Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant Associate Degree (Major Code: PTA3)

Credential: Associate of Applied Science
Campus Location: Athens

Curriculum Outline

General Education

Total Credit Hours:16

Area I: Language Arts and Communications

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area II: Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Area III: Mathematics and Natural Science

Total Credit Hours:7
PHYS 1110Conceptual Physics

3

PHYS 1110LConceptual Physics Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:4
Students must choose one of the following courses:

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

MATH 1113Precalculus

4

Total Credit Hours:3

Area IV: Humanities and Fine Arts

Students must choose one of the following courses:

ARTS 1101Art Appreciation

3

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

ENGL 2310English Literature from the Beginnings to 1700

3

HUMN 1101Introduction to Humanities

3

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

MUSC 2040History of Popular Music

3

Total Credit Hours:3

College Requirement

FSSE 1000First Semester Seminar

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Physical Therapist Assistant Core

BIOL 2113Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIOL 2113LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BIOL 2114Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIOL 2114LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

PSYC 2103Human Development

3

Total Credit Hours:11

Physical Therapist Assistant Major

PHTA 1110Introduction to Physical Therapy

2

PHTA 1120Patient Care Skills

3

PHTA 1130Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology I

3

PHTA 1140Physical Therapy Procedures I

4

PHTA 2110Pathology I

4

PHTA 2120Rehabilitation I

3

PHTA 2130Physical Therapy Procedures II

4

PHTA 2140Clinical Education I

4

PHTA 2150Pathology II

4

PHTA 2160Rehabilitation II

3

PHTA 2170Kinesiology II

3

PHTA 2180Clinical Education II

4

PHTA 2190Clinical Education III

7

PHTA 2200Physical Therapist Assistant Seminar

1

Total Credit Hours:49

Students must pass all courses with grades of C or higher.

Total Credit Hours: 79

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