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Didactic (Year One)

Term 1-Fall (September 1-December 23, 2016)

  • PAS-501 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, 4 Semester Hours (SH)
  • PAS-503 Research Methodology I, 1 SH
  • PAS-505 Health Care Ethics, 3 SH
  • PAS-506 Medical Microbiology, 3 SH
  • PAS-507 Clinical Laboratory Science, 3 SH
  • PAS-508 Professional Practice and Policy I, 1 SH
  • PAS-510 History & Physical Examination I, 4 SH
  • PAS-520 Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics I, 3 SH
  • PAS-522 Medical Genetics, 1.5 SH
  • PAS-535 Global Health Engagement, 2 SH

Total Semester Hours = 25.5

Break (December 24, 2016-January 8, 2017)

Term 2-Spring (January 9-April 28, 2017)

  • PAS-502 Human Anatomy & Physiology II, 4 SH
  • PAS-504 Research Methodology II, 1.5 SH
  • PAS-509 Professional Practice & Policy II, 1 SH
  • PAS-511 History & Physical Examination II, 4 SH
  • PAS-513 Pathophysiology of Disease I, 2 SH
  • PAS-521 Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics II, 3 SH
  • PAS-525 Clinical Skills & Procedures I, 3 SH
  • PAS-530 Clinical Medicine I, 3 SH (Dermatology, EENT, Cardiology, Peripheral-Vasular, Pulmonary)
  • PAS-532 Clinical Medicine II, 4 SH (Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal-Rheumatology, Endocrine, Nephrology, Urology)

Total Semester Hours = 25.5

Break (April 29-May 7, 2017)

Term 3-Summer (May 8-August 25, 2017)

  • PAS-512 History & Physical Examination III, 4 SH
  • PAS-514 Pathophysiology of Disease II, 2 SH
  • PAS-523 Health Promotion, Disease Prevention & Epidemiology, 2 SH
  • PAS-524 Behavioral Medicine, 2 SH
  • PAS-526 Clinical Skills & Procedures II, 3 SH
  • PAS-532 Clinical Medicine III, 4 SH (Infectious Disease, Neurology, Hematology-Oncology, Psychiatric, Family/Domestic Violence, Rehabilitative, End of Life, Emergency Medicine, Palliative, Geriatrics)
  • PAS-533 Clinical Medicine IV, 3 SH (Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine)
  • PAS-534 Women's Health, 3 SH

Total Semester Hours = 23

Break (August 26-September 3, 2017)

Clinical (Year Two)

Term 4-Fall (September 4-December 15, 2017)

  • Sept. 4-Oct. 6, 2017: Clinical Clerkship I, 5 SH
  • Oct. 9-Nov. 10, 2017: Clinical Clerkship II, 5 SH
  • Nov. 13-Dec. 15, 2017: Clinical Clerkship III, 5 SH

Total Semester Hours = 15

Dec. 18-Dec. 22, 2017: BOARD REVIEW

Break (December 23-January 7, 2018)

Term 5-Spring (January 8-April 27, 2018)

  • Jan. 8-Feb. 9, 2018: Clinical Clerkship IV, 5 SH
  • Feb. 12-Mar. 16, 2018: Clinical Clerkship V, 5 SH
  • Mar. 19-April 20, 2018: Clinical Clerkship VI, 5 SH

Total Semester Hours = 15

April 23-April 27, 2018: BOARD REVIEW

Break (April 28-May 6)

Term 6-Summer (May 7-August 31, 2018)

  • May 7-Jun. 8, 2018: Clinical Clerkship VII, 5 SH
  • Jun. 11-July 13, 2018: Clinical Clerkship VIII, 5 SH
  • July 16-Aug. 17, 2018: Clinical Clerkship IX, 5 SH

Total Semester Hours = 15

Aug. 20-Aug. 31, 2018: BOARD REVIEW, MAKE-UP, CHECK OUT

Total Program Hours = 119

Clinical Clerkship Listing

  • PAS-601: Family Medicine
  • PAS-602: Internal Medicine
  • PAS-603: Emergency Medicine
  • PAS-604: General Surgery
  • PAS-605: Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine
  • PAS-606: Behavioral Medicine
  • PAS-607: Women's Health
  • PAS-608: Urgent Care
  • PAS-609: Elective

Academic and Graduation Requirements

Didactic Year Progression Requirements

  1. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Have no more than two "C" course grades. Students with a first "C" will be given a letter of warning and remediated. Students with a second "C" will be placed on probation and remediated. Students with a third "C" will be dismissed from the program. Any student with any grade under a "C" will be dismissed from the program.
  3. Satisfy any remediation requirements.
  4. Meet all professional requirements for the program and the institution (see handbooks).
  5. Maintain a drug-free status and a satisfactory background check.
  6. Keep immunizations up-to-date.
  7. Be recommended by the program's Student Progress Committee for promotion to the clinical year.

Clinical Year Progression Requirements

  1. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  2. Have no more than two "C" grades in the didactic and/or clinical year (see #2 above).
  3. Satisfy any remediation requirements.
  4. Meet all professional requirements of the program and the institution (see handbooks). 
  5. Pass a drug test prior to the start of clinical clerkships.
  6. Have a satisfactory background check.
  7. Update immunizations prior to the start of clinical clerkships.
  8. Pass a written Summative Exam and a practical (OSCE) with a minimum score of 80%.
  9. Take a PACKRAT exam (for self-evaluation).

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Have no more than two "C" grades throughout the entire program.
  3. Satisfy any remediation requirements.
  4. Pass a written Summative Exam and a practical (OSCE) with a minimum score of 80%.
  5. Take a PACKRAT exam (for self-evaluation).
  6. Meet all professional requirements of the program and the institution (see handbooks).
  7. Clear all graduation requirements with the university (academic and financial).
  8. Participate in the graduation ceremony.
  9. Be recommended by the program's Student Progress Committee for graduation.

Academic Success

The Office of Student Success (ASC) at California Baptist University aids in scholastic success through a student-oriented process of personal and group engagement. The ASC is perceptive and responsive to student needs, open to student ideas, cares about the advancement of each student, encourages student development, seeks to promote student growth, and shares in the accomplishments of each student.

Services Offered

  • Tutorial Services
  • Study Groups
  • Exam Proctoring
  • Academic Success Workshops
  • Academic Guidance

Student Counseling

The Counseling Center serves a two-fold purpose: to provide counseling services to the California Baptist University community, and to provide supervision and training to practicum students in the Counseling Psychology graduate program.

The college years are a time of growth and transition during which students are confronted with many questions about self, religious faith, relationships, and future plans. The Counseling Center exists to assist students in achieving their personal, social, spiritual, academic, and career goals through professional, confidential services including individual and group counseling, workshops, behavioral self-help, referrals, and crises intervention.

Health Care Services

Health care is available to all members of the campus community. To help maintain a healthy campus environment, students are encouraged to visit the Student Health Center at the onset of illness symptoms and other health-related concerns. Health Center staff can address most conditions that are treated in an urgent care facility. The Health Center is operated in cooperation with Riverside Medical Clinic, who provides staffing and insurance billing services. In addition to accepting Student health insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources) provided through California Baptist University, most PPO insurances and HMO insurances (that name Riverside Medical Clinic as their primary medical group) are accepted at the Health Center. Kaiser Permanente Health Plans are not accepted at the Health Center. The Health Center has reasonable walk-in rates for all CBU community members beginning at $23 for students, faculty, and staff needing ongoing care and prescriptions for pre-existing conditions, it is recommended they visit their primary care physician.

The Health Center, located at 3510 Adams Street, is typically open while classes are in session, Monday-Friday from 8:30 am-5:30 pm. Patients may to schedule an appointment and walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are required for all routine, well- and/or preventative-services visits.

For more information, please visit the Health Center website.