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Study at Coastal Bend College

Coastal Bend College, commonly referred to as CBC, is a public community college located in Beeville, Texas, United States. It was established in 1965 as Bee County College or BCC. After a few name and status changes, it was officially renamed Coastal Bend College on September 1, 1998. CBC also operates several branch campuses in Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. CBC campus is home to several men's and women's sports teams. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Cougars. The Cougars participate in sports such as softball, volleyball, and basketball. The campus is home to several recognized student clubs and organizations.

Profile of Coastal Bend CollegeThe campus of Coastal Bend College is in Beeville, TX, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Coastal Bend College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering and family and social work.

Coastal Bend College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Coastal Bend College an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 3, 196 students enrolled (1, 877 full-time equivalent). Coastal Bend College has a large minority student population.

Student Life
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Coastal Bend College is a comprehensive, public community college serving the South Texas area. It is a student-centered institution committed to the highest integrity and to the development of an educational culture that supports creativity, encourages professional development, and promotes excellence in all areas. "Coastal Bend College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Computer Science and Engineering64data processing tech, computer and info science, computer science, computer services management, computer programming
Family and Social Work55housing, child development, social work, child care provider
Mechanics and Repair53HVAC, automobile mechanics, electrical installation and repair
Engineering Technician36water quality and recycling tech, drafting
Education and Teaching35kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching, art education, secondary teaching, music teaching
Liberal Arts34liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, English, sociology, history, speech and rhetoric, anthropology, political science
Medical Support and Technology30dental hygienist, radiation therapist
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor
Medical administration24medical secretary, health care facilities management, medical records tech
Construction Trades24carpentry, power transmission, construction trades, electrician
Security and Law Enforcement18criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety, corrections
office and Administration12general office occupations, office data entry
Science9biology, physical sciences, geology, chemistry
Landscaping and Horticulture9applied horticulture
Business and Management8business management, accounting technology, business and related services
Production Trades6welding
Therapy and Counselling5psychology, physical therapy
Fine Arts3art history and criticism, fine arts
Media2communication studies
Agricultural Science and Management1agriculture
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Music0music performance
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, pre-med
Contact: Coastal Bend CollegeCoastal Bend College

3800 Charco Rd

Beeville, TX 78102

General Phone: (361) 358-2838


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