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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Micro Circuit Mask Design
Major: 5504
First Term: 2013 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 37
CIPS Code: 15.1399
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Micro Circuit Mask Design program prepares students to work 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.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 6
 CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++)3
 ELE101Beginning Algebra for Technology3
Required Courses
 Credits: 37
 DFT110Technical Drafting I3
+DFT245AAIntegrated Circuit Design-CMOS IA3
+DFT245ABIntegrated Circuit Design-CMOS IB3
+DFT252AAComputer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD3
+DFT254AAComputer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD3
+ELE105Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology5
+ELE111Circuit Analysis I4
+ELE131Digital Logic and Circuits3
 ELE181Computer Programming for Technology3
+ELE241Microprocessor Concepts4
+GTC296WCCooperative Education3

Program Competencies
1.Prepare drawings using drafting instrument/equipment such as drafting machine, triangles, scales (English and Metric), templates, bow compass, lettering guide and mechanical pencils. (DFT110)
2.Prepare bipolar integrated circuit diagrams and drawings to stated design rules. (DFT245AA)
3.Prepare Complementary Metal Oxide Silicon (CMOS) integrated circuit diagrams and drawings to stated design rules. (DFT245AB)
4.Set up and operate CAD system to generate drawings. (DFT252AA)
5.Set up and operate CAD system to generate three-dimensional drawings. (DFT254AA)
6.Demonstrate an ability to solve linear algebraic equations. (ELE105)
7.Use algebraic and trigonometric functions to solve electronic problems. (ELE105)
8.Apply Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws to the solution of DC circuits and networks. (ELE111)
9.Apply the concept of Boolean algebra to the generation and reduction of logic circuits. (ELE131)
10.Use computer programs to solve technology related problems. (ELE181)
11.Use assembly language to program a microprocessor. (ELE241)
12.Formulate and complete specific work related objectives. (GTC296WC)

All information 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.