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Pre-Med Low Cost Science Specializations


 

These Science/Premed students served at Remote Area Medical on October 5th & 6th at Riverview Elem/Middle School in Grundy VA.

IN-DEMAND CLASSES - LECTURE & LAB ONLINE  (Check schedule for availability)

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

The Anatomy & Physiology I & II course (BIO 141/142) and lab are offered online during the spring, summer & fall terms.

 

CHEMISTRY

A 4-credit Introductory Biochemistry course (CHM 260/261) and lab are offered online during the summer term.

 

MICROBIOLOGY

An General Microbiology course (BIO 205) and lab is offered online during the spring term.
General Genetics (BIO 256) lecture/lab is offered online during the fall term.

PHYSICS

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.

STATISTICS

The Statistics I course (MTH 245) is offered online during Spring 2020.  Mr. Bill Fiess is the instructor.

pharmacy 2019

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

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.

GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT

Old Dominion University Doctor of Physical Therapy

ALUMNUS RECEIVES WHITE COAT CLASS OF 2022

Lindsey Dye completed an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Science and a Pre-Medical specialization at Southwest Virginia Community College in May of 2016.

She graduated from Virginia Tech December 2018 with a BS degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise.

Lindsey was accepted in to the Old Dominion University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in Norfolk, VA. She received her white coat on September 27th, 2019 and is in the Class of 2022.

CONTACT: For more information contact Professor Georgia Householder, georgia.householder@sw.edu

lindsey dye

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, georgia.householder@sw.edu

abigail mitchell

FEATURED ADMISSION AGREEMENTS to PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS

Coming Fall 2021: 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.

Tusculum SWCC Signing

(l-r) Dr. Robert Brandon, SWCC vice president of academic & student services; Dr. Madison Sowell, Tusculum University provost; Dr. Tommy F. Wright, SWCC president; Dr. Andrew R. Buzzelli, Tusculum University Health Sciences executive vice president; Dr. Donnie Akers, Tusculum University assistant vice president for clinics.

NEW!  A  collaborative educational attainment agreement is now in place to facilitate SWCC graduates into Tusculum University Health Sciences programs. 

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 2021. After meeting the course requirements and admission criteria to the programs, SWCC students may fill up to three seats in each program.

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, georgia.householder@sw.edu

Dr. Josh Williams, VCU Clinical Laboratory Sciences program 

(l-r) Vanessa Dye, Jacob Compton, Dr. Josh Williams-VCU, Alex Counts, Mariah Lint