Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)

Delgado Community College's Science and Math Division offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Science Laboratory Technology (A.A.S. - S.L.T.) with concentrations in Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.

The Science Laboratory Technology Program provides students with the necessary skills and techniques for standard, everyday science laboratory work. Science Laboratory Technology Program focuses on the fundamental principles of the biological and physical sciences and emphasizes analytical laboratory techniques and applications, specifically in the realms of chemistry and biology. The curriculum enables the student to explore a variety of laboratory testing techniques and to prepare and operate various types of tools and electronic analysis equipment. The Science Laboratory Technology Program prepares graduates for employment in chemical, biological, and associated science laboratories.

The science laboratory technology fields of opportunity include chemical, biological, agricultural and food science, environmental science and prevention, forensic, forest and conservation, geological, and energy technology. This program focuses on chemical and biological concentrations with laboratory experiences that cover a variety of applications in biological, biochemical, chemical, water, environmental, forensic, petrochemical, and agricultural science areas.

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Official Program Description in the Academic Catalog