Degree Requirements for Doctor of Physical Therapy

Degree Requirements: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Pre-Professional Phase:

Required Major Courses:

Year One:
BIO 111 General Biology I
BIO 111L General Biology I Laboratory
BIO 112 General Biology II
BIO 112L General Biology II Laboratory
CHM 111 Principles of Chemistry I
CHM 112 Principles of Chemistry II
CHM 113 Introductory Laboratory I
CHM 114 Introductory Laboratory II

One of the following:
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 120 Introduction to Anthropology

Summer One:
EXSC 120 Medical Terminology

Year Two:
EXSC 211 Intro. to Human Movement
EXSC 216 Clinical Human Physiology
MAS 170 Elementary Statistics
PHY 103 General College Physics I
PHY 103L General College Physics I Lab
PHY 104 General College Physics II
PHY 104L General College Physics II Lab
PSY 112 General Psychology II

Year Three:
EXSC 302 Healthcare Admin. Law & Policy
EXSC 310 Exercise Physiology
EXSC 311 Fundamentals of Anatomy
EXSC 312 Psyc/Soc Asp. Disease/Disabil.
EXSC 314 Environmental Physiology
EXSC 316 Exercise Tech. & Phys. Condit.
EXSC 318 Psychology of Health

Professional Phase:

Summer Three:
PHT 511 Human Anatomy

Year Four:
PHT 502 Prof. Issues of PT Pract. I
PHT 504 Prof. Issues of PT Pract. II
PHT 514 Pathophysiology
PHT 516 Biomechanics and Kinesiology
PHT 518 Exercise Science
PHT 520 Motor Control
PHT 532 Clinical Examination
PHT 534 Cardiovascular-Pulmonary PT
PHT 542 Pharmacology in Rehabilitation
PHT 551 Found of Evid-Based Crit Inq.

Year Five:
PHT 716 Health Promotion-Self-Society
PHT 720 Neuroscience
PHT 726 Clinical Interventions I
PHT 728 Musculoskeletal I
PHT 730 Clinical Interventions II
PHT 732 Musculoskeletal II
PHT 734 Selected P.T. Practice Topics
PHT 736 Neuromuscular Phys. Therapy I
PHT 738 Geriatrics Physical Therapy
PHT 740 Prosthetics & Orthotics
PHT 752 Evidence in Practice

Summer Five:
PHT 760 Clinical Education I
PHT 762 Clinical Education II
PHT 764 Clinical Education III

Year Six:
PHT 802 PT Administratn & Management
PHT 830 Neuromuscular PT II
PHT 832 Pediatric Physical Therapy
PHT 836 Differential Diagnosis
PHT 850 Critical Inquiry Capstone

Two Credits from:
PHT 835 Patient Management Seminar

One of the following:
PHT 860 Clinical Education IV
PHT 861 Clinical Education V
PHT 862 Clinical Education VI