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Sample Schedule

The schedule* below is a sample for an incoming freshman. You must see a faculty member after acceptance into the program for academic advising to develop an individualized plan.

*Schedules are subject to change.

SEMESTER 1- Fall

BIOL 1130*- Anatomy and Physiology I (4hrs)

PSYC 1101*- Intro. to Psychology (3hrs)

STAT 1150*- Principles of Statistics (3hrs)

ENGL 1101* or 1102*- Discourse & Composition (3hrs)

AHNR 1104- Physical Principles for HS Students (2hrs)

PTAT 1111- Intro to Physical Therapy (2hrs)

UNIV 1100- First-year Experience (1hr)

 

SEMESTER 2- Spring

BIOL 1131*-Anatomy and Physiology II (4hrs)

SSES 3050- Biomechanics & Functional Kinesiology (4hrs)

PTAT 1230- PTA procedures 1 & 2 lab (3hrs)

PTAT 1231- PTA procedure 1 & 2 concepts (3hrs)

PTAT 1115- PT in dysfunction (2hrs)

 

SEMESTER 3- Summer

PTAT 1113-  Reg. studies movement & science lab (3hrs)

PTAT 1114-  Reg. studies movement & science conc. (3hrs)

PTAT 1155-  PTA seminar 1 (1hr)

PSYC 1130-  Life Span Dev. for Health Sciences (3hrs)

 

FALL Intercession

PTAT 2190- Clinical Practicum 1 (1hr)

 

SEMESTER 4- Fall

PTAT 2230- Rehab Procedures Cardio-pulm/ MSK lab (3hrs)

PTAT 2231- Rehab Concepts Cardio-pulm/ MSK (3hrs)

PTAT 2240- Neurology & Rehabilitation procedure. lab (3hrs)

PTAT 2241- Neurology & Rehabilitation concepts (3hrs)

PTAT 2235- PT Trends & Administrative Procedures (1hr)

 

SEMESTER 5- Spring

PTAT 2290- Clinical Practicum2 (3hrs)

PTAT 2390- Clinical Practicum 3 (3hrs)

PTAT 2490- Clinical Practicum 4 (3hrs)

PTAT 2255- PTA seminar 2 (1hr)

* SSU General Education Program course(s)

PTA Curriculum credit hour TOTALS:

Technical credit hours                        31 hours                                                                                            Clinical Education Credit hours        10 hours 

General education credit hours          27 hours

                                                                            68 hours

Bachelor General Education Program credit hours (17)    

(3) English Composition: ENGL 1101 or 1102

(3) Quantitative Reasoning: STAT 1150

(8) Natural Sciences: BIOL 1130 and BIOL 1131             

(3) Human Behavior: PSYC 1101

The following course(s) MAY be taken PRIOR to admission into the PTA program:

  • UNIV 1100
  • BIOL 1130 (points awarded in PTA application IF completed PRIOR to application deadline)
  • BIOL 1131 (points awarded in PTA application IF completed PRIOR to application deadline)
  • ENGL 1101 or 1102
  • PSYC 1101
  • PSYC 1130
  • AHNR 1104
  • PTAT 1111
  • STAT 1150