Dec 03, 2021  
Course/Program Inventory 
    
Course/Program Inventory

Industrial Process Control Technology


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Industrial Process Control Technology

 

Institution/s with this A.A.S. Degree when Library was Approved:

Nashville State Community College

Southwest Tennessee Community College

 

Institution/s with a concentration using this title under a different A.A.S. degree:     None

 

Institution/s with Technical Certificate:

 

Process Control Fundamentals Technical Certificate (STCC only), (18 SCH)

 

Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title:

 

A.A.S. Degree in Industrial Process Control Technology (60 SCH)

 

Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title including concentrations:

 

A.A.S. Degree in Industrial Process Control Technology with concentrations in:

 

  • Maintenance Technology
  • Process Technology

 

CIP Code/s:   API CIP code: 15.0612

 

SOC Code/s:

 

SOC 1: 51-8091                      SOC 4: 49-9044         

SOC 2: 47-2111                      SOC 5: 49-2094

SOC 3: 47-2152

           

Program Description:

 

The Industrial Process Control Technology program is designed to provide skills for those who are interested in a career as a process control or maintenance technician. The program trains students to work as a key member of a team of people responsible for planning, analyzing and controlling the production of products - from acquisition of raw materials through the production and distribution of products to customers in a variety of industries, to include but are not limited to, chemical, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, power generation, pulp and paper, refining, and waste water treatment.

 

Program Outcomes:

 

  • Feed raw material and processing agents into plant machinery.
  • Prepare and measure raw material.
  • Set controls and operate machinery.
  • Check instruments and equipment to make sure of correct operation, and be aware of any abnormal operating conditions.
  • Take samples for testing, test products, and record process data.
  • Install wiring and other electrical components such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, following blueprints, the National Electrical Code®, and state and local codes.
  • Perform key installation and maintenance functions across several industries including piping, tubing, fasteners and metallurgy, electrical systems, craft-specific drawings, and hand and power tools specific to the trade.

Curriculum


General Education Requirements: 15 SCH


ENGL 1010 English Composition I  3
Speech Elective   3
MATH 1630 or above              3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective               3
*General Education electives must be chosen from campus-approved General Education course lists 3

                                                                                         

                                                                                

 

 

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