College Catalog

Curriculum for Medical Laboratory Technician

 

Program Sequence and Plan of Study              Total Credits:  71

 

First Semester (First Year)

 

Prefix/Number

Course

Credits

1ENGL 101

Composition

3

2BIOL 231

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 233L

Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

1

3CHEM 101

Chemistry 1

3

CHEM 103L

Chemistry 1 Lab

1

4MATH 109or higher

Algebra

3

5MDST 120

Phlebotomy

3

MDST 121L

Phlebotomy with Lab

1

 

Total

18

 

Second Semester (First Year)              Note:  Students must be accepted into program before starting

2nd semester MLTN courses.

 

Prefix/Number

Course

Credits

COSC 101  or

BUSN 130

Microsoft Office Applications  or

Microsoft Word & Internet

3

6BIOL 232

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3

BIOL 234L

Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

1

7CHEM 102

Chemistry 2

3

CHEM 104L

Chemistry 2 Lab

1

8MLTN 220

Hematology & Hemostasis

3

MLTN 222L

Hematology & Hemostasis Lab

2

8MLTN 226

Urinalysis & Body Fluids

1

MLTN 228L

Urinalysis & Body Fluids Lab

1

 

Total

18

 

Summer Semester (First Year)

 

Prefix/Number

Course

Credits

10ENGL 102  

 

Research 

 

3

 

First Semester (Second Year)

 

Prefix/Number

Course

Credits

SPCH 208  or

BUSN 232

Fundamentals of Speech  or

Business & Professional Communication

3

8MLTN 230

Immunology & Immunohematology

3

MLTN 232L

Immunology & Immunohematology Lab

2

8,9MLTN 233

Clinical Chemistry & Lab Math

3

MLTN 235L

Clinical Chemistry & Lab Math Lab

2

8MLTN 236

Clinical Microbiology

3

MLTN 238L

Clinical Microbiology Lab

2

 

Total

18

 

Immediately Following First Semester (Second Year)

 

Prefix/Number

Course

Credits

MLTN 240

MLT Practicum

12

MLTN 245

MLT Capstone / Seminar

2

 

Total

14

 

 

 

 

Pre-requisite Classes:            18 credit hrs 

General Ed Classes:              17 credit hrs  Note:  BIOL 232/234L & CHEM 102/104L can be taken during the 1st  semester; or 2nd semester of the first year (after acceptance into MLT program).

Technical Classes                  36 credit hrs

 

1 ENGL 101 Composition (3-0-3).  Pre-requisite: ACT Reading Main score of 17 or “S” in ENGL 098 or COMPASS Reading score of 75 orabove and ACT English Main score of 18 or “S” in ENGL 099 or COMPASS Writing score of 70 or aboveand Competent writing sample or diagnostic theme.

2 BIOL 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3-0-3). An in-depth study including biochemistry, cells, tissues, and organs of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. The structure and functions of these systems and their role in the maintenance of homeostasis are addressed. PR: Eligibility for enrollment in English 101, high school Biology, Biology 101 or consent of instructor. CR: BIOL 233.

3 CHEM 101 Chemistry 1 (3-0-3). Co-requisite / Pre-requisite: MATH 109 or GNET 115; CR: CHEM 103L.

4 MATH 109 Algebra (3-0-3). Pre-requisite: ACT Mathematics main score of 21 or grade of C in MATH 102 or 093 or COMPASS Algebra math score of 73 or higher.

5 MDST 120 Phlebotomy (3-0-3). This is a Pre-requisite to all other MLTN courses.  Includes phlebotomy theory and practice. Co-requisite: MDST 121L 6BIOL 232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3-0-3). A continuation of Biology 231. Studies include cells, tissues, and organs of the cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems and human development. PR: BIOL 231, BIOL 233. CR: BIOL 234.

7 CHEM 102 Chemistry 2 (3-0-3). Pre-requisite: CHEM 101.  Co-requisite: CHEM 104L

8 MLTN Core Technical Courses: Pre-requisite:  HLTH 130/HLTH 131L is a prerequisite to all other MLTN courses.

9 MLTN 233 Clinical Chemistry & Lab Math (4-0-4). Pre-requisite: CHEM 102 and MATH 109 (or higher).

10ENGL 102 Research (3-0-3). Continued practice in reading and composition with emphasis on the introduction to literary

materials applicable toward the construction and presentation of the research paper. PR: C or higher in ENGL 101 or CLEP score of 500 or higher or advanced placement waiving ENGL 101 and C or higher in ENGL 100 or ACT English mechanics/usage subtest score of 9 or higher or COMPASS Writing Diagnostics test score of 76% or higher.

12 Technical Phase Courses:  Students applying to the MLT program must complete 1st semester pre-requisite courses with a grade of “C” or better and an overall GPA of at least 2.50 for all college-level work.  Acceptance to New River and meeting of program admission requirements does not guarantee admission.  Students must complete all courses in year 1(semester 1 and 2); and semester 1 in year 2 before starting clinical practicum.  All corresponding laboratory sections of the MLTN courses are co-requisites.


FYE Workshops

New River CTC offers workshops over the course of each semester with various topics in community colleges.

  • Best Practices in Studying
  • Best Practices in Test Taking
  • Club Sign ups
  • Resume building

 

FYE Workshops

  • Aug 26 at 11:00 Greenbrier Valley Campus FYE Orientation
  • Sept 2 Welcome and Orientation ---  Greenbrier State Forest Disc Golf Course 12:00
  • First week of October --------------------- Academic Advising by appointment, graduation and transition plan
  • First week of November -----------------Time Management Seminar
  • First week of December ------------------ Resume Building Seminar

 

MLK Snowshoe Trip

  • First week of February -----------------College Success Skills Seminar
  • First week of March --------------------Resume Building Seminar 2
  • First week of April ----------------------General Application Seminar

** Your Campus Guide will give you the dates for your campus activities.  Be sure to sign up!!

Student Orientation for FYE

During your first week of the semester your campus guide will reach out to you with information about an orientation to New River CTC and a time to meet as a group.This will include

  • Introduction tour of college departments, faculty, staff, and administration
  • Technology tour in computer lab of your New River CTC email, banner, MyNewRiver, and useful college apps
  • Campus tour
  • First Year Experience Goals Workshop
  • Q/A

 

Campus Guides FYE

Nicholas County Campus


John Walkup
304-883-2435
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Mercer County Campus


Diane Putorek
304-818-2014
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Greenbrier Valley Campus


Andrew Young
304-647-6594
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Raleigh County Campus


Kristi Dumas
304-929-5459
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