Next Start

SOWELA's Next Start

Whether you are a new or current student, SOWELA's Next Start offers several compressed, eight-week online and hybrid classes that begin March 12, 2024.

Scholarships and financial aid are available for those who qualify. Contact SOWELA's One Stop Office for more information at or (337) 421-6550.

Course Listings

SubjectCourse NumberCRNCourse TitleLocation
ACCT204020268Managerial AccountingOnline
ARTS120020802Introduction to Visual ArtsOnline
BUSI201020273Legal Environment of BusinessOnline
BUSI208020274Introduction to Human Resource ManagementOnline
BUSI230020265Business CommunicationsOnline
BUSI232020275Principles of MarketingOnline
BUSI233020266Business EthicsOnline
CRMJ211220706Social Problems for Criminal JusticeOnline
CRMJ250320081Death & LossOnline
CRMJ270320145Death Investigation IIOnline
ENGL101020479English Composition IOnline
ENGL102020485English Composition IIOnline
HIST201020595American History IOnline
HIST202020602American History IIOnline
HOSP101020267Resort OperationsOnline
MATH110020459College AlgebraOnline
MATH210020460Elementary StatisticsOnline
PSYC201020663Introduction to PsychologyOnline
SOCL201020096Introduction to SociologyOnline
VMRE110220301Brakes SystemsCampus
VMRE140220300Engine RepairCampus
VMRE162220303Manual Drive TrainCampus
VMRE181220670Engine Performance IICampus (Leesville)

Payment Options

Payment may be made at the One Stop Enrollment Center during normal business hours by 3:45 PM or online through LoLA by 11:59 PM.

Financial Aid funds can be utilized by students who qualify and should show as “authorized” on the student's account in LoLA by the payment deadline.

Important Dates and Information

For payment and registration dates, check our Academic Calendar page.

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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