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Redlands Community College

Redlands Community College
Established 1938
Type Public
President Jack Bryant
Location El Reno, Oklahoma, USA
Mascot Cougars
Website Redlands CC

Redlands Community College (RCC) is a community college located in El Reno, Oklahoma. Student enrollment is approximately 2,200 per semester.[1]


  • History 1
  • Associates Degree Programs 2
  • Career Certificates of Mastery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


In 1938, El Reno Junior College, was established by an act of the El Reno Board of Education fostered by a petition signed by El Reno High School graduates' parents. In 1938 the State Junior College Committee, University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University accredited the college for one year of higher education and in 1939 it received accreditation as a two-year institution. Fifty-four students enrolled in the college's first year, and in 1940, the first graduating class consisted of eight students.[2] In 1974, the college became a full member of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. On September 1, 1991, the name was officially changed to Redlands Community College.

From 1938 to 1966, classes were held in the basement of El Reno High School. In 1966 the college was located in an old post office[3] at Rogers and Bickford streets. In 1971, construction began on its current location at 1300 South Country Club Road. The campus has grown to encompass seven major building complexes situated on thirty-seven acres.

In 1938, El Reno Junior College was the only Oklahoma municipal junior college to publish a year book entitled The Collegian. From 1940 to 1941, it provided civilian pilot training with the U.S. Army Air Corps. Aircraft and engine mechanics was taught from 1946 and 1947 at El Reno's Mustang Field in a subsidiary school known as the Midwest School of Aeronautics.

Associates Degree Programs

Applied Science degrees are offered in the following fields: Applied Technology, Business Administration Technology, Child Development, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Center Management, Equine Science, Nursing (RN), and Sustainable Agriculture.[4]

Students can obtain Associates of Science in Agriculture, Athletic/Personal Training, and Pre-Professional Sciences.

Associate of Arts degrees can be obtained in the following majors: Business Administration, Pre-Criminal Justice, Pre-Education Elementary, Pre-Education Secondary, English, Family Studies and Child Development, General Studies, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Psychology, Social Studies, and Speech

Career Certificates of Mastery

RCC offers Certificates of Mastery in Child Development and Enology.


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External links

  • Redlands Community College

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