Basic Laboratory Techniques Certificate

Graduates of the Basic Laboratory Techniques Certificate may find employment as entry-level lab technicians performing such duties as media preparation and sterilization, culture maintenance, and equipment/supply inventory control.

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Course and Hour Requirements
Course
Number
Course
TITLE
contact
hours
Credit
hours
BIO-111 General Biology I 6 4
BIO-111   General Biology I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-097 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050 OR RED-090 ENG-090 DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050

This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels.

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BTC-181 Basic Laboratory Techniques 6 4
BTC-181   Basic Laboratory Techniques PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the basic skills and knowledge necessary in a biological or chemical laboratory. Emphasis is placed on good manufacturing practices, safety, sustainable lab practices, solution preparation, and equipment operation and maintenance following standard operating procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and perform basic laboratory procedures using labware, solutions, and equipment according to prescribed protocols.

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CHM-131 Introduction to Chemistry 3 3
CHM-131   Introduction to Chemistry PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050 and RED-090 ENG-090 or DRE-096

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields.

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CHM-131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 3 1
CHM-131A   Introduction to Chemistry Lab PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040 DMA-050 and ENG-090 RED-090 or DRE-096; Coreq CHM 131

This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131.

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CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 4 3
CIS-110   Introduction to Computers PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

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Semester Total 22 15

General Biology I

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU BIO-111-01W CLASS
LAB
Ehrlich, Linda
M,W at 12:45 PM - 3:45 PM

T,TH at 12:45 PM - 3:45 PM

H 126

H 302

Introduction to Computers

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU CIS-110-01E CLASS
LAB
Gaines, Laura
Online Online DSED ONLNE

DSED ONLNE

2018SU CIS-110-02E CLASS
LAB
Gaines, Laura
Online Online DSED ONLNE

DSED ONLNE

2018SU CIS-110-03E CLASS
LAB
McCusker, Debra
Online Online DSED ONLNE

DSED ONLNE

2018SU CIS-110-04H CLASS
LAB
McCusker, Debra
M,W at 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Online
A A320

DSED ONLNE

2018SU CIS-110-05H CLASS
LAB
Farrer, Larry
M,W at 10:10 AM - 12:10 PM

Online
A A320

DSED ONLNE

2018SU CIS-110-07H CLASS
LAB
Farrer, Larry
T,TH at 12:20 PM - 2:20 PM

Online
A A320

DSED ONLNE

2018SU CIS-110-99 CLASS
LAB
Vance, Lakeisha
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at -

OFFC OFFC1

OFFC OFFC1

Graduates of the Basic Laboratory Techniques Certificate may find employment as entry-level lab technicians performing such duties as media preparation and sterilization, culture maintenance, and equipment/supply inventory control.

Biotechnology Faculty

Name Email Phone
Sabaoun, Michelle Email Michelle Sabaoun 336-506-4224
Woodruff, William Email William Woodruff 336-506-4224
Sellars, Valerie Email Valerie Sellars email only
Sigmon, Crystal Email Crystal Sigmon email only