Medical Laboratory Technology Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 81
Program Start: Fall, Spring

As a student in a health program at Hawkeye Community College, and to participate in clinicals, you will be required to complete the following screenings: Criminal background check, sex offender registry, child abuse registry, and dependent adult registry. The outcome could possibly affect your opportunities to participate in the clinical setting.

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Students must achieve a minimum "C" grade in all courses required to complete the program.

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Semester 1—Fall
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
MLT-101 Introduction to Lab Science Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 2 $399.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Total Credits 16

Semester 2—Spring
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 General education course $748.00
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
BIO-186 Microbiology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 General education course $748.00
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 2 $374.00
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 3 $561.00
MLT-120 Urinalysis Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 3 $626.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 3—Summer
MLT-110 Fundamental Lab Techniques Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 3 $561.00
MLT-130 Hematology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 3 $611.00
MLT-250 Clinical Microbiology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $783.00
Total Credits 10

Semester 4—Fall
MLT-230 Advanced Hematology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 3 $611.00
MLT-233 Hemostasis and Thrombosis Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
MLT-240 Clinical Chemistry I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 7 $1344.00
MLT-252 Parasitology Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. 1 $187.00
MLT-260 Immunohematology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $748.00
MLT-270 Immunology and Serology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 5—Spring
MLT-285 Clinical Practicum: Chemistry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $783.00
MLT-287 Clinical Practicum: Hematology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $748.00
MLT-288 Clinical Practicum: Microbiology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $848.00
Total Credits 12

Semester 6—Summer
MLT-283 Clinical Practicum: Urinalysis Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
MLT-284 Clinical Practicum: Immunohematology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
MLT-286 Clinical Practicum: Immunology and Serology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
MLT-291 Lab Survey and Review Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $252.00
Total Credits 5

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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