SCIENCE & MATH DEPARTMENT
Science Pre-Pharmacy Graduates 2019
These graduates completed the associates in Science degree with a pre-medical specialization/pre-pharmacy track, and have been accepted to the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Oakwood, VA. Left to right row one: Dakota Stevens, Melanie Sharp, Kenna Jade Fields, Alexis Thurston, Blakelee Coleman Left to right row two: Robert McNeil, Zachary Lester, Jacob Vance, Bryce Shortt, Machaela Keene, Cassidy Case, Walter Lester. See more about our Science graduates.
IN-DEMAND CLASSES - LECTURE & LAB ONLINE
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
The Anatomy & Physiology I & II course (BIO 141/142) and lab are offered online during the spring, summer & fall terms.
A 4-credit Introductory Biochemistry course (CHM 260/261) and lab are offered online during the summer term.
An General Microbiology course (BIO 205) and lab is offered online during the spring term.
General Genetics (BIO 256) lecture/lab will be offered online fall term 2019.
The General College Physics I & II courses (PHY 201/202) and labs are offered online during the summer and fall terms. A University Physics course (PHY 241/242) and lab are offered online during fall & spring terms.
FEATURED ADMISSION AGREEMENTS to PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
Coming Fall 2020: Low Cost Pre-Medical Specializations Transfer into Tusculum University Health Sciences
Contact Georgia.Householder@sw.edu, the Science Pre-Medical program advisor, for more information.
Coming soon, pre-professional tracks will be available for entry from SWCC into Tusculum University's optometry program, physician assistant program, occupational therapy program, and physical therapy program (pending completion of accreditation). Pending accreditation approval, the first classes in optometry and physician assistant programs will begin in the fall of 2020. After meeting the course requirements and admission criteria to the programs, SWCC students may fill up to three seats in each program.
University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Optometry
UNIVERSITY OF PIKEVILLE, RESERVED STUDENT PLACEMENT PROGRAM
Abigail Mitchell (pictured) will be attending University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry in Fall 2019 and is the daughter of Christopher and Angela Mitchell of Pounding Mill, VA. She is the first SWCC student to be accepted into the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Optometry through the reserved student placement program.
Abigail completed the associates in Science degree with a specialization in pre-medical, along with the Advanced Studies in Science curriculum, and the requirements listed in the articulation agreement with University of Pikeville. Visit the webpage for more information. CONTACT: Professor Georgia Householder, firstname.lastname@example.org
FEATURED GUARANTEED ADMISSION PROGRAM
CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY GUARANTEED ADMISSION AGREEMENT
Dr. Josh Williams presented information to science students in Professor Mullin’s SDV class. Dr. Williams, program coordinator for the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, presented information on a Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
All instructional and clinical training take place in Abingdon, VA at the Higher Education Center and local area hospitals. SWCC students who graduate with an AA&S degree in science, and meet all of the criteria listed in the articulation agreement with SWCC and VCU, will be guaranteed admission to the VCU B.S. in CLS. (Great Education! Low Cost!). CONTACT: Professor Georgia Householder, email@example.com