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CIP Code - 150699

Mission

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Process Technology is to train students to become process technicians who control and monitor the systems that run industrial plants.

Program Description

Process technology operators control and monitor the systems that run industrial plants. Operators gather information using instrumentation and lab equipment to maintain safe work areas and keep plants in compliance with regulatory requirements. Operators work both indoors and outdoors alongside engineers, chemists and other professionals. Operators use knowledge of computers, math, physics and chemistry to keep industrial plants running safely and efficiently. They require strong communications skills, the ability to write, express views orally and listen in order to succeed at their jobs.

In this program, there are a variety exit points that you may choose to take. They are:

 Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS): General Industry Technician


Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:
Work effectively as a team member and demonstrate that they can exhibit professional and Ethical behavior in the workforce.
Identify instrumentation and instrument systems used in processing industries.
Operate process technology equipment and systems as a process technician.
Practice environmental, safety and health guidelines as a process technician.
Demonstrate the application of quality concepts as a process technician.

IPEDS

Degree Requirements

Course

Course Title

Lec Hrs

Lab Hrs

Tot Cr Hrs

Clock Hrs

ENGL101

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

0

3

45

SPCM120

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

3

0

3

45

PTEC101

INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS TECHNOLOGY

3

0

3

45

PTEC131

PROCESS INSTRUMENTATION

2

1

3

60

MATH110

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

0

3

45

PTEC132

PROCESS INSTRUMENTATION II

2

1

3

60

PTEC161

EQUIPMENT

2

1

3

60

PTEC203

SAFETY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

3

0

3

45

 

CTS – General Industry Technician

 

 

24

 

CINS101

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

3

0

3

45

ENGL102

ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

3

0

3

45

CHEM101

GENERAL CHEMISTRY

3

0

3

45

CHEM103

GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB

0

1

1

30

MATH117

A SURVEY OF MATHEMATICS

3

0

3

45

PHSC100

PHYSICAL SCIENCE I

3

0

3

45

PHSC110

PHYSICAL SCIENCE I LAB

0

1

1

30

PTEC242

SYSTEMS

2

1

3

60

PTEC243

OPERATIONAL CAPSTONE

3

1

4

75

 

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

3

0

3

45

 

HUMANITIES

3

0

3

45

PTEC207

QUALITY

3

0

3

45

PTEC244

TROUBLESHOOTING

2

1

3

60

 

PTEC ELECTIVE

3

0

3

45

PTEC291

PROCESS TECHNOLOG INTERNSHIP

3

0

3

45

 

AAS – Process Technology

 

 

66

1110


Notes

Program Accreditation The Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology is fully accredited by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering.