Purdue University Calumet | College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Bachelor of Science Medical Technology

Specific Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Medical Technology*

Biology Core (25 Credits)
Course Credit Hours Title
BIOL 10100 4 Introductory Biology (1)
BIOL 10200 4 Introductory Biology (2)
BIOL 10700 1 Freshman Experience in Biological Sciences
BIOL 24300 4 Introductory Cell Biology
BIOL 24400 3 Genetics
BIOL 24401 1 Genetics Laboratory
BIOL 31600 4 Basic Microbiology
BIOL 42600 1 Senior Capstone
BIOL 56100 3 Immunology
Restricted Selection Requirements (Choose minimum 6 credit hours)
Course Credit Hours Title
BIOL 35700 4 Introductory Animal Physiology
BIOL 50700 3 Molecular Biology
BIOL 50800 3 Recombinant DNA Techniques
BIOL 53300 3 Medical Microbiology
BIOL 53400 2 Laboratory in Medical Microbiology

Additional Requirements

Chemistry (19 credit hours)
Course Credit Hours Title
CHM 11500 4 Gen Chemistry (1)
CHM 11600 4 Gen Chemistry (2)
CHM 25500 3 Organic Chemistry (1)
CHM 25501 1 Organic Chemistry (1) Lab
CHM 25600 3 Organic Chemistry (2)
CHM 25601 1 Organic Chemistry (2) Lab
CHM 33300 3 Principles of Biochemistry
Physics (8 credit hours)
Course Credit Hours Title
PHYS 22000 4 General Physics I
PHYS 22100 4 General Physics II
Mathematics (6 credit hours)
Course Credit Hours Title
MA 22300 3 Introductory Analysis I (Calculus I)
MA 22400 3 Introductory Analysis II (Calculus II)
Statistics (3 credit hours) Choose one of the following courses in statistics:
Course Credit Hours Title
STAT 30100 3 Elementary Statistical Methods I
STAT 33000 3 Biostatistics
BIOL 33000 3 Biostatistics
English (6 – 7 Credits)
Course Credit Hours Title
ENGL 10400 3 English Composition I
ENGL 10500 3 English Composition II

Communication (3 credits)

Free electives or General Education1 requirements (12 Credits)

Clincial Phase (32 Credits)

The clinical phase must be completed at an approved, affiliated hospital. See advisor for list. Completion of pre-requisite courses at Puirdue Calumet does not guarantee admission to an affiliated hospital program. For acceptance into a clinical program, a 2.5 GPA in all science courses, and a 2.5 overall GPA are minimally required. 

1All students must also meet the general education requirements of Purdue Calumet, some of which are met with the courses required by the major. The degree requires 120 credit hours.