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Industrial Technology (AAS)
Associate of Applied Science

Purpose Statement

This program is designed to develop basic skills through various specialized courses to prepare students for entry-level positions in the petrochemical industry. Upon successful completion of the coursework, students will be able to transfer to a four-year degree in Industrial Technology at Lamar University. After one year, students will be able to transfer to Lamar Institute of Technology and/or McNeese State University to pursue an A.A.S.

Program of Study

First Semester Course Credit Hours
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I
3
PTAC 1302 Introduction to Process Technology
3
PTAC 1308 Safety, Health and Environment I
3
PTAC 1332 Process Instrumentation I
3
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations
3
 
Total Hours
18
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
MATH MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
MATH 1332 Math for Liberal Arts
3
OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations
4
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I-Equipment**
4
PTAC 2436 Process Instrumentation II*
4
Elective Communication *
3
 
Total Hours
18
Third Semester Course Credit Hours
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
EPCT 1301 Hazardous Waste
3
EPCT 1305 Environmental Regulations Overview
3
INMT 1305 Introduction to Industrial Maintenance
3
Elective Literature/Fine Arts *
3
 
Total Hours
15
Fourth Semester Course Credit Hours
EPCT 1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene 3
EPCT 2314 Principles of Quality
3
PTAC 2446 Process Troubleshooting
4
CTEC 2387 OR
EPCT 2389
Internship - Process Technology OR
Internship - Environmental
3
Elective Social Science *
3
 
Total Hours
16
 
Grand Total Hours
67

* Prerequisite for PTAC 2436: PTAC 1332-Process Instrumentation I
** Prerequisite for PTAC 1410: PTAC 1302-Introduction to Process Technology

Note: Articulation agreements exist with Lamar Institute of Technology and McNeese State University.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog