Industrial and Engineering Technology

The Department of Industrial & Engineering Technology (IET) strives to support the economic development of the region by providing a premier, industry-relevant, education in Louisiana, rich in real-world-ready experiences, research, and a mixture of theoretical and hands-on coursework.


IET programs Explained

 

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Software and Technology Resources
  • 2020-2021 IET Journal
  • ET program received six years full re-accreditation through ABET. The degree is now accredited through 2026.
  • New ET Concentration (Mechatronics) has been approved and was offered in Fall 2020!
  • IT program (both BS and AAS degrees) received six years full re-accreditation through ATMAE. The two degrees are now accredited through 2025.
  • Beginning Spring 2020, the department will increase its offering of late classes to accommodate employees and adult learners who aspire to further their education in IET.
  • Laitram sponsors the Engineering Technology Senior Design project annually as part of a formal internship program.
  • Performance Contractors sponsors development of Welding Technology / Materials Inspection Concentration in the Industrial Technology program.
  • Contractors Educational Trust Fund supports the IET enhancement funds to cover costs associated with attending conferences and trainings, startup funds for faculty, research inititiaves, and developing new certificates. 
  • The OSH&E program was established at request of industry and in collaboration with GBRIA and industry stakeholders.
  • The ET and OSHE programs are accredited by ABET, http://www.abet.org. The IT program is accredited by ATMAE, http://www.atmae.org.

 

DEGREES & CURRICULUM

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Department Updates

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IT program has a 50-year history of strong industry connections. Recently started Welding Technology/Materials Inspection concentration.

ET program was initiated in 2009, it differs from a classic Engineering in that it is more applied and focuses on applications of Technology.

OSHE bachelor’s degree is one of only a few of its kind in the nation. Initiated in 2004 as a workforce demand-driven program.

 

Job Placement (Fall 2021)

Job Placement (Previous Semesters)

Enrollment and Graduation

Current Employment Opportunities (updated Regularly)

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Aug
17

First Day of Fall 2022 Classes

 

 

Oct
13-14

Fall Break

 

Sep
5

Labor Day Holiday

 

  

Nov
7-11

Priority Registration for Spring 2023 Classes

 

 

Nov
23-25

Thanksgiving Holiday

 

 

Dec
5-9

Final Examination

 

  

 
Dec
2

Last Day of Classes

 

 

Dec
10

Commencement