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Associate Degree (AAS) in Nanotechnology

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nanotechnology program is designed to provide students with the general principles and foundational skills in the nano/micro-fabrication industry and related manufacturing industries.  Students will become familiar with nanotechnology processes, materials, and methods for characterization and fabrication. Product stewardship, occupational safety and health procedures are emphasized throughout the program. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nanotechnology is also available.

CIPS Code: 15.1601

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nanotechnology

Required Courses 18
CCL in Nanotechnology 18

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
17-22
Course # Course Title Credits
BPC110
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120
3
ECE102* Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques 2
ECE103* Engineering Problem Solving and Design
ECE102 and ECE103 taken together are Shared Unique Number Number EGR1102
2
MNT110* General Principles of Nanotechnology 3
CISxxx Any CIS Computer Information Systems course 1-11
CSCxxx Any CSC Computer Science course 1-11
PHY111* General Physics I Shared Unique Number Number PHY1111 4

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 22-27
General Education Core 12-17
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition
ENG101*
ENG107*
ENG102*
ENG108*
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
6
Oral Communication
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication Shared Unique Number Number COM1100 3
Critical Reading
CRE101* College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
0-3
Mathematics
MAT151*
MAT182*
MAT187*
College Algebra / Functions (4) Shared Unique Number Number MAT1151 OR
Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
Precalculus (5) Shared Unique Number Number MAT1187 OR
Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course.

3-5
General Education Distribution 10

HISxxx
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any HIS History course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
HIS102 is recommended.
3

ECN212
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Microeconomic Principles Shared Unique Number Number ECN2202
3

CHM130*
CHM130LL*
Natural Sciences
Fundamental Chemistry (3) AND
Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory (1)
CHM130 and CHM130LL taken together are Shared Unique Number Number CHM1130.
4

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 62.
  • Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses within the program.
  • * Indicates course has a prerequisite and/or corequisites.
  • xxx Indicates any module/suffixed courses.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00