Pre-Physical Therapy

Associate in Science

Note: Courses listed on degree plan are suggested. Students should consult with their advisor concerning their unique transfer decisions.

Total Degree Credits72
General Education Courses
Arts & Humanities
Select two of the following recommended courses:6
Introduction to the Visual Arts
United States to 1877
United States Since 1877
Music Appreciation
Social & Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology3
Select one of the following recommended courses:3
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
Introduction to Sociology
Written Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Oral Communications
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Math, Science & Technology
MATH 210Elementary Statistics3
BIOL 150General Biology I3
BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab1
CHEM 121General Chemistry I 14
CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Lab1
Select from the following recommended courses:3
(Needed if 15 credits for Math, Science & Technology have not been met.)
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
Enrichment Course Matrix - may be fulfilled with applicable Arts & Humanities course2
General Education Matrix - may be fulfilled with applicable Arts & Humanities course or Social & Behavioral Sciences course
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course
Pre-Physical Therapy Courses
BIOL 151General Biology II3
BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab1
BIOL 220Anatomy and Physiology I3
BIOL 220LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab1
BIOL 221Anatomy and Physiology II3
BIOL 221LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab1
CHEM 122General Chemistry II4
CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Lab1
PHYS 211College Physics I3
PHYS 211LCollege Physics I Lab1
PHYS 212College Physics II3
PHYS 212LCollege Physics II Lab1
PSYC 207Introduction to Sports and Performance Psychology3
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology3
PSYC 270Abnormal Psychology3
Total Credits34

Completing MATH 103 or testing into a higher level math is required for CHEM 121.


CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.

Note: A student completing an additional Arts & Humanities course would be eligible to graduate with an Associate in Arts degree in addition to the Associate in Science degree.