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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Sport Science, Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy, (BS)


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The Sport Science Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy major is designed to fulfill prerequisites and recommended coursework to prepare students for graduate programs in Physical or Occupational Therapy.  This program will provide an educational experience with a basis in the functioning and performance of the human body and practical experiences in the therapy field. 

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits


General Education  41
Physical Education Theory 41
Activity Courses 3
Pre-Professional Theory 27
Electives 8
Total Credits 120

General Education Curriculum


University Success Skills


(1 credit)

Communication


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.

Mathematics


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.

Arts and Humanities


Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science


Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.  

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science


Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  

Religion


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies


Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

Activity Courses


Safety, First Aid, and CPR


Sports Skills


1 Individual/Dual Sport or 1 Team Sport or 1 Physical Fitness required

Individual/Dual


Team Sport


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