Certificate of Specialization: General and Emerging Technologies Laboratory Technician
The General and Emerging Technologies Laboratory Technician (GET LAB TECH) program came from a need to train students in entry-level and advanced laboratory technical skills for the industrial workplace. GET LAB TECH focuses on basic science and workplace skills with a goal of preparing students for entry-level jobs in laboratory-science based industries.
The core classes for the General Laboratory Technician Certificate of Specialization were designed to show the way in which scientific laws, principles, and formulas are used by real people, in the real world, in the workplace.
The GET Lab Tech courses:
• Are skills-based
• Use context-based learning
• Integrate academic concepts into technical courses
• Are taught in a workplace environment
• Emphasize cooperative learning
• Show how scientific laws, principles, and formulas are used in the workplace
Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core laboratory technical skills and knowledge required for employment in the industrial workplace.
Units Required: 14.5
||Biology for Technology
||Chemistry for Technology
||Survey of Microsoft Office Programs
||Exploring Gadgets, Engineering, and Technology
||Careers in Technology
||Health and Safety in the Laboratory
||Introduction to Nanotechnology
Planned Course Offerings 2011-2013