Biology Pre-Physical Therapy Sample Schedule/Paradigm A guide for completing your Biology Pre-Physical Therapy major+ More The paradigm below is one example of how this major may be completed. Students may use their elective credits to explore other majors or to enroll in skill-building courses in mathematics, reading, writing and/or study skills. With planning, students may use these credits to complete a minor, enroll in a practicum or internship, or study abroad. Freshman Year - Fall LCT140 First Year Seminar 3 E120 English Composition 3 B110/111 Botany & Zoology I & Lab I (Area NS) 4 C131/133 General Chemistry I & Lab I (Area NS) 4 M151 OR Calculus I 4 M148 Calculus/Precalculus I Credits: 18 Freshman Year - Spring B120/121 Botany & Zoology II & Lab (Area NS) 4 M149 Calculus/Precalculus I (if needed) 4 General Education Content Area/Oral Communication Requirement 3 General Education Content Area 3 General Education Content Area 3 Credits: 17 Sophomore Year - Fall LCT225 Perspectives (may be taken spring semester) 3 ID160 Artscore 2 B305 Human Anatomy 4 C321 Organic Chemistry I 4 General Education Content Area 3 Credits: 16 Sophomore Year - Spring B310 Genetics 4 B313 Physiology 4 General Education Content Area 3 General Education Content Area 3 Elective 3 Credits: 17 Junior Year - Fall LCT375 Global Issues (may be taken spring semester) 3 B311 Cell Biology 3 B392 Biometrics 3 P201/202 Introductory Physics I & Lab (Area NS) 4 Elective 3 Credits: 16 Junior Year - Spring B492 Experimental Planning 1 P211/212 Introductory Physics II & Lab 4 Elective 3 Elective 3 Elective 3 Elective 3 Credits: 17 Senior Year - Fall LCT475 Capstone (may be taken spring semester) 3 B434 Microbiology 3 PH343 OR Contemporary Ethical Issues 3 PH346 Ethical Issues in Science (Area MT) Elective 3 Elective 3 Credits: 15 Senior Year - Spring B435 Immunology 3 B493 Biology Research & Thesis 2 CS102 OR Introduction to Computer Applications 3 CS105 Introductory Programming: Visual Basic Elective 3 Elective 3 Elective 3 Credits: 17 The following are required for many physical therapy programs. Consult with the Allied Health Director for specifics. C142/144 General Chemistry II & Lab S110 Sociological Imagination (Area HS) PY111 General Psychology (Area HS) PY220 Abnormal Psychology ED156 First Aid and CPR B306 Medical Terminology Other Electives: B309 Biochemistry B312 Molecular Biology C322 Organic Chemistry II It is the responsibility of the student to complete all major and university requirements. Please refer to the university catalog for additional information regarding this major. Course title and content is subject to change. Not all courses are offered each semester or year. Please consult with your major advisor for the most current information. Students enrolled in the Lasallian Honors Program should consult the program director for the appropriate sequence of courses. Course descriptions + More (From the 2011-13 Catalog) A. Biology Core All of the following: (Either M148 and M149 or M151) C131 - General Chemistry I (3 credits) This course covers the fundamental principles upon which the study of chemistry is based. Stoichiometry, atomic structure, molecular structure, chemical bonding, behavior of gases, kinetic molecular theory, properties of solutions, chemical reactivity and thermochemistry are included. Three hours of lecture per week. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: M151 placement, or M149, or minimum grade of C in M148 with concurrent enrollment in M149; concurrent with C133. Students who complete C131/C133 may not enroll in C110. C133 - General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credit) This laboratory is an inquiry-based approach to understanding the process of doing chemistry. Each week, as a team member with a specific role working for a consulting company, the student receives a letter from a ﾓchemical clientﾔ requesting the solution to a chemical problem. It is the responsibility of the team to design a solution, collect data, and report the results to the client in report form. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: concurrent with C131 C321 - Organic Chemistry I (3 credits) Organized by chemical functional groups and reaction mechanisms, this course presents both classical and modern theories of organic chemistry while rigorously exploring chemical structure reactivity relationships. The fundamentals of nomenclature, physical properties, chemical structure, stereochemistry, organic-reactions, mechanisms, synthesis, purification, and compound characterization are emphasized. Biological, medical, and familiar real-world examples are discussed in the context of organic chemistry. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: C131/133 and C142/144; concurrent with C323 C323 - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credit) This laboratory complements the lecture segment of the course by demonstrating and utilizing the concepts learned in the classroom to acquire, isolate, and characterize desired organic reaction products. In this laboratory, students become familiar with the equipment, glassware, techniques, and expertise required to implement the chemistry proposed on paper, to optimize it, and to communicate it to the chemical community. A practical context for the developed chemical intuition is provided. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: C131/133 and C142/44; concurrent with C321 M148 - Calculus with Precalculus I (4 credits) This course, followed by M149, provides a two-semester sequence that covers the material of a traditional Calculus I course along with built-in coverage of precalculus topics. Topics in M148 include: solving equations, functions, classes of functions (polynomial, rational, algebraic, exponential, logarithmic), right triangle trigonometry, angle measure, limits and continuity, derivatives, rules for derivatives. Credit is not granted for this course and M151 or courses equivalent to college algebra and college trigonometry. Prerequisite: mathematics competency satisfied. M149 - Calculus with Precalculus II (4 credits) This course completes the two-semester sequence that begins with M148, and together with M148 provides a two-semester sequence that covers the material of a traditional Calculus I course along with built-in coverage of precalculus topics. Topics in M149 include: trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, rules for derivatives, applications of derivatives, and definite and indefinite integrals. Credit is not granted for this course and M151. Prerequisite: M148. M151 - Calculus I (4 credits) This course provides an introduction to the differential and integral calculus. Topics include: the concepts of function, limit, continuity, derivative, definite and indefinite integrals, and an introduction to transcendental functions. Credit is not granted for this course and M148 and M149. Prerequisites: departmental placement or courses equivalent to college algebra and college trigonometry. B. All of the following: CS102 - Business Computer Applications (3 credits) This course provides in-depth coverage of Microsoft Excel and Access in the context of business applications. Excel topics include formulas and functions, charting, large datasets, pivot tables and what-if analysis. Access topics include relational database concepts, database design, basic query construction, and report generation. This course combines on-line and hands-on learning. Prerequisite: AC222 for business majors. P201 - Introductory Physics I (3 credits) This course is the first half of a two-semester introductory, calculus-based, physics course for all students planning to enter one of the scientific professions. It covers the fundamental principles of mechanics, oscillations, and fluid mechanics. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: M149 or M151 (M151 may be concurrent) and concurrent with P202. P202 - Introductory Physics I Laboratory (1 credit) One three-hour laboratory is held each week covering topics studied in the lectures. Offered fall semester. Concurrent with P201. P211 - Introductory Physics II (3 credits) This course is the second half of a two-semester introductory, calculus-based, physics course for all students planning to enter one of the scientific professions. It covers the fundamental principles of waves, physical and geometrical optics, and electricity and magnetism. Offered spring semester. Prerequisites: P201/202; concurrent with P212. P212 - Introductory Physics II Laboratory (1 credit) One three-hour laboratory is held each week covering topics studied in the lectures. Offered spring semester. Concurrent with P211. C. One of the following: PH305 - Health Care Ethics (3 credits) This course provides a survey of some of the specific issues in health care ethics that are faced today by patients, providers, insurance companies and other constituencies in the health care arena. Such issues include: access ﾗ how are limited resources to be allocated? Informed consent - what information must patients possess in order to make reasonable and informed decisions about their health care? What compensatory obligations do providers have in the realm of informed consent? Funding ﾗ should the quality of health care vary by the means of the payer? Death ﾗ what is death? Also, should a patient have the right to choose the time and means of his or her death? Procedures and technologies ﾗ are all possible procedures and technical interventions morally defensible? PH343 - Contemporary Ethical Issues (3 credits) The course examines critically the foundations of ethical or moral judgments on vital issues such as abortion, birth control, capital punishment, civil disobedience, divorce, drug-use, ecology, euthanasia, homosexuality, marriage, pre-marital sex, suicide, segregation, stealing, truth: acquiring-revealing concealing, technology, war, and work. PH346 - Ethical Issues in the Sciences (3 credits) This course provides non-science as well as science majors the opportunity to examine key issues in the sciences in the light of major ethical theories. Among the issues to be examined are: abuses and uses of nuclear energy, behavior control and psychosurgery, chemical wastes and the environment, computerized files of personal information, computerization and depersonalization, experimentation with human subjects and animals, genetic engineering and screening, reproductive techniques, organ transplants, physician-patient relationships, and euthanasia. The following are required for many physical therapy programs. Please consult with Dr. Jeanne Minnerath, Director of Allied Health, for specifics: B306 - Medical Terminology (2 credits) This course is an organ systems approach to learning and understanding medical terms. A word building programmed learning format is utilized to understand Latin and Greek prefixes and root words from which our English medical words originate. Common medical abbreviations and case studies are also incorporated into the course. The class meets for two discussion periods weekly. C142 - General Chemistry II (3 credits) This course includes the study of the chemistry of redox reactions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium theory, electrochemistry, chemical dynamics, organic chemistry, phase behavior and solution chemistry. Three hours of lecture per week. Offered spring semester. Prerequisites: minimum grade of C in C131/133 and concurrent with C144. C144 - General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 credit) This laboratory is an inquiry-based approach to understanding the process of doing chemistry. Each week, as a team member with a specific role working for a consulting company, the student receives a letter from a ﾓchemical clientﾔ requesting the solution to a chemical problem. It is the responsibility of the team to design a solution, collect data, and report the results to the client in report form. Offered spring semester. Prerequisites: minimum grade of C in C131/133 and concurrent with C142. CO156 - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid (1 credit) This course is designed to prepare students as American Red Cross professional rescuers, those whose duty to act in cases of breathing or cardiac emergencies. Completion of this course authorizes the student as an American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer for one year and fulfills most CPR/AED requirements for health professionals and lifeguard certification programs. PY111 - General Psychology (3 credits) General Psychology provides an overview of the methods, fundamental principles, and major perspectives which define the discipline of psychology. Intrapersonal and/or interpersonal psychological processes involved in the biological basis of behavior, sleeping and dreaming, conditioning and learning, cognition, lifespan human development, abnormal psychology, and psychological treatment. Classical and contemporary research and perspectives including the biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychodynamic, humanistic, sociocultural and evolutionary perspectives are explored. Students are actively involved through application, interactive exercises, simulations, and projects. PY220 - Abnormal Psychology (4 credits) This course investigates the dynamics of abnormal behavior. Disorders manifested in childhood and adolescence, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, sexual disorder, and dependence, violence and abuse, and personality disorders are studied. Etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, research, prevention and therapy are considered. The interactions among biological, psychological, social and cultural factors are emphasized. Prerequisite: PY111. S110 - Sociological Imagination (3 credits) The nature and foundations of society and the individual, the main forces that strengthen and weaken social groups and the conditions that transform social life are examined in this course. Offered every semester. TA101 - Oral Communication (3 credits) This course prepares students to make effective informative and persuasive presentations incorporating audio-visual enhancements, and to utilize active listening techniques. The responsibilities of both the speaker and the listener are stressed. Practical experience in preparation, delivery/participation, and evaluation are provided.