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PTA Curriculum (Major Code 2153)

First Year Term III – Summer First Semester
HSC 1531
Medical Terminology
3
BSC 2085*
Anatomy and Physiology I
3
BSC 2085L*
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1
Math Course
(Choose One)
Liberal Arts Math I (MGF 1106) or College Algebra (MAC 1105)
or Statistics (STA 2023)
3
ENC 1101
College Composition
3
 
Total Term Semester Hours
13
 
 
 
First Year Term I – Second Semester
BSC 2086*
Anatomy and Physiology II
3
BSC 2086L*
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1
PHT 1200
Introduction to Physical Therapy
3
PHT 1200L
Introduction to Physical Therapy Lab
1
PHT 1103*
Anatomy for the PTA
2
PHT 1103L*
Anatomy for the PTA Lab
1
PHT 1300*
Survey of Pathological Deficits
3
PHT 1310*
Survey of Musculoskeletal Deficits
2
 
Total Term Semester Hours
16
 
 
 
First Year Term II – Third Semester
PHT 1010*
Physical Principles for PTA
1
PHT 1211*
Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures I
2
PHT 1211L*
Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures I Lab 
2
PHT 2224*
Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures II
4
PHT 2224L *
Disabilities and Therapeutic Procedures II Lab
2
PHT 1020*
Therapeutic Communication for PTA  
2
PHT 1801L*
Clinical Practicum I
2
 
Total Term Semester Hours
15
 
 
 
Second Year Term I – Fourth Semester
PHT 1350*
Basic Pharmacology
1
PHT 2810L*
Clinical Practicum II
5
PHT 2162*
Survey of Neurological Deficits
3
PHT 2120*
Applied Kinesiology
3
PHT 2120L*
Applied Kinesiology Lab
1
PSY 2012
General Psychology
3
 
Total Term Semester Hours  
16
 
Second Year Term II – Fifth Semester
PHT 2704 *
Rehabilitative Procedures 
3
PHT 2704L*
Rehabilitative Procedures Lab
1
PHT 2820L*
Clinical Practicum III
5
PHT 2931*
Transition Seminar
2
Elective
Humanities 
3
 
Total Term Semester Hours
14
 
Total Program Semester Hours
74
 
 
 
*Requires a pre- or co-requisite. See course description in Broward or Florida SouthWestern catalog or online.
Upon successful completion of PHT 1200 and PHT 1200L, students will have met the Health Careers Core objectives.
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