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Curriculum

University of the Pacific
Department of Physical Therapy         
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Curriculum
First Year

  

  

Fall            

  

  

PTHR 311            

Gross Human Anatomy

6 credits

PTHR 312

Exercise Physiology in Physical Therapy

2 credits

PTHR 313

Clinical Kinesiology I

3 credits

PTHR 314 

Introduction to Physical Therapist Practice

1 credit

PTHR 316

Physical Therapy Examination & Evaluation

4 credits

PTHR 318

Physical Therapy Patient Care Skills

1 credit

PTHR 319

Physical Agents

1 credit

 

Total:

18 credits

 

 

 

Winter

 

 

PTHR 321

The Nervous System & Behavior

5 credits

PTHR 323

Clinical Kinesiology II

3 credits

PTHR 326

Therapeutic Exercise: Basic Theory & Application

4 credits

PTHR 328

Research:  Theory & Application

2 credits

PTHR 329

Pathophysiology

4 credits

 

Total:

18 credits

 

 

 

Spring

 

 

PTHR 332 

Electrotherapy

2 credits

PTHR 333

Analysis of Human Movement through the Life Span

3 credits

PTHR 334

Medical Conditions and Screening for Medical Disease

4 credits

PTHR 335

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

4 credits

PTHR 336

Clinical Experience I

1 credit

PTHR 338

Clinical Experience II

1 credit

PTHR 339

Motor Learning and Motor Control

2 credits

PTHR 398

Research Literature Review

1 credit

 

Total:

18 credits

 

 

 

Second Year

 

 

Fall

 

 

PTHR 341

Integumentary Physical Therapy

1 credit

PTHR 342

Administration & Management of Physical Therapy Services I

2 credits

PTHR 344

Neuromuscular Physical Therapy 

5 credits

PTHR 345

Advanced Clinical Problems I

1 credit

PTHR 346

Seminar

2 credits

PTHR 347

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I

5 credits

PTHR 351

Prosthetics & Orthotics

1 credit

PTHR 380

Medical Spanish for Physical Therapists - Elective 

(1 credit)

PTHR 391

Graduate Independent Study - Elective

(1 credit)

 

Total:

17-18 credits

 

 

 

Winter

 

 

PTHR 343            

Geriatric Physical Therapy

1 credit

PTHR 352

Administration & Management of Physical Therapy Services II

2 credits

PTHR 353

Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists

2 credits

PTHR 354

Pediatric Physical Therapy

1 credit

PTHR 355

Advanced Clinical Problems II

1 credit

PTHR 356

Psychosocial Aspects of Illness & Disability

2 credits

PTHR 357

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy II

2 credits

PTHR 358

Clinical Education and Professional Behavior

1 credit

PTHR 359

Clinical Internship I (8weeks)

4 credits

PTHR 381

Soft Tissue Mobilization and Taping

1 credit

PTHR 391

Graduate Independent Study - Elective 

(1 credit)

 

Total:

17-18 credits

 

 

 

Spring

 

 

PTHR 368            

Clinical Internship II (8 weeks)

6 credits

PTHR 369

Clinical Internship III (8 weeks) 

6 credits

PTHR 391

Graduate Independent Study - Elective 

(1 credit)

PTHR 393A

Special Topics - Elective

(1 credit)

 

Total:

12-13 credits

 

 

 

08-22-12

Total Program Units:

100-103