2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2023  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Electron Microscopy, Materials, AS

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Upon successful completion of the Electron Microscopy - Materials Associate in Science Degree the student will demonstrate a basic understanding of the theory, operation, and maintenance of the electron microscope. Skills in microscopy related instrumentation and associated sample preparation techniques will serve as a foundation for employment or additional study.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between electrons and ions in creating images with specialized high performance microscopes.
  2. Students will analyze and evaluate energy dispersive spectra of unknown sample composition for proper identification.
  3. Students will demonstrate the application of sample preparation techniques to routine and unique specimens.

General Education

Complete the following general education pattern:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Major Units Required: 46

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 64

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Contact the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division

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