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2-year PACE Program

Overview

High school students who want to assure admission to Jefferson's bioscience technologies program can apply to the Plan a College Education (PACE) in their senior year of high school. PACE students attend any accredited college or university for two years to complete their prerequisites and liberal arts education. Students must maintain an appropriate GPA and then transfer into the 2 year program. Although admitted to the program, students must apply to the program of choice ( biotechnology, cytotechnology or medical laboratory science) in their sophomore year.

For a list of schools with which Jefferson has partnership agreements, click here

Program Length

2 years at a partner college
2 years (24 months) at Jefferson

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Curriculum

PACE students enter the 2 year BS program when they get to Jefferson.

Click on your program of choice:


Baccalaureate Degree Program

(Full-time, 2-year  option for students entering as juniors)

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301    Molecular Biology 3
LS 303    Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
BT 303    Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 310    Basic Molecular Techniques 4
BT 405    Microbial Genetics 3
CH 304    Biochemistry 3
Total 17

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 440    Current Research in the Biosciences 2
BT 320    Cell and Tissue Culture 4
BT 403    Human Genetics 3
BT 410    Molecular Diagnostic Techniques 4
BT 411    Protein Purification and Characterization 3
Total 16

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 311    Functional Histology 2
BT 412    Biotechnology Practicum I 4  
BT 422    Biotechnology Practicum II 4  
MT 331    Immunology 3  
HCA 300   Healthcare Delivery in America 3  
Total 16

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 413    Pathology 2
LS 430    Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
BT 401    Systems Biology 2
BT 432    Biotechnology Practicum III 4
BT 442    Biotechnology Practicum IV 4
Total 16

 

Credit Summary Credits
Credits Required for Admission 55
Credits for Junior Year 33
Credits for Senior Year 32
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies - "2 year" option (Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences) 120


Baccalaureate Degree Program

(Full-time, 2-year  option for students entering as juniors)

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301    Molecular Biology 3
LS 303    Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
LS 311    Functional Histology 2
CT 301    Principles of Cell Analysis 2
CT 311    Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations 3
CT 312    Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations Laboratory 5
Total 18

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413    Pathology 2
CT 307    Cellular and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
CT 315    Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations I 4
CT 317    Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations II 4
Total 14

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 498    Special Topics in Laboratory Science 2
CT 412    Cytotechnology Practicum I 4
CT 413    Cytotechnology Practicum II 4
CH 304    Biochemistry 3
HCA 300    Healthcare Delivery in America 3
Total 16

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 416   Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430    Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
LS 440    Current Research in the Biosciences 2
CT 325    Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics 3
CT 414    Cytotechnology Practicum III 4
CT 415    Cytotechnology Practicum IV 4
Total 17

 

Credit Summary Credits
Credits Required for Admission 55
Credits for Junior Year 32
Credits for Senior Year 33
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies - 2 year option (Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences) 120


Baccalaureate Degree Program

(Full-time, 2-year  option for students entering as juniors)

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 303     Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
MT 312    Microbiology I 3
MT 323     Chemistry I 2
MT 331     Immunology 3
MT 341     Hematology I 3
CH 304     Biochemistry 3
Total 17

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
MT 307     Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
MT 313     Microbiology II 3
MT 324     Chemistry II 3
MT 343     Hematology II 3
MT 352     Immunohematology 3
Total 16

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301     Molecular Biology 3
LS 311     Functional Histology 2
HCA 300    Healthcare Delivery in America 3
MT 412     Medical Technology Practicum I 4
MT 422     Medical Technology Practicum II 4
Total 16

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413     Pathology 2
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430     Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
LS 440     Current Research in the Biosciences 2
MT 442     Medical Technology Practicum III 4
MT 454     Medical Technology Practicum IV 4
Total 16

 

Credit Summary Credits
Credits Required for Admission 55
Credits for Junior Year 33
Credits for Senior Year 32
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies - 2 year option (Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences) 120

Apply using the JSHP undergraduate application. Indicate the PACE option for high school seniors on the application.


Contact

Tammi Wrice
Assistant Director
of Admissions
(215) 503-1043
tammi.wrice
@jefferson.edu


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