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2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science

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Designed to cover the first two years of course work for students planning for a B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. Students should check with an advisor for admission requirements at the degree-granting institution of interest.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students with ACT Math of 24 or higher can take MATH 1830 without a prerequisite. Students with ACT Math of 23 or lower will need to take MATH 1630 or MATH 1710 or gain permission of the instructor.


• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

•Students will need to complete BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021 and 2230/2231 prior to beginning the LMU program.


First Year

Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science

General Education Requirements (41 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)

Approved Humanities General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Literature elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)

2See note below.

Approved History electives1 6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)

Total Credit Hours 61

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