CURRICULUM (Effective 05/02/16)

First Semester

ENG 1001 English I 3
MAT 1001 Applied Mathematics 3
PSY 1000 Introduction to Psychology 3
BSC 1001 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BSC 1002 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
HSM 1015 Applied Medical and Healthcare Terminology 3

Second Semester

ENG 1011 English II 3
BSC 1011 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BSC 1012 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
PTA 1001 Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant 5
PTA 1401 Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology 4

Third Semester

PSY 1001 Developmental Psychology 3
PTA 1501 Tests and Measurements 5
PTA 1201 Therapeutic Procedures I 5
PTA 1601 Pathophysiology I 3

Fourth Semester

PTA 1301 Therapeutic Exercise 5
PTA 1210 Therapeutic Procedures II 5
PTA 1901 Clinical Experience I 3

Fifth Semester

PTA 1701 Rehabilitation 5
PTA 1902 Clinical Experience II 4
PTA 1903 Clinical Experience III 5
PTA 2000 Review Course for NPTAE 1

Program Summary of Credit/Clock Hour Allocation:

Total Credits: 76 credits
Total Clock Hours: 1785 clock hours
General Education: 15 credits,225 clock hours
Core Courses: 11 credits, 195 clock hours
PTA Technical Education: 50 credits, 1365 clock hours
PTA Lecture Instruction: 25 credits,375 clock hours
PTA Laboratory Instruction: 13 credits, 390 clock hours
Clinical Education: 12 credits, 600 clock hours

* Clinical Education courses Clinical Experience I (PTA 1901), Clinical Experience II (PTA 1902), and Clinical Experience III (PTA 1903) are based on a 40 hours a week schedule for the assigned number of weeks. Clinical Experience I will be 4 weeks, Clinical Experience II will be 5 weeks, and Clinical Experience III will be 6 weeks. Students are responsible for their own transportation and housing as needed.