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Industrial Technology (AAS)
Associate of Applied Science

Purpose Statement

This program is designed to develop basic skills through various specialized courses to prepare students for entry-level positions in the petrochemical industry. Upon successful completion of the coursework, students will be able to transfer to a four-year degree in Industrial Technology at Lamar University.

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 1432 Process Instrumentation I 4
Total Hours: 17
Second Semester
MATH MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
MATH 1332 Math for Liberal Arts
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I-Equipment 4
CETT CETT 1403 DC Circuits OR CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
SPCH SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication OR
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication
Total Hours: 14
Third Semester
EPCT 1301 Hazardous Waste Op. and Emergency Response 3
EPCT 1305 Environmental Regulations Overview 3
EPCT 1349 Environmental Regulation Interp. & Applications 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture OR
Creative Arts *
Total Hours: 12
Fourth Semester
EPCT 1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene 3
EPCT 2489 Internship-Environmental Engineering Tech OR
CTEC 2387 Chemical Technology
PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality 3
PTAC 2446 Process Troubleshooting 4
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology
Total Hours: 17
Grand Total: 60

*Core Curriculum Options

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog