PreClinical Lab Sciences Curriculum: Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Clinical Lab Science is a major that you complete by taking 2 years of pre-clinical lab science classes required for application to the Clinical Lab program, and then once admitted you complete the final 2+ years of your degree in Medical School.

View KU's prerequisit list for PreClinical Laboratory Science students.


  • BIOL 210 can be taken before Clin Lab admission.
  • BIOL 600 (Biochemistry) and BIOL 503 (Immunology) may be taken either pre or post admission.

Curriculum Facts:

  • Course Repeat Policy is allowed.
  • Credit/NoCredit - not allowed for science and math coursework. ENGL and COMS must also be taken for grades.
  • Minimum transfer grades accepted:  C- not accepted for math or science coursework, C-'s are allowed for other courses. D's and F's not accepted for any course.
  • 57 hours must be completed by the start of the program
  • MATH: Even if students are exempt from MATH 101 (ACT) they must still complete 6 hours of math. Suggest MATH 115 and 365!
  • Online and virtual science labs are not acceptable.
  • Science and math prerequisite courses will only be accepted if they have been taken within the six years prior to the submission of the application for admission to the program.
  • A combined anatomy and physiology is accepted only if it is 8 hours and includes a lab.
  • Mammalian Physiology will fulfill the Human Physiology requirement. (BIOL 546 instead of BIOL 246)

Who's my PreClin Lab Advisor?

Your advising home will be in the Undergraduate Advising Center - you are considered a PreClinical Lab Science student! Your advisor will be Robin Merritt. Call 785-864-2834 to find out more!

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