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General Technology AAS - Chemical Engineering Technology Emphasis

General Technology AAS - Chemical Engineering Technology Emphasis

As part of Roane State’s flexible two-year degree in general technology, you can customize your courses to focus on chemical engineering technology.

This is an emphasis within the A.A.S. in General Technology program.

What they do

A chemical engineering technologist monitors, controls, and troubleshoots automated chemical processes. The technologist sits in a control room, monitors data, and adjusts controls as needed to ensure chemical processes operate properly.

Where they work

A chemical engineering technologist could work in any industry where chemical processes are used such as:

Three reasons to consider chemical engineering technology

Tuition-free for eligible students

Students who are eligible for Tennessee Promise or Tennessee Reconnect can complete chemical engineering technology coursework tuition-free as they work toward an A.A.S. in General Technology.

Program Plan

You may need to complete MATH 1000 in the summer prior to your first term

First Fall
Class Credit Hours Prerequisite Tentative Time/Day Lecture Tentative Time/Day Lab
MATH 1130 College Algebra 3 MATH 1000 W 6:30-9:30  
CHEM 1010 Intro to Chemistry 4 MATH 1000 MW 5:00-6:20 M 6:30-9:30
ENST 1362 Industrial Equipment  3   R 5:00-6:50 R 7:00-10:00
MECH 1320 Mechanical Components 3   T 5:00-6:50 T 7:00-8:00
Soc Elec Social Sci. Elective, e.g., WELL 1010 3   online  
First Spring
Class Credit Hours Prerequisite Tentative Time/Day Lecture Tentative Time/Day Lab
CHET 1410 Process Operations I 4 CHEM 1010 W 6:30-9:30 S 9:00-5:00 (*)
CHET 1320 Process Control and Instrumentation I 3 MATH 1130 T 5:00-6:50 T 7:00-10:00
CHET 1300 Process Equipment 3 ENST 1305 F 5:30-9:30 S 9:00-5:00 (**)
MECH 1310 Electrical Components 3   M 5:00-9:30  
MECH 1340 Digital Fundamentals & PLCs† 3   R 5:00-9:30  
Second Fall
Class Credit Hours Prerequisite Tentative Time/Day Lecture Tentative Time/Day Lab
CHET 2310 Process Operations II 3 CHET 1410, 1320;
Co: 2320
R 5:00-7:00 S 9:00-5:00 (*)
CHET 2320 Process Control and Instrumentation II 3 CHET 1410, 1320;
Co: 2310
R 7:15-9:15 S 9:00-5:00 (**)
MECH 2440 Process Control Technologies† 4 MECH 1340 M 5:00-7:50 M 8:00-10:00
ENST 1350 Industrial Safety 3   T 5:00-8:00  
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3   W 6:40-9:30  
Second Spring
Class Credit Hours Prerequisite Tentative Time/Day Lecture Tentative Time/Day Lab
MECH 1342 Programming in LabView† 3   W 6:30-9:30  
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Speech 3   S 8:00-12:00 accelerated
MECH 2320 Motor Control 3   T 5:00-7:50  T 8:00-9:50
Hum Elec Gen Ed Humanities 3   M evening or online  

† Denotes an elective class. Other choices may be available.
* Lab meets at Wacker Institute in Chattanooga on 6 occasions per semester (total 42 hours lab time)
** Lab meets on 6 occasions in Oak Ridge (chosen not to conflict with CHET 1410 or 2310 labs)

Contact

Gordon Williams
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4899

Jack A Parker
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4891

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