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2016-2017 VSCC Catalog 
2016-2017 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

The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary
Chemical Plant & System Operator $33,030 $48,770
Chemical Technician $29,000 $43,590
Chemical Equipment Operator $27,330 $44,020
Fuel Cell Technician $34,580 $61,860


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.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

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