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Graduation Requirements
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To earn a degree in this program, a student must complete the 66 program and general education credits, plus the additional require­ments, shown below: 

Program

48 Credits

AHS 129

Medical Terminology 

3

AHS 230

Pathophysiology

3

BIO 201

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 202

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

PTA 100

Introduction to Physical Therapy

2

PTA 101

Physical Therapist Assistant I

4

PTA 102

Structural Anatomy

3

PTA 115

Functional Anatomy

3

PTA 150

Clinical Education I (see footnote 7)

2

PTA 200

Rehab Neurology

3

PTA 201

Physical Therapist Assistant II

2

PTA 202

Therapeutic Exercise

4

PTA 203

PTA Seminar

3

PTA 250

Clinical Education II (see footnote 7)

4

PTA 260

Clinical Education III (see footnote 7)

4

General Education

18 Credits

COM

Communication (see footnote 1)

3

ENG

English Composition/Writing  (see footnote 2)

6

MAT

Mathematics (see footnote 3)

 

PHY

Physics (see footnote 4)

3

 

Behavioral and Social Science

3

 

General Education Elective (see footnote 5)

 

Additional

As Shown

 

Core Competencies Portfolio

6 items

 

Forum

12 units

 

Health/Fitness (see footnote 6)

30 Hours

 

Minimum Cumulative Average Overall

2.000

 

Area of Specialization (All Program Requirements): Minimum Grade Required in Each Program Course

2.000

 Footnotes:

 

1.

 Communication chosen from COM 105 or COM 107.   

2.

English Composition/Writing chosen from ENG 101, ENG 102,   ENG 103, ENG 104. 

3.

Mathematics: Students must demonstrate competency at a level of MAT 029 or MAT 029C or MAT 136 or at a higher level prior to matriculation in the PTA program. 

4.

Physics chosen from PHY 111 or higher level.   

5.

General Education Elective chosen from History, Humanities and Fine Arts, Environmental Studies.

6.

Fulfilled by successful completion of PTA 100.

7.

 Students must be immunized prior to the start of Clinical Education I, and must maintain currency through all other clinical courses.