Welcome

to the Technical Education and Workforce Development Division

at Southern Union State Community College.

  • AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION

    Want to know how to repair air conditioners and furnaces, commercial icemakers or commercial refrigerators? Then the air conditioning and refrigeration program is where you’ll want to study. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

    Being a good automotive service technician takes more than a wrench and a jack. It requires knowledge of various machines and diagnostic computers. CLICK HERE to find out more info.

  • COSMETOLOGY

    Just because you can cut, style and color hair at home doesn’t mean you’re ready to set up shop. A degree in cosmetology teaches the proper techniques for haircutting, hair straightening, giving perms, using wigs and extensions, and hair coloring. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • ENGINEERING  AND DESIGN

    A degree in Engineering and Design will prepare you to be a drafter— someone who takes designs from engineers and architects and converts them into plans needed to make those designs a reality. CLICK HERE to find out more info.

  • INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY/ ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

    In the Industrial Electricity/Electronics Technology program, you’ll learn how to work with industrial electronics, digital fundamentals, programmable logic control and communications. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • MACHINE SHOP TECHNOLOGY

    A machinist uses tools such as lathes, drill presses and milling machines to produce precision metal parts, and the process is increasingly high tech. CLICK HERE to find out more info.

  • MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

    Manufacturing Technology trains students to perform preventive maintenance on electric, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems, among others. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • PLASTICS INJECTION MOLDING

    Get prepared to create toys, containers and auto parts, among other plastic items, by studying Plastics Injection molding in a classroom setting and with hands-on training. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • WELDING TECHNOLOGY

    Welding technology combines classroom learning with hands-on instruction to teach welding and cutting of different materials.  CLICK HERE to find out more info.

The Technical Education and Workforce Development Division at

An education from the Technical Education and Workforce Development Division at Southern Union State Community College can prepare you for great paying careers in a number of fields, from industrial maintenance to plastic injection molding to engineering graphics and design. Some training even prepares you to be your own boss, while others prepare you for an immediate career or to pursue further education. Explore what Southern Union has to offer and you may find just what you are looking for!

Southern Union State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science and Associate in Occupational Technologies Degrees. Southern Union provides equal educational opportunities and is open and accessible to all qualified students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, gender or disability with respect to all of its programs, activities or employment.