CURRICULUM GUIDE

Chemical Process Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0860  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 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: 18 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CHEM 151    General Chemistry Lecture I                                      4
CHEM 161    General Chemistry Lab I                                          1
CHEM 182    Introductory Organic Chemistry                                   3
CHEM 192    Intro Organic Chemistry Lab                                      1
CPSC 120    Introduction to Computers                                        3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 15-16 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

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

Subchoice 1B
MATH 121    College Algebra I                                                4
STAT 170    Introduction to Statistics                                       3

CHOICE 2:   Electives                                         Total: 8 Credits
CHEM 211    Chemical Process Technology I                                    4
PHYS 200    Applied Physics                                                  4
QUAL 100    Intro Quality Assurance                                          4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   33

1.  A minimum grade of 2.0 is required in MATH 112, PHYS 200, CHEM 151
    and CHEM 182.

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 151          CHEM 182
CHEM 161          CHEM 192
CPSC 120          SPCH 110
Lim. Ch. 1        WRIT 124
Lim. Ch. 2        Lim. Ch. 1
                  Lim. Ch. 2