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C.C., Laboratory Science Certificate

Major Code: LABSC-CC
CIP: 0626120101

The Laboratory Science certificate is designed to increase students' laboratory science skills. Associate in Arts or Associate in Science students completing the courses listed below are eligible for this certificate.

Major Courses
Choose 19 credits from the following list:
AvailableBSC1010CGeneral Biology I
This course is primarily for science majors or students with a strong biology background. It is a study of the molecular and cellular composition and function of living organisms. Emphasis will be given to structure, chemical metabolism and genetic mechanisms. Laboratory illustrates basic biological principles. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableBSC2093CAnatomy and Physiology I
This is the first part of a two-semester course that investigates in detail the structure and function of humans. The course is primarily designed for students of healthcare professions, biology or physical education. We will utilize a "system" approach, examining each organ system at the cellular, tissue, organ and system levels and discuss interactions with other systems. Emphasis will be placed on the homeostatic rather than the dysfunctional individual. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableBSC2094CAnatomy and Physiology II
This course is the second part of a two-semester course that investigates the structure and function of humans. The course is designed for students of healthcare professions, biology or physical education. We utilize a "systems" approach, examining each organ system at the cellular, tissue, organ and system levels and discuss interactions with other systems. Emphasis will be placed on homeostatic rather than dysfunctional individuals. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableCHM1032CFoundations of College Chemistry
This is a one-semester course designed to serve as a preparation for CHM 2045C and to meet the chemistry requirement for applicable health professions. It assumes no prior chemistry background. Topics covered include problem-solving, atomic and molecular structure, chemical formulas and nomenclature, chemical reactions, bonding models, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, acids/bases, an introduction to organic chemistry and other selected topics. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableCHM2045CGeneral Chemistry I
This course serves as the first semester of the two-semester general chemistry sequence. Topics covered include problem-solving, atomic and molecular structure, chemical formulas and nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, bonding models, gas laws, solutions and other selected topics. Laboratory experiments are chosen that support these topics. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableCHM2046CGeneral Chemistry II with Qualitative Analysis
This course serves as a continuation of CHM 2045C. Topics covered include chemical bonding models, properties of solutions, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. The course stresses integration of chemical knowledge. The laboratory is primarily qualitative analysis. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableENC1101English I
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher.
3
AvailableMCB2010CMicrobiology
This fundamental course in Microbiology is designed to fulfill the needs of nursing students as well as other allied health majors. The course stresses the structure, nutrition, growth, control, metabolism and introductory genetics of bacteria. An introduction to fungi, parasites and viruses is included. Laboratory experience in techniques and primary isolation will be provided. Lab fee required.
4
Not availablePHY1001Physics
This course emphasizes the basic concepts and principles of physics and their practical applications. Designed specifically for students in non-engineering technical studies and for others wishing to strengthen their physics background before taking General Physics.
3
AvailablePHY1053CGeneral Physics I
This course contains a descriptive and quantitative study of kinematics, mechanics, energy and applications of mechanics. This course meets the requirements for professional and technical students needing an algebra-based physics course. Lab fee required.
4
Total Credits:19

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.