Electron Microscopy: Biological, Certificate of Achievement
Upon successful completion, 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. Required Certificate Courses must be completed with at least a "C" Grade.
Minimum Units Required: 58
Second Semester (Spring)
Third Semester (Fall)
Fourth Semester (Spring)
Required Certificate Courses must be completed with at least a "C" grade.
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: It is recommended that during the summer, required core courses (Non-EM) be taken.
Minimum Units 59