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Process Technology-Petroleum Specialty
Associate of Applied Science Degree. Certificate.


Process Technology    +8429 & Petroleum Specialty 8429 - 1

This two year Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares graduates for a career in process technology. This program prepares graduates for careers in chemical manufacturing, the oil and gas industry, power generation, food and beverage, mining, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, and waste and waste water treatment. The program prepares graduates to maintain safe and environmentally sound work practices and perform duties in a cost effective manner in support of the process industry business goals. This degree readies graduates to demonstrate technical knowledge, skills and abilities in computer applications, instrument systems, process systems, process troubleshooting, quality, safety, refining and petrochemical industry equipment.

First Year
First Semester
Course   Semester Hours
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
PTAC 1302> Introduction to Process Technology 3
PTAC 1308> Safety, Health & Environment I 3
ENGL 1301 Grammar and Composition 3
BCIS 1305 or Business Computer Applications
ITSC 1309> Integrated Software Applications I 3
    16
Second Semester
Course   Semester Hours
PHYS 1405 Conceptual Physics 4
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I – Equipment 4
PTAC 1332 Process Instrumentation I 3
……… Speech Elective 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
    17
Third Semester
Course   Semester Hours
CTEC 2486 Internship or PTRT 1491 4
    4
Second Year
First Semester
Course   Semester Hours
………  Social & Behavioral Science Elective 3
PTAC 2436 Process Instrumentation II 4
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II – Systems 4
PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality 3
………  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
    17
 
Second Semester
Course   Semester Hours
PTRT 2323 Natural Gas Production 3
PTAC 2438 Process Technology III – Operations 4
PTAC 2348> Safety, Health & Environment II 3
PTAC 2446 Process Troubleshooting ** 4
    14
    Total Hours 68
+ Course of study identification number.
> Designates courses that articulate with high school courses.
** Capstone Experience.
Note: A student who completes the required courses with an overall average of C may receive an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Petroleum Specialty    +8429-1

The Process Technology Petroleum Specialty degree prepares students to operate plants and associated piping systems for the petroleum industry. Petroleum process technicians are key to the production, operation, and distribution of petroleum products in East Texas and in other petroleum-producing parts of the U.S. This program includes the opportunity for practical experiences.
First Year
First Semester
Course   Semester Hours
PTRT 1301 Introduction to Petroleum Industry 3
METL 1313 Introduction to Corrosion 3
PTAC 1302> Introduction to Process Technology 3
PTAC 1308> Safety, Health & Environment I 3
ENGL 1301 Grammar and Composition 3
BCIS 1305 or Business Computer Applications
ITSC 1309> Integrated Software Applications I 3
    18
Second Semester
Course   Semester Hours
PTAC 1332 Process Instrumentation I 3
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I – Equipment 4
………  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
………  Speech Elective 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
    16
 
Second Year
First Semester
Course   Semester Hours
PTRT 1317 Natural Gas Processing I 3
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II – Systems 4
PTAC 2314 Principle of Quality 3
PTAC 2436 Process Instrumentation II 4
PHYS 1405 Conceptual Physics 4
    18
Second Semester
Course   Semester Hours
………  Social & Behavioral Science Elective 3
PTRT 2323 Natural Gas Production** 3
PTAC 2438 Process Technology III – Operations 4
PTAC 2446 Process Troubleshooting ** 4
PTRT 2343 Refining Methods 3
    17
    Total Hours 69
+ Course of study identification number.
> Designates courses that articulate with high school courses.
** Capstone Experience.
Note: A student who completes the required courses with an overall average of C may receive an Associate of Applied Science degree.

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