Chemical Process Technology Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific principles and technical skills to the operation of chemical processing equipment in industries such as chemical manufacturing, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and waste water treatment. Includes instruction in mathematics, chemistry, and physics; computer applications; chemical and refinery plant operations, processes, and equipment; safety, health, and environment; instrumentation; troubleshooting; and applications to specific industries.

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Chemical Process Technology Major

What Courses Do Chemical Process Technology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Chemical Process Technology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Applications
  • Ethics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

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