The B.S. Exercise and Movement Science program in the Department of Kinesiology prepares you for admission to a graduate program in Physician Assistant (PA). The program is a 125 hr. comprehensive degree with a core of exercise science/human performance classes and a Pre-Professional option area comprised of courses that are required for admission to PA graduate programs.
Courses specific to preparation for Physician Assistant programs -in general –are:
Chemistry I CHM 160/161
Chemistry II CHM 170/171
Biology I BIO 121
Microbiology BIO 310
Genetics BMS 231 Genetics with lab or BIO 235 Genetics
Physics I PHY 123
Human Anatomy BMS 307
Human Physiology BMS 308
Organic Chemistry I CHM 342/344 (with lab)
Biochemistry CHM 352/353 (with lab)
Abnormal Psychology PSY 304 Abnormal Psychology
Lifespan Development CFD 155
*Note: Universities often suggest additional classes as “suggested electives” such as immunology. THEREFORE - You should review admission requirements for each school that you are considering, and plan to schedule any additional class that you may need.