Health Science Career Cluster

Total Credit Hours: 65 to 69

Courses

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

3

PSY 110

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

3

BIOL 140

or

BIOL 205 ***

and

BIOL 206 **

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

or

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

and

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

4

or

4

and

4

BIOL 210

MICROBIOLOGY

4

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

titles

Credit Hours

CHEM 120

or

CHEM 130 ***

PRINCIPLES OF OR CHEMISTRY I

or

GENERAL CHEMISTRY

4

CHEM 122

or

CHEM 132 ***

PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY

or

GENERAL CHEMISTRY

4

MLT 110

INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDICAL LABORATORY AND PHLEBOTOMY

2

MLT 115

FUNDAMENTALS OF URINALYSIS AND BODY FLUIDS

3

MLT 116

FUNDAMENTALS OF IMMUNOLOGY AND SEROLOGY

2

MLT 210

FUNDAMENTALS OF HEMATOLOGY AND HEMOSTASIS

3

MLT 214

FUNDAMENTALS OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

2.5

MLT 216

FUNDAMENTALS OF IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY

4

MLT 218

FUNDAMENTALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

3

MLT 220

ADVANCED CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY

2

MLT 222

APPLIED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE I

4

MLT 224

ADVANCED CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

2

MLT 228

ADVANCED CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

2.5

MLT 230

PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR

2

MLT 232

APPLIED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE II

5

* See specific requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Underlined courses may be taken prior to admission to the program.
*** Students seeking to transfer to a 4 year university after completing the MLT program may need to take specific general education courses, such as BIOL 205/206 and CHEM 130/132 in order to fulfill Illinois Articulation Initiative general education requirements. Students should consult their departmental advisor for more information on these courses.
**** If BIOL 205/206 option is chosen, then BIOL 205 needs to be completed prior to the first semester and BIOL 206 should be taken in place of BIOL 140 on the course sequence.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER

COURSES

1st Semester

BIOL 140****; CHEM 120 or CHEM 130; ENGL 110; Humanities/Fine Arts

2nd Semester

CHEM 122 or CHEM 132; BIOL 210; COMM 110; PSY 110; MLT 110

Summer Semester

MLT 115; MLT 116

3rd Semester

MLT 210; MLT 214; MLT 216; MLT 218; MLT 222

4th Semester

MLT 220; MLT 224; MLT 228; MLT 230; MLT 232

Department Contact Information

Health Careers
Peoria Campus, Cedar, Room 105
(309) 690-7530