Academics

Physical Therapist Assistant

+A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant [2022]

Effective with the Fall Term 2013: The Physical Therapist Assistant program will only be offered as an Associate in Science, (AS), degree after May 2014.  Students admitted into the PTA program, effective fall 2013, must meet the requirements for the AS degree. Students must take any Area II, AS Mathematics course to fulfill the general education requirements for the PTA program

(74 Semester Hours) 

Students are encouraged to complete as many as possible of the academic courses listed below PRIOR to entry into the Program. 

*These courses must be completed prior to entry in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. 

Course Description Semester Hours
BSC 2085C* Anatomy and Physiology I
BSC 2086C Anatomy and Physiology II
MATHEMATICS* Choose from Area II, A.S.
PSY 2012* General Psychology
DEP 2004 Human Development: Life Span
ENC 1101* Written Communication I
3


ENC 1102 


 

SPC 1608

Written Communication II 

 or
 
Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3
Humanities (Choose from Area IV, A.S. General 
Education Requirements
)

+Effective with the fall term 2013 the PTA program will only be offered as the AS degree after May 2014. Students admitted to the program, effective fall 2013 must meet the requirements for the AS degreee.

Subtotal 
26


Physical Therapist Assistant Courses 

Course Description Semester Hours
PHT 1007C Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Care 
5
PHT 1124C  Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology
 6 
PHT 1211C  Disabilities and Physical Therapy     Procedures I 
6
PHT 1800L  Clinical Experience I 
4
PHT 2337C Disabilities and Physical Therapy     Procedures II 
5
PHT 2321C  Disabilities and Physical Therapy     Procedures III 
5
PHT 2810L  Clinical Experience II 
6
PHT 2931 Trends in Physical Therapy 
3
PHT 2820L Clinical Experience III
8
 
Sub Total 
48


Grand Total           74          

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