Unofficial Prerequisite Worksheet Evaluation

Download the unofficial prerequisite worksheet to help determine which prerequisites are fulfilled and which courses you may still need to complete for the School of Physical Therapy.

Worksheet: DPT Unofficial Prerequisite Worksheet (PDF)

Completed worksheets can be submitted via email, fax, or postal mail.

Option 1: Email

To email your completed worksheet, please save a copy of the worksheet to your computer. Email it as an attachment to: gradadmissions@pacificu.edu.  You will also need to attach any corresponding unofficial transcripts.

Option 2: Fax

To fax your completed worksheet, click the Print Form button at the top of the pdf file. Include a copy of your unofficial transcripts with the completed worksheet.

Fax: (503) 352-7290

Option 3: Mail

To mail your completed worksheet, click the Print Form button at the top of the pdf file.
Include a copy of your unofficial transcripts with the completed worksheet.

Pacific University
Office of Admissions
190 SE 8th Avenue, Ste. 181
Hillsboro, Oregon, 97123 USA

 

Prerequisite Coursework

General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology - 12 semester credits (18 quarter credits)

General Biology with lab

Note: Minimum 4 semester credits or 7 quarter credits. Microbiology with lab accepted.

Human Anatomy with lab

Human Physiology with lab

Note: Vertebrate Anatomy with lab and Animal Physiology with lab are accepted, human is preferred. Combined anatomy and physiology courses with labs accepted, must complete full sequence offered.
Physics - 8 semester credits (12 quarter credits)
A standard one year of General Physics (calculus based not required) with labs
Chemistry - 8 semester credits (12 quarter credits)
A standard one year of General Chemistry with labs
Statistics - 2 semester credits (3 quarter credits)
1 course from one of the following departments: Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, or Mathematics. Biostatistics preferred.
Psychology - 6 semester credits (9 quarter credits)
1 General Psychology course AND 1 additional course in Psychology
English and Writing - 6 semester credits (12 quarter credits)
At least one upper division course that is a minimum of 3 semester credits or 5 quarter credits.
Note: A combination of writing intensive coursework offered outside of an English or Writing department may be considered with valid evidence (ex: syllabus).
Humanities/Social Sciences - 6 semester credits (9 quarter credits)
Courses taken from the following areas: Fine Arts, Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, Music, Foreign Language, English, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Economics, History, Anthropology, Women's Studies, etc.
Recommended Additional Coursework (Not required)
Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Pharmacology, Medical Terminology, Spanish, Abnormal Psychology, Development Psychology, Aging and Disabilities, Public Health, Technical Writing, or Communications/Public Speaking.
 
Conversion of Credits (Semester credits vs. Quarter credits)

Note: All quarter credits must be converted into semester credits. 

For example: quarter credits ÷ 1.5 = semester credits

1 semester credit = .67 quarter credits

5 quarter credits = 3.33 semester credits