Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Physician's Assistant-WMU
Science
Associate of Science
Date: 15-MAY-14 Effective Term: Fall 2014
This is a masters degree program at WMU. A bachelor's degree is required-preferably in health or science. A minimum of 1000 hours in Health Care Experience is also a prerequisite to apply to this program, this should be paid employment. There are upper division (junior/senior) prerequisite courses to complete as well. Please contact the PA graduate program at WMU for further information. Realistically grades in the Pre-Professional sequence should be 3.0 or higher.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 54.00

BIO 101 Cellular Biology 4
BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO 130 Microbiology 4
BIO 201 Genetics 4
CHM 120 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 130 General Chemistry II 4
COM 113 Interpersonal Communication 3
HCR 116 Medical Terminology 1
MATH 116 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 220 Probability and Statistics 4
PHI 205 Ethics 3
PSI 101 American Government 3
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
PSY 160 Human Growth and Development 3
SOC 103 Contemporary Social Problems 3
-AND- ENG 110 College Writing I 3
-OR- ENG 160 College Writing and Research 4

Fine Arts Minimum Credits: 3.00

ART 220 Art History I 3
ART 221 Art History II 3
ENG 111 College Writing II: Literature 3
ENG 214 Literary Interpretation 4
HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts 4
HUM 225 The Arts In The Community 3
MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 102 The History of Rock 'n' Roll 3

Other Cultures Minimum Credits: 3.00

HRY 210 History of the Far East 3
HRY 251 World History to 1500 3
HRY 252 World History since 1500 3
HRY 260 History of the Middle East 3
HUM 210 China: Culture and History 3
SOC 201 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
SOC 207 Southern Africa/Region Studies 3
SOC 261 Cultures of Latin America 3

Wellness/Physical Education Minimum Credits: 2.00

WPE 101 Principles of Fitness & Health 2
WPE 124 Holistic Health 3
WPE 125 Contemporary Health Issues 3

  Minimum Total Credits: 62