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Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in physical therapist assistant.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 76.5 Credit Hours.

Courses

Recommended Core Courses

Core

63 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 2260 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PHYS 1070 Applied Physics for Allied Health 4
PTAS 1010 Medical Terminology for Physical Therapist Assistants 1.5
PTAS 1020 Introduction to Physical Therapy 1
PTAS 2520 Introduction to Clinical Management 1
PTAS 2550 Basic Physical Therapy Procedures 2
PTAS 2551 Basic Physical Therapy Procedures Lab 2
PTAS 2570 Exercise Principles 2
PTAS 2571 Exercise Principles Lab 1
PTAS 2620 Clinical Management 3
PTAS 2650 Physical Agents 2
PTAS 2651 Physical Agents Lab 2
PTAS 2670 Orthopedic Assessment and Intervention I 3.5
PTAS 2671 Orthopedic Assessment and Intervention I Lab 2.5
PTAS 2690 Clinical Pathophysiology 3.5
PTAS 2691 Clinical Pathophysiology Lab .5
PTAS 2700 Clinical Affiliation I 3.5
PTAS 2720 Advanced Clinical Management 0.5
PTAS 2770 Orthopedic Assessment and Intervention II 2.5
PTAS 2771 Orthopedic Assessment and Intervention II Lab 1.5
PTAS 2790 Neurologic Rehabilitation 3
PTAS 2791 Neurologic Rehabilitation Lab 2
PTAS 2800 Clinical Affiliation II 5
PTAS 2900 Clinical Affiliation III 5

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology 3

Mathematics

must meet math requirement for program of study
3-10 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 2170 Applied Statistics 3

Oral Communication

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication 3

Science or Technology

select from list or any other Natural Science course
2-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 2250 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4

Social Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 1040 Personal Finance 3

Written Communication

ENGL 1010 required
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3

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