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Process Technology Program

Learning employable skills for today's world




Degrees and certificates:

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This 33-unit certificate program can be completed in a minimum of 3 semesters.*
The core curriculum:

Additional courses:

Graduation Requirements for the Certificate:

Associate of Science Degree
Complete your General Education requirements in addition to the core courses for the Certificate of Achievement in Process Technology to earn an AS Degree in Process Technology. Math 30 also satisfies the Math requirement for the AS degree. Physics 15 also satisfies the Physical Science requirement for the AS degree. A total of 60 units to achieve an AS Degree in PTEC can be completed in 2-2 ½ years.

Program Entry Skills:
MATH 25 – Elementary Algebra (5 units)
ENGL 90 – Integrated Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking (5 units)
Either complete these courses or take the assessment test and assess higher than these courses prior to enrolling in PTEC 10.


Competency Requirements
Placement tests are offered by LMC. Due to an increase in students attending Los Medanos College, we are now requiring that students schedule an appointment to take their English & math assessments.




--"This project is an equal opportunity program and was funded in part by a grant awarded under the President's Community Based Job Training Grants, as implemented by the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Employment & Training Administration. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The information contained in this product was created by a grantee organization and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. All references to non-governmental companies or organizations, their services, products, or resources are offered for informational purposes and should not be construed as an endorsement by the Department of Labor. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it and is intended for individual organizational, non-commercial use only."