Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Physical Therapist Assistant

(69 Semester Credit Hours)

  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    BST 1303
    or
    CIS 1113
    Introduction to Computers
    or
    Fundamental Computer Operation 
    ENGL 1013  Composition I 
    HSCI 1113  Medical Terminology 
    HSCI 1123  Human Anatomical Structure I  3
    MATH 1003
    or

    MATH 1113 
    College Mathematics
    or
    College Algebra 
    Total Hours   15 
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    BIOL 1014
    or
    PHSC 1013
    and
    PHSC 1021 
    Introduction to Biological Science
    or
    Introduction to Physical Science
    and
    Introduction to Physical Science Lab
    ENGL 1023 Composition II 
    HSCI 1243  Human Anatomical Structure II
    (prerequisite: HSCI 1123) 
    PSY 2003  General Psychology 
    Total Hours   13 

    Students must apply to and be admitted into the technical phase of the program before taking any of the PTA courses below.

  •  Summer - May 9 - August 5, 2016
    Course # Course Name Hours
    PTA 1121  Clinical Kinesiology Lab
    (co-requisite: PTA 1122) 
    PTA 1122  Clinical Kinesiology
    (co-requisite: PTA 1121) 
    PTA 1241  Principles of Physical Therapy Lab
    (co-requisite: PTA 1243) 
    PTA 1243  Principles of Physical Therapy
    (co-requisite: PTA 1241) 
    PTA 1251  Data Collection in Physical Therapy Lab 
    PTA 2122 Therapeutic Procedures Lab
    (co-requisite: PTA 2123)
    PTA 2123  Therapeutic Procedures
    (co-requisite: PTA 2122) 
    Total Hours   13 
  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    PTA 1132  Pathological Conditions  2
    PTA 2121  Neurological Development and Motor Control
    PTA 2142  Therapeutic Exercise and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Lab
    (co-requisite: PTA 2143) 
    PTA 2143  Therapeutic Exercise and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
    (co-requisite: PTA 2142) 
    PTA 2164  Clinical Experience I 
    PTA 2211 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Lab
    (co-requisite: PTA 2212)
    1
    PTA 2212 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    (co-requisite: PTA 2211) 
    Total Hours   15 
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    PTA 2151  Administrative Procedures
    PTA 2221  Neurological Rehabilitation Lab
    (co-requisite: PTA 2222) 
    PTA 2222  Neurological Rehabilitation
    (co-requisite: PTA 2221) 
    PTA 2234  Clinical Experience II
    (prerequisite: PTA 2164) 
    PTA 2235  Clinical Experience III
    (prerequisite: PTA 2234) 
    Total Hours   13