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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.

2017–2018 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 are subject to change.

◆ General education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
◉ Applicants meeting the general admission requirements may take courses prior to full acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

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 4
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4
MLT-101 Introduction to Lab Science ◉ 2
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
Total Credits 16

Semester 2 – Spring
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4
BIO-186 Microbiology 4
ENG-105 Composition I 3
HSC-113 Medical Terminology ◉ 2
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics ◉ 3
MLT-120 Urinalysis ◉ 3
Total Credits 19

Semester 3 – Summer
MLT-110 Fundamental Lab Techniques ◉ 3
MLT-130 Hematology 3
MLT-250 Clinical Microbiology 4
Total Credits 10

Semester 4 – Fall
MLT-230 Advanced Hematology 3
MLT-233 Hemostasis and Thrombosis 2
MLT-240 Clinical Chemistry I 7
MLT-252 Parasitology ◉ 1
MLT-260 Immunohematology 4
MLT-270 Immunology and Serology 2
Total Credits 19

Semester 5 – Spring
MLT-285 Clinical Practicum: Chemistry 4
MLT-287 Clinical Practicum: Hematology 4
MLT-288 Clinical Practicum: Microbiology 4
Total Credits 12

Semester 6 – Summer
MLT-283 Clinical Practicum: Urinalysis 1
MLT-284 Clinical Practicum: Immunohematology 2
MLT-286 Clinical Practicum: Immunology and Serology 1
MLT-291 Lab Survey and Review 1
Total Credits 5

Student Success Specialist

Vic Palmer
Grundy Hall 140
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Program Advisor

Amy Kapanka
Cedar Falls Center 112
319-296-2329 ext.1357
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Pre-Health Student Success Specialist

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Pre-Health Program Advisor

Heidi Hudson
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014 ext.1079
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Administrative Assistant

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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