Scientific Foundations

Exploring the building blocks of contemporary sciences.

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Summer Intensive in Computer Science offers courses designed for students with moderate to advanced programming experience. Students who complete this intensive will enhance their knowledge of software engineering and development, and gain a fuller appreciation of new trends in information technology.

GENERAL CHEMISTRY

Students who are not ready to take Organic Chemistry should enroll in General Chemistry. The eight-week Summer Intensive in General Chemistry is equivalent to one year of college general chemistry and is taught as two four-week segments.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

The nine-week Summer Intensive in Organic Chemistry will fulfill the one-year college organic chemistry requirement with lab for most medical schools. The program consists of three, three-week segments during which students enroll in both a lecture and a lab course.

Intensive Requirements

The table below provides the requirements to earn a Certificate of Completion and the courses associated with each Scientific Foundations Intensive.

INTENSIVE

REQUIREMENTS

COURSE SELECTION

Computer Science

  1. Fill out the Intensive Studies Registration form.*
  2. Enroll in at least two courses selected from the list provided. the following courses. All courses must be completed with a letter grade of B or above.

General Chemistry

  1. Fill out the Intensive Studies Registration form.*
  2. Enroll in each course to the right. All courses must be completed with a letter grade of B or above.

Organic Chemistry

  1. Fill out the Intensive Studies Registration form.*
  2. Enroll in each course listed to the right. All courses must be completed with a letter grade of B or above.
*The Intensive Studies Registration form is part of the acceptance process for admitted students and will be available in their student portal.