Lone Star College-North Harris, University Park to begin offering energy, manufacturing, trades management bachelor's degree in fall 2020

Students at Lone Star College-North Harris and LSC-University Park will be able to work toward obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science in energy, manufacturing and trades management starting in fall 2020. (Courtesy Lone Star College System)
Students at Lone Star College-North Harris and LSC-University Park will be able to work toward obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science in energy, manufacturing and trades management starting in fall 2020. (Courtesy Lone Star College System)

Students at Lone Star College-North Harris and LSC-University Park will be able to work toward obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science in energy, manufacturing and trades management starting in fall 2020. (Courtesy Lone Star College System)

Students at Lone Star College-North Harris and LSC-University Park will be able to work toward obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science in energy, manufacturing and trades management starting in fall 2020.

As previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, Lone Star College System officials announced Dec. 10 that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges had approved LSCS to begin offering select four-year degree programs. The community college system is one of the first in the state to begin offering bachelor's degrees.


According to the LSCS website, the BAS-EMTM is designed for Associate of Applied Science degree-holding students who are seeking to advance their professional qualifications and graduates of the program will have a broader understanding of the managerial roles in energy, manufacturing and trade industries. LSC-University Park is located at 20515 Hwy. 249, Houston, and LSC-North Harris is located at 2700 W. Thorne Drive, Houston.

Starting in fall 2020, LSCS will also offer a Bachelor of Applied Technology in cybersecurity at LSC-Westway Park Technology Center and a Bachelor of Science in nursing at LSC-Montgomery. Applications for each of these new programs will be accepted beginning Feb. 3. 832-813-6500. www.lonestar.edu/bachelors
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By Hannah Zedaker

Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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