Founded in 1917, Hinds Community College is one of the largest community colleges in Mississippi. It is an educational institution that serves more than 19,500 students annually. The college offers classes in business administration, biology, landscape management and music. Hinds Community College also provides instruction in electrical, electronics, microcomputer, pharmacy, telecommunications and tourism management technology. The college offers associate degree programs in art and applied science. It maintains a library that provides a range of educational material and resources. Hinds Community College operates purchasing, institutional advancement, information technology, community relations, and human resources departments. The college offers sports activities, including soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, golf, football, and track and field.