Physical Therapy (PT)

PT 350. Introduction to Physical Therapy. 3 hours.

Introduces the career and profession of physical therapy including professional values, care settings, specialties and models of patient/client management. Course Information: Priority registration will be given to students in the B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences.

PT 440. Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Physical Therapy in the United States. 0-20 hours.

International students further develop and apply learning from their physical therapy curriculum in an academic training environment that fosters learning, inquiry, critical thinking, and global awareness of contemporary physical therapy practice. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. No graduation credit. Field work required. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all previous didactic and fieldwork courses required by the home institution, and a letter of recommendation from a PT faculty member at the home institution; and English proficiency. Restricted to visiting physical therapy students from international universities. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, student must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Laboratory.

PT 496. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Open to undergraduate, graduate and professional program students to provide exposure and experience to the field of rehabilitation sciences in the classroom, clinic, research and/or community. Course Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the Instructor.