The Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology with Concentration in Engineering Graphics provides the graduate with the skills needed to enter the broad field of engineering graphics. The degree 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.
The Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronicsis 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.
The 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).