PTA Curriculum Pattern


General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 22

Biology 4 hours
 º**BIOL 1314 Human Anatomy and Physiology

English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Freshman Composition I
and select 3 credit hours from the following:
*ENGL 1213 Freshman Composition II
*ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing

Psychology 3 hours
PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology

Social Sciences 6 hours
HIST 1483 U.S. 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. Civil War Era to Present
POLS 1113 American Federal Government

Allied Health 3 hours
ALDH 1323 Medical Terminology

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 46

Physical Therapy Assistant 46 hours
º*PHTA 1203 Anatomy and Physiology for PTAs
º*PHTA 1231 Clinical Practice I
º*PHTA 1242 Human Growth and Development
º*PHTA 1303 Introduction to Physical Therapy
º*PHTA 1363 Kinesiology for PTA's
º*PHTA 1383 Pathophysiology for PTAs
º*PHTA 1392 Clinical Procedure I
º*PHTA 2113 Rehabilitation
º*PHTA 2343 Clinical Procedures II
º*PHTA 2373 Therapeutic Exercise I
º*PHTA 2383 Therapeutic Exercise II
º*PHTA 2432 Clinical Practice II
º*PHTA 2442 Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy
º*PHTA 2486 Clinical Practice III
º*PHTA 2543 Neurology and Pathology
º*PHTA 2522 Special Studies in Clinical Practice
º*PHTA 2551 Pharmacology for PTAs

º*PHTA 1211 Clinical Orientation

Total Credit Hours: 68

*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
**Student may substitute BIOL 2154 and BIOL 2134 for BIOL 1314.
ºCourse must be completed with a "C" or above.