MLT to CLS Bachelors Degree - Course Requirements
The Clinical Laboratory Science degree is a combination of North Carolina General Education, CLS Pre-Professional, and CLS Professional course requirements. The General Education courses may be taken while you are enrolled in Pre-Professional or Professional courses. Your adviser will provide you with a list of the courses you are lacking towards your CLS degree after your course transfer process has been completed by the Office of the Registrar.
North Carolina General Education Course Requirements
Graduates from a college or university with a bachelor's degree from any state, or an associate of arts (AA) degree or associate of science (AS) degree from North Carolina, are exempt from the WSSU General Education course requirements. Graduates with an associate of applied science (AAS) degree from a N.C. college or university or AA or AS degree graduates from states other than N.C. are required to complete the general education course requirements.
Pre-Professional Class Requirements
In several cases a Pre-Professional course can be used to meet both the Pre-Professional and General Education requirements simultaneously. - Pre-Professional course requirement list. The pre-professional and general education Phase I courses must be completed before students begin the clinical courses in Phase II of the program. Students may apply for acceptance into the CLS Program for Phase II when they are within 9 credit hours of completing the Phase I coursework.
CLS Professional Class Requirements
Check with your adviser before registering for the CLS professional phase courses as some of these courses have prerequisites. CLS 4404 Methods and Procedures cannot be taken until your last semester in the program. CLS 4102 Seminar course cannot be taken until you have completed CLS 4201, Intro to Research. Intro to Research cannot be taken until you have completed your clinical courses. - CLS professional course requirement list.