College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Curriculum

Physician Assistant Program

The MWU CHS Physician Assistant Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:78
Summer Quarter
ANATD 0500Human Gross Anatomy and Embryology7
BIOCD 0551Human Biochemistry3
BIOCD 0842Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition3
PASSD 0518Clinical Medicine I5
PASSD 0511Professional Seminar I1
PSCID 1379LGBTQI Considerations in the Provision of Healthcare1
Total20
Fall Quarter
ANATD 0565Human Neurosciences4
CORED 1599Interprofessional Education I1
PASSD 0519Clinical Medicine II5
PASSD 0564Physical Diagnosis3
PHARD 0584Pharmacology I3
PHYS 1510Human Physiology I3.5
Total18.5
Winter Quarter
MICRD 0576Immunology2
PASSD 0503Clinical Medicine III6
PASSD 0527Research Seminar4
PASSD 0541Psychiatric Principles2
PHAR 0585Pharmacology II3
PHYSD 0511Human Physiology II3.5
Total20.5
Spring Quarter
BIOCD 0581Human Genetics1
MICRD 0582Infectious Diseases4
PASSD 0504Clinical Medicine IV6
PASSD 0512Professional Seminar II2
PASSD 0521Introduction to Capstone Project1
PASSD 0528Advanced Patient Assessment and Management2
PHARD 0586 Pharmacology III3
Total19

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:55.5
Summer Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASSD 0681Advanced Clinical Medicine I3
Total15
Fall Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASSD 0671Independent Study in Capstone Project I0.5
Total12.5
Winter Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASSD 0672Independent Study in Capstone Project II0.5
PASSD 0682Advanced Clinical Medicine II3
Total15.5
Spring Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASSD 0673Independent Study in Capstone Project III0.5
Total12.5

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:12.5
Summer Quarter
PASSD 0749Elective I Rotation4
PASSD 0750Elective II Rotation4
PASSD 0774Independent Study in Capstone Project IV0.5
PASSD 0783Advanced Clinical Medicine III4
Total
Required Core and Elective Clinical Rotations
PASSD 0641Internal Medicine Rotation6
PASSD 0642Behavioral Medicine Rotation6
PASSD 0643General Surgery Rotation6
PASSD 0644Emergency Medicine Rotation6
PASSD 0645Family Medicine Rotation6
PASSD 0646Geriatric Medicine Rotation6
PASSD 0647Women’s Health Rotation6
PASSD 0648Pediatric Medicine Rotation6
PASSD 0749Elective I Rotation4
PASSD 0750Elective II Rotation4
Total