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Certificate of Technical Studies in Energy Services

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of a Certificate of Technical Studies in Energy Services will be able to:

  1. understand the principles of electricity and electronics, and perform basic electrical and electronics troubleshooting and repair;
  2. understand the principles of industrial mechanics and mechanical equipment, and perform basic troubleshooting and repair;
  3. understand the principles of industrial instruments and perform basic operations, troubleshooting and repair;
  4. demonstrate an understanding of the electro-mechanical industry and the basic tenants of how electronics and mechanics work together in an industrial setting; and
  5. perform work functions within the regulatory and safety systems established for industry.

Specific Program Information:

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Energy Services is a 34-semester hour curriculum to prepare students for support service careers in the energy industry. The program is an industry-driven response to the oil and gas resource discoveries in Northwest Louisiana since 2008 and the growing need for energy professionals for both production and energy delivery companies. A plan of study, specifically designed to prepare students with both knowledge and hands-on training experiences, will provide graduates with a mechatronics-based foundation for a successful career with an energy service company.

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.

Gainful Employment

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Required courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Energy Services

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
TEED 145: Industrial Mechanical Theory I 3
TEED 146: Industrial Mechanical Theory II 3
ISAF 210: Industrial Safety and the OSHA Standard 3
TEED 101: Basic Electricity and Laboratory 4
MATH 129 Applied Technical Mathematics  3
or MATH 102:   College Algebra
Second Semester Hours
TEED 153: Hydraulics and Fluid Dynamics with Lab 3
OGPT 245: Pumps and Pump Applications 2
TEED 102: Semiconductor Electronics with Lab 4
CIT 102: Problem Solving and Programming Techniques 3
Sophomore Year
Third Semester Hours
TEED 260: Mechatronics Level 1 3
TEED 201: Basic Digital Electronics 3
or   Approved Elective*  
Total Credit Hours 34
*Approved Elective: OGPT 203 Oil and Gas Instrumentation and Lab, OGPT 221 Field Processing of Natural Gas or TEED 252 Electric Motor Controls and Lab 
Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.  
Students must meet the general competencies for the academic certificate.  

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