AAS Micro Circuit Mask Design
Academic Plan Code
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Micro Circuit Mask Design program prepares students in the microcircuit design field. The program emphasizes current technological trends in the industry and is designed both for those planning to enter a career in the field as well as for those already working in the field who want to advance and update their knowledge and skills. The curriculum combines coursework in microcircuit mask design with a general education component.
CSC100 Introduction to Computer Science for C++ 3
ELE101 Beginning Algebra for Technology 3
Course Sequence by Term
The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway. Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term. It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
- Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites, any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment. Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.
Program Area Key:
- Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
- FYC = First Year Composition
- HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
- Mathematics = Mathematics
- NS = Natural Science
- Oral Comm = Oral Communication
- PP = Program Prerequisite
- SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
- RC = Required Courses
- RE = Restricted Electives
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
|RC||DFT110||Technical Drafting I||3|
|RC||DFT252AA||Computer Aided Drafting I: Autocad||DFT110, OR DFT121, OR departmental permission||3|
|Mathematics||ELE105||Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology||5|
|RC||ELE111||Circuit Analysis I||4|
|RC||DFT254AA||Computer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD||DFT105AA, OR DFT252AA, OR equivalent, OR permission of Department or Division||3|
|RC||ELE112||Circuit Analysis II||ELE111||4|
|RC||ELE131||Digital Logic and Circuits||Score of 19 on Technical Mathematics placement test, OR grade of "C" or better in GTC/MET107, OR MAT082, OR equivalent||3|
|Oral Comm||COM100 or
|Introduction to Human Communication or
Interpersonal Communication or
Small Group Communication
|First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
|Critical Rdg||CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking||OR equivalent as indicated by assessment||0–3|
|RC||DFT245AA||Integrated Circuit Design - CMOS IA||(DFT105AA, DFT110, ELE113 & ELE131) OR equivalent OR permission of instructor||3|
|RC||ELE121||Solid-State Devices And Circuits I||ELE111||4|
|NS||CHM130LL||Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory||1|
|RC||DFT240||Cadence Virtuoso XL||3|
|FYC||ENG111||Technical and Professional Writing||3|
|RC||DFT245AB||Integrated Circuit Design - CMOS IB||DFT245AA||3|
|RC||ELE181||Computer Programming for Technology||3|
|HU||Humanities & Fine Arts||Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area||3|
|SB||Social & Behavioral Sciences||Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area||3|
It is recommended that Term 3 course be taken during the summer.
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
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