Interview of Karlyn Dauplaise, physical therapist, Florida Hospital, and physical therapy alumna, University of Central Florida (UCF)
100% - (ATHLETIC TRAINING) First-time pass rate on the certification exam by 2016 graduates
2nd - (PRE-CLINICAL) Ranking among the 15 most popular majors at UCF in 2016-17
12 - (PHYSICAL THERAPY) Ranking among "100 Best Jobs" by U.S. News & World Report
Department of Health Professions
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida
4364 Scorpius Street Orlando, FL 32816-2205
The Bachelor of Sciences in Health
Sciences Pre-Clinical (HSPC) curriculum prepares students for
advanced studies in both clinical and non-clinical fields. Students
should determine their interests in graduate education as soon as
possible upon entering the program to ensure their inclusion of
prerequisites for graduate and professional programs in their
course of study.
The core curriculum provides a
foundation in chemistry, biology, physics and social science.
Upper-level core requirements focus in areas such as research
methods, pharmacology, law and ethics, epidemiology, and
pathophysiology. Additional elective courses allow students the
flexibility to fulfill required prerequisites for their chosen
graduate and professional programs.
Students are expected to have access to a personal computer and
Knights Email account in order to interact with the
instructional faculty. Many of the curriculum-required courses are
offered web-based as well as face-to-face.
To earn the B.S. in Health Sciences Pre-Clinical, a minimum GPA
of 2.5 is required for all coursework.