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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Process Operator, A.A.S.

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This program is designed to provide  students career opportunities for entry level positions as operators of power generation, natural gas, refinery, petrochemical, food and beverage, an optional track for water processing and water utilities is included, manufacturing and 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, and pharmaceuticals as well as various food, beverage, and consumer products.

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.

SJC First Year Experience Requirement: 3 Credits

General Education Requirements: 16-18 Credits


Laboratory Science:

Contact the SOE Advisor regarding recommendations for this degree.

Social/Behavioral Science:


Suggested Course Sequence for 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.

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