This emphasis contains basic pre-professional preparation for graduate work at institutions with the master’s and doctoral physical therapy or occupational therapy programs required for a career in this field. Completion of a graduate programs leads to licensure in physical therapy or occupational therapy.
- You will learn about humans from several unique perspectives (i.e. physiological, biomechanical, motor behavioral) with an underlying theme of fitness and its benefits.
- You will gain a foundation for pursuing professional careers in physical or occupational therapy.
- Courses specifically address your career goals for a master's or doctoral degree.
Potential career paths include home health care services, nursing care facilities, offices of physicians or related medical fields, and medical or surgical hospitals.
Emphasis Courses (16-18 Units)
Select courses with advisor approval from the following list (other courses not listed are possibilities with approval)
|BIOL 121||General Biology: Diversity and Ecology||4|
|BIOL 121L||General Biology: Diversity and Ecology Lab||0|
|BIOL 340L||Microbiology Lab||0|
|CHEM 104||General Chemistry II||4|
|CHEM 104L||General Chemistry II Lab||0|
|CHEM 310||Organic Chemistry I||3|
|CHEM 311||Organic Chemistry II||3|
|CHEM 312L||Organic Chemistry Laboratory I||2|
|KIN 395||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|KIN 441||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription||3|
|KIN 441L||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Lab||1|
|KIN 451||Exercise Programming for Fitness and Performance||3|
|KIN 451L||Exercise Programming for Fitness and Performance||0|
|PHYS 121||General Physics II||4|
|PHYS 121L||General Physics II Lab||0|
|PSY 350||Child Development||3|
|PSY 360||Life-Span Development||3|
|PSY 410||Abnormal Psychology||4|