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Paper and Chemical Technology (AAS-PCT)

Program Location: Thomasville Campus

Career-Technical Division

Length: Four Semesters

The Paper and Chemical Technology Program is designed to prepare students for entry level jobs in paper and chemical process industries.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
PCT 120 Pulp Manufacturing Technology 3
PCT 122 Introduction to Process Technology 3
WKO 110 NCCER Core 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
WKO 107 or ORI 101 + 1
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications 3
IET 114 Basic Electricity 3
ILT 108 Introduction to Instruments and Process Control 3
PCT 135 Paper Manufacturing Technology 3
CHM 104 or higher + 4
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
Sub-total Credits 19

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
INT 117 Principles of Industrial Mechanics 3
INT 127 Principles of Industrial Pumps and Piping Systems 3
PCT 210 Environmental Control Technology 3
PCT 221 Unit Operations 3
WKO 106 Workplace Skills 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
IET 131 Fluid Power Systems 3
PCT 222 Unit Maintenance 3
PCT 231 Statistical Process Control 3
Paper and Chemical Technology (AAS) Elective + 3
History, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 15


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784