CLS as a Second Degree
Required courses and other information for students who already have a degree
Approximately a third of our students already have a Bachelors or Masters degree, most likely in Biology or Chemistry. Usually these students can satisfy the pre-requisite coursework while they are completing the CLS program. The advisor will make a special degree plan for the applicant to address deficiencies.
The lower division classes that are required are General Biology I and II, General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. The upper division classes that we require are
- General Microbiology/Lab
- Human Physiology
Call 850-474-3060 to talk to an advisor, and be prepared to email or fax your transcripts for evaluation. For the consultation, an unofficial transcript will suffice. Email is firstname.lastname@example.org, and the fax number is (850) 474-2749.
We’ll add this – we LOVE our post baccalaureate students. The median age for a CLS senior is 26 years old. Students working on a second bachelor’s are usually eligible for Financial Aid.