Associate in Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

Degree Requirements

Requirements - English

ENC 1101English Composition I

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

PHI 1635Ethical Issues in Health Care

3 credits

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

BSC 2093Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BSC 2093LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab

1 credit

BSC 2094Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BSC 2094LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1 credit

PHY 1020Principles of Physics

3 credits

or higher

General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

 

Major Field Required Courses - 54 credits

HSC 2531Medical Terminology I

3 credits

HUN 1201Nutrition

3 credits

MAT 1033Intermediate Algebra

3 credits

or higher

PHT 1004Introduction to Physical Therapy

2 credits

PHT 1004LIntroduction to Physical Therapy Lab

2 credits

PHT 1121Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology

3 credits

PHT 1121LFunctional Anatomy and Kinesiology Lab

2 credits

PHT 1211Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures I

2 credits

PHT 1211LDisabilities and Therapeutic Procedures Lab

2 credits

PHT 1300Survey of Pathological Deficits

3 credits

PHT 1351General Pharmacology for Physical Therapist Assistants

1 credit

PHT 1801Clinical Practice I

2 credits

PHT 2162Survey of Neurological Deficits

3 credits

PHT 2224Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures II

2 credits

PHT 2224LDisabilities and Therapeutic Procedures II Lab

1 credit

PHT 2703Rehabilitative Procedures

2 credits

PHT 2703LRehabilitative Procedures Lab

1 credit

PHT 2810Clinical Practice II

8 credits

PHT 2820Clinical Practice III

7 credits

PHT 2931Transition Seminar

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.