Physio-Therapy Curriculum

Total Credit Hours Required to Finish the Degree
( 135 Credit Hours ) as Follows:

University Requirements

Students must pass all of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Prerequisite

Theoretical

Practical

000011110 COMMUNITY SERVICE 1 - 0 -
010610014 BEGINNING ENGLISH 3 - 0 -
010610024 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH 3 2 3 010610014
010610034 ADVANCED ENGLISH 3 2 3 010610024
040111001 ARABIC LANGUAGE 2 - 2 -
040511011 PALESTINIAN STUDIES 2 - 2 -
040521301 FUNDAMENTALS OF RESEARCH METHODS 2 - 2 010610034
110411000 COMPUTER SKILLS 2 - 2 -
  • Beginning English, Intermediate English, and Advanced English can be waived with a (TOEFL) score of 500 or above or depends on the score of the placement test.
  • Student must fulfill community service equivalent to at least 100 hours during their years of study at Arab American University.
Students must pass ( 8 ) credit hours from any of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Prerequisite

Theoretical

Practical

010411001 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION 2 - 2 -
020311001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 2 - 2 -
030111101 ISLAMIC CULTURE 2 - 2 -
030111122 LAW IN OUR LIFE 2 - 2 -
030111233 ANTI-CORRUPTION CHALLENGES AND SOLUTION 2 - 2 -
030121221 DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS 2 - 2 -
040211511 FRENCH LANGUAGE 2 - 2 -
040211712 GERMAN LANGUAGE 2 - 2 -
040213431 TURKISH LANGUAGE 2 - 2 -
040511052 ISRAELI & ZIONISM STUDIES I 2 - 2 -
040511053 JERUSALEM:CIVILIZATION AND HISTORY 2 - 2 -
040511061 ISRAELI & ZIONISM STUDIES II 2 - 2 040511052
040511081 HOME GARDENING 2 - 2 -
040511091 FINE ARTS 2 - 2 -
040511101 CURRENT WORLD ISSUES 2 - 2 -
040511121 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 - 2 -
040511132 ELECTION AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION 2 - 2 -
040511133 THE PALESTINIAN PRISONERS MOVEMENT 2 - 2 -
040511211 ANTHROPOLOGY 2 - 2 -
040511311 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2 - 2 -
040511321 SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 2 - 2 -
040511411 POLITICAL SCIENCES 2 - 2 -
040511421 CRITICAL THINKING 2 - 2 -
040511511 MODERN ARAB THOUGHT 2 - 2 -
040511521 ARCHEOLOGY 2 - 2 -
040511611 HEBREW LANGUAGE 2 - 2 -
040511621 CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS 2 - 2 -
050411001 ENERGY RESOURCES & USE 2 - 2 -
060411101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2 - 2 -
060411201 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 2 - 2 -
100111003 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY SCIENCE 2 - 2 -
100311003 HUMAN & ENVIRONMENT 2 - 2 -
100411002 HISTORY OF SCIENCE 2 - 2 -
110111002 TECHNOLOGY IN OUR LIFE 2 - 2 -

Faculty Requirements

Students must pass all of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Prerequisite

Theoretical

Practical

060511021 FIRST AID 2 - 2 -
060511030 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 2 - 2 -
060511040 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH 2 - 2 -
060513010 ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES 1 - 1 -
100111620 PHYSICS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES 2 - 2 100111002
100111650 PHYSICS LAB FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS - 2 1 100111620
100211620 BIOLOGY FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES 2 - 2 100211002
100211650 BIOLOGY LAB FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS - 2 1 100211620
100311620 CHEMISTRY FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES 2 - 2 100311002
100311650 CHEMISTRY LAB FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS - 2 1 100311620

Specialization Requirements

Students must pass all of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Prerequisite

Theoretical

Practical

060412721 ANATOMY OF MUSCULOSKELETAL 2 2 3 060511030, 100211620
060412731 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 2 - 2 060511030, 100211620
060412741 PHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCULOSKELETAL 2 - 2 060511030, 100211620
060413010 BASIC PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES 2 - 2 060412731
060413680 KINESIOLOGY 3 - 3 060412741, 060412721, 100111620
060413691 ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT 2 - 2 060413680
060413710 NEUROANATOMY 2 - 2 060512400, 060412731
060421750 INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOTHERAPY 3 - 3 060511030
060422680 ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS I 3 - 3 060412741, 060412721
060422690 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF ORTHOPEDIC& RHEUMATOLOGY I 3 - 3 060412741, 060412721
060422881 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES 3 - 3 -
060422991 CLINICAL FIELD WORK I 12 - 4 060422680, 060422690
060423160 MANAGEMENT FOR HEALTH SCIENCES 2 - 2 060423630
060423410 PRINCIPLES OF RADIOLOGY 2 - 2 060512400, 060412721, 060422680
060423630 GENERAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS 3 - 3 060422991, 060423690, 060423700
060423640 ELECTROTHERAPY AND HYDROTHERAPY SKILLS 3 - 3 060422991, 060423690, 060423700
060423670 COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION 2 - 2 060423640
060423680 CARDIO-PULMONARY PHYSIOTHERAPY 2 - 2 060424670, 060512400, 060412731
060423690 ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS II 3 - 3 060422680, 060422690
060423700 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY II 3 - 3 060422680, 060422690
060423720 PSYCHOLOGY OF PHYSICAL DISABILITIES 2 - 2 060423690
060423980 CLINICAL FIELD WORK II 12 - 4 060422991, 060423690, 060423700
060423991 CLINICAL FIELD WORK III 9 - 3 060423980, 060423630, 060423640
060424610 NEUROLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY 3 - 3 060423630, 060423640, 060413710
060424620 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF NEUROLOGY 3 - 3 060423630, 060423640
060424670 GENERAL PATHOLOGY 2 - 2 060512400, 060412731
060424700 PEDIATRIC PHYSIOTHERAPY 2 - 2 060423630, 060423640, 060413710
060424710 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF PEDIATRICS 2 - 2 060423630, 060423640, 060413710
060424960 RESEARCH IN PHYSIOTHERAPY 3 - 3 100412810, 040521301
060424981 CLINICAL FIELD WORK (4) 12 - 4 060424610, 060424620
060424991 CLINICAL FIELD WORK (5) 15 - 5 060424710
060512400 HUMAN ANATOMY 2 2 3 060511030, 100211620
100412810 BIOSTATISTICS 3 - 3 -

Free Elective


Each student must pass ( 6 ) credit hours from any courses offered by the university NOT INCLUDING any of the following courses:

Course #

Course Name

Weekly Hours

Cr.

Hrs.

Theoretical

Practical

010411000 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION 3 - 3
010411050 JERUSALEM:CIVILIZATION AND HISTORY 3 - 3
010610022 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH 3 2 2
010911010 CALCULUS I 3 - 3
010911050 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3 - 3
010911800 ELEMENTARY PROBِABILITY & STATISTICS 3 - 3
020311000 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 3 - 3
030111100 ISLAMIC CULTURE 3 - 3
030111121 LAW IN OUR LIFE 3 - 3
030111230 INTEGRITY,TRANSPARENCY, AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN FIGHTING CORRUPTION 3 - 3
030121220 DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS 3 - 3
040111000 ARABIC LANGUAGE 3 - 3
040211510 FRENCH LANGUAGE 3 - 3
040211711 GERMAN LANGUAGE 3 - 3
040213430 TURKISH LANGUAGE 3 - 3
040511010 PALESTINIAN STUDIES 3 - 3
040511051 ISRAELI & ZIONISM STUDIES I 3 - 3
040511060 ISRAELI & ZIONISM STUDIES II 3 - 3
040511080 HOME GARDENING 3 - 3
040511090 FINE ARTS 3 - 3
040511100 CURRENT WORLD ISSUES 3 - 3
040511120 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3 - 3
040511130 ELECTION AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION 3 - 3
040511131 THE PALESTINIAN PRISONERS MOVEMENT 3 - 3
040511210 ANTHROPOLOGY 3 - 3
040511310 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 3 - 3
040511320 SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 3 - 3
040511410 POLITICAL SCIENCES 3 - 3
040511420 CRITICAL THINKING 3 - 3
040511510 MODERN ARAB THOUGHT 3 - 3
040511520 ARCHEOLOGY 3 - 3
040511610 HEBREW LANGUAGE ( for Bagrut Students ) 3 - 3
040511611 HEBREW LANGUAGE 2 - 2
040511620 CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS 3 - 3
040521300 FUNDAMENTALS OF RESEARCH METHODS 3 - 3
050411000 ENERGY RESOURCES & USE 3 - 3
060411100 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3 - 3
060411200 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3 - 3
060422630 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOTHERAPY 3 - 3
060422631 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOTHERAPY 2 - 2
060422640 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOTHERAPY 2 - 2
060422651 ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS 4 - 4
060422660 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS I 8 - 4
060422661 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY - 6 4
060423651 GENERAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS 4 - 4
060423661 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS FOR GENERAL SURGERY 6 - 4
060424651 NEUROLOGY & PEDIATRICS FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS 4 - 4
060424661 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF NEUROLOGY & PEDIATRICS 6 - 4
060511020 FIRST AID 3 - 3
100111000 ASTRONOMY SCIENCE 3 - 3
100111610 PHYSICS FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS 3 - 3
100111611 PHYSICS FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS 3 - 3
100112020 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY 3 - 3
100211610 BIOLOGY FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS 3 - 3
100311000 HUMAN & ENVIRONMENT 3 - 3
100311610 CHEMISTRY FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS 3 - 3
100411000 HISTORY OF SCIENCE 3 - 3
100411010 CALCULUS I 3 - 3
100411050 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3 - 3
100411800 ELEMENTARY PROBِABILITY & STATISTICS 3 - 3
110111001 TECHNOLOGY IN OUR LIFE 3 - 3
110411001 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS 3 - 3

Advisory Plan


First Year

Fall Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

010610014 BEGINNING ENGLISH0
040111001 ARABIC LANGUAGE2
--------- Univ. Elec.2
060511030 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY2
100111620 PHYSICS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES2
100111650 PHYSICS LAB FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS1
100211620 BIOLOGY FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES2
100211650 BIOLOGY LAB FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS1
TOTAL 12

Spring Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

010610024 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH3
110411000 COMPUTER SKILLS2
060511021 FIRST AID2
060511040 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH2
100311620 CHEMISTRY FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES2
100311650 CHEMISTRY LAB FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS1
060413010 BASIC PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES2
060421750 INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOTHERAPY3
TOTAL 17

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

--------- Univ. Elec.2
--------- Univ. Elec.2
060513010 ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES1
060412721 ANATOMY OF MUSCULOSKELETAL3
060412741 PHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCULOSKELETAL2
060422881 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES3
100412810 BIOSTATISTICS3
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

040511011 PALESTINIAN STUDIES2
--------- Univ. Elec.2
060412731 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY2
060422680 ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS I3
060422690 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF ORTHOPEDIC& RHEUMATOLOGY I3
060512400 HUMAN ANATOMY3
TOTAL 15

Summer Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

010610034 ADVANCED ENGLISH3
060422991 CLINICAL FIELD WORK I4
TOTAL 7

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

040521301 FUNDAMENTALS OF RESEARCH METHODS2
060413680 KINESIOLOGY3
060413710 NEUROANATOMY2
060423690 ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS II3
060423700 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF ORTHOPEDIC AND RHEUMATOLOGY II3
060424670 GENERAL PATHOLOGY2
--------- Free Elective3
TOTAL 18

Spring Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

060423160 MANAGEMENT FOR HEALTH SCIENCES2
060423410 PRINCIPLES OF RADIOLOGY2
060423630 GENERAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS3
060423640 ELECTROTHERAPY AND HYDROTHERAPY SKILLS3
060423670 COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION2
060423680 CARDIO-PULMONARY PHYSIOTHERAPY2
060423720 PSYCHOLOGY OF PHYSICAL DISABILITIES2
TOTAL 16

Summer Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

060423980 CLINICAL FIELD WORK II4
TOTAL 4

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

060413691 ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT2
060424610 NEUROLOGY FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY3
060424620 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF NEUROLOGY3
060424700 PEDIATRIC PHYSIOTHERAPY2
060424710 PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS OF PEDIATRICS2
--------- Free Elective3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course #

Course Name

Cr. Hrs.

000011110 COMMUNITY SERVICE0
060423991 CLINICAL FIELD WORK III3
060424960 RESEARCH IN PHYSIOTHERAPY3
060424981 CLINICAL FIELD WORK (4)4
060424991 CLINICAL FIELD WORK (5)5
TOTAL 15