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Option Pre-Physical Therapy Undergraduate Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
BioHealth Sciences - College of Science



Students who complete the four-year pre-physical therapy program earn a BS degree in BioHealth Sciences with a Pre-Physical Therapy option. This program is designed to meet most general requirements for admission to physical therapy schools. Satisfactory completion of the OSU course work facilitates, but does not guarantee, admission to a school of physical therapy; applicants are selected on a competitive basis. Students are urged to carefully check admission requirements at their schools of interest and work closely with admission representatives in order to ensure that they are meeting all requirements.



First Year (45)

CH 231, CH 232, CH 233. *General Chemistry (4,4,4)
   and CH 261, CH 262, CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231, 232, 233 (1,1,1)
HHS 231. *Lifetime Fitness for Health (2)
HHS 241. *Lifetime Fitness (1) or any PAC course (1–2)
KIN 132. Introduction to the Allied Health Professions (1)
PSY 201, PSY 202. *General Psychology (3,3)
WR 121. *English Composition (3)
Speech (3)
Mathematics at least through MTH 112. *Elementary Functions (4)
Baccalaureate Core courses and/or electives (10)

Sophomore Year (40–44)

BI 211, BI 212, BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4,4,4)
CH 331, CH 332. Organic Chemistry (4,4)
CH 337. Organic Chemistry Laboratory (4)
SOC 206. *Social Problems & Issues (3)
   or SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)
ST 201. Principles of Statistics (4)
ST 202. Principles of Statistics (4) (recommended)
WR 222. *English Composition (3)
Baccalaureate Core courses and/or electives (6)

Junior Year (45)

BI 331, BI 332, BI 333. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology (3,3,3)
BI 341, BI 342, BI 343. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory (2,2,2)
KIN 311. Motor Behavior (4)
KIN 321. Biomechanics of Human Movement (4)
PH 201, PH 202, PH 203. *General Physics (5,5,5)
WR 323. *English Composition (3) (recommended)
Baccalaureate Core courses and/or electives (4)

Senior Year (45)

BB 314/BI 314. Cell and Molecular Biology (4) [BI 314 terminated summer 2017]
BI 311. Genetics (4)
H 312. *HIV/AIDS and STIS in Modern Society (3)
H 320. Introduction to Human Disease (3)
KIN 324. Exercise Physiology (4)
MB 302. General Microbiology (3)
PSY 350. Human Lifespan Development (4)
PSY 381. Abnormal Psychology (4)
Baccalaureate Core courses and/or electives (12–13)

Select one WIC course from the following (3–4):
BHS 323. ^Microbial Influences on Human Health (3)
BI/MB 385. ^Emerging Infectious Diseases and Epidemics (3) [BI 385 terminated fall 2017]
HSTS 417. ^*History of Medicine (4)

Total=180


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Sample Four–Year Plan: BioHealth Sciences Major, Pre–Physical Therapy Option


Year 1


Fall Term (15)

CH 231. *General Chemistry (4)
CH 261. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231 (1)
HHS 231. *Lifetime Fitness for Health (2)
HHS 241. *Lifetime Fitness (1) or PAC (1–2)
MTH 111. *College Algebra (4)
SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)
   or SOC 206. *Social Problems and Issues (3)

Winter Term (14–15)

CH 232. *General Chemistry (4)
CH 262. *Laboratory for Chemistry 232 (1)
MTH 112. *Elementary Functions (4)
WR 121. *English Composition (3)
Elective credits (2–3)

Spring Term (15–16)

CH 233. *General Chemistry (4)
CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 233 (1)
MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)
Speech (3)
Western Culture (3–4)

Year 2


Fall Term (15)

BI 211. *Principles of Biology (4)
CH 331. Organic Chemistry (4)
ST 201. Principles of Statistics I (4)
Writing II (3)

Winter Term (15)

BI 212. *Principles of Biology (4)
CH 332. Organic Chemistry (4)
KIN 324. Exercise Physiology (4)
PSY 201. *General Psychology (3)

Spring Term (15)

BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4)
CH 337. Organic Chemistry Lab (4)
KIN 311. Motor Behavior (4)
PSY 202. *General Psychology (3)

Year 3


Fall Term (15–16)

BB 314. Cell and Molecular Biology (4)
H 320. Introduction to Human Disease (3)
PH 201. *General Physics (5)
Cultural Diversity (3–4)

Winter Term (13–15)

BB 311. Genetics (4)
PH 202. *General Physics (5)
PSY 350. Human Lifespan Development (4)
Elective credit (0–2)

Spring Term (15–16)

MB 302. General Microbiology (3)
PH 203. *General Physics (5)
PSY 381. Abnormal Psychology (4)

Select one WIC course from below (3–4):
MB 385. ^Emerging Infectious Diseases and Epidemics (3)
BHS 323. ^Microbial Influences on Human Health (3)
HSTS 417. ^*History of Medicine (4)

Year 4


Fall Term (15–16)

BB 450. General Biochemistry (4)
BI 331. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology (3)
BI 341. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory (2)
H 312. *HIV/AIDS and STIS in Modern Society (3)
Literature and the Arts (3–4)

Winter Term (15–16)

BB 451. General Biochemistry (3)
BI 332. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology (3)
BI 342. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory (2)
KIN 321. Biomechanics of Human Movement (4)
   or EXSS 322. Anatomical Kinesiology (4)
Synthesis: Science, Technology, and Society (3–4)

Spring Term (13–15)

BI 333. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology (3)
BI 343. Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory (2)
Elective credit (0–4)

Select two Cultural Competency courses from below (6–8):
(one course may also count for a bacc core requirement)
ANTH 240. Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3)
ANTH 345. *Biological and Cultural Constructions of Race (3)
ECON 383. *The Economics of Discrimination (4)
ES 351. *Ethnic Minorities in Oregon (4)
ES 353. *Environmental Racism (4)
FCSJ/ANTH 361. *Food Justice (4)
HDFS 201. *Contemporary Families in the U.S. (3)
MB 330. *Disease and Society (3)
PHL 280. *Ethics of Diversity (4)
PSY 426. *Psychology of Gender (4)
PSY 466. *Fat Studies (4)
SOC 426. *Social Inequality (4)
SPAN 221. Spanish for Medical Professions I (4)
SPAN 222. Spanish for Medical Professions II (4)
WGSS/QS 262. *Introduction to Queer Studies (3)
WGSS 414. *Systems of Oppression in Women's Lives (4)

Total=180


Option Code: 585




 
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