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Curriculum
 


Year 1 | Year 2 | Year 3

Year 1

Summer - 7 weeks (8 credits)
PHYT600 -- PT as a Profession (1 credit)
PHYT622 -- Clinical Gross Anatomy (6 credits)

Fall (16 credits)
PHYT604 -- Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics (4 credits)
PHYT624 -- Basic Evaluation Techniques (2 credits)
PHYT631 -- PT in the Acute Care Environment (4 credits)
PHYT635 -- Thermal Agents & Soft Tissue (2 credits)
PHYT641 -- Rounds I (1 credit, pass/fail)
PHYT801 -- Medical Science I - General Medicine (3 credits)

Winter (6-9 credits)
PHYT620 -- Educational Process in Community Health (1 credit)
PHYT632 -- Applied Physiology I (3 credits)
PHYT830 -- Introduction to Clinical Education (2 credits)

Optional elective:
PHYT626 -- Advanced Regional Anatomy (3 credits, pass/fail)

Spring (15-18 credits)
PHYT606 -- Research (3 credits)
PHYT623 -- Clinical Neuroscience (4 credits)
PHYT633 -- Applied Physiology II (3 credits)
PHYT634 -- Electrotherapy (4 credits)
PHYT642 -- Rounds II (1 credit, pass/fail)

Students may be assigned one of the following during the semester:
PHYT821 -- Orthopaedic Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)
PHYT822 -- Neurologic/Older Adult Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)

Year 2

Summer I - 7 Weeks (8 credits)
PHYT608 -- Musculoskeletal Evaluation (4 credits)
PHYT802 -- Medical Science II - Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Imaging (4 credits)

Summer II - 6 weeks (5-8 credits)
PHYT807 -- Emergency Responder & Advanced Seminar (5 credits)

Students may be assigned one of the following during this semester:
PHYT812 -- Pediatric Integrated Clinical Experience (1 credit)
PHYT821 -- Orthopaedic Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)
PHYT822 -- Neurologic/Older Adult Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)

Fall (15-18 credits)
PHYT643 -- Rounds III (1 credit, pass/fail)
PHYT803 -- Medical Science III - Neurology (3 credits)
PHYT804 -- Neurophysiologic Evaluation & Treatment (4 credits)
PHYT805 -- Rehabilitation (4 credits)
PHYT806 -- Geriatrics (3 credits)

Students may be assigned to one of the following during this semester:
PHYT812 -- Pediatric Integrated Clinical Experience (1 credit)
PHYT821 -- Orthopaedic Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)
PHYT822 -- Neurologic/Older Adult Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)

Winter (5-11 credits)
PHYT809 -- Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Disease (3 credits)
PHYT810 -- Clinical Management and Administration (2 credits)

Optional elective:
PHYT626 -- Advanced Regional Anatomy (3 credits; pass/fail)

Students may be assigned one of the following during this semester:
PHYT812 -- Pediatric Integrated Clinical Experience (1 credit)
PHYT821 -- Orthopaedic Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)
PHYT822 -- Neurologic/Older Adult Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)

Spring Shortened Semester - 12 Weeks (9-15 credits)
PHYT644 -- Rounds (1 credit; pass/fail)
PHYT808 -- Spine Management (4 credits)
PHYT811 -- Pediatrics (4 credits)

Optional elective:
PHYT614 -- Sports and Orthopaedics (3 credits, pass/fail)

Students may be assigned one of the following during this semester:
PHYT812 -- Pediatric Integrated Clinical Experience (1 credit)
PHYT821 -- Orthopaedic Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)
PHYT822 -- Neurologic/Older Adult Integrated Clinical Experience (3 credits)

Year 3

Summer I - 10 weeks (4 credits)
PHYT831 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Medically Complex (4 credits)
PHYT833 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Rehabilitation (4 credits)
PHYT834 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Elective (4 credits)

Summer II - 10 weeks (4 credits)
PHYT831 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Medically Complex (4 credits)
PHYT833 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Rehabilitation (4 credits)
PHYT834 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Elective (4 credits)

Fall - 10 weeks (4 credits)
PHYT831 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Medically Complex (4 credits)
PHYT833 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Rehabilitation (4 credits)
PHYT834 -- Full-time Clinical Experience - Elective (4 credits)

Total Credits including Integrated Experiences* = 105

*PHYT812, PHYT821, PHYT822 - Integrated Clinical Experience Classes (total of 7 credits) are each taken once.

Students are also required to participate in 30 hours of Service Learning during the Program

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