Histologic Technician - AAS

The Histologic Technician AAS program is a two-year, five-semester course of study requiring a total of 60 semester hours of credit. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773.714.8886. Graduates are eligible for certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists-Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR). New classes begin in the fall of each year. The following courses: EDUC 1300 Learning Framework, HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions, MATH 1314 College Algebra, ENGL 1301 Composition I, BIOL 1406 General Biology I are prerequisites for admission to the Histologic Technician - AAS program. Total Credits in the Prerequisite Semester is 15.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I Recommended for transfer OR
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I (lecture & lab) 4
HLAB 1305 Functional Histology I 3
BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy and Physiology I (Lab) 1
HLAB 1301 Introduction to Histotechnology 3
14
Semester 2
HLAB 1402 Histotechnology I 4
BIOL 2302 Anatomy and Physiology II (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy and Physiology II (Lab) 1
HLAB 1346 Functional Histology II 3
11
Semester 3
HLAB 1266 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 2
HLAB 1443 Histotechnology II 4
6

YEAR 2

Semester 1
Elective Elective Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
HLAB 1267 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 2
HLAB 2434 Histotechnology III 4
9
Semester 2
HLAB 1268 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 2
HLAB 2341 Registry Review (# Capstone Course) 3
5
Semester 3

YEAR 3

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.