Sep 21, 2021  
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BIOL 225 - Chemical Field and Lab Methods


6 credits

Prerequisites
College level math and at least one college level science course.

The primary goal of this field and laboratory course is to have students learn the techniques of collection, analysis and reporting of water quality data, while gaining essential skills in the use of water quality instrumentation. Precision and accuracy of analytical performance and adherence to the basic principles of the scientific method are emphasized. Proper use of equipment, calibration, quality control and laboratory safety are also major aims of this course.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to fulfill the following Science Program Outcomes:

  • Understand the nature of science, including the role of observation in the development of scientific theories and laws
  • Display knowledge of basic fisheries science concepts
  • Use the languages of science to interpret and communicate scientific information
  • Think critically and communicate understanding of fisheries science concepts
  • Use scientific knowledge to analyze and evaluate data and solve problems; and obtain and analyze experimental data
  • Applying understanding of fisheries to guided practice




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