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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.
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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