Wayne State University

Curriculum for the Bachelor of Health Science with Laboratory Science concentration

Fall Semester—Professional Year 1

Course Number Course Name Credits
CLS 3090 Introduction to Professional Practice 1
CLS 3100 Basic Techniques: Microscopy 3
CLS 3080 Instrumentation Lecture/Lab 4
CLS 5500 Immunology and Serology 3
CLS 3330 Medical Terminology 1
Semester Total Credits 12

Winter Semester—Professional Year 1

Course Number Course Name Credits
CLS 3020 Hematology Lecture/Lab 4
CLS 3280 Clinical Chemistry Lecture/Lab 4
CLS 5993 Writing Intensive Course 0
CLS 5510 Diagnostic Microbiology I (with lab) 4
CLS 4040 Laboratory Operations (or approved elective) 3
Semester Total Credits 12-15

Spring/Summer Semester—Professional Year 1

Course Number Course Name Credits
CLS 3040 Immunohematology Lecture/Lab 4
CLS 5550 Molecular Diagnostics 3
Semester Total Credits 7

Fall Semester—Professional Year 2

Course Number Course Name Credits
CLS 4210 Hemostatis Lecture/Lab 2
CLS 4230 Hematology II 2
CLS 5520 Diagnostic Microbiology II 4
MS 5020 Biochemical Basis for Pathophysiology 3
Semester Total Credits 11

Winter Semester—Professional Year 2

Course Number Course Name Credits
 

Approved electives (if needed to have 120 credits required to graduate)

Suggested courses include CLS 4990/CLS Professional Directed Study (1-4 credits), PHI 1110/Ethical Issues in Health Care (3 credits), PHI 2320/Introduction to Ethics (3 credits),PHY 2130-2131/General Physics (5 credits), PHY 2140-2141/General Physics (5 credits), NFS 2030/Nutrition and Health (3 credits), NFS 3230/Human Nutrition (3 credits), BIO 2600/Introduction to Cell Biology (3 credits), BIO 3070/Genetics (4 credits), BIO 3100/Cellular Biochemistry (3 credits), BIO 3200/Human Physiology (3 credits), BIO 4120 (WI)/Comparative Physiology Lecture (3 credits), PSY 2100/Psychology and the Workplace (3 credits), PSY 2410/Health Psychology (4 credits), and PSY 2600/Psychology of Social Behavior (3 credits).

Please note that some courses may have prerequisites.

 
Semester Total Credits As needed

Professional Program Total Credits: 37-59

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