Professional Curriculum

Doctor of Physical Therapy

YEAR I
Summer Session - 9 credits 
PHTH 5360  Gross Anatomy (6)
PHTH 5380  Introduction to Physical Therapy (1)
PHTH 5330  Psychosocial Behavioral Issues (2)

Fall Semester - 15 credits 
PHTH 5470  Applied Physiology (3)
PHTH 5490  Pathology (3)
PHTH 5460  Biomechanics and Movement Science I (3)
PHTH 5440  Human Development Across the Life Span (2)
PHTH 5421  Tests & Measurements (2)
PHTH 5450  Patient Care Principles (2)

Spring Semester - 15 credits 
PHTH 5540  Clinical Medicine I (2)
PHTH 5550  Therapeutic Exercise (3)
PHTH 5560  Biomechanics and Movement Science II (3)
PHTH 5570  Neuroscience/Neuropathology (3)
PHTH 5580  Physical Agents (3)
PHTH 5590  Research I (1)


YEAR II
Summer Semester - 9 credits
PHTH 6340  Electrotherapeutics (2)
PHTH 6350  Clinical Medicine II (3)
PHTH 6360  Clinical Education I (Maymester) (3)
PHTH 6390  Research II (1)

Fall Semester - 15 credits
PHTH 6420  Principles of Education (2)
PHTH 6440  Cardiopulmonary (3)
PHTH 6460  Orthopedics I (4)
PHTH 6470  Neurological PT I (4)
PHTH 6490  Research III (2)

Spring Semester - 15 credits
PHTH 6530  Psychosocial Behavioral Issues II (2)
PHTH 6540  Prosthetics and Orthotics (3)
PHTH 6560  Orthopedics II (4)
PHTH 6570  Neurological PT II (4)
PHTH 6590  Research IV (2)


YEAR III
Summer Semester - 8 credits

PHTH 7320  Administration & Management (2)
PHTH 7350  Clinical Education II (4)
PHTH 7360  Advanced Clinical Topics I (2)

Fall Semester - 14 credits
PHTH 7410  Clinical Integration Seminar (2)
PHTH 7454  Clinical Education III (6)
PHTH 7460  Advanced Clinical Topics II (2)
PHTH 7470  Health and Wellness (3)
PHTH 7490  Research V (1)

Spring Semester - 13 credits
PHTH 7554  Clinical Education IV (5)
PHTH 7564  Clinical Education V (5)
PHTH 7570  DPT Clinical Case Conference (2)
PHTH 7580  DPT Professional Issues (1)

 

The DPT program is making minor revisions to its curriculum, beginning with the Class of 2017. The revised curriculum may be accessed here.

The 2015-16 Department of Physical Therapy Student Handbook may be accessed here.

The course descriptions for the current list of courses outlined above may be accessed from the Graduate Catalog 2013-2015, beginning with page 183.






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