Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Pre-Physician Assistant, BS

This degree plan allows students to incorporate a concentration specifically designed for PA programs into an Interdisciplinary degree.

Requirements for the BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Pre-Physician’s Assistant

General Education Core 33 hours

Lab Science and Critical Thinking / Mathematical Competency general education requirements are fulfilled by major.

Interdisciplinary Studies Core 7 hours

IDS 2013

IDS 3001Interdisciplinary Studies and Vocation

1

AND

Choose 3 hours from:

PHI 3043Diversity Seminar

3

PHI 4413Aesthetics

3

REL 3923World Religions

3

Pre-PA Concentration 39 hours

BIO 1011Biological Science I Lab

1

BIO 1013Biological Science I

3

BIO 2111Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BIO 2113Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIO 2121Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

BIO 2123Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIO 2313Nutrition

3

BIO 3321Microbiology Lab

1

BIO 3323Microbiology

3

CHE 1514College Chemistry I

4

CHE 1524College Chemistry II

4

CHE 2514Organic Chemistry I

4

NSC 4712Senior Seminar in Medical Science

2

PSY 3303: recommended

*Depending on PA school, a 3000 level Physiology course may also be required.

Choose one

PSY 2013General Psychology

3

PSY 2223Life Span Development

3

Choose one

MAT 2413Elementary Statistics

3

PSY 3303Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

3

Second Area of Concentration— 24 hours

Must include at least 9 upper-division hours and be selected from the following options:

  • Art
  • Bible
  • Business (BS only)
  • English
  • Mass Communication
  • History
  • Honors Leadership (Honors Students Only
  • International Studies
  • Mathematics (BS only)
  • Ministry
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Pre-Law
  • Professional Writing (BS only)
  • Psychology (BS only)
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Theatre

Electives 17 hours

(may need more upper division hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120