PTA courses

The Associate of applied science in physical therapist assistant (PTA) curriculum requires the completion of 75 credit hours of course work.

Fall Year 1
PTA 144 Functional Anatomy – 4 credits
PTA 113 Clinical Practice I – 3 credits
PTA 133 Professional Development I – 3 credits
PTA 142 Practical Research Methods – 2 credits
ENG 103 English Composition – 3 credits
MA 113 College Algebra – 3 credits

Spring Year 1
PTA 213 Professional Development II – 3 credits
PTA 153 Kinesiology – 3 credits
PTA 123 Clinical Practice II – 3 credits
PTA 163 Clinical Physiology – 3 credits
PH 154 College Physics and Lab – 4 credits

Summer Year 1
PTA 233 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation I – 3 credits
PTA 223 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation I – 3 credits
PTA 253 Clinical Practice III – 3 credits
PTA 243 Special Topics – 3 credits
ENG 133 Technical Communication – 3 credits

Fall Year 2
PTA 143 Life Span – 3 credits
PTA 282 Health Behavior Science – 2 credits
PTA 263 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation II – 3 credits
PTA 273 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation II – 3 credits
PTA 283 Clinical Experience I – 3 credits

Spring Year 2
PTA 256 Clinical Experience II – 6 credits
PTA 266 Clinical Experience III – 6 credits