Department of Bioscience Technologies
3+1 option BS
Overview    |    Program Length    |    Curriculum

Overview

Students seeking a Bachelor of Science (BS) in bioscience technologies can enter Jefferson for upper-division study after completing prerequisite coursework at another school. The 3+1 option allows students with 3 prior years of specific prerequisite coursework (70 credits) to earn a BS in 1 calendar year of full-time study.

The BS is offered in three specialty areas:

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Program Length

3 prior years of specific prerequisite coursework (70 credits)
1 year (12 consecutive months) full time at Jefferson

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Curriculum

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Baccalaureate Program ("3+1" option for students entering as seniors)

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301     Molecular Biology 3
LS 303     Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
BT 303     Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 310     Basic Molecular Techniques 4
BT 405    Microbial Genetics 3
CH 304     Biochemistry 3
MT 331     Immunology 3
Total 20

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413    Pathology 2
LS 440    Current Research in the Biosciences 2
BT 320     Cell and Tissue Culture 4
BT 401     Systems Biology 2
BT 403     Human Genetics 3
BT 410     Molecular Diagnostic Techniques 4
BT 411     Protein Purification and Characterization 3
Total 20

Summer Sessions I & II Semester Credits
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430     Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
BT 412     Biotechnology Practicum I 4
BT 422     Biotechnology Practicum II 4
BT 432     Biotechnology Practicum III 4
BT 442     Biotechnology Practicum IV 4
Total 20

Credit Summary for 3+1 Baccalaureate Degree Option Credits
Credits Required for Admission 70
Credits for Senior Year 60
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies-"3+1" option (Biotechnology/Applied Molecular Technologies) 130

 

Baccalaureate Program ("3+1" option for students entering as seniors)

(Full-time one-year options, 12 consecutive months)

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301     Molecular Biology 3
LS 303     Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
LS 311     Functional Histology 2
CT 301     Principles of Cell Analysis 2
CT 311     Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations 3
CT 312     Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations Laboratory 5
CH 304     Biochemistry 3
Total 21

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413     Pathology 2
LS 440     Current Research in the Biosciences 2
CT 307     Cellular and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
CT 315     Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations I 4
CT 317     Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations II 4
CT 325     Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics 3
Total 19

Summer Sessions I & II Semester Credits
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430     Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
CT 412     Cytotechnology Practicum I 4
CT 413     Cytotechnology Practicum II 4
CT 414     Cytotechnology Practicum III 4
CT 415     Cytotechnology Practicum IV 4
Total 20

Credit Summary for 3+1 Baccalaureate Degree Option Credits
Credits Required for Admission 70
Credits for Senior Year 60
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies "3+1" Option (Cytotechnology/Cell Sciences) 130

 

Baccalaureate Program ("3+1" option for students entering as seniors)

(Full-time one-year options, 12 consecutive months)

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301     Molecular Biology 3
LS 303     Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
MT 312     Microbiology I 3
MT 323     Chemistry I 2
MT 331     Immunology 3
MT 341     Hematology I 3
CH 304     Biochemistry 3
Total 20

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413     Pathology 2
LS 440     Current Research in the Biosciences 2
MT 307     Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
MT 313     Microbiology II 3
MT 324     Chemistry II 3
MT 343     Hematology II 3
MT 352     Immunohematology 3
Total 20

Summer Sessions I & II Semester Credits
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430     Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
MT 412     Medical Technology Practicum I 4
MT 422     Medical Technology Practicum I 4
MT 442     Medical Technology Practicum III 4
MT 454     Medical Technology Practicum IV 4
Total 20

Credit Summary for 3+1 Baccalaureate Degree Option Credits
Credits Required for Admission 70
Credits for Senior Year 60
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies "3+1" Option (Medical Laboratory Sciences) 130

 

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Contact

Jennifer Raab
Assistant Director
of Admissions
jennifer.raab@jefferson.edu


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