Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Physician's Assistant-GVSU
Science
Associate of Science
Date: 14-MAR-14 Effective Term: Fall 2014
Students must apply to an undergraduate major upon transfer. The PA program is a masters degree program at GVSU. Students must attain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of course work before admission to the masters level. Two recommendations from health care professionals are required. Interviews and on-site writing samples are part of the admission process as well. Applicants must show evidence of significant volunteer or work experience in the health field. Students are accepted for Fall entrance only. This program outline can be used for students planning to transfer to the GVSU Nursing Program.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 51.00

BIO 101 Cellular Biology 4
BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO 130 Microbiology 4
BIO 210 Human Physiology 4
CHM 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
CHM 110 Fundamentals/Organic Chemistry 4
ENG 110 College Writing I 3
ENG 111 College Writing II: Literature 3
MATH 116 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 220 Probability and Statistics 4
PHY 111 College Physics I 4
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
-AND- PHI 201 Introduction/Philosophy 3
-OR- PHI 205 Ethics 3
-AND- HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts 4
-OR- MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3

History Minimum Credits: 3.00

HRY 100 Early Western Civilization 3
HRY 251 World History to 1500 3
HRY 260 History of the Middle East 3

Political Science Minimum Credits: 3.00

PSI 100 Introduction/Political Science 3
PSI 101 American Government 3
PSI 102 State and Local Government 3

Social Science Minimum Credits: 3.00

ECO 201 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 202 Microeconomics 3
PSI 202 Comparative Government 3
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
SOC 102 Principles of Sociology 3
SOC 103 Contemporary Social Problems 3
SOC 200 The Family 3
SOC 201 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
SOC 205 Racial and Ethnic Relations 3

Wellness/Physical Education Minimum Credits: 2.00

WPE 101 Principles of Fitness & Health 2
WPE 109 Water Safety Instructor 2
WPE 110 Lifeguard Training 2
WPE 112 Safety and First Aid 2
WPE 115 Beginning Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 116 Advance Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 117 Sports Officiating-Basketball 1
WPE 120 Nutrition for Wellness 2
WPE 122 Coaching Techniques-Basketball 2
WPE 124 Holistic Health 3
WPE 125 Contemporary Health Issues 3
WPE 128 Managing Stress 1
WPE 131 Fundamentals of Personal Train 3
WPE 135 Womens Self Defense 1
WPE 140 Elementary Move & Activities 3
WPE 145 Physical Educ Method:Early Ele 3
WPE 150 Foundat's/Health, Phys Ed, Rec 3
WPE 152 Swimming for Fitness 1
WPE 153 Weight Training for Fitness 1
WPE 155 Aerobic Exercise 1
WPE 156 Water Aerobics 1
WPE 159 Beginning Golf 1
WPE 160 Beginning Swimming 1
WPE 161 Beginning Tennis 1
WPE 162 T'ai Chi 1
WPE 163 Yoga 1
WPE 168 Volleyball 1
WPE 170 Introduction/Massage Therapy 1
WPE 171 Beginning Pilates 1
WPE 173 Free Weight Training 1
WPE 176 Scuba Diving 2
WPE 177 Karate 2
WPE 178 Indoor Cycling/Fitness 1
WPE 179 Cardio Training - Basic 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 253 Independent Physical Training 1
WPE 260 Intermediate Swimming 1
WPE 263 Intermediate Yoga 1

  Minimum Total Credits: 62