New Computer Hardware Technology minor designed in collaboration with Intel

by Central State University

Dive into a limitless future of tech with Central State University’s innovative minor program in Computer Hardware Technology, offered by the prestigious Semiconductor Education and Research Program in the John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture.

This 14-credit-hour online program, created in collaboration with Intel industry experts, is designed to train skilled workers for the microelectronics and semiconductor industry. The program provides an in-depth understanding of various topics related to electrical and electronics engineering.

‚ÄúOur Computer Hardware Technology program welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds, including high school graduates, university students, and those seeking a career change,‚ÄĚ said Mohammadreza Hadizadeh, Ph.D., director of the Semiconductor Education and Research Program at Central State. ‚ÄúThis program provides a strong foundation in microelectronics and invaluable job opportunities with industry-leading companies like Intel.‚ÄĚ

Electrical and electronics engineering is a diverse field that requires a wide range of skills and knowledge. This program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of circuit analysis, digital systems, microprocessors, and manufacturing science. Additionally, it covers more advanced topics such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) design and fabrication, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), which are becoming increasingly important in today’s technological era.

By the end of the program, students will be equipped with the necessary skills to excel in their chosen field. They will have a deep understanding of the theory behind these technologies and will be able to apply this knowledge to real-world situations.

The program will provide hands-on experience through practical assignments and projects, ensuring that students are fully prepared for a career in this exciting and rapidly growing field.