The curriculum for the Process Technology (PTEC) Associate of Applied Science is a selective admissions program that addresses a high-demand field. Upon graduation from the program, students are prepared to enter the employment market as entry-level process operators for refinery, chemical, and other industry-related areas.
In order to be eligible for admission to the PTEC program, the applicant must first be admitted to BRCC. The following courses are prerequisites for admission to the PTEC program. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all of prerequisite courses listed.
Prerequisite Courses Credit Hours
MATH 101/110 College Algebra 3
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
PTEC 101 Introduction to Process Technology 3
PTEC 203 Safety, Health, and Environment 3
Choose one: 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
CSCI 190 Microcomputer Applications in Business 3
Total Prerequisite Hours 15
In addition, to be eligible for entry into the Process Technology program, students must:
It is important to note that admission to the PTEC program is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements listed here does not guarantee admission.
The application for admission to the Process Technology program is available on the BRCC website every term, including summer sessions. Deadlines and detailed instructions for completing the admission application and scheduling the admission exam are included in the application packet.
In addition to meeting the above requirements for admission, applicants for the PTEC program must:
To receive the degree, the student must