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BIOL 171 –  Lab Principles-Applied Biosci (CRN: 46453) at  Skyline College for Spring 2022

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BIOL 171 Laboratory Principles of Applied Bioscience

The laboratory introduces students to practical methods in preparing materials, reagents and media for conducting biological investigations and products of genetic engineering. Students will learn to measure and prepare solutions of various concentrations and pH, how to use basic chemistry and biological instrumentation such as digital scales, pipettes and micropipettes, centrifuges, and vertical and horizontal electrophoresis apparatuses. Students will plan and conduct biological experiments using the scientific method and employing modern laboratory methods and instrumentation. Data will be analyzed using spreadsheet software for tabulation and graphing. Teamwork, responsible lab technique, and proper and thorough notebook keeping will be emphasized.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in,, BIOL 170 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)

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Department: Biology

Number of Units: 1


Section
JX - Laboratory/Studio/Activity
Meeting Date: 01/19-05/18
Meeting Time: 12:35pm-3:25pm
Days: W
Building: 07 Room: 7204
Instructor: Jing Folsom
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class January 31, 2022
Last day to drop with a section refund January 31, 2022
Last day to drop without appearing on transcript February 6, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W April 28, 2022
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option May 18, 2022
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