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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5840
First Term: 2017 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18
CIP Code: 15.1601

Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 17-3029.11, 17-3029.12

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nanotechnology program is designed to provide students with the general principles and foundational skills in the micro/nano-fabrication industry and related manufacturing industries. Students will become familiar with nanotechnology processes, materials, and methods for characterization and fabrication. Product stewardship, occupational safety and health procedures are emphasized throughout the program. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nanotechnology is also available.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
MNT201 Materials, Safety and Equipment for Nanotechnology 3
MNT210 Basic Nanotechnology Processes 3
MNT220 Materials in Nanotechnology 3
MNT230 Patterning for Nanotechnology 3
MNT240 Nanotechnology Applications 3
MNT250 Characterization of Nanotechnology Structures and Materials 3
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Examine safety procedures and equipment used in the nanotechnology industry. (MNT201)
2. Compare and contrast classification procedures for materials in the nanotechnology industry. (MNT201, MNT220)
3. Describe manufacturing concerns in the nanotechnology industry. (MNT210, MNT220)
4. Compare and contrast nanotechnology manufacturing processes. (MNT210, MNT220, MNT230, MNT240)
5. Compare and contrast various types of patterning processes. (MNT210, MNT230)
6. Explain properties of colloids and self-assembly materials. (MNT220)
7. Describe photolithography techniques, technology and tools. (MNT230)
8. Explain photoresist applications. (MNT230)
9. Compare and contrast product and research trends in nanoscience and nanotechnology. (MNT240)
10. Examine applications for nanotechnology in the health science, energy, manufacturing, electronics, food, and environmental industries. (MNT240)
11. Review characterization tools and techniques for nanotechnology structure and materials. (MNT250)
12. Compare and contrast types of electron beam characterization tools and procedures. (MNT250)
13. Examine tools and processes for advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM). (MNT250)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 23, 2017

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