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BS in Medical Technology

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for meeting all course prerequisites.
*See the University Core Curriculum section of this catalog for approved list of course options.
**See Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements section of this catalog for approved list of course options.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
BIOL 1710, Principles of Biology I, or BIOL 1711, Honors Principles of Biology I (may be used to satisfy Natural Sciences requirement*) 3
BIOL 1730, Principles of Biology I Laboratory* 1
CHEM 1410, General Chemistry I, or CHEM 1413, Honors General Chemistry I** 3
CHEM 1430, General Chemistry Laboratory** 1
ENGL 1310, College Writing* 3
MATH 1680, Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
Total 14
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
BIOL 2040, Biology of Microorganisms 4
CHEM 1420, General Chemistry II, or CHEM 1423, Honors General Chemistry (may be used to satisfy Natural Sciences requirement*) 3
CHEM 1440, General Chemistry Laboratory 1
ENGL 2700, Technical Writing 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
Wellness* 3
Total 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
BIOL 3800, Animal Physiology 3
BIOL 3810, Animal Physiology Laboratory 1
CHEM 3601, Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 3602, Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
PSCI 1040, American Government* 3
Humanities* 3
Visual and Performing Arts* 3
Total 17
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
BIOC 3621, Elementary Biochemistry 3
BIOC 3622, Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory 1
BIOL 3380, Medical Bacteriology 4
PSCI 1050, American Government II* 3
Communication** 3
Literature** 3
Total 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
BIOL 3510, Cell Biology 3
BIOL 3520, Cell Biology Laboratory 1
BIOL (advanced, see major requirements) 4
HIST 2610, United States History to 1865* 3
MGMT 3720, Organizational Behavior 3
Elective 2-3
Total 16-17
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
BIOL 4200, Immunology 4
BIOL (advanced, see major requirements) 3-4
HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865* 3
Cross-cultural, Diversity and Global Studies* 3
Total 13-14

Senior Year

Before attendance at a school of clinical laboratory science (medical technology) approved by the American Medical Association, student must apply and be accepted by the school. A minimum of 39 hours of professional medical technology courses during approximately 12 months is required to complete the senior year of this program. Successful completion of the first three years does not guarantee admission into a school of clinical laboratory science. Contact the Medical Technology Program Director.

Senior Year
Courses Hours
Total 39

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.