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Associate of Applied Science

*This program requires selective admission to the sophomore year.

The PTA program is planned in accordance with the established standards of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. Upon satisfactory completion of this program, the student receives an Associate of Applied Science Degree and qualifies to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). The curriculum is arranged in a 1 + 1 format. The freshman year (pre-PTA) is open to all students and consists of core courses. Admission to the sophomore year is limited. An interview process occurs each spring before the start of the sophomore year. The PTA program has a 7% attrition rate (2011-2012) in the sophomore year. Board pass rate is 90% (2011-2012).

 

COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
Orientation 
PT103

SO100
Current Issues in PT
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Student Success Seminar
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GENERAL EDUCATION COMPONENT24
BI276Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab4
BI277Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab4
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
PS176Our Physical World with Lab (Optional)5
PS176General Psychology3
PS276Developmental Psychology3
PE107Concepts of Wellness1
SP101Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
   
SPECIALIZATION & RELATED CONTEXTUAL COURSES50
AL102Medical Terminology1
PT205Introduction to Physical Therapy (Optional)1
PT210Physical Therapy Procedure I6
PT215Clinical Education I3
PT220Physical Therapy Procedure II6
PT222Medical Lectures5
PT225 Clinical Education II3
PT226Clinical Education III1
PT227Clinical Education IV8
PT230Physical Therapy Procedure III6
PT231Physical Therapy Procedure IV6
PT239Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy4
PT242Physical Therapy Seminar1
   
Total Credit Hours to Graduate:74

  

  

Colby Community College provides the highest quality education possible with over 60 majors. We accommodate
hundreds of off-campus students by offering classes at 24 locations in the 14-county service area, including
campuses in Norton and Wakeeney, and through online distance education courses. CCC is located on an
80-acre main campus and has a 64-acre agricultural center east of the city in Colby, Kansas.  
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