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2023 - 2024 Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Catalog

Chemical Process Technology - AAS

Program Code: AAS.15829

The Associate Degree Program in Chemical Process Technology prepares the student for employment as a process operator in the chemical/material processing industry. The operator role includes but is not limited to the following functions: knowledge and upholding of the standards regarding health, safety and the environment; working with the handling, transporting, storage and disposal of chemicals and other materials in compliance with all state and federal regulations; the operation, monitoring, and controlling of process both continuous and batch; interfacing with chemical engineers and technician co-workers involved with these processes; and managing normal maintenance of equipment, calibration of instrumentation, and troubleshooting as needed.

Fall First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 16.6

Winter First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 17

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Credits: 65.6


  1. A “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all CPI courses as well as CHM, MTH, and PHY general education courses.
  2. If your computer experience is limited, CST 133W  is also suggested.
  3. Intermediate Algebra and Applied Physics may also be met with an acceptable score on current college assessment instruments. Contact Assessment/Testing office at 989-686-9338 for more details. Credits to meet graduation requirements may then be met by completing additional electives.
  4. Transfer students may be advised to complete CHM 111 , CHM 112 , CHM 210 , and CHM 210LW  instead of CHM 101W  and CHM 106W .
  5. Transfer students may be advised to complete either PHY 111  or PHY 211  instead of PHY 101 .