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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