The FBI has notified all Philadelphia area colleges and universities about a recent social media posting threatening violence at an unspecified Philadelphia area college or university on Monday, October 5 at 2 p.m. EST. Since the shooting last week at a community college in Oregon, the FBI has seen similar social media postings throughout the country. Delaware County Community College takes campus safety very seriously and in response to this threat the College has notified the local police departments presiding over all of the College's locations and is working in conjunction with them to enhance security. The College’s Office of Safety & Security will also increase security patrols on Monday and monitor the situation closely. We ask that you remain aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity or behaviors to Security at 610-359-5303. 


PCT 101 - Introduction to Process Technology

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the concepts associated with Process Technology, as well as an introduction to the role of a Process Operators and Process Control Technicians as part of a team in the production environment. The course also provides a basic overview of issues and sciences associated with the refining and production of chemicals. In addition, the course will introduce the student to the real life environment, and the occupational responsibilities and duties of process operators/technicians. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Discuss the role and responsibilities of a process operators and process control technicians. Investigate the basic sciences associated with processing industries. Identify the need for quality control in a processing environment. Demonstrate appropriate behavior within a diverse workplace. Discuss the impact of job related work ethics (absenteeism, on-the-job habits, etc.) as they relate to fellow workers, and the mission at hand. Relate basic safety, health, and environmental issues associated with the processing industries technology. Perform generalized introductory duties while observing acceptable practices for personal safety and health. Prepare a potential career profile for a process technician.

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: Coreq. PCT 100