May 17, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog

Industrial Manufacturing, CTS (Natchitoches Campus)

The Industrial Manufacturing program provides students with a broad range of mechanical, electrical, and electronic skills. Students are provided with a learner-centered curriculum based on integrated academic and technical content, employability skills, along with work-based learning opportunities that enable them to connect what they are learning with real-live work scenarios. The program is closely aligned with the needs of employers, industry, and labor.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of a Certificate of Technical Studies in Industrial Manufacturing will be able to demonstrate:

  1. workplace safety, quality practices, and quality measurements used in modern manufacturing.
  2. knowledge of basic manufacturing processes, production methods, and maintenance awareness techniques used in modern manufacturing.
  3. skills related to machinery and equipment installation, mechanical power transmission belt, gear, and chain drives, couplings, pack and seals, bearings, mechanical fasteners, pipe fittings, and valves.
  4. Knowledge of electron theory, basic circuits, cells and batteries, resistance networks, Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s law, electromagnetism, alternating current, impedance, phase relationships, resonance, transformer, time constant principles and use of measuring instruments.

Required courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Industrial Manufacturing: