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Physical Therapist Assistant - AAS

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5108067049

Course Title Credits
General Education
ENG 101Writing I3
BIO 137Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory4
BIO 139Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory4
Heritage/Humanities Course3
PSY 110General Psychology3
PSY 223Developmental Psychology3
MAT 150College Algebra3
Oral Communications (Pathway II requires completion of COM 181)3
General Education Subtotal26
Students must complete one of the pathways listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Pathway 1

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 510806703

Course Title Credits
General Education Subtotal26
Technical Courses
Digital Literacy0-3
PTA 101Orientation to Physical Therapy Practice5
PTA 125Neuroanatomy for the PTA1
PTA 150Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology6
PTA 160Medical and Surgical Conditions in Physical Therapy3
PTA 170Clinical Practicum I1
PTA 200Modalities & Procedures in Physical Therapy5
PTA 220Physical Therapy Principles & Procedures5
PTA 240Clinical Practicum II2
PTA 250Neurological Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy5
PTA 260Seminar in Physical Therapy2
PTA 280Clinical Practicum III5
Subtotal40-43
Total Credits66-69

Pathway 2

Offered at: Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 510806704

Course Title Credits
General Education Subtotal26
Technical Support Courses
AHS 105Introduction to Health Occupations3
Technical Courses
Digital Literacy0-3
PTA 1501Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology Lab3
PTA 1502Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology Lecture3
PTA 120Basic Skills for the PTA2
PTA 121Basic Skills for the PTA Lab2
PTA 170Clinical Practicum I1
PTA 222Pathology & Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Conditions2
PTA 223Pathology & Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Conditions Lab2
PTA 234Pathology & Rehabilitation of Neurological & Pediatric Conditions2
PTA 233Pathology & Rehabilitation of Neurological & Pediatric Conditions Lab2
PTA 202Therapeutic Modalities in Physical Therapy2
PTA 203Therapeutic Modalities in Physical Therapy Lab2
PTA 240Clinical Practicum II2
PTA 256Pathology & Rehabilitation of Special Populations and Conditions2
PTA 255Pathology & Rehabilitation of Special Populations & Conditions Lab1
PTA 260Seminar in Physical Therapy2
PTA 280Clinical Practicum III5
Total Credits64-67