Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3505
First Term: 2013 Spring   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-64
CIP Code: 15.1399

Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Not Found

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 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. The curriculum combines coursework in microcircuit mask design with a general education component.

Required Courses
DFT110 Technical Drafting I 3
+ DFT245AA Integrated Circuit Design-CMOS IA 3
+ DFT245AB Integrated Circuit Design-CMOS IB 3
+ DFT252AA Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD 3
+ DFT254AA Computer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD 3
+ ELE105 Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology 5
+ ELE111 Circuit Analysis I 4
+ ELE112 Circuit Analysis II 4
+ ELE121 Solid-State Devices and Circuits I 4
+ ELE131 Digital Logic and Circuits 3
ELE181 Computer Programming for Technology 3
+ ELE241 Microprocessor Concepts 4
Credits: 42

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 alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) circuits and networks. (ELE111, ELE112)
9. Apply small signal analysis to bipolar and field-effect transistor circuits, and multistage amplifiers. (ELE121)
10. Apply the concept of Boolean algebra to the generation and reduction of logic circuits. (ELE131)
11. Use computer programs to solve technology related problems. (ELE181)
12. Use assembly language to program a microprocessor. (ELE241)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 11, 2012

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