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Process Technology - AAS

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The Process Technology program educates and trains technicians who control and monitor various industrial and plant processes. Areas of employment include: petrochemicals and refining, food and beverage processing, pharmaceuticals and biomanufacturing, paper and pulp, oil and gas exploration, energy and power generation, water and waste water treatment, chemical and agricultural manufacturing, environmental safety, and brewing and distilling process industries.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
PTAC 1302 Introduction To Process Technology 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
PTAC 1308 Safety, Health and Environment I 3
XXXX #3## Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Semester 2
SCIT 1418 Applied Physics OR
PHYS 1401 College Physics I (Lecture & Lab) 4
SCIT 1414 Applied General Chemistry I OR
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I (Lecture) AND 3
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I (Lab) 1
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I - Equipment 4
PTAC 1332 Process Instrumentation I 3
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality 3
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II-Systems 4
PTAC 1354 Industrial Processes 3
Semester 2
PTAC 2438 Process Technology III - Operations (Capstone) 4
PTAC 1350 Industrial Economics OR
PTAC 2336 Instrumentation II 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
PTAC 2446 Process Troubleshooting 4
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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