SCI-160: Science Laboratory Workplace Skills

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Science Lab Workplace Skills

Catalog Info

Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
Course Description

Helps students gain skills required of laboratory science professionals in the workplace. Course topics include standard laboratory procedures and calculations, laboratory safety, communication skills, professional behavior and employment skills, laboratory record-keeping, quality control/quality assurance, regulatory issues, specimen handling and storage, and critical thinking and problem solving in the laboratory. It will also introduce students to the research and manufacturing facets of the laboratory science industry. This course is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Biotechnology Program. Three hours of integrated lecture and laboratory per week.

Pre-requisites
Completion of a college-level science course with a lab with a grade of C or better, & completion of MATH-0894 OR MATH-080 OR MATH-089 (or higher) with a grade of C or better OR equivalent score on the math placement test.
Course Satisfies MTA Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies the following General Education Outcomes
Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience