2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Electron Microscopy, Crystalline Material Certificate of Achievement



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Upon successful completion of the Electron Microscopy: Crystalline Material Certificate of Achievement, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge and training for employment as a microscopist to work with research scientists in industry, research laboratories, medical schools, hospitals, colleges and universities, as well as being qualified for technical sales and marketing for Electron Microscopy. The student demonstrates his or her ability to: use theory in hands-on work, specimen preparation, electron/ion/light/scanned probe microscope operation, digital imaging, routine maintenance of equipment, experimental design, and data interpretation. The student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training in organization, team work, oral and written communication, problem solving, and critical thinking. The student demonstrates a variety of skills for employment in disciplines including the following: metallurgy, ceramics, computer and electronics industries, biology, environmental areas, biotechnology, geology, forensics, food and cosmetic industries, and medicine.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize safety protocols when working in a scientific laboratory.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to handle, recognize and understand the microstructure of microscopic materials.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to evaluate and trouble shoot microscope instrumentation and related equipment.
  4. Students will demonstrate organizational skills, written and oral for the communication of scientific principles.
  5. Students will demonstrate competency in the operation of microscopes that image microstructure of a wide range of materials.
  6. Students will demonstrate the ability to prepare samples for the light, atomic and electron microscopes and ion beam instrumentation.

Core Requirements


Complete 44 units

Equivalent courses may be accepted by transfer from other colleges but at least 12 units of the certificate must be completed at San Joaquin Delta College. Students who desire transfer credit for courses taken elsewhere must have the courses approved before taking them for certificate credit.

NOTE:


Equivalent courses may be accepted by transfer from other colleges but at least 12 units of the certificate must be completed at San Joaquin Delta College. Students who desire transfer credit for courses taken elsewhere must have the courses approved before taking them for certificate credit.

It is recommended that during the summer, required core courses (Non-EM) be taken.

Minimum Units Required: 44


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

For more information:


Contact the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division

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