Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Biology - Pre-Physician Assistant

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
450.114 Concepts Biology I450.115 Concepts Biology II
452.115 Chemistry for the Sciences I452.116 Chemistry for the Sciences II
  or 52.101 Intro Chemistry (based on testing)  or 52.115 if 52.101 was required
320.101 Composition I3Foreign Language Course (Communitations)
 or Foreign Language Course (Communications) or 20.101 Composition I
348.101 General Psychology (Group B)345.211 Principles of Sociology (Group B)
 or 45.211 Principles of Sociology or 48.101 General Psychology
109.100 Optional University Seminar353.109, 53.113, 53.116, or 53.123
15Total Semester Credits17Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
450.242 Microbiology450.271 Cell Biology
353.141 Introduction to Statistics452.230 Foundamentals of Organic Chemistry
320.201 Composition II325.103 Public Speaking (suggested Group A)
 or 25.103 Public Speaking (suggested Group A) or 20.201 Composition II
3Free Elective328.290 Medical Ethics (Values)
 or 52.116 if 52.101 was required348.210 Life-Span Psychology (Group B)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
14Total Semester Credits17Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
450.173 Anatomy & Physiology I450.174 Anatomy & Physiology II
350.351 Ecology3Biology Elective
3Physiology Req. (50.474 suggested)348.335 Abnormal Psychology (Suggested Elective)
1Integrated Physiology Lab3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
14Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
350.332 Genetics3Biology Elective
3Biology Elective452.341 Biochemsitry
356.110 Introduction to Computer Science3Biology Elective
150.107 Medical Terminology (Suggested Elective)3General Education Group B (Social Science)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3Free Elective
13Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits


A placement test is required for 52.115; 52.101 may be required as a prerequisite

Students may count 1 Communications, Quantitative or Values course under appropriate GenEd area (A, B, or C).

Students choosing this option must then take an extra Free elective to reach 120 credits.