CURRICULUM GUIDE

Chemical Process Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0859  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Chemical Process Technologists are trained for employment as process operators
in the chemical and related industries.  Process operators are required to
maintain safety, health and environmental standards in the plant; handle,
store and transport chemicals; operate, monitor and control continuous and
batch processes; and participate in routine and preventative maintenance of
equipment and instrumentation.  Not all courses in this program transfer to
all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or
counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

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

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 43 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CHEM 151    General Chemistry Lecture I                                      4
CHEM 152    General Chemistry Lecture II                                     3
CHEM 161    General Chemistry Lab I                                          1
CHEM 162    General Chemistry Lab II                                         1
CHEM 182    Introductory Organic Chemistry                                   3
CHEM 192    Intro Organic Chemistry Lab                                      1
CHEM 211    Chemical Process Technology I                                    4
CHEM 262    Quantitative Analysis                                            2
CPSC 120    Introduction to Computers                                        3
ENVR 131    Industrial Process Safety                                        3
FIRE 220    Hazardous Materials/Fire Ser                                     4
MATH 121    College Algebra I                                                4
SOCL 120    Introduction to Sociology                                        4
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
STAT 170    Introduction to Statistics                                       3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                              TOTAL:  18-21 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             0 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Core Area (See Note 1)                               0
            Science Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Writing (See Note 3)                                   3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

CHOICE 3:   Physics                                           TOTAL: 4 Credits
PHYS 200    Applied Physics                                                  4
PHYS 221    Introductory Physics I                                           4
CHOICE 4:   ELECTIVES                                     TOTAL: 11-13 CREDITS
ENVR 121    Environmental Rules and Regs                                     3
ENVR 122    Enviro Sampl & Instrumentation                                   4
ELTE 100    Electrical Safety Practices                                      1
ELTE 110    Practical Electricity                                            3
MACH 135    Metallurgy and Heat Treat                                        4
MFGM 101    Industrial Hydraulics                                            4
MFGM 102    Industrial Pneumatics                                            3
SCIN 287    Science Technology Internship                                    4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   61
1.  Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
    this Core area.
2.  Students completing CHOICE 2 have fulfilled the requirements for this Core
3.  WRIT 121 is recommended for students planning to transfer.

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                 III                  IV
     CHEM 151        CHEM 152           CHEM 262            CHEM 182
     CHEM 161        CHEM 162           STAT 170            CHEM 192
     CPSC 120        FIRE 220           Lim. Ch. 3          CHEM 211
     MATH 121        SOCL 120           Lim. Ch. 4          ENVR 131
     Lim. Ch. 2      SPCH 110                               Lim. Ch. 4
                     Lim. Ch. 4