Process Control Minor

The Process Control minor will allow students to gain education in the broad skill set required of a process control engineer.  These skill sets include computer programming, electronics and circuits, signal analysis, instrumentation, process modeling, and logic as applied to the chemical and paper industries.

Program Requirements

(20 credit hours minimum)

CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
CPB 204Material and Energy Balances3
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
Chemical and Bio- Engineering Computation and Statistics
Computational Methods in Engineering
Select one of the following:4-7
Electric Circuit Analysis I
and Computer-Aided Experimentation 1
Electronic Instrumentation
and Laboratory in Electronic Instrumentation
Select one of the following:3
Biological Systems and Controls
Process Control
Control of Dynamic Systems
Courses for Majors/Non-majors2-3
CPB majors select:
Unit Operations Laboratory II
CPB non-majors select:
Unit Operations Laboratory II
and Independent Studies 2
Total Credit Hours20-24

 Cross-listed with MME 303.


 Concurrent enrollment in CPB 451/CPB 551 & CPB 477 with approval from CPB department.