Medical Laboratory Technology AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
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.

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation 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.

Additional prerequisite coursework is required for program acceptance. See Admissions Requirements for more information.

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Term 1 — Fall
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $870.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $888.00
MLT-101 Introduction to Lab Science 2 $452.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $630.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $630.00
Total Credits 16

Term 2 — Spring
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $855.00
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $883.00
BIO-186 Microbiology 4 $888.00
ENG-105 Composition I 3 $630.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2 $420.00
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics 3 $640.00
MLT-120 Urinalysis 3 $680.00
Total Credits 19

Term 3 — Summer
MLT-110 Fundamental Lab Techniques 3 $665.00
MLT-130 Hematology 3 $730.00
MLT-250 Clinical Microbiology 4 $940.00
Total Credits 10

Term 4 — Fall
MLT-230 Advanced Hematology 3 $695.00
MLT-233 Hemostasis and Thrombosis 2 $455.00
MLT-240 Clinical Chemistry I 7 $1605.00
MLT-252 Parasitology 1 $215.00
MLT-260 Immunohematology 4 $940.00
MLT-270 Immunology and Serology 2 $470.00
Total Credits 19

Term 5 — Spring
MLT-285 Clinical Practicum: Chemistry 4 $1006.00
MLT-287 Clinical Practicum: Hematology 4 $840.00
MLT-288 Clinical Practicum: Microbiology 4 $855.00
Total Credits 12

Term 6 — Summer
MLT-283 Clinical Practicum: Urinalysis 1 $220.00
MLT-284 Clinical Practicum: Immunohematology 2 $430.00
MLT-286 Clinical Practicum: Immunology and Serology 1 $220.00
MLT-291 Lab Survey and Review 1 $270.00
Total Credits 5

Course Cost Calculation

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

Course calculations are based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Lisa Wright
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
Email Lisa Wright
Schedule an appointment with Lisa Wright

Program Director

Amy Kapanka
Cedar Falls Center 112
319-296-2329 ext.1357
Email Amy Kapanka

Administrative Assistant

Brenda Bartz
Tama Hall 110
Email Brenda Bartz


Science and Health Sciences

Dr. Gene Leutzinger, DNP
Tama Hall 110B
Email Dr. Gene Leutzinger

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