Mar 03, 2024  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Physical Therapist Assistant AAS: Full-time

Plan of Study 2016-2017

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 Functional 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 Data Collection for PTA Lab   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 Musculoskeletal Disorders Lab   2 cr
PTA 2200 Therapeutic Modalities   2 cr PTA 2510 PT for Specific Clientele   3 cr
PTA 2210 Implementation of Therapeutic Modalities in Physical Therapy   2 cr PTA 2520 PT for Specific Clientele Lab   2 cr
PTA 2300 Principles of Therapeutic Exer   2 cr PTA 2530 Gerontology   2 cr
PTA 2310 Implementation of Therapeutic Exercise in Physical Therapy   2 cr PTA 2850 Special Topics for PTAs   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 I     5 cr
PTA 2460 Neurological Disorders Lab   2 cr PTA 2710 Clinical Internship II   6 cr
PTA 2550 Rehabilitation Psychology   2 cr PTA 2750 Seminar for the PTA   1 cr
PTA 2600 Clinical Experience I   4 cr    
PTA 2540 Special Disorders & Populations II   1 cr    
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes