Pre-Physical Therapy, Certificate of Achievement
Banner code: 2_CN_PREPT
Financial aid: Eligible
The Pre-Physical Therapy certificate satisfies prerequisite coursework for most graduate-level programs in this field. The 20 unit certificate program offers students the opportunity to complete the required foundational sciences, social science, and statistics coursework. The certificate focuses on providing students who want to apply to a graduate-level Physical Therapy program certified by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Program Level Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Name and identify the basic structures of the human body.
- Demonstrate problem solving skills involving constant acceleration equations and Newtons Laws.
- Diagram the phylogenetic relationships among the major animal phyla.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
This certificate goes through the State approval process and requires a minimum of 12 units of coursework in a particular academic or occupational area. The certificate programs normally include only those courses which have a direct bearing upon specialized occupational competency since the objective of earning the career certificate is immediate employment in a specialized area. Upon successful completion of the program and completing the application, the student will receive the certificate and be recognized at the graduation ceremony. In order to earn a Certificate of Achievement all courses that apply to the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” in each course unless otherwise stated. A minimum of 12 units in residence at GWC is required, and 50 percent of the certificate program must be completed at GWC.
|BIOL G220||Human Anatomy||4|
|BIOL G225||Human Physiology||4|
|PHYS G120||Algebra Based Physics: Mechanics||4|
|PHYS G125||Algebra Based Physics: Electricity/Magnetism||4|