NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate  

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Purpose: This career studies certificate is designed for those wishing to enhance their employment options or retrain for careers as laboratory process technicians or equipment support technicians in the semiconductor and other high-tech fabrication/research facilities.

Special Curriculum Admission Requirements: Students who have not completed the requried courses listed below (or their equivalent) may be concurrently enrolled in the career studies certificate with division approval.
    CHM 111-112 College Chemistry I-II(8 credits)
    ENG 111-112 College Composition I-II (6 credits)
    MTH 173-174 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I-II (10 credits)
    MTH 271-272 Applied Calculus I-II (6 credits) or
    PHY 201-202 General College Physics I-II (8 credits)

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   CHM255Instrumental Analysis3
   MTH241Statistics I3
   MTH249Statistical Quality Control1
   PHY170Intro. to Microelectronics Processes3
   STD106Preparation for Employment1
   CHM270Chemical Processes - Microelectronics 4
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
   MTH177Introductory Linear Algebra 2
   PHY270Physical Processes - Microelectronics 4

Total Credits/Semester1113

Total credits for the Semiconductor Laboratory Processes Technician (Advanced) Career Studies Certificate = 24.

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