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Associate of Science-Clinical Lab Science

Associate of Science
Richard Bland College

Outcomes

Required courses include: Anatomy & Physiology I/II, General Chemistry I/II, and Organic Chemistry.


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Is This Degree Right For Me?
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

Required courses include: Anatomy & Physiology I/II, General Chemistry I/II, and Organic Chemistry.

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Richard Bland College within your first year via College Connect
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What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion The completion of an Associate’s Degree program at Richard Bland allows our students to seamlessly transfer to any of our 40+ partner colleges and universities, provided that they meet the GPA requirements for their chosen institution.

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning https://www.rbc.edu/academics/apibclep-credit/
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  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Richard Bland College
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me? At Richard Bland College, we prepare our students for a lifetime of endless potential. Our campus is diverse and inclusive and offers academically rigorous programs grounded in the liberal arts tradition of William & Mary, guaranteed admissions to more than 40 other colleges and universities, small class sizes, student-run clubs, a selective honors program, athletics, and on-campus housing. Every student has access to support services to help them achieve their personal goals and to help them prepare for university transfer.
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions https://www.rbc.edu/why-rbc/four-year-transfer-partners/
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
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11-9121.02Water Resource SpecialistsDesign or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.Management Occupations
19-1042.00Medical Scientists, Except EpidemiologistsConduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities.Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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19-1029.00Biological Scientists, All OtherAll biological scientists not listed separately.Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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19-1029.02Molecular and Cellular BiologistsResearch and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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