Pre-professional Program (Physical Therapy)
Pre-Professional Program Admission Requirements
The applicant must satisfy the undergraduate admission requirements to the University.
Professional Program Admission Requirements
Admission to the the professional program requires admission to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Students should consult the Graduate Bulletin for details.
Prior to admission to the professional program, the following prerequisites, or their equivalent, must be completed with a grade of a "C" or higher.
|BIO 1510||Basic Life Mechanisms||4|
|BIO 2870||Anatomy and Physiology||5|
|BIO 3200||Human Physiology 1||3-4|
|or BIO 4120||Comparative Physiology|
|CHM 1220||General Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 1230||General Chemistry I Laboratory||1|
|CHM 1240||Organic Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 1250||Organic Chemistry I Laboratory||1|
|PHY 2130||Physics for the Life Sciences I||4|
|PHY 2131||Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory||1|
|PHY 2140||Physics for the Life Sciences II||4|
|PHY 2141||Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory||1|
|Non-Science Prerequisite Courses|
|ENG 1020||Introductory College Writing||3|
|LFA 2330||First Aid and CPR (or equiv.)||3|
|PSY 1010||Introductory Psychology||3-4|
|or PSY 1020||Elements of Psychology|
|PSY 2030||Statistical Methods in Psychology||4|
|If the applicant does not have a bachelor's degree the student must also take at least six additional credits in upper division undergraduate courses (3000 and above) concentrated in one of the following areas: Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health Science, Physics, or Psychology.||6|
|Electives (to reach 90 credits total)||0-12|
|Courses to satisfy General Education Requirements|
|American Society and Institutions (AI)||3|
|Critical Thinking (CT)||3|
|Foreign Culture (FC)||3|
|Historical Studies (HS)||3|
|Oral Communication (OC)||3|
|Philosophy and Letters (PL)||3|
|Social Sciences (SS) 3||3|
|Visual and Performing Arts (VP)||3|
BIO 3200 is preferred.
ENG 3050 is preferred.
ECO 1000 or ECO 2010 is recommended.