Physical Therapy Assistant

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Physical Therapy Assistant (WCC)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
BIO 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3  
PTH 105 Introduction to Physical Therapy 3  
PTH 110 Medical Reporting 2  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING
BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4  
PTH 115 Kinesiology for the Physical Therapy Assistant 4 PTH 105 and 110
PTH 121 Therapeutic Procedures I 5 PTH 105 and 110
PTH 151 Musculoskeletal Structure and Function 5 PTH 105 and 110
SECOND YEAR SUMMER  
PTH 131 Clinical Education I 2 PTH 105 and 110
PTH 210 Psychological Aspects of Therapy 2 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151
PTH 227 Pathological Conditions 3 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151
SECOND YEAR FALL  
PTH 122 Therapeutic Procedures II 5 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151
PTH 225 Rehabilitation Procedures 5 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151
PTH 226 Therapeutic Exercise 4 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151, 210, 227, 122, 225
SECOND YEAR SPRING
PTH 245 Professional Issues 3 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151, 210, 227, 122, 225
PTH 251 Clinical Practicum I 3 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151, 210, 227, 122, 225
PTH 252 Clinical Practicum II 4 PTH 105, 110, 115, 121, 131, 151, 210, 227, 122, 225
    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
Eligible for Licensure Exam as a PTA
Total Program Credits 68  

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Julia Jackson-King, Program Director
 
jjacksonking@wcc.vccs.edu  
Sarah Clarkston, Health Sciences Advisor
sclarkston@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 665
Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences
kdorton@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 356