Chemical Laboratory Technology

Program Description

The Chemical Laboratory Technology offers students an opportunity to earn an associate degree designed to prepare students for immediate employment in a petro-chemical laboratory environment as a chemical laboratory technician. Students enrolled in the program will receive training to enhance possibilities of employment, retention, and promotion in the workforce.

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Curriculum

Chemical Lab Tech-410301-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
Semester 1
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3 0 3
ENSC 2000 Environmental Science 3 0 3
MATH 1100 College Algebra 3 0 3
CLTE 1000 Introduction to Lab Analysis 3 0 3
PTEC 2030 Plant Safety, Health, and Environmental 3 0 3
15
Semester 2
CHEM 1010 General Chemistry I 3 0 3
CHEM 1011 General Chemistry I Laboratory 0 1 1
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Intro to Software Applications 3 0 3
MATH 2100 Elementary Statistics 3 0 3
PHYS 2100 General Physics I 3 0 3
PHYS 2110 General Physics I Laboratory 0 1 1
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
17
Semester 3
CHEM 1020 General Chemistry II 3 0 3
CHEM 1021 General Chemistry II Laboratory 0 1 1
CLTE 2000 Chemical Laboratory Analysis I 3 0 3
CLTE 2002 Chemical Laboratory Analysis I Lab 0 2 2
SPCH 1200 Introduction to Public Speaking 3 0 3
Humanities Elective 3 0 3
15
Semester 4
CLTE 2100 Chemical Laboratory Analysis II 3 0 3
CLTE 2102 Chemical Laboratory Analysis II Lab 0 2 2
CHEM 2210 Elements of Organic Chemistry 3 0 3
CHEM 2211 Elements of Organic Chemistry Lab 0 1 1
CHEM 2030 Quantitative Chemical Analysis 3 0 3
CHEM 2031 Quantitative Chemical Analysis Lab 0 1 1
13
Total Clock Hours 1035
Chemical Lab Tech-410301-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
CLTE 1000 Introduction to Lab Analysis 3 0 3
PTEC 2030 Plant Safety, Health, and Environmental 3 0 3
TCA - Chemical Laboratory Helper (6) 6
CHEM 1010 General Chemistry I 3 0 3
CHEM 1011 General Chemistry I Laboratory 0 1 1
ITEC 1320 Introduction to Database Management 3 0 3
MATH 1100 College Algebra 3 0 3
CTS - Chemical Laboratory Apprentice (16)     10
PHYS 2100 General Physics I 3 0 3
PHYS 2110 General Physics I Laboratory 0 1 1
CHEM 1020 General Chemistry II 3 0 3
CHEM 1021 General Chemistry II Lab 0 1 1
CHEM 2030 Quantitative Chemical Analysis 3 0 3
CHEM 2031 Quantitative Chemical Analysis Lab 0 1 1
CTS - Chemical Laboratory Assistant (28)     12
CLTE 2000 Chemical Industrial Analysis I 3 0 3
CLTE 2002 Chemical Industrial Analysis I Lab 0 2 2
CLTE 2100 Chemical Industrial Analysis II 3 0 3
CLTE 2102 Chemical Industrial Analysis II Lab 0 2 2
CHEM 2210 Elements of Organic Chemistry 3 0 3
CHEM 2211 Elements of Organic Chemistry Lab 0 1 1
SPCH 1200 Introduction to Public Speaking 3 0 3
17
Total Clock Hours 810

Graduation Requirements

  • All graduating students within the School of Industrial Technology (INDT) are required to do the following to fulfill graduation requirements:
  • All graduating students must also meet the institution's Graduation Requirements.

Program Information

CIP Code: 410301

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

Total Clock Hours: 1035

Program Resources

Contact Information

Sarah Welch

Program Coordinator

(337) 421-6595 ext. 4329

sarah.walter@sowela.edu

Pattie Duhon

Support Coordinator

(337) 421-6979

pattie.duhon@sowela.edu

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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