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Franklin Pierce University (AZ) Doctor of Physical Therapy at Goodyear, AZ
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 14455 West Van Buren St. Building A, Suite 100 Goodyear AZ 85338 United States
Phone+1 800.325.1090
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Bachelors Degree Required
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Course Prerequisites
General Information
* Three prerequisite courses may be outstanding at the time of review, but these must be completed prior to the start of classes in August.

* If four or more prerequisite courses are outstanding, your application will be placed on hold until we receive your final grades.
Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
Yes
Anatomy & Physiology I
Cellular & systematic aspects of human body.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
Anatomy & Physiology II
Cellular & systematic aspects of human body.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
Biology I
Must be at the level of a science major. Botany and Zoology courses are NOT acceptable.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3 or 4
QS: 4.5
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Advanced
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: General I
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
Biology II
Must be at the level of a science major. Botany and Zoology courses are NOT acceptable.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3 or 4
QS: 4.5
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Advanced
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General II
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
Chemistry I
Fundamental chemistry principles presented at level appropriate for pre-professional or science majors.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Chemistry II
Fundamental chemistry principles presented at level appropriate for pre-professional or science majors.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry II
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Physics I
Algebra-based. Covers mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, optics.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics I
  • Physics: Any
Physics II
Algebra-based. Covers mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, optics.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics II
  • Physics: Any
Psychology
Must be a course offered through the Psychology department.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4.5
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Adolescent
  • Psychology: Advanced
  • Psychology: Child
  • Psychology: Death & Dying
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: General
  • Psychology: General I
  • Psychology: General II
  • Psychology: Growth & Development
  • Psychology: Human Behavior
  • Psychology: Life Span Development
  • Psychology: Psychopathology
  • Psychology: Rehabilitation
  • Psychology: Social
  • Psychology: Sports
Statistics
Graphical & qualitative description of data, binomial, normal and t-distributions, one- and two- sample hypothesis tests and confidence intervals, simple linear regressions and correlations.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4.5
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Biostatistics
  • Business: Statistics
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Psychology: Statistics