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  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science, A.A.


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Clinical laboratory scientists play an important role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Bachelor’s programs in the field are called clinical laboratory science or medical laboratory science and prepare students to perform complex analyses and manage all areas of the laboratory as a Level III practitioner.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (39-40)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (3-4 credits)


Select one math course from:

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (9 credits)


Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E .

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (22-23)


Select two biology courses from the following:


Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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