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C301
Process Technology (PTEC)
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Program Overview:
Completion of the Process Technology Technician certificate demonstrates a graduate’s completion of basic process technology training. The training prepares graduates for entry into the following industries: food processing, power production, water treatment, paper manufacturing, fuel production, and chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing settings.

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Semester 1
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FA2017
CIS 1104
Intro Learning Services Online
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This course is an assessment of student skills and their ability to effectively learn via course(s) instructed online. Topics include evaluating a student's learning style, basic computer and web browsing skills, and web based learning tools. Emphasis will be placed on using computer hardware and software to access online resources and programs. In addition, various learning methods will be presented to help students evaluate if online learning is right for them.

MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

PTT 1200
Intro to Process Technology
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An overview of the process technology industry including power generation, oil and gas, chemical, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, water and waste water treatment, pulp and paper, and mining. Industry specific equipment, total quality management, and team environment are discussed.

PTT 1204
PTech Safety & the Environment
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Training for safety, health, and environment issues in industrial settings; including ergonomic, physical, biological, chemical, and environmental hazards. Safety will be paramount through understanding of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) utilization, emergency equipment operation, and first aid skill implementation. Governmental agencies and regulations that impact process industries will be discussed.

SOC 1108
Race and Ethnic Relations
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This course provides a sociological overview of the racial and ethnic relations in America from both an historical and contemporary perspective. Current theories and research relating to the formation of racial/ethnic identities, sources of prejudice and discrimination, social interaction, and persistence of ethnic and racial divisions will be examined.

TEL 1275
Essential Computer Skills
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This is an introductory course in computers and software. Students learn how computers are used in personal life, academics, and technical careers. Students will gain an understanding and demonstrate core computer skills using real-world projects using productivity software and Windows operating systems.

Term Total
15.5
Semester 2
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FA2017
CHM 1120
Introductory Chemistry
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This course examines definitions, history, and theories of chemistry. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, mole concept, and stoichiometry. Also discussed are gas laws, solutions, and acid-base equilibrium. The course is recommended for non-science majors, nursing and allied health majors. Science credit is not granted for both CHM 1120 and CHM 1130. PREREQUISITES:PRE 0420 Intermediate Algebra or high school algebra.

GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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This course prepares the student for job interviews, job placement, and employment. Verbal and written communication skills are implemented through assigned reports. Topics of discussion and debate range from securing and keeping a job to individual attitudes, work habits, work ethics, and interviewing skills. The student will be required to prepare a written resume and to apply communication skills in practical situations.

PTT 1205
Tech Reading/Writing/Reporting
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This course will address the basic principles of reading and writing technical documents and reports within industry settings. Students will receive training and practice in the preparation, writing, and the revision of technical reports, as well as develop skill in the comprehension of industry documentation (reports, procedural plans, blueprints, etc. ).

PTT 2201
P-Tech Equipment
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Process Technology Equipment reviews the basic piping, valves, pumps, compressors, generators, motors, and more advanced equipment such as cooling towers, heat exchanges, furnaces, boilers, dryers, filters, etc. , found in industrial process settings.

PTT 2298
Topics in Process Technology
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Study of a specialized topic within the field of process technology, which is not available in the established course offerings.

Term Total
17
Program Total
32.5


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