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PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT Code: 1800 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree   Offered through MEC
  Courses Credits
1NAS 150 Human Biology 4
HLT 141 Intro to Medical Terminology 1
Total 5
Two Years
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
4___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
3MTH Elective 3
PED 220 Adult Health and Development 2
2PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3
PTH 105 Intro to Physical Therapy 3
PTH 115 Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant 5
PTH 121 Therapeutic Procedures I 5
PTH 122 Therapeutic Procedures II 5
PTH 131 Clinical Education I 3
PTH 151 Musculoskeletal Structure and Function 5
PTH 210 Psychological Aspects of Therapy 2
PTH 225 Rehabilitation Procedures 5
PTH 227 Pathological Conditions 3
PTH 231 Clinical Education II 5
PTH 232 Clinical Education III 5
PTH 245 Professional Issues 3
SDV 101 Orientation to Healthcare 1
Total 64
Total credits for the Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S.=69 (includes 5 prerequisite credits)

1 BIO 141–142 Human Anatomy and Physiology I-II may be substituted for NAS 150. Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as fulfilled, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student’s curriculum.

2 May substitute PSY 201–202

3 Select from any MTH course 151 or above.

4 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.