Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) Curriculum Info Overview of Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) Learn about the curriculum's principles and structure. Foundation Phase Three semesters of integrated course work in basic sciences and organ systems, clinical skills integration, and professional development. Governance, Policies, and Educational Standards Internal and external standards that guide the curriculum. Application Phase Twelve months of integrated core clinical rotations that students can complete in one of four campuses. Educational Opportunities and Programs Primary Care programs, dual degrees, research, and scholarly concentrations to individualize learning experiences. Individualization Phase Fourteen months of selectives, electives, and research opportunities.