TTUHSC School of Allied Health Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum

DPT 1- Summer Semester* Credit Hours
AHPT 8100- Professional Development 1 hour
AHPT 8203 Functional Anatomy 2 hours
AHPT 8500- Gross Anatomy 5 hours
Total Hours 8 hours
*All students attend the first summer session at the Lubbock campus.
DPT 1- Fall Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8201- History and Systems Screening 2 hours
AHPT 8205- Evidence Based Practice 1 2 hours
AHPT 8209- Exercise Physiology 2 hours
AHPT 8301- Foundational Skills and Assessment 3 hours
AHPT 8303- Biomechanics 3 hours
AHPT 8407- Pathophysiology 4 hours
Total Hours 16 hours
DPT 1- Spring Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8212- Pharmacology 2 hours
AHPT 8216- Physical Agents and Modalities 2 hours
AHPT 8310 - Therapeutic Exercise 2 hours
AHPT 8314- General Practice Patterns 3 hours
AHPT 8318- Neuroscience 4 hours
AHPT 8414- Cardiopulmonary Practice Patterns 4 hours
Total Hours 17 hours
DPT 2- Summer Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8120- Clinical Education and Communication 1 hour
AHPT 8123- Clinical Reasoning 1 1 hour
AHPT 8228- Motor Behavior 2 hours
AHPT 8222- Clinical Internship 1 (4 weeks) 2 hours
Total Hours 6 hours
DPT 2- Fall Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8231- Diagnostic Imaging 2 hours
AHPT 8329- Human Development 3 hours
AHPT 8425- Musculoskeletal Practice Patterns I 4 hours
AHPT 8521- Neuromuscular Practice Patterns 5 hours
Total Hours 14 hours
DPT 2- Spring Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8114- Evidence Based Practice 2 1 hour
AHPT 8226- Orthotics and Prosthetics 2 hours
AHPT 8327- Health Care and Business Management 3 hours
AHPT 8422- Pediatric Practice Patterns 4 hours
AHPT 8426- Musculoskeletal Practice Patterns II 4 hours
Total Hours 14 hours
DPT 3- Summer Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8142- Assistive and Adaptive Technology 1 hour
AHPT 8224- Clinical Reasoning 2 2 hours
AHPT 8240- Differential Diagnosis 2 hours
AHPT 8246- Advanced Topics in Physical Therapy 1 hour
Total Hours 7 hours
DPT 3- Fall Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8144- Professional Project 1 hour
AHPT 8453- Clinical Internship 2 8 weeks 4 hours
AHPT 8455- Clinical Internship 3-8 weeks 4 hours
Total Hours 9 hours
DPT 3- Spring Semester Credit Hours
AHPT 8160- Graduate Seminar 1 hour
AHPT 8456- Clinical Internship 4-8 weeks 4 hours
AHPT 8458- Clinical Internship 5-8 weeks 4 hours
Total Hours 9 hours
CURRICULUM TOTAL 100 HOURS

*For detailed course descriptions please see the School of Allied Health Sciences Catalog

**During professional studies, students are required to adhere to all program policies and academic and behavioral guidelines as stated in the TTUHSC Student Affairs Handbook- Code of Professional and Academic Conduct and the DRS Student Handbook. Expenses incurred on/for clinical rotations (such as, but not limited to: housing, transportation, immunizations and criminal background check) are the responsibility of the student.


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