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Volume 1, Number2 Mesa Community College MSP Program
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Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology Manufacturing Semiconductor Process – Mesa Community College Manufacturing Semiconductor Process

Program: A Manufacturing Semiconductor Processes (MSP) Technician is a multi-talented individual who works with semiconductor processes that use mechanical, electrical, electronic, vacuum, pneumatic, optical, thermal, and high energy equipment. The MSP technician is an important member of the process team manufacturing semiconductors.

Required Courses (53 credits)

BPC101AA Introduction to Microcomputers I: IBM 1
BPC/CIS121AB MS-DOS Operating System 1
DFT114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading 3
ELE113 DC Circuit Analysis 4
ELE114 AC Circuit Analysis 4
ELE123 Solid- State Devices and Circuits 4
ELE131 Digital Logic and Circuits 4
ELE251 Electronic Measurements 3
GTC104 Manufacturing Process 4
GTC106AA Industrial Safety 2
GTC110 Semiconductor Process Technology I 3
GTC181 Introduction to Fluid Power 3
GTC185 Electro-Mechanical Devices 4
GTC209 Automated Manufacturing 3
GTC216 Properties of Materials 3
GTC281 High Vacuum Practices 2
QCT153 Application of Statistical Quality Control 3
TQM230 Teamwork Dynamics 2

 

GENERAL STUDEIS CORE AREAS (14-17 credits)

First Year Composition

English101 First Year Composition and
English 111 Technical Writing 6

 

Oral Communications

COM100 Introduction to Human communications or 3
COM110 Interpersonal Communication or 3
COM230 Small Group Communication 3

 

Critical Reading

CRE101 Critical and Evaluative Reading I or 0-3
Equivalent by assessment

 

Mathematics

ELE105 Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology 5

 

GENERAL STUDIES DISTRIBUTION AREAS (9-10 credits)

Humanities and Fine Arts

Any approved General Studies course
In Humanities and Fine Arts area 2-3

 

Natural Science

CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry and 3
CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory 1

 

Social and Behavioral Science

Any approved General Studies course
In Social and Behavioral Science area 3
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in each course in the degree program

 

 

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION IN MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSES (34 Credits)

CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry 3
CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory 1
DFT 114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading 3
ELE105 Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology 5
ELE113 DC Circuits Analysis 4
ELE114 AC Circuits Analysis 4
GTC104 Manufacturing Process 4
GTC110 Semiconductor Process Technology I 3
GTC181 Introduction to Fluid Power 3
GTC185 Electro-Mechanical Devices 4