Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Physical Therapy-GVSU
Science
Associate of Science
Date: 11-MAR-14 Effective Term: Fall 2014
The courses listed are designed for transfer to Physical Therapy at Grand Valley State University. The professional portion of the curriculum leads to a Clinical Doctorate. Admission is very competitive. Selection factors include: 1) Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2, 2) Junior level status at GVSU, 3) Applicants must submit two formal letters of recommendation and document a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer or observational work in Physical Therapy. This program of courses also prepares students for the Health Sciece majors at GVSU.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 57.00

BIO 101 Cellular Biology 4
BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO 210 Human Physiology 4
CHM 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
CHM 110 Fundamentals/Organic Chemistry 4
ENG 110 College Writing I 3
ENG 111 College Writing II: Literature 3
MATH 150 College Algebra 4
MATH 220 Probability and Statistics 4
PHY 111 College Physics I 4
PHY 112 College Physics II 4
PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
PSY 160 Human Growth and Development 3
-AND- SOC 103 Contemporary Social Problems 3
-OR- SOC 201 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
-AND- HUM 101 Modern Culture and the Arts 4
-OR- MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3
-AND- PHI 201 Introduction/Philosophy 3
-OR- PHI 205 Ethics 3

Political Science Minimum Credits: 3.00

PSI 100 Introduction/Political Science 3
PSI 101 American Government 3
PSI 102 State and Local Government 3

Wellness/Physical Education Minimum Credits: 2.00

WPE 101 Principles of Fitness & Health 2
WPE 109 Water Safety Instructor 2
WPE 110 Lifeguard Training 2
WPE 112 Safety and First Aid 2
WPE 115 Beginning Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 116 Advance Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 117 Sports Officiating-Basketball 1
WPE 120 Nutrition for Wellness 2
WPE 122 Coaching Techniques-Basketball 2
WPE 124 Holistic Health 3
WPE 125 Contemporary Health Issues 3
WPE 128 Managing Stress 1
WPE 131 Fundamentals of Personal Train 3
WPE 135 Womens Self Defense 1
WPE 140 Elementary Move & Activities 3
WPE 145 Physical Educ Method:Early Ele 3
WPE 150 Foundat's/Health, Phys Ed, Rec 3
WPE 152 Swimming for Fitness 1
WPE 153 Weight Training for Fitness 1
WPE 155 Aerobic Exercise 1
WPE 156 Water Aerobics 1
WPE 159 Beginning Golf 1
WPE 160 Beginning Swimming 1
WPE 161 Beginning Tennis 1
WPE 162 T'ai Chi 1
WPE 163 Yoga 1
WPE 168 Volleyball 1
WPE 170 Introduction/Massage Therapy 1
WPE 171 Beginning Pilates 1
WPE 173 Free Weight Training 1
WPE 176 Scuba Diving 2
WPE 177 Karate 2
WPE 178 Indoor Cycling/Fitness 1
WPE 179 Cardio Training - Basic 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 253 Independent Physical Training 1
WPE 260 Intermediate Swimming 1
WPE 263 Intermediate Yoga 1

  Minimum Total Credits: 62