Clinical Laboratory Science Technology
Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2406
The Clinical Laboratory Science Technology program at LCCC prepares its graduates for employment in hospital, urgent care, physicians' offices, research, and industry laboratory settings. Examination and analysis of body fluids, tissues and cells play a crucial role in a physician's ability to diagnose and treat disease. The Clinical Laboratory Science Technology Program trains students to work in various areas of a clinical laboratory, including hematology, urinalysis, immunohematology (blood bank), microbiology and chemistry. Students collect blood samples, work with state-of-the-art clinical laboratory instrumentation, perform chemical and microscope analysis of urine, match blood for transfusion, identify abnormal blood cells under the microscope and identify infectious bacteria-causing infection in various body locations. Upon completion of the accredited program, graduates will possess an Associate of Applied Science Degree and are eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Certification national certifying examination. Those passing the examination are certified as Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT-ASCP). Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
|Fall Semester (First Year) |
||Principles of Biology I
||Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science Technology >**
||Clinical Laboratory Science Analysis and Calculations >**
||Introduction to Hematology >**
||Body Fluids and Urinalysis >**
||Hematology I/Urinalysis Clinical Practicum >**
||College 101 ^
|Spring Semester (First Year) |
||Principles of Biology II > OR
||General Microbiology >
||Introduction to Sociology OR
||Health Care in Developing Nations
||Advanced Hematology and Hematosis >**
||Immunohematology Concepts and Procedures >**
||Hematology II/Immunohematology Clinical Practice >**
|Summer Semester (First Year) |
||Hematology and Immunohematology Case Studies >**
|Fall Semester (Second Year) |
||General, Organic and Biochemistry >
||Clinical Microbiology, Immunology, and Serology >**
||College Composition I
|Spring Semester (Second Year) |
||General, Organic and Biochemistry II >
||Clinical Chemistry >**
||College Composition II >
Total Credit Hours: 69/70
1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
2. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. OR Indicates that a student may select either course, which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
5. Students who expect to continue on for a Baccalaureate degree should consider taking MTHM 171, CHMY 171 and 172, and consult with a college counselor.
6. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 more credit hours.
Established June 1975
Revised September 2008
Effective August 2009