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MLT 112 - Introduction to Parasitology


Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 2

Description: This course provides an introductory study of human parasites, including classification, life cycles, and differential morphology of the medically important parasites. 

Prerequisite(s): Take MLT 131  and MLT 210  with a minimum grade of C.
Corequisite(s): Take MLT 251  and MLT 252 .
Course Topics:
  • Specimen processing for detection and identification of parasites
  • Protozoan Parasites
  • Blood and Tissue Parasites
  • Coccidian Parasites
  • Parasites of the Immunocompromised
  • Helminth Parasites

 


Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Materials requried for D2L online courses and textbook. 

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate the procedures used in the processing and identifying of medically important parasites.
  2. Analyze morphology, immunologic tests and biochemical tests for identification of intentinal, blood, and tissue parasites.
  3. Correlate laboratory findings with diseases and treatments. 

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024