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Process Technology (C) Certificate

This program prepares students for careers in entry-level process operations positions. It prepares students to become safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operators in the petrochemical and oil refinery industries. The program works closely with the North American Process Technology Alliance-based organization that establishes standards to provide and deliver quality curriculum in the field.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PTAC 1302 Introduction to Process Technology 3
PTAC 1408 Safety, Health and Environment I 4
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I - Equipment 4
Total Hours: 17
Second Semester
MATH  MATH 1314 College Algebra OR MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics
PTAC 1432 Process Instrumentation I 4
PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality 3
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II - Systems 4
COMMUNICATION SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communications OR SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication OR SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communications 3
Total Hours: 17
Summer Semester
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture OR Creative Arts * 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE General Psychology OR SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Hours: 6
Grand Total: 40

*Core Curriculum Options


View course descriptions here: Course Catalog