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2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Pre-Physician Assistant (A.S.)


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Program Advisor: Dr. Michael Kopenits, 371-5491 (mskopenits@actx.edu) or contact Angie Alvarez, 371-5444 (afalvarez@actx.edu)

Associate in Science
Major Code - PAST.AS
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Designed to provide the first two years of the curriculum leading to a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant. Some programs accept applications with specific course work from 60 to 90 hours, while others require a Bachelors degree. Work experience and reference letters are highly recommended for the CASPA (Central Application Service for Physician Assistants) application. Go to www.caspaonline.org for specific information. See your major advisor for more information.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (42 Semester Hours)


Mathematics - 3 Hours


Life & Physical Sciences - 6 Hours


 *Additional 2 hours will apply to Major Course requirements

Language, Philosophy & Culture - 3 Hours


Creative Arts - 3 Hours


Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours


Institutional Requirements - Speech - 3 Hours


Institutional Requirements - FYS - 3 Hours


Recommended Courses (1 Semester Hour)


Students will be advised for courses based on the university to which they plan to transfer. Students should check degree requirements at the institution to which they wish to transfer.

Total (60 Semester Hours)


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