The Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physician Assistant major provides excellent preparation for graduate Physician Assistant programs. The degree includes clear guidance for fulfilling the prerequisites for admission while also providing a well-rounded liberal arts education with a solid biblical training based in a Christian worldview.
The Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physician Assistant requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education Core (49 credit hours)
Major Core (69 credit hours)
General Electives (2 credit hour)
General Education Requirements (49 credit hours)
Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)
Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:
Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physician Assistant
The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Pre-Physician Assistant to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.
Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, elective, and Pre-Physician Assistant major program requirements.
A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses specified for the major.
Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC) section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life section of this catalog.