Pre-physical Therapy Interest

Sample 4 Year Degree Plan

Exercise and Health Science, Pre-physical Therapy Interest

Note: This is just a guide; please consult with your academic advisor, the Catalog, and your DegreeWorks page for specific requirements.

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

First Year

  • ESSS 111 Introduction to Exercise and Health Science
  • BIOL 101 Foundations of Biology
  • CHEM 125 Introduction to Chemical Structure and Properties
  • CHEM 201 Purification and Separation Lab I (1)
  • [General Education Course]
  • BIOL 201 Intermediate Cell Biology and Genetics
  • CHEM 250 Reactions of Nucleophiles and Electrophiles
  • CHEM 202 Purification and Chromatography Lab II (1)
  • [General Education Course]
  • [General Education Course]

Total Credits: 17

Total Credits: 17

Second Year

  • MATH 124 Probability and Statistical Inference
    [General Education Course]
  • COLG 121 Medical Terminology (1)
  • [General Education Course]
  • [General Education Course]
  • ELECTIVE
  • PSYC 111 Introductory Psychology [General Education Course]
  • ESSS 301 Research Methods in Exercise Science [General Education Course]
  • NUTR 125 Concepts of Nutrition Science
  • [General Education Course]

Total Credits: 17

Total Credits: 16

Third Year

  • BIOL 325 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • PHYS 105 Physics for the Life Sciences I
  • PSYC 381 Abnormal Psychology
  • [General Education Course]
  • ESSS 323 Sport in a Diverse Society [General Education Course]
  • BIOL 326 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • PHYS 106 Physics for the Life Sciences II
  • PSYC 360 Developmental Psychology

Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 16

Fourth Year

  • ESSS 306 Kinesiology
  • MATH 118 Essential Calculus
  • [General Education Course]
  • [General Education Course]
  • ESSS 302 Clinical Healthcare: Theory and Application
  • ESSS 397 Internship [General Education Course]
  • [General Education Course]
  • ELECTIVE

Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 16

* * This plan includes prerequisite courses for the PT programs at the College of St. Scholastica, Concordia University – St. Paul, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, St. Catherine University, and University of Minnesota.

* The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at University of Saint Catherine holds a spot for one CSB/SJU student each year.