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Medical Laboratory Science

MLS Curriculum

The Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) curriculum consists of two segments: pre-medical laboratory science (PMLS) and professional medical laboratory science (MLSC).

The PMLS segment includes four academic semesters, or the equivalent, in an accredited college or university. No grade below a “C” may be transferred from another college or university.

The MLSC segment consists of two calendar years or four academic semesters. The first year of the professional program includes on-campus medical laboratory science didactic and laboratory courses.

The second year includes off-campus practicum rotations in affiliated medical laboratories. Medical laboratories affiliated with the ULM Medical Laboratory Science program include:

To receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science, completion of the following curriculum is required.

NOTE:This information is provided as a reference only and is subject to change. Always verify all curriculum information with your faculty advisor or the dean's office. For complete curricular information, see the ULM Undergraduate Catalog.


Freshman Year (PMLS)

Core English Composition 6
Chemistry 1007cnp, 1008, 1009cnp, 1010 8
Math 1011cm, 1016cm 6
Biology 1020cnp, 1021cnp 4
Core Humanities* 3
Core Fine Arts* 3
Univ 1001 (1)

Sophomore Year (PMLS)

Core Humanities* 6
Core Social Sciences* 6
Chemistry 2030, 2031 4
Biology 2014, 2015, 2020, 2026, 3005 13
Medical Laboratory Science 2001 1

Junior Year (MLSC)

Medical Laboratory Science 3010, 3020, 3021, 3022, 3024, 3025, 3026, 3027, 3028, 3030, 3040,4010 31

Senior Year (MLSC)

Medical Laboratory Science 4011, 4012, 4022, 4023, 4032, 4033, 4043, 4054, 4060, 4062 29
Total Degree Hours 120

* Refer to University Core Curriculum requirements in the course catalog.