Prerequisites

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES

(Molecular Biotechnology Concentration Available)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree.  Entry into the CLS program is competitive.  Students are required to complete a minimum of 64 hours, which include the prerequisites listed below.

 

ENGLISH (6 hours)

ENGL 101  Composition

ENGL 102  Critical Reading & Writing

COMMUNICATION STUDIES (3 hours)

COMS 130  Speaker-Audience Communication  

MATHEMATICS (6 hours)

MATH 101  College Algebra

MATH 365  Elementary Statistics

BIOLOGY (10 hours)

BIOL 150  Principles of Molecular & Cell Biology           

BIOL 246  Principles of Human Physiology

BIOL 350  Principles of Genetics

CHEMISTRY (15 hours)

CHEM 130/184 General Chemistry I        

CHEM 135/188 General Chemistry II

CHEM 310/622 Fundamentals Of Organic Chemistry

     OR CHEM 330/624 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 331/625  Organic Chemistry I Lab

MICROBIOLOGY (5 hours)

BIOL 400  Fundamentals Of Microbiology

BIOL 402 Fundamentals Of Microbiology Lab

LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES COURSES (6 hours)

Humanities Goal 3H Course

Social Sciences Goal 3S Course

ELECTIVES (6 hours)

Culture & Diversity Goal 4.1 Course

Culture & Diversity Goal 4.2 Course

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES (1 hour)

BIOL 210  Intro to CLS (recommended)

If you are looking for a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science program outside of KU's program, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences website can be very helpful. Searches can be conducted to find programs throughout the United States. More information found here. For requirements for individual programs, check the college/university website.


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