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2012-2013 General Catalog 
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Technology

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The LSU Health Sciences Center offers a “3 plus 1” program in medical technology. Please contact the advisor in the Center for Advising & Counseling for more information.

The following program is designed for students planning to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and Shreveport. Students should check the LSU Health Sciences Center website for any additional updates or changes to the prerequisite curricula in medical technology. Visit for more information.

Approval of course selections must be obtained from the allied health counselor in the Center for Advising & Counseling or from the head of the appropriate professional department at the LSU School of Allied Health Professions. Students are required to meet with the allied health counselor each semester to review their schedule and discuss any possible changes in prerequisites and entrance requirements to this program. A copy of this approval must be placed in the student’s file in the Center for Advising & Counseling.

Prerequisite Courses:

  • English (composition) (6)
  • General Chemistry & Lab (8)
  • Organic Chemistry (3)
  • Analytical Reasoning (6) *
  • General Biology & Lab (8)
  • General Microbiology & Lab (4)
  • Science Elective (3) **
  • General Elective (12) ***
  • General Education Humanities (9)
  • General Education Social Sciences (6) ****
  • General Education Arts Electives (3) *****

68 Total Sem. Hrs.

* Algebra and statistics recommended.
** Upper-level biological sciences or molecular biology, chemistry, anatomy or physiology, pathogenic microbiology, or biochemistry recommended.
*** Management, communications, technical writing, or education recommended.
**** At least 3 hours must be taken at the 2000 level or higher.
***** Art, dance, theater, or fine arts recommended.

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