Laboratory Management and Safety (NSCI 301, 3 Credits)
(Does not fulfill the general education requirement in the biological and physical sciences.) Recommended: WRTG 101 or WRTG 101S. An overview of the day-to-day management of laboratories and personnel. The aim is to manage personnel, space, inventory, equipment, and safety and health compliances, as well as to communicate effectively in different formats with a broad array of stakeholders. Topics include laboratory operating systems, finances and recordkeeping, communication systems, safety regulations and procedures, data management, project planning, problem solving, procurement, personnel matters and training, and inventory execution and maintenance. May now be used as a Science without Lab. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GNSC 301, MEDT 301, or NSCI 301.