Curriculum

Our goal for the medical degree program is to prepare you for success in primary care or specialty fields. Throughout the course of your four years, you will learn to master the following concepts and skills:

  • Learn basic science, behavioral science, and clinical science concepts to integrate and apply to the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients:
  • Learn and demonstrate the clinical and procedural skills necessary to meet the initial expectations of any residency program;
  • Acquire and exhibit skills necessary for scholarly activity and life-long learning;
  • Exhibit the attitudes and behaviors that are expected of medical professionals;
  • Learn and demonstrate collaborative and leadership skills to participate in inter-professional teams; and
  • Learn and exhibit written and oral communication and interpersonal skills to provide high-quality patient care.
First Year - First Semester
Core/Course Number Hours
Structure and Development of the Human Body Core M-ID/570 10
Cellular Processes Core M-ID/560 6
Integrated Clinical Experience I Core M-ID/525 5
First Year - Second Semester
Core/Course Number Hours
Function of the Human Body Core M-ID/590 10
Neurosciences Core M-ID/580 6
Integrated Clinical Experience II Core M-ID/526 5
Second Year - First Semester
Core/Course Number Hours
Introduction to Disease Processes Core M-ID/630 10
Cardiology/Pulmonary/Endocrine/Ear, Nose and Throat Core M-ID/641 6
Integrated Clinical Experience III Core M-ID/635 5
Second Year - Second Semester
Core/Course Number Hours
Neurology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry Core M-ID/631 5
Hematology/Oncology, Musculoskeletal, Dermatology, and Basic Life Support Core M-ID/640 6
Genitourinary/Gastroenterology System Core M-ID/642 5
Integrated Clinical Experience IV Core M-ID/645 5
Third Year Clerkships
Core/Course Number Hours
Basic Req Clerkship - Family Medicine FMED/705 8
Basic Req. Clerkship-Internal Medicine IMED/705A 8
Basic Req. Clerkship-Internal Medicine IMED/705B 4
Basic Req. Clerkship-OB-GYN OBGY/705A 6
Basic Req Clerkship-Pediatrics PEDS/703 8
Basic Req. Clerkship-Psychiatry PSYC/705A 6
Basic Req. Clerkship-Surgery SURG/708 8
     
     
Fourth Year Clerkships
Entire Senior Year = 10 months (July - April)   Hours
One month vacation allowed during senior year.   4
Each senior elective is four (4) credit hours.   32
Senior Selective   4

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