Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Program at ISU

First Bachelor of Science in MLS - Suggested Course Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

BIOL 1101 Biology I 4 cr
MATH 1143 College Algebra 3 cr
ENGL 1101 English Composition 3 cr
Objective 4, 6, 7 or 8 General Education Objectives 3 cr
Objective 9 General Education Objectives 3 cr

Total Credits

16 cr

Spring Semester

BIOL 1102 Biology II 4 cr
MATH 1153 Into to Statistics 3 cr
ENGL 1102 Critical Reading & Writing 3 cr
COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3 cr
Objective 4, 6, 7 or 8 General Education Objectives 3 cr

Total Credits

16 cr

Sophmore Year

Fall Semester

CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I 5 cr
BIOL 3301 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 cr
Objective 4, 6, 7 or 8 General Education Objectives 3 cr
Electives 4 cr

Total Credits

16 cr

Spring Semester

CHEM 1112 General Chemistry II 4 cr
BIOL 2206 Cell Biology 4 cr
BIOL 3302 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 cr
Objective 4, 6, 7 or 8 General Education Objectives 3 cr
Elective 1 cr

Total Credits

16 cr

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIOL 2221 or
BIOL 2235
Introductory Microbiology & Lab
or General Microbiology & Lab

4 cr
BIOL 4451 Immunology 4 cr
CHEM Chemistry elective 4 cr
Elective 1 cr
Objective 4, 6, 7 or 8 General Education Objectives 3 cr

Total Credits

16 cr

Spring Semester

(Apply to MLS Program)

BIOL 3305 Pathobiology 3 cr
BIOL 3358 Genetics 3 cr
CHEM Chemistry elective 4 cr
Electives 6 cr

Total Credits

16 cr

Senior Year

Fall Semester

(Need to apply and be accepted into the MLS Program)

MLS 4410 Phlebotomy Practicum (F) 1 cr (lab)
MLS 4412 Urinalysis and Body Fluids (F) 1 cr
MLS 4414 Hematology and Hemostasis (F) 3 cr
MLS 4416 Medical Microbiology I (F) 3 cr
MLS 4418 Medical Chemistry and Instrumentation (F) 3 cr
MLS 4420 Medical Immunology (F) 2 cr
MLS 4422 Basic Concepts in Transfusion Medicine (F) 2 cr
MLS 4424 Medical Laboratory Fundamentals (F) 1 cr (lab)

Spring Semester

MLS 4431 Medical Microbiology II (S) 3 cr
MLS 4433 Medical Laboratory Science Management and Education (S) 2 cr
MLS 4435 Molecular Diagnostics (S) 3 cr
MLS 4437 Critical Analysis of Lab Information (S) 3 cr
MLS 4439 Advanced Concepts in Transfusion Medicine (S) 2 cr
MLS 4441 MLS Research (S) 1 cr
MLS 4455 MLS Student Lab Practices (S) 2 cr (lab)

Total Credits

16 cr

Summer Semester or Fall Semester

(Successful completion of 32 credits of MLS Program)

MLS 4491, 4492, 4493, 4494 General Site Practicum (Su, F, S) 6 cr


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