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Study at South Louisiana Community College

South Louisiana Community College, also referred to as SLCC, was established in 1997. The main campus of the institute is located in Lafayette, Louisiana. Classes are also offered in branch campuses in New Iberia and Franklin.

South Louisiana Community College offers a large number of associate's degrees in arts, applied science, and science. Students can choose from courses in the fields of general business, criminal justice, emergency medical technology, early childhood development, and industrial technology.

Students of South Louisiana Community College are involved in various on-campus clubs and organizations including the Beta Xi Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, and the Criminal Justice Association.

Profile of South Louisiana Community College

The campus of South Louisiana Community College is in Lafayette, LA, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at South Louisiana Community College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. South Louisiana Community College is known for its programs in education and teaching, engineering technician, and liberal arts.

South Louisiana Community College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, South Louisiana Community College had 2, 944 students enrolled (1, 827 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:

"South Louisiana Community College seeks to cultivate a learning environment in which particpants develop the qualities and skills necessary to engage actively in the economy, governance, and culture of South Louisiana and in the global arena. This function is fostered in a climate that focuses upon intellectual rigor, caring, and respect for the diverse cultures of the College community. South Louisiana Community College was created by act of the Louisiana Legislature in 1997 as a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year institution of higher education. The legislation prescribes for the College both an academic and a vocational component and stipulates that programs offered by the College be developed to assure the delivery of coordinated and articulated edcuational services in each parish comprising the primary service delivery area. The primary service delivery area includes the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermillion. To fulfill its mission, South Louisiana Community College provides: General education courses and associate degree programs that transfer to other two-year schools and to baccalaureate programs at four-year schools Associate degrees in fields of study that prepare students for immediate employment A developmental studies program that strengthens basic skills and prepares students for collegiate work Specialized career training and technical skill development that provide for fuller participation by area citizens in the work place and the economy Comprehensive support services that assist students in reaching academic, personal, career, and employment goals Technical programs which meet the economic development needs of business and industry A community education program, which incorporates the principles of service and continuing education for area citizens. "

South Louisiana Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts39general studies, liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching19kindergarten/preschool teaching
Business and Management14business
Engineering Technician12industrial tech
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and safety
Nursing and Emergency Medicine2EMT paramedic

Contact: South Louisiana Community College

South Louisiana Community College

320 Devalcourt Street

Lafayette, LA 70506-2030

General Phone: (337) 521-8896

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