Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 20, 2020

USciences has partnerships with several community colleges which allow students who complete their associate’s degree to seamlessly transfer into USciences to complete their bachelor's or professional degree:

  • Brookdale Community College
  • Bucks County Community College
  • Camden County College
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • Delaware County Community College
  • Mercer County Community College
  • Montgomery County Community College
  • Rowan College at Gloucester County

Experience USciences is an opportunity for students already enrolled in our partner institutions to:

  • Shadow a course within their program of interest
  • Attend a transcript review session
  • Tour campus
  • Meet current USciences students and faculty
  • Sign their letter of intent!

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Schedule

Select a day and course that fits your schedule. Course and times vary by day.

Monday, March 16

Time Course Name and Description
9:00–9:50 a.m. Analytical Chemistry
Introductory analytical chemistry with emphasis on relevant chemical principles, combining both classical and modern instrumental techniques.
4:00–4:50 p.m. Social Psychology
The study of the means by which a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors may be influenced by the presence of others. Basic principles will be applied to life experiences.

Tuesday, March 17

Time Course Name and Description
9:00–11:00 a.m. PA Shadowing Experience II
Shadowing plus physical exam of the cardiorespiratory, GI, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems is learned.
11:00 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Biological Threats
Biological threats such as emerging human/animal diseases, food insecurity, and population growth are examined in connection with causes and effects on global changes in climate, land use, decline in biodiversity, etc. Topics are covered through journal readings, reports, presentations, and student blogs.
11:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m. Pharmacology

This course will describe pharmacological classes of therapeutic agents with an emphasis on mechanism of action at the cellular and organ level. 

Wednesday, March 18

Time Course Name and Description
9:00–9:50 a.m. Analytical Chemistry
Introductory analytical chemistry with emphasis on relevant chemical principles, combining both classical and modern instrumental techniques.
10:00 a.m –12:00 p.m. Kinesiology & Biomechanics II Lab
The course will emphasize the understanding of the multiple factors that affect human motion, including biomechanics, physiology, age, gender, neurological function, and psychological function. The overall goals of the course are to develop the ability to analyze normal functional movement, to determine the pathomechanics of various movement dysfunctions, and to learn to incorporate kinesiological and biomechanical principles in further coursework dealing with patient management.
4:00–4:50 p.m. Social Psychology
The study of the means by which a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors may be influenced by the presence of others. Basic principles will be applied to life experiences.

Thursday, March 19

Time Course Name and Description
10:00–11:20 a.m. Advertising & Promotion
This course offers a detailed study of advertising and promotion, with an emphasis on the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, and healthcare marketing communications. An integrated marketing communications perspective will be emphasized. The course will examine healthcare advertising and promotion utilizing a range of media outlets, including print, digital, television, consumer magazines, and other emerging channels.
11:00 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

Biological Threats
Biological threats such as emerging human/animal diseases, food insecurity, and population growth are examined in connection with causes and effects on global changes in climate, land use, decline in biodiversity, etc. Topics are covered through journal readings, reports, presentations, and student blogs.

11:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Cardiovascular I
The Cardiovascular 1 module is the first of two modules focused on the cardiovascular system. It focuses on the application of the pharmacy sciences, including medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutics to cardiovascular diseases and therapeutic decision-making. The module encompasses the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, prevention, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment and self-care of cardiovascular medical conditions. Included are complementary and alternative therapies.

Friday, March 20

Time Course Name and Description
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Mechanics

A study of Newtonian mechanics; particles in one, two, and three dimensions; and systems of particles leading to Lagrange's and Hamilton's equations.

11:00  – 11:50 a.m.

Biostatistics I
This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to statistical methods and study design as they apply to biological research. An integrated method will be used to help the student become familiar with methods of describing and analyzing data, apply those methods, interpret results, and evaluate the appropriateness of those methods using data from unpublished and published biological research studies. An appropriate statistical software package will be used for the course.