Science Foundations Program

The Science Foundations program provides students the opportunity to complete science and liberal arts coursework to either transfer to a four-year institution or apply to a variety of professional programs.

The Science Foundations, AS degree, is intended for students wishing to pursue a four-year degree in sciences or pre-professional programs. This two-year degree includes a basic science curriculum to fulfill many requirements for pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, chiropractic, and pharmacy. Students are strongly encouraged to check with the professional school(s) of their choice to ensure that specific requirements are fulfilled.

The Science Foundations A and B certificate options are intended for students currently holding a baccalaureate degree wishing to complete science and liberal arts coursework needed to apply to professional schools. These include medical, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, occupational therapy, pharmacy, dentistry, chiropractic, osteopathic medicine, as well as other professional programs. Classes are chosen for the Science Foundations A certificate to prepare students to begin work towards the Science Foundations B certificate. Classes chosen for Science Foundations B certificate will prepare students for pre-professional admissions exams such as the MCAT, PCAT, and DAT as well as fulfill prerequisite requirements for many professional programs.

Program Options

Science Foundations A Certificate

The Science Foundations program provides students currently holding a baccalaureate degree the opportunity to complete science and liberal arts coursework to apply to a variety of professional programs. These include medical, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, occupational therapy, pharmacy, dentistry, chiropractic, osteopathic medicine, as well as other professional programs.
Classes chosen for Science Foundations A certificate prepare students to begin work towards the Science Foundations B certificate. Classes chosen for Science Foundations B certificate will prepare students for pre-professional admissions exams such as the MCAT, PCAT, and DAT as well as fulfill prerequisite requirements for many professional programs.

Science Foundations B Certificate

The Science Foundations program provides students currently holding a baccalaureate degree the opportunity to complete science and liberal arts coursework to apply to a variety of professional programs. These include medical, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, occupational therapy, pharmacy, dentistry, chiropractic, osteopathic medicine, as well as other professional programs.
Classes chosen for Science Foundations A certificate prepare students to begin work towards the Science Foundations B certificate. Classes chosen for Science Foundations B certificate will prepare students for pre-professional admissions exams such as the MCAT, PCAT, and DAT as well as fulfill prerequisite requirements for many professional programs.

Science Foundations AS

RCTC’s Science Foundations Associate of Science degree program is designed to articulate with a four-year degree in the sciences. Transfer students will find that this degree fits well with many science programs. This two-year degree includes basic science curriculum to fulfill many requirements for pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, chiropractic, and pharmacy. Students are strongly encouraged to check with the professional school(s) of their choice to ensure that specific requirements are fulfilled.

 

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