Clinical Health Studies Major — B.S.

Note: The B.S. in clinical health studies does not provide eligibility for licensure to practice physical therapy. This degree is awarded after four years of study in the six-year combined B.S./D.P.T. program in clinical health studies/physical therapy.


Department requirements38
Required courses outside major department30-31
Integrative Core Curriculum 122
Elective credits8-15
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

Major Department Requirements
PTBS 10200Introduction to the Profession of Physical Therapy0.5
PTBS 20100Introduction to the Practice of Physical Therapy0.5
PTBS 31300Clinical Physiology3
PTBS 40000Mobility Training1
PTBS 50000Documentation for Physical Therapy1
PTBS 51002Human Anatomy6
PTBS 51103Pathology for Physical Therapists3
PTBS 52102Musculoskeletal Examination and Evaluation3
PTBS 52203Soft Tissue Palpation and Examination2
PTBS 52304Peripheral Joint Mobilization1.5
PTBS 52405Therapeutic Exercise3
PTBS 53101Electrotherapeutic Modalities and Physical Agents4
PTBS 53702Applied Biomechanics3
PTBS 54001Professional Development I.5
PTBS 54102Preclinical Conference I0
PTBS 54203Professional Development II 11
PTBS 55501Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting1
PTBS 55602Introduction to Health Care Systems1
PTBS 56701Research I: Evidence Based Practice I3
Required Courses Outside Major Department
Select one of the following: 28
Fundamentals of Biology I: Cells and Bodies
and Fundamentals of Biology II: Ecology and Evolution
Principles of Biology I, Cell and Molecular
and Principles of Biology II, Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 20600Primary Human Anatomy3
CHEM 12100Principles of Chemistry 23
CHEM 12200Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 21
CHEM 11200Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry3
CHEM 11400Chemistry Laboratory1
PHYS 10100Introduction to Physics I 24
PHYS 10200Introduction to Physics II4
Select one of the following:3-4
Statistics for Business, Economics and Management
Statistics for the Health, Life, and Social Sciences
Basic Statistical Reasoning
Statistical Analysis
Statistics in Psychology
Total Credits68-69