|NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog|
|MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY|
|Associate in Applied Science Degree||AN|
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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare the students for certification and employment as medical laboratory technicians in hospital laboratories, private laboratories, physicians' office laboratories, health department laboratories, and industrial medical laboratories. Upon completion of the program graduates will be eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry and other national certification exams.
Students must comply with all General Requirements for Annandale Campus Health Technology Programs.
Additional Admission Requirements:
1. Attendance at Medical Laboratory Technology Information Session. (This satisfies the "Interview with Program Head" requirement.)
2. NVCC application on file with Annandale as home campus.
3. Satisfactory scores on the NVCC placement/assessment tests: ENG 111, Math 126 placement.
4. Qualifies for or has completed ENG 111.
5. Evidence of high school graduation, a General Equivalency Diploma (GED), or college degree.
6. Two high school math courses or equivalent with 'C' or better.
7. One high school biology course with lab or its equivalent (BIO 101) with 'C' or better.
8. One high school chemistry course or its equivalent (CHM 001) with 'C' or better.
Special Accreditation Status: The program is accredited the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology = 72.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
2 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
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