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Physical Therapist Assistant - AAS

An Associates of Applied Science Degree emphasizes preparation in the applied arts and sciences for careers, typically at the technical or semi-professional level. This degree totals 70 credits. Consult with an advisor for more information. Click on hyperlink to reveal a full list of courses. If you are interested in honors course options, please visit the HutchCC Honors Program (www.hutchcc.edu/honors) for further information.

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(T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses ) are Systemwide Transfer Courses
(star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway ) are recommended for this degree pathway.

Required Courses


Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Notes

BI103
Human Anatomy and Physiology T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
6.00
Fall Spring Summer
Prereq: BI100 or BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112 w/Grade of C.
Fall Spring Summer
Prereq: BI100 or BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112 w/Grade of C.

HR105
Medical Terminology T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

PS100
General Psychology T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Fall Spring Summer

PS102
Human Growth and Development T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall Spring Summer
Prereq: PS100 General Psychology.
Fall Spring Summer
Prereq: PS100 General Psychology.

PT201
Clinical Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy
4.00
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT203
Basic Principles and Practices of Physical Therapy
4.00
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT205
Modalities for Physical Therapy
4.00
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT207
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
4.00
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT210
Therapeutic Exercise
4.00
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT212
Neuromuscular Rehabilitation
4.00
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT214
Multi-Systems Therapeutic Approach
4.00
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT217
Clinical Practice I
3.00
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT219
Clinical Practice II
4.00
Spring
Prereq: PT217 Clinical Practice I.
Spring
Prereq: PT217 Clinical Practice I.

PT220
Professional Issues I
2.00
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Fall
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT221
Clinical Practice III
6.00
Summer
Prereq: PT219 Clinical Practice II.
Summer
Prereq: PT219 Clinical Practice II.

PT222
Professional Issues II
2.00
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Spring
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

PT224
Professional Issues III
1.00
Summer
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.
Summer
Prereq: PTA Acceptance.

Electives


  • English Composition I Options
    Credit Hours : 3.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • EN100
      English Composition IB T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: EN098 Intro to College Writing with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Next Generation Writing Score of 240 to 254, or HS GPA over 2.25, or ACT English Score of 17 to 19.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: EN098 Intro to College Writing with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Next Generation Writing Score of 240 to 254, or HS GPA over 2.25, or ACT English Score of 17 to 19.

    • EN101
      English Composition IA T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.0, or Accuplacer NG Writing Score of 255 or Above, or ACT English Score of 20 or above.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.0, or Accuplacer NG Writing Score of 255 or Above, or ACT English Score of 20 or above.

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Math Options
    Credit Hours : 3.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • MA106
      College Algebra T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.5, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: HS GPA over 3.5, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above.

    • MA107
      Plane Trigonometry T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36.

    • MA110
      Calculus T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher.

    • MA111
      Analytical Geometry and Calculus I T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      5.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher.
      Fall Spring Summer
      Prereq: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher.

    • MA112H
      Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
      5.00
      Prereq: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher.
      Prereq: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher.

  • SH101 Public Speaking OR SH210 Interpersonal Communication
    Credit Hours : 3.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • SH101
      Public Speaking T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • SH210
      Interpersonal Communication T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer


Total Credit Hours
70.00
Program Notes:

A grade of "C" or better is required for all program-specific courses and an overall 2.5 GPA for prerequisite courses.

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