Undergraduate Programs

Associate of Science in Histotechnology

Prerequisites  Completion of the Certificate in Histotechnology or prior certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology as a histotechnician (HT) or histotechnologist (HTL).

Professional Program
Indiana University offers online courses through various campuses, as well as independent study courses, please contact Histotechnology Program Director for available options.  Courses may be completed elsewhere and transferrred to IUPUI.  Please see below minimum number of hours that must be completed within the IU system to meet graduation requirements.  General-education courses may be completed, for the most part, in any sequence.  The Histotechnology Program capstone course is designed to be taken near teh completion of the associate degree; the studnet must complete the technical writing course requirement before registering for the capstone courses.

Degree Completion Courses
The following courses must be satisfactorily completed for the associate degree. The code “G” indicates a course that meets the school’s general-education requirements.

Elementary Composition (G) 3 cr.
Professional (Technical) Writing Skills 3 cr.
Interpersonal Communication (G) 3 cr.
College Precalculus Math (G) 3 cr.
Introductory Psychology (G) 3 cr.
Introduction to Sociology 3 cr.
Contemporary Biology 3 cr.
Human Anatomy 3 cr.
Elementary Chemistry 3 cr.
Medical Terminology 2 cr.
Histotechnology Capstone (PATH-H 201) 6 cr.

Special Credit Policy  Practicing histologists certified by ASCP (HT or HTL) may apply for special credit courses PATH-H 105 (Histotechnology Credential Theory) and PATH-H 185 (Histotechnology Credential), in lieu of taking certificate-level courses, when working toward the associate degree at IUPUI. Special credit courses PATH-H 105  and PATH-H 185  are normally not transferable to other colleges or universities.

Graduation Requirements  Satisfactory completion of 30credit hours, to include 30credit hours of general-education courses and 30 credit hours of professional courses. If needed, elective hours can be used to bring the student's general-education courses to 30 credit hours as long as all content areas have been completed.  All course work must be completed in compliance with the program’s and school’s academic and professional policies. Minimum of 30 credits hours must be completed at Indiana University; special credit (PATH-H 105 and 185) courses do not qualify.

Last Updated: March 13, 2012