Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges

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Thank you for visiting the LCTCS Online website.  This service is to help you connect to courses you need to complete your degree.  Visit our Courses page to see what is available to you.  If this is your first time to LCTCS Online, visit our Getting Started page. Our fall semester starts August 29, 2016.

Academic Calendar

LCTCS Online TERM for FALL 2016

 Fall term 2016 (201710) – 13 Weeks

First Day of Classes 8/29/2016
Last Day to Resign/Withdraw without a W Grade 9/6/2016
Last Day to Resign/Withdraw with W Grade 11/11/2016
Last Day of Classes 12/2/2016
Last Day to Report Final Grades 12/5/2016

 Refund Schedule for Dropping Classes:

Please refer to your Home school’s academic calendar for your refund schedule.

Getting Started

 Selecting a course and registering for it is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Step #1

Go to Courses and find a course you need.

Step #2

You must be registered at one of our 13 colleges to enroll in your selected course.

  • If you are already registered at one of our colleges, skip to step #3.
  • If you are not registered at one of our Colleges, go to Colleges and select one of them and apply now.

HINTS:

  1. Select a HOME College that is offering the course. If there are multiple colleges offering the same course, select the College that is closest to you. You might be required to visit that college.
  2. If you are a full time student at a University and just need a couple courses, just register at one of the colleges as a Visiting Student.

Step #3

Log into LoLA during registration and search for the specific course (by CRN) to register for that course.

That’s it! You are registered!

Courses

Biology Communication Economics English History
Mathematics Music Physics Psychology Sociology

 

Biology

Course Title: General Biology I
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Bono Samuel (RPCC)
Course Description:  Broad biological principles for non-science majors:  scientific method; biological molecules, cell structure and function; genetics and evolution.
Prerequisite(s): None

RPCC SOWELA
BIOL-1010 BIOL-1010
CRN: 1354 CRN: 10622     

Communication

Course Title: Public Speaking
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Thomas Voinche (CLTCC)
Course Description: Study and application of basic principles of effective extemporaneous speaking, including audience analysis and adaptation, topic selection, research, organization, and presentation skills. Students deliver, listen to, and critique a variety of speeches.
Prerequisite(s): None

CLTCC FTCC
SPCH-1200 SPCH-120
CRN: 10480 CRN: 10412

Economics

Course Title: Macroeconomics
Credit Hours: 3 Hours

Instructor: Armine Shahoyan (DCC)
Course Description: Introduction to economy-wide phenomena, including national income, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, the monetary system, fiscal policy, international trade and finance.
Prerequisite(s): “Contemporary Math” or “Intermediate Algebra”.

DELGADO FLETCHER
ECON-201 ECON-201
CRN: 13754 CRN: 10413

 


Course Title: Microeconomics

Credit Hours: 3 Hours

Instructor: Armine Shahoyan (DCC)
Course Description: Introduction to how individuals and firms make decisions and how they interact. Topics include the study of consumer theory, theories of price determination, production, market structure, trade, externalities, and public goods.
Prerequisite(s): “Contemporary Math” or “Intermediate Algebra”.

 

DELGADO FLETCHER
ECON-202 ECON-202
CRN: 13755 CRN: 10414

Course Title: Macroeconomics
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Armine Shahoyan
Course Description: Introduction to economy-wide phenomena, including national income, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, the monetary system, fiscal policy, international trade and finance.
Prerequisite(s): “Contemporary Math” or “Intermediate Algebra”.

Delgado Fletcher
ECON-201
CRN: 13754

Course Title: Microeconomics
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Armine Shahoyan
Course Description: Introduction to how individuals and firms make decisions and how they interact. Topics include the study of consumer theory, theories of price determination, production, market structure, trade, externalities, and public goods.
Prerequisite(s): “Contemporary Math” or “Intermediate Algebra”.

DELGADO
ECON-202
CRN: 13755

English

Course Title: English Composition I

Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Katherine Bickham (BPCC)
Course Description: Introduces students to the critical thinking, reading, writing and rhetorical skills required in the college/university and beyond, including citation and documentation, writing as process, audience awareness, and writing effective essays.
Prerequisite(s): Placement test, ACT score of 18 or higher, or a grade of C or better in ENGL 099 or equivalent course.

BPCC
ENGL-101
CRN: 11521

Course Title: English Composition II
Credit Hours: 3 Hours

Instructor: Karen Guerin (BPCC)
Course Description: Continuation and further development of material and strategies introduced in English Composition I. Primary emphasis on composition, including research strategies, argumentative writing, evaluation, and analysis.
Prerequisite(s): English Composition I, grade of “C” or better.

BPCC
ENGL-102
CRN: 11522

History

Course Title: American History I
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Bono Samuel (RPCC)
Course Description: Survey of United States history from earliest times to the Civil War era.
Prerequisite(s): None

RPCC SOWELA
HIST-2010 HIST-2010
CRN: 1355 CRN: 10621

Course Title: Louisiana History
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Ronald Chapman (NUNEZ)
Course Description: Survey of Louisiana history to the present.
Prerequisite(s): None

NUNEZ SOWELA
HIST-2100 HIST-2100
CRN: 10680 CRN: 10619

       


Course Title: Western Civilization 1
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Sarah Hyde (RPCC)
Course Description: Survey of western civilization from ancient times to the Reformation era.
Prerequisite(s): None

RPCC SOWELA
HIST-1010 HIST-1010
CRN: 1353 CRN: 10620

Mathematics

Course Title: Introductory Statistics
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Alyssia Dayries-Sam
Course Description: Descriptive statistics; probability; discrete and continuous (including the binomial, normal, and T) distribution; sampling distributions; interval estimation; hypothesis testing; linear regression and correlation.
Prerequisite(s): A grade of “C” or better in “Contemporary Math”, “Applied Algebra”, or “College Algebra”.

DELGADO
MATH-203
CRN: 13752

Course Title: Keyboarding II
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Kristol Smith
Course Description: Basic typing skills continued. Emphasizes production of various kinds of business correspondence, reports, tabulations and forms from unarranged rough-draft copies.
Prerequisite(s): Keyboarding 1

DELGADO FLETCHER
ADOT-102 KYBD-120
CRN: 13798 CRN: 10418

Music

Course Title: Music Appreciation
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Gulnara Chandler (BPCC)
Course Description: This course covers basic elements and vocabulary of music; appreciation and understanding of diverse styles of music past and present; developing listening skills. It includes opportunities for experiencing music (recorded and/or live).
Prerequisite(s): None

BPCC
MUSC-120
CRN: 11520

Physics

Course Title: Physical Science I
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Esperanza Zenon (RPCC)
Course Description: Survey of concepts in physics and physical sciences.
Prerequisite(s): None

RPCC FLETCHER SOWELA
PHSC-1010 PHSC-100 PHSC-1000
CRN: 1356 CRN: 10416 CRN: 10618

Psychology

Course Title: Introduction to Psychology
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Brenda Williams (BPCC)
Course Description: An examination of the nature of psychology, its history, techniques, learning theory, human adjustment, personality, state of consciousness, development, statistics, social, abnormal, and psychological topics.
Prerequisite(s): None

BPCC SOWELA
PSYC-201 PSYC-2010
CRN: 11519 CRN: 10624               

Sociology

Course Title: Introduction to Sociology
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Kay Boston (BPCC)
Course Description: A survey of major subject areas and principles of sociology. This course examines cultural origins, the social process, and group behavior in relation to the individual and institutions.
Prerequisite(s): None

BPCC
SLGY-201
CRN: 11518

Course Title: Human Relations in Business
Credit Hours: 3 Hours
Instructor: Connie Mathews
Course Description: Theories of human behavior in business situations, ways in which these theories can be applied to customers and co-workers, and experience in setting and measuring human relations goals.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of Developmental Reading requirements.

Delgado
MANG-101
CRN: 13753

Colleges

Selecting a HOME College

The courses we offer through LCTCS Online are fully academically accredited courses and are awarded by your select HOME College.  Therefore you need to select a HOME college.

la-pins HINTS:
1. Select a HOME College that is offering the course. If there are multiple colleges offering the same course, select the College that is closest to you. You might be required to visit that college.
2. If you are a full time student at a University and just need a couple courses, just register at one of the colleges as a Visiting Student.

 

Baton Rouge Community College
Bossier Parish Community College
Central Louisiana Technical Community College
Delgado Community College
Fletcher Technical Community College
Louisiana Delta Community College
Northshore Technical Community College
Northwest Louisiana Technical College
Nunez Community College
River Parishes Community College
South Central Louisiana Technical College
South Louisiana Community College
SOWELA Technical Community College

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