PTA courses

The Associate of applied science in physical therapist assistant (PTA) curriculum requires the completion of 75 credit hours of course work. Following is the proposed coursework (subject to change):

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