Physician Assistant Program - Curriculum

The credit unit is equal to one semester hour. Course schedule is subject to change each academic year.
Didactic Phase - Fall Semester
Course #                         Title                                                                          Semester
Credits
PAS-5001-AC Gross Anatomy 4.00
PAS-5002-AC Medical Microbiology and Genetics 2.00
PAS-5007-AA PA Seminar 1.50
PAS-5030-AB Physiology and Pathophysiology 1 3.00
PAS-5040-AB Pharmacology and Clinical Therapeutics 1 2.00
PAS-5060-AB Physical Diagnosis 1 2.50
PAS-5101-AB Evidence-Based Practice 1.00
PAS-5130-AC Clinical Medicine 1 4.50
PAS-5140-AB Advanced Clinical Skills 1 2.00
    22.50
 
 
Didactic Phase - Spring Semester
Course #                     Title                                                                              Semester
Credits
PAS-5003-AC Behavioral Science 2.50
PAS-5031-AC Physiology and Pathophysiology 2 2.50
PAS-5041-AB Pharmacology and Clinical Therapeutics 2 2.00
PAS-5050-AC Clinical Problem Solving 1 2.50
PAS-5061-AC Physical Diagnosis 2 1.50
PAS-5102-AB Integrative Medicine 1.00
PAS-5131-AC Clinical Medicine 2 6.00
PAS-5141-AC Advanced Clinical Skills 2 3.00
    21.00
 
 
 
Didactic Phase - Summer Semester
Course #                             Title                                                      Semester
Credits
PAS-5008-AA Acute and Invasive Medicine 3.00
PAS-5032-AB Physiology and Pathophysiology 3 2.00
PAS-5042-AB Pharmacology and Clinical Therapeutics 3 1.50
PAS-5051-AA Clinical Problem Solving 2 1.50
PAS-5062-AA Physical Diagnosis 3 1.00
PAS-5132-AC Clinical Medicine 3 6.00
PAS-5142-AA Advanced Clinical Skills 3 2.50
    17.50
     
 
 
Clinical Phase - Fall Quarter
Course #                             Title                                                                   Semester
Credits
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 1 4.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 2 4.50 
    9.00 
 
 
Clinical Phase - Winter Quarter
Course #                         Title                                                                        Semester
Credits
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 3 4.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 4 4.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 5 4.50
    13.50 
 
 
Clinical Phase - Spring Quarter
Course #                   Title                                                                           Semester
Credits
PAS-5930-AA Capstone Project 1 0.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 6 4.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 7 4.50
    9.50
 
Clinical Phase - Summer Quarter
Course #                 Title                                                                                 Semester
Credits
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 8 4.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 9 4.50
    9.00 
 
 
Clinical Phase - Fall 1 Session
Course #                            Title                                                                       Semester
Credits
PAS-5901-AB Transition to Practice 2.00
PAS-5931-AA Capstone Project 2 0.50
PAS-62XX-AA Rotation 10 4.50
    7.00


Core Program Totals                                                                                          109.00
 
 
Clinical Rotations
Course #                                         Description                                                                    
PAS-6200-AA Emergency Medicine
PAS-6201-AA General Surgery
PAS-6202-AA Internal Medicine
PAS-6203-AA Prenatal Care/Women's Health
PAS-6204-AA Pediatrics
PAS-6206-AA Behavioral/Mental Health
PAS-6230-AA Elective Rotation 1
PAS-6231-AA Elective Rotation 2
PAS-6240-AA Family Medicine/Primary Care 1
PAS-6241-AA Family Medicine/Primary Care 2