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2 PTA

Recommended Academic Plan- Effective Summer 2003

A minimum of 68 CREDITS ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION



First Year- Fall Semester Courses

  • ART (GA, 3 Credits)
  • BIOLOGY 129 - Mammalian Anatomy (GN, 4 Credits)
  • ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition** (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • PSU 008 - First-Year Seminar (1 Credit)
  • PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS, 3 Credits)
  • PT 100 - Physical Therapist Assistant Introduction (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 17

First Year- Spring Semester Courses

  • BIOLOGY 141 - Introductory Physiology (GN, 3 Credits)
  • BIOLOGY 142 - Physiology Laboratory (1 Credits)
  • HUMANITIES (GH, 3 Credits)
  • PT 205 - Human Musculature (2 Credits)
  • PT 384 - Applied Kinesiology (4 Credits)
  • QUANTIFICATION - (GQ, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 16

Second Year- Fall Semester Courses

  • KINESIOLOGY 013 - Standard First Aid, Personal Safety and CPR  (GHS, 1 Credit)
  • PT 150 - Physical Therapist Assistant Procedures I (2 Credits)
  • PT 160 - Therapeutic Exercise I  (3 Credits)
  • PT 270W - Pathophysiology (3 Credits)
  • PT 395E - Physical Therapist Assistant - Practicum I (4 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 13

Second Year- Spring Semester Courses

  • ENGLISH 202C - Effective Writing (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • PT 201 - Licensure Preparation for the PTA  (1 Credit)
  • PT 250 - Physical Therapist Assistant - Procedures II (4 Credits)
  • PT 260 - Therapeutic Exercise II (3 Credits)
  • PT 280 - Rehabilitation (4 Credits)
  • Total Credits:15

Second Year- Spring Semester Courses

  • PT 395F - Physical Therapist Assistant - Practicum II (4 Credits)
  • PT 395G - Physical Therapist Assistant - Practicum III (4 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 8



Bold indicates courses requiring a grade of C or better.

Italic indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

Italic Bold indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/ International Cultures.

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes: As long as one Art (GA) and one Humanities (GH) and one Social Science (GS) are taken across the four semesters, the particular order in which these courses are taken is not relevant.

Academic Advising: A student's career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan.

Be sure to consult an advisor in this department when scheduling courses.

*This recommended academic plan is applicabale for students enrolled in the 2 PTA program beginning Fall 2012.  The first semester of 2 PTA enrollment will also include enrollment in PT 100.

A minimum of 68 credits are required for graduation.  First-year students are required to complete the First-Year Seminar - PSU 008s (1) for a total of 69 credits.