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Prairie State College    
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Pre-Physical Therapy, A.A.


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Suggested Curriculum


Physical therapy is the promotion of optimum human health and function through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, correct or alleviate dysfunctions originating in anatomy. This program provides the student with a sound background in the basic sciences and mathematics necessary for admission to a physical therapy program. Admission to these programs is very competitive. Physical therapy programs look for students with high grade point averages, especially in the science and math courses. In addition, documented clinical experience is a prerequisite for admission to most programs.

I. General Education Core (41)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (5 credits)


Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (9 credits)


Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E  including:

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (21)


Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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