Basic Science Prerequisite

Course PrerequisiteRequirementAdditional Details
General Biology I and II with labs8 credits
General Chemistry I and II with labs8 credits
Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II with labs8 creditsCombined Anatomy and Physiology I and II with labs are accepted.
Organic Chemistry I3 or 4 credits
Organic Chemistry II or Biochemistry3 or 4 creditsMinimum three semester hours or equivalent quarter hours
Microbiology with lab4 creditsNot satisfied by molecular biology, cellular biology or bacteriology alone
Genetics3 credits
Upper Level Biology ElectivesStrongly Recommended 3 to 8 creditsThe PA Program recommends courses in cell biology, molecular biology, embryology, histology, parasitology, virology, immunology, and other similar courses.
While none of the latter courses are specifically required, they provide a good foundation for the study of medicine.


General Prerequisite

Course PrerequisiteRequirementAdditional Details
English Composition3 credits
General Psychology3 credits
Statistics3 creditsMinimum three semester hours or equivalent quarter hours
Pre-Calculus or Calculus3 credits
Sociology3 credits
Medical Terminology1 to 3 creditsOne to three semester hours or equivalent quarter hours Not satisfied by professional,
educational or life experiences No "test out" options are accepted
Medical EthicsRecommended



Please see the XULA PA Program Course Equivalency guide 



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