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.

2019–2020 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 Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

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

Semester 1 — Fall
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
MLT-101 Introduction to Lab Science 2
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
Total Credits 16

Semester 2 — Spring
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 Gen Ed
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4
BIO-186 Microbiology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
ENG-105 Composition I Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2 Gen Ed
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

* Required summer semester.

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

* Required summer semester.

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