Associate in Science
PurposeThe Pre-Chiropractic, Pre-Physical Therapy program is intended for persons who plan to pursue a professional career in chiropractic or physical therapy. The plan of study presents a challenging blend of natural and physical sciences and be tailored to meet individual needs. If you complete the courses recommended, you are reasonably assured of being able to transfer with junior standing to most colleges and universities in Washington State. Students interested in physical therapy should be aware that a master's degree is required for entry into professional practice. You are urged to consult with your advisor as you plan your curriculum and select electives. This will allow your advisor to coordinate your program with the requirements of the institution to which you expect to transfer.
Be certain to meet with your advisor to select a sequence of classes that will meet your transfer goals.
Program OutcomesPlease refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 33-35 of the 2012-13 Centralia College catalog.
Fall Quarter, First Year
|BIOL& 221||Majors Ecology/Evolution (S)||
|CHEM& 161||General Chemistry w/lab (S)||6|
|ENGL& 101||English Composition I (C)||5|
Winter Quarter, First Year
|BIOL& 222||Majors Cell/Molecular (S)||5|
|CHEM& 162||General Chemistry w/lab II (S)||6|
|MATH& 151||Calculus I (M)||5|
Spring Quarter, First Year
|BIOL& 223||Majors Organismal Phys (S)||5|
|CHEM& 163||General Chemistry w/lab III (S)||6|
|MATH& 152||Calculus II (M)||5|
Fall Quarter, Second Year
|BIOL& 241||Human A & P 1 (S)||OR|
|PHYS& 221||Engineering Physics I (S)||5|
|Social Science Distribution (SS)*||5|
|Health and Fitness Distribution (HF)||3|
Winter Quarter, Second Year
|BIOL& 242||Human A & P 2 (S)||OR|
|PHYS& 222||Engineering Physics II (S)||5|
|MATH& 146||Introduction to Stats (M)||5|
|Humanities Distribution (H)*||5|
Spring Quarter, Second Year
|BIOL& 243||Adv Topics Human A & P (S)||OR|
|PHYS& 223||Engineering Physics III (S)||5|
|Social Science (SS) or Humanities (H) Distribution *||5|
*Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.Science electives: BIOL& 221, 222, 223 Majors; BIOL& 241, 242, 243 Human A & P w/lab I-III; CHEM& 261, 262, 263 Organic Chemistry w/lab I-III; PHYS& 221, 222, 223 Engineering Physics I-III.