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Recommended Course Schedule

The following sections list recommended course schedules for CAP Honors students and transfer students.

Please note that this is only a recommended schedule, and does not account for non-CAP Honors students or students with differing needs or circumstances.

All students are strongly advised to meet with a CLS advisor as soon as possible after entering the program. This advisor is a full-time CLS faculty member who will be assigned to you when you enter the program.

CAP Honors Students:

Clinical Laboratory Science Program:  Linda McCown, Chair

217-206-7550 ~  Lmcco2@uis.edu  ~  www.uis.edu/clinicallabscience

First Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CAP 111 Writing for Cultural Literacy 3 CAP 112 Oral Communication 3
CAP 121 How Do You Know? Exploring Human Knowledge 3 CAP 122 Who Am I? 3
CAP 101 Cap Scholars Seminar 2 CHE 241 Principles of Chemistry II 4
CHE 141 Principles of Chemistry I 4 BIO 241 Biology of Organisms in the Environment 4
BIO 141 Unity of Living Organisms 4 Math 115 Calculus I or
Math 121 Applied Statistics 4
Total 16 Total 18

Second Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CAP 225 What is Good? 3 CAP 226 What is Power? 3
CHE 367 Fundamental Organic Reactions 3 BIO/CHE 301 Writing in the Discipline (Sciences) 3
CAP 251 Art and Music or
Math 121 Applied Statistics (if not already taken) 4 CAP 252 Information, Technology & Society 4
BIO 345 General Microbiology 4 Math 115 Calculus I 3
Foreign Language 4 Foreign Language 4
Total 14-18 Total 17

Third Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CLS 448 Introduction to Immunology 4 CHE 493 Biochemical Lab Methods 2
CHE 322 Laboratory Techniques 1 CLS 405 Introduction to Urinalysis 2
CLS 447 Medical Mycology/Parasitology/Virology 4 BIO 347 Medical Bacteriology 4
CLS 321 Seminar in Clinical Laboratory Science 2 CHE 433 Physiological Chemistry 4
PAC or LSC 4 Foreign language 4
Foreign language 4
Total 19 Total 16

Summer Semester Hours
CLS 401 Introduction to Clinical Chemistry 2
CLS 403 Introduction to Immunohematology 2
CLS 404 Introduction to Hemostasis 1
CLS 454 Advanced Concepts in Clinical Chemistry 2
Total 7

Fourth Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CLS 402 Introduction to Hematology 2 CLS 411 Clinical Education & Management 3
CLS 451 Advanced Concepts in Immunohematology 2 CLS 456 Clinical Correlations 2
CLS 452 Advanced Concepts in Hematology 2 Clinical Courses 1-10
Clinical Courses 1-10
Total 7-16 Total 6-15

Transfer Students*:

Junior Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CHE 322 Laboratory Techniques 1 CHE 418 Biomedical Laboratory Methods 2
CLS 321 Seminar in Clinical Laboratory Science 2 CHE 433 Physiological Chemistry 4
CLS 447 Medical Mycology/Parasitology/Virology 4 CLS 405 Introduction to Urinalysis 2
Elective 1-4 BIO 347 Medical Bacteriology 4
Public Affairs/Liberal Studies Colloquium 4 CLS 448 Introduction to Immunology 4
Total 12-16 Total 16

Summer Semester Hours
CLS 401 Introduction to Clinical Chemistry 2
CLS 403 Introduction to Immunohematology 2
CLS 404 Introduction to Hemostasis 1
CLS 454 Advanced Concepts in Clinical Chemistry 2
Total 7

Senior Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CLS 402 Introduction to Hematology 2 CLS 411 Clinical Education & Management 3
CLS 451 Advanced Concepts in Immunohematology 2 CLS 456 Clinical Correlations 2
CLS 452 Advanced Concepts in Hematology 2 Clinical Courses 1-10
Clinical Courses 1-10
Total 7-16 Total 6-15

*Transfer students are strongly advised to begin in the Fall semester, as many courses must be taken sequentially and begin in the Fall.