Process Technology, Associate of Arts Degree
The courses offered to obtain this award will give the students the basic skills needed to obtain a position as a Processing Technician within a variety of industrial fields. Process technology involves every aspect of chemical processing: extracting and refining chemicals such as oil and natural gas, refining and monitoring them.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Comply with environmental and safety regulations.
- Safely operate process equipment.
- Measure and control a process.
- Work as a team member.
Associate Degree Requirements
Complete at least 60 units of acceptable college work with a minimum of 12 units completed in residence at Coastline. Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher from all colleges attended and a 2.0 or higher grade point average at Coastline.
*Students must be in good academic standing (not on probation and/or disqualification) during the semester graduation is petitioned.
Program of Study
Complete the required courses in one of the programs as detailed In the Academic/Career/Certificate Programs section of this catalog. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
Complete one of the three General Education options below:
Option 1 — Coastline General Education: designed for students pursuing an Associate degree and who may or may not be planning to transfer to a four-year university. The degree is transferable to many colleges and universities.
Option 2—CSU GE Breadth: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU system. It may also be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Option 3—IGETC: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU or UC system. It also may be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement
Complete at least 2.5 units from any Global and Multicultural Studies courses.
Students will complete all of the following:
|PTEC C110||Introduction to Process Technology||3.0|
|PTEC C111||Health, Safety, and Environment||3.0|
|PTEC C112||Quality Management||1.5|
|PTEC C113||Process Technology 1: Equipment||3.0|
|PTEC C114||Process Technology 2: Systems||3.0|
|PTEC C115||Process Technology 3: Operations||3.0|
|PTEC C116||Instrumentation 1||3.0|
|PTEC C117||Instrumentation 2||3.0|
|CIS C100||Introduction to Information Systems||3.0|
|Total Major Preparation||25.5|
|Total Units for Major Preparation||25.5|
|Degree Option 1, 2, or 3||Varies|
|Electives to satisfy unit requirement||Varies|
|Total Degree Units||60|