Pitt-Johnstown's Pre-Physical Therapy program requires a well-rounded education with a distribution of studies in the Natural Sciences, the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
The Pitt-Johnstown Distribution of Studies requirements take care of this general education requirement.
|Chemistry I and II with labs||8 to 10||Chem 0111, 0113, 0112, 0114|
|Physics I and II with labs||8 to 10||Phys 0140, 0141, 0142, 0143|
|Biology I and II with labs||8 to 10||Biol 0110, 0111, 0120, 0121|
|Anatomy*(human, vertebrate, comparative or anatomical kinesiology)||3||Biol 1120|
|Physiology* (human physiology preferred)||3||Biol 1125|
|General Psychology||3||Psy 0200|
|Developmental psychology orAbnormal psychology||3||Psy 0230 or Psy 1141|
|English Writing (English composition or an upper-division writing course)||3||Engcmp 0005|
*A two course sequence of anatomy/physiology may meet the anatomy and physiology requirements as long as there is a total of 6 credits.
Physical Therapy is a highly competitive field. In many institutions, the number of applicants significantly exceeds the number of available slots. Requirements include: