California State University, Sacramento Department of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy 6000 J Street - M/S 6020 Sacramento CA 95819 United States
Phone+1 916.573.4599
Phone 2 +1 916.278.6661
Public
CAPTE Accredited
Bachelors Degree Required
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Course Prerequisites
General Information
Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Kinesiology/Biomechanics, and Exercise Physiology courses must have been completed in the last 10 years.

A minimum of 3.00 GPA is required for the prerequisite GPA.

For additional information visit our website at www.csus.edu/college/health-human-services/physical-therapy/

Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
Yes
Anatomy
Coursework older than 10 years will not be accepted
Human Anatomy with Lab. Coursework older than 10 years not accepted.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
Chemistry I
General Chemistry I Introductory Chemistry is not acceptable
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Chemistry II
General Chemistry II Introductory Chemistry is not acceptable
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry II
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Exercise Physiology
Coursework older than 10 years will not be accepted
Exercise Physiology - Upper Division ONLY. Coursework older than 10 years not accepted.
Course Level
Upper Division
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Exercise Physiology
Kinesiology or Biomechanics
Coursework older than 10 years will not be accepted
Kinesiology or Biomechanics Upper Division ONLY. Coursework older than 10 years not accepted.
Course Level
Upper Division
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Biomechanics
  • Kinesiology
Physics I
Physics I with Lab
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics I
Physics II
Physics II with Lab
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics II
Physiology
Coursework older than 10 years will not be accepted
Human Physiology with Lab. Coursework older than 10 years not accepted.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
Psychology
Introductory Psychology
Course Level
Introductory
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: General
  • Psychology: General I
Psychology
Psychology
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Adolescent
  • Psychology: Advanced
  • Psychology: Any
  • Psychology: Child
  • Psychology: Death & Dying
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: Growth & Development
  • Psychology: Human Behavior
  • Psychology: Life Span Development
  • Psychology: Psychopathology
  • Psychology: Rehabilitation
  • Psychology: Social
Statistics
Statistics - that covers basic concepts of descriptive statistics, probability and sampling.
Course Level
Introductory
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Biostatistics
  • Business: Statistics
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Psychology: Statistics