Curriculum


Year One: Didactic Phase (14 months)

Semester: Spring
Course Credit Hours
PAS 6013 Introduction to the PA Profession 3
PAS 6016 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6
PAS 6026 Patient Assessment 6
PAS 6204 Principles of Pharmacology 4
  Total 19
Semester: Summer
Course Credit Hours
PAS 6107 Clinical Medicine I 7
PAS 6023 Clinical Diagnostic Methods 3
PAS 6103 Clinical Decision Making 3
PAS 6104 Pathophysiology 4
PAS 6213 Behavorial Medicine 3
  Total 20
Semester: Fall
Course Credit Hours
PAS 6208 Clinical Medicine II  8
PAS 6112 Research Methods I 2
PAS 6113 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 3
PAS 6012 The Art of Medicine 2
PAS 6022 Clinical Genetics 2
PAS 6102 Clinical Skills 2
  Total 19
Semester: Spring
Course Credit Hours
PAS 6203 Clinical Practice Issues 3
PAS 6223 Clinical Specialties 3
PAS 8302 Clinical Transitions 2
PAS 6202 Research Methods II 2
  Total 10
  Total Didactic Phase  68

 

Year Two: Clinical Phase (15 months)

Clinical phase curriculum consists of nine rotations, three seminar series, a capstone project, and the summative experience.  Each clinical rotation spans five weeks except the Family Medicine rotation is 10 weeks. Clinical rotations are scheduled at the discretion of the clinical coordinator.

Course COURSE Credit hours
PAS 8301 Seminar 1 1
PAS 8303 Pediatric Rotation 3
PAS 8308 Family Medicine Rotation 8
PAS 8312 Summative Experience 2
PAS 8313 Women’s Health Rotation 3
PAS 8321 Seminar 2 2
PAS 8322 Capstone 2
PAS 8323 General Surgery Rotation 3
PAS 8332 Seminar 3 2
PAS 8333 Internal Medicine Rotation 3
PAS 8343 Behavioral Medicine Rotation 3
PAS 8353 Emergency Medicine Rotation 3
PAS 8363 Elective Rotation 3
PAS 8403 Preceptorship Rotation 3
  Total Clinical Phase Hours 3

Example clinical pase schedule:

Spring Semester
    Credit Hours
Rotation 1 Family Medicine 8
Rotation 2 -- --
Summer Semester
Rotation 3 Emergency Medicine 3
Rotation 4 Behavioral Medicine 3
Rotation 5 Women’s Health 3
Seminar I **summer semester course** 1
Fall Semester
Rotation 6 Elective Rotation 3
Rotation 7 Internal Medicine Rotation 3
Rotation 8 Preceptorship Rotation 3
Seminar II **fall semester course** 1
Year Three: Spring
Rotation 9 Rotation 9 3
Seminar III **Year 3 course** 2
Capstone Project **Year 3 course** 2
Summative Experience **Year 3 course** 2
  Total Clinical Phase Hours 40