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PTA Curriculum Outline


Fall Quarter 1

Course Title

Credits

PTA 101

Introduction to Physical Therapy

2

PTA 102

Medical Terminology for PTA

2

PTA 106

Kinesiology/Functional Anatomy

6

PTA 120

PTA Procedures I – Basic Skills

6

 

 

 

 

Total    

16

Winter Quarter 1

 

 

PTA 107

Pathology

5

PTA 108

Human Growth and Development

2

PTA 121

PTA Procedures II –Gait Assessment

4

PTA 125

PTA Procedures VI – Tests and Measures

4

 

 

 

 

Total

15

Spring

 

 

PTA 103

Documentation

2

PTA 110

Orthopedics for PTA    

2

PTA 123

PTA Procedures IV– Physical Agents

4

PTA 126

PTA Procedures VII - Therapeutic Exercise    

2

PTA 151

Clinical Experience I

4

 

 

 

 

Total

14

Summer

PTA 105

Current PT Trends

2

PTA 111

Neuroscience for PTA

2

PTA 122

PTA Procedures III – Orthopedics

6

 

 

 

 

Total

10

Fall Quarter 2

 

 

PTA 104

Ethics and Administration

2

PTA 124

PTA Procedures V - Neuromuscular

6.5

PTA 127 

PTA Procedures VIII - Functional Rehab 

3

PTA 152

Clinical Experience II

4

 

 

Total

15.5

 

 

 

Winter Quarter 2

PTA 251

Clinical Affiliation I

7

PTA 252

Clinical Affiliation II

7

 

Total

14

 

 

Total Program Credits

111.5

(Including Prerequisite Courses)