Doctor in Physical Therapy/B.S. in Exercise Science

General Education
EH 105College Writing3
EH 360Writing in the Health Professions3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
MS 180Precalculus with Trigonometry4
or MS 181 Calculus with Applications
or MS 182 Calculus II
PH 110Introduction to Ethics3
PT 431Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy (With Perspectives III)3
PY 111General Psychology3
SC 181
SL 181
Chemistry I
and Chemistry Lab I
4
SC 356Nutrition for Health and Exercise Performance3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
Historical Elective3
Literature Elective3
Perspectives Electives (3 credits must also qualify as Bridge Elective)6
Major Requirements
SC 106Introduction to Exercise Science 3
SC 182
SL 182
Chemistry II
and Chemistry Lab II
4
SC 191
SL 191
General Biology I
and General Biology Lab I
4
SC 221
SL 221
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anat/Physiology Lab I
4
SC 222
SL 222
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy/Physiology Lab II
4
SC 224Research Design3
SC 271
SL 271
Physics I
and Physics Lab I
4
SC 272
SL 272
Physics II
and Physics Lab II
4
SC 291Cell Biology3
SC 330Exercise Physiology3
SC 340Anatomical Basis of Kinesiology3
SC 353Principles of Strength and Cardiovascular Conditioning3
SC 360Biomechanics & Kinesiology in Human Performance3
SC 401Exercise Testing and Interpretation3
SC 402Exercise Training for Health and Performance3
SC 403Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease 3
Physical Therapy Courses
PT 400Clinical Edu I4
PT 409Evidence Based Practice1
PT 410Gross Anatomy4
PT 411Kinesiology & Biomechanics3
PT 412Motor Control & Learning3
PT 413Therapeutic Skills4
PT 414Biophysical Agents3
PT 419Development Across the Lifespan3
PT 421Introduction to Clinical Reasoning1
PT 450Neurophysiology3
PT 500Clinical Edu II6
PT 506Musculoskeletal I4
PT 507Musculoskeletal II4
PT 508Musculoskeletal III4
PT 509Evidence Based Practice II2
PT 510Neuromuscular I4
PT 511Professional Development I: Research2
or PT 512 Professional Development I: Teaching and Learning
or PT 513 Professional Development I: Practice Management
or PT 514 Professional Development I: International Experiential Learning
PT 522Professional Development II: Research2
or PT 523 Professional Development II: Practice Management
or PT 524 Professional Development II: Teaching and Learning
or PT 527 Professional Development II- International Experiential Learning
PT 526Advanced Therapeutic Exercise3
PT 528Ethical/Legal/Management Issues in Physical Therapy2
PT 560Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy3
PT 561Pathophysiology3
PT 562Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy II2
PT 599Advanced Physical Therapy Elective3
PT 600Clinical Edu III6
PT 605Advanced Anatomy1
PT 608PT Management of Children with Neurologic Dysfunction3
PT 609Management of the Integumentary System2
PT 610Neuromuscular II3
PT 611Professional Development III: Research2
or PT 612 Professional Development III: Practice Management
or PT 613 Professional Development III: Teaching and Learning
or PT 614 Professional Development III- International Experiential Learning
PT 618Health and Wellness3
PT 620Primary Health Care2
PT 625Prosthetics in Rehabilitation2
PT 630The Physical Therapist as Educator, Consultant and Advocate2
PT 640Medical Imaging and Rehabilitation1
PT 642Pharmacology and Rehabilitation1
PT 650Patient Care Seminar I2
PT 661Exercise for Special Populations3
PT 664Geriatrics3
Total Hours211

 Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
EH 105 (OR MS 180, MS 181, MS 182)3MS 1323 
HE 111***1MS 180 (MS 181, MS 182, EH 105)4 
SC 1063SC 182
SL 182
4 
SC 181
SL 181
4SC 2913 
SC 191
SL 191
4Perspectives Elective3 
 15 17
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
PH 1103SC 222
SL 222
4 
PY 1113SC 2243 
SC 221
SL 221
4Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3 
Fine Arts Elective 3Literature Elective 3 
Historical Elective3Perspectives Electives (Must also qualify as Bridge Elective)3 
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
EH 3603SC 272
SL 272
4PT 4091
SC 271
SL 271
4SC 3303PT 4104
SC 3403SC 3533PT 4211
SC 3563SC 3603 
SC 4013SC 4023 
 SC 4033 
 16 19 6
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
PT 4113PT 4123PT 4004
PT 4134PT 4193PT 6401
PT 4143PT 4503PT 6421
PT 431 (With Perspectives III)3PT 5064 
PT 5092PT 5282 
PT 5613PT 6183 
 18 18 6
Fifth Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
PT 5074PT 5084PT 6252
PT 5104PT 522, 523, 524, or 5272PT 6613
PT 511, 512, 513, or 5142PT 5263PT 6643
PT 5603PT 5622 
PT 6083PT 6103 
PT 6092PT 6302 
 18 16 8
Sixth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
PT 5006PT 5993 
PT 6006PT 6051 
 PT 611, 612, or PT 613. PT 6142 
 PT 6202 
 PT 6502 
 12 10
Total Hours: 211