2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
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2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Science, BS

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(Formerly, Medical Technology)

Degree Requirements

PNW General Education Core (30 Credits Minimum)

Speech Communication (3 Credits)

Quantitative Reasoning (3 Credits)

Humanities (3 Credits)

Select from the Humanities Core list

Social Sciences (3 Credits)

Select from the Social Sciences Core list

First-Year Experience (FYE) (1 Credit)

Other Required Courses (41 Credits)

Biology Elective (6 Credits)

Biology elective courses for Medical Technology majors range from 3 to 5 credits. Choose (2) courses from the following:

Clinical Training (32 Credits)

Two semesters of Clinical Training are completed in one of the affiliated hospitals - St. Margaret Mercy Health Care Centers, North Campus (Hammond, IN), OSF Saint Francis Medical Center (Peoria, IL), or Hines VA Hospital (Hines, IL). Students must be eligible to work legally in US to participate in clinical training at the affiliated hospitals. For acceptance into a clinical program: overall 2.5 GPA and a minimum of 2.5 GPA in the sciences. Completion of prerequisite courses at Purdue University Northwest does not guarantee admission to an affiliated hospital program. Consult your advisor for application procedure.

Humanities or Social Science Elective (3 Credits)

Department of Biological Sciences accepts Humanity Elective courses with the following course subject codes: AD, COM, ENGL, ETHN, FLL, HIST, LAS, MUS, PHIL, WOST, and THTR. The Department accepts Social Sciences Elective courses with the following subject codes: ANTH, BHS, CDFS, COM, ECON, MGMT, POL, PSY, SOC, & WOST.

Total 120 Credits Required

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