These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Candidates for admission must hold at least a four-year Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any field of study with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 (B+ average) in the last 60 credit hours from a university of recognized standing. Degrees that have a focus in Neuroscience, Psychology, Kinesiology, Human Movement Science, Exercise Science, Human Physiology, Health Promotion, Ergonomics and Anatomy are favourable backgrounds for the study of Physiotherapy.
The following courses or their equivalents are prerequisites for admission: Physics (six credit hours) or Physics (three credit hours) and Introduction to Biomechanics; Biology (either (i) three credit hours of Animal or Cell Biology at second year level or higher, or (ii) six credit hours of introductory biology [equivalent to BIOL 1010.03: Principles of Biology Part I and BIOL 1011.03: Principles of Biology Part II]); Psychology (six credit hours); Statistics (three credit hours); Human Physiology (either (i) six credit hours of human physiology at the first year level, plus three credit hours at the second year level or higher, or (ii) six credit hours of human physiology, all at a second year level or higher); Human Anatomy (three credit hours, equivalent to ANAT 1010.03: Basic Human Anatomy); and Languages and Humanities and/or Social Sciences (six credit hours, e.g. Classics, Contemporary Studies, Theatre, Dance, Music, Languages, Philosophy can include a combination of two 3 credit hour courses).