Courses-Curriculum

COURSES & CURRICULUM 

 

CRITERIA FOR GRADUATION

Students must complete 63 credits in the Pulp and Paper Technology program (AAS degree) and achieve a minimum grade of "C" in all core courses (*). Students must attain a final GPA of 2.0 or higher.

FIRST SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS
CPT117 Software Applications I 3
COM105 Interpersonal Communication 3
MAT114 Technical Math 3
PPT111* Introduction to Pulp & Paper Technology 3
PPT113* Papermaking Processes 3
PPT117* Safe Work Practices in the Pulp & Paper Industry 3
SECOND SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS
CHE101 Chemical Fundamentals OR  
CHE112 General Chemistry I 3/4
ENG108 Technical Writing 3
ETL101 Electrical Fundamentals I 3
MAT117 College Algebra 3
PPT115* Pulping Technology 3
     
THIRD SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS
ECO113 Principles of Economics I (Macro) 3
ETL103 Electrical Fundamentals II 3
PPT116* Maintenance for Pulp and Paper Facilities 3
PPT219* Basic Paper Industry Process Chemistry 3
PPT223* Process Instrumentation and Control 3
 
FOURTH SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS
FLP111 Introduction to Fluid Power 3
PHI110 Introduction to Contemporary Ethics 3
PPT225* Quality Aspects of Pulp & Paper Manufacture 3
PPT227* Understanding Operating Processes 3
     
______ General Education Elective 3
     
  TOTAL CREDITS 63/64
     
FIRST SEMESTER

CERTIFICATE

CREDIT HOURS
COM105 Interpersonal Communication 3
CPT117 Software Applications I 3
MAT114 Technical Math 3
PPT111* Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology 3
PPT113* Papermaking Processes 3
PPT117* Safe Work Practices in the Pulp and Paper Industry 3
SECOND SEMESTER   CREDIT HOURS
CHE101 Chemical Fundamentals OR  
CHE112 General Chemistry I 3/4
ENG108 Technical Writing 3
ETL101 Electrical Fundamentals I 3
MAT117 College Algebra 3
PPT115* Pulping Technology 3
  TOTAL CREDITS

33/34

 

Completion of the above 33/34 credit hours results in a Certificate in Pulp and Paper Technology and may be used to continue the program for the AAS Degree in Pulp and Paper Technology.