OLOL College

CLS Admission Requirements

Applcation Deadline:
March 15

Admission Requirements

The applicant must meet the following minimum requirements for admission to the CLS bachelor's degree program:

  1. Requirements for acceptance into the program are the same as for acceptance to OLOL College (See the Admissions section of this catalog for more information);
  2. Completion of the general education requirements and program prerequisites  with a grade of "C" or better:
    • ASCM1110 Academic Seminar (1 credit hour)
    • WRIT 1310 College Writing I (3 credit hours)
    • WRIT 1311 College Writing II (3 credit hours)
    • RELS 1310 (or 2310) Introduction to theology (3 credit hours)
    • COMM 1310 Interpersonal Communications (3 credit hours)
    • MATH 1315 College Algebra (3 credit hours)
    • MATH 2315 General Statistics (3 credit hours)
    • BIOL 1415 General Biology I (4 credit hours)
    • BIOL 2310 Human Anatomy and Physiology I ( (3 credit hours)
    • BIOL 2310L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory ( (1 credit hour)
    • BIOL 2311 Human Anatomy and Physiology II ( (3 credit hours)
    • BIOL 2311L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory ( (1 credit hour)
    • BIOL 2325 Fundamentals of Microbiology (3 credit hours)
    • BIOL 2325L Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory (1 credit hours)
    • CHEM 1315 General Chemistry I (3 credit hours)
    • CHEM 1315L General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credit hour)
    • CHEM 1316 General Chemistry II (3 credit hours)
    • CHEM 1316L General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 credit hour)
    • CHEM 2310 General Organic Chemistry I (3 credit hours)
    • Humanities electives (9 credit hours)
    • Behavioral Science electives (6 credit hours)
    • CLSC 1110 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Sciences (1 credit hour)
    • CLSC 1310L Introduction to Medical Laboratory Methods (1 credit hour)

The WIHP Option (Walk into Health Professions)

Students who exclusively take all prerequisite courses toward one of the health professions’ programs at Our Lady of the Lake College, who have a grade point average of 3.0 on all prerequisite coursework, and who meet the minimum admissions requirements are guaranteed admission to the declared program.  Please contact the Program Director for more information.


Admission Process

Entrance into the CLS program is competitive, and the academic coursework within the clinical program itself is very demanding. The prerequisite general education requirements provide a necessary academic foundation. The applicant’s performance in such  prerequisite coursework is an indicator of the applicant’s potential for success within the clinical program.  Priority is given to applicants who have completed the prerequisite coursework at a level which indicates their potential for success in the program, and who have provided evidence of understanding the demands of the profession. 

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