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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY Code: 1510 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Applied Science Degree   MEC
  Courses Credits Grade
1BIO 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4  
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 4  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
SDV 101 Orientation to Health Care 1  
Total   12  
Two Years
1BIO 142 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4  
BIO 150 Introductory Microbiology or 4  
  General Microbiology    
2CST 229 Intercultural Communication 3  
HLT 141 Introduction to Medical Terminology 1  
4____ ____    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
MDL 101 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Techniques 3  
MDL 127 Hematology 3  
MDL 215 Immunology 2  
MDL 216 Blood Banking 4  
MDL 243 Intro to Clinical Molecular Diagnostics 2  
MDL 251 Clinical Microbiology I 3  
MDL 252 Clinical Microbiology II 2  
MDL 261 Clinical/Chemistry/Instrumentation I 4  
MDL 266 Clinical Chemistry Techniques 3  
MDL 276 Clinical Hematology Techniques 3  
MDL 277 Clinical Immunohematology & Immunology Technique 4  
MDL 278 Clinical Microbiology Techniques II 4  
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1  
MDL 281 Clinical Correlations 1  
3___ Social Science Elective 3  
Total   57  
Total credits for the Medical Laboratory Technology A.A.S.=69 (includes 12 prerequisite credits)

1 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as met, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student's curriculum.

2 CST 110 Intro to Communication or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication may be substituted for CST 229.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

4 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.