Medical Technology (B.A.)
Fall 2015 Freshmen / Fall 2014 Freshmen / Fall 2013 Freshmen
A student who graduates from Thiel College with a major in medical technology will understand basic biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical laboratory applications.
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They will also:
- study, analyze experimentally and interpret biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical laboratory applications
- be able to effectively communicate in written form basic biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical applications
- be prepared for discipline-related employment
- 19 hours in biology including:
- BIO 145 Foundations of Biology
- BIO 212 Microbiology
- BIO 295 General Parasitology
- BIO 284 Human Physiology
- BIO 350 Principles of Immunology
- 16 hours in chemistry including:
- CHEM 140 General Chemistry I
- CHEM 160 General Chemistry II
- CHEM 200 Organic Chemistry I
- CHEM 240 Quantitative Analysis
- In addition:
- MATH 211 Elementary Statistics
- PSY 150 General Psychology
In the senior year, majors in allied health-medical technology must attend one of the hospitals affiliated with Thiel College, or any other hospital with an ASCP-approved program in medical technology for a year of clinical and classroom work. The medical technology professional study year includes the following courses: clinical microbiology, clinical chemistry, clinical hematology/coagulation, clinical immuno-hematology, clinical immunology/serology and clinical seminar. Thiel awards 32 credit hours for the professional study year when satisfactorily completed.