Aug 15, 2018  
2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Medical Laboratory Science Major


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BS Degree 

Clinical Laboratory Science Option


Requirements


First Year


Second Year


First Semester: 14 credits

  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements - 3 credits
Second Semester: 16 credits

  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements - 3 credits
  • Free Elective - 3 credits

Third Year Integrated Program


Fourth Year


Note


Many courses have been renumbered; refer to earlier catalogues for previous numbers.

University Studies Requirements


In addition to the requirements in the major, students will be required to complete the University Studies requirements. For more information: http://www.umassd.edu/generaleducation/universitystudies/universitystudiescurriculum/.

Total credits: 123


Cytotechnology Option


Requirements


First Year


Second Year


First Semester: 16 credits

  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements - 12 credits
Second Semester: 15 credits

  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements - 4 credits

Third Year


First Semester: 16 credits

  • MLS Elective - 3 credits
  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements - 9 credits
Second Semester: 15 credits

  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements - 6 credits

Fourth Year


First Semester: 15 credits

Second Semester: 15 credits

Note


The department has renumbered many courses; refer to earlier catalogues for previous numbers.

University Studies Requirements


In addition to the requirements in the major, students will be required to complete the University Studies requirements. For more information: http://www.umassd.edu/generaleducation/universitystudies/universitystudiescurriculum/.

Total Credits: 120


Biotechnology Option


Requirements


The first seven semesters of the curriculum are the same as that for students pursuing the Clinical Laboratory Science option. Students interested in this option need to identify that interest during the first two weeks of MLS 301 to their academic advisor.

Fourth Year

Second Semester: 13-19 credits

  • MLS 450 - Senior Seminar Credits: 3

Note


All students must be recommended by the department chairperson to an approved biotechnology industrial site. The university cannot guarantee placement in an approved biotechnology industrial site.

Health Services Option


Requirements

External students must have completed an Associate’s Degree and be certified in one of the allied health professions and have 60 transfer credits having the appropriate array of courses to meet Programmatic, University Studies, and College Distribution requirements expected at that level. Future course selections depend on the certification held, the completion of necessary pre-requisite courses,  and the candidates work experiences.  Internal candidates must have completed the first four semesters of the CLS option before considering the Health Services Option. 

Third Year


First Semester:


  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements 3 credits (PSY 101)

Second Semester:


  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements 3 credits

Fourth Year


First Semester:


  • University Studies/College Distribution Requirements 3-6 credits

Second Semester:


  • Free Electives 9 credits

Total Credits: 120


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