Associate in Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

Degree Requirements

Requirements - English

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

PHI 1635Ethical Issues in Health Care (P)

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

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

PHY 1020Principles of Physics (P)

3 credits

or higher

General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology (P)

3 credits

 

Major Field Required Courses - 54 credits

HSC 2531Medical Terminology I

3 credits

HUN 1201Nutrition

3 credits

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra (P)

3 credits

or higher

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 1351General Pharmacology for Physical Therapist Assistants (O)

1 credit

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, English and natural science courses require a grade of “C” or higher. General Education and required specialized electives must be completed according to the program sequence or prior to acceptance into the program.