Applied Process Technology (APT)

Learn about the classes and other requirements for the Applied Process Technology major in the Curriculum Guide.

The Applied Process Technology (APT) program prepares the graduate for entry-level operations in the power plant, lineman, chemical, petro-chemical, refining, and general industries.  It teaches students about automated and semi-automated systems used in various industries. 

APT prepares students in the safe start-up, operation and shutdown of various system components and units. APT offers a choice of AAS degree with chemical/refinery operator or power plant operator as well as certificate options.  Students selecting the certificate options must test at the MAT126 ready level.  Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of “C” or higher in the Math, Physics, Chemistry and technical courses and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale. 

For more information contact Jim Thorne by email or call 502-213-7385.

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