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Process Technology, Associate of Arts Degree

Banner Code: 3_AA_PTEC

Control Number: 18719

Financial Aid Eligible

The courses offered to obtain this award will give the students the basic skills needed to obtain an entry-level Process Technician position 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:

  1. Comply with environmental and safety regulations.
  2. Safely operate process equipment.
  3. Measure and control a process.
  4. Work as a team member.

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
PTEC C110Introduction to Process Technology3.0
PTEC C111Health, Safety, and Environment3.0
PTEC C112Quality Management1.5
PTEC C113Process Technology 1: Equipment3.0
PTEC C114Process Technology 2: Systems3.0
PTEC C115Process Technology 3: Operations3.0
PTEC C116Instrumentation 13.0
PTEC C117Instrumentation 23.0
CIS C100Introduction to Information Systems3.0
Units Required for Major25.5
Requirement Units
Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC pattern Varies
Electives to satisfy unit requirement Varies
Total Degree Units 60