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Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences

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

For students who entered fall 2015 to spring 2017.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
HSCI.1020Human Anatomy & Phys. II (SCL)3
HSCI.1040Human Anatomy & Phys II Lab (SCL)1
MLSC.2730Intro to Clinical Lab Sciences (SRE)2
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
MATH.1210 /
Pre-calculus Math / Calculus I (MATH)3/4
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
HSCI.2110Basic Clinical Micro & Pathology3
HSCI.2130Basic Clinical Micro. & Pathology Lab1
HSCI.2510Physiological Chemistry I3
HSCI.2530Physiological Chemistry I Lab1
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
HSCI.2520Physiological Chem. II3
HSCI.2540Physiological Chemistry II Lab1
MLSC.2410Clinical Laboratory Theory3
MLSC.2430Clinical Laboratory Theory Lab1
MLSC.3410Organic React. & Structure3
MLSC.3430Organic React. & Struc. Lab1
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MLSC.3210Clinical Hematology3
MLSC.3230Clinical Hematology Lab2
HSCI.3500Human Biochemistry3
MLSC.3610Clinical Lab Instrumentation (CTPS), (QL)3
MLSC.3630Clinical Lab Instrumentation Lab2
MLSC.3730Clinical Lab Science Seminar1
MLSC.4340Adv. Topics in Hemostasis1

Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MLSC.3110Medical Bacteriology3
MLSC.3130Medical Bacteriology Lab2
MLSC.3310Clinical Immunology (IL), (WOC)3
MLSC.3510Clinical Chemistry I3
MLSC.3530Clinical Chemistry I Lab2
MLSC.4200Clinical Hematology Practicum2

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MLSC.4100Clinical Micro. Practicum2
MLSC.4110Medical Mycology & Parasitology3
MLSC.4130Medical Mycology & Parasitology Lab2
MLSC.4310Clinical Immunohematology3
MLSC.4330Clinical Immunohematology Lab2
MLSC.4510Clinical Urinalysis Practicum0
MLSC.4520Clinical Chemistry II3
MLSC.4540Clinical Chemistry II Lab2

Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MLSC.4150Clinical Virology/Serology Lab2
MLSC.4160Molecular Diagnostics Lab1
MLSC.4300Clinical Immunoheme. Practicum2
MLSC.4500Clinical Chemistry Practicum2
MLSC.4530Lab Management and Ethics2
MLSC.4740Clinical Lab Science Seminar1
HSCI.4350Medical & Clinical Genetics (AIL)3

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 policy 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: 5/11/2018.