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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemical Laboratory Technology, Associate of Applied Science

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The A.A.S. Chemical Laboratory Technology degree program is a non-transfer degree, designed for graduates seeking direct employment. Students entering this program at RVCC would have already completed Technical Training Project at Essex County College. TTP consists of 20 weeks of intensive academic course of study and On-Job-Training. Classroom instruction focuses on chemistry with the addition of mathematics, biology, microbiology, anatomy, physiology, and introductory biochemistry. Additionally, the program emphasizes proper documentation, analysis of experimental data, and laboratory safety. TTP uses the laboratories of the sponsoring companies for the On-Job- Training phase of the program. Students work under the supervision of highly skilled professional and are exposed to the state of the art equipment. The A.A.S. Chemical Laboratory Technology degree at RVCC will allow TTP graduates to continue their education. Completion of the program allows graduates to compete for jobs in laboratories involved in research, product development, manufacturing and quality control.

Graduates will be able to:

  • communicate in a professional manner
  • use chemicals, materials and lab equipment according to industry standards of competency and safety
  • perform various techniques in wet and dry analysis
  • meet proficiency standards of record keeping and documentation
  • explore career opportunities while gaining experience in specific technical areas

Curriculum – A.A.S. Degree

Advanced Standing Courses

  • Technical Chemistry I 3 Credits 1
  • Technical Chemistry II 3 Credits 1
  • Technical Chemistry Lab 2 Credits 1
  • Chemistry Seminar 3 Credits 1
  • Chemistry Calculations 3 Credits 1
  • Instrumental Methods 4 Credits 1
  • Technical Math 3 Credits 1

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