NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

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SCIENCE
Associate in Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Semiconductor Laboratory Processes Specialization MA

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   CHM

111

College Chemistry I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

MTH

271

Applied Calculus I

3

 

   PHY

201

General College Physics I

4

 

   SDV

106

Preparation for Employment

1

 

 

   CHM

112

College Chemistry II

 

4

 

   HIS

 

Elective

 

3

 

MTH

272

Applied Calculus II

 

3

 

   PHY

170

Introduction to Microelectronics Processes

 

3

 

   PHY

202

General College Physics II

 

4

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

17

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   CHM

255

Instrumental Analysis

3

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

3

 

   MTH

177

Introductory Linear Algebra

2

 

   PHY

270

Physical Processes-Microelectronics

4

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

 

   CHM

270

Chemical Processes-Microelectronics

 

4

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

2

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communications

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

15

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Science with a Specialization in Semiconductor Laboratory Processes = 62.

1 Students transferring to the Materials Science and Engineering Program at Va. Tech. must take MTH 173-174.

2 The social science elective may be selected from one of the following disciplines: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). Base selection on requirements of transfer institution.

3 The humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from list on page 38. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

4 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

 

       
 
       

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