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The Liquid Crystal and Display Engineering minor gives students an introduction to the body of knowledge expected of an entry-level professional that works in the liquid crystal technology and display industry. The minor is particularly appropriate for students who are majoring in or have a strong interest in Physics or Chemistry.

Type Legend: DD Diversity Domestic; DG Diversity Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

I. MINOR REQUIREMENTS (23 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  LCDE 37410 Introduction to Displays and Liquid Crystal Electro-Optical Device Technology* 3
    47410 Introduction to Display Materials* 3
    47450 Cleanroom Techniques and Prototype Device Fabrication* 3
    47560 Flat Panel Displays: Manufacturing Science and Technology* 3
  Choose four courses from the following: 11-14

ELR

ELR
CHEM

CHEM

PHY

TECH
20481

30481

40092

33092
Basic Organic Chemistry I** (4)
or
Organic Chemistry I** (3)
or
Internship in Physics**,*** (2)
or
Cooperative Education-Professional Development**,*** (2)
 
  TECH 33031 Programmable Logic Controllers (3)  
    33222 Digital Design for Computer Engineering (3)  
    33700 Quality Techniques (3)  
    43221 Digital Control Systems and Instrumentation (4)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 23

*All LCDE courses require the following courses as a prerequisite: PHY 23101, PHY 23102, CHEM 10061, CHEM10063, MATH 12002 and MATH 12003. These courses are common to almost al Chemistry and Physics program.

**Only one of these four courses may be taken as part of the minor.

***The content of Cooperative Education or Internship coursed must be in an area of applied liquid crystal and/or display engineering.

 

Minimum cumulative 2.500 GPA required for this minor.