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Petroleum Drilling Technology (PET)
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Program Overview:
Petroleum Drilling Technology prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in the development and operation of oil and natural gas extraction and processing facilities. The program includes preparation in the principles of petroleum extraction and related geology, safety, and report preparation.

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Semester 1
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FA2017
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.

PET 1251
Petroleum Drilling Technology
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This course explores the career opportunities in the petroleum drilling and production fields and basic petroleum drilling, production processes, and techniques. It covers the history, terminology, and development of cable tool and rotary drilling rigs, oil and natural gas characteristics and occurrences, and the drill site.

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.

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
Semester 2
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FA2017
GEL 1110
General Geology
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This course is an introduction to geology that covers the earth, its minerals, rocks and natural resources including the basic geologic principles from a physical and historical perspective. Emphasis will be placed on geologic principles necessary for an understanding of minerals, rocks, weathering and erosion, geologic mapping, petroleum, ground water and glaciation. An examination of the internal and external processes modifying the earth’s surface, the evolutionary history of the earth, including its life forms, oceans and atmosphere will also be included.

PET 1252
Modern Petroleum Technology
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This course continues to build on the fundamentals of the petroleum drilling skills covered in Petroleum Drilling Technology and new industry methods. It covers the modern drilling and production terminology, well completion, and special operations.

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 2205
P-Tech Quality Control
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Process Technology Industry Quality Control concepts and applications are discussed including multiple industry applications of quality control methods and techniques. Students will be introduced to a variety of tools applicable to process management, process flow charting, process monitoring, and problem solving. PREREQUISITE: MTH 1201 Technical Mathematics.

Term Total
16
Semester 3
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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.

MAN 1211
Industrial Electricity
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This course provides instruction in industrial electricity including atomic structure, metric system, electrical qualities, series circuits, parallel circuits, combination circuits, simple control devices, and control relays. Emphasis is placed on applying classroom theory to lab reality and basic troubleshooting of electrical circuits is taught.

PET 2201
Petroleum Completion Methods
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This course introduces completion methods, equipment, and procedures used to drill a well. Topics include the well servicing and workover industry, perforating, liner and packer settings, reservoir characteristics, formation evaluation, formation testing, cementing practices, completion design, and completion tools and fluids. The course is designed to provide an introduction to completion methods for technicians and operators.

PHY 1111
Technical Physics I
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This is a course in mechanics and fluids for the vocational-technical student. It covers Newton's Laws, conditions for equilibrium, torque, momentum, motion in one and two dimensions, work, energy, power, and fluids.

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16
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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.

INM 1205
Fluid Power
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This course includes basic hydraulics, hydraulic troubleshooting, pumps and piping system, pneumatics and pneumatic trouble shooting, as related to industry.

PET 2208
Corrosion Basics
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This course provides a basic overview of corrosion science and engineering, common corroding agents, methods of detecting and measuring corrosion, managing corrosion, enhancing reliability, and preventing failures. Special emphasis will be placed on protecting equipment with cathodic technology.

PTT 1201
Process Tech Instrumentation
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Process technology instrumentation reviews instruments used to sense, measure, transmit, and control process variables. Controllers, control systems, and the symbols found in instrumentation drawings and diagrams are addressed. Troubleshooting, instrument malfunction, and emergency shutdown systems are also addressed. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of PTT 2201 P-Tech Equipment.

QAC 1204
Dimen. Metrology & Blueprint Interp.
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The purpose of this course is to develop dimensional measurement ability for skilled workers, technicians, and students in engineering and science. Communicative and manipulative aspects are stressed. The course also covers reading and interpreting blueprints and making shop sketches.

Term Total
16
Program Total
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