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Put Your Passions to Work

Whether you're interested in studying wildlife, flora, or applying mathematical theories and techniques to solve practical problems, STEM programs provide you with the knowledge you need to take your passions to the next level.

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Computer Technology

  • Computer Technology: Information Systems Specialist Degree

    Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

    Certificate

    Computers are at the foundation of all business and industry, making trained employees in computer technology favored and well-paid. Information systems specialists provide the backbone of support in all areas of information technology.

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  • Computer Technology: Networking Specialist Degree

    Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

    Certificate

    Computers are at the foundation of all business and industry, making trained employees in computer technology favored and well-paid. Networking specialists connect and protect systems, providing the structure for business, industry, and education.

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University Transfer Plans

  • Biology

    Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

    Whether you're interested in studying wildlife, flora, or the human body, Biology provides the knowledge and skills needed to research the principles of life, including origin, anatomy, and function. Careers are abundant, ranging from forensics to biotechnology to agriculture.

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  • Chemistry

    Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

    Chemists search for new knowledge about chemicals and their uses to improve the way we live, developing products such as synthetic fibers, drugs, plastics, and cosmetics.

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  • Computer Science

    Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree

    Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

    Computer scientists create the brains in our smartphones, they keep airplanes from falling out of the sky, they help surgeons do a better job and they automate aspects of manufacturing. They study how data are processed, stored, and communicated.

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  • Engineering

    Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

    Engineers work in a variety of fields to analyze, develop and evaluate large-scale, complex systems. They improve and maintaining current systems or create brand new ways to solve problems.

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  • Environmental Science

    Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

    Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They clean up polluted areas, protect endangered species, advise policymakers, or work with industry to reduce waste.

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  • Mathematics

    Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree

    Mathematicians help organizations by applying mathematical theories and techniques to solve practical problems. They collect data, analyze this data and present their findings with the aim of solving practical problems in business, government, engineering and science.

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  • Physics

    Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

    Physicists research the fundamental aspects of energy and matter in order to deepen the greater scientific knowledge of the universe around us.

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Types of Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree

The A.A. degree is the equivalent to the first two years at a university. Although at about half the cost, it’s a much more affordable way to start out. You’ll also be able to complete all your core curriculum requirements which transfer to any state university in Texas. Once you’re finished at BC, you’ll be prepared to transfer to a four-year university.

Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree

An A.S. degree is designed for students who are wanting to pursue a math or science oriented bachelor degree. Looking for a reason to choose BC? Not only do we offer the same quality education as a university, but you’ll also earn your degree at a price you can afford.

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

An Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree plan designed for students wanting to jump into a high-skill, high-wage job immediately after graduation. Whether you’re looking to be an EMT responding to accident scenes or working in petrochemical facilities ensuring the plant is running efficiently and safe, we’re committed to preparing you for your future. In fact, our partnership programs between the college, surrounding communities and local industry ensure we're providing the best training using state-of-the-art equipment.

Bachelor of Applied Technology (B.A.T.) Degree

The bachelor’s degree is an upper-level degree that offers students an opportunity to continue their education beyond the associate’s level. A Bachelor of Applied Technology degree prepares you to enter an advanced position within a specialized career field. Bachelor’s degrees require about four years of study (including time spent earning the associate degree).

Certificate

Certificates are specialized credit programs that train students in a specific field. For students who meet degree-seeking requirements, college credits earned through the certificate programs can be applied toward a related Associate of Science degree.

Business and Industry Credential

Business and Industry Credentials are non-credit programs that provide industry training which result in a workforce certificate. They are designed for quick entry into the workforce.