PA Curriculum by Semester 

Program requirements

First Year - Summer (19 hours)

HSC 630 Regional Human Anatomy
PHA 608 Clinical Medicine I
PHA 625 Clinical Pharmacology I
PHA 633 Scientific Basis of Medicine I
PHA 650 Diagnostic Tests I
PHA 660 History and Physical Examination I

 

First Year - Fall (20 hours)

PHA 609 Clinical Medicine II
PHA 620 Infectious Diseases
PHA 626 Clinical Pharmacology II
PHA 634 Scientific Basis of Medicine II
PHA 640 Clinical Problem Solving I
PHA 651 Diagnostic Tests II
PHA 661 History and Physical Examination II

 

First Year - Spring (21 hours)

PHA 610 Clinical Medicine III
PHA 630 Clinical Procedures I
PHA 635 Scientific Basis of Medicine III
PHA 641 Clinical Problem Solving II
PHA 652 Diagnostic Tests III
PHA 662 History and Physical Examination III
PHA 671 Preventive Medicine
PHA 673 Psychiatry

 

Second Year - Summer (22 hours)

PHA 612 Obstetrics/Gynecology
PHA 614 Pediatrics
PHA 616 Surgery
PHA 618 Emergency Medicine
PHA 624 Issues in Practice
PHA 631 Clinical Procedures II
PHA 642 Clinical Problem Solving III
PHA 645 Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature and Evidence-Based Medicine
PHA 672 Applied Ethics for Physician Assistant

 

Second Year - Fall (16 hours)

PHA 690 Clinical Education I

 

Second Year - Spring (16 hours)

PHA 691 Clinical Education II

 

Third Year - Summer (16 hours)

PHA 692 Clinical Education III

 

Total: 130 semester hours