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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.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses
BIOL 1106 Biology for Science Majors I ( Lab) 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions 2
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
BIOL 1306 Biology for Science Majors I ( Lecture) 3
15

YEAR 1

Semester 1
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I (Lecture) OR
CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture) 3
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I (Lab) OR
CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry I (Lab) 1
HLAB 1305 Functional Histology I 3
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lab) 1
HLAB 1301 Introduction to Histotechnology 3
14
Semester 2
HLAB 1402 Histotechnology I 4
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy & 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
HLAB 1267 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 2
HLAB 2434 Histotechnology III 4
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
9
Semester 2
HLAB 1268 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist 2
HLAB 2341 Registry Review (Capstone) 3
5
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

 

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