Nov 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cytotechnology, B.S.

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Bachelor of Science
Curriculum 0787 Requirements

Biological Sciences Department  

Suggested Semester Plan: Program Pathway  


General Education Requirements 33-34 Credits

Up to 14 credits of prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy GE and will count as elective credit.

Mathematics Prerequisite/Placement (0-6 cr.)

ASCP Clinical Requirements: (30 cr.)

Fourth-year clinical training at affiliated or approved medical center. Placement into clinical training is competitive.

Electives 0 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum grade of C is required in all BIO courses.
  2. A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements).
  3. Completion of all college-wide degree requirements (Undergraduate Degree Requirements , General Education Program ).


*BIO 101  and BIO 102  may be taken in order (i.e., BIO 101  is not the prerequisite for BIO 102 ) and satisfy departmental major requirements.
**BIO 490  (12 cr.) satisfies the Cell Biology (BIO 401 , 4 cr.) the Advanced Writing Requirement (BIO 380 , 3 cr.), Oral Expression (General Education Skills, 0 cr.) and five biology elective credits.
***Students completing the clinical training in cytotechnology are exempt from the Integration component of the General Education program.
****BIO 333  if used to satisfy cognate requirements cannot also count towards the elective course in the Major Departmental Requirements.

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