DPT Curriculum (for classes graduating in 2013, 2014, & 2015)

This curriculum listed below is applicable to classes graduating in 2015.  Revised curriulcum, effective with the DPT class entering in Fall 2013 (graduating in/after 2016) can be found here.

Year One

FALL SEMESTER I 
PT 710 Foundations of Physical Therapy Practice3.0
PT 722 Clinical Exercise Physiology3.0
PT 723 Gross Anatomy I4.5
PT 724 Functional Anatomy, Biomechanics and Kinesology3.0
PT 727 Neuroscience I1.0
PT 741 Professional Issues in Physical Therapy1.0
PT 755 Research I2.0
Total units Fall Semester I17.5
SPRING SEMESTER I 
PT 711 Patient/Client Management Musculoskeletal I5.0
PT 725 Gross Anatomy II3.5
PT 726 Functional Anatomy, Biomechanics and Kinesiology II3.0
PT 732 Pathology and Medical Management in Orthopedics I3.0
PT 743 Communication in Health Care I2.0
PT 751 Case Studies I1.0
PT 761 Integrated Clinical Experience I 0.5
Total units Spring Semester I18.0
SUMMER SEMESTER I 
PT 712 Patient/Client Management Musculoskeletal II5.0
PT 719 Physical Agents1.0
PT 728 Neuroscience II2.0
PT 733 Pathology and Medical Management in Orthopedics II3.0
PT 742 Teaching and Learning2.0
PT 744 Health Care System2.0
PT 752 Case Studies II1.0
PT 762 Integrated Clinical Experience II0.5
Total units Summer Semester I16.5

Year Two

FALL SEMESTER II 
PT 763 Clinical Experience I 5.0
Total units Fall Semester II5.0
SPRING SEMESTER II 
PT 713 Patient/Client Management Neuromuscular I6.0
PT 714 Patient/Client Management Pediatrics3.0
PT 729 Neuroscience III3.0
PT 734 Pathology and Medical Management in Neurology2.0
PT 745 Communication in Health Care II2.0
PT 753 Case Studies III1.0
PT 764 Integrated Clinical Experience III0.5
Total units Spring Semester II17.5
ELECTIVE 
PT 700 Interdisciplinary Teams in Geriatrics1.5
SUMMER SEMESTER II 
PT 717 Patient/Client Management Cardiopulmonary3.0
PT 756 Research II2.0
PT 765 Clinical Experience II5.0
Total units Summer Semester II10.0
ELECTIVE 
PT 783 Spanish for Physical Therapists2.0

Year Three

FALL SEMESTER III 
PT 715 Patient/Client Management Special Populations3.0
PT 716 Patient/Client Management Musculoskeletal III3.0
PT 718 Patient/Client Management Neuromuscular II3.0
PT 746 Management of Physical Therapy Services3.0
PT 747 Professional Issues in Physical Therapy II1.0
PT 757 Research III2.0
PT 754 Case Studies IV1.0
Total units Fall Semester III16.0
ELECTIVES 
PT 781 Advanced Pediatrics2.0
PT 782 Physical Therapy in Sports Medicine2.0
PT 771 Individual Independent Study1.0-3.0
PT 772 Group Independent Study1.0-3.0

Following the Fall Semester III, successful completion of an internship (PT 766) is required to graduate.