Physician Assistant Studies
One course in general biology (BIO 120)
One course in general chemistry (CHM 109 or CHM 115 & 116)
One course in genetics (BIO 355 or BIO 375/376)
One course in organic chemistry (CHM 231 or CHM 241 & 242)
*One course in biochemistry (CHM 232 or CHM 461)
*One course in human anatomy (BMS 208)
*One course in human physiology (BMS 290 & 291)
One course in statistics (STA 215)
One course in psychology (PSY 101)
*One course in microbiology (BMS 212 & 213)
One course in physics (PHY 200 or 220 & 221)
(GVSU equivalent courses in parenthesis)
* These courses must have been completed within the last five years.
Waiver of the five-year rule may be granted on a case-by-case basis for candidates with documented academic excellence and appropriate clinical experience at the discretion of the admissions committee or the PAS program director.
Applicants may also take higher level courses or competency examinations for credit.
These courses have been found beneficial for success in the GVSU PAS program.
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