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Exercise Science BS - Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration/Physical Therapy DPT - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 08.35 PHYSICAL ED METHODOLOGY, CIP: 26.0908 Exercise Physiology)

Completing the Exercise Science BS - Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration/Physical Therapy DPT Program

Academic Requirements

Students must maintain an overall undergraduate GPA of ≥ 3.000 to be eligible for admission to the graduate DPT program. Students failing to maintain this GPA requirement may remain in the Exercise Science BS – Pre-PT concentration program, but will not be eligible for admission to the graduate DPT program.

All undergraduate majors include at least 24-credit hours at the upper division (at least 300-level).

Undergraduate students must apply to the DPT graduate program in the Fall of Year 3. Refer to the DPT Admissions website for details.

Academic Advice

It is essential that students consult an academic advisor when making decisions related to their academic program. Students may contact an advisor from the Office for Academic and Student Affairs at (716) 829-5000 or email OASA.

Transfer Credit Policy

All prerequisite coursework taken at other institutions must articulate to UB as equivalent courses. Courses that do not articulate to UB will not satisfy requirements for the major. Refer to TAURUS for information on courses at other schools that are equivalent to UB courses.

Prerequisite Courses

CHE 101 General Chemistry I LEC and CHE 113 General Chemistry I LAB
CHE 102 General Chemistry II LEC and CHE 114 General Chemistry II LAB
ES 200 Introduction to Exercise Science
ES 207 Human Form and Function
MTH 121 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I or MTH 131 Mathematical Analysis for Management or MTH 141 College Calculus I
NTR 108 Human Nutrition
PGY 300 Human Physiology
PHY 101 College Physics I
PHY 102 College Physics II
PHY 151 College Physics I Lab
PHY 152 College Physics II Lab
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
PUB 101 Intro to Public Health
STA 119 Statistical Methods

Required Courses

Required Courses for the Major:

ES 300 Theory of Athletic Injury
ES 310 Practical Applications in Exercise Science
ES 410 Exercise Assessment and Prescription
ES 340 Physical Activity for Special Cases
ES 342 Neuroscience I
ES 344 Neuroanatomy I
ES 450 Internship I
ES 370 Biomechanics
ES 380 Exercise Physiology
ES 381 Exercise Physiology Lab
ES 402 Exercise Nutrition
ES 442 Career Readiness in Exercise Sciences
PAS 407 Gross Anatomy
Electives (6 credits total, of which students must complete ES 496 for 3 credits. Choose the remaining 3 credits from the list below).

DPT Requirements:

PT 501 Professional Development I
PT 502 Professional Development II
PT 503 Medical Sciences I
PT 504 Medical Sciences
PT 505 Evidence Based Practice
PT 506 Pain Management
PT 508 Cardiopulmonary PT
PT 509 Foundations of PT I
PT 510 Foundations of PT II
ES 510 Exercise Assessment and Prescriptions
PT 511 Health and Wellness
PT 512 Clinical Experience I
PT 601 Musculoskeletal PT I
PT 602 Musculoskeletal II
PT 603 Neuromuscular I
PT 604 Neuromuscular PT II
PT 605 Interprofessional Case Management
PT 607 Professional Development III
PT 608 Evidence Based Practice II
PT 611 Foundations in PT III
PT 612 Integumentary PT
PT 613 Clinical Experience II
PT 614 Clinical Internship
PT 701 Management for Rehab Professional
PT 703 Critical Analysis of Patient Care and Management
PT 705 Lifespan Physical Therapy
PT 707 Professional Development IV
PT 712 Clinical Residency I
PT 713 Clinical Residency II

Undergraduate Electives:

*Students can only use one Biochemistry course towards their elective requirement

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Exercise Science BS/Physical Therapy DPT degrees
Total Credits for BS ES124
Shared Credits 17
Total Credits for DPT 109
Total Credits for Combined BS/DPT216

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Nov 28, 2022 13:03:25