PA Jumpstart Program

CVCC offers the courses needed to help you apply for IPAP. The courses offered meet the requirements set forth in AR601-20 that must be met as part of your Army PA Application:

Basic Education Requirements: Applicants must have at least 60 transferable credit hours from an accredited college/university, of which a minimum of 30 credit hours must have been completed in-residence. Student should have maintained a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 in resident courses. (Source: Army Regulation 601-20 FY 10 Update)

Please note, CVCC does not offer IPAP. Courses offered assist you with IPAP application preparation.

Required Course Work:

 Course Course Name Semester Hours
ENG101  English Composition I 3
ENG102  English Composition II 3
CHM111  College Chemistry I 4
CHM112  College Chemistry II 4
BIO201  Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO202  Anatomy & Physiology II 4
MTH112  Precalculus Algebra (College Algebra) 3
PSY200  General Psychology 3
SOC200  Introduction to Sociology 3
HUM101  Introduction to Humanities 3
*BIO103  Principles of Biology I (*Pre-requisite course) 4
  TOTAL 38

Additional Course Work (recommended):


 Course Course Name Semester Hours
BIO220 Microbiology 4
CHM221 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM222 Organic Chemistry II 4
MTH113 Precalculus Trigonometry 3
MTH125 Calculus I 4
MTH126 Calculus II 4
   Total   23

TOTAL: 61 Semester Hours