Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Physical Therapy 2014

Doctor of Physical Therapy

General Education

PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements and equivalencies may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and advisors at their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Required Prerequisite Courses for application to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program

ALL prerequisites must be successfully completed (grade of C or better) at the time of application

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

CH 221, 222, 223 General Chemistry

Additional courses in organic chemistry, physical chemistry and biochemistry are strongly recommended


BI 112 Cell Biology

BI 231, 232, & 233 Anatomy & Physiology

BI 234 Microbiology - strongly recommended

Additional courses in biochemistry, neurobiology, and genetics are strongly recommended




Physics PHY 201, 202, 203 General Physics 12
Statistics MTH 243 Statistics I 5

PSY 201A Intro to Psychology - Part 1

2 additional courses from:

PSY 202A Intro to Psychology - Part 2

PSY 213 Intro to Behavioral Neuroscience

PSY 215 Human Development

PSY 239 Intro to Abnormal Psychology




Social Science & Humanities

WR 121 English Composition

4 additional courses in more than 1 discipline from:

Art, Literature, Communication, foreign language, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Theatre Arts




George Fox University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is a three-year graduate-level professional program that prepares students to be eligible for licensure and entry into contemporary physical therapy practice.



Last updated: November 2014