Physical Therapy

Curriculum

(Course Descriptions can be found in the Student Handbook)

FALL: SEMESTER  1  - 18 hours

DPT8141 Human Pathophysiology 4 hrs
DPT8142 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics 4 hrs
DPT8151 Human Gross Anatomy 5 hrs
DPT8152 Foundational Clinical Skills 5 hrs

SPRING: SEMESTER 2  - 17 hours

DPT8211 Clinical Reasoning 1 1 hr 
DPT8222   Physical Agents and Modalities 2 hrs
DPT8223 Evidenced Based PT Practice 1 2 hrs
DPT8225 Pharmacology 2 hrs
DPT8231 Gen Medical and Post Surgical PT 3 hrs
DPT8241 Physiology of Therapeutic Exercise 4 hrs
DPT8431 Neuroscience 3 hrs

SUMMER: SEMESTER 3 - 12 hours

DPT8311 Therapeutic Exercise 2 1 hr 
DPT8312 Clinical Education & Communication 1 hr
DPT8321 Clinical Reasoning 2 2 hrs
DPT8324 Ethics and Professional Development 2 hrs
DPT8331 Motor Behavior 3 hrs
DPT8332 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Practice 1 3 hrs

FALL: SEMESTER  4 - 13 hours

DPT8232 Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Practice 3 hrs
DPT8411 Medical Missions 1 1 hr
DPT8422 Human Lifespan Development 2 hrs
DPT8434 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy Practice 2 3 hrs
DPT8441 Clinical Internship I 4 hrs

SPRING: SEMESTER  5 - 18 hours

DPT8511 Evidenced Based PT Practice 2               1 hr
DPT8532 Healthcare Business 3 hrs
DPT8551 Pediatric PT Practice 5 hrs
DPT8552 Adult Neurological PT Practice 5 hrs
DPT8612 Medical Missions 2 1 hr
DPT8631 Diagnostic Imaging 3 hrs

SUMMER: SEMESTER  6 - 11 hours

DPT8521 Clinical Reasoning 3 2 hrs
DPT8531 Orthotics & Prosthetics 3 hrs
DPT8611 Evidenced Based Physical Therapy 3 1 hr
DPT8621 Health Wellness Promotion 2 hrs
DPT8632 Screening and Differential Diagnosis 3 hrs

FALL: SEMESTER  7 - 11 hours

DPT8711 Licensure Preparation and Review 1 1 hr
DPT8721 Medical Missions Practicum 2 hrs
DPT8741 Clinical Internship 2 (8 weeks) 4 hrs
DPT8742 Clinical Internship 3 (8 weeks) 4 hrs

SPRING: SEMESTER 8 - 10 hours

DPT8821 Licensure Preparation and Review 2 2 hrs
DPT8841 Clinical Internship 4 (8 weeks) 4 hrs
DPT8842 Clinical Internship 5 (8 weeks) 4 hrs

CUMULATIVE PROGRAM HOURS 110

Physical Therapy Program
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