2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Engineering Technology
Degree Plan: Integrated Circuit Layout Certificate

(Level II Certificate)

RLC-Deactivated January 1, 2013, pending SACSCOC approval.

  • 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: C2.ENGR.INTEGR.05

This certificate program provides courses work to assist the student to prepare for entry-level positions in Integrated Circuit Layout. Emphasis is placed on working closely with all members of the semiconductor design team.



POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
SMFT 1343 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology I 3
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
DFTG 2313 Basic Integrated Circuit Design 3


CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
MATH 1414 College Algebra 4
DFTG 2333 Advanced Integrated Circuit Design 3
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computing OR 4
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers (4)


SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR (3)
ENGL 1301 Composition I (3)
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I OR 4
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming (4)
DFTG 2376 Automation Techniques for Integrated Circuit Layout 3
ENTC 1491 Special Topics in Engineering Technology, General 4
Minimum Hours Required 48

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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