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River Parishes Community College


Academics at River Parishes Community College

River Parishes Community College, Academic Affairs, includes all technical and transfer credit programs, library services, and college-wide institutional effectiveness. Academic Affairs supports the mission of RPCC through providing leadership, quality service, and instruction that leads to technical certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees for transfer or the workforce.

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  3. Catalog and Student Handbook
  4. Online Bookstore
  5. Transfer Resources
  6. Transfer and Articulation
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All Programs

Close up of Old History of the World Books

AALT – Humanities Track

Come study how people process and document the human experience through philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, history and language.
Flags of World Nations

AALT – Social Sciences Track

Interested in a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Psychology, Economics, or Political Science? You can get started right here.
Business Office Admininstration

AAS – Business Office Administration

Get exposure to education, finance and business while also learning about office management, clerical techniques and more.
Drafting Utilizes Computer Aided Design Software

AAS – Drafting & Design Technology

Utilizing the power of advanced computer technology that brings dreams to life. Design the future.
Programming Real Instruments in a Lab

AAS – Instrumentation Technology

The Industrial Instrumentation Technology Program is one of the degrees in high demand preparing students to work with automated processes.
Students Learning with Hands-On Equipment

AAS – Process Technology

The Process Technology (PTEC) program prepares individuals to become refinery, chemical, and other industry related operators.
Illustration of Molecules

ASLT – Biological Sciences

Interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the biological or biomedical sciences? You can get started right here.

ASLT – Physical Sciences

Get an ASLT/Physical Science degree and unlock the secrets of the physical world while preparing to continue your work at a four-year university.
RPCC Students in a Classroom

Associate General Studies

This is a great program for the student that is working towards a baccalaureate degree or who just wants to expand their personal knowledge.
CNA giving elderly lady a drink.

CNA Dual Enrollment

Are you a High School student interested in getting a head start on your career? Westside Plaquemine campus dual enrollment program.
Electrical Technician Repairing a Circuit

Electrical Technology

This program help students develop fundamental electrical skills and technical know-how needed in a variety of settings.
Medical Assitant Posing in a Hospital Room

Medical Assistant

Doctors and nurses can't do it alone. They need serious help. You can change lives for the better. Up for it?
Medical Coding Specialist Working at Her Desk

Medical Coding Specialist

Someone has to translate the doctor's orders into simple codes others understand. You can do it!
RPCC Nursing Class of 2017

Nursing – Fall Start

Do you want to be at the heart of healthcare? Take the fall start and become a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Nursing – Spring Start

Do you want to be at the heart of healthcare? Take the spring start and become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Man Welding a Large Pipe


Start with core industry safety and pipe-fitting skills and learn to install, assemble, fabricate, maintain and repair mechanical piping systems.

School Children Raising Hands

Teaching (Grades 1-5)

Have a love of teaching? Enjoy working with school age children? This program is the perfect start.
Students Learning Hands-On Welding

Welding Technology

Welders follow blueprints and specifications; using equipment to weld metal, operate flame cutting, brazing and using metal shaping machinery.

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