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Common Prerequisites 

The following courses are the most commonly required by medical technology schools as prerequisites. Students should always check their prerequisite classes against their top choices of schools, as schools do vary by requirement.

  • Math 153, 154 (Pre-Calculus) 
  • CHEM 181, 182, 183 with labs (General Chemistry)
  • CHEM 361, 362, 363 (optional) with labs (Organic Chemistry)
  • BIOL 181, 182, 183 with labs (General Biology)
  • BIOL 323 (Microbiology)
  • BIOL 422 (Immunology)
  • BIOL 426 with lab (Medical Microbiology)
  • CS 101 (Computer Basics) or IT 101 (Computer Applications)

In addition, coursework in the following is strongly recommended:

  • CHEM 332 with lab (Quantitative Analysis)
  • CHEM 431 with lab, 432 (Biochemistry)
  • BIOL 321 (Genetics)
  • BIOL 425 (Molecular Biotechnology - BIOL 321 is a prerequisite)
  • BIOL 352 (Parasitology)
  • BIOL 355, 356 (Human Anatomy and Physiology)
  • BIOL 421 (General Virology) 
  • PHYS 111, 112, 113 with labs (Introductory Physics) or 181, 182, 183 with labs (General Physics)
  • MATH 130 (Finite Mathematics) and 311 (Statistical Concepts and Methods) or PSY 362 (Introductory Statistics) 

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