Mar 27, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

Industrial Process Control Technology

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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.


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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