Course Descriptions

​​MLT 110 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY LECTURE
3.0 units | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-110L 
Presents hematology from the unclassified stem cell in
the bone marrow to both normal and abnormal peripheral
blood cells, including the procedures used to identify
these cells. 

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MLT 110L CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY LAB
1.0 unit | CSU 54.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-110
Introduces the instruments and techniques used
for hematology testing, including calibration and
interpretation of results. Emphasizes the morphology and
identification of common human blood cells. 

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MLT 112 CLINICAL URINALYSIS LECTURE
1.0 unit | CSU 18.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-112L
Presents the properties and constituents of urine,
emphasizing the interpretation of qualitative and
quantitative clinical analysis of urine, and a comparison
of lab results to kidney function. 

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MLT 112L CLINICAL URINALYSIS LAB
0.50 unit | CSU 27.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-112
Presents urine testing, interpretation, and correlation.
Emphasizes qualitative and quantitative clinical
examination of urine specimens, including the principle
of each reaction, quality control, interpretation, and
correlation to other laboratory findings. 


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MLT 114 CLINICAL COAGULATION LECTURE
1.0 unit | CSU 18.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-114L
Presents hemostasis, properties, and factors involved
in the clotting system, including various coagulation
disorders and their related laboratory findings. 

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MLT 114L CLINICAL COAGULATION LAB
0.75 unit | CSU 40.50 hours lab

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-114
Introduces the techniques and safety procedures used in
the clinical coagulation laboratory, emphasizing platelet
function tests and intrinsic and extrinsic clotting pathway
testing. 

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MLT 116 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY LECTURE
3.0 units | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-116L 
Introduces identification methods, theories, and
techniques used in basic bacteriology, parasitology, and
mycology emphasizing routine organism identification. 

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MLT 116L CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY LAB
1.0 unit | CSU 54.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-116
Introduces the various techniques and safety procedures
in clinical microbiology. Emphasizes the morphology and
identification of common pathogenic organisms. Must
have completed BIOSCI 221 to enter the course and
must be admitted to the MLT program. 

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MLT 118 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY/ IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY LECTURE
3.0 units | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-118L
Introduces the principles of antigen and antibody
reactions included in blood grouping and typing,
and compatibility testing, and serological and
immunohematological procedures. 


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MLT 118L CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY/ IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY LAB
1.0 unit | CSU 54.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program.
Co-requisite: MLT-118 
Introduces serological and immunohematology
procedures and techniques to measure analytes
qualitatively and quantitatively. 

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MLT 120 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY I  LECTURE
3.0 units | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-120L 
Presents the theoretical and practical concepts
associated with testing procedures used in the clinical
chemistry laboratory, including the fundamentals
of general laboratory principles and specific basic
instrumentation and methodologies. 

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MLT 120L CLINICAL CHEMISTRY I LAB
1.0 unit | CSU 54.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: Official admission to the MLT Program. 
Co-requisite: MLT-120 
Introduces the various types of instrumentation used
in the clinical chemistry laboratory, including testing
parameters, calibration, quality control, preventative
maintenance, and some manual procedures. 

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MLT 124 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY II LECTURE
3.0 units | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Prerequisite: MLT-120 and MLT-120L
Co-requisite: MLT-124L
Second in two-part clinical chemistry series, emphasizing
the endocrine, liver, kidney, and pancreatic functions.
Also includes tumor markers, drug screening, and body
fluids. 

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MLT 124L CLINICAL CHEMISTRY II LAB
1.0 unit | CSU 54.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: MLT-120 and MLT 120L
Co-requisite: MLT-124
Presents more advanced instrumentation used in
the clinical chemistry laboratory to test different body
systems as well as drug screening, tumor markers, and
body fluids. Includes their principles, testing parameters,
calibration, quality control, and preventive maintenance. 

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MLT 128 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY/ URINALYSIS/ COAGULATION PRACTICUM
4.0 units | CSU 216.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: MLT-110 and MLT-110L, MLT-112 and MLT-
112L, MLT-114 and MLT-114L
Provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience
in the clinical laboratory hematology, urinalysis, and
coagulation departments, emphasizing technique,
accuracy, and precision. 



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MLT 129 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICUM
4.0 units | CSU 216.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: MLT-116 and MLT-116L
Provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience in the
clinical laboratory microbiology department, emphasizing
technique, accuracy, and precision. 

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MLT 130 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY/ IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY PRACTICUM
3.0 units | CSU 162.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: MLT-118 and MLT-118L
Provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience in the
serology and blood banking departments, emphasizing
technique, accuracy, and precision. 

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MLT 131 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICUM
4.0 units | CSU 216.00 hours lab

Prerequisite: MLT-124 and MLT-124L
Provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience in the
general and special chemistry departments, emphasizing
technique, accuracy, and precision. 
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