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Histologic Technician


Routes to graduation from the Darton College Histotechnology program include both certificate and associate degree options. Both routes provide students with academic and practical training for job entry skills as a histotechnician (HT).

Graduates of the AAS and Certificate programs are eligible to sit for the National Registry Exam administered by the Board of Registry (BOR) through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Program of Study

Students enrolled in the certificate program must have an associate degree or higher and take the MLT courses listed under the last two semesters of the Histologic Technology Degree Program of Study.

Histology Curriculum

First Semester
BIOL 2111K Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Total Hours 10
Second Semester
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
CHEM 1211K Principles of Chemistry I 4
BIOL 2112K Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Total Hours 11
Third Semester
CHEM 1212K Principles of Chemistry II 4
CISM 2201 Fundamentals of
Computer Applications
Area C Electives Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Total Hours 10
Fourth Semester
OR COMM 2105
POLS 1101 American Government 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
BIOL 2115K Essentials of Microbiology 4
Total Hours 10
Fall Semester
MLTS 1300 Intro. to Histology 3
MLTS 1310 Histology I 4
MLTS 1320 Histology II 3
MLTS 1330 Histology III 1
Total Hours 11
Spring Semester
MLTS 1340 Histology IV 5
MLTS 1350 Histology V 2
MLTS 1360 Histology VI 1
Total Hours 8
Total Credit Hours 60

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To inquire about the Histotechnology program, please contact Email: Taiquanda Winbush.
For questions regarding content, or for further information, please contact Email: Elaine Hambric.

Last Update: June 20, 2016 5:35 PM

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