Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Credits: 72
  • Degree Type: A.A.S.
  • Campus: East Grand Forks

Semester Schedule Breakdown

East Grand Forks Campus


Required Courses

1st Fall Semester

Course # Course Name LEC / LAB / OJT Credits
BIOL 2252 Anatomy & Phys I 2/1/0 3 credits
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3/0/0 3 credits
HLTH 1106 Medical Terminology 2/0/0 2 credits
PTAS 1101 Introduction to PTA 3/0/0 3 credits
PTAS 1105 Fundamentals of PTA 2/2/0 4 credits
  G4: Math/Logical Elective ( *See Elective Options Listed Below ) 3 credits
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS: 18 credits
 

1st Spring Semester

Course # Course Name LEC / LAB / OJT Credits
BIOL 2254 Anatomy & Phys II 2/1/0 3 credits
PTAS 1108 PTA Pathophysiology 2/0/0 2 credits
PTAS 1110 Physical Agents 2/2/0 4 credits
PTAS 1114 Clinical Kinesiology 2/1/0 3 credits
PTAS 1116 Therapeutic Exercise I 1/1/0 2 credits
PTAS 1120 Clinical Introduction 0/0/1 1 credits
  G1: Communication Elec ( *See Elective Options Listed Below ) 3 credits
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS: 18 credits
 

1st Summer Semester

Course # Course Name LEC / LAB / OJT Credits
PSYC 1105 Intro to Psychology 3/0/0 3 credits
PTAS 1130 Clinical Education I 0/0/4 4 credits
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS: 7 credits
 

2nd Fall Semester

Course # Course Name LEC / LAB / OJT Credits
PTAS 2101 Orthopedics for PTA 2/0/0 2 credits
PTAS 2105 Neurology for PTA 3/2/0 5 credits
PTAS 2111 Therapeutic Exercise II 2/1/0 3 credits
PTAS 2115 Advanced Techniques 2/2/0 4 credits
PTAS 2125 PTA Ethics and Issues 2/0/0 2 credits
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS: 16 credits
 

2nd Spring Semester

Course # Course Name LEC / LAB / OJT Credits
PTAS 2140 Clinical Education II 0/0/5 5 credits
PTAS 2150 Clinical Education III 0/0/5 5 credits
PTAS 2160 Professional Integration 3/0/0 3 credits
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS: 13 credits
 

Program Specific Elective Course Options

Course # Course Name Credits

G1: Communications Electives

SPCH 1101Intro to Public Speaking 3 credits
SPCH 1103Interpersonal Communicati 3 credits

G4: Math/Logical Reasoning Electives

MATH 1106Trigonometry 2 credits
MATH 1110College Algebra 3 credits
MATH 1113Pre-Calculus 5 credits
MATH 1131Applied Calculus 3 credits
MATH 2203Statistics 4 credits
MATH 2231Calculus I 4 credits
MATH 2232Calculus II 4 credits
MATH 2233Calculus III 4 credits

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