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The following prerequisites must be completed by the end of the fall term before entry:

DPT Prerequisites for Admission
Biology Four courses
Human Anatomy with lab (required)
Cell Biology – or – General Biology with lab (required)
Genetics (recommended)
Neurobiology (recommended)
Human Physiology with lab (required)
Chemistry One year with lab
General Chemistry – or – Organic Chemistry  
Physics One year with lab
(must include electro, hydro, and magnetic physics)
Statistics One course
Psychology Two courses
General Psychology (required)
Any other Psychology course  
Humanities and Arts Three courses
English Composition (required)
English Literature  
History/Political Science/Sociology  
Music/Art Appreciation  
Philosophy/Ethics (recommended)
Speech/Communication (recommended)
Additional Courses
(recommended but not required):
Athletic Training
Exercise Science
Writing Course

Note: Beginning with the incoming class for February 2016, Exercise Physiology will be required.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.