Suggested Degree Pathway for Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Medical Laboratory Science Option

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.1010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL) 3
HSCI.1030 Human Anatomy & Phys. I Lab (SCL) 1
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
PSYC.1010 Introduction to Psychological Science (SS) 3
SOCI.1010 Intro. to Sociology (SS), (DCA) 3
MATH.2830 Intro. to Statistics (STEM) 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.1020 Human Anatomy & Phys. II (SCL) 3
HSCI.1040 Human Anatomy & Phys II Lab (SCL) 1
MLSC.2730 Intro to Clinical Lab Sciences (SRE) 2
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
MATH.1210/1310 Pre-calculus Math/Calculus I (MATH) 3/4
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 15/16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.2110 Basic Clinical Micro & Pathology 3
HSCI.2130 Basic Clinical Micro. & Pathology Lab 1
HSCI.2510 Physiological Chemistry I 3
HSCI.2530 Physiological Chemistry I Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.2520 Physiological Chem. II 3
HSCI.2540 Physiological Chemistry II Lab 1
MLSC.2410 Clinical Laboratory Theory 3
MLSC.2430 Clinical Laboratory Theory Lab 1
MLSC.3410 Organic React. & Structure 3
MLSC.3430 Organic React. & Struc. Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
MLSC.3210 Clinical Hematology 3
MLSC.3230 Clinical Hematology Lab 2
HSCI.3500 Human Biochemistry 3
MLSC.3610 Clinical Lab Instrumentation (CTPS), (QL) 3
MLSC.3630 Clinical Lab Instrumentation Lab 2
MLSC.3730 Clinical Lab Science Seminar 1
MLSC.4340 Adv. Topics in Hemostasis 1
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
MLSC.3110 Medical Bacteriology 3
MLSC.3130 Medical Bacteriology Lab 2
MLSC.3310 Clinical Immunology (IL), (WOC) 3
MLSC.3510 Clinical Chemistry I 3
MLSC.3530 Clinical Chemistry I Lab 2
MLSC.4200 Clinical Hematology Practicum 2
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
MLSC.4100 Clinical Micro. Practicum 2
MLSC.4110 Medical Mycology & Parasitology 3
MLSC.4130 Medical Mycology & Parasitology Lab 2
MLSC.4310 Clinical Immunohematology 3
MLSC.4330 Clinical Immunohematology Lab 2
MLSC.4510 Clinical Urinalysis Practicum 0
MLSC.4520 Clinical Chemistry II 3
MLSC.4540 Clinical Chemistry II Lab 2
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
MLSC.4150  Clinical Virology/Serology Lab 2
MLSC.4160 Molecular Diagnostics Lab 1
MLSC.4300 Clinical Immunoheme. Practicum 2
MLSC.4500 Clinical Chemistry Practicum 2
MLSC.4530 Lab Management and Ethics 2
MLSC.4740 Clinical Lab Science Seminar 1
HSCI.4350 Medical & Clinical Genetics (AIL) 3
Total 13

Total Minimum Credits = 120.


  • All students must come for pre-registration advising every semester.
  • All students must have transportation for off-campus practicum during junior and senior year.
  • All students must have current CPR certification and immunization documentation report on file with department prior to the beginning of their junior year.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements. 

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 10/17/2017