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.

Course Requirements

Prior to admission to the professional program, the following prerequisites, or their equivalent, must be completed with a grade of a "C" or higher.

Program-Specific Prerequisites
BIO 1510Basic Life Mechanisms4
BIO 2870Anatomy and Physiology5
BIO 3200Human Physiology 13-4
or BIO 4120 Comparative Physiology
CHM 1220General Chemistry I4
CHM 1230General Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHM 1240Organic Chemistry I4
CHM 1250Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1
PHY 2130Physics for the Life Sciences I4
PHY 2131Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
PHY 2140Physics for the Life Sciences II4
PHY 2141Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
Non-Science Prerequisite Courses
ENG 1020Introductory College Writing3
LFA 2330First Aid and CPR (or equiv.)3
PSY 1010Introductory Psychology3-4
or PSY 1020 Elements of Psychology
PSY 2030Statistical Methods in Psychology4
Upper-Level Concentration
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