Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

On Campus Degree Plans and Curriculum

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The Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) Program in the School of Health Professions is a 2+2 Program that gives you more opportunity compared to 3+1 programs at other universities. You will receive a better background in research, teaching, and management - all important aspects in professional development paths for you. Educational experiences also include classroom participation, student laboratories and clinical rotations. You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary for professional growth and the ability to adapt in a changing profession.

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

The CLS BSCLS program can be completed on-campus at the Galveston or Tyler campus, or for MLTs, online.

  • BSCLS Curriculum

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    Total Credit Hours: 74

    SemesterCourseTitleCredits
    Fall ICLLS 3200Basic Methods and Introduction to Lab Operations2
    Fall ICLLS 3405Intermediate Pathogenic Microbiology4
    Fall ICLLS 3414Biochemistry4
    Fall ICLLS 3201Fundamentals of Immunology2
    Total: 12
    Spring ICLLS 3228Professional Education Methods2
    Spring ICLLS 3514Clinical Chemistry I5
    Spring ICLLS 4325Advanced Microbiology / Mycology3
    Spring ICLLS 3417Coagulation and Hematology I4
    Total: 14
    Summer ICLLS 3310Serology / Blood Bank3
    Summer ICLLS 4100Intro to CLS Research 1
    Summer ICLLS 3331UA, Body Fluids & Parasitology3
    Summer ICLLS 4301Clinical Preceptorship I3
    Summer ICLLS 4310Clinical Chemistry II3
    Total: 13
    Fall IICLLS 4302Clinical Preceptorship II3
    Fall IICLLS 3320Intermediate Case Studies3
    Fall IICLLS 4417Coagulation and Hematology II4
    Fall IICLLS 4415Immunology & Immunohematology4
    Total: 14
    Spring IICLLS 3307Molecular Biology3
    Spring IICLLS 4303Clinical Preceptorship III3
    Spring IICLLS 4313Clinical Laboratory Science Management Skills3
    Spring IICLLS 4329Methodology Development & Assessment
    3
    Total: 12
    Summer IICLLS 4304Clinical Preceptorship IV3
    Summer IICLLS 4309Clinical Laboratory Science Seminar3
    Summer IICLLS 4311Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory Sciences3
    Total: 9
BS in CLS Accelerated LEAP Track

The BSCLS LEAP Accelerated program is for MLTs who are NOT working full-time and can devote more hours to their studies.

  • LEAP Curriculum

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    Total Credit Hours: 53

    SemesterCourseTitleCredits
    Fall ICLLS 3201Fundamentals of Immunology2
    Fall ICLLS 3301Introductory Case Studies3
    Fall ICLLS 3414Biochemistry4
    Total: 9
    Spring ICLLS 3228Introduction to Teaching and Professional 2
    Spring ICLLS 4325Advanced Microbiology / Mycology3
    Spring ICLLS 4313Clinical Laboratory Science Management Skills3
    Total: 8
    Summer ICLLS 4305Honors Clinical Preceptorship I3
    Summer ICLLS 4310Clinical Chemistry II3
    Summer ICLLS 4100Intro to CLS Research1
    Total: 7
    Fall IICLLS 4415Immunology & Immunohematology4
    Fall IICLLS 4417Coagulation and Hematology II4
    Total: 8
    Spring IICLLS 3307Molecular Biology3
    Spring IICLLS 4329Method Development & Assessment3
    Total: 6
    Summer IICLLS 4306Honors Clinical Preceptorship II3
    Summer IICLLS 4311Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory Sciences3
    Total: 6
    Fall IIICLLS 4307Honors Clinical Preceptorship III3
    Fall IIICLLS 4308Honors Clinical Preceptorship IV3
    Total: 6
    Spring IIICLLS 4309Clinical Laboratory Sciences Seminar3
    Total: 3

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