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Study at Bucks County Community College

Bucks County Community College, also known as Bucks, is a two-year community college located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. It was founded in 1964. Bucks comprises three campuses:

  • Newtown Campus
  • Upper Bucks Campus
  • Lower Bucks Campus
Bucks has various satellite facilities located throughout the county. It also offers online learning courses in addition to face-to-face classroom-based instruction.

Sports activities at Bucks County Community College are conducted by the Department of Health, Physical Education and Nursing. The athletic teams of Bucks participate in two athletic conferences, the Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (EPCC) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Some of the graduates of Bucks have gone on to become famous including Steve Capus, President of NBC News; Stefan Springman, television producer and host of the VH1 and Logo sshow, Can't Get a Date.

Profile of Bucks County Community College

Bucks County Community College is in Newtown, PA. Newtown is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Bucks County Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include mathematics, media, business and management, and education and teaching.

Bucks County Community College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Faculty

The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Bucks County Community College teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 9, 649 students study at the school .

Bucks County Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management144business management, accounting technology, business and related services, small business management, banking, entrepreneurship, electronic commerce, retail, . . .
Liberal Arts129liberal arts and sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, American studies, women's studies, historic preservation and conservation
Education and Teaching110education, kindergarten/preschool teaching, physical education teaching, teacher aide, biology teaching, chemistry teaching, math teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine103registered nursing
Media56communication studies, photo and film tech, journalism, desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects, radio and TV tech, journalism courses
Computer Science and Engineering42computer and info science, computer support, network management, system administration, web design, information science, computer programming, computer networking
Therapy and Counselling38psychology
Security and Law Enforcement31criminal justice and administration, corrections, fire protection tech
Law27legal assistant, legal secretary
Medical Support and Technology15phlebotomy, medical assistant, medical coding
office and Administration14general office occupations, office management, office data entry
Family and Social Work13social work
Photography and Commercial Art13commercial art
Science and Laboratory Technician11biology tech
Mathematics11mathematics
Engineering11engineering
Cooking and Culinary Arts10culinary arts services, chef training, pastry
Art Studies10visual and performing arts
Medical administration10medical transcription, medical office assistant
Engineering Technician9computer systems tech, electronics tech
Music7music
Medicine7health professions
Design7graphic design
Hospitality6hotel management, tourism and travel, hospitality administration
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Science5chemistry
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental science
Production Trades4cabinetmaking
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4sports and fitness management


Contact: Bucks County Community College

Bucks County Community College

275 Swamp Rd

Newtown, PA 18940-4106

General Phone: (215) 968-8000

http://www.bucks.edu

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