Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology

The Process Technology (PTEC Concentration) program prepares graduates to work as process technicians in refineries, chemical plants, and related industries.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Safety, Health, and Environment-Demonstrates; Student applies an understanding of the safety, healthy, and environmental policy and exhibits this behavior. Applies safe work practices.
  2. Mechanical Aptitude-Student demonstrates an understanding of the maintenance and operation of process equipment. Applies the reasoning behind proper equipment line up, safety, and process concerns while operating process equipment.
  3. Technical Ability-Student demonstrates an understanding of the technical aspects of the process technology. Applies skills and knowledge systems and troubleshooting ability.
  4. Communication-Student demonstrates and applies communicating clearly, effectively, and concisely in both verbal and written form, including the ability to interpret and carry out SOP and EOP.
  5. Work Ethics-Student demonstrates and applies the following work ethics: a) Dependability, b) Quality of work, c) Work attitude, d) Adaptability, e) Human Relations Skills

General Education Requirements

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
MATH 1300 College Algebra 3
Humanities See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Humanities courses. HIST 1042 History of Oil and Gas Preferred 3
CHEM 1100 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I Lab 1
PHYS 1100 General Physics I 3
PHYS 1110 General Physics I Lab 1
Social Sciences ECON 2010 or ECON 2020 3
Subtotal 20

Major Course

Must earn a grade of “C” or better in each. At least eighteen (18) credit hours must be earned in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
PTEC 1010 Introduction to Process Technology 3
PTEC 1030 Industrial and Plant Safety 3
PTEC 1310

Process Instrumentation I

4
PTEC 1610 Process Technology I: Equipment 4
PTEC 2420 Process Technology II: Systems 4
PTEC 2430 Process Technology III: Operations 4

PTEC 2070

Quality Control 3
PTEC 2630 Fluid Mechanics 3
PTEC 2440 Process Troubleshooting 3
PTEC 2910 Internship 3
Subtotal 34

Enrichment Course

Electives must be selected with advisor.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
BUSN 1150 Survey of Microcomputer Applications 3
ENGL 2520 Technical Writing 3
Subtotal 6

TOTAL HOURS

60