Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Academic Programs:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science
    • Associate of Science in Engineering - Provides the graduate with a knowledge of cutting edge technology, enabling graduates to design and build solutions for the challenges of tomorrow.
  • Certificate of Technical Studies
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics A 33-semester hour curriculum to prepare students for support service careers in the advanced manufacturing industry. The program is an industry-driven response to the growing manufacturer demands in the area. 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.
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Welding Technology - This certificate program produces a well-rounded American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skills Education (SENSE) Level II Advanced Welder who can work in industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and construction.
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Construction Technology - Designed for graduates to be prepared to act as a foreman overseeing a construction site and to accommodate those people currently employed in the residential/commercial construction industry who which to upgrade their job skills.
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Energy Services - A 34-semester hour curriculum to prepare students for support service careers in the energy industry.
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Engineering Graphics - Provides the graduate with the skills needed to enter the broad field of engineering graphics. The certificate prepares individuals to function as entry level graphics specialists, and includes instruction on types of views, line and dimensioning standards, and spatial relationships of surfaces as typically used in engineering, industry, and architecture. The curriculum emphasizes 2-D and 3-D techniques, as well as computer software programs used in industry
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Industrial Control Systems - Produces skilled industrial technicians with a broad understanding of basic electricity, semiconductors, pneumatics, electric motor controls, digital electronics, instrumentation, and programmable logic controllers.
  • Technical Competency Area
    • Technical Competency Area in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics - Provides an introduction to the automation, manufacturing and process technology. Students completing the Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics TCA will obtain technical skills necessary for qualified entrance for introductory careers and the Louisiana States Certification for Manufacturing (C4M).
    • Technical Competency Area in Certified Production Technician - This program will prepare students to work in entry level manufacturing related positions. The program is aligned with a national certification, Certified Production Technician (CPT) by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council.
    • Technical Competency Area in the Industrial TechnologyTechnology program - Produces skilled employees for the manufacturing industries. Skills taught have been derived from typical business requirements for existing manufacturing employees and those entering the workforce.
    • Technical Competency Area in Advanced Welding The Advanced Welding TCA is a 12 credit hour, one semester curriculum based on the American Welding Society’s curriculum for Certified Welding Supervisors and Certified Welding Instructors. Students will have an option to complete the TCA with designated courses from either Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics or Oil and Gas Production Technology. This certification program will train welders in advanced subjects to include: new welding technology, supervision and management, inspection, testing, and economics of welding and welding materials.

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