During the last semester of their studies, students will complete clinical training (360 hours) in hospital laboratories affiliated with the program to provide hands-on experience as well as excellent training for immediate employment. Students will complete most classes and laboratories on campus over four semesters.
First Year Courses
- Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Technology/CLT110
An introduction to clinical laboratory science and the scope of the field. Includes discussions on opportunities within the profession, ethics, and professional conduct.
- Clinical Laboratory Techniques and Practices/CLT120
Introduction to basic skills and equipment used in the clinical laboratory
- Anatomy & Physiology I/BIO 131
- General Chemistry I/CHM 145/145L
- College Writing I/ENG 110 or College Writing I for Non-Native Speakers/ENG 107
- Statistics I/MAT 124
Comprehensive study of the hematopoietic and hemostatic systems, to include both normal physiology and classical pathology of each system. Emphasis is placed on procedures used for testing the function of these systems.
- Urinalysis/Body Fluids/CLT202/202L
Study of the processes which result in the production of urine and body fluids. Emphasis is placed on procedures used for testing body fluids.
- Histological Techniques/CLT 200/200L
Introduction to histological techniques, including preparation, fixation, embedding, sectioning, mounting, and staining of tissues.
- Phlebotomy/CLT 204
Training and experience in the practice of phlebotomy. Course includes practical experience in affiliated hospital laboratories.
- Anatomy & Physiology II/BIO 132
- General Chemistry II/CHM 146/146L
Second Year Courses
- Clinical Chemistry/CLT 207/207L”
Study of the relationships between physiological function and chemical analyses used to diagnose health and disease.
- Pathogenic Microbiology/CLT208
Introduction to microorganisms of importance in human health and disease.
- Diagnostic Microbiology Lab/CLT210
Comprehensive study of diagnostic methods for identification of normal and pathogenic microorganisms.
Study of the basic mechanisms of human immune responses.
- Survey of Organic Chemistry/CHM 133
- Immunohematology/CLT 206/206L
Theoretical knowledge and practical experience with blood group antigens, component & transfusion therapies, transfusion reactions, and blood group antibodies.
- Clinical Affiliation I/CLT 240
120 clinical hours in Chemistry, Immunology-Serology, and Immunohematology at an affiliated institution.
- Clinical Affiliation II/CLT241
120 clinical hours in Urinalysis, Body Fluids, Phlebotomy, and Hematology at an affiliated institution.
- Clinical Affiliation III/CLT 242
80 clinical hours in Microbiology at an affiliated institution.
- Senior Seminar/CLT 295
A review of knowledge base, didactic theory and clinical laboratory skills, preparation of professional portfolio, and practice for licensure/certification examinations.