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DPT Curriculum [3-Year Curriculum]

Semester I (Fall I) Credit
PHYT 6110 Surface Anatomy 1
PHYT 6222 Lifespan Development 2
PHYT 6311 Clinical Pathology for Rehabilitation Specialists 3
PHYT 6418 Human Anatomy for Rehabilitation Professionals 4
PHYT 6441 Clinical Examination in Physical Therapy 4
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 14
Semester II (Spring I)  
PHYT 6216 Exercise Physiology 2
PHYT 6220 Evidence Based Practice in Physical Therapy 2
PHYT 6313 Neuroscience for Health Professionals 3
PHYT 6314 Movement Science I 3
PHYT 6343 Exercise & Manual Techniques in Physical Therapy 3
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 13
Semester III (Summer I)  
PHYT 6223 Professional Issues in Health Care and Physical Therapy 2
PHYT 6442 Physical Therapy Functional Training 4
PHYT 6315 Movement Science II 3
PHYT 6262 Diagnosis and Management of Integumentary Dysfunction 2
PHYT 6463 Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Dysfunction 4
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 15
Semester IV (Fall II - 10 week clinical followed by 5 week didactic)  
PHYT 6581 Clinical Education I Entry Level 5
PHYT 6286 Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Specialists 2
PHYT 6285 Medical Diagnostics for the Physical Therapist 2
PHYT 6344 Physical Agents and Pain Management in Physical Therapy 3
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 12
Semester V (Spring II)  
PHYT 6224 Medical Spanish for Rehabilitation Specialists 2
PHYT 6326 Management and Health Systems in Physical Therapy 3
PHYT 6464 Diagnosis and Management of of Neuromuscular Dysfunction I 4
PHYT 6465 Diagnosis and Management of Musculoskeletal Spinal Dysfunction 4
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 13
Semester VI (Summer II)  
PHYT 6225 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability 2
PHYT 6263 Advanced Orthotics and Prosthetics 2
PHYT 6390 Diagnosis and Management of Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Dysfunction 3
PHYT 6467 Diagnosis and Management of Neuromuscular Dysfunction II 4
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 11
Semester VII (Fall III)  
PHYT 6302 Physical Therapy Differential Diagnosis 3
PHYT 6368 Diagnosis and Management of Developmental Dysfunction 3
PHYT 6290 Diagnosis and Management of Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Dysfunction 2
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 8
Semester VIII (Spring III - 12 week clinical rotation)  
PHYT 6882 Clinical Education II 6
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 6
Semester IX (Summer III - 12 week clinical rotation) (finish last week of June)  
PHYT 6227 Evidence Based Seminar 2
PHYT 6684 Clinical Education III 6
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS 8
TOTAL PLAN CREDITS 100