Degree Requirements - Medical Technology

B.S. DEGREE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY OPTION: GENERAL

GENERAL EDUCATION 32
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
MATH 1016 Statistics 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research and Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY AND INTERDISCIPLINARY REQUIREMENTS 19
Humanities 6
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course from below:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
*HIST 1000 or HIST 1062 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 7
*MATH 1054 Precalculus 3
CHEM 1083 Chemistry I 4

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES 21
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
CHEM 1084 Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2581 Organic Chemistry Lecture I 3
CHEM 2582 Organic Chemistry Lecture II 3
CHEM 2583 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2
CHEM 2584 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2
CHEM 2283 Quantitative Analysis 4

CAPSTONE** 0


**3 credits of ID 4877-4878 will fulfill the capstone requirement
*Required Distribution Course

MAJOR CORE REQUIREMENTS 33
BIO 2200 Cell Biology 4
BIO 2400 Genes, Populations, Organisms 4
BIO 3305 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIO 3403-3404 Anatomy and Physiology I and II 8
OR
BIO 3433-3434 Anatomy and Physiology I and II (Honors)    
BIO 3704 Principles of Genetics    3
BIO 3705 Principles of Genetics Lab 2
BIO 4105 Essentials of Biochemistry WE 4
BIO 4315 Immunology 4

ADDITIONAL MAJOR REQUIREMENT 30

ID 4877-4878 Medical Technology Clinical Preceptorship I and II 30

FREE ELECTIVES 8
(50% of electives must be taken
at the 3000-4000 level.)

TOTAL 124

B.S. DEGREE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY OPTION: CYTOTECHNOLOGY

The option in cytotechnology leads to both a Bachelor of Science degree and eligibility for national certification in cytotechnology.
Cytotechnologists can scan slides of cells from body surfaces and body fluids to detect abnormalities; e.g. cancer, and to report their findings to physicians.
Students attend a cytotechnology educational program for clinical training. The hospital selects the students for clinical preceptorship.
GENERAL EDUCATION 32
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
MATH 1016 Statistics 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research and Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY AND INTERDISCIPLINARY REQUIREMENTS 19
Humanities 6

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course from below:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
*HIST 1000 or HIST 1062 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 7
*MATH 1054 Precalculus 3
CHEM 1083 Chemistry I 4

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES 21
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
CHEM 1084 Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2581 Organic Chemistry Lecture I 3
CHEM 2582 Organic Chemistry Lecture II 3
CHEM 2583 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2
CHEM 2584 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2
CHEM 2283 Quantitative Analysis    4

CAPSTONE** 0
**3 credits of ID 4879-4880 will fulfill
the capstone requirement
*Required Distribution Course

MAJOR CORE REQUIREMENTS 37
BIO 2200 Cell Biology 4
BIO 2400 Genes, Populations, Organisms 4
BIO 3305 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIO 3403-3404 Anatomy and Physiology I and II 8
OR
BIO 3433-3434 Anatomy and Physiology I and II (Honors)    
BIO 3704 Principles of Genetics    3
BIO 3705 Principles of Genetics Lab 2
BIO 4105 Essentials of Biochemistry WE 4
BIO 4315 Immunology 4

ADDITIONAL MAJOR REQUIREMENT 34
BIO 3260 Intro to Histology
ID 4879-4880 Cytotechology Clinical Preceptorship I and II 30

FREE ELECTIVES 4
(50% of electives must be taken
at the 3000-4000 level.)

TOTAL 124

B.S. DEGREE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY OPTION: HISTOTECHNOLOGY

The option in histotechnology leads to both a Bachelor of Science degree and eligibility for national certification in histotechnology. Histotechnologists are trained to process body tissue sections and prepare them for examination by a pathologist. Students attend a histotechnology educational program for clinical education. The hospital selects the students for clinical preceptorship.
OPTION: GENERAL
GENERAL EDUCATION 32
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS 13

GE 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 College Composition 3
MATH 1016 Statistics 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2024 Research and Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY AND INTERDISCIPLINARY REQUIREMENTS 19
Humanities 6

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select one course from below:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
*HIST 1000 or HIST 1062 3
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
Science & Mathematics 7
*MATH 1054 Precalculus 3
CHEM 1083 Chemistry I 4

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES 21
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
CHEM 1084 Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2581 Organic Chemistry Lecture I 3
CHEM 2582 Organic Chemistry Lecture II 3
CHEM 2583 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2
CHEM 2584 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2
CHEM 2283 Quantitative Analysis 4

CAPSTONE** 0

**3 credits of ID 4881-4882 will
 fulfill the capstone requirement
*Required Distribution Course

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
    
MAJOR CORE REQUIREMENTS    
BIO 2200 Cell Biology 4
BIO 2400 Genes, Populations, Organisms 4
BIO 3305 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIO 3403-3404 Anatomy and Physiology I and II 8
OR
BIO 3433-3434 Anatomy and Physiology I and II (Honors)    
BIO 3704 Principles of Genetics 3
BIO 3705 Principles of Genetics Lab 2
BIO 4105 Essentials of Biochemistry WE 4
BIO 4315 Immunology 4

ADDITIONAL MAJOR REQUIREMENT 34
BIO 3260 Intro to Histology 4
ID 4881-4882 Histotechnology Clinical Preceptorship I and II 30

FREE ELECTIVES 4
(50% of electives must be taken at the
3000-4000 level.)

TOTAL 124
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