NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
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Semiconductor Laboratory Processes Specialization MA  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who are interested in a professional or scientific program and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in science or engineering, leading to a career as a laboratory process technician in semiconductor and other high-tech fabrication/research facilities.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units as a minimum: 4 units of English, 4 units of college preparatory mathematics, 2-3 units of laboratory sciences, 3 units of social sciences.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   CHM111College Chemistry I4
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH271Applied Calculus I3
   PHY201General College Physics I4
   STD106Preparation for Employment1
   CHM112College Chemistry II 4
   HISElective 3
MTH272Applied Calculus II 3
   PHY202General College Physics II 4
   PHY170Introduction to Microelectronics Processes 3

Total Credits/Semester1517

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   CHM255Instrumental Analysis3
   ENG112College Composition II3
   MTH177Introductory Linear Algebra2
   PHY270Physical Processes-Microelectronics4
   ___Social Science Elective3
   CHM270Chemical Processes-Microelectronics 4
   ___Humanities Elective 3
   MTH249Statistical Quality Control 1
   PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 2
   SPD110Speech Communications 3
   ___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Science with a Specialization in Semiconductor Laboratory Processes = 63.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Students transferring to the Materials Science and Engineering Program at VPI&SU must take MTH 173-174.

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