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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Natural Science/Pre-physical Therapy, BS

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Accelerated three-year Gannon University School of Physical Therapy program. A maximum of 30cr of work may be transferred after the first year at Gannon University School of Physical Therapy. Upon completion of the first year of studies at one of the physical therapy schools, a transcript from that school is to be sent by the student to the dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics with a note requesting application materials for graduation. Articulation agreement with Chatham University School of Physical Therapy requires a BS from IUP.

Liberal Studies: 48

As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Social Science:

Writing Intensive:

A second writing-intensive course is not required for three-year students who transfer to a professional school with an articulation agreement.

Liberal Studies Elective: 3

Major: 43

Other Requirements: 0-6

  • Foreign Language Intermediate Level

Free Electives: 23-29


  • Electives to meet minimum of 90 IUP cr and minimum of 24cr of coursework in the humanities and/or social sciences areas for admission to affiliated chiropractic colleges after three years at IUP
  • Maximum cr for work at affiliated chiropractic school Credits: 30

Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1) Student is to work with his/her advisor to select appropriate free electives for professional school. Neurobiology, biomechanics, and athletic training are highly recommended.

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