Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Program Curriculum

First Term (Fall: Aug-Dec) (YearMLS 1)

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Credit Hours
MT411Biochemistry 30-0 2
MT412 Clinical Analysis 30-40 3
MT413 Introduction to Pathology 20-0 1
MT415 Urinalysis 20-20 2
MT418 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science 20-20 2
MT414 Parasitology 20-20 2
MT425 Urinalysis: Clinical Practicum 1 week 1
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 13

Second Term (Spring: Jan-May) (MLS 1)

Winter/Spring Blocks

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Credit Hours
MT421 Human Genetics 20-0 1
MT427 Cell Biology 30-0 2
MT434 Basic and Clinical Immunology I 30-40 3
MT431 Hematology I 30-60 3
MT432 Clinical Microbiology I 30-80 4
MT422 Clinical Chemistry I 30-40 3
MT433 Clinical Chemistry II 30-40 3
         TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 19

Third Term (Fall: July- Dec.) (MLS 1)

Summer Block

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Credit Hours
MT441 Hematology II: Clinical Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT442 Microbiology II: Clinical Practicum 3 weeks 3
MT443 Chemistry III: Clinical Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT519 Virology 15-0 1
MT520 Advanced Techniques in Molecular Biology 20-40 2
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 10

Fall Block (MLS 2)

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Credit Hours
MT511 Hematology III 40-60 4
MT513 Clinical Chemistry IV 30-40 3
MT518 Introduction to Research 20-0 1
MT512 Blood Bank I 20-40 5
MT532 Clinical Microbiology 20-20 2
         TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15

Fourth Term (Spring: Jan-May) (MLS 2)

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Credit Hours
MT515 Basic Education and Management Principles 25-0 2
MT517 Principles in Laboratory Utilization 20-0 1
MT521 Hematology IV: Clinical Practicum 3 weeks 3
MT523 Clinical Chemistry V: Clinical Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT531 Off Campus Experiences 2 weeks 1
MT533 Ethics and Professional Issues 20-0 1
MT535 Research Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT542 Microbiology IV: Clinical Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT544 Blood Bank II: Clinical Practicum 4 weeks 4
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18

Total Hours for Curriculum:     75

Department of Clinical Lab Sciences

930 Madison - Suite 664
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: 901-448-6304
cls@uthsc.edu