Clinical Laboratory Technician

CPTR 1000 Introduction To Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

CLTS 1030 Introduction To Clinical Laboratory Science
Orientation to role of clinical laboratorian in the medical laboratory, including: basic skills and theory, laboratory organization, professional ethics, cultural competence, medical terminology, safety, quality assurance & quality control, glassware, equipment, and measurements used, and phlebotomy procedures and speciman collection. Medical terminology will be included.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 60

CHEM 1410 General Chemistry
Introductory chemistry including atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, measurements, and stoichiometry.  Basic laboratory instrumentation is included.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

HBIO 1130 Microbiology
An introduction to microbiology including: safety precautions; characteristics, laboratory control, nomenclature, classification, and diseases of microorganisms.
PREREQUISITES: Co-requisite: HBIO 1131

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

HBIO 1131 Microbiology Lab
The study of microbial techniques to include: safety precautions, specimen collection, selection of media, cultures and isolation of organisms, and basic staining procedures for the organisms.
PREREQUISITES: Co-requisite: HBIO 1130

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

CLTS 2610 Clinical Microbiology
An overview of the principles, theories, and procedures used in clinical chemistry including: safety precautions, instrumentation, and laboratory calculations, quality control and quality assurance. Emphasis on proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, enzymes, electrolytes, mineral metabolism, vitamins and laboratory analyses for related diseases.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 1030, CHEM 1410

Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 60

CLTS 2611 Clinical Microbiology Lab
Laboratory to accompany CLTS 2610 to include: specimen collection, isolation and identification of clinically significant microorganisms in Clinical Microbiology, quality control and quality assurance.
PREREQUISITES: Co-requisite: CLTS 2610

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

CLTS 2000 Clinical Chemistry 1
Lecture, lab demonstrations and lab covering the principles of analytical techniques, instrumentation and methodology used in the clinical laboratory.  The use and care of equipment, reagents, and possible sources of technical errors are stressed.  Emphasis on laboratory testing relating to hepatic and renal function, hormones, carbohydrates, amino acids, non-protein nitrogen, and other organ and tissue functions.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 1030, CHEM 1410 

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 75

CLTS 2200 Immunology and Serology
Basic immune system response to disease, antigen-antibody relationships, and routine serology theory and test procedures.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 1030

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

CLTS 2070 Hematology 1
Review of theory and skills required in proper collection of blood specimens.  The fundamentals of hematology, routine hematology lab procedures and morphologic study of normal human blood are included.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 1030

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

CLTS 2410 Clinical Chemistry 2
A continuation of Clinical Chemistry I. Emphasis on the analyses and correlation with disease of: renal and hepatic functions; blood gases; hormones; cerebrospinal, gastric and amniotic fluids. Also includes toxicology, immunochemical techniques and automation.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 2000 and Co-requisite: CLTS 2411

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CLTS 2411 Clinical Chemistry 2 Lab
Laboratory to accompany MLTS 2410: chemical analysis of body fluids using manual methods and basic instrumentation. 
PREREQUISITES: Co-requisite: CLTS 2410

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

CLTS 2080 Hematology 2
A continuation of Hematology I with emphasis on: theories, techniques, and laboratory analyses of hemostasis and coagulation; laboratory detection of diseases associated with abnormal blood cells.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 2070

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

CLTS 2710 Clinical Immunohematology
Theory, principles and laboratory procedures of immunohematology.  Included: antigen-antibody reactions, blood groups, compatibility testing, antibody studies, donor blood collection, testing, and component preparation and use.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 1030, CLTS 2200

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 60

CLTS 2450 Urinalysis
The analysis of urine and other body fluids. Includes: renal physiology and urine formation; specimen collection and handling; routine urinalysis and interpretations; special urine and renal function tests; other body fluid analyses and related diseases.
PREREQUISITES: CLTS 1030

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 60

CLTS 2912 Practicum 1 (Externship-Hematology)
This course includes clinical experience in the hospital laboratory setting or clinical laboratory.  Laboratory practice includes routine diagnostic tests. Clinical conference time is included with the instructor.  Written exams are an integral part of this practicum. The practicum will be in the following areas: Hematology/Coagulation/Urinalysis 4 weeks with a minimum of 30 hrs a week in the laboratory.
PREREQUISITES: All CLTS courses pre-clinical 

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

CLTS 2922 Practicum 2 (Externship - Chemistry)
This course includes clinical experience in the hospital laboratory setting or clinical laboratory.  Laboratory practice includes routine diagnostic tests. Clinical conference time is included with the instructor.  Written exams are an integral part of this practicum. This practicum will be in the following areas:  Chemistry 4 weeks, minimum of 30 hours a week in the laboratory
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

CLTS 2932 Practicum 3 (Externship - Blood Bank)
This course includes clinical experience in the hospital laboratory setting or clinical laboratory.  Laboratory practice includes routine diagnostic tests. Clinical conference time is included with the instructor.  Written exams are an integral part of this practicum. This practicum will be in the following areas: Immunohematology/Serology 4 weeks, minimum of 30 hours a week in the laboratory
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

CLTS 2942 Practicum 4 (Externship - microbiology)
This course includes clinical experience in the hospital laboratory setting or clinical laboratory.  Laboratory practice includes routine laboratory tests. Clinical conference time is included with the instructor. Written exams are an integral part of the practicum. This practicum will be in the following areas: Microbiology/Parasitology 4 weeks, minimum of 30 hours a week in the laboratory
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

MATH 1015 College Algebra
Linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, radical and rational equations, complex numbers, graphing, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial equations, systems of linear equations and inequalities.
PREREQUISITES: Math score of at least 21 on the Enhanced ACT, successful completion of Developmental Math, or permission of the campus CAO.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

ENGL 1015 English Composition 1
The study of the basic rhetorical modes of English composition with emphasis on prewriting, writing, and revising techniques utilizing correct English grammar, usage, and punctuation.
PREREQUISITES: English score of at least 20 on the Enhanced ACT, successful completion of Developmental English, or permission of the campus CAO.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

PHSC 1015 Physical Science 1
Introductory study of topics in physical science including motion, energy, temperature, light and sound, electricity, and atomic structure.
PREREQUISITES: NONE

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

SPCH 1015 Introduction to Public Speaking
Designed to teach students basic public presentation principles and skills. Students complete one speech each of personal introduction, information, persuasion, demonstration, and special occasion (influential person).
PREREQUISITES: NONE

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

PSYC 2015 Introduction to Psychology
An overview of psychology designed to expose students to the major theories, research practices, and applied areas of psychology.
PREREQUISITES: NONE

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

CLTS 2910 Seminar In Clinical Laboratory Science
Application of the principles of medical technology to develop competency as entry level clinical laboratory technician.  Includes guest speakers, special projects, and registry review.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

CLTS 2991 Special Projects1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of Instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

CLTS 2993 Special Projects2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

CLTS 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

CLTS 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CLTS 2997 Practicum
A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

CLTS 2999 Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives.  Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135