USciences has partnerships with 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 enrolled in our partner institutions to:

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

Registration for this event has closed.

Schedule

Select a day and course that fits your schedule.

Monday, March 18

Chemistry, Physics, and Data Science

Time Course Name and Description
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Views of the Cosmos
An introduction to the study of the universe from scientific, religious, and philosophical standpoints. Surveys mankind's efforts to understand the nature of the cosmos, including its origins, evolution, and eventual demise. Viewpoints of many religious groups, cultures, and scientific thinkers will be discussed and compared. Contemporary debates in cosmology will be fully explored without mathematics.
11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Intermediary Metabolic Biochemistry
Catabolic and anabolic pathways with emphasis on chemical logic, mechanisms, and regulatory control. Also includes carbohydrate, lipid, amino acid, and nucleotide metabolism, and oxidative and photosynthetic phosphorylation.
2:00 –
2:50 p.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data, apply those methods, interpret results, and evaluate the appropriateness of those methods using data from unpublished and published biological research studies.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.

Tuesday, March 19

Biological Sciences*, Health Sciences*, Psychology, and Medical Humanities

Time Course Name and Description
9:30 – 10:50 a.m. Biology of Aging
Aging is a natural process that affects all living organisms, but we are just beginning to understand how and why it occurs. This course will touch on multiple biological disciplines to examine aging at the cellular, organismal, and population levels, current theories of aging, the relationship between age and disease, and interventions that extend lifespan.
11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Philosophy of Medicine
This philosophy course puts medical practices, theories, and values in the broader context of human life, necessitating a cultural and historical approach that complements the focus on modern medicine. Particular topics include the nature of illness and the differing ideas and practices of medical care.
11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Ethics in Sport
This course will provide students with the opportunity to examine personally held ethical beliefs as well as the ethical dilemmas in past and current sporting events including legal repercussions of participant actions. This course will assist students in defining and understanding legal, ethical, and professional judgment in sport.
11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Cognitive Psychology
The course presents an introduction to the theories and research domains of cognitive psychology. The focus is on human information processing. Attention is paid to the encoding of information, storage, retrieval, short-term memory, long-term memory, and the physiological basis of memory

Wednesday, March 20

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Business

Time Course Name and Description
10:00 – 11:50 a.m. Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics II
Study of the fundamental principles of rate processes and their application to predicting and computing the rate of drug dissolution, absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, and pharmacological action.
1:00 – 2:50 p.m. Special Topics in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Business I
Students will gain an understanding of the theory and practice of personal selling/influencing which are critically necessary to build a strong career in business. Emphasis will be placed on developing individual expertise in this area, as well as refining communication and presentation skills.

Thursday, March 21

Biological Sciences*, Health Sciences*, Psychology, and Medical Humanities

Time Course Name and Description
11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Principles & Applications of Immunology
Study of the principles and mechanisms of immunology and their applications to infection, hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, transplantation, cancer and AIDS.
11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Philosophy of Medicine
This philosophy course puts medical practices, theories, and values in the broader context of human life, necessitating a cultural and historical approach that complements the focus on modern medicine. Particular topics include the nature of illness and the differing ideas and practices of medical care.

11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Ethics in Sport
This course will provide students with the opportunity to examine personally held ethical beliefs as well as the ethical dilemmas in past and current sporting events including legal repercussions of participant actions. This course will assist students in defining and understanding legal, ethical, and professional judgment in sport.

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Cognitive Psychology
The course presents an introduction to the theories and research domains of cognitive psychology. The focus is on human information processing. Attention is paid to the encoding of information, storage, retrieval, short-term memory, long-term memory, and the physiological basis of memory

Friday, March 22

Chemistry, Physics, and Data Science

Time Course Name and Description
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Views of the Cosmos
An introduction to the study of the universe from scientific, religious, and philosophical standpoints. Surveys mankind's efforts to understand the nature of the cosmos, including its origins, evolution, and eventual demise. Viewpoints of many religious groups, cultures, and scientific thinkers will be discussed and compared. Contemporary debates in cosmology will be fully explored without mathematics.
11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Intermediary Metabolic Biochemistry
Catabolic and anabolic pathways with emphasis on chemical logic, mechanisms, and regulatory control. Also includes carbohydrate, lipid, amino acid, and nucleotide metabolism, and oxidative and photosynthetic phosphorylation.

2:00 – 2:50 p.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.

* Biological Sciences includes the following BS programs: Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, and Neuroscience.
Health Sciences includes the following BS programs: Health Science, Exercise Physiology, and Physician Assistant Studies (Pre-Professional Program).