The PTA program offers a six-semester curriculum sequence to complete all necessary coursework and clinical internships.

First Year

Semester 1 (Summer Term 3 & 4) Prerequisites

These courses must be completed prior to beginning professional core (PHT)courses.

  • ENC 1101 English Composition I
  • BSC 2085C Anatomy & Physiology I
  • PSY 2012 General Psychology

Semester 2 (Fall)

  • *MGF 1106 Topics in Mathematics (Required for AS degree track)
  • PHT 1250C Introduction to Basic Patient Care
  • PHT 1128C Functional Anatomy & Kinesiology I
  • PHT 2220C Therapeutic Exercise in PT I

Semester 3 (Spring)

  • PHT 1129C Functional Anatomy & Kinesiology II
  • PHT 2252C Orthopedic Disabilities & Rehabilitation
  • PHT 1213C PT Principles & Procedures
  • *PHI 2600 Ethics

Second Year

Semester 1 (Summer Term 3 & 4)

  • *BSC 2086C Anatomy & Physiology II
  • PHT 1801L PT Clinical Education I

Semester 2 (Fall – Accelerated Term)

  • *HSC 2554 Basic Principles of Disease
  • PHT 2931 Trends in Physical Therapy
  • PHT 2221C Theapeutic Exercise in PT II
  • PHT 2810L PT Clinical Education II

Semester 3 (Spring – Accelerated Term)

  • PHT 2930 Clinical Correlations in PT
  • PHT 2253C Neurological Disabilities and Treatment
  • PHT 2820L PT Clinical Education III

*Courses may be completed before entering the PTA program.