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NANO 1203 (2 Credit Hours) New course added May 9, 2015
Offered at RLC

Nanotechnology Safety
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: NANO 1301.
Course Description: Safe handling of nanomaterials. Focuses on safety, regulations, and proper materials handling. (2 Lec.)


NANO 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Nanotechnology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Definition, history, scope, impacts, and challenges within the rapidly emerging and revolutionary field of nanotechnology. Explores nanotechnology's unique applications, production processes, workplace environment, and occupational outlook. (3 Lec.)


NANO 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Nanotechnology Safety
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: NANO 1301.
Course Description: Safe handling of nanomaterials. Focuses on safety, regulations, and proper materials handling. (3 Lec.)


NANO 2150 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Nanotechnology Seminar
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Credit in or concurrent enrollment with NANO 2486.
Course Description: Addresses, events, skills, knowledge and/or behaviors related to the practice environment. Includes application of didactic coursework to the technician's lab and integration into the workplace through the internship program. (1 Lec.)


NANO 2286 (2 Credit Hours) New course added May 9, 2015
Offered at RLC

Internship-Nanotechnology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Credit in or concurrent enrollment with NANO 2150.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (12 Ext.)


NANO 2325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Nanotechnology Materials
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: NANO 1303.
Course Description: Examination of basic nanomaterials, nanostructures, and processes used in nanotechnology including nanotubes, nanorods, colloids, dots, clusters, wires, platelets, shells, and films. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


NANO 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Nanotechniques and Instrumentation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: NANO 2325.
Course Description: Application of nanotechniques and instrumentation to both process nanomaterials and to build and characterize nanodevices. Includes a team project to design, build, and/or characterize a nanodevice. Emphasizes repair of selected equipment used in nanotechnology. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


NANO 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Industrial Nanotechnology Applications
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: BIOL 2420 OR BIOL 2421 AND NANO 2326.
Course Description: A simulated work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized theory, skills, and concepts related to nanotechnology materials, nanotechniques, and instrumentation. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


NANO 2486 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internship - Nanotechnology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Credit in or concurrent enrollment with NANO 2150.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (20 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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