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Program Curriculum

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D'Youville's 175-credit combined bachelor's/master's physician assistant degree program is designed to be completed in 4 1/2 years.

Find detailed course information for the Bachelor of Science/Master of Science Physician Assistant Program, tools to plan your education, and complete academic policies and procedures in the D'Youville academic catalog.

Curriculum Sequence

4 1/2 Year BS/MS Degree Curriculum-First & Second Year

BIO-107 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BIO-107L Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory 1
CHE-101 General Chemistry I 3
CHE-101L General Chemistry Laboratory 1
PSY-203 Lifespan Development 1 3
BIO-108 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BIO-108L Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab 1
CHE-102 General Chemistry II 3
CHE-102L General Chemistry Laboratory II 1
MAT-123 Introduction to Applied Statistics 1 4
CHE-219
& 219L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Lab
4
or CHE-209
& 209L
Principles of Organic Chemistry
and Principles of Organic Chemistry Lab
BIO-208 Microbiology 3
BIO-208L Microbiology Lab 1
BIO-303 Biochemistry 2 3
BIO-639 Human Gross Anatomy 6
BIO-639L Human Gross Anatomy Lab 0
HP-203 Medical Terminology 1
PHI-214 Challenges of Death 1 3
PHI-312 Bioethics Seminar 1 3
BIO-307 Pathophysiology 2 3
Total Credits 50
1

Fulfills departmental curriculum requirements and liberal arts and science requirements.

2

Courses must be taken at D'Youville unless successfully completed within 18 months prior to matriculation.

Courses Challenges of Death (PHI-214) can be replaced by Challenges of Death (RS-214) and Bioethics Seminar (PHI-312) can be replaced by Bioethics Seminar (RS-312).

General Education Requirements 30
Free Elective Requirements 9
Total Credits 39

 Requirements subtotal: 89

Didactic Year Requirements - Third Year

PA-303 Clinical Medicine I 5
PA-305 Behavioral Medicine 2
PA-309 Clinical Laboratory Medicine I 2
PA-311 Clinical Skills 3
PA-312 Physical Diagnosis I 2
PA-312L Physical Diag Lab 0
PA-335 Pharmacology I 3
PA-304 Clinical Medicine II 5
PA-310 Clinical Laboratory Medicine II 2
PA-313 Physical Diagnosis II 2
PA-313L Physical Diagnosis Lab 0
PA-336 Pharmacology II 3
Total Credits 29

Clinical Year Requirements - Fourth Year

PA-401B Internal Medicine 1 3
PA-401C Family Medicine 1 3
PA-402 General Surgery 1 3
PA-403 General Pediatrics 1 5
PA-404 Obstetrics and Gynecology 1 3
PA-405 Psychiatry 1 3
PA-406 Emergency Medicine 1 3
PA-407 Geriatrics 1 1
PA-408 Orthopaedics 1 3
PA-412 Senior Seminar Clinical Enrichment A 0
PA-413 Senior Seminar Clinical Enrichment B 0
Total Credits 27
1

Denotes Clinical Rotation

Masters Level

PA-500 Professional Issues 1
PA-501 Elective Clinical Rotation I 1 3
PA-502 Elective Clinical Rotation II 1 3
PA-503 Primary Medicine Core Practicum 1 6
PA-504 Graduate Seminar I 1
PA-505 Graduate Seminar II 1
PA-603 Applied Research Methods 3
PA-604 Applied Project Seminar I 3
PA-605 Applied Project Seminar II 3
Select two of the following: 6
PA-509
Neuroanatomy  
PA-511
Medical Microbiology  
PA-512
Alternative Medicine  
PA-606
Medical Epidemiology  
Total Credits 30
1

Denotes Clinical Rotation

Total of B.S./M.S. Degree: 175