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Lamar State College - Port Arthur Process Technology Level I Certificate Process Technologist

Process Technology

Level I Certificate

Process Operating Technology




For students who require basic entry-level employment in the Process Technology and Operations industry, the Level 1 Technology Certificate is a three-semester program that will prepare students to become process technicians in the refining, petrochemical, power generation, oil and gas production, food and other process industries.

Technical knowledge and skills will be gained in areas such as operating equipment, instrumentation systems, process systems, process troubleshooting, and computer applications.


Certificate Plan
First Semester
CourseHours
 Lec      Lab    Credit 
College Algebra + (MATH 1314) or Contemporary Mathematics I (MATH 1332)
   3           0           3   
Introduction to Process Technology (PTAC 1302)
   2           2           3   
Safety, Health, & Environment I (PTAC 1408)
   4           0           4   
Process Instrumentation I (PTAC 1432)
   3           2           4   
Total Hours
  12          4          14   
Second Semester
Process Technology I - Equipment (PTAC 1410)
   3           2           4   
Elementary Physics I (PHYS 1405) or Applied Physics (SCIT 1418)
   3           3           4   
Introduction to Computers (ITSC 1401)
   3           2           4   
Composition + (ENGL 1301)
   3           0           3   
Total Hours
  12          7         15   
Summer Semester
Public Speaking + (SPCH 1315)
   3           0           3   
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective +
   3           0           3   
Social/Behavioral Science Elective +
   3           0           3   
Total Hours
   9           0           9   
Certificate Plan Total Hours
  33         11         38
+ Denotes general education core



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