Pathway Information

  • Total Credits | 67
  • Pathway Result | AAS PTA
  • Special Notes |
    • Completion of all prerequisite courses listed on the Curriculum Guide with a minimum grade of “C” with the exception of Anatomy and Physiology courses which require a minimum grade of “B-“.
    • BIO141 and BIO 142 must be taken at the same school.

Pathway Course Sequence

Semester 1 | 18 Credits

  • ALH 100 Medical Terminology (2 Credits) ^
  • BIO 138 Human Anatomy and Physiology (6 Credits) ^
  • COM 101 or 257 Fundamentals of Communication or Public Speaking (3 Credits) ^
  • ENG 111 Freshman English Composition (3 Credits) ^
  • PSY 101 Introduction to General Psychology (3 Credits) ^
  • PTA 101 Orientation to Physical Therapy (1 Credit) ^

Semester 2 | 8.5 Credits

  • PTA 105 Modalities I (1 Credit) ^
  • PTA 106 Modalities I Lab (2 Credits) ^
  • PTA 110 Therapeutic Exericse (1 Credit) ^
  • PTA 111 Therapeutic Exercise Lab (2 Credits) ^
  • PTA 115 Clinical Kinesiology (1.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA 116 Clinical Kinesiology Lab (1 Credit) ^

Semester 3 | 14 Credits

  • PHY 101 Introductory Physics (3 Credits) ^
  • PTA 125 Measurement Techniques (1 Credit) ^
  • PTA 126 Measurement Techniques Lab (2 Credits) ^
  • PTA 130 Advanced Therapeutic Exercise (2 Credits) ^
  • PTA 131 Advanced Therapeutic Exercise Lab (2 Credits) ^
  • PTA 140 Clinic I (4 Credit) ^

Semester 4 | 11.5 Credits

  • MAT 104 Basic Algebra (3 Credits) ^
  • PTA 205 Modalities II (2 Credits) ^
  • PTA 206 Modalities II Lab (1.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA 207 Rehabilitation Techniques (1.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA 208 Rehabilitation Techniques Lab (1.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA.201 Prosthetics/Orthotics (0.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA.202 Prosthetics/Orthotics Lab (0.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA.203 Cardiopulmonary (0.5 Credits) ^
  • PTA.204 Cardiopulmonary Lab (0.5 Credits) ^

Semester 5 | 15 Credits

  • PTA 210 Clinical Forum (3 Credits) ^
  • PTA 240 Clinic II (12 Credits) ^

Additional Pathway Information

What's a pathway?

A pathway is a course sequence designed to help you explore interests and complete program of study requirements efficiently and affordably. You can explore more about specific courses in Self-Service.

Can I customize a pathway?

Pathways can be customized to meet your specific needs. Courses designated by a '^' are required and cannot be changed.

How do I create my pathway?

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