Major: Biology
Concentration: Medical Laboratory Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Prerequisites (35 credits)
Requires grade of C or above
BSC1010C General Biology I (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: BSCx010/L, BSCx011C, BSCx011/L PCBx011C, PCBx011/L, PCBx013C, PCBx013/L
BSC2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: BSCx085/L, BSCx093C, BSCx093/L, ZOOx733C, ZOOx733/L, ZOOx731C, ZOOx731/L, PCBx510C, PCBx510/L
BSC2086C Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: BSCx2086/L, BSCx094C, BSCx094/L, PCBx703C, PCBx703/L, PCBx134C, PCBx134/L
  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab Acceptable substitutes: CHM2045C
CHEMISTRY. II Requirement
  • CHM 2046 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Lab Acceptable substitutes: CHMx2046C
  • CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I Lab Acceptable substitutions: CHMx210C
  • CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II Lab Acceptable substitutes: CHMx211C
MCB2010C Microbiology (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes:MCBx013C, MCBx013/L, MCBx020C, MCBx020/L, MCBx023C, MCBx023/L, MCBx010/L
STA2014 (GM)Elem Statistics-Health/SS (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: STAx022, STAx023, STAx024, STAx321
Core Requirements (8 credits)
The Department of Biology has specific requirements that must be completed as preparation for major courses. The following courses must be taken in addition to the prerequisites indicated above. Requires a grade of C or above.
MCB4021C Molecular Biology Techniques (4 Credits)
PCB3023C Molecular and Cell Biology (4 Credits)
Major Requirements (50 credits)
Requires grades of C or above in prerequisite courses and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Students must complete prerequisites and acceptance into the MLS program. Electronic approval must be obtained for non MLS accepted majors. Students will be administratively withdrawn from courses if earned grades in prerequisite courses are less than a C.
MLS3038 Essentials of Med Lab Science (1 Credit)
MLS3220 Biological Fluid Analysis (2 Credits)
MLS4191 Molecular Diagnostics (2 Credits)
MLS4550C Immunohematology and Transfus (4 Credits)
MLS4308C Hematology and Hemostasis (4 Credits)
IHS3203 Management and Leadership (2 Credits)
MLS4505 Clinical Immunology (3 Credits)
MLS4462 Diagnostic Virology, Mycology (3 Credits)
MLS4460C Diagnostic Bacteriology (4 Credits)
MLS4627 Clinical Biochemistry (3 Credits)
IHS4938 Senior Seminar for Medical Lab (1 Credit)
MLS4821 Clinical Microbiology Pract (5 Credits)
MLS4826 Clinical Immunology Practicum (2 Credits)
MLS4823 Clinical Immunohematology Prac (4 Credits)
MLS4822 Clinical Hematology Practicum (5 Credits)
MLS4820 Clinical Biochemistry Pract (5 Credits)
Free Electives (2 credits)
This degree requires a minimum of 120 total credit hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours.
ELECTIVES 3000/4000 level
Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate)