Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA Course Sequence

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program Course Sequence

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

All general education and physical therapist assistant courses must be completed with a grade of C or better and completed no later than what is listed in the required course sequence.

First Year--Fall Term

Human Biology 1 
OR
Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4)
Composition and Introduction to Literature 1 (3)
College Algebra (3)
Introduction to Psychology (3)
Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant (3)
Total credit hours = 16

First Year--Spring Term

Human Biology 2   
OR
Anatomy and Physiology 2 (4)
Physical Therapist Assistant 1 (6)
Kinesiology (6)
Total credit hours = 16

First Year--Summer Term

Physical Therapist Assistant 2 (6)
Clinical Practice 1 (2)
Developmental Psychology (3)
Total credit hours = 11

Second Year--Fall Term

Physical Therapist Assistant 3 (4)
Physical Therapist Assistant 4 (4)
Clinical Practice 2  (4) 
Arts and Humanities general education requirement (3)
Total credit hours = 15

Second Year--Spring Term

Physical Therapist Assistant 5 (3)
Current Issues and Trends Affecting the Physical Therapist Assistant (1)
Clinical Practice 3 (4)
Clinical Practice 4 (4)
Total credit hours = 12

Total Credits: 70

Last Updated: Oct 12 2012 2:17PM