Academic Catalog

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 requirements42
Required courses outside major department19-20
Integrative Core Curriculum 140-42
Elective credits1-5
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

Major Department Requirements
PTBS 10100Introduction to Physical Therapy1
PTBS 31400Pathology for Physical Therapists3
PTBS 40000Mobility Training1
PTBS 40100Professional Development I1
PTBS 50000Documentation for Physical Therapy1
PTBS 50100Human Anatomy6
PTBS 50200Musculoskeletal I4
PTBS 50300Soft Tissue Examination and Interventions2
PTBS 50400Applied Biomechanics3
PTBS 50500Professional Development II1
PTBS 50600Medical Screening I1
PTBS 50700Integrated Clinical Experience I1
PTBS 50800Evidence Based Practice I3
PTBS 50900Integrated Clinical Experience II1
PTBS 51000Joint Mobilization2
PTBS 51100Therapeutic Exercise3
PTBS 51200Acute Care2
PTBS 51300Electrotherapeutic Modalities and Physical Agents3
PTBS 51400Medical Screening II2
PTBS 51500Health Care Systems1
Required Courses Outside Major Department
Select one of the following:8
Fundamentals of Biology: Cells and Bodies
and Fundamentals of Biology: Ecology and Evolution 2
Principles of Biology, Cell and Molecular
and Principles of Biology, Ecology and Evolution 2
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
EXSS 12000Anatomy and Physiology I4
EXSS 12100Anatomy and Physiology 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 Credits77-78