Degree or Program Details

CLS Concentration: Science Technologist

This concentration is a good choice for pre-medicine or pre-physician assistant students. The program provides students with a strong foundation in laboratory medicine, a major discipline within internal medicine, and enough general electives to select the additional courses required for graduate school. Students interested in graduate education may choose additional courses in organic chemistry, biochemistry, physical chemistry, physics, genetics as needed for specific programs.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 131*
Courses Required for Concentration 50
Concentration Core Courses 32

Choose One of the Options Below: 
    Option 1: Clinical Laboratory Certification 16
         CLS 250T Clinical Practice 2
         CLS 253 Blood Bank Practicum 3
    Option 2: Forensics 16
         BI 418 Molecular Biology 4
        Criminal Justice Electives 8
    Option 3: Biotechnology 16
    Choose 16 credits from the following: 
         BI 404 Virology 3
         BI 406 Advanced Cell Biology 4
         BI 418 Molecular Biology 4
         BI 419 Biology of Cancer 4

Other Required Courses in Concentration 18

*See Clinical Laboratory Science Major for a complete list of required courses.

**Prerequisites are CH 111 and CH 112.