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Pre-Physical Therapy Program of Study

Pre-Physical Therapy (Biology Track) Program of Study

Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. For questions about this content, please see your advisor.

This recommended sequence of courses includes completing a B.S. degree in biology and is intended for those students who also may be interested in other medical fields.

2021-22 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

BIO 110 Biology Concepts (General Studies CAT 7)

4

CHE 106 General Chemistry I

4

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1

3

General Studies CAT 2

3

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

BIO 104 Environmental Concerns (General Studies CAT 10)

3

BIO 200 Zoology

4

CHE 107 General Chemistry II

4

ENG 200 Expository Writing

3

General Studies CAT 9

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 3rd semester

BIO 220 Human Anatomy

4

BIO 320 Molecular Genetics

4

PSY 101 General Psychology OR SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (General Studies CAT 5)

3

General Studies CAT 4

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 4th semester

BIO 340 Human Physiology

4

CHE 208 Intro to Organic Chemistry

4

MAT 180 Applied Probability and Statistics (General Studies CAT 3)

3

**PSY 230 Lifespan Development

3

General Studies CAT 6

3

 

JUNIOR - 5th semester

BIO 300+ Level elective

4

BIO 434 Advanced Cell Biology

3

PED 275 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injury

3

PHY 201 General Physics I

3

PHY 321 General Physics I Lab

1

 

JUNIOR - 6th semester

BIO 210 Experimental Plant Science

4

BIO 370 Intro to Research

2

PHY 202 General Physics II

3

PHY 322 Physics Laboratory II

1

**PSY 450 Abnormal Psychology

3

Elective

3

 

SUMMER

Take Graduate Records Exam (GRE)

BIO 397 Biology Internship

1

 

SENIOR - 7th semester

BIO 301 Biology Seminar

1

BIO 469 Senior seminar

1

BIO 300+ elective

4

General Studies CAT 8

3

 

SENIOR - 8th semester

BIO 330 Histology

4

BIO 425 Evolution

3

Electives

7

*Recommended, but not required, to fulfill General Studies CAT 10
**PSY 230 or 450 is required for UNMC PT school; an upper level elective may be substituted for one of these courses.

Revised 5/20/21