Industrial Process Operator, A.A.S.

This program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions as operators of power generation, natural gas, refinery, petrochemical or pharmaceutical processes. Process operators are employed by plants that produce products such as electricity, commodity gases (natural gas, propane, butane), gasoline, diesel fuel, industrial chemicals, plastics, ultra pure water, pharmaceuticals, etc.

A hands-on approach along with process theory presented by instructors with industry experience will thoroughly prepare graduates for entry level operator positions.

Note: A student must earn a grade of C or higher for courses to count toward a degree.

General Education Requirements: 15-16 credits

Required Courses: 47 credits

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 62-63 credits

Suggested Course Sequence Full-time Students:

Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

Fall 1

Spring 1

Summer 1

Fall 2

Spring 2

Suggested Course Sequence Part-time Students:

Fall 1

Spring 1

Summer 1

Fall 2

Spring 2

Fall 3

Spring 3

Fall 4

Spring 4