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Freshmen and Undergraduate Transfer Admission Curriculum

Freshmen Admission:  A Six Year Program resulting in Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Biology, Bachelor of Science in Heath Science and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree.  Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Transfer Admission:  Length of program will be dependent on course work accepted for transfer.  Admission Requirements

Year 1
Fall - 16 Credits Spring - 17 Credits
Research & Information Skills Lab 1 cr. Elements of Computer Science 2 crs.
Thinking & Writing Across the Curriculum 3 crs. Imaginative Literature & Critical Writing 3 crs.
Biology I: Cells, Genetics, Development/Lab 4 crs. Introduction to Psychology 3 crs.
Chemistry I/Lab 5 crs. Biology II:  Diversity, Ecology, Evolution/Lab 4 crs.
Creative Arts Core 3 crs. General Chemistry II/Lab 5 crs.
Year 2
Fall - 18 Credits Spring - 16 Credits
Calculus I 4 crs Introduction to Biostatistics 3 crs.
Organic Chemistry I 3 crs. Organic Chemistry II 3 crs.
Organic Chemistry I Lab 1 cr. Organic Chemistry II Lab 1 cr.
Cell & Molecular Biology 4 crs. Science Writing 3 crs.
Cell & Molecular Biology Recitation 0 crs. Supra-Organismal Concentration or Genetics/MolBio Concentration 3 crs.
History of Science 3 crs. Social Justice Core 3 crs.
Theology Core 3 crs.
Year 3
Fall - 15 Credits Spring 14/15 Credits
Physics for Life Sciences I/Lab/Rec 4 crs. Basic Philosophical Questions 3 crs
Lab I:  Experimental Biology 4 crs. Physics for Life Sciences II/Lab 4 crs.
Seminar 1 cr. Principles of Practice -  I Introduction to Physical Therapy 1 cr.
Supra-Organismal Concentration or Genetics/MolBio Concentration 3 crs. Intro to Biostatistics II or Calculus II 3/4 crs.
Faith and Reason Core 3 crs. Global Diversity Core 3 crs
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Year 4:  First Professional Year
Fall - 17 Credits Spring - 17 Credits
Health Care Ethics 3 crs. Principles of Practice III -  Ethical, Moral, & Legal Issues 1 cr.
Foundational Skills/Lab 3 crs. Principles of Research 2 crs.
POP II - Social and Cultural Issues in PT 3 crs. Psychology of Illness & Disability/Lab 3 crs.
Anatomy I/Lab 4 crs. Anatomy II/Lab 4 crs.
Physiology I (Organismal Concentration) 3 crs. Physiology II 4 crs.
Histology 1 cr. Functional Kinesiology/Biomechanics /Lab I 3 crs.
Summer - 8 Credits
Exercise Physiology & Wellness 3 crs.
Examination Methods/Lab 3 crs.
Topics in Research 2 crs.
Year 5 - 2nd Professional Year
Fall - 18 Credits Spring - 17 Credits
Neuroscience 4 crs. Topics in Pharmacology 3 crs.
Orthopedic Science I 3 crs. Orthopedic Science III/Lab 3 crs.
Orthopedic Science II/Lab 3 crs. Orthopedic Science IV/Lab 3 crs.
Therapeutic Modalities/Lab 3 crs. Clinical Neurologic Science I/Lab 3 crs.
Medical Sciences I 3 crs. Medical Sciences II 3 crs.
Principles of Practice IV - Patient Care & Education 2 crs. Prosthetics & Orthotics/Lab 2 crs.
Summer - 15 Credits
Clinical Education 4 cr
Clinical Neurologic Science II/Lab 3 crs.
Special Topics in Geriatrics 2 crs.
Ergonomics & Environmental Considerations/Lab 3 crs.
Pediatrics/Lab 3 crs.
Year 6 - 3 Professional Year
Fall - 17 Credits Spring - 10 credits
Differential Diagnosis in PT/Lab 2 crs. Clinical Education III 5 crs.
Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Science/Lab 3 crs. Clinical Education IV 5 crs.
Clinical Education II 4 crs.
Clinical Neurologic Science III/Lab 3 crs.
Clinical Neurologic Science IV/Lab 2 crs.
PT Management 3 crs.
Grand Rounds 0 crs.
Summer - 9 Credits
Clinical Education V 9 crs.

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