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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

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
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) 3

Additional
As Shown
Core Competencies Portfolio (items) 4
Forum (units) 4
Health/Fitness (hours) (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
Suggested Block for Program Completion

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.