BRCC adjusting Fall 2020 schedule

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Institutions are having to constantly adjust their schedules because of the coronavirus.

With that in mind, Baton Rouge Community College is making some changes to the Fall 2020 schedule.

Students in the Technical Education Division should expect their Fall 2020 session to run from August 3 to October 30 and include both online and in-person classes.

BRCC provided this information below regarding the rest of the Fall 2020 courses:

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.

These programs and classes will be offered during the Fall special session:

  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Automotive/Diesel
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary
  • Welding

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HACR classes):

  • Offering a 12-week session for new students, where students can earn a HVAC and Refrigeration Helper I CTC.
  • Offering two back-to-back 6-week sessions, allowing continuing students an opportunity to complete their HVAC/R Technician TD.

Automotive/Diesel (AUTO/DHTT/MVSB classes):

  • Offering 6- and 12-week sessions for both new and continuing students, allowing continuing students an opportunity to complete their Drivetrain Technician (Automotive) or Truck Drivetrain (Diesel) CTSs.

Cosmetology (COSM classes):

  • Offering 6- and 12-week sessions for new students interested in Cosmetology.
  • Offering a 6-week session for continuing students, allowing continuing students an opportunity to complete their Cosmetology TD.

Culinary (CULN classes):

  • Offering 12-week sessions for both new and continuing students, allowing continuing students an opportunity to complete their Culinary TD.

Welding (WELD classes):

  • Offering special sessions for new students at the Acadian, Jackson, and Port Allen Sites, where students can earn a Welding Fundamentals CTC.
  • Offering 6- and 12-week sessions for continuing students, allowing continuing students an opportunity to complete their Welding TD.

BRCC says, “all registration and enrollment processes for the fall semester will be handled online.”

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