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.
Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
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||4|
|KIN 441L||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Lab||0|
|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|