Workforce Ready

Our graduates are securing well-paying and exciting careers in the southeast Louisiana region in the areas of computing, engineering and industrial technology, and occupational safety.

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Computer Science and Industrial Technology

With an overarching goal of educating students to be ready for the workforce immediately upon graduating with a four-year degree, we provide real-world opportunities and hands-on coursework to complement the formal, theoretical foundations of our curricula.

We offer challenging undergraduate degrees in Computer Science (CS), Engineering Technology (ET), Industrial Technology (IT), Information Technology (INFO TECH), and Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment (OSHE), as well as an Accelerated Computing Engagement (ACE) program for high-achieving students who can complete the INFO TECH degree in three years.

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
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  • Geocent sponsors the Computer Science Programming Team annually, which took first place in the 2014 Deloitte Programming Competition in Mississippi.

  • Laitram sponsors the Engineering Technology Senior Design program annually as part of a formal internship program.

  • Performance Contractors sponsors the metallurgy of welding coursework in the Industrial Technology program annually.

  • CS, INFO TECH, and OSHE are accredited by ABET, http://www.abet.org. IT is accredited by ATMAE, http://www.atmae.org.

 

DID YOU KNOW?

The starting salary for recent graduates of this department is approximately $53,000, with most students securing employment in the region. Read more about our Salary, Job Placement, and Enrollments [HERE].

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