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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans Department of Physical Therapy
1900 Gravier St. Department of Physical Therapy New Orleans LA 70112 United States
Phone+1 504.568.4288
Public
CAPTE Accredited
Bachelors Degree Required
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Course Prerequisites
General Information
Applicants must obtain a "C: or better in all required prerequisite courses including science and non-science courses.
Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
No
Link to program's prerequisite instructions
Anatomy
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: Mammalian
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Vertebrate
Biology / Biological Science
Advanced / Upper-division biology required.
Course Level
Upper Division
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: Pathophysiology
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
Biology I
This is freshman level Biology I.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: General I
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
  • Biology: Zoology
Biology II
This is freshman level Biology II.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: General II
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
  • Biology: Zoology
Chemistry I
This is freshman Chemistry I.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Chemistry II
This is freshman Chemistry II.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry II
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Communication / Speech / Public Speaking
This must be a course in which the majority of the course requires multiple public speeches as part of the course requirements.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Comm: Public Speaking
English Composition / Writing
1 of 2 Freshman English Composition courses
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • English Composition I
English Composition / Writing
2 of 2 Freshman English Composition courses that are required.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • English Composition II
English Composition / Writing
This needs to be an English Course in which the bulk of assignments in the course require writing.
Course Level
Upper Division
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing
Math
1 of 2 math courses required.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Mathematics: Algebra
  • Mathematics: Calculus
  • Mathematics: Pre-Calculus
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Mathematics: Trigonometry
Math
2 of 2 math courses required.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Mathematics: Algebra
  • Mathematics: Calculus
  • Mathematics: Pre-Calculus
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Mathematics: Trigonometry
Physics I
1 of 2 required Physics Courses.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics I
Physics II
2 of 2 required Physics courses.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics II
Physiology
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: Animal
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: Mammalian
  • A&P: Physiology
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Vertebrate
Psychology
1 of 2 psychology courses required
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
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: Social
  • Psychology: Statistics
Psychology
2 of 2 psychology courses required
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
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: Social
  • Psychology: Statistics
Statistics
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Biostatistics
  • Business: Statistics
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Psychology: Statistics