Engineering Technologies at SOWELA Technical Community College
SOWELA is located in Lake Charles, Louisiana and has a total student population of 2,914.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Engineering Technologies section at the bottom of this page.
SOWELA Engineering Technologies Degrees Available
- Basic Certificate in Engineering Tech (Less Than 1 Year)
- Undergrad Certificate in Engineering Tech (1 - 4 Years)
- Associate’s Degree in Engineering Tech
SOWELA Engineering Technologies Rankings
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Engineering Tech Student Demographics at SOWELA
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering tech majors at SOWELA Technical Community College.
SOWELA Engineering Technologies Associate’s Program
The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in engineering tech at SOWELA are white. Around 76% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SOWELA Technical Community College with a associate's in engineering tech.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||22|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Concentrations Within Engineering Technologies
If you plan to be a engineering tech major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at SOWELA Technical Community College. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Industrial Production Technology||89|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technology||69|
|Drafting & Design Engineering Technology||10|
Careers That Engineering Tech Grads May Go Into
A degree in engineering tech can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for LA, the home state for SOWELA Technical Community College.
|Occupation||Jobs in LA||Average Salary in LA|
|Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers||13,310||$52,810|
|Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers||8,260||$50,670|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics||7,820||$39,880|
|Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers||4,380||$43,640|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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