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1. SAT total of 1170 or higher or ACT score of 24 or higher 2. A high school GPA of 3.40 or better. 3. Must maintain a GPA of 3.40 or higher in Gannon undergraduate courses. 4. Must maintain a GPA of 3.40 or higher in prerequisite courses with no repeated courses. 5. Overall GPA will be reviewed at the end of the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Year. Pre-requisite GPA will be reviewed at the end of the Junior Year. GPA’s are evaluated as reported by the Registrar’s Office. Course Selection: The following coursework meets the general requirements for most professional schools of physical therapy including Gannon’s graduate program: Biology with laboratories Chemistry with laboratories Physics with laboratories Mathematics Psychology Sociology

8 credits 8 credits 8 credits 3 credits 6 credits 3 credits

Human Anatomy with lab Human Physiology with lab Exercise Physiology with lab Statistics Kinesiology (recommended)

4 credits 4 credits 4 credits 3 credits

Professional schools of physical therapy vary in regard to entry requirements. Consultation with the physical therapy school of choice during the freshman year is recommended. Undergraduate Physical Therapy Curriculum: The following course sequence can be varied dependent upon the undergraduate field of study that has been selected. Additional courses will be required to complete the undergraduate field of study selected. FRESHMAN Fall Semester 3 General Chemistry I/CHEM 111 1 General Chemistry I Lab/CHEM 112 3 College Composition/LENG 111 3 Foundations of Theology/LTHE 101 3 Intro to Psychology/PSYC 111 2 First-Year Seminar 15 SOPHOMORE Fall Semester 3 Molecular Cell Biology/BIOL 122 1 Molecular Cell Bio Lab/BIOL 123 3 Statistics 3 Introduction to Philosophy/LPHI 131 3 The Bible: An Intro/LTHE 201 3 Fine Art Series/LFIN 16

Spring Semester 3 General Chemistry II/CHEM 114 1 General Chem II Lab/CHEM 115 3 Critical Anal. and Comp/LENG 112 3 Psychology 200 level or higher/PSYC 3 History Without Borders/LHST 111 1 PT Seminar I/PT 110 14

Spring Semester 3 Animal Form Function/BIOL 124 1 Animal Form Lab/BIOL 125 3 Trigonometry/MATH 112 3 Literature Series/LENG 3 Philosophy II Series/LPHI 1 PT Seminar II/PT 210 3 Public Speaking/SPCH 111 17

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019