Physical Therapist Assistant

Prerequisite: Current, valid American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR.

Students must complete the curriculum described below:
Recommended Course Sequence
First Semester
BIO168Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4.0
ENG105Composition I 3.0
MAT743Technical Math **3.0
HSC113Medical Terminology 2.0
PTA102Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant 3.0
PTA105Basic Skills for the Physical Therapist Assistant 3.0
  Credits 18.0
BIO209Kinesiology 3.0
BIO173Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4.0
  Credits 7.0
Third Semester
BIO211Pathophysiology 3.0
SPC120Intercultural Communications 3.0
PSY111Introduction to Psychology 3.0
PTA107Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistant 1.0
PTA222Therapeutic Exercise I 3.0
PTA181Therapeutic Modality 3.0
PTA310Clinical I 1.0
  Credits 17.0
Fourth Semester
MGT195Workplace Empowerment 3.0
PTA215Orthopedic Issues 4.0
PTA248Neurology 4.0
PTA227Therapeutic Exercise II 3.0
PTA385Physical Therapist Assistant Clinical II 3.0
  Credits 17.0
PTA415Physical Therapist Assistant Clinical III 5.0
PTA480Physical Therapist Assistant Clinical IV 6.0
PTA280Seminar 1.0
  Credits 12.0

  71.0  Total Semester Hours Required

**May substitute MAT 121 or higher. 

Students must earn a "C" or higher in all required courses in order to graduate.