Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    Dec 09, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Pre-Physical Therapy Major

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The Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy provides robust preparation for doctoral programs in physical therapy, fulfilling all recommended prerequisites for the majority of PT programs. The program produces students well versed in the field of Kinesiology with the additional scientific training to be prepared for the rigors of a doctoral-level program. Students graduating from this program are prepared for further education and a career which allows them to mirror Christ in their profession.

The Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education Core (49 credit hours)
Major Core (67 credit hours)
General Electives (4 credit hour)

General Education Requirements (49 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

Choose one course from the following:

Philosophy (3 credit hours)

Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)

Take the following four courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Pre-Physical Therapy to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, elective and Pre-Physical Therapy major program requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses specified for the major.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams, as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  7. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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