Associate of Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

Degree Requirements

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

PHY 1020Principles of Physics (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093Anatomy and Physiology I (P)

3 credits

BSC 2093LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab (P)

1 credit

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II(P)

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab (P)

1 credit

General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology (P)

3 credits

General Education courses, HSC 2531, HUN 1201, CGS 1060, MAT 1033 may be taken prior to acceptance into the program or must be completed while enrolled in the program.

Major Field Required Courses - 57 credits

PHT 1351General Pharmacology for Physical Therapist Assistants (O)

1 credit

HSC 2531Medical Terminology I

3 credits

HUN 1201Nutrition

3 credits

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra (P)

3 credits

PHT 1004Introduction to Physical Therapy (O)

2 credits

PHT 1004LIntroduction to Physical Therapy Lab (O)

2 credits

PHT 1121Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (O)

3 credits

PHT 1121LFunctional Anatomy and Kinesiology Lab (O)

2 credits

PHT 1211Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures I (O)

2 credits

PHT 1211LDisabilities and Therapeutic Procedures Lab (O)

2 credits

PHT 1300Survey of Pathological Deficits (O)

3 credits

PHT 1801Clinical Practice I (O)

2 credits

PHT 2162Survey of Neurological Deficits (O)

3 credits

PHT 2224Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures II (O)

2 credits

PHT 2224LDisabilities and Therapeutic Procedures II Lab (O)

1 credit

PHT 2703Rehabilitative Procedures (O)

2 credits

PHT 2703LRehabilitative Procedures Lab (O)

1 credit

PHT 2810Clinical Practice II (O)

8 credits

PHT 2820Clinical Practice III (O)

7 credits

PHT 2931Transition Seminar (O)

2 credits

All core curriculum and natural science courses require a grade of “C” or higher. Anatomy and Physiology I and corequisite lab must be completed by the end of the Fall semester, first year. Anatomy and Physiology II and corequisite lab must be completed by the end of the Spring semester, first year.

Students are encouraged to complete natural science and mathematics classes prior to acceptance into the program.