Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)


Courses you’ll take

Associate of Applied Science Degree

First Semester

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Course Title Credit hours
PTA1000 Introduction to Physical Therapy 2
PTA1010 PTA Medical Documentation 1
PTA1100 PTA Patient Care Skills 3
PTA1102 PTA Modalities 3
HLT1100 Health Terminology 1
SCI1200 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
OIS1240 Computer Applications 3

Second Semester

Course Title Credit hours
ALH1103 PTA Functional Anatomy 3
PTA1104 Therapeutic Exercise 4
PTA1105 PTA Kinesiology & Orthopedic Cnsdrtn 4
SCI1250 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
PSY1100 Introduction to Psychology 3

Third Semester

Course Title Credit hours
PTA2010 Clinical Practicum I 1
PTA2105 PTA Seminar I 1
ENG1000 English Composition I 3
MTH1240 Statistics 3

Fourth Semester

Course Title Credit hours
PTA2221 PTA Pathophysiology 3
PTA2223 Rehabilitation for Specific Populations 4
PTA2224 Neurological Rehabilitation 4
GER1000 Introduction to Gerontology 3
SOC2020 Ethnic and Cultural Diversity 3

Fifth Semester

Course Title Credit hours
PTA2310 Clinical Practicum II 2
PTA2320 Clinical Practicum III 2
PTA2350 PTA Seminar II & III 1
PSY2100 Lifespan Development 3

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