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2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Medical Laboratory Science Major


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Clinical Laboratory Science Option


Requirements


First Year


Second Year


First Semester: 14 credits

  • General Education/Distribution Requirements - 6 credits

Third Year Integrated Program


Fourth Year


Note


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

General Education Departmental Requirements


Students majoring in the Clinical Laboratory Science option will meet their departmentally-determined General Education requirements as follows:

Total credits: 120


Cytotechnology Option


Requirements


First Year


Second Year


First Semester: 16 credits

  • General Education/Distribution Requirements - 12 credits
Second Semester: 15 credits

  • General Education/Distribution Requirements - 4 credits

Third Year


First Semester: 16 credits

  • MLS Elective - 3 credits
  • General Education/Distribution Requirements/Free Electives - 9 credits
Second Semester: 14 credits

  • General Education/Distribution Requirements/Free Electives - 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.

General Education Departmental Requirements


Students majoring in the Cytotechnology option will meet their departmentally-determined General Education requirements as follows:

Area I, Tier 2


Satisfied within hospital placement, as arranged between MLS Department Chairperson and placement supervisor.

Area W, Tier 2


Satisfied by:

Area O


Satisfied by:

  • MLS 307

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.

In the second semester of the senior year, students in the biotechnology option take the following four courses:

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.

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