Blue Ridge Community College

Blue Ridge Community College is a community college located in Weyers Cave, Virginia in Augusta County. The campus is located between Interstate 81 and U.S. Route 11 just outside Weyers Cave. The school is a part of the Virginia Community College System and serves students from the cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro, Virginia, and the counties of Augusta, Highland and Rockingham. Blue Ridge also has a satellite location at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Virginia.

Blue Ridge Community College meets the educational needs of the community, empowering students through comprehensive programs and services, within an environment of academic excellence.

One of Virginia’s Community Colleges, BRCC offers credit courses and programs through the associate degree level, as well as non-credit workforce development and continuing education opportunities. Blue Ridge Community College serves the residents of the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Comprehensive programs of instruction include associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in occupational/technical and college/university transfer programs. The College also provides non-credit workforce training and special interest classes for individuals, business, and industry.


Address: Blue Ridge Community College, 45 Oak Park Dr, Brevard, 28712, North Carolina, USA
Tel. No.: +1 828-883-2520
Email: adkinsl@brcc.edu
Website: www.brcc.edu

Courses

Associate of Applied Science Accounting

Presents practical accounting procedures for retail stores, professional individuals in firms, and personal service occupations.  Covers the accounting cycle, journals, ledgers, preparation of financial statements and payrolls, and checking account management. Students may not receive credit toward graduation requirements for both ACC 115 and ACC 211 or ACC 115 and ACC 212.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Business Management and Administration

Presents a broad introduction to the functioning of business enterprise within the U.S. economic framework.  Introduces economic systems, essential elements of business organization, production, human resource management, marketing, finance, and risk management

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Applied Science Administration of Justice

Presents an overview of the United States criminal justice system; introduces the major system components-law enforcement, judiciary, and corrections.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Applied Science Computer Science

Provides broad introduction to computer science. Discusses architecture and function of computer hardware, including networks and operating systems, data and instruction representation, and data organization. Covers software, algorithms, programming languages, and software engineering. Discusses artificial intelligence and theory of computation. Includes a hands-on component

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Art

Develops basic drawing skills and understanding of visual language through studio instruction/lecture.  Introduces concepts such as proportion, space/perspective, tone, and composition as applied to still life, landscape, and the figure.  Uses drawing media such as pencil, charcoal, ink wash, and color media.  Includes field trips and gallery assignments as appropriate.

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Applied Science Biology

Explores fundamental characteristics of living matter from the molecular level to the ecological community with emphasis on general biological principles. Introduces the diversity of living organisms, their structure, function, and evolution.

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Applied Science Chemistry

 

Emphasizes experimental and theoretical aspects of inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Discusses general chemistry concepts as they apply to issues within our society and environment.

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Applied Science Engineering

Applies principles of orthographic projection and multi-view drawings. Teaches descriptive geometry including relationships of points, lines, planes and solids. Introduces sectioning, dimensioning, and computer graphic techniques. Includes instruction in Computer Aided Drafting.

Duration: 2 Years

Associate of Applied Science Architecture

Introduces techniques of architectural drafting, including lettering, dimensioning, and symbols. Requires production of plans, sections, and elevations of a simple building. Studies use of common reference material and the organization of architectural working drawings

Duration: 2 Years