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Recommended Sequence of Courses for Progression to Upper-Division Programs in the School of Health Sciences

Students should consult the upper-division program of their choice for specific requirements.

Recommended First-Year Sequence of Courses for All Programs

Semester I Credits
BIO 101 Principles of Biology I, with Laboratory 4
HIS 220 Survey of Modern History I 3
LLE 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 111 College Math 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
TOTAL 16
Semester II
BIO 102 Principles of Biology II, with Laboratory 4
CPC 101 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry I, with Lab 4
HIS 221 Survey of Modern History II 3
LLE 102 English Composition II 3
MAT 120 Pre-Calculus 3
TOTAL 17

Recommended Second and Third Year Sequence of Courses For Physician Assistant BS/MS Program

(Students will need a total of 90 credits)

Semester III Credits
BIO 222 Anatomy & Physiology I, with Lab 4
CPC 102 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry II, with Lab 4
MCO 140 Computer Concepts 3
(Various) Behavioral Science Elective 3
(Various) Humanities Elective 3
TOTAL 17
Semester IV
BIO 223 Anatomy & Physiology II with Laboratory 4
BIO/CPC Biology or Chemistry elective 4
COC 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
(Various) Liberal Arts Elective 3
TOTAL 14
Semester V and VI
Must include
CPC 201 Principles of Organic Chemistry I 4
MAT 261 Statistics for Social Science Majors 3
(Various) Behavioral Science Elective 3
(Various) Biology or Chemistry Electives 8
(Various) Electives 8-11
TOTAL 26-29

Recommended Second-Year Sequence of Courses for Occupational Therapy BS/MS Program

(Students will need a total of 60 credits)

Semester III Credits
CPP 101 General Physics I, with Laboratory 4
LLE 220 Survey of Modern Literature I 3
MAT 261 Statistics for Social Science Majors 3
PSY 201 Developmental Psychology 3
SAS 103 Introduction to Sociology 3
TOTAL 16
Semester IV
BIO 222 Anatomy and Physiology I, with Laboratory 4
COC 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
MCO 140 Computer Concepts 3
PSY 335 Abnormal Psychology 3
TOTAL 13

Recommended Second and Third Year Sequence of Courses for Physical Therapy BS/DPT Program

(Students will need a total of 90 credits)

Semester III Credits
BIO 222 Anatomy and Physiology I, with Laboratory 4
CPC 102 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry II, with Laboratory 4
PSY 201 Developmental Psychology 3
(Various) Humanities elective 3
(Various) Liberal Arts elective 3
TOTAL 17
Semester IV
BIO 223 Anatomy and Physiology II, with Laboratory 4
COC 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
LLE 221 Survey of Modern Literature II 3
PSY 335 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 345 Health Psychology 3
TOTAL 16
Semesters V and VI
Course selection will vary individually depending on concentration/major selected, but will include the following, with a total of at least twelve (12) credits per semester:
CPP 101 General Physics I, with Laboratory 4
CPP 102 General Physics II, with Laboratory 4
MAT 261 Statistics: Theory and ApplicationStatistics for Social Science Majors 3
(Various) Electives 13
TOTAL 24