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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Technology, AS

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Program Description

The Associate of Science Degree in Industrial Technology is a transfer program.  It prepares completers to go directly to work in the technology field or to continue toward a baccalaureate degree in industrial technology or a related field.  The program is designed to transfer to the Industrial Technology program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  Areas of study include computer graphics, simulation, and modeling; business organization and management; and problem-solving. 

Program Goals

  • To enable students to acquire the general education competencies expected of an associate of science degree graduate
  • To provide the necessary foundation coursework for students seeking to continue their education in the baccalaureate degree program in industrial technology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and other senior institutions
  • To provide the necessary theory and skills for graduates to work effectively in an industrial setting

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate of Science Degree in Industrial Technology, students will be able to do the following:

  • Function as a team member by working on group projects.
  • Demonstrate and apply technology solutions to the performance of industrial processes.
  • Construct, test, and modify devices for manufacturing and industrial uses.
  • Apply critical thinking and independent decision making for the industrial technology field.

Specific Degree Requirements

Students wishing to earn an Associate of Science Degree in Industrial 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.

General Education Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 27

A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses in this block.


Electives Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 6

A maximum of 6 credits with grades of “D” are permitted for SLCC graduation for courses in this block.  Grades of “C” or higher are recommended if planning to transfer to a 4-year institution.

Total Credit Hours: 60


Total: 15

Semester 2

Total: 15

Total: 15

Semester 4

Total: 15

AS: Industrial Technology Total Credits: 60

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