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

Oil and Gas Production Technology, TD

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Program Description

The Oil & Gas Production Technology program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and technical skills needed for entry-level positions in the oil and gas and related industries. The oil and gas industry hires these highly skilled individuals for multiple field and office positions.

Program Goals

  • Graduates will understand the concepts and terminology of the oil and gas industry
  • Graduates will be competent with the operation of the different equipment that is used by the oil and gas industry.
  • Graduates will be able to apply critical thinking in making decisions and solving problems.
  • Graduates will understand how to communicate effectively–written, oral, and nonverbal.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates completing the Oil and Gas Production program will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of offshore safety and compliance standards and regulations applicable to deep-water production and facilities.
  • Describe the components and processes involved in the drilling and producing of oil and gas.
  • Explain exploration, production, and operation concepts associated with the oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrate competency with the operation of electrical equipment, hydraulics, pneumatics and fluid dynamics equipment; pumps and compressors; oil and gas instrumentation equipment; and oil and gas processing equipment.
  • Effectively diagnose, communicate, and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions.
  • Demonstrate and apply skills necessary to gain employment in the drilling, production, service and safety segments of the oil industry.

Program Cycle

Campus Start
New Iberia Fall        

Associate of Applied Science Technical Studies - Oil and Gas Technology

Students interested in an associate degree should visit Technical Studies, AAS  for more information.

Specific Degree Requirements

Students wishing to earn a Technical Diploma Degree in Oil and Gas Production 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.
  • Have no more than one-third credit hours 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.

Total Credit Hours: 45


TD: Oil & Gas Production Technology Total Credits: 45

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

CTS: Oil & Gas Production Helper II is awarded after a student has earned a “C” or higher in the following courses: OGPT 1020, 1030, 1100, 1110, 1120, 1130, 1300, 1400, 1500, 2100.

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