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Laboratory Science - Paper & Packaging

20-506-4 Certificate (C) 5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Get the skills you need to build a career in a paper and packaging laboratory. Whether you’re just starting out or want to expand your knowledge, this program will cover a variety of testing procedures, measurement techniques, and chemical tests used in the industrial lab. Your training also includes a review of math concepts used for data analysis. Prerequisite: Laboratory Science Introduction certificate

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Math for Laboratory Science
10-804-124
3
Provides a basic math review of mathematical tools used in laboratory work including exponents, scientific notation, logarithms, units of measurement and equations including unit conversions. This course also provides instruction in the use of proportional relationships to solve a variety of practical laboratory calculation problems, dilution calculations used in chemical and microbiologic laboratory work and graphical methods of data analysis including linear and exponential relationships. This course also provides instruction in laboratory statistics including variance, standard deviation, coefficient of variation and methods of displaying statistical values.
Prereq: College Mathematics (10804107) or Intro to College Math (10804106)
Paper and Packaging Testing Procedures
10-506-112
2
Covers testing done in paper and packaging industries including basis weight, caliper, brightness, color, burst strength, tensile strength, stress, strain, modulus, elasticity/plasticity and poison behavior. Also introduces chemical testing, measurement techniques, data collection and safety procedures.
Prereq: General Chemistry (10806134)

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