CURRICULAR GUIDE

Chemical Process Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0860  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

This program will qualify students for immediate employment in the chemical or
chemical-related industries as chemical process technicians.  In this
capacity, employees are involved in the direct manufacture of products -
monitoring, calibrating and maintaining equipment used in the production
process.  Additionally, they would practice quality assurance standards,
environmental regulations, and safety procedures.  Students may also elect to
apply their certificate credits toward a two-year associates degree in this

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Science Department, Arts and Sciences Building, Room 408,
telephone number (517) 483-1092.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 23 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CHEM 125    Basic Chemistry                                                  4
CHEM 161    General Chemistry Lab I                                          1
CHEM 182    Introductory Organic Chemistry                                   3
CHEM 192    Intro Organic Chemistry Lab                                      1
PHYS 200    Applied Physics                                                  4
QUAL 100    Intro Quality Assurance                                          4
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 10-11 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Computer Science                                         3 Credits
CNCP 101    PC Applications for Technology                                   3
CPSC 120    Introduction to Computers                                        3

CHOICE 2:   Mathematics (Choose 1 Subchoice)                       7-8 Credits
Subchoice 2A:
MATH 112    Intermediate Algebra                                             4
QUAL 103    Probability/Stats Qual Assur                                     4

Subchoice 2B:
MATH 121    College Algebra I                                                4
STAT 170    Introduction to Statistics                                       3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   33

1.  A minimum grade of 2.0 is required in MATH 112, PHYS 200, and CHEM 182 and
    a minimum grade of 3.0 in CHEM 125.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

     I                   II             
     CHEM 125            CHEM 182
     CHEM 161            CHEM 192
     QUAL 100            PHYS 200
     Lim. Ch. 1          SPCH 110
     Lim. Ch. 2          WRIT 124
                         Lim. Ch. 2