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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Non-Destructive Testing Technology, TD


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Program Mission

The mission of the Nondestructive Testing Technology program is to prepare students for employment in the Nondestructive Testing field by providing specialized classroom instruction and practical experience as per The American Society of Nondestructive Testing standards. Training will develop student competency in the areas of drafting of piping and pressure containing equipment, manufacturing process, dye penetrant examinations, magnetic particle examinations, radiation safety and radiography examinations, and ultrasonic examinations.

Program Goals

  • Students will learn the basic Nondestructive Testing principles and concepts.
  • Students can use fundamental principles of locating surface and subsurface defects using the Nondestructive Testing methods.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • All graduates will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate testing techniques relevant to their role as a Nondestructive Testing Inspector.
  • All graduates will demonstrate the technical proficiency in skills necessary to fulfill the role as a Nondestructive Testing Inspector.
  • All graduates will demonstrate the personal behavior consistent with professional and employer expectations for Nondestructive Testing Inspector.

Specific Degree Requirements


Students wishing to earn a Technical Degree in Non-Destructive Testing Technology from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 42


  • NDTT Courses 42 Credits

Other Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 3


Total Credit Hours: 45



 

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


CTS: Quality Control Assistant Total: 19


Total: 16


Semester 3 - Summer


Total: 10


Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

Curriculum Guide - Spring Start


CTS: Quality Control Assistant Total: 19


Semester 2 - Summer


Total: 10


Total: 16


Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

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