MLT 1111 Fundamentals of MLT/Phlebotomy, 1 cr.
This course includes an overview of the field of Medical Laboratory Technology, as well as familiarization with laboratory safety, microscopes, glassware, and equipment. It also includes laboratory organization, medical ethics, and employment opportunities. Basic laboratory specimen collection techniques are introduced. 1 hour lecture
 
MLT 1213 Urinalysis/Body Fluids, 3 cr.
This course is an introduction to urinalysis and laboratory analysis of miscellaneous body fluids. It includes the basic principles of routine and special urine tests, and specimen examination through laboratory work. Theory and test profiles are also presented for miscellaneous body fluids with correlation to disease states. Prerequisites: MLT 1111 Fundamentals of
MLT, MLT 1413 Immunology/Serology. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.
 
MLT 1313 Hematology I, 3 cr.
This course is a study of the function of blood, morphology, maturation of normal cells, blood cell counts, differentials of white cells and blood collection and handling. Prerequisite: MLT 1413 Immunology/Serology. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.
 
MLT 1324 Hematology II, 4 cr.
This course includes the study of abnormal cell morphology and diseases involving blood cells, test procedures used in laboratory diagnosis of hematological disease, normal and abnormal hemostasis, and diagnostic procedures for evaluation of bleeding abnormalities and anticoagulant therapy. Prerequisite: MLT 1313 Hematology I. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.
 
MLT 1413 Immunology/Serology, 3 cr.
This course covers the science of immunology and serology through the study of theories and processes related to natural body defenses. Included are basic antigen-antibody reactions, complement action, cellular response, humoral immune response, and the basic serological procedures used to aid in the detection of certain diseases. Throughout this course, special emphasis is placed on correlating laboratory results with the patient’s probable condition. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.
 
MLT 1515 Clinical Chemistry, 5 cr.
This course covers the study of human biochemistry as an aid in the diagnosis of disease processes. It includes chemistry procedures performed on body fluids for aiding in diagnosis of disease processes. Prerequisites: Approved chemistry elective. 3 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.
 
MLT 1523 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry, 3 cr.
This course is a study of the basic fundamentals of organic and biochemistry. Prerequisite: CHE 1213/1211 General College Chemistry with lab or CHE 1113/1111 Introductory Chemistry with lab. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.
 
MLT 1911 Medical Laboratory Seminar I, 1 cr.
This course represents a synthesis of previous didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences. It is designed to facilitate activities incorporated in student and professional organizations and to allow students to select and present a case study. 1 hour lecture.
 
MLT 1921 Medical Laboratory Seminar II, 1 cr.
This course is a continuation of MLT 1911. 1 hour lecture.
 
MLT 2424 Immunohematology, 4 cr.
This course includes collection, processing, storage and utilization of blood components. It also includes the study of immunological cross matching, antibody detection, antibody identification and investigation of hemolytic disease of the newborn. Prerequisite: MLT 1413 Immunology/Serology. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.
 
MLT 2513 Parasitology, 3 cr.
This course covers the morphology, physiology, life cycles, and epidemiology of parasites with emphasis on human pathogenic parasites. Identification of parasites from human material is also included. Prerequisites: MLT 1413 Immunology/Serology. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.
 
MLT 2614 Pathogenic Microbiology, 4 cr.
Basic skills, principles and techniques for the staining, culturing, isolating and identification of microorganisms of medical importance are emphasized in this course. Included are techniques used in determining the sensitivity of pathogenic bacteria to various antibiotics and other drugs. Prerequisite: MLT 1313 Hematology. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab.
 
MLT 2711 Medical Laboratory Seminar III, 1 cr.
This course is a continuation of MLT 1921. 1 hour lecture.
 
Certification Fundamentals of MLT, 3 cr.
This course is an in-depth study and review of material covered in the MLT curriculum. It is designed to prepare the student for the national registry/certifying exam. Prerequisites: Completion of all didactic MLT courses. 3 hours lecture.
 
MLT 2916 Clinical Practice I, 6 cr.
Clinical practice and didactic instruction are the focus in a clinical affiliate. Students cover topics including hematology/coagulation, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, urinalysis, microbiology, phlebotomy, immunology/ serology. Prerequisites: All first, second, and third semester MLT courses. Forty contact hours each week.
 
MLT 2921 Medical Laboratory Seminar IV, 1 cr.
This class is a continuation of MLT 2711. 1 hour lecture.
 
MLT 2926 Clinical Practice II, 6 cr.
Clinical practice and didactic instruction are the focus in a clinical affiliate. Students cover topics including hematology/coagulation, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, urinalysis, microbiology, phlebotomy, and immunology/
serology. Prerequisite: MLT 2916 Clinical Practice I. Forty contact hours each week.
 
MLT 2936 Clinical Practice III, 6 cr.
Clinical practice and didactic instruction are the focus in a clinical affiliate. Students cover topics including hematology, coagulation, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, urinalysis, microbiology, phlebotomy, and immunology/serology. Prerequisite: MLT 2926 Clinical Practice II. Forty contact hours each week.

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