2020-2021 Catalog

Plant Operations, Associate of Applied Science

An operator in industry is an individual who operates the mechanical device used in a particular process. Their responsibility is to monitor, troubleshoot, adjust and make slight repairs of the equipment used in a process. Operators in Southwest Wyoming are used in the soda ash, fertilizer, electrical power plants, and gas plants.

 

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

PLOP 1505PLANT OPERATIONS ELECTRICAL

3

TECH 1000INTRO TO TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS

3

TECH 1600INDUSTRIAL SAFETY

3

PLOP 1510PLANT OPERATIONS I

3

PLOP 1520PLANT OPERATIONS II

3

TECH 1680READING TECHNICAL SCHEMATICS

3

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

Total Credit Hours:18-19

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

INDM 1590INDUSTRIAL PNEUMATICS

3

INDM 1570INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS I (FLUID POWER)

3

PLOP 1515PLANT OPERATIONS INSTRUMENTATION

3

PLOP 1530PLANT OPERATIONS III

3

PLOP 1540PLANT OPERATIONS IV

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

PHYS 1050CONCEPTS OF PHYSICS

4

COMM 1030INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3

CMAP 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRY ELECTIVE

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes:

  • In addition to ENGL 1010, students may be required to also take ENGL 1011 (2 credits) due to placement, adding 2 additional credits to their graduation total.
  • PHYS 1050 may be replaced by MATH 1000 or higher (C or better grade).

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

HLED 1225FIRST AID AND CPR

2

US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

3

HEALTH & HUMAN ACTIVITY

2

TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRY ELECTIVE

6

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes:

Total Credit Hours: 65-66