Physics: Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology ConcentrationPhysics: Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Concentration

Physics: Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Concentration

For the nanofabrication manufacturing technology concentration in the physics programs, 24 credits of electives are replaced with an 18-credit capstone semester and six credits of upper-level nanofabrication-related electives or internship. The capstone semester is spent at the nanofabrication facility located in Penn State University's Innovation Park.

Get a description of each of Cal U's physics courses and nanofabrication manufacturing technology courses from our Course Catalog.

Bachelor of Arts in Physics: Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Concentration: 120 Credits

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

First Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits

**CHE 101 General Chemistry I

4 crs.

**ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

**UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

1 cr.

**MAT 281 Calculus I

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Second Semester – 17 credits
CourseCredits

**CHE 102 General Chemistry II

4 crs.

**ENG 102 English Composition II

3 crs.

PHY 101 College Physics I

4 crs.

*MAT 282 Calculus II

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Third Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits

**CSC 120 Problem Solving and Programming Constructs

3 crs.

*MAT 381 Calculus III

3 crs.

*PHY 202 College Physics II

4 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 17 credits
CourseCredits

*MAT 382 Calculus IV

3 crs.

*PHY 203 College Physics III

*PHY 221 Intermediate Mechanics

4 crs.

4 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Fifth Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits

*PHY 301 Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism

4 crs.

PHY 331 Modern Physics

*MAT 406 Differential Equations

3 crs.

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Sixth Semester (Capstone) – 18 credits
CourseCredits

*NMT 311 Materials, Safety and Health Equipment for Nanofabrication

3 crs.

*NMT 312 Basic Nanofabrication Processes

3 crs.

*NMT 313 Thin Films in Nanofabrication

3 crs.

*NMT 314 Advanced Lithography for Nanofabrication

3 crs.

*NMT 315 Materials Modification In Nanofabrication

3 crs.

*NMT 316 Characterization, Packaging and Testing of Nanofabrication Structures

3 crs.

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*NMT 495 Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Internship
OR Research Project

6 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Electives

3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits

*PHY 495 Physics Seminar

1 cr.

*Adviser-approved Elective

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Elective

3 crs.

* Required major or related course
** Required or recommended General Education course