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Medical Laboratory Technician Program

Associate in Science

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Admission Requirements Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Diploma

High School diploma or GED

Session

Attend Mandatory information session

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Must earn a grade of C or better

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 and ENG-095 or placement

MAT-181 Statistics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Must earn a grade of C or better

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

BIO-203 Anatomy and Physiology/Lab I
4

Credits for Anatomy and Physiology/Lab that were earned more than five (5) years prior to enrollment in the nursing program are not accepted. Must earn a grade of C or better.

Prerequisites: BIO-105 or BIO-108 or BIO-195

BIO-204 Anatomy and Physiology/Lab II
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Credits for Anatomy and Physiology/Lab that were earned more than five (5) years prior to enrollment in the nursing program are not accepted. Must earn a grade of C or better.

Prerequisite: BIO-203

BIO-205 Microbiology/ Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Must earn a grade of C or better

Prerequisite: BIO 203 or BIO-195

CHM-120 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry/ Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Must earn a grade of C or better

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 and MAT-097 or placement

CHM-121 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry/lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Must earn a grade of C or better

Prerequisite: CHM-120

Total Credits:
Semester 1 Fall Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MLT-101 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Sciences and Urinalysis with Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program

MLT-213 Immunology and Serology
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Community and Cultural Context Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Spring Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MLT-212 Medical Microbiology/Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Grade of B- or better

Prerequisite: MLT-101 and MLT-213

MLT-211 Hematology and Hemostasis
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Grade of B- or better

Prerequisite: MLT-101 and MLT-213

MLT-241 Immunohematology
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Grade of B- or better

Prerequisite: MLT-101 and MLT-213

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Summer Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MLT-242 Clinical Chemistry
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

You must get a Grade of B- or better

Prerequisites: MLT-101 and MLT-213 and MLT-212 and MLT-241 and MLT-211

PSY-101 Principles of Psychology
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Fall Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
MLT-251 Clinical Laboratory Science Practicum
12

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Grade of B- or better

Prerequisites: MLT-101 and MLT-213 and MLT-212 and MLT-241 and MLT-211

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Program Accreditation

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Collect and prepare clinical specimens for analysis.
  • Operate laboratory instruments. 
  • Prepare a variety of diagnostic analyses according to prescribed methodology. 
  • Relate test results to other patient information to the extent required for understanding the analyses.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program are eligible to take the CLT/MLT certification exam administered by the American Society of Clinical Pathology. Graduates are then qualified for employment in hospitals, clinics and health maintenance organizations.