Curriculum

Department of Physical Therapy

Curriculum Sequence

Cohort 21--Graduation in 2021

Semester 1 (Fall Year 1)

Semester 2 (Spring Year 1)

Semester 3 (Summer Year 1)

HSC 5000   Interprofessional Education for the        1

                      Health Sciences

HSC 5001   Advanced Gross Human  Anatomy        6

HSC 5002   Functional Human Anatomy                 2

HSC 5003   Patient Care Concepts I                        1

PTH 5110    Intro to Physical Therapy                      1

PTH 5120    Human Embryology                            1

                                                 Total Credits        12

HSC 5005   Neuroscience                                      4

HSC 5006   Intro to Res & Evidence-based Prac       2

HSC 5010   Patient Care Concepts II                       2

HSC 5011   Biomechanics                                      2

HSC 5014   Psychosocial Aspects of Disability        3

PTH 5221   General Pathophysiology                      3

PTH 5335   Physical Agents                                   2

                                               Total Credits        18

HSC 5007   Research in the Health Professions        2

PTH 5236   Intro to Therapeutic Exercise                2

PTH 5321   Applied Pathophysiology and Histology 2

PTH 5390   Clinical Affiliation I                            3                     

PTH 5391   Intro to Clinical Practice                       1

                                       

                                                     Total Credits        10

                                                        Year Total: 40

Semester 4 (Fall Year 2)

Semester 5 (Spring Year 2)

Semester 6 (Summer Year 2)

HSC 5008   Pharmacology                                       2

HSC 5009   Assistive Technology in Rehabilitation  2

HSC 5013   Intro to the Integumentary Systems        1

PTH 5325    Educational Interventions                     1

PTH 6433    Intro to Prosthetics & Orthotics             1

PTH 6443    Intro to Orthopedic Physical Therapy     3

PTH 6444    Intro to PT Management of the Spine     1

PTH 6453    Intro to Neurologic Physical Therapy     3

PTH 6573    Clinical Integumentary PT                    1

PTH 7789    Directed Independent Study                  1

                                              

 Total Credits        16

PTH 6534   Differential Diagnosis and Imaging        3

PTH 6543   Clinical Orthopedics                            3

PTH 6544   PT Interventions for Patients with          1

                     Spinal Conditions

PTH 6553   Clinical Neurologic Physical Therapy     3

PTH 6564   Physical Therapy Mgt for Patients with  4

                     Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Conditions

PTH 6583   Acute Care Practice                             2

 

 

                                               

 Total Credits        16

HSC 5099  Capstone                                              3

                    or

HSC 6000  Thesis

PTH 6690  Clinical Affiliation II                            6

                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                  Total Credits        9

                                                        Year Total: 41

Semester 7 (Fall Year 3)

Semester 8 (Spring Year 3)

Semester 9 (Summer Year 3)

PTH 7782  Geriatrics                                             3

PTH 7783  Pediatrics                                             3

PTH 7784  Gender Health                                      2

PTH 7785  Health Promotion and Wellness              2

PTH 7849  Spinal Thrust Manipulation                    2

PTH 7886  Sports Physical Therapy                         2

PTH 7887  Clinical Decision Making for the            1                        Complex Patient

                                                

Total Credits        15

PTH 7825  Health Disparities                                 2

PTH 7827   Ethics in Healthcare                                         2

PTH 7826  Administration & Practice Mgt               2

Second 10 weeks

PTH 7790  Clinical Affiliation III                           6

                                               

 

 

 Total Credits        12

PTH 7890   Clinical Affiliation IV                                      6

                  

 

 

                     

 

 

                                                  

Total Credits       6

                                                  Year Total: 33

                                                                                                                                                                Total Professional Hours: 114