Curriculum Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies Option

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing 3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process 3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
    Total: 18 Credits
 
Seminars Credits:
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science choice 3
ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Math and Science Credits:
MATH 141 Precalculus 4
BIOL 110 General Biology I 4
    Total: 8 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Life Sciences Credits:
BIOL 150 General Biology II 4
BIOL 210 Human Gross Anatomy 4
BIOL 235 Microbiology 4
BIOL 245 Histology 4
BIOL 310 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 312 Pathophysiology 3
BIOL 335 Genetics 4
BIOL 456 Pharmacology 3
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 150 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 215 Bio-Organic Chemistry 4
    Total: 42 Credits
 
Behavioral Sciences Credits:
PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology 3
PSYC 210 Statistical Analysis 4
PSYC 310 Abnormal Psychology 3
    Total: 10 Credits
 
Physics Credits:
PHYS 140 Physics for Life Sciences I 3
PHYS 141 Physics I Laboratory 1
    Total: 4 Credits
 
Electives Credits:
Consult with advisor on any electives 3
 
Undergraduate Required Credits = 97

B.S./M.S. students must complete the first year of the professional phase of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program to be awarded a B.S.

Total Required Credits for Degree = 120