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 34 hours

(The following general education requirements are covered in the major: Lab Science, Critical Thinking / Mathematical Competency.)

Interdisciplinary Studies Core 5 hours

IDS 2103Introduction to the Arts & Sciences

3

IDS 3001Interdisciplinary Studies and Vocation

1

IDS 4601Senior Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies

1

Pre-PA Concentration 40 hours

BIO 1011Biological Science I Lab

1

BIO 1013Biological Science I

3

BIO 2114Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 2124Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

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 4713Senior Seminar in Medical Science

3

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

Electives 17 hours

(may need more upper division hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120