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Curriculum

First Year

S-4 PRE-FALL SEMESTER (10 wks: ½ May – July)

Credits

PT 611

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

5

PT 613

Pharmacology

2

PT 607

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I

3

PT 680

Introduction to Clinical Education

1

Semester Total Credits

11

S-5 FALL SEMESTER A (8 weeks: Aug-Sept)

Credits

PT 681

Integrated Clinical Affiliation `

4

Semester Total Credits

4

S- 9 PRE-FALL (10 wks June-1/2 August)

Credits

PT 781

Integrated Clinical Affiliation III

5

 

Semester Total Credits

5

S-10 FALL SEMESTER (16 wks: Sept – Dec )

Credits

PT 700

Differential Diagnosis

2

PT 631

Healthcare Delivery Systems

2

PT 774

Geriatric Physical Therapy Practice

3

PT 736

Business and Leadership in Physical Therapy Practice

3

PT 710

Capstone Project II

1

PT 705

Comprehensive Case Analyses I

2

PT 750

Electives

2-5

Semester Total Credits (dependent on electives)

15-18

S-11A SPRING SEMESTER A (6 wks: January - ½ Feb., first week of May)

Credits

PT 711

Capstone Project III *(return for 1 week immediately following PT 782)

1

PT 741

Comprehensive Case Analyses II

1

PT 730

PT Practice Issues: Advocacy, Professional Association

2

PT 750

Electives

2-5

S-11B SPRING SEMESTER B (10 wks: ½ Feb. – April)

Credits

PT 782

Integrated Clinical Affiliation IV (10 weeks: 1/2 Feb. – April)

5

 

* Students return to campus for 1 week immediately after PT 782

 

Semester Total Credits (dependent on electives)

10-13

 

Total Curriculum Credits

110-115

Second Year

YEAR

TOTAL CREDITS

DPT 1

38

DPT 2

42

DPT 3

30 + (Dependent upon electives)

 DPT PROGRAM CREDITS TOTAL

110 + (Dependent upon electives)

Third Year

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