What to Expect

Thinking about joining our program? Find out what you can expect as a student at UIC.

Fall

PT 600 Introduction to Physical Therapy 4 hours
PT 603 Gross Anatomy for Physical Therapy 5 hours
PT 605 Systems Physiology and Plasticity 6 hours
15 total hours

Spring

PT 604 Anatomy of the Central Nervous System, Head and Neck for Physical Therapy 4 hours
PT 617 Applied Kinesiology 4 hours
PT 618 Motor Control 2 hours
PT 625 Professional Development I 2 hours
PT 629 Science and Practice Seminar I 3 hours
PT 635 Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction 4 hours
19 total hours

Opportunities

Plan Ahead for Year 2:

Summer

PT 616 Biophysics 4 hours
PT 624 Therapeutic Applications 5 hours
PT 640 Clinical Internship I 2 hours
11 total hours

Fall

PT 626 Professional Development II 3 hours
PT 632 Musculoskeletal Dysfunction II 5 hours
PT 633 Neuromuscular Dysfunction I 5 hours
PT 636 Applied Pathophysiology 4 hours
PT 638 Integration and Assessment I 1 hour
Optional electives
18+ total hours

Spring

PT 620 Clinical Applications 1 hour
PT 622 Psychosocial Theory and Practice I 2 hours
PT 623 Psychosocial Theory and Practice II 3 hours
PT 631 Musculoskeletal Dysfunction I 5 hours
PT 634 Neuromuscular Dysfunction II 5 hours
PT 639 Integration and Assessment II 1 hour
Optional electives
17+ total hours

Summer

PT 641 Clinical Internship II 12 hours
12 total hours

Fall

PT 642 Clinical Internship III 12 hours
12 total hours

Spring

PT 627 Professional Development III 2 hours
PT 628 Case Management in Physical Therapy Practice 3 hours
PT 630 Science in Practice Seminar II 1 hour
PT 643 Clinical Internship IV 12 hours
18 total hours

Fall

PT 600 Introduction to Physical Therapy 4 hours
PT 603 Gross Anatomy for Physical Therapy 5 hours
PT 605 Systems Physiology and Plasticity 6 hours
15 total hours

Spring

PT 604 Anatomy of the Central Nervous System, Head and Neck for Physical Therapy 4 hours
PT 617 Applied Kinesiology 4 hours
PT 618 Motor Control 2 hours
PT 625 Professional Development I 2 hours
PT 629 Science and Practice Seminar I 3 hours
PT 635 Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction 4 hours
19 total hours

Summer

PT 616 Biophysics 4 hours
PT 624 Therapeutic Applications 5 hours
PT 640 Clinical Internship I 2 hours
11 total hours

Fall

PT 626 Professional Development II 3 hours
PT 631 Musculoskeletal Dysfunction I 5 hours
PT 633 Neuromuscular Dysfunction I 5 hours
PT 636 Applied Pathophysiology 4 hours
PT 638 Integration and Assessment I 1 hour
18 total hours

Spring

PT 620 Clinical Applications 1 hour
PT 622 Psychosocial Theory and Practice I 2 hours
PT 623 Psychosocial Theory and Practice II 3 hours
PT 632 Musculoskeletal Dysfunction II 5 hours
PT 634 Neuromuscular Dysfunction II 5 hours
PT 639 Integration and Assessment II 1 hour
Optional electives
17+ total hours

Summer

PT 641 Clinical Internship II 12 hours
12 total hours

Fall

PT 642 Clinical Internship III 12 hours
12 total hours

Spring

PT 627 Professional Development III 2 hours
PT 628 Case Management in Physical Therapy Practice 3 hours
PT 630 Science in Practice Seminar II 1 hour
PT 643 Clinical Internship IV 12 hours
18 total hours