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PDF of Medical Laboratory Science, B.S.

Biology

Faculty

Andrew Arsham, Mark Fulton, Debbie Guelda, Andrew Hafs, Michael Hamann, Brian Hiller, Richard Koch, Holly LaFerriere, Kjerstin Owens, Elizabeth Rave, Mark Wallert

Programs

Department of Biology
S 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
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Medical Laboratory Science, B.S. major

(3 + 1 Option)



Required Credits: 88
Required GPA: 2.25

REQUIRED CLINICAL STUDIES 3 + 1 OPTION

In this option, the student completes the required Medical Laboratory Science and Liberal Education courses at Bemidji State University, and then applies for admission to the clinical year program through the University of North Dakota or other affiliated institution. Please be aware admission to a clinical year program is competitive and not guaranteed; however, completion of a clinical year is required to complete a MLS 3+1 major. Additionally, a minimum 2.80 GPA in science courses is a requirement for admission to a clinical year program. The Medical Laboratory Science student must consult with the Medical Laboratory Science advisor at the start of the academic program and regularly throughout the course of study. The student must complete the Bemidji State University Liberal Education requirements before the clinical year of study.

 

I REQUIRED COURSES

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

II REQUIRED CLINICAL STUDIES

Clinical year courses, taken during the senior
year beginning with summer term, are taken through
entrance into the clinical year program at the
University of North Dakota or at affiliated hospitals.
The clinical year will consist of at least 37 credits.

NOTE: A clinical year position is not guaranteed.
Students must apply for a clinical year position in
October of the junior year. Please see advisor
regarding the clinical year of study.


THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE RECOMMENDED, BUT NOT REQUIRED
FOR COMPLETION OF THE MAJOR:

  • BIOL 1212 Introductory Biology II (4 credits)
  • STAT 2610 Applied Statistics (4 credits)
    or PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research (4 credits)
  • CHEM 3312 Organic Chemistry II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 3372 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1 credit)
  • CHEM 4471 Biochemistry Laboratory I (1 credit)



SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE MAJOR, B.S. 3+1 option

The following is a list of Medical Laboratory Science courses arranged by year.
This suggested schedule is intended to help students plan their courses
without course conflicts.

Freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

  • Clinical year courses

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