Physician Assistant Program - Curriculum

The credit unit is equal to one semester hour. Course schedule is subject to change each academic year.
First Year - Fall Semester
Course #                         Title                                                                          Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-5001-AA Gross Anatomy 4.00
CHS-PAS-5030-AB Physiology & Pathophysiology 1 3.00
CHS-PAS-5130-AB Clinical Medicine 1 4.50
CHS-PAS-5040-AB Pharmacology & Clinical Therapeutics 1 2.00
CHS-PAS-5002-AC Medical Microbiology and Genetics 2.00
CHS-PAS-5060-AA Physical Diagnosis 1 2.50
CHS-PAS-5101-AA Evidence-Based Practice 1.00
CHS-PAS-5007-AA PA Seminar 1.50
    20.50
 
 
First Year - Spring Semester
Course #                     Title                                                                              Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-5031-AB Physiology & Pathophysiology 2 2.50
CHS-PAS-5131-AB Clinical Medicine 2 6.00
CHS-PAS-5041-AA Pharmacology & Clinical Therapeutics 2 2.00
CHS-PAS-5061-AA Physical Diagnosis 2 1.50
CHS-PAS-5140-AA Advanced Clinical Skills 1 2.50
CHS-PAS-5003-AB Behavioral Science 2.50
CHS-PAS-5102-AA Integrative Medicine 1.00
CHS-PAS-5050-AA Clinical Problem Solving 1 3.50
    21.50
First Year Totals                                                                                                   42.00
 
 
Second Year - Summer Term
Course #                             Title                                                      Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-5032-AB Physiology & Pathophysiology 3 2.00
CHS-PAS-5132-AB Clinical Medicine 3 6.00
CHS-PAS-5008-AA Acute and Invasive Medicine 3.00
CHS-PAS-5042-AB Pharmacology and Clinical Therapeutics 3 1.50
CHS-PAS-5141-AB Advanced Clinical Skills 2    2.00
CHS-PAS-5062-AA Physical Diagnosis 3             1.00
CHS-PAS-5051-AA Clinical Problem Solving 2    1.50
    17.00
     
 
 
Second Year - Fall Quarter
Course #                             Title                                                                   Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 1 4.50
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 2 4.50 
    9.00 
 
 
Second Year - Winter Quarter
Course #                         Title                                                                        Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 3 4.50
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 4 4.50
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 5 4.50
    13.50 
 
 
Second Year - Spring Quarter
Course #                   Title                                                                           Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 6 4.50
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 7 4.50
CHS-PAS-5930-AA Capstone Project 1 0.50
    9.50
 
Second Year Totals                                                                                         49.00
Third Year - Summer Quarter
Course #                 Title                                                                                 Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 8 4.50
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 9 4.50
    9.00 
 
 
Third Year - Fall 1 Session
Course #                            Title                                                                       Semester
Credits
CHS-PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 10 4.50
CHS-PAS-5901-AB Transition to Practice 2.00
CHS-PAS-5931-AA Capstone Project 2 0.50
    7.00
Third Year Totals                                                                                                  16.00

Core Program Totals                                                                                          107.00
 
 
Clinical Rotations
Course #                                         Description                                                                    
CHS-PAS-6200-AA Emergency Medicine
CHS-PAS-6201-AA General Surgery
CHS-PAS-6202-AA Internal Medicine
CHS-PAS-6203-AA Prenatal Care/Women's Health
CHS-PAS-6204-AA Pediatrics
CHS-PAS-6206-AA Behavioral Science /Mental Health
CHS-PAS-6230-AA Elective Rotation 1
CHS-PAS-6231-AA Elective Rotation 2
CHS-PAS-6240-AA Family Medicine/Primary Care 1
CHS-PAS-6241-AA Family Medicine/Primary Care 2