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Physician Assistant BS/MS – 5 Year Program Curriculum

Typical Course Sequence at a glance Course Number Credit Hours
First Year (Pre-Professional Phase)
General Biology I and Lab BIOL-101, 103 4
LAS Perspective 5: General and Analytical Chemistry I and Lab CHMG-141, 145 4
LAS Perspective 1, 2, 3   9
LAS Foundation 1: First Year Seminar   3
General Biology II and Lab BIOL-102, 104 4
LAS Perspective 5: General and Analytical Chemistry II and Lab CHMG-142, 146 4
LAS Perspectives 7A: Applied Calculus MATH-161 4
LAS Foundation 2: First Year Writing   3
Wellness Education   0
Second Year (Pre-Professional Phase)
Anatomy and Physiology I, II MEDS-250, 251 8
Biochemistry for Health Sciences CHMB-240 3
LAS Perspective 4   3
Free Elective   3
LAS Immersion 1, 2, 3   9
Medical Microbiology PHYA-206 4
LAS Perspective 7B: Introduction to Statistics I STAT-145 3
Third Year (Professional Phase)
Pathophysiology I, II PHYA-405, 406 4
History/Physical Dx I, II PHYA-401, 402 8
Clinical Medicine I, II PHYA-422, 423 10
Advanced Gross Anatomy PHYA-419 2
Physician Assistant Seminar PHYA-420 1
Pharmacology I, II PHYA-415, 416 3
Clinical Lab Medicine PHYA-409 1
Medical Genetics PHYA-430 2
Fourth Year (Professional Phase)
Hospital Practice PHYA-510 4
Clinical Medicine III PHYA-424 5
Society and Behavioral Medicine (WI) PHYA-440 3
Pharmacology III PHYA-417 2
Diagnostic Imaging PHYA-421 2
Procedural Clinical Skills PHYA-550 3
Clinical Integration PHYA-520 4
Healthcare Policy and Law PHYA-560 2
Clinical Epidemiology PHYA-729 3
Research Methods PHYA-730 2
Free Elective   3
Pediatrics PHYA-750 4
General Medicine PHYA-751 4
OB-GYN PHYA-752 4
Professional Practice I PHYA-761 2
Graduate Project I PHYA-710 2
Fifth Year (Professional Phase)
Emergency Medicine PHYA-753 4
Surgery PHYA-754 4
Orthopedics PHYA-755 4
Professional Practice II, III PHYA-762, 763 4
Graduate Project II PHYA-720 2
Geriatrics PHYA-756 4
Psychiatry PHYA-757 4
Family Medicine PHYA-758 4
Elective Rotation PHYA-759 4
Total Credit Hours: 182
 

 

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