General Education - Medical Laboratory Technology | Southwestern Illinois College

General Education Courses

Although completion of general education courses is not required, it does enhance points on the application, which is preferred if there are more candidates than seats available.

Points can be earned for completion of the following courses with a “B” or better:

  • BIOL 155 & 156 or BIOL 157 & 158 – Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • *CHEM 105 – General Chemistry or CHEM 101 – Introductory Chemistry
  • *CHEM 106 – General Chemistry II or CHEM 103 – Introductory Organic and Biological
  • MLT 100 – Intro to Phlebotomy Procedures
  • MLT 120 – Intro to Lab Processing
  • MLT 150 – Introduction to Clinical Laboratory

* It is recommended to enroll in CHEM 105, CHEM 106 and MATH 112 if pursuing a bachelor’s degree after completion of this Associate in Applied Science degree.

Note: Courses completed with a “D” or lower will not meet graduation requirements.

It is not necessary to complete these courses prior to application.