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Pre-PT Courses

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The Department of Physical Therapy offers two undergraduate physical therapy seminars that pre PT students must take. One is offered in the fall and one in the spring. These seminars introduce students to Problem Based Learning, physical therapy, research in physical therapy, and healthcare systems. 
  • PT 105 Introduction to Physical Therapy I: Introduction to the profession of physical therapy, the pre-physical therapy and DPT programs at Clarkson, the problem-based learning (PBL) curricular model, and U.S. healthcare system.
  • PT 305 Introduction to Physical Therapy II: Introduction to the requirements and process of graduate physical therapy education, participation in the problem based learning curricular model, and issues of professionalism in physical therapy practice.