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Prerequisite - Summer I and Summer II (8 hours total)

Course # Course Name Hours
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Course # Course Name Hours
FIRST YEAR - First Semester - Fall (17 hours total)
PTHA 1301 The Profession of Physical Therapy 3
PTHA 1405 Basic Patient Care Skills 4
PTHA 1413 Functional Anatomy 4
PTHA 2301 Essentials of Data Collection 3
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Second Semester - Spring (15 hours total)
PTHA 1531 Physical Agents 5
PTHA 1321 Pathophysiology for the PTA 3
PTHA 2509 Therapeutic Exercise 5
PTHA 1225 Communication in Health Care 2

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Course # Course Name Hours
Third Semester - Summer I (6 weeks)
PTHA 1266 Practicum I (6 weeks) Ortho or Acute 2
Course # Course Name Hours
Fourth Semester - Summer 2 (6 weeks)
PTHA 2266 Practicum II (6 weeks) Ortho or Acute 2
Course # Course Name Hours
SECOND YEAR - First Semester - Fall (15 hours total)
PTHA 2205 Neurology 2
PTHA 2531 Management of Neurological Disorders 5
PTHA 2535 Rehabilitation Techniques 5
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Second Semester - Spring (7 hours total)
PTHA 2239 Professional Issues PT 2
PTHA 2267 Practicum III - PTA (6 weeks) Neuro 2
Elective X3XX Creative Arts / Language / Philosophy / Culture 3

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