Chemical Lab Specialist Technical Certificate (311)

The Chemical Laboratory Specialist Certificate provides students with exposure to chemistry, mathematics, and biological sciences and/or physics necessary for success in a scientific lab setting. The content includes but is not limited to development of chemical and other scientific skills. The program completer will be able to assist chemists, biochemists, and chemical engineers by performing chemical, biological and physical laboratory tests for various purposes such as quality control monitoring of on-going production operations, research and development, and the maintenance of health and safety standards in the laboratory.

Many of the courses contained within this certificate are prerequisites for Allied Health and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degree programs.


Program Core Courses

ENC 1101College Composition I

3 Credits

SPC 2608Public Speaking

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area II: Humanities

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area III: Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

MAC 1105College Algebra

3 Credits

CHM 1025CIntroductory Chemistry w/Lab

4 Credits

CHM 2045CGeneral Chemistry I w/Lab

4 Credits

CHM 2046CGeneral Chemistry II w/Lab

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:27

Choose one listed Specialty area to complete this certificate.

Specialty: Microbiology

Choose an elective from the approved Program Elective list below.
MCB 1278CIntroduction to Epidemiology with Lab

3 Credits

MCB 2010CMicrobiology w/Lab

4 Credits

Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Specialty: Organic Chemistry

CHM 2210COrganic Chemistry I with Lab

5 Credits

CHM 2211COrganic Chemistry II w/Lab

5 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Specialty: Anatomy & Physiology

Choose an elective from the approved Program Elective list below.
BSC 2085CHuman Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

4 Credits

BSC 2086CHuman Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

4 Credits

Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Specialty: Biology

Choose an elective from the approved Program Elective list below.
BSC 1010CGeneral Biology I w/Lab

4 Credits

BSC 1011CGeneral Biology II w/Lab

4 Credits

Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Specialty: Physics

PHY 2048CPhysics with Calculus I w/Lab

5 Credits

PHY 2049CPhysics with Calculus II w/Lab

5 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 37

Program Elective

BSC 1010CGeneral Biology I w/Lab

4 Credits

BSC 1011CGeneral Biology II w/Lab

4 Credits

BSC 2085CHuman Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

4 Credits

BSC 2086CHuman Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

4 Credits

CHM 1020Chemistry in Society

3 Credits

CHM 2210COrganic Chemistry I with Lab

5 Credits

CHM 2211COrganic Chemistry II w/Lab

5 Credits

ENC 2210Technical & Professional Writing

3 Credits

ESC 1000Earth Science Survey

3 Credits

EVR 1001CEnvironmental Sustainability w/Lab

3 Credits

EVR 1328CNatural Resources Conservation & Management w/Lab

3 Credits

EVR 1858Environmental Regulation & Compliance

3 Credits

EVS 2893CEnvironmental Sampling & Anlysis I W/Lab

3 Credits

HSC 1531Medical Terminology I

2 Credits

HSC 1532Medical Terminology II

2 Credits

HUN 1201Nutrition with Diet Therapy

3 Credits

MAC 1114Trigonometry

3 Credits

MAC 1140Precalculus Algebra

4 Credits

MAC 2311Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I

4 Credits

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra

3 Credits

MCB 1278CIntroduction to Epidemiology with Lab

3 Credits

MCB 2010CMicrobiology w/Lab

4 Credits

OCE 1000Introduction to Marine Science

3 Credits

PHY 2048CPhysics with Calculus I w/Lab

5 Credits

PHY 2049CPhysics with Calculus II w/Lab

5 Credits

STA 2023Elementary Statistics I

3 Credits