Mar 05, 2021
The Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology program prepares individuals to operate, repair, and maintain industrial farm equipment, such as tractors, forklifts, steer skids, side by sides, ATVs, generators, boats, and harvesting machines through a combination of classes and hands-on experiences.
- Provide a safe training facility and a healthy environment for learning
- Encourage students to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners
- Establish a working relationship between students and employers that promotes the upgrading of skills for continued advancement in the field
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology Program will be able to:
- Demonstrate safe work practices.
- Understand and apply preventative maintenance procedures.
- Apply basic knowledge of fluid-based systems.
- Demonstrate basic ability to diagnose and repair agricultural/industrial equipment.
Associate of Applied Science Technical Studies - Industrial Agriculture Mechanics Technology
Students interested in an associate degree should visit Technical Studies, AAS for more information.
Specific Degree Requirements
Students wishing to earn a Technical Degree in Industrial/Agriculture 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.
- 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.
Major Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 45
CTS: Industrial Mechanics Apprentice Total: 17
TD: Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technician Total Credits: 45
A grade of “C” or higher is required in all courses.