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 5421 Tests and Measurements (2)
PHTH 5470 Applied Physiology (3)
PHTH 5460 Biomechanics and Movement Science (5)
PHTH 5440 Human Development Across the Life Span (2)
PHTH 5450 Patient Care Principles (2)
PHTH 5590 Research I (1)

Spring Semester - 15 credits 
PHTH 5490 Pathology (3) 
PHTH 5540 Clinical Medicine I (3) 
PHTH 5550 Therapeutic Exercise (3) 
PHTH 5570 Neuroscience/Neuropathology (3) 
PHTH 5580 Physical Agents (3)


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 revisions to the second and third year of the curriculum. What is presented above is the current curriculum without the revisions. Once appropriate approvals have been obtained, the above curriculum will be updated. The final revised curriculum (once appropriate approvals have been obtained) 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 2015-2017, beginning with page 139.






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