Course Outline

Course Outline

  • Phase I: Pre-Professional

    First Year

     

    1st Semester 2nd Semester
    Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
    ENGL 101 English Communications skills and writing I   5 ENGL 111 English Communications skills  II  2
    ENGL 102 English Language Structures and Drills I 4 ENGL 112 English Language Structures and Drills II 2
    ENGL 103 English Academic Reading & Vocabulary I 5 ENGL 113 English Academic Reading & Vocabulary II 4
    ARBC 101 Arabic Language Skills I 2 ARBC 111 Arabic Language Skills II 4
    ISLM 101  Islamic Culture  BIOL 101 Biology for Health Sciences 2
    CHEM 101 Chemistry for Health Sciences 2
    PHYS 101 Physics for Health Sciences 2
    Total 18 Total 18

     

    Second Year

     

    1st Semester 2nd Semester
    Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
    ENGL 201 Medical Terminology 2 PMSC 211 Anatomy & Physiology 4
    ENGL 211 Advance English Grammar 2 PMSC 212 Principles of Diseaces 4
    ENGL 212 English Academic Reading & Vocabulary I 5 PMSC 213 Basic Pharmacology 3
    BIOC 211 Biochemistry 4 ETHC 201 Medical Ethics and Patients Safety 2
    BIOS 201 Biostatistics & Introduction to EBM 2 EDUC 201 Health Professions Education 3
    BHSC 201 Behavioral Sciences 2 CLAB 201 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Sciences     2    
    COMP 201 Computer Science & Medical Informatics 3
    ELEC 201 Elective Course 1
    Total  18 Total  18

     

  • Phase II: Professional courses

    Third Year

     

    1st Semester2nd Semester
    Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
    CLAB 311 Laboratory Procedures 1 CLAB 318 Clinical Microbiology 3
    CLAB 312 Body Fluids 2 CLAB 319 Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 2
    CLAB 313 Immunology 3 CLAB 320 Molecular Diagnostics 2
    CLAB 314 Hematology 3 CLAB 321 Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory 1
    CLAB 315 Hematology Laboratory 3 CLAB 322 Immunohematology 3
    CLAB 316 Parasitology 1 CLAB 323 Immunohematology Laboratory 1
    CLAB 317 Clinical Biochemistry 2 CLAB 324 Clinical Chemistry 5
    Total 16 Total 20

     

    Fourth Year

     

    1st Semester2nd Semester
    Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
    CLAB 411 Hematology/ Coagulation Clinical Education 5 CLAB 415 Histo-Cyto Techniques 2
    CLAB 412 Chemistry/Urinalysis/Phlebotomy Clinical Education 5 CLAB 416 Microbiology Clinical Education 5
    CLAB 413 Laboratory Medicine Seminar 1 CLAB 417 Bloodbank/Immunology Clinical Education 5
    CLAB 414 Laboratory Management I 1 CLAB 418 Laboratory Medicine Case Studies Seminar 1
    CAMS 411 Research Methodology I 2 CLAB 419 Laboratory Management II 1
    CAMS 412 Research Methodology II 2
    Total 14 Total 16

    Internship

    The university offers a one-year rotating internship program in cooperation of the NGHA hospital laboratories that are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Joint Commission International (JCI), and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). This training provides students with the professional experience needed to meet the certification requirements established by the Saudi Commission for Health Sciences (SCHS).