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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemical Engineering Technology (1+1 VSCC/APSU)

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The Austin Peay State University/Volunteer State Community College Chemical Engineering Technology 1+1 agreement links Volunteer State Community College students with Austin Peay State University to create a seamless transition from VSCC into the Chemical Engineering Technology Program at APSU.

The Chemical Engineering Technology 1+1 Agreement between Austin Peay University and Volunteer State Community College offers the VSCC student the advantage of a structured transition from VSCC credit coursework to the APSU Chemical Engineering Technology (ChET) AAS degree.  Students may take up to 33 credit hours at Volunteer State Community College to transfer into the AAS in ChET at Austin Peay University.

Year 2 Chemical Engineering Technology at APSU - Credits (27)

  • CHET 1010 Intro to Process Industries  Credits: (2)
  • CHET 1020 Intro to Process Operations  Credits: (2)
  • CHET 2100 Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering  Credits: (3)
  • CHET 2010 Process Instrumentation  Credits: (3)
  • CHET 2011 Process Instrumentation Lab  Credits: (2)
  • CHET 2140 Quality Control  Credits: (3)
  • CHET 2131 Mechanical Systems Lab  Credits: (1)
  • CHET 2020 Process Troubleshooting  Credits: (3)
  • CHET 2030 Process Operations Management  Credits: (3)
  • CHET 2150 Selected Topics in Chemical Industry  Credits: (3)
  • CHET 2190 Internship  Credits: (2)
  • OR CHET 2161 Advanced Instrumentation Lab  Credits: (2)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)

Career and Salary Information

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary
Chemical Plant & System Operator $33,800 $50,900
Chemical Technician $29,000 $44,000
Chemical Equipment Operator $26,800 $43,900
Fuel Cell Technician $33,400 $57,600

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

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