The Committee is composed of the PA principal faculty, instructional faculty, and faculty from the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and/or Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) program. This group provides general oversight of the curriculum. All new courses and changes to existing courses must meet the approval of this Committee and the Institutional Curriculum Committee.
The Course Director
The Course Director works with the Curriculum Committee to design the specific content and presentation of the course materials. The Course Director is expected to provide students with the overall goals, learning outcomes, and instructional objectives for the course. In addition, information regarding requirements of enrolled students and grading policies are presented at the onset of the course. The Course Director has overall responsibility and authority of assigning grades for the course and reserves the right to lower a student’s grade based upon individual professional behavior.
PA Program faculty members serve as Course Directors for Supervised Clinical Practice Experiences (SCPEs) and assign the final grade after reviewing the evaluation(s) from the community preceptor, course-related assignments, and individual performance on Mini-CEX evaluations, End of Rotation (EOR) exams, and competency exams.