Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History focuses on promoting student success, providing our diverse community with educational opportunities, and transforming lives through engaged learning. 

The Division provides students with the education and 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. 

Please browse the programs, degrees and courses we offer in the Division's two departments -- Business and Social Sciences and History.  We offer diverse areas of study, degrees, and certificates, so you can choose the right fit for you.

In our Business Department, you can study and earn an Associates degree in Business Management or Business Entrepreneurship as well as associates and certificates in other areas in the business field.  In the Social Sciences and History Department, you earn an associate degree in Criminal Justice or Paralegal Studies. Through the Associates of Arts Louisiana Transfer Degree, students can begin to prepare for a major in the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, History, Geography, Anthropology, and Social Work upon transfer to a four-year college or university.  Students can also opt to receive certificates to advance in their current job or launch an exciting new career. The Division of Business, Social Sciences, and History supports many of the General Education requirements of other programs across the College.