Curriculum Structure

Here is a breakdown of courses by semester, including credit hours.

Year I Fall I

PHYT M8100 Gross Anatomy: 7

PHYT M8115 Applied Physiology: 2

PHYT M8125 Kinesiology & Biomechanics I: 5

PHYT M8211 Professional Development & Practice I: 2

PHYT M8301 Examination & Evaluation: 3

PHYT M8704 Evidence-Based Practice I: 2

Total credits: 21

Year I Spring I

PHYT M8003 Clinical Education Seminar I: 0

PHYT M8105 Neuroscience: 4

PHYT M8112 Pathology: 2

PHYT M8126 Kinesiology &Biomechanics II: 3

PHYT M8130 Movement Science: 2

PHYT M8303 PT Procedures: 3

PHYT M8308 Concepts in Therapeutic Exercise:4

PHYT M8705 Evidence-Based Practice II: 2

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE):

Elective

PHYT M8849 Service Learning: 0

I Week experience in Guatemala: 2

Total credits: 20-22

Year I Summer I

PHYT M8310 Physical Modalities: 2

PHYT M8315 Soft Tissue Mobilization: 2

PHYT M8610 PT Mgt. of Orthopedic Conditions I: 5

PHYT M8634 Clinical Geriatrics: 3

PHYT M8706 Evidence-Based Practice III: 1

PHYT M9070 Medical Screening I: 1

Elective:

PHYT M8800 Medical Spanish: 0

Year II Fall II

Part A

PHYT M8004 Clinical Education Seminar II: 0

PHYT M8601 PT Mgt. of Cardiopulmonary Conditions I: 3

PHYT M8611 PT Mgt. of Orthopedic Conditions II: 4

PHYT M8620 PT Mgt. of the Adult with Neurological Conditions I: 3

PHYT M8636 Orthotics: 2

Elective

PHYT M8853 Research Practicum I: 1

Part B

PHYT M8901 Clinical Education I: 0

Total: 12-13

Year II Spring II

PHYT M8005 Clinical Education Seminar III: 0

PHYT M8311 PT Mgt. of Integumentary Impairments (½ semester): 2

PHYT M8612 Professional Development & Practice II: 2

PHYT M8602 PT Mgt. of Cardiopulmonary Conditions II: 3

PHYT M8612 PT Mgt. of Orthopedic Conditions III: 5

PHYT M8621 PT Mgt. of the Adult with Neurological Conditions II: 5

PHYT M8630 PT Mgt. of Pediatric Conditions: 7

PHYT M8637 Prosthetics (½ semester): 2

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE): 0

Electives

PHYT M8849 Service Learning I: 2

PHYT M8850 Service Learning II (Repeat Experience): 2

PHYT M8854 Research Practicum II: 1

Total: 26-30

Year II Summer II

PHYT M8902 Clinical Education II: 0

Fall III

1 Week Pre-Fall Mini Session

PHYT M9071 Medical Screening II: 1

PHYT M 9075 Diagnostic Imaging for PTs: 2

Regular Session

PHYT M8006 Clinical Education Seminar IV: 0

PHYT M8120 Pharmacology: 2

PHYT M8213 Professional Development & Practice III: 2

PHYT M8570 Issues & Approaches of Health Policy (½ semester): 1

PHYT M8575 Marketing & Business Mgt. in PT Practice (½ semester): 2

PHYT M8580 Health Education & Promotion in PT Practice: 2

PHYT M9040 Clinical Case Mgt. Seminar: 2

Advanced Track Courses (Select 1)

PHYT M9015 Advanced Seminar in Orthopedics: 4 each

PHYT M9025 Advanced Seminar in Adult Neurorehabilitation: 1

PHYT M9035 Advanced Seminar in Pediatrics: 1 each

Elective:

PHYT M8855 Research Practicum III: 0 each

Electives (Minimum of 2 required)

(Minimum of 2 required: taken for credit; ½ semester courses. Students completing the Research Practicum series have the option of taking/not taking any of the following electives. Students who completed 1 Service Learning elective have the option of taking only 1 of these courses.)

PHYT M8804 Integrative Therapies

PHYT M8815 Women’s Health Issues

PHYT M8825 Sports Rehabilitation

PHYT M8833 Craniofacial Pain of Cevicogenic Origin: Headaches &

Temporomandibular Disorders

PHYT M8835 Performing Arts PT

PHYT M8841 Teaching Practicum in Applied Physiology

PHYT M8845 Teaching Practicum in Anatomy

PHYT M8847 Teaching Practicum in Kinesiology & Biomechanics I

Electives (Minimum of 1 required)

(Minimum of 1 required; run as a continuing education type course; scheduled in the evening or on a week-end. Students completing the Research Practicum series have the option of taking/not taking any of the following electives except as noted.)

PHYT M8808 Pilates

PHYT M8812 Vestibular Rehabilitation

(Required for all students who take the Advanced Seminar in either Adult Neurorehabilitation or Pediatrics)

PHYT M8830 Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

PHYT M8832 Foot & Ankle Rehabilitation

PHYT M8843 Lab Teaching Practicum in Anatomy

PHYT M8848 Team Teaching Practicum in Kinesiology & Biomechanics I

Totals: 3

Pre Fall Mini Session: 15-16

Regular Session: 2+1

Electives: 0

Minimum of 2 required for credit, which also includes the Service Learning elective offered in Spring Year I and/or II.

Minimum of 1 required for 0 credit, which also includes the Medical Spanish elective offered in Summer I

Spring III

PHYT M9200 Clinical Internship: 0