Lone Star College was recently selected as one of nine institutions in Texas to report best practices in a survey given by the Texas Workforce Investment Council, Office of the Governor. One of those best practices is the development and maintenance of strong business partners to inform curriculum teams on current workforce needs through Advisory Committees.
When industry experts share expertise and insights with us through advisory committee membership, Lone Star College can expand career training and enhance workforce education programs.
Click on a program title to learn more about a particular field of study.
At the bottom of program pages click on For More Information and be directed to specific program contacts to join our advisory committees.
Business Management and Leadership
Business management and leadership degrees prepare students for careers in accounting, office technology and administration, general management or specializations in aviation and logistics management. Program leaders and faculty welcome suggestions for updating curriculum to better prepare students for these fields, as well as opportunities for student internships and job placement.
Computer Technology degrees prepare students for work in a number of fields from gaming to networking to audio visual systems. Having up-to-the-minute information about these fields is critical for the successful preparation of students, thus making the advisory committees for these programs integral in decision making from curriculum to software to advancements in the field.
Health Science Professions
Health Science Professions degree opportunities include, but are not limited to, nursing, veterinary technology, occupational and physical therapies, pharmacy technology, biotechnology, and several more specializations. Advisory committees for these programs often contribute to the ever quickening pace of curriculum, technology, and equipment changes, as well as clinical partnerships and internships.
Service Professions degrees prepare students for a broad range of fields from the creative to the assistive such as fire science, cosmetology, paralegal, and interior design to name a few. These programs rely on advisory committee members to provide them the necessary resources to updating program requirements to prepare students for licensure and other industry requirements.
Manufacturing and Industrial Professions
Manufacturing and Industrial Professions degree options prepare students for work in the fields of engineering technology, industrial maintenance, land surveying, automotive technology and many others. Advisory committee members for these programs provide news and information on the latest technology updates and equipment upgrades to improve the curriculum and ensure students are prepared for the workforce upon program completion.
Click on the program title in your area of expertise for more information, including personnel and degree opportunities