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.

 

 Program Contacts

Richard "Curly" Madore
Program Coordinator
(207) 453-5805
RMadore@kvcc.me.edu 
 
 David Deas
Ass't. Program Coordinator
(207) 453-5809
ddeas@kvcc.me.edu
 
 

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