Aug 15, 2022  
2018-2019 SLCC General Catalog 

Physical Therapy Assistant AAS: Full-time

Plan of Study 2018-2019

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s Accuplacer/ACT/SAT scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)   Spring Semester (18 credits)
PTA 2010 Principles of Functional and Neuro Anatomy          3 cr PTA 2350 Data Collection for the PTA          2 cr
PTA 2015 Application of Functional Anatomy in Physical Therapy   1 cr PTA 2360 Implementation of Data Collection   2 cr
PTA 2100 Patient Care Skills   2 cr PTA 2400 Musculoskeletal Disorders   3 cr
PTA 2110 Implementation of Patient Care Skills in Physical Therapy   1 cr PTA 2410 Therapeutic Interventions for Musculoskeletal Disorders   2 cr
PTA 2200 Therapeutic Modalities and Integumentary Disorders   2 cr PTA 2510 Special Disorders and Populations I   3 cr
PTA 2210 Implementation of Therapeutic Modalities in Physical Therapy   2 cr PTA 2520 Therapeutic Interventions for Special Disorders   2 cr
PTA 2300 Principles of Therapeutic Exercise   2 cr PTA 2530 Gerontology   2 cr
PTA 2310 Implementation of Therapeutic Exercise in Physical Therapy   2 cr PTA 2850 Special Studies for the PTA   2 cr
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (11 credits)   Spring Semester (12 credits)
PTA 2450 Neurological Disorders       2 cr PTA 2700 Clinical Internship II     5 cr
PTA 2460 Therapeutic Interventions for Neurological Disorders   2 cr PTA 2710 Clinical Internship III   6 cr
PTA 2550 Rehabilitation Psychology   2 cr PTA 2750 Seminar for the PTA   1 cr
PTA 2600 Clinical Internship I   4 cr    
PTA 2540 Special Disorders & Populations II   1 cr    
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes