Curriculum

Educational Objectives and Expected Competencies

Curriculum

The program is divided into Lower and Upper Divisions. The Lower Division 60 semester hours and the Upper Division comprises of 106-semester hours. At the completion of both divisions a Bachelor of Science Degree is awarded. Graduation is December of each year.



    Freshman Year, Fall Semester (August-December)
         
    Course
    Description
    CR
    ENGL 002
    English Composition
    3
    MATH 006
    Algebra I
    3
    SOCI 001
    Intro to Sociology
    3
    BIOL 101
    Biology (Lec. & Lab)
    4
    HHPL (Active)
    Physical Education (active)
    1
    AHCC 110
    General Orientation
    2

    Total Credits
    16
    Freshman Year, Spring Semester (January-May)
         
    Course
    Description
    CR
    ENGL 003
    English Composition
    3
    MATH 010
    Algebra II
    4
    MDMI 112
    *Microbiology (Lec & Lab)
    4
    PSYC 050
    Intro to Psychology
    3
    HHPL (Active)
    Physical Education
    1
    PHIL 055
    Intro to Philosophy
    3

    Total Credits
    18
    Sophomore Year, Fall Semester (August-December)
         
    Course
    Description
    CR
    CHEM180
    **Chemistry HS I Lec.
    (Howard University Students Only)
    4
    CHEM 181
    **Chemistry HS I Lab
    (Howard University Students Only)
    1
    ENGL009
    Technical Writing
    3
    AHCC201
    Community Health
    3

    ***African American Cluster

    3


    Total Credits
    14
    Sophomore Year, Spring Semester (January-May)
         
    Course
    Description
    CR
    CHEM 182
    **Chemistry HS I Lec.
    4
    CHEM 181
    **Chemistry HS I Lab
    1
    AHCC 003
    Medical Terminology
    2
    AHCC202
    Computer Technology
    3

    NUTR 301

    Nutrition

    2


    Total Credits
    12

    * Or BIOL 220- General Microbiology Lecture and
    Lab.
    ** Currently enrolled Howard University Students
    (Non-Howard University Students) General Chemistry Lecture and Lab (l/II) and 1 semester of Organic Chemistry to fulfill the Chemistry requirement.
    ***See Student Reference Manual or Directory of
    Classes each semester.

    Upper Division Curriculum
    Junior Year, Fall Semester (August-December)
    Course
    Description
    CR
    PHAS 018
    Clinical Lab Procedures
    3
    PHAS 030
    Physical Diagnosis I
    4
    PHAS 036
    Clinical Chemistry
    3
    PHAS 005
    Introduction to PA
    1
    MPHY 101
    General Physiology
    4
    MDAN 168
    Human Anatomy
    4

    Total Credits
    19
    Junior Year, Spring Semester (January-May)
    Course
    Description
    CR
    PHAS 021
    Clinical Medicine I
    4
    PHAS 022
    Clinical Medicine II
    4
    PHAS 023
    Pharmacology I
    3
    PHAS 034
    Physical Diagnosis II
    2
    PHAS 316
    Principles of Disease
    3
    AHCC 375
    Geriatrics of AHP
    2

    Total Credits
    18
    Senior Year, Fall Semester (August-December)
    Course
    Description
    CR
    PHAS 039
    Surgery
    2
    PHAS 035
    Physical Diagnosis III
    2
    PHAS 027
    Mental Health
    2
    PHAS 025
    OB/GYN
    2
    PHAS 029
    Child Health
    2
    AHCC 301
    Ethics for HP
    2
    PHAS 028
    Pharmacology II
    3
    PHAS 037
    Clinical Medicine III
    4

    Total Credits
    19
    Senior Year CLERKSHIP, January - December 45 Weeks
    Course
    Description
    CR
    Spring
    Clerkship I
    15
    Summer
    Clerkship II
    15
    Fall
    Clerkship III
    15

    Total Credits
    45

    DECEMBER - GRADUATION

    All Upper Division courses must be taken at Howard University