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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

UT Tyler Clinical Laboratory Sciences

To enter the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program at UTMB, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours of preparatory coursework.

  • English Composition and Literature 9
  • United States History 6
  • United States / Texas State Government 6
  • Biological Sciences 8
  • General Microbiology 4
  • General Chemistry 8
  • Human Physiology 3
  • Mathematics 3
  • Social / Behavioral Sciences 3
  • Humanities 3
  • Visual or Performing Arts 3
  • Electives 4

Total Prerequisite Credit Hours 60

  1. Biology and chemistry science courses must be for science majors and include labs.
  2. The mathematics course must be college algebra or higher.
  3. Students are strongly encouraged to take courses in genetics and statistics to satisfy their elective prerequisites.
  4. A grade of 'C' or higher is required to satisfy any prerequisite.
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