For students who desire additional career options beyond hospital laboratories, the dual degree track will prepare you to work in other areas such as crime labs, public health labs, reference labs, industrial labs, and as a clinical trials coordinator with a biotechnology company. The 3+2 plan allows you to complete both majors for your BS degree in 5 years as opposed to doing each degree separately which takes 6 years. This option also offers excellent preparation for graduate study.
Currently, there are no distance education options for this degree.
For more information about the dual degree option, you may contact:
Dr. Jean-Luc Scemama
Biology undergraduate curriculum coordinator
Ms. Melissa Watterson College of Allied Health Sciences academic advisor
For 3+2 Dual BS Degree Curriculum for Biology (General) and Clinical Laboratory Science, you will take:
The above represents 107-108 s.h. to be completed over three academic years as Biology majors and to then enter the professional phase of the CLSC program in Fall semester of their fourth year.
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