Pre-Cytotechnology

Cytotechnology is a post-baccalaureate certificate at the graduate level at UNMC.  Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, in addition to the courses below, before making application to the program at UNMC. Applicants should be well-rounded in the biological sciences, chemistry, and mathematics. Preference is given to students with a minimum cumulative GPA and science/math GPA of 2.8. No grade below “C” will be accepted.

Biological Sciences                                                                              (20 credit hours minimum)

BIOL 1450                                  Biology I                                                            5 credits

BIOL 1750                                  Biology II                                                           5 credits

BIOL 2140                                  Genetics                                                             4 credits

BIOL 2740 & 2840                        Human Physiology & Anatomy I & II                       4 credits each

BIOL 3020                                  Molecular Biology of the Cell                                  3 credits

BIOL 3240                                  Introduction to Immunology                                  3 credits

BIOL 3740                                  Histology                                                            4 credits                                                           

Chemistry                                                                                            (8 credit hours minimum)

CHEM 1180* & 1184                    General Chemistry I & Lab                                                4 credits

CHEM 1190 & 1194                      General Chemistry II & Lab                                   4 credits

CHEM 2250                                Organic Chemistry I                                             3 credits

CHEM 2260 & 2274                      Organic Chemistry II & Lab                                    5 credits

CHEM 2400 & 2404                      Quantitative Chemical Analysis & Lab                      5 credits

*Requires Math 1310 or placement beyond, plus CHEM 1140 & 1144 or placement beyond as pre-requisites.

                       

Mathematics                                                                                         (3 credit hours minimum)

MATH 1320                                 College Algebra                                                   3 credits

(more math is recommended)

 

Physics                                                                                                            (5 credit hours minimum)

PHYS 1110* & 1154                     General Physics & Lab                                          5 credits

OR PHYS 2110** & 1154              General Physics—Calculus Based & Lab                    5 credits

 

*It is recommended that additional courses in chemistry, biology, and mathematics,  beyond the required minimums be taken, prior to application.