Pre-Physician Assistant (Minor)

The minor in pre-physician assistant is intended for those students who plan to pursue an advanced degree as a physician assistant. The minor includes courses that satisfy the prerequisite coursework of most physician assistant programs, cover the majority of topics on the GRE and other entrance examinations, and increase the competitiveness of a student’s application.


The pre-physician assistant minor requires a total of 44 credits. A minimum grade of C- must be earned in all courses applied to the minor.


Minor Requirements

Minor Recommended Courses

Recommended: 10 credits
BIO 441Biochemistry

3

BIO 441LBiochemistry Lab

1

HIM 115Medical Terminology

3

MA 218Probability and Statistics

3

Minor Required Courses

Pre-Physician Assistant Minor Requirements: 44 credits
BIO 151General Biology I

3

BIO 151LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIO 152General Biology II

3

BIO 152LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

BIO 161Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIO 161LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BIO 162Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIO 162LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

CHM 151Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHM 151LPrinciples of Chemistry I Lab

1

CHM 152Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHM 152LPrinciples of Chemistry II Lab

1

CHM 221Organic Chemistry I

3

CHM 221LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

CHM 222Organic Chemistry II

3

CHM 222LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

MA 181Calculus

4

PHYS 271General Physics I

3

PHYS 271LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 272General Physics II

3

PHYS 272LGeneral Physics II Lab

1