Fall 2015 Freshmen
A student who graduates from Thiel College with a major in cytotechnology will understand basic biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical cytological applications.
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They will also:
- study, analyze and interpret biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical cytological applications
- be able to effectively communicate in written form basic biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical cytological applications
- be prepared for discipline-related employment
- 20 hours in biology including:
- BIO 145 Foundations of Biology
- BIO 212 Microbiology
- BIO 290 Cell Biology: A Molecular Approach
- BIO 322 Genetics
- 4 credit elective in Bio
- 12 hours in chemistry including:
- CHEM 140 General Chemistry I
- CHEM 160 General Chemistry II
- CHEM 200 Organic Chemistry I
In the senior year, majors in cytotechnology must attend one of the hospital-based, ASCP-approved programs for clinical training. A total of 32 credit hours is awarded for this experience.
Details regarding the content of the clinical course work for both the medical technology and cytotechnology programs may be obtained by contacting the medical technology/cytotechnology coordinator.