Frequently Asked Questions
Student questions about our accelerated science classes:
What are the science class sizes?
Our science classes are small. The average class size is from 8-40. The Integrated Science Program requires a minimum enrollment of 8 students in each course or portion of a course.
Is your institution accredited?
Yes. The Integrated Science Program is offered by Southern California University of Health Sciences, which is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC).
Can I take just one or two science classes?
You can take as many science classes as you wish. As you complete your application you can build up your own schedule according to your needs. Please keep in mind that ISP limits its students to enroll in just one ISP accelerated science class per month due to the intensive nature of our month-long format.
Are these science courses transferable?
ISP is offered through Southern California University of Health Sciences which is accredited by WASC. ISP - SCU accelerated science courses have been transferred to many colleges and universities in California, other states and other countries. Before applying to ISP - SCU classes students should contact the school to which they are planning to transfer in order to get that school's approval of the ISP-SCU credits.
How do I drop a science class?
To drop a class please read ISP Guidelines on Class Withdrawal and follow instructions on how to complete the Withdrawal Notification form.
Are tutors available?
The Integrated Science Program does not provide tutors outside the course instructors and laboratory instructors. Our course instructors do make themselves available online and via email for consultation during the weekdays between class sessions.
Are there private student loans or payment plans available?
Private student loans and payment plans are available.
Please contact us if you have questions about student loans and/or payment plans.
How do I make a payment?
You may pay by personal check, cash, money order, cashier's check or credit card. Regarding payments please contact:
Nancy Putich in Student Accounts at 562-947-8755 Ext: 423 or 750