Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Required 122 credit hours (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

Note that some UND ES requirements are met with certain pre-professional and professional program courses.

II. Pre-Professional Program Courses

Required Pre-Professional Courses

BIOL 150General Biology I3
BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Laboratory1
BIOL 151General Biology II3
BIMD 220Human Anatomy Physiology I3
BIMD 221Human Anatomy Physiology II3
BIMD 301Biochemistry3
CHEM 121General Chemistry I3
CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 122General Chemistry II3
CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory1
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
ECON 210Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics3-4
or PSYC 241 Introduction to Statistics
or SOC 326 Sociological Statistics
ENGL 110College Composition I3
ENGL 130Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences3
MATH 103College Algebra3-4
or MATH 107 Precalculus
or MATH 146 Applied Calculus I
or MATH 165 Calculus I
MLS 110Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science2
MLS 220Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Operations3
MLS 226Introduction to Clinical Immunology Molecular Diagnostics3
MLS 332Introduction to Clinical Hematology3
MLS 334Introduction to Clinical Microbiology3
MLS 339Introduction to Evidence Based Practice3

Required Science Elective Courses

Two of the following courses (or equivalents) are required. 

Notes: Some of these courses may have additional pre-requisite requirements beyond what is required for MLS; Some required MLS pre-professional courses may require a course from this list as a pre-requisite.

BIMD 202Introduction to Medical Microbiology Lecture3
BIMD 302General Microbiology Lecture2
BIOL 315Genetics3
BIOL 341Cell Biology3
BIOL 410Molecular Biology Techniques4
CHEM 333Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 340Survey of Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I3
Other Advisor-Approved Science Course3-4

Optional Recommended Pre-Professional Courses

PHE 101Introduction to Public Health3
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology3
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology3

III. MLS Professional Program Required Courses:

Students must apply and be accepted to the MLS Professional Program before beginning MLS Professional Program coursework.

MLS 411Clinical Chemistry I2
MLS 412Clinical Hematology Hemostasis I3
MLS 413Clinical Immunohematology I2
MLS 414Clinical Microbiology I3
MLS 415Clinical Urinalysis Body Fluids I2
MLS 416Clinical Immunology Molecular Diagnostics1
MLS 420Clinical Laboratory Operations2
MLS 421Clinical Chemistry II2
MLS 422Clinical Hematology Hemostasis II3
MLS 423Clinical Immunohematology II2
MLS 424Clinical Microbiology II3
MLS 425Clinical Urinalysis Body Fluids II2
MLS 431Clinical Chemistry Urinalysis III1-2
MLS 432Clinical Hematology Hemostasis III1-2
MLS 433Clinical Immunohematology III2
MLS 434Clinical Microbiology III2
MLS 449Capstone in Medical Laboratory Science3
MLS 450Advanced Clinical Applications in Medical Laboratory Science1
Total Credits37-39