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Curriculum

Physical Therapist Assistant, High Point, NC Curriculum

The High Point campus follows an 8-quarter sequence of courses:

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE NAME

CREDIT HOURS

Prerequisite Phase

1st Quarter

AHS1001

Medical Terminology

4

ENG1100

Composition I

4

MAT1001,
MAT1005
or MAT1500

Math Elective

4

2nd Quarter

BIO1011

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO1012

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

2

ENG1200

Composition II

4

PSY1001
or SOC1001

Social Science Elective

4

3rd Quarter

BIO1013

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIO1014

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

2

SPC1026

Public Speaking

4

PTA1001*

Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant

4

Technical Phase

4th Quarter

PTA1003

Pathophysiology

4

PTA1005

Kinesiology

6

PTA1006

Testing and Measurement for the Physical Therapist Assistant

6

5th Quarter

PTA1008

Modalities

6

PTA2000

Habilitation/Rehabilitation

6

PTA2047

Essentials of Clinical Care

2

6th Quarter

PTA2021

Therapeutic Exercise and Orthopedic Applications

6

PTA2046

Advanced Habilitation/Rehabilitation

6

PTA2050

Professional Seminar

4

7th Quarter

PTA2048

Clinical Externship I

8

PTA2049

Current Rehabilitation Issues

4

8th Quarter

PTA2099

Clinical Externship II

12

*PTA1001 may also be taken in the fourth quarter of the program.
Note: Students who do not exempt MAT0099 must complete both MAT0099 and UVC1000 during the prerequisite phase of the program.

 

Physical Therapist Assistant High Point, NC Accreditation Information

Effective July 29, 2014, the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at South University High Point has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org ). Candidacy is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.

http://www.southuniversity.edu/high-point/areas-of-study/physical-therapist-assistant/physical-therapist-assistant-associate-of-science-as/curriculumpt