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CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I.
CIP 4005015203
A review and extension of basic principles of chemistry, together with a study of the elements and their compounds, bonding theories, kinetic molecular theory, solutions and acid-base theories. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 3 lab)
      Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in high school chemistry or grade of C or better in CHEM
      1405 or approval of the division chair.
      Required skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.
 
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II.
CIP 4005015203
A study of kinetics, equilibria, thermodynamics, electro chemistry, and organic chemistry.
(4 SCH, 3 lecture, 3 lab)
       Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in CHEM 1411.
       Required skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.
 
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I.
CIP 4005045203
A study of the nomenclature, classification and reactions of aliphatic compounds by means of reaction mechanisms, transition state theory, stereochemistry. Alkanes, alkyl halides, alcohols, alkenes, alkynes, alicyclics and aromaticity are studied. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 3 lab)
      Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in CHEM 1412.
      Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.
 
CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II.
CIP 4005045203
A study of the nomenclature, classification and reactions of aromatic, aliphatic and arene compounds by means of reaction mechanisms, transition state theory, stereochemistry and elementary infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Aromatics, alcohols, ethers, carboxylic acids, aldehydes, ketones, amines and phenols are studied. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 3 lab)
      Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in CHEM 2423.
      Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.
 
CTEC 1380 Cooperative Education I– Chemical Technology/Technician.
CIP 4103010003
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Class time will focus on work related topics such as safety, self¬-initiative, goal setting, time management, leadership, communication, team skills, and continuous improvement. Co-op positions will be provided when available, but otherwise the student must obtain their own employment which is applicable to either plant or laboratory operations. Students may register in only one co-op class per semester. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab)
     Prerequisite: Process Op Co-op  - Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PTAC 2420,
     PTAC 1408 and a 2.7 GPA or approval of the division chair. Lab Tech Co-op
     - Completion
of or concurrent enrollment in CTEC 1441 and a 2.7 GPA or approval
     of the division chair.
 
CTEC 1381 Cooperative Education II – Chemical Technology/Technician.
CIP 4103010003
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Class time will focus on job placement skills. Co-op positions will be provided when available, but otherwise the student must obtain their own employment which is applicable to either plant or laboratory operations. Students may register in only one co-op class per semester. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab)
      Prerequisite: CTEC 1380 and a 2.7 GPA or approval of the division chair.
 
CTEC 1441 Applied Instrumental Analysis I.
CIP 4103010003
Overview of instrumental chemical analysis. Topics include statistical analysis, sampling, analytical separations, gravimetric and titrimetric analysis, gas chromatography, on-line process analyzers, and/or electroanalytical chemistry. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 3 lab)
      Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in CHEM 1411 or CHEM 1405.
      Required skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.
 
CTEC 2431 Applied Instrumental Analysis II.
CIP 4103010003
Study of advanced topics in instrumental analysis. Topics include atomic absorption, inductively coupled plasma, nuclear magnetic resonance, gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, and infrared spectroscopy. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 3 lab)
       Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in CTEC 1441.
       Required skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.
 
PTAC 1408 Safety, Health, and Environment I.
CIP 4103010003
Development of knowledge and skills to reinforce the attitudes and behaviors required for safe and environmentally sound work habits. Emphasis on safety, health, and environmental issues in the performance of all job tasks and regulatory compliance issues. Course topics will be reinforced through plant scenarios performed at the Process Equipment Trainer. (4 SCH, 4 lecture, 0 lab)
      Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.
 
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I- Equipment.
CIP 4103010003
Instruction in the use of common process equipment. Laboratory exercises include the operation and maintenance of process equipment. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
      Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level math
      (placement code 2).
 
PTAC 1432 Process Instrumentation I.
CIP 4103010003
Study of the instruments and instrument systems used in the chemical processing industry including terminology, primary variables, symbology, control loops, and basic troubleshooting. INTC 1401 is equivalent course. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

       Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level math
       (placement code 2). 
 

PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality.
CIP 4103010003
Study of the background and application of quality concepts. Topics include team skills, quality tools, and economics and continuous improvedment. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
     Requried skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.
 
PTAC 1454 Industrial Processes.
CIP 4103010003
The study of the common types of industrial processes. (4 SCH, 4 lecture, 0 lab)
     Prerequisite: Completion of PTAC 1432 and PTAC 1410.
     Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.
     Beginning algebra level math (placement code 2).
 
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II - Systems.
CIP 4103010003
Study of the interrelation of process equipment and process systems including related scientific principles. Laboratory exercises include operating small plants representing the following unit operations: distillation, extraction, demineralization, reactors, and waste treatment. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 4 lab)
     Prerequisite: PTAC 1432, 1410 and a grade of C or better in either high
     school chemistry or CHEM 1405.
     Required skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.

 

 

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