Curriculum

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Cytotechnology & Histotechnology, a combined program in the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences within the College of Health Professions, leads to a Master of Cytopathology Practice degree.

 

 

First Term (Fall: Aug-Dec)

Course Number
Course
Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Hours
401 MCP
Histology
15-45
2
413 MCP
Introduction to Pathology
20-0
1
418 MCP
Into to Clin Lab Science
20-20
2
440 MCP
Microscopic Evaluation I
0-180
4
451 MCP
Gynecologic Cytopathology
60-0
4
470 MCP
Lab Techniques I
15-45
2
   
TOTAL      
15

Second Term (Spring: Jan-June)

Course Number
Course
Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Hours
427 MCP
Cell Biology (MT427)
30-0
2
420 MCP
Histotechnology Theory I
45-0
3
435 MCP
Histotechonology Practice I
0-135
3
471 MCP
Laboratory Techniques II
15-45
2
461 MCP
Diagnostic Cytopathology
60-0
4
481 MCP
Microscopic Evaluation II
0-180
4
495 MCP
Principles of Research
15-45
2
   
TOTAL      
20

Third Term (Fall: July-Dec)

Course Number
Course
Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Hours
520 MCP
Adv Tech Mol Biol
20-40
2
552 MCP
Histotechnology Theory II
45-0
3
565 MCP
Histotechnology Practice II
0-135
3
560 MCP
Microscopic Evaluation III
0-135
3
575 MCP
Advanced Diagnostic Cytopathology
45-0
3
590 MCP
Histotechnology Practicum*
6 weeks
6
592 MCP
Research Seminar I
0-45
1
   
TOTAL      
21

Fourth Term (Spring: Jan-May)

Course Number
Course
Lecture-Lab Contact
Hours/Semester
Hours
515 MCP
Basic Ed & Management
25-0
2
581 MCP
Microscopic Evaluation IV
0-180
4
583 MCP
Ethics & Professional issues
15-0
1
593 MCP
Research Seminar II
0-45
1
597 MCP
Cytology Practicum*
8 weeks
8
   
TOTAL      
16

Total Hours for Curriculum 72

*Students are assigned to three off-campus clinical experiences (4 weeks each) during the fall and spring semester of the second year.

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