B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science(2+2)
The B.S. in clinical laboratory science degree (a 2 + 2 program with The University of Mississippi Medical Center) prepares an individual for technical and management positions in hospitals and laboratories, research in biomedical companies, forensic medicine, public health, sales and marketing, private consulting, health-care administration, and education. The program prepares graduates for national credentialing examinations.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 58
General Education Requirements
See the 'General Education/Core Curriculum' for the School of Liberal Arts.
The first phase of the B.S. in clinical sciences consists of 58 semester hours in academic residence in the College of Liberal Arts with a 2.5 minimum GPA. The second phase is in a professional program such as the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program offered at The University of Mississippi Medical Center and includes lectures, laboratories, and clinical rotations in selected hospitals. Courses to be completed at the Oxford campus are as follows:
Course Semester Hours English composition 6 College algebra 3 Biology (Bisc) 160, 161 4 Chemistry (Chem) 105, 115, 106, 116 8 Chem 121 4 Bisc 206 4 Bisc 333 4 Social/behavioral science 3 Fine arts 3 Humanities 6 Electives (to bring total to 58 hours) 13