Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
65 Hours

Prerequisites

28 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
ENG 1010
College Composition I
3

Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

ENG 1020
College Composition II
3

Continues developing students' critical thinking and writing skills through reading and argumentative writing. Emphasizes academic writing to articulate the relationships among language, knowledge, and power. Various assignments focus on position, argument analysis, and argumentative proposal. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1010

HSC 1010
Introduction to Health Professions
2

Provides students with a foundation for college success, as well as the exploration of various health professions and tools for career planning. Emphasizes concepts of professionalism, health care ethics and confidentiality as well as an introduction to electronic health records (EHR) and relevant medical terminology.

HSC 1210
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3

Focuses on the essential study of the body and associated terminology with a view toward the structure and function of the body parts, organs, and systems and their relationship to the whole body. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1211

HSC 1211
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1

Accompanies the lecture course and if required, is to be taken concurrently. Students will perform minimal dissections and explorations of main anatomical structures using models and virtual explorations to reinforce the material presented in the lecture. This course focuses on the structure and function of the body parts, organs, and systems and their relation to the body as a whole. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1210

HSC 1220
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3

Focuses on the physiology of the body system on a cellular level and their relationship to the whole body. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210, HSC 1211

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1221

HSC 1221
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1

Accompanies the lecture course and if required, is to be taken concurrently. Students will perform dissections to reinforce the material presented in the lecture. This course focuses on the physiology of the body systems on a cellular level and their relationship to the body as a whole. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1220

HSC 2150
Pathophysiology
3

Examines general disease mechanisms with an emphasis on the disease processes within each body system.

Corequisite(s):
HSC 1220

MTH 1110
College Algebra I
3

Introduces elements of algebra including graphing, variable expressions, linear equations, polynomial operations and factoring, systems of equations, quadratic equations, rational equations, and functions.

PSY 1110
General Psychology
3

Provides a foundation of knowledge in psychology examining key topics related to understanding human thoughts and behavior. Topics include an exploration of factors that influence thoughts and behavior, psychology as a science, sensation/perception, motivation, emotion, memory, cognition, personality, as well as key figures, research, and theories within psychology. Applying concepts to real-life settings is a focus throughout the course.

SPK 2010
Oral Communication
3

Develops confidence and skill in many facets of oral communication. Students explore diverse topics and formats, using organization, research, and technology to deliver effective oral presentation.

Medical Laboratory Technician Major

37 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
MLT 1010
Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technician
3

Introduces clinical laboratory procedures, phlebotomy, instruments, and calculations used by laboratory personnel. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
MLT 1010L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2010
Hematology and Coagulation
5

Introduces basic theories and techniques in the study of blood and their application in a clinical laboratory. The laboratory component will emphasize hematology and coagulation. 60 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
MLT 2010L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2210
Immunology
2

Provides a solid understanding of the basic concepts of immunology including procedural theories and disease manifestations. Must complete with a B- or better.

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2310
Laboratory Chemistry
3

Examines the clinical significance and methods of analysis for a variety of analytes found in blood and other body fluids. Laboratory includes qualitative and quantitative measurements of several analytes. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2410
Medical Microbiology
5

Studies medically significant bacteria. Methods of isolation, identification, and classification of various microorganisms found in clinical specimens. Virology, Mycology and Parasitology introduces students to medically significant viruses, parasites, and fungi. Emphasis will be on media selection and staining of organisms for identification purposes. 45 hours of lecture and 60 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
MLT 2410L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2510
Immunohematology
4

Provides a guide to blood transfusion practices and blood banking, which includes antibody identification and screening, antigen-antibody reactions, compatibility testing and blood group typing. 30 hours of lecture and 60 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
MLT 2510L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2610
Urinalysis
2

Introduces basic theories and techniques in urinalysis, body fluids and clinical microscopy. Renal function and body fluid tests are explored and results are correlated to their clinical significance. 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Concurrent requisite(s):
MLT 2610L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2710
Clinical Experience
6

Provides a clinical laboratory experience in a qualified health facility and an opportunity for students to observe procedures and demonstrate competency in selected areas. A rotation through the clinical laboratory areas of hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, microbiology, chemistry, immunohematology, and serology is started. 30 hours of lab and 300 hours of clinical experiences are required. Students must achieve 80% or better in all coursework and 80% or better on all evaluations to receive credit for this course.

Concurrent requisite(s):
MLT 2710L

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

MLT 2910
MLT Capstone Review
3

Provides a comprehensive review of previous coursework, professional accountability, preparation for the ASCP National Registry Exam, and job seeking skills. This is the capstone course. Must complete with a B- or better.

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Medical Laboratory Tech program.

SCI 2460
General Chemistry
4

Introduces students to general chemical principles, particularly emphasizing periodic properties, fundamental chemical calculations, formulas, equations, bonding, and nomenclature. Also introduced are molecular structures, chemical equilibrium, the chemistry of solutions and solubility, reduction and oxidation reactions, as well as, acids and bases. Students develop selected chemistry lab skills through the practical application of techniques and procedures. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1050 OR MTH 1110

Concurrent requisite(s):
SCI 2460L

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