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2012-2013 Catalogue

Medical Laboratory Science: Clinical Laboratory Science Concentration (Bachelor of Science)

Overview

The medical laboratory scientist is involved in the development, performance, and evaluation of laboratory tests that lead to assessment of health status, diagnosis of disease, and monitoring of therapeutic treatment. The clinical laboratory experience is obtained at one of the college’s hospital affiliates located within the northeast.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

The medical laboratory scientist is involved in the development, performance, and evaluation of laboratory tests that lead to assessment of health status, diagnosis of disease, and monitoring of therapeutic treatment. The clinical laboratory experience is obtained at one of the college’s hospital affiliates located within the northeast.

This four-year curriculum leading to the Baccalaureate degree is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

Curriculum

A model curriculum in Medical Laboratory Science / the Clinical Laboratory Science concentration:

First-Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
CHEM 031 and CHEM 032 - Introductory Chemistry 4 4
ENGS 001 or higher 3
MATH 019 or higher 3
NH 003 - Medical Terminology 2
NH 050 - Applications to Health 1
MLRS 034 - Human Blood Cell Biology 3
Electives/Diversity Courses 3 9
Total 16 16
Sophomore
Course Credits
Fall Spring
ANPS 019 and ANPS 020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 4
MMG 101 - Microbiology & Infectious Disease 4
NH 120 - Health Care Ethics 3
STAT 111 or STAT 141 Basic Statistical Methods 3
Electives 3 3
CHEM 042 - Intro Organic Chemistry 4
MLS 255 or MMG 222 - Clinical Microbiology 4
Total 17 15
Junior Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
MLRS 281 - Applied Molecular Biology 3
MLRS 282- Applied Molecular Biology Lab 1
MLRS 296 - Leadership and Mgmt in Health Care 3
PATH 101 - Intro to Human Disease 3
PBIO 185 - Survey of Biochemistry 3
Electives 3 3
MLRS 110 - Phlebotomy I 1
MLRS 242 or MMG 223 - Immunology Lecture 3
MLRS 244 - Immunology Lab 1
MLS 221 - Clinical Chemistry I 4
MLS 255 or MMG 222 - Clinical Microbiology 4
Total 16 16
Senior Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
MLS 222 - Clinical Chemistry II 4
MLS 231 - Hematology 4
MLS 262 - Immunohematology 4
Electives 3
MLS 220, MLS 230, MLS 250,MLS 260 - Clinical Practicum 12
MLS 292 - Topics in MLS 3
Total 15 15
TOTAL CREDITS: 126

Clinical Affiliations


Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY
St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY
Yale New Haven Hospital, Albany, NY

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