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Pre-Physician Assistant Career Track Pre-Requisite Coursework

While pursuing a bachelor's degree at Tennessee Tech, students can follow the suggested career track coursework and engage in related co-curricular activities to prepare for the graduate professional school of their choice.

Freshman Year

First Semester
BIOL 1113 - General Biology I Cr: 4
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I Cr: 4
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I Cr: 3
MATH Elective Cr: 31
UNPP 1020 - University Pre-Professional, First-Year Interactions and Advisement Cr: 1
Total: 15
 
Second Semester
BIOL 1123 - General Biology II Cr: 4
CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II Cr: 4
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II Cr: 3
MATH Elective Cr: 31
PSY 1030 - Introduction to Psychology Cr: 3
Total: 17

Sophomore Year 

First Semester
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I Cr: 4
CHEM 3010 - Organic Chemistry I Cr: 4
PSY 2130 - Life Span Development Psychology Cr: 3
ENGL 2130 - Topics in American Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2235 - Topics in British Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2330 - Topics in World Lit Cr: 3
General Education Core or Major Cr: 3
Total: 17
 
Second Semester
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II Cr: 4
CHEM 3020 - Organic Chemistry II Cr: 4
General Education Core or Major Cr: 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Cr: 3
Total: 14

Junior Year

First Semester
BIOL 3810 - General Genetics Cr: 4
CHEM 4610 (5610) - General Biochemistry I Cr: 3
General Education Core or Major Cr: 6
HEC 2220 - Medical Terminology for the Human Sciences Cr: 1 or
HIMT 1300 Medical Terminology Cr: 3
Total: 14-16
 
Second Semester
BIOL 3230 - Health Science Microbiology Cr: 4
COMM 2025 - Funds of Communication Cr: 3
PSY 4160 (5160) - Abnormal Psychology Cr: 3
General Education Core or Major Cr: 3
Total: 13

Senior Year

Complete General Education Classes.
Complete Bachelor's Degree Requirements for selected major program of study (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.).
A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.
 
Note: 1 A course in College Algebra (MATH 1130) or higher and a course in Statistics fulfills the math requirements for most PA schools.

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