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Physical Therapy Curriculum

Recommended Sequence of Courses

1st Year Credits
Semester I - Fall
HS 402 Anatomy 7
HS 403 Physiology 5
DPT 404 Professional Development I 3
DPT 618 Physical Therapy Interventions I 2
DPT 406 Lifespan I 3
Total: 20
Semester II - Spring
DPT 412 Exercise Physiology 3
DPT 619 Kinesiology 4.5
DPT 609 Physical Therapy Interventions II 2.5
DPT 415 Lifespan II 2
HS 416 Education I: Patient, Family, Caregivers 2
HS 418 Clinical Medicine 5.5
Total: 19.5
2nd Year
Semester III - Summer/Fall
DPT 602 Basic and Clinical Neurosciences 6
DPT 603 Physical Therapy Interventions III 2
DPT 604 Physical Therapy Examination 3
DPT 605 Research Methods 2
DPT 606 Cardiopulmonary System: Evaluation and Management I 2
DPT 607 Integument System Evaluation and Management 2
DPT 600 Clinical Education Affiliation I (6 weeks) 3
DPT 601 Professional Development II 1
Total: 21
Semester IV - Spring
DPT 612 Musculoskeletal System Evaluation & Management I 6
DPT 613 Neuromuscular System Evaluation & Management I 5.5
DPT 654 PT Interventions IV 3
DPT 615 Statistical Applications for Research 2
HS 668 Community Service 1
DPT 611 Professional Development III 1
DPT 610 Clinical Education Affiliation II (8 weeks) 4
Total: 22.5
3rd Year
Semester V - Fall
DPT 614 Lifespan III 2
DPT 616 Integrative Case-Based Recitation II .5
DPT 652 Musculoskeletal System Evaluation and Management II 3.5
DPT 653 Neuromuscular System Evaluation and Management II 4.5
DPT 655 Research Project 2
HS 656 Education II: Colleagues and the Community 2
DPT 664 Professional Service 1
DPT 650 Clinical Education Affiliation III (8 weeks) 4
Total: 19.5
Semester VI - Spring
DPT 662 Cardiopulmonary System Evaluation & Management II 2
DPT 663 Integrative Case-Based Recitation III: The Complex Patient 2
DPT 665 Research Seminar 2
HS 667 Administration 3
DPT 661 Professional Development IV 1
DPT 660 Clinical Affiliation IV (16 weeks) 8
Elective 2
Total: 20


TOTAL CREDITS IN PROGRAM 122.5