CHEM-151: Chemical Instrumentation and Laboratory Techniques

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Title when registering
Chem Instrumentation Lab Techn
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Presents fundamentals of chemical laboratory measurements and techniques. Includes collection and interpretation of meaningful data, statistical analysis of data, and documentation; proper use and calibration of glassware; preparation of solutions, including buffers. Emphasizes use and calibration of instruments, including analytical balances, pH meters, conductivity meters, spectrophotometers, and high-performance liquid chromatographs (HPLC). This course is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Biotechnology Program; a grade of C or better is required to satisfy the requirements of the Biotechnology Program. Four hours of integrated lecture and laboratory per week.

CHEM-141 with a grade of C or better
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122