Jun 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, B.S.

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Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences provides an experiential human-based education in biomedical, imaging, and clinical sciences, and is built upon the foundations of biology and chemistry. The Bachelor of Science in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences degree program offers specializations in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Laboratory Science, Histotechnology, Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Pre-clinical Professions, Pre-pharmacy Sciences, and Pre-Physician Assistant. Using clinical perspectives to develop critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills, students are prepared for a variety of health careers or the pursuit of advanced graduate education (MD, DO, PA, PharmD, DDS, DVM, etc.).

Students pursuing a Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (CDS) degree are required to complete a minimum of 120 credits and fulfill the requirements described below.

Requirements for clinical and diagnostic sciences, B.S.

1. General Education requirements

In order to graduate on-schedule without taking additional courses, it is highly recommended that students meet with an Undergraduate Academic Adviser concerning the selection of all of their general education courses.

Each candidate for an Oakland University baccalaureate will need to satisfactorily complete approved courses in each of the following areas: Foundations, Explorations, and Integration. For details, refer to the General Education Requirements section of the catalog.

4. Complete all CDS major program course-work with a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher