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Science & Math Department

Welcome to Science and Mathematics at SWCC, a subdivision of the Health Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Science and Social Science division. Our goal is to make your time here a worthwhile experience.
Whether you are a science or math major or in a pre-professional program such as our low cost pre-medical or pre-pharmacy specializations, this website was designed for you. We hope it will answer your questions, pique your curiosity, and increase your interest in our programs here at Southwest. Visit the site often. Questions and suggestions are welcome.
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Southwest Virginia Community College students were recently accepted into pharmacy school for fall 2016. Row one left to right: Lauren Compton, Jessica Mullins, Lindsey Hoops, Nicholas Harmon; Row two left to right: Zachary Vasquez, Crystal Perkins, Shalissa Breeding, Thomas Burniston; All pictured individuals will be attending the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Oakwood, VA.


Zachary Vasquez completed an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree with a major in General Studies at Southwest Virginia Community College in May of 2012. He graduated from Radford University in Radford, VA in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine. Mr. Vasquez will be attending Appalachian College of Pharmacy located in Oakwood, VA this fall. He is the son of Marco and Beverly Vasquez of Richlands, VA