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Laboratory Technology A.A.S.

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The Laboratory Technology program offers the opportunity for students to explore career options available in laboratory science and to develop the skills critical to successful employment in this field.

The goals of this program are to:

  • enable students to develop basic math and technical writing skills along with base knowledge and understanding of common laboratory protocols; and
  • prepare students for entry-level employment opportunities in the field of laboratory science. 

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • exhibit basic mastery of skills and knowledge used in laboratory science; and
  • successfully gain employment in a position within a laboratory setting.

Career Opportunities:

  • Industry Laboratories
  • Research Laboratories
  • University Laboratories

1st Year

1st SemesterCredits
EN 111 English I 3
FS 105 First-Year Student Seminar-Science 1
MA 127 Mathematical Statistics I 3
SC 125 Fund. of General, Organic, and Biochemistry 4
SC 141 Fundamentals of Biology I 4
  Physical Education Activity 1
  Total 16
2nd SemesterCredits
EN 112 English II 3
IS 115 Computer Applications I 3
MA 128 Mathematical Statistics II 3
SC 106 Principles of Nanotechnology 3
  American History Selective 3
  Total 15

2nd Year

3rd SemesterCredits
EN 171 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
QA 101 Quality Assurance I 3
SC 116 Conservation & the Environment OR  
SC 258 Environmental Science 3/4
SC 130 Physical Science 3
  Arts Selective 3
  Physical Education Activity 1
  Total 16/17
4th SemesterCredits
EN 225 Public Speaking 3
SC 105 Microbes in Society 3
SC 151 Fundamentals of Genetics OR  
SC 108 Laboratory Protocols 4
SC 255 Genetics 3/4
  Social Science Selective 3
  Total 16/17

63 Credits

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