2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Semiconductor Manufacturing


SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING -- EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.SEMICONDUC.MANUF

Richland College has partnered with Collin County Community College and industry to develop this program for students who are interested in working for companies who use the latest equipment and the latest technological developments in the field of semiconductors. The increasing demand for semiconductor products challenges the industry to find the highly skilled and knowledgeable technicians needed in semiconductor manufacturing. This program has been designed to provide the student with the skills to perform technical duties associated with the installation, repair, maintenance and calibration of equipment used for the manufacture and test of semiconductor products.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra OR 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I 3
17-18

SEMESTER II

PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR 3
PSYC 2302 Applied Psychology (3)
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR 3
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry (3)
PHYS 1401 College Physics I OR 4
PHYS 1407 Conceptual Physics II (4)
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
14

SEMESTER III

CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4
ENTC 1380 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General OR 3
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance (2)
6-7

SEMESTER IV

INTC 1307 Instrumentation Test Equipment 3
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
17

SEMESTER V

CETT 2337 Microcomputer Control 3
INMT 1417 Industrial Automation 4
CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits 4
SMFT 2343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology II OR 3
ENTC 2380 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology, General (3)
14
Minimum Hours Required 68-70

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING -- OPERATOR

(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: CERT.SEMICOND.MANUF

Richland College has partnered with Collin County Community College and industry to develop this certificate program for students who are interested in working for companies who use the latest equipment and the latest technological developments in the field of semiconductors. This program has been designed to provide the student with the skills to operate equipment used in the semiconductor manufacturing process.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra OR 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I 3
17-18

SEMESTER II

PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR 3
PSYC 2302 Applied Psychology (3)
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR 3
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry (3)
PHYS 1401 College Physics I OR 4
PHYS 1407 Conceptual Physics II (4)
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
14

SEMESTER III

CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4
ENTC 1380 Cooperative Education - Engineering Technology General OR 3
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance (2)
6-7
Minimum Hours Required 37-39

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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