Major Academic Plan for A.A.S. in Physical Therapy Assistant

2020-2021

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GE   
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101 4 C-GE Ability to place into MATH 1108BIOL 1101L
HO 0106 Medical Terminology 2 C F, S  
HO 0111 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4 C F, S, Su
PTA 0104 Introduction to Kinesiology 3 C FAdmission to the PTA program.PTA 0107.
PTA 0105 Introduction to Physical Therapy 1 C FPTA 0104 or Permission of Instructor
Semester Total17
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3 C-GE   
GE Objective 6: PSYC 1101 3 C-GE   
HO 0107 Medical Law and Ethics 3 C F, S  
PTA 0106 Applied Kinesiology 3 C SPTA 0105, BIOL 1101, HO 0111PTA 0108.
PTA 0107 Procedures I 5 C SPTA 0105 PTA 0104.
Semester Total17
Third Semester
SUMMER        
PTA 0213 Clinical Affiliation I 7 C SuPTA 0104, PT 0105, PT 0106, PT 0107 
Semester Total7
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 3 3 C-GE   
HO 0208 Introduction to Pathology 3 C F, SHO 0111 
PTA 0201 5 C FPTA 0104, PTA 0105, PTA 0106, PTA 0107, PTA 0213 
PTA 0202 Physical Therapy Assessment 4 C FPTA 0104, PTA 0105, PTA 0106, PTA 0107, PTA 0213PTA 0205, HO 0208.
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
PTA 0203 5 C SHO 0208, PTA 0201, PTA 0202 
PTA 0204 Seminar 3 C SPTA 0201, PTA 0202PTA 0206, PTA 0207.
PTA 0214 Clinical Affiliation II 7 C SPTA 0201, PTA 0202, PTA 0213 PTA 0203, PTA 0204
Semester Total15
Total71