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
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
    Total: 15 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 260 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3
BIOL 310 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 312 Pathophysiology 3
BIOL 233 Genetics* 4
BIOL 340 Biochemistry 4
BIOL 456 Pharmacology 3
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 150 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I 4
    Total: 49 Credits
* BIOL 335 Genetics also counts towards this requirement.
 
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 Credits = 101

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 the B.S.

Total Required Credits for B.S. Degree = 120