Courses

Here is a guide of recommended courses to take in preparation for a physical and occupational therapy program. This is not an exhaustive list. While these are commonly required courses, you are responsible to check with the schools you wish to apply for specific requirements.

Recommended Courses

Biology—1 year

Both course and lab are required.

Chemistry with Lab — 1 year

Both courses and labs are required.

Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Lab — 1 year

Both courses and labs are required.

Physics with Lab — 1 year

Both courses and labs are required.

You can choose the set of courses with lab above or this set of courses with lab.

Psychology — 1 year

Both courses are required.

Statistics — 1 semester

You can choose either course to fulfill requirement.

Mathematics — 1 semester

You may take either course to fulfill requirement

Other Recommended Courses 

Exercise Physiology

Medical Terminology

Communication/Speech

Medical Ethics

Human Nutrition

Humanities

Can choose any HU course, some recommended are listed below.