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UTMB CLS 3+2 program student first to complete minor in Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) at Texas A&M-Galveston

May 21, 2021, 19:03 PM by Andréa Bolt - Texas A&M-Galveston

On Saturday May 15, 2021, Texas A&M University at Galveston handed off its first undergraduate student to the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Chris Prevost ‘21 co-enrolled in both institutions during his senior year and was the first student to complete a minor in Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS).

The new academic partnership program marries the Texas A&M-Galveston Bachelor of Science in University Studies with a Concentration in Oceans and One Health with the UTMB Master of Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

During Saturday’s commencement ceremony Prevost will receive his bachelor’s degree including the minor in CLS, chemistry, and having already completed more than twenty credit hours of graduate work applied to the master in CLS. Post commencement, he will continue as a full-time CLS graduate student at UTMB.

Read More: Under the Microscope: Chris Prevost '21

Chris Prevost and his mentor smile for the camera after conducting an experiment.

Photo Credit: Texas A&M-Galveston

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