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2019-2020 Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program


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Clinical Laboratory Science is the branch of medicine concerned with the performance of accurate and valid laboratory analyses. These analyses assist physicians and other healthcare providers with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patient diseases. Therefore, the profession requires and needs technologists who are precise, dependable, dedicated, and have a strong sense of responsibility.

Mission of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program

The Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program prepares graduates to successfully practice the profession of clinical laboratory sciences by providing an environment that promotes critical thinking, problem solving, analytical skills building, and creativity. The program promotes personal and professional development, ethical consideration, research, and community service through a variety of planned activities developed to meet the needs of a global community.

Program Goals

  • To achieve up to 100% pass rate in the Board of Certification (ASCP).
  • To assist graduates attain employment and/or gain entry into programs of higher education.
  • To keep abreast of the latest in the field of Medical Laboratory Science
  • To participate in scholarly and educational activities related to Medical Laboratory Science, healthcare, and the community.

Pre-Professional Phase


First Year


Fall


Total: 17

Spring


Total: 18

Second Year


Note:


Successful completion of the above courses or their equivalent and a 2.5 CGPA are prerequisites for admission to the professional curriculum.

Professional Phase


Note:


The Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL. 60018-5119, 847-939-3597, 773-714-8880 www.naacls.org.

* 2 credits selected from: FPAR 0101 , FPAR 0110 , FPAR 0203 , FPAR 0204 , MUSC 0103 , MUSC 0110 , MUSC 0111 , MUSC 0112 , MUSC 0113 , MUSC 0208 , MUSC 0304 , MUSC 0305 ; $MATH 0108  or MATH 0110  may be substituted for MATH 107; PHIL 0201  or above may be substituted for PHIL 212; PHED, and HIST substitutions may be made in accordance with the core curriculum- please see it for details.

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