Clinical Laboratory Science
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science
Major:  Clinical Laboratory Science
2006-2007
This program exceeds 8 semesters.
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
CHEM 1011 General Chemistry I  Lab 3 X   CHEM 2021 General Chemistry II Lab 1  
CHEM 1013 General Chemistry I 1 X   CHEM 2023 General Chemistry II     
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   ZOOL 2013 Human A&P II 3  
ZOOL 2003 Human A&P I 3 X   ZOOL 2011 Human A&P II Lab 1  
ZOOL 2001 Human A&P I  Lab 1 X   SOC 2213 Prin of Sociology 3 X
HP 1913 FYE Seminar 3     ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or 1023 Intro to Anthropology or Intro to Geog. Or World Civ. To 1660 or from 1660 3 X
          ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit - Western World I or WW II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Summer I    
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed          
ART, MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual, Musical or Theatre 3 X          
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CHEM 3101 Organic Chem I Lab 1     CLS 1511 Prin of CLS Lab 1  
CHEM 3103 Organic Chemistry I 3     CLS 1512 Prin of CLS 2  
HIST 2763 OR 2773 or POSC 2103  US to 1876 or since 1876 OR Intro to US Government 3 X   POSC 1003 or ECON 2313 or2353 Intro to Politics, Prin of Macroeconomics or Econ Issues or Concepts 3 X
PSY 2013 Intro to Psychology 3 X   CLS 3153 or CHEM 3113 and 3111 Clinical Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry and  Organic Chemistry Lab 3 or 4  
NRS 2203 or PE 1002 Basic Human Nutrition or Concepts of Fitness 2 or 3 X   CLS 4013 or BIOL 3313 Molecular Diagnostics or Genetics 3  
BIOL 2101 Lab for Microbiology 1     SCOM 1203 Speech Comm. 3 X
BIOL 2103 Microbiology 3            
Total Hours   16 or 17     Total Hours   15 or 16  
Summer I   Summer II
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology 3 X   CLS 2511 Medical Parasitology Lab 1  
ENG 2013 Intro to Lit II 3 X   CLS 2512 Medical Parasitology 2  
Total Hours   6     Total Hours   3  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CLS 2521 Hematology I Lab 1     CLS 2541 Clinical Chem. I Lab 1  
CLS 2523 Hematology I 3     CLS 2543 Clinical Chemistry I 3  
CLS 2531 Clinical Microbiology I Lab 1     CLS 1521 Body Fluids Lab 1  
CLS 2533 Clinical Microbiology I 3     CLS 1531 Body Fluids 1  
CLS 2561 Immunohematology I Lab 1     CLS 2571 Clinical Immuno/Serology Lab 1  
CLS 2573 Immunohematology 3     CLS 2573 Clinical Immuno/Serology 3  
CLS 3343 Principles of Disease for CLS 3     CLS 4184 Clinical Practicum II 4  
CLS 4211 Clinical Lab Education 1     Enhancement See Gen. Ed. List 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   17  
Summer I   Summer II
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CLS 4194 Clinical Practicum III 4     CLS 4204 Clinical Practicum IV 4  
Total Hours   4     Total Hours   4  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CLS 3221 Hematology II Lab 1     CLS 4214 Clinical Practicum V 4  
CLS 3223 Hematology II 3     CLS 4331 Immunohematology II Lab 1  
CLS 3522 Clin. Lab. Management 2     CLS 4333 Immunohematology II 3  
CLS 4111 Clin. Chem II Lab 1     CLS 4441 Med. Micro II Lab 1  
CLS 4113 Clinical Chemistry II 3     CLS 4443 Medical Microbiology II 3  
CLS 4174 Clinical Practicum I 4     CLS 4212 Interpreting Lab Data 2  
CLS 4102 Spec. Top.  Research 2            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   14  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 56     Total Degree Hours 148 or 151
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
Minimum 45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
148 -151 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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