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BHSU Pre-Professional Therapy Program

About

Physical Therapy is a rewarding profession, providing care that restores mobility and function in patients suffering from physical injuries or disease. A 4-year bachelor degree in a related field is recommended if you wish to go on to the masters level. BHSU requires the following courses as part of the Pre-Physical Therapy program.
Advisor: Dr. Charles Lamb


Requirements

Courses available as part of your bachelor’s degree that will prepare you for your career goals.

  • BIOL 151 -- General Biology I & 151L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 153 -- General Biology II & 153L Lab - 4
    or
    BIOL 101 -- Biology Survey I & 101L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 103 -- Biology Survey II & 103L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 325 -- Physiology & 325L Lab - 4
    or
    BIOL 123 -- Basic Physiology & 123L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 381 -- Vertebrate Anatomy & 381L Lab - 3
    or
    BIOL 121 -- Basic Anatomy & 121L Lab - 3
  • CHEM 112 -- General Chemistry I & 112L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 114 -- General Chemistry II & 114L Lab - 4
    or
    CHEM 106 -- Chemistry Survey & 106L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 107 -- Organic and Biochemisty Survey & 107L Lab - 4
  • MATH 281 -- Introduction to Statistics - 3
  • PHYS 111 -- Introduction to Physics & 111L Lab - 4
  • PHYS 113 -- Introduction to Physics II & 113L Lab - 4
  • PSYC 101 -- General Psychology - 3
  • PSYC 221 -- Lifespan Developmental Psychology - 3
  • PSYC 451 -- Psychology of Abnormal Behavior - 3

Past Students

BHSU Students who went on to Professional Physical Therapy Programs:

Timothy Cass ('92)
Eric Oestmann ('92)
Deborah Burckhard (‘95, USD)
Kim Crosswait ('95, USD)
Jody (Wherley) Verhey  ('98, USD)
Katie Loy ('98, Hardin-Simmons)
Moon (Jarvis) Hemeyer  ('99, USD)
Holly Boehnke ('02, UND)
Alenda Overland ('02, St. Ambrose)
Lindsay (Whitley) Belcher  ('03, Univ. Puget Sound)
Amanda Vaughn (’04, Mayo Clinic)
Heather Combs (’05, USD)
Surrena Davidson (’05, Montana)
Ryan Schrock (’05, UND)
JR Grabinger (’06, USD)
Jessica Mort (’06, Texas Tech.)
Cole Seppie (’07, Utah)
Craig Triplett (’08, Mayo Clinic)
Jaime Adams (’09, UND)
Mike Evenson (’09, USD)
Samantha Mushitz (’09, USD)
Liz Woodruff (’09, USD)
Matt Fuhr (’10, UND)
Dan Jensen (’10, Univ. Minn.)
Kate Maher (’10, Med. Univ. SC)
Shauna O’Conner (’10, USD)
April Schreurs (’11, USD)