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Pre-Physician Assistant

The DBU Pre-Physician Assistant Program equips students for physician assistant school in a variety of ways.

The following courses meet the requirements for entrance to Physician Assistant schools in Texas:


BIOL 2405 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2406 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 3409 - Microbiology

CHEM 1401 - General Chemistry I

CHEM 1402 - General Chemistry II

CHEM 3402 - Organic Chemistry I

MATH 2301 - Elementary Probability and Statistics

PSYC 1301 - General Psychology

Strongly Recommended Pre-Physician Assistant Courses:


BIOL 1405 - Modern Concepts in Biology I

BIOL 1406 - Modern Concepts in Biology II

BIOL 2302 - Medical Terminology for Health Professions

BIOL 3401 - Biochemistry

BIOL 4304 - Immunology

CHEM 3403 - Organic Chemistry II

Upper-level Psychology and Biology electives

Recommended Pre-Physician Assistant Degree Plan:

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Biology

Students interested in entering the Pre-Physician Assistant program should confer with the appropriate pre-professional advisor as early as possible for assistance in planning schedules to meet the pre-professional requirements.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.


Find course descriptions by category under the Undergraduate Course Descriptions section in the navigation panel.