Health Science Career Cluster

Total Credit Hours: 70.5

Courses

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110 ***

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110 ***

or

COMM 113 ***

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

or

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING

3

PSY 110 ***

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

3

MATHEMATICS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

BIOL 140 **

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHIOLOGY

4

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

titles

Credit Hours

HEOCC 200 ***

DISEASE PROCESSES IN MAN

3

HLTH 121 ***

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

2

PHTA 100

PHYSICAL THERAPY ORIENTATION

0.5

PHTA 111

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY INTERVENTIONS

5.5

PHTA 112

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY

1.5

PHTA 116

ANATOMY AND KINESIOLOGY FOR THE PHYSICAL THERAPIST

5

PHTA 118

PRINCIPLES OF ORTHOPEDIC REHABILITATION

6

PHTA 130

CLINICAL I

1.5

PHTA 216

PRINCIPLES OF THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

4

PHTA 218

PRINCIPLES OF NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION

6

PHTA 220

SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS

5.5

PHTA 222

MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION FOR THE PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

2.5

PHTA 230

CLINICAL II

2.5

PHTA 232

CLINICAL III

3

PSY 202 ***

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Must be completed prior to starting the first fall semester.
*** Underlined courses may be complete prior to admission to the program.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER

COURSES

Summer Semester 1

PHTA 100; BIOL 140; HLTH 121

1st Semester

ENGL 110; HEOCC 200; PHTA 111; PHTA 116

2nd Semester

PSY 110; COMM 110 or 113; PHTA 112; PHTA 118; PHTA 130

Summer Semester 2

PHTA 216

3rd Semester

PSY 202; Mathematics; PHTA 218; PHTA 230

4th Semester

Humanities/Fine Arts; PHTA 220; PHTA 222; PHTA 232

Department Contact Information

Health Careers
Peoria Campus, Cedar, Room 105
(309) 690-7530