School of Health Sciences Medical Laboratory Science

MLS Curriculum

Required Courses for all MLS Majors

 

Course Course Title Credits
MLS 111 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science

1

MLS 228 Medical Laboratory Parasitology

2

MLS 331 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Procedures I

3

MLS 332 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Procedures II

3

MLS 441-MLS 450
(Covers entire acadmic year)
(Senior year recommended)

MLS 439 - Clinical Chemistry
MLS 442 - Clinical Microbiology
MLS 444 - Hematology
MLS 445 - Clinical Microscopy
MLS 446 - Immunology (Serology)
MLS 447 - Immonohematology
MLS 448 - Intro to Laboratory Management
MLS 449 - Intro to MLS Education
MLS 450 - Intro to MLS Research

8-10
7-9
6-9
1-3
2-4
5-7
0-1
0-1
0-1

Nondepartmental Requirements for all MLS Majors

 

Course Course Title Credits
BIOC 310 & 310L Biological Chemistry & Lab 4
BIOC 151 & 151L Geral Biology I & Lab 4
BIOL 153 & 153L General Biology II & Lab 4
CHEM 112 & 112L General Chemistry I & Lab 4

CHEM 114 & 114L
or CHEM 116 & 116L

General Chemistry II & Lab
Honors Principles of Chemistry & Lab
4
4
CHEM 326 & 326L Organic Chemistry & Lab 4-5
MICR 318 Fundamentals of Immunology 2
MICR 320 Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 4
MICR 321 Fundamental Microbiology Laboratory 1

MATH 102
or Math 103/103L
or Math 115
or Math 123/123L

College Algebra
Quantitative Literacy & Lab
Precalculus
Calculus I & Lab
3
3-4
5
5
PHGY 220 & 220L Human Anatomy/Physiology & Lab 4
PHGY 230 & 230L Human Anatomy/Physiology II & Lab 4

Suggested Course for all MLS Majors

 

Course Course Title Credits
STAT 281 Instruduction to Statistics 3
STAT 381 Introduction to Probability & Statistics 3

**Students must also fulfill the School of Arts & Sciences USD Requirements in order to graduate.