Jul 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology/Pre-Physician Assistant B.S.

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The Biology/Pre-Physician Assistant major is designed for students pursuing a graduate physician assistant’s program.  It is recommended that students work closely with their faculty advisor regarding specific requirements for graduate admissions to the school of their choice.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to explain biological phenomena and concepts in oral, written and visual formats that reflect standards and professionalism
  2. Students will be able to independently propose scientific question, design and execute experimental procedures, and collect and organize data sets
  3. Students will be able to search and evaluate the scientific literature
  4. Students will be able to critically analyze and solve quantitative and conceptual questions
  5. Students will be able to apply scientific method to answer hypothesis-driven questions.
  6. Students will be able to methodically interpret scientific data sets and propose conclusions clearly and effectively


Core Curriculum:

In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 120 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.


Graduate Physician Assistant Programs may require additional courses not listed above.  Some schools also require hands-on health-care experience. 

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