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Basic Lab Techniques

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 181 Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate knowledge of safety precautions in the laboratory.
·2. Solve mathematical and statistical problems as they apply to the lab.
·3. Demonstrate the proper operation of standard laboratory equipment.
·4. Demonstrate calibration of both top-loading and analytical balances.
·5. Illustrate a Standard Operating Procedure.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23356)

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