Curriculum

Doctor of Physical Therapy/B.S. in Kinesiology

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry Level

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX GenED
ELECTIVE - GENERAL EDUCATION
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
SC 191
General Biology I
4 CR.HR.
SC 181
Chemistry I
3 CR.HR.
SL 191
General Biology I Laboratory
0 CR.HR.
SL 181
Chemistry Lab I
1 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
MS 180
Precalculus with Trigonometry
4 CR.HR.
SC 182
Chemistry II
3 CR.HR.
SC 291
Cell Biology
3 CR.HR.
SL 182
Chemistry Lab II
1 CR.HR.

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
MS 223
Research Design
3 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
SC 121
Anatomy and Physiology I
3 CR.HR.
SC 271
Physics I
4 CR.HR.
SL 121
Anatomy/Physiology Lab I
1 CR.HR.
SL 271
Physics Lab I
0 CR.HR.

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX GenED
ELECTIVE - GENERAL EDUCATION
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
SC 122
Anatomy and Physiology II
3 CR.HR.
SC 272
Physics II
4 CR.HR.
SL 122
Anatomy/Physiology Lab II
1 CR.HR.
SL 272
Physics Lab II
0 CR.HR.

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 299
Topic/
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
PT 435
Principles of Physiology
3 CR.HR.
PY 232
Abnormal Psychology
3 CR.HR.
SC 334
Genomic Biology
3 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC PY 3XX

ELC 3xx BIO
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY (300+)
OR
ELECTIVE - BIOLOGY (300+)


ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX GenED
ELECTIVE - GENERAL EDUCATION
PT 425
Exercise Physiology
3 CR.HR.
SC 292
Epidemiology
3 CR.HR.

Professional Phase

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Seventh Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 410
Gross Anatomy
5 CR.HR.
PT 411
Kinesiology & Biomechanics
3 CR.HR.
PT 415
Therapeutic Skills I
3 CR.HR.
PT 417
Physical Agents I
3 CR.HR.
PT 431
Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy
3 CR.HR.

January Term

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 416
Therapeutic Skills II
1 CR.HR.
PT 418
Physical Agents II
1 CR.HR.

Eighth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 412
Motor Control & Learning
3 CR.HR.
PT 420
Life Cycles I
2 CR.HR.
PT 450
Neurophysiology
3 CR.HR.
PT 515
Therapeutic Skills III
3 CR.HR.
PT 550
Musculoskeletal I
4 CR.HR.
PT 561
Pathophysiology
3 CR.HR.

Summer

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 400
Clinical Edu I
4 CR.HR.

Ninth Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 500
Clinical Edu II
4 CR.HR.
PT 510
Neuromuscular I
3 CR.HR.
PT 528
Ethical/Legal/Management Issues in Physical Therapy
3 CR.HR.
PT 552
Musculoskeletal II
3 CR.HR.
PT 601
Research Methods I
1 CR.HR.

January Term

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 664
Geriatrics
3 CR.HR.

Tenth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
MS 345
Biostatistics
3 CR.HR.
PT 520
Life Cycles II
3 CR.HR.
PT 554
Musculoskeletal III
3 CR.HR.
PT 560
Cardiorespiratory
3 CR.HR.
PT 602
Research Methods II
1 CR.HR.
PT 610
Neuromuscular II
3 CR.HR.

May Term

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 625
Prosthetics in Rehabilitation
2 CR.HR.
PT 640
Medical Imaging and Rehabilitation
1 CR.HR.
PT 642
Pharmacology and Rehabilitation
1 CR.HR.

Summer

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 600
Clinical Edu III
4 CR.HR.

Eleventh Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 530
Rehabilitation of Chronic Conditions
3 CR.HR.
PT 599
Advanced Physical Therapy Elective
3 CR.HR.
PT 603
Research Methods III
2 CR.HR.
PT 608
PT Management of Children with Neurologic Dysfunction
3 CR.HR.
PT 630
The Physical Therapist as Educator, Consultant and Advocate
2 CR.HR.
PT 650
Patient Care Seminar I
2 CR.HR.
PT 661
Exercise for Special Populations
3 CR.HR.

Twelfth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PT 604
Research Methods IV
3 CR.HR.
PT 605
Advanced Anatomy
1 CR.HR.
PT 618
Health and Wellness
3 CR.HR.
PT 620
Primary Health Care
2 CR.HR.
PT 652
Patient Care Seminar II
1 CR.HR.
PT 700
Clinical Education IV
4 CR.HR.