Doctor of Physical Therapy - Curriculum

 

curriculum

Year 1

 

Summer Session

 
Course
Title
Credit Hours
 
PHTH 600 Introduction to Physical Therapy* 2  
PHTH 601 Advanced Human Anatomy** 8  

Term Total

10

Running Total

10


*
PHTH 600- Prerequisite course which will count towards program requirements once accepted into the DPT Program and course successfully passed

**PHTH 601- Advanced Human Anatomy is scheduled to begin in late Summer and proceed through the Fall Semester 

 

Fall Semester

 
Course
Title
Credit Hours
 
BIO 633 Advanced Pathology 3  
PE 584 Applied Biomechanics 3  
PHTH 602 Physical Therapy Examination 3  
PHTH 604 Lifespan Development 3  
PHTH 605 Clinical Medicine I 3  

Term Total

15

Running Total

25

Spring Semester

 

Number

Course Title

Credits

 
PE 680 Advanced Physiology of Exercise 3  
PHTH 620 Applied Neuroscience I 3  
PHTH 621 Pharmacology 3  
PHTH 622 Clinical Medicine II (Modalities) 3  
PHTH 624 Musculoskeletal I 3  

Term Total

15

Running Total

40

Year 2

 

Summer Session

 

Number

Course Title

Credits

 
PHTH 610 Clinical Education I 5  

Term Total

5

Running Total

45

FALL Semester

 

Number

Course Title

Credits

 
ATTR 691 Research Methods in AMR 3  
PHTH 701 Imaging and Diagnostics 2  
PHTH 706 Clinical Medicine III 3
PHTH 712 Applied Neuroscience II 3  
PHTH 720 Musculoskeletal II 3  

Term Total

14

Running Total

59

Spring Semester

 

Number

Course Title

Credits

 
HLTH 617 Health Behavior Theory 3  
PHTH 622 Musculoskeletal III 3  
PHTH 716 Wound Care 2  
PHTH 721 Differential Diagnosis 3  
PHTH 724 Applied Neuroscience III 3  

Term Total

14

Running Total

73

Year 3

 

summer session

 

Number

Course Title

Credits

 
PHTH 710 Clinical Education II 5  

Term Total

5

Running total

78

FALL Semester

 
ATTR 626 Leadership and Administration in AMR 3  
PHTH 801 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 2  
PHTH 823 Special Populations 3
PHTH 841 Health Care Systems 3  
PHTH 891 Scholarly Project 3  

Term Total

14

Running total

92

Spring Semester

 

Number

Course Title

Credits

 
PHTH 810 Clinical Education III-IV 8  

Term Total

8

Running total

100