- Completion of course work required in the first year of the professional school (please refer to The Graduate Catalog)
- Students pursuing only the B.S. degree in Rehabilitation Science with a concentration in Physical Therapy must meet the minimum standards of a cumulative 2.0 GPA overall and a 2.0 GPA in the major to be eligible for the undergraduate degree.
- Minimum of 39 hours in 300, 400, and professional level courses.
- Electives to complete 120 hours
- All general education requirement for the B.S. degree at UTC must be met.
- See additional requirements.
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UNDERGRADUATE PHYSICAL THERAPY COURSES (PHYT)
Please refer to the UTC Graduate Catalog for a listing of the professional level courses offered in the Physical Therapy curriculum.
302 Medical Terminology for Health Professionals (2)
This course is designed for students interested in the medical and paramedical fields. Utilizing web-assisted instruction, students will study medical terminology related to the major body systems. Emphasis will include the use of medical word parts, pronunciation, spelling and the definitions of key pathology, diagnostic and treatment procedures terms.
305 Ethics for Health Care Professionals (3)
Designed to introduce pre-health professional students to ethical theories and concepts, assist in identifying potential ethical dilemmas, and provide a system for ethical analysis. Current issues in health care ethics will be discussed throughout the course. Web-assisted technology will be utilized to accomplish the course objectives.
410 Human Gross Anatomy (6)
This course is a combined lecture-laboratory program designed to present to the student an understanding of basic and clinical, human gross anatomy. Normal diagnostic imaging techniques will be introduced. Detailed regional analysis of the buttock, lower extremity, and upper extremity will be performed. Structure and function of the head, neck, and trunk regions will be studied. Major joints will be discussed. Anatomy of the thoracic and abdominal cavities will be introduced. Fall semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 6 hours.
495r Departmental Thesis
(1-3 hours per term, 4 hours for the two terms)
On demand. See Departmental Honors. Prerequisite:: approval of Department Head. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
Assistant Professor Valerie L. Radu, Head
The social work program prepares professional social workers for beginning practice as social work generalists capable both of functioning in a variety of agency and community settings and of practicing with diverse populations. The curriculum provides knowledge and skill for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Students must meet the same admission requirements as all other applicants to the University. Academic advising for students declaring pre-social work as a major may be done by a member of the social work faculty. Admission to the University does not ensure acceptance into the social work major.
Admission to the Social Work Major
Eligible pre-social work majors seeking admission to the Social Work program must complete the following admission process by February 15th of the sophomore year:
- Complete the Application to the UTC Social Work Program available on the program website: www.utc.edu/SocialWork
- Have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 point scale.
- Have a social work major Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 or higher on a 4.0 point scale in all pre-Social Work courses (Social Work 110 and 207).
- Earn a grade of C or better in the following pre-social work courses: Social Work 110 and Social Work 207.
- Complete the following cognate courses with a passing grade: Biology 121, Political Science 101, Psychology 101, Sociology 151. Note: Biology 121 is a pre- or corequisite for Social Work 306, 308, 312 and 333.
- Complete a criminal background check process.
- Discuss the above application materials in a scheduled group interview with the Social Work Program faculty.