Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology
This program is delivered only through Kenai Peninsula College.
Students who apply to the Process Technology AAS are admitted in a pre-major status. The process for advancement to major status requires completion of the following steps:
- Complete an advising session with a PRT faculty advisor.
- Complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:
Course List Code Title Credits WRTG A111 Writing Across Contexts 3 MATH A105 Intermediate Algebra (or any higher-level GER mathematics course) 3 PRT A101 Introduction to Process Technology 3 PHYS A115
and Physical Science Lab
4 or PHYS A123
College Physics I
and College Physics I Laboratory
- Completion of Change of Major Form from Pre-Major to Major status, signed by PRT faculty advisor.
Students are encouraged to meet with a faculty advisor in the Process Technology program prior to registering for Process Technology courses. Advising is required to move to major status and to complete the AAS in Process Technology.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Course Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the Program Requirements below.
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Intermediate Algebra *|
|College Algebra for Calculus *|
|CIS A105||Introduction to Personal Computers and Application Software||3|
|or CIS A110||Computer Concepts in Business|
|Introduction to General Chemistry|
and Introduction to General Chemistry Laboratory (or higher level)
|Select one of the following:||4|
and Physical Science Lab
|College Physics I|
and College Physics I Laboratory *
|PRT A101||Introduction to Process Technology||3|
|PRT A110||Introduction to Process Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness||3|
|PRT A130||Process Technology I: Equipment||4|
|PRT A140||Industrial Process Instrumentation I||3|
|PRT A144||Industrial Process Instrumentation II||3|
|PRT A230||Process Technology II: Systems||4|
|PRT A231||Process Technology III: Operations||4|
|PRT A250||Process Troubleshooting||3|
|PRT A255||Quality Concepts for the Process Industry||1|
|Advisor-approved Applied Technology Electives||9|
May be chosen from:
Electronics Technology (ET)
Industrial Process Instrumentation (PETR, ET, PRT)
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
Process Technology (PRT)
Technology Internship (TECH)
May be used to satisfy AAS General Course Requirements.
A total of 60 credits is required for the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology will be able to:
Identify process technology industries.
Identify federal and state agencies and regulations that impact process industries.
Calculate various process equipment theory results.
Explain various process instrumentation theories.
Explain various process instrumentation and the uses of the instrumentation in control loops.
Sketch accurate piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs).
Develop and compose process procedures.
Explain Outside Operator and Board Operator responsibilities and duties.
Monitor a process, troubleshoot problems, and respond appropriately.
Explain quality concepts, tools, and methods used in the process industries.