Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program will prepare students for an entry level position in the health care delivery system in hospitals, private clinical laboratories, or research Laboratories. Students will have knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, and serology. They will also have skills that include blood collection and laboratory testing of body fluids in hematology, urinalysis, serology, and blood bank practices. Upon completion of the program, students will receive an AS Degree and be eligible to take the examination for the national certification and the state license as required by the Florida Clinical Laboratory Law.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (17 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
HUMANITIES (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
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    3
MATHEMATICS (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CHM 1025
    Introduction to Chemistry**
    3
  • CHM 1025L
    Introduction to Chemistry Lab. **
    1
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     

CORE REQUIREMENTS (62 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • HSC 1000C
    Introduction to Health Care
    3
  • MEA 2266C
    Lab. Procedures II
    3
  • BSC 1081
    Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
    3
  • BSC 1020C
    Human Biology
    4
  • HSC 1230L
    Patient Care Procedures
    2
  • MLT 1000
    Introduction to MLT
    2
  • MLT 1040L
    Laboratory Specimens and Microscopy Lab.
    1
  • MLT 1255C
    Urinalysis and Body Fluids
    2
  • MLT 1362C
    Hematology and Coagulation
    6
  • MLT 1401C
    Microbiology
    5
  • MLT 1440C
    Parasitology and Mycology
    2
  • MLT 2500C
    Immunology/Serology
    3
  • MLT 2525C
    Immunohematology
    4
  • MLT 2625C
    Clinical Chemistry
    7
  • MLT 2807L
    Blood Bank Practicum
    3
  • MLT 2808L
    Urinalysis Practicum
    3
  • MLT
    Practicum
    3
  • MLT
    Practicum
    3
  • MLT 2811L
    Microbiology Practicum
    3

Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times. Students must furnish their own uniforms. All students must have liability insurance in order to participate in the clinical rotations.All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.Students must complete 800 hours of clinical practice.

*General Education Component (see page 136)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

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