Life Sciences, B.S. / Physician Assistant Studies, M.S.
2020 Semester Map

TOTAL CREDITS: 124

Fall, Year One

CourseCredits
CHEM 110
General Chemistry I
4
BIOL 110
General Biology I
4
MATH 141
PrecalculusA
4
FCWR 101
Writing I: Foundations of College Composition
3
FCIQ 101
Foundations of Inquiry
3
TOTAL CREDITS18

Spring, Year One

CourseCredits
CHEM 150
General Chemistry II
4
BIOL 150
General Biology II
4
PSYC 101
Introductory Psychology
3
FCWR 151
Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing
3
FCSP 105
Foundations of Speech Communication
3
TOTAL CREDITS17

Fall, Year Two

CourseCredits
CHEM 210
Organic Chemistry I
4
BIOL 210
Human Gross Anatomy
4
BIOL 235
Microbiology
4
PHYS 140
Physics for Life Sciences I
3
PHYS 141
Physics I Laboratory
1
TOTAL CREDITS16

Spring, Year Two

CourseCredits
BIOL 340
Biochemistry
4
BIOL 260
Nutrition and Diet Therapy
3
PSYC 310
Abnormal Psychology
3
FCWR 302
Communication for Healthcare Careers
3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS16

Fall, Year Three

CourseCredits
BIOL 335
Genetics
4
BIOL 310
Human Physiology
4
BIOL 245
Histology
4
ICLT 3XX
Literature choice
3
ICSS 3XX
Social Science choice
3
TOTAL CREDITS18

Spring, Year Three

CourseCredits
BIOL 312
Pathophysiology
3
BIOL 456
Pharmacology
3
PSYC 210
Statistical Analysis
4
ICBS 3XX
Behavioral Science choice
3
ICPH 3XX
Philosophy choice
3
TOTAL CREDITS16
A
Some students must take both MATH 135 and MATH 136 instead. Both courses, taken together, are the equivalent of MATH 141.
B
Total undergraduate credits required = 120*

*
When a student successfully completes the first year of the Physician Assistant Studies program, 19 credits completed at the School of Health Professions will be applied to the bachelor's degree. If a student does not successfully complete graduate school, but has successfully completed some of the coursework, the student may complete a waiver to apply up to 19 successfully completed credits to the bachelor's degree.