BRCC announces special Fall 2020 session for Technical Education courses

Baton Rouge Community College announces a change to the Fall 2020 plans as the institution continues to actualize what the semester will look like for new and returning students during the COVID-19 pandemic. A special Fall 2020 session is being held, August 3 to October 30, for several courses in the Technical Education Division. Course instruction will follow the previously released plan of being taught in a hybrid format that features both online and in-person classes. 

All other courses will operate under the previously released Fall 2020 semester plan, with the 15-week semester beginning on Aug. 17. The college is also offering several institutional aid initiatives for the fall semester, including a $600 award for students enrolling in 15 credit hours or 12 hours in a hands-on technical program. BRCC has also eliminated non-resident fees and suspended online fees for the fall semester.

The following programs will be offered during this special session – Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Automotive/Diesel, Cosmetology, Culinary, and Welding. Further details on each course are outlined below.

All registration and enrollment processes for the fall semester will be handled online. Students can visit or call 1-866-217-9823 for questions and information.


The Fall 2020 semester also offers the following institutional aid initiatives:

Fall classes start August 17. There are four fall sessions available: The 15-Week Semester (Aug. 17 to Dec. 5), The 1st 7-Week Semester (Aug. 17 to Oct. 7), The 12-Week Semester (Sept. 8 to Dec. 5), and the 2nd 7-Week (Oct. 12 to Dec. 5). Registration is available at

Fall 2020 At a Glance