Integrated Circuit Design Major

A major/degree in Integrated Circuit Design is a program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to design circuits in microelectronics.

Includes instruction in circuit design, circuit layout, circuit analysis, computer-aided drafting, and semi-conductor technologies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Integrated Circuit Design (use the College Search feature and enter "circuit" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Integrated Circuit Design?

You will need a bachelor’s major/degree to start your career in this field.  Your responsibility will likely be designing electronic circuits for microchips as well as arranging and analyzing them.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Integrated Circuit Design

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Integrated Circuit Design