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Admissions - Prerequisites

Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology Research Tracks

Total of 60 credit hours  

Biology (16 credits)*

  • General Biology with Laboratory (4 credits)
  • Microbiology with Laboratory (4 credits)
  • Anatomy & Physiology with Laboratory I or II (4 credits)
  • Biology Elective (4 credits)
    • Genetics
    • Biotechnology
    • Cell Biology
    • Biology II

Chemistry (12 credits)*

  • Inorganic I with Laboratory (4 credits)
  • Inorganic II with Laboratory (4 credits)
  • Organic Chemistry with Laboratory (4 credits)

Mathematics (6 credits)

  • College Algebra - minimum (3 credits)
  • Statistics (3 credits)

English (6 credits)

  • English Composition (3 credits)
  • English Elective (3 credits)

Humanities Elective (3 credits)

To be chosen from history, philosophy, art, music appreciation, etc. In addition, credit for foreign language will be given only upon completion of either the first elementary year or an advanced course.

Behavioral and Social Science Electives (6 credits)

Select courses from economics, political science, urban studies, sociology, geography, anthropology, African-American studies, or psychology

Guided Elective (3 credits)

  • Communications/Speech

Elective Credit (8 credits)**

Courses such as: 

  • Organic Chemistry II with Laboratory (4 credits)
  • Physics I or II (4 credits)
  • Anatomy & Physiology II with lab (4 credits)
  • Cell Biology (4 credits)

*Science coursework must be completed within seven (7) years prior to enrollment in the first DMRT course. Students with science coursework greater than seven (7) years old, may need to repeat all or some of the science courses.

**Elective courses in science preferred, but not required. Refer to ARTSYS to determine the transferability of courses.