UCA offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Health Sciences – Physical Therapy Emphasis. This degree is designed for students who are interested in physical therapy and plan to apply for DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) Degree. The Health Sciences – Physical Therapy Emphasis is described in the UCA Bulletin and requires successful completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours, including general education requirements, major degree requirements, and 40 upper division credit hours. See the Academic Map for the suggested course sequence and the advising course CHECKSHEET. Completion of the BS in Health Sciences, Physical Therapy Emphasis degree provides students with the necessary prerequisite coursework necessary to apply to the DPT Degree additional requirements for application are described on the DPT Degree web page. If you are considering this major, contact the Department at 501-450-3611 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about the degree requirements for this major, DPT prerequisites, admission options and deadlines, and clinical observation requirements. For detailed information about the DPT Program see our UCA DPT Brochure.