Physical Therapy Assistant

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Physical Therapy Assistant (WCC)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
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 121 Therapeutic Procedures I 5
PTH 151 Musculoskeletal Structure and Function 5
SECOND YEAR SUMMER
PTH 131 Clinical Education I 2
PTH 210 Psychological Aspects of Therapy 2
PTH 227 Pathological Conditions 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
PTH 122 Therapeutic Procedures II 5
PTH 225 Rehabilitation Procedures 5
PTH 226 Therapeutic Exercise 4
SECOND YEAR SPRING
PTH 245 Professional Issues 3
PTH 251 Clinical Practicum I 3
PTH 252 Clinical Practicum II 4
    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